|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Sleeps 7. 3 bedroom farmhouse. The Longhouse sleeps a maximum of 7 with 1 double bed and 1 single bed in the family room, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom. There is a family bathroom and a shower room, both with heated towel rails, sinks and WCs. The Longhouse contains the medieval Great Hall, snug parlour with huge open fireplace, low beamed kitchen which contains a wooden ovolo window dating from the late 1400s. There are 2 staircases, an oak newel stairs and a fascinating 'trip stairs' designed to trip up medieval burglars, both with doors at the top and bottom. There is a shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cullacott is a Grade 1 listed medieval Hall House situated in peaceful countryside near the Devon and Cornwall border. It is situated in a cobbled courtyard on a small working farm which has been in the family for 5 generations and commands splendid panoramic views over the Ottery Valley. The restoration of the property jointly won the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors' National Building Conservation award for best restored house. Its sensitive restoration has ensured the house has preserved its basic simplicity and yet great care has been taken to provide every comfort for the visitor. There are two self-contained units, the Longhouse and the Tudor Wing, both with entrances onto the cobbled courtyard and with a large garden and sunny terrace overlooking the fields running down to the river.
My family have lived at Cullacott Farm for over 100 years so we know every crook and cranny of the houses and of the surrounding land. We live on site so are available at all times to help guests in whatever way we can. We love the area in which we live and are eager for our guests to get the most out of their holiday with us by not only offering a unique building to stay in but also by using our local knowledge to inform them of events happening locally and interesting things to do to suit all tastes.
Mary Cole purchased this farmhouse in 1910
As mentioned in my profile, my family have lived at Cullacott Farm for over 100 years.
It is situated on the Southern side of the beautiful river Ottery valley with fantastic views of the countryside.
It is in an ideal position for exploring both Devon and Cornwall, with Launceston the ancient capital of Cornwall just 3 miles away.
Cullacott farmhouse is a Grade 1 listed medieval Hall House on a small working farm and provides stunning unique self catering holiday accommodation. There are big airy rooms with huge open fireplaces, slate floors downstairs and polished wooden floors upstairs, a quirky maze of rooms and staircases with a medieval Great Hall in which to dine, maybe by candlelight, imagining oneself to be the Lord of the Manor or his Lady wife. Around every corner there is an historic feature yet the property is well equipped for 21st century living.
Enjoy the freedom to roam the farmland and surrounding area with walks along our lanes to the river or the woods taking in the abundance of wildlife.
Our most recent testimonial was:=
"Thank you for your very warm welcome. This is the very best house with the best garden we have ever stayed in".
Bookings may be made through our website, by email or by telephone.
A deposit of 1/3rd of the total price is payable on booking and the remainder is due 3 weeks before arrival.
Saturday is the preferred changeover day but there is some flexibility, please speak to us to discuss options.
Guests may arrive after 3 pm at start of holiday and are asked to vacate the premises by 10.30 am on day of departure.
Christmas dinner served in a vaulted dining hall was everything we had hoped for. Walking across the slate flagstones in the footsteps of so many before, climbing steep winding wood stairs to the master bedroom with splendid bed with crisp linens, surrounded by wood burning aromas gave the feeling of living in history.
Many quirks of a historic old building, understated thoughtful presentation, great linens and towels.
Would have got 5* if the shower had worked.
The Longhouse at Cullacott is a beautiful and unusual holiday property. It maintains the original charm and features of a medieval house, including original artwork, beams, stone and wooden floors, and a quirky staircases. It combines these with modern amenities, making it a cosy and interesting place to stay. The Longhouse is surrounded by peace and tranquility as it is located in the countryside. The views from the garden of fields and rolling hills dotted with sheep is very lovely. It is a short drive into Launceston, which also has some interesting historical features. We would definitely stay here again.
Everyone of us from 7 months to 40s loved the place. Not quite designed for tall people with short door frames but not a complaint as I wouldn't change it because of the athentic feel. Just have to learn to duck :). Beautiful gardens. We hired the two cottages together and really enjoyed getting the full experience you wouldn't get with just one. Each room is full of character.
Just a 3 day weekend stay at the Longhouse but enjoyed every minute in this special place. The longhouse is a unique medevil property full of character and charm, lots of rooms, spaces, nooks and crannies to explore and a fantastic garden with great views over the countryside. There is lot,s to explore both inside and outside of the property so never a dull moment for old and young, Mary and her husband, the proprietor, were most helpful settling us in and offering lot,s of advice and tips. If you want a holiday with a difference then this is the place for you.
The cottage is a true oldy worldy place but with modern day comforts. The views are amazing and the history is really interesting. Stairs are a bit of a challenge. You definitely need a car.
The majestic North Cornwall beaches of Bude, Widemouth Bay, Crackington Haven, Trebarwith, Sandymouth, Duckpool are a 20 minute to 30 minute drive away.
The nearest airport is Exeter and the nearest channel port is Plymouth. The use of a car is essential.
We are 1 mile from the village of Yeolmbridge and 3 miles from Launceston.