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Markwell Farm Cottages

Markwell Farm,, Landrake, Saltash, Cornwall, South West England

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Allison Brazington

+44 1752851185


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  • Photo of Markwell Farm Cottages
  • The dairy living room
  • The Shippen twin bedroom
  • The Shippen double bedroom
  • The Shippen living room

Description of Markwell Farm Cottages

Located on a 400 acre working farm, in a quiet hamlet in rural Cornwall. Markwell is approximately 7 miles from the beaches of Portwinkle, Downderry and Seaton, 12 miles from the fishing port of Looe.
The cottages have been tastefully converted from 18th century barns and retain many of the original features.

The Shippen, which sleeps 4, is one of 4 cottages on the site. This cottage has 2 bedrooms, a double with ensuite and a twin with seperate shower room/wc. Both bedrooms have balconies with views over the gardens, farm land and the River Tiddy. Downstairs is a large living room with well equipped kitchen, comfy sofas, dining table & chairs along with tv & dvd player.

Markwell Farm is ideally placed for visiting both Devon & Cornwall, Bodmin moor & rugged south Cornwall coast, with the fishing villages of Looe & Polperro are a short drive away. Fowey & Megavissey a little maritime city of Plymouth is only 20 minutes drive with it's National Marine Aquarium, museums and boat trips from the historic Mayflower national Trust properties of Cothele, Anthony House & Lanhydrock are well worth a visit. The Eden project and Lost gardens of heligan are about 40 minutes away by car.
Rame Peninsula(the forgotten corner of Cornwall) is close by with the picturesque villages of Kingsand and Cawsand along with the quiet beaches of Whitsand here it is possible to connect to the South West Coastpath.

The cottages are set in open plan gardens with parking near the is patio furniture for each cottage and bbq's for guests use.

There is a shared washing machine near the , heating (Oct - May, other times £20/week), bed linen and wifi are included. A travel cot and high chair is usually available by prior water is from a natural spring on the farm.

All our cottages are non-smoking. Dogs are allowed in some cottages (not July / August) by prior arrangement at additional cost.

Features of Markwell Farm Cottages

  • General
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Non Smoking
  • Microwave
  • High chair
  • Garden
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Bed linen included
  • Entertainment
  • Colour TV
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Garden Barbecue
  • DVD player

Accessibility Details

This property is not suitable for wheelchair users. Some of other cottages are more suited to those with limited mobility. please enquire for advice and availability.


Please enquire about rates & availability for our other cottages.


Changeover day is Saturday in peak season & school holidays. Other than this we can be more flexible.

Booking Conditions

Deposit of £100 to secure booking. Balance is due 1 month before arrival.

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Location details for Markwell Farm Cottages

(Map marker is an approximate location, precise location provided upon booking)
  • Distance from:
  • 23 minutes drive from Plymouth (11 miles)
  • 57 minutes drive from Newquay (40 miles)
  • 1 hour drive from M5 J31 with the A30 and the A38 (52 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 18 minutes drive from Seaton (8 miles)
  • 19 minutes drive from Downderry (9 miles)
  • 18 minutes drive from Portwrinkle (9 miles)
  • 21 minutes drive from Freathy (11 miles)
  • 21 minutes drive from Tregantle Cliff Beach (11 miles)
  • 23 minutes drive from Sharrow (11 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

From Exeter take the A38 south. Follow this past Plymouth, crossing The Tamar river into on the A38 past Saltash. Just before the blue footbridge turn left into Landrake village. Left again at the Buller's Arms pub and follow this lane for miles until you reach markwell farm and cottages.