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Tretawn Farmhouse

St Kew, Cornwall (Ref. 976325)

  • Tretawn Farmhouse - (Ref. 976325)

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  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Reviews

    “The house is really well set up to give space to individuals when needed but to all get together communally at breakfast, brunch, dinner and for playing games.”

    It made our celebration of our sons 30th really easy. Hopefully will return at some point.

    It made our celebration of our sons 30th really easy. Hopefully will return at some point.

    - Mrs Ablewhite, April 2019

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  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

About 2 miles from the little village of St Kew, and 3½ from the sea at Port Isaac is Tretawn Farmhouse, a handsome, detached, Grade II* listed, 16th/17th century manor house, part of the Lamellen Estate, still managed to this day by its Cornish owners.

Set well back from the road and approached via a wide sweeping gravel forecourt, the house is surrounded by 5 acres of garden and woodland, and there’s a heated indoor pool with changing room, WC and shower, plus large games room with full size snooker table and table tennis, for your amusement.

This splendid house provides excellent accommodation for families in this delightful part of north Cornwall.

Inside it’s big and roomy with ample space for everyone to relax and unwind.

Enter via stylish open porch to hallway, off which a big sitting room, separated from the hall by Elizabethan oak panelling, with a wood burning stove and huge mullioned windows with window seats for enjoying the view.

Also off the hallway, a snug/reading room with flame-effect fire.

Double doors from the living room lead to a substantial dining room for family feasts and then to the big, well equipped kitchen and a boot room. Along the back of the house, a large play area-cum-hall with wood burning stove and a door to the garden terrace. Access to the first floor is via two separate staircases, the original steep spiral stairs with a rope rail and a conventional staircase up to seven comfortable bedrooms, two with super king size doubles.

Set well back from the road, Tretawn Farmhouse is set amidst 5 acres of garden and woodland.

Youngsters can let off steam on the huge, lawn at the back with fields beyond, and have fun in the Wendy house and indoor heated swimming pool and games area housed in adjacent barns.

Relax on the huge garden terrace, perfect for taking in the lovely rural views.

Your four-legged friends will be delighted with the covered dog run.

If you fancy a pint and pub grub, head for the local village inn, or a short drive away in Port Isaac, you've a good selection of fine restaurants, pubs and eateries to choose from.

Make a jolly night of it there on a summer evening when the world-famous Fisherman’s Friends sing their captivating shanties down on the waterfront (they occasionally appear in the autumn, so do check dates on their website to avoid any disappointment).

water sports junkies will love the water sports centre and sailing school in nearby Rock on the Camel estuary.

This is an exceptional family house with lots of room outside for energetic youngsters, very private and in a brilliant position for Rock, Port Isaac and Padstow.


Seven bedrooms: two super king size doubles both with en suite bathrooms with bath, shower over, basin and WC, (one of these a zip-linked double bed or twin), a child’s single, a further double, a twin with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, another twin and a room with four single beds. A family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC on this floor plus a ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Snug/reading room. Dining room. Boot room. Play area-cum-hall with wood burning stove. Utility room. Indoor swimming pool and games room in adjacent barn.


  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky sports, DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for eight cars
  • Enclosed garden with barbecue, indoor pool
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Port Isaac 4 miles ; Wadebridge 4 miles ; Bodmin 10 miles

Not far from Port Isaac, St Kew is a small village – the first recorded in Cornwall! - on the north Cornish coast. The village church dates from the fifteenth century and is home to some remarkable stained glass windows. Also in St Kew is a traditional village pub and a golf course, and there is a donkey sanctuary at St Kew Highway. The St Kew Inn also dates from the fifteenth century, and boasts a lovely open fire in winter and a pretty beer garden for sunshine drinks in the summer. There are some lovely walks in the countryside surrounding St Kew, including a circular route through the river valleys.

Region Information

Note: Arrival after 3.30pm. Spring water. Sorry, no short breaks. This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500
Note: Christmas & New Year bookings for 2019 may only commence on Friday 20th or 27th December

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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