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Mowie Barn

Troon, Cornwall (Ref. 1000957)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Mowie Barn ."

    Tina was an excellent host very informative about the area and places to see.

    Reviewed by MervynMay 2022

  • "The property was spotlessly clean and everything provided for by Tina the owner."

    Nothing was too much trouble for Tina who made us feel very welcome having had problems en route and allowed us to arrive a day early! It is very central for visiting places of interest and the beaches, of which there are many. Thank you Tina for being the perfect host!! Paul, Simon & Barney (Fawn Pug)

    Reviewed by PaulMar 2022

  • "The property is really first class and the owner friendly and helpful."

    Everything was spotless on our arrival and very tidy and organised with just about everything you need on hand. Parking is by the front door so very convenient. There are many nice places to walk nearby and the location is handy for visiting the coast and other tourist attractions.

    Reviewed by AndyMar 2022

  • "Perfect location, type of property, being a single story converted barn, with efficient heating and comfortable facilities, including an enclosed garden for my dog, Henry."

    The local woods were ideal with lichen and moss covered trees and alternative access to beaches. We loved it.

    Reviewed by PatriciaNov 2021

  • "Exallent accommodation highly recommended will definitely book up again ALLAN LINDA EVANS"

    Reviewed by AllanOct 2021

  • "Our Hosts were very helpful, courteous and polite, and we won't hesitate in staying there again."

    Thank you Tina & Bob.

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2021

  • "On our arrival at Mowie Barn, we were met by Tina who made us feel very welcome."

    Tina and Bob went out of their way to make our stay as perfect as possible from advice on local places of interest to finding some BBQ utensils for us!! The Barn was very clean and with ample space for the two of us and our two dogs. We would definitely recommend Mowie Barn for a peaceful holiday.

    Reviewed by IngridAug 2021

  • "Mowie Barn is just beautiful it was done with excellent taste and can’t praise it enough Excellent in all aspects."

    Tina & Bob the perfect owners they are on hand should you have any questions regarding the cottage. Mowie barn is in such a peaceful location and an excellent location for visiting tourist areas. Would not hesitate in highly recommending it.

    Reviewed by MaryAug 2021

  • "Quiet location."

    Clean and comfortable. Would book again.

    Reviewed by KimAug 2021

  • "Thank you Tina, Bob and Katie for an amazing holiday."

    Movie Barn had everything we needed for our holiday and was very comfortable. We were so lucky to have sunny weather but the barn kept nice and cool. Bob told us walks for our dog from the barn which were lovely. You are very near to country parks and beaches. We couldn’t have picked better. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by PamelaJul 2021

  • "The garden facilities are not secure enough to allow our dog to be let loose"

    Reviewed by DenisJun 2021

  • "Exceeded expectations beautiful accommodation all you need."

    Tina so helpful and spotlessly clean. 5 star plus will definatley be booking again.

    Reviewed by AnitaMay 2021

  • "Absolutely fantastic hosts."

    The Mowie Barn was immaculate and had everything you needed. We had our dogs with us and it was lovely to have our own garden area for our use and for the dogs to use. I will recommend The Mowie to our friends who visit Cornwall.

    Reviewed by WendyOct 2020

  • "This was our first time renting a cottage with Sykes and the experience was great."

    The cottage in itself was perfect for a couple. Amazingly clean and very comfortable with nice commodities including a dishwasher and a washing machine. The landlady gave us a warm welcome and was very knowledgeable of what to see locally including nice walks around the cottage. My spouse and I would book again any time!

    Reviewed by CharlesOct 2020

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Very convenient location and Tina was very helpful in showing and explaining everything about the cottage. Once there you are left to enjoy your stay but Tina is close to hand if you need anything. Would definitely recommend staying at Mowie Barn.

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2020

  • "We had a fabulous break at Mowie Barn."

    A great location for local walks with the dog and exploring the South West Coast Path. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and had everything you need for a relaxing stay with a lovely Cornish cream tea on arrival. What more could you want.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "The owner was friendly, welcoming and helpful."

    The barn was exceptionally clean and well thought out &, whilst the owner explained that she had had to reduce some of the items in the barn due to the covid situation, everything needed was there. The milk , scones, jam & cream provided & the doggy biscuits for our 4 legged family member made us feel we were welcome and still on holiday in theses strange times

    Reviewed by WendySep 2020

  • "The cottage was central to the places we wanted to travel to."

    The owner was very nice and helpful. The cottage itself was nice and clean. Perhaps the tv could be a little bigger as a bit small for the size of the room. It was an enjoyable stay

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2020

  • "Mowie Barn was beautiful, located in a quiet village in Cornwall."

    There is shopping close by and lovely walks,the Barn was beautifully kept and well equipped . Tina who rents Mowie Barn was really charming and did everything she could to make our stay just perfect. I would highly recommend this lovely property for a holiday.

    Reviewed by KayAug 2020



    Reviewed by LesAug 2020

  • "The Mowie Barn is a comfortable conversion and suits up to two adults."

    The cottage appeared clean and looked tidy with all the amenities. The barn is sited on the edge of a small Village and accessible to the South West of Cornwall and it's fabulous scenery. Upon arrival we were shown around by the Owner and had the house rules explained to us. When shown the bathroom our attention was directed to the shower and we were told specifically not to touch the shower head or fiddle with the dial. It was a fixed head shower and we were told that other guest had tried to adjust it. We were told not to try to make it hotter or cooler than the handle would allow which automatically stopped thus preventing any extreme temperatures. When we went to turn the shower for the first time on we noticed water was not flowing as it should. Blocked waterjets were diverting the water and only a very few were allowing water through. Using the cloth provided we wiped the shower head and thick black mould came away. Once this was removed the shower head jets allowed water to come through. A suggestion on cleaning fixed shower heads; fill a plastic bag full of white vinegar and tie to the head overnight then run very hot water through to dislodge any matter inside the head. The oven also looked like it could do with a deep clean and bedroom pillows should really be replaced as they offered no support. We felt that the Owner did not accommodate our Cockerpoo dog. We were told that our pet was free to roam around the grounds (which included going onto the Owner's property and attached cottage as these entrances were not gated). We are very responsible dog owners and always clear up after our dog has done his business however on two occasions we were reminded rather abruptly that the poo should be cleared up immediately. The first time was by a blunt written note and the 2nd when our door was knocked in the morning not long after we had woken up. It is suggested that either the other property entrances are gated off so guests dogs cannot roam freely or it is made clear that dogs can only use the premises on a lead. It was very disappointing to be approached in such a brusque manner as we were made to feel like we had committed some offence. This took the edge off of a restful holiday.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you experienced an issue with the shower, if you had let us know, we would have resolved this for you straight away. Similarly we could have re-cleaned the oven, although the property is cleaned thoroughly at every changeover and we have never previously received a complaint. We do advise our guests that dogs must be supervised at all times when in the grounds, if this is done, there is no need for the dog to be on a lead or for other areas to be gated off. When you arrived, we pointed out the areas available to your dog, bearing in mind that we have another holiday cottage next to the barn as well as our own garden. As a courtesy to our guests in the other property, we do ask that dog mess is cleaned up without delay, particularly if it is in their garden or outside their property. On this occasion, as we had received complaints about dog mess from our other guests, we were obliged to follow this up. Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanAug 2020

  • "Good location on the edge of Troon village."

    Very quiet and we

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2020

  • "Perfect stay for myself, husband and dog Bruno."

    Good location for visiting different places and nice to chill out with a glass of wine when you get back. Not so good if not wanting to drive everywhere, but we knew it was on the edge of a quiet village and was what we wanted. Thank you Tina for your lovely friendly welcome as well. Dog treats for Bruno and scones for us

    Reviewed by SueJul 2020

  • "Our hosts, Tina and Bob, did everything they could to ensure our holiday went without any hitches."

    They helped us in finding places,giving accurate directions. We were made to feel very welcome with their very friendly attitude and politeness. The Mowie Barn,where we stayed, had everything you could think of, nothing was left out in preparing this property for holiday makers, brilliant, thank you Tina. We will definitely be staying here again, once again, thank you Tina and Bob,see you soon.

    Reviewed by AnthonyFeb 2020

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  • All ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with sitting area, dining area and kitchen area
  • Gas central heating
  • Washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave and oven, TV with Freeview, dishwasher, DVD player and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Small garden with sitting area and lawn area
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Sorry, no children or babies
  • Shop within 0.5 miles and pub within 1.3 miles

The property

This delightful barn conversion rests within the village of Troon and is close to the wonderful Cornish coastline.

Perfect for a romantic getaway, this cottage comes within reach of the spectacular beaches at St. Ives, multiple fine dining experiences and dog-friendly countryside walks.

It houses an amply equipped, open-plan living...

Mowie Cottage And Barn

Resting within the rural landscape of Cornwall are these two heart-warming cottages, Mowie Cottage and Mowie Barn. These cottages are surrounded by a picturesque landscape and come within close reach of dog-friendly walks, pretty fishing harbours, award-winning restaurants and some of the country’s finest beaches, which offer excellent watersports opportunities. Each cottage houses a bright and airy interior, where you and your loved ones will be delighted to come back to of an evening to unwind. Upon entering the cottages, you will be welcomed into the amply equipped open-plan living room, which boasts a kitchen area, a dining area and a sitting area. During the warmer months, look forward to enjoying your morning coffee within the private patio areas before heading out for the day, or treat yourself to a well-deserved glass of wine while the sun sets over the landscape of open fields and woodland. If you don’t feel like cooking one evening, venture into the bustling town of Camborne where you will be delighted to find a superb selection of restaurants, cafés and pubs, offering something to suit all ages and tastes. To keep you busy whilst staying here, brush up on the local history by visiting the ruins of Carn Brea Castle or the Bassett Monument, each located within a short drive. Further afield, is the picturesque town of St Ives, where you can visit the Tate art museum, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and the sandy beach which is known for its outstanding surf conditions. Mowie Barn and Cottage offer a refreshing break for two couple’s looking to get away from city life and sample all that Cornwall has to offer.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Camborne 2 miles; St. Ives 15 miles.

Perched within Mid-West Cornwall, is this delightful village, Troon. This Cornish Mining World Heritage Site houses a small number of local businesses, a Post Office and a shop, ensuring that all necessities are catered to. Within two miles is the bustling town of Camborne, where you will find a larger selection of amenities, including old-fashioned butchers, fishmongers, restaurants and pubs. The surrounding area offers opportunities to explore the dramatic cliffs at Hell’s Mouth and the former mining sites at East Pool and King Edward Mine. Further afield, is the picturesque Godrevy Heritage Coast which is perfect for scenic walks and delightful picnics. Alternatively, you will find the famous fishing harbour of St. Ives within 15 miles, where you can come to sample award-winning restaurants, enjoy the sandy beach or walk along the coastal path towards Land’s End. Troon is a charming village for exploring this area of rural Cornwall.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter