The Old Vic
Manor House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The building is an imposing former vicarage for the first and last parish in England. It is constructed out of local granite and can give accommodation for 2-10 people. There are four double bedrooms (one with four poster bed) and one twin bedroom. Three of the bedrooms have an en-suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom.
Downstairs there is a conservatory with beautiful views, dining room, kitchen (with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher), study (with Wi-Fi connection), sitting room and drawing room. There is also a utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer and a porch area for surfboards, wetsuits and buckets and spades. Cot and highchair available on request. Mature gardens of half an acre with summerhouse. Off street parking for four cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whitesand Bay 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 100 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Stone walled garden of approximately 0.5 acre divided into a series of "rooms". Summerhouse with deckchairs. Large gravelled area with parking for 4 cars.
The West Country region
Property is located in Sennen - local facilities.
Nearest town is St Just (approx 4 miles). Nearest main town is Penzance (all amenities).
Local attractions include beautiful beaches and coastal walks
St Michael's Mount, the picturesque fishing villages of Mousehole and Newlyn
St Ives for the Tate Modern and numerous galleries, several gardens (some National Trust) and historic tin and gold mining attractions.
Further afield visit the Roseland peninsula and the Eden Project.
Whitesand Bay is one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall and forms part of the South West coastal path which goes from The Lizard to St Ives. It is very popular with families, walkers and surfers. 5 minute drive to the beach from the property or a 15-20 minute walk across fields on a public footpath.
There are also numerous other varied and charming coves and beaches within easy driving distance of the property e.g. Porthcurno, Porthgwarra, Marazion and St Ives.
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18 Jul 2013
"Fantastic house in an amazing location."
Our group included 1 set of grandparents, 4 adults and 4 children (ages 6 to 11). The Old Vic was immaculate, beautifully decorated and had plenty of space for all of us. There was also enough room th… More
3 Jun 2013
"Glamourous regality with all the comfort of home!"
I love this place - have stayed here on 3 seperate occassions now. Its a huge house with massive rooms, fabulous views and loads of space, but feels cosy and warm and homely! Sarah is an amazing manag… More
30 Sep 2012
"What a credit to Real Cornwall!"
Being Cornish we didn't have far to come to stay at "The Old Vic". The occasion was to celebrate our Ruby Anniversary with ALL the family - my son, his wife and their 2 children aged 7 and 4 and my daughter and her husband and their 2 children aged 3 and 6 months. We chose this superb building as it contained all the accommodation we required and it was in a beautiful part of Cornwall which we know well. The owner , Mrs Bretz has thought of everything an extended or smaller family might desire and the information supplied would enable anyone from anywhere to enjoy the real delights of the County of Cornwall. We were perfectly happy with our venue and the accommodation and would recommend Old Vic to anyone who would like to experience the best that Cornwall can offer. All the rooms were comfortable including a splendid conservatory overlooking the coastline. Very enjoyable walks abound in this area and Lands End is a short distance away.The property is also close to one of the best beaches in Cornwall and within the area there is much to see and discover. We enjoyed the feeling of being "locked " into a time capsule away from the madding crowd. We could see our favourite Isles of Scilly from a number of bedrooms.Cape Cornwall was clearly visible as was the Longships lighthouse off Lands End. Simply superb!
16 Sep 2012
"A perfect house for a big family get together!"
The Old Vic is a beautiful old vicarage which has kept so many lovely features. It is extremely well equipped to cater for large families or get togethers. Beautiful gardens and a stunning location. V… More
15 Sep 2012
"A gorgeous home in a lovely setting"
The Old Vic is an impressive old house with lovely sea views. The house is cleaned between guests and maintained in amazing condition, a great feat considering the scale of the house! It is a lovely holiday home, grand but cosy, modern yet traditional. The owner and staff have thought of everything to make the guests' stay comfortable and every convenience is provided from a high chair to tumble dryer, baby changing mat to kitchen scales, BBQ to hairdryer.. All the rooms were gorgeous and there was enough room to accommodate our large extended family comfortably with space to have time to ourselves if we needed it. A cream tea on arrival was a lovely touch and made us feel so welcome.
The customer service we received was excellent. The owner was more than helpful and she was quick to answer any queries we had in the lead up to the holiday, even when she was on holiday herself. The housekeeper gave us a courtesy call to let us know that an electrician would be visiting to fix a light, she also checked that everything was in order and we were happy. The gardener was friendly but hard-working and does a sterling job of the grounds.
The location is lovely. The adults enjoyed waking up to sea views and the toddlers enjoyed seeing cows right outside their windows! The beach is only a few minutes walk away (directions are given in the information pack) and there are some good tourist attractions within an hour's drive. There are a few amenities just down the road including a Costcutter, which provides the essentials.
Thank you Sarah for letting us stay at your fantastic holiday home. The only thing we didn't like was leaving (the toddlers took a bit of convincing/bribery to part with the wooden toy train set)!
28 Apr 2012
"Ideal Large Family House"
We spent an amazing week at The Old Vic - four adults and five children ranging from 5 to 17 years old. The house admirably accommodated us all, the facilities were perfect, the location is terrific a… More
11 Sep 2011
"We had a great holiday at The Old Vic, a fab house & so close to the sea."
This a lovely house in a beautiful part of Cornwall. It's very welcoming and well equipped - great to come back to after a day at the beach, which is only minutes away. There were three generatio… More
19 Jul 2011
"We had a fantastic time staying at The Old Vic, it was perfect for our large family get together."
The service was excellent, the owner dealt with all our queries before and during our holiday with efficiency and the housekeeping was good too.We had a fantastic time staying at The Old Vic, it'… More
4 Jul 2011
"Fantastic place to spend February half term with 6 children!"
We had a wonderful week at the Old Vic, it's a beautiful house, plenty of space and charmingly furnished. The local beaches are stunning (even in the rain) and there are lots of interesting places to visit only a short drive away. There is everything provided to make a stay with a baby and young children comfortable and enjoyable from cot and highchair to toys and books. HIghly recommended.
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