Located in northern Truro, at the end of a quiet and private lane with views of the train viaduct from the garden is this impressive, stone-built, detached property, 9 Copes Gardens.
This stone built, 18th century home sleeps nine guests and is perfect for a family or group wanting to discover the city of Truro (10 minutes walk away), the surrounding countryside and stunning Area of Natural Beauty, as well as being well-placed for discovering the north and south coasts of Cornwall.
The property has a spacious driveway with parking space for two cars, along with a small lawn at the front, while the short gravel path leads to the back door, where you can enter the property to find a spacious twin bedroom, overlooking the back garden, along with a ground-floor shower room, providing convenient living accommodation for anyone in the group with mobility issues.
The dining room has a large dining table with bench to one side and comfortably seats 9, overlooking the garden at the front of the house, with a TV.
The sitting room has ample seating for the whole group, with a large 4-seater sofa under the window and an L-shaped sofa to choose from, with an open fire and TV to relax in front of.
The well-equipped kitchen has lovely wooden worktops and white painted cupboards, with all the amenities and appliances you could need, including a microwave, fridge/freezer, electric oven and a dishwasher to take care of the washing up, there is a small seating area, if you wish to grab a quick bite to eat in here, while the window overlooks the spacious back garden.
Take the open tread staircase to the first floor and find four more bedrooms; a master king-size double with ample storage and a handy en-suite shower room, a double bedroom, a single with fabulous views of the viaduct and a spacious twin bedroom under the eaves.
The family bathroom, with stripped wooden flooring, wood-panelled bath, white tiles and sea blue/green painted panels and feature wall, offers a bath and hand held shower, so you can choose how you want to start each day.
Outside, the rear garden has a patio area with furniture, should you wish to eat outside, and take advantage of the provided barbecue, while the large lawn is ideal for the children to run around and play.
The property has a private pedestrian gate that opens to a riverside path that leads ( 8 minutes walk) directly to the city centre and cathedral, while heading in the opposite direction will take you into open countryside, ideal for keen walkers.
Truro centre offers a plethora of shops, pubs, restaurants, bars, cafés and takeaways, along with a theatre, cinema and many other conveniences.
Some of Truro's must-visit attractions include the incredible floral displays and strolls along the Fal River at the National Trust's Trelissick Garden, the mineral collection on display at the Royal Cornwall Museum, the stunning Gothic Truro Cathedral, Tregothnan country house and estate and Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm, a family-friendly farm where you can sample some delicious cider.
Head south to the harbour town of Falmouth, where you will find a selection of lovely sandy beaches including Gyllyngvase and Swanpool, and attractions like 16th century Pendennis Castle, built by King Henry VII and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.
Venture north towards St Agnes, where you'll find yet more wonderful beaches, popular with surfers as they enjoy rolling waves form the Atlantic, including Chapel Porth, Trevaunance Cove and Perranporth Beach.
Walkers can take in the impressive heritage coastline, with various look out points and landmarks to stop off at along the way and enjoy panoramic coastal views, as well as Cligga Head, the former tin mine of Wheal Coates, preserved by the National Trust and the observatory at St Agnes Head.
There's so much to see and do right from the doorstep of this stunning family-friendly holiday home.