Rock Cottage - Helford River

Gear Lane, Mawgan, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6AE

Late Availability / Special Offers
Late Availability!!!

Weeks commencing 15th and 22nd February 2020 (Half Term) are available...

Rock Cottage, Mawgan is a 16th century waterside self catering property which stands alone commanding a glorious view down the Mawgan Creek of the beautiful sailing waters of the Helford River. Situated within private grounds of an acre with a riverside woodland, terraced gardens, jetty and foreshore, this home from home has been in the same family for over 65 years. With no neighbours or owners, you can enjoy complete privacy when you holiday here. For those who love the outdoor life, a sturdy rowing dinghy is provided in the rent (she is available from Easter until the end of October). Fishing is possible too from either the boat or foreshore; bring your kayaks and paddle boards and explore this peaceful area of the river, which has abundant bird life too.

Inside, this well maintained cottage has all you need. The light and airy kitchen looks over the garden and river, as do all the rooms, and is fully equipped. The new luxury bathroom has under floor heating, is on the ground floor and serves the nearby Garden Room. Step inside the carpeted lounge, a long room, with original features and a luxurious sofa and armchairs to relax in after a day out exploring. Up the wooden staircase is the Children's and adjacent Master bedroom. With solid pitch pine doors and wooden floors with soft rugs, these two rooms are well furnished and have quality beds and linen. A few paces from the oak front door and inside the private grounds, is the fully carpeted Garden Room. A large wall mounted TV is provided for those guests who sleep here, along with the peaceful and wonderful view.

All utilities are included in the rent, towels, bathrobes, bedding, luxury toiletries, welcome pack of essentials, BT Broadband (wifi), Boat with buoyancy aids, dog gate, hair driers, cot, highchair, baby bath, changing mat and private parking. Choice of beds: king size (Master bedroom), two 2'6" wide beds (Children's room), two zip and link single beds or a large double in Garden Room.
For many centuries Rock Cottage has stood on a solid rock foundation overlooking a fabulous and ever-changing landscape.

Situated between the two ancient bridges' of Mawgan and Gear, this 16th century self catering property enjoys a great location for exploring the wonderful sandy beaches, fishing coves and the South West Coast Path of the Lizard Peninsula.
Accommodation Amenities
  • Children Allowed
  • Parking
  • WiFi

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