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The Vean

Gorran, near St Austell, Cornwall (CW120)
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The Vean holiday home details

The Vean is a stunning Georgian country house on the Caerhays Estate near St Austell in Cornwall. This beautiful guest accommodation is nestled in the wooded Porthluney Valley, in a tranquil setting, and is an ideal base for guests visiting the area or as a venue for a special occasion. With eight luxurious en-suite double bedrooms and a beautiful guest sitting room, The Vean provides seclusion without isolation, privacy with luxury.

The Vean is the perfect place from which to explore Cornwall, the natural beauty of the coastline and its steep valleys. The architectural surprises and the inescapable sense of history all set the scene for a wonderful stay full of discovery. You could choose to explore the county’s hundreds of miles of paths either by foot, bicycle or car. And just a short drive away you will find the picturesque and historic towns of Mevagissey, Charlestown, Fowey, Falmouth and Truro.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps 16 guests.
  • Eight en-suite bedrooms with 6’ super king beds (can be configured as twins on request).
  • Stunning dining room seating up to 18 people.
  • Open fire.
  • Enclosed large rear garden and patio area.
  • WiFi.
  • Private driveway and gravel car park.
  • Children and infants welcome.
  • Sorry no pets.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Various concierge services available (see Notes).
  • All spring stays (Feb-June) include free entry and parking into Caerhays Castle Gardens.
  • Freestanding electric cooker and microwave.
  • Large fridge and second fridge with large freezer compartment.
  • Dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Televisions with Freeview TV in the kitchen and all bedrooms.
  • Television with satellite TV and DVD player in the study.
  • CD player and digital radio.
  • Cots and highchairs available upon request.
  • Gas barbecue.
  • Garden furniture.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • Top the list of things to do has to be visiting Caerhays Castle and stunning 140 acre gardens.
  • Porthluney Cove Beach is minutes from the Caerhays Estate, with a large expanse of golden sand and waters perfect for swimming. A privately owned, secluded family beach that enjoys a private car park, seasonal café, picnic area and basic toilet facilities are all provided.
  • Visit The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Historic gardens are among the finest gardens in Cornwall.
  • The world-famous Eden Project in Cornwall is a great day out for the whole family. Explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and enjoy special events.
  • St Mawes and Falmouth Ferry. Historic Cornish ferry crossing linking Falmouth Harbour and St Mawes Harbour. Cruise across Falmouth Bay onboard classic wooden ferries.
  • Built at the turn of the century, Truro’s most striking feature is its Cathedral, with its green spire and gothic appearance.The city's heritage is as a market town and port dating back over 800 years, booming during the tin mining era.
  • Located about a mile outside the town of St Austell is Charlestown, an amazingly pristine, unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port.
  • Fowey is also an extremely popular town with a vibrant maritime history. It is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a magnet for sailing fans. Many beautiful medieval and georgian buildings in the town, with delightful independent shops, tea rooms and harbour front pubs to enjoy.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

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