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Spacious Architect Designed house - sleeps 11 in 6 bedrooms in stunning location

Bedrooms 6
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in rural New Mill, Penwith, Cornwall, England - easy reach of St.Ives.

Large, recently built architect designed property set in a big garden within 75 acres of organically managed grassland, woods and moorland, located down its own lane. The bedrooms have lovely views of the sea, farm and moorland (including Chysauster Ancient Village). There are beautiful walks in all directions from and on the farm. Within easy reach of St Ives, Penzance, St Michael's Mount and all the surrounding beaches. We can offer reduced rates to groups of 6 or less on enquiry.

Paul and Oona Connell
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Paul and Oona Connell

We live and work locally and have 3 grown up children. Lower Bosulval Farm was our family home until recently and we still manage the land around the house, where we have planted over 10,000 native deciduous trees. Paul designed and built the house in 2007 using low allergy natural materials.

Why Paul and Oona Connell chose Madron

In the middle of the West Penwith Peninsula, halfway between St Ives and Penzance, the house is approached off a rural lane, up a private quarter mile track. The house sits secluded in it's own peaceful environment and has lots of very individual features both inside and out. All the living spaces and bedrooms are very spacious with rural views.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Standing on the verandah all you can see are fields, trees and the sea, not a house in sight!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Madron in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • There is one large family bathroom with separate shower and one smaller bathroom upstairs, as well as a separate toilet downstairs.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , downstairs bedroom
  • All bedrooms have rural views.They all have clothes storage, a chair and bedside table and light.
  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Spacious Architect Designed house - sleeps 11 in 6 bedrooms in stunning location
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful spacious house in a lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful week in a beautiful house. It's often the little things that make an experience truly memorable...the warm welcome from Paul, the flowers, the bottle of fizz, the milk in the fridge upon arrival...I could go on! So many thoughtful things on top of staying in a really lovely house. Perfect for our family holiday...we even managed to get to grips with cooking on the aga 😊� I'd definitely recommend this as a place to stay. Well located for trips to the beaches both north and south coast, a very comfortable base.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Zoe and her family and friends were a pleasure to have as guests. They were very appreciative of the house, arrived promptly and left the house very tidy.
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Peace and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful! Close to Penzance and St Ives but expect your car to get dirty. A great house!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting Darren and his family when they arrived, they were very enthusiastic about the house and left it very tidy when they departed. I hope they book with us again.
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Peaceful and with plenty of space indoors and out.

  • 5 of 5

The house is modern and comfortable, well equipped and easy to be in. There is space to spread out and to be together; the Aga keeps the house warm and is easy to use. We had plenty of hot water and only wish the weather had been a little kinder to enjoy the garden!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent property in Superb Location

  • 5 of 5

We had great fun centred around this excellent property. It is in a very quiet and secluded location, but with only short trips to both North and South coasts.

There was plenty of space for 4 couples and 3 children. Everything is in good working order and the toys and games provided were excellent for the kids.

You must visit St Ives on the train.

We would certainly come again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in great secluded setting.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house which suited our two families made up of 4 adults and 6 children perfectly. The children loved the space inside and the garden and surrounding fields were brilliant for them. The secluded setting meant they could make as much noise as they wanted without disturbing anyone. Close proximity to St Ives, St Michael's Mount and many other great beaches and attractions meant that we never spent more than 30 minutes getting anywhere.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Airy, secluded eco-lodge, ideal group retreat

  • 5 of 5

Simpley but beautifully designed eco-lodge overlooking in gorgeous part of Cornwall countryside, with views as far as the sea. This owner built/designed home is unfussy but put together with love. We found it spacious for three families and full of light whilst being warm throughout thanks to the glow of the Arga. The space for cooking and eating was excellent and the kids loved playing in the games room and on the table football as well as running around outside. We loved being greeted by wild rabbits every time we drove up the approach back to the house and even saw a barn owl circling the field which was quite spectacular. Thank you so much for having us.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tinners Arms
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Cape Cornwall
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
110 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Gurnards Head
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary

The West Penwith Peninsula is surrounded by stunning beaches and coastal walks, all within easy reach of the house. From the front door there are lots of rural and moorland walks. The whole area is covered with ancient monuments, burial sites and courtyard houses. Exceptionally low light pollution for stargazing, and very quiet surroundings.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Madron, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
4 May 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
20 Jul 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
7 Sep 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
rate 6
2 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Shorter bookings are often available during quiet times, we are happy to discuss flexible arrangements including reduced rates for smaller numbers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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