Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The doors from the living room open onto a raised deck overlooking the playing field and the most stunning view of the Cornish countryside.
Living room has a sofa, an armchair and a rocking chair. There is a wood-burning stove, television, DVD player, CD player and a selection of books and board games.
2 settees, and wood-burner.
Patio doors from this room lead out onto a raised decking with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
There is a BBQ and patio furniture on the decking. Steps lead down from the decking into the playing field.
There is a pub/restaurant in Mitchell, 1 mile away. St Newlyn East also has a pub/restaurant, a good family butcher, a post office and a village store.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 16 km, Nearest railway: Truro 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
The cottage is set in extensive 7 acre grounds in which we have our miniature donkeys & pygmy goats and not for forgetting Harry the horse,still providing plenty of room for exploring, ball games, kite flying etc.
There are some beautiful places to walk and some lovely quiet lanes to explore on bicycles, or on foot.
An outdoor children's play area and well-equipped indoor games room, with a pool table, table football, table tennis and lots of games, are provided for all guests. A large hot tub and sauna are also available.
There are supermarkets in Newquay (Morrisons) and Truro (Tesco and Sainsbury's).
You can order on-line at Tesco for delivery to Goonwinnow Farm (please let us know if you do so that we can watch out for the delivery van).
The supermarkets all have ATMs and there are all main banks in Truro and Newquay.
The West Country region
All that Cornwall has to offer is easily accessible from Goonwinnow, nowhere is more than an hour away! What better base to discover the breath taking coast and countryside, or to explore the gorgeous sandy beaches and quaint fishing villages?
Whether your interests lie on land or in the water Cornwall is the ideal location for walking, cycling, surfing, sailing or just splashing about in the sea.
Falmouth with its sailing and yachting is 18 miles away.
Tintagel: The fabled site of King Arthur's legendary castle set in a spectacular cliff top location
Tate St Ives: This celebrated gallery opened in 1993 and shows the very best of art in Cornwall.
It is well worth visiting the Eden Project, World-famous biome conservatories with plants from all over the world.
There are many exquisite historic buildings to visit in the region, such as Lanhydock House in Bodmin, with its beautiful gardens, and Prideaux Place in Padstow, a celebrated Elizabethan manor house.
Packed full of art shops and restaurants, St Ives is a great day out any time of year.
there is an artificial ski slope in Plymouth, one hours' drive away. Plans have just been passed for construction of a ski slope locally so maybe one day! During October-February there is an ice skating rink at the Eden Project.
Newquay, 6 miles away, is the centre of Cornish tourism and is the major surfing resort of the UK. In Fistral Beach, you can have surfing lessons for all ages.
Its just a 10 min drive to our nearest beaches of Holywell and Crantock. Perranporth is a very popular family beach, and is 8 miles from Goonwinnow. Its 3 mile stretch of glorious sand is renowned as one of the best family beaches in Cornwall.. Keen surfers and kiters will enjoy Fistral, Watergate and Gwithian beaches.
For a great family day out, there is the Crealy Adventure Park at Wadebridge. Alternatively, try the Holywell Bay Fun park for action packed fun with laser shooting and go-karts. There is also the Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre for fun pony rides.
Newquay Zoo is Cornwall's only zoo, set in ten acres of tropical lakeside gardens. There is also a very impressive display of Cornish and tropical marine species at the Blue reef Aquarium
Play golf at Perranporth, Newquay or use the St Newlyn East 9 hole Golf Course nearby. We have an arrangement with Perranporth Golf Club for reduced green fees. For beginners there is also 12 hole golf course a mile away which does not require handicap certificates.
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22 Oct 2012
"Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings"
Two friends and I visited The Piggery at the end of September 2012. We were greeted by Tim who showed us around the property and gave us some information on the area. The cottage was lovely and really well kept. The champagne and chocolates on arrival was a bonus! The view from the back of the property was just stunning, and lovely to wake up too. We didnt want to leave! I'd reccomend this property to anyone as we had such a great time and will definitely be back.
21 Jun 2012
"I would definitely return"
Even though Goonwinnow Farm is easy to find just off the A30, it is situated down a quiet lane set amongst beautiful countryside. When we arrived we were greeted by Tim, who showed us around the cotta… More
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