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Mudgeon Cottage

St. Martin, near Helford, Cornwall (Ref. 1112034)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x four poster double, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x child's bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • External games room
  • The cottage is eco-friendly: with eco boiler central heating & hot water system
  • Woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Front courtyard with patio, furniture, further patio with furniture, garden with lawn and furniture, external games room with billiards, ping pong and toys
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at a charge of £25 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 2.6 miles
  • Note: Mobile signal can be limited inside the property due to thick cob and stone walls

The property

Mawgan 2.6 miles.Helford 3.7 miles.

Mudgeon Cottage, a wonderful semi-detached cottage in St. Martin close to Mawgan, Cornwall.

Mudgeon Cottage is a fantastic family-friendly base for eight, located on a working dairy farm in the beautiful Cornish countryside.Cows, calves and milking can be viewed throughout the year: interested guests are welcome to lend a hand with feeding the calves.

The cottage includes a private courtyard garden with outdoor lounge furniture which is enclosed.There is also a second courtyard with outdoor dining table and chairs and a private lawned garden.There is access to a children's play area and a separate games barn with a viewing gallery that overlooks the milking parlour with table tennis and a pool table.

Inside, you'll find a fully equipped kitchen/dining area in the manner of a classic farmhouse, as well as a welcoming sitting room with a woodburning stove, Smart TV, and the original bread ovens.

Ascend the open-tread stairs to the first floor, where you'll find a well-appointed bathroom and four well-presented bedrooms, including a four-poster double, a double with en-suite shower room, a twin, and a child's bunk, all with a picturesque view of the surrounding countryside.

Next door to Mudgeon Farm you’ll find the Gear Farm Pasty co and also the Gwella Diary with it’s award winning luxury Cornish Ice cream.

Travelling to Mawgan will allow you to take advantage of the village's convenient services, such as the Mawgan Stores and the warm and inviting Ship Inn.

There is a nature walk just outside your door (for guests' exclusive use) that will take you to the breathtaking National Trust Tremayne Quay on the Helford River.

Helford village is 3 miles away where you can visit the Shipwrights Arms pub, the Holy Mackerel Café, and take the passenger ferry to Helford Passage, spend the day at the beach, visit the Ferry Boat Inn, hike along the South West Coast Path or walk to the famous Trebah Gardens or the National Trust Glendurgan Gardens.

From the property it is just a short drive to visit any of the beautiful beaches on the Lizard Peninsula: Gunwalloe, Cadgwith Cove, Poldhu Cove or the National Trust’s Kynance Cove, to name but a few.

Keep on to Helston, where you may visit the Museum of Cornish Life and Flambards Theme Park, or to Falmouth, where you'll find Pendennis Castle, the ferry that will take you to St. Mawes, Swanvale Nature Reserve, and the National Maritime Museum.

Mudgeon Cottage has all of this and more in store for you.

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

About the location


Helston 10 miles; Lizard 11 miles; Redruth 17 miles; Falmouth 18 miles.

Helford is a picturesque village on the south side of the Helford River popular for its beautiful setting, thatched cottages, and popular village inn, The Shipwrights Arms, set right on the edge of the creek with its waterside terrace. Just a short walk away is Frenchman’s Creek, immortalised by Daphne du Maurier. The Helford River Sailing Club is very popular and a regatta is held every August. In the summer a passenger ferry runs to Helford passage, the home of the Ferryboat Inn, and nearby to the gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan. The wildlife on the Helford River is diverse and a birdwatcher’s paradise.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter