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An Diank Meur - The Great Escape 19th Century Fisherman’s cottage

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
7 nights minimum
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Welcome to An Diank Meur (Cornish for 'The Great Escape'!) This beautiful 150 year old Cornish fisherman's cottage is full of character and original features. Conveniently situated in the heart of this historic fishing port, come stay and enjoy a truly Cornish holiday experience Set in a quiet backwater, 'An Diank Meur' is located within a few hundred yards of Porthleven harbour and perfectly situated for walking to the many bars and restaurants, various shops, galleries, the beach and coastal path. Traditional yet sympathetically modernised and well maintained, the accommodation is arranged over three floors. With an abundance of exposed beams throughout, the comfortable lounge has a wood burner set in a feature granite fireplace providing the perfect place to relax after a long day on ...Welcome to An Diank Meur (Cornish for 'The Great Escape'!) This beautiful 150 year old Cornish fisherman's cottage is full of character and original features. Conveniently situated in the heart of this historic fishing port, come stay and enjoy a truly Cornish holiday experience Set in a quiet backwater, 'An Diank Meur' is located within a few hundred yards of Porthleven harbour and perfectly situated for walking to the many bars and restaurants, various shops, galleries, the beach and coastal path. Traditional yet sympathetically modernised and well maintained, the accommodation is arranged over three floors. With an abundance of exposed beams throughout, the comfortable lounge has a wood burner set in a feature granite fireplace providing the perfect place to relax after a long day on the beach or walking the coastal path. There are three bedrooms located over two levels on the ground and first floor, which will sleep 5 guests - children only in the bunk beds (age 4-15 years recommended) The property is unsuitable for toddlers (under 4 years) and the elderly/infirm due to steep steps. Babes in arms welcome. Double bedroom on the ground floor has a 4ft bed; Master bedroom on the first floor has a 4ft 6in double and Bedroom three, also on the first floor, is fitted with bunk beds suitable for children over the age of four years. On the lower floor, accessed via the original 19th century low staircase (mind your head!) is a modern, well equipped and fully fitted kitchen, utility room with dishwasher and washing machine and family bathroom with underfloor heating. The property is electrically heated throughout providing a warm and cosy environment for any season and in winter, a basket of logs is provided should you wish to toast your toes by the fire. A 32” TV with Freeview, DVD player with a range of DVDs, a music system, books and games are all available to keep you and your family entertained. A small pretty patio with table and two chairs is accessed from the kitchen at the rear of the cottage. * FREE Wi-Fi * Pets: Two small/medium dogs welcome but please note there is no garden at the property * On street parking * Towels, bed linen and electric heating included * Free box of logs in the winter PLEASE NOTE: A steep staircase from the living room down to the kitchen and bathroom make this property unsuitable for the elderly infirm or toddlers SATURDAY CHANGEOVER DAYS ONLY More
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About the Owner
Maria & Robert F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
Interaction with guests
Although our permanent residence is in Hampshire we are on hand to answer any questions, before, during and after your stay and our friendly local housekeeper will be on hand locally.
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This cottage is a little jewel in the adorable village of Porthleven. It has plenty of Cornish character, everything you could need and more. We found it to be very comfortable, in a peacefully quiet spot and but just 3 mins walk to the harbour....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MarkH8342
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Trail768559, VR Owner at An Diank Meur - The Great Escape 19th Century Fisherman’s cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited An Diank Meur for our first Cornish holiday. We were not disappointed! On our arrival we were greeted with an extremely well presented, clean and comfortable cottage. There was everything, and more that you could possibly need. The coffee machine was a very...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Flaubert997
Management response:Responded 1 August 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

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Date of stay: July 2018
Management response:Responded 25 July 2018

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely little cottage. Close to all the amenities in Porthleven. So much to see and do in the surrounding area. The cottage has all you could wish for and more in a holiday let. Owners and housekeeper extremely helpful. Would definitely recommend, as we...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank lucylowbank
Management response:Responded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Cycling Trips
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Historic harbor town with lots of wonderful beaches and walks
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We recommend that you have a car to explore the area. Buses do serve Porthleven and the surrounding area.
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