The Wheel House
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The Wheel House is unique, as it is one of only half a dozen houses in Cornwall with a working water wheel, which can be seen turning right outside the living room window.
On the ground floor there are three bedrooms, a shower room and a bathroom. On the first floor there is a large open plan living area with lofted ceilings and exposed beams, a further bedroom and a shower room.
From the first floor you can enjoy the views across the valley towards St Newlyn East.
A door leads out from the king-size room to the games room, courtyard, and hot tub also wheel house and mill house have their own hot tub..
There is a pub/restaurant in Mitchell, 1 mile away. St Newlyn East also has a pub/restaurant, a good family butcher, a post office and a village store.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 16 km, Nearest railway: Truro 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There is a pine kitchen table with 8 chairs
3 settees in the living room, as well as books and board games
All bath and shower rooms are fully tiled and have electric shaver sockets
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, the cottage has its own barbecue, picnic table, lawn area, washing line and parking for 2-3 cars.
The cottage is set in extensive 7 acre grounds in which we have our miniature donkeys & pygmy goats & harry the horse,still providing plenty of room for exploring, ball games, kite flying etc.
There are some beautiful places to walk and some lovely quiet lanes to explore on bicycles, or on foot.
An outdoor children's play area and well-equipped indoor games room, with a pool table, table football, table tennis and lots of games, are provided for all guests. A large hot tub and sauna are also available.
There are supermarkets in Newquay (Morrisons) and Truro (Tesco and Sainsbury's).
You can order on-line at Tesco for delivery to Goonwinnow Farm (please let us know if you do so that we can watch out for the delivery van).
The supermarkets all have ATMs and there are all main banks in Truro and Newquay.
The West Country region
All that Cornwall has to offer is easily accessible from Goonwinnow, nowhere is more than an hour away! What better base to discover the breath taking coast and countryside, or to explore the gorgeous sandy beaches and quaint fishing villages?
Whether your interests lie on land or in the water Cornwall is the ideal location for walking, cycling, surfing, sailing or just splashing about in the sea.
Falmouth with its sailing and yachting is 18 miles away.
Tintagel: The fabled site of King Arthur's legendary castle set in a spectacular cliff top location
Tate St Ives: This celebrated gallery opened in 1993 and shows the very best of art in Cornwall.
It is well worth visiting the Eden Project, World-famous biome conservatories with plants from all over the world.
There are many exquisite historic buildings to visit in the region, such as Lanhydock House in Bodmin, with its beautiful gardens, and Prideaux Place in Padstow, a celebrated Elizabethan manor house.
Packed full of art shops and restaurants, St Ives is a great day out any time of year.
there is an artificial ski slope in Plymouth, one hours' drive away. Plans have just been passed for construction of a ski slope locally so maybe one day! During October-February there is an ice skating rink at the Eden Project.
Newquay, 6 miles away, is the centre of Cornish tourism and is the major surfing resort of the UK. In Fistral Beach, you can have surfing lessons for all ages.
Its just a 10 min drive to our nearest beaches of Holywell and Crantock. Perranporth is a very popular family beach, and is 8 miles from Goonwinnow. Its 3 mile stretch of glorious sand is renowned as one of the best family beaches in Cornwall.. Keen surfers and kiters will enjoy Fistral, Watergate and Gwithian beaches.
For a great family day out, there is the Crealy Adventure Park at Wadebridge. Alternatively, try the Holywell Bay Fun park for action packed fun with laser shooting and go-karts. There is also the Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre for fun pony rides.
Newquay Zoo is Cornwall's only zoo, set in ten acres of tropical lakeside gardens. There is also a very impressive display of Cornish and tropical marine species at the Blue reef Aquarium
Play golf at Perranporth, Newquay or use the St Newlyn East 9 hole Golf Course nearby. We have an arrangement with Perranporth Golf Club for reduced green fees. For beginners there is also 12 hole golf course a mile away which does not require handicap certificates.
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10 Apr 2013
"Brilliant Easter holiday!"
It is very cosy cottage in a quiet farm.The cottage is very clean, tidy and it was over our expectation. Our group contained of 3 couples and 2 kids. Kids were entertained all the time either by play room or by swings outside or by feeding the ducks. Also some games and books were available in the cottage.
Kitchen is fully equipment. Bathrooms newly fitted and perfectly clean.
Only one inconvenience which we found but perfectly can be accepted, that the toilet is missing upstairs.
Highly recommend this cottage as it is on beautiful place and welfare by the owners were excellent.
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