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Ribby Farmhouse

(Ref. 997658)

Lerryn, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Probably the best property we have ever rented."

    We were two elderly couples staying in an, obviously, oversized house, but even for eight people it would have been spacious. The property is remote and the weather was awful, but we were extermely warm and comfortable. We would happily return but we are about to get a puppy, so this will preclude us in the future.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Oct 2023

  • "Truly wonderful property in a beautiful peaceful location."

    The views from every window are amazing! Lovely garden, and great walks along the river. The owner is very friendly and helpful. (Small point - the living room lacks some of the furnishings shown on the website, now looking a little bare in comparison.)

    Reviewed by Mike4.4Oct 2023

  • "A huge fabulous house and garden."

    Feels remote, but just a 25 minute uphill walk back from the pub in Lerryn. Very private. Could do with a bit more garden furniture scattered around, especially a couple of loungers on the balcony to watch the night sky, stars were amazing on the one cloudless night we had. Only let down by very poor internet connection, kept going off! Impossible to stream tv. And with no games or books in the cottage this became a problem.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Ribby Farmhouse, the welcome pack of Scones, Coffee, Tea , biscuits and wine was a lovely surprise."

    The cottage was well equipped for everything we needed and was very homely in a beautiful location. We would highly recommend staying here for an amazing holiday. The owners were friendly and very helpful. Thank you for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Claire4.4Oct 2022

  • "Really lovely property in a brilliant position!"

    The property is well equipped, although the cupboard behind the kitchen door took us a day to find. An area handbook would be a good addition, we did leave some literature in the dresser drawer which will hopefully be of use to others. Overall though we had a great stay.

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very peaceful, quiet location with superb views across the valley."

    Excellent facilities and comfort.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2022

  • "Superb property in a lovely secluded location."

    Even better than the listings though these may have been updated. We were blessed with a beautiful sunny week, so didn't get to use all the inside space to its full advantage, but the outside table seated our 8 comfortably for every meal. Wonderful views across the valley too. Good short drive access (through narrow Cornish lanes) to beautiful Lantic and Lansallos National Trust beaches if you have two strong legs for the walks down and back up!

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful location and house."

    An information pack about the house would be useful.

    Reviewed by Shane4.4Jun 2021

  • "The house was superb and the only think we lacked was an outside table for alfresco dining."

    The photographs on your site don't do justice to to the wonderful position of the property and its extensive grounds and views. We had a fab time Thanks

    Reviewed by Steven4.7Jun 2021

  • "Our host Mike was very helpful and friendly nothing to much trouble, the house is fantastic, with excellent views a perfect retreat for the peace and quiet."

    The beds were very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0May 2021

  • "The house had some problems with the heating system so we had to have engineers out on more that than one occasion, but the owners went above and beyond to try and get it sorted quickly."

    There was also an issue with the en suite shower not being hot but they sorted that quickly. Think because it's a new home it's just having some teething problems, especially as it is now winter and you find these things out. Otherwise the house is lovely, done up really well, has all the equipment needed and more. Lovely touches like scones and wine on arrival

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Oct 2020

  • "Absolutely lovely farmhouse, great service from owner/caretaker, lovely welcome package, would definitely recommend."

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Oct 2020

  • "Stunning property and location."

    I booked last minute for a family holiday with our three year old and absolutely loved staying at the farmhouse. The owners have gone to town with the decor of the property with Laura Ashley furnishings, lovely antiques and spacious living rooms. The property is very well equipped, a luxury to stay here. The gardens and Woodlands are stunning, my son loved exploring the grounds. I can't highly recommend this property enough and will definitely be booking again in the near future.

    Reviewed by Lydia5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic location."

    Fantastic property. Very well looked after. Would recommend to everyone.

    Reviewed by Charlotte4.7Aug 2020

  • "We felt extremely lucky to have been able to book this wonderful house."

    Everything was newly refurbished, it was beautifully decorated, and the equipment was all brand new throughout the house. It is in a delightfully secluded location. There is a lovely garden with seating, perfect for a drink in the evening. The host was exceptionally helpful and welcoming, and easy to contact when we wanted some information about the local area. She went to great lengths to ensure that our stay was comfortable and that we had everything we needed. She provided a complimentary welcome pack including milk, bread, tea, coffee, wine, scones and cream. If you want a quiet and peaceful environment with all the mod-cons, then this is for you. We could not have asked for a better place to stay or a warmer welcome.

    Reviewed by Denins5.0Jul 2020

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  • Over two floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x four-poster king-size with balcony and en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin, bidet and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail, bidet and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric AGA Range cooker, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for two car
  • Garden with patio and lawn and several seating areas
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: The gas stove in the dining room is not function or in use
  • Note: There is a pond in the garden which has a cover over it, however children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: There are stone steps within the garden, children must be supervised
  • Note: The garden is not suitable for ball games as there is a limited grass area and lots of flowers, woodland and shrubs
  • Note: Check in 4PM
  • Note: Property is accessed by a single track country lane
  • Note: There is a low doorway in this property on the landing

The property

A superb traditional farmhouse, Ribby Farmhouse can be found in the peaceful village of Lerryn in Cornwall, presenting a beautiful setting for a family holiday within a 50-acre country estate overlooking Lerryn Valley.

The decor throughout is rich with character and period features of this traditional home, furnished with antique pieces, yet still boasting excellent contemporary fittings such as the pristine bathroom and shower rooms.

A farmhouse kitchen with a large Range AGA is just what you'd imagine a country kitchen should be, with a bench breakfast area and a seamless integrated appliances.

The dining room features a large exposed stone fireplace with decorative stove, and a long timber dining table with pew seating, perfect for a social occasion.

On the ground floor you can find a sleek shower room, while up on the first floor there is a pretty family bathroom.

The bedrooms include a stunning master timber four-poster king-size bedroom, with its own balcony and an en-suite shower room, as well as a king-size bedroom, and two twin bedrooms, all in-keeping with the farmhouse's classic decor.

With a beautiful garden to relax in too, Ribby Farmhouse is an incredible Cornish property in delightful Lerryn.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1037487, together sleeping 12 guests.

Ribby Farm Cottages

Located within a breath-taking 50-acre country estate in the peaceful village of Lerryn are these two beautiful Cornish properties, Ribby Farm Cottages; Ribby Farmhouse is a traditional period farmhouse, while Ribby Barn is lovingly converted barn in-keeping with the classic country style of its neighbour. Each property features an ornate wood carved four-poster bed frame in the master bedroom, as well as hard wood floors, traditional fireplaces, exposed stone and striking timber beams. Feel immersed in your own corner of the world surrounded by luscious gardens with wild flowers, undulating slopes and woodland, with a private garden area for each property as well. The farmhouse has several reception rooms, including a kitchen/diner, a dining room and a sitting room, with antique style furnishings and a homely feel, it offers plenty of space for a group of eight. The barn presents a quirky reverse-level layout, with the two bedrooms resting on the ground floor, and the sitting room with its vaulted, beamed ceiling offering a lofty space to relax in, and a pretty kitchen/diner, both lying on the first floor. The village of Lerryn rests on the banks of the river and is a truly tranquil location, home to just one shop and one pub, it makes a perfect spot for a relaxing getaway with your loved ones. The coast is just over six miles away, here you can find idyllic beaches like Lantic Bay, a National Trust beach with white sands and clear waters on a fine day, Lansallos Bay and a little further along to Polperro Beach. Looe Beach, a 20 minute drive, sits directly in front of the old town, is sheltered by the famous Banjo Peer, is the perfect spot for families to enjoy a day at the beach with facilities such as toilets and cafes practically on the beach itself. The village of Polperro is a lovely fishing port well-worth visiting for its beach as well as its pretty harbour, and its also home to its own heritage museum, set up to tell of Polperro's fishing and smuggling history throughout the years. You are perfectly place for visiting many of Cornwall's best known attractions, including the famous Eden Project with its huge artificial biomes, and The Lost Gardens of Heligan with its many sculptures and wide range of botanical life. Visit the town of Fowey and book in with Fowey River Expeditions and enjoy a unique experience kayaking along the River Fowey for some excellent holiday memories. A perfect day out for all ages can be found at Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary which is home to meerkats, lemurs, and reptiles among other exotic animals, with up-close experiences available and a children's farm and tea rooms. Enjoy the traditional and classic beauty of Ribby Farm Cottages while you explore the hidden gem of Lerryn and east Cornwall.

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About the location


  • Lostwithiel 3 miles
  • Bodmin 10 miles

For those seeking peace, tranquillity and the unspoilt splendour of Cornwall’s ‘softer’ southern coast there can be few finer spots than Lerryn. Sitting at the very point where the River Lerryn joins the highest tidal reach of a creek leading up from the Fowey estuary, the village has a timeless, natural beauty no matter the season. Footpaths meander through the woods and along the river bank while out on the water the small boats owned by local residents provide another means of travelling down stream to Fowey (3.5miles) for shopping or just something to do in wonderful surroundings. The village boasts an award winning pub/restaurant and has a small shop and post office. Nearby Lostwithiel is renowned also for its good restaurants and antique shops. The stunning Eden Project (8 miles), the Shipwreck Harbour at Charlestown, the lovely fishing village and harbour of Mevagissey, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the stately home and gardens at Lanhydrock (NT) can all be reached in under half an hour while Padstow and the rolling surf of the north coast are just over 20 miles away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter