Luxury Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages, Trelowth, Cornwall - Bosinver Farm Holiday Cottages (click here for map)
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Award winning: Winner of Best Large Self Catering Cottage in Cornwall in November 2012 and Winner of best South West Self Catering Cottage in February 2013.
Luxury Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages, Trelowth, Cornwall - Bosinver Farm offers top quality farm holidays in Cornwall, located in a hidden valley between St Austell and Mevagissey, with 30 acres of wildflower meadows and friendly farm animals on the doorstep. We have a range of highly individual, privately situated cottages furnished with flair and style, suitable for families with children of all ages. The whole of Cornwall, with its beautiful beaches, wonderful gardens and great attractions is accessible from here and Bosinver is a good centre for a walking holiday or cycling holiday, a short break or a weekend getaway. We have won many awards but the most important critics are our guests.
Bosinver's 30 acres of woods and meadows offer visitors room to stretch their eyes and legs in a beautiful rural environment. We pride ourselves on being one of the best family friendly cottages in Cornwall. Families arrive looking stressed and harassed, children in the car like coiled springs, anxious that their holiday choice is a good one. 24 hours later sees them relaxing by the minute. The chickens and ducks have called by the front door to say hello and the children soon make friends at the morning animal feeding, then off they go to explore and play. With woodland trails, a well stocked games room, swimming pool, tennis court, fishing lake and adventure playground they're spoilt for choice.
Every cottage has access to all our onsite facilities including laundry room facility, games room, pay-phone (outgoing calls only), Sauna (at extra charge), BBQ's, soft play indoor play barn and our new broadband-equipped Internet cafe. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, TV & video/DVD player and built in stair gate in 2 storey cottages. Cots and highchairs are available on request, as is a helping hand with the catering - handmade, traditionally prepared meals, ready to be cooked straight from the freezer. The village shop and pub are 15 minutes walk down a leafy lane in Polgooth village. "The award winning Polgooth Inn" offers excellent food and caters for children. Babysitting is also available
The self catering holiday cottage accommodation at Bosinver Farm is as follows:
Apple & Pear Farm Cottages - sleep 4 in two bedrooms and there are no stairs. There are two bedrooms in each cottage: one double room, the other with two single beds. Each bathroom has a double shower, basin and WC. Apple has French doors to decking outside. Both have electric and storage heating and feature fireplace and a large porch/conservatory for kicking off wellies and hanging coats
Buddleia Farm Cottage - sleeps 4 in two ensuite bedrooms and is suitable for disabled/wheelchair user. All on the level, the accommodation comprises - entrance porch leading through the stylish kitchen, contemporary, light living area with gas ‘wood burner’ and glass conservatory. The bedrooms comprise one king size bedroom with en suite wet room with basin and WC, shower with fitted seat and one twin with en suite bathroom and shower. Gas central heating. This cottage is suitable for disabled/wheelchair users with wide doors, easy access, grab rails where necessary and parking right alongside.
Cherry Farm Cottage - sleeps 6 in three bedrooms. Cherry has 3 bedrooms, one double with en suite shower, basin and WC and 2 twin rooms, which share a bathroom with bath and a separate corner shower. The contemporary kitchen has a gas hob, electric oven, fridge freezer and microwave. The lounge has a huge granite inglenook fireplace with Villager gas stove , cosy sofa and picture windows with more views across the meadows. Luxury Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages, Trelowth, Cornwall
Higher Hill Farm Cottage - sleeps 6 in three bedrooms. The huge living/dining room is upstairs and is open plan, bright, light and spacious with a sun deck through french windows on the western side. The shaker style kitchen has a gas hob with electric oven and plenty of units. There is a separate cloakroom with toilet and wc upstairs. Downstairs are 3 bedrooms, one double with king size bed and stunning, large ensuite shower room with basin and wc and one twin and another double with separate shared bathroom with corner bath and separate shower, basin and wc.
Coliza Farm Cottage - sleeps 4 in two bedrooms. A traditional thatched cottage - oak beams, wobbly walls, huge inglenook fireplace, antique furniture and pretty handmade kitchen with slate floor. The lounge is roomy and comfortable with its oak beamed fireplace and granite hearth housing large gas fired logburner. On this floor is a front entrance with hallway and cloakroom with wc and antique basin. Up the oak staircase on the first floor are two large bedrooms, one king size and one twin. Both rooms have high ceilings with beams, pretty dormer windows and polished oak floors. The bathroom has a roll top bath with basin, wc and separate corner shower.
Farm House Cottage - sleeps 12 in six bedrooms. The Farmhouse is a listed thatched longhouse, built in the C17th and we've made sure that although we’ve updated the interior to ensure your comfort, we have retained the character and charm. The Farmhouse would make an ideal base. Country Living lovers will adore its old pine dresser, bright provencale style tiles, bespoke kitchen with granite worktop and slate floor. Just off the living room, there's a smaller sitting room with glass doors leading out to the garden and patio. Still on the ground floor are two bedrooms at the back of the house, one single and one double, with a sink, shower and access to the garden. Upstairs, off the half landing is a bathroom, with basin W.C. and bath with shower over. You will find four bedrooms on the first floor, two doubles, one small 4ft double and one triple. The master bedroom has a 5ft bed and an adjoining shower room with basin, double shower and toilet. There is a further bathroom, with bath, basin W.C. and bidet. There is electric under floor heating in the main ground floor rooms and plenty of electric and storage heaters throughout the rest of the farmhouse. The farmhouse is a brilliant space for group holidays
Hillside Cottage - sleeps 4 in two ensuite bedrooms. It has an open plan sitting/living/dining room with feature fireplace and gas fired 'wood burner'. The kitchen is provencale pine and there is a large conservatory so you can take advantage of the beautiful views. Hillside has a double bedroom with en suite shower room with basin and WC and a twin room with en suite bathroom and shower over the bath.
Hydrangea Farm Cottage - sleeps 4 in two ensuite bedrooms. All on the level, the accommodation comprises - entrance porch leading through the stylish kitchen to the contemporary, light living area with gas ‘wood burner’. Slide open the double doors to reveal the glass conservatory. The bedrooms comprise one double with en suite shower room with basin and WC and one twin with en suite bathroom and shower. Gas central heating.
Valley View Farm Cottage - sleeps 4 in two ensuite bedrooms. This cottage has an open plan sitting/living/dining room with feature granite fireplace, gas fired 'woodburner' and patio doors to the outside patio with views over the fields. Valley View has a double bedroom with ensuite shower room with basin and wc and a twin room with en suite bathroom.
Jacks Barn Farm Cottage - sleeps 8 in four bedrooms. The spacious living room has sumptuous sofas to sink into, a gas 'woodburner' and for those wonderful winter breaks, gas central heating too. Ideal for one or two families, there are two bedrooms on the main floor, one double with ensuite shower, toilet and basin and one twin. Upstairs there is another double bedroom with king size bed and one twin with separate bathroom, shower, wc and basin. French windows open out from the living room onto a balcony with table and chairs and steps leading down to the garden - ideal for dining alfresco or just soaking up the sun.
Laburnum Farm Cottage - sleeps 8 in four bedrooms and is suitable for wheelchair users. Leave your messy boots and coats in the porch and walk through to the large living/dining room with gas "wood burner". The kitchen is superb, with stainless steel fittings, slate floor and a gas range cooker. There is a family bathroom with bath and separate shower on the ground floor, plus two bedrooms - a double and a twin. Upstairs are two huge bedrooms, a double with king size bed and a twin, both with en suite shower rooms and fabulous country views. French doors lead from the dining room to the patio - a real sun trap with more views.
Olearia Farm Cottage - sleeps 6 in four bedrooms and is suitable for wheelchair users. Because Olearia has level access, parking adjacent, a double bedroom and en suite shower room it is an ideal retreat if you are elderly or disabled. The kitchen is large with Shaker style units, a slate floor and a large farmhouse dining table. The lounge has a large bay window and comfortable sofas. Olearia also has a twin bedroom, two single bedrooms and a second bathroom with shower, basin and wc.
Pentree Farm Cottage - sleeps 5 in two bedrooms. The large living/dining room has a gas 'log burner', high beamed ceilings, a feature granite fireplace and a large picture window with views over the garden and fields beyond. The porch leads to the bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and wc, alongside the double bedroom which has a king size bed and plenty of space for a cot. The twin bedroom has a hideaway bed to accommodate a 5th person if necessary and is very spacious with a large ensuite room with double shower, basin and wc.
Polclay Farm Cottage - sleeps 5 in three bedrooms. Polclay has an open plan living/kitchen/dining room with low beams and one single bedroom on the ground floor. Up the winding staircase are two more bedrooms, one twin and and one double with ensuite shower room with basin and wc. A separate bathroom with shower, basin and wc snuggles under the slope of the roof.
Trerose Farm Cottage - sleeps 5 in three bedrooms. It has an entrance lobby which leads to the kitchen, lounge diner, all with high beamed ceilings and very spacious. The lounge has comfy leather sofas and granite fireplace with large woodburner. The dining area is separate, with large farmhouse table. There are three bedrooms, a twin and a single room off the lounge and a double with ensuite shower room next to the entrance lobby. The fabulous bathroom has sparkly mirror floor tiles, a bath, separate shower, basin and wc.
Rose Farm Cottage - sleeps 3 in one bedroom - The large picture window in the lounge and patio take advantage of its lovely sunny aspect. Rose has an open plan kitchen/living/dining room with gas fire and gas central heating. There is one double and one small single room and separate bathroom with bath, shower, basin and wc.
Veronica Farm Cottage - sleeps 6 in four bedrooms. Veronica has a bright sitting room with large bay window, cottage furnishing and French doors leading out to the patio. It has a country style fitted kitchen with built-in electric cooker with gas hob, fridge and microwave, slate floor to the kitchen and large entrance lobby. Veronica has four bedrooms: one double, one twin, and two single rooms. The twin and a single room upstairs have a shower room with w.c. and basin. The downstairs double and single bedrooms share a bathroom with a bath with shower over, basin and w.c. There is gas central heating, with a feature stone fireplace with gas-fired "woodburner".
Well Close Farm Cottage - sleeps 6 in three bedrooms. Kick off your boots in the in the entrance porch and walk into the huge light, open plan living/dining room with glass windows from floor to ceiling to take advantage of the view. There are three bedrooms, one double with en-suite double shower, wc and basin and two more twin bedrooms, which share a bathroom with bath, shower, basin and wc.
Lowen zero carbon enery efficient house: sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms. It uses energy from the sun and ground to provide electricity, heating and hot water to the house (as well as sending surplus electricity back to the grid). It’s been built using straw bales, a variety of reclaimed materials. Available from June 2011.
Bosinver Farm's postcode for Sat Nav purposes is: PL26 7DT
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Veronica Cottage: I always think you know you're in the right place when your PJs match the bedroom decor and there are glimpses of familiarity and home dotted about you. Bosinver captures the essence of childhood family holidays with contemporary style and a passion for preserving the future. These are holidays with integrity that are good for the soul. The new eco house is amazing - a clever mix of invigorating style with peace and tranquillity. A place to just "be" and savour the intensity of nature's rich pleasures. Be prepared to kick off your boots and let the days unfurl... Rating 5 out of 5, Kate, May 2011
We've just come back from a fabulous week at Bosinver. Everything was simply excellent from the cottage to the scenery to the delightful animal feeding sessions with Farmer Dave. We had such fun, everything that childhood hollidays should be. Our toddler couldn't get enough of the animals, the hens even came into the garden for extra feeding! The play bard is superbly kitted out and the there are play areas galore, including a delightful lake and woodland walk. We had such a wonderful time, I'm booking a space for next year. I can't recommend it highly enough.
Giving everything a 10 simply isn't high enough praise! Thank you to the family for making us so welcome.
Rating 5 out of 5, Jane, Oct 2010.
Over the last 20 years, we have had many self-catering holidays in Cornwall, but since we discovered Bosinver about 10 years ago, we've never felt the need to look elsewhere. It's clearly a wonderful place for families with small children, but it's no less ideal for couples of all ages. Pick one of the cottages outside the central farmyard complex, and you just don't notice that there's anyone else around. The location, layout and standard of the cottages is outstanding. It's absolutely perfect for getting about the rest of Cornwall (Fowey, Roseland,Truro and St Agnes are very easy and quick to get to). But you needn't go far if you don't want to: the local pub (with excellent food) is a pleasant short walk away and there are other lovely walks in the vicinity. We simply can't find any downside. Rating 5 out of 5, Trevor, Oct 2010
Well what can I say about Bosinver that has not already been said. It is FABULOUS... we are off to Bosinver in October for our 15TH visit. We have twin boys who we have been coming to Bosinver since they were just 2 years old - now 8 years old. The cottages are just great - home from home with lots of thoughtful touches - from the fresh cream cake on arrival to a fully equipped kitchen, all individually decorated and just beautiful. Really home from home. There is just so much to do at Bosinver with the play park - a visit before bed is an absolute must!( After the rounds of goodnights to Chalky - the goat, Spike - the pigmy goat, Secret and Rupert - the horses)The swimming pool is lovely, a 'zip wire' and tunnel slide down the bottom of the fields and the lakes with the woodland walk and of course the play barn. Pat Dave and Helen work so hard to make your stay so wonderful that nothing is too much trouble - they are like family now! This place really is a little piece of heaven and we cannot wait until half term to be back - as soon as we see the sign we are relaxing !! Rating 5 out of 5, Vicky, Oct 2010.
Fourteen of us have just returned from a fabulous week at Bosinver Farm Cottages, having gone there for a 60th birthday celebration. What a fantastic week. So much for the toddlers to do, comfortable cottages for the oldies (we stayed in The Farm House and Olearia), and the zip wire near the lake persuaded the more adventurous of the party to try the big wire at Adrenalin Quarry – the name speaks for itself! As part of our celebrations I booked Rachel of Each Peach Kitchen for her Private Chef service to provide a meal for the ten adults. Rachel could not have been more helpful, providing suggestions for the menu in the early stages, and taking into account some very specific dietary requirements. The meal on the night was fantastic; delicious, and with lots of extra touches that made the evening even more special. I know that all of us in the party will be highly recommending both Bosinver and Rachel’s private chef service to our friends and colleagues. Rating 5 out of 5 for both Bosinver & Rachel! Mandy, Oct 2010
We stayed at Bosinver in August; it was the best holiday we'd had since having children (aged 4 and 2)! Our cottage, Veronica, was beautifully decorated, well equipped and very clean - plus a lovely garden space for the children. So much to do and see; we loved the playground, indoor barn play area and especially the lake and nature reserve. The pool was the temperature of a warm bath!! The children loved the daily animal feeding, egg collecting and pony walking. Pat and Dave are lovely hosts and gave some great recommendations for restaurants, beaches etc and the ready meals available on site made life very easy! All in all a real gem - we're recommending to friends but only after we'd secured our booking for next summer!!! Rating 5 out of 5, Lisa, Sept 2010
Yet again another wonderful holiday at Bosinver - my elderly parents were worried about coming away as they hardly get out at all at home but this holiday has made them realise there is life outside their 4 walls - thanks for that alone! They were in tears about how wonderful their holiday was. You two think of everything! Just a truly magical, relaxing holiday - we shall definitely be returning. Rating 5 out of 5, Teresa, Sept 2010.
Our holiday at Bosinver exceeded our expectations. We immediately felt at home in the cottage. Everything you need is there and of a high standard. The play barn is fantastic and perfect for an active 19 month old. The highlight of our holiday was the daily feeding of the animals with farmer Dave and Helen and the pony ride- our little boy loved it and is still talking about it. Rating 5 out of 5, Iain, stayed in Pentree Sept 2010.
We have just got back from our first family holiday at Bosinver and we absolutely loved it. There is so much to do with the little ones, our 18 month old boy was in his element. From feeding the animals every day with farmer Dave, to hanging out in the fantastic play barn each day was an adventure. With so many beautiful beaches on our doorstep and a huge array of places to visit within an hours drive we actually ran out of time to do everything we wanted. We have already booked to come back next year and hope to make this a regular family holiday. Why bother with air travel when you can just load up the car with all our stuff and head down to Cornwall. Absolutely brilliant! Rating 4.9 out of 5, Sari, Sept 2010.
Our 3rd visit to Bosinver was as good as the 1st and 2nd. Our two girls, (3 and 21 months) loved the pony rides and collecting the eggs in the morning. We stayed in Higher Hill which was wonderfully spacious and light. Bosinver is a great place to stay and a perfect location for exploring Cornwall. Pat can always suggest some great places to visit. Rating 4.5 out of 5, Anita, July 2010.
Just come back from a week in Bosinvers Valley View cottage. I wish I'd booked 2 weeks I loved it so much. My 18Month daughter enjoyed feeding all the animals almost as much as I did and it was lovely to see how excited she got by the goats and ponies. The cottage was well equipped, very clean and private. The play equipment indoor and outdoor was a godsend for keeping her occupied. Theres a nice little beach 10 minutes away and plenty of local attractions if you don't want to spend long in the car. We were totally relaxed by the time we left -I can't wait to go back. Rating 5 out of 5, Hazel, stayed June 2010.
We had a lovely holiday at Bosinver Farm. Feeding the animals was a big hit. Facilities are absolutely brilliant - playground, play barn, cot (a proper one, not a travel one), highchair, plastic plates and cups with spouts etc and a toy box in each cottage. Packing to go there is almost as easy as pre - children holidays! Heated outdoor pool is lovely - no need to grin and bear the cold for the sake of the kids! Frozen food from Each peach was pretty good esp the fish pie. Rating 4.9 out of 5, Laura, June 2010.
Just arrived home from our first visit to Bosinver. Accommodation is very good and very clean. Facilities and service are very good too........our 4 year old had a wonderful time.......and so did we!.. Rating 4.6 out of 5, Alison, May 2010.
We have stayed at Bosinver twice and will definitely go back again. The cottages are lovely - well-equipped, comfy and cosy without being twee or chintzy. There is so much to do - DS (4) and DD (2) love feeding the animals, collecting eggs, riding the horses, doing the nature trail and letting off steam in the play barn. When you finally get round to leaving the farm there are loads of things to see and do nearby, to suit every taste, budget and weather conditions. We loved the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project, idyllic days out at Looe, Polperro and St Ives to name but a few. I can't imagine being made to feel more welcome - Bosinver is a very special place and we can't wait to go back. I can't recommend it highly enough. Rating 4.7 out of 5, Jo, Jan 2010.