Ref-000155 St Austell, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Sleeps 6
- Sleeps 6- 2 X Double & 1 X Twin
- Quite Village Location
- Close To The Beach
- Nestled Into The Parkland
- Child Friendly
- Wireless Internet Access
Set in the heart of Cornwall, this house is nestled in six acres of peaceful parkland with a meandering steam running through the park.
This family run park is perfectly positioned for visiting The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and exploring the sandy beaches, quiet coves and historic harbours with abound on Cornwall's gentle south coast.
Our recently converted engine house dates back to 1890 when it was built to house a beam engine for the Polyear Mining operation. Now offering unique three bedroomed self catering accommodation, the Engine House enjoys a large balcony on which to relax and view the surrounding parkland. The annex on the south side of the engine house, now bedrooms and bathrooms, would have originally housed a signal Cornish boiler to provide steam.
Due to the nature of the building, there are many steps and staircases and therefore may not be suitable for families with toddlers or the elderly.
Ground Floor boasts an entrance hall with passage leading to 3 bedrooms, bathroom and Utility room.
One double bedroom with French windows and en-suite shower room, 2nd double bedroom, 3rd double bedroom with 2 single beds. All bedrooms have televisions, radio alarm clocks and hairdryers.
Family bathroom with toilet, wash basin and shower over bath. Utility Room with washing machine.
From the hallway a flight of 12 stairs lead to a fitted kitchen with fridge, cooker, microwave, dishwasher, television, breakfast table and chairs. Patio doors open onto large decked area with garden furniture.
From the kitchen a flight of 15 stairs lead to the floor dining room with arched window and views over the park.
From the dining room a flight of 15 stairs lead to the second floor lounge with CD player, freeview television and DVD player. There are far reaching views over the park and valley.
On the far bank of the stream there is a small playing field with football posts, outdoor badminton and activity equipment for younger children. There is also a selection of garden games for you to enjoy - Noughts and Crosses, Giant Jenga, Giant Draughs, Giant Connect Four and Giant Dominoes.
We do not have a restaurant or bar on site but within 500 yards is the local village shop and post office and the Polgooth Inn.
On the park is a small launderette with coin operated machines and free book and games library. As resident owners we are available for help and assistance when needed.WiFi is available in the Engine House for a small extra charge.
Ideally situated for exploring all that Cornwall has to offer whether by car, bicycle or on foot. There are numerous hidden coves and unspoilt beaches to discover on both north and south Cornish coasts with beautiful sandy beaches just a few minutes drive away. There are outstanding stretches of coastal paths and interesting inland areas of beauty and heritage to explore.Spring is a beautiful time in Cornwall with the country lanes abundant in colourful wild flowers and the National Trust and other large gardens are at their best with magnificent magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias. The nearby The Lost Gardens of Heligan with its sub tropical valley gardens and The Eden Project with its gigantic biomes offer a fascinating insight into the world of plant life.
Bicycles can be hired to ride the nearby Pentewan Valley Cycle Trail. The beaches of Porthpean, Pentewan, Gorran Haven and Caerhayes are within 10 miles of the park. Cornwall has many golf courses, there are three excellent eighteen-hole courses in St. Austell, each with a driving range, and the nearest is only 400 yards away. Watersports, Fishing and riding facilities are all available nearby.
The beautiful fishing village of Mavagissey is just 5 miles away. The lovely Roseland area is easily reached, as are the ports of Charlestown, Fowey and looe.