Cardinham Valley | North Cornwall


Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 6 | Bathrooms: 5

Guide price £1,195,000

  • Three luxury converted barns in circa 6 acres
  • Exceptionally stylish contemporary interiors
  • 6 bedrooms in total
  • 3 bedroom main barn • 2 & 1 bedroom holiday letting barns
  • Large living room with vaulted ceiling
  • Contemporary kitchens with built in appliances
  • Excellent holiday letting history & income
  • Large detached games room entertainment barn
  • Available with furniture and contents included
  • EPC's C, E & E

Three immaculate converted barns with 6 acres, located at the end a long driveway, accessed via a private gated entrance. This superb property enjoys a truly idyllic setting within the picturesque Cardinham Valley, immediately adjacent to circa 600 acres of unspoilt Forestry Commission woodland, known as Cardinham Woods.

This stunning collection of stone built barns is arranged around a delightful south facing courtyard and a large lawned area, looking out across the southerly garden towards the woodland and paddocks beyond. The properties are arranged as three separate residences, the largest being fully residential, two being for holiday use only and a fourth detached barn is a large games room / entertainment barn. Each has been skilfully converted with great attention to detail and particular precision paid to retaining the look and feel of the original period exteriors and features of the buildings. However, set foot inside and the interiors are a stunning yet contrasting style of clean contemporary finishes and modern open plan layouts, that combine with luxurious fittings and high quality features, to create a standard of accommodation that is very rarely seen in Cornwall.

Our clients have had the majority of the works carried out and their vision and design was to create an exclusive and luxurious holiday rental property, capable of housing large parties of people or multi generations of a family, but also with the option and flexibility for it to make a very comfortable principal home with income created from the two smaller barns, or the option for each part to be let separately.

The properties have been a very successful venture and they are let via the luxury self-catering company, Perfect Stays, who kindly supplied us with their photographs for our marketing. There is more information about the property and an excellent video available on their website, under the title Cardinham Barns, showing more of its stunning interior and the gardens and ground

The Properties

The largest barn is known as Mill Barn. This has a spacious three bedroom layout that includes a superb semi open plan arrangement of the living accommodation that combines two large reception rooms, linked by the stunning family sized contemporary kitchen area. The reception rooms feature vaulted ceilings with exposed A-Frame timber beams running throughout, creating a very appealing and spacious feeling; all having flagstone slate flooring and the living room a feature stainless steel woodburner. Each of the 3 bedrooms enjoy mezzanine levels over the bedroom areas, accessed via individual staircases in each room, creating a clever use of the space in these double height rooms as well as adding interesting additional floor space. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and the other bedrooms are serviced by a large family bathroom, fitted with both a bath and a feature walk in shower.

Callywith Barn has an excellent contemporary open plan design, with the living accommodation at its centre and two en suite bedrooms at opposite ends. The interior finish and style is again of a highly contemporary finish and also enjoys features such as vaulted ceilings with exposed ceiling beams, a woodburner and flagstone slate flooring. Each of the bedrooms has a feature en suite shower room located at first floor level, accessed via staircases from within the rooms. Callywith Barns has an EPC rating of E.

The smallest barn is known as The Snug and offers a very appealing 1 bedroom layout. Designed for couples, this excellent self contained barn has a very appealing and cosy space, ideal for romantic couples. The Snug has an EPC rating of E.


A long private driveway provides access to Cardinham Barns and its neighbouring farmhouse. The barns are located at the end of the driveway, beyond the farmhouse, where a gated entrance opens on to a further driveway and a large private parking area, providing parking for several vehicles, on the south eastern side of the barns.

The property is surrounded by delightful mature gardens that comprise of large areas of open lawns and many delightful mature tress. There are some interesting more natural areas with features such as the magnificent Gunnera plants. A small stream meanders through the garden and beyond into its woodland.

The paddock is located on the southerly side of the property, on the opposite side of the private driveway. It gently slopes in an easterly direction and is currently used for equestrian purposes and has a water supply. The woodland is immediately adjoining the land, on the south eastern side of the barns.


Bodmin Parkway Railway Station: 3 Miles • Cardinham: 3.7 Miles • Wadebridge: 10 Miles • Fowey: 12 Miles • Charlestown: 12 Miles • Newquay Airport: 17 Miles • Port Isaac: 17 Miles • Padstow: 18 Miles • Truro: 26 Miles • Exeter (M5 Motorway): 65 Miles

Set between the north and south coasts of Cornwall, Cardinham is a highly accessible location that enjoys easy access to the A30 and A38 trunk roads. The Bodmin Parkway mainline railway station is just minutes away and the picturesque harbour-side towns of Charlestown and Fowey are just 12 miles away. Cornwall’s Newquay Airport is under 17 miles distance and Truro, via the A30 to the west, is 26 miles away. The A30 is a dual carriageway all the way to the M5 at Exeter.

Cardinham Valley is a rural haven for walkers and cyclists with its network of mile upon mile of woodland trails and delightful scenery. The magnificent National Trust owned Lanhydrock House is just 2 miles to the south, again offering some excellent walks and cycle rides around the estate, as well as the magnificent house itself. Wadebridge and Padstow offer an excellent range of shops, restaurants and sports facilities. The Camel Estuary meanders its way through Wadebridge with the Camel Trail cycle path running along its banks, to Padstow where the spectacular mouth of the estuary meets the Atlantic Ocean. The area in general is exceptionally well served by many delightful pubs and restaurants on both coasts. For the true foodies, Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth have restaurants in Padstow, whilst Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant at Port Isaac was voted the Good Food Guide’s number one restaurant in the country in 2019.

Agents Note

The photographs and video tour of the property have kindly been supplied by Perfect Stays self catering holidays.

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