Swallows Rest sits in a quiet hamlet in a peaceful and tranquil setting, and is surrounded by rolling countryside and birdsong. This single storey detached barn conversion is approached by six stone steps and the accommodation is on the first floor. It sits over the original stables with glorious views over the garden and countryside. The owners live on-site in the farmhouse, along with the free-roaming chickens who wander about the grounds and horses and ponies. It is the ideal location for couples seeking a quiet haven to relax all year round.
It is the perfect spot for exploring the many delights of west Cornwall. It is within easy reach of Mounts Bay, St Michaels Mount, the historic town of Marazion, the wide white sand beach at Sennen Cove, Lands End, the Minack Open Air Theatre and the stunning cove at Porthcurno. Just a short drive takes you to the quaint winding streets and harbour of Mousehole attracting visitors through spring-summer and Christmas for its traditional festive lights and atmosphere. Penzance, with its maritime history, offers shops, restaurants, pubs, galleries, a wide promenade and an open air lido. Nearby the busy square at St Just offers guests a bakery, butchers, green grocers, supermarket plus an array of art galleries, small studios, curiosity shops, four pubs, cafés and tea rooms all serving great food.
The area is popular with walkers with access to miles of scenic coastal paths to explore. The nearby marshes at Marazion and wide estuary at Hayle attract bird watchers from around the world. Some of the Cornish mining landscapes have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will find the remains of mines, ports, harbours, tramways and engine houses including the famous Crowns Engine Houses at Botallack Mine which are situated in a dramatic coastal landscape and are used in the film industry. The area provides the backdrop for the current BBC Poldark TV series. Beach 6 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.