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Swallows Rest - Laneast

Launceston (5mls SW), Cornwall

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Sleeps 13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 4
grade 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Green
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sleeps 13 + 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.

Read more Code: 83601

  • 5 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 2 double rooms, 1 twin bunk room (Sleeps 5) 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 12+3 - 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
  • 4 dogs welcome
  • Hairdryers provided in all bedrooms
  • Smart TV in the lounge and playroom
  • Pellet boiler heating system
  • Solar thermal panels
  • Outdoor BBQ area
  • Playroom with a pool table and table tennis table
  • Private parking for up to 6 cars
  • Pub and shops within 5 miles
  • No bookings for more than 14 nights
  • Check-Out - 10am
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 4 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

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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Joanne Barraclough

This property is personally managed by Joanne.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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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

Reviewed by Stephanie 3rd June 2022

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Lovely central location and lots of place to visit nearby that are dog friendly. Dogs loved the garden and the games room was a great hit all round!

Reviewed by David 27th May 2022

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A fantastic large property ideal for bigger groups ,it has everything you will need and probably more.Set in a quiet location but within striking distance of the coast.

Reviewed by Carol 6th May 2022

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Couldn't fault accommodation had everything you needed and more. The bedding and pillows were top hotel quality and the soaps a nice touch.

Reviewed by Trevor 29th April 2022

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Our family holiday at Swallows Rest was amazing, it had everything and more that we could have possibly wished for. The house, games room and outside space is stunning and in the perfect location to explore the Cornish coast and the surrounding moors. Suzie was the perfect host, warm and welcoming, who went out of her way to ensure we had the best Read moretime and experience, nothing was too much trouble. Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 22nd April 2022

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We booked this for my husbands 60th Birthday to spend time with our family, our children, their partners and our 4 Grandchildren and it was the perfect property! The kitchen was very well equipped with everything you can possibly need, bedrooms were beautiful and a very large lounge. Our favourite room though was the games room in the converted barRead moren, we spent most of our time in here! Suzi the owner of the cottage made us feel very welcome and couldnt have done enough for us! We will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Stuart 15th April 2022

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Wow! What a fantastic holiday cottage that the owner Suzie rented out to us. We were a 3 generation family (13 people) visiting with 4 dogs and we had an amazing stay. Suzie was such a thoughtful and considerate host, the cottage had plenty of space, the rooms were large that we never felt we were crowded, yet managed to keep a real family feel to Read moreit. The games room and Harrys area were wonderful spaces to relax and enjoy our stay. Location wise it was great, thank you so much! Hide

Reviewed by Deborah 9th April 2022

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Swallows Rest is a fabulous cottage that is extremely well equipped with everything and more that you need. From the games room with huge choices of DVDs and games for rainy days to the crockery in the kitchen. A huge amount of thought has gone into this property and it truely is a home from home - if not better! Suzie is on hand for anything and hRead moread suggestions for wild swimming, and paddle boarding. Fresh eggs are available from Suzie or a neighbour, would i visit again, in a heartbeat 5***** Hide

Reviewed by Gyorgyi 22nd October 2021

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The cottage has everything you need, comfort, large kitchen for the number it holds, good size bedrooms, super games room, out door seating area with pizza oven. The cottage is well equipped with eveything and its all eco friendly. Beaches are a short drive away, things for the younger kids to do also a short drive away. The owner Suzzi is always oRead moren hand, a good sorce of information who made our stay even more enjoyable. Would highly recommend. We had a super holiday Hide

Reviewed by Sinead 15th October 2021

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A stunning property with so much to offer all age groups and dogs. The house is large, cosy and warm with all that you could need to hand. The outdoor space and games room are both huge additions to the house and provide on-site entertainment in all weathers. Suzie is a wonderfully warm and hospitable host; there if ever needed. Its a great base toRead more visit the beach, Port Isaac, Jamaica Inn (electric car charging), Launcestons independent shops, and a trip to the local Rebel Cinema is a must! Hide

Reviewed by Nigel 1st October 2021

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Lovely cottage, spacious and homely, plenty of bedrooms and space. Games room is superb and the owner Suzie is very helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by Terry 24th September 2021

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Really great place to stay cannot fault it .Suzie was a lovely host and very welcoming. Plenty of room for large families. Easy to reach all the tourist places wouldn't hesitate to book again if we were coming back to visit cornwall

Reviewed by Mubeen 20th September 2021

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We had a really amazing time at Swallows Rest. The cottage has everything you would need. Suzie was fantastic host and went the extra mile to make sure we were well looked after. We even had the opportunity to explore her Children nursery and mini farm and was able to pick freshly grew fruit and veg. Would highly recommend this place.

Reviewed by Neil 3rd September 2021

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Had the most amazing week at Swallows Rest. Fantastic holiday home with everything you need .The garden is a lovely outside space and the games room is amazing . The house itself is stunning and so well equipped and comfortable. Its a great place to stay to explore Cornwall and we visited Bude ,Port Isaac and Padstow all within easy reach. DefiniteRead morely recommend and Suzie was fab even dropping off home grown fruit and veg . Would love to return , picturesque setting and blissfully quiet . Hide

Reviewed by Ceri 27th August 2021

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Suzie the owner made us feel very welcome. The house is located just if the A30 so very accessible to all the places we wanted to visit. The zip and link bedroom downstairs is located next to the shower room and toilet which was perfect. Kitchen had everything that you would need and the large American fridge freezer with ice dispenser was brillianRead moret. Crisp white bed linen and lovely large white bath towels. Very spacious and clean excellent games barn and bbq area. Booked again for 2022 ! Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas 20th August 2021

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We had an amazing time because the house was so spacious with also so many wonderful features. The outdoor areas are amazing where you can relax whilst also being able to Braai/BBQ and cook pizza's in an outdoor Cob Oven which is a great experience in itself. Then to top it all there is a newly designed games room with table tennis, a pool table anRead mored comfortable seating/sofa's to play any games you want. I would highly recommend this to any family or group of friends! Hide

Reviewed by Ian 6th August 2021

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Swallows Rest is perfect for enjoying family and friends. In a rural setting just off the A30 and a great base for exploring Cornwall. The cottage is spacious having a wonderful farmhouse kitchen, huge lounge with fireplace/log burner and with enough bedrooms and bathrooms for everybody. The garden is fully enclosed and there a huge games room withRead more everything you could wish for!. The garden has a built in BBQ, fabulous pizza oven and a covered area to enjoy food, a log fire and the stars. Hide

Reviewed by David 23rd July 2021

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A fabulous holiday home for a large family or reunion. All bedrooms are a good size, each with ensuite or adjacent bathroom. The huge farmhouse kitchen is delightful with space to get everyone together around a dining table which easily accommodates 10 people and the living room is similarly proportioned with plenty of seating. The barn games room Read moreis huge, with a big TV screen and outside cooking and eating is a delight. Susie was incredibly helpful and kind throughout, many thanks! Hide

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