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The Old Smokehouse

Charlestown near Holmbush, Cornwall (Ref. 1123148)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Bethanie

    “Lovely cosy cottage - with beautiful decor in a perfect location for exploring the Cornish coast.”

    - Bethanie, October 2023


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Underfloor central heating throughout
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 2 x TV, DVD player, radio, WiFi and a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Allocated parking bay for one car
  • Enclosed front lawn with furniture and barbecue, and rear patio
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub and Charlestown Harbour 0.1 miles

The property

The Old Smokehouse boasts a contemporary style combined with traditional features, alongside its desirable harbourfront position in Charlestown.

The Old Smokehouse is sure to be the ultimate base for your next retreat to Cornwall, presenting you with an Atlantic theme throughout with its wonderful wallpaper and stylish decor, this enticing property is best suited to a family of four or for a couple's retreat to this scenic part of the county.

Enter the property to find an enchanting open-plan living space, where you can spend your evenings relaxing with your loved ones; whether you're sinking into the sofa for a family film night or gathering around the dining table to toast a wonderful holiday over a delicious dinner prepared in the sleek, well-equipped kitchen, this spot is perfect for hosting any occasion.

Once you've soaked in the wonder of the room with its creative and tasteful interior, antique typewriter, fish-print wallpaper, and maps on the walls, move onto the first floor to find the two bedrooms in the form of a king-size and a twin, also with their own unique wallpapers with flamingo and hot-air balloon prints.

Here you can each find a snug spot to rest, with ample storage space and your own TVs, both serviced by a well-presented bathroom.

The outside of the property is as wonderful as its interior, with an enclosed lawn where your canine companions can wander while you enjoy the magnificent views with a warming cup of coffee in hand; the perfect way to start your day of adventure.

Take a stroll around the town's Georgian harbour, a true marvel for fans of the Poldark series with its Tall Ships and plenty of pubs and eateries to explore in the local area.

Further afield is the traditional fishing village of Mevagissey.

Plant to enjoy water sports at Pentewan or to explore Carlyon Bay with three beaches to choose from and scenery like no other.

With easy access to the attractions of the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan, alongside the excitement at Fowey, Truro and Polperro, The Old Smokehouse is a superb property to base your holiday to Cornwall.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


St Austell 1.4 miles; Fowey 6.9 miles; Bodmin 11.1 miles

Half a mile from the excitement of St Austell, the modest village of Holmbush can be found settled on the Cornish coast, home to a charming atmosphere and plenty of adventure. A centre for tin and copper mining in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the village now benefits from a good range of shops, pubs, a Post Office, parks, gardens and more, to entertain all ages at any time of year. In close proximity to the coast, the village makes a wonderful base from which to uncover the many coastal delights of Cornwall. A scenic car journey will bring you to Carlyon Bay, where you will be met by three glorious beaches, as well as plenty of history to explore dating back to the Second World War. Spend your days lazing on the golden sands, or enjoy a relaxing game of golf before heading to the beautiful spot of the NCI Charleston where you can overlook the wonder of the day and enjoy a scenic stroll to end your day off surrounded by true tranquillity. While in the area, you can reach some of Cornwall's most popular tourist attractions, including the fascinating biomes of the Eden Project, as well as the Lost Gardens of Heligan, boasting their own beauty and being one of the most popular botanical gardens within the whole of the UK. For a day of retail therapy, St Austell is perfect, with a good selection of independent and high street names, alongside eateries of all kinds, making a wonderful day trip for all. With easy access to Fowey, Truro and Bodmin too, Holmush is the ultimate base for those wishing to explore all that Cornwall has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas