Chy Barnett

Nr St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 959370)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Boasting uninterrupted panoramic views over Gurnard's Head, a spectacular rugged headland ringed with white sandy coves and pounding Atlantic surf, this is definitely the place to be. Standing alone in complete seclusion on the Lands End peninsula's wild coastline, Chy Barnett momentarily returns you to a slower pace of life.

Well renowned for its fantastic food and quiet atmosphere The Gurnards Head dining pub is just a five minute stroll and has been included in the Good Food Guide, you are sure to enjoy a great dining experience. St Ives is just 6 miles along the coastal road, voted Britain's most scenic stretch of coastline. St Ives offers something for all tastes and ages. There are numerous shops, art galleries (including the famous Tate), restaurants offering a wide verity of cuisines and old inns in which to indulge.

Surrounding hills conceal fascinating ancient sites, including the Iron Age cliff castles and settlements, redundant engine houses and shafts that are visible reminders of Cornwall's tin and copper mining industry. The peninsula offers excellent conditions for surfing, rock climbing, cycling, swimming and more genteel pursuits such as walking, angling, painting, photography and writing. Beach addicts will also be lured by the world class beaches at Sennen and Porthcurno, a short distance to the west. Within a 10 to 15 minute drive are some local towns, St Just which boasts, four pubs, cafes, butchers, bakery, bespoke shops and art galleries, including Kurt Jackson, the ancient market town of Penzance and the charming fishing village of Mousehole.

Chy Barnett is a true hideaway, set within an ancient landscape, with vast views of the sea and sky from nearly every room. It is a captivating and distinctive residence, radiating homely comfort and a romantic old world charm with vintage cottage fabrics, original pine flooring and wood panelling, a Lacanche range cooker and artwork depicting coastal themes. The large garden fringed with wild flowers offers ample space for children to play while adults set out the garden chairs and soak up the vista. There is parking for three cars.


Over two floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x single. 1 x super king-size double. 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC.Kitchen. Utility area. Dining room. Sitting room. Conservatory.


Central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Ample off road parking approx 5 metres from entrance. Sloped garden with lawn and paved area with garden furniture and BBQ.One well behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub 5 mins walk. Shop 10 mins drive. Beach 6 miles.

About the location


Penzance 6 miles.

One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!