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Luxury Holiday Cottage Set in Peaceful Countryside 10 Minutes from the Coast

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Single bedroom old stone cottage with views of countryside great for couples

The Coach House is a detached, single storey stone building, belonging to and set in the grounds of the Old Rectory of St. Keyne which dates back to 1750. It is located in a quiet and tranquil location away from the main road with stunning views across the valley.

Booking: We accept direct booking via card on this site, cheque and bank transfer. For the best available rates please contact us first before payment. It is easy to find us.

The Space

Belonging to the Rectory of St. Keyne which dates back to 1750 the coach house was originally converted into accommodation in 1995, and has recently undergone a second transformation which includes a new luxury kitchen, bathroom, flooring and complete redecoration throughout. The accommodation comprises of a lounge area, kitchen/diner, luxury wet room with a luxury rain shower and a light and airy double bedroom.

Detached, and situated far enough away from any other buildings, the Coach House offers peace and tranquillity. A private patio can be used to enjoy the lovely views across the valley and makes it the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine.

The Coach House has dedicated parking, however, there is ample parking in the grounds of the Rectory which our guests are very welcome to make use of.

Along with the luxury kitchen and wet room, the cottage has Wi-Fi with high speed Fibre Broadband, internet high definition TV and blu ray player, radio, CD player with ipod docking station. The kitchen has new luxury appliances including a dish washer as well as a DeLonghi Nespresso coffee machine.

For every stay you will be greeted with a customised welcome pack to help out with the first day or so.

A BBQ is provided for those wanted to cook outside when the weather is welcoming enough.

Inside you'll find everything you should need for your stay in Cornwall.


Spacious leather corner sofa with tables to place your drinks and books etc.

Samsung 40' Internet TV. DAB Radio, Bluray/DVD player, Ipod Docking station, CD player.

WiFi connected to 34mb fibre broadband. Information, maps, books and guides of the local area.


Luxury solid oak cabinets and oak drawers from Burbidge topped off with granite worktops and a blanco undermount stone sink and brushed stainless steel tap.

AEG appliances throughout, Electric Oven, Gas Hob, extractor fan, fully integrated undertop fridge with small freezer compartment and fully integrated dishwasher. Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster, microwave. Good range of pans, oven trays, cutlery & utensils.


In the recently equipped wet-room you'll find a new shower area with a powerful waterfall type shower head on mains pressure. Deep Fluffy Towels on the Towel Rail and shelf.

New sanitary-ware. Sink with shelf and illuminated mirror over and large WC with soft close lid.

The wetroom does have a window so has plenty of light.


Double bedroom with cast iron double bed with 2000 pocket mattress and luxury bedlinen.

Small oak wardrobe, oak chest of drawers with mirror & 2 bedside tables.

Window and large French doors.



Large patio with hardwood table and chairs overlooking the fields and valley.

BBQ on request.

You can wander around the orchard, have lunch there, wander up the lane and into the paddock before crossing the fields if you wish.We just ask you respect our privacy in the main house and in the private garden area.


We have a separate building and room next to the main house where you can leave wet clothing, muddy boots and so on. We will be renovating this area shortly and making available to guests:

A washing machine

Tumble dryer

Large Fridge Freezer

For best rates please contact us directly.....

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

Why Chris chose Saint Keyne

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay here for one week, and we certainly wish it could have been for longer. Everything we needed was found in the cottage including wi-fi.

Stunning views of the countryside every morning is the way to enjoy your morning coffee !! the lovely sunny weather we had all week meant we managed to visit every day somewhere different, all the places of which had details or leaflets within the cottage to help us decide which to choose each day.

A thoughtful welcome pack on arrival meant we did not have to go shopping after our 7hr drive up from Kent and was most appreciated.

The hosts, Jags and Chris, made us feel so welcome and we are already planning our next visit.
Sep 2013
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Saint Keyne Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 40
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Use of Cooker: If roasting meat in the oven please use a roasting bag or a charge will be made for cleaning the oven.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • A Luxury Wet room with walk in shower with large shower screen and rain shower. Note: there is no bath in this property.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Main Bedroom - 1 double
  • A light and airy double bedroom with a cast iron standard sized double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.939394 based on 39 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the 2 weeks. The landlords were really nice people and fulfilled every wish. The house and its furnishings, its location are really nice. We wanted a holiday with peace and a bit of culture. Our expectations have come true.

Thomas and Barbara Germany

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks Thomas, Barbara. I'm glad your Rosamund Pilcher expectations came to be true and you enjoyed your time both in wonderful Cornwall and at the Old Rectory. Hope to see you again some time either here or over in Deutschland. Chris & Jags
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Fab Location for a luxury break in Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent 4 days as a last minute short break in Cornwall and wow, how lucky we were the Old Rectory Cottage was free due to a cancellation.

The actual cottage is lovingly maintained and pretty much all of it seems like it is almost new still. It was immaculately clean and tastefully decorated.

The location is lovely, tranquil and so peaceful and is brilliantly situated to be able to explore the Cornish coastline and countryside.

There is so much to do within an hour's radius that you will never be short of ideas.

Jags and Chris are very welcoming and mega friendly and always helpful and happy to offer advice, which we used on numerous occasions!

We totally recommend it to anybody and looking forward very much to a return visit sometime next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A most friendly welcome, an ideal base for a quiet, stress-free holiday, highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

see above

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The property was perfect for us and we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice, well equipped with all our daily needs with some much appreciated extras. Slightly chilly at times until we realised the heating wasn't working but it was fixed before we were back from our day out. The owners were lovely, kind and extremely accommodating. Thanks so much Chris and Jags'.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 stars and more

  • 5 of 5

If you want a luxury cottage, in a beautiful setting with warm and welcoming hosts then look no further than The Coach House. I would have no hesitation in agreeing with all the 5 star comments of recent reviews. This really is a little gem of a cottage and it was a pleasure to sit out in the evening with a drink and a good book after a day exploring the likes of Cotehele, Lanhydrock and the South West coastal path.

Chris and Jags, our hosts, were so helpful and friendly and we valued their knowledge of the local area in planning our days. The very generous and thoughtful welcome goodies were much appreciated and nothing was too much trouble. When we come back to Cornwall we know exactly where we will be staying.

Thanks so much Chris and Jags for a lovely week.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An excellent choice ............

  • 5 of 5

Strongly recommend a stay at the The Coach House - the property is of excellent standard and very comfortable and the 'welcome pack' after a long journey is so well received - no need to rush out to the shops for supplies. Chris and Jags, the owners. are so warm and welcoming and are on hand if you have any problems. The view across the valley from the property is amazing and you will not hear a sound expect for maybe the sheep in a distant field. We were able to explore the whole of North Cornwall and the South from Megavissey to the Devon border with easy from The Coach House. For a holiday to remember you will not be disappointed with The Coach House

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Newquay International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Plough at Duloe
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Plymouth Ferry Port
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Looe Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Liskeard Mainline Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Plough at Duloe
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
East Looe, Hannafore, Portnadler Beach
Car: recommended

Detached, and situated far enough away from any other buildings, the Coach House offers peace and tranquillity. A private patio can be used to enjoy the lovely views across the valley and makes it the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine.

Guests have access to the whole cottage, it's private patio area overlooking the valley. They can also roam around the orchard and some of the gardens of the Old Rectory along with the small paddock which leads out onto fields surrounding the property.

of things to see and do as well as places to eat.

The Old Rectory is situated just outside the small village of St Keyne in Cornwall and along the way to the next small village of Duloe. It is very quiet, peaceful and tranquil with lovely views yet it is very close to the coast and close to the main links back to central and southern England.

Getting around:

The cottage has it's own private and dedicated parking spaces. We are also on a direct bus route in between Looe and Liskeard. The train is just under 2 miles away and we provide a free courtesy pick up from Liskeard station. Nearest airports are Newquay, Exeter & Bristol airports.

Local Attractions:

Just a few of some of the local attractions pretty close by to our luxury holiday cottages in Cornwall are below:

The Eden Project

The South West Coastal Path

The Town of Fowey

Small Fishing Village at Polperro

Fishing Town of Looe

Antony House and Gardens

Port Eliot House and Gardens and Annual Festival

Mount Edgcumbe House and Gardens

The lost Gardens of Heligan

Caerhays Estate

Cotehele House

Lanhydrock House

Bodmin Moor

And then on the North coast:

Port Issac






Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $201.15

For week long stays changeover day is normally a Saturday but we maybe able to accommodate other days.
Please ask and we'll see what we can do. Min stays of 7 nights throughout main season, April - October.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.