Om Shanti is a barn conversion that oozes charm and character, put together by an artist's eye. It has a super open plan living area with great kitchen and big dining table. Enjoy time with your loved ones relax on large comfy sofas, near to the wood burning stove. Please note logs are not included and there is no television! One of the sofas pulls out to become a double bed and one double bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with long bath! The other bedroom is larger and is a great family room with queen sized futon bed and two single day beds. There is a shower room off the living space.
A patio can be accessed from family bedroom and decking for alfresco dining just outside the kitchen. The garden has a 'heligan like' feel and is very green and lush with massive granite boulders. Garden is enclosed and dogs are welcome although charge for each dog.
This is a fabulous location to explore much of Cornwall and being not far from each coastline much of the coastpaths can be accessed easily. Enjoy the peace and quiet of Om Shanti at any time of the year!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Loe Bar 6 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay about 45 mins drive, Nearest railway: Redruth about 25 mins drive|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Cornwall has the most spectacular scenery and the rugged coastline, wildflowers in the cornish hedges and sea, today I spotted a seal. Surfing and sailing are popular so is kite surfing and kite skating never tried before then why not book some lessons.
Peaceful Creative Haven is ideally placed to explore much of west Cornwall and it never ceases to amaze me how different the coastline can be check out The Lizard, south and north coasts the 3 mile stretch of sandy beach at Gwithian to Hayle - Porthkidney the other side of the estuary is lovely, walk to St Ives along the coast path and have a cream tea or I prefer mine with coffee in the Tate Art Gallery's cafe (free entry to cafe) on the top floor of this converted gas works, it has wonderful views out to sea and over the lichen covered tiled roofs of the fishermens cottages. Also check out Barbara Hepworths garden and studio. Catch the train back to St Erth it's a short ride but runs along the coast (park and ride car park here).
This is the perfect place to explore west Cornwall as you can easily access both North and South coasts, many beaches and the South-west coastal path. The Lizard peninsula, ST Ives, Penzance, Falmouth all are about 10 mile drive.
A Few Favourite Things Nearby
Pottager garden and vegetarian cafe Constantine - try their almond and elderflower cake
Farmers market in Helston first Saturday of the month at the Old Cattle Market
Check out Dolly's Tea Rooms 21 Church Street - cocktails in chilled vintage tea cups :) Falmouth
Artsy cinema The Poly Church Street
Kynance Cove, Helston TR12 7PJ
Kynance cove is incredibly beautiful - the walk along the coast path to The Lizard is lovely too have seen seals swimming close to the rocks often on this walk.
Prussia Cove, TR20
Beautiful small cove - lovely walk along coast path towards Marazion - great views of St Michaels Mount - small artisan bakery.
Elemental Tours, Penzance TR19 6BB
My friend has been on one of their tours and photos of swimming with basking sharks looked amazing.
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8YL
Just opened - beautiful cafe - James Turrell Sculpture I'm looking forward to seeing this soon.
Godrevy Cafe, Godrevy Towans, Hayle TR27 5ED
Lovely cafe views of sea - food very good and Gwithian beach is gorgeous (walk up towards Godrevy and you can see grey seals basking in a little cove).
Sandbar, Praa Sands, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 9TQ
Relaxed atmosphere in this cafe /bar great views of the sea - dogs are welcome - wifi available.
Blue, Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AW
Relaxed atmosphere in this cafe/bar - some live music - views of the beach - dogs are welcome - love the walk around Porthtowan coastal path towards St Agnes.
Pandora Inn, Restronguet Hill, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 5ST
A fantastic ye olde pub right on the creek edge, there is a decked jetty where you can sit and eat - inside it's beautiful and cosy - friendly service and great food - dogs welcome
The Melting Pot Cafe, West Park, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3AJ
A fab cafe set in a converted old grammer school and now a block of artist studios - the cafe is has an amazing bohem style - also hosts music gigs etc. check their website for listings.
The Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6JU
Amazing amphitheatre that overlooks the sea and is carved out of the rocks - incredible location - check out website for dates of performances. I saw a fantastic Othello last year.
PenroseEstate:GunwalloeandLoePool, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0RD
Great walk around the Pool to Loe Bar - approx 2 hrs
Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG
Views are gorgeous from the cafe on the top floor (free entry if you just want to go to the cafe) - hosts various exhibitions free entry last Friday every month 6-9pm.