This recently modernised Gardenhouse with its own camellia and magnolia filled walled garden is between Bodmin Moor and the rugged north Cornish coast. Menkee is a beautiful listed Georgian farmhouse with stunning views set 200m from the B3266. Free WiFi.
Accommodation includes 3 sitting areas 1 of which has the sleep/sofa and main TV, a spacious dining and kitchen area with dishwasher, TV, washer, fridge/freezer, bathroom with loo & shower with loo. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and the two other bedrooms each have 2 single 3 ft beds. Central heating.
A high chair, cot and pram available on request.
The patio area includes a table & chairs for meals, sunchairs, gas BBQ and wood burning brazier.
Fashionable Rock and a selection of spectacular beaches are within 10 miles as is a choice of golf courses. The Camel Trail for cyclists is 3/4 m and Eden Project is 15 miles. Easy access to A30. Croquet and playful dogs.
Cornish Gardens: The owners, Gage and Liz Williams, can give advice on gardens to visit with the best time of year between March and June for camellias, magnolias and azaleas at Caerhays, Trebah, Lanhydrock, Trewithen, Tresco in the Scillies - a day trip by helicopter, Antony, Cotehele, Pencarrow and others. The Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan are also about 30 minutes away.
Activities & Bookings: On request, the owners can send you an Activities Sheet showing what there is to do and see and giving telephone numbers for early bookings for sailing, riding, fishing for salmon and sea trout in the nearby Camel or lake fishing for trout, coastal and Bodmin Moor walking, cycle hire for the Camel Trail (1 mile) and elsewhere, water skiing, surfing lessons and advice on where to shop, cinemas etc. With notice, we are prepared to help with dropping off or picking up walking parties. Babysitting can also be arranged.
Gage and Liz Williams will send by e-mail an 'Activities' brochure to help plan your holiday and make early reservations at restaurants, pubs, water skiing, tennis etc. They can also e-mail you a map and directions. They can help by making reservations on your behalf. In 2006, Sainsbury's opened a supermarket in bodmin in addition to Bodmin's Asda and Morrisons stores. There is an excellent mini-mart 2 miles away at St Kew Highway with its own bakery, ideal for picking up a picnic en route to a wide choice of north coast beaches. Please bring beach towels.