Cornwall LivingIssue #111
Coastal escapes August 2021
Beautiful stays in Restronguet, St Ives and Falmouth.
Trebartha, Restronguet Creek
Trebartha is a much-loved family home that oozes waterside comfort and relaxation. It boasts sweeping views, a stunning large garden and a decadent hot tub. It’s in a truly special location, overlooking Restronguet Creek on the River Fal, neatly tucked between the maritime town of Falmouth and the city of Truro. This is the perfect retreat for those looking for a tranquil Cornish escape.
Walking into the home, you are instantly drawn to the stylish open-plan kitchen/living/dining area, which all benefit from the show-stopping views. The home sleeps six guests across three comfy bedrooms, and comes with a family bathroom and one en suite.
The garden at Trebartha is simply magnificent. There is a spacious lawn and patio, along with a teak dining table, teak chairs and a Weber barbecue for al fresco feasts. There’s even a hot tub, where you can live out indulgent evenings with a glass of bubbly. You will also be enchanted by the nearby Restronguet Creek and the surrounding River Fal area. The estuary is grand in its size, and has lots of tributaries and pretty villages to explore. Whether you’re hosting friends or family in Trebartha, we’re sure you’ll make memories for a lifetime, and find serenity among the boats and banks of the River Fal.
Tregenna House, St Ives
Situated in fabulous St Ives, Tregenna House is a beautifully styled, hidden gem providing a truly memorable setting for your holiday. This generously sized property can accommodate eight guests in style and comfort spread across two floors. Featuring four beautiful bedrooms, made up of two doubles, a twin and a bunk room, all served by two luxurious bathrooms, there is space for all the family.
Catering for friends and family is easy here. Tregenna House boasts spacious open-plan living with a smart dining area and an enormous sink-into sofa. Light floods in through the large sliding glass doors that lead out onto a Mediterranean-style patio; an area that invites al-fresco dining, with lounge chairs and added extras such as a pizza oven and state-of-the-art barbecue, providing a perfect setting for entertaining family and friends or sitting for a quiet brunch in the sun. An additional small courtyard to the side of the property houses a useful outdoor shower and surfboard rack; the ideal space for washing off after a day of fun on the beach.
There is highly valued, off-site car parking for two cars with this property and that, combined with gorgeous interiors, fantastic indoor and outdoor space, plus a location right in the heart of the town, means you will love all that Tregenna House has to offer.
Kingsbury House, Falmouth
With four sumptuous bedrooms and three bathrooms (including the master en-suite), this exceptional house commands a superb position in the highly sought-after Stratton Terrace, just a five-minute walk from the town centre, and with outstanding views across the estuary
thanks to its elevated locale.
The ground floor features an open-plan layout with a stylish and well-equipped kitchen that’s defined by granite worktops and a sociable breakfast bar. A full-width set of bi-fold doors lead out onto the expansive deck, filling the interiors with light and providing views from the comfortable sofa across the water towards the pretty village of Flushing. Upstairs, two of the three bedrooms have their own private balcony, and with three bathrooms across both floors, there’s ample space and comfort for up to eight guests to spread out.
Enjoying the sunshine throughout the day, the spacious terrace is where you’re likely to spend most of your time, be it enjoying breakfast and coffee al fresco, a family barbecue in the afternoon sun, or an evening dip in the heated pool.
Located in a quiet location, just a short walk from the bohemian town centre of Falmouth with its eclectic and trendy mix of bars, cafés, restaurants and independent boutiques, Kingsbury House is a tempting prospect indeed for a family or group of friends hoping to stay in one of Cornwall’s most popular seaside towns.