We are currently offering a flexible reservation policy for July and August ’20 bookings which would allow you to transfer your deposit to a booking on alternative available dates (within a 12 month period of your original booking) without penalty, if you need to postpone your stay due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Further details will be sent in response to your booking request.
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Awarding winning accommodation in a rural location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its own nature reserve, river frontage and great facilities. Lower Marsh Farm is stunning, peaceful and run sustainably for wildlife.
Kingfisher Barn (named after the Kingfishers found on the Salt Marsh) is an attractive stone converted barn which provides superior accommodation for 4-8 people staying at Lower Marsh Farm. Set over two floors, the top floor boasts a large open plan lofty beamed ceiling kitchen / living area (approx 5m x 10m) with oak flooring, dining table and a fitted kitchen with all modern conveniences. Outside there’s a private garden area with your own hot tub, a table and chairs for al-fresco dining, BBQ, a tree perfect for kids to climb on and herbs for adding to your dinner.
Guests have full access to all of our amenities – including tennis court, orchard and picnic area, basketball hoop, Salt Marsh Nature Reserve, woodland and private shingle river tidal beach. The ample space on the farm, self check-in option, lots of walks (maps provided) and exercise from your door opportunities mean that social distancing comes ‘as standard’. There will be hand soap loo rolls in the property ready for your arrival along with a supply of cleaning products for use if desired during your stay. Prior to your arrival the property will have been cleaned in line with current guidelines.
If you are rather looking forward to some peace and quiet, to recover from recent life events, then this tranquil rural spot fits the bill; we can even arrange private yoga classes for you if desired. There are also a number of bookable experiences and treats here at Lower Marsh Farm including private wild food foraging workshops, wine or gin tasting evenings, spa treatments, afternoon tea, suppers and more.
Also we are Cornwall Wildlife Trust Members which gives our guests access to their wildlife education sessions for children which include mini-beast safaris, rock pooling events and bird box making. You can also purchase discounted tickets for the Lost Gardens of Heligan and Eden Project. The farm is managed in an eco-friendly manner and you can find out more about this here – we are happy to explain how this works during your visit.
You can also have great quality, sustainably grown food delivered by local providers – and we also grow many of our own vegetables too. A dairies located in the next village can provide milk and dairy products.
At the farm you can access the onsite ‘hot desk office’ if you need to do some work, with good internet access.
Children and babies are very welcome and we can provide a variety of the necessities associated with small people (cots, highchairs and more)! We have ample parking and storage areas for bikes and surf boards.
After a day of exploring the farm and nearby areas, relax with a drink in front of the roaring log burner – you are welcome to use wood from our wood store.
There are so many things to do here and out and about, but for any rainy days, the barn comes complete with a 49″ wall mounted satellite television, Blu-Ray/DVD player and 5.1 surround sound. You can even connect your iPod / iPhone wirelessly to the sound system to play your favourite tunes whilst you cook or eat. There are books, board games and DVDs in the the property for your use.
Find out from previous guests why this is such a special place to stay!
- Sleeping up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms, Kingfisher Barn has: 3 with king size double beds (or twin singles) and 1 with a bunk-bed.
- Ample off street parking (for up to 4 cars by prior arrangement).
- Fully Fitted Kitchen with full self catering facilities including a good sized fridge / freezer, dish washer and washing machine.
- Wood burner.
- Free Wi-Fi.
- DVD / Blu-Ray Player.
- Large flat-screen Satellite Television.
- 5.1 Surround Sound with AirPlay Streaming.
- Hot tub, al fresco dining with BBQ in private garden.
- Luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen, white fluffy cotton towels, complementary toiletries and heating (via efficient storage heaters) included.
- This is a NO SMOKING property.
- There is good mobile phone reception here with most providers.
- Storage available for bikes, surf boards etc.
- Dog friendly! You are welcome to bring your dog/s (at an extra charge of £20 per dog per stay). Your large garden is fenced and there are plenty of walks straight from your front door (and a hose pipe for washing them down if needed!). We provide a dog hamper with essentials like towels and a blanket (if required, a dog bed is available). Please be aware however, that we have resident chickens, ducks, geese, dogs and cows. Therefore, dogs do need to be well behaved and kept under control at all times. A pet sitting service is available by prior arrangement in the village. We welcome Registered Guide and Hearing Dogs, at no extra cost.
- If you are travelling with a young baby or toddler then we can provide a variety of the necessities they require – find out more here.
- Want some pampering during your stay or perhaps a massage without leaving the comfort of the barn? Click here to find out more.
- Should any members of your party that have accessibility requirements, we have additional ground floor accommodation available so please do contact us to discuss. Click here to view the accessibility guide for Kingfisher Barn.
- Ground floor entrance to the 4 bedrooms, bathroom and second WC. A flight of stairs up to First Floor which is open plan with kitchen, dinning area, sitting room area, wood burner. The is also a first floor entrance reached via 2 half flights of stairs. External and internal doors are all of a standard width and height. Kitchen work tops are of a standard height. If a member of your party suffers from memory impairments, we can put up internal door signage, and external doors are lockable with a removable key (the environment is peaceful and we can offer ready to cook evening meals to lighten the load!).
- At Kingfisher Barn we can provide a delicious Cornish Afternoon Tea for your arrival. We can also organise a home cooked meal ready for you on your first evening or for a special event during your stay. We also provide daily house-keeping, and offer a Lifestyle Concierge services (arrange Birthday Cakes, event tickets or whatever. Please contact us with your request and for pricing.
- Free to use ‘Hot Desk’ office space, while you are staying with us.