Located in the pretty, ancient village of Veryan, right in the heart of the Roseland, Laburnum Cottage has been beautifully restored to create an intimate, luxurious holiday home. Complete with under-floor heating, Sky multi-room, two log burners, slate floors, fantastically equipped modern kitchen and two cosy sitting rooms, this really is the perfect home from home.
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No expense has been spared by the owners to make Laburnum Cottage the ideal holiday retreat. Intimate for a couple yet spacious enough to comfortably accommodate six, Laburnum Cottage is the perfect combination of traditional old cottage with quirky nooks and crannies and modern holiday home with all of the comforts you could possibly wish for.
Veryan is the ideal base from which to explore the multiple attractions of the Roseland. Peaceful, surrounded by stunning countryside and with a duck pond, lovely ancient church, a proper traditional old pub and village shop, Veryan is the quintessential English village of our dreams.
Ground Floor: Porch, two sitting rooms with wood burners and Sky Multi-Room TV. L-shaped open plan kitchen / dining room with further seating area. Separate WC.
First Floor: Master bedroom with king sized bed and en-suite shower room & WC. Second double bedroom followed by a twin bedroom and family bathroom with over bath shower and WC.
Exterior: The enclosed garden has external table and chairs.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via central heating (under-floor downstairs) and the wood burning stoves. The kitchen has a range of modern equipment. There is a double electric range cooker, a microwave, toaster, kettle, large fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The sitting area has a large flatscreen digital Sky TV, CD and Radio. There is WiFi available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is off-street parking available for up to 1 car and free on-street parking for one or more other cars. We regret that dogs are not permitted at this property. No smoking is allowed. There is a cot available & high chair available.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
The delightful and charming village of Veryan on the Roseland Peninsula is most famous for its nineteenth century thatched Round Houses. There are five in all, two pairs of which stand at each end of the village and another in the centre. They were originally built by a missionary named Reverend Jeremiah Trist for his daughters. In a round house there are no corners where the devil can hide. A crucifix on the top of each one adds extra protection!
Veryan is ideally located for exploring the Roseland Peninsula and is only moments from the spectacular Carne Beach or the dramatic coastline around the historic fishing village of Portloe. Nearby is the lovingly restored Melinsey Mill where you can relax in a charming valley with a delicious Cornish cream tea.
There is a pub in Veryan called the New Inn which serves meals or you could enjoy some superb Crab at the Ship Inn at Portloe, only a 5 minute drive away. There are high quality restaurants at the Nare Hotel or around nearby Portscatho & St Mawes. There are village stores in Veryan or alternatively mini supermarkets at the nearby Bessy Beneath filling station or in the village of Tregony.
Guest from Rugby stayed for 7 nights.
Laburnum cottage is a 10 min walk from Veryan with its pub, post office and couple of tea and craft shops. It provides easy access to several sandy beaches (take your choice depending on wind direction and tide), St Mawes, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and a fine stretch of the coast path. The cottage has 3 well proportioned double bedrooms with quirky shutters on the windows (we loved them) and sufficient storage space for a short stay. The 'sunny corner' is a lovely 'all-day' sun-trap for eating breakfast or reading a book tho' I wish the garden wall was slightly lower so that I could see more of the adjoining fields. The garden is small and well maintained.
Guest from London stayed for 7 nights.
Delightful cottage in lovely quiet village. Short walk to playground. Scenic drive to St Mawes, beaches etc great location. Very child friendly, box of toys and kids' step and kids' armchairs (which they loved!) provided. Very well equipped kitchen and spacious dining area. All spotlessly clean. A comfy sofa in sitting room would be a great addition.
Guest from St.leonards On Sea stayed for 7 nights.
Ideal location for six people to stay in comfort , whilst having a lot of creature comforts , wonderful big kitchen & facilities . The whole house has been very well renovated, well thought out , fantastic power showers ! sited in a very quite village of Veryan , but your not very far from some wonderful beaches, and beautiful clear sea . we had the best whether you could dream of . The family fell in love with the cottage ,and didn't want to come home ! we would love to book this again in the future, maybe an area we would consider retiring to ! thank you . Steve & Family ( Hastings )
Guest from Saffron Walden stayed for 7 nights.
Laburnum Cottage is a very well restored cottage with high quality fittings, good village position. Very well looked after in excellent condition. We had a good stay which was spoilt by the inability of the cottage to seat six adults comfortably, there are two small lounges with hard furniture that seat four in each room. The hot water system is inadequate for six adults and there is no control offered for the heating system. No welcome pack provided (some previous visitors had them !) Cornwall Cottages told us that the photos of the property clearly show the living room layout, and that they do not offer welcome packs. They declined to comment on the hot water or other points raised with them, they say that these have been passed to the owners for their comments. This cottage is ideal for a young family but not for adults holidaying together.
Guest from Gravesend stayed for 7 nights.
A few negatives worth mentioning - but they didn't outweigh the positives! The furniture in the two living rooms was not the most comfortable. Definitely on the small size! Unless I just couldn't find them I don't think there was a broom or mop. Keys to one of the exterior doors was missing. (The owners offered to sort this but I didn't think it was worth getting someone over) (I contacted the owner re: failed light bulbs but agreed it wasn't worth getting someone over as they would be at the house themselves immediately after us)
Guest from Redditch stayed for 7 nights.
We had a lovely week in Laburnum Cottage which is very homely cottage. The facilities were excellent, our only criticism was that provision of logs would be useful.
Guest from Arbroath stayed for 7 nights.
Lovely house in a lovely area. Would happily return. The kitchen / dinning area was fantastic. Looking at the house form the outside does not do it justice. Very well renovated and owners should be proud.
Guest from Harrogate stayed for 7 nights.
We had a wonderful stay. The cottage is situated in a beautiful area of Cornwall. The cottage itself is very well presented. It's great to stay somewhere that looks exactly as it appears on the website.
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