73 Upper Barn
Set in a quiet cul-de-sac in attractive wooded grounds, number 73 Upper Barn is a spacious reverse-level property - one of the largest on the Maenporth Estate - giving all the room you and your family need for a comfortable, relaxing break. It's in a great position - close to the leisure centre, a few minutes' walk from the beach and a ten-minute drive to the bustling seaside town of Falmouth. It's decorated throughout in neutral shades which provides a perfect canvas for the rich fabric throws, curtains and artwork.
The family bathroom is on this level. It's a modern suite with both a bath and overhead shower, and is beautifully tiled in earthy shades of brown. As an added extra, we are now supplying each guest with one bath and one hand towel, at no added cost.
Upstairs now to the huge living and dining area. You'll find two comfy, cream sofas and a matching armchair, all covered in soft scatter cushions. You'll love snuggling down in one of these after a busy day sightseeing. There's also another settee, set back from the centre of the room, This is perfect if you fancy a quiet hour with your book or a glossy magazine, away from the flurry of activity from the rest of the family. And with a bookcase full of books to choose from, how could you resist!
If you'd prefer to relax in front of the television, there's a home theatre system and FreeSat TV. You'll find a selection of DVDs here too, and if you need to do some Internet shopping, you'll love the hi-speed WiFi.
Into the newly refurbished kitchen now with its modern, cream shaker-style units with fully integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge-freezer and double oven.
Outside there is a patio table and chairs for some alfresco dining in the sunshine.
You have 29 acres of established gardens to explore, plus full use of the leisure facilities, including indoor, heated swimming pool, hot spa and attractive barbecue area.
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Bedrooms
- Double Beds
- Fitted Stair gates
- Indoor Heated Pool
- Outdoor Children s Play Area
- Parking Space
- Pool Table
- Single beds
- Table Tennis
- Tennis Courts
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
The Maenporth Estate is just two miles from Falmouth and overlooks the beautiful Maenporth Beach. It’s a private complex with a coded entrance gate, making it safe and secure for all guests.
Set in 29 acres of natural woodland, with stunning views of the cove, it’s a perfect base for family holidays. You'll find two all-weather tennis courts, a children's play area, and, of course, the Leisure Centre where we have our indoor, heated pool, sauna and hot tub. There are pool and table tennis tables - all free of charge.
The famous award-winning Cove Restaurant is on site, or if you'd prefer something simple, try the Life's a Beach Cafe - you guessed it, on Maenporth beach, for fresh crab sandwiches or a Cornish clotted cream ice-cream. Two miles along the coast and you'll come across Helford Passage and the wonderful Ferryboat Inn which specialises in serving local seafood dishes. From here you can catch the foot ferry across to Helford Village, or hire a rowing boat or paddle board for the afternoon.
Maenporth’s a sheltered cove with shallow waters, making it perfect for all kinds of family beach activities: the little ones will love paddling, splashing daddy, and clambering through rock pools. There’s plenty of sand, piles of pebbles for sand castle building, and beautiful clear water for swimming.
Arvor Sea Kayaking offer guided kayaking trips throughout the year, and Cornwall Divers will take you on a scuba diving course from the beach! And, at low tide, you may spot the famous Scottish trawler, Ben Asdale, that was wrecked off the Maenporth coast on 30th December 1978.
The nearest town is Falmouth - the third largest natural harbour in the world - take a boat trip along the Carrick Waters to a smuggler's cottage, or hop on the ferry to St Mawes. Visit the Maritime Museum, great for children with its hands-on approach. Catch some Grand Medieval Jousting at Pendennis Castle. Or simply sit with a cold glass of white wine and watch the boats glide by.