About this listing
If you are looking for a real get-away, look no further. Large DOUBLE EN-SUITE ROOM in very quiet former farmhouse, just a short walk from the beautiful Hemmick Beach. Enjoy clear night skies, lovely sunsets, yummy vegan breakfasts & NO TV... Yippee!
We are back after taking time out to care for Sime's Mum... We have a bright & airy DOUBLE EN-SUITE ROOM with large powerful shower in a quiet coastal hamlet.
We have several beautiful sandy beaches nearby (Hemmick is just a 15 minute walk down our lane) & the South West Coast Path is only a 5 minute walk away.
Out of season, the area is wonderfully quiet & there's nothing nicer than spending the day exploring the local coastline, then returning to curl up in front of the open fire, with one of our many books in the guest living room.
Included in your stay is bed linen, towels, WIFI throughout the house, a kettle with complimentary herbal teas in the bedroom & wholesome vegan breakfasts with either muesli or Simon's super food porridge & Kay's home made bread with preserves, tea & coffee.
We are also happy to occasionally provide evening meals for guests. We do need prior warning for all meals - so please ask when booking. Thank you!
We use natural, vegan cleaning products (Bio D & Ecoleaf) & there is always vegan soap available for guest use.
Smoking is not allowed
Pets are not allowed
** PLEASE NOTE **
1) OWN TRANSPORT IS RECOMMENDED - There is a bus stop 1 mile away & a community bus which operates most days for local excursions.
2) WE DO NOT HAVE A TV.
3) WE ARE A VEGAN HOUSEHOLD - We do not consume any meat, poultry, fish, crustacea, honey, milk, cheese or eggs. We ask guests to not consume any of these also while in the house.
Thank you & look forward to hearing from you.
Kay & Simon
Guests have use of our private en-suite bedroom, our guest living room with books, instruments, dining table & in the winter months there is the open fire. We also have a large rear garden with picnic tables.
We have our own rooms & kitchen which we prefer to be off limits to guests.
Interaction with Guests
We are often in & out during the week, but are around most evenings & weekends. We are more than happy to recommend places to visit, eat & we do love to chat!
We are situated in a quiet upland seaside hamlet, free from street lights. Enjoy waking up to birdsong & watching beautiful sunsets on nearby Dodman Point. Experience the rolling sea mists & invigorating storms which take your breath away. Inhale the clean Cornish air & marvel at the clarity of the night sky. Plenty of sunshine & mild winters makes for a great holiday all year round.
We are 5 minutes walk from the South West Coast Path & 10 minutes walk from the lovely Hemmick Beach. There are many more gorgeous, unspoiled beaches nearby &
our local pub is a mile away (20 minutes walk) serving food & real ales with live music too.
OWN TRANSPORT IS RECOMMENDED - There is a public bus stop 1 mile away & a community bus which operates most days for local excursions.
Other Things to Note
Places to visit:
Hemmick Beach - 10 minutes stroll
South West Coast Path - 5 minutes walk
Vault Beach - 30 minutes walk
Porthluney Beach - 30 minutes walk
The Lost Gardens of Heligan - 3 miles
The Eden project - 15 miles
Caerhays Castle & Gardens - 2 miles
The quaint village of Gorran Haven - 2 miles
The scenic fishing village of Mevagissey - 3 miles
Fowey can be reached via ferry from Mevagissey
The beautiful peninsula of The Roseland with
St Mawes Castle - 15 miles
St Just in Roseland - 13 miles
The picturesque village of Veryan - 7 miles
St Austell - 12 miles
Truro - 16 miles
1) To be respectful & considerate.
2) To only consume a vegan diet while in the house.
3) No smoking or drugs in the house.
4) No walking boots to be worn upstairs or in the living room.
5) Please turn lights off when leaving a room.
6) Be considerate with water usage.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015 the minimum stay is 1 night.
Kay and Sime are wonderful hosts and our stay was everything we could have hoped for. They provided a very spacious, comfortable and homely room and the bathroom was fabulous. Even if you are not vegan, the porridge and homemade bread at breakfast is absolutely delicious and we looked forward to it every morning! Kay and Sime recommended some great places to visit so we definitely made the most of our stay in Cornwall. The village of Boswinger is very picturesque and the coastal walk down to the sea is definitely a must-do when you stay here. Thank you so much again Kay and Sime, it was a perfect stay! Eisha & Will
You don't have to be vegan to go here, it was just as we expected, as Simon & Kay described. And a cosy laid back atmosphere in a spacious part of the house. A quiet and perfect setting for walking the cornwall coastline Boswinger to Gorran Haven and back, with a great little coastal cafe just as you arrive in Gorran Haven. also within walking distance to Gorran Churchtown, pub meal in the Barley sheif.
And a great start to the day with Simons very tasty and huge bowl of porridge of mixed oats,corns,seeds fruits, coffee with soya milk, and toast .
Kay and Simon are such welcoming hosts. They provided a beautiful room in a fabulous environment, the beach and surrounding area is stunning. Mornings were long and filled with healthy porridge and good conversation. I absolutely recommend this as a great place to visit, but make sure you don't underestimate how long you'll want to stay!
Charming down to earth hosts. The room was very comfortable, roomy and clean with a super shower. Simons' porridge, it could be Kay's!?, in the morning was delightful. We shall be returning when we can. N & V
Kay and Simon are very nice, friendly and helpful ! We traveled with a toddler and were all greatly welcome, the room is lovely, clean and the bed comfortable soft. We had a great time there and a very delicious breakfast especially the Porridge !!! A tiny village in a beautiful area with nice beaches. I hope that I have the chance to come back someday for an other holiday. Thank you very much for everything !
What a lovely start to our holiday. Kay and Simon are the perfect hosts, welcoming, informative, relaxed and interesting. Their house is lovely and the surrounding area delightful. The beach - a short walk away - is sandy, calm and inviting. Our 18 month old daughter loved it. We swam and had a BBQ well into the evening.
A very lovely place to stay. Simon and Kay are wonderful hosts and made us really feel at home. The room is very cosy and the bathroom comfortabel and clean. We had great breakfast and a nice simple dinner. Such a pitty we couldn't stay longer. But a good reason to come back some day...
Thank you Iris & Christian for your lovely comments! We are glad you liked sharing our house & food! Thank you again for helping with our car - we are very grateful & it has been a pleasure to have you here... We hope you have a happy journey home & look forward to seeing you again sometime! K&S :-)
About the Host, Kay & Simon
Vegan, former home educating (unschooling) parents of 3 wonderful adult children & 2 cats.
We live in a stunning area of Cornwall, where we can be found cooking or eating & when we're not doing either of these - we'll be talking food! We also love walking, picnicking, live music, film, books, blogging (Just Humans Being) & road tripping!
We have our own green housekeeping business & are members of our local Transition Group. Simon plays bass with Cornish Indie band, The Dolphins Fly & Kay has an interest in vegan nutritional therapy & holistic diagnosis.
We have taken time out to care for Simon's Mum, who has dementia. She recently moved into a full time care facility, which has allowed us the freedom to get on with our lives again... So we are happy to be back in the Airbnb family! :-)