Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Fowey - South Torfrey Farm
2 and 3 bedroom cottages in private and safe location
South Torfrey organic farm is set in a secluded position above the Fowey estuary. Our cottages offer a peaceful haven in which to relax and unwind. Stylishly converted, each is equipped to a high standard to provide a 'home from home'. Honeypin has been designed with an emphasis on accessibility and is well suited to wheelchair users and guests with limited mobility. The cottages have private, walled, gated gardens and barbecues to make the most of warm summer evenings.Our cottages has a wood burning stove (complimentary supply of wood), stair gates and en-suite bath/shower room. Gillyflower and Honeypin have two en suite shower wet-rooms (neither has a bath, though baby baths are supplied). Each property has a king-sized, pocket sprung bed.
The small animal enclosure is a delight for children to visit, along with play equipment, badminton, pool table, table football and heated, indoor pool. There is a comprehensive dvd and book library for all to use. Travel cots, high chairs, backpack carriers available on request. WiFi access in all cottages.
Details for holiday cottage Rowan, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
Originally from London, Simon and I worked at a Steiner community south of Edinburgh, farming alongside and caring for adults with special needs. We relocated to Cornwall in 1996, 2 weeks prior to the birth of our third son, Charlie. We now have 5 children, all taller than us. Simon, a biochemist, traded a career in a hospital chemistry lab for a life as an organic farmer. He hasn't regretted it. And I, with a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management, I attempt to find practical application for my knowledge whenever I can. Now he's learning the clarinet and I'm singing jazz. We make a good team!
We were both familiar with Cornwall from childhood holidays and were attracted to the county as a potential place to settle. The location of the farm, sitting above the village of Golant, and yet secluded and away from any main roads, meant that it was easily accessible and yet peaceful, set in beautiful rolling countryside. We live close to Fowey, an established holiday destination and, recognising this, we began converting the barns surrounding the farmhouse in 1998. Having lived in a Steiner community prior to buying the farm we enjoy welcoming visitors to stay and to share this idyllic spot.
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South Torfrey Farm is located 200m down a private drive, off a minor village road, with ample parking. Close to Golant, a friendly village pub and the Cormorant Hotel (for afternoon tea with a stunning view) are a short walk away. We are 3 miles from the charming Cornish harbour town of Fowey with a wide choice restaurants, tearooms and more than its fair share of Inns and watering holes. Fowey is a favourite port of call for many yachting holiday makers. We enjoy stunning coastal scenery and there's always a footpath close by - either along the coast or the Saint's way. Plus Polkerris beach is a five minute drive away with a water sport centre, Sam's on the Beach and the Rashleigh Inn. Centrally located, South Torfrey Farm is a superb base from which to discover Cornwall. These are the benefits we enjoy. We welcome you to come and sample them for yourselves.