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Beautiful Farmhouse on the edge of Bodmin Moor
Dine outside and under cover
Incredible outdoor space with covered cooking facilities, dining area and comfortable seating
Fantastic, covered BBQ and pizza cooking area
Fully equipped kitchen with dining area
Ample indoor seating for all, with cosy wood burner
Smart TV in main lounge and games room lounge area
Spacious and sociable games room
Comfortable lounge area in games room
Smart TV in the games room
Outdoor bath for those wishing to cool down
Outdoor bath - cold water only!
Outdoor bar seating
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Swallows Rest - Laneast

Launceston (5mls SW), Cornwall

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Sleeps 14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 5
grade 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Green
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sleeps 14 + 2
  • Beautiful, converted barn in quiet location featuring exposed stone walls and wooden beams
  • Games barn with pool table and table tennis
  • The perfect retreat for families and groups looking to relax and explore the Cornwall/Devon border
Property code: 83601

This beautiful spacious farmhouse, located just off the edge of Bodmin Moor, is a perfect family getaway for all to enjoy, with its separate games room, outdoor BBQ area and wonderful countryside walks from your doorstep. The perfect base to explore all that Cornwall has to offer.

Head to this beautiful former barn in Laneast, 5 miles from Launceston, and take a large group of your family and friends with you. This gorgeous, stone property offers generous accommodation and sleeps up to 13 people and also welcomes up to four of their furry-footed friends. With five bedrooms, a games room and a large garden with outside entertaining and relaxation space, featuring a pizza oven and outdoor fireplace, it makes a great place to relax and spend quality time together in picturesque, Cornish surroundings. Also enjoy it as a base from which to get out and about on beautiful Bodmin Moor, just 1 mile away, and up to the coast, approximately 11 miles from the barn.

Step into this handsome holiday home and find yourselves in the welcoming, farmhouse-style kitchen. Put the kettle on in here and have a cup of tea at the table while you decide whose turn it is to cook up a feast. Find there is plenty of space for everyone to sit down to a meal together in here too when it is ready. Later on, amble through to the generous lounge, with its beautiful, exposed stone walls, to stoke up the wood burner and watch a film on TV together while it crackles gently in the background. Also find you have a ground-floor shower room, a handy utility space and two bedrooms: a double, with en-suite shower room, and a super-king. Climb the stairs to discover another double bedroom, with en-suite shower room, a king-size room and an impressive group bedroom, with space for five guests in three single and one double bunk beds. The family bathroom is also here. Enjoy the incredible outside space at this splendid holiday home as often as possible. Prepare homemade pizzas and sit out chatting in front of the fire long into the evening. The children will enjoy the games room, which has its own Smart TV and wood burner, as well as a pool table. There is parking for six cars at the barn.

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  • 5 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 2 double rooms, 1 twin bunk room plus additional day bed (Sleeps 6 with one bottom bunk as a double) and 1 super-king zip and link (can be made as a twin bed on request)
  • 4 bathrooms - 1 WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with showers and WC, 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, and 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Sleeps 14+2 - double sofa bed in games barn with separate WC and one bunk bed is a 4ft double
  • Electric range cooker, dishwasher, microwave and American style fridge/freezer
  • Utility cupboard with washing machine
  • Hairdryers provided in all bedrooms
  • Smart TV in the lounge and playroom
  • Pellet boiler heating system
  • Solar thermal panels
  • Outdoor, covered BBQ area with pizza oven
  • Playroom with a pool table and table tennis table plus comfortable seating and Smart TV
  • Outdoor bath for cooling down - cold water only
  • Private parking for up to 6 cars
  • Pub and shops within 5 miles
  • No bookings for more than 14 nights
  • Check-Out - 10am
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 5 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £60. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Arrange jolly group walks or cycle rides through the dramatic scenery of Bodmin Moor, where there is a plethora of footpaths and trails to choose from. Drive 11 miles to spend an afternoon at Tintagel, where you see the castle that King Arthur is supposed to have lived in. Venture 12 miles to Crackington Haven to swim in the sea and relax on the beach. Widemouth Bay, 14.5 miles away, offers a much longer stretch of golden sand and is popular with those who enjoy surfing. Take the children to Trethorne Leisure Park, 4.5 miles from the barn, where they can play on indoor and outdoor equipment and see the farm.

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Beautiful Farmhouse on the edge of Bodmin Moor
Dine outside and under cover
Incredible outdoor space with covered cooking facilities, dining area and comfortable seating
Fantastic, covered BBQ and pizza cooking area
Fully equipped kitchen with dining area
Ample indoor seating for all, with cosy wood burner
Smart TV in main lounge and games room lounge area
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Joanne Barraclough

This property is personally managed by Joanne.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 31 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joanne 31st May 2024

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Absolutely fantastic property - 4 generations all accommodated - 10 adults 1 child & 2 babies + 4 dogs. Safe enclosed garden with a variety of spaces including a covered seating area which was great to sit out into the evening. The Barn/games room was great loads of fun was had playing pool and table tennis. The kitchen is fantastic. Great base to Read moreget around from - the Bude sea pool a highlight. Close to lots of local pubs with good food. We will definitely return. Brilliant. Hide

Reviewed by Jocelyn 17th May 2024

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Was a great stay. Lovely enclosed garden for the dogs to play in. Barn games room was used daily so great to have. Tried out the bbq and pizza oven. Worked well. Just had to walk some dirty dogs through the house to get to the garden to wash them off.

Reviewed by John 10th May 2024

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Brilliant place with a great games barn. Everything you needed for a holiday catering for all ages and dogs.

Reviewed by Daniel 3rd May 2024

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The Cottage was stunning, in every way possible, beautiful English home, huge, plenty of areas where you can segregate if booking for a large number. Games room/barn is a lovely added touch and great fun. Fully equipped for large numbers. The oven is superb so be mindful if cooking meat to not overdo it!

Reviewed by Susan 12th April 2024

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we love the peace and space it can give the whole family, always clean and fresh on arrival, and hosts are always available to support you including a recommendation for a garage for our car when it was playing up. There are plenty of walks, beaches, and shops to visit if you want to sight see, or the garden is great to sit in even in the rain as tRead morehere is Harry's bar an undercover area you can sit under even in the rain. will always recommend to family and friends Hide

Reviewed by Neil 29th March 2024

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A lovely converted barn in a good location for exploring this bit of the coast. The house is really well equipped for larger groups and the games rooms is just fab. The kids loved in it all week!

Reviewed by Susan 15th September 2023

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We have now spent two family holidays at swallow rest. There is plenty of room for everyone needs including our dogs. Suzie and Simon are lovely owners and hosts. They have made the accommodation like home from home. We love it thank you for another great family holiday

Reviewed by Martin 1st September 2023

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The Swallows Rest is a real home from home. The house has all the kitchen equipment to cater for several people. The treats in the hamper were much appreciated. The games room was excellent too. It has lots of things to do for all of the family members. Room for 3 families and more. The house is so big that if you wanted some time on your own you cRead morean do this too. We loved our break away and would definitely make a future visit to this property. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny 11th August 2023

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Swallows Rest is a lovely place to stay for a large family holiday. There's plenty of room to spread out and the Games Room is a definite bonus for teenagers, especially when it's raining! The outside area is great, with various seating arrangements and different places to sit and enjoy the sun. The kitchen is very well equipped and Susie and SimonRead more are very attentive and friendly hosts. Thanks so much for an enjoyable break and for the warm welcome, including fresh eggs, grapes and tomatoes! Hide

Reviewed by Clare 28th July 2023

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We had a fantastic time in Swallow's Rest. A great venue for 3 families to spend time together, the host, Suzie was lovely and very helpful. The play barn was greatly appreciated on a wet day and the kitchen was a great place to spend time together. We have already booked for next year.

Reviewed by lynda 21st July 2023

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Cottage and games barn brilliant, excellent location for visiting the coast. All 3 families (11 of us) ages ranging from 9yrs to 70yrs loved it and we would certainly stop there again.

Reviewed by Darren 7th July 2023

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Swallows rest is a beautiful big lovely cottage with everything you need and then some. The bedrooms were comfy & clean. The barn/games room is amazing and was a god send due to the weather we had, but the kids didn't mind staying in playing pool and table tennis. The location is a little remote from shops and beaches but if you don't mind travelliRead moreng like we didn't then that won't be an issue. You are in reach of Newquay, Padstow & the lovely Boscastle. Overall I would truly this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Geraldine 30th June 2023

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We had an amazing stay. It was so well equipped we all loved the games room. The property is really spacious so everyone had their own space.

Reviewed by Andrew 9th June 2023

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The cottage layout is designed around larger groups, not that it couldn't be used by a smaller party. The garden bedroom ideal for those escaping younger members! The bedrooms are all good sizes with at least double beds, a room has two good size bunk beds. All very well decorated. The main house lounge is a great focus for evening games. The barn,Read more games, entertainment centre is a hit. Super size TV for evening films, table tennis and pool tables. The outdoor eating area is perfect for cook out Hide

Reviewed by Tori 2nd June 2023

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This house is absolutely perfect for family celebrations, the games room was the best part and the space in the house is great. There was 8 of us plus a baby for my mums 60th and we cannot be grateful enough to Suzie and Simon for letting us stay in their beautiful home.

Reviewed by Amanda 26th May 2023

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Amazing holiday cottage and games Barn. This place is beautiful, as a large family group we had a fantastic holiday. Accommodation clean and had all equipment. Solar water/ heating caused us no problems. Weather was beautiful all week so always had hot water and never needed to use the Klover. Barn and outside space makes this cottage. We spent houRead morers in the garden and partied in the games room at night. Bude is a beautiful place to visit and Black Rock Beach fab. We will definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Naomi 28th April 2023

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The cottage is the perfect location for group gatherings. The area is so peaceful and the cottage provides a great base for day excursions but also provides everything you would need for days in. The facilities are excellent and the kitchen is amazing. We spent lots of our time talking around the big dining table whilst cooking. Suzie made our stayRead more even better, she was the perfect host providing us with all information and the fine touches (eggs, milk etc). We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 7th April 2023

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Couldn't have wished for a better house. Everyone enjoyed the games barn. Loved all the quirky bits. Met all our needs, would love to return one day. Lovely hosts on hand if you needed them. Kitchen very well equipped.

Reviewed by Kirsty 1st April 2023

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Amazing stay! The cottage had everything we could need - we had 4 generations under one roof and this stay catered for them all (from ages 18 months to 85 years - including teenagers). The play barn was such a great features and Simon and Suzy were such great hosts! Hopefully, we will be back again soon!

Reviewed by Ceri 28th October 2022

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A very enjoyable week in a very wet October. This was our second stay at Swallows Rest and the bad weather didn't stop us from having a good holiday. The house has a lovely big cosy kitchen with a huge kitchen table that we enjoyed eating and playing games around. Warm cosy lounge when we lit the log burner. Overall very well equipped and suzie theRead more owner very helpful. Bodmin Jail worth a visit, Trethorne Leisure park for bowling etc for the kids. Recommend the Eliot Arms for a good meal. Hide

Reviewed by Selina 21st October 2022

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Fantastic, well equipped barn conversion. The owners were super helpful with advice. The teenagers in our group loved the games room and our three families very much enjoyed sitting in the huge lounge with plenty of sofa's or the large, warm kitchen with lovely dining tables to eat on. Would thoroughly recommend a stay here, lots to do all within 3Read more0 minutes drive. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher 14th October 2022

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A lovely cosy house with lots of different areas to chill out and relax in or play the many games provided. The house was spotless when we arrived and the owners had thought if everything to make guests feel welcome. We all enjoyed the barn and the outside area for making pizzas . A wonderful spot for getting away from it all, but still have good aRead moreccess to both the South and North Cornwall coast . We hope to return. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 7th October 2022

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Our holiday at swallowrest was perfect, it is set away from the hussle and bussle of everyday life. Well provided for, for every age, games room, is amazing asset for all the family, pizza oven, garden and Henry's for summer days and star gazing, bedrooms and bathrooms lovely and clean and plenty of towels kitchen is a great place to gather as is tRead morehe sitting room, intemate secure garden for children and fogs. Close to trips out to beaches and other main attractions. Wonderful hosts. Hide

Reviewed by Lyndsay 23rd September 2022

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Stunning and imaginative barn restoration. Lovingly done by charming owners who go the extra mile for their guests. beautiful decor and furnishings, great attention to detail. Very eco friendly and welcoming for canine visitors as well. Wonderful sociable but cosy spaces..including fabulous barn and Harrys place, both with log burners. You won't neRead moreed to go out..so much laid on to entertain even bored teenagers. The setting is rural north Cornwall at its best..dark quiet and peaceful. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by Amy 19th August 2022

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What a gorgeous house!! We loved our stay at Swallows Rest, Suzie was very accommodating, friendly and helpful. There was 9 adults, 4 kids and 3 dogs staying. Everyone loved the games room, this was a fantastic addition to have in an already lovely house. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a self catering holidRead moreay. It really was a home from home! We've stayed in a few holiday homes as a big family and this one was the best by miles! Great location too!! Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 29th July 2022

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The facilities were really good. Very well equipped for the enjoyment of our teenage and adult guests. Accommodation very spacious and comfortable in a lovely quite location.

Reviewed by Karen 15th July 2022

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From beginning to end the holiday was perfect. Very well organised lots of communication between company/owner leading up to holiday. House was perfect in every way. Very dog and child friendly. Owners Suzie and Simon were so friendly and helpful always on hand if needed. Set in a beautiful peaceful setting yet near lots of wonderful places to visiRead moret. We were very sad to leave and will definitely return Hide

Reviewed by Mr 8th July 2022

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This is an excellent property and our multigenerational family (8 adults, two 4 year olds and 3 babies) really enjoyed it. The games room was fantastic and the bedrooms were very comfortable. There was plenty of room in the lounge and kitchen for everyone to be together. The property is well furnished and comfortable. A great garden as well with opRead moretions for sun and shade and safe for children. We had a great time and would go back again Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 24th June 2022

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Swallows rest was everything we needed for our family holiday , it was peaceful , well appointed, the games room was brilliant , pool table and table tennis was used by all .The property was very welcoming and felt very homely , Suzie , the owner , was a diamond ,she was always available on the phone , with a constant supply of fresh eggs and potatRead moreoes ,which were very nice , the property managed to be light and bright ,warm and cosy , Swallows rest is highly recommended , smashing . Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 10th June 2022

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We had a wonderful time at this cottage, the place was big enough for us (6 adults and 3 children under 5), games room was a winner and garden was lovely and big. There was plenty around to do and suzie was so helpful, my dad thoroughly enjoyed the eggs and potatoes she supplied. I would definitely book this cottage again, !SELECTED!it is!ENDOFSELERead moreCTED! well worth the price. Hide

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