About 2 miles from the little village of St Kew, and 3½ from the sea at Port Isaac is Tretawn Farmhouse, a handsome, detached, Grade II* listed, 16th/17th century manor house, part of the Lamellen Estate, still managed to this day by its Cornish owners.
Set well back from the road and approached via a wide sweeping gravel forecourt, the house is surrounded by 5 acres of garden and woodland, and there’s a heated indoor pool with changing room, WC and shower, plus large games room with full size snooker table and table tennis, for your amusement.
This splendid house provides excellent accommodation for families in this delightful part of north Cornwall.
Inside it’s big and roomy with ample space for everyone to relax and unwind.
Enter via stylish open porch to hallway, off which a big sitting room, separated from the hall by Elizabethan oak panelling, with a wood burning stove and huge mullioned windows with window seats for enjoying the view.
Also off the hallway, a snug/reading room with flame-effect fire.
Double doors from the living room lead to a substantial dining room for family feasts and then to the big, well equipped kitchen and a boot room. Along the back of the house, a large play area-cum-hall with wood burning stove and a door to the garden terrace. Access to the first floor is via two separate staircases, the original steep spiral stairs with a rope rail and a conventional staircase up to seven comfortable bedrooms, two with super king size doubles.
Set well back from the road, Tretawn Farmhouse is set amidst 5 acres of garden and woodland.
Youngsters can let off steam on the huge, lawn at the back with fields beyond, and have fun in the Wendy house and indoor heated swimming pool and games area housed in adjacent barns.
Relax on the huge garden terrace, perfect for taking in the lovely rural views.
Your four-legged friends will be delighted with the covered dog run.
If you fancy a pint and pub grub, head for the local village inn, or a short drive away in Port Isaac, you've a good selection of fine restaurants, pubs and eateries to choose from.
Make a jolly night of it there on a summer evening when the world-famous Fisherman’s Friends sing their captivating shanties down on the waterfront (they occasionally appear in the autumn, so do check dates on their website to avoid any disappointment).
water sports junkies will love the water sports centre and sailing school in nearby Rock on the Camel estuary.
This is an exceptional family house with lots of room outside for energetic youngsters, very private and in a brilliant position for Rock, Port Isaac and Padstow.
Seven bedrooms: two super king size doubles both with en suite bathrooms with bath, shower over, basin and WC, (one of these a zip-linked double bed or twin), a child’s single, a further double, a twin with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, another twin and a room with four single beds. A family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC on this floor plus a ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Snug/reading room. Dining room. Boot room. Play area-cum-hall with wood burning stove. Utility room. Indoor swimming pool and games room in adjacent barn.