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Potting Shed. Perfect 5* couple’s Cornish retreat

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Potting Shed. Perfect 5* couple’s Cornish retreat

3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
14 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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Durian House is a secluded family home, with two independent letting cottages attached to the main house. The cottages are light, simple and cosy. Well equipped with all that you will need.

Fantastically located 1 mile outside the village of Stithians in rolling countryside. Only 6 miles to the bustling harbour town of Falmouth and the river Helford (10 minutes drive) with Truro and the North coast 10 miles away (20 minute drive)


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed



24 reviews
Margaret User Profile
September 2019
Comfortable & clean accommodation, central location in Cornwall for easy travel to north and south coasts. Useful information pack with advice on what to do locally. Would definitely stay again.
Ann User Profile
September 2019
We just returned home after a very nice break in Cornwall. The area of Stithians is very central to all parts of Cornwall. The pitting shed was lovely. More spacious than we thought. The little touches like fresh flowers and the tea and coffee was very welcome, made it home from…
Willy User Profile
September 2019
Any time again. Good location, quiet, comfortable.
Graham User Profile
August 2019
Great place to stay, only real negative is the access road which is narrow but as long as you take care it is fine!
Pip User Profile
Response from Pip:
Thank you Graham I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. We do live down a country lane - part of the charm of rural Cornwall! Hope you will come and stay again. Kind regards Pip and Ross
August 2019
Sue User Profile
August 2019
The Potting Shed is a great place to stay for my husband and I. The location was beautifully quiet ( a good night's sleep guaranteed) and the bed was super comfy. The accommodation was stylishly furnished and very clean with all the amenities you could want. Would highly…
Robert User Profile
August 2019
Great place to stay. The cottage is sparkling clean, modern and it was fully equipped for all our needs. It felt like a home away from home. It's conveniently located in a central location, in the beautiful cornish countryside and only a stone's throw away from Falmouth. We used…
Steve User Profile
August 2019
Lovely place to stay only a few minutes from the sea. Would highly recommend staying here.

Hosted by Pip

Stithians, United KingdomJoined in February 2016
Pip User Profile
41 Reviews
Pip is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
The Potting Shed is attached to our main family home. However it is totally independent in a secluded setting. Therefore you will have complete privacy should you wish, but we are also next door if you need anything. We are a family home of three generations so our ages range…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Pip’s place.
Ross helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 4PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed