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Polean Farm Cottages

Child friendly farm, Cornwall – Child Friendly Cottages, Near Looe, Cornwall

About Polean Farm Cottages

An absolute gem of a place to provide you with a fun packed holiday and kids who won't want to go home.

Are you searching for a fun family holiday with endless entertainment for the kids, a free heated indoor pool nearby, near great sandy beaches, on a farm with animals to feed, with beautiful appointed self catering holiday cottages? Then you have found it at Polean Farm. Completely geared up for families it is the perfect destination to experience all that Cornwall has to offer. This place really does have it all and much more besides…

Set in idyllic Cornish countryside, Polean Farm offers eight charming, quality holiday cottages just two miles from the coast that can accommodate from 1 to a maximum of 12 people. Set in beautiful rolling countryside, much of which is a wildlife haven, these spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated cottages are set around a pretty courtyard. On the farm, children will enjoy the the adventure playground and indoor play room along with the toy tractors that they can ride around the courtyard. But for many the best bit of all is to help with the daily feeding of the animals, which is followed by pony rides or tractor rides for all ages. Visitors to Polean Farm can also enjoy free use of an indoor swimming pool just 2 miles away.

The Holiday Cottages

Little Owls is a fantastic new barn conversion, with its own parking and its own large private garden – with a decking area and great views. It has three bedrooms , all ensuite (the master bedroom has a separate dressing room and a wet room). It also has a large kitchen, plus a massive upstairs lounge dining room (with vaulted beam ceiling, log burner and doors out to the garden and patio). Up to two additional children can sleep on fold away beds or cots.

Rosebud is a charming 3 bedroom cottage, with its own private patio area. It has three spacious bedrooms , and two bathrooms  (the master bedroom is ensuite). It also has a large farmhouse style kitchen, plus a spacious and charming lounge (with log burner and doors out to the patio area).  All of the bedrooms have great views of the farm.  Up to two additional children can sleep on fold away beds or cots.

Shires Rest is a quality barn conversion with plenty of character and original features.  It has three bedrooms (a large en-suite king, a twin and a single). It also has a large upstairs open plan lounge / dining kitchen  with vaulted beamed ceiling and log burner. Up to two additional children can sleep on fold away beds or cots.
Twinkles is again a quality barn conversion with great views across the farm. It has two bedrooms , both ensuite. It also has a large open plan upstairs lounge dining room / kitchen (with vaulted beamed ceiling and log burner). An additional child can sleep on a fold away bed or in a cot.

Waggoners  is a beautifully converted farm building, with its own private garden and great views. It has two bedrooms , and a large open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area (with vaulted beam ceiling, log burner and doors out to the garden and patio). Waggoners is all on one level . An additional child can sleep on a fold away bed or in a cot

Threpney Byre is an imaginatively converted 'roundhouse' and is full of character. The bright and spacious open plan downstairs living space (plenty of room for four),  has a kitchen area with views of the courtyard and a dining area. Also on the ground floor is the large bathroom/W.C. which has a bath and a separate shower cubicle.  There is a charming double bedroom upstairs (with space either site of the bed for an additional bed or cot – or both). Two young children can also sleep on the sofa bed in the lounge. It also has a private and sunny courtyard/garden.

The Mealhouse is a delightful conversion of an old farm building, with vaulted ceilings and plenty of character. The cottage has a cosy lounge and a light and modern fitted kitchen and a very attractive double bedroom  with vaulted and beamed ceilings. Off the bedroom is a shower room and W.C.  Two young children can sleep on the sofa bed in the lounge or there is room for a cot in the bedroom. It also has a private and sunny courtyard/garden with uninterrupted views across the front fields and down to the ponds. The Mealhouse is all on one level.

The Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse is a charming historical farmhouse which has been tastefully renovated to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to ten adults plus two infannts in five bedrooms. The Old Farmhouse has a massive kitchen, two lounges (plus two TV’s and two log burners). It also has its own Wi-Fi connection in the property.

With its own private south facing garden, large patio area and parking for up to 3 cars the old farmhouse is perfect for a large family get together or for two families to holiday together.

The Children are going to love Polean

Your children will love to help get the guinea pigs out of their cages, bottle feed the lambs and hand feed the pigmy goats and chickens. After feeding the animals there is the egg collection from the chickens and the children can carry them home for breakfast. Also following the animal feeding, there are free rides on Noah the pony (for those aged six and under) and rides on Humbug (for older children) no matter what the season. Check out the ride around the farm in the barrel train, pulled by a very cute little red tractor - the children are never going to want to leave!

And let's not forget what is going to make the grown ups happy - the beautiful accommodation. All of the cottages are full of character as they have been converted from the original farm buildings which date back to the 18th century. They have just recently been completely updated with new bedding, rugs, leather suites and large flat screen TV's & DVD players. All kitchens are well equipped with oven and hob, microwave, fridge or fridge freezer (some also have dishwasher ). There is access to a free DVD library with a good selection of grown up films and many children's favourites. Bed linen, towels and tea towels are all included together with cots, highchairs and stair gates (on request). Guests have the use of the shared laundry room.

Polean Farm offers the excellent option of being able to shop online and have your shopping delivered to the cottage - courtesy of Tesco OR by using a local service courtesy of Food4myholiday - have local quality food delivered to your cottage (and unpacked for you before you arrive). A babysitting service can also be arranged.


Within walking distance there is a quaint little fishing village, two good food shops, village pub and restaurant. Charming Looe (4 miles) boasts sandy beaches, good shops, galleries and restaurants and a bustling quayside. Sailing, fishing, surfing and golf are all easily accessible as are the Eden Project and numerous great houses and gardens. The nearby Monkey sanctuary is well worth a visit as is Charlestown Harbour, a 'working' 18th century port.

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