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Pendarven
West Cornwall

£462 - £1004 per week
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Pendarven offers a peaceful escape amidst the wilds of nature in the village of Carnhell Green, near Hayle. Sleeping four guests with tasteful finishes and light-filled interiors. Throw open the door from the open-plan kitchen/dining room and let the gentle sounds of nature outside create a rural retreat, which will soothe the busy mind. Only a short drive from Hayle's three miles of golden sands, perfect for barefooted afternoons with a picnic or for those more adventurous at heart, enjoy an exhilarating surf lesson or two. When the sun disappears head back to Pendarven where you have the choice of two woodburners, perfect for snuggling up under soft blankets, thumbing a paperback in one hand and cradling a glass of smooth red with the other.

Nestled quietly on the edge of the village, where life takes on a slower cadence to that of city living; create your own adventures amongst the adjoining countryside and nearby coast. Pendarven is a family home from home with an enclosed garden and paved patio, perfect for dining al fresco as your chat about your day and excitedly plan your next exploration. Pendarven is well positioned for visiting both Cornwall's breath-taking North & South coasts.

Entrance

entrance via front driveway into hall with doors to:

Sitting room

L-shaped sofa, Smart TV, woodburner.

Bedroom 1

king size bed.

Shower room

shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Kitchen/dining room

gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dining table with four chairs, woodburner, sofa, door to rear garden.

Outside area

lawned area, patio area with garden furniture.

Additional information

gas central heating, WiFi.

 
 

We choose Pendarven for our first holiday since the lockdown. We couldnt have wished for better accommodation it was excellent. The beds were so comfy, everything you could wish for was included. We were welcomed with some genuine cornish treats, from our hosts Chris and Lesley, which were much appreciated. Plus a lovely garden to sit out in watching the evening sun go down with a nice glass of wine.

September 2021

The bungalow was absolutely stunning, decorated & furnished to a very high standard with everything you could possibly need for a brilliant holiday. It is situated in an excellent position giving easy access to south Cornwall & only a few minutes drive to larger towns. The owners were really helpful & had left milk in the fridge with fresh scones, jam & cream as a lovely welcome gift which we soon devoured after a long journey. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & would highly recommend Pendraven

September 2021

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Holidays in West Cornwall

There is almost an embarrassment of riches for the visitor to choose from when looking at holiday cottages in West Cornwall. With its extraordinary variety of landscapes and coastline, as well as its proud history and cultural heritage, you won't be disappointed.

With many superb beaches to enjoy, including five with the coveted Blue Flag status, it is easy to see why so many people associate this part of the world with sun, sea, sand and, of course, surf. There is, however, so much more on offer when contemplating self catering holidays in West Cornwall.

West Cornwall is home to popular destinations such as MarazionPenzanceCarbis Bay and St Ives, which are all worth a visit. From the iconic St Michael's Mount to the breath taking Minack Theatre as featured in our blog, you wont be short of things to do while self catering in West Cornwall.

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When planning a day at the beach, check out our webcams to see where the weather looks best!

Things to do in West Cornwall

Days out

With such an abundance of stunning sights in West Cornwall, you'll be spoilt for choice when choosing where to visit while holidaying here. St Michael's Mount, The Minack Theatre, and St Ives harbour are just a few of the enthralling places on offer. The many golden sandy beaches that West Cornwall boasts are perfect for topping up the tan. For something a little more energetic, boat trips, fishing excursions and water sports are available. Museums and art galleries provide an equally enjoyable day out, with world famous exhibitions at the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth museum within easy reach.

With the bustling coastal towns of St Ives, Mousehole and Marazion within close proximity of one another, you can be sure to find somewhere to provide everything you need to the perfect family day out. 

Walking

Cornwall's spectacular scenery provides the perfect backdrop for exploring. The coastal paths which hug the rugged cliffs offer breath taking sea views, while walking inland you can enjoy the many nature reserves, ancient stone circles and woodland, for which Cornwall is renowned.

Art & heritage

Famous for its quality of light, the area has long been a haven for artists and there are many galleries to be found wherever you go. There are also many gardens to enjoy; the mild climate will often let plants flourish here which you won’t find anywhere else in the country. For those wanting to dig a little deeper, there is also an amazing mining and maritime heritage which has done much to shape the county and its people as well as, it could be argued, the rest of the world.

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Events

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.

11th - 25th September 2021

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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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

Featuring more than 20 sea shanty groups and with sailor and pirate themed fancy dress, this year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal. It'll take place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

19th - 20th November 2021

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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. Read More >

TBC December 2021

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly womderful celebration. 

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd December 2021

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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 2021

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

TBC February 2022

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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!

TBC 2021

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. 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.

TBC 2022

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year's events have been toned down, however, elements of the festival will still go ahead to celebrate midsummer. 

 June 2022

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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.

6th - 9th July 2022

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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! Book your flight online and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

July and August 2022

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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!

TBC Summer 2022

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What our guests say...

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. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

The bungalow was absolutely stunning, decorated & furnished to a very high standard with everything you could possibly need for a brilliant holiday. It is situated in an excellent position giving easy access to south Cornwall & only a few minutes drive to larger towns. The owners were really helpful & had left milk in the fridge with fresh scones, jam & cream as a lovely welcome gift which we soon devoured after a long journey. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & would highly recommend Pendraven

We choose Pendarven for our first holiday since the lockdown. We couldnt have wished for better accommodation it was excellent. The beds were so comfy, everything you could wish for was included. We were welcomed with some genuine cornish treats, from our hosts Chris and Lesley, which were much appreciated. Plus a lovely garden to sit out in watching the evening sun go down with a nice glass of wine.

Such a lovely bungalow done up to a high spec. It was nice to have some essentials provided on arrival such as milk, eggs and even some scones with clotted cream and jam. Couldn’t fault the property at all. The shower was powerful and the bed was super comfy. A perfect base to get to different areas of Cornwall.

This is a fabulous place to stay. The bungalow is beautiful with a stylish, comfortable, luxurious and homely feel, perfect for our family holiday. The pictures reflect perfectly how lovely this home is. It has everything you could need and more, set in a great location for exploring Cornwall but also only 15 mins from the beautiful gwithian beach. The owners Chris and Lesley were lovely and made our holiday extra special with Cornish treats on arrival, a lovely touch. We would highly recommend Pendarven, as a family of 2 boys (7yrs and 3yrs) and 2 parents, it was perfect for everyone, including an enclosed garden for enjoying the Cornish evenings after days at the beach. A special place and one we’d happily come back to. Thanks Sandie and Rob from Nottingham

A beautiful bungalow - clean, spacious and equipped with everything you could think of. Lovely big garden with 2 seating areas - perfect for having your coffee outside… Fabulous comfy beds - slept so well. And easy to get to the beach! A really fabulous holiday ??

A wonderful stay at Pendarven and the property was beautifully furnished throughout with every accessory you could ever want in the large kitchen, beautiful living room with excellent TV/Entertainment system and bedrooms very comfortable. The outdoor space was so well presented with several out-door eating spaces and a beatiful BBQ. Could not fault the cottage or the location, will definately return in the future.

Our holiday at Pendarven was wonderful - immaculately clean and we enjoyed all the lovely touches like the welcome hamper of local produce and the wood burners that we're made up ready to light. The owners even dropped off a summer-weight duvet when the weather warmed up. A perfect stay!

Our holiday was absolutely wonderful. We loved our accomodation and the book in the property was really helpful on guiding us as to what's available in the local area, from beautiful places to visit to wonderful places to eat. We spent time visiting Gwithian Towans and Godrevy, Hayle, St. Ives, We also visited Porthleven nearby and Gweek. We enjoyed food at the Red River Inn, The Terrace, The Watermill and Trevaskiss Farm. All were wonderful. We also visited the Golden Lion Inn which was a bit farther afield. Would recommend all of the above highly, superb food. We cannot wait to return to this beautiful place again soon.

We had absolutely amazing time in Pendarven. The accommodation is perfect, comfy with absolutely everything you need for everyday living – chilling. 2 gorgeous bedrooms with very comfy beds, lovely furnishing and bathroom. Outdoor area is perfect for children, yoga practise and meal time. We cannot fault anything at all and will definitely will be coming back. Thank you very much Mr Gaunt!

A well appointed and thoughtfully provisioned bungalow, located in a peaceful, rural area of West Cornwall. Chris and Lesley had left us some delicious Cornish farm produce and were not far away if anything was needed. Supermarkets are available in the larger surrounding towns but a friendly local post office/store is just across the road (NB: it had a large selection of wines!) Also within a mile is the Trevaskis Farm Shop and Restaurant. It was great to be away from the crowds, and we found that this was a 'different' Cornwall from which you can see the industrial and archaeological past, a lovely contrast to the resorts. We would highly recommend this holiday home!