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Contemporary 3 Bedroom House In Wadebridge With Private Parking

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Holiday Home in Wadebridge, Cornwall - Quiet Location 2 Minutes From Wadebridge Town Centre

A 3-bedroom newly refurbished house with off-street parking for 2 cars and roof terrace with views to the river Camel. In a quiet location close to the centre of Wadebridge. The nearest beach is 5 miles away at Rock on the Camel estuary. Several golf courses within a 10 mile radius. The historic harbour town of Padstow is 8 miles away. There are magnificent cliff walks and innumerable coves and bays to explore all along this stunning coastline. Plenty of activities for children including horse-riding, cycle trails and surf schools.


Owner
Andy Herbert
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Andy Herbert

We have loved the South West and Cornwall in particular since our very first visit in the 1980s. We used to come here every summer for family camping holidays when the kids were small. It seems inevitable that we would end up buying a property here.

Andy Herbert purchased this house in 2003

Why Andy Herbert chose Cornwall

We bought this house in Wadebridge in 2003. We liked Wadebridge because of its location on the river Camel. It isn't as as crowded or busy as some of the resorts on the coast but the nearest beaches are only 15 minutes by car. In 2010 the whole family completely refurbished the house and added a roof terrace overlooking the river Camel.

What makes this house unique

We love to sit on the roof terrace and watch the tide ebb and flow on the river Camel. The town centre is a 2 minute walk away across the river which is very convenient for shopping or going out in the evenings. One of our favourite beaches at New Polzeath is only a 15 minute drive away.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a wonderful location, only a short drive to many local places (Padstow, Polzeath, Port Isaac, Rock and so many more!) as well as handy to all the shops and facilities in town. Perfect if you want to head out along the Camel Trail in either direction on bikes or foot.

Great place for kids - 2 different playgrounds within 500m. Bedroom configuration works well for families, along with the two bathrooms.

We loved the living area, which allowed everyone their own area if needed, but to be still all together.

Owners are friendly and always helpful if needed. Property was clean and well maintained. We would definitely recommend this property to family and friends.

Cornwall is one of our favourite places to visit (we love the Coast paths and all the outdoor areas to explore). We would definitely stay here again if we are back in Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great potential, but not relaxing in its current form

  • 3 of 5

This property has a perfect location just over the bridge from Wadebridge town centre, and within walking distance of the bike hire shops for the Camel Trail. It’s also close to the A39. The owner answered all questions quickly and helpfully before our holiday.

The property is light and airy in the upper living quarters, and has a wonderful terrace overlooking the river. Overall, the property enjoys a delightful situation which made us smile when we arrived.

However, there are several issues which made us cut short our stay and go home. First is the access – through a tiny gap between houses that was millimetres wider than our car. Then there was the smell on arrival, a damp mustiness that never left the sleeping quarters downstairs, and after a few days, the damp was starting to build up in our clothes. For some reason, there is no iron or ironing board.

Unfortunately, this property is not relaxing or comfortable. The settee was well past its best before date, as were the beds. Both larger beds were uncomfortable, and the master bed was far too close to the wall. Not only was the settee uncomfortable, it was tiny. In fact, if you have more than two guests, there is nowhere comfortable to relax at the end of a long day out.

Sleeping in the second bedroom is made almost impossible by some sort of air blower which makes as much noise as a car idling outside, and can’t be turned off. The shower, although hot and well powered, is tiny.

For half of the guests, the property is seriously under-resourced. There is nowhere to put anything down in the bathrooms, and nowhere to do hair or makeup – no chest of drawers, nothing.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Adrian, from the sounds of your review our holiday home was definitely not your cup of tea which is a big shame and we're really sorry to hear that. If you had contacted us rather than heading home early we might have been able to help you enjoy your stay here more. There is so much you seemed to find disagreeable with the place, even to the point of the way the furniture is laid out, that it is hard to respond to it all. Some things, like explaining where the iron is kept or showing you how to turn off the Heat Recovery Ventilation System at night would have only taken a phone call. We specifically leave a phone number in our welcome notes in case we can be of any help during your stay. The entrance way to the private courtyard is narrow but the trade off is a wonderfully quiet courtyard, with private parking outside the house, and just a two minute walk to the town centre. There are other residents living in the courtyard who regularly drive a 4 x 4 up to their house without any problems. As for a lot of the other feedback, I can say that we've never ever had any mention of damp - in fact the ventilation system we have in the house makes sure this is not an issue here. As for uncomfortable beds or sofas, I don't think that's a fair comment either. We've had a lot of visitors to the house over the last few years and nearly all of our guests have had nothing but kind words to say about their holidays here and we have many repeat visitors each year. The review system on Owners Direct means that you are more than entitled to leave such a negative appraisal of our holiday property but I don't feel it is a fair reflection of the house and I'm just sorry that you didn't give us the chance to help out with some of the issues you were having before you decided to write it.
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3

Lovely property in great location.

  • 3 of 5

Great place to stay, did feel needed a good overall clean. We felt it had not been used in a while as lots of spiders webs all over the place, even spider in daughters bed first night. Enjoyed Cornwall, as always, Camel Trail good fun and found Port Quin, a lovely little cove for rock pools etc.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara, so sorry to hear that you didn't feel the property was clean enough when you arrived. This is the first time we've ever had a complaint of this nature as we pride ourselves on leaving Camel Prospect in top condition for our guests at the start of their holiday. We have made the cleaner aware of this and we are confident that this won't be an issue in the future. We hope you had a great holiday all the same and hope to see you again soon.
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4

Very good location excellent

  • 4 of 5

Location excellent

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Friendly, stylish home-from-home in handy spot

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place for our family stay visiting a nearby relative.

We loved the easy walk into town, to the great range of shops and places to eat. We liked the local park, and even found a good "off-the-lead" dog walk close to the start of the Bodmin branch of the Camel Trail.

The house itself kept us all warm and cosy while the British weather offered its usual mad variety of 4 seasons in 1 day. Good range of equipment, comfy beds, and plenty of space for adults, kids, dog and visitors. And we were glad of heating and washing machine too!

Recommended

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

Superb accommodation in a very convenient location. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Lets
3 Feb 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£75
for 3 nights
From
£25
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£650
 
 
Rate 3
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£650
 
 
pre-summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£650
 
 
High Season
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Late Autumn Lets
4 Nov 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£175
for 7 nights
From
£25
 
 
xmas
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, the balance being payable 30 days before the beginning of your visit. A security deposit of £200 is requested, refundable within 2 weeks of departure, subject to all being in order. Well-behaved pets are welcome at the property.
You may also be interested in our other property near Wadebridge, Owners Direct reference number E3425.

Changeover Day in low season is flexible.
Changeover Day in high season is Saturday.

Notes on prices:
All prices are in sterling per week. Please contact us for prices of shorter stays.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wadebridge in West Country

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with WC, shower and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Patio doors from the dining area lead to a large roof terrace with table and chairs and views to the river Camel. The main bedroom has patio doors leading to a small patio with outdoor furniture. Parking: Outside the property is a block paved area where you can park up to two vehicles. The property is located in a private courtyard with access via an alleyway which in true Cornish style narrows to 2.3 metres wide at one point. The other residents of the courtyard (one of whom has a 4x4), ourselves (we regularly drive a transit size van up) and 99% of visitors have never had an issue but we have had one client mention the gap as a problem in the past so this might be something to consider when booking the property. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedlinen are included. The property is cleaned at the end of a booking. Other: The property features a heat recovery/ventilation system and wifi internet access

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