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With birdsong and bubbles and countryside tranquillity, Fern offers amazing eco luxuriousness for that perfect romantic escape.

Fern at The Emerald

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From £504 for a long weekend in winter to £1,230 for a week in summer.
Lovely countryside and coastal walks Perfect for romantic getaways Indoor swimming pool and gym Parking Dog friendly Just for two Bathtub for two Super king bed Hot tub Perfect for couples Swimming pool
Fern is a semi-detached hi-spec, super-insulated cedar-clad eco house tucked into a wonderfully tranquil countryside location just five miles Falmouth. Oak floors and white walls reflect light from the floor to ceiling windows that look out over the private deck and bubbling hot tub to the slender trees beyond - a very lovely luxury retreat in Cornwall.
Living and eating

The big open plan living room at this homestay is a wonderfully relaxing place to be, with a deep corner sofa set before French doors which can be fully opened out for seamless indoor/outdoor living when the sun shines down. There is a Smart TV with Netflix, an iPod dock to stream your music and unlimited WiFi. The fully equipped kitchen has every appliance you need, including an espresso machine for your morning wake up coffee and a wine fridge to keep the bubbly perfectly chilled.


Fern's large bedroom has a beautiful carved Provencal-style bed, super-king size for added luxury. After a blissfully comfortable night's sleep you can enjoy breakfast in bed while contemplating the day and trying to decide between a morning dip in the hot tub right outside the door or a stroll to the pool house and gym for some light exercise and a refreshing swim...the choice is yours at this luxury retreat in Cornwall.


The en suite bathroom has toasty warm under-floor heating, a walk-in drench-head shower and an oval free-standing double-ended bath.

Indoor swimming pool and gym

There is a swimming pool and gym (available at all times) and an all weather outdoor tennis court and children's play area. These easily accessible facilities are shared with the other four eco houses that form The Emerald, the only award-winning truly zero carbon holiday destination in the country.


Fern has a big glass-sided deck with its own private hot tub. This is set low into the deck outside the bedroom, with underwater lighting for chilled-out night time dips. There are five acres of mature woodland and beautifully maintained grounds to explore as well.


There is parking for two cars either right outside the door or by the garden gate.


Fern is fully WiFi ready so if you need to keep in touch with the outside world you can.


Two dogs are very welcome. We charge £30 per dog per week or short break.


Fern is semi-detached from Cedar and they are mirror images of each other, so if Fern is booked for the week(s) you require please give us a call on 01872 553491 to see if Cedar is free.


"Absolutely spectacular. We love it, and are returning in September" April 2015

"I loved this place...An absolutely beautiful holiday let. The owners have put a lot of thought into the comfort and decor of this retreat which made my break much more relaxing. Everything was immaculate and excellent quality from the sheets to the hot tub to even a coffee machine and mini wine cooler. I would rate this as one of the best places I've ever stayed at and would happily return. Definitely 5 star" - May 2015

"The mark of a good holiday is based on whether you would continue returning - we certainly would" - June 2015

"The hosts were lovely it was fabulous. We would love to stay again. Our son was made to feel very welcome and special. Thank you" - July 2015

"We had an amazing honeymoon staying in Fern at The Emerald. We really couldn't fault anything! Tim and his wife were very helpful and very welcoming. The property itself was stunning and I would highly recommend it." - August 2015

"Beautiful and private. Hot tub was a brilliant touch!" - August 2015

"Fabulous location in the heart of Cornwall, the quality of the venue from the pots and pans to towels and linen is unrivaled and no expense spared. Perfect week thank you." - October 2015

"This place was a lovely little getaway. Just perfect." - January 2016

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Weekly rates:
  • 1 Jan - 9 Feb £672
  • 9 Feb - 30 Mar £753
  • 30 Mar - 20 Apr £807
  • 20 Apr - 11 May £753
  • 11 May - 25 May £837
  • 25 May - 15 Jun £951
  • 15 Jun - 22 Jun £993
  • 22 Jun - 29 Jun £1017
  • 29 Jun - 6 Jul £1053
  • 6 Jul - 20 Jul £1158
  • 20 Jul - 24 Aug £1230
  • 24 Aug - 31 Aug £1158
  • 31 Aug - 7 Sep £951
  • 7 Sep - 21 Sep £909
  • 21 Sep - 26 Oct £837
  • 26 Oct - 14 Dec £723
  • 14 Dec - 31 Dec £1029
Short breaks:
  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.
  • No hidden charges or booking fee.
  • A 13 deposit secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £30 per pet per week or short break
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