This delightful bolthole is an unexpected gem, much more spacious than the exterior suggests. Set in a wonderfully tranquil location surrounded by fields and with beautiful Largin Wood on the doorstep, Little Largin sits in the grounds behind the Owners’ farmhouse, tucked into a sheltered setting bordered by mature trees.
The open plan living-room has a wood-burner for cosiness (plus full central heating), sofas to stretch out on, and a well-equipped kitchen-area. Warm and welcoming, this is an ideal location for exploring the beautiful gardens, creekside walks and coastal footpaths in this lovely part of Cornwall, or just relax in the garden to the sound of birdsong. A home-made cake on arrival sets the tone for a wonderfully stress-free holiday.
A farm lane (unmade in places) leads past fields to the Owners’ farmhouse and Little Largin is tucked away behind. The Owners are small-scale farmers with a small flock of sheep and Friesian cows dotted around their 16 acres.
Warmly welcoming, they will settle you in and then carefully respect your privacy, but should you want fresh free range eggs or home produced honey just nip across to the farmhouse and they will be happy to supply. Little Largin is built above a triple garage, now used as a log store and not for vehicles. Steps lead from the parking-area up to the secluded garden, a level grassy-area bordered by trees, with a little wooden pergola for sitting out in when the sun shines down.
A short walk across the lawn leads to a wooden deck where steps lead up to the front door, opening into the big open plan living-room. The separate bedroom has a sloping ceiling on one side (take care if you’re tall!) and an en suite shower-room. This is the perfect location for walkers (a well-behaved dog is welcome, kept on a lead at the farm) with winding coastal footpaths, Deerpark Forest and creekside walks to explore.
Gardeners will love the grounds of neighbouring Boconnoc Estate, beautiful gardens at Lanhydrock and Mount Edgcumbe, the renowned Duchy Nursery (wonderful plants and a great cafe too!) and the ever-inspirational Eden Project. Picturesque fishing harbours at Polperro and Looe and sandy south coast beaches are all nearby, while easy access to excellent roads makes exploring further afield a doddle.
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. TV and wood-burner. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
Bedroom with double bed (4'6") and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Take care with the sloping ceilings.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 1 car
- No smoking
- Pub 2 miles
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Full gas-fired CH
- Logs for wood-burner
Velux windows on both sides of the open-plan living-room allow light to flood in.
Looking towards Little Largin from the entrance lane.
A lovely cosy spot for meals.
The kitchen area is spacious.
The garden and the pergola with its outdoor furniture.
The apartment is a real Tardis, much bigger inside than it looks from the exterior!
Black granite work surfaces set off the white units.
The door leads out to the deck area.
The spacious sitting area.
Feet up and relax with a cup of tea!
Looking from the sitting area to the kitchen/dining area
The wood burner is a lovely addition on cooler days (plus full central heating).
The bedroom...take care with the sloping ceiling on one side of the bed.
There are blinds on the Velux windows.
There is an en suite shower-room.
Looking from the shower-room into the bedroom.
Plenty of space in the shower-room.
The apartment is set above the Owners' triple garage (used as a wood store, not for vehicles).
Little Largin has a deck-area outside the door and a sheltered woodland garden.
Looking from the deck over the Owners' farmland.
The neighbouring woods in springtime, a lovely place to walk.
The farm lane leading to Largin Farm and Little Largin.
There are three Bed and Breakfast bedrooms in Largin Farmhouse (Little Largin is behind the farmhouse).
Some of the inhabitants at Largin Farm on a cold, snowy day.
Another woolly member of Largin Farm.
Boats in the harbour at nearby Looe, from where you can book fishing trips.
Boats waiting for the tide to rise to go into Polperro harbour.
The little beach at Polperro that appears as the tide drops back.
Low tide in Polperro harbour.