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Carlyon Bay 3 miles; Mevagissey 6 miles; Fowey 9 miles.
The old market town of St. Austell lies just a few miles from the south coast, and is famous for its china clay mining history. Today, home to numerous beaches and sub tropical gardens, it is a popular place for tourists, and families, with plenty to see and do. Get back to nature with the wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan and the ever-popular Eden Project, perfect for a family day out, or discover the delights of Caerhays Castle and Garden, flourishing in the maritime climate. Home to the St. Austell Brewery, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind, while sampling the delights of the local beer, after a tour of the Victorian brewery, and for those who love the surf and sand, St. Austell has plenty of both to choose from. Visit the beautiful sandy beach at Porthpean, or spend time at Carlyon Bay with its ever-popular shingle beach, a favourite for sun worshippers, but if you prefer a dip in the water, Polkerris is the place for you. Situated in a safe cove, it is renowned for variety of water sports. Whether it’s sailing, windsurfing or swimming you're looking for, Polkerris Beach has it all. A short drive will take you to fashionable Fowey or the fishing port of Mevagissey, and with lots to do, and something to keep the whole family entertained, St. Austell is a great year round location.
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St. Austell 4 miles. This warm and cosy semi-detached cottage is nestled in the peace of the countryside, in the sleepy hamlet of Rescorla, four miles from St. Austell and a five minute drive from the Eden Project. With a woodburning stove, leather sofas and a large library, this Cornwall cottage is an ideal holiday home to unwind in after a busy day exploring one of the many tourist attractions in the area. Your Cornwall cottage has attractive furnishings in the two double bedrooms, two sitting rooms, well-equipped kitchen and the light and airy dining room. This Cornwall cottage is only a few minutes’ walk away from the start of the 22 mile Clay Trail, plus a trout fishing lake is only a 15 minute walk away. The area around this Cornwall cottage is rich in interesting clay mining heritage, and the story is well told at Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum. For exotic gardens the visitor is spoilt for choice with the world-famous Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock House and Gardens, Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens all providing glorious examples of Cornwall’s beautiful sculpted landscapes. Within easy travelling distance is the dramatic coastline, making this wonderful Cornwall cottage a perfect base for couples or families, at any time of year.
Two double bedrooms. Shower room with shower, basin, bidet and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Second sitting room.
Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, library of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car. Rear lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Children over 12 only.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Stoneybeck:
Location was superb. Very beautifully presented and well kitted out cottage. The wood burning stove was an especially nice touch and the attention to detail was excellent. Simple things like washing up liquid and oven gloves were all provided.
Mr Baldwin, Bracknell, September 2012
The cottage is ideally placed for many attractions. All in all we had a brilliant holiday.
Mr Stankovich, Herne Bay, August 2012