Unique escape to the Cornish countryside


Shepherd’s hut hosted by Alison

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the shepherd's hut (u.k., france) to yourself.
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The beautiful shepherds hut at Higher Merther Farm offers a unique escape to the Cornish countryside. Hidden away in its own well stocked private gardens on our 28 acre farmstead, with wonderful, unspoilt views over the valley across to Tregonning Hill.
A warm welcome awaits. The generous sized shepherd hut is appox 17' x 7' and well equipped to provide a comfortable stay for two: furnished with an oak framed, king size bed with deep, luxury British made mattress.

The space
The kitchen area includes an oak block worktop and breakfast bar, two ring gas hob, microwave, toaster and fridge with small built-in freezer.
There's also a sofa, log effect electric stove, TV with DVD player, DAB radio and several electric sockets.
The shepherds hut has its own adjoining bathroom with hand basin, w/c and wet room style shower.
You will find on arrival home made cake, scones or Cornish biscuits, tea, coffee, fresh milk, butter and a box of our hens fresh eggs.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
Long-term stays allowed

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 38 reviews


Where you’ll be

Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The local area has lots to offer. The traditional fishing village of Porthleven, with its beautiful harbour and fishing boats is just three miles away where you will find an excellent selection of cafes, pubs, restaurants, galleries and beaches. Its also a great starting point for cliff walks too.

We can provide lots of suggestions for other places of interest to visit during your stay, but here is a few of our favourites:

Penrose Estate: 2 miles. Beautiful woodland walks leading to Loe Pool, ideal for walking or cycling.

St Michaels Mount: 10 miles. Walk across the Causeway at low tide to the Mount from Marazion and explore the history and legends.

Mullion Cove: 10 miles. A picturesque harbour sheltering a small fishing cove.

Kynance Cove, The Lizard: 14 miles. Beautiful white sands and serpentine rocks, go at low tide to explore the islands and caves.

St Ives : 10 miles. Delightful seaside town with narrow cobbled streets and golden sandy beaches. Also a excellent selection of boutique shops, cafes, galleries, pubs and restaurants.

Hosted by Alison

Joined in August 2020
  • 38 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Once shown to your accommodation you will be left to enjoy your new surroundings.
We live in the farmhouse at the top of the yard and are on hand to offer any help at any time or ideas of places to visit. Either call to the house or message.

Alison is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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