Woodley Lodge

St. Austell, Cornwall (Ref. 1037031)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Boasting rustic charm and magnificent views of the valley below, Woodley Lodge is the ultimate base for a couple, family of four or even friends, seeking to escape to the outstanding Cornwall countryside whilst remaining within reaching distance of the magnificent coast with the fishing port of Charlestown just over two miles away.

All on the ground floor, this characterful cottage can be found sitting on the outskirts of the desirable market town of St. Austell, offering adventure of various kinds.

Enter up the stairs and take in the beauty of this wood-fronted retreat, entering into an impressive open-plan living space where you can cherish quality time with loved ones.

Settled amongst its sleek white units with neutral hues is a good range of appliances in the kitchen, offering all the essentials for a week-long stay, here you can sit at the breakfast bar and enjoy a glass of wine, or sit around the dining table together for more formal occasions or even with a board game brought from home.

Spend an hour in the evening in front of the television in one of the inviting leather sofas, with your cup of coffee settled down on the rustic wooden table, reminding you of the charm of this remarkable dwelling.

To the rear of the property you can find the two double bedrooms, both with their own televisions so you can watch your separate shows, and with one room being set up as a twin upon request, it's the perfect sleeping spot for a variety of group requirements.

In the mornings, head into the contemporary-styled shower room to enjoy a relaxing soak in the rainfall shower before heading out into the garden to soak in your surroundings with your canine companions by your side.

Discover a luxurious hot tub lying close to the garden's summer house with table and chairs, where you can indulge in a relaxing dip, afterwards sipping on a refreshing drink as you appreciate the magnificent views of the valley.

You can find everything you could need for a fun-filled retreat on your doorstep in the town of St. Austell, with a rich history relating to the China Clay mining history, alongside beaches to explore, sub-tropical gardens, and the simplicities of shops and eateries to enjoy, there's no better base for your holiday in Cornwall.

Nearby Carlyon Bay is a wonderful place to visit if you're seeking an idyllic, shingle beach, or venture into Newquay and try your hand at surfing or explore its sea life up close in the aquarium.

Woodley Lodge is a wonderful cottage for a relaxing retreat, in close reach of the many delights that Cornwall has to offer.

Woodley Lodge sits at the very beginning of the stunning Clay Trail which leads to Wheal Martin Museum (about 2 miles) and to the Eden Project (about 6 miles).

This beautiful trail is great for dog walkers, horse riders and cyclists.

There is a horse riding school one mile from Woodley Lodge.

The picturesque rural inn, the Waterwheel Restaurant and Bar is 400 metres away from Woodley Lodge, serving delicious A la Carte and casual bar food menus to sit every palate.

There are three beautiful golf courses within 3 miles.

The nearest beach is Porthpean which is absolutely stunning and has a cafe open during the summer months.

Dogs are not allowed on the beach from Easter Day to October 1st.

There are several pubs in St Austell Town Centre (we recommend Moustache Jacks, the Rann Wartha (Wetherspoons), and the Western Inn.

There is also a cinema in the Town Centre.

Polkyth Leisure Centre is situated on the outskirts of the town, a 5-10 minute drive.

The beautiful historic village of Charlestown is 3 miles away where ancient Tall Ships can be viewed.

There are lots of lovely quaint pubs and restaurants to choose from.

Nearest major shopping town is Truro which is 14 miles away.

Kidzworld Adventure Play at Par Market (3 miles away) is perfect to while away a few hours and tire the kids out!

Other popular Visitor Attractions within a half hour drive are Dairyland, Crealy Fun Park, Lost Gardens of Helligan, Eden Project, Flambards Theme Park, Newquay Zoo etc.

Everything to keep adults and children busy.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double (zip/link, can be twin upon request) with TV and 1 x double with TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • Lawn and patio with hot tub and furniture
  • Any number of well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles

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About the location


Charlestown 2 miles; Carlyon Bay 3 miles; Mevagissey 6 miles; Fowey 8 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 watersports. Whether it’s sailing, windsurfing or swimming you're looking for, Polkerris Beach has it all. Charlestown is a pretty, historical port just two miles away, famous for its collection of tall ships riding at anchor in the harbour, and is well worthy of a visit whilst staying in St. Austell. 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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