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Vernon's Retreat

Lanivet near Bodmin, Cornwall (Ref. 905846)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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64 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Brown

    “Lovely cottage very clean.”

    Friendly helpful owner. would stay there again.

    Friendly helpful owner. would stay there again.

    - Mr Brown, October 2020

The property

An attractive mid-terrace cottage, dating back to the late 1700s, situated in the quiet village of Lanivet, the geographical centre of Cornwall, just five miles from the town of Bodmin. Within walking distance of the village shop, Post Office, fish and chip shop and pub, this well-presented Lanivet cottage provides an ideal base for a couple or small family who wish to explore Cornwall.

Inside this cottage in Lanivet is a cosy sitting room with exposed beams and a fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove, a perfect place to relax in the evening after exploring the Saints Way, a 30 mile coast-to-coast trail linking Padstow and Fowey, which passes through the village and within yards of the cottage.

The well-equipped kitchen at this Lanivet holiday home has a dining area; whilst the bedrooms are furnished in a cottage style ensuring a comfortable stay.

The Lanivet villagers and the owner who lives next door will provide guests with a friendly welcome, plus nearby Bodmin Moor is a wonderful open space, which has inspired writers and storytellers for years.

The National Trust owned Lanhydrock Estate is also a short drive away and offers an interesting day out, and Lanhydrock Golf Club welcomes visitors.

There is much to see and do within driving distance with sub-tropical gardens, including the Eden Project, just 15 minutes' car journey away, fabulous beaches (to the north and south) and plenty of local farm shops.

This delightful Lanivet cottage is an ideal central base for discovering Cornwall.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request)
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Electric night storage heaters with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, Slow Cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi via owner's connection, selection of books
  • Electricity and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking in free public car park opposite cottage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and other village amenities 2 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in 4.30pm, check-out 11am
  • This property only allows over 18's and infants at the property.

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About the location


Bodmin 5 miles.

A small village just to the west of Bodmin, Lanivet is a collection of picturesque properties, an award-winning fish and chip restaurant, a pub and a few shops. The main town in the area is Bodmin, with its shopping centre and local attractions of the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, the Camel cycle trail, and the Bodmin Jail with its courtroom experience. Close by are Bodmin Moor, the National Trust’s Lanhydrock House and Gardens for walking and cycling, as well as the magnificent Eden Project. Cornwall’s northern surfing coast and beaches are some twelve miles away, and the south coast is eight miles away. With good communication links on the doorstep to all parts of Cornwall, Lanivet is an ideal location for touring or for a simply relaxing Cornish break.

Region Information

This property only allows over 18's and infants at the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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