View towards the property
Open plan living
Cosy woodburner for those cooler evenings
Open plan living
Sit back and relax after a days exploring
Well equipped kitchen/diner
Bedroom with king-size bed
Twin bedroom
Original features throughout
Bathroom with shower over bath
View over the countryside from your balcony
Enclosed garden and steps to balcony
Pretty garden area with seating
Dog exercising paddock next door, available most of the year
View of the surrounding fields
Landscape in the nearby area
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2 / 16  Open plan living
3 / 16  Cosy woodburner for those cooler evenings
4 / 16  Open plan living
5 / 16  Sit back and relax after a days exploring
6 / 16  Well equipped kitchen/diner
7 / 16  Bedroom with king-size bed
8 / 16  Twin bedroom
9 / 16  Original features throughout
10 / 16  Bathroom with shower over bath
11 / 16  View over the countryside from your balcony
12 / 16  Enclosed garden and steps to balcony
13 / 16  Pretty garden area with seating
14 / 16  Dog exercising paddock next door, available most of the year
15 / 16  View of the surrounding fields
16 / 16  Landscape in the nearby area

Little Sylvan Tor,

Fowey (10mls NW), Cornwall
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 4
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Quaint detached barn in a secluded rural setting
  • Located next to Cornish Wildlife Nature Reserve and Helman Tor
  • Walk the Saints Way and Wilderness trail, both in the vicinity
  • Up to four dogs welcome
  • Well located for exploration of the region’s top visitor attractions
  • A short drive from some hidden sheltered beaches, picture postcard harbours and seaside villages
Property code: LISIL

This quaint detached barn conversion enjoys a secluded rural setting. The perfect family break for walkers and dog lovers.

Situated next to a Cornish Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve and Helman Tor, a picturesque rocky outcrop that is an undiscovered beauty spot with panoramic country views and a fantastic place for a picnic. In short distance of Saints Way and Wilderness Trail that meander across the moor and countryside. Easy access to the National Cycle Network with many off-road trails and quiet country lanes to enjoy on the way to lunch in the historic 17th century local pub renowned for its good food and tranquil beer garden. Cycle hire and horse riding are available at several locations nearby. Convenient for Luxulyan Valley, which is a renowned World Heritage site and Lostwithiel with its antique shops, quality restaurants, bistros and tea shops. Here you can visit Restormel Castle, stand on a medieval bridge and walk by the beautiful River Fowey. Fowey with its deep natural harbour and its growing reputation as a 'foodie' location, with ample restaurants serving the catch of the day fresh off the boats to the Michelin star restaurants.

The layout of this property adopts an inverted design, so you will find the bedrooms first; master bedroom with king-size bed and one twin. Also, downstairs is the bathroom with shower over bath and WC. The open plan first floor offers views across the local countryside and fields.  In the lounge area, there is ample comfortable seating and a TV/DVD to relax and entertain yourselves with. The area centres around a wood burner with fireguard and complimentary logs included. The kitchen area includes an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and small chest freezer. The washing machine and tumble dryer are located on the ground floor.

Outside the property is a pretty enclosed patio area reached from the drive or via the lounge onto a balcony area with table and chairs. Traditional granite steps lead down to the rest of the patio with BBQ and large picnic table. There is also ample off-road parking.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size, 1 twin
  • Shower over bath with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher fridge and small chest freezer
  • Woodburner (logs included)
  • TV/DVD
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer located on the ground floor
  • Super-fast broadband included
  • Electric heating included
  • Enclosed patio area with seating and BBQ
  • Dog exercising paddock available at most times
  • 4 dogs welcome (not to be left unattended in the property at any time)
  • Ample parking
  • Hose available for washing dogs and boots
  • Inverted design
  • Beach 7 miles, shop and pub 3 miles
  • The property is on a private water supply

This property has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Alex.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David, 10th August 2019

Clean! Right in the Hart of all that we love.

Reviewed by Heather, 8th June 2019

If you have problems with stairs, then unfortunately, this is not the place for you. If you don't like being remote, again, don't pick here. If you love nature, dogs, horses, can drive roads that are no wider than your car and love walking, then this is paradise. We loved it so much that we have made arrangements to celebrate our 10th Wedding AnnivRead moreersary there. Hide

Reviewed by Shirley, 4th May 2019

The property is amazing. Loved the quiet countryside and the freedom to exercise our four dogs safely. Would definitely visit again. Thank you to the owners for their hospitality.

Reviewed by Cheryl, 6th April 2019

Amazing place in a quiet and peaceful location. Great for relaxing but very close to lots of places for day trips

Reviewed by Kristine, 22nd October 2018

Daft about our 3 dogs we decided to take them on holiday this time. They had a fab time, their own secure garden and a paddock to run round in. My partner, an early riser was out with them up to the tor, or nature reserve whilst I sat on the balcony overlooking the paddocks and countryside. Lots of places to visit a short drive away. Everything youRead more could possibly need was provided. My only negative being able to hear the dogs moving about on the laminate flooring, the bedrooms being downstairs. Hide

Reviewed by Simon, 22nd September 2018

Great quite location with lovely local walks . The property is close enough to the main road to make is easy to get around . Good value

Reviewed by Nicola, 8th September 2018

Well situated cottage to travel around this part of Cornwall. The paddock was a bonus for the dogs and the hosts made us feel more than welcome. They were available if you needed anything but I never felt that we were a nuisance. Lovely comfortable beds, warm property and glorious hot water at all times. It was really homely.

Reviewed by Andria, 11th August 2018

Cottage is lovely and secluded with only the owners house and another house next to it, plus a goodsizedpaddock for exercising dogs in, not good for nervous drivers due to the narrow lanes.

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View towards the property
Open plan living
Cosy woodburner for those cooler evenings
Open plan living
Sit back and relax after a days exploring
Well equipped kitchen/diner
Bedroom with king-size bed
Twin bedroom
Original features throughout
Bathroom with shower over bath
View over the countryside from your balcony
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