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Ashwood

Treesmill near Lostwithiel, Cornwall (Ref. 1053538)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Highchair available

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Sophie is lovely host."

    Nothing is too much for her. We had a wonderful wildlife filled 2weeks in this idyllic setting. We will be returning. The welcome tray was the perfect start to our holiday with flowers, biscuits, good coffee, tea ,sugar, scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam and even colwith distillery gin and two tonics. Truly exceptional Thank you.

    Reviewed by ElaineApr 2022

  • "Lodge was absolutely lovely."

    Lovely touch with flowers, tea, coffee, milk, scones, jam, clotted cream, local vodka & tonic! Setting was beautiful. Amazing walks in the woods. Saw deer and heard an owl. Felt totally relaxed and it felt longer than a week. Ideally located to visit Bodmin, Mevagissey and Looe. The woods at Cardinham are definitely worth visiting. Perfect for switching off and relaxing.

    Reviewed by RoxanneApr 2022

  • "A lovely modern property, spotlessly clean, with a secluded location."

    Lovely stay.

    Reviewed by GordonApr 2022

  • "Lovely, clean and warm lodge."

    Beautiful surroundings and great walks around the nearby woodland.

    Reviewed by LudmilaJan 2022

  • "Such a lovely, very clean property."

    We had a great holiday and would recomend this place for anyone who want to stay in the quiet place. Thank you

    Reviewed by IwonaDec 2021

  • "This lodge is absolutely stunning."

    The owners have thought of everything including a lovely thoughtful welcome pack. We had an amazing week stay with our 2 children and dog. The view is stunning. The beds are very comfy and the lodge is lovely and cosy. We would highly recommend this lodge and would love to return one day. Thank you!

    Reviewed by LauraOct 2021

  • "Ash wood is in a superb location if you want peace and quiet with walks in fields and woods straight from the door ."

    It is especially safe for dogs . Yet there is easy access to the main roads with which to explore Cornwall. The property was spotless. It had a very generous welcome pack which was much appreciated. Thoroughly enjoyed having the cream tea! The kitchen was well equipped with everything that you could need. Nice too to have a full size fridge/freezer. After a long day out it was a pleasure to come back to. Many thanks .

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2021

  • "Loved staying at Ashwood."

    The location is beautiful and the lodge is outstanding. We took our 2 labradors with us and although our elderly 13.5 yr old found it difficult to cope with the steps into the lodge, both back and front, we managed ok. Think the main door steps could be a problem for someone who had impaired mobility as the three steps were steep and quite narrow. It doesn’t mention that in the description. Apart from that Sophie and Steve were friendly and Steve came to help us with the heating when we told him about it. Would certainly recommend staying at Ashwood.

    Reviewed by SeanOct 2021

  • "Such a fantastic cottage."

    One of the best we've stayed in in Cornwall. With one unfortunate exception. But I'll get onto that in a bit. It's very well equipped cottage, with a bright open aspect and plenty of space in its open plan living areas. Spotless and clean the owners had thought of everything. A bag of logs for the log burner, for the chilly evenings, and a cream tea and bottle of wine on arrival. Great for a group of 4 and a small dog. But, the biggest issue was the softness of the beds. We all ended up with backache after a week. The double bed incredibly poor and uncomfortable after a few nights. Huge shame as this is such a fantastic place and with so much to enjoy. We all loved the exploring the local area and discovering beaches and coves along coast. Really great property shame - about the beds.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear of your positive comments. We are saddened to hear about your difficulty with the beds. We have not had any other comments of this nature before so are surprised to hear of this. As you can understand, mattresses are a lot to do with personal preference. However we will keep an eye out for similar, reoccurring comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "Lovely location."

    Very clean and tidy and quiet. Great retreat and get away location.

    Reviewed by MJul 2021

  • "We stayed here for 2 weeks with our two daughters and loved every minute."

    Lovely property, nicely styled, clean and tidy. Short drive to beaches and good access to National Trust, Eden Project etc. Quiet location with excellent facilities. Owner provided some nice treats on arrival and gave some good restaurant recommendations for our 20th wedding anniversary. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by MikeJul 2021

  • "An amazing property, I highly recommend the location and it is ideal for those with furry friends!"

    Thank you for an amazing honeymoon!

    Reviewed by HannahJun 2021

  • "Ashwood was a lovely modern cabin in an idyllic situation."

    Great for dog walks in the private woodland adjoining the property. A thoughtful welcome pack was left for us, which was much appreciated. However, we couldn't understand why there was no washing machine provided for our use, which is essential if you are dog walking in wet and muddy conditions. In the previous 4 star and above properties that we have stayed in with Sykes, we have always had a washing machine in the kitchen. Who wants to spend their holiday searching out and using a public launderette, especially during a pandemic?

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the property and the location. Ashwood was not listed with a washing machine as this was not in place at the property when you made your reservation. We are always happy to query such details with owners prior to a reservation being made. The owners have since decided to install a washing machine so this will be available for future guests staying at Ashwood. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LizJun 2021

  • "Beautiful quiet location, yet close enough to local points of interset"

    Reviewed by GillMay 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV with DVD and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private decking with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome at £20 each per week Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: Arrival time is 5pm, check out at 11am.

The property

Lostwithiel 2.8 miles.

An enchanting cedar clad lodge resting within the charming hamlet of Treesmill, in easy reach of all of the excitement of Lostwithiel, St Blazey, Fowey and beyond, Ashwood promises to be a beautiful holiday base all-year-round.

In a desirable position from which to explore the coast and countryside of Cornwall, this property is fantastically suited to families or groups of friends.

The contemporary open-plan living space offers a wonderful social aspect, whether you're snuggled up in the plush seating arrangement around the warmth of the woodburning stove, or gathered together in the kitchen preparing a family-favourite meal with the assistance of the quality appliances at hand, you're sure to create everlasting memories here.

The dining table doubles up as a marvellous spot for an evening of board games, while outside your own private decking invites you to dine alfresco amongst spectacular countryside scenery.

Take your pick from two beautiful bedrooms, a master king-size and an accompanying twin room, offering a lovely layout for families with ample storage space for your personal belongings, while the spacious bathroom gives you the option between a relaxing soak in the bath and a warming rinse in the separate walk-in shower to begin your day.

Ashwood is truly a spectacular choice for your escape to Cornwall.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 959838, together sleeping 10 guests.

Treesmill Lodges

Two beautiful lodges, resting in the desirable hamlet of Treesmill, with easy access to a wide range of coastal and countryside wonders, the Treesmill Lodges making the perfect choice for families or groups of friends seeking a scenic escape to this beautiful area of Cornwall. Both properties boast a contemporary interior with a sociable open-plan living space hosting a warming woodburning stove, wonderful for coming together to enjoy a home-made meal when you're not making the most of the delicious eateries of the coast. The lodges also benefit from their own unique countryside views, making a splendid backdrop at any time of year, giving you a glimpse of the natural splendour of the surrounding area. Sleeping a total of ten guests, there's no better choice for a celebratory escape, in one of the most desirable locations for outdoor adventure. Close by you will find Colwith Farm Distillery, owned by the owners who will be delighted to arrange a pre-booked tour for you. Find all your local amenities within the nearby town of Lostwithiel, hosting a good selection of shops as well as a variety of eateries including cafés, pubs and restaurants, it makes a lovely stop for lunch, with the Lostwithiel Museum being worth visiting to learn more about the rich history of the town, while the quaint shops at its centre are the perfect way to get amongst the wonder of the antiques trading scene. For those seeking tranquillity, you are within easy reach of the glorious Cornish Riviera coastline attractions, a stay at these wondrous lodges includes access to 30 acres of beautiful, deciduous woodland with miles of meandering paths and trails, perfect for a peaceful walk. The beaches and fishing villages in St Austell Bay are a short drive away, with the attractive arced sandy haven of Polkerris Beach in easy reach too amongst the shelter of the harbour wall. The quaint coastal village of Charlestown has a dinky quay and is known for the historic Tall Ships. There are spectacular ocean views from the 18-hole golf course over Carlyon Bay and walkers will enjoy exploring the coastal footpath that hugs the cliff tops, with panoramic seascape. The Eden Project, with mammoth bio-domes of global flora and fauna from around the globe is a must for plant lovers. Fowey showcases the pretty harbour and charismatic cobbled lanes with restaurants, inns, galleries and gift shops. Board the ferry across the estuary just a short voyage to the unspoilt charms of Polruan. This tiny fishing village is a draw for small boats and has a couple of pubs and a harbour cafe for coffee by the sea. For an unrivalled escape to Cornwall, choose the Treesmill Lodges as your spectacular base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

LOSTWITHIEL

Bodmin 5.5 miles; Fowey 7 miles.

A delightfully peaceful country town, nestling in the Fowey river valley amid the woods and fields that characterise the area. Renowned as a centre for the antiques trade, there are several shops and dealers in the town, as well as a fine collection of country pubs, restaurants and a thriving farmer’s market. Lanhydrock House (NT) and gardens is just 3 miles away, while the fabulous Boconnoc House, Eden Project, shipwreck museum and tall ships harbour at Charlestown, and the picturesque fishing villages of Mevagissey, Fowey and Padstow, with the famous Rick Stein restaurants, are all within easy driving distance. The tumbling Atlantic surf, long sandy beaches and dramatic coastline of the north coast, including at the renowned Newquay, make for great days out and there is also chance to enjoy river canoeing, biking, hiking and leisurely walks in this lovely area. The friendly locals also have ongoing activities, such as the raft race, the famous tug of war, Carnival week and seagull outboard motor races. The river Fowey runs from the town on its 8 mile journey through the fields and wooded valleys to the gentler southern coast, a natural paradise for those who love the sea. Centrally placed, with much to do and see in the immediate area, Lostwithiel is the perfect choice for those seeking a break away from the hectic pace of the tourist resorts.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas