Self Catering in Cornwall - Launceston
Areas: North Cornwall, Cornwall
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £520.00 - 1170.00
1 of 3 PROPERTIES. LOVINGLY RENOVATED BARN CONVERSION ON 300 ACRE WORKING FARM
Located on the owner's farm, situated at the end of a long private tarmac drive surrounded by farmland and Priddacombe Downs (224 acre Nature Reserve, owned and run by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust) from where you can enjoy exhilarating walks and see "Brown Willy", the highest point on Bodmin Moor. Nature lovers can see a variety of birdlife and the many wild flowers, insects and animals that inhabit this beautiful heathland.
This property's location offers easy access to a variety of attractions such as The Eden Project (35 minutes), the Cornish shopping experience of Trago Mills (25 minutes), The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the historic Jamaica Inn (5 minutes), which serves food and was the theme of Daphne Du Maurier's famous novel. The coast at Port Isaac is 19 miles away and the fishing village of Padstow is also nearby and offers excellent fresh fish restaurants (Rick Stein's bistro and restaurant being well worth a visit). Excellent fly fishing at Colliford Lake/Reservoir or the nearby Temple Fishery.
Other traditional fishing villages such as Looe only 35 minutes away and the sandy beaches at Polzeath and Newquay are within 1 hours drive. All this and breathtaking moorland walks direct from the cottage. Alternatively stay put and relax in the garden where you can see some of the farming activities or sit back and enjoy the views.
This lovingly renovated barn has solid oak and slate floors throughout and many character features such as oak doors, slate window sills and exposed beams. Offering THREE bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room with WC, 1 king-size and 1 twin (can be made into a zip-and-link king-size on request). Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC.
Separate WC downstairs. Lounge: large with solid oak flooring, feature solid granite fireplace with woodburner (first basket of logs included) TV, Freeview, DVD, patio doors leading onto private patio. Kitchen/diner: with washer/dryer, dishwasher, electric hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and wine cooler.
Dining area with seating for 7. Outside: patio area with garden furniture and BBQ, lawn with seating area to enjoy the views. Amenities: off-road parking for 3 cars.
Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Towels available for hire. Regret no smoking or pets.
Additional info: private water supply. Location: beach 19 miles, shop 2 miles and pub 0.5 miles.
Services / Facilities:
Complex, Enclosed Garden, Open Fire / Wood Burner, Working Farm, Pub Within 1 Mile, Towels For Hire, Travel Cot, Highchair, Family Holidays
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Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Rough Tor Bronze Age Settlements - 2.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Blisland, St Protus and St Hyacinth - 4.5 miles (Historic Church)
Altarnun, St Nonna's Church - 4.7 miles (Historic Church)
St Neot Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church)
St Clether Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church)
St Clether Holy Well Chapel - 5.6 miles (Prehistoric Site)
The Hurlers Stone Circles - 6.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
King Doniert's Stone - 6.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Longstone Cross (Long Tom) - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
The Arthurian Centre - 6.7 miles (Museum)
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