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Hingey FarmHouse

(Ref. 959140)

Gunwalloe, Cornwall Show on map


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  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "We have just returned from a wonderful week at Hingey Farmhouse, what a beautiful house in a fabulous setting."

    The owner was very friendly, checked in on us the first night, which was lovely. When we arrived, the fresh flowers, scones jam and cream were a lovely touch and being able to make a cup of tea after a very long drive as there was milk available, was very welcome. We really enjoyed our stay, we had plenty of room and our 10 month old grandaughter will miss doing crawling laps around the huge kitchen! All in all, we would totally recommend a stay at Hingey Farmhouse.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Awesome property."

    Very comfortable, loads if character. Lots of space. Great host.

    Reviewed by P5.0Sep 2023

  • "We really liked the location and the local beach at Church Cove."

    Hingey was ideal for a family holiday with a toddler. Lots of space and felt very safe. The owner was friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The kitchen had everything we needed and we particularly liked the large comfortable sitting room

    Reviewed by Wendy4.7Sep 2023

  • "What a lovely property."

    Plenty of room for the 9 of us. A lovely big table for us all to sit around and eat at together. Plenty of plates and cutlery to cover breakfast and dinner before the dish washer goes on and a seat for everyone in the living room. A nice big smart tv in the living room. Surprisingly good wifi. We all slept well in the comfy beds. The kids loved the table tennis and playing on the swings at the front and we had a lovely walk along the coast to Porthleven and back. Jane was a wonderful host. Thank you for a lovely holiday

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had an incredibly good holiday and being based at Hingey Farmhouse was a particularly good base to tour around Cornwall, Hingey Farmhouse was a comfortable and welcoming home for the week, the owners were on hand and being a working farm were only too pleased to show us around the farm and show us the workings of milking the cows and letting our granddaughter pick eggs from the chicken coup."

    There were only a couple of issues, the kitchen sink was leaking which we reported and the front and back door yale locks had obviously been loose for a while (which I fixed in a couple of minutes)

    Reviewed by Ian4.1Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely week."

    Lovely farmhouse in a perfect location, comfy beds, kitchen very well equipped and the games room and garden was a big hit. Jane was very welcoming and we enjoyed the cream tea on arrival. We unfortunately didn’t manage to visit the cows being milked which I really wish we had but it was either pouring with rain or we were out at the time of the milking, making the most of the sun while it was out. there are a few little things that we would add to make it better. For a farmhouse that sleeps 10, we were 3 families and we struggled to dry our washing with only one small airer (and rainy days meant we couldn’t dry washing outside) so adding another two airers would help hugely! The wifi was cut off at 9.30/10pm every evening but one evening it cut off at 8.30pm. It also cut off once or twice in the afternoon randomly. This was quite annoying for our teenage children especially. There was a Hoover in the downstairs bathroom cupboard which we tried to use at the end but found it didn’t work and the live wires going into the plug were dangerously exposed, the Pap test sticker had expired, my husband being the handy man that he is rewired the plug so we could use it. There was only one small bin outside for bin bags which was taken away half way through the week and didn’t come back. Also one small box and bag provided for recycling which we quickly filled so we had to throw away a lot of things that could have been recycled. Also no food bin provided which would have been handy as the kitchen bin started smelling. 10 people make a lot of rubbish. The bed in the room with the en suite would be great if a headboard was added. Overall a lovely stay at a lovely farmhouse in a beautiful location. The area we know well but it is just stunning no matter how many times we come back. Also , the Pub down the road was lovely! Thank you for a great week.

    Reviewed by Jessica3.8Jul 2023

  • "Lovely clean, comfortable farmhouse."

    The beds were fresh and comfortable. Everything you could possibly need was supplied. Scones, jam, cream, milk and tea bags were there and a lovely vase of flowers to welcome us. The owner came to greet us and said to just ask if we had any problems or needed anything. The location and views were brilliant. The children loved seeing the cows and collecting the eggs. The garden was a bonus which we all enjoyed to sit, play and bbq in, even flying a kite. Me and my husband and two daughters with husbands and children all had a lovely holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very comfortably, lots of space, children's loved collecting the eggs every morning, very friendly owners, very clean!"

    !! Would recommend!!! 5*

    Reviewed by Val5.0Jul 2023

  • "It is a large spacious farmhouse , In our situation it was too much for three people cost wise, well priced within easy reach of the whole of the lizard and surrounding coastal beaches, which were fabulous ,on a downside the ensuite bathroom was inadequate."

    The only part that works properly was the toilet handbasin hot tap took forever to deliver walls, hot water and the shower cubicle, small and claustrophobic, it would’ve been nicer. Has it been a little less rustic and a bit more homely?

    Reviewed by Gordon3.1Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely week exploring the local area."

    It was so nice to be able to walk out of the door and onto the coastal path. We enjoyed Poldhu, St Ives, Praa Sands, Mullion cove. Lovely cottage with everything you need. The kids really enjoyed seeing the cows being milked. Lovely hosts.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0May 2023

  • "Jane and Nick are excellent hosts."

    They made us feel very welcome. The farm is right along one of the most beautiful sections of Cornwall coastline - it is situated just perfectly. The house is perfect for large families with a large living kitchen, a playroom, a sitting room and plenty of bedrooms and plenty of space for the kids to play outside. It’s a working farm, and the kids were welcome around milking time to watch and help. We had an amazing time.

    Reviewed by Rik4.7Apr 2023

  • "Really lovely property!"

    Jayne was very welcoming, friendly and helpful! My girls loved meeting the cows on the farm and Jayne was very kind letting the children see the calf’s. All in all - a really lovely pleasant stay in a very cosy but spacious farmhouse! Games room and swings a real hit with the children too!

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage very well equipt with everything we needed especially in the kitchen, comfy beds good linen."

    Very central for visiting places, great coastal walks from property. We all loved the cows and watching them being milked, couple that own the farm are lovely and we were greated with a cream tea and flowers. Definitely recommend for a lovely family break.

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Apr 2023

  • "Truly wonderful place as base for family holiday."

    Owners are so welcoming and helpful and the Farmhouse is an absolute delight. Our littlest family member (not quite 3) loved the cows being milked and the little calves. She also was excited to hunt for and find eggs. We enjoyed every minute of our daily adventures and such lovely evenings relaxing in this wonderful farmhouse. Just perfect. Thank you

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2022

  • "Beautiful property."

    Exactly what you would expect from a farmhouse. Very spacious and comfortable. thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property in great location with everything there we needed ."

    we all had a great time!

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2022

  • "Perfect spot for a large family holiday."

    Children can explore and play safely in the garden outside. The Farmhouse is functional clean and full of character. We loved meal times at the big farmhouse table.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2022

  • "Hingey Farmhouse is a lovely place to stay and has ample sleeping and plenty of living space downstairs."

    The local area is very remote and nice and quiet with some incredible views nearby. I would say there are certain things that need updating such as needing cooking/BBQ utensils and bedding was too thick for the time of year with no option as a spare. Also providing hand towels would of been nice. The owners are lovely and friendly and happily shown us around their dairy farm to watch cows being milked. The enclosed garden was also a nice touch to allow young children to be able to play outside. Would highly recommend to others. If they purchased a hot tub it would be icing on the cake.

    Thank you for your feedback. The owner is nearby and is willing to help with any problems. We appreciate you pointing out the BBQ utensils as these needed attention and have now been replaced. - The Owner Relations Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Luke4.7Apr 2022

  • "Hingey farm was an idyllic farm setting which was ideal for both adults and my kids."

    The owners were very welcoming for us allowing us to come and see the farm and the cows being milked. The location was perfect with just a short walk to reach the coast and some breathtaking views and just short drives from many top attractions including flambards theme park which was ideal for the children. The accommodation was lovely and spacious including all required amenities. A great stay for the week and luckily the weather held out.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic property for a family get together with friendly hosts allowing us to watch the cows being milked and calves being fed."

    Table tennis table was an added bonus. Absolutely loved it :)

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2021

  • "The house was perfect for 4 adults and 5 children."

    Garden was absolutely brilliant for relaxing and letting the children play in. Couldn’t have asked for anything more and lovely hosts, very kind and helpful. Will definitely book again

    Reviewed by Hayley5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a great week at hingey such a lovely house with lots of room inside and in the garden for the kids to play."

    Good location for beach days and coastal path walks . Perfect welcome from the owners with cream teas . Kids loved collecting the chicken's eggs in the morning . THANKS we would definitely book again

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a a fantastic time, the farmhouse had everything we needed, sitting round that amazing table for family meals was amazing."

    Little legs loved getting eggs in the mornings and seeing the calves. the teenager with us complained that the wifi wasn't very good! a walk to the Halzepehron Inn is a must, sitting in the sunshine with that amazing view was a highlight of our week, we didn't want to come home and will definitely try to come back.

    Reviewed by Giselle5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely setting peaceful and quiet."

    Lovely family and farmhouse was spotless. Great welcome treats. Enjoyed milking seeing calfs being fed and collecting eggs.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Jun 2021

  • "The lady that ran the farmhouse was lovely, she went the extra mile eg let the ..."

    The lady that ran the farmhouse was lovely, she went the extra mile eg let the children watch cows being milked, put flowers into welcome us etc

    Reviewed by Louise4.4May 2021

  • "Spacious house and good location for walks."

    Reviewed by Jan3.8May 2021

  • "Brilliant place to unwind."

    Walk everywhere. Sunsets galore. Wildlife. Farming. Beaches. Exactly what we wanted. Owners lovely people. Lovely relaxing family holiday, booked super last minute

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2021

  • "Wonderful beautifully decorated farmhouse wing, spotlessly clean, comfy sofas, large kitchen, sunset sea views from upstairs, relaxation with table tennis and the close by coast path."

    Can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2020

  • "The owners were lovely, very accommodating and made our stay a really enjoyable experience."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2020

  • "Absolutely fantastic!"

    Lovely kind host who left us fresh scones, cream and jam on arrival and let us collect eggs everyday from the hen house. Incredibly pretty house in the most amazing location. We planned to travel around the Lizard and Lands End region a bit, but found the local coast on foot so beautiful we hardly got away. Walks to Poldhu beach, Mullion, and Porthleven were spectacular. The bedrooms were cosy, as was the log fire. And the kitchen fantastic for meals - we cancelled all of our restaurant bookings throughout the week to make the most of eating in! Amazing experience - we will be back

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had a wonderful time at Hingey Farmhouse."

    There is plenty of space and the children in our group enjoyed the outside garden space and watching the cows. Stunning views at from some of the bedrooms and from the top of the lane. Jane was very welcoming and on hand if we needed her but we didn't. Made to feel very welcome but also left alone to enjoy our holiday. The house has everything we could want or need and was fantastic. The house was immaculately clean and we felt very safe especially during this time of the pandemic. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday. The house is ideally situated as a good base to explore Cornwall, with lands end, St ives, Portreath, Mariazon, Lizard etc all being a reasonable drive.

    Reviewed by Jodie5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had an amazing time at Hingey."

    It really was a home from home. A family group aged from 13-62 and it suited everyone’s needs. Can’t wait to come again. Absolutely perfect x

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Jul 2020

  • "Lovely holiday lovely place to stay in and would 100% go back there ."

    We had a great family holiday and it is last one with my mum and dad due to health reasons

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Feb 2020

  • "So much space and comfort."

    We were really taken aback. Loved it and loved being left to our own devices, afforded complete privacy and yet have the owner so close by should advice or help be required.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2019

  • "Perfectly placed for walks along the coast"

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Sep 2019

  • "The owner was very welcoming on our arrival and provided a lovely cream tea."

    Wonderful location close to local beaches and the Coast Path. The property was very spacious, clean and had all the necessary facilities and exceeded our expectations. Perfect for large families or groups.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Jul 2019

  • "A wonderful house in a great location."

    We loved the space, the peace, the beautiful views and the perfect little coves a walk away. Also we enjoyed the pub, a short walk in the opposite direction. All in all it was a perfect family holiday and we would love to come back.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jul 2019

  • "Everything was fabulous, a wonderful cream tea awaited us plus a beautiful vase of flowers."

    Jane ensured the chicken laid eggs each day for the smaller children to find with great joy. Superb situation all round.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2019

  • "A home from home to come back to when you have been out all day and ready to relax"

    Reviewed by George5.0Jun 2019

  • "The family were very friendly and let the children ( and the adults ) see the milking process and the chickens the eggs ."

    The whole area is wonderful we walked and walked so many wonderful bays and beaches. Thank you so much

    Reviewed by Leslie4.7Jun 2019

  • "The welcome flowers and cream tea were lovely."

    The farmhouse is spacious and well equipped, with a great location. Plenty of walks, and warm fire to come back to.

    Reviewed by Jan3.8Mar 2019

  • "Everything at Hingey was just as good as the last time we stayed there."

    The only thing missing was a pair of kitchen scissors!!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Feb 2019

  • "We had a wonderful holiday!"

    Farmhouse is a dream!! Everyone always wants to live in a typical farmhouse with large kitchen and stone floors!! We mainly sat around tables in very large kitchen eating drinking and playing cards! We enjoyed seeing the cows milked and seeing the baby calves! Had lovely walks around headlands, and loved the complete silence ! No traffic!! Beautiful green fields and sea views! Wonderful!!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2018

  • "It was a family holiday, a70th birthday gathering."

    The farm house was excellent for the family as the beach (church cove) was within walking distance and the boys did some body surfing

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Aug 2018

  • "The farmhouse was amazing , plenty of things for the kids to investigate."

    The surrounding area is so peaceful and beautiful . The Halzefron Inn is a short walk from the farm , serving great food . We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hingey farm .

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jun 2018

  • "The farmhouse was so spacious and well supplied for our multi family stay."

    We had lots of little children in the party but the furnishings were robust.The outside space is so much better the expected, room to create volleyball court, with plenty more areas for different requirements. The hosts were friendly, but not pushy. The house is extremely peaceful, but near enough to main roads so we could get out to Helston railway, Roskillys, the beach, Supermarkets etc. The coastal path is so near, and a pleasant pub a short walk away. We had a brilliant holiday, aided by great weather. .

    Reviewed by Rodney5.0May 2018

  • "Hingey Farmhouse is brilliant for 10 guests as we were, six adults and 4 children."

    The only reason we did not give full marks for comfort is because we have a king size bed at home and always find a double a bit small! That was the only reason. The facilities are very good; our only suggestions to improve would be another tv, possibly in the kitchen/diner or in the playroom. A beautiful beach is only a ten minute walk/2 min car drive away and shopping is excellent in Helston. If you want to see the cows being milked the Farmer and his son were most helpful and happy to explain anything. Egg collecting each morning was always a hit with the 3 younger ones (teenager not so much!) Jane left us a cream tea with masses of clotted cream and beautiful flowers in the hall and kitchen diner. The views on the nearby coastal path are breathtaking. A great week was had by all, thank you.

    Reviewed by Jessica4.4Mar 2018

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  • Over two floors
  • Five bedrooms
  • 1 x king size with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x king Size, 2 x twin (1x zip and link to super king)
  • 1 x bunk beds with basin, age restriction on top bunk, suitable only for under 11s
  • 1 x bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • 1 x bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with wood burner
  • Note: This property only accepts a maximum of 10 guests (including babies/ infants).
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, WiFi, TV, DVD
  • Central Heating fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Note Towels not provided
  • Note: This property only accepts a maximum of 10 guests (including babies/ infants).

The property

This character granite stone farmhouse with sea views has been cleverly divided to provide substantial semi detached accommodation for guests and is one mile from Gunwalloe fishing village on the Lizard Peninsula.

Hingey Farmhouse sits close to the coastal footpath, only a mile from picturesque Church Cove.

The interior boasts original features of old beams, exposed stone walls and natural slate floors and makes a lovely holiday homestay for friends and family.

Set over two floors, there is a sitting room with a wood burning stove, country kitchen with dining area, a games room for table tennis and pool, plus five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

There is a lawned garden with garden furniture for alfresco dining and barbecues.

On an 180 acre working dairy farm, you can watch the activity of cows being milked, children will love the novelty of looking for newly laid eggs for breakfast..

The Lizard peninsula is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty and it is there is much opportunity to get out and enjoy all that the area has to offer.

Protected by the National Trust, a stop at Mullion Cove is a must as is a visit to Roskilly's Farm and ice cream parlour.

Between Gunwalloe and the harbour town of Porthleven sits Loe Pool, the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall.

Situated on the Penrose Estate which is now owned by the National Trust, there are public footpaths all around Loe Pool.

There are many attractions in the area including Poldark Mine, Flambards Theme Park and the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek.

For those that wish to venture further afield, the coastal towns of St Ives and Penzance are both within easy driving distance.

Hingey Farmhouse makes the ideal base for exploration.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Helston 5 miles; Mullion 7 miles.

Gunwalloe village is situated amongst the sand dunes and cliffs on the west coast of the Lizard Peninsula with three beaches, a large stretch of sand reaching as far as Porthleven, Dollar and Church Cove and a popular pub, The Halzephron Inn, offering tables outside with views right across Mount’s Bay. Gunwalloe is near to Mullion which is a large village on the Lizard Peninsula, the most southerly tip of mainland Britain. The village is home to a selection of popular restaurants, shops and pubs, Mullion Meadows Chocolate Factory and coffee shop, as well as Mullion Cove, a pretty working harbour. Helston is a pleasant, busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the fascinating Helston Folk Museum and the very popular Flambards theme park. Also within half an hours drive are Falmouth, St Ives and Penzance. The Helford River, with boat hire, sub-tropical gardens and two fabulous pubs is also just a 15 minute drive. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Gunwalloe is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family

Note: Towels not provided
Note: Age restriction on top bunk, suitable only for under 11s.
Note: This property only accepts a maximum of 10 guests (including babies/ infants).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas