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Exclusive property boasting terrific outside space
Everyone will love this spacious dual aspect lounge
Cosy up in front of the wood burner
Prepare a banquet in this beautifully appointed kitchen
A superb light open-plan area
Budding chefs will love this kitchen
Gather round and have a meal together
Such a bright space in which to socialise
Throw wide the French doors in this lovely bedroom
An en-suite bathroom completes the bedroom
Relax in this beautiful en-suite bathroom
Homely touches complement the property
A good night's sleep awaits
Relax in this cosy bedroom
Lovely touches throughout
Enjoy this restful room
Snuggle up and enjoy the views from your bedroom
Awake refeshed for the day ahead
Guests will enjoy this contemporary shower room
Superb fixtures and fittings
Somewhere to sit and appreciate the view
Sit and chat about the day's outing
Your four-legged friend will feel at home too
Have a well-earned break outside
A superb spot for al fresco dining
Fresh air and wonderful views - what's not to like?
Tiered areas of level lawn
1 / 27  Exclusive property boasting terrific outside space
2 / 27  Everyone will love this spacious dual aspect lounge
3 / 27  Cosy up in front of the wood burner
4 / 27  Prepare a banquet in this beautifully appointed kitchen
5 / 27  A superb light open-plan area
6 / 27  Budding chefs will love this kitchen
7 / 27  Gather round and have a meal together
8 / 27  Such a bright space in which to socialise
9 / 27  Throw wide the French doors in this lovely bedroom
10 / 27  An en-suite bathroom completes the bedroom
11 / 27  Relax in this beautiful en-suite bathroom
12 / 27  Homely touches complement the property
13 / 27  A good night's sleep awaits
14 / 27  Relax in this cosy bedroom
15 / 27  Lovely touches throughout
16 / 27  Enjoy this restful room
17 / 27  Snuggle up and enjoy the views from your bedroom
18 / 27  Awake refeshed for the day ahead
19 / 27  Guests will enjoy this contemporary shower room
20 / 27  Superb fixtures and fittings
21 / 27  Somewhere to sit and appreciate the view
22 / 27  Sit and chat about the day's outing
23 / 27  Your four-legged friend will feel at home too
24 / 27  Have a well-earned break outside
25 / 27  A superb spot for al fresco dining
26 / 27  Fresh air and wonderful views - what's not to like?
27 / 27  Tiered areas of level lawn

Mellingey

Lostwithiel, Cornwall
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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 2
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning secluded detached residence on the edge of charming Lostwithiel
  • Lovingly renovated former dairy built by the owners Great Grandfather in 1926
  • Lostwithiel boasts a mainline train station with direct link to Paddington should you wish to leave the car at home
  • Located on the banks of the river Fowey and fabulous selection of amenities just a short stroll
  • Explore the best of coast and country from the great central location
  • Visit Fowey, The Tall Ships and Poldark Experience at Charlestown and The Eden Project
Property code: 72847

Located in an idyllic elevated position on the outskirts of Lostwithiel, overlooking the upper reaches of the River Fowey. A perfect base for a relaxed Cornish break at any time of the year.

Overlooking the upper reaches of the beautiful River Fowey, this secluded detached residence is located in an idyllic elevated position on the outskirts of the charming town of Lostwithiel. Sleeping eight people across four bedrooms and welcoming two dogs, it’s the perfect base for a family or a group of friends who want to enjoy a relaxed Cornish break at any time of the year. Spend your days exploring Cornwall’s breathtaking countryside, before retiring to this lovingly-restored former dairy, which was built by the owner’s great grandfather back in 1926.

Make your way up the flight of steps to the front of this property and you’ll find yourself on a pretty terrace area that leads into this thoughtfully arranged reverse-level property. The unique layout maximises the beautiful views on offer from this property. Step into the spacious lounge/kitchen/diner - a fabulously light double-aspect space that will make you feel immediately at home - just the place to cook up a feast for your loved ones. Dine in front of the beautiful bay window in the space’s sociable dining area. Alternatively, head out to the property’s paved terrace and strike up the BBQ. There you can dine while you soak up lovely views over the river valley. After dinner, relax in front of the wood burner in the living area while you watch your favourite movie, or take a glass of something chilled to the seating area on the lawn. At the end of the day there are two beautifully-finished bedrooms on the first floor to choose from, as well as two lovely bedrooms on the ground floor. The ground floor bedrooms both have French doors that open out onto a quaint seating area – the perfect place to plan your day ahead over your morning coffee.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 4 Bedrooms - 2 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request)
  • 1 Shower room, 1 en-suite bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and induction hob, combi oven, American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and utility area situated outside with tumble dryer
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 Dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Beach 6 miles, pubs, shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • River views from the sitting room, bedroom and garden
  • Smart TV/DVD with Amazon Prime and Netflix in lounge and Smart TV in both king-size bedrooms
  • SKY TV including movies and sports available in both kind bedrooms and the lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ

If you’re a history buff, you’ll be delighted to find the wonderful Restormel Castle right on this property’s doorstep. Built in the late 13th century, this circular castle was a luxurious retreat for its medieval owners. It’s also a wonderful picnic spot. You should also grab the opportunity to visit the gardens and woodlands at Lanhydrock Victorian country house and estate in Bodmin (5 miles). Beach bums should head for Par Sands (9 miles), a lovely beach on the Cornish Riviera that offers a large expanse of firm sand backed by the dunes. The adventure junkies among you can zip line and base jump to your heart’s content at the Eden Project (7 miles), while more chilled-out members of your party can stroll the Rainforest Canopy Walkway or explore the Mediterranean Biome. And fans of the TV show Poldark can explore the famous port of Charlestown (7.5 miles).

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Exclusive property boasting terrific outside space
Everyone will love this spacious dual aspect lounge
Cosy up in front of the wood burner
Prepare a banquet in this beautifully appointed kitchen
A superb light open-plan area
Budding chefs will love this kitchen
Gather round and have a meal together
Such a bright space in which to socialise
Throw wide the French doors in this lovely bedroom
An en-suite bathroom completes the bedroom
Relax in this beautiful en-suite bathroom
Show 15 moreHomely touches complement the property

Beth Horswill

This property is personally managed by Beth.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sara 23rd October 2021

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A beautiful property, very clean, comfortable and well equipped. We had a great stay!

Reviewed by Lorna 2nd October 2021

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Perfect property for our family reunion holiday, in a lovely location on the edge of Lostwithiel. We enjoyed local walks with our dog from the cottage, Restormel Castle was atmospheric. Surfing at Polzeath was only 40 minutes away, and there were fabulous walks on the south coast with its gorgeous little coves. Would thoroughly recommend this comfoRead morertable and well equipped cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Geoffrey 25th September 2021

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Wonderful property - ideal for the 6 of us (3 couples).. Its very comfortable, well equipped and only a five minute walk from the shops and pubs in Lostwithiel. We enjoyed exploring the grounds (we saw a deer one day) and the walk to the Duchy of Cornwall Garden Centre. We also enjoyed our trips to the Lost Gardens of Helligan, the Eden Project andRead more Fowey - all a short drive away. Hide

Reviewed by Pauline 18th September 2021

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Reviewed by Andrew 21st August 2021

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We had a really great stay at Mellingey, we where a party of 4 adult couples there was loads of space and never felt on top of each other. The property was very clean and well set out, and in a great position just a 2 minute walk into Lostwithiel a lovely town where you can find everything you need.

Reviewed by Tracey 31st July 2021

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Beautiful House & location. No pictures do it justice. The kitchen is gorgeous a pleasure to be In. The Balcony area at the front was my favourite place even if the weather isn't sunny, you can still sit out there and enjoy the view. When we had and issue, the owner came and sorted it straight away, and was really helpful. Thank you for a beautifulRead more holiday stay. Hide

Reviewed by Norman 24th July 2021

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The property was very lean and with well presented interior The kitchen was well appointed and made meal preparation very easy for a large party that the property accommodates. The location of the property is very good for visiting attractions in Cornwall especially the Eden Project and south coast towns

Reviewed by Brian 17th July 2021

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Lovely location , fantastic views, plenty of walks, close to amenities, lovely home would go again.

Reviewed by Tina 10th July 2021

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Our third visit to Lostwithiel which we love, but our first time staying at Mellingey and it did not disappoint. A lovely house and garden in a great position and we cant wait to return

Reviewed by John 26th June 2021

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Really wonderful property, faultless. Great location particularly for our little furry friend. Lostwithiel is a great place for a holiday, nice friendly people, good shops, excellent pubs. The house itself is fantastic, probably the nicest we have rented over many years of holiday homing. Very private and spacious inside and out. The ice machine waRead mores a real bonus for sun downers on the patio !!. We had a great time and hope to return soon. Hide

Reviewed by Freya 19th June 2021

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Lovely house, wonderful setting, very well equipped, dogs loved the garden. Would love to go back.

Reviewed by Christine 12th June 2021

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Great location both in terms of setting and location. Centrally based to explore the beauty of Cornwall. Cottage is very comfortable and has an intriguing garden to spend a few hours relaxing with a sundowner... Will definitely return to this gem.

Reviewed by Stephen 5th June 2021

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Wonderful house in a great location. Gardens and outside space are fantastic..especially when the sun shines!! Would definitely come back.

Reviewed by Helen 24th April 2021

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Fantastic property, fantastic plot, fantastic location with many walks right on the doorstep and further afield. Very relaxing week in a beautiful village with welcoming people and we have to mention the fabulous welcome hamper! Highly recommend this property to all. Wonderful.

Reviewed by Patrick 12th April 2021

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We had a great time at Mellingey. The cottage is really comfortable and very bright. It was also very clean. It is perfectly located to explore Cornwall. It was great to have breakfast on the terrace which is very sunny.

Reviewed by Tony 24th October 2020

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Beautifully equipped property felt like being home.

Reviewed by Carolyn 17th October 2020

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Reviewed by Tony 10th October 2020

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All round fantastic holiday! Excellent location, very comfortable. The welcome pack was much appreciated. Will revisit - not something we have done before for other uk holiday locations.

Reviewed by Lea 3rd October 2020

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Lovely modern property. Cosy, stunning views. Great locations for visiting any part of Cornwall and local amenities. Lovely local walks especially if you have a dog. Definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Gillian 26th September 2020

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The house is lovely with enough space for everyone. In a good location with pubs shops and restaurants on the doorstep. The views are amazing. A place for a relaxing holiday or easy to drive to all the lovely places Cornwall has to offer.

Reviewed by Paul 22nd August 2020

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A beautiful house, very well appointed In a fabulous location. It was Just a great space for an extended family of seven ( plus two dogs) and we had a wonderful holiday. The house has a lovely garden, comfortable garden furniture, bbq, fire pit and chimera which we really enjoyed. We highly recommend! The Ruff family

Reviewed by Naomi 8th August 2020

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Great position for all major attractions in cornwall and excellent access to multiple beaches with watersports and childrens activities. House was beautifully presented and clean as well as being well equipped for those who need to self cater as we did for two families. Couldn't recommend this place highly enough. The garden was great fun for the kRead moreids. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 28th December 2019

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If you are looking for a holiday where you can park the car for a week, to enjoy walking with your dog to different places each day right from your doorstep, then Mellingey is the perfect place to stay. There is a choice of woodland or river side walks and local pubs only a short walk away in the town centre from our quiet location.

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