Self Catering in Cornwall - Fowey
Areas: South Cornwall, Cornwall
Sleeps a maximum of: 4
Pricing From: £385.00 - 840.00
BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED 17TH CENTURY FORMER MILKING PARLOUR Parleth Gedra (Cornish for milking parlour) nestles in a truly rural spot within the West Cornish countryside betwixt Lostwithiel and Fowey. Situated in Lanlivery just a short walk from the cottage is a 12th century long house pub serving food. Close to the Cornish Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve and Helman Tor a picturesque rocky outcrop that is an undiscovered beauty spot with unspoilt country views.
Perfect for walkers and dog owners of all abilities and ages with the well-known Saints Way and Wilderness Trail that cross the moor and countryside. Easily accessed from the property is the National Cycle Network with many off-road trails and quiet country lanes to enjoy there is even a direct route to The Eden Project proclaimed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". The market town of Lostwithiel is close by with shops restaurants and pubs as well as Restormel Castle which overlooks the River Fowey a pleasant location for a picnic.
The beautiful harbour of Fowey with its deep natural harbour is also within easy reach. Fowey Regatta week (August) is a popular event with competitive sailing events street carnival the Red Arrows display team and much more. The picturesque and unspoilt harbour of Charlestown is also worth a visit.
Built in the early 19th century for the export of copper and china clay it is home to a collection of old ships which have been used in film projects and its Shipwreck and Heritage Centre has the largest UK collection of artifacts and treasure recovered from shipwrecks. Parleth Gedra is also ideally placed to visit an array of National Trust properties including Llanhydrock House with its extensive grounds. The Eden Project and Bodmin Moor are also easily reached as are the North Cornish coastal towns of Tintagel Port Isaac Boscastle and Padstow.
This recently completed single-storey barn conversion with exposed beams offers TWO bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: family size with shower WC and heated towel rail. Lounge: with comfortable seating TV Freeview DVD hi-fi with iPod docking station and woodburner effect electric fire making this an ideal communal space.
Games chest selection of books DVDs and CDs. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker hob and hood fridge with ice box washer/dryer microwave and many useful extras. Outside: enclosed sun trap garden with garden furniture BBQ and fresh herbs (please help yourself).
Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electric and heating included. Wi-fi access available.
Private water supply. 1 dog welcome (more by arrangement). Regret no smoking within the property.
Location: beach 6 miles pub 1.5 miles shop 3 miles.
Services / Facilities:
Downstairs bedroom | Downstairs bathroom | Enclosed garden / patio | Internet access | Towels included | Travel cot available | Highchair available
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Fowey area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Lanlivery, St Brevita's Church - 1.2 miles (Historic Church)
Lanhydrock, St Hydroc's Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church)
Lanhydrock - 2.6 miles (Historic House)
Restormel Castle - 2.7 miles (Castle)
Eden Project - 3.4 miles (Garden)
St Winnow Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church)
Par, St Mary's Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church)
Tregrehan Garden - 4.1 miles (Garden)
Bodmin, St Petroc's Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church)
Pine Lodge Gardens - 4.7 miles (Garden)
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