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The Old Tack Room

Carthew, nr. St Austell Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Guests will be spoilt for choice with the many attractions on offer nearby, including beaches, castles and the Eden Project.

This delightful former tack room combines the comforts of contemporary living with traditional cottage features, including the original Cornish granite fireplace in the living room. The large, sunny garden and three separate living areas provide plenty of space for everyone to spread out and relax. This part of Cornwall features beautiful countryside, alongside fascinating industrial heritage. The historic Clay Trails are easily accessible from the cottage, affording excellent walking and cycling opportunities and outstanding views. Set in a wooded valley, close to the Eden Project and St Austell Bay, the cottage provides the perfect base to explore stunning local coastal villages and working harbours, including Charlestown, Mevagissey and Pentewan. The Lost Gardens of Heligan are easily reached, as is Caerhays Castle, with its historic gardens and pretty beach. Nearby Fowey is a traditional seafaring town and provides sea fishing, wildlife tours, river kayaking and a ferry across to Polruan. The dramatic north coast of Cornwall, with stunning cliffs, surf culture and beaches, is a short drive away. Beach 3 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with beams and slate floor. Dining room with French doors/snug/kitchen with beams and slate floor. Utility room. Boot room. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Second floor: Second living room. 1 twin (zip and link, can be 6ft double) bedroom with Velux.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Three Freeview TVs. DVDs. CD. iPod dock. Gas/electric range. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Large, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Welcome pack. No smoking. Couples and family bookings only. NB: Level pedestrian access to front. 10 steep steps to parking area, accessed via narrow lane.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-24
    Cottage was very well equipped and really good location. The house did smell of dogs though, we had to buy air freshener and scented candles. Also the grass in the garden was really long and ther was dog poo in the garden. The shower door in the main bathroom fell off whilst the children were in the bath and there were insufficient working plug sockets In the bedrooms. Also there weren't enough bags for the recycling system at the house. Once these issues were sorted it was lovely. Sufficient parking but it was quite narrow to get to the house. We had a freelander and we managed to fit it in but it was a tight squeeze. Would recommend this cottage as long as maintenance is kept on top of!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-25
    Beautiful house. Lovely location. Loads of things to do and see. Can not wait to return.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-28
    Beautiful cottage in a lovely setting with good road links to surrounding areas. Would visit again for sure :)

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-14
    A good time was had by all, the house itself perfect, just the access that was troublesome (very narrow tracks).

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-06-26
    Very nice cottage plenty of room for us all boot room was great for dog to sleep in. Lovely enclosed sunny safe garden.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-04-17
    The old tack room is lovely, plenty of room for all the family we had a lovely week the children loved the garden. We did feel that it would be usefull to have a note on the booking info that access to the parking is quite narrow we have a large car (vw caravelle )and it was quite a shock.

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