The Threshing Barn (3-bedroom split level cottage with Hot Tub)


East Trenean Farm – Widegates, Looe, Cornwall


The Threshing Barn is a beautiful Grade II listed, 18th Century barn, that has been lovingly converted to an exceptionally high standard. The farm is tucked away on the south east coast of Cornwall within easy reach of areas of outstanding natural beauty This Beautiful spacious barn with a fabulous 51 sq. metre vaulted living area featuring stone walls, wooden trusses and beams is a popular choice for families.

As you enter the cottage, you’ll notice a set of stairs the right that lead you up to the beautiful mezzanine level that is perfect for those wanting a little space to themselves or as a space for children to read or relax.

The cottage has been renovated to include a split-level layout meaning that although you go downstairs to the bedrooms you still get to see the beautiful views across the countryside from the windows.

There are 3 bedrooms, all with zip link beds that can be made up as king-size doubles or single beds and each bedroom has its own access to the garden outside. The master bedroom is also ensuite.

There is a large family bathroom with full size bath and separate shower.

No bleach or harmful chemicals are used in order to protect the fragile eco-environment at the Threshing Barn.

The water supply comes from a spring-fed borehole which is filtered, so no need to buy bottled as Corn barn as our spring water is “on tap”!

Outside you will find a Secluded private sunny garden surrounded by laurel hedging with seating area and BBQ to enjoy summer nights with family.

The cottages have its own chickens on the grounds, laying free range eggs and sheep grazing on the land close by!

There is also a private 6 seater hot tub in the garden where you can relax and enjoy the quiet surroundings of East Trenean Farm

Please click here to take a virtual tour of Threshing Barn.

Things you may need to know.

We understand that some families may require additional safety and security features. Here you will find some helpful information about the security features of Threshing Barn.

  • Key locks on doors and windows with removable keys.
  • New fire regulations regarding external doors may mean that the holiday home Is not suitable for disabled people
  • Secluded front gardens that are accessed by a gate and are surrounded by laurel bushes.
  • There is a large field at the back of the properties that houses the hot tub that can be used by guests. The field has a fence around it but is not fully enclosed.
  • East Trenean Farm is set back from main road and there is no through traffic.
  • The owners live on site and are friendly, approachable and happy to help with anything.
  • Log burner in lounge.
  • Stair gates available.
  • BBQ available on request.
    Old farm buildings in fields nearby.
  • There is a small stream that runs through the field next to Water Mill Cottage. The stream is caused by run off from the other fields and is only usually there during winter months.

The Spectrum Set-up

This accommodation has been visited and has met our criteria to ensure suitability for a family with a child or children on the spectrum.  Take a look at our criteria list and find out more about what equipment will be available and how we prepare all our properties for your stay here.

More information

Living Area:
51 square metre vaulted living area with two sofas and an armchair, dining table and chairs, flat screen TV, DVD player. Patio doors onto Juliette balcony with countryside views to the south, and patio doors opening into the private front garden on the north side.

Double range oven, American fridge/freezer, dishwasher, double sink, kettle, toaster and microwave. Tea towels included.

Utility Room:
Washing machine, iron and ironing board.

Three large bedrooms with zip link beds which can be set up either as super king size doubles or twins.
All our Beds have good quality pocket sprung mattresses – great for back care and 6’6″ long.
All bedrooms in the Threshing Barn have outside access.
The master bedroom has TV, DVD & en-suite bathroom.

1 large family bathroom with large bath, separate shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail.
1 en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail.

Fresh cotton linen, hypoallergenic goose feather and down duvets and pillows, towels and bath mats all included. Please bring your own beach towels. We supply kitchen essentials such as tea towels, dishcloth, sponge, washing up liquid and a few dishwasher tabs so you don’t have to bring everything with you.

Baby equipment:
Stair gates for top and bottom of stairs, cot (without bedding), high chairs, baby bath, baby chair, are all available on request

No bleach or harmful chemicals are used to protect the fragile eco-environment at East Trenean Farm. The water supply comes from a spring-fed borehole which is filtered, so no need to buy bottled as our spring water is “on tap”!

Wi-Fi internet access:
BT Broadband

Safe private garden surrounded by mature trees, laurel hedging and flower borders. Wooden garden furniture. Charcoal burning BBQ.

Arrival Day:
Saturday during high season. Flexible at other times.

Local Amenities and Places to Visit

The Copley Arms in Hessenford is about 5 mins away by car and 40 mins walk from the cottage. The Copley Arms is a beautiful Seventeenth Century coaching Inn serving good quality food and drinks at good prices.

National Trust Lanhydrock – A Vicrorian country house with garden and wooded estate. 30 by car.

National Trust Antony – an 18th Century house set within a magnificent landscape garden. 20 mins by car.

National Trust Cotehele – A Tudor house with medieval roots, a working mill on a historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore. 35 mins by car.

Camel cycle and walking trail. 50 mins by car.

Lower Tokenbury equestrian centre. 25 mins by car.

Adrenaline Quarry – actvities include: Aquapark, Karting, The Zip, The Giant Swing and Axe Throwing. 15 mins by car.

Plymouth Aquarium. 40 mins by car.

Included in your stay

Sensory equipment and toys as part of our Spectrum Pack including –

  • A selection of handheld fidget toys
  • Light projectors
  • Easy hold mirrors
  • A range of sensory tactile toys
  • Visual resource pack

TV, DVD player, CD player and radio and Wifi. Fresh bed linen with beds made up for arrival..

Before and During your Stay

We understand that preparing an autistic person for a holiday can be challenging. At spectrum holidays we are always looking for ways to make this process easier for our families. We have visited each of the holiday homes personally and have put together a social story for each one. Just let us know how we can best support you in your holiday preparation and we will create personalised visual countdown calendar or timetable for you!

Inside the holiday homes you will find a set of visuals to help support you while on holiday, there is also a “now, next, later” travel keyring to take out and about with you as well as some information about the local area.

We work closely with all of our holiday home owners so there will always be someone available to help should you have any problems during your holiday. Please contact Spectrum Holidays in the first instance with any queries or issues and if applicable we will contact the holiday home owner on your behalf. We can also provide information on the surrounding area, local amenities or visitor attractions

How to book

*Please note that The Threshing Barn is only available for 7 night stays from the 19th July to 29th August*

Short and long term breaks are available at other times.

A deposit payment of 25% of the cost of your holiday is required at the time of booking in order to secure your dates.

Upon booking a £100 security retainer will be added to the total price of your stay. This retainer is refunded following a satisfactory check of the accommodation as per Terms and Conditions. Please read full booking terms here

Interest free monthly payments are available for this cottage with full payment due 6 weeks before arrival.

For up to date availability and prices and to make a booking please contact us.