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The School House 'Romantic Retreat'

Gila is a superhost.

The School House 'Romantic Retreat'

4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Gila is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

A beautiful restored Old School (self contained )central to key attractions in Cornwall. You’ll love the high ceilings, comfy bed, light yet cozy feel. There is a space in the lounge area for extra guests/children. A fully equipped kitchen at your disposal helps you to prepare something scrummy from the hamper of goodies supplied on arrival, and included in your booking price. Perfect for couples (with/without children) and pets.
You have your own private entrance & garden with secure parking.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



125 reviews
Susan User Profile
June 2018
Gila, & Martin too, are truly 5 star AirBnB hosts. The Schoolhouse renovation they did is exceptional. The building itself is a beautiful marvel in craftsmanship renovation. In the charming solitude of Cornish green rolling hills. Easy walk to pub/ restaurants. Easy access to…
Deborah User Profile
April 2018
The School House is the best Airbnb we have stayed in! Gila and Martin have created a beautiful spot to base out of to explore the area! The house had everything we needed and was so comfortable. I highly recommend staying here!
Andree User Profile
February 2020
This is a marvellous place to stay and highly recommended. Super accommodation level. Well equipped kitchen, clean and spacious bathroom, and just about every item present you could ever need. You will not be disappointed with your stay and the owner is always on hand just in…
Pete User Profile
December 2019
What a beautiful home it far exceeded our expectations, if your looking for a cozy country cottage this is it, beautiful location wonderful hosts and a fantastic house, the hamper and the tassimo machine really topped it off. Excellent
Roseanne User Profile
December 2019
We have stayed in a few Airbnb’s now and this is BY FAR our favourite! Gila and Martin and designed a created a beautiful home away from home. They are a lovely and welcoming couple who put so much thought and effort into making this a wonderful holiday retreat. The School House…
Dan User Profile
October 2019
What a lovely place to stay. Plenty of room and some really nice homely touches. The accommodation was fantastic, breakfast was lovely and the hosts were fantastic.
Nicole User Profile
October 2019
We had a lovely time at Gila’s School House. It’s stylish, cosy, comfy and sparkling clean. We arrived to prosecco and chocolates as Gila remembered we’d booked to celebrate our anniversary. A very nice thoughtful touch. The breakfast hamper contained delicious bacon, eggs and…

Hosted by Gila

Cornwall England, United KingdomJoined in July 2014
Gila User Profile
330 Reviews
Gila is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have lived in Cornwall most of my life although my family were originally from Italy. I have lived in the tiny hamlet of Penponds with my husband Martin for over 25 years. We recently swapped our home to renovate Church House which has connections to Richard Trevithick…
Interaction with guests
We live next door but leave you to enjoy your privacy so just ask if you have any questions or local info
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
After 3:00 PM
10:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed


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