Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the charming Orchard Cottage. Set in the grounds of an old orchard and on the edge of the delightful village of Mawnan Smith near the mouth of the Helford River, there is so much to discover from this fantastic location.
Orchard Cottage welcomes you with a large open plan living space, with high ceilings and exposed beams this is a great space to spend time together in. The farmhouse-style kitchen is well-equipped and is a sociable space to spend time, serve up a tasty meal for your family or friends. The large dining-table is the perfect spot to plan the day's adventure or chat long into the night reminiscing together. The comfy sitting-area has the most fabulous fireplace with a large wood-burner for those cosy nights together watching the flickering flames.
There is plenty of space for six guests with four lovely bedrooms. The main bedroom has a double bed with scenic views over the fields and its own en suite shower-room. There are two single bedrooms and a twin bedroom sharing the large family bathroom, making this perfect for a family holiday or a group of friends.
Orchard Cottage has plenty of outside space; a sloped deck leads up to the raised decking area and your front door. The decking area has lovely scenic views over farmland and follow the gap in the hydrangeas to the children's play area with a swing set shared by Bramley Cottage (4884), the neighbouring cottage, or perhaps plan a romantic picnic for two in the field which you also have use of.
If you like walking, there are many footpaths to explore from your front door. The sandy beach of Maenporth is a forty minute walk through pretty fields and ancient woodland, where there is a beach cafe and Cove Restaurant & Bar run by Michael Caines. The South West Coast Path is within easy reach and you can find hidden coves and tranquil inlets on your adventures. The sub-tropical gardens of Glendurgan and Trebah are within a five minute drive and are simply stunning.
The nearby maritime town of Falmouth is worth a visit, with a range of independent boutique shops and restaurants and the National Maritime Museum. Why not catch the ferry from Helford Passage to Helford Village and explore the picturesque south Helford. If you fancy an adventure on the sea there are a number of boat trips on offer from Prince of Wales Pier in Falmouth.
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. TV, DVD player and wood-burner. Electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')
Bedroom 3 with single bed (3')
Bedroom 4 with single bed (3')
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
- Regret no pets
- Cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 3 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .75 miles
- Garden furniture
- 6 NS heaters
Orchard Cottage is the property on the right, enjoy playing in the meadow or swing set which is shared with Bramley Cottage.
The large open plan living space at Orchard Cottage is just wonderful.
The cottage-style kitchen has everything you might need for a feast.
What a lovely cosy sitting area, enjoy snuggling up in front of the fire.
The main bedroom has lovely views over the fields.
What a fabulous space to relax in.
The open plan living space is the perfect place to spend quality time together.
Perhaps open the doors by the dining-table and listen to the birdsong.
Enjoy cooking with fresh, local produce.
The main bedroom also boasts an en suite shower-room.
There is oodles of room in the main bedroom.
The main bedroom's en suite shower-room.
The twin bedroom is perfect for children or friends (Bedroom 2).
This is a very sweet single bedroom (Bedroom 4).
There are two charming single bedrooms at Orchard Cottage (Bedroom 3).
The family bathroom has a large bath tub and separate shower.
Orchard Cottage has ample parking for three cars.
Your decking overlooks the field and the shared drive, the views are just fabulous.
Orchard Cottage on the right shares this lovely site with Bramley Cottage.
Enjoy playing in the meadow.
Enjoy the most amazing views on the footpath down to the beach.
Explore the pretty banks of the Helford, perhaps hire paddleboards or a sailing dinghy.
Pretty coves await to be discovered on the banks of the Helford.
Sandy Maenporth is accessed via a footpath and takes about 40 minutes - there is a beach cafe and the Cove Restaurant.
Enjoy strolling along the coast path on the Helford.
What little treasures you might find.