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Squirrels Drey

Mullion Cove (2.5mls NE), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Swimming pool
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming romantic hideaway
  • 1 of 4 bespoke holiday cottages set in the grounds of an impressive country house estate
  • Incredible facilities including communal heated outdoor swimming pool and games room
  • Just a short drive of a number of spectacular coves and beaches
  • Take a day trip out to visit the ever popular village of Mullion and beautiful Poldhu Cove
  • A walker's paradise with rolling countryside and the South West Coast Path to discover

Property code: 41381

This pretty property has been lovingly furnished to provide a comfortable couples' retreat, and is ideally located on the spectacular Lizard Peninsula with a picturesque beach just a mile away.

One of four tastefully converted holiday cottages, set amongst the magnificent grounds of a 23 acre country house estate, Squirrel's Drey is an elevated romantic retreat within a short drive of spectacular beaches and coves, and forms the perfect base from which to explore all the Lizard Peninsula has to offer.

The immediate area is steeped in maritime and smuggling history and is renowned for having one of the best climates in England. Head towards the coast and visit traditional Cornish villages such as Mullion, Porthleven and Coverack. Attractions in the area include The Minack Theatre, National Seal Sanctuary, Flambards Theme Park, and the Tate Gallery at St Ives, to name just a few.

The property is approached by a flight of eight granite steps and on entering you step straight into a beautiful light and airy open-plan lounge/diner. There is a Smart TV with Netflix and a Ruark audio system with DAB radio, dining table and seating for two. The galley kitchen is well-equipped and offers an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Off the hallway is the bathroom with shower over bath and WC and then completing this charming snug is the spacious luxurious double bedroom.

Leisure facilities: shared heated outdoor swimming pool (open from Easter to the end of September, weather permitting), changing room and WC and communal games room. Outside: access to 23 acres of farmland with sheep, chickens and horses, picnic areas, walks and access to public footpaths and ample private off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking inside the properties. Regret no children or pets. Additional info: it is possible to let the whole site if all properties are available, and in which case please call for prices and to enquire.  Location: shops 2 miles, beach 1 mile.

Pool, pool area, games room and any other shared facilities are out of action for the time being in the interest of everyone's safety. These will be reintroduced as soon as it is safe to do so.

  • Accessed via a flight of granite steps
  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Leisure facilities - shared heated outdoor swimming pool (open from Easter to the end of September, weather permitting), changing room and WC and communal games room
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no babies or children
  • Shops 2 miles, beach 1 mile
  • TV and DVD
  • Pool, pool area, games room and any other shared facilities are out of action for the time being in the interest of everyone's safety. These will be reintroduced as soon as it is safe to do so.

This property is personally managed by Joseph.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lynne 31st August 2019

We enjoyed our week at Squirrels Drey for the second year. Such a tranquil location, lovely grounds and a very warm welcome from Kevin and Trish. Easy access to Poldhu beach a few minutes drive, with plenty of options for coastal walks and sight seeing. Would love to return for a third year!

Reviewed by Ian 24th August 2019

We stayed at Squirrels Dray for a week (25-31st August 2019) which is ideally located within 5 miles of both Helstone and Lizard Point-Kynance Cove and lots of other beauty spots and picturesque fishing villages are a matter of a short drive away-EVERYTHING is close by ! We had a fantastic week-they could not do enough for us and really made us feeRead morel welcome with fresh scones,jam and local clotted cream waiting for us as well as eggs and bread-thank you! We will DEFINITELY come back!!! Hide

Reviewed by Linda 20th July 2019

A beautiful setting and within easy reach of most places in southern Cornwall. Accommodation very comfortable and swimming pool a lovely bonus !

Reviewed by Lindsay 13th July 2019

We stayed at Squirrels Dray for a week. The property was ideal for us two, just the right size, just about everything you could want in a holiday apartment. Butter, milk, scones ,jam and cream on arrival as the welcome pack. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would come again

Reviewed by David 22nd June 2019

What a wonderful place beautiful location, great pool, very peaceful

Reviewed by Joseph 10th May 2019

Squirrels Drey suited us so well. Spotlessly clean and everything you could need thought of and supplied. Loved the pool and the hot tub too. Kevin and Trish are so warm and friendly and nothing is too much trouble.

Reviewed by Michael 8th April 2019

A nicely furnished property with a comfy spacious lounge to relax in. On our arrival the owners had left us milk, eggs, butter, a crusty loaf and scones (with cream and jam) with was very thoughtful.

Reviewed by Robin 2nd November 2018

We booked a last minute 3 day weekend here and was not disappointed, despite only booking 5 hours before we arrived the friendly owners had a welcome basket waiting for us including fresh eggs from the chickens wandering around the farm. All the furnishings are comfortable, modern and well maintained. The whole property is quiet and in a beautiful Read morearea and the hot tub is a perfect way to end the day once the sun sets. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 22nd September 2018

Quiet relaxing location. Welcome basket with local produce very good. Good pool area and seating in sunny courtyard. Plenty of coastal walks nearby and coves to visit with sandy beaches. Good base for walkers. Friendly considerate managers on site if any questions. Our stay was very pleasant and hope to stay there again.

Reviewed by Vivian 8th September 2018

Fabulous setting and pool area an added bonus. Lovely home made cream tea waiting for us on arrival with additional provisions. Nothing too much trouble - plenty of suggestions shared on places to visit and to eat. Very well equipped comfortable cottage which exceeded our expectations. Would highly recommend and look forward to re visiting as we enRead morejoyed our stay so much Hide

Reviewed by Lynne 1st September 2018

This was a lovely cottage in a stunning location. Set within a small comlex of holiday homes, with its own swimming pool and hot tub which are immaculately maintained. A lovely warm welcome from Kev & Trish, with cream tea & local produce waiting for us. Short drive from the nearest town. The pub within walking distance mentioned in the details is Read moreeither over ploughed fields, or down country lanes with no walkway. Would love to return for another visit. Hide

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