St Austell

London Apprentice
St Austell, CORNWALL, PL267AR

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T: 01726 65478 or 07546895302

E: mcguffspindrift@gmail.com

W: www.spindrift-guesthouse.co.uk

Contact: Linda McGuffie


All Year


Special Offer

July 20th, 1 week for £610

July 27th, 1 week for £610

Sleeps 4


  • BEDS0
  • Sleeps 4 people
  • Surrounding gardens with beautiful views
  • 5 mins drive to beaches
  • Close to Eden, Heligan & Mevagissey
  • Gardens with patio & seating
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Holly Bank lounge
hollybank twin bedroom
hollybank kitchen diner
hollybank drive
hollybank double bedroom


Situated in an elevated position with views over the beautiful Pentewan Valley. Close to Eden Project, Heligan Gardens,  Charlestown, Mevagissey and many local beaches.


Holly Bank is in an elevated position with lovely countryside views. The sloping garden of Holly Bank leads down to the patio with table and chairs to take advantage of the garden and surrounding countryside views. 

Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, comprising two bedrooms, one a double and one a twin bedded room. The bathroom has bath with shower attachment over and vanity unit. Separate toilet. The well equipped kitchen/diner has cd player, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge and electric cooker. (tumble dryer and freezer in garage) Pine dining table and chairs. The Lounge has a wide panoramic window to take advantage of the views, television, dvd recorder. Variety of reading books and games. Leather 3 piece suite. Access to the bungalow and gardens is not possible for a wheelchair because of the access steps.


Holly bank is on the fringe of the small hamlet of London Apprentice between St Austell and Mevagissey. It is just a short walk to a footpath which is part of the Cornish Way, this follows the White River down through the wooded Pentewan Valley to Pentewan Village and sandy beach (approx 2 miles) a lovely walk or cycle ride. Cycle hire available in the village. Good country restaurant a short stroll from Holly Bank and popular village pub and resturant at Polgooth, within 1 mile.   Mevagissey is 4 miles a picturesque fishing harbour and village with pubs, tea rooms, craft shops and restaurants, fishing boat trips and passenger ferry to Fowey.  Further sandy beaches at Porthpean, Carlyon Bay, Gorran Haven.  Charlestown with beach and harbour with the tall ships, restaurants and pubs 2 miles.  Lost Gardens of Heligan 4 miles, The Eden Project 6 miles, St Austell town with new shopping centre, multi screen cinema, library, tennis courts, swimming pool. Choice of 3 golf courses.

Within 30 minutes Fowey riverside village with foot ferry to Polruan, riverside walks, individual shops, cafes, resturants and pubs. The City of Truro with cathedral, large shopping area, popular boat trips down river to Falmouth. Bodmin – leading on to the moors and Jamaica inn.  Holly Bank is well placed in the centre of Cornwall, virtually anywhere can be reached within an hour.


From the M5 at Exeter make for Okehampton, Launceston, Bodmin and then St Austell, at the McDonalds double roundabout take the B3273 towards Mevagissey, at London Apprentice look for Queenies cabin shop on the right, then a bend and the sign Spindrift Guesthouse and drive on this bend on the right, go up this drive and Holly Bank is the first property, park on the gravel parking/turning area of Spindrift.


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