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The Old Manse - Stunning House With Private Beach Hut At Bude Sea Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
A Five Bedroomed House For 9 Offering Unrivalled Views Over Golf Course

Step through the front door of The Old Manse and immediately be charmed by the warmth and welcome generated by this fabulous house. Adjacent to Flexbury Church and directly opposite the Bude & North Cornwall golf course, the house oozes charm and tranquillity along with truly exquisite décor. With many original features, including the stunning Victorian tiled entrance hall and original cast iron fireplaces with original tiles, this house simply demands that you relax and embrace its warmth and sophistication.

With four bedrooms offering exceptional comfort for eight guests and a single room with full size bed, the bedrooms are beautifully furnished and homely. The house has three super-kings (which are suitable for changing into singles if required) with a further double room so there is versatility for whichever sleeping arrangements suits guests. The drawing room has comfy seating and offers and open fireplace for those chilly winter evenings and has Sky, Blu-Ray player and large flat screen television and views over the golf course. A fully equipped kitchen leads to the dining room with woodburning stove and has a warm and welcoming ambiance – sit around the dining table and sample some of the fabulous local produce that the West Country provides. There is also a separate children’s room with DVD player and PlayStation – let the children entertain themselves whilst you sit and relax in the sumptuous elegance of the cosy drawing room.

A courtyard dining area, with lighting, creates a wonderful Mediterranean feel and there is a small grassed garden for simply sitting and relaxing. A short stroll to the beach or into town, where there is a good selection of restaurants and shops, puts The Old Manse in a superb position be it for a beach holiday, golf or sightseeing.

A beautiful home, lovingly refurbished and furnished by the owners, offers a perfect house for enjoying a peaceful and relaxing holiday; you will be enchanted.

The house comes with the private use of a beach hut at the Bude Sea Pool.

The Sea Pool at Bude was created in the 1930s to provide a haven for safe swimming for the people of the town and the thousands of people who visit it each year.

The pool nestles under the cliffs on the north Cornwall coast and is topped up twice a day by the waves of the Atlantic. On a summer’s day the sprawling, sparkling expanse of the Sea Pool offers a blissful opportunity to escape from modern life and to laze, splash or bathe in calm sea water. It is a rare kind of construction: partially man-made and in harmony with the natural environment. Bude Sea Pool provides a precious opportunity to enjoy a unique experience, close to the ferocity of the natural environment but sheltered from its extreme effects.

The pool is perfect for youngsters to swim and play in at all times and the beach hut offers fabulous views over the pool and the Atlantic beyond.

More Details
  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

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15 Reviews

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based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

5

A fabulous place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you step inside the door to The Old Manse you feel relaxed and at home. The property is furnished to a high standard, spotlessly clean and everything is catered for including a lovely welcome pack of tea, coffee and biscuits.

Location is perfect for both Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches, the golf course and the town with its variety of shops, bars and restaurants, all within walking distance.

Booking through Elite West Holidays was a breeze. Contact Nick Compton was delightful to deal with, very prompt in responding to questions and supplying a wealth of information about the property and surrounding area. I highly recommend them.

A great experience all round, cannot fault a thing!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely house and great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Old Manse House in Bude. The house was lovely, clean and cosy. The house was big enough for all 8 of us games room was also great for the boys and lovely kept garden area for bbq or breakfast. Would highly recommend this house and stay here again. Great location walk into town and close to the beach.

Thank you for letting us stay we had a great time.

From,

The Kersey Family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent house great location, all you will ever

  • 5 of 5

Anybody staying at the this house would not be disappointed,

It was spacious, very clean and certainly comfortable,

Located in a quiet part of town but close enough and in walking distance for easy

Access to shops and the town centre...this house has the added bonus of a beach hut overlooking the sea pool which in

Good weather was a real asset..would definitely consider staying here again..

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday at the Old Manse in Bude this week in spite of the wet weather at the beginning of our stay. The house was perfect for us; beautifully presented and spotlessly clean, lots of space and within easy walking distance of the beaches, the canal and shops. The beach hut was a real bonus too. There was lots to do in and around Bude as well, and we'd love to return to the house in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Old Manse for a week for a gathering of family and friends from all over the UK to celebrate my 60th birthday. It felt like "home" to all of us as soon as we walked in the door, and remained so for the rest of our stay - the only complaint was that it was too short and we should have stayed longer to enjoy the house and the all that Bude has to offer for longer.

The house is beautifully and tastefully equipped with everything we needed. The 2 reception rooms, games room and lovely outdoor space meant that we had plenty of room to suit our varying interests - TV, quiet chats, games, sunbathing etc.

The beach hut is a real bonus and we enjoyed many happy hours there.

I can't recommend the Old Manse highly enough - the location is excellent for a very easy stay in Bude.

I know Bude well, as I spent my teenage years there - and it has greatly improved from the town I knew then - the beaches and cliff and canal walks are wonderful, the sea pool unique , the amenities varied and the shopping excellent. I could call it the perfect seaside town.

We are already talkingof plans for a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Old Manse and Elite Holiday West

  • 5 of 5

For the third year we have holidayed in Bude using Elite Hilday West and for the second year at the Old Manse. The Old Manse is a delightful family property in a stunning position and with all the facilities you could possibly need for a happy, busy family holiday. It is appointed to the highest standard with attention to detail making so much difference and making this holiday, as with all Elite West holidays, stand out. Nick of Elite West cares for his holidaymakers like a favourite uncle with good humour and smooth efficiency which makes the holiday run without a hitch. I cannot recommend either the Old Manse or Elite West highly enough. We are already looking forward to our 2 booked holidays with Elite West in 2015

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newquay at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Inn on the Green at 600 Metres Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 60 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Bude & Noth Cornwall Golf Club at 500 Metres Nearest Train : Exeter at 60 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Exeter at 60 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Crooklets Inn/Inn on the Green at 600 Metres Nearest Beach : Crooklets Bay at 750 Metres Car: not necessary

Bude has everything! As well as the N.T Coastline, its rolling countryside is an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Bude has become a centre for all things active, be it a 140 ft abseil down the magnificent cliffs, surfing the Atlantic breakers, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, mountain boarding or sailing.

Alternatively, laze the day away on miles of life guarded sandy beaches or bathing in Bude’s famous sea pool. Followed by a cream tea! All this and a host of wet weather attractions are within walking distance or a short drive from the house.

Meander from the sea lock along the canal’s flat tow paths, flanked by nature reserves-ideal for bird watchers, walkers, wheelchairs, buggies and bikes.

For History lovers, visit Bude Castle Heritage Centre, Stratton Battle ground, picturesque Clovelly harbour, or king Arthurs Tintagel, both within ½ an hour.

Plymouth National sea life centre, the Eden project, lost gardens of Heligan, Port Isaac, Padstow and more are all within a day trip.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2016
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
2016
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,460
for 7 nights
£1,460
 
 
2016 - 2017
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
2017
4 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
2017
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
2017
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
2017
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
2017
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,025
for 7 nights
£1,025
 
 
2017
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
2017
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 7 nights
£1,125
 
 
2017
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,270
for 7 nights
£1,270
 
 
2017
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,725
for 7 nights
£1,725
 
 
2017
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,890
for 7 nights
£1,890
 
 
2017
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
2017
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
2017
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
2017
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
2017
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 7 nights
£1,425
 
 
2017
28 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
2017
20 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
2017 - 2018
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The bed arrangements at the house are as follows: Two super kings (can be turned into four singles) One double One twin (can be turned into a super king) One single

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • There is a private garage for parking and wet suits/bikes etc

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