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SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Spires is a brand new 2015 fully equipped modern designer luxurious bijou retreat purposely and personally created by the owners for couples looking for a luxurious quiet break without distractions. Elevated high above the beautiful Cornish landscape enjoying magnificent pastoral panoramic views through the total glass gable end or take alfresco dining on the private viewing balcony. Spires is extremely private with open plan living and all the modern luxury you would expect from a new build in this location. Enjoy a welcoming Cornish homemade cream tea and hamper created for you by the owners and explore this wonderful part of the world. * Prices for this brand new property start at just £73 per night * 12ft high modern balcony * Utterly stunning views * Viewing platform * Romantic ...Spires is a brand new 2015 fully equipped modern designer luxurious bijou retreat purposely and personally created by the owners for couples looking for a luxurious quiet break without distractions. Elevated high above the beautiful Cornish landscape enjoying magnificent pastoral panoramic views through the total glass gable end or take alfresco dining on the private viewing balcony. Spires is extremely private with open plan living and all the modern luxury you would expect from a new build in this location. Enjoy a welcoming Cornish homemade cream tea and hamper created for you by the owners and explore this wonderful part of the world. * Prices for this brand new property start at just £73 per night * 12ft high modern balcony * Utterly stunning views * Viewing platform * Romantic modern luxury getaway and coastal walks * Private gardens * Parking * Perfect for couples no babies of any age orchildren * Friendly owners available. * Drench head shower * Gas BBQ and outdoor furniture * Killiow golf course 5 mins * King Harry chain ferry LIVING Large open plan double bed-roomed luxurious private apartment with vaulted ceilings, entered by private external staircase onto viewing balcony and entrance door. Fully fitted brand new kitchen with all the appliances you can imagine including a Tassimo coffee maker and selection of coffee pods. Sit back in the sumptuous Ice white corner leather chaise sofa listening to your very own favourite music bluetoothed into a room filling Bose Sound Player and enjoy the views with an inviting log burner. Logs and kindling will be waiting for you. Rotating 48” Samsung smart LED TV. Unlimited free wifi. Gas central heating and dining for 4 taking in the magnificent country views. EN SUITE BEDROOM Bedtime will tempt you into the sumptuous Velour and diamante king size bed with 12 inch mattress, luxury topper and bedding. Watch the big screen or enjoy breakfast in bed taking in the early morning views. Modern mirror furniture and designer LED lighting to suit your mood. Enjoy an early morning drench shower in this very modern wet room. A sliding glass door to use for privacy if required (new for 2017) You will never tire from the commanding views on the stainless steel and glass cantilever viewing balcony. Full use of owners garden, private multi gym treadmill and exercise bike. Gas BBQ and outdoor furniture. WHERE TO GO TRURO Spires is set in a beautiful countryside location but the vibrant city of Truro and hub of Cornwall is just 2 miles away where you can enjoy some of the best cosmopolitan restaurants and shopping in the country on Lemon Quay piazza or book a show at the popular Hall for Cornwall theatre. How about a classic boat trip down to Falmouth on the Enterprise. FALMOUTH The unspoilt and traditional town and port of Falmouth is just 6 miles away where you will find the very popular National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle The town offers so much and also boasts some amazing eateries including Rick Steins Fish restaurant. FAL RIVER Visit Cornwall's most popular visitor destination. We love it here and we know you will too. This beautiful Cornish river runs through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is home to award-winning places to stay, restaurants and attractions. The Roseland Peninsula Explore the remote beaches and small fishing village of St Mawes on The Roseland Peninsula by crossing the river Fal on the world famous King Harry chain ferry just 5 mins drive. Prepare to relax on pristine, tranquil waters; get the rush of adrenaline-fuelled excitement on a storm-beaten clifftop; and enjoy lazy days on sun soaked remote beaches. GOLF Set in the magnificent grounds of Killiow Estate just 5 minutes away this well maintained and picturesque 18 hole parkland course presents a challenge to golfers of all standards The tranquil setting offers a chance to relax amonst the mature trees, the natural water features and the indigenous wildlife, which includes buzzards, swallows, woodpeckers, jays, dragonflies and of course rabbits. There are 3 par 5s, 4 par 3s and 11 par 4s making 6124yds off the white tees and 5440yds from the Ladies tees. WALKING AND CYCLING Drive 6 minutes to a walk around the beautiful National Trust gardens of Trelissick down to the beach for a picnic lunch whilst the more energetic of your party take in some canoeing or dinghy sailing at nearby Loe Beach. Meet up again for a creamy Hot Chocolate in the quirky Loe Beach Cafe. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the nearby Bissoe nature reserve and popular cycle hire with cycle paths from Devoran to Porteath. BEACHES There are so many beautiful beaches and places to explore. Nearby on the south coast you have many remote beaches on The Roseland and the more popular town beaches of Gyllyngvase and Swanpool Beach. The North coast is just 20 minutes drive to reach the rugged surf beaches of Newquay, Perranporth, Porteath and St Ives or you can explore further west to St Micheal mount, Lands end and Minack Theatre. ALSO PROVIDED We also provide the following for your enjoyment at no extra cost. Tea, coffee, sugar, coffemate, filter coffee, olive oil, salt & pepper, shower gel, hand wash, small amount of washing powder for machine, foil, cling film, greaseproof paper, toilet & kitchen roll, 1 dustbin liner, small bin liners, dish cloths & tea towels.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Stephanie/Andrew M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed September 17, 2020 via mobile

Spires was the perfect place to get away for peace and quiet. Yet so convenient to visit new places in Cornwall. I have come home relaxed. The view to wake up to every day was beautiful. Everything inside had been well thought out. I couldn’t...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank ChristinaES2013
Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi christina, thank you very much for your valued review and the lovely card you left , also much appreciated the fact you left the flat like nobody had stayed there !! We hope to see you in the near future, best wishes, Steph and...More

Reviewed September 11, 2020

Playing Place Good central location to easily get to north or south coast of Cornwall The views from the property across countryside and able to see Truro great to sit on the balcony with a glass of wine and take in the view

Date of stay: September 2020
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Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, sipping wine and taking in the views are the most important part of your stay, glad you had a lovely time, best wishes, Steph and Andrew .

Reviewed September 6, 2020

From location,views, accommodation and lovely finishing touches we could not fault our stay. We look forward to returning in the near future.

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank shazza070614
Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your valued review , much appreciated ,many thanks, regards Steph and Andrew .

Reviewed August 8, 2020

This accommodation is absolutely first class, recently spent 11 days and was completely at home in this beautiful apartment, everything possible was catered for a perfect holiday. Very comfortable bed and slept so well I now need to go and buy one the same 😊...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2020

Thank you very much for your detailed review and stunning photos of the sunset. Will definitely meet you next time , we wanted to make sure we didn't encroach on your space with covid still lurking. Look forward to your return visit, all the best...More

Reviewed July 28, 2020

This is an amazing find and so well located. We loved our time here and the property was excellent. The welcome gifts were a surprise and a lovely touch. Me and my partner will certainly be returning. The view out of the window in the...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Thank you for your lovely review, it's so nice when our guests love spending time relaxing here , glad you made the most of it , look forward to your return, best wishes, Steph and Andrew.

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Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2020
Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2020

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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Stayed 2 nights, what a fantastic place to unwind and relax, place with stunning views,all you wanted in one place.

Date of stay: October 2019
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Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed your break away , hope you found the restaurants that you wanted, and see you in the near future, regards, Steph and Andrew.

Reviewed October 19, 2019

Nice modern apartment. We enjoyed our stay here. Only thing I would say is the windows seemed to attract a lot of fruit flies which was unpleasant. Everything else was lovely.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Suzanne W
Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2019

Thank you for your review, unfortunately occasionally we do get fruit flies as the season changes so I'm sorry we were not there to deal with it . Glad you enjoyed your stay , best regards, Steph and Andrew.

Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

There was nothing lacking. Came equipped with everything. Stunning views. Good local pubs. Only thing that I would have liked was a mirror opposite entrance to aid getting out onto road.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Coastal713050
Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2019

Thank you for your great review, we will certainly look into putting up mirrors on the road , good idea . Glad you enjoyed your stay ,and look forward to welcoming you in the future, regards, Steph and Andrew.

Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

This was our second stay at Spires and we weren’t disappointed, we use it as a base which suits us perfectly, it’s light bright and clean, everything has been catered for, I cannot think of one negative..no complaints from us!

Date of stay: September 2019
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Blackmaisie, VR Owner at SPIRES A Modern Luxury Bijou Retreat for Couples, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thanks guys!! Just the review we were looking for , thank you for your continued support, perfect house guests, see you very soon ,best wishes , Steph and Andrew.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Gym
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Private Yard
Secure Parking
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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