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Rear view of the property and hot tub
Embrace country living
Lounge
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen/diner
Downstairs double bedroom with en-suite
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom with WC
Hot tub
Rear garden with hot tub
Private games room attached to the cottage
Beautiful Bude nearby
Port Issac harbour
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Monks Retreat

Bude (6mls SE), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Hot tub
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious detached barn conversion, sleeping four guests in comfort
  • Private hot tub with views across the fields
  • Private games room with a pool table, table tennis, a fruit machine, and a table football
  • Set within 200 acres of farmland to explore at your leisure
  • Walking, fishing and water sports available at the nearby Tamar lakes
  • Just eight miles from local beaches like Bude and Widemouth Bay
Property code: MONKR

Detached barn conversion, enjoying a tranquil location on a working cattle farm, close to the Devon/Cornwall border, and just a fifteen-minute drive from a choice of beautiful sandy beaches.

This property is situated in the Devonshire countryside, yet is only eight miles from one of Cornwall’s most popular seaside resorts: Bude. Here guests will find a choice of sandy beaches, one of which has a lovely tidal pool, providing safe bathing whatever the weather, as well as a mini-golf course, and a range of shops and cafes. Exploring a little further along the coast, visitors will come to the picturesque fishing village of Boscastle, King Arthur’s Tintagel, and pretty Port Isaac.

The majority of the living space in this barn conversion property is located on the ground floor, including one of the bedrooms: a double room with an en-suite shower and WC. The lounge offers a cosy space in which to relax, with its slate floors, comfortable seating, smart TV, DVD, hi-fi, and patio door which leads out to the garden. The kitchen/diner, situated off the lounge, is a light and airy space which is equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher. The second bedroom is a spacious, galleried twin room, which is also able to accommodate a cot with another smart TV and DVD. This room also benefits from a handy en-suite WC, so there is no need for guests to traipse up and downstairs during the night.

Outside, there is a private enclosed garden with patio area, which is where guests will find the wonderfully relaxing private hot tub, where they can lie back and enjoy the peaceful surroundings whilst gazing over the neighbouring fields. (Please note that the hot tub is for adult guests only) There is also a BBQ and garden furniture provided, so alfresco meals can be enjoyed during the warmer months.

Other facilities onsite include: two fishing lakes which guests can arrange access to; a private games room with a pool table, table tennis, a TV/DVD with a selection of Disney DVDs, a fruit machine, an electric organ, and a table football table; tractor rides; and farm walks. Guests may also be able to feed the chickens and visit farm animals. There is ample space for off-road parking on the farm.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double (ground floor) and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • 2 smart TVs + DVD players
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher
  • Electric and heating included
  • Towels not included
  • Private Hot tub (adults only)
  • Private Games room
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Pub 1 mile, shops 3 miles, beach 8 miles

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 5 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Amber 11th January 2020

Beautiful house with very friendly neighbours. Fantastic location with walkable things to do, will be back again!

Reviewed by Kathryn 14th September 2019

Cottage set in a beautiful location..host very welcoming..cake & flowers on arrival...beds & all furniture clean & comfortable, easy to use nice powerful shower..property light & airy, hot tub all set up for us & a lovely experience, games room well equipped. Host very knowledgeable re area & very accomodating, & his dog very friendly, & nice to seRead moree donkeys & cows. Overall, a most enjoyable holiday, in a lovely well maintained cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Thomas 17th August 2019

Good location. Evening`s in the hot tub a great way to unwind after a day of walking and swimming. Games room brilliant for the young ones. The owners Tony and Sue were very helpful from arrival to leaving. I could have taken Lilly their Springer Spaniel back home with me.

Reviewed by Donna 25th May 2019

Amazing property surrounded by beautiful countryside. Great for familys The owner of the property very friendly.

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Rear view of the property and hot tub
Embrace country living
Lounge
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen/diner
Downstairs double bedroom with en-suite
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom with WC
Hot tub
Rear garden with hot tub
Private games room attached to the cottage
Show 1 moreBeautiful Bude nearby

Location

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