Just one mile from Roche is this charming cottage which has been superbly renovated from a nineteenth century china clay drying kiln. This grade two-listed property is one of five holiday homes in the building – all of which are peppered with subtle reminders of the construction's ‘china clay' heritage. With swings for visiting children, this idyllic setting is also set on the banks of a small stream, which runs by the back door. With so much to do in the local area, everyone is bound to find something they enjoy. Whether you're coming with family, or friends, Riverside makes a great base for people looking to explore Cornwall.
Split-level ground floor accommodation.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin (all upper ground floor). Upper ground floor bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Superb upper ground floor fitted kitchen with dining area. Spacious lower ground floor sitting room with flame-effect electric stove and doors to patio overlooking courtyard.
Electric convector heaters in every room with electric stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD player. Shared use of washing machine, dryer and freezer in communal laundry area. First £20 of electricity inc. in rent, extra electricity cards available from reception. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Private use of an area of patio with shared use of gravelled inner courtyard with garden furniture and children's swings. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 1 mile. Please note: Unfenced stream on site, children must be supervised at all times. Please note: There is limited access to wifi in the laundry area where there is a seated area for guests use.
The little village of Roche is only six miles from Bodmin and easily accessible by the A30, making it a fantastic holiday location for anyone looking to explore the wider area of Cornwall. With its selection of shops and pubs, this quaint settlement is primarily involved in agriculture leaving a picturesque patchwork of lush, gently undulating fields. Just a thirty minute drive away is the ruggedly beautiful north Cornish coast, with rocky caves, high cliffs and excellent surfing beaches. Newquay, with its new Fistral Beach surf centre, is also nearby, along with the fishing village of Padstow. With its narrow, winding streets, charming harbour and renowned restaurants, this small town certainly merits a visit. The spectacular Eden project is also close by, with biomes full of tropical plants.
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!