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Barns with cottage in the background. The other Barns can be booked separately or as a whole

House | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 17

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Located in the heart of the countryside, Carwinnick is within easy access to both north and south coasts, Truro, Heligan & Eden.

The Cottage which is built in cob and stone over 500 years ago has plenty of character. Accommodation includes hall, Interesting lounge with exposed beams, large inglenook with former bread ovens and multifuel stove. Refitted kichen with both oil fired Rayburn and separate built in cooker/hob, dishwasher, fridge and washing machine. Separate dining room, three double bedrooms (one with twin beds), two en suite shower rooms, single bedroom, and bathroom. Electric heating.

The two barns which are of cob & stone were renovated to a high specification with central heating and double glazing. Liitle Carwinnick has two bedrooms, one double and one twin, bathroom with bath and shower over and first floor spacious open plan living room/kitchen with exposed beams. Carwinnick Barn has three bedrooms, two double both with en suite shower rooms and one twin. There is a further bathroom with shower, large lounge with exposed stonework and log burner and separate kitchen with built in appliances.

The barns front what used to be the original farm yard and have been landscaped and laid out with large limestone patios and are a real sun trap .To the rear of the barns there is a separate driveway providing ample parking together with a lawned areas and copse with bluebell wood - the gardens and grounds are around 2 acres

Each property has its own character and is available individually sleeping 7, 6 & 4 respectively from £299 per week

Size Sleeps up to 17, 9 bedrooms
Nearest beach Caerhays & Pentewan 7 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 19 km, Nearest railway: St Austell 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 9 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (7), Double beds (5), Cots (2), Dining seats for 17, Lounge seats for 17
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

The two barns together with the cottage stand in gardens and grounds extending to around 2 acres. The majority grassed and making it an ideal area for children to play and explore. There is a small copse where bluebells flower in the spring. In addition we have set over 3,000 daffodil bulbs since we have been here!!

The former enclosed farmyard is a wonderful sun trap and catches the setting sun and is laid out with limestone paved patios to provide both sitting and outside eating areas, weather permitting!!

Further details

We live on site and are more than happy to give advice on beaches, walks, local pubs & restaurants.

Each property has its own character and is available individually sleeping 6 & 4 respectively from £299 per week


The West Country region

Pam & I moved to Cornwall in 2005 and to Carwinnick in 2006. We love both! If you are looking for peace and quiet, the main disturbances are owls, pheasants and the cry of the buzzard. We live on site in Swallows Barn (there are plenty of those too!). Whilst converting the barns we also found we had a wide variety of bats including both Greater and Lesser Horseshoe!

As we are on site we are only too happy to recommend a local walk, pub, restaurant or beach. I play golf at Perranporth but can recommend other golf courses in the area.

Carwinnick is a delightful rural retreat on the edge of the Roseland Peninsula, yet convenient for both the north & south coasts. Truro is 20 minutes drive and beaches on both the north and south coast are readily accessible.


We are located on the edge of the Roseland Peninsula, a hidden gem of unspoilt beaches and rolling countryside and acknowledged as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have walked extensively on the coastal paths and have several circular walks for the energetic.

We can organise golf locally and keep trying the local hostelries and restaurants if advice is needed.

For those wishing to visit the excellent Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden these are 4k & 11k away.

There is a thriving street market in Truro (13k) on Wednesdays & Saturdays and this cathedral city is well worth a visit.

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13 Apr 2013


"Lovely setting for a wonderful holiday"

We were a family of 14 and we booked the cottage and both barns. Personally I prefer the barns, as they were modern, light and warm. The properties are ideal for exploring Cornwall and we covered a lot of miles whilst we were there. The kids (and adults) loved the large garden, and many a game of cricket and football were played. Would certainly book again.

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