The Shippon is a terraced cottage, one of a group in Polyphant near Launceston. The cottage has a double room and a room with bunks, along with a shower room, kitchen with dining area and sitting room, along with a shared external utility, and a shared conservatory with coffee-making facilities in the spacious grounds. The cottage has off road parking for one car. The Shippon is well placed to enjoy walking on Bodmin Moor, surfing on the North Cornwall coast, or cycling along the Camel Trail.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Shared utility. Sitting room with electric fire. Separate shared conservatory.
Electric convector heaters with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, shared use of tumble dryer in external utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, Blu-ray, WiFi, selection of books and board games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair, stairgate, baby bath and potty on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared conservatory with seating and coffee making facilities. Shared, enclosed lawned garden with furniture, children's playhouse, sand pit and fenced pond. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: Although pond is fenced, please ensure children are supervised at all times. Note: Owners also speak German
From the Cornish, meaning 'Frog Pool', Polyphant is close to the convergence of the River Inny and Penpont Water and is surrounded by miles of stunning countryside. Cornwall is a very temperate region of the UK and the beaches are very popular for surfing and other water-sports. The beaches of the north coast are just 14 miles away and also bring you into close proximity to attractions such as the world-famous Eden Project and the Victorian discovery, the Lost Gardens of Heligan. A few miles west of Polyphant, you can take in the rugged beauty of Bodmin Moor with its granite tors, walking opportunities and secluded moor-land villages. The Camel Route, a famous cycling and walking trail is just minutes from here.
Cornwall is a region full of history, culture and unique identity. So unique in fact that Cornwall has its very own language (Kernowek), flag (St Piran's Banner) and national anthem (Trelawney). In 2014 the UK government officially recognised the fine people of Cornwall as a national minority group, meaning that Cornish heritage and traditions now join the Irish, Scottish and Welsh as a protected Celtic group.
Cornwall is proudly known as the stunning setting of the popular BBC television series 'Poldark', starring Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson. Cornwall is also proud of its famous Cornish Pasty, but has another pastry dish to offer you, the Stargazy Pie! If you don't mind a few pilchards looking at you whilst you eat, then the Stargazy Pie is the pie for you. After a pasty or a pie, or both, you might fancy a pint and Cornwall has a great choice of locally produced beers to satisfy your thirst. Try an ale from the St Austell Brewery, Skinner's Brewery or the Rebel Brewing Company to name but a few of the fine ale producers in the region. Please remember to always drink responsibly.
Here are just a couple of the great Cornish attractions you could visit:
We hope you enjoy your break in Cornwall!