The Kenegie Experience
Apartment | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Lying less than 2 miles inland from the coastline at Mount's Bay and set in approximately 11 acres is this 400 year old grade II listed Tudor Manor, which has been sympathetically restored and converted into high-spec contemorary apartments. The Great Hall and The Arundel Wing apartments will appeal to the discerning guest seeking the definitive in comfort and refinement in a popular visitor location. Both apartments accommodate 4 + people but please note they are seperate apartments. They can be booked together to cater for larger families and groups. There is only a very short walk across the Courtyard between the two apartments, and the dining table in The Great Hall can accommodate up to 10 people for special meals and entertaining.
Come rain or shine, guests can expect a memorable experience at Kenegie Manor with the added benefit of the use of the on-site leisure facilities. Between March and October guests have use of an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, pitch and putt, children's play area and Club House with a fully licensed bar subject to variable opening times. Food at reasonable prices is also served.
Both apartments benefit from pleasing views overlooking the landscaped gardens containing exotic flowers, where you can sit and enjoy drinks or even a BBQ on the stone table in the sheltered courtyard.
You can see spectacular St Michael's Mount and the whole bay within 1 mile of the park, and have easy access to the large fishing town of Penzance and Newlyn, with many shops, art galleries and vibrante cafes, old inns and restaurants is little over a mile away while the famous fishing village of St Ives, home of the Tate Gallery, and Hepworth Gallery, and a fabulous coastline and beaches, is within a short drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Long Rock 2.4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 64 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame|
|Further details outdoors|
The Manor and grounds are completely private and between March - October guests benefit from the use of the heated indoor pool, which is only 30 meters from the apartments’ front door. The pool has a baby pool and pool attendant, and includes a sauna. There are also 2 tennis courts, a pitch and putt golf course and small children's play area.
The two apartments can share the tranquil and sheltered old Courtyard, which acts as a sun-trap. It has a stone table and benches to sit and enjoy a relaxing drink or cream tea in the sunshine. There is also an area with picnic benches at the front of the Manor where you can set up a BBQ to make the most of alfresco dining.
The Old Forge bar in the club house also offers a fully stocked bar, which serves light snacks during the day and evening meals with children's meals being of good quality and prices keenly at around £2.00. There is also a pool table and an internet terminal in the bar. In addition there is a comfortable internet lounge with complimentary wifi available courtesy of John Fowler Holidays.
The West Country region
Last year saw Cornwall, once again, fight off the competition from across the UK to be crowned 'Best UK Holiday County or Region' in the British Travel Awards, widely known as the 'Oscars' of the travel industry. If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can download a free app 'Resort Cornwall on the App Store.
Cornwall is well known for its 'micro-climate' resulting from it's close proximity to the Gulf Stream and because it is is effectively a peninsula. So, when the forecast in England is poor it is often lovely weather in Cornwall, and even when it has'soft' Cornish weather (missling rain), it soon passes and the sun comes out.
West Cornwall area is consequently a premier holiday destination and offers something for everyone. Take your time to relax and bask in the sunshine, enjoying many of the golden beaches that adorn the West Cornwall coastline or take a relaxing walk through the lush moorland or a more energetic hike through the clifftops which will give you access to amazing scenery and you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of dolphins playing in the Ocean on the famous National Coastal path. The walk between Mousehole and Lamorna is one of the top 10 most popular walks in the UK, and has to be recommended because it is completely stunning with an amazing variety of environments in a short distance. The Spring flowers are spectacular and summer butterflys exceptional.
Picturesque and historic villages can be discovered everywhere and there is always something happening in the summer months that range from local festivals, such as Golawen in Penzance held between 20 – 27 June, fish festivals, to outdoor activities including the famous outdoor Minack theatre, through to surfing and diving schools.
How's this for a comment from a Cornwall visitor to the world famous Sennen Cove "For and ideal day out, I would arrive at Sennen Cove and park outside Chapel Idne surf shop. Soon we'd be in the pristine sea, with dolphins, seals and basking sharks, riding waves and chatting with the regulars. As the sun sets over the Isles of Scilly, there's no better place to be".
There is an abundance of culture, heritage and spirit in this area, including the famous Newlyn Art Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Tate Gallery in St Ives.
Sample the wonderful Cornish cuisine in one of the many traditional English pubs or watch the sun set whilst enjoying a cream tea and cakes in one of the many cafes. This area is also a must for shoppers with its mix of big name retail outlets and smaller eclectic shops.
Whether you are looking for an action packed holiday, family holiday or somewhere to get away from it all, West Cornwall is an ideal destination for any type of holidaymaker.
The apartment is a perfect base from which to explore the delights of West Cornwall, because everything is within such easy reach.
Gulval is just a few hundred yards down the hill, from the Manor, and has a post office and limited general store. The Church, dating from the 14th century, is surrounded by a unique exotically planted graveyard, where you can find the Pirate's Grave and a magical well. During the Summer months church goers offer home made Cornish cream teas in the church to raise funds to maintain the property. The local pub, the Coldstreamer Inn, opposite the church, serves an interesting menu based on local Cornish produce, and is currently widely known as one of the best restaurants in West Cornwall.
Sitting on the shores of Mount's Bay an dominated by the majestic island castle of St Michael's Mount, is Penzance, a town surrounded by outstanding natural beauty. Crystal clear waters and award winning beaches, ancient moorlands and sub-tropical plants, secluded coves and cliff-top walks make this most westerly borough of Cornwall a true delight to visit.
Penzance itself is a fascinating historic, arty and seafaring town which has now developed a vibrant cafe and restaurant culture. It also 'boasts' having one of the only outdoor Art Deco lidos, the Jubilee Pool, opened in 1935 - the year of King George V's silver jubilee. You can be sure this will be a focus of attention during our Queen's Golden Jubilee celebration in 2012.
And, with other popular towns, top beaches and the "hidden" corners of the peninsula never being more than 10 miles from Penzance it makes an ideal centre from which to explore the west of Cornwall.
From the grand entrance and long sweeping drive of Kenegie Manor you will see the fairytale St Michael's Mount Castle, the centre piece of stunning Mounts Bay and located just 2 miles from the Manor is a helicopter port where you can experience a day trip to the beautiful Isles of Scilly.
Land's End, and the picturesque fishing villages of St Ives, Mousehole and Newlyn, with it's fish festival on the last Monday in August, are all close at hand. St Ives is a very popular Cornish resort town and is approximately 6 miles away and offers the world famous Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum.
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The beautiful sandy and blue flag acclaimed beaches of Sennen and Gwithian, Hayle are both also within a short distance of the property. The area abounds with Theme Parks and holiday attractions such as Flambards, The Eden Project, Minack 'open air' Theatre and Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary.
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