Skiber an Hyli (Salt Water Barn)
Skiber an Hyli (Salt Water Barn) Cottages, Self-catering
A tastefully converted contemporary-styled barn, which sleeps 4, in a well-connected location between Padstow and Newquay, within easy walking distance of a quiet beach.
The perfect place to unwind, Skiber An Hyli has all you need for a relaxing break. A welcoming and peaceful hideaway, the barn consists of a spacious lounge and dining area, with flatscreen TV, DVD player and Sky Freeview, radio and CD player, and two comfortable sofas. The fully fitted contemporary kitchen has an electric oven, ceramic hob with hood, combination microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine and all utensils. There is also a spacious downstairs cloakroom and underfloor heating throughout.
Upstairs, the attractively beamed landing leads to two light and airy bedrooms – one double and one with two single beds – plus a high-spec bathroom with full-size bath and drench shower over the bathtub.
Outside, a southerly-facing patio covered by an ornamental roof, leads onto an enclosed pebbled cottage garden with BBQ and seating. There is also private parking for two cars next to the barn. Water supply is from a bore hole. Skiber An Hyli is very easy to get to, being close to links with the A39 and A30. To ease you in to your getaway, a complimentary welcome tray will greet you on your arrival.
The barn is well located for the seven surfing bays of St Merryn and the North Cornwall coastpath, including the Camel Trail. Jamie Oliver’s 15 and Rick Stein’s restaurants are within easy reach, as are the golf courses of Mawgan Porth, Treyarnon Bay, Trevose and Merlin.
St Merryn is two miles distance with good restaurants available plus a very good fish and chip restaurant/takeaway. There are also a number of lovely pub restaurants within easy reach, notably The Falcon at St Mawgan and The Pickwick at Burgois.
The barn is in easy travelling distance of the cathedral city of Truro, the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Minack Theatre. The Tate and Hepworth galleries are well worth a visit. In addition, there are many National Trust houses and gardens in the area.
Nearby Padstow has cycles for hire on the beautiful Camel Trail and runs regular ferries across the estuary to the delightful village of Rock. For the energetic, there is a whole host of activities to be enjoyed – from horse riding to fishing to kite surfing.
No pets. No smokers. Bed linen included. Baby equipment available, cot, high chair and cot quilt.
Short breaks available out of season. Airport Collection and baby sitting available.
Prices from £300.00 to £300.00
* As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments, per week for self-catering accommodation and static caravans,and per pitch per night (based on 2 people) for camping. Please note that the capacity stated above is the maximum number of people that room or self catering unit can accommodate, including adults, children and babies. Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
- Linen Provided
Open all year
Skiber An Hyli is situated on the B3276 coastal road between Padstow and Newquay. Travelling from Padstow, take the B3276 and follow it west through St Merryn and on to Porthcothan. Here you pass over a bridge with Porthcothan beach on your right. Stay on the B3276 and continue for approximately 1 mile. You round a hill and the barn is in the valley on the left, on a track just off the B3276. From Newquay, follow the B3276 towards Padstow. Go through Mawgan Porth and staying on the B3276 pass a left turn for Bedruthan Steps/Carnewas. Shortly after is a small left turn to Parkhead (National Trust), the barns are just after this turn on the right. Skiber an Hyli is the left hand barn with parking on the right hand side of the pebbled drive area next to dry stone wall.