This is a real gem, a converted chapel within walking distance to the city centre, full of original external features, with its own private entrance. To access the accommodation, you climb a steep set of stairs opening out to a beautiful refurbished modern interior. There has been clever use of colour in the high-end furnishings to reflect the light from the stained-glass windows, the large comfy sofa is inviting after a long day, large enough to stretch out and relax, there is a separate area ideal for reading or doing a puzzle and in the middle a modern dining table. The first bedroom has twin beds and its own en-suite, upstairs is the master bedroom with its own bathroom, this looks down onto the loving area from the balcony.
The property has all the mod cons in the kitchen that you could need, however you will be tempted to eat out in the vast selection of restaurants nearby. There is gas central heating and underfloor heating ideal for guest wishing to come in the colder months, a great time to visit the area due to the milder climate and unlike many places abroad Cornwall doesn’t close! A bonus is that you will be able to use a permit to park the car outside on the road, you probably won’t need to move it, as there is so much available to you within walking distance and great public transport by either train or bus.
Rich in history and architectural heritage, Truro has the distinction of being the only city in Cornwall. Dominated by the splendid three spired cathedral standing at its heart, this ancient port is situated in a valley at the head of the beautiful river bearing its name and now forms the retailing, administrative and cultural centre of the county. This attractive building sits amidst some of the best streetscapes in the city just a few minutes leafy walk running alongside the River Kenwyn into the bustling centre. This stroll provides access to numerous restaurants, cafés and public houses together with a wide variety of independent and national retailers. The centrally located train station, only a short walk from St Georges Road links directly with London Paddington whilst a number of daily scheduled domestic and international flights depart from Newquay Airport. When you are meandering along the cobbles you will find hidden alleyways filled with small, interesting shops great for picking up gifts and souvenirs. There is an abundance of restaurants, cafés, and bars to choose from: during peak season it is advisable to book tables to not be disappointed! Hall for Cornwall has just had an extensive renovation and is now open again, check their website to see what’s on when your down and pre book your ticket!
If you want a change of scenery why not head south to Falmouth, only 20 minutes drive it is home to the deepest man-made harbour, it has spectacular beaches, great coastal walks, and amazing places to eat and drink. Pop into the Maritime Museum, walk around Pendennis Castle or just pop into the quaint shops! Whilst you are in Truro a great day out is to go to the Eden Project not far from St Austell it is 18. 7 miles away. Home to the famous bubble-like Biomes, this Eco visitor attraction is home to outstanding range of plants from the around the World. The unique structures provide artificial climates where native plants from the desert and tropics can survive. This location is an ideal base if you want to explore the area, you can reach the most Southerly part of the UK, Lands’ End in an hour, or the most westerly the Lizard which is about 50 minutes away.
Whichever direction you choose you will find beautiful scenery and small villages to stop at. You can travel direct from London Paddington to Truro, depending on the route it can take between four and a half hours to six hours and allows you to see the marvellous scenic route along South Devon. Truro is part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are outstanding gardens near Truro including Tregothnan and Trelissick, as well as the many miles of coastline ideal for walkers.
This property is not suitable for people with mobility difficulties.