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Secluded Mill Cottage Near Seaside, Bude, North Cornwall, Sleeps up to 7



Updated: 03-Jul-2016
Cottage in Marhamchurch, nr. Widemouth Bay, Bude, North Cornwall, England - Just Off The A39 And Within 5 Minutes Drive Of Some Of The Best Surfing In UK

Secluded Old Whitewashed Mill Cottage with 1/3rd acre garden with large summerhouse (with power), ideal for storing beach equipment, enjoying long summer evenings, bright spring/autumn days, BBQ available for use. Car Parking for 2 cars is adjacent to the Cottage. Bude - 1-mile drive, with convenient out-of-town Morrisons & fuel, indoor leisure pool (Splash), golf course, squash & tennis courts, crazy golf, rowing & canoeing, Ten Pin bowling & children’s soft play zone. Widemouth Bay – 5 min. drive - huge sandy beach & some of Best Surfing in the UK, Activity centre for surfing, windsurfing and canoeing lessons. Whalesborough Café and Tea Rooms – 5 min. walk, on the Main A39. Cycle Path direct into Bude, off-road all the way, suitable even for young children.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

I am Bo Miles-Hobbs, working mum of 4 children, living in Wiltshire with my husband, James. I care for old people in our local villages and help out with charity work, particularly Cancer Research UK.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"I loved this house, I wish I lived here! I Loved This Christmas the best!"

"What a lovely cottage. Perfect location and more than enough space for six!"

"Fabulous week with amazing weather! Lovely cottage. Fantastically well equipped. Lots of lovely days at the beach. Thank you!"
Dec 2012
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From the Owner

Hele Mill Cottage is near where our friends' farm and where we spent many happy holidays at their parents' farmhouse B&B when our children were small. The cottage is tucked away up a quiet track in a sheltered valley with 2 others, but only half-a-mile from the Atlantic Highway, the main coast road. The North Cornwall coastline is rugged and windswept, with surfing action all-year-round. There is a cycle path all the way into Bude, with no hills, so even very young children on bikes can handle it.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter International Airport at 62 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Buller Arms at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Bude Golf Course at 2.5 Miles Nearest Train : Bodmin Parkway at 31 Miles Nearest Motorway : A30 Dual Carriageway at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Wier Bistro at 400 Metres Nearest Beach : Widemouth at 1 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Surfing - located within 5-10 miles of 8 surfing beaches, some of the best in the UK. From south to north, these include Crackington Haven, Millook, Widemouth Bay, Summerleaze Beach, Crooklets, Northcott Mouth, Sandymouth and Duck pool.


1 mile from the coast, 5 minutes by car, or 30 minutes via a footpath, to Widemouth Bay.


1 hours drive from Exeter Airport. 1 hour drive from Bodmin Parkway Railway Station. Use of car is recommended. Bus Service from Exeter St David's Railway Station to Bude.


Marhamchurch village - 1/2 mile.

Bude - 2 miles.

Tintagel Castle - 17 miles. 30 minutes drive.

The Eden Project - 36 miles. 1 hours drive.

Further Details:

Local surf and clothing shops in Bude - Zuma Jay, Fat Face and many more.

Good restaurants - Life's a Beach, Elements, River Life Cafe and Bistro, The Inn on the Green, Bay View Inn.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.
Deposit - 30%, Balance 2 months prior to let, non returnable. Damages and Cleaning charge - £100 - to be paid prior to letting, refundable if not required.

Changeover Day:
High season - Saturday - changeover day. Mid and Low Seasons - flexible. We will accommodate long weekend and mid week breaks during mid and low seasons.

Notes on prices:
3 Night weekend or mid week breaks available. Mid Season - £250 / Low season - £225.

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Updated: 03-Jul-2016
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From the Owner

The cottage is an old whitewashed converted mill barn, with 3 bedrooms upstairs, sleeping up to 7, and kitchen/dining room downstairs with a cosy sitting room, with a great fireplace. It is 5 minutes from one of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall, Widemouth, and only 2 miles from Bude, with a big out-of-town Morrisons, swimming pool and 10 pin bowling and soft play centre. The cottage has a big garden with a large summerhouse, brilliant for summer evenings and BBQ's. It is even warm enough to sit out in on nice bright Spring and Autumn days, and has power from the cottage, so you can stay out there when it is getting dark. There is ample parking for 2-3 cars directly outside the cottage.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom upstairs with bath with shower over, w/c. Utility room downstairs with large walk-in shower and w/c.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with bunk bed & single bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Pets on request only. Outside: Large enclosed gardens with summerhouse (with power) and sofas & chairs for relaxing, together with tables and chairs for eating outside. BBQ facilities provided. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen not provided. Cleaning once per week on changeover. Other: Entrance Hall for outside clothes and shoes.

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