Lavender Cottage Penzance and Newlyn

Overview

A stylish country cottage set in a wonderful coastal location, Lavender Cottage is an idyllic holiday hideaway.  Situated in the historic old town, but less than 10 minutes’ walk from Penzance train station (on the main line to London Paddington), it is a perfect base for exploring.  From secret coves and picture-postcard villages such as Mousehole, to the more vibrant atmosphere of Penzance, the West Cornwall peninsula oozes hidden character and charm.  Located in a quiet mews, the cottage is only a 5 minute walk from Penzance’s harbour and beach, Jubilee Pool lido and Chapel Street with its antiques and art shops, pubs and eateries.  Combining features of an original fisherman’s home with modern luxury, Lavender Cottage is perfect for couples and friends. 

 

At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Stylish cottage
  • Pretty courtyard seating
  • Walk to the harbour
  • Great central location
Bedrooms
  • 1 with a superking bed
  • 1 with a kingsize bed
Bathrooms

Main bathroom

Family
  • Children Welcome: Yes
  • Cot Provided: Yes
Dogs
  • Dogs Welcome: No
What to expect from Cornish Gems
  • Digital area guide
  • Welcome hamper on arrival
  • Property welcome folder
  • First class Customer Service
Terms and conditions of hire

Step Inside

Set over 3 floors this boutique-style cottage has been beautifully transformed with comfort in mind.  The sitting room at the front of the cottage is a welcoming place to relax after a clifftop walk, or cosy up with a glass of wine in front of a film.  Walking through to the dining room, you’ll find a lovely rustic wooden dining table with bench seating, ideal for getting together over a supper of local lobster - the neighboring fishing village of Newlyn provides some of the region’s best seafood.  The ship-shape galley kitchen is small but perfectly-formed and overlooks the courtyard garden, a sun-trap for lounging with a book or al fresco drinks.  From the dining room, stairs lead up to the first floor, where you’ll find the bathroom, and next to it a front-facing bedroom decorated in warm creams and neutral tones, with a king size bed.  Climbing the last set of stairs you’ll reach the spacious and luxurious master bedroom set high in the eaves of the cottage, with a super king size bed, hand basin and French windows opening onto a small Juliet balcony offering a stunning sea view across to the iconic St Michael’s Mount. 

 

From your Holiday Door

Lavender Cottage is located in a quiet lane but close to local shops, the oldest pub in Penzance, and only a short walk down the winding streets to the sea.  Choose to stroll along the front and enjoy a swim in Jubilee Pool, an Art Deco lido.  Penzance has an intriguing mix - from the famous Lenterns butchers and waterside fishmongers, to kitsch gift shops and art galleries, to artisan cafes and tiny olde-worlde pubs.  A wealth of eateries means you can relax with morning coffee by the sea, indulge in a traditional cream tea, or enjoy excellent local cooking at one of the many cafes and restaurants.  The art-deco outdoor seawater pool is a few minutes’ walk from the cottage, as is the ferry to the Scilly Isles.  Catch your own supper on a fishing trip leaving from the harbour or visit the friendly cycle hire shop around the corner and discover the nearby beaches by bike.

Nestled in the old narrow streets, Lavender Cottage is an ideal bolthole for enjoying Cornish life.

Bedroom

  • Bedroom one: Set on the 2nd floor.  Enjoy the elevated position and sea views from this very spacious super king bedded room with 2 x bedside tables with lamps, 2 x white chairs, built in wardrobe and storage, glass table, Juliet balcony
  • Bedroom two: Set on the 1st floor.  A spacious king bedded room with 2 x bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, built in wardrobe

Bathroom

  • Family bathroom: located on the first floor with bath, over-the-bath shower, wash hand basin and toilet
  • Bedroom one: a wash hand basin within the room

Kitchen

  • A sunny galley style kitchen, small yet perfectly formed!
  • Single electric oven
  • 4 hob gas burners
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge with small freezer compartment
  • Toaster and kettle
  • Cafetiere
  • Utilities: washing/dryer machine located within the bathroom

Living and Dining

  • Two 2 seater comfortable sofas
  • Coffee table
  • Flatscreen TV
  • DVD Player
  • iPod station and radio
  • A lovely wooden dining table and 2 bench seats
  • Sideboard
  • Outside dining: small cafe table and chairs

Other Features

  • Pretty courtyard terrace
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Luxury bed linens and towels provided
  • *Children are permitted to stay, please note that the staircase to the 2nd floor is quite steep and narrow 
  • Travel cot 
  • Highchair
  • There are many beautiful beaches throughout West Cornwall including Mount's Bay, Praa Sands, Lamorna Cove, Porthcurno and Sennen

Accessibility

  • Level access to front door
  • Level courtyard area
  • 2 flights of cottage style stairs, please note these are steeper than a normal flight of stairs and narrower.

I had a wonderful stay at Lavender Cottage. I was looking for somewhere to get away with no distractions and Lavender Cottage was a complete dream. I could sit with a coffee and the sun streaming in the window in the morning. Walk to Mousehole or St Michael’s Mount along the seafront or wander country lanes around Penzance. Very quiet and secluded, the cottage had everything I needed!

All testimonials >

Beautiful cottage perfectly located.. Couldn’t recommend enough

Jennie Bonsall

It was sparkling clean -- everything seemed new! Loved that there were daffodils blooming outside the front door.

Magdalene Lampert

I found the staff extremely helpful. It is always reassuring to be able to speak to someone who knows what they are talking about. Welcome goodies were excellent and of a high quality. I especially liked the Cornish salt and pepper mix. The cottage was spotlessly clean and very well presented. All lovely.

Geraldine Cook

I think it was actually better than the photos!

Mel Faulkner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Lavender cottage. It was great for the 2 of us. The welcome hamper was a lovely touch.

Laura Walker

Had a great time and would definitely go back and wouldn't hesitate in using Cornish Gems again.

Ruth Boyle

From booking the property, the actual property, the unexpected welcome pack and the curtesy call - everything was lovely and we would definitely like to return.

Lisa Gilbert

Lovely cottage, central location, and the service and communication received from Cornish Gems is excellent

Louise Maidment

Lavender Cottage is superbly located in a quiet lane but within minutes to the sea front and also the town. It has a small sunny court yard to the rear of the property. The bedrooms are spacious and well furnished, especially the top floor which also has a small balcony with beautiful sea views including St Michaels Mount. I would definitely recommend this cottage to friend and family.

Jacci Davis

A gorgeous little bijou traditional cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would happily come again

Drake-Burrows

Thank you for a wonderful holiday... It's a perfect little cottage right in the heart of Penzanc

Catrin Morgan

Excellent stay very relaxing and comfortable- Cornish gems office staff extremely helpful! Directions spot on! We really loved the welcome goodies- to have tea/ milk and saffron loaf left for our arrival was very thoughtful! Very clean cottage and will definitely recommend the cottage to act as a base to discover west Cornwall. Thank you!

Claire Forward

This was a Xmas present for my boyfriend and we were both very impressed by the cottage and the location. The location is superb, so close to town that the takeaway coffee's were still hot when we got them back but you would never know as the road is so quiet. We never heard another car. The property has the luxury feel to it and had everything we wanted. It was a lovely touch that the cottage already warm and toasty when we arrived. Many thanks

Helen Wilson

A delightful warm and cozy winter birthday break.

Anthony Day

We loved our stay in Cornwall. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend CG to friends (actually, I've done this already!) and we would go back to Lavender Cottage again. Many thanks for such a lovely long weekend!

Emily Brown

We had an extremely enjoyable stay and the cottage was very clean and comfortable with lots of crockery and utensils available.

Eleanor Bass

Great cottage. We Would book with Cornish Gems again.

Hannah Dyer

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Lavender Cottage, the bed linen and towels were lovely.

Michael McIntyre

Really loved the cottage and location. We would definitely recommend Cornish Gems and Lavender Cottage to others and use them again.

Rosie Felton

Really enjoyed our stay in Lavender Cottage.

Judith Barnsby

We had a fantastic stay - thank you! Cottage very well equipped, we were pleased with everything.

Jan Stevens

Lovely cottage, small but very tasteful!

Alex Stubbs

We had a really lovely holiday at Lavender Cottage which was well equipped and furnished, with lovely crockery and a great shower. Thank you for providing such a lovely base for our holiday.

Richard And Jane Greenway

Lovely holiday!

Mrs Claire Ryan-hicks

We would like to say we had one of the best holidays ever. The service you provided was excellent and Lavender Cottage was wonderful. The welcome tray was a lovely touch!!!! Thank you to you all.

Trish And Simon Badger