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The Old Bull Pen

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St Ewe, near Tregony, Cornwall
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 2
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In 72 acres of farmland this is a truly rural retreat for two. Spectacular countryside views, coastal walks and sailing nearby.

This holiday cottage is situated 3 miles outside the village of Tregony. The Old Bull Pen sits in the heart of the owner’s working farm which is set amidst 72-acres with spectacular views over the countryside. A great location for coastal walks, sailing and fishing from the villages close by. Visit the Eden Project, 8 miles, the city of Truro, 11 miles, St Mawes, 14 miles, and Newquay, 18 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub 1½ miles and restaurant 3 miles.

All on the ground floor:
Living room:
With Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and beams.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric hob, electric oven, fridge, washer/dryer and tiled floor.
Bedroom: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric storage heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Small enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. 72-acres of fields and woodland (shared). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring and there is a pond adjacent to the property.

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  • Barbecue
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2018
    The owners in the farmhouse opposite couldn't be nicer! The eggs are fantastic! The Bull Pen is small but has everything you need. The kitchen is well equipped and the living room is lovely. The only complaint I would have is the bathroom. It has carpet on the floor. The Bull Pen was a little chilly for my liking, although the heating was on Eco and a little damp due to the bathroom which caused an odor! There is a nice enclosed outside space to sit. No internet so be prepared. Also, the owner has dogs that roam free, which is fine and the drive is really only suitable for 4x4 as not a finished driveway.

  • 2

    Confirmed guest, 17/03/2018
    Cottage was okay but location is terrible. It is right in the middle of the egg production sheds. 3.5tonne lorries outside your door every day and articulated lorries occasionally. Forklift trucks working just outside. PRIVATE parking is in an area of land used by all the farm workers. Two dogs run around all the time. We were there for 14 nights and were not offered a change of bedding or clean towels. Felt very much that the holiday cottage was an after thought.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your review, I am sorry you were not happy with our holiday cottage. It is in the heart of our working farm as stated in the information when booking online. We do have dogs as many farms do and this is their home. Clean bedding is ironed and ready for your use under the bed in the bedroom as stated in our owner welcome booklet. Our car parking area is a private car park for the farm and holiday let and plenty big enough for both your large transit van and your saloon car.

  • 4

    Confirmed guest, 11/12/2017
    Disappointing due to very poor condition of sofa and having to clean the property upon leaving.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your review. Our sofa is an older sofa but a very comfortable one. We ask that guests leave the cottage similar to how they found it. As you had dogs we assume you would have had to clean the cottage after them.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 13/10/2017
    I really liked the old Bull pen. I loved the surroundings, the chooks and the remoteness. I think for some people that would come as a bit of a surprise. It was comfy, clean and had all I wanted.

  • 4

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2017
    My fault . We wanted somewhere a bit more upmarket really. It would not take much to improve the scores. The problems were; -no welcome pack (owner appeared on the Thursday night -too late- we were leaving the next morning) - scruffy outside (dilapidated table and BBQ- weeds in flags- dead plants-cover off gas/electricity meter on the floor)- stagnant pool with open access just outside the building - no water pressure from hot tap in bathroom - lounge furniture needs an up lift - long drive has potholes in it which could easily be filled - rules said hoover all floors before leaving Just a general lack of attention really Kitchen was well equipped

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your comments. Our pricing does reflect that we are a 3 star holiday let on a pretty little farm in the middle of no where. There is a long well used farm track to get to us that is used by all sorts of farm vehicles including cars. We are not always here to receive guests and the holiday let is always left ready and open for this very reason. We do water the plants on change over day but unfortunately many others don't and during a dry summer the plants do look tired. We have refurbished the cottage kitchen and sitting room in January 2018 and the pictures will soon be updated on Cottages.com website.

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6.9 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews collected by Reevoo
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