Swallows Barn is one of 6 lovely holiday homes at Trevadlock Manor, which is situated in over 20 acres of meadowland leading to a private bank of the River Lynher in a truly unspoilt part of Cornwall on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The peace and tranquillity of this setting belies its convenience as a holiday base.
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The vine, clematis and wisteria-clad row of 19th Century stone barns at Trevadlock Manor have been converted into five light, airy cottages, with an emphasis on simple, stylish decoration and furnishing. Situated at the end of the row of cottages, the entrance to Swallows' Barn is up a flight of wooden steps through a stable door situated on the cottage's sunny balcony. In the living area three small shuttered windows overlook the Manor's courtyard. A large window opposite overlooks the cottages' lawn area, and at the entrance, a row of windows overlooks the balcony to the paddocks, and to the rolling fields beyond. Swallows Barn with its neighbouring cottage Lambs Barn can be ideal for larger parties as it has particularly versatile accommodation which can be opened up through a co-joining door so that the two are interlinked upstairs and the shared space can then sleep ten in doubles and twin rooms.
Swallows Barn enjoys a fabulous moorland view from the attractive balcony with garden furniture and barbecue. In the summer, when the weather is fine, this space acts as an additional 'outside' room. Downstairs, the double room has a decorative French wrought iron bed and hand-painted furniture. The twin room has two hand-painted sleigh beds and useful fitted shelving for storage.
First floor: Access to the entrance via a flight of steps up to the balcony deck and then entrance through to the kitchen / dining / living room. There is a fully fitted kitchen, dining table for 4 people and comfortable seating. There is bags of character with features such as exposed stone walls and shutters to the windows. There is a staircase down to the:
Ground floor: The double room has a decorative French wrought iron bed, built in wardrobe, shelving and a chest of drawers. and fresh daisy patterned curtains. The twin room has two hand-painted sleigh beds and useful fitted shelving for storage. Bathroom with an overbath shower.
Exterior: Swallows Barn has the advantage of the west facing balcony deck which provides a brilliant place to relax and enjoy the sun. A BBQ is provided under the deck. The Owner is delighted to provide access to over 20 acres of rolling fields with ancient trees, leading to the riverbank where you can even fish for small brown trout if you wish. For children, there is an enclosed play area. Beyond this area is a games room with pool, billiards, table football and table tennis. All bats, balls and cues are available as well as a seating area for those who prefer to watch. There is also a notice board highlighting local current attractions. There is also an enclosed dog exercising area.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via gas central heating. The kitchen has a range of modern equipment. There is an electric fan oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, separate table top freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Additional freezer space is available in a separate barn should it be required. The sitting area has a digital TV & DVD player. There is WiFi available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating, bed linen, towels, tea towels and washing up equipment are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is private parking for a number of vehicles available. Up to two 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 property alone. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & highchair available upon request.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Trevadlock Manor is in an extremely convenient location, very easily reached by car, only a few minutes south of the A30, just west of Launceston, just 45 minutes from the M5 at Exeter. The scenery is quite breathtaking and you will be absorbed as soon as you have left the main road into the beauty of this edge of moorland location. A really central location in Cornwall, you have so much to see within easy reach. The brilliant beaches at Trebarwith Strand, Crackington Haven and Widemouth Bay are just over 30 minutes drive to the north and the quintessential Cornish harbour town of Looe is 40 minutes to the south. The wilds of Bodmin Moor are on your doorstep and Dartmoor is around 45 minutes away should you wish to cross the border.
The beautiful historic market town of Launceston lies just across the border from Devon and was once the capital of Cornwall. With rolling countryside, castle ruins and plenty of shops and nearby attractions, it’s a fantastic base for exploring North Cornwall. Launceston was the ancient capital of Cornwall and has been a market town since the time of the Normans. It still possesses a medieval south gate and castle ruins. Due to its position just a mile west of the River Tamar, it borders Devon and is often referred to as the 'gateway to Cornwall'. The church of St Mary Magdelene is well worth a visit for its unusual granite carvings and a ghoul is said to haunt the churchyard. There are many strange tales around this area of Cornwall. Apparently south of Launceston at Hingston Down there is buried treasure, the ghost of Dorothy Dingley has been seen many times in Botathon, and in nearby Yeolmbridge the Wild Hunt may be seen by those crossing the bridge. But those who see this twice will not live to tell the tale!
Bodmin Moor, bisected by the newly expanded A30 is home to one of Cornwall’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Reaching a height of 1,377 feet above sea level at Brown Willy, Cornwall’s highest point, the heather covered granite moorland provides East Cornwall with the most stunning country views and rugged walks. Near Blisland you will find two of Cornwall’s stone circles, the Trippet Stones and Stripple Stone Henge just round the corner, one end of the famous Camel Trail. The 18 mile Camel Trail follows the route of the old railway along traffic free paths, providing a fairly flat cycle through Bodmin and Wadebridge out to Padstow, eminently suitable for families. The National Lobster Hatchery at Padstow neighbours Rick Stein’s empire on the North Coast. The Bodmin and Wenford Railway, the first steam operated railway in Cornwall, takes in 13 miles of countryside. Also just outside Bodmin is the Camel Valley Vineyard who have been winning awards for their home grown wine for the past 20 years. The National Trust have three properties nearby: Cothele, Lanhydrock House, Trerice and Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps. Slightly further afield is the Eden Project in St Austell. Morwhellham Quay is also a fascinating place to visit, a "living" museum providing a wonderful day out.
Guest from Bracknell stayed for 7 nights.
A lovely peaceful holiday, great facilities and very dog friendly. Excellent hosts and a homemade cake to welcome you.
Guest from Utrecht stayed for 7 nights.
We had a long list of places to visit, but the quiet naturel surroundings made relaxing at the cottage more appealing than driving the narrow roads of Cornwall. Simple life, sitting on the deck, with a view on the fields, with the sheep and horses, the abundance of bird life, cold British ale. What more would you want?
Guest from Nottingham stayed for 8 nights.
Owners welcoming. Grounds superb with stunning views towards Bodmin moor. Cottage well equipped and very comfortable. Ideal location for touring Cornwall and Devon. Away from crowds.
Guest from Woodford Green stayed for 7 nights.
Excellent all round. Extremely well presented, beds very comfortable with quality duvets, welcome pack with home made cake. Very happy with my stay. Will recommend.
Guest from Saltash stayed for 7 nights.
Very peaceful, ideal for getting away from it all but conveniently placed to get around Cornwall. Owners have and are doing a fantastic renovation. Would definitely recommend it and will go there again.
Guest from Tadworth stayed for 7 nights.
We found the cottage very comfortable and relaxing and well equipped and we will consider staying again. The cottage is very central for all areas of Devon and Cornwall. Although we did not see the owners we were made very welcomed to the cottage with a short note awaiting for on arrival with a tin of homemade cakes. If you come across this cottage I would recommend that you book it.
Guest from Grays stayed for 7 nights.
Stayed in the cottages for a week. Lovely cottages easy to get to with brilliant views. Good facilities and very clean. Definately not a place to miss. Will be returning soon!
Location: Bodmin Moor
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Location: Bodmin Moor
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Location: Bodmin Moor
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Location: Bodmin Moor
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Location: Bodmin Moor
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Low occupancy discounts based on using a maximum of 3 bedrooms and staying for 7 nights outside the peak season. The end 5' double bedroom and one of the twin bedrooms will be locked.
Location: Bodmin Moor
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Up to 2 dogs permitted at no additional cost.
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