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Squirrels Drey

Mullion Cove (2.5mls NE), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Swimming pool
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming romantic hideaway
  • 1 of 4 bespoke holiday cottages set in the grounds of an impressive country house estate
  • Incredible facilities including communal heated outdoor swimming pool and games room
  • Just a short drive of a number of spectacular coves and beaches
  • Take a day trip out to visit the ever popular village of Mullion and beautiful Poldhu Cove
  • A walker's paradise with rolling countryside and the South West Coast Path to discover

Property code: 41381

This pretty property has been lovingly furnished to provide a comfortable couples' retreat, and is ideally located on the spectacular Lizard Peninsula with a picturesque beach just a mile away.

One of four tastefully converted holiday cottages, set amongst the magnificent grounds of a 23 acre country house estate, Squirrel's Drey is an elevated romantic retreat within a short drive of spectacular beaches and coves, and forms the perfect base from which to explore all the Lizard Peninsula has to offer.

The immediate area is steeped in maritime and smuggling history and is renowned for having one of the best climates in England. Head towards the coast and visit traditional Cornish villages such as Mullion, Porthleven and Coverack. Attractions in the area include The Minack Theatre, National Seal Sanctuary, Flambards Theme Park, and the Tate Gallery at St Ives, to name just a few.

The property is approached by a flight of eight granite steps and on entering you step straight into a beautiful light and airy open-plan lounge/diner. There is a Smart TV with Netflix and a Ruark audio system with DAB radio, dining table and seating for two. The galley kitchen is well-equipped and offers an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Off the hallway is the bathroom with shower over bath and WC and then completing this charming snug is the spacious luxurious double bedroom.

Leisure facilities: shared heated outdoor swimming pool (open from Easter to the end of September, weather permitting), changing room and WC and communal games room. Outside: access to 23 acres of farmland with sheep, chickens and horses, picnic areas, walks and access to public footpaths and ample private off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking inside the properties. Regret no children or pets. Additional info: it is possible to let the whole site if all properties are available, and in which case please call for prices and to enquire.  Location: shops 2 miles, beach 1 mile.

While government restrictions remain not all the shared facilities advertised at this property may be available or will require social distancing.

  • Accessed via a flight of granite steps
  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Leisure facilities - shared heated outdoor swimming pool (open from Easter to the end of September, weather permitting), changing room and WC and communal games room
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no babies or children
  • Shops 2 miles, beach 1 mile
  • TV and DVD
  • While government restrictions remain not all the shared facilities advertised at this property may be available or will require social distancing.

Joseph Pritchard

This property is personally managed by Joseph.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gareth 10th October 2020

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Ideal haven for couples in idyllic peace ful surroundings and on the doorstep of stunning Lizard beaches. Lovely welcome with a tasty homemade cream tea, plus eggs, butter, milk, tea and Cornish coffee. Kitchen equipped with everything you need and more. Unlimited heating and hot water. Liked it so much we're coming back next year!

Reviewed by Lynne 12th September 2020

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As always, a very warm welcome from Kev and Trish ar Squirrels Drey. Lovely rural location, very peaceful, great base for exploring the area.

Reviewed by Christine 5th September 2020

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Lovely location & friendly hosts, swimming pool an added bonus which would be good for a family!!!

Reviewed by Rachel 22nd August 2020

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We had a lovely stay at Squirrels Drey cottage, the accommodation was clean and perfect for the two of us. The location was very scenic and we had everything we needed. If you wanted to venture out you would need to drive as currently the taxi service is based in Helston due to Covid, meaning a 15 surcharge before you go anywhere. Plenty of nice waRead morelks in the area and lovely beaches. St Ives only 35 minute drive along with plenty of other lovely places to visit. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 18th July 2020

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My mother and I had a WONDERFUL week at Squirrels Drey. The cottage has everything you can think of and more with touches such as a set of pool and shower towels and a drying rack for swim kit. The fridge was also stocked for our arrival. The cottage is the perfect size for two people and has excellent wifi. The host welcome is fantastic with a proRead moreper Cornish cream tea for two with all locally sourced produce. This was the best welcome you can wish for after a long drive! Hide

Reviewed by Alan 4th July 2020

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Reviewed by Tracy 7th September 2019

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Reviewed by Lynne 31st August 2019

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We enjoyed our week at Squirrels Drey for the second year. Such a tranquil location, lovely grounds and a very warm welcome from Kevin and Trish. Easy access to Poldhu beach a few minutes drive, with plenty of options for coastal walks and sight seeing. Would love to return for a third year!

Reviewed by Ian 24th August 2019

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We stayed at Squirrels Dray for a week (25-31st August 2019) which is ideally located within 5 miles of both Helstone and Lizard Point-Kynance Cove and lots of other beauty spots and picturesque fishing villages are a matter of a short drive away-EVERYTHING is close by ! We had a fantastic week-they could not do enough for us and really made us feeRead morel welcome with fresh scones,jam and local clotted cream waiting for us as well as eggs and bread-thank you! We will DEFINITELY come back!!! Hide

Reviewed by sally 3rd August 2019

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Reviewed by Linda 20th July 2019

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A beautiful setting and within easy reach of most places in southern Cornwall. Accommodation very comfortable and swimming pool a lovely bonus !

Reviewed by Lindsay 13th July 2019

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We stayed at Squirrels Dray for a week. The property was ideal for us two, just the right size, just about everything you could want in a holiday apartment. Butter, milk, scones ,jam and cream on arrival as the welcome pack. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would come again

Reviewed by David 22nd June 2019

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What a wonderful place beautiful location, great pool, very peaceful

Reviewed by Joseph 10th May 2019

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Squirrels Drey suited us so well. Spotlessly clean and everything you could need thought of and supplied. Loved the pool and the hot tub too. Kevin and Trish are so warm and friendly and nothing is too much trouble.

Reviewed by Michael 8th April 2019

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A nicely furnished property with a comfy spacious lounge to relax in. On our arrival the owners had left us milk, eggs, butter, a crusty loaf and scones (with cream and jam) with was very thoughtful.

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