In Lerryn, 200 yards up from the pub, shop and creek, a semi-detached Georgian cottage with lovely long meadow/woodland views to the creek. A much loved family cottage, it has a large, enclosed garden at the back, accessed by shallow steps, with big patio (table/chairs, barbecue), large lawn and shady trees. On one side, a neighbour’s orchard; on the other, a field and chapel converted into a house. Fairly steep driveway (parking for one large or two small cars; additional free parking available by village green). Woodland walks within 100 yards.Door from garden to hall. Small step down to living room with woodburner, table/chairs, TV/DVD, window seat and view over the village to the creek. Smaller sitting room with VDU/DVD, toys and sofa bed (for alternative sleeping). Dining room with drinks fridge, benches and chairs, from which 5 steps (stairgate) down to smart kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker) with tiled floor; porch utility area (5'5" lintel) with washing machine and sink. Loo. Stairs (stairgate) up to three bedrooms - a double (footboard) with lovely creek views, a twin, and a bunk room (2'6" beds). Bathroom (suite, power-shower over bath) with pine floor. A hidden, welcoming gem, a good location for families, walkers, artists and painters.
Lerryn: exceptionally pretty village (pub, PO/shop, village green, slipway) spreading along both banks of the Lerryn Creek (good canoeing/kayaking) which ebbs and flows into the River Fowey through dense woodland, creating an ever-changing scene. Canoe trips, 9 miles. Lostwithiel (shops, pub, restaurants, castle, railway station), 4 miles. Fowey, 4 miles via ferry.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with creek views, 2 x twin (one with 2'6'' beds). Sitting room with wood burning stove. Snug with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping) only. Kitchen with utility area. Dining room. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Basin and WC.
LERRYN Lostwithiel 3 miles; Bodmin 10 miles. For those seeking peace, tranquillity and the unspoilt splendour of Cornwall’s ‘softer’ southern coast there can be few finer spots than Lerryn. Sitting at the very point where the River Lerryn joins the highest tidal reach of a creek leading up from the Fowey estuary, the village has a timeless, natural beauty no matter the season. Footpaths meander through the woods and along the river bank while out on the water the small boats owned by local residents provide another means of travelling down stream to Fowey (3.5miles) for shopping or just something to do in wonderful surroundings. The village boasts an award winning pub/restaurant and has a small shop and post office. Nearby Lostwithiel is renowned also for its good restaurants and antique shops. The stunning Eden Project (8 miles), the Shipwreck Harbour at Charlestown, the lovely fishing village and harbour of Mevagissey, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the stately home and gardens at Lanhydrock (NT) can all be reached in under half an hour while Padstow and the rolling surf of the north coast are just over 20 miles away.
This property offers the following short breaks: