The lovingly restored 18th Century Summer House is a stunning Cornish escape perfect for a romantic or relaxing break at any time of the year. Wonderfully unique and elegantly furnished, this magical retreat is accessed exclusively to guests through a private gate and up a flight of steps from the parking area below, the climb is worth it for the views and your privacy is guaranteed.
With panoramic views of the Duchy's Restormel Estate, stop a while at the window and gaze across the wooded valley from your elevated position above the trees. Sink into one of the armchairs and spend some down time reading your favourite book or planning the next day's adventure. Follow the steep wooden stairs from the sitting-room down to the ground floor kitchen, to find a wonderful example of great design and craftsmanship, practical and good looking.
Cook up a tasty treat and take a seat in the sitting-room or on the small private patio outside your bedroom on a sunny day to enjoy your morning coffee. Below the sitting-room you will find a further unique space to spend time, the garden room, accessed via outside steps and through the double doors is a magical space, especially early evening as the sun goes down, fire up the log-burner and relax.
When it's time for bed, head down the wooden steps to your gorgeous bedroom complete with king-size bed, comfy mattress and crisp cotton bedding, perfect for a good night's rest. The shower-room is right next door with a walk-in shower.
Guests staying in this historic holiday hideaway have full access to the leisure facilities located at nearby Restormel Manor including a steam room and sauna, swmming pool and tennis courts, and for the anglers, complimentary fishing on the river Fowey.
The Fowey valley is an area of great beauty, explore by foot or by car or get onto the river, you can find paddle board and kayak hire just a short drive away. Take a walk with a picnic and simply watch the wildlife around you or take a stroll into nearby Lostwithiel, now well-known as the antiques capital of Cornwall. Here you will find a friendly town with a thriving community, shops, galleries, cafes, restaurants and pubs to visit.
Bring your bike or hire one and head up to Cardinham Woods or to explore the Lanhydrock cycle trails, stop for coffee and a cake or a delicious meal at the Duchy Nursery, there's so much more than wonderful plants to feast your eyes on.
Head to one of the south coast beaches, many accessed within a 30 minute drive, across to the Eden Project, visit the beautiful Roseland peninsula, walk on Bodmin moor, whatever you like to do on holiday, taking it easy or having an action filled stay, there is something here for everyone and a stay at Summer House makes your holiday even more special.
Sitting-room with Dining-area with Smart TV, DVD player and wood-burner
7 steps to Kitchen with induction hob, double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine/drier and dishwasher
Bedroom with king-size double bed (5')
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Outside Access to
Garden-room with wood-burner
The stairs to the kitchen are narrow and steep.
- No pets
- Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Indoor swimming pool
- Private parking for 1 car
- Superfast WiFi
- No smoking
- Pub 1 mile
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Full electric CH
- Logs for wood-burner
- Charging point for electric vehicles
- Shared use of indoor pool, steam room, sauna and tennis court
The romantic Summer House welcomes you.
You will find Summer House beneath Restormel Castle, with stunning views of the Duchy's Restormel Estate.
A comfortable room, with wonderful views.
The gorgeous bedroom, inviting you to enjoy long leisurely lie-ins.
The fabulous leisure facilities are available during your stay along with other guests staying on the Estate.
Stepping down to the well-equipped kitchen.
Ideal for a cosy night in.
The garden room, with its own wood-burner and patio area.
A small private courtyard and garden are accessed from the bedroom.
Lovely touches throughout.
Such a wonderful location.
So many paths to explore directly from your door.
A fabulous setting for a game of tennis.
There is also a steam room and sauna to relax fully.
What a treat - an indoor heated pool.
One of the paths lead you to the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery.
The nursery has a wonderful shop and why not enjoy a treat at The Cafe or Orangery.
As well as a beautiful selection of plants.
Why not have an adventure at the Eden Project.
You can take the footpath up to Restormel Castle (English Heritage) which stands majestically on the hill.
Have a walk around Lanhydrock (National Trust) with its grand house and beautiful gardens and maybe hire a bike to explore the network of cycle trails.
Head out and find some of the famous Cornish coastal paths.
The picture perfect Polperro.