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The Shippen at Markwell Farm

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7 Nights See prices

  • £350  to  £700

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Short Breaks

  • £ Enquire
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£375 Sat, 21 May 2022
7 nights - Save £45

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Off-Road Parking

About The Shippen at Markwell Farm

Sleeping up to four guests in two bedrooms, The Shippen is a good choice for families who want to enjoy a taste of country life and visit Cornwall. One of four holiday cottages at Markwell Farm, near the village of Landrake in South East Cornwall, the cottage is surrounded by glorious rolling Cornish countryside and within easy reach of the areas many attractions.

Converted from 18th Century stone barns, the cottages are welcoming and provide everything needed for a self-catering holiday with a south-facing aspect and glorious views.

Markwell Farm has been opening its doors to guests since 2001 and offers the chance to step off the treadmill and relax in the peace and tranquility of the countryside. Children will love the opportunity to see the comings and goings of farm life and there are plenty of animals to meet including the resident dogs and cats, along with cows, sheep and llamas that graze the surrounding fields.

Take a stroll around the farm land or bring your bike and explore the flower-filled country lanes that burst into colour in the spring. Alternatively, enjoy the abundance of day trips out on offer. Pack up your bucket and space and head to the golden sands of Looe or Polperro with its pretty harbour, pubs and gift shops. Whitsand Bay, dog-friendly Downbderry and Seaton (with its lifeguard patrolled beach during the summer months) are also within easy driving distance, as is Bodmin Moor, the Tamar Valley AONB and Dartmoor National Park, peppered with picturesque little villages to explore and miles of superb walking or mountain biking.

The South West Coastal Path is also easily accessible with miles of stunning scenery to enjoy or visit one of the areas historic houses and impressive gardens - the Lost Gardens of Helligan, Lanhydrock House, Cothele, Saltram House and the famous Eden Project are all popular days out.

Alternatively, enjoy lazy days at Markwell Farm amongst glorious Cornish countryside.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Allison Brazington joined Independent Cottages in January 2019

Enquire online:


Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Cornwall)

The Shippen sleeps four guests in a double and twin bedroom and offers split-level accommodation.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Open-plan living on the ground floor with kitchen, dining and relaxing area. Two comfy sofas are positioned around the flatscreen television allowing guests to relax at the end of the day. There is also a dining table with four chairs and kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave and cooker.
  • Upstairs there is a double bedroom with french doors taking you out to the balcony, plus an en-suite shower room with WC and wash basin. Please note that the double bedroom is accessed via the twin bedroom.
  • Twin bedroom which also has access to the balcony.
  • Shower room with WC and wash basin.

Outside: There is a sitting area with outdoor furniture outside each cottage with ample outside space to relax and play in the warmer months (ball games outside the cottages are prohibited to ensure other guests are not disturbed). BBQ is available and there is off-road parking close to the cottages (The Dairy, Stable and Shippen share 4 car parking spaces (if parked sensibly) and The Granary has parking for 1 vehicle by the door.

Additional information: Complimentary WiFi available. Apart from the last two weeks in July and August (school holidays) when dogs cannot be accommodated, up to two well behaved dogs are welcome in all cottages with the exception of The Granary which is kept pet free. Dogs are charged at £20 per week per dog and not to be left in the cottage unattended at any time. Prices include bed linen (please bring your own towels), electricity and heating between October and May (at other times it is charged at £20 per week). Saturday is the normal changeover but the owner can be flexible out of peak season. The washing machine is in a communal area for shared use of all guests. Cot and high chair are available by prior arrangement with the owner. Short breaks available out of peak season between October and May, starting or ending on a Saturday (subject to availability). Seven night minimum breaks offered during school holidays. Strictly no smoking and no vaping in the cottages.

The Shippen at Markwell Farm Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 7th May 2022 - Fri, 27th May 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 28th May 2022 - Fri, 1st Jul 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 2nd Jul 2022 - Fri, 8th Jul 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 9th Jul 2022 - Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 3rd Sep 2022 - Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

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
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
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)1752 851185 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.

Owner Area

Allison Brazington
Member Since January 2019

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Please note we do not accept dogs in July or August.

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 21 May 2022 for 7 nights, £375
Save £45.
Sat, 4 Jun 2022 for 7 nights, £450
Save £30.
Sat, 11 Jun 2022 for 7 nights, £480

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The Shippen at Markwell Farm 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2022
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