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Linda Dandy

Member since: 2002
Speaks English

Waterside 16c Cottage. Idyllic views + boat. Autumn dates avail. No neighbours!

76 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Lizard Peninsula - Rock Cottage Helford River

Discover secret coves/beaches, walk, row, kayak, fish, BBQ, relax! Sleeps 6 max.

Our unique riverside holiday home, Rock Cottage, is more than 400 years old and has been in the Dandy Family since 1954. It is set in a stunning and peaceful location by the Helford River; there really is nowhere quite like it. Away from the crowds and with a wonderful ever-changing landscape from the house and garden, couples or a family of up to six can enjoy tranquillity with freedom and space around them. With no other properties to spoil the exclusive view, your neighbours are the birds on the creek, those feeding in the garden and the wildlife you will see in the meadows and woodland. Holiday for a week or two or perhaps book an out-of-season short break, and discover the natural beauty of the oak wooded and calm tidal waters of the Mawgan Creek in the rowing dinghy provided.

Standing completely alone within one acre of secluded and delightful gardens, the grounds are bordered by our woodland and the river on two sides. It is set on a promontory at the head of the Mawgan Creek in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Rock Cottage has the perfect location for visiting many places on the Lizard Peninsula. Part of the beauty of this particular spot, is it has remained unchanged for centuries!

Holidays are available for most of the year; you will be warm and snug (especially during the colder time of year), with the efficient oil-fired central heating and new radiators throughout. This property offers a light and modern kitchen/diner fully equipped to high standards, a relaxing, comfortable lounge with a luxury sofa and arm chairs, convenient ground floor family bathroom as well as three lovely bedrooms including the separate, spacious Garden Room. The internet service is fast, reliable and included in the rent. There are marvellous views from each room overlooking the garden, woodland, the surrounding countryside and the Mawgan Creek.

Upon arrival, you will find this exceptional property beautifully presented throughout with easy to operate facilities and everything in its place. It is personally prepared for you by Linda and Robin who live nearby.

Early springtime is fabulous; the grass banks and woodland come alive with thousands of Cornish primroses, spotted orchids and English bluebells. Daffodils grace the borders and pots. Having a large garden, you can always find somewhere to sit and look at a different aspect. It is well kept, terraced and planted with camelias, hydrangeas, and other shrubs. When autumn approaches, the beech and oak woodlands reveal another splendour.

Children of all ages find lots to do here and enjoy a game of swing ball in the garden, playing hide n seek in our woodland, crab fishing with a line and bacon or racing their toy sail boats along the shore.

For those who love to be on the water, bring your kayaks and canoes, launch these from our jetty and explore the tidal creeks. If you have a small boat, let us know and we can provide a mud mooring for you at no extra charge. Some guests enjoy fishing for Grey Mullet, Sea Bass and flat fish either from the shore, or out in 'Peggy' our 3.5M rowing dinghy. She is available from Easter until the end of October for our guests to explore or experience an adventure on the upper reaches of the Helford River.

Whatever you choose to do, and the list is endless, you may decide to just take it easy and relax in the recliners, do some bird spotting or perhaps catch up with the reading.

The glorious view, exclusive to guests, is without doubt something very special and sitting out in the patio area enjoying a leisurely breakfast or brunch on a warm sunny morning is a favourite! Some guests enjoy a barbeque with the fish caught from the creek or taking a picnic in the garden for a lazy afternoon lunch. When the dark and starry night sky falls, you will hear the owls calling each other.

The rental is fully inclusive of: electricity, central heating oil, bed linen, bath sheets, bath and hand towels, towelling bathrobes, luxury toiletries, all household essentials, WiFi, rowing dinghy (of course, life jackets in various sizes are included), mooring for a small boat, cot and high chair and BBQ. As part of the service, a full house clean with change of linen and towels is provided for stays longer than seven nights. Reduction to the weekly rate will be given when a couple only are staying at Rock Cottage during June, July and August weeks.

Two well trained dogs may be accepted at Rock Cottage. For reasons of hygiene and consideration of other guests, we prefer that dogs are kept out of all bedrooms and the newly carpeted Sitting Room. Please mention your wish to bring a dog(s) at the time of enquiry.

HOW TO BOOK AND PAY:

Booking your holiday at Rock Cottage is a quick and easy process. If you choose to pay direct to the owners, we accept a deposit of one third of the total rent. For dates well in advance, an initial deposit of £100 p.w. will book your holiday.

Payment methods are internet banking, BACS, PayPal, cheque (drawn on a UK bank account) or cash for last minute bookings. Final payment is due six weeks before the start of the holiday. If you need any further information, email or telephone (answer machine available) as I will be pleased to help.

If you prefer to pay with a credit/debit card, please use the secure HomeAway system where a deposit of 50% will be required.

Memorable, relaxing, everything in its place, very clean and well-appointed with attention to detail, just perfect ..... simply a wonderful holiday; what our guests say and can expect when they stay at Rock Cottage.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda Dandy (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Speaks English

About Linda Dandy

Hello from Linda Dandy. In 1999 Robin and I 'upped sticks' and moved to Mawgan with our two children, who were youngsters at the time. We are fortunate to live only five minutes away from Rock Cottage and are dedicated to looking after all our guests and providing them with a first class service and of course fully maintaining the property. For me, it is a real privilege to assist with the managing of Rock Cottage which has been in the Dandy Family for over 60 years. On a holiday to the area in 1954, Rock Cottage was ‘discovered’ by Robin's parents, Eleanor (Peggy) and Leslie Dandy. They immediately recognised the special nature of this 16th century cottage and its unique location, which stands alone within an acre of land bordering the Helford River on two sides. Later that year the property was purchased at auction for their retirement.

Linda Dandy purchased this cottage in 1954

Why Linda Dandy chose Lizard Peninsula

At the time of purchase, the cottage was condemned as unfit for human habitation and was also Grade II listed because it was then the ‘only recorded example of a traditional Cornish cottage built on a projecting rock foundation’. There was no mains water or electricity, so rainwater was collected for washing and oil lamps and candles provided the only illumination. Drinking water was collected from a nearby spring. A comprehensive renovation programme took place and this was completed by January 1956. The main building was demolished to ground floor ceiling level except for the chimney end which was preserved. The traditional cob (mud, straw and stone) walls retained where it was possible. A Bathroom was created from the old Scullery, the Sitting Room extended and a new Kitchen constructed.

The Garden Room was formerly a separate cottage and had been altered in the early 1900s to become a Meeting Room for game shooting for the Trelowarren Estate. Both families living in the cottages’ had shared the semi-detached privy with their own pathway to it. This building has been preserved and still exists at the bottom of the garden. It must have been quite tricky to keep a candle lit in order to see where you were going! An 1876 map also shows a boathouse and the original two stone walls of this still remain.

The objective of the renovations was to modernise the cottage but still retain its character and originality as much as possible. We believe this has been achieved and many guests think so too. It is a superb waterside retreat and there is nowhere quite like it!

What makes this cottage unique

Rock Cottage is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with very convenient and easy access to many of the local amenities. However, it retains a tranquil and idyllic outlook. The Dandy Family are pleased to share the wonders of the Mawgan Creek and the peaceful atmosphere of Rock Cottage with you where a sincere and friendly welcome beckons.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is worth travelling across the Atlantic to enjoy this magical place, where the family, including grandchildren, and friends wear 24 hour smiles. Thank you Robin & Linda for making your cottage available to us all once more. Affectionately Joyce & John. Mexico City



Had a brilliant relaxing time at Rock Cottage. The setting is wonderful and the cottage has all you could want ... and more. Will recommend here to all our friends. Thank you for all the welcoming touches. Susan & Dave, Ayrshire.



I've had a great week here and I have enjoyed rowing in Peggy and crab fishing off the jetty. (I caught 10 but they all escaped). I have also enjoyed just relaxing and my bed was so comfortable. Thank you so much. Jessica, St Albans (aged 15)
Nov 2007
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Reviews

4.9
based on 76 holidaymaker reviews

Waterside 16c Cottage. Idyllic views + boat. Autumn dates avail. No neighbours!
average rating of 4.9078946 based on 77 reviews
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5

Rock On ! ( Cottage )

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Rock Cottage but something tells me it won’t be our last.

The cottage itself is picturesque set in a stunning location, immaculately furnished and very comfortable, the pictures truly do not do it justice. The fresh flowers Linda arranged throughout were lovely as were the treats laid out in the kitchen – what a welcome!

The garden is well established and wraps around the whole cottage which means if the sun is shining you will always find a sunny spot at any time of day. All sorts of wildlife visit including Dave the friendly robin and Mr and Mrs Pheasant looking for breakfast, lunch or an evening meal! The most spectacular thing about this cottage is the view of the creek and walking down to the jetty to find Peggy waiting for you to row off and have some fun (tides permitting of course). Hubby also launched his windsurfer from the jetty and although a bit tamer than the sea he could leave the windsurfer safe and sound every day without having to rig each time. We ate out on the patio each evening, even if it rained, having taken a table top heater and gazebo – we really couldn’t waste those views.

The Ship Inn is only a ten minute walk away, the new owners have only been there 12 weeks but have already established the restaurant with fabulous food – best to book in advance. Be warned the pub is closed Sunday evening and all day Monday.

Local attractions that we enjoyed, The Lizard, Coverack, Helford Village, Gunwalloe beach and Cadgwith Cove, a beautiful fishing village where we bought fish for our supper.

We have had a fantastic holiday and thanks to Linda and Robin for being so friendly and making our stay memorable.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to Alison and Ian for an excellent review of the cottage and your holiday in the area. We are delighted that you all had a fantastic time. Yes, all our guests comment on the exceptional view from Rock Cottage which has remained unchanged for many years, and hopefully will continue to do so. Your positive review will help others to choose a holiday here. We look forward to welcoming you again.
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A unique and beautiful cottage with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we stepped into Rock Cottage we knew it was of the highest quality and found it to be a very special place to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. The location and that wonderful view were amazing. Also, what made Rock Cottage so special for us were the personal touches provided by Linda of fresh flowers, home made bread and goodies. She was so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was immaculately clean, very homely and we were most comfortable there. We thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area and hope to return one day to this unique and beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted to receive another 5* review and thank Julia and John so very much for taking the time to write this. Thank you for choosing my property to celebrate a very special occasion, and I am so pleased you enjoyed a wonderful stay and thoroughly loved Rock Cottage.
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5

The pictures don't lie !

  • 5 of 5

Manages to be both relaxing and stimulating...the changing times for high tides give an endless palette that draws you in..we found ourselves, drinks in hand, just staring and listening. As holiday destinations go, Rock Cottage has it all...perfectly located, properly equipped with quality gear (even the can opener worked...not always the case when self catering).The escort down to the cottage is a great idea...gives some preparation for the challenges of narrow twisty lanes to come ! DO go crabbing...Do use Peggy....Do pick up some of Evie's eggs on the way through the village....but only get the take out fish and chips from "the ship inn" if you are prepared to set the bar very high for your own local chippie back home to live up to. Do not phone your order through first otherwise you miss the opportunity to sup a pint of the excellent Ale whilst waiting!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for choosing our property for your two week holiday also for taking the time to write your great review. It was a pleasure to meet and welcome you and your family. As you rightly say Adrian, Rock Cottage has it all ..... even the rare sighting of a Dalmation Pelican!
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5

An amazing property, exceeded all our expectations

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is wonderful, and Linda and Robin are both so welcoming and helpful, our week was amazing from start to finish. The cottage itself was really well equipped, everything you could need was there, and of a very high quality. The bed was really comfortable, all the rooms were clean and beautifully decorated, with really thoughtful touches like fresh flowers, books, maps, board games, DVDs etc., as well as delicious homemade bread and cakes on arrival. The location of the cottage is idyllic, superbly placed with a breath-taking view across the river, really lovely local walks and places to visit. All in all a fantastic holiday, and we will certainly be returning to this cottage again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Firstly, thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you had an amazing stay at Rock Cottage and look forward to seeing you both again.
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4

A gorgeous cottage in an idyllic setting

  • 4 of 5

Rock Cottage is beautifully appointed, very well maintained and decorated and spotless on arrival. The surroundings are beautiful and very quiet for the most part, with the only traffic a few cars during 'rush hour' going past on the road next to the main cottage. Linda, the owner, was extremely friendly and helpful and had even provided new bath toys for our 15 month old son. The local village has a small shop and a terrific pub (the Ship Inn) which serves excellent food. We were there ostensibly for the 50th birthday party of a friend, but managed from this location as a base to travel very widely throughout Cornwall. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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EXCELLENT COTTAGE IN LOVELY LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights at Rock Cottage over the New Year. Despite having pretty awful weather, we had great time! The cottage is extremely comfortable, warm, clean and well-equipped. And the views are tremendous down the ever-changing creek.

The walk into Mawgan is 10 mins so getting to the excellent local shop and Ship Inn is easy and highly recommended. The shop is v friendly and sells nice local produce. The food in the Ship Inn is extremely good - we went twice and got a warm welcome. A little further afield, try Ben's Cornish Kitchen at Marazion.

Overall, Rock Cottage offers an ideal base in a lovely area. The owner, Linda, is delightful and offers good advice. We look forward to returning and seeing this haven in another season.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Rock Cottage to see in the New Year and for your super review. Good to learn you enjoyed both meals at our local, which never disappoints, and thank you for recommending another fine place to dine. We look forward to seeing you both again.
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Location

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
The Ship Inn at Mawgan
Nearest Ferry
69 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
5.2 Miles
Mullion or Helston (short course)
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Redruth (20 mins) Truro (30 mins) by car
Nearest Motorway
109 Miles
Junction 31 on M5 at Exeter
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
The Ship Inn at Mawgan
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Gunwalloe. Fishing Cove (dog friendly)
Car: recommended

Rock Cottage stands completely alone within an acre of private grounds which border the Helford River on two sides and features an unrivalled and elevated panoramic view of the Mawgan Creek. There is nowhere quite like it!

VILLAGE AMENITIES:

Within a short 10 minute walk from Rock Cottage you will find the thriving Mawgan Stores, your nearest local shop, which is well stocked with just about all you may need during your holiday. It has a Post Office as well as a 'free to use' cash machine. On your way you will pass the 12c Church of St Mawgan in Meneage and The Ship Inn. Many of our guests dine at this very popular, well established pub with restaurant or simply stop by for a local ale and then amble back along the lane. In the opposite direction from Rock Cottage, if you cross the ancient stone bridge at Gear and proceed up the hill towards St Martin, you will reach the Gear Farm Pasty shop. The Cornish pasties are made on the premises and are perfect for a lunch time treat as well as the pizzas which they cook in wood-fired oven. The shop also sells a range of fish caught by a local fisherman.

Children can enjoy the excellent facilities at the Mawgan recreation ground with its newly created play area and picnic seating. Recently installed for the adults, is a state of the art outdoor gym facility - great for a family workout!

LOCAL PLACES TO EAT:

As well as the Ship Inn, locally there is the New Yard Restaurant and Zucchini's in Mawgan, The Black Swan at Gweek, The Prince of Wales at Newtown St Martin as well as The Halzephron at Gunwalloe and the Shipwrights Arms in Helford.

A FEW THINGS TO DO:

Within a car ride of about 10 minutes is the Cornish Seal Sanctuary at Gweek, Flambards Theme Park and the Helston Folk Museum. Helston Town is worth a visit and has a few specialist shops as well as supermarkets.

During the main holiday season take the foot ferry from Helford across to Helford Passage and then visit the fabulous gardens at Trebah or enjoy a spot of lunch first at the Ferryboat Inn. Do a coast path walk around Lizard Point where you may see Seals, Basking Sharks, Dolphins and the Cornish Choughs. Safe and sandy beaches to visit at Poldhu, Kynance Cove, Gunwalloe and Polurrian; fishing coves at Mullion and Cadgwith. Historic NT properties and gardens at Glendurgan, St Michael's Mount, Penrose Estate and Trengwainton. Other gardens to visit are the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project.

Falmouth is a great choice for a day out with the Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and of course boat trips to St Mawes. St Ives and Newlyn is a must for art lovers. If you have been following the recent Poldark series, you may like to see some of the mines where filming took place at Botallack to Levant. Whilst heading out this way, go to Lands End and stop off at Porthgwarra beach - it's beautiful!

During your stay we can arrange horse riding, sailing, kayaking as well as the thrill of a deep sea fishing trip. Rock Cottage has easy access to an area which has a great number of things to do with a good choice of pubs and restaurants to suit all occasions.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Helford, Lizard Peninsula

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
8 Oct 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
Autumn Half Term
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 
 
Last week for use of boat
29 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
Early winter
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£665
 
 
Festive Season
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
2017
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£665
 
 
February Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
Early Spring
18 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£665
 
 
Spring
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Easter Holidays
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,015
for 7 nights
£1,015
 
 
Spring
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£815
for 7 nights
£815
 
 
Late Spring
6 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£830
for 7 nights
£830
 
 
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
 
Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,465
for 7 nights
£1,465
 
 
Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 7 nights
£1,040
 
 
Late Summer
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Early Autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£760
for 7 nights
£760
 
 
Autumn Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Late Autumn
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£680
 
 
Festive Period
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£725
for 5 nights
From
£145
£1,015
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £35

The deposit is 50% if you decide to pay by credit/debit cards through the HomeAway site. However, if you choose to pay with internet banking/BACS direct to us, then only one third of the total amount is required. A final payment with the security deposit of £150 would be due six weeks before the start of your holiday. A reduction is made if the booking is for 2 persons only during June, July & August weeks.

To avoid disappointment, get ahead and book now for 2017. A small deposit of £100 per week, paid direct to us, will secure your holiday at Rock Cottage. Don't be disappointed, book early as many do! Please email or telephone Linda to arrange.

Changeover day during the main holiday season is Saturday unless otherwise specified.

Short Breaks available from January to March and November to December (excluding school holidays). Start date to suit your requirements.

Two well trained obedient dogs may be accepted subject to our Terms and Conditions; these are downloadable on either this site or on our website www.rockcottagecornwall.com Please read these before making your decision. There is a small charge of £35 per pet per week or £5 per pet per day for short breaks. Please mention with your enquiry if you wish to bring a dog(s) with you to Rock Cottage.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The family bathroom is conveniently situated on the ground floor of the cottage and overlooks the rear of the large garden. It has opening windows, a full white suite with an electric shower over a deep bath. There is a large illuminated wall mirror and an extendable make-up/shaving mirror as well as a socket for an electric toothbrush or shaver. You will find luxury toiletries are supplied and a non slip rubber bath mat, useful handrail, toilet rolls, bath mat, towels as well as large white towelling bathrobes. The dual purpose tall radiator heats the bathroom and is ideal for drying your bath towels. A wall heater is provided to give you that extra bit of warmth during the cooler months. The large window cill is ideal for storing your toiletries although there is also a corner bathroom cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Children's Bedroom - 2 Child Bed , River & Garden View
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , River & Garden View
    Garden Room (3rd bedroom) - 2 Single Bed , If requested, a large bed instead of 2 x 3' singles provided
  • Leading from the landing in the cottage is the Master and Children's Bedroom, both of which have marvellous views of the Mawgan Creek. They have solid oak furnishings, polished wooden floors throughout and big bedside rugs. The triple aspect Master Bedroom with its king size bed and wonderfully comfortable mattress, will guarantee a good night's sleep. The adjacent bedroom is designed for children and has brightly coloured pictures, story books, boats and a seaside theme. The Garden Room (large 3rd bedroom), was formerly part of another cottage. It is three metres away from the main building, has its own keys and a flood lit patio. Decorated in duck egg blue with a cream carpet, Shaker style bedroom furniture, overhead reading lamps, flat screen TV with DVD, radio and a hair drier, this bedroom proves popular with both adults and teenagers. It offers privacy and some teens do enjoy this independence.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Access to the river, which may be unsuitable for some, is by the garden or through our woodland and leads to stone steps and a large wooden staging where the old boathouse once stood. Moored on a running line from the rocky foreshore is 'Peggy', our sturdy 3.5M rowing dinghy. The boat is available from Easter to the end of October. A Tide Table is provided and tides give about 3+ hours either side of high water. You may fish from the boat, jetty or the shore. Bring your kayaks and canoes and enjoy the wonders of the Mawgan Creek. These can be left on the private jetty. Rock Cottage is managed and prepared by Linda & Robin who live 5 minutes away. Should you require assistance, we can be contacted by a free 'phone call. If you stay with us for more than 7 nights, you will receive a complimentary house clean and of course linen change. On arrival, you will find your beds made and everything ready so you can relax and enjoy your holiday from the start!

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