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Mr Brian Boys

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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A WONDERFUL CHARACTER COTTAGE

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Newlyn - Tonkins Cottage

Wonderful character cottage retaining much charm to include beamed ceilings and an working open fireplace in the large living room. Fine sea views can be enjoyed from cottage and from the pretty cottage garden. Spacious and well presented accommodation throughout to include a well appointed kitchen, living room with feature fireplace and three bedrooms, the master double bedroom having an ensuite shower room. Ideally located for all facilities in Newlyn village and within striking distance of some of Cornwall's finest beaches and famous fishing villages.

Refurbished for 2010 with new kitchen and shower rooms.

Tonkins Cottage is a 200-year-old cottage just 15 metres from the beautiful Newlyn Harbour, in a delightful part of Cornwall. It is well situated for exploring the delights of Newlyn, Penzance and the whole of the Lands End Peninsula. The cottage with its fine decor includes night storage heaters, double glazing throughout and is fully equipped for 2 – 6 people. Also a small garden to the front where you can sit, look over the harbour, and enjoy the sun trap.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered

Mr Brian Boys

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Speaks English
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

4.5
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

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A wonderful character cottage
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
4

NICE, QUIET AND PEACEFUL COTTAGE

  • 4 out of 5
Tonkins cottage is a lovely old cottage in a small fishing village which is really ideally located for trips around southern Cornwall. The cottage it's self is well kitted out with 3 bedrooms, living area and dining area, well equipped kitchen and 2 shower rooms, which are small and compact. A couple of things didn't work but other than that we had a lovely stay and liked the quirkiness of the cottage with the kitchen downstairs! Might not be suitable for older people as stairs were narrow and steep but we had plenty of room for 7 of us, 1 child slept on the floor in blow up bed and the dog stayed in his pen in the kitchen. I would definitely go back.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review .
Thanks for the note on a couple of items not working,. our maintenance guy had visited cottage and put them right.Glad you enjoyed your stay.
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
Southampton
5

GEM OF A COTTAGE

  • 5 out of 5
Just back from a week at Tonkins Cottage and would go back tomorrow if i could. The cottage has everything you need for a relaxing holiday complimented by fantastic views, friendly locals and some good pubs nearby. Parking was not a problem , its an easy walk to Mousehole and Penzance.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
4

ANOTHER BRILLIANT HOLIDAY

  • 4 out of 5
We booked this cottage because it had all we needed for a good family holiday, it was in a good location,& is what the owners say it is.The ensuite room was perfect for my 67 year old mum who had no problems with the stairs(she walks with a stick).If you wanted to park your car & not drive the transport system is excellent,but we drove every where covering over 900 miles in two fabulous weeks.We like to get around & see cornwall & in the last 7 years we still find new things to see& do.The local pubs are good but book a taxi (only 5pound for four to the centre of Penzance ) or walk 20 mins.go to chapel street several pubs& resteruants to chose from,also the dolphin has good food.if you go over the little bridge in newlyn &round by the Rover garage theres a small white pub the Tolcarne with vgood cheap food &beer.
The only down sides are yes you cant always park rightoutside the cottage if you get back at late ,& the locals are a bit funny. But i only spent £12in two weeks to park when back late .
Also i think it would benifit from a tumble dryer for the towels but these are small things considered. we had a brilliant stay & dealing with the owners was a pleasure from start to finish they where very helpfull & we would go back again definately.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
Sweden
5

EXCELLENT LOCATION AND HOUSE, NICE OWNER.

  • 5 out of 5
The cottage is really in wonderful surroundings, just walk out at night and watch the fishing boats preparing for the night catch with St Michael Mount behind. Excellent fish shops, restaurants and pub literally behind the corner. Strategically located also for enjoying the West Cornwall, not more than 20 minutes from many beautiful places like Minack Theatre, St Ives, St Michael Mount, St Just with a lot of walking paths, quoits and stone circles. The communications with the owner were also very pleasant. I can warmly recommend this place!
Just keep in mind that sometimes (when arriving late) it can be impossible to park the car immediately near the house, but the carpark near the fish shops (handy!) is always available and there are some free parking spaces during the night available along the road. Visitors with small children must be prepared to watch for steep stairs down to the kitchen.
  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
cadishead
5

HOME FROM HOME

  • 5 out of 5
stayed there before with grandchildren.lovely cottage ,with plenty of room.nice kitchen with barn. door. a nice place to sit outside.to watch the boats in the harbour.lovely local people,sit and chat with you.buses on doorstep as are two good pubs,very children friendly.newlyn very friendly village with excellant facilities for eating,short walk in to mousehole and coastal walks.will definitly stay at tonkins again.
carole manchester
  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2010
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
A wonderful character cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p718523
+0044 1706 821429
Newlyn South West Cornwall
blackpool
5

COMPSTON FAMILY

  • 5 out of 5
We travelled to the cottage for two weeks in August with two very young children myself my mum and our family dog. We found the location excellent for walking to beaches,rock pools cafes, and local attractions.The local number 6 bus stops directly opposite the house for easy access to Penzance bus station which meant we didnt have to drive.
The cottage was large and modern and had everything that we could need as a family.The neighbours and locals we very friendly and helpful and the children and dog had an amazing holiday and we would definitely recommend this to friends and would definitely return.
I found the welcome pack and leaflets very helpful and we didnt need or struggle for anything.
We would like to thank the owners for providing such a clean spacious and well priced property that really does give the trye taste of a REAL working fishing village in Cornwall where you can escape and relax.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Newlyn
Nearest Train
3 Miles
penzance
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
mousehole
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Red Lion
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
West Cornwall
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Smugglers Inn
Car: not necessary

Take the A30 to Penzance, follow Penzance centre (ignore A30 Newlyn Signs), take the coast road to Newlyn,

once you are in Newlyn follow Mousehole signs past the docks, go up the hill past the Red Lion and the Fishermans Pub, you will see the cottage 20 yards past the fishermans on the right, carry on for 100 yards until

you come to the end of the 1 way system as you do this immediately make a 180 degree u turn back on yourself

after 50 yards see a post box and a small grass area. Tonkins Cottage is the cottage behind the postbox.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Newlyn, South West Cornwall

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
mid season
1 Jun 2014 - 12 Jul 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
high seaon
13 Jul 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
mid season
31 Aug 2014 - 27 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 

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Notes Change over Saturdays. 25% deposit required plus £50 security deposits
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Newlyn in South West Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The 2 singles in Bedroom 3 are Bunk Beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • theme parks
  • live theatre
  • bay
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • surfing
  • fishing
Notes:
Wireless Internet must be asked for prior to booking,
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