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Attached Character Hayloft Barn Conversion With All Mod Cons

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Barn in Trehunist, Liskeard, Cornwall, England - Beautiful, Peaceful Rural Location, Close To All Amenities, 10 Minutes Drive To Beaches & Moors

Situated close to Liskeard, Callington and Saltash, with easy access to Plymouth. Beautiful attached characterful hayloft/cowbyre barn conversion with modern facilities. Ideally situated for walking, cycling and horse riding. Golf courses nearby. Plenty of family fun on the beach nearby and all the wonderful attractions Cornwall has to offer. Spacious Lounge/Diner on first floor and ground floor has fully fitted kitchen, modern bathroom, 2 large bedrooms, gardens with raised decking area, alfresco dining and bbq. Ample off road parking. Check out our website (link below) for more details and photos.

Helen Newbitt
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
6 February, 2017

About Helen Newbitt

Helen and family live in the attached main barn, with their 4 children (ranging from 20 down to 8 years), springer spaniel and two horses.

Helen Newbitt purchased this barn in 2012

Why Helen Newbitt chose Cornwall

Fulfilling a dream to live in the country, we visited the village and fell in love with the area and realised that we had to live here.

What makes this barn unique

We love the outdoor life and Horse riding and Mountain biking is all literally on the doorstep.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The accommodation is really comfortable and well equipped, the location is great-quiet and peaceful Cornish countryside but only a stones throw from the coast and some of the larger towns and tourist hotspots-and you really did make us feel at home.

We would definitely like to return and we'll be telling our friends and family about what a gem we have found!"

(Mr & Mrs F, Burton-on-Trent)
Apr 2013
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Far from the madding crowd

  • 5 of 5

The situation is beautiful, everything you would require for a self catering holiday inside and out. Clean spacious accommodation. Helen & Rob very helpful, lovely people. Our granddaughter particularly enjoyed Scarlett's company. Perfect for exploring either coastline.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you kind comments, we are so glad you had a great time, Scarlett certainly enjoyed making a new friend and we hope that you will all come back soon. Thank you again. Helen & Rob.
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Felt at home as soon as you walked through the door. Well appointed accommodation which had everything you needed. Nice touches were the Easter eggs for the children and scones with clotted cream/jam - perfect after a long drive. Perfectly placed for many attractions that Cornwall has to offer. Rob and Helen were most welcoming, friendly and helpful. Thank you and we'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are so glad you had a fabulous time and hope to see you again.
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Fantastic find

  • 5 of 5

arrived Friday evening greeted by Helen very welcoming and friendly. Helen showed us around the cottage. Rob and Helen had been very kind with leaving us a bunch of flowers, chocolates, bottle of bubbly and a card for our anniversary which was unexpected but amazing. Thank you.

Kids loved playing in the garden with scarlet. An amazing cottage with everything you could possibly need.

We will be back.

Thank you rob and Helen. X

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we are really pleased you all had a good time celebrating your anniversary, it was our pleasure. Scarlett had an absolute ball with your lovely kids, we hope you will all be back again soon :-). Thanks again for your lovely review it really is appreciated. X
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed there for a week at the beginning of this year.

Perfectly situated at the entrance in Cornwall, the place is within easy drive to all that Cornwall has to offer.

The Barn itself is very spacious and homey and well appointed, in a very secluded rural area( in one of the clear nights we saw the Milky Way for the first time in many many years).

The owners were very kind and helpful and keen to help and assist in any way they could, with plenty of information offered about places to see, things to do, local shops and supermarkets, etc.

We will definitely stay there again as we found the place to be a quiet romantic hideaway which is also child friendly.

Thank you very much Helen and Rob, we hope to see you again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to seeing you all again hopefully soon.
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Brilliant stay

  • 5 of 5

We have recently stayed here for a weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. The place is very spacious, well kept and peaceful. Trehunist is a lovely rural Cornish village and it is ideally located to explore other areas in Cornwall very easily. I would recommend this holiday let and the family who live next door are friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, it was lovely to meet you and your family. Kind regards, Helen And Rob.
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A Fabulous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Kernow Barn with our two boys (aged 7 & 5) it suited our needs perfectly. It was clean and very spacious and a joy to stay in during our week.

The surrounding countryside was beautiful and quiet which made our stay even more enjoyable. There is so much to do in this area of Cornwall with Adrenaline Quarry and Cornwalls Maize Maze, which was great fun, just around the corner.

The weather was fantastic, we were able to visit so many other places, Tintagel, Eden Project, Plymouth, and Looe just to name a few.

I would recommend a visit to Sharrow Beach not far from Portwrinkle, this is one of the most beautiful sandy coves we have visited in the UK and would definitely go back to.

We visited the American Diner, Route 38 one evening and were really pleased we did. The food was delicious and the boys wanted to eat there every day. Another lovely restaurant we visited was Aglio Olio an Italian Restaurant in Plymouth and again the food was beautiful.

The owners Rob and Helen and their four children are really lovely people and went out their way to help us in whatever way they could. The boys had great fun playing with Scarlett and loved the horses and Luna the dog.

I would highly recommend Kernow Barn Holidays to everybody and would definitely return to this peaceful, picturesque place. It has to be one of the best holidays we have had in the UK.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the amazing feedback we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, Scarlett still talks non stop about the boys, she really enjoyed having some playmates for the week. We are definitely Sharrow beach fans too, thanks to you introducing it to us too! We all hope that we will catch up with your lovely family again one day.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
25 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Spring
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
may half term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Once your booking is confirmed, we will require a 25% non-refundable deposit for your holiday. The balance of your holiday must be paid at least 4 weeks before your holiday. If you are booking within 4 weeks of your holiday then payment of the full amount is due on reservation.

Damages - we require a cash deposit of £100 upon arrival which will be returned to you on check out, if the property is left in the condition that you find it in.

Changeover Day:
Saturday change over day.
Check in no earlier than 4 PM
Check out by 10.30 AM on day of departure

Notes on prices:
Enquiries for short breaks are welcome, pricing available on request.
Returning visitors please enquire for personalised rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Saltash in West Country

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with wc, wash basin and corner bath with shower over .
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 7 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1. King-size bed and single day bed. Bedroom 2. Twin beds which can convert to super-king if desired Bedroom option 3. Large sofa bed in lounge
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The property has reverse style living accommodation, bedrooms kitchen and bathroom all on ground floor, lounge/diner on the first floor. Outside: Enclosed courtyard garden with raised decked alfresco dining area, charcoal BBQ. You are welcome to make use of the owners large gardens, plenty of room for football and games. Ample off road parking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels and tea towels included (not including beach towels). Other: Dining hallway next to kitchen with breakfast table and chairs.

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

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