The Old Dairy, luxury retreat near Heligan


Entire cottage hosted by Ashley

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The Old Dairy is a beautiful self-contained little cottage with private entrance, secluded patio & sunny garden; part of the Grade II listed Churchtown Farm, a now residential farm, dating from 1690. Located in the lovely village of St Ewe, with its 16th century pub, offering great food, approx. 1 mile from the Lost Gardens of Heligan and 3 miles from the traditional fishing village of Mevagissey. Several stunning sandy beaches, The Eden Project, Caerhays and The Hidden Hut are also all nearby.

The space
Guests at The Old Dairy enjoy a secluded, self contained, recently and luxuriously renovated, light and lofty studio style space with separate entrance, a very private patio and it’s own garden from which to enjoy stunning countryside and sunset views. The wonderfully cosy cottage has an airy vaulted ceiling, lovely stained glass window, an innovative built in kitchen with combination microwave, small fridge plus separate 7 bottle wine cooler and dishwasher, a dining/work space with usb sockets and a beautifully appointed en suite shower room with large, powerful shower. Independent oil fired central heating will keep you toasty warm in the colder months

You will also find a super comfy king sized bed with White Company linen, a flat screen TV with Amazon Fire Stick, complimentary Netflix, Bluetooth speaker and DAB radio alarm clock.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Garden view
Beach access
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Fire TV, Netflix
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced


Getting inside

Well-lit path to entrance


Step-free entrance to the room

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4.99 out of 5 stars from 97 reviews


Where you’ll be

Saint Ewe, England, United Kingdom

The Old Dairy is ideally located, at the head of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, in the peaceful little village of St Ewe with its Norman Church and 16th Century pub serving excellent food and Cornish Ales.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, along with Lobbs Farm Shop, are within walking distance. The traditional fishing village of Mevagissey is approx. 3 miles and there are numerous beautiful sandy beaches as well as captivating Caerhays Castle within 10mins drive.

A little further afield, approx. 25mins drive, is the world famous Eden Project and within 30mins drive you will find the now famous Hidden Hut, serving fantastic food perched on the cliff. Cornwall’s county city, Truro, with its beautiful Cathedral is less than 30mins away as is the stunning waterside village of St. Mawes, named by Which as the UK’s top seaside resort.

Learn to surf where the pro’s do it at Fistral or eat fish & chips at Rick Stein’s in Padstow within 45mins drive or in 15mins more you could be crossing the amazing new bridge at King Arthur’s Castle in Tintagel. Head South to Mousehole with its renowned Christmas lights or the Tate in St Ives for art lovers, both within 90mins drive.

Almost every famous tv chef has a restaurant within an hours drive and we have 2 vineyards within walking distance not to mention nearby craft breweries, gin distilleries .......

There’s just so much so see, do, eat, drink ..... that’s why our guests keep coming back

Hosted by Ashley

  1. Joined in April 2017
  • 102 Reviews
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A proud Cornishman. After 30 years working and traveling around the world, in 2018 the draw of returning to Cornwall was too much to resist. We were lucky to find a very special property, Churchtown Farm, which enables us to welcome guests to a place we love.
A proud Cornishman. After 30 years working and traveling around the world, in 2018 the draw of returning to Cornwall was too much to resist. We were lucky to find a very special pr…

During your stay

The Old Dairy is entirely private however the owners are available during your stay if needed

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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