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Rivermead Farm - Farm Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Rivermead Farm Cottage

Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 15km

Beautifully appointed with south facing views, the cottage is steeped in character and possesses a wealth of exposed beams and period features, including an original inglenook fireplace with a wood burner. It is perfect for holidaymakers really wanting to get away from it all.

Ground Floor Accommodation

(Entrance hall leading to stairs)

Sitting room, seating 8, with inglenook fireplace and low beamed ceiling. Attractive furnishings, including framed tapestry and paintings by local artists, add to the welcoming ambiance.

Large, long ,fully equipped kitchen with electric solid ring hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Farmhouse table with seating for 8 and an external door leading to the side of the property.

Pretty twin bedroom with beamed ceiling and south facing views leading into small hall and further on into shower room and w.c.

Stairs from this hall lead up into the lovely bright loft bedroom with its unique appeal away from the hub of the household. Three windows ensure the room is flooded with light.

On the first floor there is:

One pretty double bedroom. Crisp white linens compliment the attractive toile furnishings and with the south facing window ensuring that the room is always light.

One Twin bedroom. Co-ordinating floral linens are light and bright and create a lovely fresh bedroom, again with a south facing window.

Bathroom. Relax in a full length bath or wash away the grime of the day in the shower cubicle. W.C. and wash hand basin.

Sleeps 8:

1x ground floor twin bedroom

1 x 1st floor double bedroom

1 x 1st floor twin bedroom

Loft bedroom with 3’ bed and can accommodate an additional 2’6” guest bed

The following are provided in the property:

32” flat screen TV with Freeview


Portable Radio & CD player

Ipod dock

Electric heating – included in the rental


Iron & Ironing Board

Vacuum cleaner

Numerous board games

A variety of books


WiFi internet access

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Looe 15 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 27 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Loft bedroom with 3’ bed and can accommodate an additional 2’6” guest bed.

Electricity included

Further details outdoors

Located in spectacular 17 acre grounds

Further details

A provisional booking will only be confirmed on receipt of a deposit of 20% of the total rental within seven days of making the booking. Payment of the balance is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival, full payment at time of booking is required if less than seven weeks before your arrival date.

A towel bale, comprising 1 bath and 1 hand towels, can be ordered for the duration of your stay at a charge of £6

Accommodation is available from 4pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure. It may be possible to obtain earlier entry or later departure dependent on availability.

On arrival, we provide washing-up liquid, dishwasher tablets (where required), kitchen roll, toilet paper, hand soap, salt & pepper.

Well behaved dogs may be accepted at a cost of £30 per week but are not permitted in bedrooms or on any furniture and must not disturb or be a nuisance to other guests.

Owing to the presence of the lake and the river, children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times, the owners accept no responsibility.

Rivermead Farm cottages are strictly non smoking.

Guests are asked to consider obtaining cancellation insurance, neither deposit or balances are refundable.

Cheques should be made payable to Rivermead Farm.

The West Country region

Rivermead Farm is ideally located for exploring the beautiful South East region of Cornwall.

Ideally located for all the attractions of Cornwall, situated in the idyllic Glynn Valley, just off the A38, almost mid way between Liskeard & Bodmin. Rivermead Farm is located on the edge of Bodmin Moor yet only 8/10 miles from Looe and Polperro, both north and south coasts being easily accessible within 30 minutes. All the main routes of Cornwall are close and give easy access to popular locations like Port Isaac (Doc Martin), St Ives (arts & crafts), Padstow (Rick Stein), Tintagel(the legend of King Arthur) and Newquay and the north coastal resorts, famous for wind & surf boarding.


Siblyback Lake, located on the edge of Bodmin Moor, offers: windsurfing, sailing and kayaking.

Local Towns & Villages.

Explore the quaint villages of: Polperro, Looe, Charlestown and St. Neots, the historic towns of Fowey and Lostwithiel, and the local main town of Liskeard.

Beaches & Watersports

There are numerous beaches within easy driving distance, ranging from wide exposed beaches to sheltered coves. Visit the Cornwall Beach Guide for information.


There is lots to do, and places to visit, from the world famous Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Carnglaze Caverns, to the Monkey Sanctuary at Looe and Bodmin Moor Wildlife Park. Local National Trust properties include the beautiful country house and estate of Lanhydrock.


For something different visit the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, at Lostwithiel, Trelawney Garden Centre near Wadebridge, or Trago Mills at Liskeard.


Rivermead Farm is well situated for both coastal or inland walks, with Bodmin Moor, the Camel Trail and the South West Coast Path all easily accessible.


Golfers can enjoy the rich variety of the numerous Cornish courses, both Links and Parkland, but in particular the following are highly recommended;

St Endoc, nr Rock - Links. Handicap certificate required.

Trevose - Links

Perranporth - Links

Lanhydrock - Parkland

St Mellion – Parkland

China Fleet, Saltash – Parkland with estuary views

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Review 1-9 of 9

11 Oct 2013


"Fantastic cottages!"

We had a lovely time at these stunning cottages! Well worth every penny... Kevin was so helpful.. It was great for our two year old.. She could run round. My dad loved the fishing.. Everything was in … More

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a positive review, I am sorry I was unwell but Kevin did enjoy getting to know the faamily. Hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.

11 Sep 2013


"Fabulous - can't wait to return."

Accomodation excellent, all the comforts of home in idyllic surroundings. When staying in hotels, holiday cottages, We like to feel we are the only people to sleep in the bed and use the facilities.… More

Thank you for your very encouraging review, we do try to offer what we ourselves would like to find at a holiday cottage. We enjoyed getting to know you and hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.

23 May 2013


"The best holiday cottage we've rented, and we've rented a lot!"

It really was fantastic. From the very warm, personal welcome, to the hamper of wonderful goodies, home-made scones and dairy products to the most comfortable, well equipped and immaculately presented… More

Thank you for the lovely review. We are delighted to know that we are on the right track. We enjoyed meeting all the family and look forward to seeing the children grow!

17 May 2013



Enjoyed our week long break immensely.Kingfisher Cottage was fully equipped(home from home). it was comfortable and immaculate. furnishings all good quality.Marjorie and Kevin will make you very welco… More

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your holiday at Rivermead Farm. We enjoyed getting to know you over the week and hope we can welcome you back soon.

11 Apr 2013


"A stunning cottage and location. Peace and tranquility in abundance."

We stayed at the cottage with our 9 year twins and grandparent and we all had a special holiday.A great place for our family that has left us with lovely memories. We were greeted by Kevin and Marjori… More

Thank you for the lovely review, we are delighted to know that the holiday at Rivermead was such a success with all the members of your family. There are indeed many lovely places to visit but I agree with the children, sometimes it is just nice to have the space and natural surroundings to play or relax without having to venture out with the car. Hope to see you back at Rivermead in the future. Marjorie & Kevin

5 Oct 2012


"Magical ;Darling buds of May; Rivermead Farm Cottage surpassed our expectations."

We loved Rivermead Farm Cottage. We travelled there in September 2012 with extended family which can be trying at the best of times but the minute we were welcomed by the wonderful owners into Rivermead Farm Cottage all the cares of the world melted away. From the photographs you can see the pretty cottage style decor but what you cant see is the extremely high quality of the decor and the furnishings. Rivermead Farm cottage is sparkling clean and oh so cosy with a well equipped kitchen and some of the most gorgeous views that i have ever seen. Mr and Mrs Creek obviously love their beautiful cottages (yes there are more on the same property and we are planning a trip with friends in the new year as between them they sleep 20!) and the care and attention to detail that they have lavished on them are obvious from the start. We had all sorts of extra goodies that we really didnt expect but that made us feel so special and welcome. Bodmin Moor is a beautiful part of the country and I absolutely recommend Rivermead Farm Cottage.

We are delighted to hear that all the family enjoyed their stay at Rivermead Farm, it was rewarding for us to see such a happy family group enjoying a holiday away together. Thank you for your very positive comments about the accommodation, we have furnished and equipped them to the standard that we enjoy on our holidays. Looking forward to welcoming you back in 2013!

4 Oct 2012


"An excellent detached holiday cottage furnished and equipped to a high standard"

My wife and I, and friends, were delighted with this cottage which we had booked for a week's fishing holiday at the end of September. We were made very welcome upon arrival by the owners, Kevin and Marjorie, who showed us around the cottage and provided us with a generous welcome hamper. The cottage is situated in a superb location, surrounded by woodland, and within 100 yards of the River Fowey, one of the country's foremost game-fishing rivers. There are extensive lawns, woods, and riverside walks within the owner's grounds which guests are free to enjoy. A large trout lake is situated in the grounds, and the owners have created various interesting distractions such as climbing frames and parallel bars etc as you wander around the grounds. The cottage itself is charming, clean, warm and cosy, and is well-furnished and fully equipped, with very good quality fixtures and fittings, and there was nothing that we needed that wasn't provided. The layout is ideal for two or more families holidaying together, as sleeping and bath/shower arrangements are ideally separated to accommodate each family having their own private facilities, but sharing the large kitchen and comfortable lounge. There is a large inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove in the lounge, and although it was not cold enough for us to use this, I can imagine that it would be magical on a cold autumn or winter night, with a glass of whisky....
The location is ideal for easy drives to Looe, Polperro, Fowey etc.

So glad you enjoyed your stay, we are still in the process of enhancing the outdoor facilities but it is good to know that you found everything to your liking. We do appreciate your very positive comments. Thank you.

13 Sep 2012


"A fantastic cottage in a beautiful location."

Marjorie and Kevin made us very welcome with the gorgeous welcome hamper being a wonderful touch. Who wouldn't want to be welcomed by scones, jam and clotted cream?! The cottage was beautifully d… More

We are delighted your enjoyed your stay in the cottage, this being our first year it is good to know that we are 'on the right track'. It was lovely to see the seesaw giving so much pleasure. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Rivermead Farm

31 May 2012


"A very relaxing, welcoming and home from home holiday"

The cottage is very well equiped, paticularly the kitchen and the cottage has lovely period features. The beds were very comfy too! The welcome hamper was great and the grounds are 'to-die-for'!
The welcome from our hosts was cheerful, positive and nothing was too much trouble, including great suggestions for days out and places to eat and shop (check out Trago Mills)!
There is great birdwatching and the hosts were very enthusiastic about the home and their future plans for it! Definitly one to revisit soon!!

We delighted that your visit to Rivermead Cotatge was enjoyed so much, we agree that the Cottage and the adjacent Barns are really superb. We will ensure that the owners are also aware of your comments, both they and we hope we can be of service again soon.
Iain & Gill Butterworth - Holiday Homes & Cottages

Review 1-9 of 9

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