Property Spotlight: Discover the Charming Lostwithiel Stewardry in Cornwall

Welcome to our Property Spotlight series, where we highlight some of the most enchanting holiday homes around the world. In this edition, we invite you to explore the captivating Lostwithiel Stewardry, nestled in the heart of Cornwall, England. With its picturesque surroundings, luxurious amenities, and rich history, this holiday home promises an unforgettable retreat for all types of travellers and is one of our finest holiday homes in Cornwall.

Having friendly neighbours is always a bonus during your stay.

Beautiful surroundings

Situated near the quaint town of Lostwithiel, known as the “antique capital” of Cornwall, Lostwithiel Stewardry offers an idyllic escape within reach of both Cornwall’s stunning coastline and its charming countryside. Set on a 600+ acre estate of verdant landscapes peppered with cuddly sheep and herds of fallow deer, rolling hills, intriguing woods and winding rivers, this location provides a perfect blend of tranquillity and exploration.

Whether you’re seeking leisurely strolls along the Fowey River, visits to nearby castles, or coastal adventures, Lostwithiel Stewardry offers the ideal base to experience the very best of Cornwall.

Historical Charm

The Stewardry itself is steeped in history, with the current building dating back to the 18th century. Immerse yourself in the building’s unique character, as it effortlessly blends its centuries-old roots and original features with modern comforts. From its exposed wooden beams and original stonework to the carefully curated furnishings, each room tells a story of its own. The seamless integration of traditional and contemporary design elements creates an ambience that is both cosy and elegant. You might never wish to leave!

Accommodation and Amenities

Ideal for large families or groups of friends, Lostwithiel Stewardry offers accommodation for up to 14 guests across its seven beautifully appointed bedrooms. The interior spaces are thoughtfully designed, combining comfort and sophistication. Each bedroom has a bathroom too (five of which are en suite) and the owners provide guests with Made for Life organic toiletries and fluffy white bathrobes and towels.

All the properties on the estate have been given a fabulous makeover by Sarah Fortescue Designs. Not only does every room in the Stewardry enjoy fabulous estate views, but the interiors are also beautiful, atmospheric, lavish, full of vibrant colour, superbly comfortable and exquisite in their detailing.

The well-equipped kitchen provides the perfect setting for preparing delicious meals, which can be enjoyed in the spacious dining area, beside which you can light a roaring fire. After a day of exploration, unwind in the inviting living room, complete with plush sofas, a wood-burning fireplace, and a selection of books and board games.

Outdoor Delights

Step outside to discover the meticulously maintained gardens surrounding the Stewardry. Admire the vibrant blooms, relax on the patio, or indulge in a barbecue while taking in the scenic views of the countryside. Grab a basket and help yourself to picking apples in the orchard during autumn or cosy around the firepit wrapped in blankets on cool evenings.

The Eden Project is just 20 minute’s drive away

What To Do Nearby

Lostwithiel is a charming market town with a wealth of attractions to explore. Wander through the cobbled streets lined with independent boutiques, antique shops, and art galleries. Don’t miss a visit to the historic Restormel Castle, perched on a hilltop overlooking the town, or embark on a riverboat cruise along the Fowey River.

St Austell is a short drive away as well as the gorgeous soft sand beaches of Carlyon Bay and Par and numerous little coves that dot the coastline, all waiting to be explored.

Additionally, the famous Eden Project, the picturesque village of Fowey, and Cornwall’s historic tin mining stannaries are all within easy reach, promising an array of exciting activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.


If you’re searching for a truly memorable holiday experience in Cornwall, the Lostwithiel Estate offers a captivating blend of history, luxury, and natural beauty. Embrace the enchanting charm of this medieval property, indulge in modern comforts, and explore the captivating surroundings at your leisure. Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, this holiday home is a haven for creating cherished memories. Book your stay at Lostwithiel Stewardry and embark on an extraordinary journey into Cornwall’s rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes.

Check out the rest of the holiday homes on the magnificent Lostwithiel Manor Estate:

  • The Grade II listed Lostwithiel Manor is the grand home at the centre of the estate, perfectly refurbished and the ideal setting for a fantasy wedding. The principal building sleeps up to 18 guests.
  • Lostwithiel Stable House is a delightful hideaway with an open-plan living and dining room that is characterful, spacious and provides the ideal spot to curl up in front of the roaring log burner. This house sleeps up to four guests.
  • Lostwithiel House, sleeping six guests, the house has a glorious window seat, lashings of wood panelling and a vaulted ceiling that crowns the living area.
  • The pretty and unique Lostwithiel Dairy House with its vibrant colours, plush furnishings and a dining table made from oak sourced directly from the estate. The cottage sleeps eight guests.

If you are celebrating a special event or planning a family reunion, each of the properties can be booked with Oliver’s Travels, with total accommodation for 50 of your most distinguished guests.


So, if a trip to sunny Cornwall is on the cards, then you know now where best to rest your head after enjoying this delightful county. Check out the full portfolio on Oliver’s Travels and get in contact with our Concierge team who will be happy to advise how best to enjoy the area and book any added extras that your heart desires!

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