Coastal Retreat minutes from the beach
This secret family-friendly property is around 4 minutes from Crooklets Beach by car, and approx. 10 minutes if walking, the perfect base for your family holiday.
It has all you need for a beach holiday in the town of Bude, while being hidden from any summer crowds. It sits on a quiet residential road, with ample parking. Look out for the imposing palm tree in the driveway, an indicator of Bude’s mild micro-climate.
With ample space for up to six people, the property is a perfect beach retreat for three generations, with one double bedroom situated downstairs, overlooking the beautiful back garden.
The whole property is cosily warm, bright and light, with homely touches to soon help you feel relaxed. The entry porch leads you to a spacious newly-refurbished lounge area with seating for 6, relaxing contemporary decor, and a cosy fireplace. A 50 – inch Smart TV and shelves filled with books make for mellow evenings by the fire.
Looking out to the ample back garden is a dining room with an oval table to seat six, next door to the well-equipped kitchen, fitted with an gas oven, dishwasher and microwave for easy family meals. Step down from the kitchen to a double-bedroom with an ensuite shower room, which affords privacy, peace and tranquility, ideal if grandparents are staying with you. Upstairs is a king-sized bedroom, and a twin room, both with built-in wardrobes. There is also a family shower room. Sleep comes easily in this peaceful location.
The beautiful garden to the back is grassed with shrub borders, a barbecue and a pretty summerhouse. Perfect for a picnic, children and a pet, it is also enclosed. The integral garage area houses a freezer, tumble dryer and secure storage space galore for beach kit.
With the beaches (brilliant for surfing or rock pooling), coast path, and town centre within walking distance on a fine summer’s day, the property benefits from being close enough to cafes and other facilities but easy enough to escape back to when the sun goes down.
In the other direction is the picturesque centre of the village which has a church, some thatch, and a traditional – feeling pub, the Preston Gate, serving great food and ale.
Only 10 minutes walk from the beach!
Comfortable lounge with 50′ Smart TV
Dining room with table seating 6
Kitchen with gas oven, dishwasher and microwave
Downstairs double with ensuite
Upstairs King bedroom
Beautiful enclosed garden with bbq and summerhouse
Two dogs are welcome
Plenty of parking
Garage housing tumble dryer & freezer and plenty of storage space
Please note that the patio doors are from the downstairs bedroom leading to the back garden. The garden can also be accessed from the front of the property.
Bude sits on the North Cornwall and Devon border and offers a traditional beachside holiday for couples and families alike.
There are two sandy beaches located in the town itself, Summerleaze Beach and Crooklets Beach. Both have beach huts available for hire and overlooking Summerleaze Beach is the Bude Sea Pool, which is a free tidal swimming pool that is run and maintained by a team of volunteers (so donations are welcomed). Other beaches only a couple of miles away are Widemouth Bay, Northcott Mouth and Sandymouth Beach, all of which showcase dramatic scenery.
There are a variety of cafes and bars if you are looking to eat out, from The Barge (a floating cafe on Bude’s canal) to The Beach that serves fine dining and cocktails with fantastic views out to sea. A couple of miles outside of Bude at Northcott Mouth, The Rustic Tea Garden serves cream teas with generous amount of proper Cornish clotted cream.
If you are seeking an active holiday, then Bude has a number of surf, paddleboard and adventure activity schools to help you have fun, whilst staying safe. Bude’s beaches are favoured with surfers, kite surfers and paddle boarders. There are surf hire huts too, for those who are just ‘trying it out’.
The Bude canal has fun for all the family with pedal boats and rowing boats for hire, followed by a spot of shopping on the canal side at The Wharf, where you will find many local artisan items for sale. Throughout summer, there is also the Bude Farmers Market held each Friday and you can also find a proper Cornish ice-cream here to cool down with.
Widemouth Bay sits just a couple of miles south of Bude and while it benefits from all the Bude has to offer, is a slightly quieter setting. It is a beachside village dotted with cafes and bars, plus everything you need for a great day at the beach. Surf hire and surf schools are available and there is a very chilled out feeling to this area.
Bude and Widemouth Bay are close to the A39, which makes it easy to explore the North Cornwall and Devon coastline. Only a short drive away are the historic villages of Tintagel and Boscastle, steeped in legends and folklore. Padstow is also only an hours drive from Bude, and is favoured among foodies with many talented chefs serving up fresh local food.
Stewarts Retreat is available weekly from a Friday. Please click on the arrival date in bold from the calendars below to make your online booking...
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Booking fee: There is a non-refundable booking fee of £28 per booking
Damage deposit: A refundable damage deposit of £200 is payable. This will be held until the end of the occupancy and will be returned to the guest within 2 weeks of departure, subject to deductions for any damage to property caused during the occupancy.
Dog stays: £35/dog/week – up to 2 dogs welcome
NB. All bookings are subject to our Terms and Conditions.
Downstairs bedroom with ensuite
10 minutes walk from the beach
Beautiful Garden with bbq
A beautiful holiday let with super sunny rooms thanks to the big windows. Lovely garden with lots of space. The summer house is a huge plus
The house is immaculately clean, light and warm. The garden is beautifully kept with a lovely summer house, perfect for enjoying a BBQ. Perfectly located close to the beaches as well as the shops and restaurants but in a lovely quiet part of Bude.