Ref-000404 Saltash, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Sleeps 4

Markwell Farm Cottages View from the cottages The Shippen living room The Shippen double bedroom The Shippen twin bedroom

The Shippen twin bedroom


  • Sleeps- 4 1 X Double & 1 X Twin
  • Outdoor Patio & Bbq Area
  • Situated On 400 Acres Of Farm Land
  • Plymouth & Saltash A Short Drive Away


  • Child Friendly
  • Nearby Golfing
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Nearby Fishing
  • Garden


Set on a a 400 acre mixed farm with suckler cows, sheep, arable crops and a collection of ponies, dogs and cats. You are welcome to walk around the farm.

The cottage sleeps 4 in one double and one twin bedroom. The cottage is one of four in a converted 18th century barn on a working farm near Landrake in South East Cornwall.

The upper level has a double bedroom with an ensuite shower room and wc and a twin bedroom with a seperate shower room and wc.

Please note due to the layout of the cottage the double bedroom is accessed from the twin bedroom.

Both bedrooms have patio doors leading out on to balconies with stunning views over the River Tiddy towards St Germans Viaduct.

The living area, downstairs has a dining table and chairs, sofas and colour TV as well as CD Player, DVD Player, Books and Games for your entertainment.

The well equipped kitchen has everything you will need including a full size electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine.

Bed linen is supplied.

Dogs may be accepted at £10 each per week. Not in July/August


Location on google maps

The cottage is less than 2 miles from the village of Landrake - with its pub & shop / po - and the A38. Ideally placed for walkers as we are between Bodmin and Dartmoor.    There are also lovely walks in the Lynher and Tamar valleys. A number of NT houses and gardens, including Cothele and Anthony House (setting for Alice in Wonderland film)are nearby.    The beaches of Whitsand Bay and the smuggling villages of Looe & Polperro are less than 10 miles away.Seaton is a safe beach for children to play, about 8 miles away. Carp fishing is available on site, with other sites locally, along with horse riding, sailing and windsurfing.    Plymouth is home to the National Marine Aquarium, The Pavilions (ice skating, swimming & theatre) and museums.    Local activities for children include The Donkey Park, Bodmin & Wenford Steam railway. A little further afield is Trethorne Leisure park, The Lobster hatchery at Padstow, Ben's play world at St Austell, not forgetting the Eden Project  and The Lost gardens of Heligan which are about 40 minutes away.   New for 2013 is the new Aircraft museum near Newquay.   There are several places to eat within a short drive of Markwell.   Other Activities: clay pigeon shooting (less than 1 mile away), dry skiing, health club/gym, canoeing, boat trips & sea fishing   Golf: We are less than 5 miles from the internationally renown St Mellion club which has 2 x18 hole courses. The China Fleet Club in Saltash is about 4 miles away. Looe, Launceston, Lostwithial and Whitsand Bay are all a short drive away and have excellent facilities.   Ski: There is a dry ski and tobaggan centre in Plymouth for those who are looking for excitement.

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