Shippon

This romantic retreat for couples is the perfect bolthole from which to explore the nearby coast and countryside of Cornwall

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Converted from the farm’s 18th Century cattle shed, Shippon is now transformed into the perfect dog-friendly luxury 1 bed cottage for romantic getaways and special occasions.

Full of character and charm, inside you’ll find granite walls, vaulted and beamed ceilings and warm oak flooring. The spacious open plan living area has a large sofa with chaise arranged around the cosy wood-burning stove. It’s the ideal spot for snuggling up with a glass of wine after a day exploring Cornwall. The country-style kitchen area, with dining table, is equipped with all you need for a relaxing holiday or short break.

The romantic king-size bedroom has a luxuriously comfortable upholstered bed from Hypnos, makers of the world’s most comfortable beds. With luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen, thick stone walls and black-out blinds you’re sure to enjoy a restful night’s sleep. The modern en-suite shower room has a range of luxury natural toiletries. Bathrobes and fluffy white towels complete the 5 star experience.

Throw open the double doors from the living room to your private courtyard. It’s the perfect place for a sunny breakfast or barbecue. Or simply lie back on the sun-loungers and relax with a good book. The additional shared garden has seating areas from which to enjoy the wonderful views. And here you’ll find a gate through to the smallholding, with its range of friendly farm animals and acres of space to roam.

Sleeps 

Up to 2 guests + a babe-in-arms

Awards

5 Star Gold from Visit England

Living areas

Open-plan living area with woodburning stove. Large sofa with chaise. Smart TV with Netflix included.

Kitchen area

Open plan country-style kitchen area with dining table. The kitchen is very well-equipped and includes an oven with hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and a Smeg bean-to-cup coffee machine.

Bedroom and bathroom

Bedroom with Hypnos king-size (5ft) bed. Space for a travel cot (provided). Black-out blind, wireless phone charger with bluetooth speaker, hairdryer. En-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

Outside

Private courtyard at the front of the cottage with table and chairs, barbecue and sun-loungers.

7 acres to roam with shared garden and views.

Friendly farm animals to meet.

Shared Laundry Room

Washing machine and tumble dryer. A range of equipment and games to take to the beach, including bodyboards and traditional Cornish bellyboards.

Families

We can supply a travel cot in the bedroom for a babe-in-arms and have a range of additional baby equipment available at no extra cost.

Eco-friendly

We hold a Green Tourism Gold Award.

Accessibility

Due to fire regulations, we are regrettably unable to accommodate anyone with reduced mobility. 

Dogs

Up to 2 well-behaved, spayed/neutered dogs over 12 months of age welcome, at a cost of £30 per dog per stay. Access to fenced paddock for walkies. Not suitable for reactive dogs or dangerous breeds. Registered assistance dogs welcome at no extra charge.

Your stay includes

A freshly baked cake from our farmhouse kitchen to welcome you along with with some Cornish teabags and coffee sachets, sugar and milk. Ultra-fast WiFi & Netflix. A starter pack of logs, kindling and firelighters. Luxury cotton bedlinen, towels, beach towels, fluffy bathrobes, luxury Bramley toiletries and more. Find out what’s included here.

Need to know

Private parking for one car in the parking area. We do not currently have EV charging available. No smoking or vaping indoors.

Arrivals and departures

Arrival Days: Fridays.

7 night minimum stay.

Arrival time: 4pm – 9pm. Departure Time: 10am.

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Perfectly Placed for Exploring Cornwall

Hidden coves, pretty fishing villages, wide sandy beaches and amazing food are yours to discover on a holiday in North Cornwall.

The farm cottages are just a short drive from some of Cornwall’s best loved and most scenic locations such as Padstow, Rock, Polzeath, the Eden Project and Port Isaac, home of Doc Martin.

Take a stroll along the lanes for a pint at our traditional Cornish local or dine out at one of many nearby gastropubs and award-winning restaurants – the renowned St Tudy Inn is just 2 miles away.

availability & booking

Choose An Arrival Day Between March & November

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