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The Old Barn

Sennen, Cornwall (Ref. 960015)


Helpful Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Jane

    “A lovely quiet peaceful place to stay for a holiday off the beaten track but still within easy reach of the beaches and Lands End.”

    A cosy barn with everything you could need. Very hospitable hosts. Really enjoyed our week there.

    A cosy barn with everything you could need. Very hospitable hosts. Really enjoyed our week there.

    - Jane, September 2023


  • Ground and lower ground floor
  • Semi-detached
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x zip and link (super king or twins on request), with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x zip and link (super king or twins on request)
  • 1 shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD,WiFi
  • Travel cot, highchair, booster seat, baby bath, steriliser, children's games and books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars on gravel surface
  • Decked terrace with table and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Note: Positioned with Barney's Barn Ref 960016 and Lower Rissick Cottage 960014 (200m) when booked together can sleep 12

The property

An adventure for families and couples, The Old Barn is wonderfully placed for saltwater escapades and exploring the rugged character of Cornwall's magical Far West.

Situated less than a 10 minute drive from surfy Sennen Cove and iconic Land's End, this rustic retreat sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty and within the grounds of the owners 17th century grade II listed farmhouse.

The perfect hideaway for peace, country and coastal scenery and the fresh Cornish air! With its mile of fine white sand and azure sea, the beautiful beach at Sennen Cove offers safe bathing and a lifeguard service during the summer.

It is one of Cornwall's premier visitor destinations with a first class beachside restaurant, a charming harbour with a small fleet of fishing boats, art galleries selling work by local artists, a traditional pub, cafe, fish and chip shop and a recognised surf school offering tuition and equipment hire.

There are beaches in abundance at St Ives and the exotic paradise of Trewidden Gardens, the island topped castle of St Michael's Mount and The Minack, Cornwall's famous open-air cliff-top theatre (offering productions for both adults and children) are all less than a 30 minute drive and highly recommended, family friendly places to visit during your stay. For explorers of all ages, the Penwith Peninsula offers spectacular open moorlands dotted with old mines and ancient monuments and a beautiful, wild and windswept coast path, well known for its access to remote beaches, tall granite cliffs and quintessential fishing villages. Return from fun days at the coast to spread out and relax in this wonderfully spacious home interior.

The open plan living room on the first floor has smart wood flooring, big modern sofas and doors to a decked terrace for alfresco meals, lawned garden, meadow views and outdoor living.

There are two elegant bedrooms and two lavish shower rooms on the ground floor, one of which is the en-suite to the master bedroom.

Both bedrooms have stable doors to an enclosed patio and are furnished with zip and link beds which can be presented as a super-king size beds or twin beds on request.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


St Ives 8 miles. Helicopter to Isles of Scilly - 30 minutes

Penzance hosts Golowan, the Midsummer Carnival, and The Literary Festival. There are also The Exchange, Newlyn and Penlee Art Galleries. One of Cornwall’s most popular holiday areas is the spectacular sweep of Mount’s Bay, from the cliffside fishing village of Mousehole through Penzance and around to beautiful Marazion, the coastline hides a wealth of sandy beaches, rocky coves as well as winding village streets and other places to visit and explore. Connected by a causeway to the shore at Marazion is the National Trust’s stunningly beautiful St Michael’s Mount with its hilltop castle and Mediterranean gardens. Walk across at low water and take one of the ferry boats back when the tide is up. Penzance with its winding streets, shops, clubs, restaurants and harbour is a must as it is the jumping-off point for day trips to the Isles of Scilly as well as being the harbor. The South West Coast Path passing through Penzance winds its way along the clifftops towards Land’s End. On the way, stop off for a coffee and a rest at beautiful Lamorna Cove, explore the open air Minack Theatre and marvel at the cliffs as you approach Gwennap Head. A stunning walk for those seeking solitude, exercise and some of the UK’s best coastal scenery. Penzance is the perfect holiday base. Ideally placed for exploring this land of Celtic myth and legend and with enough to do and see in the immediate area to keep all the family occupied.

Note: Positioned with Barney's Barn Ref 960016 and Lower Rissick Cottage 960014 (200m) when booked together can sleep 12

Note: Please be sure to contact the owner before you travel to confirm how you would like the beds made