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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 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
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
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! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Very comfy home in central Conwall, ideal for travelling around Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

We had an easy booking with plenty of help and ideas for days out even before we arrived.

We was greeted by some lovely flowers and goodies. And had a warm welcome from Sue herself. After that we was given our space to enjoy the comfy, spacious cottage and to come and go as we wished. A small problem arose and was quickly dealt with.

We loved feeding the chickens and having some outdoor space to be able to use as to chill out after our daily touring.

There's plenty of storage spaces and we was provided with everything we needed home from home. Including a washing machine and microwave.

The bath was deep and was a real treat to lay out in to relax and unwind.

We will book to come back again as we felt so at home, plus it really is ideally situated to go off in all directions to explore towns and villages in Cornwall.

We could only get a 4 night stay away this time but woukd definately stay longer next time and explore further.

It's so wonderful to come home to a "home" and not a hotel room where you can't really relax in.

Thankyou for everything Sue and Andy.

I can't praise you enough,

And wished we was able to stay for longer

But we will see you again as soon as possible.


  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to welcome you and we will look forward to seeing you again in the future. It was a lovely surprise to receive your 'Thank you' card yesterday and we will add it with pride to the others we have had over the years. Best wishes Sue and Andy
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The property was clean and tidy. Situated in a quite village With a very good pub.

  • 3 of 5

The property was very well equipped. We had a very comfortable stay. The only thing which I feel could be improved is the small covered area. It needs some TLC, and the vine which is growing, needs to be trimmed,as it keeps the sun out. Also some outdoor chairs would be appreciated.The ones provided are not for relaxing in.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We will look at chairs for outside. The grape vine will stay as it does give lovely fruit and much needed shade especially when we have weather like we are currently having. However a good trim after harvest might be in order. Hope to welcome you again soon.
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Happy holiday

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, spacious cottage for 2 people with very good provision of cooking & laundry equipment.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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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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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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

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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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