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Swallow Barn

Launceston, Cornwall (Ref. 986131)

4.8

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "The pool was fabulous"

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2021

  • "The cottage was super clean and very well equipped especially in kitchen."

    The swimming pool is clean and well maintained. A real bonus facility and good system in place for allocating swimming time for each cottage during Covid so no-one need share pool with anyone else. In lovely setting with great outdoor facilities for children and adults. Good base from which to explore Cornwall. Would certainly return here and recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by ShelaghJun 2021

  • "Would definitely recommend."

    Although we could not get any internet connection for the majority of the time, it did mean that we totally turned off but worried about not being able to get calls due to the current situation and ageing parent. Loved the lambs, kept us entertained and plenty of wildlife to observe. Swimming pool was great.

    Reviewed by ImeldaMay 2021

  • "I understand that the current situation with Covid-19 has meant changes were needed."

    Some of the changes just seem inconsistent and much more red tape than those applied by other similar businesses.

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    lovely hosts who were there if we needed them but not intrusive. fantastic pool. we will be back.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2019

  • "Lovely welcome & gifts, clean & everything you need from home to home."

    Swimming pool & sandpit was great to have, lovely location to do lots or as little as you want, with lots off information on eating out & places to visit. We all enjoyed getting the fresh milk from the local farm in walking distance. They had a pizza night which we missed as we had plans, but if we had more notice we would have gone as it sounded like a good night. Would recommend this place & if to stay in this area again we would look to book here again, lovely holiday had by all.

    Reviewed by BelindaAug 2019

  • "Swallow Barn was terrific and ideally located having the po and play area so close was great for the grand children."

    Very peaceful location with lots of wildlife nearby. The hosts were excellent and not was too much trouble for them and the pizza nights were great. The cottage was so lovely we booked for next year already.

    Reviewed by JasonJul 2019

  • "A very rural and peaceful location with brilliant facilities and welcoming hosts."

    Reviewed by HannahJul 2019

  • "Great location."

    Extremely warm welcome by owners, very nice cottage, great facilities (playground and heated pool were amazing, kids loved it). Would definitely book again if we'd spent another holiday in that particular region.

    Reviewed by EikoJul 2019

  • "From the very warm welcome and the thoughtful 'gifts', the vast array of leaflets on things to do and eating out recommendations, the swimming pool and loads for children to do, the owners couldn't have been kinder."

    We had a wonderful stay and our dog, Bobby, had a great time (his first holiday). We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by GarethJun 2019

  • "The owners were friendly and helpful and we loved the location."

    Reviewed by LisaApr 2019

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This property is part of the Cornish & Devonshire Cottage Holidays collection.
Over 500 carefully selected and perfectly located Cornwall and Devon properties, helping you create your perfect holiday.

Waterloo Farm

Waterloo Farm boasts spacious accommodation with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and is centrally located for visiting all of Cornwall and Devon, within very easy reach of the sandy beaches and rugged cliffs of the North Cornwall coast. There are numerous award winning restaurants, local food festivals, gardens and golf courses to visit, among many attractions easily reached within the area, such as The Eden Project, Plymouth Aquarium, and King Arthur's Castle at Tintagel, providing fun-filled action the year-round. Alongside the farm with its magnificent livestock and amid colourful hedgerows and flowers, live an abundance of wild birds, butterflies and animals such as foxes, otters and badgers. A wildlife hide overlooks the River Ottery for peaceful viewing outdoors, or should you wish to stay within the cosiness of the interior, the natural beauty can be viewed from the TVs based in every cottage. Webcams have been carefully set up around the farm, so you may just behold swallows eggs on the verge of hatching or baby bats leaving their nursery. There are lots of fun-filled activities on the farm as well as acres of lush Cornish countryside and two miles of riverside walks to explore. Try clay pigeon shooting or river fishing and enjoy the wonderful outdoor heated swimming pool, games room and giant sandpit. Meet the lovely farm animals on-site, to your surprise there may be calves and lambs to feed or eggs to collect, depending on the time of year you visit. Consider a stay on Waterloo Farm for an unforgettable family holiday.

The property

Set in the grounds of Waterloo Farm with a heated outdoor swimming pool which is shared with the other two holiday properties within the grounds and surrounded by 200 acres of land is Swallow Barn.

This is a light and airy cottage with split-level access showcasing original wood floors and traditional beams.

There are two comfortable bedrooms; one king-size double and one family room comprising of three single beds.

The kitchen is well-appointed and there is a quiet shared courtyard with laundry facilities to use at your leisure.

Step outside and enjoy the sun on your face as you absorb the marvellous surrounding farm land atmosphere with views of the ever-reaching vivacious fields beyond.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 986129 and 985807, together they sleep 10 people.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x family room with three single beds
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining room and sitting room
  • Gas heating
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, 4K Freeview Smart TV, DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool available from May-September
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair available on request
  • Fitted stairgates
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Patio with seating area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles and pub 4.2 miles
  • Note: Laundry facilities upstairs in a shared courtyard Note: Classic British Motorcycle Collection on-site along with Ariel, BSA and Triumph (please contact owners for details)

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About the location

LAUNCESTON

Bude 19 miles.

The town of Launceston, situated on the Devon and Cornwall border, has wonderful architecture, including some fine Georgian buildings in the central square, and is dominated by the ruins of a Norman castle sitting high above the town. Visit the Tamar Otter Park just 3 miles away or take a trip on the steam train from Launceston through the beautiful Kensey Valley on a 5-mile round trip. Launceston is within driving distance of the seaside resorts of Bude and Padstow to the north, and Plymouth to the south, as well as the stunning Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. A superb base for exploring Cornwall and Devon.

Region Information

Note: Due to the current situation (Covid -19) and government advice, clay pigeon shooting and the games barn will not be available until further notice. Other on-site activities will be available to guests including the swimming pool, fishing, fire pit and football field.

Book with confidence
If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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