This beautiful award winning converted barn is a superb location for exploring both Cornwall and Devon. It is close to main 'A' roads yet quiet and rural. The Barn offers a wonderful home from home feel with its quality furnishings and design. Excellently equipped with a large kitchen and living space which is ideal to relax in. A great base which has flexibility to accommodate families, couples, grandparents and friends. A safe and secure sheltered garden tempts guests to stay all day yet the vast array of activities to do in the area also attracts many guests to return again and again. Beaches, moorland and coastal walks, cycling routes, historic houses and castles, golf courses, great restaurants and theme parks are all easily accessible.
Please check out our website for more information on our special discount offers including £50 off for couples using one bedroom only and £80 discount on 2 week stays:
www.gospenheale.co.uk (hyperlink at the side of this page)
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Crackington Haven 21 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 70 km, Nearest railway: Exeter 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The open plan first floor living area has exposed oak A-frames, wooden floors and beautiful views across the patchwork of local farmland with Dartmoor in the distance. The lounge has a digital TV, DVD player, comfy seats and a selection of books, games, toys and DVD's for guests to use. A large kitchen area has been fitted with electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washer dryer. The French windows open onto the original granite steps which lead down to the large garden
The master bedroom has a king size bed and an en suite shower room and wc. The twin bedroom has 3 foot beds which can be zipped and linked together to form a very large double on request. There is a further single bedroom with a pull out 2' 6” bed available. The family bathroom has a large bath with a shower over it.
|Further details outdoors|
The Barn is separate from the farm and has its own entrance and a South facing sunny secure garden with plenty of room to sit on the patio on the garden furniture provided. Plenty of room to play on the grass with swingball and various other lawn games available. A barbecue with charcoal and tools is included. The car parking area provides plenty of space for 2-3 cars easily.
The owners live close by. Internet WiFi is available and free to use.
Whether you're looking for an active holiday, a retreat for doing nothing or something in between Cornwall can fit all the bills. Take advantage of the richly diverse landscape and heritage that Cornwall offers as well as visiting the attractions for all ages.
Cornwall is a wonderful holiday area. The Atlantic Heritage Coast of Cornwall has magnificent cliffs with tiny coves waiting to be explored and bays with charming and interesting fishing villages such as Padstow, Port Isaac and Boscastle. Inland, the Cornwall countryside is rolling and varied, with woods, moors, lakes and farmland. There are many picturesque villages and market towns.
20 minutes drive to the North Cornish coast at Crackington Haven. In less than 25 minutes you can be enjoying the delights of Widemouth Bay, Bude, Tintagel, Boscastle or Trebarwith Strand. Wonderful Beaches to enjoy and stunning Cliffs for coast walks. We provide maps, walk and cycle books for the area.
Trethorne Leisure Park is the biggest undercover attraction in North Cornwall and less than 5 minutes away. It has an indoor play area including a scary drop slide and a wavy slide, in addition to an outdoor play area. There are a variety of animals, some of which children can feed, including ponies and a shire horse. Trethorne also offers an excellent indoor bowling facility, and an 18-hole golf course, but that's really more for the adults.
Hidden Valley Discovery Park is another local adventure. Described as the most mysterious adventure in Cornwall, it's attractions include children's play areas, cafe and shop.
Launceston Steam Railway is always popular with kids. Only ten minutes drive, the railway is open off season, but a good idea to check the times of the trains before you plan to take a ride.
Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre is in nearby North Petherwin. Set in 21 acres the woddlands and lakes are home to Otters and also various types of deer, owls, peacocks, Scottish wildcats and waterfowl.
Tintagel Castle is a magical day out with its wonderful location, set high on the rugged clifftop. It offers striking views and captivating ruins and a yummy beach café.
Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park boasts a day of thrills and spills galore.
Springfields Fun Park & Pony Centre. A selection of the many activities available are rowing your boats, driving go-karts, exploring the pirate ship, train riding around the park, riding in a horse and carriage, watching the duck racing and the pony show. There are also indoor and outdoor kids play areas.
Trethorne Golf Club is 2.5 miles away.
The golf course at Trethorne Golf Club creates a unique challenge that will not only present a significant test for the single figure player, but also prove an enjoyable experience for the 20 plus handicapper, without losing too many Pro V1's!
The 18 holes are set in a spectacular parkland setting with far reaching views of the rolling Cornish countryside and distant views of rural Cornwall. The course has been extended in length over the past few years, and now measures a challenging 6375 yards off the championship tees.
Launceston Golf Club is 7 miles away.
Launceston Golf Club is a friendly members club and a great venue for a days golf in Cornwall. The elevated levels of Launceston Golf Club offer spectacular countryside views over both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, with majestic views of our historic town and castle.
Special Interest Holidays
The craft persons heaven that is Cowslips workshop is only a few miles from Gospenheale Barn. A place for great craft workshops and exhibitions. We are also good friends with local water colour artist, Mark Gibbons, who is willing to offer individual tuition for anyone learning to paint.