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Penlea, Polperro. Characterful Country House.

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Penlea, Polperro. Characterful Country House.

7 guests4 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
7 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Helen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Situated on a hillside on the edge of the historic fishing village of Polperro, Penlea is a large 3/4 bedroom house (bedroom 4 only suitable for a child) with terraced garden and elevated patio. Parking on-site.

Secluded, peaceful location surrounded by National Trust countryside.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 4
1 toddler bed



19 reviews
Karl User Profile
January 2019
The location is very peaceful
Joel User Profile
December 2018
Beautiful location and the cottage was as described. Helen communicated very well. The arrival instructions and house manual were accurate and thorough. The house has been recently renovated to a good standard maintaining some original character of the cottage whilst also having…
Ella User Profile
October 2018
Perfect home for a relaxing stay in beautiful Polperro. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay, great space to chill out after a long walk along the beautiful coastline nearby. Helen was a great host and quick to respond to questions, even during the weekend.
Andrew User Profile
October 2018
A lovely house close to the very picturesque harbour town of Polperro. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The welcome pack was a nice touch and the beds were big and comfortable. Great communication from the host and very thorough directions provided - proved very handy!
Jill User Profile
October 2018
Penlea is a lovely house which is quiet & secluded with ample parking. It is a great base to explore Cornwall. It is as described & there is an excellent, comprehensive description of Penlea, its location, Polperro & surrounding area on the listing. Communication with Helen…
Cathy User Profile
October 2018
Wonderful home!! Large, bright, clean and in a beautiful spot! We enjoyed our many "hikes" up and down the hill (lane) into Polperro. Sat outside on the deck and listened to the crows! Would definitely come back.
Pauline User Profile
September 2018
We had 4 nights staying in Helen’s house which is very close to the South West Coast path and the village so we did not need our cars at all. The house is clean,spacious and well equipped and has ample parking. Polperro has numerous pubs and restaurants and we also walked west to…

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Epsom, United KingdomJoined in March 2016
Helen User Profile
66 Reviews
Helen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
We are next door. Due to the geography of our garden, you may be able to see us in the garden. However, you have exclusive use of a large area of the garden with patio and furnished summerhouse, and we will leave you in complete privacy. Our house manager lives very close by and…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events