5BR House Vacation Rental in Helston, Cornwall

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Updated on Sep 15, 2019

Detached period farmhouse set back from the cliffs above Porthallow on the dramatic Lizard

Located in: Helston
With an enviable position above Porthallow, this beautiful farmhouse stands about half a mile up the hill from the enchanting, traditional Cornish seaside village of Porthallow. Sympathetically refurbished to provide superb accommodation for up to 11 guests plus a cot, this old farmhouse is superbly equipped and has views across the wild Lizard landscape to Falmouth Bay beyond. Its warm colour schemes give a relaxed, informal feel, the huge kitchen/dining-room with its cosy wood-burner being the focal point of the house. There are two flagstone-floored sitting-rooms, one with another wood-burner set inside the original stone inglenook fireplace. Upstairs the bedrooms are all light and spacious. The two front bedrooms have fabulous sea views and the family bathroom includes a luxurious jacuzzi bath and the fourth bedroom has versatile 'zip and link' beds and an additional single bed. The wheelchair accessible annexe offers a further bedroom with either a super king bed or two single beds and en suite wet-room, ideal for single level living. Outside there is a games-room, hot tub and gardens. Roskorwell Manor offers something for guests of all ages.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: Main entrance into the main hallway leading to the large dining room and kitchen with fully fitted oak kitchen with granite work surfaces and Neff appliances. An island unit creates fabulous amounts of work surface. A wood burning stove in the dining area together with a large oak dining table seating 10 with a further 2 dining seats at the island breakfast bar creates stacks of atmosphere for group meals - a particularly welcoming place to be all year round. Two flagstone-floored sitting-rooms, one with another wood-burner set inside the original stone inglenook fireplace. Staircase to
First Floor: Main bedroom with double bed and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin. Second bedroom with a 6' super kingsized bed and TV. Family bathroom with jacuzzi bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin. Twin bedroom with twin beds and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin. There is a fourth very sizeable family bedroom with either a 6' super kingsized bed or 2 3' single beds plus a further single bed.
Annexe: The wheelchair accessible annexe offers a further bedroom with either a 6' super kingsized bed or 2 3' single beds and an ensuite wet-room. There is also a games room with pool table and TV.
Exterior: There is a grassed garden, enclosed via stock fences and a Cornish dry stone wall so you might have to watch an escapee dog. A patio area with seating and a hot tub. There is a BBQ but you will need to provide your own charcoal.

Facilities & Services
There is oil fired central heating throughout, heated towel rails in all bathrooms and a wood burning stove in the sitting room and the dining room. The kitchen has an electric hob, electric oven, microwave with grill, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, separate washing machine and drier. The sitting room and lounge both have separate TV and DVD systems and the lounge also has a sound bar and subwoofer system. WiFi is available throughout the property. There is an iron and ironing board. A travel cot & a highchair is available (please bring bedding for travel cot).

Miscellaneous
Electricity, heating, bed linen (apart from cot bedding) & towels are all included but please provide your own beach towels also for use in the hot tub. An initial basket of logs is provided for your stay; thereafter further supplies can be purchased from the owner or from the local shop. Off road parking is available. Up to 2 well behaved dogs will be permitted at a small additional cost of £25 per dog / per week. Additional dogs may be permitted on application. Please bring towels for the dogs and do not allow them on the furniture or in the bedrooms at anytime. Regrettably no smoking is allowed.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£500 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
A 40% discount is available for groups of 6 or less using 3 bedrooms of the main house (excluding the family bedroom) staying for 7 nights during off peak weeks. A 20% discount is available at all times for groups of 9 or less not using the annexe and staying for 7 nights. Please note that if you have a group of 9 or less and wish to use the annexe, you will not be entitled to the discount.
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