Close to the beautiful sailing waters of the Helford River and Falmouth bay.
The Cottage, Barn and Stable sit within the grounds of Carwinion Vean, which is a stroll away from all village amenities. Each cottage has their own private entrance, garden space and off road parking. All offer comfortable and modern facilities and free wifi .
The Cottage is deceptively spacious, offering two en-suite bedrooms, a twin and a double. The fully equipped kitchen/diner has an oven/grill, induction hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster, kettle, washing machine and dishwasher. The lounge is comfortable and homely with a selection of games, books, DVD's and magazines
The Cottage is deceptively spacious, offering two en-suite bedrooms, a twin and a double. The fully equipped kitchen/diner has an oven/grill, induction hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster, kettle, washing machine and dishwasher. The lounge is comfortable and homely with a selection of games, books, DVD's and magazines (currently available upon request to manage the potential risk of cross-infection). There is a private garden to the rear with a picnic bench and sun chairs, perfect to enjoy long sunny days and quiet relaxing evenings.
(Sleeps 1 -4 guests)
The Barn offers all you need for a comfortable holiday for one to four guests. The kitchen has an oven/grill, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, two ring induction hob, toaster, kettle and washing machine. There is a cosy double bedroom, and the open plan living/dining/kitchen area has a sofa bed. The secluded enclosed garden i
The Barn offers all you need for a comfortable holiday for one to four guests. The kitchen has an oven/grill, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, two ring induction hob, toaster, kettle and washing machine. There is a cosy double bedroom, and the open plan living/dining/kitchen area has a sofa bed. The secluded enclosed garden is perfect for children to play and adults to relax, after long days spent exploring the breathtakingly beautiful Cornish coast and countryside.
(Sleeps 1 -4 guests)
The quirky cosy Stable studio is small but very cute. It comfortably sleeps one or two guests in a large super king bed, which can be separated to offer the option of twin beds. A compact, but well equipped kitchenette, enables you to cater for all, or some of your meals. It has a fridge with freezer compartment, oven/microwave/grill, two
The quirky cosy Stable studio is small but very cute. It comfortably sleeps one or two guests in a large super king bed, which can be separated to offer the option of twin beds. A compact, but well equipped kitchenette, enables you to cater for all, or some of your meals. It has a fridge with freezer compartment, oven/microwave/grill, two ring induction hob, toaster and kettle. A small enclosed outdoor seating area offers a sunny spot to relax and eat al fresco.
(Sleeps 1 -2 guests)
We are taking extra care to sanitize your space due to COVID-19 by carrying out additional steps to reduce the spread of infection. Cleanliness has always been our highest priority, but it has become more important than ever, which is why we have put together even higher standards for cleaning.
We follow enhanced cleaning protocol, developed with expert guidance.
We have contact free self-check in and out, using a coded key safe. Directions for use are sent to you prior to your arrival via email. We are adhering to the social distancing guidelines. During this time we will encourage guests to contact us via messaging services, or phone, whenever possible. However, we are always available to meet
We have contact free self-check in and out, using a coded key safe. Directions for use are sent to you prior to your arrival via email. We are adhering to the social distancing guidelines. During this time we will encourage guests to contact us via messaging services, or phone, whenever possible. However, we are always available to meet guests in person following the recommended guidelines. We give our guests privacy unless they request otherwise.
We sanitise high-touch surfaces, down to the door handles
We use cleaners and disinfectants approved by global health agencies, and wear protective gear to help prevent cross-contamination.
We provide extra cleaning supplies, so you can clean as you stay
The accommodation is on one level throughout, there are two bedrooms each with an en-suite shower room. The bedrooms are far enough apart to offer privacy for two couples and close enough for families with younger children. There is off road parking for up to two vehicles immediately to the right of the property, providing easy level access. The property benefits from a fully enclosed, private garden area, with picnic bench, sun shade and rotary washing line. The property is well equipped with a full kitchen including a dining table. There is a comfortable living room (with TV and a selection of books, magazines, games and DVD's available) for those who prefer to stay in, and there are also beach towels, a selection of children's beach toys, cool bag and beach umbrella for those wishing to spend days out and about. There is storage for additional equipment, such as bikes, canoes, surf boards etc on site.
The Barn has a light and modern interior, decorated in cool sea greens, blues and greys that reflect the Cornish coastline, rivers and rugged clifftops. Enter through the double-glazed French doors, into a light and airy open plan lounge, kitchen, dining area. This area has a small fitted kitchen with washing machine, kettle, four slice toaster, microwave with grill, fridge, oven, extractor fan and two ring ceramic hob. A dining table overlooks the garden and a there is a double sofa bed (for use when there are more than two guests), TV, electric wall heater and storage cupboard. From this area there are doors to a bedroom and shower room. The bedroom comprises a traditional style double bed, open hanging storage space, electric wall heater, mirror and hairdryer. The modern fitted shower room is traditional in style, has plenty of storage, a full-length mirror, heated towel rail and wall mounted fan heater. Towels and bed linen are provided. The Barn benefits from off road parking.
The converted Stable is a self-contained studio style property. It comprises compact yet comfortable accommodation. The stable door opens into an entrance area, which leads through to the kitchen, dining and sleeping area. In addition, there is a separate well-appointed shower room.
The zip link bed offers the choice of either two single beds, OR a super king bed. (Photos show both options and guests will be asked for their preference before arrival, if no preference is indicated a super king bed will be provided). The enclosed outdoor seating area provides privacy to the front of the property and the opportunity to eat al fresco and relax after a busy day. There is also off-road parking.
The quaint Cornish village of Mawnan Smith is situated close to the beautiful sailing waters of the Helford River, and historical maritime town of Falmouth. The cottages are a short stroll from all village amenities, including the handsome thatched Red Lion pub, Cornish Maid café and general store. There is a bus route to Falmouth.
The cottages are within an easy walking distance of two world class gardens, Glendurgan and Trebah. Mawnan Smith is no more than an hour's drive from all of Cornwall's attractions., including Heligan and Trelissick gardens and the Eden Project.
The cottages offer ease of access to the beautiful South West Coast path. Spend your days exploring the rugged cliffs and secret coves. Enjoy the wonderous views, drink in the sea air and experience nature at its very best.
Red Lion Inn
Hooked on The Rocks
Roskilly's Ice Cream
Helford River Cruises
Orca Sea Safari's
Pitch & Putt
Elemental Water Sports
Falmouth Surf School
Arvor Sea Kayaking
Falmouth Fishing Trips
Isles of Scilly Day Trips
St Michael's Mount
St Ives via train from
Barbara Hepworth Museum
Tate Gallery St Ives
South West Coast Path
Trebah, Glendurgan, Heligan & Trelissick Gardens
Explore the stunning Cornish coastline, rugged moors, harbours and coves. Sample freshly caught seafood, delicious cream teas, award winning Cornish Yarg cheese, pasties & cider.
Mawnan Smith is perfectly positioned to enable you to explore all that Cornwall has to offer. It is just a short drive away from Falmouth university and the hustle and bustle of Falmouth town. It nestles between the scenic and secluded coves alongside the beautiful Helford River, and the golden sands of Maenporth beach, where you can enjoy fabulous food and sea views whilst dining at The Cove restaurant. The ancient Church of St Mawnan is on the headland where the Helford river meets the sea. It is accessible from the South West Coast Path and attracts many walkers and other visitors.
Mawnan Smith amenities include the very handsome thatched Red Lion public house, Casa Juan Spanish restaurant, general store/post office, hairdresser and Cornish Maid café. It is home to two world class, riverside, sub-tropical gardens, Trebah and Glendurgan. Both have café facilities and both meander down to the shores of the tranquil Helford River, where you can join the coastal path, stopping for great seafood lunches at The Ferryboat Inn. The nearby Budock Vean Hotel boasts a nine-hole golf course, and there is a fabulous cliff top eighteen hole course in Falmouth.
Carwinion Vean Holiday Cottages are perfect for all your needs. Whether visiting students at Falmouth University, connecting with family or friends, or travelling on business. The flexibility of comfortable self-catering accommodation creates an easy, relaxing 'home away from home' feeling.
Cornwall is home to many familiar characters from books, television and film. Explore the dramatic locations from Daphne Du Maurier and Rosamunde Pilcher novels, Doc Martin and Poldark TV dramas and the films (James Bond) Die Another Day, Ladies in Lavender and Jamaica Inn.
Falmouth Week has grown into one of the largest and best attended Regattas in the whole of the West Country. With over 300 yachts racing over the period of eight days and fantastic shoreside entertainment throughout the week, Falmouth Week is a must in everyone's diary!
Minack Theatre information https://www.minack.com/2020season/
Princess Pavilions Falmouth https://www.ents24.com/falmouth-events/princess-pavilion-and-gyllyngdune-gardens
Royal County Show, Wadebridge 4th, 5th, 6th June 2020 http://royalcornwallshow.org
Boardmasters Festival 2020 4th-9th August https://www.boardmasters.com
Start your day with a hearty Cornish breakfast at The Cornish Maid, or Gylly Beach Café. Take a foot ferry from Falmouth town, or The King Harry car ferry to St Mawes. Explore the golden sands and rock pools and take a bracing swim in the sea, before sampling Cornwall's finest pasties. Travel west and visit St Michael's Mount, Land's End, The Minack Theatre, Sennen Beach and St Ives Tate Gallery, eat and shop at Trevaskis Farm. Travel east and enjoy the wonders of The Eden Project, cycle the Camel Trail and enjoy freshly cooked seafood at Rick Stein's in Padstow. Surf on the north coast, visit the Blue Reef Aquarium or Newquay Zoo, and eat at The Watering Hole on Perranporth beach. Relax on Maenporth beach, followed with a special meal or informal tapas, overlooking the ocean at The Cove restaurant, or a trip to nearby Rick Steins', The Shed, Shack or Ranch in Falmouth's event square.
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