Our Story

Hello, we are Huw and Bernice, and with our two dogs we live and look after Little M. Our journey to Cornwall has been a varied one. Between us we have had a number of careers including teacher, soldier, lab technician, marketeer, engineer, consultant, artist, and coach. We have lived and worked in lots of places and experienced many different countries and cultures, ultimately choosing Cornwall around six years ago to settle, as it offered a brilliant mix of all the things we enjoy in life.  It is remote yet connected; rugged yet beautiful; independent yet welcoming, isolated yet community-spirited; and practical yet creative. We love the outdoors and would be out sailing, on a mountain-bike trail or hiking the coastal paths at the drop of a hat.

In the search for our forever place, we had a number of goals in mind. We wanted to achieve a permanent change of lifestyle, learn to live off the land sustainably, establish an art & craft practice locally and provide unique places to stay that enable us to share the beauty of Cornwall with like-minded people.  Little M is ideally suited to all of this, nestled down on a ‘mountain side’, surrounded by moorland, lakes and the sea. We fell for her immediately, and as soon as we took over the custodianship of the property our Cornish adventure began…