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Lower Colbiggan Farmhouse

Certificate of Excellence 2014


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Excellent 5/5 33 reviews

Your holiday cottage set in its own private meadow

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 Award winning characterful cottage set in it's own beautiful meadow at the end of a tree-lined lane, adjacent to the main farmhouse but very private. We are proud to offer you a unique holiday in central Cornwall, just a 20 minute car journey to either coast & only 10 minutes away from the famous Eden project. Almost all the furniture is handmade by the owner in a rustic style in keeping with the building, on a heart theme - a romantic getaway we think. Gather your own eggs in the morning laid by our free- range chickens & cook breakfast to eat on your terrace or sit & listen to the wildlife over a glass of wine around your own picnic table in the meadow.There are Bluetooth speakers in the bedroom so you can listen to music from your bed or when sitting outside. Cosy up in front of the wood burner in the winter months. If you have any leftover bread then call the chickens & watch them run across the grass to see you, hilarious to watch! We have 2 gorgeous moorland ponies & a shetland who will come up & nuzzle you, especially if you have carrots or apples to hand :-)

You are welcome to bring your dog on holiday with you for a small extra fee. We do ask however that if they are not used to chickens that they are kept on a lead until the chickens are in bed as we have had some near misses! We are just a 5 minute walk from Retire Common, a 127 acre conservation area renowned for its rare breeds of butterflies - perfect for walking your dog or indeed a gentle stroll after your evening meal. We also have a spare stable so if you would like to come on holiday with your horse & enjoy the local countryside then please do contact us.

Want to bring a couple of friends & pitch a tent in your meadow? Again, this can be arranged for just £20 per night per tent - contact us for details. Although we only accommodate 2 adults you may of course bring your baby/young child at no extra charge as long as you are able to bring a travel cot. We welcome cyclists & walkers & secure storage is available in one of our outbuildings. Bikes can be hired nearby & they will deliver on the Friday before you arrive & collect from us the following Friday.

If you are arriving by train then we would be happy to collect you from either Bodmin or St Austell station.

Internet is available but please be advised that due to the rural location it is not always guaranteed - so frustrating for us :-( Therefore, if you were planning on working on holiday (why would you?!) then this may not always be possible!

Electricity & underfloor heating is included. A basketful of wood is included for the woodburner in winter with additional supplies available.

We are here every day if you need any help with anything from ideas on where to eat or visit or if you just fancy coming across to join us for a chat. Usually wine in the fridge which we are quite happy to share!!

We love to cook here at Lower Colbiggan & you will be welcomed by a homemade cake of your choice & tea & coffee making facilities so you can put your feet up & relax as soon as you arrive. Water is from our own well here & we think it tastes amazing.

If you are thinking of booking with us just a point to bear in mind that is that the last 10 metres of the lane to the main house gate is not tarmacced so can be a little bumpy if you have a sports car that is low to the ground. Passable of course with care.

Check out time is 10 a.m. with arrival from 4.00 p.m onwards.

10% discount for returning guests.

We hope to be able to welcome you soon.

Lee & Debbie

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Charlestown, St Austell 15 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 15 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway or St Austell 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Set in central Cornwall, we are near to many beautiful beaches & coastal paths, just 20 minutes away. Nearby Bodmin Moor & Dartmoor are lovely places to walk also. Visit the famous Eden Project, Heligan Gardens & even Lands End which is only an hour's drive. You could even take a day trip by plane or ship to the Isles of Scilly, a truly magical place. We have extensive knowledge of the local area so just ask & we will do our best to help you.

The beauty of our location is that we are truly central to it all! Padstow, Newquay, the picturesque port of Charlestown famous for its tall ship, are all within easy reach. There is also excellent shopping in the attractive city of Truro with its famous cathedral.

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Review 1-10 of 33

27 Jul 2014


"Beautiful place at a great location!"

This is a beautiful cottage which had everything we needed during our one week vacation. It was clean and cozy and we received a very warm welcome. The owners were very helpful with everything we need… More

24 Jul 2014


"Wonderful, relaxing holiday"

We really struck gold when we found this lovely little cottage. Just what we were looking for, set in the countryside, lovely and private, but so handy for the A30 to take us to the local tourist attr… More

19 Jul 2014



The property is in the perfect location for visiting local attractions and is very pretty and well furnished. Sitting out in the evening with a glass or two of wine was perfect!! We loved the cake a… More

10 Jul 2014


"Best holiday ever"

My boyfriend and I had the best holiday here at Lower Colbiggan in mid June and were blessed with amazing sunny weather for the whole week. Lee and Debbie were so welcoming, friendly and just lovely p… More

15 Jun 2014


"Absolutely perfect stay!"

We stayed in the middle of June, arriving late afternoon and Lee and Debbie were both there to give us a very warm welcome! Giving us the guided tour and making very clear that we had complete free ro… More

14 Jun 2014


"Excellent cottage in wonderful location"

We stayed at the cottage for one week in early June. Having read the reviews our expectations were high - and we were not disappointed!We arrived late afternoon on the Saturday and were greeted by Lee… More

4 Jun 2014


"Relaxing,entertaining and scenic giving a taste of farm life and wildlife."

Found easily with a short drive from the A30 (a main fast route mainly dual carriageway through Cornwall ) Early concerns over access were soon removed when I got my 2 seater sports car down the lane… More

31 May 2014


"Best equipped cottage."

We have recently returned to the US after a month in England and this little cottage was certainly the best equipped of all the self-catering units we stayed in. I don't think a thing has been o… More

20 May 2014


"Perfect in everyway"

Stayed at the farm cottage for 4 nights with my wife and borrowed pooch Jarvis,in the middle of May 2014, and we're made very welcome by the owners Lee and Debbie, the cottage had been built b… More

17 May 2014


"Brilliant place to stay"

Whole place really well equipped and location excellent for main local attractions. Couldn't fault it. Lee and Debbie were very welcoming and the gluten free chocolate brownies were delicious - t… More

Review 1-10 of 33

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