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Detached, Converted Barn Close To One Of The Best Beaches In Britain

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Converted Barn in St Levan, Nr. Porthcurno, Cornwall, England - Quiet Location, Just Over 1 Mile To Porthcurno Beach

Detached converted barn in St Levan, near Porthcurno, Cornwall, England. Quiet location, just over 1 mile To Porthcurno Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Britain, and the famous Minack Theatre overlooking the cliffs and the sea. 3 miles from Lands End. Sleeps 2 - 5. About 8 miles from Penzance and 17 miles from St Ives. Convenient for the South West Coast Path National Trail with stunning coastal walks and views.

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More Details

Owner
Jonathan Lovett
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Jonathan Lovett

We bought Kernyk in 1998 as an unconverted barn and converted it to a delightful holiday cottage which our family and friends have used ever since. In preparation for letting the property to guests, we have re-decorated, replaced much of the furniture, curtains, tableware and cutlery and purchased new cotton bed linen and towels. We live in East Sussex, quite a distance from Cornwall, but have engaged a local company to manage the property on our behalf and to respond to any issues that may arise.

Jonathan Lovett purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Jonathan Lovett chose South West Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Britain and we had many holidays there prior to buying and converting Kernyk. It is quite a journey to get there but once there, it is delightful place to be. We've never seen Portcurno beach full even during the peak summer period but it can get busy. But other beaches such as Porth Chapel and Nanjeezal are never full and there are so many beautiful places to visit by car or by foot that one can always find somewhere peaceful to be.

What makes this cottage unique

Peaceful, near one of the best beaches in the UK, clean air

Guestbook comments from the owner

What was particularly good about Kernyk: Easy access to main roads. Beaches within walking distance. Small things like washing up liquid and milk provided
Oct 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sennen in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
General:
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One shower room with power shower, sink and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with king-sized bed, clothes rack, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps. Living room has a double sofabed and a single chair that can convert to a single bed, however with both sofabed and chair in use, the room would be somewhat crowded.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • live theatre
  • naturist beach
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: A five-bar gate provides access from the road to the garden and house. The garden is fenced but most dogs could jump the fence. There is a gravelled area for parking and for outside dining, a small area of lawn and a concreted area with clothes line. An outside table and chairs are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided and changed weekly. Cleaning is also weekly.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

5

Nice property.

  • 5 of 5

Good location. Great for exploring Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely cottage in a quiet and peaceful setting.

  • 5 of 5

It was lovely to be welcomed by complimentary biscuits, milk in the fridge from a nearby farm and a bag of the locally ground coffee. The cottage was very clean, bright and comfortable. It was also well equipped for a self-catering week. As walkers, we loved the fact that we could walk straight from the cottage and many other great walks were just a quick drive away. To top it all we were very close to Lands End and the Minack Theatre which are two 'must-see' highlights of the area. We would highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet, cosy and comfortable. Really close to beautiful beaches. Lovely place to stay.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this cosy barn conversion. Kernyk is in a great position: so close to Porthcurno beach, Lands End and Sennen Cove. It was warm, comfortable, quiet and peaceful. It was good to arrive after a long drive and have tea, coffee, milk and biscuits provided We would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Stunning little cottage that was bigger than I thought it would be.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is beautiful, homely and in the perfect location for us. It was clean and quiet and ideal for walking the dogs at Porthcurno beach every day. I'd highly recommend popping into the telegraph museum while you're there too. It was fantastic.

The only major downsides for me was that there is no oven, just a convector microwave. Also the shower runs off the immersion heater so be careful.

We had a fantastic week though and Jonathan couldn't have been lovelier.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Really nice holidays

  • 4 of 5

We (47, 17, 17, 14) had very fine days in Cornwall and in the cottage. We found everything as expected, the cottage has even in autumn a friendly atmosphere and Jonathan gave all informations quite soon and sufficient! It was helpful for us to get the key before arrival, so that we had been free to be there late in the evening and have some nice stops during the long trip from Germany.Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful stay

  • 5 of 5

There is not a lot I can say that hasn't already been said.

The cottage is very nice with all the comforts of home, it's just what you need for a peaceful break.

I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
20May17
20 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£315
for 7 nights
£315
 
 
10Jun17
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£365
for 7 nights
£365
 
 
24Jun17
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
8Jul17
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
22Jul17
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
2Sep17
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
16Sep17
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£365
for 7 nights
£365
 
 
Nightly Rate
30 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£189
for 3 nights
From
£63
£315
 
 
30Sep17
1 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£189
for 3 nights
From
£63
£315
 
 
14Oct17
14 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£171
for 3 nights
From
£57
£285
 
 
23Dec17
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Changeover Day:
The usual change-over day is Saturday. However other days may be possible, especially outside of peak summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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