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“Absolutely adorable little cottage”
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Bathed in sunshine.
View across open farm land. A little spring sunshine.
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33 reviews
Bathed in sunshine.
View across open farm land.
A little spring sunshine.
Cheerful fully equipped kitchen.
Comfy lounge with contemporary fabrics.
Beach finds decorate the staircase.
Cosy bedroom with original art work.
The perfect retreat.
Small but perfectly formed shower room.
You are simply going to love Cornwall.
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Barn -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Rock, Cornwall, England

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sunlovind...
Essex
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Absolutely adorable little cottage”
Reviewed 2 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

I have recently had the pleasure of staying for a few days at the barn owl barn.
It is a delightful little cottage which is beautifully decorated in a charming Cornish style.
Everything that you could possibly need for your stay has been thought of.
The location is very quiet and relaxing but just a short drive from some of Cornwall's most beautiful locations such as Rock, Port Isaac, and Padstow. The local pub/restaurant is only a 10-15 minute walk away ( I can recommend the steak).
Sit in the garden at dusk and wait for the barn owl to fly from its nesting box, a wonderful sight. A perfect holiday location for couples to completely relax and chill out.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: I enjoyed the whole experience. There was nothing not to like.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Nov 2015
It warms my heart to get such great reviews and knowing that you had such a lovely stay is brilliant!!! Thank you :)
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silversur...
Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“The perfect place for a peaceful, quiet, holiday.”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We very much appreciated the cleanness and decor of barn owl barn. The use of the small shed was very handy. The cottage was lovely and warm. Nothing was lacking. The icing on the cake was to creep out at dusk each night and see the owl take to flight from his nest for his evening's hunting. Spectacular !

Congratulations Sandy and Ian for getting everything about Barn Owl Barn right.

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Liked best: peace and quiet, and no light pollution.
Liked least: leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
25 Oct 2015
Really pleased that you both had a fantastic stay and got a sighting of the barn owl. Bookings have been so popular I still have not had chance to stay at the barn myself and witness the owl. We hope you will return in the near future. All the best, Sandy x
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Mandy W
Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautifully presented cottage in great location”
Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Barn Owl Barn is a clean and very well equipped property. Significant attention has been paid to detail in this beautifully presented, colour coordinated cottage, with original art work adorning the walls.
The dual aspect windows in the bedroom reveal views of open fields and trees. The bed and pillows are very comfortable with soft, fresh smelling linen and towels provided. There was plenty of hot water in the en-suite shower and even hand soap and toilet paper were provided!
The patio is a lovely place to sit especially when the sun shines and ample exterior lighting is provided for late evening use.
The property is in a great location. It provides a sense of being secluded in the countryside but is very near the beaches of Polzeath and Daymer Bay (within 10 minutes drive) and easy access to the A39. A great spot for National Trust members and those that love visiting gardens. The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Trebah Garden are well worth visiting as are the coastal areas of Boscastle, Port Isaac and St. Ives. If you're willing to travel further afield St. Michael's Mount is super.
The addition of wifi which is planned for next year will be useful however, the hosts left a very comprehensive information pack detailing local attractions.
I would definitely recommend this property and hope to return at a future date.

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Liked best: Presentation and location
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Management Response
16 Sep 2015
Thanks ever so much for your glowing report. Your comments are really valuable to us and for others planning to visit in the future. I hope we will welcome you back one day soon.
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Derby37
derby
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
Reviewed 26 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Just spent a lovely, relaxing week at Barn Owl Barn.

The cottage is close to Rock and the coast so ideal for exploring the area. Padstow is about 15 mins away in the car.

The property is ideal for a couple as there is just one bedroom with an ensuite. It has been thoughtfully refurbished and decorated. No direct neighbours so very quiet & peaceful with a lovely patio area to sit outside.

Would definitely recommend and would return ourselves when visiting Cornwall again.

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Management Response
31 Aug 2015
We are so please to hear you have had such a great time in Cornwall. Thanks you for such a lovely write up. I hope we can welcome you back in the near future.
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ALT7X
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“The perfect place to stay in Cornwall!”
Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Barn Owl Barn is by far one of the nicest, cosiest, relaxing places we've ever stayed at. If you are heading towards Cornwall for a break, then this is the place to go to!

The owners Sandy and Ian were lovely and very welcoming, if you had any problems at all, they were there to help.

The location is stunning, with all the peace and tranquillity you could ask for, whilst only being 10 minutes away from the town centre and local pub. The size of the property is just perfect for 2 people, but can quite happily accommodate more. The garden is amazing and sitting back looking over the fields, well, you can't beat it!

Definitely recommend this property and would like to return ourselves one day too!

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Liked best: The location of the property
Liked least: WIFI/internet access would be handy to have
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Aug 2015
Wow thanks ever so much for your glowing report! I am smiling from ear to ear knowing you had such an amazing time. Come back soon :)
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