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Pretty Cottages On Helford River Farm Near Falmouth, Cornwall - The Farmhouse



Updated: 07-Sep-2016
Cottages in Constantine, Helford River, Nr. Falmouth, Cornwall, England - Peaceful Location, Tennis, Wild Swimming And Fishing, Dinghy,

The Flower House is a pretty stone barn conversion set around a farmyard with three other holiday cottages, surrounded by attractive gardens. The farm itself offers 130 acres of fields and woodlands in an area of outstanding natural beauty leading down to a private quay on the Helford River. The well known pub Trengilly Wartha is five minutes walk away and the thriving village of Constantine is a short walk across the fields. An all weather tennis court is available and a rowing dinghy is kept at the quay. The cottage is modern and comfortable and has a terrific wood stove for cosy evenings. Many lovely beaches are a short drive away as are Trebah, Glendurgan and Trelissick Gardens. Well behaved pets are very welcome.

Details for holiday farmhouse The Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

Large traditional, granite south facing farmhouse. This is a lovely family house with the the quirks and attractive features of a two hundred year old building.

Good sized fitted kitchen with handmade Shaker style units, oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave. Dining room with table for 8, utility room with freezer, washing machine,tumble dryer. Downstairs loo and shower room.

Two sitting rooms with tv. They can be divided by sliding double doors.


Bedroom 1 Double with en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 2 Double.

Bedroom 3 and 4 twin beds

Family bathroom with bath, wc, wash hand basin.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

The Pugh family have been living at Goongillings since the fifties. Charlie runs the farm organically so the wildlife and flowers are spectacular. His latest enthusiasm is trying to entice an osprey with a special nesting pole. Fingers crossed. Our family grew up loving the freedom and peace and glorious scenery. The farm is in an area of outstanding natural beauty and the tidal Helford River is a constant source of adventure and natural interest. It is such a special place, that we have been very happy to share it with others since we converted the first of our four Barns twenty five years ago. We love Goongillings and we want to keep it beautiful.

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Speaks English, French

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From the Owner

The Farm has been in the family since the fifties. It is spectacularly beautiful and very peaceful, yet has easy access to a wonderful pub down the lane and all the rest of Cornwall's glorious scenery, beaches and gardens.

Activity and Interests


15 mins drive to a variety of beaches.


A car is not quite essential but recommended.


5 mins walk Trengilly Wartha excellent family Good Pub Guide Pub, 10 mins walk to Constantine, (SPAR 8am-9pm daily), Post Office (and amazing off license), village pub, Toimen Centre (Arts Centre and local Heritage Centre}

When driving Gweek Seal Sanctuary 5 mins, Falmouth (Maritime Museum} and Helston (Flambards Theme Park)are 15 mins, Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens are 15 mins. Truro 30 mins St Michael's Mount and Trelissick Garden 30 mins, Eden Project and Heligan Gardens 60 mins.

Further Details:

There are 2 excellent general shops in the village,an artisan bakery Friday and Saturday, a farmers market monthly Asda, Sainsburys ,Tesco, Coop, Marks and Spencers, Lidl, many banks 15 mins drive. There are a multitude of good pubs to eat out within easy driving distance. Around the village there is Trengilly Wartha (5 mins walk) offering a wide range of good food.traditional pub food at the Queens Arms in the village. A long walk takes you to The Potager Garden and Cafe open weekends from March, and even longer walk The Waymarker on the other side of Constantine

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please phone or email to make a booking. A deposit of 25% is requested on booking. The balance is payable a month before arrival.

Changeover Day:
In the high season changeover day is Friday for the Flower House and Saturday for the Farmhouse but this can be flexible out of season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 07-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Linen is provided but not towels. The cottage is thoroughly cleaned before your arrival. Outside: The Farmhouse faces away from the farmyard and has a large private garden and patio with table chairs and a barbecue. There is also a large area of communal farmyard and garden you can use as well as 130 acres of farmland, a small lake and a mile of river frontage. The Helford is tidal and is a lovely place for rowing the dinghy, fishing or wild swimming when the tide is in. There is also an all weather tennis court, not Wimbledon standard but great for friendly games.

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