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Holiday Cottages In Tresowes Green, Near Praa Sands, Cornwall, England - The Cottage - Tresowes Green Cottage

Germoe, Cornwall, UK
  • Cottage861 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths2
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

2 Bedrooms and 1 bedroom cottages, Lake Views, Beautiful gardens

Tresowes Green Cottage was built in the early 1800's and has been modernised to provide high quality accommodation within tranquil grounds of 1.25 acres bordering onto Wheal Grey Lake. There are outdoor barbecue and dining areas and a heated garden room overlooking the lake; it is indeed a quiet haven. There are supermarkets in nearby Helston and good restaurants at Praa Sands and in Porthleven both within 5 to 7 mins by car. Facilities include cooker, fridge, TV, WiFi, Ipod station with CD player and radio and central heating.

During July and August arrivals and departures on Saturdays only with 7, 14 or 21 nights stay.


John and Leslie Farah Church

Member Since 2012
Response time:
within a few days
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 08, 2018
About John and Leslie Farah Church

From the moment we first saw Tresowes Green Cottage we knew we had found a gem and it was a place we wanted to both live and to share with others. The peacefulness of this setting by the Wheal Grey Lake and its closeness to the spectacular coastline with its glorious beaches, hidden coves and wonderful amenities make it a wonderful place to live and visit. Since opening our accommodation to guests in 2012, by offering two holiday lets in Cornwall, The Barn and The Cottage, which makes self catering holidays unique, we have been fortunate to welcome wonderful guests from all over the world, many of whom have returned and regard Tresowes Green as their second home. Tresowes is located within a World Heritage Site due to its history of mining for tin, copper and china clay as well as its outstanding beauty. The hamlet itself is very quiet with only 48 dwellings, each set apart, providing privacy. There are numerous award winning restaurants within easy distance so we would recommend guests have a car to maximise their enjoyment. We are very conveniently located to visit such attractions as Porthleven, St Michael's Mount, Marazion, St Ives, Penzance, The Lizard, Lands End, Minack Theatre, Poldark Mine, numerous Gardens, Beaches and the Coastal Path.

John and Leslie Farah Church purchased this Cottage in 2012

Why John and Leslie Farah Church chose Germoe

We want your holiday to be a relaxing and memorable experience. Self catering accommodation at its best, within stunning gardens, fishing lake, native and subtropical plants, bringing some of the Canary Islands and New Zealand to the stunning Cornwall. Most of our guests comment on how they enjoy relaxing in the garden for breakfast and again in the evening with a drink after a day of surfing, swimming, fishing, gallery viewing and sightseeing. We are happy to make recommendations for places to eat and visit. Equally, if its a barbecue you want, we can recommend local markets to purchase fresh produce.

What makes this Cottage unique

The property is short distance from the main destinations in South West Cornwall: Porthleven,St. Ives, St. Michael's Mount, Mousehole, Penzance and many others, all with good restaurants, galleries and other interesting amenities. Praa Sands, a fantastic sandy beach, is just 25 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes by car, and what is more we provide the beach towels so you can travel light. The Cottage and the Barn are provided with everything you need for your stay: bedlinen, towels, bathrobes, toiletries, kitchen utensils, generous welcoming pack, TV, Wifi, DVD, toiletries, bbq. We offer as much as you may need during your holiday, the property is in a peaceful location of great beauty and cose to many interesting area to visit and enjoy in beautiful Cornwall.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Super kingsized bed or Twin beds
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Additional extra bed or cot can be provided
      • 2 good sized bedrooms with plenty of storage. Bedroom 1 with ensuite toilet and basin and TV. This room can be made as double with a super kingsize bed or twin bed. Bedroom 2 has a double bed and extra bed or cot can be added.


      • 0 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
      • Shower room 1
      • Toilet 1
      • Toilet 2

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Rural


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                        Egyptian cotton
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        Secure parking for one car per booking. Additional parking space in nearby lay-by.
                      • Towels Provided
                        Bath and beach towels
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Stove


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Ample kitchen dishes and utensils for families and big parties.
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Fully equipped modern kitchen with gas hob, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer with all necessary utensils, crockery, cutlery, glassware.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Double electric oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Condiments, coffee, tea, sugar, oil and vinegar are provided as standard. Welcome pack includes orange juice, bread, eggs, butter, milk, biscuits and marmalade.
                          • Refrigerator
                            Undercounter fridge and separate undercounted freezer.
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Dining/living room with views to the garden and easy access to the patio area.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    Wii, board games and outdoor games.
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    Netflix included
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Bicycles
                                        Bicycle hire can be arrange with nearby companies - storage facilities onsite.
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Golf
                                        Praa Sands Golf and Country Club is within a mile. It has glorious views over Mounts Bay and visitors and new members are welcome. There are golf courses at Mullion, Cape Cornwall and St Ives.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • museums
                                              • bay/sound
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • marina
                                              • botanical garden
                                              • nude beach
                                              • playground
                                              • pond
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • theme parks

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • sailing
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • equestrian events
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • deepsea fishing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • Notes on accommodation: The owners live on site and aim to provide a discreet yet hospitable service including breakfasts and evening meals, transport from rail stations and airport by prior arrangement. Internet Shopping We will accept your internet delivery whilst you are travelling down to us and unpack your shopping into the larder, fridge and freezer ready for your arrival. Well behaved pets are welcome at a small extra charge. No smoking permitted indoors. Outside: The gardens are large and being further developed. There are a number of seating areas with a lovely barbecue area and heated garden room overlooking the lake. Guests are welcome to relax on the foreshore of the lake. Fishing in the lake is possible by purchasing a guest ticket to the angling syndicate available from the owners.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                14 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Fantastic cottage in a lovely setting to relax.

                                                                David H.

                                                                This was our second long weekend visit to the cottage with our daughter and dog. Always a very cheery welcome on arrival with an essentials welcome pack waiting in the kitchen. The cottage is homely, warm, comfortable, clean, well furnished and Wi-Fi. The log burner is great for making evenings in even more special. The beds are very comfortable with good quality linen and duvets. We love the cottage grounds, which are very well maintained, picturesque with plenty of room. Lots of great walks along the cliffs and beaches are all nearby as are some great pubs and cafes. A return visit is planned.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you for your lovely review. We enjoy meeting you each visit and also hearing about your daughters progress at uni.

                                                                A beautiful cosy well appointed cottage

                                                                We had a truly wonderful stay at Tresowes Green Cottage. Both Leslie and Johnny are very accommodating and helpful about your stay.

                                                                The cottage is absolutely amazing, nicely furnished,very well appointed with all the necessary appliances you would require,very clean, it also has a wonderful garden.

                                                                We certainly would recommend without any trouble at all.

                                                                The Gentry Family from Oxford

                                                                absolutely lovely every detail considered even beach towels ! so thoughtful and incredible hosts

                                                                Halima and Tony C.

                                                                Johnny and Lesley are amazing hosts.

                                                                The cottage has everything we needed a dream place to stay.From basic food provision and lovely Cornish biscuits to even beach towels we love the lengths they have gone to to make our stay so memorable. We have been twice here and will continue to use their lovely cottage for years to come.

                                                                A little peace of heavan

                                                                Dawn B.

                                                                Set in a beautiful tranquil garden close to country walks and costal paths. Cottage has everything you need for a stress free holiday. The host are fabulous.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We loved having you to stay and our little chats in the garden. Thank you for leaving everything in such great condition. We hope to see you back sometime.

                                                                Wonderful accommodation

                                                                Maxine K.

                                                                Stunning cottage with everything provided...beautiful gardens...helpful and friendly hosts.. didn't want to leave!

                                                                Lovely cottage in an idyllic setting

                                                                Nigel G.

                                                                Have just returned from a fantastic week staying at the cottage.....was welcomed by Leslie and Johnny and made to feel very much at home .Cottage is beautiful both inside and out with a lovely outside seating / BBQ area which we made full use of as the weather was fabulous all week....included within the cottage is a dishwasher and washing machine which was great and saved a lot of time washing up !!....Gardens are beautiful and very relaxing and you also have the bonus of a well stocked lake for those fishermen out there......Very close by car to lots of lovely beaches and I would definitely recommend Kynance cove ( but go at low tide)

                                                                Will definitely return and thourougly recommend


                                                                Germoe, Cornwall, UK

                                                                Special interest holidays: This is an ideal location for the beach, walking, cycling, fishing and bird watching or just complete relaxation with a book in the garden overlooking the lake. Coast/Beach: Praa Sands, a mile long sandy beach is 1.5 miles away with Porthleven just 3.8 miles and Marazion 5.4 miles. There are numerous other beaches and coves to be discovered. Travel: Newquay 45 miles. Penzance rail station 10 miles. Bus and taxi services available from Penzance and Helston, use of car is recommended to make the most of the whole area. Distances: Penzance 8.9 miles; Helston 5.3 miles (Flambards Experience); Porthleven 3.8 miles; St Michael's Mount 5.3 miles; The National Museum of Gardening, Trevarno 5.8 miles; The Tate, St Ives 14 miles; Minack Theatre, Porthcurno 18 miles; National Seal Sanctuary, Gweek 10 miles; Kynance Cove, The Lizard 16 miles; National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth 18 miles; Eden Project, St Austell 38 miles. Further Details: There are supermarkets and banks in Helston and Penzance a local farm shop at Rosudgeon and fresh fish at Newlyn. The owners are happy to share recommendations about restaurants and pubs as well as other attractions. Bikes can be hired from and delivered to the accommodation. The coastal path runs the whole of the Cornish coast, so you are never far from a footpath. You can arrange fishing trips from many of the harbours in the area, the closest being Porthleven.

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Damage Deposit

                                                                Changeover Day: Flexible except in July and August when arrivals and departures are on Saturdays only with 7, 14 or 21 nights stay. Short stays possible depending on availability. Notes on prices: If the Barn is not available a discount rate of 20% maybe available for The Cottage except in high season, please ask for details.

                                                                14 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
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