The Farm House, Pont PillLanteglos- By-fowey, Cornwall
- Sleeps 5
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 011016
About The Farm House, Pont PillA converted farmhouse, this character-packed cottage sits on the wooded banks near the head of a winding tidal creek.
With beautiful Pont Quay on your doorstep, The Farm House has a private outdoor dining spot with estuary views on top of the old lime kiln, and inside, there’s a similarly stunning view from the sitting room which also has a log burner perfect for chillier evenings.
On the southern bank of Pont Pill, The Farm House also served as a busy quayside pub called The Ship. Now converted to a comfortable holiday cottage, the honey-coloured house is full of attractive features and plenty of character from previous times. With three bedrooms upstairs, and sleeping five, the cottage is great for small groups of friends or family, and you can get everyone together round the farmhouse-style table in the kitchen.
Outdoor life at Pont Pill focusses on the quay which is perfect for wildlife spotting (look out for herons and kingfishers or set a crab line up from the footbridge). If getting active on the water is more your thing then you’ll see kayakers, paddle boarders and other small craft bobbing around. And should you already have a boat of your own, then you’re also welcome to launch from the private quay (max. 11 foot boat length). Walkers will also love Hall Walk enjoyed by ramblers taking in two ferry rides across the estuary.
After the calm of the creek has worked its magic, then the bustling town of Fowey is close, and can either be reached from Polruan by passenger ferry, or by car crossing at Bodinnick. Stop off for a bite to eat at the fantastic places that are found on both sides of the river, along the coast and inland. If you’re craving beach life, then the glorious beaches around Lantic Bay are also nearby. Further afield enjoy the historic National Trust properties of Lanhydrock, Cotehele and Antony and discover the old fishing towns of Looe and Polperro.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView Access statement (PDF 828 KB)
Notes for guests
Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.
Children: Access to the creek is unfenced so children must be supervised whilst on the quayside and in the garden area which is on top of the lime kiln.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Parking: There is a designated parking area raised above the quay next to the wooden garage and recycling area. Parking immediately outside the cottage or on the quay is not permitted and is inadvisable due to the occasional high tides.
Garden: The garden is on top of the Lime kiln at the rear of the property, children should be supervised in this area.
Utilities/electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer is a combined washer/dryer.
Telephone: There is limited mobile phone signal at this cottage.
Logs/charcoal: Environmentally friendly briquettes can be purchased at the time of booking or whilst at the cottages for use on the fire.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Please note: The double bed is a zip & link, please advise us at the time of booking if you would like this made up as a twin.
WiFi: This is now available on site, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi on site which is supported by BT.
Similar places to stay
A spacious Cornish cottage just a 10-minute stroll to the sandy beach of Pentireglaze.