Tim Kemp had run his own business in the oil industry but at 50 he decided to live out a lifelong dream: running his own luxury, environmentally friendly, self-catering accommodation in Cornwall. Thus was born The Emerald, near Carnon Downs. Tim’s wife Brigitte shares his eco-friendly outlook and is in charge of making The Emerald visually attractive, with her keen eye for interior design. Their aim is to provide a safe and secluded, luxurious holiday destination, where every little detail has been thought of, to give a ‘better than home’ experience.
The couple were already customers of Julian Foye and Brigitte came in to talk about the project at an early stage. She shared her ideas with Teresa, a Julian Foye designer, and soon planned the furnishings for their five new holiday homes. At The Emerald, the needs of children and adults with special needs have been considered. There are, however, two adult-focused retreats. One of these is the first to have been completed and is shown here. Brigitte says, “We want our guests to be so delighted that they book their next stay with us before they leave!
To discuss your scheme with someone who has had the benefit of seeing many other projects completed, please ask to speak to one of our designers. And, if you live away from Cornwall, you can rely on us to supervise the complete furnishing project in your absence. Carpets and curtains will be fitted, all the furniture set out as agreed and the rooms left clean and tidy.