Nestled in its own garden within the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, this is a charming retreat. The park has 865 acres of woods, fields and coastline – your dog will be in heaven! Originally part of staff accommodation provided by the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Cremyll Lodge is a comfortable and attractive cottage. There are views across Plymouth Sound from the sitting/dining-room, a kitchen, shower-room and an exceptionally pretty bedroom found up the steep stairs. A private entrance leads to the enclosed patio ensuring privacy from the shop next door and the children’s play-area. The Rame peninsula, known to locals as ‘the forgotten corner of Cornwall’, is a truly glorious part of the world.
The original boot-room with a flagged floor is ideal for storing coats, walking boots and a wet dog! – once inside you will be enchanted. There are steps up and down throughout the cottage – typical of a building of this age. The sitting/dining-room has great views over the Sound and is particularly attractive with some interrelating pieces of carved wood, much of which comes from the estate. The Earls of Mount Edgcumbe improved and planted the estate over hundreds of years leading to the creation of one of the most diverse and magnificent Grade I Listed landscapes in the UK. The Country Park is really quite a place; there are artisan workshops in the Barrow Centre, including a blacksmith, vintage upcycling shop, weaving studio and whittling workshop, and you can even have beauty treatments. And if all that doesn’t appeal, there are fantastic walks throughout the estate, you can visit the main house and Earls’ Garden from March to October but the rest of the estate is open to the public all year round. Other attractions include the Orangery, a wonderful cafe, open from April to the end of September. Adventurers are invited to try out an all-terrain Segway. Transporters have been designed specifically for outdoor use and you will receive full instruction before heading out with an instructor. There are fantastic dog walks, grassland, woods and secret little coves accessed by hidden coastal paths. You can also bring your bikes as an all-weather multi-use track runs around the park. This is such an unusual property and the location couldn’t be beaten. You can catch the Cremyll ferry, a short walk away, over to the Barbican in Plymouth so no need to take the car all the way around if wanting to visit the Devon side of the Sound. If there are others who want to enjoy all that this great park has to offer Horseshoe Cottage (3213) and Yew Tree Cottage (4008) are also available.
Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge and washing machine/drier
Sitting/Dining-room with TV and ornamental fireplace
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom with double bed
*A cot is not provided, please bring a travel cot.
- Dogs welcome (1 dog over 2 years only)
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 1 car
- No smoking
- Pub 200 yds
- Patio furniture
- 4 electric thermostatic radiators
The stunning view from the sitting/dining-room window across the water to The Royal William Yard
The comfortable living room
The charming bedroom
The pretty dining area enjoys the views across the water
The cottage is set within Mount Edgcumbe Country Park where there is so much to discover
The cottage kitchen
The cottage is beautifully furnished
The dining area
A pretty ornamental fireplace within the lounge
A nautical touch
The stylish shower room
Pretty bed linens
The enclosed patio area is an ideal spot to enjoy some alfresco dining
The formal gardens.
The driveway leading down to the totally enclosed patio at the front of the cottage (you can just see the play area behind).
A view from Mount Edgcumbe across Plymouth Sound.
A small beach just before you get to the Cremyll Ferry.
The Cremyll ferry.
A view across Plymouth Sound from Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.
A view towards Rame Head.
St Ann's Chapel on Rame Head.
The coastal path.
Mount Edgcumbe House.
A pergola in the formal garden.
Part of the formal garden.
A blacksmith has a forge in the Barrow Centre.
An aerial shot of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.
A new garden in the making.
A folly looks out over Plymouth Sound.
A lake found within the Country Park.