Eliot Manor, Grade I Listed, 16th Century Farmhouse (sleeps 14), St Germans
Cawsand, East Cornwall, St Germans, Whitsand Bay
About Eliot Manor, Grade I Listed, 16th Century Farmhouse (sleeps 14), St Germans
One of the most sympathetically restored Grade I Listed, 16th Century farmhouses in Cornwall, forming part of Port Eliot Estate. Perfect for a special occasion or simply to take time out to relax in tranquil privacy.
Admire the rich history of this farmhouse ideally located in South Cornwall, providing an excellent base to enjoy peace and tranquillity or discover the remarkable Cornish coastline. This grand country retreat is located near the historic village of St. Germans, which is steeped in history dating back to the reign of the Saxon King Athelstan, but also boasts two traditional pubs, a community shop and train station.
Venture further afield and explore the remarkable South Coast, Whitsand Bay offering four miles of golden sands accessed via a steep cliff path. The location appeals to surfers, power gliders and beach casting fishermen. The nearby South West Coast Path runs along the cliffs, offering walks to Port Wrinkle, Downderry, Looe and Polperro.
Take a day shooting at Port Eliot Estate or explore the simply stunning gardens (access is usually only available when staying at Eliot Manor). Venture to the local pub, well known for its delicious food. If all this sounds too exhausting, a day relaxing at the property surrounded by peace and tranquillity is never wasted time.
Warm and welcoming, grand and rural, this sympathetically restored Manor offers the perfect spot for long family holidays and reunions. Step inside to original features blending with a stylish interior and abundance of charm. Take off your walking boots and pop them in the cloak cupboard.
The formal lounge has superb dual aspect sash windows overlooking the lawn, with piano to serenade your guests with your favourite songs and enjoy a social evening surrounding the wood burner and have a tipple or two. Follow the traditional tiled flooring into the grand hall, the perfect space for a social banquet or feast. Keep warm in this spectacular vaulted ceiling room with light streaming in from sash windows and the feature fireplace with a wood burner is always at hand.
For a lazy evening or keeping the children at bay, the cinema room with a 65″ Smart TV is perfect for watching your favourite series or latest film. A utility room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of storage. The second hallway has a traditional separate WC and leads into the main kitchen. Well-equipped to cater for large groups, this country farmhouse kitchen has an electric AGA, electric cooker, microwave, American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Sit and plan your day ahead at the breakfast table over a morning coffee.
Accessed from the second hall, with its own staircase is a superb family suite with king size bed, TV, built in wardrobes and vanity area, on the landing is a single day bed (which can be made into a double and can sleep two additional guests) perfect for families with older children. The suite also has a shower room with shower and WC. Hidden behind a door in the grand hall is another staircase leading you to the master suite and remaining bedrooms.
The light and airy master suite has a superb super-king-size four poster bed, vanity area to prepare for your day, TV, built in wardrobes along with a tastefully restored en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. There’s a bunk bedroom with 2ft 6″ beds, perfect for the smaller ones in the family, also with a selection of board games to enjoy. Opposite is the sympathetically styled family bathroom with a separate rainwater shower, bath and WC.
At the other end of the landing, there are two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and an imposing four poster king-size bedroom. All with built in wardrobes and TV’s, not to mention sash windows and rustic charm. A typical 1920’s bathroom with stunning blue bathroom suite has a bath and WC completes the first floor. A staircase from here leads down into the second kitchen to cater for larger groups or a special occasion. Equipped with electric AGA, dishwasher, vaulted ceilings and attached traditional room for hosting – this certainly is one of a kind.
Outside is a small orchard and gated enclosed terrace with seating for all should you wish to dine alfresco. A further formal lawn which is enclosed and has superb views across the rolling countryside, just relax, unwind and enjoy. There is off-road parking for ten cars.