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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
For Summer 2014 Riverview has had a complete refurbishment and brand new extension, transforming the house into a spacious open plan living area.The house has been finished to a very high standard with complete new Kitchen and Walnut Breakfast bar providing a great social aspect for the chef whilst cooking on the range master oven. The dining area seats everyone comfortably on the Chunky Douglas fir dining table.
Solid walnut flooring runs throughout the house. Drop down into the lounge which maximises a beautiful view across Penpol creek on the river Gannel. An integrated home cinema and quality sound system is installed for a variety of entertainment. All complimented with dimable lighting banks. Bi-folding french doors open right across to incorporate the garden and Stone fireplace and give you the outdoor indoor aspect of the lounge.
The Property comprises of 4 bedrooms: The main master bedroom is en-suite with glorious views across the river, it has a 6ft super Kingsize Bed and wall mounted 42" plasma Tv(with sky & dvd player).
The second double room has the same views across the river, a 5ft double bed and a tv also. 2 smaller rooms to the front of the house, 1 room having twin bunk beds and the other a single bed. Upstairs there is also a main bathroom with toilet, bath and power shower. A 3rd toilet downstairs also.
In the lounge there is a brand new 3 & 2 seater sofa and pouf to allow plenty of seating. It has a 42" plasma with full sky package and sky plus with on demand facility to a massive library of films .Beautiful views can also be enjoyed from the moment you walk in the front door of the property.
The Garden is hopefully where you'll be spending most of your time. We cannot promise the weather, but when the sun is shining you wont find a better place to enjoy your holiday. New decking has been built in the tiered garden and lets you enjoy the most beautiful sunsets while your eating alfresco on the outside furniture.
A large Cornish stone- real fireplace with grill and bbq rotisserie is there for the cook of the house, or it can be used as an outdoor log fire while your sipping on a glass of wine!.If you are feeling lazy there's a Gas BBQ and an outdoor patio heater. 2 connected ponds with running falls help you relax .The garden has under shrub lighting to allow you to dine out well into the evening.
There are washing/ drying and ironing facilities, a constant supply of hot water and gas central heating, which are included in the tariff. All bed linen is supplied but personal hand/ bath towels are not.
At the front of the house there is parking for 2 cars
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fistral 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
There are lots of things Cornwall is loved for; the dramatic coastline with its captivating fishing harbours; the spectacular beaches and the pounding surf that provide a natural playground for a variety of water sports; and who can forget famous Cornish pasties and luscious cream teas?
But there are also lots of things about Cornwall that may surprise you. For instance, the wilderness of captivating Bodmin Moor with its panorama of big skies, fascinating prehistoric remains, great walking trails and more than its fair share of local legends.
There's also the dynamic art scene found in mainly in West Cornwall, inspired by the naturally stunning landscape; and more recently a food scene to rival London and beyond; Cornwall now has a multitude of award-winning local food producers and stellar chefs putting the region well and truly on the gourmet map.
Cornwall also has a tremendous history based on its Celtic roots, its Celtic Cornish culture, the warmth and friendliness of the people and the Cornish language that can be seen in the village names.
And that's not all...
Take a trip around Cornwall and you'll discover a hugely diverse landscape. In the far west where the sea turns turquoise in the sun, the sand is white and the natural light is sometimes blindingly bright, the land is adorned with a legacy of Bronze age standing stones, huge granite burial chambers, Celtic crosses and holy wells.
In the old industrial heartland, the landscape, recently awarded World Heritage Site status, is dotted with the fascinating remnants of a triumphant mining past illustrating Cornwall's enormous contribution to the Industrial Revolution with engine houses, museums and miles of recreational trails.
Around the coastline Cornwall's maritime legacy is never far away where local fishermen land their daily catch of fresh seafood and tall ships, luggers and ketches unfurl their sails in the Cornish breeze.
The natural environment, recognised nationally across the twelve sections of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is accessed by the spectacular South West Coast Path providing walkers with miles of gentle strolls and challenging hikes.
To the north, a sweep of enormous golden sand bays stretches along the coastline often pummelled by giant Atlantic rollers. Long famed for its perfect surfing conditions, the coastline here is a hub for all kinds of extreme sports from coasteering to zapcat racing and scuba diving to rock climbing.
And in the wonderful south of Cornwall, fed by rivers from the high moorlands, leafy estuaries, fishing villages, beaches, harbours and beautiful gardens that flourish in Cornwall's mild climate.
Newquay's dramatic coastline offers unparalleled scenery, breathtaking walks, hidden bays and coves for sun worship, exploration and real outdoors fun. For the more adventurous, there is surfing, kite surfing, kayaking, and coasteering to name but a few of the activities available.
The perfect natural conditions produce an ideal surfing coast, which has tempted surfers from all over the world to visit Newquay and try out the waves. As such, it is now widely regarded as the surf capital of the UK and hosts the National Surfing Championships every year on Fistral Beach.
The Gannel Estuary is only minutes from Riverview and provides stunning views from the property and an opportunity to observe many species of birds including redshank, greenshank, godwits and curlew, among others. The constant tidal shifts provide ideal conditions for a variety of vegetation, forming channels of mud where wading birds feed on crabs and shellfish.
Although now a peaceful sanctuary for birds, the Gannel was once a prolific boatyard with ships of up to 250 tons being built. Iron ore was brought to the Gannel for shipment to Wales during the 19th Century. You can still see the remnants of the Gannel's halcyon days with small boats moored up here and there, often undergoing repairs.
Apart from simply admiring the Gannel's beauty, there are also opportunities to go horse riding, canoeing during high tide or taking a picnic and a relaxing stroll to Crantock Beach, which can be accessed during low tide.
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21 Aug 2014
"The whole family loved the space and view from the house"
We all loved the space of the ground floor - opening up onto the decked area with beautiful views of the Gannel. The sun shone all week ( mostly ) making the holiday fantastic for young and old member… More
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