Pack up a bag, grab your loved one and whisk them off for a magical break away at the wonderful world of Little Lesquite! Tucked away along a country lane, with a stunning outdoor bathtub for two for under the stars bathing, miles of country rambles right on your doorstep, birds and wildlife to entertain you throughout the day (binoculars at the ready) and taking centre stage, the most gorgeous views stretching out across open countryside to the nature reserve and wildly dramatic Helman Tor. This rural idyll is the ultimate retreat for laid back lovers to soak up the great outdoors.
Whether you are lounging in the bath, bubbles of either variety optional, enjoying elevenses perched on the steps or barbecuing over the fire-pit watching the sunset at the end of a perfect day in Cornwall, relax kick back, take in that view and revitalise your senses.
Step inside and this charming shepherd's hut has been exquisitely deigned by the lovely owners who along with their dear little dog, are on hand to give you a very warm welcome and then leave you in peace to enjoy every moment of your time at Little Lesquite. Comfort and romance were surely at the top of the list with the sumptuous king-sized bed, adorned with luscious linens ensuring that lazy holiday lie ins are a must. When you are ready to cook up breakfast, the handmade kitchen comes complete with a 2 ring induction hob, electric oven, fridge, toaster, kettle and even a coffee machine - what more do you need. If you can't be tempted to eat outside, you can dine inside around the little dining-table which can be folded away when you want a little more space.
Perfect for summertime escapes and thanks to that all important wood-burner, making it even cosier on long lazy winter breaks, Little Lesquite is the perfect tonic all year round.
This area is a ramblers and wildlife enthusiasts paradise so don't forget your walking boots and head out to explore the great outdoors that surrounds you. There is no shortage of fantastic walks at the nature reserve, spotting all manner of plants and wildlife along the way but the icing on the cake has to be the climb to the top of Helman Tor when on a clear day, you can see the Atlantic Coast to the North and the English Channel to the south - bliss.
You may be tempted to head off along part of the 30 mile Saints Way, a pilgrimage way stretching across the county from one coast to the other, also passing through the reserve.
The world renowned Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan will delight garden enthusiasts and the Lanhydrock Estate (National Trust) with its magnificent country house, glorious gardens and wooded parkland makes for a perfect day out. Lanhydrock also has a network of trails, great for cyclists of all abilities, and for more fun on two wheels, venture to Cardinham Woods and the Camel Trail.
In the little village of Lanivet there's a small shop for those essential provisions along with a pub, popular fish and chip takeaway and even a village tennis court. At the nearby town of Lostwithiel you can discover treasures and delights in the antiques and vintage shops and conquer the remains of the medieval castle. The local garden centre provides wonderful views of the castle and whilst you are there why not enjoy some treats in their ever so popular tea room.
No visit to Cornwall is complete without a trip to the coast so head to the gentler south coast to marvel at the historic tall ships at Charlestown and wander the narrow streets in the trendy harbourside town of Fowey with its abundance of shops, galleries, pubs and cafes and plenty of activity on the water. The golden sands of Daymer Bay and Polzeath and waiting to be discovered on the north coast where you might be tempted to try your hand at surfing and at Cornwall's culinary capital, Padstow, gastronomic delights will tempt you around every corner.
Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood-burner. 2 ring induction hob, electric oven, fridge with ice-box, kettle, toaster and coffee machine. King-size double bed (5')
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Outside Access to
Please note Little Lesquite has an outside bath rather than a hot tub. Babies under six months old are welcome; unfortunately there is no room for a travel cot. *A cot is not provided, please bring your own Moses basket.
- No pets
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Hot tub/Outdoor bath
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 1 car
- Superfast WiFi
- No smoking
- Pub 2 miles
- Garden furniture, fire-pit and barbecue
- Wood-burner, 1 electric radiator, heated towel rail
Welcome to the wonderful world of Little Lesquite.
The interiors are simply dreamy.
The toasty wood-burner waits to greet you on those out of season escapes.
The prettiest setting for your retreat to nature.
Pour on the bubbles and enjoy soaking in the great outdoors.
Fling open the doors and breath in those stunning views of Helman Tor.
Step inside our charming countryside retreat for two.
The country style kitchen is perfectly equipped for two.
There's even a coffee maker for your morning cuppa.
Tea for two at the little dining-table.
The sumptuous bed will ensure the sweetest of dreams.
Gorgeous cushions and lovely linens adorn the bed.
Plenty of space for the two of you to unwind in the countryside.
There's a stylish en suite shower-room.
The contemporary shower is perfect for freshening up after a day of exploring.
Little Lesquite... Quietly nestled beneath the trees.
Step outside and soak up the Cornish sunshine.
Light up the fire-pit and enjoy the sounds and sights of countryside haven.
Pretty pink blooms...
Spend some quality time with the one you love most.
As the sun sets, your heavenly abode looks even more delightful.
Al fresco bathing never looked so good.
Kick back and spot the various birdlife that pop by.
And enjoy dining in nature throughout every season.
Little Lesquite is a real treat - so why not spoil yourself?
This is a real escape to the country!
The dramatic landscape of Helman Tor - the view from the top stretches for miles.
Nearby Lanhydrock with its grand house and beautiful gardens, or why not hire a bike to explore the network of cycle trails?
There are wonderful walking and cycling trails to discover at Cardinham Woods and a tea room for some treats!
The calm waters of the south coast.
Get on your bike and head off along the Camel Trail leading to Bodmin Moor in one direction and out to Padstow on the coast in the other.
For a complete change of scenery, a trip to Fowey with its trendy boutiques and galleries, and a great choice of places to eat and drink, will not disappoint.