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2 Bedroom Elegant Train Carriage in England, Cornwall, St Germans

St Germans, Cornwall, England, Europe
Post office exterior
2 Bedroom Elegant Train Carriage in England, Cornwall, St Germans
Exterior Bedroom Kitchen Interiors
Kitchen View from inside Boats and trains Whitsand Bay
Bunks Lovely touches Post office approach Spring in Colgear woods
Cornwall Tourism Award Kitchen
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Price: From £80 per night Minimum stay 3 nights
One Off Places rating: 7 reviews (7 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Trains & Train Stations
Property Setting
Village / Rural
Holiday Type
  • Relaxing
  • Family
  • Sports & activity
  • Culture
Exterior Facilities
Garden
Interior Facilities
  • Cot / Highchair
  • DVD player
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
Activities
  • Beach within 30km
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf within 30km
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Watersports
Bedrooms
2
Conditions
  • Child Friendly
  • Other rental properties on site
  • Pet Friendly
  • Short breaks available
Guests
6
Catering
self-catering
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

Once a carriage on the Great Western Railway, the Travelling Post Office is bursting with character. Nestled beside the village station in picturesque St Germans in Cornwall with access to 10 acres of private woodland, this Victorian coach is a real gem.

General Info

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The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

St Germans is a small village with a population of just 600, and as such it is a lovely tranquil setting for a stay in a train carriage. Just a 5 minute walk from the carriage is The Eliot Arms, a charming village pub which serves Cornish ales and delicious food all day, and next door is a traditional community shop and post office, which has an excellent stock of food, household supplies, alcohol and newspapers. The impressive Port Eliot Estate (open from March to late June) is just a few minutes’ walk away, and the local area is also home to Antony House and Mount Edgcumbe. If you’re looking for beaches, head for Whitsand Bay, and the fishing towns like Looe and Saltash are absolutely charming. Plymouth, just 15 minutes away by train, has plenty to offer visitors, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor are not far away, and there are lots of opportunities in the local area for walking, cycling, horse riding or water sports. You’ll never be bored!

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
Directions provided on booking.

Nearest Train Station:
St Germans next to platform 1!

Nearest Restaurant:
The Eliot Arms in St Germans

Nearest Shop:
St Germans

Car Hire:
Optional

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
The elegant, spacious carriage measures 48 by 8 feet and comprises a galley style kitchen, a double bedroom, a bunk bedroom with two bunks and a dining/lounge area with a colour TV/DVD player and convertible seating. There is also a washroom with a flushing toilet, basin and shower, and the kitchen is equipped with a hob, fridge and oven. A cot and high chair are available at no extra cost and all linen and towels are provided.

Exterior Details
Outside the carriage there is an enclosed garden area with seating and BBQ facilities, and guests also have access to 10 acres of beautiful woodland.

Further Details
Guests will be welcomes with fresh flowers and a special Cornish welcome pack. You can also make use of unrestricted free broadband and a children’s play area and games room. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement. Electricity, water and heating are included in the price. 2015 winners of the Gold Awards for Sustainable Tourism and for Wildlife Friendly Business in the Visit Cornwall Awards.

Conditions of Rental
The balance of the rental must be received 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday. For holidays booked within 8 weeks of the start date, full payment of the rental must be made at the time of booking. No smoking. The property will be available from 3.30pm on the holiday start day and must be vacated by 10.30am on the finish day except by special arrangement. Please see the website for full terms and conditions about your railway carriage holiday.

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