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Merrivale Barn

Helford - South Coast

Countryside barn conversion providing a romantic retreat for two
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£350 - £695 per week *


Stepping through the double patio doors into the bright and stylish living room with its plush leather sofa and feature electric fire for those cooler evenings, you’ll feel the cosy ambience of Merrivale Barn. Built over three levels, this beautiful barn conversion, set in a very private area of the owner's garden, has lots of space for two and with the bedroom tucked away on the lowest level, it feels romantic and peaceful - certainly somewhere to escape to from the hectic pace of life. The sumptuous, pocket-sprung mattress and dark night skies will ensure your comfort and relaxation.

Positioned just inland from the Helford River, with delightful detailing and private parking, Merrivale Barn is the perfect choice for a tranquil holiday base just a few miles from the maritime town of Falmouth and the picturesque creeks and fishing villages of the Lizard Peninsula. The local village of Constantine is home to a convenience store and a general store with an unusually fine selection of whiskies and wine. The award-winning Trengilly Wartha Inn nearby is worth visiting for fresh food using locally-sourced ingredients, a friendly welcome and occasional quiz nights or live music out on the terrace. The sub-tropical gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan are both within a short drive and many walkers, garden lovers and golfers enjoy recharging their batteries in this lovely area.

Living Room: Smart TV, DVD player, iPod dock, selection of DVDs and books, feature electric fire, countryside views

Five steps down to:
Kitchen/Dining Room: Electric hob and oven, fridge with ice box, countryside views

Bedroom 1:
King size bed (5’), bedside drawer units, built-in wardrobe
Shower Room: Walk-in shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail

GARDEN & PARKING: Private parking for two cars right outside. Pretty landscaped gardens, terrace with bistro dining set and additional patio area with sun loungers overlooking the private orchard.

Changeover day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets: Sorry not allowed at this property
Baby Equipment: Sorry no children at this property
Power and Heat: Electricity included in price. Modern electric panel heating, feature electric fire and heated towel rail in bathroom.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
Shop: 0.5 miles  Pub: 1.3 miles

NOTES: No smoking. No Pets. Short breaks allowed minimum 4 nights. WiFi provided. Important information about internet Mobile phone reception varies Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • Awaiting Grading
  • 1 mile to a restaurant
  • 3 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard


Local Area

The Helford area is an idyllic location set around the Helford River, just south of Falmouth. The area is blessed with stunning scenery – beautiful countryside, glorious walks following the meandering river and a plethora of quiet little coves and bays along the coast.

The whole region is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a number of picturesque villages and hamlets dotted throughout the landscape. Whether you stay in Constantine, Helford village, Maenporth, Gweek, Coverack, Manaccan, Flushing or Porthallow, each has its own charm and character, with thatched and white-washed cottages a real feature. Why not explore all of them, sampling the quintessentially English village pubs along the way!

The Helford area is situated on the east coast of the Lizard Peninsula, with Lizard Point a must-see attraction. Other great days out in the area include the Seal Sanctuary, the sub-tropical paradise of Trebah Gardens and firm favourite, Kynance Cove. The nearby towns of Porthleven and Helston offer restaurants, supermarkets and pubs and, of course, the harbour town of Falmouth is just up the coast, providing for all your shopping needs, excursions and more.


We've had a fantastic stay in this lovely comfortable cottage. We have particularly enjoyed our trip to Trengilly Wartha pub, Maenporth Beach and the coastal walk to Swanpool. Mr & Mrs R. - 31st October 2018
We had a lovely holiday in your beautiful and comfortable cottage. Delicious scones and crumble. Mr H W - Holland - 22nd September 2018
This is a beautiful retreat in the best of the Duchy. A well-appointed barn and tastefully furnished.Mr & Mrs L. - 10th August 2018
A last minute booking. Lovely accommodation. Well-equipped and great scones! Highly recommended. Andy & Diane - Bristol - 27th July 2018
A top class barn. 10/10! Fantastic interior and the garden is beautiful. Cornwall can be explored from here, especially the Helford Estuary. So many views and fantastic eating places in the area.David & Bettina - Bucks - 14th July 2018


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