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Beautiful Character Cottage In The Heart Of Cornwall

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Barn in Bissoe, Nr. Truro, Cornwall, England

The barn was completely renovated in 2014 and upstairs it offers a new fully-equipped kitchen-diner and large lounge with vaulted ceilings and views over the surrounding countryside. Downstairs there are two bedrooms- a King and a twin, which can be joined to form a super-king bed on request. There is also a new modern bathroom with an extra-wide bath. Outside there is ample private parking, small garden and seating area. BBQ. Fernleigh Barn is situated on the edge of the owner’s small-holding and is run in an ecologically-responsible fashion. Central heating and hot water is supplied by a Biomass pellet boiler (Renewable heat generation). The electricity supply is from 100% renewable resources. High chair, travel cot and stair gate on request. Children are welcome. No pets. Outside tap for rinsing off beach things and surf boards/kayaks. Super-fast free WIFI. Welcome pack and photo book of local attractions.

Alistair and Gabrielle Lockwood
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Alistair and Gabrielle Lockwood

We run the holiday barn as part of our smallholding. We both work and have a family. We live on site so are available to solve any problems or give advice whilst you are staying with us. We however also want to allow you the privacy and peace to enjoy your holiday to its full potential.

We pride ourselves on the welcome, quality of the property and the upkeep of the barn. We welcome feedback and are very keen to continue improving the barn and what we offer you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aug 2014: "This was a great place to stay for our adventures in Cornwall. You have thought of everything. Thank you for the wonderful welcome" The Beaver Family

Sept 2014: "Thank you so much for providing such a great holiday home. The welcome basket and flowers started our holiday off perfectly. The barn is gorgeous. All the little details make it a stylish and relaxing place to stay". The Wilson Family.

Sept 2014: "So pleased to have found this gem. The barn is beautifully decorated - someone has excellent taste. The location couldn't be better. Thank you for all the little extra touches you have thoughtfully added to make your guests feel welcome." The Seward family.

Oct 2014: "Thank you for the lovely gift basket and for this beautiful barn. What a beautiful, peaceful setting". The Prentice Family.

Oct 2014: "Lovely cottage, well presented and very cosy" The Tipper family.
Jan 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Gwennap in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • New modern bathroom with an extra-wide bath with shower over.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king bed. Bedroom 2 as either two twin beds or combined as super king on request. Luxury bedding throughout. Each bedroom has wardrobe with drawers, bedside tables and stylish decor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Their is a private garden with private parking and gate that closes to the road. The outdoor furniture and close proximity to the smallholding animals makes this space feel personal and private and part of the holiday experience.


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(16 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Character Cottage In The Heart Of Cornwall
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Beautiful cottage!! Lovely ideal location!!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Al & Gabi's beautiful cottage. Stunning countryside views. Everything you could need for a perfect holiday. Great central location for all coasts. One of the best we have stayed in!! Will definitely return on our next trip to Cornwall. Thank you Al & Gabi.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind feedback. We would be delighted to host you again. Al and Gabi.
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Lovely quiet cottage in a superb area.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely and very well equipped cottage in a superb location for seeing Cornwall. The basket of goodies that Gabi and Alistair provided on our arrival was very nice. Scones delicious !! Views were excellent and the rooms spacious and very well furnished.

Nearby are excellent local pubs e.g. (Royal Oak at Perranwell), cycle tracks and walks.

Would definitely return

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind feedback.
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Fantastic barn, great location, lovely owners!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic stay in a great barn in a beautiful location. The barn has everything you could need, It is beautifully furnished and very well equipped. The location is perfect being well placed for visiting both the north and south coast. Lovely comfy beds for a great nights sleep. Peaceful Location. Lovely views. Would most definitely recommend this barn and look forward to a return visit in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind feedback.
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

I booked out this property for two members of our team who were setting up a new store in Truro. The guys couldn't have been more complimentary about the place. Alistair was very quick to respond to emails in the lead up to the stay and afterwards. Would recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks.
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Well equipped very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My parents stay here for a weekend out of season and had a great time. The cottage had everything they needed and was tastefully furnished. A great place to explore both the north & south coast of Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind feedback.
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Perfectly located quiet barn in between both coasts

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to Fernleigh Barn, which is beautifully furnished and decorated, and also has a really wonderful bathroom with a double width bath for a good soak after an active day. Highlights for us were bodyboarding on the beaches of the North Coast, walking the lanes round the village and cycling the Bissoe Bike Trail. It was perfect for our family break.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Daryl for your feedback. We really enjoy having guests come back in following years and hope to see you again in the future. Al.
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The barn is centrally positioned half way between the north and south coasts. Falmouth on the south coast is 15 mins drive as are most of the north coast beaches.

We also are located half way between Truro and Falmouth and can easily access both with a local train line and easy road links.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Gwennap, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Full Summer 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Last week Aug 17
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1st week Sept 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Mid-September 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late September 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Oct 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year 2016/17
28 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

This is a strictly NON SMOKING property.
PETS are not permitted
A security deposit of £100 is required. This must be received within five (5) days of booking the holiday property. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.
• No damage is done to property or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
• No charges are incurred due to illegal activity, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.
• All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in rubbish bin, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher and cleaned.
• All keys are left on the keylock and unit is left locked.
• No linen is lost or damaged.
• No early arrival or late departure.
Nothing has blocked the septic tank plumbing.
• The renter is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner) or the local law enforcement.
An advance payment equal to 50% of the rental rate is required at booking. The advance payment will be applied toward the rent. The advance payment is not a security deposit. The BALANCE OF RENT is due thirty (30) days before your arrival date.
CANCELLATIONS - A forty (40) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than forty (40) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 40 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.
The maximum number of guests is limited to four (4) adult persons. Young children could be in addition to this if the guests are prepared for the children to not sleep on one of the beds provided. No additional guests are permitted without prior discussion with the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.