Wind your way along the country lanes to the rural tranquility that awaits you at the immaculately presented Gilliflower. Surrounded by green fields and open countryside this is the perfect retreat for couples who want to truly relax and unwind, yet with the delights of the south Cornish coast and the dramatic beauty of the moorland only a 10 minute drive away, it's also a great base for exploring.
All on one level, this detached barn conversion is immaculately presented throughout with the owners taking great pride in ensuring you have the most comfortable of stays. Step inside to the spacious open plan living-room complete with bespoke hand-built kitchen, country-style dining-area and toasty wood-burner beckoning you to snuggle up at the end of a busy day exploring this beautiful part of the county. The lovely bedroom has the most comfortable super-king bed ensuring a good night's sleep and the superb en suite has a stylish shower and a separate bath for those who want to indulge in a nice long soak.
Outside, a private enclosed courtyard is the perfect spot for morning coffee or a Cornish cream tea and wildlife lovers will relish the chance to venture around the beautifully landscaped grounds to spot woodland animals and birdlife.
Situated around a courtyard, Gilliflower shares this wonderful setting with the welcoming yet discreet owners and Pascoe's Pippin (3963) and Hocking's Green (3860), ideal if you have family or friends who want to join you.
Getting out and about, the area has a feast of treats waiting to be discovered and the coast is a great place to start with its sheltered coves, hidden bays and picturesque fishing villages. The traditional seaside town of Looe is only a short drive away. Here you can wander the narrow streets, try your hand at crab or shark fishing or simply enjoy fish and chips on the banjo pier.
Take to the coastal footpath to savour endless miles of spectacular views and for views of a different kind the dramatic beauty of Bodmin Moor, with is vast open spaces and pretty moorland, villages will not disappoint. There are historic houses and stunning gardens at Mount Edgcumbe, Port Eliot and Lanhydrock; and for cycling enthusiasts, Lanhydrock also has a network of trails to keep you amused. For a taste of city life, hop over the border to the ocean city of Plymouth where you can immerse yourself in maritime history at the Barbican and Plymouth Hoe, enjoy some first class theatre at the Theatre Royal or call by the city's latest hot spot destination, The Royal William Yard, to experience an array of waterside restaurants and bars and a whole host of events.
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV and wood-burner. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
Bedroom 1 with super-king double bed (6')
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
- Dogs welcome
- 2 cots and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 1 car
- No smoking
- Pub 3 miles
- Patio furniture
- Electric CH (partial under-floor)
Gilliflower is a beautifully presented cottage set around a sheltered courtyard.
The spacious open plan living-room.
The gorgeous bedroom.
The lovely countryside setting.
The delightful kitchen area is very well-equipped.
Cook up some wonderful holiday treats.
The vaulted ceiling adds to the overall feeling of space.
Why not enjoy a Cornish cream tea - jam first of course!
The warming wood-burner makes this an ideal retreat all year round.
The bedroom, leads off from the open plan living-room.
Snuggle up and enjoy some holiday reading.
The super-king bed is very comfortable.
The en suite leads off from the bedroom.
There are touches of mustard throughout.
The stylish en suite not only has a large shower...
...but also a bath for those who want to enjoy a long relaxing soak
Enjoy a picnic in the grounds.
Fabulous coastal footpaths are only a ten minute drive away.
Boats at anchor in nearby Looe, less than four miles away.
The pretty coastal villages of Cawsand and Kingsand.
The coastal scenery is quite spectacular.
The Cremyll Ferry pops across to the historic Barbican in Plymouth - a vibrant waterside area.