House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 259093
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House / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 8 km
- Great for children of all ages
- Car advised
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
Description from owner
Sleep well in deliciously comfy beds and recharge in splendid Cornish country side.
This unique self catering property on the Roseland Peninsula - Cornwall, set in Cornish countryside, (also an "Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty"), has been designed to blend in to the local environment, resembling converted stables, having tall arched wooden doors with shutters, old red brick window reveals and Cornish stone walls. Internally Harvest is modern, elegant and a luxurious self catering property on two floors, sleeping up to six people in total comfort. The great thing about this property is that its layout makes it very flexible and cosy for a couple but still well able to accommodate 6 adults when required. Whether you are a couple or a family this property on the Roseland Peninsula will not disappoint!
The Roseland Peninsula region
Cornwall's coastal views comprising of splashing waves and rugged cliffs will capture your mind at first sight. The coastal path which enables one to gain the most from wandering anywhere from the Northern part of Cornwall, Bude, to the Southern tip Falmouth. These paths will also guide you though the Cornish history, which includes the fascinating ruins surrounding St Agnes and St Just, King Arthur and Tintagel, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the other picturesque fishing villages around Cornwall, which are rich in heritage and tradition. So, it should not surprise anyone that Cornwall has been nominated to represent United Kingdom by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Early springs and lingering autumns in Cornwall create the perfect atmosphere for most outdoor explorers and water activities. The coastal areas around Cornwall are home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. The fine golden sands and glistering waters appear irresistible throughout the day and well into the evenings.
The traditional delicacies, sceneries and history have enabled Cornwall to embrace tourism. Surfing, sailing, kayaking and swimming are just some of the water based activities and sports which one can enjoy during a trip to Cornwall. This county has wooed thousands of beach lovers throughout the year and it is undeniably one of the most popular premium holiday destinations.
Cornwall’s numerous galleries and museums adorned with magnificent artworks and relics can be a haven for those who relish the arts and artifacts. Stores displaying unique souvenirs and merchandise will tempt most visitors to splurge.
Local eateries and restaurants bring the best of Cornish culinary delights onto your platter and most of the mouthwatering dishes are worth tasting more than once. Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein are just two of the nations celebrated Chefs' that have settled within the county and offer exceptional foods from within the county.
Another reason to travel to Cornwall would be to experience the spectacular Eden project. Visited by 1.7 million people within the first 9 months of its existence, this mammoth botany conservation project is operated by Tim Smit, who shot to fame for the Lost gardens of Heligan. Every plant species ever to be found on this planet is conserved under a roof, making it one of the most amazing Millennium ventures in Britain’s history.
The ethereal local gardens with its breathtaking flora and fauna are more than sufficient to lure any curious visitor to the attractive, quaint fishing village of St Mawes. Situated at the farthest end of the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall, St Mawes’ unique mild climatic conditions and sub Mediterranean summers are a result of it geographically kissing the Gulf Stream. Numerous activities and facilities are accessible in this exclusive waterside village, which promise to entertain guests, as according to their budget and requirements.
St Mawes rests on the east bank of Carrick Roads which is a huge waterway. As a result of an ancient valley which melted after the Ice Age, the sea level increased dramatically, paving the way for a natural harbour. It is said to be the third largest harbour in the world.
A haven for those who thrive in boating and yachting, this part of Cornwall welcomes enthusiasts from all over the Roseland Peninsula with its anchorages and sprawling boatyards. St Mawes is also known for its popular sailing club which hosts racing events and entertainment for all. The menus of the local eateries and restaurants offer mouthwatering delicacies laden with fresh seafood and traditional meals. Those who love to indulge in a gastronomical journey will find this area to be a perfect spot.
St Mawes Fish Festival Sloping to the sea, this pretty village is lined with attractive villas, gardens and thatched cottages. Overlooking the breathtaking River Fal and Falmouth, St Mawes is also a bustling yachting harbour. The village attracts thousands of visitors annually and accommodation facilities are aplenty in this part of Cornwall. Self-catering cottages, hotels and inns offer a variety of accommodative facilities. The small but active St Mawes fishing fleet contributes greatly to the local menus much to the delight of the locals and visitors. Those who enjoy fishing are sure to find the numerous shoreline angling, river and offshore fishing activities thrilling at St Mawes.
St Mawes is a great location for exploring minds and a well-deserved respite from a hectic lifestyle. St Mawes’ coastline can do wonders to your body, mind and soul as its modern facilities blend elegantly with its traditional backdrop.
Weddings and special occasions can be made exquisite and extremely memorable, if conducted at the St Mawes Castle. It offers a spectacular view of the picturesque surroundings and even a casual exploration of the premises will prove to be fulfilling, as all the floors in the castle are open for viewing purposes.
Travelling by foot around St Mawes will also be worthwhile as the inland paths expose the rugged but untouched beauty of the wild flora and fauna. Most of the species found here do not exist elsewhere, thus makSt Mawes Castleing it a definitely unique experience. An afternoon stroll down to the seafront which leads to the coastal walk will surely be refreshing and rejuvenating, amidst the pleasing cries of the sea gulls and splashing waves. Swimming and sunbathing is a common favorite of visitors and locals alike in St Mawes.
The historical magnificence of the clover shaped St Mawes Castle can be relished from one of the beaches. Depending on your fancy you may either opt for a cruise or a ferry, to get a much better view of this part of Cornwall.
The best preserved and most elaborately decorated of Henry VIII's
coastal fortresses, St Mawes was built to counter invasion threats from
France and Spain. Its counterpart is Pendennis, on the other side of
the Fal estuary.The clover-leaf shaped fort fell easily to
landward attack by Parliamentarian forces in 1646, and was not properly
refortified until the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Other coastal
forts built by Henry VIII include Portland, Deal and Walmer Castles.
St Mawes is undoubtedly a marvelous holiday destination for those who love to combine, leisure, adventure and sporting activities in their agenda.
Bed & bathroom
- 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds
- 1 family bathrooms, 1 en suites
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- High chair available
- Private garden
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- Video player
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Long term lets (over 1 month)
- Corporate bookings
- Secure parking
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
Karen and Rob W
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- Calendar updated:
- 10 Aug 2015
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
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