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The Owl

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7 Nights  

  • £275  to  £875

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Beach Nearby

About The Owl

Talehay is home to five charming holiday cottages that are nicely situated a mile from the Cornish village of Pelynt, near the popular seaside town of Looe in Cornwall. Set amongst lovely rolling countryside, Talehay is approached down a quiet country lane and provides holiday accommodation for two to four guests in each cottage. Offering a high standard of comfort and cleanliness, the cottages provide an ideal base for exploring Cornwall and its many attractions.

The breathtaking coastline of Cornwall with spectacular views and sheltered golden coves is only three miles from the cottages, making Talehay a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday at any time of the year. Here you can escape from the pressures of everyday life and recharge your batteries in a tranquil Cornish setting.

Looe is an ancient fishing port with a glorious sandy beach, promenade and pier. The working harbour is the hub of the town with fish landing and sold daily in the bustling market. The town offers are a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops for stocking up on provisions.

The pretty quaint fishing village of Polperro is a charming place to visit with its lovely former fishermen's and smugglers cottages winding their way down to the harbour where you will find interesting little shops and a good selection of restaurants and pubs.

Cornwall's gentler climate is influenced by the Gulf Stream which makes it perfect for a break out of season. The famous Eden Project, many National Trust properties (including Antony and Lanhydrock), National Marine Aquarium, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Bodmin Moor, The Camel Trail and Dartmoor are all within easy reach and just twenty five miles from Talehay.

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Owner details:

Neil & Theresa Dennett joined Independent Cottages in August 2006

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Cornwall)

Talehay Farmhouse itself is an ancient Cornish farmstead that is Grade II listed and dates back to the 17th Century. No longer a working farm, Talehay overlooks rolling countryside with its converted stone holiday cottages located around a central courtyard. There are 2.5 acres of pasture land grazed by sheep (and chickens are also kept to the rear of the farm) - a real favourite with children. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday where you can 'get away from it all' in a tranquil setting then Talehay is for you.

The Stables is featured within this advert and sleeps four guests in unique holiday accommodation with charming features including high vaulted beamed ceilings, log burner (there is also central heating) and a galleried double bedroom with lovely views across the surrounding fields. Fully equipped, The Stables offers Freeview television, CD/radio, DVD/video and Wi-Fi. On the ground floor there is a lounge with dining area, well-equipped kitchen (including a washer/dryer), twin bedroom and a bathroom with shower as wel as bath and WC.

The Lodge sleeps two guests + cot and is a spacious, bright open plan studio type holiday cottage that is ideal for couples or smaller families. There is a double bedroom that has plenty of room for an occasional bed. The cottage is centrally heated, has remote control television, video and has a fully equipped kitchen including automatic washer/dryer and microwave oven. There is a separate bath/shower room and WC and The Lodge sits in spacious gardens with a large lawned area, providing a perfect place for barbecues and picnics where children can play safely.

The Coach House sleeps two guests (+ cot) and is a bright spacious holiday cottage set out on one level. Enjoying a detached aspect, the cottage has fabulous uninterrupted countryside views and has one bedroom with double bed plus a bathroom, kitchen well-equipped with washer/dryer and microwave, lounge/dining area, central heating, Freeveiw television, DVD/video player, CD/radio and Wi-Fi access.

Barn and Owl Cottages are both cosy traditional holiday cottages with lovely stone fireplaces and oak beams. Barn Cottage is perfect for couples with its double bedroom (and adjoining bathroom with shower), and Owl Cottage sleeps up to four with two bedrooms (a double and twin) plus bathroom with shower. Both holiday cottages have lounges with dining area including Freeview television, CD/radio, DVD/video recorder and Wi-Fi. They have well-equipped kitchens with washer/dryers and microwaves, central heating and both have outside patios which provide an ideal place to enjoy the late afternoon sun.

Star Rating: 4 Star

The Owl Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £275
To £875
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - The Owl sleeps 4 people.The owner has 5 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 15 guests.
Dining capacity - Please enquire with owner.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1503 220252 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Neil & Theresa Dennett
Member Since August 2006

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The Owl 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 25th May 2024