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The Old Barn

(Ref. 960015)

Sennen, Cornwall Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely quiet peaceful place to stay for a holiday off the beaten track but still within easy reach of the beaches and Lands End."

    A cosy barn with everything you could need. Very hospitable hosts. Really enjoyed our week there.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2023

  • "We loved our week at the Old Barn."

    A lovely cream tea to welcome us and it carried on from there! The barn was very spacious with 4 of us staying and and we all commented on how comfy the beds were. The cows visiting us every morning was an extra with our stay! The property is situated off the beaten track so is lovely and peaceful and we would recommend anyone to stay. Thank you Gail for a fab week!

    Reviewed by Keri5.0Jul 2023

  • "Cottage light and airy."

    Everything you needed. Cream tea on arrival was lovely. Bedding and beds really comfy and luxury to have bath sheets not little towels ! The host Gail welcomed us and popped in later in week to check we were ok. Would recommend cottage.

    Reviewed by Tracy3.8Oct 2022

  • "Stayed in July 2022 The Old Barb is a wonderful place to stay to explore the nearby coast, beaches, walks, villages and towns all within easy access."

    Gail was lovely checking in on us on arrival making sure we had everything and we did! Beautifully maintained, spacious enough to accommodate 4 adults comfortably The Old Barb is a must if you want to getaway from it all but have this beautiful region of Cornwall a stone throw away. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Naj5.0Jul 2022

  • "Check out at 9am and check in at 5pm not represented in the overall cleanliness."

    Owner not happy with cleaning company however we had to clean to get to our standard

    Thank you for leaving feedback. I am sorry that the cleanliness impacted your stay. We have delved into this issue and spoken with the owner who will speak to the cleaning staff. Thank you for your comments and we hope you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philip4.4Sep 2021

  • "We took our little toddler to the Old Barn for a week."

    It was the perfect space for him and us. Spacious accommodation, yet cosy. Situated, amongst a working farm, located centrally to many beautiful towns and walks. Would highly recommend this property. We look forward to going back.

    Reviewed by Noreen5.0May 2021

  • "This is a very comfortable, clean and quiet place to stay."

    It is off the beaten track but still gives access to all the gems this part of Cornwall has to offer. Very pleased with our stay.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Sep 2020

  • "The whole family loved our stay at the old barn The owners could not have been more helpful."

    The location was great for seeing all the local sites Beaches not to far away Great time had by all

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Jul 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage in a great location."

    A few cobwebs dotted about, but otherwise a really great holiday. For the first time ever we are likely to return here next year! Thanks

    Reviewed by Matthew4.4Jul 2019

  • "We had a great time."

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2019

  • "It was a wonderful experience all round."

    The barn was cosy yet roomy, warm, quiet, stylish, of a very high standard and the owners were lovely. Location was great. We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2019

  • "We had the most wonderful weather for Oct/Nov."

    After a good night's sleep and breakfast in the Old Barn, it was wonderful to look out at the beautiful green fields and peaceful space and decide what to do for the day. The location was perfect for driving out to so many different areas and every morning we took in a costal walk, then visited many coves, beaches, villages, eating places and local sites with ease and comfort. Took lots of photos of the amazing scenery and generally had a peaceful and calming week.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.4Oct 2018

  • "It was a lovely property and the host on site, Mrs."

    Gail Hunt, was a delightful and very helpful lady. The only criticism that we would have would be that of the absence of curtains to the entrance/living area......difficult to watch the TV in the evening sun! Otherwise just fine!

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2018

  • "The Old Barn is a wonderful place to retreat to."

    It’s comfortable, warm, quiet and feels like home away from home. My family loved the fact it’s off the road and set on beautiful land with open skies and close to everything, including Sennen Cove, Newlyn and Penzance. Highly recommended. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Mar 2018

  • "Great place to stay, very homely and lots to do in the area"

    Reviewed by William5.0Oct 2017

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  • Ground and lower ground floor
  • Semi-detached
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x zip and link (super king or twins on request), with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x zip and link (super king or twins on request)
  • 1 shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD,WiFi
  • Travel cot, highchair, booster seat, baby bath, steriliser, children's games and books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars on gravel surface
  • Decked terrace with table and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Note: Positioned with Barney's Barn Ref 960016 and Lower Rissick Cottage 960014 (200m) when booked together can sleep 12

The property

Situated near Sennen Cove and Land’s End, this two-storey barn conversion provides spacious accommodation within the grounds of the owners’ 17th century grade II listed farmhouse.

Set with two other similar styled properties offering peace, country and coastal scenery, this is the great choice for the family holiday.

There are two elegantly styled bedrooms on the lower ground floor, each with stable doors leading to a patio area and the master having the benefit of an en-suite shower room, whilst on the ground floor the spacious open plan living area offers spacious accommodation where the light floods in through the floor to ceiling windows.

With a door leading outside, you can truly relax and unwind while you enjoy alfresco meals on the decked terrace overlooking the meadows.

The beautiful beach at Sennen Cove offers a mile of fine white sand and azure sea, with safe bathing and a first class beachside restaurant.

There is a charming harbour with a small fleet of fishing boats, art galleries and traditional pubs, cafes, and shops.

If you fancy trying your hand at surfing, there are two recognised surf school offering tuition and equipment hire.

An abundance of beaches await at nearby St Ives along with the exotic paradise of Trewidden Gardens and St Michael’s Mount.

Visit The Minack, Cornwall’s famous open-air cliff top theatre, which is not to be missed.

Explorers of all ages will enjoy the Penwith Peninsula offering spectacular open moorlands dotted with old mines and ancient monuments.

The coastal path gives access to remote beaches and hidden coves and outstanding scenery.

Wonderfully placed for saltwater escapades and exploring the rugged character of Cornwall’s magical Far West, this barn conversion is a great choice for the families, friends or couples who wish to explore this fabulous area.

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

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About the location


St Ives 8 miles. Helicopter to Isles of Scilly - 30 minutes

Penzance hosts Golowan, the Midsummer Carnival, and The Literary Festival. There are also The Exchange, Newlyn and Penlee Art Galleries. One of Cornwall’s most popular holiday areas is the spectacular sweep of Mount’s Bay, from the cliffside fishing village of Mousehole through Penzance and around to beautiful Marazion, the coastline hides a wealth of sandy beaches, rocky coves as well as winding village streets and other places to visit and explore. Connected by a causeway to the shore at Marazion is the National Trust’s stunningly beautiful St Michael’s Mount with its hilltop castle and Mediterranean gardens. Walk across at low water and take one of the ferry boats back when the tide is up. Penzance with its winding streets, shops, clubs, restaurants and harbour is a must as it is the jumping-off point for day trips to the Isles of Scilly as well as being the harbor. The South West Coast Path passing through Penzance winds its way along the clifftops towards Land’s End. On the way, stop off for a coffee and a rest at beautiful Lamorna Cove, explore the open air Minack Theatre and marvel at the cliffs as you approach Gwennap Head. A stunning walk for those seeking solitude, exercise and some of the UK’s best coastal scenery. Penzance is the perfect holiday base. Ideally placed for exploring this land of Celtic myth and legend and with enough to do and see in the immediate area to keep all the family occupied.

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Note: Positioned with Barney's Barn Ref 960016 and Lower Rissick Cottage 960014 (200m) when booked together can sleep 12

Note: Please be sure to contact the owner before you travel to confirm how you would like the beds made