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Gwern Cottages

24 reviews
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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
7 nights minimum
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These beautiful detached adjacent cottages share the same grounds yet have independent heating and facilities. The smaller cottage is offered as an option to anyone renting the main cottage so as to provide more space/independent accommodation for small groups and/or more comfortable accommodation for larger family groups. The main 4 bedroom cottage is furnished in contemporary style, with solid oak floors, open beams and lots of attention to detail. The property offers character accommodation, with wonderful views of the bay, beach, nature reserve and surrounding countryside. Downstairs is the lounge with leather sofa and seating, 40' TV, DVD, XBox & video opening onto a large outside deck with seating for twelve and BBQ. A separate dining room, with seating for eight. Fully equipped ki...These beautiful detached adjacent cottages share the same grounds yet have independent heating and facilities. The smaller cottage is offered as an option to anyone renting the main cottage so as to provide more space/independent accommodation for small groups and/or more comfortable accommodation for larger family groups. The main 4 bedroom cottage is furnished in contemporary style, with solid oak floors, open beams and lots of attention to detail. The property offers character accommodation, with wonderful views of the bay, beach, nature reserve and surrounding countryside. Downstairs is the lounge with leather sofa and seating, 40' TV, DVD, XBox & video opening onto a large outside deck with seating for twelve and BBQ. A separate dining room, with seating for eight. Fully equipped kitchen, including dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. The downstairs bathroom has bath/shower. Three Bedrooms downstairs include a kingsize/twin bedroom, double bedroom and bunk bed bedroom with an additional toddler bed.Upstairs has a master bedroom with two double beds, TV/DVD, en-suite shower room and large sea view balcony with dining area and sun lounger. Separate study with high speed internet/Wi/Fi. The smaller 1 bedroom detached adjacent cottage is thought to date back to 1610; with thick curved stone walls this lovely property has been recently renovated to modern building standards while retaining its original layout and character. High open ceilings, solid oak flooring, oak doors, oak kitchen and modern designer radiators combine character with style.Downstairs is the lounge with comfortable double sofa bed and seating, 52' TV, PS3 with games and DVD. The kitchen/diner is fully equipped including dishwasher, fridge freezer and dining table for 4. The bathroom has shower and WC. A stairway from the lounge leads to the bedroom located on a mezzanine area above the lounge and bathroom with glass walls on one side looking down to the TV area of the lounge. A king size bed is provided that can also be converted to twin beds if required.For groups renting both cottages a large central heated games room is provided with full size table tennis table and table football etc.Prices quoted for 10 people or less are for the larger cottage only. Enter 12 people (even if smaller parties) to obtain quotes for both cottages.More
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About the Owner
Gareth J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is rare for us to return to the same place, but having stayed in 2017 and had a great experience we decided to do just that. There was good communication throughout the booking and arrival process with Gareth and Carrie by email and text....More

Date of stay: September 2019
1  Thank bigbob91
Reviewed August 13, 2018

If you are looking for the Ritz then this is not the place for you but if you are wanting a charming. well appointed home base to visit Cornwall then this is it. Plenty of space and fully equipped with all the amenities. The property...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lee T
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Gwern Cottage is in a glorious location, a few minutes walk from the sea and about 10 minutes pleasant walk to the attractive and interesting market town of Marazion. The incredible castle on the Mount and the fascinating town of Penzance are close by, as...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Mary N
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

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Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

3rd time we have stayed at gwern it never disappoints - A family of 9, 6 adults and three children, plenty of space so you dont feel as though you are on top of each other. Its just minutes walk in to Marazion. Just a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank stevencaudwell
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Stove
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Deck
Additional amenities & feature info
Due to character of property limited headroom for taller guests in some of the bathrooms. Also limited seating in lounge for larger groups who want to sit together - extensive covered outside seating areas are provided.
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About the neighborhood
Marazion is Cornwall's oldest character town, dominated by views of St Michael's Mount. 'The jewel in Cornwall's Crown' it is a prime coastal location and is situated in Mounts Bay, which sweeps from the Lizard Point to Land's End. The golden sandy beaches are perfect for families and the ocean is clear and warm. The town itself is thriving and offers a good array of local shops, pubs and restaurants. This location is perfect for walking holidays and the local scenery is stunning. The beach is a Mecca for wind and kite surfers alike and is dotted with a selection of cafes and pubs. Behind the beach is the famous Marazion Marshes which are now an RSPB sanctuary and attract a wide range of birds and wildlife. The little town of Marazion has a plethora of craft shops, galleries and good eati...
How to get there
BY CAR:From all major road networks in the UK travel on A30 towards Penzance. BY RAIL: Direct links to Penzance and St. Erth BY AIR: Flights to Newquay daily Newquay airport to Marazion 40 minutes by car. CAR HIRE: available from Newquay airport and Penzance. Hertz, Europcar and Enterprise LOCAL TRANSPORT: Regular buses and taxi services
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