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Manor Farmhouse

Barn Conversion in Porthallow, Cornwall

Sleeps 8
Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Dog Friendly
No. of pets allowed
Open fire / woodburner
Parking available
Cot available
Highchair available
2 or more bath/shower rooms
Newly added property
Discount for a couple
Friday change over
Manor Farmhouse at Roskorwell is a truly luxurious barn conversion just set back from the cliffs above Porthallow on the dramatic Lizard Peninsula with stunning coastal and countryside views. A spacious property with a private hot tub and a beautiful garden with amazing views, this could be the ideal Cornish retreat for family and friends.
Discounts available for 4 people or less staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using 2 bedrooms only.
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With an enviable position above Porthallow, the beautiful panoramic views over the sea from Roskorwell Manor Farmhouse and gardens will set you in holiday mode. With a short walk down the hill to the local beach and pub, this amazing conversion of a former barn for Roskorwell Manor, offers guests a comfortable and very stylish retreat. The Owner’s attention to detail is evident throughout the property where the use of traditional materials blends seamlessly with modern style creating wonderfully stylish yet very comfortable holiday home. The property has a reverse style layout with bedrooms on the ground floor and the comfortable sitting room on the first floor level. The amazing kitchen / breakfast room has granite work surfaces and solid oak units with Neff appliances. Huge french windows open from the kitchen onto the elevated slate covered patio with uninterrupted views over the Cornish dry stone wall out across Falmouth Bay. The feature stone walls throughout the property provide amazing character to many of the rooms.

A fabulous hot tub in a very private spot sits in the corner of the enclosed patio, also accessed from french windows from the master bedroom. To one side of the garden is a raised lawn area and a summer house which has the best views of the whole property - what an amazing place to relax or a perfect spot for dining al fresco or simply relaxing in the sun or under the shade of the summer-house. With a great local pub a short stroll down the hill, coastal walks from your doorstep and easy access to the Lizard peninsula, Helford passage and beyond, Manor Farmhouse could be your dream holiday home, however it might just be so good that you may never want to leave.

Ground Floor: Main entrance into hallway leading to the large fully fitted oak kitchen with granite work surfaces and Neff appliances. An island unit creates fabulous amounts of work surface. A large oak dining table seating 8 and an oak dresser occupy the end of this amazing space with the large french windows and glazing above giving every justice to the amazing view out to see. Get up early and watch an amazing sunrise over the sea!
First Floor: A staircase with a stair gate at both bottom and top leads to the open plan sitting room with a huge comfortable sofa with chaise longue and a raised dining area at one end with a fabulous antique dining table.
Lower Ground Floor: The master bedroom has an impressive 6' super king-size wooden bed alongside other furniture made by Amish craftsmen in the USA and french windows opening to the private hot tub area. The en suite shower-room with a walk-in double shower with large shower rose and separate dressing-room are just next door. The second bedroom has 2 3' single beds that can be linked together to provide a single 6' super king-size bed. The third bedroom is furnished with a lovely 4' 6" wooden double bed and an antique Victorian wash stand. The fourth bedroom has a more modern feel with a 5' kingsized bed and en-suite shower room.
Exterior: There is a grassed garden, enclosed via stock fences and a Cornish dry stone wall so you might have to watch an escapee dog. There is plenty of space and the views out to sea are fantastic. Particularly good is the summerhouse which sits on a raised area to one side of the garden and provides the very best views. There is a BBQ but you will need to provide your own charcoal.

Facilities & Services
There is oil fired central heating that provides under floor heating which is individually controlled from every room, but the property is so well insulated it is always warm. There are heated towel rails in all bathrooms and a wood burning stove in the sitting room. The kitchen has an electric hob, electric oven, microwave with grill, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, separate washing machine and drier. In the sitting room there is a flatscreen, large TV & DVD player. The sitting room also has a SONUS wifi controlled surround sound system linked to the TV. WiFi is available throughout the property. There is an iron and ironing board. A travel cot & two highchairs are available (please bring bedding for travel cot) and there are stair gates top and bottom of the stairs.

Electricity, heating, bed linen (apart from cot bedding) & towels are all included but please provide your own beach towels also for use in the hot tub. An initial basket of logs is provided for your stay; thereafter further supplies can be purchased from the owner or from the local shop. Off road parking is available. Up to 2 well behaved dogs will be permitted at a small additional cost of £25 per dog / per week. Additional dogs may be permitted on application. Please bring towels for the dogs and do not allow them on the furniture or in the bedrooms at anytime. Regrettably no smoking is allowed.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£500 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for 4 people or less staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using 2 bedrooms only.
The Lizard has been designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ as it justifiably deserves. It’s teeming with diverse wildlife and beautiful coves, stunning cliff paths, sandy beaches, fishing villages and spectacular scenery. The Nanfan Barn cottages are perfectly set up by the Owners to ensure a relaxing, tranquil holiday in spacious accommodation and superb views. It has a remote feel, but it is only a short drive to Helston and much of south and western Cornwall is within easy reach. There are lots of footpaths both inland and coastal, and the Coastal Path at Poldhu is close by. The beaches of Poldhu – a mile away, and Church/ Dollar Cove, and the beach Church at Gunwallow (it’s a Medieval Church -Poldark and Doc Martin film there) are close. The Lizard is England's most southerly point. The Lizard point is famous for shipwrecks and the area highlights include early Spring flowers –including beautiful yellow daffodils everywhere, the Lizard Lighthouse, swimming and surfing from many sandy beaches, and delightful fishing coves. At the heart of the Lizard village stands a 13th century church, famous for it’s ornate woodwork decorating the end of the each pew and depicting scenes from the Old and New Testament. Outside in the water, two, thick sea walls, built in the late 19th century, protect the harbour from the worst of the wind. Local fisherman still work in the harbour to land fabulous fresh seafood, some of which is then served in the local pubs and restaurants.

There is sailing at Falmouth or on the beautiful Helford river and it also has picturesque village and lovely pub with the ferry across to Trebah Gardens, and Frenchman’s Creek (Daphne du Maurier- ‘Rebecca’). There are heather covered moors unique to the area with autumn also a great time of year to visit and many open gardens and National Trust areas, pretty harbour lights at Christmas, friendly pubs and good, fresh, local food (several restaurants are Michelin recommended)! There are loads more places to visit on the Lizard and highlights include walks along the coastal path and cliffs, the famous Victorian holiday destination of Kynance Cove with the beautiful rare Serpentine rocks and cafe, a visit to Trelowarren Estate, and the fascinating Goonhilly Earth Station and its Segway course. Flambards is great for the kids and you can step into Cornwall's mining heritage at the Poldark Mine.

Mullion is the largest village situated on the Lizard Peninsula and boasts a number of quality pubs, cafes and restaurants among it's various attractions. Four beaches – the towering cliffs of Mullion Cove- a fishing harbour, Poldhu Cove with café (and Marconi Centre), isolated Polhurrian Cove and amazing Church Cove - are conveniently nearby and easy access to the South West Coastal Path offers visitors the chance to explore the beautiful surrounding cliff scenery. The coastal path goes to the miles of sand at Loe Bar and Pool (Cornwall’s largest lake and wildlife haven) and on to the Penrose parkland.

?There are so many activities to choose from locally. You can take a boat trip across the beautiful Helford River and explore the gardens at Trebah. There are sea fishing trips from Porthleven and beach fishing from Loe Bar. There is great diving on the Manacles from Porthkerris and coasteering is available for the really adventurous. The Lizard is home to the Cornish Chough if you like a spot of bird-watching. The coastline has many pretty coves and beaches to discover, but you can find great surf at Porthleven and Poldhu. Canoeing and bard surfing are popular on the protected Eastern shores

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