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Oak Barn at Helscott Barns

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
This being one of the largest of the 5 Helscott Barn complex it offers adaptable accommodation with a kitchen/diner, living room, master bedroom with en suite and four poster bed on the ground floor .Upstairs are the second double and a twin room decorated in a country style to match the bright and sunny bathroom with its wood cladding and corner bath ,from the twin room you can see for miles across the countryside up the coastline whilst the double has views across the garden and countryside. The kitchen with its high pitched roof and exposed beams has sea views from the window and the hand painted dresser which together with the cream cupboards contain all the china and cooking utensils you may need.The dishwasher, microwave, stainless steel oven and hob , large painted table and chai...This being one of the largest of the 5 Helscott Barn complex it offers adaptable accommodation with a kitchen/diner, living room, master bedroom with en suite and four poster bed on the ground floor .Upstairs are the second double and a twin room decorated in a country style to match the bright and sunny bathroom with its wood cladding and corner bath ,from the twin room you can see for miles across the countryside up the coastline whilst the double has views across the garden and countryside. The kitchen with its high pitched roof and exposed beams has sea views from the window and the hand painted dresser which together with the cream cupboards contain all the china and cooking utensils you may need.The dishwasher, microwave, stainless steel oven and hob , large painted table and chairs complement the country look. The living room is entered either through the stable door at the front or up two steps from the kitchen with three further steps to the master bedroom.The warm gold walls highlight the squashy sofas and antique oak coffer ,the whole property is furnished to a high standard with a large flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo also with 4MB high speed internet network access point and Wi Fi. Saturday start in peak season May to October,pets welcome at £25 each per booking. There is a private garden area with sea views and garden furniture letting you enjoy the wonderful sunsets whilst sipping a drink, reading a book or chatting to your family and friendsMore
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About the Owner
Katie and Doug W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
Interaction with guests
We live in the farmhouse next door and will meet you on arrival,handing over the keys and on hand if you would like us to suggest any places to go or the best places to eat.
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

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Date of stay: May 2019
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We've just reluctantly returned from a lovely week staying in Oak Barn. The owners, John & Yvonne, are truly lovely. We received a genuine warm & friendly welcome which continued throughout our stay. The accommodation on this beautifully renovated farm was stunning, warm & cosy....More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Keasam
JandYCawson, VR Owner at Oak Barn at Helscott Barns, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, we have now retired and our daughter will continue to give the personal service and friendly welcome whilst “tweaking “the barns to maintain the standards.

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at Oak barn Bude, the cottage was very spacious, clean and everything you need was available. John met us on arrival very welcoming and was available if needed through out the stay. The cottages are in a quiet green area with...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Steve-2486
JandYCawson, VR Owner at Oak Barn at Helscott Barns, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to complete such a lovely review, it was good to meet you both and hope you return soon so we can recommend more hidden treasures of Cornwall.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Meltham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
JandYCawson, VR Owner at Oak Barn at Helscott Barns, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We had a lovely week in Oak barn, it's in a fantastic location with easy access to Bude and Widemouth bay, it's very well equipped and comfortable with a huge dog walking field just behind the cottage, the only small criticism is the lack of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Doggle-Decides
JandYCawson, VR Owner at Oak Barn at Helscott Barns, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are glad you enjoyed staying at Oak Barn.We take on board your comment about a washing line but as there is nowhere to fix one in that garden we provide a stand alone...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Freeview TV.Separate kitchen/diner View to the sea.Free internet access.Beds are made up ready for you and towels can be provided for £3.00 pp
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About the neighbourhood
Bude has been welcoming visitors since Victorian times. On the surface, Bude is a family-orientated seaside resort. The sea surges onto the clean sandy beaches towards the rugged coastline and towering cliffs. Bude also has some of the best surfing in the world alongside swimming and a whole host of water-based activities.Not for you then how about sea or canal fishing or cycling on one of the many tracks It doesn’t take long to discover that Bude is possibly more diverse than any other holiday destination in Cornwall, voted best coastal resort in UK in 2017.
Getting around
Bude is conveniently situated for touring Cornwall and Devon, nearest Train stations are Bodmin Parkway, Exeter and Barnstaple with bus routes from Exeter and Barnstaple directly to Bude.
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