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					luxury holiday retreats in CORNWALL
                              Niche Retreats
                              You’ll find large, imposing homes on vast, private estates, stylish and contemporary waterside properties
                              and traditional granite cottages, as well as exquisitely renovated lodges and engine houses. We make
2                             no excuse for concentrating on distinctiveness. Whether you’re looking for somewhere large enough                                   3
                              for a corporate bonding break, somewhere secluded and cosy for a romantic getaway or somewhere
                              sufficiently in-the-thick-of-it for a family or friends holiday, every Niche retreat offers flawless comfort
                              and authentically Cornish beauty.




                               Porthleven                                 Caerhays Castle                              Trewithen

                              Porthleven is the perfect spot for a       Caerhays Castle on Cornwall’s south          Our property - The Garden Cottage
                              holiday as active or indolent as you’d     coast is a singular and beautiful place to   - at Trewithen is set in 30 acres of
                              like. Between the Lizard to the east and   spend a holiday with secluded beaches,       woodland gardens and over 2,000 acres
                              Land’s End to the west, it’s a fishing     sheltered valleys and extraordinarily        of surrounding parkland. Trewithen,
                              village with a harbour at its hub,         beautiful coastal walks. The English         literally translated, means ‘House of the
                              surrounded by restaurants, shops and       Heritage listed gardens are full of rare     Trees’ and, once you’ve visited, you’ll
                              fishermen’s houses.                        plants and woodland.                         see how apt a name it is.

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                              Porthleven Holiday Retreats
                              The village is flanked by beautiful woods, beaches, country lanes and coastal paths. There are regular bus
                              services, golf courses, sports centres, parks and - if you venture further - Flambards Theme Park, Poldark
                              Mine, Tate St Ives or the open-air theatre on the spectacular cliffs at Porthcurno, the Minack.
                              The distance between north and south coasts in this part of the country is minimal: try the south for
                              calmer seas and tree-lined creeks, venture north for surf, drama and the Atlantic.
                              Or go no further than Porthleven; relax, and just revel in the indulgence of your cottage - we have many to
                              choose from - and the village’s unhurried beauty.


                              Porthleven is the perfect spot for a holiday as active or
                              indolent as you’d like. Between the Lizard to the east
                              and Land’s End to the west, it’s a fishing village with a
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                              harbour at its hub, surrounded by restaurants, shops                                                          5

                              and fishermen’s houses.




                              Left: Porthleven

    www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                           Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                                                                                                          Bay Cottage
                                                                                                          • Sleeps 4

                                                                                                          Property Features:
                                                                                                          •   Niche interiors commissioned
                                                                                                          •   Stunning beachside location
                                                                                                          •   Private rear sunny garden
                                                                                                          •   Two bedrooms sleeping up to 4 guests
                                                                                                          •   Oil burner, fire (wood burner effect)
                                                                                                          •   Full central heating
                                                                                                          •   Music centre
                                                                                                          •   Free telephone, wireless broadband
                                                                                                          •   Sky television / dvd
                                                                                                          •   Fully equipped kitchen
                                                                                                          •   Garden furniture supplied
    Bay Cottage                                                                                           •
                                                                                                          •
                                                                                                              BBQ provided
                                                                                                              Low beams, take care
    Sitting just above Porthleven’s three mile beach, this lovely cottage                                 •   Spiral staircase (care with
                                                                                                              young children)
    is perfectly positioned. The cottage boasts accommodation of the
    highest standards, beautiful fabrics, top quality interiors, with                                     Tariff Includes:
    a private enclosed rear garden and a patio area to the front to take                                  • Heating/electrical costs
6   in the sea views and stunning coastline towards Mounts Bay                                            • Bed linen/towels provided for                                          7
                                                                                                            each guest
    and beyond.                                                                                           • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
                                                                                                          • Robes to main bedroom
                                                                                                          • Refresh service for fortnightly guests
    Lounge/dining area                                  Master bedroom
                                                                                                          • Hairdryer
    A wealth of character, window seats to curl up      A 4ft 6 wrought iron antique bed, provides the
    on, a place to take advantage of the stunning       ideal “slumberland” environment. Beautiful
                                                                                                          Pets: Non Pet Retreat
    sea views. Although Bay Cottage has full            fabrics and stunning views just make this
    central heating an oil burner fire adds extra       double bedroom the perfect retreat.
                                                                                                          Arrival/Departures:
    comfort for those chillier nights. A spiral
    staircase dominates this room with access to        Guest bedroom                                         From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am
    the first floor.                                    Two single beds provide a cosy functional room        Short Breaks are available
                                                        with refreshing fabrics, and stunning sea views
    Kitchen                                             to the front elevation. A feature room with the
    Situated off the lounge this galley style kitchen   curved stairwell creating soft curves in this
    although tiny provides all appliance essentials     lovely bedroom.
    for modern living and is fully equipped. Stable
    door gives access to the front patio.               Garden
                                                        A Mediterranean feel to this private garden,
    Bathroom                                            with side access also accessed from a door on
    Situated on the first floor accommodating a         the first floor of your cottage.
    deep bath with hand shower. Why not sink
    into a hot tub for a soak and relax, even then      Front Patio
    you still have sea views.                           Front elevation, the perfect place to sit and
                                                        enjoy the fantastic sea views. Garden furniture
                                                        and BBQ provided.


                                                               www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                              Saclara Cottage
                              Saclara Cottage has been completely renovated and refurbished
                              to the highest standards.
                              A fabulous sea front niche for two.

                              The Kitchen                                        The Bathroom
                              Hand built by our own craftsmen to the             Fitted with a full size traditional roll top bath
                              highest specification using quality materials.     and a fully enclosed separate shower enjoying
                              Though small, you will find that ones every        the benefits of a mega flow feed that provides
                              culinary need has been catered for, everything     the ultimate power shower.                          Saclara Cottage
                              is within reach and the appliances are top
                              quality branded products. A chef’s delight you     Outside                                             • Sleeps 2
                              might say!                                         There is a dedicated off road parking space for
                                                                                 one vehicle. The traditional net loft is situated   Property Features
                              The Lounge/dining area                             in front of the retreat, its frontage provides a
                              Is open plan, still in French style with           secluded patio ideal for a barbecue or romantic     • Niche interiors commissioned
                              traditional wooden chairs and table, but the       dinning overlooking the sea. What a fantastic       • Stunning coastal location
                              deep double settee ensures that your comfort       venue!!                                             • One bedroom
                              has not been forgotten. A wood burner has                                                              • Large shower and roll top bath
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                              been provided for those winter nights when all                                                         • Fully equipped kitchen            9
                              you want to do is just relax and do nothing.                                                           • Full central heating
                                                                                                                                     • Wood burner, logs supplied
                              The Bedroom                                                                                            • Sky television, dvd
                              The bedroom that has been panelled and                                                                   Telephone, wireless broadband
                              painted in keeping with the rest of the cottage,                                                       • Bose music system
                              has sea views and a large double bed.                                                                  • Garden furniture, BBQ provided
                                                                                                                                     • Parking for one car

                                                                                                                                     Tariff Includes

                                                                                                                                     • Heating/electrical costs
                                                                                                                                     • Bed linen/towels provided for
                                                                                                                                       every guest
                                                                                                                                     • Robes to main bedroom
                                                                                                                                     • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
                                                                                                                                     • Refresh service for fortnightly
                                                                                                                                       guests
                                                                                                                                     • Hair dryer

                                                                                                                                     Pets: Non Pet Retreat

                                                                                                                                     Arrival/Departures

                                                                                                                                         From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am
                                                                                                                                         Short Breaks are available




    www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                           Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                                                                                                           Morgolok
                                                                                                           • Sleeps 5

                                                                                                           Property Features:
                                                                                                           •   Niche interiors commissioned
                                                                                                           •   Spectacular beach side location
                                                                                                           •   Three bedrooms sleeping 5 guests
                                                                                                           •   Fully equipped kitchen
                                                                                                           •   Family bathroom (ground floor)
                                                                                                           •   Sky tv, dvd, video
                                                                                                           •   Free telephone / wireless broadband
                                                                                                           •   Full central heating
                                                                                                           •   Music centre
                                                                                                           •   BBQ provided
     Morgolok                                                                                              •   Garden furniture provided

                                                                                                           Tariff Includes:
     A cottage of unique configuration overlooking Porthleven’s three
     mile beach giving stunning views of the sea and coastline which can                                   • Heating/electrical costs
                                                                                                           • Bed linen/towels provided for
     be enjoyed from the elevated position and large patio area.                                             every guest
                                                                                                           • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
                                                                                                           • Robes to main bedroom
10   Lounge/Dining area                                 Master bedroom                                     • Refresh service for fortnightly guests                                11
     Both areas are fitted with tiled flooring.         Situated on the first floor, the master bedroom    • Hair dryer
     Overlooking the beach this room has a light        is furnished with 5ft antique pine bed and the
     and airy feel, with a large wooden table to seat   decor is both pleasing and restful. Fantastic      Pets:
     six guests and excellent furnishings and soft      sea views may be enjoyed from this room.
     fabrics. The lounge area is furnished with         An ideal place to rest your head and listen to         £25.00 charge per dog.
     comfortable sofas and full amenities, Sky TV,      the sea.                                               Maximum two dogs
     DVD, video and wireless broadband are
     all provided.                                      Guest bedroom                                      Arrival/Departures:
                                                        A double 4ft 6in bed dominates this bedroom            From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am
     The Kitchen                                        with similar sea views to that of the master           Short Breaks are available
     The galley style kitchen is fully equipped with    bedroom, dressed in fresh Laura Ashley fabrics
     top quality appliances, incorporating a small      which lend a soft, intimate feel to the room.
     breakfasting area directly overlooking the
     beach. Taking breakfast here, or on the patio      Single bedroom
     just outside, our guests can enjoy some of the     A delightful room dressed in fresh checked
     most spectacular sea views in the locality.        fabrics, with antique sleigh 3ft pine bed. Ideal
                                                        for a child.
     The Bathroom
     Situated on the ground floor, a purely             Patio area
     functional room fitted with quality sanitary       The patio is split either side of the entrance
     ware, incorporating bath with shower over and      stairway and is in an elevated position,
     attractive built-in vanity unit.                   affording splendid views of the sun setting
                                                        over the sea. What a way to relax.




                                                               www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                Booking Line 0800 032 6229
     Westward                                                                                                Westward
                                                                                                             • Sleeps 6
     Westward is a stunning retreat located right above the beach, in the                                    Property Features:
     unspoilt fishing village of Porthleven. It is surrounded by the former                                  • Three bedrooms sleeps 4 adults/2 child
                                                                                                             • All of the bedrooms are en-suite
     Tye Rock Hotel grounds, and boasts the most fantastic views over                                        • Central heating
     Mounts Bay and beyond. The accommodation is designed to take                                            • Television large screen/dvd/Sky
                                                                                                             • ipod docking station
     advantage of the outstanding sea views at this fantastic location.                                      • Wood burner (logs supplied)
                                                                                                             • Phone/broadband
                                                                                                             • Electric hob, oven and microwave
     Master bedroom (first floor)                       Lounge and dining area
                                                                                                             • Washing machine/tumble dryer
     This is a huge room furnished with a 6ft bed,      Fantastic views looking out over patio area and
                                                                                                             • Dishwasher
     and hand made furniture all crafted from           beach. Top quality furnishings, leather sofas,
                                                                                                             • Large fridge/freezer
     Indonesian hardwoods. The en-suite bathroom        large flat screen TV and woodburner.
                                                                                                             • Car parking for 1 car,
     comes complete with hand shower and bath,          Dining area seats eight in case you have guests
                                                                                                                parking for others close by
     and all fittings are of the highest quality. The   while you relax at Westward.
                                                                                                             • Patio & garden
     balcony is also “en-suite” giving our guests the   Downstairs cloakroom with shower.
     opportunity to “nod off” to the gentle sounds                                                           Tariff Includes:
                                                        Kitchen
     of the waves or marvel at the fury of the sea                                                           • Heating/electrical costs
                                                        Supplied with all you could want from a kitchen,
     during a storm, all from the comfort of your                                                            • Bed linen/towels
                                                        large fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble
     Niche retreat!                                                                                          • Cot linen/baby equipment/bedding
                                                        dryer, microwave and dishwasher.
     Guest bedroom (first floor)                                                                             • Child safety equipment
                                                        Garden                                               • Hair dryer
12   Double bed, decorated with refreshing fabrics                                                                                                                                     13
                                                        Huge patio area overlooking the beach with
     and furnishings. En-suite bathroom includes a                                                           Pets:
                                                        steps down to the lawned area. Garden
     large shower.                                                                                              £25.00 charge per dog. Maximum two dogs
                                                        furniture and BBQ provided.
     Guest bedroom (ground floor)                                                                            Arrival/Departures:
                                                        Car parking
     Very much a childrens room, adult size bunk                                                               From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am
                                                        There is a dedicated parking space for one vehicle
     beds with access to cloakroom and shower.                                                                 Short Breaks are available
                                                        adjacent to the retreat and there is further free
                                                        parking within easy walking distance.                  Tariffs negotiable for small parties




                                                               www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                    Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                                                                             Anchor Cottage
                                                                             Anchor Cottage is a traditional character retreat set opposite the
                                                                             three mile beach of Porthleven. Restored to the highest standards.

                                                                             Lounge/dining room                               Guest bedroom
                                                                             Open-plan with stunning views over the           Views again overlooking the beach with exquisite
                                                                             beach from the lounge as well as dining area.    fabrics and furnishings. Single 3ft bed.
                                                                             Log burner for cosy evenings, while enjoying
                                                                             your favourite music on the Bose system.         Guest bedroom
                                                                             Laura Ashley fabrics complete this room to a     Large room to the rear of the cottage. Finished
                               Anchor Cottage                                stunning high standard.                          to an overall luxurious and very high standard.
                                                                                                                              A double wrought iron bed (4ft6) with painted
                               • Sleeps 5
                                                                             Kitchen                                          panelled walls.
                                                                             Large and fully equipped to the highest
                               Property Features:                            specification with hand built kitchen and        Family bathroom
                               •   Niche interior commissioned               character finishes. Integral appliances, dish    Separate bath and shower and real Niche
                               •   Stunning beach site location              washer, fridge/separate freezer. Washing         features, beach pebble tile edging, and local
                               •   Three bedrooms sleeping 5 guests          machine and separate tumble dryer located        glass art supplied from Julie Mills Gallery,
                               •   Family bathroom                           in laundry room. Please note: a separate         Porthleven. This cottage is stunning.
                               •   Fully equipped kitchen and utility room   cloakroom is situated off the laundry room.
                               •   Full central heating                                                                       Outside
14                             •   Wood burner, logs supplied                Master bedroom                                   Seating area and patio to the front elevation      15
                               •   Sky television, dvd, video                Beach side views from this lovely bedroom,       taking advantage of the stunning coastal views.
                               •   Telephone, wireless broadband             complete with designer fabrics and finishings.   A garden designer was involved to create a real
                               •   Bose music system                         King size bed completes this bedroom with        coastal theme.
                               •   Garden furniture, BBQ provided            memory foam mattress for extra comfort.
                               •   Parking for one car


                               Tariff Includes:
                               • Heating/electrical costs
                               • Bed linen/towels provided for
                                 every guest
                               • Robes to main bedroom
                               • Cot, including bedding and
                                 baby equipment
                               • Refresh service for fortnightly guests
                               • Hair dryer

                               Pets: Non Pet Retreat

                               Arrival/Departures:
                                   From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am
                                   Short Breaks are available




     www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                     Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                               The Coach House                                                                                     The Coach House
                                                                                                                                   • Sleeps 5
                               The Coach House is furnished to the highest standards, the
                                                                                                                                   Property Features:
                               bathroom fittings are of top quality whilst the kitchen if fitted with
                                                                                                                                   •   Niche interiors commissioned.
                               all the necessary appliances for today’s living. Excellent terraced                                 •   Stunning coastal location
                               patio area and garden over looking the sea.                                                         •   3 bedrooms sleeping 5 guests
                                                                                                                                   •   Large family bathroom
                                                                                                                                   •   Large walk in shower
                               Entrance                                           1st Floor Master Bedroom                         •   Fully fitted kitchen
                               With steps leading down across the terraced        A huge south facing bedroom with private         •   Full central heating
                               gardens you will find the front door leading to:   balcony and panoramic views and 6ft bed.         •   Wood Burner (logs supplied)
                                                                                  This outstanding bedroom can only assist in      •   Sky television/DVD, Bose home
                               Porch                                              making your sleeping hours the best you have         entertainment system
                               For storage of coats, wellingtons, flippers and    ever had.                                        •   Free telephone/wireless broadband
                               buckets and spades.                                                                                 •   Garden furniture and BBQ provided
                                                                                  Guest Bedroom                                    •   Private Garden with patios and
                               Lounge                                             A 4ft 6in bed with limited sea views, but a          stunning views
                               This huge south facing room with large             bedroom where comfort is paramount for any       •   Parking for one vehicle
                               windows has a large comfortable area together      guest that may use it.
                               with a dining area for intimate dinners or                                                          Tariff Includes:
                               family breakfasts with spectacular panoramic       Main Bathroom                                    • Heating/electrical costs
                               views.                                             Newly designed with large separate power         • Bed linen and towels provided for
16                                                                                shower area and bath supplied from top                                                      17
                                                                                                                                     every guest
                               Not forgetting that our retreats are open all      quality brand Duravit, its taps to match. A      • Robes to main bedroom
                               year, a Scan cylindrical wood burner with logs     bathroom that will fulfil any families bathing   • Cot, including bedding and
                               supplied has been installed for cosy evenings.     requirements.                                      baby equipment
                               There is a Bose home cinema and surround                                                            • Refresh service for fortnightly guests
                               sound system and wireless broadband and            Exterior/Garden                                  • Hair dryer
                               sky package. What more could you ask for to        Steps of varying levels lead to the garden,
                               complete your leisure entertainment.               designed by Chris Green who specialises in       Pets: Non Pet Retreat
                                                                                  coastal gardens, with raised flower beds and
                               Guest Bedroom Ground Floor                         patio areas galore. You are sure to find your    Arrival/Departures:
                               A single bedroom with designer fabrics and         ‘Niche’. Fabulous and outstanding coastal
                                                                                                                                       Arrival after Saturday 4pm -
                               pastel shades providing a cosy bedroom with        views that will take your breath away are all
                                                                                                                                       Please vacate Saturday 10am
                               all your comfort catered for.                      part of the Coach House ambience.
                                                                                                                                       Short Breaks are available
                               Small Cloakroom
                               Consisting of toilet and wash basin.

                               Kitchen
                               Fully equipped with top quality appliances and
                               back door to the garden area. This leads to a
                               secure area for young ones where mum can
                               keep an eye on them whilst preparing meals.




     www.nicheretreats.co.uk        www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                            Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                                                                                                         Ocean View
                                                                                                         • Sleeps 5

                                                                                                         Property Features:
                                                                                                         •   Niche interiors commissioned
                                                                                                         •   Stunning coastal location
                                                                                                         •   Three bedrooms sleeping up to 5 guests
                                                                                                         •   All bedrooms en-suite
                                                                                                         •   Fully equipped kitchen

     Ocean View                                                                                          •
                                                                                                         •
                                                                                                             Full central heating
                                                                                                             Sky television, dvd
                                                                                                         •   Free telephone/wireless broadband
     Ocean View is a superb retreat offering Niche guests the most                                       •   Garden furniture, BBQ provided
     spectacular, unobstructed sea views from all the main rooms: waves                                  •   Private garden and patio
                                                                                                         •   Parking for one car
     breaking on the sand, sunsets over the open ocean, and the coastline
     stretching away into the distance.                                                                  Tariff Includes:
                                                                                                         • Heating/electrical costs
     Ground Floor - Master bedroom                     Guest bedroom 2                                   • Bed linen towels/provided for
     This huge south facing room, airy and full of     Leading off the lounge is the third bedroom,        every guest
     light, extends across the whole retreat. Fancy    containing a 3ft divan bed with storage under.    • Robes to main bedroom
     waking to the sight and sounds of the sea and     Decorated in pastel shades with superior bed      • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
18   surf; how refreshing. Without moving from the     linen, this is a restful room with an en-suite    • Refresh service for fortnightly guests                                  19
     king-size bed there are fantastic views,          shower room which also doubles as a               • Hair dryer
     through the big picture windows, of the sea       downstairs cloakroom.
     and coastline. A private balcony offers the                                                         Pets: Non Pet Retreat
     opportunity for early morning coffee outside,     Kitchen
     directly overlooking the waves. The fabrics and   Even the kitchen has marvellous sea views, and    Arrival/Departures:
     furnishings are of the highest quality, and the   of course comes fully equipped with top quality
                                                                                                             From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am
     en-suite bathroom has been completed to the       appliances and utensils maintained to the
                                                                                                             Short Breaks are available
     highest of standards.                             highest standards. Not a lot more can be
                                                                                                             Tariffs negotiable for small parties
                                                       said about this highly functional kitchen.
     Guest bedroom 1                                   Just perfect.
     Contains double bed (4ft6in) with splendid
     views over the coastline and an en-suite          Exterior
     shower room with top quality fittings             There is a large patio area with chairs, table
     throughout. The contemporary colours and          and parasol as well as a barbecue. Steps from
     fabrics make this a most pleasant room.           the patio lead down to a small grassed area,
                                                       ideal for a picnic or somewhere for children to
     Lower Ground Floor - Lounge                       play in safety.
     Extending the whole width of the house, this
     spacious room comprises a large and               Car parking
     comfortable ‘relaxing area’ together with         There is a dedicated parking space for one
     “dining area” with seating for 6 guests.          vehicle adjacent to the retreat and there
     The lounge has the benefit of picture windows,    is further free parking within easy walking
     giving the same spectacular sea views as from     distance.
     the master bedroom; it is furnished with top
     quality soft seating, fabrics and fittings that
     complement the overall ambience of the retreat.


                                                              www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                 Booking Line 0800 032 6229
     Mounts Bay Cottage                                                                                         Mounts Bay Cottage
                                                                                                                • Sleeps 7
     A charming period cottage located just above the beach in the
                                                                                                                Property Features:
     picturesque fishing village of Porthleven, with panoramic views
                                                                                                                • Niche interiors commissioned
     towards Mounts Bay and beyond.                                                                             • Stunning beach side location
                                                                                                                • Four bedrooms sleeping up
     Lounge                                               Main bedroom (en-suite)                                 to 7 guests
     This is a huge room extending the whole depth        An extremely large room enjoying stunning sea         • En-suite to main bedroom/deluge
     of the building. Featuring a beamed ceiling it       views finished in restful fabrics to create a           shower
     is fully centrally heated but also has the benefit   calm pleasant place to sleep. The en-suite            • Family bathroom with
     of a gas burner for those chilly evenings.           facility features a deluge shower which leaves          bath/shower over
     Deep, comfortable sofas and chairs and the           one so invigorated.                                   • Full central heating
     comprehensive entertainment suite, which                                                                   • Music centre
     includes internet access, Sky, DVD etc make          Guest bedroom                                         • Free telephone/wireless broadband
     this room the centre of activity in the evenings.    The same stunning sea views as the main               • Sky television/dvd/video
                                                          bedroom are enjoyed from this room which is           • Large patio area overlooking beach
     Kitchen / Dining                                     furnished with twin beds and soft fabrics to match.   • Garden furniture and BBQ provided
     These areas together match the lounge in
                                                          Children’s bedroom                                    Tariff Includes:
     extending the whole depth of the building. The
                                                          Fitted with full size adult bunks, a fun room for
     dining space is fitted with a large table seating
                                                          the children.                                         • Heating/electrical costs
     eight guests a perfect place to wine and dine.
                                                                                                                • Bed linen/towels provided for
     The kitchen is very spacious and is fitted with      Single room
20                                                                                                                every guest                                                           21
     top quality branded appliances and comes fully       Incorporating a 2ft6in day bed, with masses of        • Cot bedding and baby equipment
     equipped with utensils and crockery. Beyond          cushions, ideal for sleeping 1 or for use as a day    • Robes to main bedroom
     the kitchen is a utility room which contains         “I just want to be on my own” room.                   • Refresh service for fortnightly guests
     the washing machine, spin dryer etc. In days
     gone by this room would have been called the         Bathroom                                              Pets:
     “Scullery”. There is also a small cloakroom off      Adjacent to the day room is the family bathroom.
     the “Scullery”.                                      It is functional with bath and shower over and           £25.00 charge per dog.
                                                          all fittings are of the highest standard.                Maximum two dogs.

                                                          Patio                                                 Arrival/Departures:
                                                          To the front of the retreat is a large patio
                                                          area overlooking the beach and affording                 From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am
                                                          breathtaking views over the bay. This provides           Short Breaks are available
                                                          an ideal place for a barbeque or just lazing and         Tariffs negotiable for small parties
                                                          letting the world go by!




                                                                 www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                   Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                               Chapel Downs                                                                                             Chapel Downs
                                                                                                                                        • Sleeps 7 or 6 adults & 2 children
                               Chapel Downs is situated in the beautiful little fishing harbour of
                               Porthleven. The property can sleep 7 guests and is ideally suited                                        Property Features:
                               to the large extended family or, because of its layout, for families                                     •   Niche interiors commissioned
                                                                                                                                        •   Four bedrooms sleep 6 adults, 2 children
                               accompanied by grandparents or in-laws. To take advantage of the                                         •   Bathroom with bath and hand shower
                               sea views the living accommodation has been reversed.                                                    •   Shower room
                                                                                                                                        •   Central heating
                                                                                                                                        •   Gas fire
                               Lounge (first floor)                                                                                     •   Music centre
                               Probably the most stunning room in the house        high quality furniture it all blends well with the   •   Free phone/internet access
                               it is situated on the first floor and extends the   sympathetic decor.                                   •   Electric hob, oven, Rayburn, microwave
                               full width of the property. It is a huge room,                                                           •   Dishwasher
                               tastefully decorated with restful decor, and        Main Bathroom                                        •   Large fridge/freezer
                               for those chilly evenings a gas fire provides       This is virtually en suite with the master           •   Washing machine and tumble dryer
                               gentle warmth to ensure utmost comfort for          bedroom being on the same half landing and           •   Garden
                               our guests. The views over the sea and              adjacent to it. Containing bath and hand shower.     •   Car parking for two cars
                               coastline are the outstanding feature of this
                               lounge.                                             Twin bedroom                                         Tariff Includes:
                                                                                   Is on the ground floor adjacent to the dining
                               Kitchen (ground floor)                              room. Convenient for those guests who find it        •   Heating/electrical costs
                               Situated on the ground floor is large and           difficult to climb stairs, the room is fitted        •   Bed linen/towels prepared by Niche
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                               spacious. Its fully equipped with top quality       with two single beds set in decor both soothing
                               appliances. For those guests who might wish to      and restful.                                         •   Child safety equipment
                               cook a “high meal” everything is there ready                                                             •   Hair dryer
                               for you including a serving hatch to...             Shower room
                                                                                   This is a functional room on the ground floor        Pets:
                               Dining room                                         containing a shower hand basin and toilet.              £25.00 charge per dog.
                               Situated on the lower ground floor this is a                                                                Maximum two dogs.
                               functional room with a Rayburn oven                 Children’s room
                               providing background warmth and a huge              On the ground floor with a day bed for a child       Arrival/Departures:
                               table ideal for those evenings of family get        but can convert up to a double for other
                               togethers.                                          children. Fun fabrics and decor.                         From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am
                                                                                                                                            Short Breaks are available
                               The Utility room                                    Guest bedroom annex                                      Tariffs negotiable for small parties
                               Is located on the same level as the kitchen and     Tucked away in the second wing of the retreat
                               is quite large and comes fully equipped with        featuring heavy beamed ceiling and fitted with
                               washing machine and tumble dryer. Access to         wrought iron bed. There is an en-suite facility
                               the garden and to the annexe accommodation          comprising a toilet and wash hand basin. This
                               is gained through this room. Because this           room provides an ideal “get away” from it all.
                               section of the property can be isolated from
                               the main accommodation many of our pet              Garden
                               owning guests use this room as their pet            The garden which is secure, is laid to lawn and
                               sleeping space!                                     rises to the rear providing numerous BBQ and
                                                                                   seating sites. At its peak our guests have
                               Master bedroom                                      splendid views of the extended coastline.
                               Located on the first floor this room overlooks
                               the garden. Fitted with a 5ft luxury bed and



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                                                                                                                              The Garden Cottage                                                                                  The Garden Cottage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                                              The Garden Cottage is a beautiful renovated cottage set in the
                                                                                                                              Trewithen estate about 8 miles south of Truro.                                                      Property Features:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Niche interior commissioned
                                                                                                                              Ideally located for exploring the many coasts and beaches of the                                    •   Explore Trewithen Gardens
                                                                                                                              surrounding area, with the added benefit of other famous attractions                                •   2 bedrooms sleeping up to 4 guests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Central heating
                                                                                                                              near by, such as The Eden Project, Gardens of Heligan, Caerhays Estate,                             •   Wood burner (logs supplied)
                                                                                                                              and many other historical venues.                                                                   •   Television/dvd/video
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Music centre
                                                                                      Above: Trewithen house in its grounds                                                                                                       •   Free telephone/broadband
     Trewithen Gardens                                                                                                        Main bedroom                                      Lounge                                            •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fully equipped kitchen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Washing machine and tumble dryer
                                                                                                                              A stunning room with delightful views across      Furnished to an extremely high standard,
     Trewithen’s reputation for the scope and quality of its botanical collection is worldwide, and the same goes             the gardens. Furnished with a stunning 5ft        ceramic floors, large rugs, and to create that    •   Private enclosed garden
                                                                                                                              wrought iron bed and designer fabrics, the        warm cosy feel we have installed a wood           •   Car parking for family cars
     for its trees. Amongst the woods are beautiful walks and peaceful avenues, and our property here is to be                room has a light and fresh feel.                  burner, even though The Garden Cottage is
     found in the grounds of this world-famous but tranquil country estate.                                                                                                     fully centrally heated.                           Tariff Includes:
                                                                                                                              Twin room                                                                                           • Heating/electrical costs
     Unlike other members of the public, those staying in this property enjoy full, unimpeded access to                       Hand painted beds and lovely fabrics.             Gardens and conservatory                          • Bed linen/towels provided for
     the entirety of the grounds, at any time of year (the sole proviso being that pheasant-shooting takes                    A delightful bedroom.                             A sunny conservatory overlooking the gardens,       each guest
                                                                                                                                                                                large lawn area and patio, all totally secluded   • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
24   precedence from October to January).                                                                                     Bathroom                                          behind oak gates. Parking for family cars         • Refresh service for fortnightly guests   25
                                                                                                                              Bath with a shower above, beautifully             and guests.                                       • Hair dryer
     Our property - The Garden Cottage - at Trewithen is set                                                                  decorated and overlooking garden.
                                                                                                                                                                                You, as guests, can enjoy all the splendour of    Pets:
                                                                                                                              Kitchen and dining area                           Trewithen, name meaning ‘House of Trees’,
     in 30 acres of woodland gardens and over 2,000 acres of                                                                  Fully fitted new kitchen, incorporating all top
                                                                                                                              quality appliances. Dining area comfortably
                                                                                                                                                                                and explore all that the gardens have to offer,
                                                                                                                                                                                with its reputation for producing some of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      £25.00 charge per dog.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Maximum two dogs.

     surrounding parkland. Trewithen, literally translated,                                                                   seating 4 guests, with excellent furniture.       finest quality plants and shrubs in Cornwall.
                                                                                                                                                                                Garden furniture and BBQ provided.                Arrival/Departures:
                                                                                                                              Utility room
     means ‘House of the Trees’ and, once you’ve visited, you’ll                                                              A second toilet, and washroom. Utility room
                                                                                                                              includes washing machine, tumble dryer, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      From Friday 2pm - Friday 9am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Short Breaks are available

     see how apt a name it is.                                                                                                freezer attractively presented incorporating a
                                                                                                                              Belfast sink.




     Above: The Garden Cottage
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                               Caerhays Estate
                               Nestled in a secluded valley above Porthluney Cove, the gardens at Caerhays Castle are one of Briton’s best
                               kept secrets.The Gardens and grounds overlooking Porthluney Cove include magnificent camellias and
                               rhododendrons for which the estate is world famous. The Plant Heritage National Collection of Magnolias also
                               has its home here.
                               1979’s TV adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s ‘Rebecca’ was filmed at the castle and the Du Maurier
                               Festival takes place in Fowey every year in the middle of May. Within easy reach you will find The Eden
                               Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan. The coastal path runs through the estate along the edges
                               of beaches at and coves and the privately-owned beaches at Caerhays and Portholland are a fantastic
                               throwback to another time
                               With a choice of luxurious properties within the grounds, on the beach or with spectacular countryside
                               walks and views there is something to appeal to everyone. Our properties sleep from 2 to 16 and are
                               available throughout the year.
                               Free access to the gardens when open, access at other times by arrangement with the Estate Manager’s office. Tours by arrangement
                               only (will be charged). House tours in open season only (must be pre-booked). (Restriction in shooting season October-January).
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                               Caerhays Castle on Cornwall’s south coast is a singular and
                               beautiful place to spend a holiday with secluded beaches,
                               sheltered valleys and extraordinarily beautiful coastal
                               walks. The English Heritage listed gardens are full of rare
                               plants and woodland.




                               Left: Relax and take in the beauty of the Caerhays Estate

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                                                                                                             The Fish Sheds
                                                                                                             & Lime Kiln
                                                                                                             Adjacent to each other, these two
                                                                                                             retreats are ideally suited to the
                                                                                                             large extended family.
                                                                                                             A breathtaking beachside location.


     Entrance                                           Kitchen/Diner                                        Outside
     The Fish Sheds is located on two levels and        The Kitchen is fully equipped with top quality       Large gravel area to the front elevation which
     the main entrance is virtually on the beach.       appliances including fridge/freezer and              is for the sole use for the guests staying at The
     The retreat is designed around a light and         dishwasher and everything else one needs to          Fish Sheds. Beach access is just a few steps
     airy feel so the designers have left it opened     create a culinary delight. Incorporating a dining    away with a gentle slope taking you down on to
     planned.                                           area with large table to accommodate family          the beach. A private picnic table is located to
                                                        and guests. Views directly onto the beach from       the side of The Fish Sheds with stunning views
     Lounge
                                                        the kitchen window.                                  of the beach and coast beyond.
     Open plan, a staircase divides the lounge area
     to the left with the kitchen/dining area to the    Bedroom/ground floor                                 Car Parking
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     right. The lounge is designed with deep seated     This lovely bedroom with a 4ft 6in double bed        Two designated private car parking spaces                                                                                                                                                                            29
     sofas, slate floors and top quality furnishings.   and luxurious surroundings and beach views           have been provided for guests staying at The
     Comfort for our guests is paramount, so not        incorporating a door to allow guests to walk         Fish Sheds which are clearly signed.                                                                                                                                      Above: The Fish Sheds. Below: Lime Kiln.
     only do The Fish Sheds have full under floor       onto the beach from their bedroom.                                                                                                                           Lounge / Diner / Kitchen                            Garden
     heating we have also installed a wood burner
                                                                                                                                                                  Lime Kiln                                          Although tiny this open plan layout provides        Lime Kiln is so close to the beach one could
                                                        Bathroom/ground floor                                                                                                                                        every thing for guest comfort. A small cosy         use this in the first instant , but there is a small
     for those cosy winter evenings. Magnificent                                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                        Bathroom with top quality fittings with bath                                                                                                                 seating area with flat screen TV, DVD, and basic    grass area available for sole use of its guests.
     views onto the beach and coast beyond.
                                                        and shower over. Due to its design there is some                                                                                                             Sky Package. Comfort for our guests is paramount,
                                                                                                                                                                  Property Features:
                                                        limited headroom when standing in the bath.                                                                                                                  so Lime Kiln has full under floor heating.
                                                                                                                                                                  • Stunning beachside location
      The Fish Sheds                                    Guest Bedroom 1                                       The Fish Sheds & Lime Kiln
                                                                                                                                                                  • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens           Kitchen
                                                        Located on the first floor, this luxurious bedroom    Tariff Includes:                                      when open                                        The galley styled kitchen is fully equipped with
      • Sleeps 6                                        with queen size (6ft) zip and link bed has been
                                                                                                              • Heating/electrical costs                          • One bedroom                                      top quality appliances, including fridge/freezer,
      Property Features:                                furnished with hand picked furniture of the                                                                                                                  and everything else one needs to create a
                                                                                                              • Bed linen and towels provided for                 • Shower room
                                                        highest standard. It has no views of the sea                                                                                                                 culinary delight. Washer/dryer is ground floor
      • Stunning beachside location                                                                             every guest                                       • Fully equipped kitchen
                                                        but has two roof windows which allow light to                                                                                                                located in stores below Lime Kiln steps.
      • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens                                                                • Robes to main bedroom                             • Full under floor central heating
                                                        flood in.
        when open                                                                                             • Cot, including bedding and baby                   • Sky television basic package/dvd                 Bedroom
      • Three bedrooms sleeping 6 guests                Mezzanine Bedroom                                       equipment                                         • Free telephone                                   This lovely bedroom with double bed and
      • Bathroom with bath/shower over                  Located on the first floor, its design is             • Refresh service for fortnightly guests            • Broadband limited                                luxurious surrounding and beach views
      • Fully equipped kitchen                          mezzanine with balustrades that overlook the          • Hairdryer                                         • Patio furniture/BBQ supplied                     is the perfect retreat for weary heads. Hand
      • Full under floor central heating                lounge area below. This twin bedded room has                                                              • Parking for one car                              picked furniture, beautiful fabrics finishes
                                                                                                              Pets: Non Pet Retreat
      • Wood burner (logs supplied)                     been screened to allow for some privacy.                                                                                                                     this room to the highest of standards.
      • Sky television basic package/dvd                Two roof windows in the sloping canopy                Arrival/Departures:
                                                        ceiling, give a light airey feel to this naturally                                                                                                           Shower Room
      • Free telephone                                                                                            Arrival after Friday 4pm -
                                                        themed room.                                                                                             Entrance                                            Shower room en-suite off the bedroom has top
      • Broadband limited                                                                                         Please vacate Friday 10am                      Lime Kiln is located on the first floor next door   quality fittings.
      • Patio furniture/BBQ supplied                                                                              Short breaks available                         to The Fish Sheds and the entrance to this
      • Parking for two cars
                                                                                                                                                                 retreat is accessed up a flight of external steps
                                                                                                                                                                 to the decking area.

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     The Old Village Hall                       The Old Village Hall                                                                                                                                 The Vean
     • Sleeps 5
     Property Features:                         A fantastic new retreat, completely renovated throughout.                                                                                            A fully serviced luxury country house retreat with everything you would
     • Spectacular countryside location         Situated in Caerhays Village, its rural location is idyllic, with close                                                                              expect from a five star hotel. The interior of The Vean has been restored
     • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens   proximity to both Porthluney and Portholland beaches.                                                                                                and furnished as an elegant period Georgian country house.
        when open
     • 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 5 guests       Themed to a New England style with an antique twist.
     • Central heating                                                                                                                                                                               The Drawing Room                                    The Kitchen
     • Woodburner/logs supplied                                                                                                                                                                      This is a light, elegant but comfortable room       Built to a commercial standard but still retaining
     • Full Sky package/dvd player              Lounge/ Dining room                                Guest Bedroom 2
                                                A huge double aspect room with French doors        Single bedroom with TV, opposite family bathroom.                                                 with access to the verandah. It is furnished        a domestic feel with a wonderful 18th century
     • Music centre                                                                                                                                                                                  with Georgian period pieces including wing          butler’s cupboard and specially commissioned
     • Telephone (calls charged)                leading to patio area and large lawned area.                                                           The Vean
                                                                                                   The Kitchen                                                                                       chairs and card table. The open fire will be lit    cherry wood table and chairs for less formal meals.
     • Broadband limited                        Wood burner (logs supplied) dominates this                                                             • Sleeps 16 - 8 bedrooms
                                                                                                   Equipped with top quality appliances, 2 ovens                                                     during the autumn and winter months.
     • Garden furniture/BBQ supplied            fantastic lounge with stunning deep sofas for                                                                                                                                                            The Bedrooms
                                                                                                   American style fridge, granite worktops and TV.     Property Features:
     • Enclosed gardens                         relaxing in, or to chat before dining. A second                                                                                                      The Dining Room                                     The bedrooms have been individually designed
                                                fireplace is also located in the dining area.      Garden                                              • Georgian country house                      This room leads on to the Drawing Room;             in the late Georgian style, each one unique,
     • Car parking for numerous cars
                                                                                                   Patio and large lawn area, garden furniture,        • Stunning views over woodland gardens        the handmade mahogany, Chippendale style            with a character of its own, with beautifully
     Tariff Includes:                           Adjoining the lounge is a TV room and study                                                            • Free entry to Caerhays Castle Gardens
                                                                                                   loungers and BBQ are of course all supplied.                                                      dining table and ladder back chairs seat up to      interlined curtains, antique mirrors, desks or
     • Heating/electrical costs                 area for the working guest, with access to                                                                when open
                                                wireless broadband or just a quiet place to        Children are extremely welcome and would                                                          20 guests.                                          dressing tables. All have en-suite bathrooms
     • Bed linen and towels provided                                                                                                                   • Free entry to Porthluney beach car park                                                         with limestone floors, simple but elegant
        for every guest                         retreat to.                                        enhance the spirit of the venue as “The Old         • Free Royal Horticultural Society            The Sitting Room
                                                                                                   Village Hall” was once a community centre for                                                                                                         fixtures and fittings and luxurious bath towels.
     • Robes to main bedroom                    Master Bedroom                                                                                            recommended lectures                       A place to sit and relax, read a book, watch
     • Cot, including bedding and baby                                                             estate staff and village children’s stage           • Conducted tour of gardens by arrangement    television or play cards. There is a large screen
                                                King size bed with en-suite and TV.
        equipment                                                                                  productions.                                        • Discounts on visits to the Great            television (including sky subscription) which
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     • Refresh service for fortnightly guests   Guest Bedroom 1                                                                                           Gardens of Cornwall                        can also be used to project videos and DVD’s.
     • Hair dryer                               King size bed with TV, opposite family bathroom.                                                                                                     This room also serves as a children’s playroom
                                                                                                                                                       Extra Services at The Vean                    with a cupboard full of games and toys.
     Pets: Non Pet Retreat                                                                                                                             By prior arrangement the following services
     Arrival/Departures:                                                                                                                               can be provided during your stay:
        From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am                                                                                                                  • Tours of Cornish attractions.
        Short Breaks are available                                                                                                                     • Game Shooting, Clay Pigeon shooting,
        Please phone the booking line                                                                                                                     Hunting and Fishing.
        for availability .                                                                                                                             • Wedding receptions
                                                                                                                                                       • Civil marriages
                                                                                                                                                       • Personal laundry and ironing
                                                                                                                                                       • Packed lunches/BBQ’s/picnics
                                                                                                                                                       • Stabling
                                                                                                                                                       • Business meetings/receptions/formal
                                                                                                                                                          meals at Caerhays Castle
                                                                                                                                                       • In-house masseuse
                                                                                                                                                       • Beauty treatments and manicures
                                                                                                                                                       • Licenced premises
                                                                                                                                                       Pets: Non Pet Retreat
                                                                                                                                                       Weddings at The Vean
                                                                                                                                                         The Vean is licensed for civil
                                                                                                                                                         cermonies. For more information please
                                                                                                                                                         email: manager@thevean.eclipse.co.uk




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     Bottom Lodge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Rabbit Warren
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sleeps 3
     Bottom Lodge is situated opposite the magnificent sandy Porthluney                                                                                                                                                                                       Property Features:
     beach and accessed directly through the castle’s main gates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Private retreat within Caerhays Castle.
     Bottom Lodge is positioned in the left turret with a large private                                                                                                                                                                                       • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens
     garden and stunning views towards the castle nestling on the hill                                                                                                                                                                                          when open.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 3.
     behind. A cosy one bedroomed retreat for two guests, with all the                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fully equipped kitchen.
     facilities that Caerhays Estate can offer, including free entrance to                                                                                                                                                                                    • 2 bathrooms top quality fittings.
     the castle gardens in season. Its location is superb overlooking the beach                                                                                                                                                                               • Storage heaters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sky package/Broadband limited
     at Porthluney and is also in close proximity to Portholland beach.                                                                                                                                                                                       • DVD player.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Music centre.
     Entrance
     The turreted entrance, with its beautiful gothic   fabrics finish this room to the highest of
                                                                                                          Bottom Lodge                               The Rabbit Warren                                                                                        • Free telephone.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 1 Car parking space.
                                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
     arched doorway leads to:-                          standards.                                                                                   Caerhays is a working estate and any guests will enjoy the comings                                       Tariff Includes:
                                                                                                          Property Features:
     Lounge/diner                                       Bathroom                                                                                     and goings of visitors exploring the grounds (in public opening times)                                   • Heating/electrical costs
     Open plan, with a deep seated sofa and dining      Accessed off the lounge, a small utility area     • Nestled in the castle grounds                                                                                                                     • Bed linen and towels provided for
     area. Comfort for our guests is paramount so       for laundry can be found. This then leads on      • Stunning beachside location
                                                                                                                                                     and also the pretty courtyard tea rooms are a welcome stop to your                                         every guest
     not only is Bottom Lodge fully central heated, a   through into the bathroom, with top               • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens   garden walk. Glorious grounds and stunning beaches form part of                                          • Robes to main bedroom
     wood burner has been installed for those cosy      quality fittings including both bath and                                                                                                                                                              • Cot, inc bedding, baby equipment
32   evenings in.                                       separate shower.
                                                                                                            when open                                this working Country Estate.                                                                             • Refresh service for fortnightly guests    33
                                                                                                          • One bedroom
                                                                                                          • Bathroom with bath and separate                                                                                                                   • Hair dryer
     Kitchen                                            Garden
     The galley styled kitchen is fully equipped        Accessed either from outside through a side         shower                                                                                                                                            Pets: Non Pet Retreat
                                                                                                                                                     Entrance                                             Master Bedroom
     with top quality appliances, including fridge/     entrance, or through the kitchen, the large       • Fully equipped kitchen
                                                                                                                                                     Courtyard door leads to:-                            A stunning bedroom with a king size bed.            Arrival/Departures:
     freezer, dishwasher, and everything else one       lawned garden can be found. It is bordered        • Full central heating
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hand crafted curtain poles and beautiful
     needs to create a culinary delight.                on one side with the castle wall and a view of    • Wood burner (logs supplied)              Utility Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                          fabrics, door leading to:                              From Friday 4pm - to Friday 10am
                                                        Caerhays Castle on the other. A slightly raised   • Sky television /dvd                      Old fashioned stone floor, butler’s sink, large
     Bedroom                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Short breaks are available
                                                        patio area gives you the view of the stunning     • Free telephone                           area for coats, walking boots. Stairway leading      Master Bathroom
     One step up from the lounge this stunning                                                            • Dial up internet                         to private retreat.                                  A huge bathroom with wet area for showering
                                                        countryside, and being in such close proximity
     bedroom with king size bed and luxurious                                                             • Patio furniture/BBQ supplied                                                                  with deluge head and adjustable shower, also
                                                        to the beach, the sound of the sea.                                                          1st Floor Single Bedroom
     surrounding is the perfect retreat for weary                                                         • Large private garden                                                                          full size bath with hand shower, top quality
     heads. Hand picked furniture and beautiful                                                                                                      A stunning bedroom with luxurious surroundings
                                                                                                          • Parking for one car                                                                           fittings throughout.
                                                                                                                                                     contains handpicked furniture and beautiful
                                                                                                          Tariff Includes:                           fabrics with views over the castle courtyard.        Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Although The Rabbit Warren has no dedicated
                                                                                                          •   Heating/electrical costs               Guest Bathroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                          garden area, guests have full access to the
                                                                                                          •   Bed linen/towels                       Situated on the same floor, with top quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                          castle gardens when open, Feb-May. At other
                                                                                                          •   Cot linen/baby equipment/bedding       fittings including original roll top bath and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          times arrangements will have to be made
                                                                                                          •   Child safety equipment                 separate shower.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          with the Estate Office. A car park pass is also
                                                                                                          •   Hair dryer                             Stairs lead to lounge                                available to our guests for the beach car park at
                                                                                                          Pets: Non Pet Retreat                      Large gothic windows with stunning views of          Porthluney beach.
                                                                                                                                                     castle turrets and glorious grounds. The layout
                                                                                                          Arrival/Departures:                                                                             Private Parking
                                                                                                                                                     is of a galleried style with raised area with deep
                                                                                                              From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am                                                               Parking for one car for guests staying at
                                                                                                                                                     seated sofa for guests comfort.
                                                                                                              Short Breaks are available                                                                  The Rabbit Warren.
                                                                                                                                                     Kitchen / Diner
                                                                                                                                                     A fully equipped kitchen/diner with
                                                                                                                                                     microwave, fridge and washer dryer.


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                                                                                                         The Engine House
                                                                                                                                                        The Boat House                                                                   The Boat House
                                                                                                         • Sleeps 4                                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                         Property Features:
                                                                                                                                                        The Boat House location is superbly set on the beach in the hamlet               Property Features:
                                                                                                         • Niche interiors commissioned                 of East Portholland, surrounded by the Caerhays Estate. Its name,                • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens
                                                                                                         • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens       “The Boat House”, reflects the original use of the building. Guests                when open
                                                                                                           when open                                                                                                                     • Spectacular beach side location
                                                                                                         • Estate location
                                                                                                                                                        of this retreat have free access to the Castle gardens, being one of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Two bedrooms sleeping up to 4 guests
                                                                                                         • Two bedrooms sleeping up to 4 guests         Cornwall’s Great Gardens, a spring time paradise and horticultural               • En-suite to main bedroom
                                                                                                         • Central heating                              treasure trove. The Boat House comprises two levels with reversed                • Family bathroom
                                                                                                         • Wood burner/logs supplied                                                                                                     • Television/dvd/video/basic Sky
                                                                                                         • Sky television/video/dvd                     accommodation taking full advantage of the magnificent views.                    • Music centre
                                                                                                         • Music centre                                                                                                                  • Free telephone, broadband limited
                                                                                                         • Free telephone                                                                                                                • Full central heating
                                                                                                                                                        Lounge/dining room
                                                                                                         • Limited internet access (dial up only)                                                                                        • Fully equipped kitchen
                                                                                                                                                        Large open plan room featuring huge
                                                                                                         • Fully fitted kitchen                                                                                                          • Patio furniture
                                                                                                                                                        whitewashed trussed ceiling and arched
                                                                                                         • Garden furniture/BBQ supplied                                                                                                 • BBQ provided
                                                                                                                                                        window to side elevation, allowing light to
                                                                                                         • Enclosed safe garden                                                                                                          • Parking for a family car, parking
                                                                                                                                                        flood in. Nautical fabrics by Laura Ashley help
                                                                                                         • Car parking for two cars                                                                                                        for others adjacent
                                                                                                                                                        portray its beach side location.
                                                                                                         Tariff Includes:                                                                                                                Tariff Includes:
                                                                                                                                                        Kitchen
                                                                                                         •   Heating/electrical costs                   Open plan, with every modern appliance                                           • Heating/electrical costs
                                                                                                         •   Bed linen/towels provided for each guest   catering for all your needs. Including                                           • Bed linen/towels provided for
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                                                                                                         •   Cot, bedding and baby equipment            dishwasher, microwave, fridge and separate                                         each guest                               35
                                                                                                         •   Robes to main bedroom                      freezer and washer/dryer.                                                        • Cot, bedding and baby equipment
                                                                                                         •   Refresh service for fortnightly guests                                                                                      • Robes to main bedroom
                                                                                                         •   Hair dryer                                 Master bedroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Refresh service for fortnightly guests
                                                                                                                                                        Ivory double bed with dreamy fabrics and
     The Engine House                                                                                    Disabled Access:
                                                                                                         Since this is a single storey building it is
                                                                                                                                                        the window overlooking a sandy beach. The
                                                                                                                                                        en-suite shower room has a quality finish with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Hair dryer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pets: Non Pet Retreat
                                                                                                                                                        mosaic tiles and corner shower.
     The Engine House is set within the grounds of Caerhays Castle                                       accessible for partially disabled people but                                                                                    Arrival/Departures:
                                                                                                         has no special equipment.                      Twin bedroom
     Gardens. Its location is superb being close to the secluded                                                                                                                                                                            From Friday 4pm - Friday 10am
                                                                                                         Pets:                                          A delightful bedroom with twin beds featuring
     Porthluney beach, and the equally unspoilt Portholland beach.                                          £25.00 charge per dog. Maximum two dogs.    custom made headboards. The views again
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Short Breaks are available
                                                                                                                                                        overlook the picturesque Cornish coastline.
                                                                                                         Arrival/Departures:
                                                                                                                                                        Family bathroom
     Main bedroom                                       Kitchen/open plan dining area                        From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am          The beach room, white, blue, just perfect.
     Wrought iron antique 5ft bed retrieved             Beautifully presented, with shaker design            Short Breaks are available                 Bath with all those little extras. Fluffy towels
     from the estate stores, beautiful fabrics with     kitchen, fully equipped with dishwasher,
                                                                                                                                                        are provided.
     exceptional finishing.                             microwave, larder fridge and separate freezer.
                                                        Utility room with second toilet and laundry                                                     Outside
     Twin bedded room
                                                        facilities (washing machine/dryer). The Engine                                                  Parking for one car directly in front of the Boat
     A perfect room for guests - tranquil fabrics and
                                                        House is fully centrally heated.                                                                House. Alternatively, you can park on the quay
     guest comfort is always top of our list.
                                                                                                                                                        leaving the area free for BBQ’s and watching
                                                        Garden area
     The lounge                                                                                                                                         the tide come in.
                                                        Lovely private garden, ideal for the safety
     Open plan with exposed timber trusses,
                                                        of the little ones. Garden furniture and
     wooden floors, and wood burner provides that
                                                        BBQ provided.
     real country retreat feel. Luxurious furnishings
     and fully equipped with music centre, TV/video     Bathroom
     and phone.                                         Quality fittings including both bath and
                                                        seperate level entry shower.

                                                               www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                                                                      Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                                                    The Old Cart House                                                                                          Weddings at Caerhays
                                                    The Old Cart House is situated adjacent to the main entrance to                                             The Vean is a magnificent venue for a wedding and is licensed for civil ceremonies.
                                                    Caerhays Castle. Designed on one level and surrounded by its own
                                                                                                                                                                The Vean nestles in the wooded Porthluney Valley, in a tranquil setting, with stunning views over
                                                    large garden with ample parking. It is ideal for families who want to
                                                                                                                                                                Caerhays Castle gardens. Its idyllic rural location is less than a mile from Porthluney beach. It offers
                                                    experience the glorious countryside and beautiful beaches close by.
                                                                                                                                                                individuality and unobtrusive service in a home from home atmosphere. We can cater for small
                                                                                                                                                                numbers at The Vean and larger parties can be catered for in a marquee in the Castle grounds with
     The Old Cart House                             Entrance                                              with views to the front, over looking a patio         the romantic backdrop of Caerhays Castle on one side and Porthluney beach on the other.
                                                    Directly into the lounge area from front elevation.   area and fields beyond.
     • Sleeps 4                                                                                                                                                 We are happy to help you with the planning of your event and to liaise with you to make sure that
                                                    Lounge/ Diner                                         Guest Bedroom
     Property Features:
                                                    Open plan, the interiors have been completed          Another stunning bedroom with views towards           everything runs smoothly on the day. We can help you with lists of suppliers, who work with us
     • Nestled in Castle Grounds                    to an extremely high standard with oak                the same elevation. King size bed with hand           regularly and a selection of caterers, florists, photographers, musicians and marquee hire firms. You
     • Stunning beaches close by.                   flooring and open beamed ceilings. Comfort            picked furniture.
     • Free access to Caerhays Castle Gardens       for our guests is paramount, so not only has
                                                                                                                                                                are guaranteed complete privacy at The Vean and the house is yours for the occasion. This is a private
                                                                                                          Bathroom
       when open                                    the Old Cart House full central heating, a
                                                                                                          Bathroom has been finished with top quality
                                                                                                                                                                house and not a hotel.
     • Two Bedrooms                                 wood burner has been installed for those cosy
                                                                                                          fittings including both bath and separate shower.
     • Bathroom with bath and                       evenings in.
                                                                                                                                                                Caerhays Garden Tours and Lectures
                                                                                                          Lots of fluffy towels and endless supply of hot
       separate shower.
                                                    Kitchen Area                                          water.
     • Fully equipped kitchen.
                                                    The kitchen is fully equipped with top
     • Full central heating                                                                               Garden
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     • Wood burner (logs supplied)
                                                    quality appliances including fridge/freezer,
                                                                                                          Large garden that surrounds the whole retreat,        Caerhays Castle are pleased to announce their RHS Lectures and garden tours.                                      37
                                                    dishwasher and everything else one needs to
     • Television/DVD, Sky TV (basic)                                                                     laid to lawn, edged with shrubs and looked after by
     • Free telephone and broadband limited
                                                    create a culinary delight. From the kitchen a
                                                                                                          Caerhays gardeners. A patio area to the front         Attending one of the Lectures is so informative, why not discover more about the Magnolias species
                                                    doorway leads to the hallway.
     • Patio furniture/BBQ supplied                                                                       for BBQ’s has been provided. Ample parking            found within Caerhays Castles grounds. After the lecture you can actually view the Magnolias that are
     • Large private garden                         Main Bedroom                                          for 2 to 3 cars.
     • Parking for 2 to 3 cars.                     A stunning bedroom with king size bed and
                                                                                                                                                                stunning, and then you can even purchase one to take home with you.
                                                    luxurious surroundings, hand picked furniture
     Tariff Includes:                                                                                                                                           Niche Retreats have a prestigious selection of Gold Star retreats nestled throughout the Caerhays Castle
     •   Heating/electrical costs                                                                                                                               grounds.To take full advantage of the garden lectures at a beautiful time of year whilst the gardens are
     •   Bed linen/towels
     •   Cot linen/baby equipment/bedding
                                                                                                                                                                in full bloom we are offering a selection of special breaks in our retreats to coincide with the lecture dates.
     •   Child safety equipment
     •   Hair dryer
     Disabled Access:                                                                                                                                           Christmas in Cornwall
     Since this is a single storey building it is
     accessible for partially disabled people but
                                                                                                                                                                Join Niche retreats for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
     has no special equipment.
                                                                                                                                                                We have the cosiest retreats dressed for the celebrations, guests just need to arrive and Niche can
     Pets: Non Pet Retreat
                                                                                                                                                                assure that your chosen retreat will be decorated with garlands and hampers, logs (where logs burners
     Arrival/Departures:                                                                                                                                        are supplied) and a warm inviting ambience.
         From Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am
         Short Breaks are available                                                                                                                             Whether you are looking for Christmas Breaks in Cornwall or New Year Breaks in Cornwall - Niche
                                                                                                                                                                Retreats have a wonderful range of properties that will ensure your celebrations are fondly remembered
                                                                                                                                                                for years to come.

                                                           www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                                                                       Booking Line 0800 032 6229
     The Niche Service                                                                                                                                         Out & About
     We like to provide a top quality service. Our office staff will arrange any special requirements needed.                                                  Tate St Ives                                      Pendennis Castle, Falmouth -                       Flambards, Helston
                                                                                                                                                               International, Modern & Contemporary Art          English Heritage                                   The West Country’s leading attraction for rides
     You will be contacted shortly before your arrival to confirm all details and services. These include                                                      at its best. www.tate.org.uk                      For a great value family day out in Cornwall,      both gentle and daring, award winning unique
     on-line grocery, refresh service, provision of baby equipment and even arrange an in-house chef.                                                                                                            take a trip to Pendennis Castle, Falmouth,         exhibitions and family fun and entertainment.
                                                                                                                                                               The National Maritime Museum Cornwall,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 one of the finest of the mighty fortresses         www.flambards.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                               Falmouth
     Short Breaks in Cornwall                                                                                                                                  One of Cornwall’s leading attractions. Packed
                                                                                                                                                               with history and lots of fun! A must visit and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 built by Henry VIII to defend the country
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 against invasion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Crealy Adventure Park, Wadebridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    How much fun can you have in one day? You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.english-heritage.org.uk
                                                                                                                                                               perfect for that rainy day.                                                                          will find out here.
     The sheer variety of activities available in Cornwall is almost as eye-catching as the landscape itself.                                                  www.nmmc.co.uk                                    The Lost Gardens Of Heligan                        www.crealy.co.uk/
     Please feel free to put our expertise at your disposal, whether you’re contemplating a break that centres                                                                                                   Sister garden to Eden, the Lost Gardens are
                                                                                                                                                               The Eden Project                                                                                     Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium
     on golf courses, fine restaurants, a wedding, romance for two, or any number of outdoor or on-the-sea                                                                                                       minutes from Caerhays and Trewithen. A must
                                                                                                                                                               The largest conservatories in the world,                                                             The ultimate undersea safari. Blue Reef is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 visit when in the area.
     activities. And if you want to indulge your love of spectacular gardens, ask us for details of our Spring                                                 cutting edge iconic architecture, awe inspiring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.heligan.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    part of an exciting new generation of
                                                                                                                                                               gardens, a rainforest... the list goes on!                                                           aquarium attractions designed to inspire
     Garden Breaks. Groups of varying sizes can be accommodated in packages which range from Standard                                                          www.edenproject.com                               Trewithen Gardens & Nursery                        deeper understanding and appreciation of
     to Luxury, and Cornwall has an unparalleled array of fantastic gardens to astound even the most                                                           The National Trust - Cornwall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 An historic private estate boasting one of the     the natural world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 loveliest gardens in England. A Cornish gem.       www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk
     seasoned garden-lover. Sip real English tea where it was grown at Tregothnan, or stroll down to the                                                       Come rain or shine, we’ve got fun for the whole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.trewithengardens.co.uk
     sea through lush, sub-tropical valleys at Trebah, or Glendurgan.                                                                                          family whatever the weather. Whether you

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    More Things to Do
                                                                                                                                                               fancy jumping in puddles or discovering hidden    The National Seal Sanctury, Gweek
                                                                                                                                                               animals in our houses. Come and visit us for      Get up close and personal with seals and
     We understand that your time in Cornwall is precious, and that you’ve no wish to use it up queuing,                                                       fun and adventures. Trelissick, St Micheal’s      penguins. Over 50 years experience in seal
38   making arrangements or going from A to B when it turns out you wanted to be in C all along. Our local                                                     Mount, Lanhydrock & Glendurgan; just a few of     rescue, rehabilitation and release. You can even   Kidz R Us Theatre - St Ives                         39

     knowledge, our attention to detail and our determination to put your enjoyment at the heart of Niche                                                      the NT’s properties in Cornwall.                  adopt a pup!                                       Youth theatre company based in St.Ives
                                                                                                                                                               www.nationaltrust.org.uk                          www.sealsanctuary.co.uk                            Cornwall. Regular shows in their own 300 seat
     Retreats mean we can help you to make the very most of your holiday.                                                                                                                                                                                           theatre in the centre of town.

     Niche Retreats are available for Spa Breaks , Luxury Breaks , Romantic Breaks , Golf Breaks and Weekend                                                   Pubs and Restaurants                                                                                 Paradise Park - Nr St Ives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This has something to entertain the whole
     Breaks in Cornwall.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            family. Watch spectacular bird displays such as
                                                                                                                                                               Here are a few of our favourite places that we would recommend                                       the Free Flying Bird Show, there are also eagles,

     Beach guide                                                                                                                                               to our guests.                                                                                       falcons, owls and a fully equipped indoor play
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    area and cafe for wet days.
                                                                                                                                                               Porthleven Area                                   Caerhays Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Future World @ Goonhilly - Nr Helston
     In Cornwall you are never far from a beautiful beach, whether you are looking for rock pools for the                                                      The Abbey Restaurant - Penzance                   The Ship Inn – Portloe                             A unique opportunity to experience our
     children, some good waves for surfing or a hidden cove to escape to we can help you find it.                                                              www.theabbeyonline.co.uk                          www.staustellbrewery.co.uk                         spectacular Visitors Centre whilst on holiday in
                                                                                                                                                               KOTA Restaurant - Porthleven                      The Lugger Hotel – Portloe                         the West Country. The world’s largest satellite
     Porthleven Beach                                                                                     Caerhays Beach                                       www.kotarestaurant.co.uk                          www.luggerhotel.co.uk                              earth station!
     Porthleven beach is separated from the harbour      therefore it does attract many experienced       Porthluney Cove at Caerhays overlooked by the        The Halzephron Inn - Helston                      Kea House – Tregony
                                                         surfers and body boarders alike. Dogs are only                                                        www.halzephron-inn.co.uk                          www.roselandbedandbreakfast.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    How To Book
     by the granite pier. When the tide is out there                                                      castle has something for everyone and is the
     are plenty of rockpools to investigate and it is    banned in the summer from the first 400m of      perfect family Cornish Beach. Free from power        The Old Coastguard Hotel Bar                      The Nare Hotel – Pendower
     also possible to walk in an easterly direction      beach- the remaining miles can be enjoyed with   boats and jet skis there is plenty of space to run   and Restaurant - Mousehole                        www.narehotel.co.uk
     along the beach for three miles, past Loe Bar       your pet all year round.                         and play, a beach cafe and shop and a large car      www.oldcoastguardhotel.co.uk                      Tresanton Hotel – St Mawes                         On-line booking via our website,
     and Penrose Estate. Alternatively, you can walk                                                      park so you don’t have to carry your bags for        The Cornish Range - Mousehole                     www.tresanton.com                                  www.nicheretreats.co.uk or call Niche
     along the coast path out of the village with the                                                     miles onto the sand. Dogs on leads are welcome       www.cornishrange.co.uk                                                                               Retreats on our free phone 0800 032 6229.
     Porthleven beach below you.                                                                          all year round.                                      Indabafish – Truro and Falmouth
     The reef to the right hand side of the harbour is                                                                                                         www.indabafish.co.uk
     considered one of the best breaks in the UK                                                                                                               Harbour Inn - Porthleven
                                                                                                                                                               www.staustellbrewery.co.uk


                                                                www.nicheretreats.co.uk                                                                                                                              Booking Line 0800 032 6229
                    luxury holiday retreats in CORNWALL




Niche Retreats Ltd | Reeves Corner, Perranwell Station, Truro, Cornwall, UK. TR3 7LZ
Telephone 0800 032 6229 | Email info@nicheretreats.co.uk | www.nicheretreats.co.uk

				
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