Penmellyn House

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Penmellyn House sits in delightful grounds with gardens, an organic vegetable garden, baby orchard and a wildflower meadow all waiting to be enjoyed. This Grade II Listed holiday home was designed by the famous Arts and Crafts architect William White around 1860 with listed period features both inside and outside. This unique house is comfortably furnished, very well-equipped and provides plenty of space for everyone to spread out. On the ground floor you have three impressive reception rooms, a modern kitchen/breakfast-room and utility-room with a handy WC. The entrance hallway and staircase are of a particular grandeur, the magnificent staircase with tiled and slate treads is complemented by a free flying handrail and there is a separate servants' service staircase to the rear. The large sitting-room has comfortable squidgy sofas and a wood-burner.

Take the staircase upstairs and spread over two floors there are seven bedrooms to choose from, all offering lovely linens and super-comfy beds. On the first floor you'll find the main bedroom with en suite bathroom, two double bedrooms and a fourth bedroom offering a bunk bedroom (which is only suitable for children). The family bathroom is also located on this floor, along with another separate cloakroom.

The second floor was once the servants' quarters, and now offers three double bedrooms, a family bathroom, and separate shower-room. (True to history this floor has narrow staircases and a very narrow landing leading to the bathroom and shower-room).

The grounds are sure to impress with a large lawn perfect for family games and a patio table and chairs for a spot of al fresco dining, Long summer days can be spent sunbathing and swimming at one of the many nearby coves, with balmy nights spent chatting on the terrace whilst watching the sun set. During our chillier shorter days, wrap up warm and enjoy a bracing walk along one of the many coast paths before you head back and rustle up a hearty supper in the well-equipped kitchen before relaxing on the super-comfy sofa in front of the toasty wood-burner. This really is a terrific house for a family gathering, celebration or a group of friends who simply need an excuse to get together.