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Traditional Farm Cottages - Bowjy Cottage (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6)



Updated: 17-Aug-2016
Holiday Cottages in Truro, Cornwall - Peaceful Farm Location, 2 miles from main A30

A substantial stone barn complex set around a courtyard with the stables opposite still in use. The barns have been beautifully and tastefully converted into self catering cottages. An acre of communal lawns, parking space and a children’s play-area means plenty of room for relaxation, and walks can be enjoyed within the Owners’ 500 acre dairy farm, where milking time can sometimes be viewed by prior arrangement. Although rural Pengelly Farm Cottages have easy access to roads, so sandy beaches and windswept dunes at Perranporth are a short drive away; the mellow south coast, the surfing beaches of the north coast, and the Cathedral City of Truro are also within reach by car. The Eden Project is also a short 20 min drive, indeed the close proximity to the A30, means that the whole of the County is easily accessible.

Details for holiday barn Bowjy Cottage (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Bowjy Cottage is a single-storey property situated along one side. Slate and tiled floors and high beamed ceilings give a light and airy feel to the spacious interior. The open plan living-room has a fully equipped kitchen, generous leather sofas and a dining-area next to French doors which open out to a generous enclosed patio with garden furniture and your own exclusive hot tub.The en suite master bedroom is on one side of the cottage, with the second double bedroom and twin room sharing a family bathroom on the other side, giving guests a degree of privacy.

Accommodation: Step to Ground Floor Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Digital TV and DVD player. Electric cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble-drier and dishwasher. Bedroom 1 with double bed (5') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and en suite Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, WC and wash-basin (also accessed from hall)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

About the Owner

Pengelly Farm has been in the family for four generations. My wife and I have run the farm as a Dairy farm for the past 20 years. We have four children aged from 14yrs to 22yrs, who are are all girls.

The courtyard that the cottages are set in used to be the milking parlour, and cattle sheds. As our dairy herd expanded we needed to build a bigger parlour, which rendered the courtyard redundant, an ideal situation for conversion.

The dairy side of the farm was sold in July 2011, now being a cereal and suckler herd farm.

There are also several horses on the farm, with mares foaling in the spring; for those keen horse riders there are several riding centres nearby.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a very warm welcome from Paul and his dogs. The tea, coffee, biscuits etc was a nice thought as was the bottled water and milk. We would like to return again and have recommended this property to friends and family."

"The Cottage was excellently and tastefully furnished. Paul Hicks (owner) and family were very friendly and helpful. The farm environment (with cows, horses and dogs) was especially popular with my children. I would certainly come back and highly recommend Bowjy Cottage to others."
Jan 2009
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Activity and Interests


The north coast of Cornwall famous for its surf is only 15 mins drive by car, with the sleepy fishing villages of the south coast a mere 20 mins drive.

Newquay on the north coast hosts a variety of beaches, perfect for families with the multitude of shops available.


Newquay airport is approx 25 mins drive by car away, where car hire can be obtained. With Pengelly Farm being a rural location, a car is an essential requirement.


Pengelly Farm is situated 2 miles from the village of Trispen and 5 miles from the beautiful cathedral city of Truro.

Perranporth and Newquay are approx 7 miles away on the north coast, with St Mawes and Falmouth a little further away at approx 15 miles.

The Eden project is an easy 15 miles drive away, with Flambards Theme Park at Helston approx 25 miles.

Further Details:

Trispen village, 2 miles away has a local shop open 8am til late with opportunity to hire DVD`s; Truro has supermarkets and many super restaurants and nightclubs.

In the surrounding countryside there are pubs too numerous to mention providing home produced local food.

There are banking facilities in the shop at Trispen with a cash point, for additional banking facilities available at all the major banks in Truro.

Cornwall is a county full of places to visit; the beautiful natural countryside, the many historic places of interest outlining Cornwall's mining industry, to the family leisure parks. These are all to numerous to mention, however, each cottage is provided with a local information pack.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Availability can be viewed via this website, or by contacting the owner.
    Bookings are made by telephone, with a 50% deposit being required. With regret, no credit/debit cards accepted. the deposit is required upon booking to secure the date required, the remaining balance is payable upon arrival.
    Repeat bookings are subject to a 10% discount.

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day is Saturday. Departure is requested by 10am, arrival is requested any time after 3pm. It would be helpful to know the approx time of arrival, as we would like to personally welcome you to Pengelly Farm. Short breaks are sometimes available.

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Updated: 17-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Internet


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


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  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: All Cottages have central heating which is included, Melyn, Tressa, and Korn Cottages, also have a log wood burner. All linen and towels are included in the price, although we ask that towels are not removed from the property for beach use. Children and babies are welcome,with cots, highchairs etc provided by request; accompanied by an adult, children can help feed the calves, see the horses, and watch the cows being miked. All cottages have tiled floors on the lower level, and natural pine floors with scatter rugs on the upper levels. Outside: The Cottages are accessed by a private drive, surrounded by substantial lawns. The drive leads to the car park adjacent to the entrance of each property. Within the lawns there are swings, slides, and plenty of room for ball games etc. Adjacent to the courtyard is a games room with table tennis, darts, pool table, and table football. Wi Fi has been installed for the use of all cottages. Each property has an enclosed patio area with garden furniture and BBQ , Tressa`s being a large balcony off the living area; additionally downstairs rooms open out in to the internal courtyard, where another enclosed patio area is found. There is plenty of space to spend time quietly reading alone, or to engage in some fun time with family and friends.

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