Named after the famous novel by Daphne Du Maurier, this fabulous retreat is located in the grounds of the four star Budock Vean Hotel. With stunning views across the 9 hole/18 tee golf course surrounded by mature parkland, guests can enjoy all the benefits of golf club membership during their stay as well as discounts for the restaurant, use of the swimming pool, sauna, spa, tennis courts and outdoor hot tub. Furnished to a luxury standard throughout, equipped with under-floor heating, WiFi, Smart TV and the most comfortable high-quality beds, this is a boutique-style holiday home in every sense of the word; self-catering independence with all the benefits of staying at a four star hotel.
This beautiful area of the Helford River has so much to offer on your doorstep including the fabulous gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan and you can find kayaking, fishing and boat trips all from the hotel's private foreshore. Take the ferry to a waterside pub, take a long or short walk to explore close by or further afield to Falmouth, Port Navas and Constantine or why not take the ferry across to Helford Village and explore the area across the river.
With 24 hours' notice the hotel can arrange a picnic basket full of tasty treats for you to take with you. The pretty village of Mawnan Smith includes a traditional public house, a local shop with Post Office and the Cornish Maid cafe. When you want a bit more choice, and perhaps a bit of retail therapy, you can be in the maritime town of Falmouth or the Cathedral City of Truro in less than half an hour.
Entrance hall with cupboard with washing machine and tumble-drier
Bedroom 1 with 'zip and link' (6' double or twin) beds and en suite Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (6' double or twin) beds and en suite Wet-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV, wood-burner and balcony. Induction hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine fridge and dishwasher
Bedroom 3 with 'zip and link' (6' double or twin) beds, Dressing-room with single bed and trundle bed (both 2'6'' recommended for children only) and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Other properties at this location: August Rock (3355) and Grebe (3356). *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Regret no pets
- High chair
- Arrive/Depart Sunday
- Short breaks available
- Indoor swimming pool
- Private parking for 3 cars
- Telephone incoming (through hotel reception) and outgoing (At cost)
- No smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles
- Garden furniture
- Full gas-fired CH
- Logs for wood-burner - first basket free thereafter purchase locally
Frenchman's Creek, as seen from the golf course.
The comfy sitting-area.
The fantastic views across the golf course down towards the water front.
This top floor bedroom is wonderfully light and also enjoys the views down the golf course.
Open plan living at its best, dine at home or book a table at the hotel, saves on the washing up!
Afternoon tea with a view, and what a view!
Comfy sofas for relaxing.
The fabulous kitchen is very well-equipped for all of your catering needs.
Both of the ground floor bedroom enjoy the views across the golf course.
In the warmer months you won't need the wood-burner for heat but it gives you a warm and cosy glow.
All of the bedrooms are all fabulous so everyone wins.
All the comfort of a four star hotel with the flexibility of self-catering.
Spend some time in the spa or sitting by the swimming pool, towels and robes can be hired from reception.
Take a look at the website for a list of treatments available and why not book in advance?
This wonderful County Hotel has an AA Rosette Award for its delicious food and first class service.
The location of the Budock Vean Hotel, known as 'The Hotel on The River'.
Ask at reception about activities you can book in advance of your stay to really make the most of your visit.
Why not book a table in the hotel's AA Rosette Awarded restaurant, delicious food and first class service on your doorstep.
Lounges to relax in.
There is a full size table in the games room.
Another gorgeous bathroom.
This beautiful and unspoilt area of the Helford River is yours to explore.
The room adjacent to the master bedroom is where you will find additional sleeping space, a single with a trundle bed underneath, room for two little ones.
This ground floor bedroom also has an en suite shower-room.
The en suite shower-room for the master bedroom.
Welcome to Frenchman's Creek.
There is plenty of parking to the side and in front of the house, you also have a private garden to the front oppposite the house.
Coffee for two.
Comfy beds dressed with quality linens and beautiful soft furnishings.
The quality of design and finish is evident throughout this wonderful house.
One of the fabulous bathrooms.
The master bedroom with mezzanine, with a full length blind to pull down at night.
Explore the beautiful gardens around the hotel.
On a quiet bend of the tranquil Helford River nestles the award-winning 4 star Budock Vean Hotel. Set in 65 acres of gardens, woodlands and its own golf course.
What an amazing location this is....