Rose in Vale Country House Hotel St Agnes, Devon & Cornwall
Independently owned four star hotel close to TruroBook
Member since 2020
Tucked away in Mithian, Rose in Vale is perfectly positioned for exploring the best of Cornwall. The tranquil space is a place to relax, indulge and let the salty sea air of Cornwall wash away the stress of modern life. With a friendly welcome, delicious food and a comfortable night's stay in a peaceful valley by the stream.
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Classic Country Getaway - Classic Room
From £95.15 pppn for a 7 night stay, to £120 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Classic room and receive:
- Dinner from the a la carte menu on the first evening (value £45 pp)
- Complimentary bottle of house wine on first night (or £15 credit towards another bottle on the wine list) (value £22.50)
- Full English breakfast daily
- Complimentary bottle of house wine on subsequent nights if all guests have 3 courses
- Use of the seasonal outside pool (open late May bank holiday to mid-September weather dependant)
- This package is non refundable if cancelled / postponed within 14 days of arrival
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- 4 star luxury oasis of calm
- Award winning restaurant
- Solar heated outdoor pool surrounded by a sun-trap patio
- Minutes from Cornwall's best beaches
- Individual bedrooms
- 10 acres of grounds
- Independently owned
- Exclusively for adults
The hotel is closed annually from November - April.
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Rose in Vale Country House Hotel
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Traditional Afternoon Tea
Served in the gardens or lounges between 1.30pm and 4pm (requires 24 hours notice)
Served between 11am and 3pm
Dinner is served between 7pm and 8pm (last sitting at 8pm)
The dress code for the restaurant is 'Smart Casual'
Complimentary on site parking is available
The hotel has two ground floor rooms with walk in showers
Please note, Rose in Vale Country House Hotel is exclusively for adults and no children under the age of 18 may stay in the hotel or use the facilities.
Only 2.5 miles from Trevaunance Cove and 2.75 miles from Perranporth Beach. You can walk to Perranporth along their private stream!
Perranporth and Newquay have great surfing!
History of the hotel
The Rose in Vale Country House Hotel was originally a 17th Century Cornish Long house that consisted of two cottages. Mr Thomas Nankivell bought the property and in 1761 added the Iconic Georgian frontage. When Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nankivell lived there, John Opie, the renowned local painter, visited them, his sister being in service there.
Ada Earland, in her book John Opie and his Circle says, "Mr. Thomas Nankivell of Rosenvale and his daughter, Joyce, had also been kind to the boy”; there is a tradition in the family that Opie painted young Mrs.Joseph Townsend (Joyce Nankivell) out of gratitude for assistance she had given him in his artistic training.
Joyce Nankivell was a local beauty, possessing "great sweetness and animation." The name of her father's house, "Rose-in-Vale, is said to have been given as a pretty compliment from a visitor to this fair Cornish flower set in the deep valley in which stood the house." Joyce has been described elsewhere as "The Belle of Mithian."
The house was bought by as a winter residence for Captain John Oates.
Captain Oates was the owner of the Great Wheal Leisure Copper Mine at Perranporth. He was involved in other mines and is said to have controlled all of the mines in the locality. It was an elegant private house with its Gatekeeper's cottage at the entrance (on the right as you enter the drive).
It is not known when Capt Oates took up residence but it was probably during the very early 1800s. He was definitely living here in 1830 up until the 1850s
This is not a pet friendly property.
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