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Penwenham House

Crackington Haven (5mls NW), Cornwall

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Four Poster
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Delightful period home in a rural setting next to a farm
  • Expansive country garden with a degree of privacy
  • Have a family gathering and unwind at this country retreat
  • Conveniently situated a short drive from the A30 which provides a great base for touring
  • Close to the Cornwall border with Devon, making it possible to explore both counties
  • Walkers can enjoy Bodmin Moor, the Tamar Valley and Dartmoor National Park
Property code: 75562

A tranquil listed country house with stunning character in the heart of the countryside. A superb residence for a family gathering or retreat to explore North Cornwall’s rugged coastline and historic landmarks.

Retreat to this wonderful Cornish country home in the hamlet of Trelash about 5 miles from Crackington Haven. Spend quality time with your friends and family in the bright, airy accommodation of this five-bedroom, period house, which sleeps up to 10 guests and boasts charming period features, such as sash and stained-glass windows, high ceilings and intricate external detailing. Relax and simply enjoy the property’s beautifully renovated interior space, play snooker in the games room and spread out into the generous garden on warm days. Spend sunny afternoons on the beach, visit attractions and towns and villages in the area, and take your party out to explore the wild beauty of Bodmin Moor.

 

Enter this beautiful holiday property via the reception hall and make yourselves immediately at home in its welcoming rooms. Gather in the light-filled lounge to watch the Smart TV, play games together or just bask in the glow of the wood burner. Challenge each other to a snooker or table football match in the games room then head through to the inviting, farmhouse-style kitchen/diner to cook up a feast or prepare a steaming pot of tea for everyone to enjoy round the table. Take in the views out over the mature garden while you are here. Find a shower room, with WC, and separate utility room also on the ground floor. Follow the elegant staircase up to the first floor, where your comfortable bedrooms are all located. One of your bedrooms has an en-suite shower room, while the rest share the family bathroom. Play rounders or cricket together on the lawn and watch the children on the equipment in the play area. There is off-road parking for up to five cars at the country house.

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  • 5 bedrooms - 1 super-king four poster, 2 king size, 1 twin (that can be made into a super-king on request) and 1 king size (that can be made in to a 2' 6" twin on request)
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric Rangemaster double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Games room with pool table and Smart TV
  • 2 wood burners (first basket of logs included)
  • Hot tub
  • Electric and oil central heating
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • WiFi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub and shop 1.5 miles beach 6.5 miles
  • Smart TV in lounge and games room
  • Maximum occupancy 10
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Choose from a fantastic selection of beaches in this corner of Cornwall, from the white sands of Crackington Haven, 6.5 miles away, to the hidden gem of Bossiney Cove, 9.5 miles away. Venture down to Bodmin Moor, about 5 miles from your holiday home, to go walking and wildlife watching: look out for a plethora of butterflies and birds, as well as otters if you are lucky. Take your party 10.5 miles to famous Tintagel Castle, with its links to the famous legend of King Arthur. Set on the dramatic and rugged coastline, this makes a magical day out for friends and family members of all ages. Make your way to the seaside town of Bude, 13 miles away, to go swimming or surfing from its sandy beach or even to dip in its tidal pool. Stop for afternoon tea in one of its cafes and pick up tasty local produce at its farmers’ or artisan market to enjoy when you get home.

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jon 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by J 27th May 2022

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This property is one of the best ones we have stayed in over the past 40 years, clean & comfortable, the hot tub went down very well

Reviewed by Lauren 29th April 2022

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A beautiful stay! Myself and 9 friends had a great time celebrating my Birthday. Hot tub is fab, warm all day, refilled and treated every day by the host. Farm next door was fun to watch, if a little noisy sometimes in the day, smells pretty strong, but we're from the countryside anyway so didn't mind! We didn't disturb them (hopefully) and they diRead moredn't disturb us. Very private place. Be careful of pot holes on the access road! I bust a tyre. Amazing historical building. Nice friendly host. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 22nd April 2022

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We had a fabulous family reunion in Penwenham House. There was plenty of room for everyone and the kids loved the outdoor space and the games room. The house was well equipped, warm, clean and comfortable. Great location to explore the area and the Wilsey Down pub served delicious food.

Reviewed by Karen 7th March 2022

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We loved Penwenham House. We loved the genuine character of the house. There is absolutely everything you require during your stay. From roaring fires in the log burners to clean comfy beds, fully equipped kitchen, Powerful showers and luxury of the hot tub. The welcome pack was filled with Cornish goodies, we all loved the gorgeous scones, collectRead moreed cream and jam, even the dog had everything she needed. Sharon was absolutely brilliant. Definitely will return. Stayed 7/03/22 to 11/03/22 Hide

Reviewed by Sue 4th March 2022

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The 5 of us had a great weekend. Owner was lovely and made sure we had all we needed. All was good quality, comfortable, clean and homely. Beautiful location, peaceful and easy to find. Highly recommend this accommodation.

Reviewed by Ria 17th February 2022

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Lovely place, spacious yet homely. Kitchen well stocked and owner is extremely friendly. We unfortunately were plagued by storm Eunace and lost power over our 3 days which meant we lost use of hot tub and dish washer! ( I was really looking forward to the dishwasher!) Lolxx Great place to get back to family roots, hopefully we will be back again onRead moree day to see the farm and use the dishwasher!! And of course hot tub! Hide

Reviewed by Deborah 21st January 2022

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We absolutely loved staying at Penwenham. Its a large property with rooms a plenty but it was also so very homely and comfortable. The welcome gifts for us and the dogs were very thoughtful and greatly enjoyed. Great location and easy to find, had a lovely meal at The Napoleon Inn in Boscastle, but other than that we just enjoyed each others companRead morey and chilled out together in this lovely property after a difficult 2 years of separation and Covid. A Perfect Weekend in a Perfect Property. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 30th December 2021

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I booked this holiday home for a family celebration, oldest 70, youngest 8. It was perfect, something for all ages, spotlessly clean, well equipped, and in a lovely location. The owners even let the children visit the animals on their farm. We made wonderful memories, I'd highly recommend it to any one.

Reviewed by Eloise 10th December 2021

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Just perfect for all of us. Plenty of space in and out for the kids, and the hot tub was fab for the adults. Lovely welcome pack too! We would definitely return.

Reviewed by Kayleigh 29th November 2021

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A fantastic, beautiful and welcoming house. I love the unique features of the house. We had a fantastic and relaxing break. The garden was just perfect lots of space and games today play! It was so lovely that our doggies were so welcome! The welcome basket was most appreciated! We would love to return in the future!

Reviewed by Phil 26th November 2021

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What an amazing house which despite losing several tiles during storm Arwen my family enjoyed a memorable couple of nights. Sharon was an excellent host -most welcoming and she organised the repairs to the several holes in the roof by the time we returned from a more than bracing trip to Crackington Haven Beach at lunch time. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Victoria 12th November 2021

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Really beautiful house. Very sociable! The covered hot tub was perfect. We stayed for a girls weekend away and I would love to come back with my family.

Reviewed by Jane 20th September 2021

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2nd time back and the cottage lived up to our expectations, beautiful location close to lots of lovely places to visit. Such a well equipped place with absolutely everything you could want. Amazing, friendly owners and wonderful welcome, including home made scones, local jam and butter !! We loved our stay

Reviewed by John 10th September 2021

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Lovely large farm house with all the equipment you needed for a large family to have a holiday. Very large garden for the dogs to run about in. The location is a bit off the beat and track but if you just want to relax in the garden and hot tub and smell the Cornish country fresh air then this is the place. Arrival welcome hamper was very welcome, Read morefull of goodies to tuck into after a long journey. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 3rd September 2021

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We loved our stay at Penwenham House. Lots of space for all nine adults! We enjoyed the excellent facilities and found there was lots to explore in the local area too.

Reviewed by David 20th August 2021

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Absolutely fantastic. We would definitely recommend this house. We were a family group of three generations, the house is spacious enough for everyone to feel comfortable if they want space, or you could all be together in the large family rooms. We enjoyed meals around the large kitchen table, air hockey tournaments etc and the hot tub is wonderfuRead morel after a busy day out. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 9th July 2021

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Fabulous house, friendly and helpful hosts. Altogether a great few days away. Everyone enjoyed it.

Reviewed by ALISON 2nd July 2021

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Beautiful house in a fab location, very good for visiting whole north coast of Cornwall/Devon. Ok arrival the house was spotlessly clean, and even a cream tea provided in a welcome basket. We were a party of 3 couples, and there is so much room in the house. The hot tub was very much appreciated after walking up hills all day . The house ould also Read morebe perfect for families with children . Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 21st May 2021

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Lovely period building with lots of original features but with the addition of all modern appliances required for comfort. Plenty of space both inside and out. Ideal location for exploring the cornish coastline with lovely places to eat within short driving distance. The games room and hot tub well utilised by the younger members of the family. AttRead moreentive and friendly host definitely 10/10 Hide

Reviewed by Jane 16th April 2021

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Beautiful cottage in such a good position for exploring the wonderful surrounding area. The cottage was so well equipped, amazing kitchen with everything you could possibly need, we all slept like logs and plenty of space and things to do inside. The surroundings are truly peaceful and a very well equipped garden with games, seating areas and play Read moreareas - it's huge, we loved the hot tub and had a bbq too, everything we needed was there. We will defiantly be back !! Hide

Reviewed by Andreea 12th April 2021

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We had an amazing holiday at this lovely cottage! The hamper made us feel welcome, the kids were excited about the hot tub, park and the secret pass :) We visited places with great views that were at short distance from the cottage (Tintagel Castle, Widemouth beach), we got great customer service and we cannot wait to go back! Excellent property, eRead morexcellent hospitality service, excellent area! Hide

Reviewed by Emma 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Joanne 5th October 2020

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Very old house with lots of period features Grade 2 listed . The best room of the house was the lovely big farmhouse kitchen with large table for family meals and very well equipped. And the hot was a bonus.....

Reviewed by Leah 2nd October 2020

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We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay at Penwenham House, very clean, comfortable and very homely. We will definitely return for a longer stay.

Reviewed by Jason 18th September 2020

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lovely cottage with great features and very helpful owners. Lovely area and cottage very quaint and looked after

Reviewed by Helen 11th September 2020

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We had a fabulous time at Penwenham House. The house is spacious, warm, comfortable and steeped in history with a fun surprise in the layout. Our hosts were wonderful, replying to any queries immediately, and we were greeted with an incredible basket of Cornish goodies on arrival. It was a great base to explore Cornwall from, and we travelled all aRead morelong the North Cornwall Coast and over Bodmin Moor. I highly recommend a stay here. Hide

Reviewed by Ewa 31st August 2020

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We all had the great time. !!!

Reviewed by Vicky 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Denise 31st July 2020

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large family home, fab for kids and dogs exploring, ideal for bude and lovely meals at the old wainhouse

Reviewed by Lisa 24th July 2020

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Great holiday for 4 adults and 4 children. Lots of room to be together, and to find your own space when required. Lovely pack of goodies there when we arrived. Everything you need there for a great break away.

Reviewed by Jane 10th July 2020

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A spacious, rustic old farm house with plenty of character. Lots of rooms and space. Very nicely decorated and plenty of room for 10 to be together or hang out in separate living areas. All slate floors throughout downstairs so no need to worry about spillages - lovely new carpet throughout upstairs giving a cosy feel. The bathroom set up is slightRead morely weird but easily accommodated. We LOVED it and would definitely return. Hide

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