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Chy An Mor

Holiday Cottage in The Lizard

Sleeps 2 - Bedrooms 1 - From £429

Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Parking available
Garden
Golf Course nearby
Friday change over
The most idyllic location with uninterrupted, incredible, 180° views from the Lizard and across Mounts Bay with the beach located under your terrace. The perfect spot for honeymooners or couples seeking a romantic break with sun glistening off the azure waters, fresh sea air and wonderfully private.

Property Details

Chy An Mor has an idyllic location, situated above the beach in Porthleven with incredible views from the Lizard across Mounts Bay. This is a perfect destination for honeymooners or couples seeking a romantic holiday, soaking up the sea air while gazing out over the azure seas and golden sands, with ships passing on the horizon and yachts and fishing boats pottering closer to the shore. Originally a net loft and built in 1887, Chy An Mor is reverse level and has fabulous views from both the bedroom and also from the living area on the first floor with sliding patio doors, a glass fronted balcony and a private terrace. You can often see dolphins in the bay, along with surfers riding waves next to the harbour entrance. An episode of Wycliffe, "The Four Jacks," was filmed in Chy An Mor in 1994, starring Bill Nighy.

Porthleven is in one of the most popular areas of Cornwall, quaint fishing villages, beautiful beaches, magnificent headlands and secluded coves. There are a variety of pubs, restaurants cafes and shops. The beach extends at low tide for 3 miles towards Loe Bar and the Penrose Estate. From Porthleven it is a short drive to Helston and on, to savour the delights of Kynance Cove, the Helford River and the Lizard itself. Travelling west takes you into Mounts Bay where Marazion, St Michael's Mount, Penzance and Mousehole are all well worth the trip.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: The front door leads into the bedroom with a 4'6" double bed, magnificent views, TV, an ensuite shower room with WC and hand basin and stairs leading to:
First Floor: An open plan kitchen / diner and living area. The compact kitchen has fully fitted units and an electric combi oven. There is a dining table and chairs and a comfortable sofa and chair. Flatscreen TV, sliding glass door onto glass fronted balcony with 180º sea views.
Exterior: There is off road parking on the drive for 1 car in front of the property. There is a private terrace bench and a private balcony with table and chairs on the first floor.

Facilities & Services
There is electric under floor heating. The kitchen has a range of cupboards & work tops. There is an electric hob, and a combi microwave / oven, toaster, kettle and fridge with ice box. The sitting room has a digital TV & DVD player. There is also a TV in the bedroom. There is a bluetooth speaker. There is an iron & ironing board. Unfortunately there is no WiFi. Not suitable for children.

Miscellaneous
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is one off-road parking space to the left of the property. Regrettably there is no smoking. Dogs are not accepted at Chy An Mor.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
£150 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Property Location


Porthleven exudes Cornish charm and tradition. Set in the middle of a huge sweeping bay, the beach at Porthleven is ideal for a relaxing family holiday. Porthleven has an impressive harbour, construction commenced during Napoleonic times and some sources state that it was built with the aid of French prisoners of war. Small fishing boats land their daily catch, much of which is sold in Porthleven's cafes and restaurants and the award winning Quayside fishmongers. The harbour was completed in 1825 and there are a wealth of traditional Cornish pubs and restaurants. The beach under Loe Bar Rd is a glorious expanse of golden sand which can provide stunning surf. The nearest large supermarkets are in Helston and Penzance.

Praa Sands in the South West of Cornwall is located between Helston and Penzance. The town contains many facilities including a shop, pub, post office and Praa Sands Gold Club. Apart from the beach at Porthleven there are numerous others from Rinsey Head to Hoe Point is extremely popular with the whole family, Prussia Cove, Perranuthnoe & Marazion beaches are all within a few minutes drive. When the North Coast is 'blown out' you will find the surfers flock to Praa Sands for its powerful waves coming straight in from the Atlantic Ocean. Just inland from the beach is Pengersick Castle which dates back to the Bronze Age.

Porthleven is central for the areas and villages of the Lizard, Helford, Land's End and Mousehole. Facilities for golf, sailing, course and sea fishing are all available within two miles. You can take country and coastal walks or visit local country pubs for well-priced meals or shop in the local super stores at Helston and Penzance. There are a wealth of gardens to explore. The mines at Lelant, Geevor, Bottalack and Poldark are a short drive away. The Minack Theatre and Porthcurno beach are well worth a visit. There are world famous art galleries at St Ives and Newlyn.

The Lighthouse on the Lizard Peninsula is the most Southerly point in Great Britain, having stood since 1751 warning passing ships of the infamous 'Man O' War rocks'. The Lizard has so much to offer for such a remote location. Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is the world's largest satellite earth receiving station with over 60 communications dishes. Poldhu Cove, home of Marconi's first transatlantic radio message in 1901. The National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek moved to its current location in 1975 and is home to grey seals and common seals, as well as Californian and Patagonian sea lions. The sanctuary often rescue other marine life as well when demand requires.

Trebah Gardens at Mawnan Smith is a 25 acre sub tropical privately owned gardens set above the Helford River. Nearby Glendurgan Gardens boasting a recently refurbished 177 year old laurel maze, is now owned by the National Trust. For a fun-filled family day out why not visit The Flambards Experience, offering more rides, amusements and exhibitions than anywhere else in Cornwall. On the Helford River sits Frenchman's Creek where Daphne du Maurier spent her honeymoon dreaming of the Cornish villages that set the scene for her novels.

Helston was originally a thriving port until the river silted up over the years; where the river joins the sea is now Cornwall's largest freshwater lake. Helston is a busy market town with plenty of Victorian and Georgian architecture. The Monument is an impressive building at the end of Coinaghall Street which was built in 1834 in memory of Humphry Millet Grylls, whose actions kept open the local tin mine and saved 1200 jobs. Possibly one of the country's oldest privately owned brewery's can also be found in Coinaghall Street; The Blue Anchor was originally used as a rest house for monks and became a tavern in the 15th century. It now makes a strong local brew called Spingo. Helston is probably best known for the 'furry' or floral dance which is held every May. Flora Day kicks off with the Hal-an-Tow where St George and St Michael slay the dragon and the devil, cheered on by the locals dressed in Elizabethan costumes. The main dancing starts at midday with participants dressed in ball gowns and top hats and tails. For children of all ages there is Flambards Theme Park next to Culdrose Air Base famous for many air sea rescue missions. There are sights to be seen around Goonhilly Earth station where the large dish Arthur is now a listed building. Try your hand at riding a 2 wheeled Segway. These together with the Seal Sanctuary at Gweek provide any holidaymaker with a wealth of interesting visits.

Property Reviews

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Our summer hols, a week of bliss

We had been looking at Chy an Mor for a couple of years having stayed in Porthleven in previous summers but never got to book it quick enough. This year we struck gold !! Did we have a storm.YES Did we have high winds all week YES, who cares!! C a M is the most wonderful property to sit out and watch it all. The property for two people is an absolute joy ,spotlessly clean and extremely well appointed. Well laid out and the view from above the seawall is to die for. No internet in the property, but hey, its a holiday away from emails etc.You don't need the internet A nice touch with the bottle of red on the table when we arrived and we are very grateful for the return of an item that we left behind. Would we stay again' please give me a millisecond to think about that. Y Y yes of course we would In the little book that was there to report any breakages before we left , my wife wrote " My heart" she loved it.

From the Owner:

4.3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 3
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

Stay at Chy an Mor

Brilliant location. Sofa not comfy and made my back ache. Would have liked there to have been a traditional oven rather than a combi microwave. Other than those minor quibbles all great.

From the Owner:

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

A hot week away

Unfortunately there was a large cobweb at the top of stairs near banister, the runner on patio door was full of debris and outside patio was dirty with cobwebs. Just needed to swept. Under the decking could have been swept as when putting out towels they would catch on cobwebs which is shame. Otherwise we were very happy with our stay

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Stunning location

Beautifully presented cottage for two. Stunning location overlooking the sea. Lovely and relaxing holiday.

From the Owner:

4.7 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 3

Mr Dave Lavelle

We love Chy An Mor, I think this has been our 5th visit. The location is second to none (sunny all day, when it's out) benefit of a parking spot is so useful. Porthleven is our favourite place in Cornwall so we do like to visit regularly Weather was "dire" for our recent stay, but made no difference to our enjoyment of Chy An Mor!

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Such a lovely place to stay

We arrived to a lovely welcome - spotlessly clean cottage, everything provided for a comfortable stay, PLUS a bottle of good wine to enjoy on our first evening. The view from the sitting room is wonderful, especially with the wild seas we enjoyed, and you can see this from every part of the upstairs. We did sit outside on the balcony for one breakfast, but being November that was a bit adventurous! We enjoyed the view from inside after that! This was an ideal place to stay in Porthleven. Walking into the harbour was easy and enjoyable, and then the other way we were quickly on the coastpath, enjoying the wilds of the Lizard. Highly recommended.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Stormy Seas

Chy an Mor is a lovely, cosy cottage for two. Very clean and comfortable. The weather during our weekA?s stay was very stormy, so with the cottageA?s position above the sea we were treated to some spectacular waves and beautifully coloured skies. Convenient for the village it was a pleasure to stay in. Looking forward to our return visit next year.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Cornwall Perfection

What a fantastic break - from the minute you get to the cottage you feel relaxed. The cottage was in a perfect place - the sea right on your doorstep. You enter the cottage and it feels like home, warm and cosy. The view from the upstairs is magnificent. Spotlessly clean and has everything you need. (Although we would have loved a oven to use not a microwave - but that's just us!) Great to have a parking space next to the cottage - parking is at a premium in the area. We would definitely recommend to friends and family. Porthleven has some superb places to eat - The ship inn - great atmosphere and food, The corner deli - great pizzas, The top chippy perfect fish and chips.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

As good as we expected, will be back.

A first class accomodation in excellent condition. WI Fi might be a useful addition but not essential since one wants to get away from the technological world at times.

From the Owner:

4.8 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 4
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

overwhelming

rooms with an uncompareable view to sunsets above Porthleven, to ocean liners and fishingboats go out across the evening water

From the Owner:

4.8 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

A very pleasant break

Our early March break was spent in very comfortable and pleasant accommodation. We enjoyed magnificent views from the living area and balcony.. Our host was most helpful. I would highly recommend a stay here and we intend to visit again.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Our wonderful stay at Chy An Mor

We found everything about Chy An Mor to be really good. The location was fantastic. The property in excellent condition.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

A lovely place to stay

Really well appointed, brilliant location, just as advertised, really nice welcome package of wine and milk, brilliant views, excellent facilities-plenty of hot water, good range of kitchen equipment- the teapot, cafetiere and radio were much appreciated as they have often been missing in other places we've stayed. Chy An Mor had a real home from home feel. We would definitely consider staying there again and can see why others have re-booked. Porthleven is a lovely place with lots of places to eat out, a good supermarket and plenty to do and see without using the car!

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Cry an Mor

Lovely peaceful and comfortable cottage. Amazing views. Already booked two more stays! Look forward to returning in November

From the Owner:

4.3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 3
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

Fabulous view

Love this cottage the view is to die for. But the furniture could do with replacing as there very soft and sink down when you sit on them. the rugs are very nice but slippy, so anti slip tape needs putting on them. Showers great plenty of hot water. Enjoyed our stay ..

From the Owner:

4 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 3
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

1st time in cornwall

Chy an mor is a idyllic little cottage in a great location, we have fell in love with porthleven, the cottage though just needs a little bit more tlc on the small details. Curtains upstairs all black mould on the bottom and need hanging properly. Toilet base not sealed creepy crawleys go under it from the unsealed tile, surely something could be put around or over that tile (under the bin) that isn't sealed.(understand if it can't be sealed but to cover it would just look better) As I say little things would of made it perfect, bit of white sealant in holes in shower where wire rack has been moved and know one would ever know, but to leave holes showing! Probably me I'm very picky sorry.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Chy-an-Mor; a wonderful place for a holiday

Chy-an-Mor has a tremendous location with no obstructions to the view of a huge sweep of Cornwall's Atlantic Coast from Predannack round to near Gwynap Head. This has been achieved without compromising privacy and seclusion, with the additional benefit of a reserved parking space immediately next to the property. The carefully designed layout of the accommodation is very comfortable and user-friendly and - having stayed there 10 times - we know it will be very clean (thank you Claudette). Porthleven itself is a great centre for this relatively less-visited part of Cornwall (compared with "Cameron country" on the north coast). The working town is well-provided with shops and places to eat and drink. Great walks are possible directly from Chy-an-Mor, with their range extendable with the use of good coastal bus services. We often don't use the car for days.

From the Owner:

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Repeat visitor

I think the fact that I keep coming back year after year to this superbly located cottage says it all

From the Owner:

4.2 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 3

My review march 2018

Lovely cottage in a fabulous location , we even saw porpoise from our balcony ! , porthleven was wonderful , full of lovely places to eat and shop , lots of walks and places of interest in Cornwall too , we will stay again .

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