Path to the secret retreat with fire bowl and seating
While away the hours drinking in this beautiful view
Awake from your secret haven
Open plan living
Climb the ladder to bed
Light the woodburner on those cooler evenings
Lounge/dining area
Attention to detail throughout
Kitchen accessed via living area
Sleeping area with super-king size bed accessed via ladder
Spacious bathroom
Coffee with a view
View towards the cabin from the glade
Pathway access to the cabin
Tree top views
Fowey 6 miles away
1 / 16  Path to the secret retreat with fire bowl and seating
2 / 16  While away the hours drinking in this beautiful view
3 / 16  Awake from your secret haven
4 / 16  Open plan living
5 / 16  Climb the ladder to bed
6 / 16  Light the woodburner on those cooler evenings
7 / 16  Lounge/dining area
8 / 16  Attention to detail throughout
9 / 16  Kitchen accessed via living area
10 / 16  Sleeping area with super-king size bed accessed via ladder
11 / 16  Spacious bathroom
12 / 16  Coffee with a view
13 / 16  View towards the cabin from the glade
14 / 16  Pathway access to the cabin
15 / 16  Tree top views
16 / 16  Fowey 6 miles away

Sylvan View,

Fowey (6mls NW), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Wooden cabin situated in the Luxulyan Valley
  • Romantic hideaway
  • Tranquil rural location within seven acres of meadows and woodland
  • Five-minutes’ drive from the Cornish coast
  • Outside fire bowl and seating for you to enjoy
  • Art and craft workshops on site
Property code: SYLVA

Romantic cabin in a quiet, rural location, within walking distance of the village of Luxulyan, just one mile from the world-renowned Eden Project.

This cabin is the perfect place to come if you want to get away from it all, situated as it is in a quiet location in the picturesque Luxulyan Valley. Located within 7 acres of meadows and traditional broadleaf woodland with a quirky hobbit hamlet and bell tents and abundant wildlife and private interactive woodland trail. The cabin is situated in its own private garden with a beautiful aspect across the valley. The location of the cabin is off a country lane which also leads to The Treffry viaduct/aqueduct of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. The cabin lies 1 mile from Cornwall’s premier attraction The Eden Project and a little further afield, yet still within easy reach are The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the town of Newquay known for its beaches and surfing, and the pretty town of St Ives with its harbour, restaurants, and boutiques.

The magic starts as soon as you park your car, with a short level walk to the cabin through the woodland (wheelbarrows for belongings are provided for ease) leading you to the haven that awaits. On arrival at the property the open-plan lounge/diner is the main space in the cabin and is simply and tastefully decorated, in keeping with the general sense of calm here. The wood burner sits in the corner, keeping the whole place warm and cosy. The first basket of logs is provided and more can be bought from the owner who harvests them from the surrounding woodland, at a cost of £5 per bag. There is a TV and DVD. The kitchen is small but efficient, with an oven and hob, fridge/freezer, and microwave. The shower room is also on the ground floor, with a corner shower cubicle and WC. A permanent ladder leads to the snug, platformed bed, which has reduced head room due to its location in the roof space. The bed here is a king-size and a window lies behind the head of the bed.

Outside, the property benefits from a veranda and garden, where guests can enjoy alfresco meals and those stunning views of the neighbouring woodland and valley. There is seating and a BBQ out here too along with a fire bowl, making the evenings a truly romantic experience. There is parking for one car a short walk from the property itself. Arts and crafts workshops are available on site throughout the year.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom with king-size bed, accessed via permanent ladder
  • Shower room with WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wood burner, with first basket of logs provided
  • Oven, hob, fridge/freezer, and microwave
  • Regret no washing machine
  • Electric and gas included
  • Electric heater
  • Outside fire bowl and seating
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.5 mile, beach 3 miles

This property joined our collection in 2011 and is managed by Alex.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rachel, 12th August 2019

Lovely location. Slightly noisy on some nights from the campsite the other side of the hedge. Surrounding woodland is stunning as are the views from the cabin. We had a couple of visitors from the campsite which we didnt expect. This wasnt a problem but would have preferred not to have people walking directly outside the front of the cabin and peerRead moreing in through the window. The cabin itself had everything we needed, the shower was amazing and the bed was comfy too. All in all a great getaway Hide

Reviewed by Charlie, 5th August 2019

The cottage is part of a small camping and glamping site in a woodland, up tiny winding roads in the middle of nowhere - very peaceful and idyllic. The views are spectacular. Our phone network didn't get phone or internet signal and had tRead moreo drive to a nearby village for signal. We had a issue with a gap between the two single mattresses but that's since been fixed - the zip that kept them together had simply come undone. We had a wonderful stay and I would definitely recommend this little patch of paradise.


Reviewed by Caitlyn, 27th July 2019

The location is fantastic!! Great for the dogs with so many beautiful walks, beaches and gardens to explore. The view from the garden was breathtaking and we spend our evenings having drinks and bbqs looking out over the view and lighting the fire pit for when it got dark.

Reviewed by Ernest, 20th June 2019

Great location, relaxing break away from the city and close enough to nearby Fowey for pubs, harbour and restaurants if required. Stunning view from the cabin and very friendly owners. Pet friendly and comfortable.

Reviewed by Richard, 15th September 2018

Fantastic location in beautiful woodland overlooking a lovely valley. Lots to see and places to visit in the area. The cabin was perfect, peaceful and rustic, just what we were looking for and I managed to light the wood burner everynight without the need for firelighters! We did struggle at first to find dog friendly beaches other than Par, but weRead more managed in the end. The local pubs were very welcoming and food was very good. Great holiday. Thanks. Hide

Reviewed by Joy, 8th September 2018

Wonderful cabin in an absolutely amazing location - perfect for getting away from it all! Cabin had everything we needed for our stay and was cosy and comfortable.

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Path to the secret retreat with fire bowl and seating
While away the hours drinking in this beautiful view
Awake from your secret haven
Open plan living
Climb the ladder to bed
Light the woodburner on those cooler evenings
Lounge/dining area
Attention to detail throughout
Kitchen accessed via living area
Sleeping area with super-king size bed accessed via ladder
Spacious bathroom
Show 4 moreCoffee with a view


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