Chy Kala literally translates to 'straw house' and this lovingly designed property has been constructed using the eco-friendly straw-bale method. Impeccable attention to detail has been given to the design and build of this wonderful house, which is sympathetic to its beautiful countryside surroundings featuring handcrafted English Green Oak, Douglas Fir, Chestnut and Larch throughout. Wonderfully light and spacious, this property has plenty of space for all the family, a large lounge with woodburner that opens out onto a patio area and enclosed garden, where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. Upstairs comfortable bedrooms offer flexible sleeping arrangements to suit a family or a group of friends.
Chy Kala is located in the pretty little village of Newtown near St Martin, on the Lizard Peninsula, and is within walking distance of The Prince of Wales pub which serves excellent food. Chy Kala is the perfect base for exploring the rest of The Lizard peninsula area of Cornwall and the nearby town of Helston is a just a 15-minute drive away.
Cloakroom: Heated towel rail, basin, WC.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Ceramic hob, double electric fan oven, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, fridge and freezer.
Lounge/Dining Area: TV, woodburner, slate floor with underfloor heating, French doors leading out to garden.
Landing: Door to balcony with views of garden and countryside.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4’6”), TV, chest of drawers, double wardrobe, countryside views. En-Suite Bathroom: Bath, separate thermostatic shower, heated towel rail, basin, WC.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3’), countryside views.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3’), countryside views.
Bathroom: Bath with separate thermostatic double shower, heated towel rail, basin, WC.
GARDEN AND PARKING:
Enclosed garden with lawn and patio area with seating. Gated private driveway.
Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent. Underfloor heating throughout ground floor, woodburner in lounge with logs supplied in Winter.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and high chairs available, please bring your own cot bedding.
NOTES: No smoking. No pets. WiFi available. Mobile phone coverage varies.
- Saturday Changeover day
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- Countryside Views
- Towels Included
- High chair
- Travel cot
- 0.1 mile to a restaurant
- 4 miles to a beach
- Fire or Stove
- Washing Machine
- Tumble dryer
- Outdoor storage space
Helford is an idyllic little village set on the Helford River, just south of Falmouth. The area is blessed with stunning scenery – beautiful countryside, glorious walks following the meandering river and a plethora of quiet little coves and bays along the coast.
The whole region is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a number of picturesque villages and hamlets dotted throughout the landscape. Whether you stay in Helford village, Maenporth, Gweek, Coverack, Manaccan, Flushing or Porthallow, each has its own charm and character, with thatched and white-washed cottages a real feature. Why not explore all of them, sampling the quintessentially English village pubs along the way!
Helford is situated on the east coast of the Lizard Peninsula, with Lizard Point a must-see attraction. Other great days out in the area include the Seal Sanctuary, the sub-tropical paradise of Trebah Gardens and firm family favourite, Flambards. The nearby towns of Porthleven and Helston offer restaurants, supermarkets and pubs and, of course, the harbour town of Falmouth is just up the coast, providing for all your shopping needs, excursions and more.
Lovely warm, homely house. Felt like home from home. Great weather for October. Fab to sit in the garden and look at the stars. Enjoyed trips to Falmouth, St Ives, Poldhu Cove and Church Cove where a photo shoot took place for Poldark! Enjoyed the burger night at the Prince of Wales pub over the road. Thanks for a great holiday xThe Hayes family - 6th October 2018
Had a great two week holiday, the boys loved staying here. Many thanks.The Bedford family - 1st September 2018
Great stay at Chy Kala. Lovely comfortable stay and great base to explore the area. We had a couple of great meals at The Prince of Wales pub over the road. Thank you Mark for your hospitality, we'll be back! :-)The Kneale and Palin families - 4th August 2018
Very much enjoyed our stay here. Chy Kala was a comfortable base for a two-week exploration of the southeast path. Weather fantastic - too hot if anything! Pub over the road is very nice as is The Halzephron Inn at Gunwalloe. Thank you for the wonderful scones with jam and clotted cream. A nice touch, and strawberries were lovely too.Nick and Christine - 30th June 2018
Chy Kala was a well-equipped, comfortable and attractive base for a two-week holiday around our sons wedding at a venue nearby. It was a very good place to stay in order to access so many local beauty spots and attractions and great to return to at the end of a sunny day. Also, a very interesting and impressive house in terms of its eco-friendliness and self-sufficiency in terms of heating and hot water. Will definitely recommend it to friends.Last and Osler families - 9th June 2018
A beautiful property in a stunning location. A lovely place to explore The Lizard.Mrs Gardiner - 28th May 2018
Beautiful property! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our stay. Chy Kala is a beautiful house with lots of attention to detail to make it feel like a home. We wish we were still there thank you! Miss Sophie Martin - 10th May 2018
A really good property, with plenty of space. We loved its eco-friendliness!Mr John Ingram - 9th April 2018
Wonderful place to stay, very well-equipped. Love all the wood and the cream tea welcome!The Robinson family, Chesire - 2nd September 2017
Thank you for your hospitality this week. We've had a lovely peaceful week here in your beautiful cottage. One to remember and one of the best we've stayed in.Jackie, Martin, Oliver and William - 12th August 2017
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