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Mews Cottage in Cornwall sleeps six people and even features a cosy fireplace.

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Three bedroom, three bathroom property one of which is on the ground floor.

Rural Retreats is delighted to offer you Mews Cottage, one of three holiday cottages on the magnificent Bonython Estate, under five miles south of Helston on the northern part of the Lizard Peninsula. The Cottage has been renovated to a 5-star standard, beautifully furnished, set within its own private courtyard and adjoining St Corantyn Cottage. The layout of the property has been designed with great thought and style.

Bonython Estate Gardens, which guests are welcome to explore, comprises some 20 acres with a recently renovated walled garden, potager and a hidden valley with three small lakes. The gardens are rated as one of 'The Great Gardens of Cornwall' and given a star in the 'Good Garden Guide'. Bonython Estate is a traditional, mixed agricultural Cornish estate with ancient manor, farm and woodland stretching almost from one side of the Peninsula (the Helford River) to the other (the beach at Poldhu Cove) with both shores just over a mile away.

On the Estate you will also find St Corantyn Cottage (CW-048) sleeping four guests and Spring Water Barn (CW-058) sleeping two guests.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Private gravel and lawn courtyard to the front.

Sleeps six guests.

Ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Two further first floor bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. Separate first floor bathroom.

Ample parking.

Two wood burning stoves.

Sorry, no pets.


Minimum stay of 3 nights.

Additional features

Bonython Estate Gardens comprise some 20 acres with a recently renovated walled garden, potager and a hidden valley with three small lakes.

Within easy reach of a beach.

Garden furniture and barbecue.

Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.

TV, DVD and CD player.

Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Attractions and nearby amenities

The Estate is close to the amenities of the small towns and villages nearby.

Perfectly placed for exploring the beautiful coves and coastal pathways, the majority now owned by The National Trust.

The Lizard offers that special unspoilt mix of Cornish magic with world-renowned beaches such as Kynance Cove and Kennack Sands and numerous fishing villages such as Coverack, Cadgwith and Mullion, famous for Cornish crab and lobsters!

Apart from the truly outstanding natural beauty (the estate abuts the Lizard National Park). Other attractions include the lighthouse station on Lizard Point (true southernmost tip of the British Isles) and Goonhilly's Earthstation, with the largest satellite dishes in the Northern Hemisphere.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018


Helston Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ground floor: En-suite shower room - toilet , shower , En-suite shower room
    First floor: En-suite shower room - toilet , shower , En-suite shower room, separate wc and wash hand basin
    First floor: Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom with shower over bath, separate wc
  • En-suite shower room. En-suite shower room, separate wc and wash hand basin. Bathroom with shower over bath, separate wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Ground floor: King size bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , King-size bedroom with 6' zip-and-link bed
    First floor: Double bedroom - 1 king , Double bedroom with 5' bed
    First floor: Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedroom with 3' beds
  • King-size bedroom with 6' zip-and-link bed (can be converted to two 3' singles on request) Double bedroom with 5' bed. Twin bedroom with 3' beds.
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
Electric panel heaters, two wood burning stoves. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. TV, DVD and CD player. Travel cot and highchair available on request. No stairgate provided. WiFi* Garden furniture and barbecue. *Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.


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Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities and towns throughout Cornwall including:

The cathedral city of Truro.

The seaside town of St Mawes.

The bustling town of Falmouth.

The port town of St Ives.

The picturesque, fishing port of Padstow.

The popular town of Newquay, famous for its surfing beaches.

Places to visit in Cornwall include:

The Lizard Peninsula, explore the spectacular cliff side footpaths and pretty seaside towns in this beautiful area of Cornwall.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, visit some of the best Cornish Gardens which are dog friendly – St Austell, PL26 6EN. Tel: 01726 845100

The Eden Project, take a trip to the Eden Project for a great family day out - Bodelva, PL24 2SG. Tel: 01726 811911

Tate at St Ives, a stunning gallery displaying British and international modern and contemporary art – St Ives, TR26 1TG. Tel: 01736 796226

The Maritime Museum – Falmouth, TR11 3QY. Tel: 01326 313388

Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Cornwall's only standard-gauge railway which still has steam trains running through – Tel: 01208 73555

The Monkey Sanctuary, a favourite for children and parents alike, situated a short distance from Downderry – Looe, PL13 1NZ. Tel: 01503 262532

Beautiful beaches stretch the Cornish coastline including:

Harlyn Bay, Padstow.

Mawgan Porth Beach, Newquay.

National Trust beaches of Carne and Pendower, Truro.

Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno.

Praa Sands Beach, Helston.

Caerhays Beach/Porthluney Beach, St Austell.

Sennen Cove Beach, Penzance.

Long Rock Beach, Penzance.

There are a wealth of activities in Cornwall including:

The Helford River Sailing Club – Helford, TR12 6LB. Tel: 01326 231006

Fishing trips and chartered outings can be arranged in St Mawes, TR2 5XA. Tel: 01326 279204

Take a trip on the sea safari starting from Falmouth. Tel: 07483 416960

Go surfing near Hayle with Gwithian Academy of Surfing, TR27 5ED. Tel: 01736 757579

Horse riding on the beach near The Lizard Pennisula with Newton Equestrian. Tel: 01326 240388

Hire a Morgan sports car from Perranwell Garage, Truro. Tel: 01872 863037

Visit The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, TR19 6JU. Tel: 01736 810694

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Cornwall including:

Caerhays Castle Garden – St Austell, PL26 6LY. Tel: 01872 501310

Trelissick Gardens – Nr Truro, TR3 6QL. Tel: 01872 862090

Trerice Manor – Nr Newquay, TR8 4PG. Tel: 01637 875404

St Michaels Mount – Marazion, TR17 OHS. Tel: 01736 710265.

St Mawes Castle – St Mawes, TR2 5DE. Tel: 0370 333 1181

Prideaux Place – Padstow, PL28 8RP. Tel: 01841 532411

Bosvathick House – Salmouth, TR11 5RZ. Tel: 01326 340153

Pencarrow – Bodmin, PL30 3AG. Tel: 01208 841369

Some favourite restaurants to try in Cornwall include:

Rick Stein, various restaurants in Padstow, Falmouth, St Merryn, Porthleven and Newquay - 01841 532700

Jamie Oliver's Fifteen - Watergate Bay, TR8 4AA. Tel: 01637 861000

Events within Cornwall include:

March: Falmouth Spring Festival

May: The Helston Floral Dance

June: The Royal Cornwall Show, Polo on the beach at Watergate Bay

August: Fowey Royal Regatta

September: St Ives Festival, Looe Music Festival, Redruth Mining and Pasty Festival

October: Falmouth Oyster Festival

November: Truro City of Lights


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rural Retreats Brochure page number: 20

  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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