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

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-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 Oofoo's barn , 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Oofoo's is for a couple. It has a roomy downstairs with CH and woodburner and one big bedroom upstairs with 3 French windows and bathroom area at one end (roll-top bath and separate shower). The kitchen has a butler sink, cooker and hob, microwave, fridge-freezer. 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. Towels and linen are included and our manager, Julie, lives just up the road and will pop in to see you as required.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

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!

2 Reviews

4.5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

United Kingdom
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Oofoos Barn

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at Oofoos Barn . This is a warm,comfortable, well equipped barn . Great location ideal for walking and touring around this part of Cornwall. Pubs and shops nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay at Oofoos barns

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Oofoos barn in November 2013 – ideal for a couple.

Before booking I asked for additional info/more photos and Gill (the property owner) was quick to respond and more than happy to oblige, answering any questions before we booked. It was nice to get this level of service prior to booking

As for the Holiday Home, It’s a lovely barn conversion and it’s clear that there is no expense spared. The facilities are great and a step above cottages in a similar price range. I think my personal favourite has to be the large free standing bath which is just what you need after a long costal walk!

The location is great, Mullion is a lovely little village, with plenty amenities, which does not close down during low season (like some places can). Plenty of places within walking distance, our personal favourite was a walk along the cost to Poldhu Beach, and easier enough to drive to other areas.

All in all, we had a fantastic holiday and would highly recommend the Barns at Mullion.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

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

Coast/Beach:

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

Travel:

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.

Distances:

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.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£290
 
 
xmas n yr 2016
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£595
 
 
jan 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£420
 
 
feb half term 2017
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
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£130
£512
 
 
before easter 2017
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£420
 
 
easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
£605
 
 
apr may 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
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£125
£490
 
 
may half term 2017
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£665
 
 
early june 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
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£135
£530
 
 
june 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
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£140
£555
 
 
early july 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
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£160
£650
 
 
july 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
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£180
£725
 
 
summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£200
£790
 
 
early sep 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
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£185
£745
 
 
sep 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
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£170
£690
 
 
autumn 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£620
 
 
autumn half term 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£665
 
 
winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£420
 
 
xmas n yr 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£805
for 7 nights
£805
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 

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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Facilities

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

General

  • Internet

Dining

  • Dining Area

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • 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

Bathrooms

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

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • 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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