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Gam Bridge Barn

St Breward / St Tudy - Mid Cornwall

Lovely barn conversion within walking distance to the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of Bodmin Moor
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£363 - £865 per week *


Set back from a quiet, leafy lane, surrounded by fields and a mature garden, Gam Bridge Barn offers a peaceful haven in which to unwind, yet is only 20 minutes or so to the great beaches of Trebarwith Strand, Polzeath and Daymer Bay. Sympathetically converted and extended from two traditional stone barns, to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation for four people. 

The property sits in a wooded valley close to the river Camel just a mile from the moorland village of St Breward; home of The Old Inn - a traditional Cornish pub with its slate floors, granite fireplaces and old beams and well known for its good food and drink.

The area is perfect for walkers, Bodmin Moor - a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and one of the film locations for Poldark - can be accessed directly on foot and the coastal path at Port Isaac is only 20 minute drive away. The Camel Trail cycle/level walking route starts a mile down the road at wenford Bridge (bikes can be hired from there) and winds its way for 18 miles along the old railway track to Padstow, via Bodmin and Wadebridge.

Exploring the rest of Cornwall is easy from Gam Bridge Barn, as both the A39 and A30 are just 4 and 9 miles away respectively, allowing access to either the rugged beauty of the North Coast in 20 minutes or the Eden Project on the South Coast in 35 minutes. Whether you are looking for peace and tranquility or an action packed time, Gam Bridge Barn is ideally located for anyone looking to make the most of all that Cornwall has to offer.

Built-in electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, dresser
Utility Room: Fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer
Cloakroom: Basin, w.c.
Sitting area: iPod dock with AUX cable, stairs to first floor.
Lounge: TV, DVD player, woodburner, back door and French doors to garden.

Bedroom 1: King bed (5'), chest of drawers, hair dryer, wardrobe (on landing) large windows leading to bridge across to garden En Suite Shower Room: Thermostatic shower, basin, w.c.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), built-in wardrobe.
Bathroom: Bath with thermostatic shower over, basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Parking for 2 cars; patio with garden furniture in main garden which is non-secure and has a small unfenced stream passing through part; small secure side garden also with garden furniture. Both gardens shared with owner's property. Secure outside store for bikes and other outdoor equipment and barbecue.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Oil and electricity included in rent; oil fired c.h.; woodburner stove in lounge, heated towels rails in bathroom & en suite.
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels)
Baby Equipment: High chair provided, Stairgates fitted, other equipments can be hired - see hire page.
Shop: 1.1 ml  Pub: 1.1 ml

NOTES: no smoking, no pets. WiFi provided. Important information about internet. Telephone for emergency use only; otherwise call box 1.5 mls. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 1.1 miles to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Stairgate
  • High chair
  • 1.1 miles to a restaurant
  • 8.1 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher


Local Area

If ever there was a place to fully appreciate the stark beauty of the Cornish landscape, Bodmin Moor has to be it.  With endless sweeping vistas in every direction, tumbled outcrops of granite, and inviting paths and tracks to explore, this area of Cornwall is a walker's paradise.  The famous Jamaica Inn is sited here, with all its literary and historical associations.  With plenty of sheep and moorland ponies wandering freely (be sure to keep your dog under control!) you can almost imagine you have been transported back to those bygone days.  More recently, of course, the moor was used extensively for filming on the new adaptation of Poldark.  When the dashing Mr Poldark gallops across your screen, you may well be seeing the scenery of the moor in the background. A large part of the moor has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.  This region also has its fair share of Arthurian legends, another facet which lends a mysterious air to the landscape, and an extra depth to Cornwall's rich and varied history, and of course who can forget the rumours of the Beast of Bodmin Moor? The many other attractions, including the National Trust's Lanhydrock House, the verdant and flourishing Tamar Valley, historic sites such as castles, the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, and plenty of evidence of Cornwall's mining legacy, make this area a must-see.


Very well equipped holiday property with comprehensive information about the property itself and all fixtures/fittings.Mrs Lynne Oliver - 18th October 2018
The exterior new landscaping looks fabulous and is a great improvement.Mrs Ruth Jones - 3rd September 2018
Amazing quiet retreat!Mr Paul Shield - 2nd July 2018
A delightful, well maintained and exceptionally well equipped and well presented cottage with beautiful gardens in a peaceful location.Mr Kevin Dodds - 5th June 2018
Superb cottage. Wifi was fantastic. Beautiful, peaceful setting with lovely gardens. Good location close to Bodmin Moor and only a short drive to the coast. Mrs Emma Wantling - 14th August 2017
Fantastic accommodation which made our stay so relaxing and enjoyable as everything had been thought of and all the equipment we needed provided. Lovely area to explore and a real bonus to be be on the moor in 5 minutes and be able to touch Bodmin ponies.Mrs N Lawrence-Hawkins - 24th July 2017
Extremely spacious and comfortable. We appreciated the extra touches: the bottle of wine and biscuits and special soaps in the bathroom.Mrs Sally Croall - 1st June 2017
Well presented property with great facilities. Very welcoming, we had a fantastic family break.Mr Anthony Hamlen - 24th April 2017


Access Statement

The information contained in this Access Statement is intended to be as comprehensive as possible so that prospective guests and visitors can make an informed decision as to the suitability of the Property for their purposes and access needs.

As the information given may be the author's opinion and measurements cannot be relied upon to be more accurate than to within 3 cms, this Access Statement is for guidance only.

If any information contained in this Access Statement is crucial for the purposes of your stay, it should be checked before proceeding with any booking.

Access Statement for Gam Bridge Barn (“the Property”)


The Property was converted from two small barns in 2008 and is situated in Fentonadle, near St Breward, North Cornwall. Fentonadle is a small hamlet approximately 4 miles from Camelford and 7 miles from Wadebridge. The Property has one immediate neighbouring property, which is not always occupied. The Property is set back from the road up a gravelled entrance driveway, and has two bedrooms both on the first floor.

The Property description on Cornish Horizons' website provides details of on which floor particular rooms will be found, how many bedrooms have en-suite facilities and the width of all beds etc. This Access Statement should be read in conjunction with those details.

All bookings and enquiries can be made through Cornish Horizons via post, their website, email, fax or telephone (see below).

This Access Statement, the Property description, booking conditions and Property Information can be provided in large print upon request.

Before Arrival

• You can find full information about the Property and its location at www.cornishhorizons.co.uk.
• Bookings/enquiries can be made;
Online at www.cornishhorizons.co.uk, or                                                  
Post to Cornish Horizons, The Cottage, 19 New Street, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8E, or
Email at cottages@cornishhorizons.co.uk, or
Telephone on 01841 5333331, or
Fax on 01841 533933.

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

• There is allocated car parking for one car (two may be possible by prior arrangement), at the Property.
• There is no on-street parking.
• The car parking is leveled, gravelled, with a slight gradient from the parking area down towards the Property.
• The access to the car parking area is tight between the Property and another out building.
• Parking is approximately 7-10 metres from the front door of the Property.
• Closer parking may be available by prior arrangement.
• The key for the Property is in a coded key safe 132 cms from the ground; the location of the safe and its code, will be sent to you by Cornish Horizons prior to the start of your holiday.

Bike and Outdoor Equipment Store

• There is a lockable bike/outdoor equipment store within 5 m of the front door of the Property.
• The padlock and key for this store is to be found on the dresser in the Property. Please use the padlock if you wish to secure any outdoor equipment during your stay, returning the padlock and key to the dresser at the end of your stay.
• Recycling bins are also kept in the store.

Entrance to the Property

• The main entrance to the Property has one small step 6 cms high, 15 cms deep and 98 cms wide and a raised door cill, 9 cms high, 17 cms deep and 91 cms wide.
• The front door is 84 cms wide (the keyhole lock is 114 cms from the ground) and takes you directly into the kitchen/dining area of the Property.
• The outside light for the Property is adjacent to the entrance to the utility lobby and is switched on from inside the Property; the light switch is located to the left of the stable door in the utility lobby.   
• The nearest interior light switch is on the wall to the left of the front door; follow the wall just round the corner.
• A torch is provided, located in the window recess to the right of the front door.

Throughout the Property

• Integrated fire alarms.
• Non-feather duvets, pillows and cushions.
• Carbon Monoxide detectors located as required.
• Contrasting décor throughout.

Halls, Stairs, Landings and Passageways

• The front door opens directly into the open plan kitchen/dining area; a utility area comprising utility lobby, utility room with cloakroom (with toilet) is accessed from the kitchen/dining area.
• To the left of the entrance area there is an open plan living area with stairs to the first floor; the lounge is accessed via a step up from this open plan living area.
• The Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, Main Bathroom, En-suite Shower Room and First Floor Landing are all accessed via stairs.
• The stairs have a handrail on the left hand side as you go up and the flight comprises 12 steps, each step being not less than 72 cms wide, 24 cms deep and 21 cms high. The stairs turn through 90 degrees three steps from ground floor level.

Open Plan Living Area/Lounge

• There is a step up from the open plan living area to the Lounge which is 16 cms high and 173 cms wide; the step up is identified by a “nosing” strip
• Flooring is bare wood with two rugs 125 cms wide and 188 cms long in each of the open plan living area and the Lounge.
• In the Living Area there is one two-seater leather sofa and two fabric covered armchairs.
• In the Lounge there is one three-seater fabric covered sofa, one “snuggler” sofa, one wooden armchair and a nest of three side tables.
• A 42 “ LCD TV with remote control is located in the Lounge together with a DVD Player
• The Lounge benefits from a wood burner stove with a hearth 78 cms wide and 85 cms deep; a fireguard is supplied.

Dining Area

• The dining area is open plan with the kitchen.
• Flooring is bare wood.
• The dining table measures 180 cms long by 90 cms wide and it is 75 cms from the floor to the surface of the table.
• There are 6 chairs around the table; each chair is 46 cms from the floor to the seat.
• All chairs are moveable with no arms.


• Distance between the edge of the kitchen units and the dining table is approximately 125 cms (depending on exact position of the table which is movable).
• Electric hob is at work top height (91 cms from floor) with electric oven below.
• The sink is at worktop height with all cupboards located below the worktop; the tap is a single lever mixer tap.
• Front loading dishwasher 45 cms wide.
• Lighting is recessed spotlights in ceiling.
• Flooring is bare wood and kitchen units are high white gloss.

Utility Room and Utility Lobby

• Doorway from kitchen to utility lobby is 87 cms wide.
• Door from utility lobby to utility room is 75 cms wide.
• Fridge freezer is in the utility room with microwave oven above; height of microwave is between 140 – 170 cms.
• Capacity of freezer is 0.04 square m and the fridge, 0.16 square m (roughly).
• Condensing tumble dryer is above washing machine in the utility room; height of tumble dryer is between 90 – 175 cms.


Master Bedroom
• Door from landing width is 73 cms wide.
• Double bed 200 cms wide and 63 cms from the floor to the top of the mattress.
• Clearance from the end of the bed to the wall is approximately 230 cms.
• Bedside cabinets are 71 cms high.
• Largest free space, free of doors and furniture is approximately 240 cms by 180 cms.
• Double doors lead to garden via a bridge, and are 103 cms wide together and 139 cms tall.

Second Bedroom
• Door width is 85 cms.
• Two single 90 cms wide beds supplied.
• Bed height 62 cms from the floor to the top of the mattress.
• Twin one benefits from a ledge beside it 83 cms high and twin two has a bedside table at its foot 71 cms high.

Bathrooms, Shower Rooms and Toilets

En-suite Shower Room (to Main Bedroom)
• Door width is 71 cms.
• Shower is in an enclosed compartment 75 cms wide and 72 cms deep, with a recessed shelf 114 cms above the shower tray; there are no handrails.
• The step into the shower enclosure is 23 cms high; the door opening on the shower enclosure is 56 cms wide.
• Shower controls are 123 cms above the shower tray.
• The sink is at a height of 82 cms; the taps are crosshead.
• Toilet seat is 41 cms high.
• Space beside the toilet to the left is 22 cms and 41 cms to the right.
• Flooring is bare wood with bath mat supplied.
• Shelves to the right of the shower enclosure.
• Heated towel rail to the left of the toilet.

Main Bathroom on First Floor
• Door width 74 cms.
• Bath with fixed shower over and pivoting shower screen 76 cms wide; there are no handrails.
• Shower controls are 115 cms above the bottom of the bath.
• Non-slip mat provided for bath.
• Bath height is 52 cms.
• The sink is at a height of 82 cms; the taps are crosshead.
• Toilet seat is 41 cms high.
• Space beside the toilet to the left is a minimum 38 cms and 44 cms to the right.
• Flooring is bare wood with bath mat supplied.
• Ledge to left of sink 89 cms high.
• Heated towel rail to the left of the toilet.

Toilet on Ground Floor
• Accessed via the utility lobby and utility room; door width of toilet is 75 cms.
• The sink is at a height of 78 cms; the taps are crosshead.
• Toilet seat is 42 cms high.
• Space beside the toilet to the left is 18 cms and 32 cms to the right.
• Flooring is bare wood.


• Guests are welcome to enjoy the fenced and grassed area to the side of the car parking area; there is a small pond in this area, which is secured with a locked metal pond cover.
• The main garden is accessed via the steps to the right of the Property; the steps are irregular and uneven and in addition are constructed from slate so will be a slipping hazard when wet
• There is a small stream passing through part of the main garden, which is not fenced.
• There is a fenced drop behind the Property of between 2 – 4 m.
• The fields though gates in the parking area and main garden are not available for use by guests and visitors.
• The trampoline in the upper field is not available for use by guests and visitors.

Additional Information
• Heating and hot water are provided by oil central heating throughout.
• There is a wood burning stove in the lounge, and radiators throughout.
• Information at the Property is in size 12 font
• There is no mobile phone reception at the Property; a landline handset is supplied in the Property (the number will be sent with the directions) and can be used in an emergency.
• Wireless Internet access is provided.
• The Property is no smoking throughout, although smoking is permitted outside.
• No pets allowed.

The Future
• Please provide your feedback on the Property so that the Property can be updated and grow to enhance the experience for guests in the future.
• Please send any feedback to Cornish Horizons.

Contact Information
• Address: Gam Bridge Barn, Fentonadle, St Breward, Cornwall, PL30 4PJ.
• Telephone (for emergency use only)

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