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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom cottage perfect for couples and close to the old town of Helston

Little Halwin is situated on a quiet unmade farm lane well away from traffic and yet only a short walk to the village pub or bus stops and a short drive to nearby towns such as Helston and Falmouth with their many shops and amenities. HELSTON IS HOME TO THE FAMOUS FLORA DANCES ON THE 8th MAY EACH YEAR.

The accommodation consists of a spacious open plan living room and kitchen with a good sized double bedroom, bathroom and outside space. The bedroom is large enough for an additional child bed on request. Alternatively if coming with a baby there is room for a travel cot and a high chair is available at no additional charges.

There is plenty of parking, use of the garden and a lovely covered veranda perfect for coffee whatever the weather or indeed a great place to keep your Wellingtons.

The owners are next door so are on hand to give you a warm welcome.



More Details

Sue Annear
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 12, 2017

Why Sue Annear chose Camborne, Redruth & Hayle

When we saw Halwin Lane Farm we instantly fell in love with it's location. Set down a private lane away from traffic it is the perfect place for our young family to grow up. Although in a quiet position we love that you can drive in any direction and be at local towns or leisure facilities within 10 to 20 minutes. We particularly enjoy walks and horse riding around the local area including Stithians Lake. There are also numerous cycle rotes which as the children are growing up enjoy a great deal. The people of Porkellis are particularly welcoming and the local pub is a warm and friendly place to visit and has now got the added bonus of them selling groceries and even running a small community library.


Porkellis Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 child bed , Childs bed by request or travel cot available
  • Beds are made up for your arrival.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Towels are provided for use in the cottage but please bring your own swimming/beach towels.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Perfect Location for Exploring West Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend at the cottage. Friendly owners, cat and chickens. Lovely quiet location within easy walking distance of a great pub (The Star Inn). Everything a couple could need for a relaxing break. The only tiny criticism is that the bed is rather hard and could use a mattress topper - otherwise everything perfect, helped by the fact that we had gorgeous weather for our stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and it was a pleasure to have welcomed you. Sorry you found the bed a little hard, everyone likes a slightly different feel so as you suggest a topper might be a good idea so that another guest can remove it if they prefer a firmer mattress. Good suggestion, thank you.
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Lovely Cottage - Great Location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was very clean and welcoming. The fresh eggs were a lovely touch and the welcome biscuits and daffodils were lovely.

The only issue we had was the lack of cooking utensils and the utensils that were there needed replacing, that being said, we did get by

All in all a great holiday

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. As for the cooking utensils we will do a stock check on them as of course things do go missing or just wear out. We will replace as necessary.
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It almost felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the cottage. Everything was as the descrition said, the place was very clean and also provided a lot of privacy. We travelled there as a couple in our early 30s, but the place is perfect for anybody who is ok with one bedroom upstairs and a living room/open kitchen downstairs. Sue and her family were very welcoming and provided us with all the information (and a great Cornish pasty) we needed to get set up for our stay. We would recommend the place to our friends/relatives any time. Helston is quite near (including a Tesco superstore) and the village is located perfectly for day trips to all the sites you want to visit in Cornwall.

All in all we can say that we were quite sad when we had to leave but are happy to come back one day!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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'Little Halwin' - A little Cornish gem....

  • 5 of 5

My Wife, myself and our 3 year old boy recently stayed at this wonderful cosy little cottage and had a fantastic time. we were greeted by some beautiful flowers for my wife's birthday as well as a little welcome pack to help us settle in. A fantastic out of the way, quiet location, ideal for exploring Cornwall. The owners were really charming and very helpful, nothing seemed too much trouble. We ate several times in the local pub, The Star Inn, food was really good and again very hospitable people running the place, very child friendly too!, i would absolutely have no problems recommending anyone spending time at Little Halwin, it is perfect for young families (childrens books games and some toys available in the cottage), couples and even single people wanting to get away from it all. we are hoping to go back later this year, we had forgotten just how special Cornwall really is!, see you soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. We are so glad you had such a great time and we will look forward to seeing you again.
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Warrenton, VA, USA

Great Central Location & Privacy

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for making our stay so nice. The cottage was much nicer than staying in a hotel room. The cottage is tucked away in a perfect, private, setting but central for viewing so, much of beautiful Cornwall.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very enjoyable experience overall

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week in this lovely cottage. Sue & Andy made us feel very welcome and we lacked nothing - even the weather was good! The cottage is well-equipped, clean and well-maintained. The welcome basket on arrival helped a lot after a long car journey. We do hope to return for another relaxing break!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Star Inn (serves food)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
95 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Golden Lion
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Falmouth or Gunwalloe
Car: recommended

Porkellis is a small village surrounded by countryside, the village has a good pub serving food on most days and the same pub operates a local store for essentials such as bread and milk. Only a 10 minute drive away is Helston known as the gateway to the Lizard peninsula with its famous scenery and beaches. Helston itself is a small town full of history and of course famous for the Flora Dance held in May each year, you will find a good selection of supermarkets, local shops and other amenities such as a leisure centre and cinema.

Little Halwin is Ideally placed for touring either West Cornwall or head to central Cornwall where the Eden project is only a 60 minute drive away. Falmouth and its National Maritime Museum is only 20 minutes away. Slightly further away but still an easy drive are Penzance, Newlyn and Mousehole with their many art galleries. Lands End with its breathtaking scenery and Porthcurno where The Minack Theatre is situated are again all within easy reach. Water sports and fishing are also all available locally.


Rates & Availability

Porkellis Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jan 7 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jul 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 16 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0

During low season we have regular special offers so please contact us for individual prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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