Oak Tree exudes natural charm and character and provides a wonderfully comfortable holiday retreat for two at any time of year. This cosy apartment in an ancient converted stone barn, is attractively furnished and decorated in traditional style. Oak Tree is set in 17 acres of grounds with stunning views, woodland, river and lakeside walks, picnic spots and free private salmon on the River Fowey. There is trout and game fishing in season at a charge of £30 per session on the lake.
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Oak Tree is just perfect for a romantic special occasion of the most relaxing holiday you can imagine at any time of the year. The cosy double bedroom and lovely bright open plan lounge / dining room are both south facing and comfortably furnished in traditional style. The apartment is exceptionally well equipped with a leather suite and a variety of books and board games. Set in 17 acres of idyllic grounds with a half mile of private River Fowey frontage offering top class private salmon and trout fishing and a nearly 2 acre trout and course fishing lake, Oak Tree has some of the most spectacular scenery and whether fishing, bird watching, sightseeing, walking, golfing, cycling or just relaxing, Oak Tree is the perfect holiday destination.
There are stunning, uninterrupted panoramic views of rolling farmland, mature spruce forests, natural woodland and livestock in adjoining fields. Set around a courtyard and overlooking the natural slope down to the river the delightful surroundings provide a peaceful environment for all ages. During your stay at Oak Tree it is possible to see kingfisher, otters, badgers, foxes, owls, wild deer, heron, mallards, moorhen and Canadian geese, not to mention bluetits, finches, nuthatches, robins, woodpeckers, thrushes and hovering birds of prey.
The lake provides an idyllic setting for sitting out on a summer’s evening, watching the setting sun, with a glass of wine perhaps. There are benches and picnic tables both outside the properties and by the river and lake and portable barbeques are available. River and lake fishing, in season. Fishing is free on the River Fowey (please enquire as to availability) but there is a charge of £30 per session to fish the lake which is stocked with brown trout. There is a catch and keep policy - maximum two fish. Whether an experienced fisherman or a novice, why not relax down by the water and pit your wits against nature. Who knows, perhaps you’ll catch your evening meal or snap a photo to show your friends! A Ghillie can be hired by separate negotiation and booked in advance.
Ground Floor Only: Large entrance porch leading to light, airy, open plan, south facing lounge / dining room. Shower room with hand basin and WC. Well equipped kitchen followed by south facing double bedroom with 4'6" bed. Exterior: Extensive grounds with garden furniture and BBQ facilities. Pitch & Putt, outdoor fitness stations, boules court, croquet, cricket net, football goal post, tree swings and seasaw.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via night storage heaters. The kitchen has a range of modern equipment. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge with small freezer compartment and a washing machine & tumble drier on site. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital Freeview TV & DVD player, CD/Radio and hairdryer. Wii and PlayStations are available. There is free WiFi at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating & bed linen are all included but you will need to provide your own towels. There is unlimited parking available. Up to 2 medium sized well behaved dogs will be permitted at a small additional cost of £30 per dog / per week, although please remember that you cannot leave dogs unattended in the cottage alone. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & high chair available.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Located just off the A38 between Liskeard and Bodmin, and backing onto Bodmin Moor yet only 15mins from the picturesque coastal resorts of Looe & Polperro. Rivermead Farm is ideally located for exploring the beautiful South East region of Cornwall.
The farm location gives you the freedom to take country walks straight from your door. Bike hire can be arranged locally.
Beaches & Watersports
There are numerous beaches within easy driving distance, ranging from wide exposed beaches to sheltered coves. Siblyback Lake, located on the edge of Bodmin Moor nearby, offers windsurfing, sailing and kayaking.
Local Towns & Villages
Explore the quaint villages of Polperro, Looe, Charlestown and St Neots, the historic towns of Fowey and Lostwithiel, and the local main town of Liskeard. There is lots to do, including the world famous Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Carnglaze Caverns to the Monkey Sanctuary at Loee and Bodmin Moor Wildlife Park. Local National Trust properties include the beautiful house and estate of Lanhydrock.
For something different visit the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery at Lostwithiel, Trelawney Garden Centre near Wadebridge or Trago Mills at Liskeard. Shopping Rivermead Farm is well situated for both coastal or inland walks, with Bodmin Moor, the Camel Trail and the South West Coast Path all easily accessible.
Golfers can enjoy the rich variety of numerous Cornish courses, both Links and Parkland but in particular the following are highly recommended; St Endoc, nr Rock is a Links course where a handicap is required. Trevose & Perranporth are both Links courses. Lanhydrock, St Mellion & China Fleet in Saltash are all Parkland courses.
Guest from Worthing stayed for 7 nights.
We were very impressed with the accommodation from the excellent welcome pack to the extensive grounds. The cottage was well and tastefully equipped, comfortably furnished, and no skimping on hot water and heating when required. One small problem was sorted immediately. Probably the best accommodation we've had in many years of similar holidays.
Guest from Downton stayed for 6 nights.
The best holiday let we have stayed in. The hosts are welcoming and very helpful, the grounds are beautiful and the accomadation superb. A great location for accessing many parts of Cornwall and a quiet retreat upon your return.
Guest from Bridge Of Weir stayed for 7 nights.
We spent a week at Rivermead farm, Oak Tree Cottage and found it extremely clean and comfortable. We found a lovely hamper left by owners Marjorie & Kevin. Our 2 dogs were made very welcome and had acres of cut grass to walk on a couple of short golf holes a rope swing and a few other garden games to keep the kids amused. If you are looking for a quiet retreat in Cornwall, we have no hesitation of recommending Oak Tree Cottage at Cornwall
Guest from Varengeville-sur-mer stayed for 7 nights.
The cottage was well-equipped and comfortable. Mr and Mrs Creek could not have been kinder or more helpful and the welcoming hamper was the best I have ever seen. The location is quiet and peaceful and the grounds, especially along the river, well looked-after. The only disappointment was the weather, rain all week, and the low températures which made fishing, the second main aim of our visit, totally unsuccessful. Nevertheless we explored Cornwall and the central position of the cottage meant that both coasts are within easy reach.
Guest from Church Stretton stayed for 3 nights.
Lovely cottage in a very convenient postion . Very nice stretch of river well look after the fishing was differcult but this was due to the cold weather Felt the charge of £30 to fish the lake was expensive
Guest from Southampton stayed for 5 nights.
Our holiday was superb. The owners Kevin and Marjorie were brilliant and made us so welcome. Oak tree cottage was excellent in all aspects. Facilities were excellent along with cleanliness and comfort. The welcome hamper was slovenly big surprise. Nothing was to much trouble and Kevin and Marjorie were so friendly, lovely people. If you want a holiday of peace and tranquillity this is the place to go. Grounds are spacious and beautiful, we would recommend this cottage as super 10/10. Will definitely stay again
Guest from Wimborne stayed for 3 nights.
This was our first holiday with 2 pooches. We didn't know what a treat lay in store for us. Margorie & Kevin were perfect hosts. Our cottage was beautifully clean and well equipped, set in superb grounds. The welcome hamper was delicious, a really thoughtful touch. We will definitely be coming back. Thank you once again.
Guest from Sevenoaks stayed for 7 nights.
Had a fantastic 9 days in this beautiful cottage that was like home from home. Beautiful grounds that we all loved (we have 2 dogs). Couldn't fault the cottage, had everything we needed and was a brilliant location, so easy to get to everything we wanted to do and see. Many thanks to Kevin and Marjorie for their hospitality and helpfulness and also for the great hamper we received on arrival. We will definitely be back.
Guest from Newport stayed for 6 nights.
We were offered a free upgrade and we chose to stay in Salmon cottage. It was a very cosy well decorated clean cottage that made us feel at home straight away. The welcome basket was outstanding to say the least ..full of top quality local produce that we liked so much we bought more to bring home. The surrounding grounds including the river, lake and walk were magnificent and a lovely escape to go walking in. Parking was easy and the place was quiet yet it wasn't that far from the main road which made easy access to all the main towns, villages and ports. All round this was an ideal holiday retreat and we look forward to going back soon.
Guest from Nottingham stayed for 7 nights.
Stayed at oak tree for a week during September and despite the weather we had an excellent time especially our German Shepherd who settled in with no problems at all. The grounds are a lovely place to walk with plenty of open space for Bella to run around in and the cottage was all we could ask from a self contained unit. The location is perfect to reach the coast and walking in nearby forests. The owners are genuinely nice people and we are looking forward to returning next year.
Guest from Sunderland stayed for 7 nights.
First class and friendly no fuss very private and first class hosts we had a fantastic time the location was perfect the cottage was ideal and very quite thank you very much Ronnie andAnn.
Guest from Canterbury stayed for 14 nights.
Everything about our stay was brilliant, the attention to detail was wonderful, from the moment we arrived. The cottage was lovely with all the facilities we could possibly need, beautifully decorated cosy and relaxing. The location is idyllic set in wonderful grounds, with loads of room for our rather energetic spaniel to run as well as lovely walks by the stream and around the lake. The hosts were lovely with the right balance of being around if needed but not feeling overlooked.
Guest from Albury stayed for 4 nights.
We found Oaktree to be in the perfect location for us- central to easily reach all parts of Cornwall without difficulty. The farm itself is idyllic- acres of grass and woodland, lake and river, just perfect and tranquil. The owners are genuinely friendly and helpful and the welcome was warm, a basket of goodies consisting of Cornwall delights, milk and wine awaiting us when we arrived too. The cottage is just right for couples, everything you need is there and comfort assured. There were no problems of any sort whilst we were there and we hope to return in the not too distant future.
Guest from Sheffield stayed for 7 nights.
We wanted a "Cottage" holiday and this is exactly what we got...and more. The grounds were excellent and well maintained, the wildlife fascinating and the owner couldn't do any more to help. We already intend to holiday here again next year!
Guest from Lincoln stayed for 7 nights.
The owners and welcome basket were awesome. The location was attractive and peaceful. The accommodation is dated and the bed was very uncomfortable a new matress and pillows are needed urgently.
We take the satisfaction of our guests seriously and are sorry to hear that you felt the property did not fully meet your expectations as we have received extremely positive reviews to date. Since purchasing Rivermead Farm we have almost entirely refurbished all the properties however it is our intention to purchase top of the range Hypnos beds this winter. We do hope you will return to Rivermead Farm in the future.
Guest from Histon stayed for 7 nights.
Absolutely fantastic would recommend to anyone wonderful can't fault anything the welcome was wonderful the cottage gorgeous I could live there a credit to the owners are
Guest from Havant stayed for 7 nights.
A brilliant cottage in a beautiful environment. The cottage was spotlessly clean and we received a warm welcome from the owners. The welcome hamper was generous and full of local produce. The cottage is centrally located in Cornwall for many places and we visited both the north and south coast from the cottage. A highlight was seeing a kingfisher on the pond near the cottage. We would certainly recommend this cottage to others
Guest from stayed for 21 nights.
We cannot image a nicer place to stay for a vacation and more welcoming hosts to make it even better. The property is much nicer and grander than shown on the pictures!
Guest from Stondon Massey stayed for 7 nights.
We came to Cornwall to get married and enjoyed a fabulous week at Oak Tree. Location, facilities and cottage fab. Marjorie and Kevin the perfect hosts
Guest from Hove stayed for 7 nights.
Oak Tree is a brilliant base to use if you want to tour around and discover Cornwall as it really is so central to everything. You are just a 10min drive to Bodmin town & all of the main roads to join to explore. It is set in beautiful grounds & you could happily spend a whole day there, lazing by the river watching out for Kingfishers or other beautiful birds. The welcome the we received from the owners was really lovely with a welcome hamper full to the brim with Cornish products & some fresh home made scones. Oak Tree is a lovely little base & is the perfect size for 2 people. I hope that anyone else who stays there, has as much fun as we did!
Guest from Hannover stayed for 14 nights.
We were at Oaktree in July with our baby. It was great. Marjorie and Kevin had everything prepared very lovely including the cod which was nearly more comfy than his bed at home :) We would love to come again as soon as possible and warmly recommend the location.
Location: Bodmin Moor
Salmon is a lovely well equipped, south facing ground floor holiday apartment in a wonderful historic ancient barn set in 17 acres of idyllic grounds with top class free private salmon fishing on the River Fowey. There is trout fishing in season on the lake, with a charge of £30 per session. With something for everyone to do all year round, this very special place is a dream holiday choice at any time of year!
Location: Bodmin Moor
Rivermead is a 250 year old, south facing, beautifully restored and furnished atmospheric cottage set in 17 acres of grounds. It possesses a wealth of exposed beams and period features, including an inglenook fireplace with a woodburner. With its stunning views, woodland, river and lakeside walks, picnic spots and free private salmon and trout fishing on the River Fowey, this really is the most idyllic spot to unwind and relax.
Location: Bodmin Moor
Bluebell is a well equipped, lovely bright airy apartment in a wonderful historic ancient barn set in 17 acres of idyllic grounds with top class free private salmon and trout fishing in season on the River Fowey. With something for everyone to do, you simply will not want to leave this spectacularly beautiful and peaceful place!
Location: Bodmin Moor
Otter Lodge is an amazing, brand new property right on the banks of the River Fowey. You can relax to the sound of the water rippling past. With its stunning views, woodland, river and lakeside walks, picnic spots and free private salmon and trout fishing on the River Fowey, this really is the most idyllic spot to unwind and relax.
Location: Bodmin Moor
Kingfisher, a wonderfully cosy apartment in an ancient converted stone barn, is attractively furnished and decorated in traditional style. Set in 17 acres of grounds with stunning views, woodland, river and lakeside walks, picnic spots and free private salmon, trout and coarse fishing in season, this lovely apartment offers ideal holiday cottage accommodation for a couple. It is just perfect for a romantic special occasion or the most relaxing holiday you can imagine at any time of the year.
Location: Bodmin Moor
Owl Lodge is a brand new property set in an elevated, south facing position where you can wake to glorious views down the picturesque Glynn valley and glimpses of the tranquil River Fowey that runs through Rivermead Farm. With its stunning views, woodland, river and lakeside walks, picnic spots and free private salmon and trout fishing, this really is the most idyllic spot to unwind and relax.
Stable Steps is a pretty, reverse level, barn conversion set in a gorgeous garden and surrounded by private woodland that you will be able to explore to your hearts content. This is a perfect chance to rediscover family holidays without distractions, playing in the garden and woods, al fresco dining on a summers evening with a glass of wine and listening to the birds in the trees. Heavenly!
Location: Bodmin Moor
Badgers Cottage is a delightful property in the hamlet of Warleggan positioned high on the moors above Bodmin and with spectacular rural views from the garden of rolling Cornish countryside.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
The Old Carriage Works is a split level apartment in the magnificent grade 2 listed building originally designed by Brunel. It nestles alongside the upper tidal reaches of the Fowey River which flows past the property. The apartment itself has retained many character features including high ceilings and granite walls while maintaining an air of modern luxury.
Low occupancy discount based on a couple sharing one room
A lovingly converted 18th Century barn in a very convenient location close to the middle of Bodmin. Within easy reach of many attractions across Cornwall this excellent property offers a perfect base for exploring Cornwall.