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Rock House - contemporary house situated within a short walk of the beach

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
4 bedroom detached house with good sized garden, off road parking

A fantastic newly built house in a quiet residential area of Bude but only five minutes' flat walk to the beach at Crooklets Bay. This is a lovely family home for up to eight people. Enjoy preparing meals to delight the family in the incredibly spacious and well equipped kitchen. With Neff appliances throughout, the kitchen is a cook's dream and there is plenty of space for everyone to sit round the family table.

There are four bedrooms with two bathroom/shower rooms (one en-suite), the large sized kitchen/diner with adjoining sitting room leading to the patio and secure garden. There is a separate games room with Playstation and board games ensuring plenty of space for everyone. The house has been built to a very high standard by a highly sought after local builder. With bright, airy rooms and plenty of space both in the living areas and sleeping areas, this is a contemporary house tastefully decorated and furnished by the owners.

There is storage space for wetsuits, surf boards and all your beach gear.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

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19 Reviews

5
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

Worcestershire
5

A True Rock

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Bude on many occasions and love the area. Rock House is brilliantly situated just a short walk away from Crooklets beach, Summerleaze beach, the sea pool, town, canal and coastal path meaning we only needed to get in the car if we wished to venture a little further afield to visit Trelawny in Widemouth Bay for a lovely fresh cooked breakfast.

The house itself was incredibly well maintained with great sized rooms for all the family. The separate lounge area is handy if you have older children who need a bit of a break from the adults as there is a television and games console in there. On some of the cooler nights which we experienced due to the time of year we visited the wood burner was most welcome. There was everything we needed and more to ensure we were able to cater for ourselves when not sampling the food on offer at The Brendon Arms, Rosie's cafe (which is great if you have a dog as they can go in too, as long as they are well behaved) and The Olive Tree all within easy walking distance of the house. The garden was well looked after and secure with some play equipment for smaller guests.

The service offered to us by Elite West Holidays was second to none and I would have no hesitation in recommending them and Rock House if you want a great holiday experience in this beautiful part of our country.

We would definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful holiday in Bude

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week at Easter. Two families and two dogs. The house is wonderful very warm cosy and very clean. The kitchen is well equipped and the house itself has everything you need for a brilliant stay in Bude. I would highly recommend this property and hope to return soon for another relaxing enjoyable stay at Rock House.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb Holiday Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in August and certainly plan to return.

Rock House is modern, generously furnished and well appointed. Everything was clean and in a good state of repair. Ample off street parking available for two vehicles on a quiet road within walking distance of the beach.

The house has a lot of space. It has three WC and two bathrooms which means members of a larger party (we were 6) do not rub up against each other. The main lounge is open to the huge kitchen but can be closed with doors.

There is a separate lounge with a TV and playstation which kept our eldest child entertained between beach visits. Additional separate areas allow items to be stored and washed/dried without intruding on the holiday experience. The kitchen has plenty of everything. We never ran short of utensils, glasses etc.

The garden is large and securely enclosed, with play equipment. There is an outside tap here and a decked area with a table/benches for outside meals.

Bude is a great place to visit and we return most years for the beaches, the surf and the eating out, all easily accomplished without driving anywhere.

We love Rock House !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal for families

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this house three times, twice in the summer and once in the winter. It is a modern house within easy walking distance to both main beaches and the town centre. The house has always been very clean on arrival, well maintained and equipped. Downstairs is tiled throughout, ideal for those with children or dogs. It has underfloor heating and a log burner so was warm and cosy when we visited in the winter. Upstairs is heated by radiators and the bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with white bed linen and towels. We booked through Elite West, the best letting agent we have ever used, providing a friendly and efficient service. Bude is an ideal place to visit for those who enjoy walking, surfing and the traditional bucket and spade holiday. There are a variety of places to eat and we enjoy going to The Brendon Arms, Falcon Hotel and our personal favourite, Life's a Beach.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family holiday for Easter week

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Rock House for a week with my family of four and my brother's family of three. We had a great week, really chilled out. The house is lovely, all good size rooms and all amenities, like a home from home. The beach at Crooklets is an easy 5 minute walk, with the kids, and Summerlease, where we spent most of our time, another 5 minutes on from there. I was surprised how close everything was - the town is only a few minutes away with shops, restaurants and bars and a good size sainsbury's. Great surf shops and of course pasty shops! We have usually stayed in the Newquay area but Bude is much less commercialised and we liked it for that. Everything was so easy to get to. We had planned to walk to the beach but as it was sunny but cold we wanted stuff down on the beach and so took our cars the 1 minute drive and parked up with plenty of availability and then walked onto the beach. There is a lovely restaurant at Summerlease, and a surf shop plus cafe, everything we needed. I was a bit disappointed when i first saw the beaches as it was high tide and there is little sand to see but at low tide -wow! Summerlease also has a sea water pool and although we couldn't use it for that purpose as it was closed it was great fun standing around it at high tide and letting the waves crash over us. Put your wetsuits on, and preferably gloves, boots and hoods, and feel close to nature! The kids loved that! Also went horse riding on the beach at sunset which was beautiful. The house itself was very clean and linens crisp, couldn't fault it. The garden is a perfect size, with a play set and table and chairs plus a small grasses area, all well-maintained. Having the garage to keep stuff was a real bonus Nick was a pleasure to deal with and we would certainly use Elite again and recommend them to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Rock

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in this lovely bright and spacious holiday home. The Rock offers everything that a family could wish for – it is comfortable, stylish, very well equipped with a lovely child friendly garden. All bedrooms are a good size with really comfortable beds and lovely soft bedding – pure luxury! The house was spotlessly clean – the first time ever that I have arrived at a holiday home and not had to put on my marigolds!!

The house is situated in a great location. We hardly used our car during our stay as the shops and beaches are just a short walk away. Our boys had a great time body boarding at Crooklets Beach – and we were able to relax knowing that the RNLI lifeguards were there keeping a close eye on things.

We had a couple of really good meals at two local restaurants in beautiful locations – Life’s a Beach situated overlooking Summersleaze Beach and The Olive Tree overlooking the Bude Canal. We also enjoyed great local walks and a couple of trips along the canal in the rowing/pedalo boats that can be hired very inexpensively.

I would definitely recommend Bude as a great family holiday location and The Rock as fantastic place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

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

Bude offers good shopping, a good array of restaurants and pubs. Splash swimming pool has a flume and health suite, and there is a leisure complex for bowling and indoor play. Boats can be hired on Bude canal and there is windsurfing, sailing, kayaking (either just hire or book lessons) at Lower Tamar Lake. We have an arrangement with the local Links course, Bude and North Cornwall, for our guests and there are good courses at nearby Holsworthy, St Enedoc and the Jack Nicklaus designed St Mellion. Widemouth Bay is considered one of the best surfing beaches in the area and we can arrange lessons for beginners and improver's. Bude has two superb beaches, Summerleaze and Crooklets, both ideal for bathing and surfing and Bude has one of the few remaining sea pools in the country which is perfect for youngsters when the waves are a little fierce. Lifeguards patrol most beaches and the pool throughout the summer months. There are outdoor pursuit centres, tennis, squash, horse riding and more

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
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
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include:

* Linen & bedding
* House towels - hand towel and bath sheet per guest
* Electricity
* Hot water
* Heating
* The White Company toiletries
* Logs for first night for winter bookings
* Welcome Pack on arrival

Payment can be made in £ Sterling or Euros

* Cheque
* Online bank transfer
* Debit/Credit card

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
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both double bedrooms are very spacious and the master bedroom is en suite. Both double rooms (king sized beds) have televisions. There is one twin room and one room with bunk beds.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

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