Mr Gray August 2019
Lovely holiday with the family in a great location in Falmouth, which we know and love so much. Property has a nice spacious feel and extremely peaceful. Beds comfy and kitchen well equipped. Parking is tight, but then it is off a lane.
Mrs O'Neill August 2019
A most welcoming friendly owner and a comfortable, well decorated and fully equipped property, Nestled in a lovely area alongside other properties of outstanding beauty. It is in one of the most wonderful locations we have visited. So handy for Falmouth town and several magnificent beaches that have great facilities, some only a few minutes walk away.
Mr Ostinelli August 2019
Interior is well presented and comfortable. Very spacious accommodation that we returned to having enjoyed our stay last year. On arrival we noticed there was a problem with the gates to the Property in that the wooden add-on to the bottom of the RHS one had fallen off and there was a large gap under the gate. This was immediately seen as a big problem given we had our two grandchildren aged 3 and 4years,11months with us plus our Daughters two dogs any of whom could have got underneath the gate. My Wife tried to contact Malcolm on his mobile and left a message for which we are still awaiting a response. The problem meant we had to be vigilant throughout our stay keeping close watch on children and dogs which meant it was difficult to relax. We are aware what was missing as we stayed at the Property last year without a problem. The wood which we assume was on the gate was lying on the ground with several nails pointing outwards which could have caused serious injury to anyone if we hadn't noticed it. Because of the gate issue, we tended to use the iron gate leading to the front door which given the rain was an inconvenience. Also it has become very overgrown with bracken or sharp prickly branches so I had to cut some back to stop people catching on it. We feel the garden, as well as the point made above, needs a bit of a tidy up which being an avid gardener I'd loved to have had a go at if I had my pruners with me. The outside tap leaks and the hose attached is split which causes water to go everywhere when used. Your documentation says that we would be met on arrival or visited soon after - we didn't receive any visit at all otherwise we could have reported the issues immediately.
Reply from Classic Cottages
Thanks so much for taking the time to review Driftwood - we're so pleased that you found the property very spacious and comfortable for your family holiday. Thanks for letting us know about the gap under the garden gate, we're sorry this wasn't fixed during your stay. Purely for future information our offices are open seven days a week to assist with any issues and we'd have been only too happy to try to get this addressed. We're also sorry you felt the garden was a bit overgrown - the owner is going to trim the leylandii hedge in the autumn, but the wildflower areas are planned as such to support the bees and insects. Bryony, Customer Support
Mrs Waters July 2019
Excellent, clean, spacious accommodation with lots of room for 4 adults and 4 children. Great location near Swanpool water sports. Highly recommend.
Mrs Kirchin May 2019
Exceeded expectations. Lovely homely cottage. Ideal location for beaches and visiting Falmouth. Well equipped and extremely clean. Ideal for a large family who were attending a family wedding .
Mr Jones May 2019
A property to relax in and enjoy, a credit to the owners, everything you could possibly need and we had the weather as well!
Mrs Whelan April 2019
Lovely spacious property, very well equipped and all good quality .
Mrs Felstead April 2019
A wonderful home which has all the facilities you would expect but rarely get in a holiday rental. The decor is excellent, the beds comfortable and it is quite large, more than enough room for our party of 8 plus baby. Great location to walk to the beach and restaurant. Lots to do and see locally, would not hesitate to recommend.
Mrs Parker December 2018
Driftwood was a very welcoming, very well equipped place to stay with a great location. We had a lovely holiday and would highly recomend it.
Mrs McCollom October 2018
The property was clean ,warm,welcoming and catered for all our needs .A fantastic place to stay which added to our holiday. The owner couldn't of done more to make us feel welcome and relaxed.Alovely place where we will return to .
Mrs Werry October 2018
We had a wonderful holiday, with Driftwood as our base, and all the family staying with us felt the same. Thank you.
Mrs Lucas September 2018
Mrs Spurrier September 2018
Driftwood completely exceeded our expectations. The rooms were so well decorated with lovely artistic touches everywhere. A lot of thought and love has been put into this beautiful holiday home and it is certainly appreciated. We were very happy to stay there and had a lovely holiday.
Mr Pawson August 2018
Great location and accommodation for family break.
Mrs Hamilton July 2018
Driftwood is perfect for family holidays. We had a wonderful stay, very relaxing and home from home feel about the house.
Mrs Abbott June 2018
A home from home - an absolutely wonderful property in which to have a holiday. Comfortably furnished, thoughtfully equipped and great bath towels! The owners were lovely but never invasive of our privacy and we returned home with heavy hearts. Wouldn't hesitate to book again - a gem!
Mr Moss May 2018
This cottage is 10 minutes walk from a lovely beach with cafe and boat hire. The cottage has lots of space - only one bedroom is a bit smaller than the others - but loads of living space. Cottage well equipped and owner very friendly. Definitely worth staying here. All generations were very happy!
Mr Martin May 2018
Great property, everything thought out regarding the holiday makers needs with the exception of one small niggle and that is the parking. This didn’t detract from our two weeks stay and even the May weather was excellent.
Reply from Classic Cottages
Thank you for your review of Driftwood. We were pleased that you liked the property and that the weather was kind to you. The driveway does offer parking for two cars and there is also additional on road parking 200 yards away - we'll see if we can make this clearer. Alison, Customer Support.
Ms Quigley March 2018
The owner was very friendly and accommodating The property itself was beautiful. I would strongly recommend this to family and friends
Mrs Chandler March 2018
We spent a very enjoyable and relaxing week at Driftwood and will not hesitate to return. The house is extremely comfortable and warm (it snowed heavily while we were there) and in a great location in a quiet lane on the edge of Falmouth, perfect for many dog walks and with easy access on foot to the town centre and beaches. Everyone we met around Falmouth was very friendly and welcoming too.
Mrs Mitchell March 2018
Three generations of our family made use of the lovely Driftwood plus two dogs. It was our second stay and we couldn’t have been more comfortable. Swanpool is an ideal location being nice and quiet but also within walking distance of Falmouth town and also Gyllyngvase Beach. Also lovely walks with dogs from the doorstep. The owners next door were very helpful and allowed us to book an extra night (we were out of season).
Mrs Boyce December 2017
Gorgeous, well kitted out House, fab location & owners very kindly left welcome treats & popped over to say hi! Lovely week there.
Mrs Child December 2017
Driftwood met all our expectations and more. It is a great layout for families with two sitting rooms and two TV's. The kitchen was really well equipped, I think we used nearly every utensil! The location is great, really close to the beach and not too far to get into Falmouth.
Mrs Kirwan November 2017
We had a wonderful weeks holiday that just flew by, in fact we would have loved to have stayed a bit longer.
Beautiful accommodation that we were very warm and cosy in and that had everything we could need. Lovely and spacious for two couples and one dog. Location was perfect too as we were able to spend time with family and visit old haunts. Just perfect all round!
Mr Guest August 2017
Superb cottage. Decorated beautifully, two lounges both with TVs and Netflix, and everything you could need, just be aware that pets cannot be left unsupervised. The outlook is lovely over Swanpool nature reserve and location is superb; less than half a mile to Swanpool beach (a lovely beach even though not sandy), and two miles to Maenporth which is a fabulous sheltered bay and much more sandy than Falmouth's other beaches. Would highly recommend this cottage.
Mr Pennington August 2017
Clean,tidy,well equipped, a lovely holiday cottage
Mrs Turnell July 2017
We loved the property. It was really clean, immaculately presented and very well equipped with everything we needed and more. The location is superb with the drive coming off the lane which runs around the back of the nature reserve and leads to the beach. We felt very lucky to stay there and didn't want to leave. Malcolm was very friendly and helpful and we thank him for such a lovely holiday.
Miss Lacey June 2017
The property was very clean very well equipped and in a nice area not far from the beach. Comfy and very spacious and light. I have already recommended the property it's good value if you are splitting between 8 adults. The location is fab too not far from town and near a beach that still had activities there. The landlord came round on the Friday when we arrived and was very friendly. If I was to stay around the area again I'd definitely stay at driftwood again
Mrs Jones May 2017
I would highly recommend Driftwood as a place to stay for a large family or for a group of friends as there was so much space and ALL the bedrooms were a good size with plenty of storage. We wanted for nothing whilst we were there.
Mrs Langridge May 2017
We had a really lovely stay, the house is great and family friendly, the owners are really lovely, and it's a 4 min walk from the beach - perfect. We would highly recommend staying at driftwood.
Mrs Pritchard May 2017
Lovely cottage with ample room for one/two families.
Mrs Mitchell April 2017
Driftwood is a lovely, comfortable property in a peaceful location although not far from Swanpool and the beach with lovely walks ideal for our 2 dogs.
Miss Cox April 2017
Driftowood is the mose perfect holiday home with everything you could want and more . Wake up to the sound of the birds singing and stroll 5 minutes to the most beautiful beach . The house is very comfortable and there is room for everyone to enjoy each other and have space .
Mr Percy April 2017
Driftwood was by far the best equipped cottage we have stayed in 20 years of 'holiday cottaging'. Decorated to the highest possible standard it was perfectly located to explore Cornwall.
Mrs Head March 2017
A beautiful cottage- a real home from home with friendly and helpful owners nearby. I wish we could have stayed longer.
Mrs Ashfield March 2017
Open plan living space, 3 lounge areas fantastic for grown up children. 1 quiet lounge area, a good family holiday home.
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