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The Sail Loft Lelant

£509 - £1494 per week
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If you are looking for a picturesque waterside location then look no further. This tastefully furnished and beautifully appointed three storey house is in an idyllic setting with dramatic views overlooking the beautiful Hayle Estuary - an ideal location for keen bird watchers. You are only a short walk away from miles of golden sands, starting at Porthkidney beach, where you can while away hours with family or friends. The Sail Loft is a brilliant holiday spot only a short drive from St Ives.

The waterside station is only a few minutes stroll and allows you to leave the car at home saving any traffic or parking worries. It takes less than 10 minutes and is one of the most stunning train rides you will ever experience.- you won't tire of it! You are in the most perfect location for exploring the rest that this beautiful area of Cornwall has to offer. You will see that the Sail Loft has been lovingly furnished with a great deal of care and attention to detail.The Courtyard garden is a wonderful area to relax with an early evening aperitif, have a family BBQ or simply chill with a glass of wine, snuggled in a throw after the children are in bed. You are also a short stroll from to a lovely wine bar/deli, two local pubs and a short drive to the Golf links. With stunning views, a great location and convenient travel links The Sail Loft has everything you could need for an unbeatable holiday.

Entrance

small ramp leading up from the driveway, through the front door into hallway. Stairs to first floor, doors to:

Bedroom 1

single day bed that extends to a comfortable double, TV, CD player, French doors leading to garden.

Utility room

basin, washing machine, tumble dryer.

Garden

table with seating for six, umbrella, Gas BBQ.

Cloakroom

WC, basin.

Kitchen/sitting/dining room

Juliet balcony overlooking pretty courtyard garden, large sofa, two armchairs, Smart TV, DVD player, Bose docking station, charging block, DAB radio, table with seating for 6, Miele/Neff appliances, electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine. Located on the first floor. Stairs from landing to second floor:

Bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, TV.

Bedroom 3

king size double bed, TV, estuary views, en suite with shower WC, basin.

Additional information

gas central heating, travel cot, high chair provided, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

good location very relaxing

June 2019

We would recommend the The Sail Loft very highly, it suited our needs perfectly. The property is very well equipped and is furnished to a high standard and much thought has been given by the owners to really make this a home from home. Our stay in May (we cannot speak for what it might be like at the height of the Summer season) was very peaceful and we liked seeing the trains and hearing the birdsong. Having a secure place to store our bikes was also much appreciated. We will definitely book this property again.

May 2019

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2019

1 January1133
5 Jan - 9 Feb499
16 February508
23 Feb - 30 Mar499
6 April755
13 April755
20 April740
27 April543
4 May - 18 May685
25 May1089
1 Jun - 8 Jun957
15 Jun - 22 Jun963
29 June1074
6 July1129
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20 July1184
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31 August925
7 September925
14 September896
21 September675
28 Sep - 12 Oct563
19 October780
26 October563
2 Nov - 14 Dec499
21 Dec - 31 Dec1133

2020

1 Jan - 8 Feb509
15 February518
22 Feb - 21 Mar509
28 March554
4 April770
11 April770
18 Apr - 25 Apr554
2 May664
9 May - 16 May699
23 May1111
30 May939
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27 June1095
4 July1151
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18 July1207
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19 September688
26 Sep - 10 Oct574
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24 October795
31 Oct - 19 Dec509
26 Dec - 31 Dec1155
 

Lelant Holidays

Lelant itself has two pubs, a restaurant, a golf course with stunning views and a vast beach with areas of secluded woodland. Holidays in Lelant are perfect for couples who want the peace of staying somewhere rural but are close to local amenities. You're never far from the beach when you stay in Lelant; take a stroll alongside the estuary, through the sand dunes and down to the vast expanse of Porthkindney Sands where the River Hayle joins the Atlantic Ocean.

Things to do near Lelant

If you book a self catering holiday in Lelant you’re perfectly situated for sightseeing, with a nearby train line to St Ives or Penzance for spot of shopping. If you jump in the car you can travel down the far west coast, one of the most beautiful driving routes in the UK. Stop off at the Gurnard’s Head for a bite of lunch or make your way down to Cape Cornwall and Sennen Cove

For those looking to explore on foot, the 12.5 mile St Michael's Way walk from Lelant to Marazion offers a great way to experience the Cornish countryside. The walk meanders through moorland and the small villages of Gulval and Ludgvan before emerging in Marazion with St Michael's Mount in clear view.

For something requiring a little less energy, visit Steeple Woods Nature Reserve for a more relaxing walk and spectacular views. Read more on our blog.

If you fancy a round of golf, Lelant is home to the West Cornwall Golf Club, offering breathtaking views and is playable at any time of year. Read more on our blog about Golf Courses in West Cornwall.

If you fancy stocking up on some treats during your stay, Scarlet Wines in Lelant offers local ingredients and specialities; ideal for a picnic at the beach or to enjoy in the comfort of your holiday home.

Beaches

The closest beach to Lelant is Porthkidney Sands which is dog-friendly. Please note there are certain restrictions during peak months on other beaches in the area. Find out more info about dog restrictions here

For more info on Porthkidney Sands, and other must-see beaches in the area, check out our blog post on Sandy beaches in West Cornwall.

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Local events

St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2019 

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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2019

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

TBC 23rd - 24th November 2019

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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

TBC 1st - 2nd December 2019

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Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

TBC 15th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

15th December 2019 - 4th January 2020

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www.mouseholelights.org.uk

Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

TBC 21st December 2019

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

TBC 23rd December 2019

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2019

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2020

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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.

TBC 1st - 2nd March 2020

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

26th - 28th April 2020

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.

27th April 2020

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2020

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

21st - 30th June 2020

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

3rd - 6th July 2020

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

25th - 27th July 2020

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

8th August 2020

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

Find out more >

 26th August 2020

What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

good location very relaxing

Jun 2019

We would recommend the The Sail Loft very highly, it suited our needs perfectly. The property is very well equipped and is furnished to a high standard and much thought has been given by the owners to really make this a home from home. Our stay in May (we cannot speak for what it might be like at the height of the Summer season) was very peaceful and we liked seeing the trains and hearing the birdsong. Having a secure place to store our bikes was also much appreciated. We will definitely book this property again.

May 2019

Lovely location, very homely and comfortable. Great cottage.

Sep 2018

Lovely property, well maintained and clean and comfortable.

Aug 2018

The cottage was lovely and bright with a beautiful garden in a great location, perfect for catching the train to St Ives. It was nice to have tea coffee and milk provided for our arrival Scarlet Wines is an excellent restaurant, good service,lovely food and wine selection and deli virtually on the doorstep. Birdies also very good. Good walks to Porthkidney beach and Carbis Bay

Oct 2017

Perfect for visiting St Ives and touring around Cornwall. Very spacious and clean with all modern equipment and the delight of watching the local train pass by.

Sep 2017

Would definitely not hesitate to consider this property again if we were to come back with the same amount of people (four of us). Well appointed with a pretty complete kitchen. Extremely convenient for the train into St. Ives, a short drive into Hayle, and convenient for the A30 to get everywhere else.

Sep 2017

A beautiful well equipped house in a great location. Gorgeous walks all around and a handy train ride into St Ives. Only £8 for a family of four.

Jun 2017

Fantastic accommodation ,above expectations !!,We had a great holiday

Sep 2016

Delightful home. Very helpful and friendly staff who answer the phone quickly - a rarity today. One of the best holidays we've ever had.

Sep 2016