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Lost Barn

Watergate Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 959650)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Alan

    “The lost barn was a wonderful cottage in every way.”

    The Wi Fi was very poor but this did not spoil the experience. Great quiet location, with great access to everywhere, we would certainly stay again.

    The Wi Fi was very poor but this did not spoil the experience. Great quiet location, with great access to everywhere, we would certainly stay again.

    - Alan, September 2023


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x super-king double (zip and link to twin beds on request)
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Living room with dining area.
  • Underfloor heating
  • Range cooker with gas hob, microwave, American style fridge freezer, Nespresso coffee machine,washer/dryer, dishwasher, 50" TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Underfloor heating fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen, bath towels, beach towels and robes inc. in rent
  • Complimentary Cornish produce hamper on arrival
  • Complimentary Cornish cream tea on arrival
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome at £50 each per week
  • Pub and shop 1 mile.

The property

With mystery, magic and drama, you will be spellbound by this stunning barn conversion.

Hidden in a beautiful corner of North Cornwall just three miles from the coast, this stylish Grade II Listed property sits within the grounds of the former landed Figg-Hoblyn estate.

A walk through the nearby woodland will reveal the ruins of the manor house, left to rack and ruin after a family dispute; in fact the heir to the estate has never been found after disappearing to America during the Second World War.

The sociable open plan living space spans the entire ground floor and provides the perfect place to catch up on the day's events or relax in front of a film.

Upstairs antique French furniture in the master bedroom contrasts with the contemporary whites of the second bedroom which caters for adults or children with the option of a super king size or twin beds.

High quality Vi-Spring mattresses and crisp white Egyptian cotton linens ensure a good night's sleep. The owners live in the adjoining barn and share the surrounding orchard and paddock.

The terrace beside the ornamental pond is simply out of this world but please keep an eye on little ones as the water is deep.

If you can drag yourselves away there are a dazzling array of sandy beaches to choose from within a short drive including Mawgan Porth, Fistral, Porth, and Holywell Bay.

Watergate Bay has become the Mecca for water sports and the Extreme Academy on the beach certainly lives up to its name.

The beach is also home a superb hotel with spa and Wax Watergate Bay restaurant which offers superb sea views.

There is a good foodie pub about a mile away plus further fantastic food options within easy driving distance at Padstow, Truro, Newquay and Mawgan Porth.

For larger groups we also let the adjoining property The Hideaway (ref 1715) which sleeps 2.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Newquay 4 miles; Newquay Airport 1.5 miles.

The peaceful destination of Watergate Bay is home to a few cottages, a couple of hotels on the headland, a fantastic beachside bistro and an extreme sports/surf school, placing the bay in a class of its own. Viewed as one of Cornwall’s best surfing beaches, Watergate Bay also offers sand yachting, paragliding, kite surfing, cliff climbing, and abseiling. The area is a favourite with walkers, with the South West Coast Path extending west toward Newquay and east to Padstow, through some of the county’s most dramatic coastal scenery. Newquay, with its lively resort attractions, shops, bars, zoo and Sea Life Centre is just four miles away, whilst the picturesque town of Padstow, with its famous seafood restaurants and beautiful harbour area, make a great day out. The world-renowned Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum at Falmouth and the Cathedral city of Truro, with its cobbled streets, restaurants, museums and theatre are all within easy reach, as are several stately homes and outstanding gardens. Peace and tranquillity are assured in this beautiful area with roaring surf, great beaches and much to see and do right on the doorstep.

Two pets welcome at £50 each per week. Short breaks taken at a minimum charge of £500.