4 Bedroom (Sleeps 7) Cottage in Bodmin

Large 300 year old Cornish farmhouse sleeps up to 8

At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Garden.
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Owner/Property Manager: Kate Peters
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Property Type: Cottage
Location: Bodmin
Sleeps: 7
Bedrooms: 4 Bedroom
Bathrooms: 2
Minimum nights stay: 3
Low season price per week: £832
High season price per week: £1727
Average price per week:£1041
Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


If you're a close-knit family who love to holiday together, or a group of friends looking for a get-away together, the Old Farmhouse could be just what you're looking for. Set in 17 acres of beautiful Cornish countryside, the farmhouse has enough space for friends, grandparents, parents and children.

Booking the Old Farmhouse means that up to seven of you can escape to the country and enjoy a relaxing stay amongst the woodland and meadows with guest-only access to a large lake, streams and a half mile stretch of the River Fowey. It's the perfect place to unwind with plenty for everyone from bird-watching in the hide, to fishing the river for trout and salmon, to picnicking by the water, building dens in the woods,enjoying the swings or splashing in the stream in your wellies. If there are more of you wanting to get away, we have six other characterful properties at Rivermead Cottages and can accommodate up to thirty two guests if everywhere is booked, so no one needs to be left behind.

Dating back to the 1700s, the Old Farmhouse has a lot of character and is great for bringing the family together under one roof. There's a comfy, beamed lounge with three sofas and an inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove where you can meet up after a busy day's sightseeing and walking about in the fresh Cornish air. The lounge has a TV, Freeview and DVD player. There's BT Superfast broadband/wifi across the site to keep all the generations happy.

Some of the other rooms in the house also have their original beams, as well as thick stone walls, which keep inside beautifully cool on hot summer days. Upstairs there are creaky sloping floorboards and an uneven main staircase. After a good night's sleep undisturbed by street lighting, you can join everyone for breakfast in the spacious dining kitchen which is well-equipped with a large wooden table with eight chairs, an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and wealth of kitchen utensils. You can request a slow cooker and food processor if you want to cook rather than go out, but why not sample the wonderful array of restaurants just a short drive away? You'll have a washing-up starter pack, tea towel and oven gloves left for you in the kitchen as well as a welcome cream tea.

There are four bedrooms in the house: three upstairs and one downstairs. The main bedroom on the first floor has a king-size bed, bedside drawers, wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. Across the landing there's a beamed twin room with bedside drawers, a hanging rail and a dressing table. These rooms share a family bathroom with a full-size bath plus a separate shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Shower room towels are provided for you as well as a bath mat, and all the bedrooms have a hairdryer. All of the rooms are south-facing and look out towards the small private garden and the Glynn Valley.

Downstairs, across the hall from the lounge, is a second king-size bedroom which has original exposed beams and inglenook fireplace, bedside tables, hanging rail, dressing table and chest of drawers. This room is great for anyone with you who finds negotiating stairs difficult as it has access to a ground floor shower room with a shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. The fourth bedroom has a single bed with a built-in cupboard and dressing table. If you have small children, this room comes with the option of an added single pull-out bed (or we can put a fold-up bed in the downstairs bedroom, if needed). This bedroom, which we call the loft room, is reached via its own separate staircase so it's like a hidden bedroom, which our young visitors love.

Outside the Old Farmhouse, you have a small private garden area and a gravel seating area complete with picnic table, parasol, benches, BBQ and rotary clothes line. The outside space is south-facing so makes a great spot for sitting outside and watching the sunset over the trees or listening to the river. There's also a small, secluded courtyard accessed through the kitchen door, with a table and chairs, perfect for lazy morning breakfasts in your PJs. There's a fire pit in the grounds which is another perfect spot for meeting up with everyone at the end of the day. Some guests find that they don't leave the site as it's so peaceful here, being close to nature, and that's what makes Rivermead Cottages the perfect relaxing place to get away.

If you are exploring further afield, you'll have the perfect base. Rivermead Cottages are about half-way between Bodmin and Liskeard. Bodmin Moor is 5 minutes away by car, and Looe, Charlestown, Fowey and Polperro can be reached in less than 20 minutes. There's a host of attractions within easy reach such as the NT gardens at Lanhydrock, the Eden Project, Golitha Falls and Lantic Bay. You'll find a wealth of information leaflets and suggested walks in the Information Room.

To find out more, we'd love you to visit our website https://rivermeadcottages.co.uk/

We offer 5% discounts for teachers/TAs and NHS staff.

Please feel free to ask us if there's anything you'd like to know. You can message us at info@rivermeadcottages.co.uk or call us on 0793 294 5599.

Our main changeover day is Friday, with a minimum stay of 7 nights during peak times, but shorter stays (minimum 3 nights) are available at other times of the year and, depending on bookings, we can offer alternative check in days throughout the year, so please do ask.

You can follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rivermeadfarm and on Instagram @rivermeadfarm

We're sorry but we do not accept pets.

27 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

A very relaxing, welcoming and home from home holiday

By Cheryl H on 31-May-2012

The cottage is very well equiped, paticularly the kitchen and the cottage has lovely period features. The beds were very comfy too! The welcome hamper was great and the grounds are 'to-die-for'! The welcome from our hosts was cheerful, positive and nothing was too much trouble, including great suggestions for days out and places to eat and shop (check out Trago Mills)! There is great birdwatching and the hosts were very enthusiastic about the home and their future plans for it! Definitly one to revisit soon!!

A fantastic cottage in a beautiful location.

By Hils775 on 13-Sep-2012

Marjorie and Kevin made us very welcome with the gorgeous welcome hamper being a wonderful touch. Who wouldn't want to be welcomed by scones, jam and clotted cream?! The cottage was beautifully decorated with extremely comfortable beds. The cottage has everything you need, from wifi, DVD player to board games for the children and gas BBQ. As we were the only ones with children that week, the children were delighted when Kevin moved the seesaw to outside our cottage. The location is beautiful, close to the river and a lake. Perfect for fishing or just enjoying the peace and quiet. We saw kingfishers and also a mother and baby deer in the next field every afternoon. We used the cottage as a great central base to explore all of Cornwall. I can't recommend Rivermead Farm highly enough and can't wait to return.

An excellent detached holiday cottage furnished and equipped to a high standard

By Robert K on 04-Oct-2012

My wife and I, and friends, were delighted with this cottage which we had booked for a week's fishing holiday at the end of September. We were made very welcome upon arrival by the owners, Kevin and Marjorie, who showed us around the cottage and provided us with a generous welcome hamper. The cottage is situated in a superb location, surrounded by woodland, and within 100 yards of the River Fowey, one of the country's foremost game-fishing rivers. There are extensive lawns, woods, and riverside walks within the owner's grounds which guests are free to enjoy. A large trout lake is situated in the grounds, and the owners have created various interesting distractions such as climbing frames and parallel bars etc as you wander around the grounds. The cottage itself is charming, clean, warm and cosy, and is well-furnished and fully equipped, with very good quality fixtures and fittings, and there was nothing that we needed that wasn't provided. The layout is ideal for two or more families holidaying together, as sleeping and bath/shower arrangements are ideally separated to accommodate each family having their own private facilities, but sharing the large kitchen and comfortable lounge. There is a large inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove in the lounge, and although it was not cold enough for us to use this, I can imagine that it would be magical on a cold autumn or winter night, with a glass of whisky.... The location is ideal for easy drives to Looe, Polperro, Fowey etc.


Ask us about shorter stays minimum 3 nights
23rd Feb -21st March 7 nights £832
22nd March 7 nights £838
29th March 7 nights £1019
5th April 7 nights £838
12th April - 2nd May 7 nights £832
3rd May 7 nights £836
10th May 7 nights £852
17th May 7 nights £860
24th May 7 nights £1373
31st May 7 nights £948
7th June 7 nights £964
14th June 7 nights £1032
21st June 7 nights £1175
28th June 7 nights £1191
5th July 7 nights £1255
12th July 7 nights £1391
19th July 7 nights £1439
26th July 7 nights £1630
2nd & 9th August 7 nights £1727
16th & 23rd August 7 nights £1630
30th August 7 nights £1191
6th September 7 nights £1111
13th September 7 nights £952
20th Sept-17th Oct 7 nights £872
18th October 7 nights £952
25th October 7 nights £1032
1st Nov - 19th Dec 7 nights £832
20th & 27th December 7 nights £1800



Children Welcome


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