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Wheal Rock is a delightfully contemporary and ecologically sustainable take on the log cabin, with timber sourced from sustainable woodland here in Cornwall. With a grass roof to regulate the temperature within, the lodge is warm in winter and cool in summer and the log burner with logs provided (all inclusive) makes for warm, cosy evenings after an active day. A large 4-person hot-tub is situated on the main glass-roofed decking area great for relaxation whatever the elements send your way. Wheal Rock has three bedrooms which comfortably sleep up to six people. Fully equipped to Visit England’s Five Star Standard, Rosehill Lodges have also achieved the Gold Award placing us at the very top for quality and service. So, if you are looking for impeccable standards in self-catering and a great location for a memorable holiday we have just what you are looking for.
Porthtowan is an ideal location if you are looking for a surfing holiday or even just thinking of exploring the wonders of Cornwall - of which there are many. Newquay, St Ives, the Eden Project, Lands’ End and the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth are all just 30mins drive away. Truro is a mere 15 minute drive away and there is plenty to do in the local area without even having to drive anywhere. The coastal footpath is a 5 minute walk away, the 'coast 2 coast' bike trail a 10 minute ride away, with bike hire and horse-riding also available locally.
Wheal Rock occupies a corner position at the top of the site. It has a secluded little garden area with a picnic table and bbq. Wheal Rock's garden area has a babbling brook (only about 4 inches deep) running adjacent which is really pleasant when you are relaxing in the garden area or cooking on the BBQ, To the left of Wheal Rock is Wheal Clarence, screened off with planting.
The entrance to Rock is via a gentle slope upwards onto the main decking area. It also has access via three wide steps to the side decking area. Entering via the small decking area, a wooden door leads into a short corridor. A right turn at the end of the corridor takes you into the open plan living area, comprising of a well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area with a large oak table and chairs and lounge, featuring comfy leather sofas, a large screen smart TV, log burner with a supply of kindling and logs.
Double-glazed doors lead onto the large glass-roofed, main decking area where a large 4-person hot-tub awaits, complete with table for alfresco dining. A gently sloping path leads down to the gravelled parking area on the right and small private garden/picnic/bbq area to the left. The third bedroom is directly opposite the small decking entrance and turning left at the end of the short corridor leads towards the main bathroom and two more bedrooms. The main bathroom has double sinks with mirrors situated above each one, a toilet and a bath with an electric power shower above it.
At the end of the long corridor are the master bedroom - leading to en-suite shower room and the second bedroom. Each of the bedrooms has two zip and link beds that can be configured as a super king size bed or two singles. The master bedroom has a small TV with remote control, luggage rack, a large wardrobe and three sets of drawers
Window Views Description
Wheal Rock has an elevated position on the site so it allows occupants standing on their decking to look down the valley at all the grass roofs on site. The view from back bedroom windows looks into the wooded area that backs the site. The kitchen window looks out towards Wheal Clarence and the shared parking area outside the lodge. The lounge window looks out onto the small private garden area with Picnic table and BBQ.
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