Lower Pentire BarnHelston, Cornwall
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 2
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 011058
About Lower Pentire BarnA sophisticated barn conversion with a timber-frame ceiling and views over Carminowe Creek.
Sitting in a dreamy position next to the still waters of Carminowe Creek, is this stylish barn conversion. It’s based on one floor where its 18th-century rafters and slate floors are met by cool interior styling, a bright double bedroom and a contemporary bathroom. You’ll have your own enclosed garden complete with a picnic table. Although trees obstruct the view the cottage is very close to Loe Pool.
Explore the area by foot; the restaurants, pubs and shops of Porthleven are a pleasant two-mile walk along the sands from here. Helston town is just two miles inland. Discover its folk heritage and stroll around its bustling streets in search of a hearty pasty or a traditional pub lunch.
Further afield, visit Goldolphin House, less than a 20-minute drive, for its acres of dramatic parkland and formal gardens. St Michael’s Mount, just a 30-minute drive to the west, is a must-see. From afar it looks like a mysterious island, but take the ferry or walk across the causeway when the tide is out, and you’ll discover its subtropical gardens and 12th-century castle.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ available
Ground floor facilitiesView Access statement (PDF 233 KB)
Large open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with solid fuel stove and slate floor, twin bedroom, bathroom with shower over bath.
Notes for guests
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Parking: Car parking is in the area behind the property.
Garden: Enclosed, walled garden overlooking the creek, with picnic table.
Telephone: Please be aware that there is no mobile phone reception.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
All National Trust car parks on The Lizard are free to guests on production of their booking information.
Logs: Supply of seasoned beech and ash logs from a local National Trust plantation available: £5 for one night, £10 for two, £15 for three or £20 for an unlimited supply for the duration of your stay.
Barbeque: Provided on request.
Cycle hire: Porthleven Cycle delivers bicycles to your cottage and collects them at the end of your stay.
Access: The lane to this cottage is used by the local farming community and although it is reviewed on a monthly basis with a view to, where possible, ensuring smooth and comfortable access to Lower Pentire Barn and Farmhouse. Low slung and rear wheel drive vehicles may have problems when fully loaded.
Swimming and boating are not permitted at Loe Pool.