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Gamekeepers Lodge in St Ives, Cornwall

sleeps 7
3 rooms

Gamekeepers Lodge description

Kynance and Garden Cottage 1 are first floor apartments. These 10 holiday properties (refs W43562, W43563, W43564, W43565, W43566, W43567, W43568, W43569, W43570 and W43571) are located in the grounds of Tregenna Castle, where visitors are welcome to explore the magnificent 72-acre estate. The sub-tropical gardens showcase the botanical advantages of the Cornish climate. The walled garden features a clipped serpentine box hedge enclosing the ‘hot border’ and a beautifully scented lavender surround to the pond. The woodlands contrast the beautifully manicured lawns and sculpted hedges. Originally created in the 1920s, the Woodland Walk is a circular walk that skirts the perimeter of the estate and gives breathtaking sea views. There is shared use of an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, which are both heated. There is also a separate shallow children’s pool next to both the outdoor and indoor pools. The indoor pool is designed in a conservatory style and the outdoor pool enables swimmers to enjoy unrivalled panoramic views over St Ives Bay and Gwithian Towans. Guests can also enjoy use of a fitness suite (at a small charge), with lots of cardio equipment and weights, equipped with fully qualified members of staff. Tregenna Castle also caters for weddings.

From the fine golden sandy beaches and the turquoise, clear Atlantic Ocean, St. Ives consists of lots of quaint fishermen cottages, shops, galleries, bars and restaurants offering fresh catches of the day. St. Ives is easy to reach by road and by train. The railway line is wonderful, running adjacent to the beautiful coastline. The mild sub-tropical climate, warmed year round by the Gulf Stream allows for tropical gardens, which can be seen at Tregenna Castle. Perhaps most famous for its wonderful light which continues to attract artists from across the world, St. Ives is also home to The Tate. The gallery’s building stands high above the magnificent surfing beach of Porthmeor and features exhibitions which represent some of the greatest contemporary art of the time. Allied to Tate St Ives is the Barbara Hepworth Museum, a lasting memorial to the great sculptress who lived and worked in St. Ives at her Trewyn Studio. Her workshop has been carefully preserved and made accessible; the gardens and house contain many examples of her work and some of her finest pieces.

Cornwall is an amazing place to visit all year round and you will find Tregenna Castle the perfect base to explore the county’s many wonderful attractions. There are a number of destinations within a reasonable drive time that are a great day out for all ages whatever the weather. Theatre lovers are well served by the amazing Minack Theatre. Hewn out of a cliff, this stage sees the most fantastic natural sky and seascapes during its varied programme of productions. Garden lovers are spoilt for choice in Cornwall due to its sub-tropical climate. The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Trebah Gardens are just a few of the countys beautiful examples. For the thrill seekers and those interested in World War II and the Victorian era, Flambards Park, museum and gardens is just a 25-minute drive and has a wide range of children and adult rides, as well as award-winning exhibitions. Beach ¼ mile. Shop ¼ mile, bar and restaurant on-site.

15 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 bunk with additional double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping) and stairs to first floor: 1 single bedroom with Velux, sloping ceiling and en-suite shower room with toilet.Elec cooker. Ample parking. NB: Steps to patio.


  • Bike Store
  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Garden / Patio
  • Ideal for Golf
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Hot Tub
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Winter Short Breaks
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • No Pets
  • Open Plan
  • Owner Services Region

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