The Flower Box


Stunningly converted former flower barn with a stylish and contemporary, eco-friendly finish. Located in a countryside spot and yet The Flower Box has all essential amenities close-by, including a mile long stretch of dog friendly beach just 400 metres away. The Flower Box is ideally based for exploring all the attractions Cornwall has to offer.

Perfectly placed for exploring the West Penwith and Cornwall, The Flower Box is close to all the main routes. St Ives, just to the north is an artists’ mecca with The Tate, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery. There are also a delightful number of galleries, shops and restaurants. Surfers flock to Porthmeor Beach and the white-gold sands of Porthminster and Carbis Bay invite relaxation and sand castle fun. Sennen Cove close to Land’s End lies to the west. Nearby Penzance is the closest town for shops and has a leisure centre and an outdoor seafront 1930’s Lido. St. Michael’s Mount and Marazion can be walked or cycled to along the South-West Coastpath in one direction while the fishing villages of Newlyn and Mousehole are in the other.

Various attractions include Geevor, Levant and Poldark tin mines, Paradise Park wildlife centre with indoor jungle-gym. Flambards theme park, Country Skittles and Go-karting. Cornwall also has renowned beautiful gardens to enjoy. The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project, Glendurgan, Trebah and Tremenheere sculpture garden to name but a few. The Penzance area has some outstanding pubs and restaurants serving locally sourced fresh produce and fish.



The Living Area

Gulval Farm Cottages - The Flower Box - The Living Room

Stepping into the welcoming lounge/kitchen/diner you immediately gain a sense of light, space and comfort which features throughout the property. In the lounge area cosy up on the large corner sofa and enjoy your favourite film on the 50″ Smart TV. Patio doors open out onto the south facing garden.



The Kitchen

Gulval Farm Cottages - The Flower Box - The Kitchen

The contemporary kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, making this perfect for cooking as little or as much as you like. Why not sit down and enjoy a lazy breakfast at the dining table. From here there is access to all three bedrooms.



Master Bedroom with Ensuite

Gulval Farm Cottages - The Flower Box - The Master Bedroom

A large master suite with a king-size hypnos bed. Plenty of hanging space and shelving for clothes. Adjoined by a contemporary en-suite shower room with shower, basin and toilet. Window views out over the planted field bank to the north.



Bedroom 2

Another large and contemporary furnished king-size bedroom with a high vaulted ceiling. For clothes, plenty of hanging space and shelving with lovely views out over the private garden to the south.



Twin Room

Gulval Farm Cottages - The Flower Box - The Twin Room

This twin room is wonderfully light and airy. The morning sun and planted field bank are viewed through an east facing window. There is also plenty of space for hanging and shelving clothes.



The Bathroom

Gulval Farm Cottages - The Flower Box - The bathroom

Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom with basin, bath, separate shower and toilet. Solar thermal panels on the roof heat the water and an air source heat pump powers the underfloor heating throughout the property



The Garden

Gulval Farm Cottages -The Flower Box - Garden

Outside is a completely enclosed and private garden with an alfresco dining area, perfect for relaxing and listening to the not so distant wildlife. There is a BBQ available for guests to use, perfect for those hot summer months. A shared driveway has parking for up to three cars per property. A water station and hanging pole is in the driveway for washing off sandy clothes, wet-suits and muddy paws!



Dog Friendly

Gulval Farm Cottages - Dog Friendly

We welcome up to 2 well-behaved and house-trained dogs (sorry, no puppies) to stay with a bowl of water and a biscuit or two! We charge £20 per dog, per week. Just 400m away from the properties is a mile-long stretch of dog-friendly beach (all year round) with acres of sand to run on when the tide is fully out! Outside there is a tap and hose where muddy/sandy paws can be washed off after an exciting day exploring. A towel is provided for a good dry off and rub down!

Each garden is fenced with a lawn area, and a mess bin is provided for you to clear up into. We respectfully ask that all dogs are kept off the furniture and beds during their stay, and that they are never left unattended in the properties at any time. A list of dog-friendly beaches, pubs, vets etc. is available. Also suggestions for walks and days out with your best friend(s). Doggie day care businesses, dog sitters and kennels are available locally for the days/evenings when you might want to explore alone.



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