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An Diank Meur - The Great Escape 19th Century Fisherman’s cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Porthleven, Helston, Cornwall, England
Welcome to An Diank Meur (Cornish for 'The Great Escape'!)

This beautiful 150 year old Cornish fisherman's cottage is full of character and original features.
Conveniently situated in the heart of this historic fishing port, come stay and enjoy a truly Cornish holiday experience
Set in a quiet backwater, 'An Diank Meur' is located within a few hundred yards of Porthleven harbour and perfectly situated for walking to the many bars and restaurants, various shops, galleries, the beach and coastal path.
Traditional yet sympathetically modernised and well maintained, the accommodation is arranged over three floors. With an abundance of exposed beams throughout, the comfortable lounge has a wood burner set in a feature granite fireplace providing the perfect place to relax after a long day on the beach or walking the coast...
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Listing #HL9206419
About the Owner
Maria & Robert F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
Interaction with guests
Although our permanent residence is in Hampshire we are on hand to answer any questions, before, during and after your stay and our friendly local housekeeper will be on hand locally.
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This cottage is a little jewel in the adorable village of Porthleven. It has plenty of Cornish character, everything you could need and more. We found it to be very comfortable, in a peacefully quiet spot and but just 3 mins walk to the harbour....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MarkH8342
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile


Date of stay: September 2018
Trail768559, VR Owner at An Diank Meur - The Great Escape 19th Century Fisherman’s cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018


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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited An Diank Meur for our first Cornish holiday. We were not disappointed! On our arrival we were greeted with an extremely well presented, clean and comfortable cottage. There was everything, and more that you could possibly need. The coffee machine was a very...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Flaubert997
Management response:Responded 1 August 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The property is unsuitable for toddlers (under 4 years) and the elderly/infirm due to steep stairs. Babes in arms welcome.
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
    1 Bunk
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  • Damage Deposit: €111 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Historic harbor town with lots of wonderful beaches and walks
Getting around
We recommend that you have a car to explore the area. Buses do serve Porthleven and the surrounding area.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter Airport : 150.0 km
Railway: Helston : 7.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth : 125.0 km
The property is five mins walk from Porthleven Harbour.
Porthleven can be reached by bus from Penzance and Truro and the nearest airport is Exeter.
A car is recommended to explore the beautiful Lizard peninsula with its amazing costal paths and views.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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