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2 Cobbled Ope

Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 976524)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Reviews

    “The cottage is in a great location if you want to be close to amenities and public transport.”

    We didn't use the car all week but used buses which were always reliable.

    We didn't use the car all week but used buses which were always reliable. Cobbled Ope is in a very quiet location even though it's just off a busy street and there is a Wetherspoon's next door. It is well equipped and very comfortable, set over 3 floors so not suitable if you can't manage stairs.

    - Mrs Hewett, June 2019

The property

Tucked away in the historic heart of Helston, on a little cobbled lane, a quirky, cosy semi-detached 18th cent.

cottage on several levels above its own garage, once an old coach house.

Three steps up from the lane into small entrance hall.

Large ground-floor utility room (washing machine, tumble drier) with space for surfboards, beach gear and coats/boots.

Stairs up to landing (stairgate) with 3 steps down to living/dining room with slate-floored dining area and 2 steps down to light dual-aspect living area with corner sofa (bed), TV/DVD and French windows to small balcony; galley kitchen (microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker); bathroom (suite with separate shower).

More stairs up to two bedrooms (Velux windows) - a twin with TV, and 2 steps up to a double; additional small futon available, by arrangement.

Garage parking for one small car (lane width 6'6"); public car park, 500 yards.

A characterful little cottage in a peaceful town location, yet close to the boating lake, cinema, pubs and amenities, and just right for enjoying the Lizard peninsula and west Cornwall. Helston: small old town, the Lizard’s biggest, with shops, indoor swimming pool, boating lake and popular family theme park.


Trust Loe Pool (beautiful lagoon, lovely walks), 1 mile.

Gweek (seal sanctuary), 1½ miles.

Porthleven (shops, pubs, cafés, boat trips), Church Cove, Gunwalloe (sandy beach, pub) and the Helford River, about 4 miles; Praa Sands, 5.

St Ives, 10.


Over three floors. Second Floor: 2 bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x twin. First Floor: Sitting room with glazed doors to balcony and raised dining area. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Ground floor: Utility area.


  • Central heating
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking for one small car in garage, further parking is available in a public car park nearby
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Porthleven 3 miles; Falmouth 12 miles; Penzance 14 miles.

Helston lies at the western gateway to the Lizard Peninsula, a large area of downland fringed by a beautiful and spectacular coastline. Helston is a pleasant busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the many stories and legends about the "Furry Dance" are told in the fascinating Helston Folk Museum. Nearby is the Poldark Mine, one of the best underground experiences in the south west and which tells of the widespread mining heritage of this area. Nestled in a tranquil setting is the National Seal Sanctuary on the Helford River, where there is plenty of entertainment watching seals play and feed. If it is thrill rides that excites you, then Flambards theme park will keep you amused all day and also has excellent living history experiences. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Helston is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family.

Note: An additional small futon can be made available by arrangement in the small twin.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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