Godolphin HouseHelston, Cornwall
- Guests 12
- Bedrooms 6
- Preferred changeover day Wednesday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 5 What's this?
- Reference 011108
About Godolphin HouseCombining 17th-century luxury with modern décor, this large manor provides a memorable stay.
Enjoy a luxury stay in this hugely atmospheric 17th-century manor. Enter through a pillared portico that runs along the façade to a large six bedroom house where fine historic detailing meets modern luxe interiors. Linenfold panelling, a grand formal dining room and a contemporary stand-alone bath are just some of property’s highlights. To the rear of the house, there is a romantic garden with large lawns and an outdoor dining table.
As a guest you’re invited to explore the main gardens of the estate as well as the wider countryside. Stroll along the river, through the woodlands and out towards Godolphin Hill, where views over St Ives Bay and St Michael’s Mount emerge.
You’ll also find the Leeds engine house and stack, the remains of the Godolphin family mine.
Godolphin is just a 15-minute drive to Praa Sands and its coastal village. Loop onto the South West Coast Path, for walks along the headlands to Porthleven. Or head in the opposite direction to St Michael’s Mount, a rocky island crowned by medieval church and castle.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
- Discover more about our Covid promise
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 1313 KB)
Grand entrance hall, double bedroom, shower room with lavatory, wood panelled dining room with multi-fuel stove, kitchen with breakfast area, utility room.
Two staircases lead to the first floor: elegant saloon running across the front of the house with large windows overlooking the woods and hills. Second smaller sitting room with a wood burning stove.
Five bedrooms (one double - The Withdrawing Room - with a 5' feature bed, one double - The Godolphin Room - with a 5' feature bed and one of the walls retains some of the original 15th-century wallpaper, one double with 5' bed and a Venetian glass chandelier, one double room and a twin bedroom that can be converted to a 6' double on request), bathroom with shower over bath, one shower room with lavatory and one large bathroom with feature bath and lavatory.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Gas central heating and electricity included in rental. Logs are available for £20 for the duration of your stay.
Parking: As Godolphin is a popular visitor attraction, vehicle movements are restricted. Between 8am and 5pm there is no vehicular access to the house. Four spaces are reserved for holiday guests in the Accessible car park, and a 4 wheeled trolley is available for luggage transfer. After 5pm you are permitted to drive to the rear of the house, and vehicles must be moved before 8am. There is no vehicle access to the front of the house at any time.
Garden: Enclosed private garden, with lawns.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Extra caretaking and cleaning during your is stay available at an extra charge.
Telephone: There is limited mobile phone reception. There is a landline in the cottage which guests can use.
*WiFi: We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT. Due to the size of the house and thick granite walls, WiFi connection is limited to a few rooms and is not throughout the house.
Utilities: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.
Local suppliers: Discount offered to National Trust guests by Lizard Adventures and Dan Joel Surf School.
And finally, may we thank you for coming to Godolphin House and supporting this project. Without you these conservation projects could not happen.
If you have any queries or comments please contact us on 0344 800 2070.
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