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02/01/12
A very relaxing New Year's break for our 2 year old and ourselves. Visiting for a very special friend's wedding but also managed to explore the delights of St Ives, Lands End, Sennen Cove, Port Isaac, and Falmouth itself. Gorgeous take-away fish from Rick Steins on Falmouth Harbour. A very well equipped cottage for a young family and the 'welcome' bottle of red wine and box of mince pies were a real treat. We really appreciated your flexibility on our stay dates too, thank you! Happy New Year! Nick, Rose and Emilia Riley (Derby).


29/12/2011
Three night break 26th to 29th December 2011. Perfect cottage for our family of four! Nice and warm, good facilities and the best shower I've ever had! Good location and would definitely consider returning! Many thanks Tom and family.


29/10/2011
A beautiful cottage and an excellent base for exploring. We had never been to this part of Cornwall before and it was a revelation. The boys loved the Seal Sanctuary and the wild seals at Godrevy. We had a great meal at The Cove and an even better one at the Royal Standard in Flushing - great gastropub about 10 minutes away. Sad to leave.


30/09/2011
A beautiful, warm, and welcoming cottage with a continental feel. We had a lovely stay here and it is the perfect base from which to explore West Cornwall. Would really recommend Trebah Gardens as they are breathtaking! We will definitely recommend this cottage to others. Kate and Soph Kirk.


16/09/2011
We had a lovely relaxing week here at Sorgente thanks chiefly to the lovely home and welcome. The scones were such a favorite my husband stockpiled from Rowe's bakery in Penryn, we will be eating them when we get back to London. The cottage is charming and does feel like home away from home. Everything we needed was here and our son who isn't walking yet, enjoyed crawling everywhere, under the table being a favourite hiding place. Cornwall was lovely, the weather picked up the last few days. St Mawes was a favourite destination for us all and Trevarno Estate gardens. Favourite place to eat turned out to be the Mariners chippie, they knew our orders by the end of the week. We did have problems with the taps, they seemed to have a mind of their own, eventually we worked it out. Thanks for a lovely stay, Linda Ellia and Daniel Mensah.


26/08/2011
Thank you for a lovely stay! We found the cottage very tasteful and well equipped and in a good location. The welcome tray was a lovely thought. We thoroughly enjoyed the cream tea. Recommendations: Kynance Cove, Pendennis Castle, St.Ives and huge beach to the east, St Agnes - very pretty with small cove and Porthleven. Favourite place to eat was Miss Pedpods in Penryn - great breakfasts and a happy hour hour on Fridays (6-7pm). Mariners (Penryn) and Harbour Lights for fish & chips. had a great stay! The Jennings Family.


19/08/2011
Thank you for the wonderful accommodation, very well equipped place. We have enjoyed our week stay! Thank you for the welcoming tray, we really enjoyed it! Many thanks Sarah, Daniel and Amelia Metherell.


12/08/2011
We have had a super week's holiday - but a holiday is not only visiting, walking, discovering it's also having a lovely, comfortable and well equipped place to come back to at the end of each day and where we have felt totally relaxed. Many thanks. Petra and Pascal Narcy and Mark Thornhill. P.S. Many thanks also for the welcoming touches - we really appreciated it.


08/07/2011
We had a lovely time here at Sorgente. The house was great for the four of us and was a brilliant base for exploring Cornwall. Couldn't fit it all into one week though! Our recommendations for a day out at St.Michael's Mount, Trelissick Gardens (National Trust or historic Scotland memberships came in handy!), the beaches at Gyllyngvase and St.Mawes. Our girls (aged 6 and 3) also enjoyed the train to St.Ives and the Park and Float into Falmouth. Thanks! Jennifer, Ross, Amy and Heather. We had a great holiday, thank you! Amy (6) and Heather (3).


10/06/2011
This is our second time staying in this beautiful cottage. It was just as perfect as last year. We have had a fantastic holiday, the weather has been kind to us. Thank you for the cream tea and wine - yum! We will be sad to leave this peaceful sanctuary - we feel so relaxed now - not sure how long that will last when we reach the mayhem of Manchester! Thanks once again for allowing us to stay here. Sara, Dan, Ellis and Louie - Manchester. P.s. for the little ones (or big ones) that love trains - good places to visit: Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway and model railway train museum, Mevagissey.
18/05/2011Such a nice house made our holiday even more special! It has everything you might need. Cornwall is beautiful and Fowey is a must! Thanks!


29/04/2011
We have really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage is very well equipped, we wanted for nothing. Also thanks for the welcome cream tea and wine! The cornish coast is beautiful with many wild flowers everywhere - we were walking from Porthleven to Porthluney Bay so this made a good base for us. The weather was perfect - like summer. Thanks again. Cathy Pat, Joyce and Juliet. N.Yorkshire/Manchester/Weymouth.


22/04/2011
We've had a really lovely week, been very lucky with the weather and have thoroughly enjoyed staying at Sorgente. Its a really lovely cottage, so tastefully decorated and well equipped. Loads to do in the area, we've had a great time and don't want to go home! Jo, Henry and Holly O'Connor. April 2011.


18/03/2011
Beautiful holiday home - Thank you! Very modern and clean. Loved all the personal touches - made us feel welcome. Also loved the upstairs bathroom taps... Thank you. Karina and Mark Barnicoat. March 2011.


25/02/2011
A lovely holiday in a cosy and hospitable cottage, a relaxing week in a beautiful part of the country, we hope to return. Suzanne, Mathew, Olivia and Maddy.

Reviews Airbnb

We had a great time at Sorgente cottage

The communication was super easy and quick and the place looks exactly like it does on the pictures. The neighbourhood is very conveniently located and although it’s a lively neighborhood the apartment is very quiet! Would absolutely recommend to stay there!
October 2019

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Fantastic little place

felt like a home from home. Everything thought of.
November 2018

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Sorgente liegt ideal, um den Süden Cornwalls zu erkunden

Das Haus verfügt über alles, was man braucht, um sich im Urlaub wohl zu fühlen. Es war sauber und wie in der Beschreibung ausgestattet. Die Kommunikation mit Alex verlief schnell und problemlos.
October 2018

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A great base from which to explore Cornwall. Clean, cosy and welcoming

Thank you Alex for your quick responses, we had a great family holiday.
September 2018

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Very clean and well equipped cottage.

Tastefully done out with fantastic bathroom and shower. Really felt welcome and enjoyed our stay. Loved the Muddy Beach cafe just down the road.
September 2018

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We had a lovely stay at Sorgente

When we first arrived we noticed how well the cottage had been refurbished and also loved the welcome pack including wine, scones and fresh flowers. Our favourite part of the cottage had to be the bathroom with its waterfall shower and relaxing decor. Although we had our own car, Alex is very helpful with car hire if you need any. Overall we had a fabulous stay at Sorgente and have already discussed returning again in the future. Would highly recommend.
June 2017

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A lovely house close to Falmouth and Flushing

The house is beautifully decorated with a cute courtyard. There's a lovely near on the Marina a short walk away. Alexs communication was great I'd highly recommend this house.
May 2017

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We had a great stay at the cottage!

As most people likely arrive in car, we were able to get parking right outside every night, which was very convenient. Great location for exploring Cornwall.
April 2017

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Lovely property, clean, quiet and well located

Good location, a clean, tranquil cottage. Well equipped and very accurate, understandable instructions for usage of all the facilities. Would recommend and would stay there again.
March 2017

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Sorgente is a lovely Cornish cottage with a mixture of period charm and contemporary facilities

The cottage is extremely clean and well equipped. A lot of thought has clearly gone in to making this a home away from home. The neighbourhood is quite, but also very handy for transport links, both by road and rail. The town of Penryn is only a few minutes walk away. We enjoyed a great holiday with Sorgente as our base. Most definitely highly recommended. Thank you.
October 2016

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Sorgente was a well located and clean house to stay for our holiday

It was comfortable for our family - (2 kids 8 & 12.) The bathroom is lovely and spacious and the kitchen was pretty well equipped for the size. Really pleased as it was allergy free which is not always that easy to come across.
April 2016

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Lovely cosy stay, spacious for a couple

Very well maintained, luxury bathroom. Made to feel very welcome, even had a high chair out for us on arrival. Quick walk into penryn local shops or supermarket 1 mile away. We will definitely be back, thank you Alex
March 2016

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We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Sorgente over the New Year!

The cottage is delightful in every way: comfortable and modern, functional and welcoming, clean and cosy. It was exactly what we wanted in a wonderful area of Cornwall that we were able to explore despite the weather. We would love to come back in the summer and experience the loooooong days instead of the long nights. I am sure Sorgente would be equally as excellent! Thank you.
January 2016

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We really enjoyed our stay at Sorgente Cottage over the christmas period

The cottage is exactly as described and we wouldn't hesitate the stay again in the future. Alex ensured that we had all the information we needed and even arranged for a Xmas tree for our stay...thank you Alex! The cottage is close to the local shops and park and in a quiet area. Thank you for our lovely holiday. Alex & Kelly
December 2015

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What a lovely place to stay

Quiet and homely and very well equipped (the bathroom was my favourite!) .. Definitely felt like a home away from home. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone traveling to Cornwall. Thank you!
October 2015

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Sorgente is a very nice appartment which is well-fitted and clean!

All rooms are comfortably furnished with modern amenities! Pennryn is a nice village with everything needed nearby and in the heart of Cornwall. Our tipp: Have a relaxed day at the St. Ives Bay beach near Hayle (search for Blue Bay Cafe)! Matthias and family.
July 2015

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Sorgente is a great place to stay: very clean, modern, warm and comfortable

It's well located in Penryn and dealing with Alex was great. I was working while in town, so it was great to come back to such a lovely place each evening. I particularly liked the choice of artwork!
February 2015

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Reviews Trip Advisor

"Good location"
July 2017
The location of the cottage is good, Falmouth is a short drive away as are several lovely beaches and gardens. The cottage is well equipped with essentials and was clean.

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"A wonderful and relaxing place to stay"
November 2016
We stayed 1 week at the beginning of November at the Sorgente Cottage. We enjoyed every single minute of our stay. Everything in the house is arranged to make the guests` stay as comfortable as possible. The cottage is very clean and when we arrived, fresh flowers, scones and clotted cream were waiting for us. A large folder with all the instructions explains how everything works. The location is close to Falmouth and close to a range of supermarkets (by car). We had a very enjoyable time at this wonderful place. All communication with the owners was excellent.

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"Joli cottage à Penryn"
August 2015
Nous avons passé une semaine en juillet dans ce cottage que nous avons apprécié. Il est très bien équipé (il y a une machine à laver) et très propre, très bien aménagé. Au rez de chaussée un espace à vivre très confortable avec une cuisine très bien équipée, une salon avec deux canapés, la TV et le wifi. A l'étage deux chambres et une salle de bain super. Le cottage est très calme et paisible. Il y aune petite cour extérieure. Il faut y venir en voiture pour profiter de la région. A Penryn il y a à proximité pour les courses un Lidl. A quelques minutes en voiture Falmouth.

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"Perfect retreat"
June 2015
The cottage was beautifully furnished and finished to a high standard. It was in easy reach of Falmouth and there is a good bus service. Lots of various activities in the local area. Perfect place for a llovely week of peace and relaxation. Highly recommended.

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"Fabulous place, very clean!"
February 2015
It was our first holiday together as friends and we absolutely loved it so much that we are all saving up ready to book again for next year! The house is beautiful and that bathroom is to die for! All very clean and labels everywhere to help with all the appliances. It is situated on a hill so parking was tricky but nothing extreme. Lots of beautiful beaches; very close as well! And a Londis right at the bottom of the street in case of any emergency things we needed. The only "negative" thing I can say is that the stairs in the holiday home were very difficult and somewhat dangerous to go down on but other than that it is near perfect. I was also under the impression that the house keeper was going to meet us before we arrived but none the less I'm sure that if we did have any problems she would be there for us. Very much enjoyed out stay, wanted to stay longer! We would all like to say a big thank you and we will most definitely be coming again.

UPDATE: the stairs were reversed in 2016. They are no longer steep.

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"Maison très bien équipée, bonne literie, belle salle de bain, petite cour privative pour déjeuner par beau temps, cette"
November 2014Maison très bien équipée, bonne literie, belle salle de bain, petite cour privative pour déjeuner par beau temps, cette location est avant tout bien située pour circuler en Cornouaille sans faire trop de route. Bon rapport qualité prix.

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"Brilliant accommodation. A real cosy retreat"
October 2014
Like many little places in Cornwall, you just never know what lies beyond the front door. Had a wonderful stay at this cottage. It's so convenient for getting around. Very warm and cosy. Loads of nice towels. Comfortable beds. Beautiful bathroom. VERY clean. Logs were supplied, on request for the great little woodburner. The bottle of wine was a nice extra! I would highly recommend this accommodation to fellow travellers. Many thanks.

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"Sehr gemütliches und super eingerichtetes Haus"
August 2014
Die einrichtung wurde mit viel Liebe zum Detail zusammengestellt und alles war sehr sauber. Sehr gerne wieder und weiter zu empfehlen.

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"Wir hatten wunderschöne Flitterwochen in Sorgente"
July 2014
Das Haus war für 11 Tage unser "zu Hause" es fehlte an nichts. Alles war geschmackvoll und gemütlich eingerichtet. Nur das Bett war für meinen Mann zu kurz. Da es kein Fusstteil hat konnten wir es einfach auspolstern... Der Standort des Hauses ist optimal für Touren in ganz Cornwall. Vielen Dank für unser "Honeymoon".

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