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A selection of secluded farm holiday cottages that offer superior holiday accommodation in a delightful rural location with meadows, fishing lakes, woods and ponds all around.
These attractive and unique properties are discreetly located at the end of the owners private little lane, yet benefit from being just a few miles from the dramatic rugged coast of North Cornwall with its beautiful beaches, little coves and pretty harbours.
Hele Barton Farm is particularly appealing to guests seeking a peaceful quiet place to stay and those who appreciate natural surroundings yet want to be within easy reach of the coast.
This is the perfect place for relaxing where you can wander through woods and pastures spotting wildlife along the way (you can often see badgers as well as deer as the sun falls or early as it rises). For those who are keen on fishing, there is carp fishing on the private lake and ponds.
Alternatively, just relax and soak up the tranquility and beauty of the setting - what could be more relaxing than lazing under an oak tree on a sunny day with a good book or making a picnic of local produce for a relaxing few hours by the lake.
Hele Barton has so much to offer for those who are looking for a relaxing holiday or those who want to explore the many delights that North Cornwall has to offer.
Judith Chapman joined Independent Cottages in March 2013
If you are looking for the WOW factor, then Harvest Barn is for you! It has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and now provides deluxe 5 star holiday accommodation for up to eight guests.
Harvest Barn has been beautifully restored to accentuate the unique features of this wonderful original building, whilst providing modern, spacious luxury accommodation in picturesque surroundings.
The fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, lounge and central fireplace of the barn are encompassed within a grand, open plan room with fantastic views across the rolling countryside of North Cornwall, looking across to Bude Bay.
The Barn itself is surrounded by private gardens and generous parking facilities, with beautiful woodland and farmland walks across this wonderful corner of the North Cornwall countryside.
This luxury property has four bedrooms on the ground floor, all en-suite and fitted to the highest level of comfort, featuring flat-screen televisions throughout, under floor heating and superior beds including a romantic roll top bed. There is a master bedroom with king-size bed, second King-size bedroom, and two super-king size bedrooms that can be split and made up as two twin bedrooms.
There is a large, double sided wood burner where guests can enjoy a fire on those more chilly nights, along with a Spa bath for ultimate relaxation.
The fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine / dryer provides the perfect place for preparing supper after an exciting day exploring the area.
Outside there is a private garden with picnic furniture and barbeque.
Additional information: Beds will be made up for your arrival. All bed linen and towels included. No smoking inside cottages. Please note that the ponds and lake are deep and unfenced. You are welcome to walk round the farm or bring mountain bikes. Children are welcome and a high chair and stair gate are provided but please bring your own travel cot. Pets are welcome by arrangement (two to three dogs depending on size and breed). Central heating throughout.
Star Rating: 5 Star Gold
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5 * Harvest Barn 4 large en-suite bedrooms. Huge open-plan living space with designer woodburner and views out to the coast. Dog-friendly with private enclosed parking and garden
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