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1 Bedroom Fully Accessible Restored Train Carriage in St Germans, Cornwall, England

St Germans, Cornwall, England, Europe
Millpool
1 Bedroom Fully Accessible Restored Train Carriage in St Germans, Cornwall, England
Millpool Deck views Bedroom Original features
Side view Sitting room Kitchen Exterior
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Price: From £80 per night Minimum stay 3 nights
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Trains & Train Stations
Property Setting
Village / Rural
Holiday Type
  • Relaxing
  • Sports & activity
  • Culture
Exterior Facilities
Garden
Interior Facilities
  • DVD player
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
Activities
  • Beach within 30km
  • Birdwatching
  • Country Sports
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf within 30km
  • Walking
Bedrooms
1
Conditions
  • Other rental properties on site
  • Short breaks available
Guests
2
Catering
self-catering
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

Built by the GWR at Swindon in 1897, this original train carriage near the coast in St Germans, Cornwall, has been sensitively converted and now provides a comfortable, characterful home-home-home holiday experience.  It also has an M3 National Accessibility Scheme rating, making it suitable for wheelchair users.

General Info

With three third class compartments and a guard’s compartment complete with ‘duckets’ (a protrusion beyond the normal profile of the train with narrow windows so that the guard could sit in it and look along the train without putting his head out of the window), the Millpool Train Carriage is full of old-school atmosphere and charisma. The interiors are cosy and well thought out, the village of St Germans is peaceful and pretty, and Cornwall’s beautiful countryside and coastline are just a stone’s throw away. If you’re looking for something a bit different then you’ll certainly find it here.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

The carriage sits in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Scientific Interest, so it is the ideal base for walking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding and water sports holidays. There are books on walking for you to peruse and the coast path is a short bus ride away. St Germans is a small village it is a lovely tranquil setting for a stay in a train carriage. Just a 5 minute walk away is The Eliot Arms, a charming village pub which serves Cornish ales and delicious food, and next door is a traditional community shop and post office, which has an excellent stock of food, household supplies, alcohol and newspapers. The Port Eliot Estate (open March to late June) is close by, as are Antony House and Mount Edgcumbe. If you’re looking for beaches, head for Whitsand Bay, and the fishing towns of Looe and Saltash are lovely. Plymouth, 15 minutes away by train, has plenty to offer visitors and Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor are not far away.

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
Directions provided on booking.

Nearest Airport:
Newquay 40 miles

Nearest Train Station:
St Germans 0 miles

Nearest Bus Stop:
St Germans 100 metres

Nearest Ferry:
Plymouth 15 miles

Nearest Restaurant:
The Long Gallery, open Fri & Sat, or village pub

Nearest Beach:
Portwrinkle - 5 miles away

Nearest Shop:
St Germans Community shop

Nearest Market:
Liskeard

Car Hire:
- N/A -

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
The carriage is designed for two, with one double bedroom, a lounge diner with TV/DVD player, a well-equipped galley kitchen and a wet room with toilet and shower. A biomass boiler produces ample hot water and central heating, all linen/towels/equipment is provided and the carriage is wheelchair friendly.

Exterior Details
Outside the carriage there is an enclosed patio and garden area with seating and a BBQ. There are 10 acres of private woodland practically on your doorstep and parking/access to a children’s play area are included.

Further Details
Free broadband internet access is available and there are laundry facilities. 2015 winners of the Gold Awards for Sustainable Tourism and for Wildlife Friendly Business in the Visit Cornwall Awards.

Conditions of Rental
Ample electric heating is included in holiday price. 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. Bookings run from Friday to Friday. 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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