Praze Barn is a cottage located in Helston.
Detached Serpentine & Cob Barn Fronting The Poltesco River In The Heart Of The Lizard Peninsula
Lovingly Converted Barn Retaining Plenty Of Character, 10 Minute Walk To Carleon Cove & Coast Path
Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom)
1830's stone and cob barn imaginitively converted to combine the very best of traditional features with modern, sustainable & comfortable living. The coastpath is a 10 minute walk away. The property is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is in the perfect location for coastal walking. Poltesco is on the eastern side of the Lizard peninsula and is a site of Special Scientific interest. The property sits on an 8 acre small holding and is surrounded by the National Trust Corgerrick and Poltesco estate.
Beautifully converted, restful and comforting room furnished to a high standard
Double bed with plump pillows and luxurious bedding. Features include barn door leading to a sunny patio and porthole built into original cob wall. Ample storage.
Bathrooms: En suite from bedroom. This space is light, airy and the stylish bathroom is fitted with shower bath,washbasin and WC.
All bedlinen and towels are supplied.
Kitchen: Furnished with high quality units and new built in appliances including electric oven, hob, fridge (with small freezer compartment), washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle.
Living Rooms: Lovingly converted retaining plenty of character including larch beams and a mixture of serpentine, cob & lime rendered walls. This comfortable & quirky space features a Chesney woodburner, window seat, digital TV & radio, DVD and ipod docking station.
Other: The barn is split level with an open plan kitchen/dining on the upper level An open staircase leads down to the bedroom/en-suite bathroom. The upper living space exits onto private garden patio and bedroom exits onto south facing courtyard.
towels: Duvet, pillows, bed linen, towels, and T towels are provided.
Amenities/Facilities: hob/stove oven fridge microwave dishwasher washing machine iron/ironing board tv internet access central heating.
This is a non-smoking holiday let and we regret we do not accept pets or children.
Praze barn is set within 7 acres of lush meadows which have never been intensively farmed and are rich in wild flowers and popular with pheasants. You'll see clumps of wild Rose, wild gladioli, orchids and babbingtons leek along the surrounding lanes. A 'gold path' runs through one of our lovely meadows and follows the willow shaded Poltesco river to the Lizard Downs. Here, even in the peak of summer, you will have the place to yourself. In the immediate countryside there is an abundance of wildlife including, foxes, badgers, owls, kingfishers and buzzards.
A 10 min stroll along the coast path will bring you to the airy summit of Ennys Head a wonderful vantage point where where you can always find a secluded spot to breathe in the clean air and seek out the seals dolphins and basking sharks that frequent this coast.
The village of Ruan Minor is approx 1km away. Cadgwith is approx 1.5 km to the sw. The popular beach of Kennack Sands is .75 km to the nw. All are within walking distance and can be accessed by the sw coastpath. Lizard Village (most southerly point in UK), Kynance Cove, Church Cove, Mullion & Coverack and, the beautiful Helford river estuary are all a short drive away (5-20 mins approx). By car the town of Helston is 15 mins; Falmouth, St IvesSt Ives, St Ives and Truro are all appprox 45 mins.
Take a 10 min walk following the tumbling Poltesco river through a peaceful wooded valley to Carleon Cove. This is a quiet and mysterious cove where, even on the busiest of summer days, you are likely to be the only people there. A left turn on the coast path takes you to the popular sand, surfing beach of Kennack Sands. Turn right to the fishing village of Cadgwith for singing on the beach, barbecues, folk days and regattas. All on your door step and easy walking - you'll never want to leave !
Mullion golf course is approximately a 15 minute drive away.
Price is inclusive of electricity and heating , broadband. The first basket of logs for woodburner is provided free of charge and thereafter can be purchased locally.
Nearby restaurants include Landewednack House, The Top House, The Witchball Restaurant, and Smugglers.
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