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Large Holiday Cottage for Family or Other Groups near Bude's beaches in Cornwall

People19
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's2
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Thurlibeer House sleeps up to 19 people, with countryside and sea views

Just 4 miles from Bude's beaches and its many traditional seaside attractions, this very spacious and unusual, colonial-style holiday property has its own spacious garden and commands wonderful views across the countryside towards Widemouth Bay and the sea.

The setting on the main Holsworthy to Bude road is very convenient for exploring this delightful corner of North Cornwall. As well as a wide variety of shops, inns, restaurants and the Bude Castle Heritage Centre, Bude has three large sandy beaches popular with surfers (with lifeguard patrol in summer), one with a very large sea-water swimming-pool. Its sports facilities include a superb 18-hole golf course, tennis and squash courts, Splash leisure centre and ten pin bowling. Delightful walking can be found nearby on the picturesque North Cornwall Coastal Footpath, and also along the towpath of Bude's canal - 2½ miles of quiet level walking of special interest to wildlife and birdlife lovers, starting less than half a mile from the property and leading to Summerleaze beach in Bude. Fishing is also available in the canal (some of the finest coarse fishing waters in the west) and sea fishing trips and crabbing can be arranged. The well-known Tree Inn at Stratton is 1½ miles.

Thurlibeer House (sleeps 15 + 4): Steps up to entrance. Large hall. Spacious sitting room with open fire and double sofa bed (for +2). Second sitting room with double sofa bed (for +2) and conservatory with excellent sea and countryside views. Fitted kitchen/dining-room with door to covered porch and WC. Utility room. Games room with pool table (free of charge). Second basement games room with table tennis. Two double bedrooms, one with wash basin. Twin-bedded room. Bunk-bedded room with wash basin. Bathroom with shower cubicle and WC. Separate WC. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room/W.C. Two twin-bedded rooms, one with en-suite shower room/W.C. and extra single bed. If you would also like to book the adjoining Thurlibeer Cottage, which sleeps up to 6 people (one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a double sofa bed in one of the lounges) please contact the owner to check availability.

*Electricity inc., with PV panels *Full central heating inc., powered by efficient air source heat pumps installed in 2012 *Open fire - initial fuel provided, then available locally *Shops 2 miles *Four freeview TVs (one 42') *Auto wm/tumble dryer *Freezer *Games room with pool table, table tennis room in basement, table football inc. *Full double glazing *Terrace with furniture *Large gardens with countryside views across to the sea *Ample parking *Blu-ray DVD *Microwave *Dishwasher *Cot (x2) *High chair (x2)

Thurlibeer House is situated in a stunning location with views to the West down to the cliffs, Widemouth Bay and the Atlantic ocean, as well as South down into Cornwall. It offers peace and tranquillity and at the same time is easily accessible from the nearby towns of Bude and Holsworthy. The cities of Exeter, Plymouth and Truro are all within around an hour's drive.

Within easy driving distance, are the historic coastal villages of Boscastle (of Doc Martin fame), Tintagel, Hartland Quay and Clovelly. The setting on the main Holsworthy to Bude road is very convenient for exploring this delightful corner of North Cornwall. As well as shops, inns, restaurants and its Historical and Folk Museum, Bude has three large sandy beaches popular with surfers (with lifeguard patrol in summer), one with a very large sea-water swimming-pool. Its sports facilities include a superb 18-hole golf course, tennis and squash courts, Splash leisure centre and ten pin bowling. Delightful walking can be found nearby on the picturesque North Cornwall Coastal Footpath, and also along the tow-path of Bude's canal - 2½ miles of quiet level walking of special interest to wildlife and bird life lovers, starting less than half a mile from the property.

More Details

Owner
Chris Hunter
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Russian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

About Chris Hunter

The owner, Mr Chris Hunter MBE, moved to the area in 1997 and purchased Thurlibeer in 2003. Since then he and his family have run the house as a successful holiday lettings business.

Chris Hunter purchased this house in 2003

Why Chris Hunter chose Launcells

Thurlibeer House is situated in a stunning location with views to the West down to the cliffs, Widemouth Bay and the Atlantic ocean, as well as South down into Cornwall. It offers peace and tranquillity and at the same time is easily accessible from the nearby towns of Bude and Holsworthy. The cities of Exeter, Plymouth and Truro are all within around an hour's drive. The house was built as a gentleman's residence in 1920. When the owner Mr Sandry died in 1935, Thurlibeer became the farm house for the surrounding farmland, before the Daw family sold it on in 1985. Chris Hunter has gradually renovated and updated the house over the last 10 years.

What makes this house unique

Most of the house is arranged on the ground floor with three bedrooms upstairs. There is plenty of space, with lounges at opposite ends of the property so that guests can spread out and occupy different sections of the house if they desire - great for example for adults wanting some peace and quiet away from noisy children!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Launcells in Holsworthy

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 19
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , ground floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , upstairs (ensuite)
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , upstairs (ensuite)
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , ground floor, with sink
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , ground floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds, ground floor, with sink
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , upstairs, ensuite
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , upstairs, with sink
    Bedroom 7 - 3 Single Bed , upstairs, ensuite
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , double sofa bed in lounge, ground floor
    Bedroom 9 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed in second lounge, ground floor
  • Steps up to entrance. Large hall. Spacious sitting room with open fire and sofa bed (for +2). Second sitting room with sofa bed (for +2), with conservatory and excellent sea and countryside views. Table football in large hallway. Very large fitted kitchen/dining-room with table that seats up to 16; door to covered porch and WC. Utility room. Games room pool table (free of charge). Second basement games room with table tennis. Two double bedrooms, one with wash basin. Twin-bedded room. Bunk-bedded room with wash basin. Bathroom with shower cubicle and WC. Separate WC. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room/WC. Two twin-bedded rooms, one with en-suite shower room/WC and extra single bed (for +1).
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Large Holiday Cottage for Family or Other Groups near Bude's beaches in Cornwall
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5

Large family holiday house with beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Excellent holiday house for a large family holiday. Lots of space, we enjoyed the large table to eat round and had fun on Summerleaze beach.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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5

Annual Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house with lots of room for us all. Photos do not do this home justice. Children loved the many hiding places for our games of hide and seek!! Will defiantly be back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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5

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

The house was beyond our expectations, with plenty of room. Chris accommodated to all of our needs and was extremely pleasant. Thank you very much.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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5

We had the best time!

  • 5 of 5

The house is massive and have everything we need for our short family break. The kids (&adults) enjoyed the massive garden. It was very close to the beach, shops and even to some of the main sites in cornwall (tintagel castle, minack theatre). We would love to come back in the summer!

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Perfect house for our school residential visit to Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

This being our first school residential visit to Cornwall we tried to find a property that had enough rooms to allow staff and students to have their own separate areas for sleeping and relaxing. With 7 bedrooms (and the option of 2 more if required), two lounge areas and a lovely sun-room this was the ideal property. Coupled with games rooms, utility room and a well equipped kitchen fulfilled this really was a practical place to stay, but it was also nicely furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD and CD players. During our stay we visited the Eden Project, Dartmoor, Clovelly, Mevagissey, Padstow as well as the lovely beaches/town of Bude. The house is well positioned for inspiring views and good access to main transport routes.

We loved our week at Thurlibeer House and would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Great family weekend away!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful weekend away in this cozy house. Plenty of space for games and entertainment.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Red Post
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bude
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Motorway
55 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Stratton
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Bude

Just 4 miles from Bude's beaches and its many traditional seaside attractions, these very spacious and unusual, colonial-style holiday properties each have their own garden and command wonderful views across the countryside towards Widemouth Bay and the sea.

The setting on the main Holsworthy to Bude road is very convenient for exploring this delightful corner of North Cornwall. As well as shops, inns, restaurants and its Historical and Folk Museum, Bude has three large sandy beaches popular with surfers (with lifeguard patrol in summer), one with a very large sea-water swimming-pool. Its sports facilities include a superb 18-hole golf course, tennis and squash courts, Splash leisure centre and ten pin bowling. Delightful walking can be found nearby on the picturesque North Cornwall Coastal Footpath, and also along the tow-path of Bude's canal - 2½ miles of quiet level walking of special interest to wildlife and bird life lovers, starting less than half a mile from the property.

Other Activities: paint balling

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Launcells, Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
29 October - 21 December 2017
29 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£300
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
Christmas - New Year 2017/18
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Thursday
7 night minimum stay
£2,250
for 7 nights
£2,250
 
 
29 March - 7 April 2017
29 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
From
£550
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
7 April - 2 June 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 10 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£570
for 2 nights
From
£285
From
£500
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
Nightly Rate
11 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£800
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£400
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
Nightly Rate
13 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
7 April - 2 June 2018
14 May 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£570
for 2 nights
From
£285
From
£500
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
Nightly Rate
18 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£800
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£400
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
Nightly Rate
20 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
7 April - 2 June 2018
21 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£570
for 2 nights
From
£285
From
£500
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
2 - 16 June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£450
Fri,Sat
£1,600
 
 
16 - 30 June 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
From
£575
Fri,Sat
£1,800
 
 
30 June - 14 July 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£800
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£650
Fri,Sat
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
14 July - 25 August 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
 
25 August - 1 September 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,250
for 7 nights
£2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£300
Fri,Sat
£1,100
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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