Set in 50 acres of unspoilt countryside, woodland and meadows, Gooseham Barton Farm and Cottages offers an idyllic spot to relax and unwind. Especially perfect for the equestrian enthusiast from the most experienced to the absolute beginner, the farm has been a licensed riding stables since 1974 with around 20 ponies and horses to ride throughout the year. Being at the gateway of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there is always so much to discover, whether on foot, bicycle or horseback the stunning landscape with deep wooded valleys and pretty coastal villages is not to be missed. And as all cottages welcome at least two dogs each, your four-legged friend will get to tag along too.
The original farmhouse dates back to the 14th century and along with the cottages, has been skilfully converted into high quality holiday accommodation with every modern comfort, cosy open fires and woodburning stoves. The Farmhouse has low characterful beams, comfy window seat overlooking the courtyard and a traditional solid fuel Rayburn which now takes centre stage as a reminder of how the farmhouse was heated in previous decades. The large inglenook fireplace in the lounge provides a fantastic focal point as well as an enormous amount of heat once lit. Outside there is a lovely shared courtyard garden with some tiered levels and barbecue and access to the childrens playroom. This lovely Cornish cottage makes an ideal choice for those seeking a rather special place for a family holiday.
This property offers a low occupancy discount of 10% on full weekly bookings for parties of 4 or less at certain times of the year which means that two bedrooms will be unavailable. This discount is automatically applied and the holiday price you are quoted reflects this. If you have any questions or require full use of the property, please call our friendly team on 01841 533331 or email email@example.com for more information.
Dining Room: Solid fuel Rayburn (for show only).
Kitchen: Built in electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer.
Cloakroom: Basin, w.c.
Shower Room: Electric shower.
Lounge: TV, CD player, open inglenook fireplace.
Bedroom 4: Small double (4'), chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4'6''), single bed (3'), wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6''), wardrobe, chest of drawers, basin.
Bedroom 3: Twin bed (3'), chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Bath (electric shower over), basin, w.c.
GARDEN AND PARKING: Ample parking, communal courtyard, garden, garden furniture and barbecue. Indoor playbarn with table tennis, pool table, rocking horse, games and table football.
Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets Welcome: Maximum 3; £35 per pet per week.
Power and Heat: Oil & electricity included in rent; oil fired c.h., open fire (Initial supply of logs and coal provided), heated towel rail in bathroom.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: Cot, highchair available; Please order in advance.
Shop: 1 ml Pub: 1.5 mls
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage. Horse riding lessons (£24 per hour, £14 per 30 mins, £46 per 2 hours. Western riding: £4 extra per ride) - Please contact owner direct for further information on the service.
- Saturday Changeover day
- 4 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- Towels Included
- High chair
- 3 miles to a beach
- Fire or Stove
- Washing Machine
- Tumble dryer
|Date Range||7 night price *|
|22 Jul 17 - 26 Aug 17||£1,210|
|26 Aug 17 - 2 Sep 17||£928|
|2 Sep 17 - 23 Sep 17||£750|
|23 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17||£658|
|21 Oct 17 - 28 Oct 17||£856|
|28 Oct 17 - 23 Dec 17||£604|
|23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£928|
* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.
Being at the gateway of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there is so much to discover, whether on foot, bicycle or horseback the stunning landscape with deep wooded valleys and pretty coastal villages is not to be missed. You can visit Marsland Mouth, a rocky cove in this most northern part oCornwall. The stream called Marsland Water that drains across the beach marks the county boundary between Devon to the north and Cornwall to the south while the sandy beach, aptly named Sandymouth, is just three miles distant. Morwenstow is close to the towns of Bude, Kilkhampton, Holsworthy, Hartland and Bideford - giving guests a wide variety of places to visit.
The history of the area goes way back - Morwenstow was named after St Morwenna who arrived in the 500's from Wales, along with around twenty brothers and sisters who settled in the valleys, moors and coastal area and became the early saints. There are still lots of remnants from these days in the holy wells that dot the landscape. Along the coastline are countless shipwrecks, over a hundred are documented in a few miles. For hundreds of years the few people eking a living could supplement their living with the bounty from the sea, and the area had a reputation for 'wrecking' or driving ships onto the coast by confusing them with lights. Whether this was true or not, a popular local prayer was 'Let there be no shipwrecks this night, but if there are let them be bountiful.'
Opposite the churchyard in Morwenstow are the Rectory Tea Rooms serving lunches and cream teas from Easter until the end of October. Just back from the church at Crosstown is the Bush Inn, a country pub serving meals. On the other side of the valley at Welcombe is another country pub, The Old Smithy Inn featuring retro decor, good food and a warm welcome. Slightly further afield are plenty of interesting places for everyone - gardeners will love to see Hartland Abbey and Docton Mill Gardens, children will love The Milky Way adventure park and The Big Sheep, and beach lovers will find a spot for every persuasion, whether a big sandy expanse at low tide Sandymouth, or a quiet and romantic spot at hidden Stanbury Mouth. For those interested in surfing lessons, there is the Freewave surf academy at nearby Widemouth beach. Golfers can have a round at Ivyleaf, which is a 9 hole and good for all abilities, or for a more serious game try the links course at Bude Golf Club.
Ideal property for our family, horses and dogs and very cosy.Mrs J Harrison - 27th October 2015
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