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Sorgente Cornish Holiday Cottage

Entire cottage hosted by Alex
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
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A traditional Cornish cottage completely refurbished for our first season in 2010, with more improvements carried out in 2016 along with our annual redecoration. Sorgente (sleeps 4 + 1 infant under 18 months) combines the beauty of period features with state-of-the-art amenities such as a heat recovery system (benefiting allergy/asthma suffers). The gorgeous luxury bathroom is a favourite with our guests, with large bath, rain shower and bidet.

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*COVID-19 - WE ARE ACCEPTING BOOKINGS AGAIN. However, our check-in/out times have changed to allow more time to clean between lets. It is important that we know the correct number of guests that will be staying. We also now ask that on check-out, guests strip bedding and place in a sealed sack provided, along with all towels and items that need washing. For long stays this is also done every 14 days.
Helping all of us stay safe!

Friday is our prefered day for check-in and check-out. Depending on circumstances check-in may be on Saturday.

Full welcome pack includes: Wine, Cornish Cream Tea (scones, jam, clotted cream), local newspaper, fresh flowers, tea, coffee, sugar, fresh milk - with our compliments for 2020 all 7 or 14 night bookings with check-in on Fridays.

The spacious open plan living room is equipped with a wood-burning stove (although there is full central heating too) and leads to the fully equipped kitchen with patio doors opening to a sunny enclosed garden and furniture. Upstairs there are a double and twin bedroom providing a high degree of comfort with quality mattresses and bed linens. The luxurious, well lit, bathroom is situated between the two bedrooms. It includes a rain shower above the large bath with an additional hand-held shower, a bidet, contemporary fittings and Italian porcelain tiles.

We welcome babies and young children too, there are stair gates at the top and bottom of the stairs, a highchair and a fire guard with safety gate. We ask that guests bring their own cots, bedding and changing mat for infants, plus protection against bed-wetting for the beds where necessary.

We are proud that we are able to offer accommodation more suited to asthma and allergy sufferers and therefore have a strict non-smoking, no pets policy.

The name Sorgente, an Italian word meaning 'water source', is quite befitting for this traditional character cottage because not only is it within a short stroll of the scenic river and quayside in Penryn, but also because it can mean 'source of energy' – the very substance of a relaxing and re-energising holiday.

Sorgente is a traditional Cornish cottage set snugly in a row of granite stone terraced cottages that ooze old world charm in the ancient town of Penryn. Once a thriving port and a center for commerce, Penryn is reputed to be one of Cornwall's oldest and best surviving historic towns.

We are sure that you will enjoy staying in our home away from home as much as we do, please leave us comments in the guest book during your stay, on our online Blog, or write a review on your preferred network or website.

Also be sure to check for any special offers, and view the 100% positive guestbook entries on our website!

You will have sole access to this property, there is no sharing of any amenities with other people. The garden is small but becomes a sun trap in summer. Due to Covid you may not invite anyone else into the property to visit or stay. Only those mentioned in the booking may enter the property to a maximum of 2 adults 2 children.

We are available to you by phone during your stay for any queries or help with any of the cottage amenities, and there are full instructions to all appliances plus other information available at the cottage.

A car is highly recommended. There are bus services and a train station. It can be hilly in the area but many people do cycle, Falmouth is within easy reach.

The wood burner uses only kiln-dried logs, no other fuel may be used or damage will occur. Logs are available for purchase from us, as the correct size and quality are not always readily available locally. Please ask at least 10 days before your arrival.

Parking is free however it is not private. Usually on-road in front of the house is available but sometimes this may be taken. More parking can be found close by.

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
TV
Washer
Bathtub
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
High chair
Baby bath

Accessibility

Bedroom

Step-free entrance to the room

Bedroom 2

Step-free entrance to the room

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Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom

PENRYN (Cornish: Pennrynn, from Pen-ryn meaning 'promontory' One of Cornwall's most ancient towns, it was once a thriving port and a centre for commerce and is reputed to be one of Cornwall's oldest and best surviving historic towns. In the medieval period it was an important harbour in its own right, exporting granite and tin. Now a conservation area bestowing a wealth of old world charm, character and history, most evident from its impressive Tudor and Georgian architecture. It is a vibrant place giving home to quaint streets, small passageways, galleries, a restaurant, a wine bar, pubs and cafes. Within walking distance of the cottage is the town quayside on the creek that leads to the wide stretch of sailing waters of Carrick roads and Falmouth Bay. Here a variety of traditional craft are moored next to the modern Jubilee Wharf with its café and shops.

Hosted by Alex

Joined in November 2014
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(Trying) to keep life simple, less is more :-) I live most of the time in Italy with my wife and two children, we love staying at our home in Penryn when we can and miss it when we leave. I have traveled extensively over the years, for work and fun so I understand the needs of our guests when they arrive for the first time in Cornwall. We welcome all, young and old and are happy to read your comments in our visitors diary.
(Trying) to keep life simple, less is more :-) I live most of the time in Italy with my wife and two children, we love staying at our home in Penryn when we can and miss it when we…
During your stay
We will leave you in peace to enjoy your stay, however, on occasion we may send message reminders, or call if there is an emergency. Feel free to contact us if you have any queries during your stay. We are always happy to help. If a linen and towel change is required this will be done on a Friday shortly after 10am. Other times maybe pre-arranged directly with us. Charges may apply.
We have friendly neighbours too!

Due to COVID, a change of linen etc is only available for long stays and will be done every 14 days.
We will leave you in peace to enjoy your stay, however, on occasion we may send message reminders, or call if there is an emergency. Feel free to contact us if you have any queries…
  • Languages: English, Italiano
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy