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Self-Catering Launceston

Middle Barn in Launceston, Cornwall

From: €332 weekly Guests 2 Rooms 1 Bathroom 1

Middle Barn Self-Catering

Holiday home
Middle Barn is a quality detached barn conversion set a mile from the town of Launceston, on the Devon/Cornwall border. There is one double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. There is also an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with large patio doors onto the attractive terraced garden outside. There is off road parking for two cars. With the north coast beaches an easy drive, as well as NT Lydford Gorge, Bodmin Moor, Dartmoor and the Eden Project all within easy reach, Middle Barn makes a wonderful romantic retreat, all year round.

Launceston is situated on the Devon and Cornwall border and is dominated by the ruins of a Norman castle which sits high above the town. Launceston also offers wonderful architecture including exquisite Georgian buildings. Just three miles away is the Tamar Otter Park and taking a trip on the steam train from Launceston through the beautiful Kensey Valley on a 5 mile round trip is essential. Other places to visit are the stunning Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor and with delightful seaside towns nearby, Launceston is a perfect base all year round.

Underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 32" LCD TV with Freeview, DVD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. lawned garden to front and rear with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location
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Self-Catering Reviews

Miss Teixeira
May 2019
Lovely cottage, the only thing missing was internet, apart from that, recommend 100%
Mr Goodwin
March 2019
Well this was our 2nd visit which was as good as our last visit it looks like .... Well this was our 2nd visit which was as good as our last visit it looks like time has stood still in the late 12 months at middle barn it's cleanliness comfort was perfect the barn is absolutely spotless it was fantastic to return there and we will definitely be returning again James don't change anything because it's perfect answer I wud say anyone going to middle barn all u need is ur clothes and spends there is everything there u need even a washer machine and u can dry ur clothes by hanging them on coat hangers they dry quick with the heat of the underfloor heating this place is immaculate and so clean
Mr Moorhouse
December 2018
This was our eleventh stay at Middle Barn.. We enjoy the peace and quiet, the beautiful views and the comfort and cleanliness of the barn. We have already booked for 2019.
Mrs Terrett
September 2018
Excellent, comfortable converted barn.. Very peaceful, isolated, fantastic views. Everything we wanted.
Mr Olsen
August 2018
Middle Barn is a delightful holiday cottage, the facilities are first class and we did not want for anything
Mrs Colman
July 2018
It was the perfect holiday peace and relaxing and plenty to see and do when we wanted to venture out! We love this place.
Mrs Hall
May 2018
We would definitely go back when there is only two of is shame no internet access.. The cottage was in a great location to visit several places. Great views from.the cottage too.
Mr Rigden
May 2018
This cottage is far from the normal holiday cottage, Location, Location, Location, by the bucketful.. Use the cottage as a base to explore Cornwall, or fill up a large wine glass, open a book and just chill, whatever you choose, you will enjoy. Cottage clean and comfortable with all mod cons, take the family dog as long as it is well, it will have an enjoyable holiday too. We had a wonderful week in May, great weather, plenty of sunshine, plenty of walking, Thanks to James for milk and wine in the fridge on our arrival, a lovely touch One very small gripe no WI-FI, but who cares your on holiday forget that the WI-FI and enjoy the peace and serenity of the Half Barn Launceston. Many thanks to all for a wonderful vacation. Carol, Barry, Mitzi Sherborne Dorset
Mr Goodwin
March 2018
Well me and my wife were shocked to such a very high standard of cleaniness I .... Well me and my wife were shocked to such a very high standard of cleaniness I think the owners have though of everything it's like home from home absolutely loved our break with under floor heating my labrador loved it wot we packed for our break stayed in the suit case because everything we needed was already here the views and the walk through the woods with our dog was very nice indeed in my opinion it's got to be a score 10 out of 10 we will be back thanks sykes cottages for a beautiful stay
Mr Roff
March 2018
This cottage was brilliant its set on the side of a hill with views across the valley and the town.. In the summer this place must be very good but in the winter with the snow around it was great .It is spacious - clean -and had everything we needed for the week plenty of places to visit with a shot drive. Will definitely book there again
Mr Cameron
December 2017
5th Visit to Middle Barn and it didn't disappoint, lovely relaxing Christmas break.. James and Joy have created a great little gem, we will be back again in the future. The weather wasn't great but the barn is so cosy and comfortable that we didn't care.
Mrs Everett
September 2017
The location which helped to a lovely relaxing holiday.. Plus barn had everything and more that we needed. Overall everything was excellent!!
Mrs O'connor
July 2017
Comfortable and great location for both relaxing and exploring Devon/Cornwall..
Mr Lennon
April 2017
Would be good to add a coffee pot to the kitchen..
Mr Jackson
August 2016
It was situated away from the town and was lovely and quiet, which suited us. The house was clean and tidy with everything we needed.
Mr Whiteside
July 2016
A fantastic barn conversion with lovely views and in a good location. The barn was very clean on arrival, and we were made to feel very welcome.
Mr Cameron
June 2016
This was our third visit to the barn, its like a home from home now. It was very peaceful and a comfortable base. The owners are very welcoming and have created a lovely place to stay. We've already booked again for later in the year.
Mr Potter
March 2016
This was our second visit to Middle Barn and we were still as impressed as the first time. We received a very warm welcome from the owner. The cottage was just perfect and the location ideal for complete peace and quiet. We will certainly recommend to our friends and family and hopefully will return again ourselves.
Mr Wijetunga
December 2015
It was an excellent location and affordable. Lovely interior and open space to walk in. Very dog friendly with dog bowls and leash provided along with a fenced dog run in case you need it.
Mr Cameron
October 2015
This was our second visit to the Barn and we booked a week for next year while we were here as we love it so much. So peaceful and quiet and fantastic views - it was a perfect week!
Kelly C
October 2015
So peaceful and comfortable. Made for a great Christmas week away, the stars at night were amazing. Underfloor heating made for a very cosy feel. Only thing missing for us was a freezer however being December, we used the shed with some ice as a makeshift drinks cooler which worked wonders. Would thoroughly recommend to any couple who enjoys peace and tranquillity!
Mrs Rowe
August 2015
We returned for second year as we were so impressed by this cottage and it's location. The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable and it felt immediately like we had come home. It is hard to describe that there truly is no noise and it is the perfect tranquil place to escape.
Mr Ingham
June 2015
A great cottage for two in a lovely location with great views. It was close to village amenities and in easy travelling distance to many of Cornwall's attractions.
Mrs Currey
June 2015
Liked the view from the cottage window and the feeling of being away from it all but actually being within easy reach of many of the Cornish attractions.
April 2015
The Barn was just as the pictures show, beautifully done. The setting was lovely with fantastic views, it was extremely peaceful. The Barn is very roomy and comfortable, it felt like home. Our golden retriever was intrigued with the bullocks in the field next to us, and them with her, she also loved her walk in the woods. It smelt beautifully fresh and clean when entering the barn.
Mr Barnes
January 2015
The Middle Barn was a fantastic location to base from. The owner was brilliant, and very friendly. The Barn is split into lounge/kitchen/dinner - bedroom - bathroom, it is ideal for couples. It has fantastic views out over Launceston and the surrounding area, it is uphill and has a woodland walk straight from the door. It has plenty of parking and an outside dog run/patio area/BBQ. The underfloor heating works perfectly. We liked the place that much we've already booked it again for the summer.
Mr Cameron
December 2014
The Barn layout was perfect for two people and the underfloor heating made up for not having an open fireplace. In a very peaceful location, the stars at night were a sight to see. Made for a lovely relaxing Christmas break.
Mrs Jelley
December 2014
Middle Barn is a delightful and peaceful place the location has stunning views. The Barn was well furnished and decorated and very comfortable and the underfloor heating kept us nice and warm. This was our 4th visit and we shall certainly return.
Mrs Keen
September 2014
The cottage was one of the cleanest we have ever rented, the owner was very helpful and friendly and the views were to die for!
Mr Millernas
September 2014
The setting was peaceful with beautiful views. The standard of the accomodation - both in furnishings, decor and fittings - and including the garden and patio layout. Overall the best cottage we've stayed in whilst booking with your company.
Mrs Rowe
August 2014
This property ticked all the boxes for our perfect cottage get away. We saw no one all week. A very relaxing and special place. A true gem of a cottage.
Mrs Greenhalgh
August 2014
The location of the cottage is breathtakingly beautiful. Peace and quiet, and warm comfort as well. Lovely converted barn, could not have been better.
Mrs Turner
August 2014
The setting and surroundings were wonderful and the Barn was so beautifully presented. The owner was also very accommodating and came out to show me the way when I got hopelessly lost!
Mr Moore
July 2014
The cottage has plenty of outdoor space perfect for our dog and the dog run was also useful. Nicely located to explore Cornwall and Devon walks, attractions and beaches. It is in a nice private location with great views of the countryside. Owner very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Cole
July 2014
Middle Barn is positioned in a beautiful spot; very secluded with great views. It is an easy walk into Launceston, and very convenient for touring North Cornwall. The owner is very helpful, and has taken much care over this property and his guests comfort.
Mrs Jelley
May 2014
This was our third visit to Middle Barn, and we shall return the property is idyllic, peaceful with wonderful views and the barn itself is beautifully kept and ideal for a couple plus animal. I would recommend Middle Barn to anybody looking for a peaceful and quiet break.
Mr Potter
April 2014
A very quiet and beautiful location, very warm and friendly welcome, excellent holiday all round, looking forward to another visit.
Mrs Ruffle
April 2014
The peace and quiet was just what we needed, a real get away. The local chip shop was very good, friendly and the food was great. The cottage was comfortable and warm. The view from the barn was overlooking Launceston and at night was stunning. Some great places to visit too.
Miss Evans
February 2014
Lovely barn, warm and cosy, convenient for exploring North Cornwall. A great setting, secluded with fantastic views.
Dr Hinton
December 2013
The location and cottage were stunning. We would definitely like to book again.
Mr Moorhouse
December 2013
We have now holidayed at Middle Barn four times. It is extremely comfortable and warm with the most spectacular views. We find the whole experience very relaxing. It is a great way to recharge our batteries! We will be going back again next year.
Mrs Tee
November 2013
A fantastic place for a total escape.
Miss Richards
October 2013
I loved this property great for my dog. Would recommend and hope to return.
Mrs Martin
October 2013
The location was perfect for travelling around the different places that we wanted to visit. The cottage was in an ideal setting very quiet and relaxing, the private woods were perfect for walking our dog.
Miss Kelly
August 2013
Middle Barn is completely undersold online, your breath will be taken away by it upon arrival. The seclusion is just enough to feel alone and enjoy quiet time, but still so close to everything that you can pop to the shops to grab dinner or re-stock. In all the perfect mini-moon!
August 2013
A beautiful cottage in a peaceful country setting. The cottage was very tastefully decorated to a very high standard. Although Daisy our Border Collie chose not to use the dog run it is a brilliant idea for those who wish to leave their pet at the cottage. The private woodland was ideal for early morning and evening walks James the owner could not have been more welcoming and helpful
August 2013
We enjoyed our stay at Middle Barn. It was a wonderful restful place with access to many interesting places. Our stay was way too short. The owners made us feel very welcome.
Mrs Nicoll
July 2013
The property was situated in a picturesque spot but still handy to town. We really enjoyed our stay and were made most welcome by the owners. We would love to stay longer.
Miss Dennis
July 2013
The cottage was absolutely fantastic, we could not have asked for better accommodation. Everything was clean and tidy, the rooms were spacious and little finishing touches when we arrived. We were very sad when we had to leave, but will definitely be back. The holiday was wonderful!
July 2013
Wonderful week in this beautiful , comfortable barn. Excellent views, prime location for touring Cornwall. Lovely warm welcome from Lizzie and a bottle of chillled wine was very much appreciated. We shall be returning .
Mrs Malpass
June 2013
Lovely cottage and location, easy access to both Devon and Cornwall. Owners seem to have thought of everything both indoors and out. A very enjoyable holiday.
May 2013
Excellennt lodge, excellent owners! only thing missing is a hot tub! Will 100% be returning!
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
May 2013
This barn conversion is on a hill overlooking a valley with wonderful views of farmlands and part of Launceston. It is spacious and well appointed with oven, hot plates, microwave, toaster and washing machine. Accesss is via a bitumen driveway with a good parking area adjacent to the barn. You can enjoy a walk along a path through wooded area at the bottom of the farm. The barn has underfloor heating which maintained a constant cosy temperature throughout our stay. There is also a good towel warmer in the bathroom. Shower over bath but the bath is shaped to provide a good standing area for showering which is really good. The bed was comfortable. The barn is beautifully presented and welcoming. It provides a great base from which to explore Cornwall and adjacent Devon, with Tintagel and Port Isaac about 40 minutes away, The Eden Project about 45 minutes drive and Lands End about 1hr 40 minutes away. Alternatively the barn also provides a pleasant relaxing environment and if the weather turns sour, it provides a cosy retreat with good TV options. There is no WiFi access so I had to detach from the internet and relax for the week. Overall this barn provides a lovely rural retreat in Cornwall and we would love to come back some day.
Mrs Jelley
April 2013
This was our second visit to Middle Barn and we shall certainly return. The cottage is beautiful comfortable and the position is quiet and peaceful. Perfect to forget the stresses of normal life.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
April 2013
Just arrived back from a lovely three nights at middle barn.The barn was faultless sparkerley clean tastefully decorated, and the most compfy bed, nice and cosy.Arrived to a warm welcome from the owner, who I might add didnt bother us but we could contact if needed.Arrived to a nice cold bottle of wine and many extras we didnt expect.The veiws were stunning, situated on top a hill over looking fields and some woods, our yorkshire terrier loved the walks in the woods, we see lots of dears in the wood to.All in all a truley lovely place.The town was five mins walk away but to be quite honest I would'nt bother.We didnt use any of the local pubs as we felt they all looked a bit rough.A car is a must as you will need to travel to go out for the day.
Mr Gunter
March 2013
Peace and quiet for the whole week. We felt safe in the property and loved coming back their to relax after a day of sightseeing.
Mr Axtell
March 2013
The barn was immaculate and in a perfect condition. The location was ideal, no neighbours, beautiful views and only 5 mins from the town. It was within easy reach to other towns, great for dog walking and the dog run in the garden was a great feature!
March 2013
We really enjoyed our peaceful week at Middle Barn. It had everything we needed with extras you wouldn't expect. Beautifully furnished and excellent location and not being on top of the owners was an added bonus who never bothered us after the initial very pleasant welcome although if we had needed any help we could have always contacted them. We would highly recommend this holiday cottage for anyone looking for peace and quiet in a beautiful idyllic location.
Mrs Hunt
December 2012
What a wonderful week, they really went the extra mile. There was a Christmas Tree and a gift for us. Wine in the fridge on arrival. They had supplied lots of extras such as washing up gloves, soaps, coffee, sugar etc. It really felt like we were staying at a family members home rather than a holiday cottage.
Mr Moorhouse
December 2012
This is then third time we have stayed at Middle Barn this year. The property is exceptionally comfortable, we get a better nights sleep there than we do at home. It is very warm and comfortable in the winter months and the views are stunning. The owners are instantly on hand if there are any problems. We cannot fault anything.
December 2012
No problems with booking or access. Launceston is not an exciting holiday location, but both coasts and several attractions are within reasonable distance. The cottage and it's situation are great. Equipment is fine for two. Didn't have chance to use garden, but sure it would be excellent given good weather. Would welcome opportunity to recycle waste!
Mr Mrs Parr
November 2012
The owners were so welcoming, the quality of the cottage was the best we have rented, the garden was lovely and the views breath taking. I have already suggested it to family and friends. The first morning we walked the dog in the woodland attached to the farm and spotted deer... it was magical and the perfect start to a perfect holiday.
Mr Glover
November 2012
The property was presented to a very high standard and the views were stunning. I would definitely recommend the property to friends and family.
Mr Mrs Smith
October 2012
The cottage was the best we had ever stayed in. Furnishings and decor were modern and stylish. The outlook on to open countryside and Launceston itself was very picturesque. The overall holiday peaceful and tranquil.
Mr Rodgers
October 2012
A lovely cottage in a lovely situation with excellent views.
Mr Jubb
October 2012
The relaxing, quietness around the entire property with nobody to disturb you. The cottage was beautiful inside and outside with lovely views.
Mrs Mccarter
September 2012
The cottage was ideally located for walking on Dartmoor or visiting the beaches. The extra thought and provision of a dog run for our pet meant we could enjoy time out without worrying about him. Stunning views out on the deck.
Mr Ravenscroft
September 2012
The detached situation high above the valley of the River Kensey. The newness of the conversion also added that special sparkle to everything.
Anna M
September 2012
The cottage was the ideal break for us, our newborn daughter and our energetic dog, BamBam! The property was beautifully decorated and cleaned to a very high standard and we arrived to tea, coffee and a bottle of wine (much needed after a long car journey!) Surrounded by fields and a small woodland it provided plenty of entertainment for our dog and was nearby to many other walking areas, too many to fit in in one week! As previously said by another reviewer, we didn't dine out much in the evening as it would have been a waste not to enjoy the views cooking for ourselves. Would recommend this property to anyone looking for a holiday let and are planning to book again.
Mr Hooker
August 2012
Lovely cottage in a great location very peaceful with stunning views.
Mr Baxter
August 2012
The location was great. The property was spotless with a lot of thought going into the decor. Very well equipped.
Mr Moorhouse
August 2012
Fantastic place to stay, this was our second visit and we intend booking for a week in December. Peace and quiet, excellent view and really comfortable, also for us only a five minute drive from family. Great welcome, spotlessly clean and the dog run is a bonus.
Mr Houghton
July 2012
We liked the location - quiet and accessible to most attractions.
Ms Lothian
July 2012
The standard of the cottage was great.
Mr Ehlers
July 2012
We enjoyed the countryside and the views.
Mr Luther
July 2012
The cottage was first class, and the welcome from the owner was really appreciated after a long journey. The surroundings were quiet and peaceful, the cottage was a brilliant base for exploring the area. We would recommend it highly.
Jenny C
July 2012
My boyfriend and I stayed here for 1 week with our two doggies and it was just perfect. The Barn is of 5 star standard and we have travelled extensively. Location is ideal for sight seeing in Cornwall. The Barn is not overlooked at all. The Woods associated with the same were beautiful. We would definately return. All needs were catered for by the owner and attention to detail had been thought through. We only ate out once as it was nicer to cook and sit out on the decking area.
Janice Jelley
December 2011
We enjoyed our holiday and Middle Barn, after a hectic working life the peace and quiet was just what we needed. The cottage was beautifully furnished and decorated and very comfortable. Even my husband who is an interior designer thought it was excellent and Woolfie loved the underfloor heating and the quiet walks.
Ms Magnus
November 2011
The cottage was lovely and warm, a real home from home. Views were amazing and the thought that had gone into looking after four legged guests was lovely. Bottle of wine and tea, coffee and milk a nice welcome touch.
Mrs Jelley
October 2011
The cottage was in a beautiful setting, just the place for peace and quiet. We would certainly go back again.
Mrs Barnard
October 2011
This was a lovely property, very comfortable and in a good location.
Mr Franks
September 2011
The beautiful location of the cottage, wonderful views and woodland walks.
Mrs Williams
September 2011
Privacy and seclusion, and within a reasonable distance of other resorts and local attractions. A Local street guide of Launceston would have been very handy.
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