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The Barnyard - Rafters

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Cornwall waits to be discovered from this holiday property, one of a group converted from a range of traditional farm buildings.

Perfect for families and couples all year round
Set in a tranquil location
Secluded valley 5 minutes from beach

The Barnyard is ideally situated to explore the Cornish coast. Nestled in a quiet valley it is only a 30 minute walk to a sandy beach, ideal for surfing, water sports or cliff walks. Its central location means you are only minutes away from local attractions such as the Eden Project, Tate Gallery and Minack Theatre. Within easy reach are a number of National Trust retreats such as Godrevy Headland and the famous gardens. There is also an 18 hole golf course less than a mile away. Most of the cottages are 2 storey reverse accommodation and give unspoilt views of the private gardens. There is a private drive and the 3-acre grounds are secluded, ideal for picnics, barbecues and sunbathing. The small wooden play area is excellent for children to explore, and there is a games room with pool table, table football, wide screen TV, DVDs and videos.
The Barnyard was imaginatively converted from a traditional range of farm buildings which have been refurbished whilst retaining much of their rustic character, with exposed beams and natural pine doors and stairs. The owners have taken great care to provide a very good standards of comfort, and the kitchens and bathrooms are well-appointed. Shop and pub within 1 mile.

Ground floor: 1 double (5ft four poster) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Living room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/dining room/kitchen.

Travel cot. High chair.

All properties: NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot (except property ref 2996). Freeview TV. Video. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry with washing machines and tumble dryer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Private patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 3-acre enclosed gardens with wooden play area for small children. Gas barbecue on request. Ample parking. Shared games room with pool table, table football, wide screen TV, DVDs and videos. No smoking.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-26
    I actually stayed in The Hayloft next door (booked both these properties). Rafters was generally OK but The Hayloft was much smaller and suffered from lack of maintence. No hot water for first 24 hours and then insufficient for bathing. Cooker hob did not reach required temperature. Our friend in Rafters were more satisfied but none of us liked the upside down construction. This is usually done to make the mosr of the vews, but there wasn't any.

  • 2

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-15
    My husband and I booked the rafters as it looked a little outdated but cosy and clean on the website, and the location was good- easy drive to the nearby beaches in North and not too far from the south of Cornwall. The property was a disappointment- On arrival there were cobwebs everywhere on the ceiling, dead spiders on top of the cupboard and dead beetles on the carpet. On our first night, we took out 11 huge spiders from different areas of the cottage, and no matter what the number of spiders and bugs increased on a daily basis. We were forced not to open any windows or doors to keep the bugs to the minimum. We had reported this to the owner however not much was done, hence I had to hoover the whole cottage and take out all the cob webs. I ended up with acute bronchitis due to dampness from staying at this cottage which was not a holiday my husband and I were looking for as a break before we have our baby. The property is quite outdated needs full renovation, has a small TV. We also booked this place as it was advertised it offers wifi connection, however we could hardly get any wifi. The games room had a snooker table that was not in a good condition and the sofas were filthy such that could not be used.

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