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16 Brunel Quays

16 Brunel Quays, Lostwithiel, Cornwall

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Sleeps a maximum of: 7

Pricing From: £311.00 - 954.00

Lostwithiel allows you to explore the north and south coasts of Cornwall with equal ease, as the neck of land that travels down to Land’s End gets narrower and narrower.

16 Brunel Quays was originally a railway building, named after its designer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It has been restored to offer a high standard of accommodation, but retains many of its original features, such as arched windows and exposed stonework. The cottage has 4 bedrooms and will sleep up to 7 people, making it an idyllic retreat for large families or groups of friends. It also has a unique location, being bordered by the railway and its slow-passing trains on one side and the river quays on the other. The railway station is about 2 minutes' walk away, giving you access to trains that will take you to the major train stations and towns in Cornwall.


Character filled holiday let in pretty location
The setting of 16 Brunel Quays was quite special, accommodation in a refurbished apartment in a Brunel designed railway carriageworks, the River Fowey flowing gently past the back door and a medieval stone-arched bridge (scheduled ancient monument) to stroll across to enjoy the ?antiques capital of Cornwall?, Lostwithiel. The accommodation itself was spotlessly clean and modern, the beds comfortable and the showers hot and strong. Cooking facilities were very good and a washing machine with drying cycle took care of laundry. The large dining/lounge area with its garden setting overlooking the Fowey was well utilised. Secure off road parking for two cars was another positive. On the slightly negative side, the Wifi internet was relatively slow and variable and the Lostwithiel Rail Station runs parallel to Brunel Quays. With windows closed the noise of the occasional train is of no consequence, but with the Velux windows slightly ajar in the bedrooms you won?t need an alarm clock when the 6:00 am train rolls in.
Bob T

This was our third visit to Brunel Quays and it is still an excellent self-catering property. The kitchen was well equipped with good quality cooking utensils and the whole property was very clean and comfortable.
Mrs Bailey

16 Brunel Quays is a spacious, unusual property. It is light and airy and is well furnished. We really enjoyed sitting on the patio by the river (we were particularly blessed with good weather)
Mrs Street

Brunel Quays is an excellent property and Lostwithiel is a great place to stay. Hope to go again.
Mr Fairest

The cottage was perfect for our needs. It was comfortable, spacious and well equipped. The cottage is perfectly located in a lovely, interesting little town with many good walking routes nearby.
Mr Woollams



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine


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Full gas central heating
Electric double oven, electric ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, colour TV, video, DVD player, stereo/CD player etc
All fuel and power included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Private, off-road parking for 2 cars
Patio with garden furniture (unfenced river bank with 5 foot drop to river within 15 yards - children beware)
Sorry no pets and no smoking
Shops, pubs and restaurants 400 yards
Note: This property accepts a maximum of 7 people including infants

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Restormel Castle - 1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Lanlivery, St Brevita's Church - 1.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St Winnow Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Boconnoc - 2.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Lanhydrock, St Hydroc's Church - 2.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lanhydrock - 2.8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Porfell Wildlife Park - 4.4 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Eden Project - 4.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Par, St Mary's Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bodmin, St Petroc's Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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