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Swallow Cottage

Mawgan, Cornwall (Ref. 1150024)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Gwendolyn

    “Lovely cottage.”

    Clean, all home comforts and owners friendly and helpful

    Clean, all home comforts and owners friendly and helpful

    - Gwendolyn, July 2024

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • Electric night storage heaters, open fire downstairs, panel heater in bunk room and oil filled heater in double room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle and toaster
  • Smart TV
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio with furniture and barbecue
  • One small/medium well-behaved dog welcome, but not to be left in the property unattended or on the furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles, pub 2 miles, beach 3.2 miles
  • Note: Due to free-range ducks and chickens and children, dogs must be kept on a lead whilst in the farm yard and play areas
  • Note: cannot accept puppies
  • Note: No stag or hen parties or similar please
  • This property can be booked with Badger Cottage 976530, Valley View 1017456 and Swift Cottage 976530

The property

2 miles from Mawgan and 2 from Manaccan, above the Helford River.Fifty-five acres of fields and woodland with panoramic countryside views and woodland trail to enjoy.The friendly owners are pleased to introduce you to the ducks and hens.Plenty of outdoor play space with swings, football goals, climbing frames, sandpit, picnic bench.

Large games cabin (table tennis, pool table, games/toys, coin-operated tumble drier).Farm shop, 1 mile walk.Tranquil walk to National Trust Tremayne Quay on the Helford River.This is the good life: a peaceful place for freedom and fun in a beautiful area.Spring water.

Swallow Cottage is a well-presented holiday cottage located just outside of the charming village of Mawgan in Helston.

With two bedrooms, this property sleeps four and has an enclosed patio and barbecue, making it a perfect base for families and friends seeking a holiday with their furry companion.

Step into a nicely-decorated, open-plan living space where you'll find everything you need to make your stay a pleasant one.

Cuddle up by the open fire in the sitting area to watch something on the TV or sit around the dining table for a few rounds of card games.

While your designated chef whips up a feast in the equipped kitchen, set up the table on the patio so you can enjoy some alfresco dining.

Then unwind with a steaming bath or shower and retreat to the bedrooms to rest for the night.

Explore your surroundings starting with a stroll around the stunning landscaped Trebah Gardens, visit Halliggye Fogou, an ancient cave thought to date from the 4th-century BC, then head to the quaint village of Mawgan for some delicious pub grub at The Ship Inn or stock up on some essentials at the village shop.

Head over to the lovely town of Helston and visit the Museum of Cornish Life for a taste of history, make your way to Flambards Theme Park for a thrilling day of fun and treat your loved ones to an indulgent meal at the American-themed diner Boo Koos.

Take the scenic route to the beautiful coastal town of Falmouth and spend the day lounging on Swanpool Beach, walk up to the showstopping Pendennis Castle and enjoy sweeping views of the ocean at Pendennis Point, end the day with a stroll and picnic at Queen Mary Gardens.

Endless memories are waiting to be made at Swallow Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Helston 4.5 miles; Falmouth 10 miles; Lizard 10 miles

This quiet little village sits in a beautifully rural location in Southern Cornwall. Mawgan offers a convenience store and a high-quality pub serving food. For a wider range of amenities, take the short trip to the town of Helston which offers a plethora of pubs, restaurants and shops. There are a number of Cornwall's most popular coastal resorts nearby, with Falmouth just 10 miles away and is a must-visit with its stunning harbour and the glorious Pendennis Castle. From Mawgan you can also easily reach mainland Britain's southernmost point at Lizard, a wonderful day out is ensured.

Note: While one well-behaved dog is welcome, due to free-range ducks and chickens this property cannot accept puppies.

Note: No stag or hen parties or similar please.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute