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Delightful, 2 bed lodge, 3 mins walk from Widemouth Bay beach and coastal path

Bedrooms 2
Space 256 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Detached 2 bedroom lodge with private courtyard 300m from widemouth Bay beach

The Summerhouse is a purpose built 2 bedroom lodge specifically designed for holidays by the sea all year round. The property benefits from light and airy open plan living on the ground floor encompassing dining, cooking and lounging areas. Large sliding doors open onto a secure, private courtyard from which you can sit back and enjoy the sound of the waves breaking.

The Summerhouse has two attic bedrooms, one double and one twin which provide a cozy sleeping environment. The ceilings are low though!

The shower room is on the ground floor off of the entrance hall.

The property is conveniently situated in a private lane just 4 mins walk from Widemouth's two fabulous Blue Flag beaches, this being the Gold Standard for beaches internationally, popular with families, surfers, walkers and sunbathers. The village has two great pubs, village farm shop which sells fantastic fresh fish and locally grown and reared produce, a fish and chip shop, as well as the beach cafe providing you with all the Cornish cream teas and ice creams you might fancy.

Widemouth is situated on the South West Coast path and is a great base for exploring Cornwall on land or sea, by wave, foot, car or bike in any season.

More Details

Nicola and Bob Booth
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Nicola and Bob Booth

As a family we are fortunate enough to live and work in this beautiful part of the country, and take full advantage of all it has to offer. Whether it be surfing, shopping, cycling, walking the coastal path or crab lining in Bude there is always something to keep the family happy. We have lived in the village since 2006 and have been welcomed into the very friendly local community and envisage staying here forever.

In 2012 we decided to build the Summerhouse so that we could share this beautiful village with others. The Summerhouse shares a drive with our family home Elanora so we're always on hand if you need us.

We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.

Nic and Bob Booth

Nicola and Bob Booth purchased this house in 2006

Why Nicola and Bob Booth chose Widemouth Bay

We fell in love with Widemouth Bay whilst on holiday in the late 1990s and it took until 2006 to realise our dream of moving here to raise our family.

The Summerhouse allows us to spend as much time as we can in the village we love.

What makes this house unique

We built The Summerhouse and as such have put a great deal of ourselves into it.

That's why we love it!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Widemouth Bay in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 256 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , No towels provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Cozy twin on the first floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Double bedroom on the first floor
  • Both bedrooms are under the eaves on the first floor, providing cozy sleeping. As they are attic bedrooms the ceilings are low! Both bedrooms are equipped with storage and hanging space. They have velux windows, with window restrictors in both rooms. All bedding is provided but please bring your own towels Cots available - just let us know if you would like us to provide them. Cot sheets too but no other cot bedding as we understand little folk like to keep to what they know from home.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Delightful, 2 bed lodge, 3 mins walk from Widemouth Bay beach and coastal path
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews

Perfect accommodation in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The Summerhouse is ideally situated for the beach and exploring the surrounding areas. It is well equipped - the kitchen has everything you need - the washing machine was a welcome addition to. Plenty of storage space, lots of games to keep children entertained. The extra treats when we arrived were very thoughtful (milk, Juice, scones, clotted cream, jams, hot chocolate, coffee and tea).

Outside there is a BBQ for guests to use and a selection of wetsuits, body boards, buckets, spades etc for guests to use.

Overall the summerhouse was home from home and we all enjoyed our stay there!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, 'home from home' is the best compliment we could hope for - hope to see you again soon Nic & Bob
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Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

Lovely relaxing holiday, perfect spot for the coast

  • 5 of 5

The Summerhouse is a perfect location for the sea, it’s coastal paths and a short drive from Bude. great base for exploring the Cornish Coast. The house itself was clean, beds comfy, every utensil you could need in the kitchen. Due to the house being so close to the sea, you could walk down in your wet suit and the court yard was ideal for peeling off your wetsuit without dropping it in the sand! The outside shower and hose excellent for rinsing salty wetsuits and bodies! We have been visiting Widemouth for a number of years and on this visit discovered The Beachhouse Shop & Wet Fish Monger, the Summerhouse was well equipped to cook the locally sourced lamb and fish etc. Definitely worth a visit whilst staying. The summerhouse is also within in a 10 minute walk of the Bay View Inn and 20 minutes of Widemouth Manor, both lovely places to eat if you don’t want to cook. The hamper and Easter eggs for the kids was a nice touch. Lovely stay, would stay again, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Short break for New Year, excellent location lovely and clean and perfect for a family break.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review and happy 2018, we hope to see you again
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Very impressed

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay.excellent location and every thing you could possibly need provided. We will be back and would recommend to all. Thank you Arran Tracy Tate.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much for your review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Summerhouse and your explorations of Cornwall. It's always lovely to hear that the Summerhouse has everything you could need. We look forward to seeing you again Nic & Bob
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Great lovely position

  • 5 of 5

Cosy and practical well equipped great location

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments, some great sunny days for your exploring! - hope to see you again Nic & Bob
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Lovely light, airy holiday home in the most perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

Fully equipped, beautifully clean light and airy property just around the corner from the beach in Widemouth. The only sound at night is the sea; perfect for a relaxing stay. Widemouth has a great pub (Bay View Inn) and an amazing café overlooking the beach that are both second to none. Stunning coastal walks and a heavenly beach. What more could you need?

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
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Nearest Airport
61 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
3 in village
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bude Links
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
61 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
3 in village
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Widemouth Bay - Blue flag awarded 2016 & 2017
Car: recommended


Widemouth is a superb beach for surfing, sunbathing, kayaking, kite surfing, rock pooling and playing. It favours beginner to intermediate level surfers and has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for the last two consecutive years, this being the Gold Standard for beaches internationally. 2017 Also saw Widemouth gain the Seaside Award for its fabulous beaches. A number of surf schools, wetsuit/board hire operate on the beach and Lifeguards are on duty from spring to September. There are a number of other quality beaches around Bude or use Widemouth as a base to explore the rest of the Cornish coast.

And it's not all about surfing, the South West coastal path runs through the village offering breathtaking scenery and walks .


Buses run every two hours from Bude through Widemouth to Wadebridge throughout the majority of the day. Newquay airport is 45 miles from the village and Barnstaple, Plymouth and Exeter are approx an hour for the train.

3.5hrs to London, Southampton and 2.5hrs to Bristol.


Bude is 3 miles north along the coast, Boscastle is 11 miles to the south and Tintagel a little further along again.

40 mins and you can be at Watergate Bay and Jamie Oliver's 'Fifteen' restaurant or Padstow and Rick Stein's 'The seafood Restaurant'. Or if you cross the estuary to Rock, Nathan Outlaw's 2 star Michelin restaurant at the St. Enedoc Hotel.

Closer to home we have a cinema 4 minutes up the road in Poundstock and in Bude itself there is a variety of options whatever your age from crabbing, pubs to bowling .

Further Details:

The leisure centre in Bude has an indoor swimming pool and next door at Harlequinns is the bowling alley and fabulous childrens playzone. Bude has a Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Lidl with Waitrose 12 miles away in Holsworthy and willing to deliver. Waitrose, Asda and Tesco offer home delivery.

Bude has a unique tidal sea pool cut into the cliffs at Summerleaze beach and is a must.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Widemouth Bay, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Apr 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2019
21 Jun 2019 - 5 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Changeover is flexible other than during high season when it is a Saturday.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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