16 Brunel Quays was originally a railway building, named after its designer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It has been restored to offer a high standard of accommodation, but retains many of its original features, such as arched windows and exposed stonework. The cottage has 4 bedrooms and will sleep up to 7 people, making it an idyllic retreat for large families or groups of friends. It also has a unique location, being bordered by the railway and its slow-passing trains on one side and the river quays on the other. The railway station is about 2 minutes' walk away, giving you access to trains that will take you to the major train stations and towns in Cornwall.
Four bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC), 1 x single, 1 x second floor twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Well-equipped, modern kitchen. Spacious and delightful sitting room with dining area. Patio on riverside with garden furniture.
Gas central heating. Electric double oven, electric ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD player, stereo/CD player, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Private, off road parking for 2 cars. Patio with garden furniture (unfenced river bank with 5 foot drop to river within 15 yards - children beware). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurants 400 yards. Note: This property accepts a maximum of 7 people including infants.
The small Cornish town of Lostwithiel sits in the Fowey river valley. Along the coastsyou will find small fishing ports, areas of great historical interest and monuments shrouded in myth and legend which give Cornwall much of its character. Inland, you can find remnants of the famous Cornish Tin Mining industry – a profession which gave rise to the invention of the Cornish Pasty! Cornwall is also famous for its ‘eco-attitude' and you will find many nature reserves throughout the region, such as the Eden Project, which is only half an hour away by road.
Cornwall is a region full of history, culture and unique identity. So unique in fact that Cornwall has its very own language (Kernowek), flag (St Piran's Banner) and national anthem (Trelawney). In 2014 the UK government officially recognised the fine people of Cornwall as a national minority group, meaning that Cornish heritage and traditions now join the Irish, Scottish and Welsh as a protected Celtic group.
Cornwall is proudly known as the stunning setting of the popular BBC television series 'Poldark', starring Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson. Cornwall is also proud of its famous Cornish Pasty, but has another pastry dish to offer you, the Stargazy Pie! If you don't mind a few pilchards looking at you whilst you eat, then the Stargazy Pie is the pie for you. After a pasty or a pie, or both, you might fancy a pint and Cornwall has a great choice of locally produced beers to satisfy your thirst. Try an ale from the St Austell Brewery, Skinner's Brewery or the Rebel Brewing Company to name but a few of the fine ale producers in the region. Please remember to always drink responsibly.
Here are just a couple of the great Cornish attractions you could visit:
We hope you enjoy your break in Cornwall!