Ah, what an absolutely wonderful place. We almost want to keep it as our little secret....
Chapel House is that rare thing: a modern B&B which has been done with tremendous style and vision, yet also feels thoroughly homely and comfortable, no sense of needing to stand on ceremony. We'd seen the building from the outside countless times while wandering through Lizard village, but weren't really sure what to expect on the inside. Katie and Mark have done a beautiful job on their refurbishment project: every space is elegant and thoughtful, and the overall atmosphere is one of a peaceful retreat from the outside world.
From the blackboard in the porch with the week's weather forecast chalked up (and the sparrows nesting above) to one of the most comfortable beds we've ever slept in, it all hit the spot for us. We arrived after a week of blissful self-catering nearby and could easily have felt a bit out of place in other people's space, but not at all: we were spoilt for choice for inviting spots to loaf around with a book and a glass of wine, and never felt like we needed to be out and about if we didn't feel like it. We loved the location too, right in the heart of the village, but somehow slightly tucked out of view.
The breakfast, served in the lovely living room, was a thing of absolute splendour: we'd have needed hours to do it all justice. Although the jam and croissants looked really inviting, I never managed to make it beyond Mark's epic "full Cornish" with home-made baked beans and other delights, washed down with a fine pot of tea. Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day; at Chapel House, it can be your only meal of the day...!
As you'll have gathered, we couldn't have been happier. We relaxed right into its quiet, gentle rhythm almost as soon as we arrived...and we really didn't want to leave when it was time to go. A splendid, homely place, one we're very much looking forward to returning to.
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