Looking down from the Owner's driveway towards Martlett Barn on the right.
The open plan living-room with 6' super-king bed which can also be made up as two 3' singles.
The courtyard garden behind the barns is shared with next door.
The surprisingly spacious and well-equipped kitchen with dining at the breakfast-bar.
This cute semi-detached barn is surrounded by fields and the rolling hills on the Penrose Estate.
The shower-room with large double shower cubicle.
This compact cottage has everything you need and more.
Relax on the sofa with a good book.
Looking across to the kitchen-area from the sofa.
Your 'neigh' bours on one side are the Owner's horses who are sometimes in the field next door.
The stone steps to the side of the cottage take you to the courtyard garden.
Small but perfectly formed.
This pretty single-storey studio barn is the perfect base for exploring this beautiful area of Cornwall.
Meet Bryher, Cody, Bryn and Chester.
Relax with a glass of something nice.
The Penrose Estate wraps around the lake at Loe Bar, such a pretty area to explore with paths through the woods.
One of the old stables belonging to the estate is now a cafe, perfect for a stop for some light refreshments.
The pretty harbour at Porthleven is now a real 'foodie destination' with a wide choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants serving local produce.
The beach at Porthleven, great for walking on and relaxing but swimming is not advised due to the dangerous currents.
The sandy beach at Church Cove, Gunwalloe is only a short drive away.

Martlett Barn


1.5 miles NE of Porthleven / Sleeps 2 + cot

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking

7 Nights from  £307

Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the edge of the beautiful Penrose Estate.

Wake up to the sounds of birds and enjoy breakfast in the courtyard behind the cottage whilst planning your activities for the day ahead. Pop down to the pretty harbour town of Porthleven and book a table for dinner in one of the many wonderful restaurants or join the coast path to explore this unspoilt and beautiful coast. After a day exploring come home and sink into that super-king size bed tired after all that fresh Cornish air, awaking refreshed for your next holiday adventure.

This little semi-detached cottage gem is surrounded by the Owners' fields where you will see their beautiful horses peacefully grazing in the sunshine and right on your doorstep you have access to many miles of paths to explore by foot or bicycle on the Penrose Estate.

Follow the purpose made tracks down to the lake at Loe Bar, the largest natural fresh water lake in Cornwall, or into the surrounding woodlands with wonderful views in every direction. Also close by is Coronation Park, complete with boating lake, bike hire and a cafe, and it's only a short walk from here up into Helston where you will find the banks, shops, pubs and cafes with larger supermarkets just outside of the town centre.

With the Lizard peninsula, Helford River, Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens and so much to see in this unspoilt and beautiful area of Cornwall, little Martlett Barn is the perfect base for your holiday.

Ground Floor

Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. TV and DVD player. Electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and washing machine/drier. 'Zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds

Shower-room with double shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin

There are steps from the path up to the front door. Other properties at this location: The Old Sand School (3240) and Hirondelle Barn (3782).


  • Dogs welcome (1 small dog only)
  • Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Patio furniture and barbecue
  • 1 NS heater and 1 electric convector heater