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Wheal Prosper

Roche, Cornwall (Ref. 1093105)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The West Dry Accommodation

The West Dry Accommodation consists of five marvellous holiday homes resting on the outskirts of Roche, Cornwall. Formerly known as part of Great Wheal Prosper, a working clay dry, it has been converted into this fantastic collection of lettings you see today. Great Wheal Prosper started life in 1830 as a tin mine, which was subsequently converted to a brickworks and then a china clay dry; as this industry continued to flourish into the early 20th-century, the site was developed as a 'working clay dry'. In order to preserve the history for many years to come the property, now known as Carbis Wharf, was converted into holiday accommodation, which was completed in 2007. As you can see, this group of properties enjoy a great deal of history and character, whilst also boasting TVs, access to a communal utility, ample off-road parking and their own private patios. Nearby, Roche Rock, an attraction that seems like an abandoned prop from the set of the court of King Arthur, rises dramatically from the china clay terrain to the north of St Austell. When you see the destroyed fifteenth-century church that sits on its flat summit, the mystery surrounding this tall, nearly cuboidal lump of granite is considerably heightened. When it comes to your amenities, there is a convenience store in Roche village, along with a newsagents, post office, pharmacy and hairdressers, takeaways, pasty shop, butchers and a grocery. If you're looking to treat your loved ones to a meal out, The Victoria Inn can be found just outside Roche and The Bugle Inn rests, as its name suggests, in nearby Bugle; both offer hearty meals and local ale. Be sure to venture to St Austell for an outing, with its additional amenities, along with access to the shores of Duporth, Porthpean and Carlyon Bay, St Austell Brewery and the St Austell Golf Club. There is a wealth of attractions settled within easy reach, the most notable being The Eden Project just a short drive away. The other attractions range from the Wheal Martyn Museum, Bodmin Jail and The Lost Garden of Heligan to the National Trust's Lanhydrock House, Camel Creek Adventure Park and Dairyland Farm Park; there is truly so much to see here. A fantastic stay that is brimming with history, choose The West Dry Accommodation.

The property

Resting on the outskirts of Roche, Cornwall is this delightsome, terraced cottage of Wheal Prosper.

Part of an historical building that is brimming with character, as well as being close to an array of Cornwall's finest sights, Wheal Prosper is a wonderful base for a family of six's coastal break.

When you arrive at the property, you will be welcomed by convenient, off-road parking along with the exterior of what once was a working clay dry.

Enter the wonderful home-from-home to find a well-equipped kitchen/diner, where the budding chef of the group will feel at home, thanks to the range of appliances at hand.

Once a mouthwatering meal has been rustled up, it can be enjoyed at the kitchen's dining table; why not open a bottle of wine to accompany your meal, after all, you're on holiday!

After tucking into a lovely dinner, settle down on the spacious sofa downstairs in the lounge and watch your favourite show on the TV, or help yourself to a generously provided book or board game; be sure to switch on the log effect electric fire for some extra warmth!

When sleep calls, make your way to the ground floor to find three tastefully furnished bedrooms, with one being a super-king-size, and the latter being twin rooms.

The family bathroom is close by and offers a bath with shower over, making for a tranquil space where you can enjoy a moment of peace and quiet after an eventful outing.

Outside, the property enjoys access to a private patio, where you can enjoy an alfresco meal in the secluded spot.

For a break to remember, look no further than Wheal Prosper.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1093095, 1093103, 1093106 and 1093108, together sleeping up to 32 guests.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size, 2 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor living room with electric fire
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers in shared laundry room
  • TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: Beyond the walled patios at West Dry, Carbis Wharf there is a stream running next to the properties, so please take care

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

ROCHE

Lanivet 3 miles; Bodmin 6 miles; Wadebridge 9 miles.

Both the villages of Roche and nearby Lanivet offers a small selection of shops and pubs and are situated just off the A30, six miles from Bodmin. The area is predominantly involved with agriculture and the countryside is lush, green and undulating. Perfectly placed for touring the whole of Cornwall with the wild open spaces of Bodmin Moor just six miles away and the ruggedly beautiful north coast with its rocky coves, high cliffs and outstanding surfing beaches just thirty minutes by car. The resort town of Newquay with the new Fistral Beach surf centre and the fishing village of Padstow with its narrow streets, quaint harbour and renowned restaurants should not be missed nor should the fabulous Eden Project with its spectacular biomes full of tropical plants just four miles down the road. The south coast too is just ten miles away and trips to the shipwreck centre at Charlestown, the fishing village of Mevagissey and the beautiful Roseland peninsula should not be missed.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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