The Rest House

St Levan, Cornwall




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Fall in love with this utterly gorgeous bolthole for two – a Grade II listed studio barn in the village of St Levan just outside of Porthcurno

3 nights from £338 Book Now

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Within 5km From Beach

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Woodburner / Open Fire

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Near Coast Path

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Coffee Machine

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Hair Dryer

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Beautifully restored and converted, Rest House forms an idyllic retreat in one of Cornwall’s most beautiful coastal locations and is perfect for couples seeking time away for relaxation, peace and quiet.

Small yet flawlessly proportioned, the property has everything you’ll need to feel completely comfortable during your stay. What makes Rest House really unique however is the quality of the building’s restoration, its tastefully styled interior, and the sense of space created outside by the walled courtyard garden where you’ll be able to eat or drink alfresco in the sunshine.

When the weather’s wet you can curl up with a good book on the sofa or cosy up next to the wood-burner which even has a small oven on top for you to warm fresh locally made pasties for lunch. The clean and contemporary bathroom with a its large walk-in shower is great for de-sanding in after the beach and if you feel like rustling up your own holiday fare the amply equipped bijou kitchen has all you’ll need for it. An inviting double bed completes the space and with its deep mattress and crisp bedding, you’ll be tempted to enjoy numerous long morning lie-ins before setting off to explore the nearby coast paths, beaches and historic sites of the area.

And speaking of beaches, a handful of Cornwall’s best lie on the doorstep. Famed for their white sands, beautiful boulder formations and water of a staggering shade of turquoise, Porthcurno and Pedn Vounder are an absolute must-visit, as is the lesser known but beautifully unspoilt beach of Nanjizal which can be found less than 1.5 miles from the barn. Close by too is the iconic Minack Theatre which perches on a cliff above the sea, and here you’ll be able to take in an open-air production, music concert or festival, depending on the theatre’s programming.

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This property borders an old graveyard
  • Things to know

    Check in time: 15:00
    Check out time: 11:00
    Security Deposit: We ask our guests for a £75 good housekeeping bond, which is pre-authorised against your card. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. The money is simply reserved (held as a pending transaction) and then released afterwards if there is no damage or additional cleaning. This will be held on the card on file 7 days prior to your arrival.
    Pets: No pets allowed
    Type of heating: Central heating
    Linen & Towels: Bed linen is provided for your stay, however. Each guest will be supplied with one hand towel and one bath towel for their stay. (if your holiday is longer than 10 days, please contact the Luxury Coastal team to discuss a mid-stay linen change)
    Wi-Fi: This property offers free Wi-Fi for guests, however, we cannot guarantee the speed and connectivity. Therefore, if you are planning to work during your holiday, we recommend bringing a wifi dongle.
    Wood Burner: Wood for first fire provided
    Smoking: All of our properties are non-smoking and we ask that any party member who smokes, do so off the premises.
    Property surroundings: Guests with allergies need to be aware that there is a cat on the premises and other cats and dogs in the neighbourhood.

Room Information

  • Living
    To access the property, guests will need to walk down a path in front of the main house then through a side opening into the Rest House's private courtyard

    Living area
    Open plan with the kitchen, dining area and bedroom this area is furnished with a two-seater sofa and a wood burner. This has double glass doors opening out to the private, walled courtyard garden
  • Kitchen & Dining
    Open plan. The modern shaker-style kitchen has a built-in single electric fan-assisted oven, glass induction hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and cafetiere, as well as a range of glass and cookware, utensils and cutlery

    Open plan and furnished with a contemporary dining table with two, upholstered dining chairs
  • Bedrooms
    Master Bedroom
    A freestanding bookcase between the kitchen and the bedroom zones the space which is furnished with a sumptuous double sized bed, bedside tables with lamps, a wall mounted flat screen Smart TV and wooden hanging rail for clothes. Here you’ll also find a fabulous wood-burning stove with a small oven in the top, starter pack for first fire is provided.
  • Bathrooms
    Shower room
    A beautiful contemporary bathroom with spacious walk-in cubicle and electric shower, pebble-shaped stone countertop wash basin, WC, bathroom cabinet, mirror and heated towel rail.
    Soap, shampoo and conditioner are also provided
  • Outside
    A stunning enclosed courtyard with original stone walling and gravel, the garden is the perfect place to enjoy peace and quiet or a glass of bubbly as the sun sets. It is furnished with a grey rattan dining set of a table and chairs, and there’s a parasol for shade when the sun is blazing on hot days.
  • Parking
    Parking for one car on the opposite side of the small road that runs in front of the barn

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Good Housekeeping Bond
We ask our guests for a £75 good housekeeping bond, which is pre-authorised against your card. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. The money is simply reserved and then released afterwards if there is no claim. We will contact you nearer the time of your arrival to arrange this.

Guests with allergies need to be aware that there is a cat on the premises and other cats and dogs in the neighbourhood.

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Welcome to St Levan

The small village of St Levan which lies east of Sennen Cove is one of Cornwall’s pretties places. Surrounded by quaint hamlets, dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery, Porthcurno and the Minack Theatre are on its doorstep, as is the South West Coast Path and beaches like Pedn Vounder, Porthchapel and Porthgwarra.

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