In 2004 seven varieties of Medlars were planted including a rare Iranian Medlar.
These line the left hand side of the drive and continue along the top of the ‘Ha Ha’ bordering the fields.
These are excellent small trees with beautiful flowers and interesting fruit.
Planted in a walled garden are peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, cherries, apples and pears.
Treiefe Cornish Gardens
The garden at Trereife benefits from having one of only five modern parterre gardens. Parterre comes from the French for ‘on the ground’ and is defined as being a garden constructed on a surface of planting beds, edged in stone or tightly clipped hedging and gravel paths. Laid out in 1999 in time for the new millennium, the elaborate parterre was planned out by designer, Lyn Le Grice, to enliven the terrace adjacent to the Queen Anne front of 1904.
A charming feature of the interior of the House are the plasterwork ceilings crafted by skilled Italian journeymen working in Cornwall in the early 1700’s. Working in the spirit of these Italian renaissance concepts, the parterre was designed as a series of arabesque interlocking beds laid out in Box, lined in Santolina and infilled with the vivid blue hue of horizontal Ceanothus.
Stay at Trereife House
We have a selection of romantic rooms available in the house that can be booked with breakfast or on a self catering basis.