Cornwall Living 2017

The Valley, Carnon Downs

Escape to Cornwall’s best-kept five star secret this winter. Offering luxurious self catering with added extras. The Valley is a five star dog and family friendly gated hamlet of cottages close to Truro.

Ideal for pre-school families seeking toddler and baby friendly escapes, dog owners wanting five star standards for their pooches, or couples simply in need of R&R time. The Valley promises the space and freedom of self-catering with the perks of a very well kitted out hotel.

Check out their winter packages… Prices start from £340 for a 3 night stay for a family of four or £490 for 7 nights.

Open the front door and woodland walks, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and squash courts, fitness suite, games rooms, an adventure play area and restaurant are all on the doorstep. A myriad of beaches, attractions and charming Cornish villages lie beyond the gates, and St Ives, Falmouth, Helford, Truro, St Mawes and Fowey are all within 35 minutes. The nearby sheltered south coast also covets some of Cornwall’s most idyllic creeks and coves.

Close the front door behind you and you’ll be greeted by fresh, pristine interiors combining Italian designed and made bespoke furniture with original Cornish art, enormous beds, the softest linen, gadgets galore and a kitchen fit for a cook. There are five styles to choose from, from the single level Stables to the mezzanined Galleries. The cottages, surrounded by lush woodland, sleep between four and six and all feature a terrace, en-suite master bedroom and a bathroom with that all-important bath.

While The Valley is self-catering nothing beats a break from cooking and cleaning so the poolside Café Azur serves a perfectly priced menu of modern British cuisine prepared with Cornish ingredients. Children under-5 eat free, there’s a wide range of kids’ dishes and with dining packages available The Valley can take care of all catering. If cleaning isn’t your thing the daily housekeeping services promise to keep cottages spotless without lifting a finger.

The Valley

Bissoe Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6LQ

Telephone: 01872 862194


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