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Hideaway House - Stunning Views - 5 Mins To Beaches - Tesla Chargers

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Bude, Cornwall - Peaceful, Restful, Private

4 bedrooms, with 3 bedrooms benefiting from spacious en-suite facilities. The house was built in 2014 so all aspects are in an immaculate condition.

Open-Plan Living: The kitchen, dinning area and lounge form a single communal open-plan space, ideal for families.

Kitchen: We love our food, so the kitchen is overstocked with interesting gadgets and of course the essentials. Toaster, kettle, microwave, fridge, oven and hob are all provided.

Lounge: Leather sofas abound with seating for 8. Open the huge bi-fold doors and enjoy the summer breeze from the comfort of your armchair.

Entertainment: Our high-speed wireless broadband is free for customers throughout the house. LCD TVs are available in all rooms. The lounge has a 50 inch SMART TV with internet connectivity.

Music is brought to you by Sonos and the Spotify music streaming service.

Winter Warmth: All room have underfloor heating. The temperature of each room is controlled separately. The lounge has a large (and extremely effective) wood-burning stove.

Patio Area & BBQ: The house is south facing, so the patio area benefits from full sun all day long. It has seating for 8, and barbecue facilities are provided.

Lawns & Views: There's a private lawned area to the side of the house, and as much grass as you can take in with the stunning 180 degree views looking south and down the Cornish coastline.

Parking: Cars can be parked in front of the house and on the long driveway. We can comfortably accommodate four large vehicles.

Environment: Energy is provided through solar panels and an air source heat pump. We provide bins and bags for guest to recycle. There a giant wind-turbine in the lounge (joke!).

Practical Stuff: There is a separate utility room with a sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.

Swimming Pool: Guests have the use of a heated indoor swimming pool in the village of Marhamchurch. There is a small cost of £3 per person.

More Details

Gareth Rees
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2017

About Gareth Rees

Who We Are:

We are Gareth and Jennifer Rees. Originally from South Wales (Aberdare if you must ask), we have travelled and worked in lots of interesting places around the world, mostly within walking distance of a rideable wave. You'll see some evidence of our travels in our lovely house.

We finally settled in Cornwall 10 years ago, mostly as a means of elongating the life we lived elsewhere. We decided to bring up our children in Cornwall, surf it's waves and pace of life. We have two sports mad sons, William and Luke, who are learning the family business - just don't say the grass is unevenly cut, or there's a crease in your towels.

We sometimes pack our passports for trips back to Wales, but they can't understand the accent anymore.

Gareth Rees purchased this house in 2014

Why Gareth Rees chose Torridge

We like Bude. Perhaps it could be considered the black sheep of Cornish seaside towns, but we think it's a secret worth keeping. It's rare in North Cornwall to see a town with expanses of sand and greenery quite like Bude; there's simply space to do things. Rock and Padstow may get the national spotlight (and the crowds) but Bude is where you can find restaurants on a par with any in Cornwall, and can have the space and time to enjoy them.

There's a great community feeling in Bude too, we are actively involved in Bude Rugby and many other sports clubs and organisations.

What makes this house unique

We offer free 7KW charging for Tesla and non-Telsa electric vehicles.


Special interest holidays:

Lovely park across quiet Hele Bridge Road, offering football and basketball, and a children's play area.

Also see Further Details for a complete list of activities in the area.


The nearest beach is Widemouth Bay, 6 minutes in the car with the children, or a 40 minute walk just the two of you. Our favourite beach to escape the crowds and enjoy the rock pools is Northcott Mouth (12 mins in the car).

There are really so many beaches, catering for every taste. All are surfable given the right conditions.

For the walkers, the south west coast path is a 40 minute walk from Hideaway House via The Weir.


[All times are journey times by car from these locations]

Airports: Newquay (45 minutes), Exeter (70 mins), Bristol (120 mins)

Trains: Exeter St Davids (60 mins)

Bus: Exeter St Davids (60 mins)


Cities: Exeter (60 mins), Plymouth (60 mins), Truro (80 mins)

Places of Interest: Clovelly (30 mins), Eden Project(45 mins), Padstow (45 mins), St Ives (100 mins), Minack Theatre (120 mins).

Further Details:

- Surfing

The Ash brothers (Reubyn and Joss) are from Widemouth Bay, Bude. The Bude area is renowned for it's uncrowded mellow peaks, and gnarley reef secret spots (and not so secret spots).

Stay local, or choose to explore the most consistent and varied surf in the UK on your doorstep.

- Cycling

A general roll down Hele Bridge Road brings you to a quiet, family friendly off road cycle track into Bude. Stop at The Weir on the way back for a cream tea.

Hop onto the Tamar Trail at Bideford. It’s a 40 mins drive from Bude. Leafy and shaded, it’s ideal in summer for all ages.

Alternatively the Camel Trail at Wadebridge is a 40 mins drive. It hugs the Camel Estuary giving truly spectacular estuary views, and the reward of Rick Stein’s fish and chips when you arrive in Padstow. Again ideal for all ages, but take the sun cream.

Cycle hire shops abound in Bude, Bideford, Padstow and Wadebridge if necessary.

- Eating and Drinking

The local pub, The Bullers Arms is a 5 minute walk. The Sunday carvery is a must.

Bude has many good quality restaurants supporting a variety of cuisines. Our current favourites are Life’s a Beach (fish), Elements (Italian) and The Olive Tree (Contemporary).

Further afield, Bude is ideally located to explore the culinary hotspot of Padstow. Rick Stein gets a mention of course (the cookery school is a great out-of-season experience) but there’s variety there too.

Wash it all down with the best (in my humble opinion) sparkling wine in the UK, from the Camel Valley vineyards.

- Heritage and Gardens

Landhydrock is a classic example of a Victorian country house and estate. The gardens show their beauty at different stages of the year with Rhododendrons in April a particular highlight. National trust quality food and service too. A 45 minute drive.

Rosemoor gardens are a 45 minute drive. Lush and serene, the RHS continue to do a great job in providing an escape from the everyday for their patrons.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marhamchurch in Holsworthy

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bed 1 - En-suite with double ended bath, separate shower, handbasin, wc. Bed 2 - En-suite with shower, handbasin, wc. Bed 3 - En-suite with shower, handbasin, wc. Downstairs toilet with basin and wc. Note: All bathrooms have underfloor heating.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 - Super king (6ft), luxurious en-suite. Balcony with stunning views 2 - King (5ft), en-suite with shower. Same stunning views. 3 - Twin beds (3ft x 6ft each), en-suite with shower. 4 - Bunk beds (3ft x 6ft each) Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 downstairs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes on accommodation: Hideaway House was built in January 2014. All the facilities are in an immaculate "as new" condition. High speed internet access is available. Sorry, pets are not accepted at this time. Please check back though, this situation may change in the future. Outside: - Warm and sunny south facing large patio area with exquisite 180 degree views of the rolling Cornish countryside. - Lawn area to side of house for energetic children (and Mums and Dads). - Dining table and chairs. - BBQ Utility Room: Sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, iron and ironing board. Vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided. If your stay is for two weeks or more you can opt for a change of towels and linen every 7 days. Please bring your own beach towels.


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Hideaway House - Stunning Views - 5 Mins To Beaches - Tesla Chargers
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Fantastic bungalow,superb bedrooms, stunning location great access to all of Cornwall, just hope for

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic bungalow, great bedrooms stunning location great access to all of Cornwall just hope for good weather!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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Sarah W (Kent)

  • 5 of 5

This property suited our family down to the ground. We loved the open plan living and the size of the bedrooms but, most of all, the amazing view - just couldn't take our eyes off it. We were happy just to stay at the house and relax. We were lucky to have good weather so were able to make the most of the garden and dining outside. We all enjoyed the table tennis and the kids loved the Sonos sound system. Will definitely look at coming back sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Great holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Love this property. Fabulous views and great location in a lovely village. Handy pub (the bullers arms) within easy walking distance serving delicious food. We love Bude and will hopefully be returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Fantastic house and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely house for a week in June. We were a family of six with ages ranging from 19 to 81. The house was so well presented that we all felt settled immediately. I was impressed with the little things like liquid soap in every bathroom and kitchen, washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets and not just a loo roll in each bathroom but at least a couple of spare ones too! The views were fantastic at the rear of the property and we enjoyed a couple of lovely bbq's taking in the scenery. Bude was also a pleasant surprise with some lovely shops and places to eat. The walk from the house into Bude along the canal is beautiful. I think this was one of the few times we have been away in the U K and not been ready for home! Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Perfect for all ages

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home in a beautiful spot. We stayed with our son and daughter and their partners plus 2 year old grandson. The location is perfect with plenty to do for all ages. The house itself is immaculate and very well equipped. The owner was friendly and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Absolutely fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! An amazing property, in a quiet village with amazing views, there were four of us but it would accommodate the eight it's designed for easily. Lots of space inside and out. Three of the bedrooms are huge the smaller one with bunk beds is still ideal for little ones with Tv in every room. Laundry room is very handy too. Three en suite, the only tiny constructive comment I would make is the two downstairs en suite could do with a shelf as there is no storage or anything to put your toiletries on. We wouldn't hesitate to book again.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marhamchurch, Devon

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New Year 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request a non-refundable 25% deposit at the time of booking. Settlement of the full balance is 6 weeks before the day you are due to arrive.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Your property will be available from 4pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10.00am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Minimum stay of 7 nights, unless otherwise indicated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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