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The Shooting Lodge

Colquite, Washaway Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Situated on pheasant shooting estate with Clay pigeon shooting available by arrangement is this detached property, a converted 200-year-old barn.

This very spacious, detached property, converted from a 200-year-old barn, with grain silos 8 yards (toddlers beware!) occupies a peaceful setting on the owners’ 850-acre working arable farm and pheasant shooting estate. Very attractively furnished and well equipped, it boasts eight en-suite bedrooms (all with colour TVs), two sitting-rooms, a games room with open fire and pool table, and its own garden with children’s play area – making it the ideal choice for three or four families wishing to holiday together. Clay pigeon shooting is available by arrangement, with fishing on site (permit required). The farm is centrally located in the beautiful Camel Valley – a haven for nature lovers and fishermen, cyclists and riding enthusiasts, close to the wild expanse of Bodmin Moor.
An ideal base from which to tour, The Shooting Lodge is convenient for the North and South Heritage Coasts of Cornwall, where to the north, the picturesque fishing villages of Port Isaac and Boscastle, and the old port of Padstow are within easy reach. To the south is the harbour town of Fowey, and the charming villages of Looe and Polperro, each with narrow, winding streets full of fisherman’s cottages and intriguing tales concerning their smuggling past. Partly isolated from the rest of the country, until the railway crossed the River Tamar in the 1860s, this region has retained a wealth of antiquities. For historic days out, St Breock Downs Monolith and the Nine Maidens, Pencarrow House and Restormel Castle, and Lanhydrock (NT), with its 450-acre grounds, are nearby. Whilst a little further afield, scholars of myths and legends will find enigmatic Tintagel Castle – said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, a mystical delight. Ancient Wadebridge (4 miles) offers a sports centre, swimming-pool and tennis. Shop 1½ miles, pub 3 miles.

Large hall with slate floor. Spacious, comfortable living room with open fire and dining area. Additional sitting room with open fire. Large, well-equipped fitted kitchen with two electric cookers. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Three double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet. Three twin bedrooms, and two further double bedrooms (one with extra double bed, for +2), each with en-suite bathroom, shower attachment and toilet. All bedrooms with TVs.

  • Open fires – fuel included
  • Electricity £40 per week
  • Full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Two cots
  • High chair
  • Ten TVs (in sitting-rooms and all bedrooms)
  • DVD
  • Two cookers
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Garden with patio, furniture and children’s play area with swing
  • Use of owners’ 850-acre grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Games room with pool table and table tennis
  • Clay pigeon shooting by arrangement
  • Private fishing foc (permit required)
  • Natural spring water supply
  • NB: River in grounds

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-01
    We loved the shooting lodge, but it wasn't without a couple of issues. The room that has the pool table etc had been closed & no-one thought this was enough of a problem to tell us. No-one was there when we arrived so we didn't have a key for a few days. In truth the owners were so layer back, they didn't see this as an issue, but we were more concerned about it & would have liked a welcome letter with instructions and details about the closed games room. Having said all that, we had a wonderful week with extended family, the house was great in that we all had an en-suit and comfy bed & loads of room to enjoy different areas of the house.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-29
    We loved the Shooting Lodge for many reasons! Enormous living area, gorgeous surroundings great bedrooms all with en suites. The owners were incredibly helpful and it is ideally located within easy reach of most of Cornwall! 5 families including 8 children stayed very happily for the week! One thing that could be improved is the outdoor play area which needs making a little more safe and updated.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-04-11
    A superb place to stay. The children thoroughly enjoyed the play area and the wood. The gron-ups enjoyed exploring the grounds which are magnificent!

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8.8 out of 10 – based on 5 reviews collected by Reevoo

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