R64 - Lakeside
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
a mile from Millbrook towards Cremyll and Mount Edgcumbe, a pretty end-of-row cottage on the edge of Millbrook Lake, next door to R78. At the side, overlooking the lake and enclosed by a wall, a lovely, part-lawned garden with swings and patio (rattan sofas, table/chairs, chimenea, barbecue), ideal for late afternoon sun. A little bit of garden at the front.
Spacious, comfortable and stylish inside, with superb lake views from almost every window. Porch; slate-tiled hall; comfy living room (TV/Blu-ray) with woodburner, and dining room, both with stripped wood floors and views; door (5'8" lintel) to roomy, light-filled kitchen/breakfast room (dishwasher, combi-microwave, 5-ring electric range-style cooker/double oven) with table/chairs and glass doors to patio/garden; step down to utility room with sink (washing machine, tumble drier, large fridge-freezer) and downstairs loo (washbasin). Stairs (bottom stairgate) to half-landing, from where 5 steep steps lead either side up to first floor: to one side, double bedroom (5' bed) with en suite bathroom (suite with separate shower); to the other side, a nautical-themed bunk room, another pretty double (5' bed), and a twin - all with lake views; family bathroom (suite, whirlpool shower-bath plus bath-power-shower). A lovely well-equipped cottage in a great lakeside location. Spring water.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
The West Country region
South Cornwall: between the river Tamar and river Fowey and south of Bodmin Moor is inland Cornwall at its most gentle and lovely: deep, wooded valleys (including on Bodmin Moor's southern edge) between sheep and cattle-grazed fields; tidal creeks (exceptionally pretty Lerryn is on one of them). Most of it is delightfully by-passed by main roads.
On the coast are long sandy beaches (Whitsand Bay), high headlands and sandy coves at the foot of cliffs (Lantic Bay) to walk to, two of Cornwall's loveliest cove villages (Kingsand, Cawsand) and a classic fishing village (Polperro). From Looe - river-mouth fishing village/resort with sandy beach - you can fish and sail. Round here Daphne du Maurier lived and wrote. A branch line railway chugs pleasantly from Liskeard to Looe. Don't miss the Musical Instrument Museum near St Keyne. Just to the west is Cornwall's star modern attraction, The Eden Project, worth a once-a-year visit into the future indefinite, and Lanhydrock, a very lovely National Trust house and garden. Beyond them begins the extraordinary and spectacular china clay country, good for a visit (excellent museum). You should go to Cotehele beside the Tamar, too, and Calstock for the 'messing about in boats' activity.
Millbrook: old village (pub, shops, children's park, lake) at the head of a creek off the river Tamar (boating/birdwatching), a mile from the sea at Whitsand Bay (sandy beach) and Kingsand. Cremyll (good pub) and fine houses at Mount Edgcumbe (impressive gardens) and Antony (Nat. Trust), 3 miles. From Cremyll, pedestrian ferry to Plymouth (theatre, shops, entertainments), or 7 miles by car ferry.
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