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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

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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2018

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
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

very nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Big enough for even our large group. With two living rooms which is nice if people want to do different things. The weather wasn't great when we were there but it was the middle of Winter. We had a short power cut one night but Chris was brilliant and came round to check on us straight away.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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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
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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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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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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:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
5 Jan - 29 March 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£285
Fri,Sat
£900
 
 
29 March - 7 April 2018
29 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
From
£550
Fri,Sat
£1,480
 
 
7 April - 2 June 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£375
Fri,Sat
£1,250
 
 
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
£1,900
 
 
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
£2,100
 
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
 
 
1 - 15 September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£400
Fri,Sat
£1,500
 
 
15 September - 22 Dec 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£160
From
£300
Fri,Sat
£950
 
 
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
 
 
5 January - 4 April 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 3 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£290
Fri,Sat
£900
 
 
4 - 18 April 2019
4 Apr 2019 - 17 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£160
From
£350
Fri,Sat
£980
 
 
18 April - 2 May 2019
18 Apr 2019 - 1 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
£650
for 2 nights
From
£325
From
£525
Fri,Sat
£1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
2 - 30 May 2019
2 May 2019 - 29 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£170
From
£375
Fri,Sat
£1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
30 May - 20 June 2019
30 May 2019 - 19 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£450
Fri,Sat
£1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
20 June - 4 July 2019
20 Jun 2019 - 3 Jul 2019
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
From
£575
Fri,Sat
£1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
4 - 18 July 2019
4 Jul 2019 - 17 Jul 2019
2 night minimum stay
£800
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£650
Fri,Sat
£2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
18 July - 29 August 2019
18 Jul 2019 - 28 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
29 August - 5 September 2019
29 Aug 2019 - 4 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
5 - 19 September 2019
5 Sep 2019 - 18 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£400
Fri,Sat
£1,400
 
 
19 September - 21 Dec 2019
19 Sep 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£160
From
£300
Fri,Sat
£950
 
 
21 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
21 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
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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