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The Stables At The Old Rectory

Bude (4mls SW), Cornwall
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Cosy hideaway within the Grade II former Rectory
  • Ideal for couples looking for a smart and stylish base from which to explore although not suitable if you have difficulties with mobility
  • A mix of traditional features but with a contemporary feel
  • A perfect place to explore the whole of North Cornwall and Devon
Property code: 75045

A cosy hideaway, that sits at the end of a private drive, located on the edge of the charming village of Kilkhampton, this is the ideal spot from which you can explore all North Cornwall and Devon.

This quirky, romantic one-bedroom split-level cottage with period features is reached via a private drive on the edge of the historic village of Kilkhampton, and is just half a mile from pubs and shops. It's also within 5 miles of lovely beaches, gorgeous coastal walks and the picturesque landscape of the Hartland Cornwall Heritage Coast. This is a delightful, welcoming cottage to come back to after a day exploring this beautiful corner of North Cornwall and its dramatic coastline.

This charming stone-built cottage is part of a Grade II listed building that was once a rectory and is now a comfortable, cosy hideaway. The kitchen/diner and comfy lounge with a woodburner-effect electric fire are both accessed via a few steps down, and the comfy bedroom on the mezzanine floor that overlooks the lounge area, is reached via a traditional staircase. The pretty outside area with garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ is a great spot for enjoying relaxing al fresco evening meals after a busy day exploring this beautiful part of Cornwall. There's a laundry room and a storage area for bicycles, surfboards and wetsuits that is shared with the three other properties on the complex, and one vehicle can be parked off-road.

The property is just 4 miles from the resort of Bude, with its gorgeous sandy beaches, secret coves and legendary surfing waves. There's also a range of breathtaking walks to be enjoyed: the South West Coast Path, 4 miles away, takes you past spectacular cliff formations, wrecks at low tide and the remains of the former tin industry of Cornwall. The charming picture-postcard village of Clovelly is just 11 miles from the property and a little further afield, 23 miles away, is the magical Tintagel of Arthurian legend.

  • 1 Bedroom – double accessed via steep stairs pictured in photos 1 and 3
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, ice box and washing machine
  • Shared laundry room with tumble drier
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Complex of 3 properties
  • Beach 3 miles, pubs and shops walking distance
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Smart TV in lounge and echo dot
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Amy Hancock

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jason 20th April 2024

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Very friendly hosts. Cottage was exactly as expected. Perfect base to head out from.

Reviewed by Terry 23rd October 2023

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We had a lovely stay, a very comfortable little property

Reviewed by Trevor 30th September 2023

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The property was very small and very nice we had a great holiday. The only problem was it is not very suitable for people over 80 as you have to climb a very steep ladder to get to the bedroom Trevor ( 80 ) & Jo ( 77 )

Reviewed by Karen 16th September 2023

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Lovely clean and cosy cottage. Everything you need kitchen wise. You will see when you arrive a lovely gift basket and enough tea,coffee and milk to get you started. Not for tall people,you will go home with a hump back!!!!! Cosy indeed .

Reviewed by Jacqueline 2nd September 2023

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Attention to anyone elderly or if you have disabilities. Also very low doorway into property and down into lounge area.

Reviewed by Anthony 26th August 2023

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Reviewed by Gemma 12th August 2023

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Lovely property & a very clever use of a space. Compact and equip with all you need for a few days away. Bedroom was a tight squeeze & low ceiling when accessing the snug so be aware if you're tall or have access needs. Rural location was peaceful & pretty. Short walk into the small village with friendly pub staff & shop for essential groceries. ShRead moreort drive to Bude amenities & beautiful coastline. Need to venture further afield for daily activities/places of interest. Lovely little place! Hide

Reviewed by Ryan 5th August 2023

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The Stable is a fantastic property for a couple. In a fabulous location - everything you need in the village, 5 mins drive to the beautiful Sandymouth bay and 10 mins to Bude. Everything required is in the property from all cooking equipment, lovely bedding, towels, a lovely welcome pack and even little extras such as firelighters if you wish to haRead moreve a BBQ and a few detergent pods for the washing machine. Great communal laundry, lovely gardens and also garden games, books DVDs to borrow. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 1st July 2023

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The Old Rectory and grounds were beautiful, we visited the calves every morning and evening in the field beyond the Haha wall whilst walking our dog. We stayed in the Stables which was small but it had everything you need. Tall people need to mind their head at the door and keep their head down until fully inside as it has a deep entrance as I discRead moreovered once or twice. We took advantage of the Pizza parlour and Chip shop and New inn while there and can recommend all. A lovely holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 17th June 2023

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We had a wonderful week at the Stables (19/6/23),, proper home from home. Clean and very comfortable for two. Kirkhampton is a short walk for any needs, highly recommend the steaks at the London Inn. Location was great for many attractions.

Reviewed by Miriam 4th June 2023

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We stayed at The Stable which was in a great location for sightseeing. Lovely welcome pack and a few essentials in the kitchen, milk, tea & coffee. Kitchen had everything you needed but we ate out every day. The bathroom is a little old but very clean. The shower was lovely. The lounge area is tiny and not as cosy as we had hoped. The bedroom is alRead moreso on the small side but we found the bed very comfortable and we both slept well. The outside area is also very small but the grounds were nice. Hide

Reviewed by Pamela 24th September 2022

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Reviewed by Janet 17th September 2022

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Beautiful location Warm cosy cottage Ideally located

Reviewed by Damien 5th September 2022

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Reviewed by Christine 27th August 2022

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The cottage was lovely. It had every thing you could want. we enjoyed our time there. It was in a great place and you could go North or South of bude easily.

Reviewed by Susan 23rd August 2022

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Reviewed by Anthony 6th August 2022

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Reviewed by Hannah 25th July 2022

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This was a beautiful little cottage in the perfect location for exploring Bude and the surrounding areas. Arrival was made really easy by the owners and a welcome basket was left with a few treats. Although very compact inside, it has everything you could need for for your stay. I would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Kevin 9th July 2022

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Reviewed by Clive 2nd July 2022

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Lovely setting in conjunction with friendly and professional hosts made for a very pleasant and restful holiday. Highly recommended would definitely book again.

Reviewed by Linda 25th June 2022

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Location

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