Kea is a small village located in Cornwall, England, just around a mile (1.6 km) from the popular tourist city of Truro. The village is set by Calenick Creek on one side and Truro River and River Fal on the other. Once a mining centre, the area today largely focuses on agriculture. One of its most well-known products is the Kea plum, which is a type of damson found only in this valley of Cornwall. With its countryside setting, Kea has a very peaceful and serene ambience that makes it a wonderful option for those seeking to enjoy a restful retreat while remaining close to tourist destinations like Truro. Our list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Kea, United Kingdom, has a fantastic selection of comfortable stays to choose from.
Located close to Truro, this quiet riverfront cottage is set amidst orchards. The rental offers two bedrooms within the main cottage and a third is located in an adjacent annexe building. Together, the available space can sleep up to six guests. The main cottage additionally offers a large open plan room that encompasses a brightly decorated living space with a fireplace, a dining section and a fully equipped kitchen. The cottage’s garden is set by the river and ample seating has been arranged.
Holly - waterside tranquilitySuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was was larger than we expected with very comfortable bedroomson arrival we found the cottage to be spotlessly clean and well equippedvery clean all stuff you need for a 5 day staythe house is well equipped very clean and pleasantly furnishedthe house was very clean comfortable and in a great and quiet environment
Host:lucy was very responsive and we hope to come back in the futurelucy our hostess could not have been more helpful pleasant and with 24 hour availabilityRead more reviewssuperb get away locationgreat location to explore cornwall from toonice location lovely cottage wonderful holidayswonderful location extremely peaceful and great amenitiesa real gem of a place offering tranquility as advertised
The warm and welcoming ambience of this cosy cottage is sure to charm you. Located by River Fal, close to Coombe, this traditional stone cottage is split over two levels. The lower level offers a well-appointed living room, a dining room and a full kitchen, while the bedroom is located on the upper level. It has an adjoining garden that overlooks the river and comes with outdoor seating that’s been well-placed to enjoy the soothing river views.
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was a beautiful riverside retreat with excellent facilitiesthe house itself had a lovely log burner in the lounge and excellent kitchen facilities
Host:the host called to check we settled in ok and left us welcome essentials to get us startedRead more reviewsbeautiful quiet and right in the heart of nature
Fully private, this charming cottage for two is a barn converted. It is located on the grounds of the owner’s house. The cottage is situated by a pretty walled garden and comes with its own separate entrance. The house is spread over two floors with the ground floor having a combined living room, a dining table and a small kitchenette set up with basics. The mezzanine floor comes with a double bed that faces a large roof window offering a unique experience. The kitchen area opens into the garden, where outdoor furniture has been set up to enjoy the wonderful surroundings.
Rural blissOld Kea, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsshe has a beautiful garden with table and chairs that you can sit and enjoy watching the wildlifethe space was nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortablea quiet and comfortable place to stay with access to a beautiful garden and to lovely local walksvery clean and good value for moneyvery clean and comfortable with high standardsthe place was spotless and bed was super comfythe space is clean comfy and has everything you need to enjoy your stayit is very cosy and clean
Host:linda is the perfect hostlinda is a lovely hostlinda was a great host with prompt friendly comms throughoutlinda was a great host and made you feel very welcomethe host was lovely and left breakfast for us at the start of the weekRead more reviewsamazing place in a relaxing locationfabulous location very rural yet only a few minutes from trurothe location is beautiful and so peacefulbeautiful and amazingly well located place to stayit's tucked away in a rural location so a good satnav will help you
Set amid the countryside, this guest house is a newly updated stylish space suitable for up to two guests. It is located on the grounds of the hosts’ house around 2 mi (3.2 km) from Truro city centre in Porth Kea. Featuring a modern, trendy style, the guest house offers a living area with a fireplace, a full kitchen and a dining area, all within an open plan layout. The bedroom is separate and comes with an en-suite bathroom. Guests can use the deck located out front. It overlooks landscaped gardens, as well as a small adjacent terrace that has been fitted with barbeque facilities.
Situated in an area of Outstanding Natural BeautyCornwall, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit’s a stylish space thoughtfully designed to meet all your needs and made our stay so comfortablethe house was super cozy and equipped with most of the essentials you might needmodern and comfortable place in a beautiful settingso clean and even better in personspotlessly clean and had everything we neededbeautiful place and super cleanreally clean well designed spacesuper modern chic and very clean
Host:jessica was a super helpful host with extremely quick responsesi’d certainly recommend staying here and jessica is a great thoughtful hostthanks for being such a fab hostjessica is an excellent host and the property is outstandingjessica was a fantastic host and we'd definitely stay againRead more reviewsgreat location and surrounding areasgreat central location to explore lots of different placesgreat location for exploring the local areawe couldnt fault the apartment great location to for exploringthis tiny house is a perfectly located countryside escape secluded but close to shops and things to do
This rental is a historic cottage that dates back to the 1800s. It has been recently updated to create a modern and stylish space that can sleep up to four guests. The cottage features an open plan room that incorporates a fully equipped compact kitchen, a dining table and a living section with a fireplace. Additionally, there are two snug bedrooms. Guests can make use of the courtyard in front which features a picnic bench set.
The WoodshedTruro, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsvery clean and well thought outvery cosy and spotlessly cleanthe place was wonderfully clean and is newly renovatedeverything was clean and tidy our requirements were met and we were made to feel very welcome
Host:jess is so kind and accomodatingbeautifully presented and very welcoming hostsjess was a great host quick to respond and very accommodatingthanks jess for being such a great hostvery good place highly recommendable & and very kind hostsRead more reviewsgreat location with everything we neededthe location for us was perfect as was the accommodationclean great location and friendly host
Beautifully furnished Chycara Garden Lodge is one of the five cottages set amid lush woodland. This particular cottage offers two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. An open concept room comprises a well-appointed living space, a dining section and a small kitchen. The cottage is located close to a lake and is surrounded by trees offering a serene setting.
Garden Lodge - 2 bedroom - self-cateringTruro, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe place is kept incredibly clean and tidy and has a well equipped kitchenRead more reviewsgreat place for a relaxing holiday
Comfortable and homelike, this cottage is just outside Truro and can host up to four guests. It offers a combined living-cum-dining room (which includes a sofa bed), a separate well-equipped kitchen and one bedroom. The countryside setting makes it an ideal hideaway for those looking for a quiet vacation.
Entire Cottage near Truro. Cosy, quiet locationCornwall, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe furniture is comfortable and sparkling cleanwelcoming clean and very handy for local amenitiesspring cottage is a lovely clean quiet country cottage
Host:emma is a friendly and very helpful hostemma was a great host and we are thinking of a return tripsuch a lovely cottage and emma is a great host who gives so much local knowledgeRead more reviewsgreat little place perfect location and well kepteverything we needed at the house and a great location a short drive from truro centreit’s a great location and emma was a wonderful hosta lovely central position for touring both north and south cornwall
Have a secluded retreat in this luxuriously furnished shepherd’s hut located in a verdant estate overlooking the Fal estuary. The tiny house has been carefully crafted and offers creature comforts. The main hut features a sofa bed, a small kitchenette equipped with basics, and a dinette. A wood-burning stove has been fitted to ensure warm interiors. A separate hut next door acts as a bathroom that has been equipped with the latest conveniences. Just outside the hut, there is a seating area to soak in the tranquil atmosphere, as well as a dedicated dining facilitiy with a firepit and barbeque equipment.
The Shepherds HutTruro, Cornwall, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe sofa bed is comfy and the shower is lovelywas impressed at how warm and comfortable the hut was in the most extreme winds and rainreally nice shower hut as well beautiful location and fantastic viewsit was super cosy thanks to the log fire and the pull out bed was surprisingly very comfortablethe bed and the linen was so comfortable we had the best night sleeps ever relaxing and unwinding big timeeverything is very cleanabsolutely lovely clean cozy warm beautiful surroundingsso clean really well equipped with great information for a perfect stayit is so clean and has everything you needit was exceptionally clean and cosy and had everything needed for an enjoyable stay
Host:lucy is a great host and really helpfulawesome host awesome neighboursthank you lucy for being a decent hostlucy was super helpful and welcominglucy was great at answering any queries prior to our visit and was very helpful throughoutRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat little weekend break lovely peaceful locationa unique location that we really enjoyed exploringfantastic little hut lovely location great funa stunning location and a perfect little get-away
In this converted barn, available space has been transformed into a self-contained luxury cottage suitable for up to two guests. Brimming with country charm, the cottage, located within a farm, offers a sitting room with dining space, a separate full kitchen and a bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. Guests can access the private patio that is set outside the cottage. The grounds include orchards and paddocks that guests are free to explore. The decor is stylish and tasteful, with several beautiful touches.
Bramblings - Bolotho BarnsTruro, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewslovely comfortable cottage in a secluded areafrances provided a warm welcome and some goodies on the kitchen table when we arrivedthe chalet bungalow was very clean and well prepared with a luxurious bathroombramblings was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing and fun holidaythe accommodation is sparkling clean and very spacious with everything of very good qualitythis is an absolutely stunning place absolutely spotless and the bathroom was out of this worldthe cottage itself is very modern and spotlessly clean
Host:frances was a great host i would very much recommend a stay here great value for moneyfrances was the perfect host and the barn was exactly as we expectedthe books and maps and local places of interest including secret beaches were particularly welcome and informativeRead more reviewsit's close to all famous attractionslovely barn in a lovely locationa lovely barn conversion in a great locationa great place to stay at the heart of cornwallgreat location for seeing lots of cornwall
Offering an upscale ambience, this award-winning cottage with high ceilings features plush furnishings and elegant decor. Suitable for up to two guests, the cottage is a converted stone barn that is set amidst a paddock and an orchard. The interiors of the cottage feature a bedroom with a double bed, a living space (with a wood-burning stove) and a compact yet full kitchen. There’s a private patio, which guests can use, that leads to the orchard. The cottage offers proximity to Truro town centre.
Skylarks - Bolotho BarnsTruro, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is spacious and comfortableclean comfortable and relaxingclean comfy space which has everything you needvery clean and tidy lovely host and is a great place to stay with dogs :)
Host:frances the owner is very welcomingthe host frances was extremely friendly and welcomingcould not fault the property or the host and would definitely recommendour host was on hand to greet us on arrival and was very pleasant and helpfulfrances was an excellent host she welcomed us on arrival and left us some lovely home made goodiesRead more reviewsbeautiful property in a tranquil locationlovely property in a secluded locationtop quality everything in a wonderfully peaceful locationclose to truro and easy to get toit's also perfectly located to explore all the corners of cornwall
Enjoy the countryside charm of Kea
With its idyllic beauty and tranquil vibe, Kea is sure to give visitors a welcome break from their hectic routines. Take the opportunity to enjoy the experience of rural life by staying at one of the amazing rental options available in the area. Our list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Kea, United Kingdom, has several superb options to get you started.
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