The Hyde (sleeps 2), Mount Hawke
Mount Hawke, North Cornwall, Porthtowan
Eco-Friendly | Romantic
About The Hyde (sleeps 2), Mount Hawke
A truly tranquil and unique luxury self-catering accommodation in Cornwall, The Hyde is an eco-friendly treehouse hidden away in dense woodland on a privately owned World Heritage site close to Porthtowan Beach on the north coast. The Hyde is one of the best places to stay in Cornwall for couples looking for a romantic break or solo travellers.
Escape, unwind and relax in nature
Five stars reviews from guests who’ve stayed at The Hyde all remark on the tranquility, the peace and quiet within nature with the feeling you’re up in the trees. Guests love being able to switch off and unwind whilst at the same time appreciating mod cons that The Hyde provides such as excellent WiFi and a Nespresso coffee machine along with the added bonus of being located just a short cycle or walk to the popular beach of Porthtowan on the north coast of Cornwall.
Sleeping 2, The Hyde has a secluded cosy bohemian cabin with wooden exteriors, eclectic furnishings and outdoor space is a unique place to stay in Cornwall. Whether it’s whiling the days away in the hammocks with a good book, dining al fresco on the deck or barbecuing under the stars, there are plenty of reasons to really make the most of The Hyde.
Decorated with Picccolpaso handmade tiles, The kitchen has everything you need to make meals during your stay including Neff electric oven and gas hob, microwave, pots and pans, plates, mugs, glass and silverware, Smeg toaster, Nespresso coffee maker and milk frother, fridge with an ice box, large cupboard drawers for your supplies and a dishwasher for two! The dining table awaits your arrival with a welcoming Cornish Cream Tea.
The Hyde boasts an open plan living room, perfectly warm in winter months when you draw the interlined curtains, and lovely and cool in the summer months when you throw open the doors to the deck. Complete with a large comfy sofa, it’s the perfect place to read a good book, wrap up in Hermès blankets to watch your favourite box sets on Netflix, Sky Sport on Now TV or listen to your playlist through the Bose speaker. There are plenty of books and boardgames if you need an alternative to television.
The glass covered deck provides the perfect outdoor space for a meal cooked on the Heston Blumenthal bbq, your early morning coffee or a glass of wine with a game of backgammon.
A very comfortable king size bed made up with ‘Tielle Love Luxury’ sumptuous bedlinen (as you will find in the famous ‘Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons’) for that luxury hotel feel, a Manuel Canovas upholstered bedhead, a choice of pillows, dual-control heated blanket for cold winter nights, small hanging cupboard and a chest of drawers. Wake up gently to bird song, open the French doors to experience the tranquillity.
The en-suite shower room is decorated with tiles from the papal palace at Avignon and has a large walk-in rainfall shower, constant hot water, masses of fluffy towels and robes, heated towel rail, hairdryer and lots of NOBLE ISLE bath products for a treat. Alternatively, pick up your robe, step onto the deck and enjoy the novelty of an outside shower with hot and cold water. You won’t be overlooked or disturbed.
The Hyde is approached via a private field with a hard-core drive and ample off-road car parking. A short pathway into the wood leads off level ground to the treehouse so there is no need to climb.The woods surrounding the property with daffodils and bluebells in Springtime and hammocks suspended in the trees are for the sole use of our guests. Rugs and cushions are provided for more chilly days. Step outside on the glass covered deck and you can spend the day swinging on the hammocks, listening to birdsong, or sunbathing on the wicker loungers in the private garden, enjoy a picnic or a glass of wine and a barbecue on a summer evening.
Work & stay
With the ever growing popularity of working from home, The Hyde is the perfect place to stay in Cornwall if you wish to combine work and play. With excellent wi-fi connection with superfast download and upload speeds and capacity, long-stay guests can also use the garden office/library with a large desk and a comfy office chair where you won’t be interrupted whilst you are making those Zoom calls.
The Hyde is perfectly located to reach both the North and South coastline offering the best of both worlds. In fact, The Hyde is located at the narrowest part of Cornwall, which means you’re also within half an hour of the south coast with seaside towns such as Falmouth.
Just one mile away from The Hyde, a short walk through the valley, guests can enjoy the beautiful Porthtowan beach with its golden sands and sparkling blue sea.
An array of water sports including private surf lessons can be tried or basking in the sun might be just what the doctor ordered during the warm summer months. If you’re a surfer or would be surfer, The Hydes owners also own the renowned Tris Surf Shop in Porthtowan and can arrange private surf lessons and all the kit.
Keen walkers and cyclists are spoilt for choice with a selection of trails just minutes from The Hyde. Revel in the coastal walks across the nearby beach at Porthtowan until you reach the cliffs with St Ives in one direction and St Agnes in the other.
Attractions nearby include St Michael’s Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project, Minack Theatre and Tintagel Castle to name a few. Cornwall’s mining heritage is evident as you walk, cycle or drive through the landscape. Cycle around the nearby villages across the UNESCO World Heritage site on which The Hyde is located.