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Burncoose House (Gwennap)
Elegant country house ideal for large groups and families
Country House | Sleeps 14 + cots | Pets Welcome | Friday Changeover

  • Beautiful country house

  • Sleeps 14 + cot

  • Friday changeover

  • Pets welcome

  • Private gardens

  • Hot tub

  • WiFi

  • Grand dining room

  • Free access to Burncoose Nurseries

  • Ample parking

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Accommodation Details


From one off special occasions to fully catered breaks outside catering services can be arranged. 

Water sport and other outdoor pursuits and activities can be arranged. 

If you would like to book Burncoose for a special or unusual occasion then please enquire at the time of booking and we will be happy to find local suppliers to meet your needs.

The magnolia and rhododendron lined driveway leads to this stunning Jacobean and Georgian residence, owned by the Williams family since 1715. Set in 38 acres of beautiful mature gardens this wonderfully secluded house has been completely renovated to become a truly luxurious retreat, perfect for a family get together, celebration holiday, a fun get away with friends or even a business team away stay. The house is approached via a sweeping driveway with parking set to the side of the house for uninterrupted views over a huge lawn across the valley. A spacious front terrace provides the perfect place for alfresco relaxation adjacent to the conservatory.

Entrance Hall
An impressive entrance welcomes you as you enter Burncoose House with various reception rooms off and an impressive double height naturally light staircase leads to the first floor sleeping quarters.

Living Room
This spacious and elegantly decorated room benefits from tall sash windows which let the light flood in and overlooks the gardens. Comfy sofas, a 55" TV and an open fire makes this a cosy space to relax with family and friends.

Dining Room
Accessed from either the hallway or the kitchen, this impressive and elegant dining room can comfortably seat up to 16 people at it's magnificent mahogany table. Full length sash windows overlook the sweeping lawns to the front of the house and an open fireplace sets the scene for long and languished dinners to be enjoyed.

This dual aspect comfortable room also benefits from an open fireplace and 55" TV, as well as having the facility use a large projector/cinema screen if required. This room is perfect as a second den for the children to watch films, a cosy reading room and even ideal if you're looking for a holiday home with conferencing facilities.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
A stunning kitchen breakfast room which is as functional as it is sociable. This beautiful room will easily accommodate a busy breakfast time, cooking supper whilst enjoying a glass of wine with friends, and will also stand up to the cooking of a full Sunday roast. Benefiting from Corian worktops and fitted with quality appliances such as a Falcon range cooker with ceramic hob and double oven, Neff American style fridge freezer and convection oven/microwave this kitchen is also robust enough to take formal catering if required. Off the kitchen there is a large store room with fridge freezer and chest freezer, ideal for food preparation and storage when using outside caterers. There is a handy separate utility room near the kitchen with a washing machine, tumble dryer and sink.

Downstairs WC Facilities
There is a pretty WC just off the entrance hallway as well as another handy WC near the rear courtyard.

Off the rear hallway you can access the courtyard which benefits from the real luxury of a large hottub.

Stairs and Landing
Beautiful double height staircase featuring the fully restored original light well.

Bedroom 1 - Master
Overlooking the lawn, this south facing dual aspect room is light, airy and very spacious with wing back chairs, a luxurious super king bed and 42" TV. Leading from the bedroom is a dual aspect en suite bathroom with double shower and separate bath. There is also a lockable interconnecting door which has access to the adjacent twin bedroom. This is an ideal layout for families with young children.

Bedroom 2 - Twin Bedroom
A pretty twin bedroom over looking the gardens to the west of the house with it's own en suite bathroom. This bedroom can be accessed from the landing or via the interconnecting door from the master suite.

Bedroom 3 - Second Master
Another light and spacious bedroom with beautiful tall sash windows overlooking the front lawn. There is a super king bed, large sofa, 40" TV and built in wardrobes. An en suite bathroom leads on from here with double shower and separate bath. Middle of the property:

Bedroom 4
A cosy bedroom decorated in yellow and grey with super king bed and 32" TV which overlooks the gardens to the east of the of the house. The en suite bathroom has a double shower and separate bath.

Bedroom 5
Another pretty room in shades of blue with a king sized bed which overlooks the gardens to the west of the property. The en suite bathroom has a double shower and separate bath. To the rear of the property, with separate staircase leading downstairs near the kitchen and utility area.

Bedroom 6
A twin bedroom overlooking the rear of the property. The bathroom next to this bedroom is next door and has a double shower and separate bath.

Bedroom 7/Annex
A self contained annex area which can either be open and used as part of the main house or locked and ideal for staff such as Au Pair, nanny or live in caterer. This accommodation is decorated to the same high standard as the rest of the property and comprises of a light and spacious dual aspect bedroom overlooking the west and rear of the property with king sized bed and 40" TV. There is a bathroom with double shower, and a kitchen with ceramic hob and double oven.

Facilities & Services

Sleeps 14 in 7 en suite bedrooms
Self contained annex available
Secluded setting with beautiful gardens
Fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room
Dining room seating up to 16
Library with conferencing facilities
Open fireplaces in all reception rooms
Hot tub in rear Courtyard
Patio furniture and barbecue
Heating/electrical costs
Bed linen and towels provided
Robes for master bedroom guests
Travel cot and high chair provided
Use of hot tub included
Free access to Burncoose Nursery
Free entry to Royal Horticultural Society lectures when available by pre-arrangement

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