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Traditional Barns edge of village, easy access 8 beaches. Free wifi, pet allowed - Bert's barn



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
Converted Barn in Mullion, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK - Peaceful Location But Quick Access To Village Pubs, Delicatessen, Tea Rooms

Hat's Barn, Bert's Barn, Joe's Barn and Oofoo's are in a courtyard with parking and raised flower beds, creating screened-off sitting areas. There is a large garden over the lane for BBQs and picnics. The property is on the edge of Mullion with fields beyond and a short walk down the valley to one of many sandy, rocky coves on the Lizard peninsula. A great place to enjoy - tranquil and quaint, but also a great place to use as a base for visiting all the sights of Cornwall! Something for everyone - the theme park at Helston, Eden project near St Austell, Minack theatre on the way to Lands End, the Tate gallery at St Ives, St Michael's Mount, Lost Gardens of Helligan, surfing beaches and lots of gardens, tea shops and picturesque scenery. Local fishing communities nearby include Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, Falmouth and Cadgwith. The Helford river, St Mawes and other boating areas are close.There is also golf and horse-riding nearby - or how about a helicopter trip to the Scilly Isles?

Details for holiday cottage Bert's barn, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Bert's has one double and 2 twins. Bert's has a bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower room. There is a kitchen to one end of a large open-plan living area (open to the roof). The kitchen has a butler sink, cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and ample worktop and cupboard space. The shared utility room in the courtyard has a sink, 2 washing machines, a tumble dryer and plenty of space for drying clothes, ironing etc. Bert's has a large open-plan living space, open right to the roof, and is decorated with a Victorian theme - including a vast chandelier! There is one bedroom downstairs and remaining bedrooms are on the galleried landings. The living area has a wood-burner stove (as well as CH), large sofas, TV and CD players, table and chairs. Towels and linen are included and our manager, Julie, lives just up the road and will pop in to see you as required.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Gill and Michael have 2 properties - one in France and one in Cornwall. We have been coming to France for years and bought the property 5 years ago. We love coming to this part of France as it's so peaceful and pretty (and hot!) and the 4 children and their other halves (not to mention the 8 grandchildren!) love coming too. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We have been coming to Cornwall for even longer and bought the barns in Mullion 10 years ago. We've had lots of fun here - family holidays and a Christmas when we all came down: 16 of us! We've got guests who come over and over, and some who use the barns for their own celebrations - weddings, anniversaries, family reunions. Cornwall is beautiful and the barns have a unique blend of character and comfort.

Speaks English, A little French!

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


Always enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in all the barns now I can definitely say Bert's is my favourite, so welcoming and warm which is handy on the Cornish coast! The barns have very well equipped kitchens, there wasn't anything we needed that we couldn't find and this time we had a 3 year old and a 5 week old baby and we felt very much at home.

Mullion is a gorgeous little village and the barns are within easy walking distance, about 10 minutes with little children! The village has a convenience store with a bakery, a few shops, a great chippy and most importantly 2 great pubs! Mullion has its own cove which is definitely worth a visit and Poldu beach is very close too which is great for surfing, kites and sandcastles! Also, the barns are withing walking distance of a private cove with no vehicle access, absolutely stunning and very peaceful. There are no facilities there but being only a 10 minute walk away from the barns it's never been an issue for us.

I already recommend the barns to all my friends and family and will continue to do so!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought the barns in 2000, when they were being used for storing agricultural equipment, as well as the local doctor's boat! It was love at first site - the peace and quiet, the big garden over the lane, the fields beyond, being able to just walk out and onto the coastal path. It took a lot of work to dig out bits of concrete pig pens, remove the tractor fuel store, replace the asbestos roofs, replace the concrete yard and then actually convert the properties. It's taken 10 years so far and we still haven't finished. The barns are called after our kids - Hat (Harriet), Bert (Robert) and Joe. Actually there's still one to go - Ruth, and we hope to have the 2-storey grain store finished and named after her sometime soon.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 300 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Old Inn at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 300 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Mullion Club at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Truro at 55 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M5 at 250 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Old Inn at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Polurrian at 500 Metres Car: recommended


The barns are 10 minutes walk down the valley to Polurrian Cove. This cannot be reached by car and is where the locals go - they even have a tradition of swimming on Boxing Day! There are sandy coves every mile along the Lizard peninsula, including Mullion, Poldhu, Kynance, Housel Bay, Gunwalloe. This part of Cornwall is full of places to visit - the Eden Project, the Minack Theatre, the Lost Gardens of Helligan (and many other gardens too), St Ives, Newquay, Penzance, Land's End, Scilly Isles


Nearest airport is Exeter. Mullion is about 230 miles from London. You can also take the train from Paddington and get off at Truro or Penzance, to pick up a car. You can have a good holiday just in the local area and can easily walk to 3 or 4 different beaches, but a car is best for exploring all the attractions.


The barns are on the edge of Mullion village (2 minutes walk to the pub and shops). Mullion is 8 miles from the town of Helston and about 35 miles from Lands End, 25 miles from Truro and the Eden Project, 30 miles from St Ives.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
autumn half term
24 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
xmas 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Jan 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 11 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Feb half term 2017
12 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
before easter 2017
19 Feb 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
easter 2017
2 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
apr may 2017
23 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
may half term 2017
28 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early june 2017
4 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
june 2017
11 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
early july 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
july 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
summer 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early sep 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
sep 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
autumn 2017
24 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
autumn half term
22 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
winter 2017
29 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
xmas n yr 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
You can book the barns together or singly. We ask about a third deposit and the balance 6 weeks before the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is Sunday as the trafic in and out of Cornwall is better! But we do a Saturday for Oofoo's

Notes on prices:
We can do discount prices for all 3 barns - they make a wonderful venue for an extended family celebration, a wedding or a holiday for several families! We also do short breaks outside the high season - contact us for a quote. And we have additional discounts between end of October and Easter (excluding Christmas, New Year and February half term). All prices include bedding, towels and heating.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Cornwall is very special to us - so many places to visit, so much rich and varied scenery, the wildlife, the gardens, the sense of history. We fell in love with this part of Cornwall - the Lizard peninsula - 20 years ago, and I don't think we'll ever have seen all it has to offer.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1200 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • There is a downstairs twin room and also a twin and a double room upstairs


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The barns are both spectacular and homely - we have a high proportion of people who come over and over again. Outside: Each barn has a sitting out area, screened by raised flower beds. There is also a large garden with seating and BBQ across the lane.

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