Mellingey house and gardens

 

Take a peek at Mellingey a luxury holiday home in beautiful South East Cornwall!

Discover the beauty of South Cornwall and stay in style at Mellingey with friends and family.

 The river Fowey towards the Park

Located within the charming small town of Lostwithiel on the banks of the River Fowey,

Mellingey is decorated to the highest of standards with a considered layout and décor style just perfect for holiday life.

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Four beautiful bedrooms offer accommodation for up to 8 guests with ample living, dining and garden space for all. A Private driveway leads to parking outside the house for several cars.

We very much Welcome dogs to stay and with an acre of garden and woodland dogs love it!

Once a former Dairy, Mellingey has been at the heart of the local community for generations.

Swans in the River Fowey at Lostwithiel's ancient town bridge

Today this wonderful family home has been bought bang up to date with a sensitive conversion and impressive style to evoke the relaxing ambience and coastal nuances of the nearby river and nautical setting.

Mellingey driveway and view from the front terraceUpon arrival the driveway sweeps up to the elevated position. The house is reverse level in style to maximise the rural views with a wonderful open plan living, dining and kitchen space

The entrance hall with the lounge to the left and kitchen right

The entrance hall with the lounge to the left and kitchen right

As you enter through the external front door, you have a small tiled porch leading to the internal door with the original 1930’s stained glass door.

The entrance hall is laid with porcelain tiles, the kitchen diner and lounge are to the left and right respectively.

Open plan kitchen & dining area, with seating for 8 plus a breakfast bar.

Open plan kitchen & dining area, with seating for 8 plus a breakfast bar.

The dining area has an extending wood table to seat 8, the breakfast bar is ideal for socialising or perhaps the kids breakfasts or early tea. The fully equipped kitchen has a porcelain tiled floor with under floor heating.

Looking towards the dining area from the kitchen and showing the garden views through the large bay windows.

Looking towards the dining area from the kitchen and showing the garden views through the large bay windows.
View of the kitchen from the dining area

View of the kitchen from the dining area
Dining area with garden views

Dining area with garden views
Kitchen view

Kitchen view
Dining area

Dining area

Directly across the hall from the dining area is the lounge

Lounge area

Lounge area
The large but cozy lounge with ample seating from 2 settees and arm chairs and a lovely log burning fire

The large but cozy lounge with ample seating from 2 settees and 3 arm chairs plus a lovely log burning fire
The lounge with a large bay window plus two large windows making it light and airy while showing off the fabulous panoramic views of the upper river Fowey and Restormel & Duchy valley

The lounge with a large bay window plus two large windows making it light and airy while showing off the fabulous panoramic views of the upper river Fowey and Restormel & Duchy valley
Large and spacious lounge with panoramic views across the valley, town and river

Large and spacious lounge with panoramic views across the valley, town and river
Bedroom one upstairs, double bed with beautiful views of the countryside

Bedroom one upstairs, double bed with beautiful views of the countryside
Bedroom from a different angle showing the room layout, the room has a large double wardrobe and 6 drawer dresser,

Bedroom from a different angle showing the room layout, the room has a large double solid oak wardrobe, 6 drawer dresser and TV.
Bedroom two upstairs a double bed with lovely views of the rear terraced garden and lawns

Bedroom two upstairs a double bed with lovely views of the rear terraced garden and lawns
Bedroom two showing a different perspective and the lovely solid wood mirrored dresser

Bedroom two showing a different perspective and the lovely solid wood mirrored dresser
Upstairs bathroom with large drench shower and under floor heating.

Upstairs bathroom with large drench shower and under floor heating.

The two upstairs bedroom’s have their own private hallway and bathroom area separated from the main living area.

Bedroom three is considered the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, king size bed and french doors leading out onto a small stone patio. The room has a travertine floor, both the bedroom and bathroom have underfloor heating. The room has a smart TV

Bedroom three is considered the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, king size bed and french doors leading out onto a small stone patio. The room has a travertine floor, both the bedroom and bathroom have underfloor heating. The room has a smart TV
Bedroom three from a different angle showing the solid oak wardrobe, dresser and en-suite

Bedroom three from a different angle showing the solid oak wardrobe, dresser and en-suite
En-suite bathroom for bedroom three with drench shower and full size bathtub

En-suite bathroom for bedroom three with drench shower and full size bathtub
Bedroom four also downstairs with an en-suite bathroom and french doors opening out onto the stone terrace with bistro table and chairs.

Bedroom four also downstairs with an en-suite bathroom and french doors opening out onto the stone terrace with bistro table and chairs.
En-suite bathroom for bedroom four

En-suite bathroom for bedroom four

Step out onto the sunny paved terrace to the front of the house and enjoy the lush green setting with the River Fowey and valley views below.

The front terrace at Mellingey with panoramic views of the countryside and river Fowey valley

The front terrace at Mellingey with panoramic views of the countryside and river Fowey valley
Mellingey from the garden

Mellingey from the garden with the countryside view
An autumn view from the garden, showing the river Fowey flowing through the fields below the house

An autumn view from the garden, showing the river Fowey flowing through the fields below the house
Rear terraced garden's at Mellingey

Rear terraced garden’s at Mellingey

Mellingey offers a wonderful terraced garden with layers of level lawn,  and orchards for children and dogs to play.img_2906

Chester The Manchester Terrier

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and pathways leading to quiet benches high above the house for jackpot views.img_0423

The garden brims with colour throughout the year with apple tree blossom and primroses in spring, the Rhododendrons and Azaleas followed by the Hydrangeas in the summer to the copper beech colours of autumn.

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Apple blossom
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Acer Palmatum
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Rhododendrons
Poppy in full bloom

Poppy in full bloom

 

 

Japanese flowering Quince

Japanese flowering Quince
A lovely rose flowering in July

A tea rose flowering in July
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Pretty black Viola’s
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The lovely Hydrangea

 

 

 

 

 

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Fabulous display of Primroses

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. We adore the look of this house, it looks gorgeous.
    We get to travel around and review dog friendly accommodation like this a lot, yours is just stunning!

    Love From, Steph & The Spaniels

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