Escape the mayhem of everyday life to indulge in casual luxury and serene estuary views. A perfect location for your relaxing Cornish getaway. Penjerrick is nestled in an idyllic country hamlet on the shores of the River Fal but just a few miles from the cathedral city of Truro.
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The sleepy hamlet of Coombe lies tucked away on the idyllic upper reaches of the Fal estuary, just a short distance to the south of the city of Truro with its wonderful cathedral dominating the town. A hidden gem and forming part of the beautiful Tregothnan Estate, this is the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy some beautiful creek views.
Ground Floor: Kitchen with separate dining room (with TV) and living room with wood burning stove and TV & DVD player.
First Floor: 2 double bedrooms, one with 6' zip & link beds and one with 5' zip & link beds. Both bedrooms have an en suite bath / shower room with roll top bath with handheld shower and separate shower & WC. There is a TV in both bedrooms.
Exterior: Enclosed patio area overlooking the river with tables, chairs and sun loungers. Garden with mature apple trees and surrounded by our Kea plum trees. Portable BBQ provided in the spring and summer months.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via electric central heating throughout and the cosy wood burning stove. The kitchen is newly fitted and has a range of modern equipment including an electric oven & hob, kettle, toaster, fridge / freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and espresso machine. The living room area has a music system with CD, Radio and iPod docking station. WiFi is available at the property & there is a telephone for local and incoming calls. The snug room is equipped with a flat screen digital TV & DVD player. There is a hairdryer, iron and ironing board available.
Electricity, heating, a basket of wood for the log burner, bed linen & towels are all included, but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Parking facilities for your vehicles are available. Up to 2 dogs are allowed at an additional cost of £50 per dog / per week although please remember that you cannot leave dogs unattended in the cottage alone. A basket of logs is provided for the wood burner, thereafter available from the owner. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot and high chair available.
A welcome pack is provided in the cottage for your arrival, but also available as an extra (£30) is a very special wicker hamper containing Tregothnan produce including Kea plum jam, selection of teas and Housekeeper's biscuits. Also available is a stunning private visit of the Tregothnan Gardens (£70 per person). This visit is very special as the gardens are rarely open to the general public. The tour lasts around 2 hours and concludes with a Tregothnan cream tea. It is a very special treat!
Kayak hire is provided for cottages in Coombe. You can pre-book your kayak (£162 per kayak per week, £65 per day for a 1 person kayak) at the same time as your booking. Exploring the River Fal by kayak is a simply magical experience whilst you are in Coombe. In addition, the Estate has a rowing boat available to hire (£186 per week, £65 per day, max 4 person) if you would prefer a slightly more sturdy vessel for your adventures! A mooring directly in front of the cottage is also available to hire (£25 per week) for boats up to 15ft. For larger boats up to 25ft, there are three floating moorings which can be hired on request and subject to availability. When taking to the water, guests are able to explore Coombe on the Cowlands Creek - a unique and special estuary off the River Fal.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£100 security deposit is required to be pre-authorised on your card.
The city of Truro is only about a 10 minute drive away and has a wide selection of good shopping including a Tescos, Sainsburys, Marks & Spencer and many other high street outlets. There is also a cinema and a great selection of restaurants, pubs & cafes. The resort of Newquay is about 16 miles to the north with its spectacular surf beaches at Fistral & Watergate Bay. Jamie Oliver's "Fifteen" restaurant is located here. Padstow, with its fine selection of restaurants influenced by Rick Stein is just over 20 miles. The yachting centres of Mylor, Falmouth & St Mawes are all within easy reach of the cottage. There is a watersports centre at nearby Loe Beach where you can learn to sail or windsurf. The nearby Roseland Area of Outstanding Beauty with its superb coastal walks is also a short drive away via the King Harry Ferry.
The Cathedral City of Truro is in the heart of Cornwall and offers a wealth of facilities for the visitor. Dominated by the stunning cathedral, it is one of the south west's most attractive cities. Lemon Quay plays host to many events throughout the year including the Cornwall Food & Drink Festival in the Autumn and the famous Truro Fatstock Show just before Christmas. Regular farmers markets occur every Wednesdays & Saturday and there are also arts & craft markets on Saturdays.
There is a wonderful range of shopping for the visitor including all the regular high street stores including Marks & Spencer, Tescos & Sainsburys, but also a wide range of more specialist stores. It really is worth a wander through the back streets and alleys to find some fabulous little boutiques.
Truro has a superb range of restaurants from Bustopher Jones & Mannings on Lemon Street to the always popular Pizza Express. There are lively bars, pubs & nightclubs including the superb Old Ale House, a busy Wetherspoons and the infamous L2 if you are so inclined! The Hall for Cornwall hosts everything from Shakespeare to rock concerts and the cinema on Lemon Street has all the latest releases.
Guest from Beccles stayed for 4 nights.
Penjerrick is an ideal place to relax and unwind with uninterrupted views of the creek below. We spent an afternoon exploring in one of the rowing boats available to hire from The Reading Room in Coombe. The cottage was very comfortable and equipped with everything you could possibly need.
Guest from Godalming stayed for 7 nights.
Another wonderful stay at beautiful Penjerrick - peace & quiet in picturesque surroundings with just the birds and boats as our neighbours. A true slice of heaven & were sure to return to our favourite cottage. Thank you.
Guest from Ashford stayed for 7 nights.
Beautiful cottage in an amazing quiet location directly on the river fal. Recommend hiring the estates rowing boat to get a different perspective from the river. Rich with wildlife and we were lucky enough to see a seal. Of an evening we enjoyed bbqs and lit the chimnea and chilled out. We had a week of pure bliss. Highly recommend. If we were to be really picky there is no village shop or local pub but Truro is only 10 mins drive. There really was no negatives from this holiday.
Guest from Axminster stayed for 7 nights.
Penjerrick lies in a beautiful, peaceful setting overlooking a creek on the Fal estuary. For dog owners there are several invigorating walks over fields straight from outside the cottage, but you have to travel some way for dog-friendly beaches. (Also note: for wayward dogs, owners should beware that the garden at Penjerrick is not dog secure.) The cottage is extremely well furnished and equipped, perhaps excessively so for those who prefer minimalist surroundings. Our only complaint is that I hit my head several times on the low entrance to the bathroom -- it should at least have a rubber strip on it. All in all it is a wonderful cottage.
Guest from Boppard stayed for 7 nights.
Penjerrick is a small paradise: cosy and comfortable, located in wonderful landscape. Everything was brilliant!
Guest from Honiton stayed for 7 nights.
Penjerrick is in a beautiful peaceful place and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The cottage is comfortable, warm and clean with wonderful dog-walking on the doorstep and surrounded by carpets of primroses, violets and daffodils at this time of year; we loved it!
Guest from Alkmaar stayed for 7 nights.
We had a wonderfull stay. Beautifull location, quiet and no traffic. The house and garden was very well taken care off. All high standard. And a nice team taking care of it all. One week is definitely too short. Cheers.
Guest from Blubberhouses stayed for 7 nights.
We stayed for a week in this lovely cottage and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The kitchen is a little small but is very well equipped....and I think that's the worst I can say. Penjerrick, like the other Tregothnan cottages, is warm, comfy and so relaxing. I can't wait to go back.
Guest from Newark stayed for 14 nights.
My family and i had the most wonderful stay in the Penjerrick cottage. After a busy day out, it was lovely to retreat to the peace of the cottage, with all the wonderful sounds of the birds and fabulous views of the Fal Estuary. All the facilities in the cottage were of a high standard; Lucy who managed the local cottages in Coombe was very welcoming and helpful. We would most definitely recommend the guided tour of the amazing Tregothnan gardens which included afternoon cream tea.
Guest from Ebenfurth stayed for 14 nights.
Are you under the impression, that there are a lot of gushing reviews about Penjerrick? There are not enough. We decided to go for a more pricey stay this time in Cornwall, after all, a poor accomodation can really sour your holiday while a great place can make all the difference. This location was worth every Pound. Penjerrick is wonderful in many ways. The location is quiet and peaceful, the views of the river are a beauty to behold, be it low or high tide. There are plenty of walks around the area, suitable for children as well. The house itself is tastefully, carefully and subliminally luxuriously renovated, the bathrooms deserve a special mention as does the kitchen which has almost everything (the toaster alone is superior to whole kitchenettes in other holiday-appartments). The only real gripe were the very soft and dented mattresses, they somehow stand in contrast to the overall well-kept state of the house. Our caretaker Lucy deserves a special mention, she was always reachable, helpful in every way we needed and made us feel very welcome indeed.
Guest from Sherborne stayed for 7 nights.
Peaceful and quiet location, probably not for everyone, but this to us was wonderful. Cottage nicely equipped and comfortable. we enjoyed our week there.
Guest from Nuneaton stayed for 7 nights.
Cottage is in an excellent location. Right on the creek, excellent for canoeing. So peaceful and quiet. Will definitely be back. Only gripe wifi is not usable.
Guest from Leighton Buzzard stayed for 7 nights.
A beautiful location suitable to our needs. Excellent property would love to visit again. Beds excellent and bedding we all slept like logs. Plenty of towels excellent sizes. Fully equipped throughout the property. Not a thing was missing.
Guest from Challock stayed for 7 nights.
Beautiful cottage in a very peaceful,tranquil location. Superb views and lovely walks around Coombe.Short trip into Truro for shopping and restaurants. This is our 3rd visit to Coombe, staying in Bethel and Pencreek cottages previously and all highly recommended.
Guest from Bridport stayed for 14 nights.
A delightful, comfortable, well-equipped cottage, wonderful views and idyllic location. The customer service and care from Lucy and the cleaners is exceptional. We did not want to go home and a third week would have been perfect! We definitely hope to return.
Guest from Rhyl stayed for 7 nights.
A truly relaxing cottage, perfect location, and everything you could need in the cottage and more. Lucy is Tregothans treasure. We were blessed with some lovely weather and the cottage setting made you want to just laze around Coombe. Hope to return again One sour note - on leaving the eager cleaning crew were actually waiting prior to 10 am which I found rather rude.
Guest from Lowdham stayed for 7 nights.
Penjerrick is a beautiful cottage in a perfect, tranquil location. The views from the house are stunning and we really enjoyed sitting in the front garden overlooking the water. We were fortunate to have warm, sunny days to enjoy the outdoors and chilly evenings to enjoy the log fire. A beautiful, comfy cottage for us, our 4 month old and our westie! Thanks for a great stay!
Guest from Near Corby stayed for 7 nights.
Our 3rd time staying at the cottage and still amazes us with how beautiful the cottage and surroundings are. Perfect for dogs as the walks on the doorstep are amazing. 8 month old baby joined us for his first cornwall holiday, the only problem we found was the concrete floor isn't baby friendly so take a cushioned playmat and the high chair provided wasn't that good.
Guest from Romsey stayed for 7 nights.
An amazingly peaceful location with great outside seating in the sun. Easy access to the river and walks. No detail inside or outside the cottage is missed. First time we've returned to a cottage - not disappointed.
Guest from Exebridge stayed for 7 nights.
This is a real character cottage which could accommodate two couples quite comfortably. The cottage also enjoys the most beautiful views of the creek.
Guest from Plymouth stayed for 5 nights.
We stayed at Bethel Cottage two years ago and thought that couldn't be beaten, but Penjerrick certainly did! It was a perfect size for three adults and two dogs, the two en suites were a real bonus. The location was beautiful and tranquil, hard to believe his little piece of heaven is five minutes from Truro! I will never book another cottage anywhere else, both Penjerrick and Bethel were equally high standards and can not wait to book my next retreat with Lucy. Thank you so much! Zoë, Jeff and Graham (and Lilly and Fergus)
Guest from Tavistock stayed for 7 nights.
Fantastic cottage real home from home with the extra luxury's, brilliant location with great walks for the dogs. Can not wait to return such a peaceful and relaxing holiday.
Guest from Ely stayed for 7 nights.
We spotted Penjerrick last year when we were staying at Holly Cottage and wanted to go there this year because of its superior position. It did not disappoint and our discerning friends were well impressed. Just a couple of niggles: i) the courtesy lights from the parking space to the house didn't work - necessary on dark October evenings. Reported to Lucy but not fixed during our stay. ii) heating very complicated to control. Our bathroom radiator could not be turned off. Maybe it's a sauna....... iii) light in bathrooms poor for wet shavers iv) bit mean supplying only 1 bin bag, no spare toilet rolls and just 4 dishwasher tablets. However, one can forgive all that when a place is so perfect.
Guest from London stayed for 7 nights.
The cottage was beautifully done, perhaps a little less furniture in the lounge would improve but other than that it was delightfully laid out and furnished. The cottage was clean and had all we needed to cook and relax. The bathrooms were luxurious and the beds comfortable . Slept so well and left feeling very relaxed The outside views and the location were so perfect , the cottage is near enough to other places go out for day , but then felt isolated and in our own little bubble when we were at the cottage watching the wildlife and tides , this is a hard combination to find. Loved the walks , wildlife, watching the tides, local tea and jam. It was a little slice of old fashioned peaceful heaven , never to be forgotten. Wouldn't hesitate to return again
Guest from Near Corby stayed for 7 nights.
Fantastic holiday cottage, this was our second time at Penjjerick and we will be booking our third visit for next year soon. The cottage room layout was different than last time but was much better for family use.
Guest from Godalming stayed for 7 nights.
Penjerrick is a little slice of heaven situated on the picturesque River Fal and my family and I had a truly wonderful week sailing our dinghy off the jetty alongside the boat we hired and enjoying the comforts of the lovely furnished cottage. Certainly a week to treasure & we hope to return next year!
Guest from London stayed for 7 nights.
We had a really lovely week and will definitely go back - what a perfect place! Really private and a great view of the creek. The beds and the bathrooms are particularly luxurious.
Guest from Stafford stayed for 14 nights.
My every need was caterd for. The sun shone on the cottage from morning until night. Mooring for the boat is on your doorstep. Perfect Thank you !!!
Guest from Wolverhampton stayed for 7 nights.
Where do i start.Penjerrick is the best cottage we have stayed in,and we have stayed in quite a few around the country.The location is simply idilic.If you want peace and quite,with total relaxation guaranteed,then Penjerrick is the place for you.We were also very lucky to have a week of fantastic weather,who needs to go abroad. The cottage was very well equipped to a high standard.The setting,over looking the river Fal was top draw.We were lucky enough to take advantage of the BBQ,cooking our tea on 2 occasions and also having breakfast on the fantastic patio area.I feel the pictures on the web site dont do the cottage or its location justice,even though these pictures helped make our choice.We will be back to Penjerrick,thats a promise.
Guest from Towcester stayed for 7 nights.
Coombe is a little hamlet where it feels like time has stood still. We hope that it does not become over developed as a holiday destination in the future and retains it's local community feel. The near by tea rooms are excellent with the best cakes and views you could wish for. Penjerrick has been beautifully renovated and furnished and commands lovely views over the creek. We do agree with previous reviews about too much furniture and the fact that wi-fi is not great. Don't rely on it.
Guest from Henlow stayed for 7 nights.
Lovely cottage, well maintained in a stunning setting beside the creek. Well equipped, maybe a little too much furniture in the lounge. Will return.
Guest from Woking stayed for 14 nights.
Excellent position, neat, clean, warm cottage. Great for two adults and two children. Too crowded and cramped for 4 adults. A good time was had by all.
Guest from Penarth stayed for 4 nights.
What an absolutely amazing cottage ,have stayed in 2 other cottages on the estate - all are without doubt first class , I would recommend this holiday to anyone , a truly wonderful escape from the world ,so happy :)
Guest from stayed for 7 nights.
Great cottage in a magical place.criticisms?Well yes,small ones.Tho small this site has too few characters to describe them...but they are v tiny so no
Guest from Gloucester stayed for 7 nights.
Your best cottage yet. We have stayed in two of your other cottages previously and thought they could not be bettered, penjerrick proved otherwise. Beautiful views, lovely decor, very comfortable huge bed. To warm for the wood burner but maybe next time. Dogs loved the garden and the local walks. Well equiped, put the tele in the main lounge with the wood burner would be good. Can't wait to return.
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