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Siren | Luxury Beach Cottage | Coverack, The Lizard

Siren

Coverack Cove, Coverack, Cornwall, UK

A bohemian bolthole designed with creative souls in mind, Siren's quintessential thatch cottage exterior belies a quirky and alternative interior scheme. This luxury self-catering cottage, set within cottage gardens a stone's throw from Coverack Cove oozes mid-century kitsch for an uplifting stay. Perfect for couples seeking a coastal cottage for a romantic escape, Siren has also inspired many a solo escape for those seeking a new life direction

Introduction

Taking inspiration from its coastal setting while juxtaposing trad beach house flavour,  inky blues, coral pinks and glam gold form the basis of the interior scheme at Siren. With traditional Cornish cottage appeal, this coastal hideaway is a romantic retreat for couples looking for an alternative escape. If its a close-to-the-elements stay you seek - from sea swimming to coast path exploration, the Lizard Peninsula retains an untouched allure unusual to much of Cornwall. 

Inside

Oozing vintage glamour, Siren appeals to the free-spirited bohemian traveller searching for an alternative beachside haven. Vintage furniture finds sit alongside Sixties artwork, blush pink sofas sit alongside golden palm trees to create a cocktail-lounge by-the-sea essence. Fusing form and function, from the woodburner to the kingsize bed and double-ended bath, all the little luxuries have been carefully considered at Siren to ensure an indulgent stay. Awaken the creative within in the dressing room-cum-studio space; with far-reaching sea views to inspire, create your own masterpiece.

Outside

Located on 'Sunny Corner', Siren is just a gentle amble away from the golden sands of Coverack, so if morning jogs, exhilarating coastal walks or sea swimming form part of your holiday 'to do' list, then you couldn't be better located. Siren is a dog-friendly cottage, so for those of you who are looking to do nothing more than sit back and relax, the cottage garden is a safe haven for pets. During summer months you'll likely be found cooking al fresco with such a sundowner backdrop.

The Facts

  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
    From £850 per week, £650 per short break
    Day hire options are available
  • Bedrooms and bathroomsOne first floor double bedroom with king-size bed, one dressing room, one ground floor bathroom with shower attachment
  • PetsTwo well-behaved dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60 per week or part thereof
  • Arrivals and departuresArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
  • FamilyBabies only, one travel cot and one highchair are available
  • PracticalitiesParking is in the harbour and village car parks, just a few minutes´ walk away, but guests can drop bags at the gate and then park. The cottage has an electric Aga oven, fridge with freezer drawer, microwave and a washer-dryer
  • Homestay includesOutdoor blankets, wireless Wi-Fi speaker, Freeview TV with DVD player, iPad, WiFi internet (please note, mobile reception can be patchy due to the location), gas barbecue, linen, towels, logs and kindling to get you startedHouse book - your property and destination guideDiscover more little luxuries
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Coverack

Poised on a coastal crescent on the Lizard Peninsula, the quintessential Cornish fishing village of Coverack is located at the southern tip of Cornwall.

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Getting there

  • On the Map Located in Coverack Cove on The Lizard, Cornwall.
  • By Car From London, take the M4 toward Bath, take M5 South and A30 to Cornwall and follow the directions provided to the property.
  • By Train There are frequent train services from London and the nearest train station is Penzance.
  • By Air Fly to Newquay Airport - just over an hour's drive away.

From the owner

“A characterful cottage with an individualistic nature, there´s no doubt that being so close to the coast is good for the soul; I leave feeling uplifted and revived!”

From the owner

We fell in love with Coverack during an idyllic summer's day visit -  the sea was millpond calm and there was little to do but spend the day watching the fishermen bring in their daily catch. We knew that this would be the perfect place for getting-away-from-it-all adventuring.

We were really fortunate that at the end of 2015, Siren became available. The cottage was already in good condition having been lovingly restored by the previous owners, who had retained the character and charm of the original cottage.

Like many of the more traditional cottages, the bathroom was on the ground floor, along with the sitting room and kitchen; and we retained this layout, as having the master bedroom 'suite' on the first floor of the cottage was more in line with the slightly eclectic flavour we were looking to create.

Inspired by the amazing setting, and tales of myth and legend that are often associated with this part of Cornwall, when it came to the interiors we wanted to create an alternative take on coastal cottage; something that would set Siren apart from other cottages in the village. 

The interior scheme is individualistic, and for many guests that visit it's this individualism they opt for over the locality; although it goes without saying that the sea view is the lure for many.

For us Siren allows us to take a breath, kick back and relax. We always have grand imaginings that the setting might inspire us to write a book, or perhaps sketch a scene, then we find we've idled another break away without doing either!

The Stanleys

Owner recommendations

Live like a local, discovering the best hidden gem restaurants, walks and attractions during your holiday in Coverack with an insider’s perspective.

The Halzephron Inn, Gunwalloe
To Eat

The Halzephron Inn, Gunwalloe

With breathtaking views of Mounts Bay, The Halzephron Inn is an idyllic stop off on a coastal walk. Expect hearty portions, designed with sea-air appetites in mind, and a menu that features fresh local seafood.

Coast Path Strolls
To Do

Coast Path Strolls

Spend a day heading out along the Cornish coast path, taking in the dramatic vistas across Coverack, Cadgwith Cove and the Lizard Point; the most southerly point in mainland Britain. Ann´s Pasties on the Lizard makes a great refuelling stop!

Wild Swimming 
To Do

Wild Swimming 

The beauty of this stunning peninsula makes for sensational alfresco dips. The area is peppered with hidden coves and undiscovered bays. For those of you who are less seasoned swimmers, kayak trips of this part of Cornwall are almost guaranteed to include seal spotting.

Flower Finding
To See

Flower Finding

A visit in spring or summertime is sure to inspire naturalists, when the hedgerows come alive with wildflowers including foxgloves, campion and sea thrift. Head to Cross Common Exotic Plant nursery for inspiration.

Guest Testimonials

First of all, can I just say that this place, the layout and what Laura (house keeper) has done has made our honeymoon the best. We thought our wedding day was amazing, but this place just carried on the adrenaline rush for us!

I have wanted to book through your company for a while and wasn´t disappointed, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Siren was stunning and we were totally relaxed and rejuvenated.

We just had the most fabulous week here in Coverack, spending Christmas in your magical cottage was the best choice we could make. We had such a fantastic time, thank you for the opportunity to experience this little slice of heaven.

What a lovely little place to celebrate a special birthday! Siren and Coverack are so pretty and perfect to relax and enjoy this beautiful part of Cornwall. We have enjoyed walks along the coastal path, cream teas and many pasties. Thank you for a fabulous week!

We couldn´t have asked for a better place to spend our time away in - Siren was absolutely beautiful and Coverack is simply magical. I don´t think I would ever do your usual holiday now going forward. I´ll be going to Unique Homestays for my future UK holidays!

Wow, what a beautiful little bolthole by the sea. Siren has been the perfect getaway after our wedding. I love the attention to detail in every corner. My favourite spot has been on the window seat, watching the seagulls swoop for their food above the glistening sea. Thank you for such a magical mini-moon. I hope we will be back soon.

We´ve had an amazingly lovely week at this wonderful, cosy and quirky cottage. Lots of great walks to Roskilly´s, round Kynance Cove and the beaches of St Ives. Fish and chips twice - that´s how good they are! Even the rather gloomy weather hasn´t spoilt our fabulous week in Cornwall.

This was a weekend treat from our children. We have had such a lovely time. They booked this cottage for us knowing that we like quirky places. We were not disappointed! A new part of Cornwall for us to explore. We will be back. Many thanks!

Thanks for checking in with me, I appreciate it. We had a really great stay and loved the cottage. It is thoughtfully put together and well equipped as well as having imaginative decor. If it ever came onto the market, I would be interested! The welcome treats for both us and our dog, Isla, went down really well. Coverack is absolutely lovely and we really enjoyed the coastal path walks around the village. It was a lovely, restorative week.

I am going to miss this beautiful, cosy bolt hole. Thank you Siren for a peaceful, relaxing and memorable stay. We have enjoyed watching the sea from all the different seats in the house and had a rejuvenating break. Just what we needed. Will be back again soon.

Thank you Siren! We came here to rest and to have some nice walks with my dog but got so much more! This little cottage really made me feel at home, watching the sea from the window seat downstairs was amazing. Had all the rest I needed and I can face the world again. Would definitely love to come back. Thank you so much!

A last minute booking that paid off. Siren Cottage is delightful and the perfect spot from which to explore the beautiful coastal walks. Glorious sunny days have been the icing on the cake, spring has come early. A great start to this years travel adventures.. I´m sure we will visit again.

A beautiful cottage in a stunning location, we could not have asked for more. A perfect place for a wonderful relaxing Christmas. Lovely walks out to the headland and Kynance Cove was beautiful. Will definitely be back here at Coverack. Many thanks for sharing your cottage.

Thank you so much for a magical stay. We have both had such a wonderful weekend, it’s like being in another world. Once again thank you for your kindness and consideration.

Thank you for creating such a lovely place to relax and enjoy a whole weekend together in. We really felt like we got away from it all...a rare thing these days!

We thought the cottage was beautifully decorated and styled and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We found the little touches such as milk and butter really thoughtful and made our break even more relaxing especially as this was our first break away with new baby. We shall definitely be using you again.

I travelled a lot in my life, have been in many countries and at unique locations. Siren and Coverack was an unbelievable experience and we enjoyed each second. We also decided to come back at least once a year to refresh this impressions.

Location was incredible. The unique styling appealed and the sea view was key the whole package is superb. The garden was one of the best features. The extras were thoughtful and very much appreciated from the cocktail making trolley to the scones.

It was an extremely lovely and peaceful part of the world to visit and the dog loved the garden and long coastal walks. The whole process from booking to arriving to now was easy and I can´t wait to go back to Siren again.

Interior decor was beautiful, quirky and stylish. Loads of character and lots of design inspiration for my own house! But primarily booked for those sea views! Amazing!

We had a wonderful stay in Siren, it was amazing! Everything was ready for our stay and so affectionately prepared. Every evening a cat visited us in the garden, it was so sweet. The service of Unique Homestays is splendid and perfect, thank you so much. We will recommend Unique Homestays and look forward to another stay with you.

The location of Siren is incredible! The whole package is superb, the garden was one of the best features and all the added extras were so thoughtful and very much appreciated. The cocktail bar and the scones were a particular favourite!

Wow! We had such a glorious time at Siren, it was the perfect place to spend our baby-moon! We enjoyed some beautiful sunsets and walks along the beach but also loved spending time in the house when the weather was a bit rubbish. It was a great excuse to sit by the fire and cosy up with a book, a much needed break before the arrival of our little one. Thank you!

Thank you for creating this seaside paradise - the interiors are totally amazing, we never knew Cornwall could be so stylish! Definitely will be adding a pineapple lamp to our town house now, totally inspired.

We loved Siren. We loved the sound of the waves, evenings by the fire, being able to throw our suitcases in the dressing room and really feel like we were at our own seaside home.

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