Chy Bownder is a cosy semi-detached cottage in the centre of the old Cornish capital, Lostwithiel. It is tucked away down a quiet lane with easy and reasonably flat access to the town.
The cottage is also conveniently located less than a 5 minute walk from the main line station making it an easy option to come and go by train and use the scenic local service to explore the peninsula.
A private parking space is available next to the house. Any other vehicles can park free of charge in the car park just down the end of the lane.
Upon arrival, you will find a welcome hamper that includes milk, tea, coffee, scones, jam, clotted cream and a bottle of award winning Fowey Valley Cider.
In the bedrooms and bathroom, towels, robes and luxury organic Cornish bath foam will be provided for you to relax in the freestanding roll top bath. There is also a shower room on the ground floor. Toilet paper is provided.
All bedding is luxurious 'feels like down' to accommodate those with allergies without compromising on the comfort of feather.
Each bedroom has a hairdryer.
In the Kitchen there are cooking utensils, pots and pans and all the necessary equipment to cook up your creations. A Nespresso coffee machine is also supplied and 15 capsules will be included in your hamper. Feel free to bring your own capsules.
Dishwasher tablets, laundry detergent, 2 x bin liners and basic cleaning essentials provided.
A BBQ is also available so that you can enjoy dining al fresco in the secluded patio area with outdoor seating and a table.
In the lounge, you will find a 32" Smart TV to which you can connect to Netflix and freeview TV. a DVD player, WiFi, stereo with digital radio and Bluetooth connection, books and games.
A travel cot and high chair are available on request for your little one plus a changing mat, potty and bath so you can travel a little lighter!
Well behaved dogs are welcome. There are dog bowls and a dog towel is provided, to keep paws as clean as possible! A stair-gate will be attached to the bottom stair to keep your pet on the ground floor.
During your stay, you will be able to enjoy the local restaurants, from pub grub, to fine dining at Asquiths or the acclaimed Trewithen Restaurant.
Lostwithiel also boasts many antique shops to browse, a butchers with the best hot pasties in Cornwall, a florist, bakery, Co-op supermarket with cash-point, a deli, gift shop and more.
The Eden Project is ten minutes away in the car and you will be close to the idilic town of Fowey, Cardinham woods, Boconnoc estate, Lerryn and lots more.
There are many walks to explore, the 13th Century Restormel Castle is a pleasant walk away or follow the Fowey river upstream to Respryn woods, a place for picnics and enjoying tranquil settings.
If you wish to get out on the river, kayak guided tours are available from nearby Golant.
Or you can bring your own and kayak down the beautiful Fowey River from Lostwithiel and enjoy a pub lunch in Fowey. Be sure to check the tide times online.
If you wish to bring bikes, they can be stored in the courtyard. Nearby is the designated cycle route 'The Camel Trail' which can be accessed from Bodmin (a 15 minute drive). From there, you can cycle all the way to Padstow on the North Coast.
You will find a detailed guide to local amenities and activities at the property for you to read through at your leisure.
Any questions, please feel free to contact me through the enquiry form.