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The Retreat

St Keyne near Liskeard, Cornwall (Ref. 1101634)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Raymond

    “Excellent cottage, comfortable and beautifully furnished.”

    Lovely for a relaxing holiday away from it all. Railway halt is up the road, easy travels to Looe and Liskeard.

    Lovely for a relaxing holiday away from it all. Railway halt is up the road, easy travels to Looe and Liskeard.

    - Raymond, May 2024


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Night storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, VHS, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available upon request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed garden with patio, furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles

The property

Liskeard 2.7 miles.

Adjoining an original mill house in St Keyne near Liskeard, Cornwall is this wonderful, single-storey cottage of The Retreat.

Resting a stone's throw away from a railway station, whilst being within reach of a range of coastal sights as well as Bodmin Moor, The Retreat is ideal for a couple who really want to explore this part of Cornwall.

An off-road parking space welcomes you on arrival, so you can unload your belongings and swiftly start your holiday.

Enter the cottage be welcomed by a charming living/dining room, where you can relax on the leather sofas and enjoy a DVD or a Freeview show on the TV; switch on the electric fire to warm your toes!

Continue to the well-presented kitchen, where wooden units behold a collection of fantastic appliances, including a slimline dishwasher and an electric cooker.

When you've prepared a mouthwatering meal, take it through to the living/dining room and enjoy it at the dining table, or take it out to the enclosed patio, where your furry friend can stretch out whilst you dine alfresco.

When sleep calls, move through the property to the double bedroom, where wooden furnishings give the space a charming and homely feel.

In the morning, freshen up in the bathroom, where a lovely bath with shower over allows you to enjoy a relaxing soak, before wandering out to explore the area.

Travel a short distance into Liskeard, via car or train, where all your amenities await in one handy location, as well as access to the Liskeard Museum and Moyclare Cornish Garden, along with the nearby Adrenalin Quarry Ltd.

Head to the coast and spend the day in Looe, home to the lovely East Looe Beach, where you can sunbathe and enjoy views of Looe Island, West Looe Harbour with its picturesque boats sailing along the waters, along with access to the wonderful Kilminorth Woods.

For a day packed with history and nature, be sure to visit Bodmin, where the Bodmin Jail Attraction and Bodmin Keep will entertain you, and Bodmin Moor provides an outdoor haven to explore, with alpaca trekking, and walks to the Trippet Stone Circle and the Halvana Plantation can be found.

St Austell, home to the St Eden Project, Truro with its amazing cathedral, and the surfing hub of Newquay are all within reach, offering even more to see and do.

A wonderful stay for you and your loved one awaits at The Retreat.

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About the location


Looe 9 miles, Bodmin 13 miles.

The historic market town of Liskeard is located in South East Cornwall at the head of the Looe Valley. The town is home to a number of shops, pubs and restaurants. The beaches and harbour of the quaint fishing port of Looe is a mere 9 miles away. In-between there’s fishing at nearby Siblyback Lake, the Donkey Sanctuary at St Ann's Chapel, Cotehele House (NT) and gardens, and the championship golf course at St Mellion International Resort. Head to the world-famous Eden Project for a superb day out with the children. Even the maritime city of Plymouth with its historic Barbican docks area, outstanding shops, theatres and restaurants and the National Maritime Museum is only 30 minutes by car.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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