A mile from Wadebridge, along a hedgerow lane leading to the downs, a charming cottage lovingly converted by the friendly owners from a barn attached to their 18th cent. cottage, originally a hostelry for travellers on the Saints’ Way (from Padstow to Spain). A footpath (1¼ miles) alongside the cottage takes you straight to the Camel Trail (walking/cycling). To the front, a neat and tidy, enclosed garden (table/chairs, barbecue) and, beyond, good-sized grassy space for ball games, all surrounded by meadows. Inside, light, airy and comfortable. Glazed door into open-plan living/dining/kitchen (washing machine, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with oak worktops and floor, leather sofas and TV/DVD. Smart ground-floor bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Stairs (stairgate) from living area up to two bedrooms - a double (5' bed) with delightful long tranquil views, and a twin. Arrival after 4pm. A smashing cottage for walkers and cyclists to enjoy the Camel Trail and investigate the area.
Wadebridge: lively, small market town with plenty of shops, good restaurants, cinema, leisure centre (indoor pool) and fine medieval bridge on the river Camel, where bicycles can be hired for the Camel Trail. Padstow, 6 miles.
Two bedrooms: a king size double and a twin. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC on ground floor.
WADEBRIDGE Padstow 6 miles; Newquay 16 miles. The bustling market town of Wadebridge is perfectly placed alongside the ebb and flow of the River Camel, an ideal location for exploring the natural beauty of North Cornwall. The town hosts an array of excellent shops, pubs and restaurants, all offering a personal and friendly service and is home to North Cornwall's only family-owned cinema. The beautiful countryside surrounding the town is criss-crossed with a network of local footpaths, amazing gardens and stately homes to explore, whilst the renowned Camel Trail passes through the town, providing 17 miles of fabulous, traffic free walking, horse riding and cycling opportunities. The stunning North Cornwall coast is within 5 miles, boasting a huge selection of beaches, rocky coves and towering cliffs to explore and the nearby town of Padstow, with its colourful harbour, pastel-washed, medieval houses and celebrated restaurants is a must. Visit the UK surfing capital of Newquay, with over 11 miles of golden sandy beaches, a fascinating sea life centre, exciting zoo and vibrant nightspots. Whatever your desire, there's something for everyone in this terrific holiday location.
This property offers the following short breaks: