Cornish Chough

Ground Floor – Private Garden, Garage and Terrace – Sea/Bay/Garden Views- Sleeps 2

This boutique style self catering apartment is fabulous and is the largest available at Kinbrae House.  The furniture and furnishings are simply gorgeous and the walls are lined with local art and unusual artifacts making Cornish Chough a truly luxurious get away.

The apartment has central heating and constant piping hot water. In the cosy sitting room there is a lovely wood burning stove and mantelpiece framed by mystical mermaids…….

The Kitchen & Garden

The separate kitchen, with it’s own entrance door from the garden, is furnished with a fully fitted paint finished shaker style kitchen with Neff appliances including an integrated slim line dishwasher, an integrated fridge freezer, a gas 5 burner hob, a hide and slide oven, microwave and many more lovely details. The floor is finished with gorgeous decorative glazed ceramic tiles in a modern en-caustic tile design.

All small appliances, cookware, crockery, cutlery and glasses are of the highest quality and design, including Joseph Joseph accessories. Cooking could not be made more fun!

This lovely kitchen is a delight to the senses. There are beautiful hand painted glass panes in the original 1930s back door that cast silhouettes on the walls in the evening light, the Roman blind and ornaments that adorn the kitchen enhance this lovely countryside inspired space.

Cornish Chough has a delightful private garden and flagstone paved terrace for use when staying in this fabulous apartment. Modern garden furniture has been provided for alfresco dining and sunbathing. Access to the garden is from the kitchen door or from the garden path and car park. The garden is turfed and has perimeter herbaceous borders.

Next to the back door is a fully appointed modern utility & drying room. Guests staying in Cornish Chough will have exclusive use of this useful space. This light bright room is appointed with a white ceramic tiled floor with white painted T&G wall paneling and white ceramic wall tiles. The original rendered cob wall has been retained as a feature wall. There is a radiator with thermostatic control, a baby Belfast sink with swivel tap and a full height cleaning cupboard in which you will find cleaning equipment and products for use during your stay, including a cordless vacuum cleaner. A Miele washing machine & dryer stack is available for use during your stay and there are useful wall and portable drying racks, and plenty of storage shelves.

The terrace and garden have been fitted with exterior mains lighting and LED garden lights.

This is a non smoking non vaping garden.

There is an access door from the terrace to the 1930’s single garage. The garage is large enough to park a standard vehicle, a classic or sports car that you might prefer to keep in a garage when staying at Kinbrae House or it can be used as a place to store your water sports equipment. The garage door leads onto the lane behind Kinbrae House and has an automatic garage door with remote control.


Floor Plan

Cornish Chough apartment

The Living Space

The sitting room with dining area for two is a lovely peaceful space with a high ceiling and a delightful Edwardian window that fills the tastefully appointed room with warm afternoon sunlight. The floor finish is Karndean Country Oak, an anti slip wood effect flooring, that looks like the real thing, there is a lovely rug to make this space even more cosy.

The room is furnished with a large very comfortable sofa and matching armchair, occasional tables, a credenza, side tables and lamps. There is a lovely distressed paint finished dining table and two chairs to dine at.  The walls are adorned with artwork and artefacts and the curtain treatments are full length blackout.

During the winter months, when it can get cooler in Cornwall, why not get cosy by the cute blue enamel wood burning stove and watch your favourite film on the 43” smart TV. The stove is laid ready to be lit and a basket of logs is provided. If you use the fire please be sure to keep the door closed once lit and to use fire wood only.

There are gorgeous throws and soft cushions that add the finishing touches to this lovely relaxing room, so sit back and enjoy this home from home apartment.

A delicious Cornish cream tea and fruit bowl welcome you on your arrival.

The Bedroom

The large light filled bedroom has a huge luxurious handmade super king divan bed that can be made in to a twin configuration if preferred (unfortunately we are unable to offer twin configuration during the pandemic). The White Company light as a feather duvet, pillows and 300 count Egyptian cotton bedding and sumptuous topper will aid a fantastic night sleep.

The window treatments in this lovely apartment are all bespoke made black out lined full length curtains so you can have that much needed lie in or an afternoon nap. There are two beautiful Edwardian windows in the bedroom.

The bedroom has been furnished with the deepest softest carpet, a triple wardrobe and dressing table with matching stool, a lovely Lloyd loom armchair, matching bedside tables and rope knot bedside lamps.

A colour coordinated DAB radio alarm Bluetooth media device sits on one of the bedside tables but can be moved to the sitting room should you wish to listen to the radio or your own music whilst sitting by the fire or preparing your dinner.

The walls are adorned with lovely works of art and mirrors and the sumptuous bedding and accessories add the finishing touches to this most luxurious boudoir.

The Bathroom

The modern fully tiled stylish bathroom is furnished with a shower bath, wall hung pan and concealed cistern toilet and vanity basin unit are adorned with a heated anti-fog illuminated wall mirror with power point and chrome accessories.

The rain shower is a digital Aqualisa which automatically sets and stays at your desired temperature, which once you have experienced this you will want one in your own home!

Fluffy towels stay warm and cosy on the heated towel rail and await you after a piping hot shower or a lovely soak in a bubble filled bath. 

Complimentary luxurious Out of Eden toiletries will add to the total pampering experience of this home from home self catering apartment. These are eco friendly products using enzyme plastic technology, so are easy on the environment.

The floor finish in the sitting room, hall and bathroom is fabulous Karndean Country Oak an anti slip wood effect flooring.


Cornish Chough is also furnished with a personal safe, vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, steam iron, drying rack and ironing board, recycling bins, medical kit, emergency sewing kit, cleaning materials and independent super fast fibre WiFi and many more thoughtful touches.

The stove is laid ready to be lit and a basket of wood has been provided for your stay. Only fire wood can be used in the stove. (only prepared during the winter season)

Games and puzzles found in the TV table or side board are available for your use during your stay.

A complementary car park space is available in our private car park for the duration of your stay, or you may prefer to park your car in the garage.

There is an exterior shower and foot tap for use by all guests returning from the beach or water sports. This can be accessed through the private coded locked gate at the rear of the coastal garden area of Cornish Chough and other guests staying at Kinbrae House have access from the coded locked gate at the other side of property.

The secure area is available at the rear of the property for the storage of water sport equipment and bicycles but guests staying in Cornish Chough have exclusive use of the garage if preferred.

Kinbrae House is a non smoking, non vaping premises.

Reviews from Cornish Chough Visitor’s Book

This is our fourth stay at Cornish Chough. Love everything about it and look forward to coming back soon.
Gail and David – Tamworth. 10th September to 2nd October 2021.
Lovely holiday again. apartment fab – very luxurious. 
Elaine and Billy – Liverpool. 9-16th July 2021.
Thank you David and Tamara for creating such a fabulous place! we have been truly spoiled with this fantastic spacious apartment and the beautiful garden. No amount of hyperbole could describe what is Cornish Chough. We had some lovely weather – some not so good but being able to retreat here has been special. See you next year! xx Even the Covid restrictions couldn’t dampen our holiday here! 
Veronica and Steve – Chesterfiled, Derbyshire. 25th June – 4th July 2021.
Wonderful stay – 3rd time! Weather was lovely ,and made the most of the garden this time. See you for Shanty Week next year!
Linda and Cliff – Kent. 11-18th June 2021
Beautiful apartment, well located, wonderful holiday.
Mark and Joanna – Stoke on Trent 4th – 11th June 2021
We love Cornish Chough from the lovely furnishings and fittings to the great little garden and sun terrace. the location is quiet yet convenient for the beach, spa, town and exploring Cornwall. Thank you Tamara and David for a wonderful stay and holiday. 
Christine and Mick – Farnham, Surrey. 23rd – 30th April 2021.
Beautiful apartment, so comfortable and well equipped, great location. Loved the garden which we made us of as the weather was great. A perfect holiday all round. 
Margaret and Colin – Droitwich, Worcs. 11- 25th September 2020
What a wonderful apartment. So well situated. The Gylly Beach Cafe is excellent and the walk to and from was much needed. Lovely comfortable bed- couldn’t fault the attention to detail.
Mike and Jennie – Cheshire. 10th September 2020.
What a stay! This gas been both mine and Rachels best experience with Air BnB. easily the nicest place we have stayed. Incredible amenities and location, and the most attentive host ever. Could not ask for more! Thanks!
Jack and Rachel. Nottingham – 4th September 2020.
We’ve had a fantastic stay at Kinbrae House. The apartment is beautiful and the location is great. We’ve had some lovely days out – Mevagissey, Padstow definitely our favorites. Fantastic breakfast at Birdie Bistro Hayle on our way to St Ives. 
Sarah and Mark 0 South Shields – 27th August 2020
Our 2nd visit and we’ve had the most fantastic time. Thank you for your hospitality. Such a comfortable cosy homely apartment in the best of locations. We will be back for sure. 
Melanie and Mark – Worcestershire. 20th August 2020
Where are the words to describe the grace and elegance of this lovely apartment suite. Magnificent accommodation to match the coat and town we visited. Thank you so much.
Dee and B Carter – Bath. 18th February 2020

Fantastic stay at Kinbrae House exceptionally tasteful décor. We would love to come back.
Sam and Susan Ferguson – Ayrshire, UK. 20th September 2019

Brilliant location and really appreciate the well-equipped comfy apartment. Thank you so much.
Adrian and Belinda Owes – Essex. 22nd August 2019

Beautiful apartment very comfortable and great location. We would love to visit again.
Alison and Paul Taylor – Chicago, Illinois, USA. 9th August 2019

Beautiful appointed apartment in lovely location. Love pictures and wall art!
Alison and David Seall – West Sussex. 4th August 2019

Beautiful apartment, excellent location – loved having a garden!
Brian and Vicky Johnston, Exeter. 19th July 2019

Lovely house with everything we needed and excellent location for exploring on foot, bus ferry.
Andrew and Maggie – Bedfordshire. 5th July 2019

Spectacular location! Cosy and generous facilities. Love the garden…. spent most of the time watching all the different birds that came to visit.
Donna and Carl – Lincoln and London. 28th June 2019

Thank you so much for another wonderful stay. The Shanty was amazing.
Linda and Cliff – Kent. 21st June 2019

WOW! We want to live here. Absolutely love this apartment, the area and the beach being so close. Thankyou we hope to be back.
Anita and Ian – Essex. 14th June 2019

Loved the apartment, well equipped. Enjoyed garden. Thank you.
Carol and Alan – Newcastle Upon Tyne.8th June 2019

Just loved it. Everything you need and so comfortable. We will be back.
Gail and David – Tamworth, Staffs. 17th May 2019

Fabulous apartment couldn’t have asked for more.
Debbie and Kim – Cheltenham. 8th May 2019

WOW! What a beautiful apartment. Home from home. We felt very comfortable here. Will definitely return. Thank you.
Shirley and Steve Thomas – Chester, Cheshire. 26th April 2019

Fantastic apartment many thanks!! Lovely and comfortable and so near the beach and town!! The apartment is beautiful and has everything one needs for a great holiday! Loved it! 😊 😊
Emma Jane and Nick Crown – Frinton-On-Sea, Essex. February 2019

What a beautiful apartment! So well equipped and perfect location. We loved the delightful sunny garden, the super comfortable bed and all the little extras, thank you!
Alison and Harry – Oakley Hants. 30th June 2018


David Lee and Tamara Nance
Kinbrae House Luxury Self Catering Suites
Gyllyngvase Road
TR11 4DJ

Tel: 01326 315529
Mob: 07399 275339 - David
Mob: 07960 742889 – Tamara


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