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Higher Worthyvale Farm - The Hen House

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Boscastle, near Camelford, Cornwall
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

A semi-detached, bungalow-style property, nestled on a grassland farm just 5 minutes from Boscastle. An excellent base for exploring Cornwall.

These properties lie on the owners’ working mixed grassland farm, in a superb holiday location between Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast. The Bull Pen (28055) and The Cow Shed (28056), have been converted from a traditional barn and are furnished and fitted to a very good standard. Both have a large kitchen/dining area, a wood burner in the living room, French doors and Juliet balcony in one double bedroom and a private, enclosed patio and garden area to the rear, ideal for morning coffee or an evening barbecue. The Hen House (28054) adjoins the owners’ farmhouse; it has a private patio area to the side to enjoy alfresco dining with country views. Boscastle is a 5-minute drive, with walks, harbour, shops, pubs and restaurants. Down the coast is Port Isaac, of TV series Doc Martin fame, where The Fisherman’s Friends sing live on the Platt on Friday summer evenings. A little further is Padstow with shops, pubs and restaurants including Rick Stein’s famous fish restaurant. From here you can take a ferry across to Rock to try the variety of watersports or walk or cycle along the Camel Trail, a haven for birdwatchers. The sandy beach at Trebarwith Strand is 4 miles. Within easy reach is horse riding, National Trust properties, the south west coastal path, golf courses at Bowood and Bude, surfing at Polzeath and Widemouth Bay. Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles. The Hen House (28054), The Bull Pen (28055) and The Cow Shed (28056) can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests.

All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With electric coal-effect fire, Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player and patio doors leading to patio.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and slate floor.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Shower room: With shower cubicle, shower seat and toilet.

Enclosed patio with garden furniture. 1 pet welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country).

All properties: Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a natural water supply from a borehole.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Bungalow
    Bungalow
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Bath/Shower Seat
    Bath/Shower Seat
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    12/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2018
    We had a great holiday, one of the best. The location is ideal for exploring. The accommodation was like home from home and the owners were lovely. They were there if you needed them. We even had a lovely cake waiting for us. We would love to go back next year.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your review of your stay at The Hen House. It was lovely meeting you and hearing all about your explorations of North Cornwall with all it has to offer visitors come rain or shine. We look forward to seeing you again next year.

  • 10

    16/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 11/05/2018
    Warm welcome from the owners David and Jennie. A much appreciated basket of goodies in the kitchen, milk in fridge, and a very tasty cake baked by Jennie. The Hen house was so well furnished and comfortable, we will hopefully book in again+

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your review of our holiday property and that you enjoyed the homemade cake. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as you can manage to come.

  • 10

    13/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018
    This was our second stay at The Hen House and again we had a very enjoyable time. Home from home accommodation. We hope to return.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; It was lovely to see you again at The Hen House and we are glad you found everything as good as it was on your previous visit. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

  • 9

    03/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/03/2018
    Our second visit to this lovely little cottage. It is the epitomy of tranquillity, peace and quiet and is situated on a delightful working farm. The owners couldn't be more friendly and a homemade cake awaits you upon arrival along with a tray of complimentary goodies.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; It was lovely to see you both again with guide dog Asher. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit every bit as much as last time. We look forward to seeing you again next year.

  • 10

    17/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/03/2018
    A cosy, exceptionally clean, well equipped cottage in a lovely location and owned by super, friendly people.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay with us. We try to make our holiday properties as we would wish to find one, spotlessly clean and welcoming. We look forward to seeing you again.

  • 10

    10/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/02/2018
    Absolutely wonderful place just what was needed. David and Jenny were attentive without being intrusive. Quiet clean and relaxing can't say thankyou enough

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your review of The Hen House. We aim to make our guests feel welcome, comfortable and have an enjoyable and relaxing break from day to day life wherever that may be.

  • 10

    22/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/01/2018
    We had a most enjoyable stay. The weather was quite wet and very windy but we were able to go out and about and visit interesting and scenic locations. It was fantastic to return to the comfort and warmth of this perfect accommodation. Our hosts had provided everything needed and more besides. Highly recommend!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Hen House. We are pleased you had everything you needed to make your stay warm and comfortable in January.

  • 10

    04/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/12/2017
    We had a lovely break over Christmas. We were welcomed with a home made cake, fresh eggs & Christmas goodies. It was all very homely & decorated for Christmas. We were very well looked after including the dog!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for leaving a review of your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed Christmas in Cornwall and had everything you needed to make you feel welcome and comfortable.

  • 10

    25/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/11/2017
    A very nice and relaxed holiday we were left alone by the owners. When we arrived there was a fresh baked cake and farm fresh eggs and a mixture of teas

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your review. Our hens lay eggs every day and their eggs are used both in our cake for visitors and the welcome baskets. We are glad you enjoyed the tea ready for your arrival and we look forward to seeing you again.

  • 10

    04/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 20/10/2017
    A very friendly welcome, cake and flowers, awaited us at the Henhouse. Situated near the beautiful Boscastle and ideal for exploring Cornwall we had a wonderful week. Our hosts could not have been friendlier. Dogs were not just allowed, they were welcomed with towels and bed left for their comfort. We would highly recommend this accommodation.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of The Hen House. We are glad you had time to explore Cornwall and enjoyed your visits to Boscastle.

  • 9

    05/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    A wonderful holiday cottage with all you could want or need. Welcome pack and homemade cake much appreciated. Convenient to several beaches and tourist attractions. Cottage very clean and comfortable.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner:- Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad you enjoyed our home made cake, cooked the morning of your arrival, and the welcome basket of local goodies. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in the UK and have a good flight back to Australia.

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