Hosta House is tucked away in rural Cornwall and provides an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area well known for its famous historic houses and gardens. Just a short distance from the splendid Lanhydrock House, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project, along with the coastal delights of the Cornish Riviera – home to secluded beaches, picturesque traditional fishing villages or heading west to Padstow and the fantastic surfing beaches of the North Coast.
Hosta House is a new conversion that is ideal for couples, with open plan living area and kitchen providing all the home comforts needed for an enjoyable stay. Outside guests will find a patio area overlooking the beautiful surrounding countryside and there is fishing lake on site, a putting green and guests have the use of a hot tub.
Just over a mile away is Lanhydrock Golf Club which provides the perfect opportunity to play a round of golf in a fantastic setting surrounded by rolling countryside or just stop there for lunch. For something different, visit Bodmin Jail which can be found as you cycle along the Camel Trail, a delightful route allowing you to enjoy the lovely views as you travel along the banks of the River Camel. With a dramatic coastline and a variety of terrain this is a true walkers’ paradise and forms part of the South West Coastal Path.
After a busy day exploring the area, come back to sample the local produce on offer at in the Panda Inn, in Lanivet village, so called because the village is famous for growing the bamboo for the panda’s at London Zoo. Alternatively, go to The Crown, reputed to be one of Cornwall's oldest pubs, in the nearby village of Lanlivery.
This is a perfect base for a holiday in Cornwall. Bodmin is one of the oldest towns in the region and the surrounding area offers beautiful walks to be enjoyed from the doorstep, or on Bodmin Moor. Take in some wine from the award-winning Camel Valley vineyard or take a short drive to Padstow or Newquay to enjoy some fine dining in restaurants owned by top celebrity chefs.
Helen & Rob Watson joined Independent Cottages in October 2006
Outside: There is a patio with garden furniture leading to the hot tub and barbecue area. There is a five bar gate that leads down past Cornish Hedges over-flowing with flowers into an acre paddock and down to the fishing lake. Off-road parking with space for a boat and trailer.
Additional information: A high chair and baby gate are available upon request. For outdoor enthusiasts, Hosta House provides easy access to the many nearby amenities and activities including cycling, golf, sailing, kayaking, wonderful walks, fishing and for something a little more leisurely, steam trains.
Star Rating: 4 Star
The Cornish hedgerows are are a picture. Primroses and bluebells everywhere. The birds are singing their socks off. Don't miss the best time of year in Cornwall book a break now.