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Higher Roskorwell

A Lovingly restored 18c. Cottage hidden down a bridleway connecting to the beautiful coastal path on the stunning Lizard Peninsula. Inglenook, log fires, Rayburn to warm your toes; spectacular rural views, and sunsets. A very special place, whatever the season.

Bosanath Mill Cottage Falmouth
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell

Self Catering Holiday Rental on the Lizard Peninsula

Sleeps 5 + 2
Higher Roskorwell is a very special place to stay whatever the season.

  • Self-Catering lovingly restored 18th Century traditional Cornish Stone Cottage
  • Hidden down a bridleway that connects to the coastal path on the stunning Lizard Peninsula
  • Extensive rural and coastal views, amazing sunrises and sunsets
  • Beautiful garden with BBQ, picnic table and private parking for 2-3 cars
  • Sleeps 5+2 plus cot and highchair
  • Inglenook, log fires and seasonal Rayburn during colder months
  • Electric cooker, Washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher and microwave
  • Linen and towels provided except beach towels
  • 2 TVs, freeview, video library and iPod dock
  • Thermostatically controlled heating in all rooms
  • Telephone and free Wi-Fi
  • Electricity, oil and a starter basket of logs included
  • Just above the quiet fishing cove of Porthallow with traditional pub and cafe
  • Ideal base for walking or touring
  • Regret - no smoking and no pets
Higher Roskorwell

Higher Roskorwell is a wonderful 18th century cottage now lovingly restored and extended into a cosy family size home, nestling between fields on the Lizard Peninsula and approached via a bridleway that connects with the Cornish coastal path. It offers guests all the benefits of modern living whilst enjoying its extensive views in a beautiful rural seclusion.

The hallway still has the old wash copper in the corner and the flagged slate floor is ideal for kicking off sandy or muddy boots after a great day out. It houses the washing machine and tumble dryer plus a separate freezer and picnic bag if you need it.

Beyond is the downstairs bathroom with the huge carefully restored Edwardian rolltop bath and brass towel rail, hand basin and toilet. The driftwood mirror is made from wood collected from Porthallow beach and the old bottles on display were all found in the garden.

Higher Roskorwell

The Rayburn In the farmhouse kitchen/diner gives a wonderful warm welcome during the colder months when it is alight, along with all the modern essentials such as electric cooker, microwave and dishwasher. The larder offers a basic selection of herbs and spices, a collection of utensils, toaster, food mixer, cafetiere and wok are also provided. Enjoy evening meals whilst watching some spectacular sunsets across the fields towards Goonhilly Downs.

Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell
Higher Roskorwell

A large family lounge which opens directly onto the pretty cottage garden, offers a choice of lighting a log fire or the inglenook multi-fuel stove; background warmth is also available from a storage convection heater. The flat screen TV has DVD player and Freeview; there is also an iPod dock, games for all the family and a large collection of area information and maps.

Sleeping accommodation consists of two pretty bedrooms both with window seats, one having a double bed, while the other has a double bed, plus a single bed, wash basin, heated towel rail, cot, and high chair. Both have a fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and thermostatically controlled electric heater with timer. There is also an additional upstairs bedsitting room, with panoramic landscape and sea views, it makes a wonderful second lounge; it has a wood burning stove, second T.V., video library, a great space for yoga too! Should you need it as a 3rd bedroom, there is also a wardrobe; chest of drawers and superior 4' 6'' double sofa bed.

The upstairs shower room has toilet, basin and electric shower for instant hot water, shaver point, fan heater and heated towel rail.
Electricity, oil for the Rayburn, a starter basket of logs, linen and towels (except beach towels) are all included in the tariff, making it ideal for families.

Outside, the beautiful secluded cottage garden is surrounded by Cornish stonewalls abundant with wild flowers and has stunning views south and west across surrounding countryside. The old Privy, still with wooden seat, houses the BBQ, deckchairs and clothesline, there may even be some fishing nets!

The stunning Lizard peninsula is a mix of breathtaking cliffs, quiet unspoilt beaches and tranquil hidden inlets off the pretty Helford River, famous for its oysters and Du Maurier's, Frenchman's Creek.
This ancient land of standing stones and myth is officially designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. Roskorwell provides a delightful stay from which to discover it's spectacular coastal path, hire a boat, learn to windsurf, scuba dive, and horse ride or visit the many sub tropical gardens on England's most southerly point.

Just Half a mile below Roskorwell lies the quiet little fishing cove of Porthallow, the shingle beach, little fishing boats and rock pools at low tide provide plenty of enjoyment for all the family. Browse the beach side shop and Gallery of Porthallow Arts whilst buying an ice cream, enjoy a pasty and pint at the Five Pilchards Inn next door or take a worthwhile short stroll up the hill and discover delicious homemade food at the Fat Apples café, a perfect car free day! Walk across the fields or drive to St Keverne, 3 miles away, which has 2 good pubs, a general store with delicatessen, butcher, post office and newsagent that is the local 'Arkwright's' where you can buy most things including your top up logs. Less than a mile on is Roskillys Farm, a wonderful educational treat for the children where they can watch milking, see little calves, and learn about the working of a farm, topped off with an ice cream or evening BBQ. An easy drive away lies The Seal Sanctuary at Gweek, and Helston, home of Flora Day's famous Furry dance and Flambards Theme park. Twenty minutes on takes you to Falmouth, host to the Tall Ships race, National Maritime Museum and the town quay where you can book fishing or ferry trip. Tour a little further and visit the historic city of Truro, Penzance, St Michael's Mount and St Ives, inspiration for artists like Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson, discover more at St Ives Tate Gallery. The Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project make a unique day out whatever the weather.


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Bosanath Mill Cottage Falmouth

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For further information or to make a reservation enquiry, please contact:

Jenny Crowther: 07956 441790
Richard Crowther: 07771 604657

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