The Apple Store Formerly The BothyFalmouth, Cornwall
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Monday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 011052
About The Apple Store, formerly The BothyA tiny but well-equipped cottage nestling in a large country estate, above the Helford River.
Who knew a former potting shed could make such a beautiful holiday cottage. The 19th-century stone and slate cottage hides amongst the trees, where views of the Helford River peek through a grassy glade. Inside reveals stylish interior with high ceilings and an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area.
The Apple Store sits in the 11-acre estate of Bosloe, just above the Helford River and half a mile east of Durgan. Sheltered from Atlantic gales, you’ll be in one of the mildest corners of the country, with the south-facing beach at Durgan village within walking distance.
Further afield, the market town of Helston is 16 miles west of the cottage. Even further west is Penrose, a wooded area and open parkland around Cornwall’s largest natural lake, Loe Pool. You’ll also find a sandy stretch of coastline here too, so don’t forget your swimmers.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine not available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ available
Ground floor facilitiesView Access statement (PDF 2922 KB)
Open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, double bed (can be a twin on request), bathroom with shower over bath, lavatory.
Notes for guests
Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Parking: Designated car parking space 130 metres from cottage. Luggage trolley provided to help loading/unloading.
Garden: Although there is no private garden, the cottage is tucked away in the corner of a large garden.
Barbeque: Provided on request.
Telephone: Limited reception for mobile telephones but telephone on-site.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Upon arrival at the cottage guests will receive 10 per cent discount vouchers that may be used in the plant shop and in the excellent Tea House at Glendurgan Garden.
Local suppliers: Canoe Cornwall offer good value and good quality. They provide archery, bushcraft and canoeing sessions on Fal and Helford. Ideal for taking to the water on holiday in the area.
The annual Durgan Regatta takes place in the village on the Sunday of the August Bank Holiday.