Gorgeous little converted barn for two
Great outside space - quiet and relaxing
Perfect spot  for morning coffee
Very comfortable throughout
Light and bright living space
Lovely well equipped kitchen/diner
The king sized bedroom
Plenty of storage space for your stay
Choice of bath or shower
Private outside space front and back
A warm welcome awaits on this Cornish working fram
Picture perfect Helford River
The dramatic coastline at The Lizard
Pretty Coverack Harbour, only a few miles away
1 / 15  Gorgeous little converted barn for two
2 / 15  Great outside space - quiet and relaxing
3 / 15  Perfect spot for morning coffee
4 / 15  Very comfortable throughout
5 / 15  Light and bright living space
6 / 15  Lovely well equipped kitchen/diner
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8 / 15  The king sized bedroom
9 / 15  Plenty of storage space for your stay
10 / 15  Choice of bath or shower
11 / 15  Private outside space front and back
12 / 15  A warm welcome awaits on this Cornish working fram
13 / 15  Picture perfect Helford River
14 / 15  The dramatic coastline at The Lizard
15 / 15  Pretty Coverack Harbour, only a few miles away

Blackbird Cottage

Helford (2mls S), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming stone cottage with pretty countryside views
  • Breath-taking Coastal Walks and Countryside Treks Nearby
  • Close to picturesque locations of The Lizard Peninsula and only 6 miles from pretty Helston
Property code: BBIRD

Set within 100-acres of spectacular arable land, this lovingly converted barn offers a great spot to explore The Lizard’s stunning coastline. It’s also an ideal place to enjoy a romantic retreat with tranquil surroundings and comfortable accommodation for up to two people. You are in easy reach of several Cornish attractions including Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens.  The nearest beach is the idyllic Gillan at the mouth of Gillan Creek (2 miles). Chill out on the Herra and see the small boats come and go. Take a map, it’s tricky to find.

This spacious cottage offers a light and airy ambience to match its unspoilt surroundings. Inside you’ll find open plan living with a comfortable lounge with TV/ DVD with Freeview and warming coal effect fire for chillier months, here you can also access the front and rear patio areas. The adjoining kitchen/dining area is equipped with electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and radio. There is also a table and chairs. The property provides one double room with king-size bed and there is a bathroom, with shower cubicle and WC.

The cottage enjoys its own space and seclusion inside and out and at the rear of the property, you’ll find a private patio area and large lawn garden providing the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine.

  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • Bathroom – bath, shower cubicle and WC 
  • Kitchen - electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and radio
  • TV/DVD with Freeview
  • Private patio and large garden
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 6 miles, horse riding 7 miles, sailing 2 miles
  • Arrival: 14:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Paula Hart

This property has been let with us for over 15 years and is managed by Paula.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Robin, 7th June 2024

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This accommodation is everything as it is advertised to be. We had a fantastic holiday there and would definitely have no hesitation in returning or recommending Blackbird to any of our friends.

Reviewed by Gerald, 24th May 2024

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The cottage was the best we have used

Reviewed by Helen, 17th May 2024

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Our second visit to Blackbird Cottage and once again we thoroughly enjoyed it and will hopefully be back next year. Very clean and comfortable cottage, excellent hosts.

Reviewed by Janet, 10th May 2024

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Reviewed by Pamela, 3rd May 2024

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Excellent spacious one bedroom spotless well equipped accommodation. Two small steps to front door and level rooms. Owner left fresh flowers/ milk & a delicious homemade Victoria sponge. Parking right next to front door.

Reviewed by Susan, 26th April 2024

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This is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in. The comfort, excellent equipment and the quiet setting made for a relaxing stay. The welcoming cake was another bonus! The area has so much to offer with lovely villages, coastline and beautiful gardens. After a day exploring a cuppa and cake in the garden was a perfect end. We would love to returRead moren. Hide

Reviewed by Christine, 19th April 2024

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Reviewed by Malcolm, 1st March 2024

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excellent lovely and peaceful

Reviewed by Harold, 15th February 2024

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Reviewed by Graham, 22nd September 2023

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Excellent property would highly recommend. We have stayed here for many years and have already booked for 2024. Everything is provided for a home from home stay.

Reviewed by Andrew, 8th September 2023

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A lovely, comfortable cottage in the peaceful countryside. A home from home. I would definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by Keith, 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Alan, 25th August 2023

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Blackbird cottage is in a quiet rural location which is ideal to fully relax in, the cottage itself is very comfortable and clean and we would certainly recommend it to friends and family

Reviewed by Ian, 18th August 2023

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A lovely find in a brilliant location. Perfect for exploring the peninsula, and only 15 minutes from some great beaches. Great cake left for arrival and milk in the fridge. Well appointed, clean and comfortable, perfect for us two.

Reviewed by Marion, 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Don, 7th July 2023

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Lovely cottage in nice area. Warm welcome from Rachel and Alan and Billy the collie. Enjoyed the cake. very welcome after a long drive.

Reviewed by Keith, 16th June 2023

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A brilliant holiday let in a super location with very pleasant owners.

Reviewed by David, 9th June 2023

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Excellent cottage in a good and quiet location. Parking outside the door, good shower, clean and well equipped. This was our second stay which says it all. Nice cake and flowers left by Rachel for a welcoming gesture. Many thanks.

Reviewed by Robbie, 2nd June 2023

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Lovely cosy cottage in a very peaceful location. Owners are friendly and very helpful

Reviewed by Peter, 26th May 2023

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We loved our stay at Blackbird Cottage so peaceful and private. Nearby Helford river and surrounding area is lovely. Relaxing in the garden with a glass or two of wine in the evening and just watching a pair of bluetits feeding their young. Once again I must say to Racheal the cake was delicious. The cottage was very clean and very well equipped anRead mored comfortable. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a peaceful break. Peter and Jenny Hide

Reviewed by David, 19th May 2023

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Fabulous cottage, extremely comfortable, garden full of wildlife, excellent location for visiting The Lizard peninsula and a homemade cake by Rachel the hostess (which we forgot to thank her for).....Thanks Rachel xxx

Reviewed by Roger, 12th May 2023

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Blackbird Cottage is situated in an excellent location for the West of Cornwall. Lands End, Lizard, St. Ives etc. all within a 30 mile drive. The cottage was clean and a home from home. Rachael a welcoming host.

Reviewed by Brian, 5th May 2023

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All as advert first class.

Reviewed by Charles, 28th April 2023

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The cottage was spotlessly clean, well equipped, and comfortable. The rural location was ideal for us to explore the beautiful Helford River and the rest of The Lizard.

Reviewed by Christine, 21st April 2023

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Reviewed by Christine, 14th April 2023

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Blackbird Cottage is a very comfortable well equipped cottage. Ideally suited for two people.

Reviewed by Linda, 24th March 2023

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Very comfortable, clean cottage in a beautiful location. Really relaxing . Will look forward to returning.

Reviewed by Matthew, 17th March 2023

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Alan and Rachael have made an idyllic refuge from the rat race at Blackbird Cottage. Everywhere inside and out they have added their personal touches and outstanding attention to detail. A real homke from home. Thank you, for making us so welcome and giving us a taste of rural paradise. We would love to come back to this wonderful retreat.

Reviewed by James, 10th March 2023

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My wife and I enjoyed idyllic five days at blackbird cottage. Clean, comfortable, and well equipped for two. Oh hosts and the suns went out of the way to ensure that we were well catered for and I hope to return next year. Thank you

Reviewed by Kathryn, 22nd December 2022

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It was so comfortable and so relaxing it was like being at home. I could definitely recommend Blackbird cottage for the perfect holiday location.

Reviewed by Deborah, 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Stanley, 30th September 2022

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Reviewed by Graham, 23rd September 2022

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Excellent cottage, would recommend all properties at higher Trenower Farm. Hosts Alan and Racheal are always welcoming and the cottages have everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Trevor, 16th September 2022

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Reviewed by Barbara, 9th September 2022

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Blackbird Cottage is one of the best cottages we have ever stayed in. It was immaculate and very comfortable and in a location to die for.

Reviewed by Keith, 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by David, 26th August 2022

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Reviewed by Lou, 8th July 2022

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A real gem in every respect! Great VFM. Excellent location for all things Lizard. Well pleased.

Reviewed by Keith, 17th June 2022

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A really outstanding holiday cottage, very comfortable, clean and well equipped. Situated in a peaceful location with many pretty and interesting places within easy reach.

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Gorgeous little converted barn for two
Great outside space - quiet and relaxing
Perfect spot  for morning coffee
Very comfortable throughout
Light and bright living space
Lovely well equipped kitchen/diner
The king sized bedroom
Plenty of storage space for your stay
Choice of bath or shower
Private outside space front and back
Show 3 moreA warm welcome awaits on this Cornish working fram

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