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Chapel Barn

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Dining for four with a view to the Camel River

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Chapel Barn is a Listed Barn conversion, reputed to date from the 1600's, located just outside Bodmin and accessed by a private lane. In less than 50 metres from your front door and parking area you will be on the Camel Trail. Chapel Barn is approximately 5 miles from Poley's Bridge

Chapel Barn is a detached, newly converted, beautifully presented and pretty, listed period cottage. The spacious accommodation is laid out over two floors, with a reverse living layout. Chapel Barn has an enclosed courtyard garden, to the rear, with access from both the bedrooms. The rear of Chapel Barn enjoys a westerly aspect and here you will find a table and chairs along with bench seating. Bicycles and surfboards may be stored here when not in use.

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WE DO NOT ACCEPT BOOKINGS FROM GUESTS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 - NO EXCEPTIONS.

WE ONLY ALLOW 2 DOGS AT THIS PROPERTY.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Daymer Bay 16 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay, Cornwall 30 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin 9 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Accommodation:

From the tarmac parking area, step directly into the living room. On this upper floor you will find a well equipped kitchen, dining table and four chairs, large sofa, winged armchair complete with a large TV with Freeview. The cottage is centrally heated but a log burner adds a certain charm and cosiness. There is a cloakroom at one end of the room and stairs leading down to the two bedrooms.

In the well equipped kitchen you will find a butler sink, ceramic hob, built in oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher – everything for a great self catering holiday.

Down the illuminated stairs to the sleeping accommodation.

Bedroom 1 can be laid out in two ways, either with two 3' single beds or as a 6' superking. There is also space for a cot, plenty of storage and a wall mounted flat screen TV. A door leads to the courtyard garden. The en suite bathroom is beautifully fitted complete with plenty of storage and an over bath shower.

Bedroom 2 is a double room with a 5' bedstead. There is also space for a cot, plenty of storage and a wall mounted flat screen TV. A door leads to the courtyard garden. The en suite shower room is a wet room.

Further details outdoors

Garden

Chapel Barn has an enclosed courtyard garden which is to the rear of the property. There is a table and chairs, and bench seating.

Chapel Barn will appeal to those who are looking to stay in a fantastically comfortable cottage only a short drive from all of Cornwall's sporting and other attractions. It is ideal for guests who like to cycle and want a base on the Camel Trail. The River Camel is easily accessible from the private lane next to the cottage. Licences for fishing need to be purchased.

Further details

Start Date

Holidays start at 16.00hrs on a Saturday, unless a different date is specified or a short break is being taken.

For Non-Peak weeks, the displayed price is the discounted occupancy rate for up to 2 guests. If 3-4 guests are to stay then the 'No of Guests?' option when booking should be used for a larger group. If the 'No of Guests?' option is not displayed then the week is a Peak Week and the rate is for 4 guests. Up to one child under 2 years of age who uses a cot and high chair and does not occupy a bed, can be brought in addition to the number of guests allowed in a property at no additional charge.

We are able to accommodate up to 2 dogs at Chapel Barn, depending on their size, for which there is a small charge.

About this location

The Cornwall region

The sporting attractions in the area include (click to go to the web site):

- Surfing - Golf - Sailing on the Fal - Fishing - Cycling

In addition local days out can include (click to go to the web site):

- Bodmin and Wexford Railway - Camel Trail - China Clay Museum - Eden Project - Flambards Adventure Park

- Goonhilly Earth Station - Holywell Bay Fun Park - Lost Gardens of Heligan - Lappa Valley Steam Railway

- Newquay Water Park - Padstow and Rick Stein's restaurants - Poldark Tin Mine - St Michael's Mount - Tate St Ives - The National Seal Sanctuary

Eating & Drinking:

Cornwall is an excellent place to eat and drink. It has everything from the local Cornish Pasty (available everywhere!) through to award winning restaurants, such as Rick Stein and Jamie Oliver.

The National Trust:

The National Trust own many beaches, gardens and houses in Cornwall.

Dunmere

Camel Valley, Padstow, Rock and North Cornwall

The Camel Valley and the Camel Trail are in one of Cornwall's most beautiful and varied areas. There are fantastic beaches at Polzeath for swimming or surfing, gourmet eating in Padstow, sailing and other boating activities at Rock and just wonderful rolling countryside.

Camel Trail:

A popular activity is to walk, cycle or horse ride along the Camel Trail. The Camel Trail is a disused and resurfaced railway line in Cornwall, United Kingdom, that provides a recreational route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail is flat running from Padstow to Wenford Bridge via Wadebridge and Bodmin, it is 17.3 miles (27.8 km) long and used by an estimated 400,000 users each year. The trail is managed and maintained by Cornwall Council.

History:

It was originally built at a cost of £35,000 following a study commissioned in 1831 by local landowner Sir William Molesworth of Pencarrow. The line from Wadebridge to Wenfordbridge, with a branch to Bodmin, was intended to carry sand from the Camel estuary to inland farms for use as fertiliser. In the 1840s, England's railway network expanded towards Bodmin. The London and South Western Railway purchased the Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway in 1846 and intended to connect it to the rest of the system by a new line through North Cornwall.

Later the railway was used to ship slate and china clay from inland quarries to ships in Padstow and also transport fish landed in Padstow inland to London and other cities. When both quarrying and fishing died off, the railway lost most of its traffic. The last passenger train was in 1967, freight finally ceased in 1983, when a need to invest in new track forced closure of the line.

The trail now:

The railway was built so that the trains would not have any steep inclines or sharp turns. It is these characteristics which make it an excellent cycle trail. Since the trail has been open to the public cycle hire shops, cafes and other attractions have sprung up to cater for the traffic. Many families take their young children to the trail to allow them to become more confident cyclists in a traffic free environment. The local cycle hire shops have a wide range of tag-alongs or buggies to allow very young children to be safely transported behind their parents. Only a small part of the trail, through Wadebridge, is on roads and shared with normal traffic.

Car parking at Padstow, Wadebridge and Poley's Bridge allow the trail to be broken into 5-mile (8 km) sections giving an easy 10-mile (16 km) round trip back to your starting point with a break in Wadebridge or Padstow for food, drink, shopping and rest.

In the year 2006 two extensions to the trail were completed. The first was from Scarlett’s Well car park in Bodmin up into the town. The second was from Pooleys Bridge near St Breward to Wenfordbridge through the old clay dries.

Pubs and Eating:

- The Camel Trail is a fantastic place to eat and drink.

- In nearby Padstow and Rock there are two of the countries best restaurants, Rick Stein's Seafood Restuarant and Nathan Outlaw Seafood and Grill Restuarant at the St Enodoc Hotel.

- The Camel Valley vineyard is a must to visit. Its wines have won many awards and is a great place to while away a few hours. Click here for their web site.

- There are also many great pubs to eat at, such as The St Kew Inn at St Kew.

Dogs and Walks:

We are dog friendly and allow well behaved dogs.

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Review 1-5 of 5

23 Aug 2014

5/5

"Chapel Barn"

Lovely property, very well maintained, would stay again. Had a great Holiday. Loved Padstow, St Ives, Port Issac and so many areas that we visited.… More

13 May 2013

5/5

"So lovely to be able to stay in such good accommodation and be dog friendly"

Had a lovely week at Chapel Barn. As with all of our previous encounters with Cornwall Holiday Cottages everything was to the highest standards. The bonus is always being able to take our dog and enjoy the same standard of accommodation as being at home. We chose this area so that we could enjoy The Camel Trail and several trips to Padstow. We also enjoyed the hospitality of some very dog friendly pubs.

24 Mar 2013

5/5

"a wonderful find"

A wonderful cottage, restored to a very high standard, our stay was relaxing, comfortable and cosy.there is a log fire that we did not need to use as the cottage heating system works very wellwe would… More

19 Apr 2012

4/5

"Great little place"

Lovely little place. Well equiped and the presentation of the property supplies the wow factor. A small little outside area in which to relax and sit in the evening. Ideally situated close to Bodin and Wadebridge. Set back s asafe distance form the main road and close to lovely footpaths and cycle trails. A great base to spend time exploring cornwall with family or friends.

9 Jan 2012

4/5

"Lovely little cottage, charming and well appointed"

This is a great little cottage with all the mod cons, with a high level of presentation, situated by the river and on the Camel trail. Easy cycling to Bodmin and Wadebridge.

New garden just being landscaped.

Everything you need as a base to explore Cornwall.

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Calendar last updated:02 Mar 2015

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