Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kea, United Kingdom - Updated 2022

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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.

1. Holly Cottage (from USD 675)

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 tranquility
22 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was was larger than we expected with very comfortable bedrooms
on arrival we found the cottage to be spotlessly clean and well equipped
very clean all stuff you need for a 5 day stay
the house is well equipped very clean and pleasantly furnished
the house was very clean comfortable and in a great and quiet environment
lucy was very responsive and we hope to come back in the future
lucy our hostess could not have been more helpful pleasant and with 24 hour availability
superb get away location
great location to explore cornwall from too
nice location lovely cottage wonderful holidays
wonderful location extremely peaceful and great amenities
a real gem of a place offering tranquility as advertised
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2. Pencreek (from USD 675)

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.

8 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was a beautiful riverside retreat with excellent facilities
the house itself had a lovely log burner in the lounge and excellent kitchen facilities
the host called to check we settled in ok and left us welcome essentials to get us started
beautiful quiet and right in the heart of nature
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3. Barn converted into an adorable cottage (from USD 101)

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 bliss
Old Kea, England, United Kingdom
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she has a beautiful garden with table and chairs that you can sit and enjoy watching the wildlife
the space was nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortable
a quiet and comfortable place to stay with access to a beautiful garden and to lovely local walks
very clean and good value for money
very clean and comfortable with high standards
the place was spotless and bed was super comfy
the space is clean comfy and has everything you need to enjoy your stay
it is very cosy and clean
linda is the perfect host
linda is a lovely host
linda was a great host with prompt friendly comms throughout
linda was a great host and made you feel very welcome
the host was lovely and left breakfast for us at the start of the week
amazing place in a relaxing location
fabulous location very rural yet only a few minutes from truro
the location is beautiful and so peaceful
beautiful and amazingly well located place to stay
it's tucked away in a rural location so a good satnav will help you
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4. Smartly furnished studio near Porth Kea (from USD 88)

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 Beauty
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s a stylish space thoughtfully designed to meet all your needs and made our stay so comfortable
the house was super cozy and equipped with most of the essentials you might need
modern and comfortable place in a beautiful setting
so clean and even better in person
spotlessly clean and had everything we needed
beautiful place and super clean
really clean well designed space
super modern chic and very clean
jessica was a super helpful host with extremely quick responses
i’d certainly recommend staying here and jessica is a great thoughtful host
thanks for being such a fab host
jessica is an excellent host and the property is outstanding
jessica was a fantastic host and we'd definitely stay again
great location and surrounding areas
great central location to explore lots of different places
great location for exploring the local area
we couldnt fault the apartment great location to for exploring
this tiny house is a perfectly located countryside escape secluded but close to shops and things to do
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5. Historic cottage with a compact kitchen (from USD 216)

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 Woodshed
Truro, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
very clean and well thought out
very cosy and spotlessly clean
the place was wonderfully clean and is newly renovated
everything was clean and tidy our requirements were met and we were made to feel very welcome
jess is so kind and accomodating
beautifully presented and very welcoming hosts
jess was a great host quick to respond and very accommodating
thanks jess for being such a great host
very good place highly recommendable & and very kind hosts
great location with everything we needed
the location for us was perfect as was the accommodation
clean great location and friendly host
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6. Chycara Garden Lodge (from USD 162)

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-catering
Truro, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
5 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the place is kept incredibly clean and tidy and has a well equipped kitchen
great place for a relaxing holiday
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7. Appealing cottage close to Truro (from USD 80)

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 location
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is comfortable and sparkling clean
welcoming clean and very handy for local amenities
spring cottage is a lovely clean quiet country cottage
emma is a friendly and very helpful host
emma was a great host and we are thinking of a return trip
such a lovely cottage and emma is a great host who gives so much local knowledge
great little place perfect location and well kept
everything we needed at the house and a great location a short drive from truro centre
it’s a great location and emma was a wonderful host
a lovely central position for touring both north and south cornwall
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8. Fabulous shepherd's hut in a verdant estate (from USD 191)

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 Hut
Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom
93 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Shepherd's hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa bed is comfy and the shower is lovely
was impressed at how warm and comfortable the hut was in the most extreme winds and rain
really nice shower hut as well beautiful location and fantastic views
it was super cosy thanks to the log fire and the pull out bed was surprisingly very comfortable
the bed and the linen was so comfortable we had the best night sleeps ever relaxing and unwinding big time
everything is very clean
absolutely lovely clean cozy warm beautiful surroundings
so clean really well equipped with great information for a perfect stay
it is so clean and has everything you need
it was exceptionally clean and cosy and had everything needed for an enjoyable stay
lucy is a great host and really helpful
awesome host awesome neighbours
thank you lucy for being a decent host
lucy was super helpful and welcoming
lucy was great at answering any queries prior to our visit and was very helpful throughout
the location is great
great little weekend break lovely peaceful location
a unique location that we really enjoyed exploring
fantastic little hut lovely location great fun
a stunning location and a perfect little get-away
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9. Bramblings - Bolotho Barns

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 Barns
Truro, England, United Kingdom
27 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely comfortable cottage in a secluded area
frances provided a warm welcome and some goodies on the kitchen table when we arrived
the chalet bungalow was very clean and well prepared with a luxurious bathroom
bramblings was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing and fun holiday
the accommodation is sparkling clean and very spacious with everything of very good quality
this is an absolutely stunning place absolutely spotless and the bathroom was out of this world
the cottage itself is very modern and spotlessly clean
frances was a great host i would very much recommend a stay here great value for money
frances was the perfect host and the barn was exactly as we expected
the books and maps and local places of interest including secret beaches were particularly welcome and informative
it's close to all famous attractions
lovely barn in a lovely location
a lovely barn conversion in a great location
a great place to stay at the heart of cornwall
great location for seeing lots of cornwall
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10. Skylarks - Bolotho Barns

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 Barns
Truro, England, United Kingdom
29 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is spacious and comfortable
clean comfortable and relaxing
clean comfy space which has everything you need
very clean and tidy lovely host and is a great place to stay with dogs :)
frances the owner is very welcoming
the host frances was extremely friendly and welcoming
could not fault the property or the host and would definitely recommend
our host was on hand to greet us on arrival and was very pleasant and helpful
frances was an excellent host she welcomed us on arrival and left us some lovely home made goodies
beautiful property in a tranquil location
lovely property in a secluded location
top quality everything in a wonderfully peaceful location
close to truro and easy to get to
it's also perfectly located to explore all the corners of cornwall
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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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