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  • Property description
    Sennen
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    “A little piece of heaven . . .”

    That’s how the local postman has described the Vellan Dreath Valley, a lovely and hidden corner of Cornwall overlooking the wide sweep of Whitesand Bay. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a haven for botanists, wildlife enthusiasts, beachcombers, climbers, ramblers and watermen – these delightful holiday cottages are set in a privately owned, unspoilt 8-acre valley next to the beach, bordered by a stream and sand dunes offering spectacular panoramic sea views all year round. Converted with flair and imagination to the same high standards of comfort, each of these cottages enjoys its own personal garden. Their quiet and magical settings are only accessible on foot down the sandy beach path from Sunny Corner Lane.

    Castaways is a south facing former...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    • Superb views

    • Complimentary underfloor heating

    • Television & DVD Player

    • WiFi

    • Wet room with Shower

    • Dishwasher & Washing machine

    • Linen & towels included

    • Cot available upon request

    • Highchair available upon request

    •Pets are welcome with prior arrangement

    • Winter short breaks available
    Listing #HL254213 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Newquay: 80.0 km
    Railway: Penzance: 12.0 km
    Ferry: Plymouth: 130.0 km
    Lands End Airport - 15 minutes, Newquay airport - 1 hour, Exeter Airport - 2 hours.

    Ferries to Plymouth - 1 & 1/2 hours

    Places for car hire near Penzance, Cornwall:

    Europcar
    www.europcar.co.uk
    Albert Street
    Town Centre, Penzance
    01736 368816

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    www.enterprise.co.uk
    The Forecourt
    Longrock, Penzance
    01736 332000

    Penzance train station (regular trains including sleeper from Paddington) Taxis / bus service available

    Coaches to Penzance.

    M4 / M5 or A303 leading to A30.

    Take the A30 out of Penzance towards Lands End. On entering Sennen (not Sennen Cove) pass the bus stop on right.

    Turn right into Sunny Corner Lane. 600 yards down winding hill. Park in private car park with blue 5 bar gate on left. Walk down the ramp past the gate at rear of car park.

    Follow pat...
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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Claire B
Thrapston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

For the first time in our adult lives we decided to take a holiday at home! With the weather being so good and also the addition of a little person to the family we decided to stay in the UK for the summer.

I came across this cottage through trip advisor, it looked beautiful so I took a punt and booked it there and then.
We stayed at Castaways cottage for the last week of August. We were greeted by the caretaker Brian who took our luggage in a little tractor down to the cottage. He was very friendly and gave us lots of local area advice.
The cottage is situated in a valley that is not accessible by car. It is also not suitable for buggies and prams! This was a bit of a bug bare as the information on the cottage stated that its suitable for children of all ages. I'd have to disagree with that statement some what.

We arrived at the property and walked through the most gorgeous garden. We were blown away by how stunning it was. The sea was behind the...

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Management response:

Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry you had some problems whilst staying with us. We wanted to assure you that we do advertise our cottages in Vellandreath Valley as not being suitable for those with restricted mobility and that wheel chair access is not recommended, neither are standard push chairs due to the proximity of the sand... more

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Tony H
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
2
people found this review helpful

If you are looking for a holiday cottage in a fabulous location then look no further. It truly is the “little piece of Cornish Heaven” described by others. The standard of accommodation was first-class with the property being very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Throughout our stay we found the cottage warm and cosy and it certainly wasn’t the warmest of weeks I can assure you!
Would we visit again? – you bet we will!
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Management response:

Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, from all of us in Vellandreath Valley, Sennen. more

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