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Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
In a peaceful, secluded and rural location but still close to the sandy beaches of Bude and the rugged Cornish coastline lies Dux Farm.
Surrounding the property is 18 acres of pastureland and seven acres of woodland, a part of which has been opened up for woodland walks giving our guests the opportunity to savour the peace and quiet.
Dux Farm lies only 6 miles from the coastal town of Bude with its many surrounding sandy beaches and spectacular coastal walks. An excellent base from which to explore the Atlantic coastline. The popular sport of surfing is very well catered for in Bude.
We are also ideally placed to take advantage of the local golfing facilities. Holsworthy's 18 hole parkland golf course lies some two miles from the property and the 18 hole links course is to be found in nearby Bude.
A village pub/restaurant can be found nearby in both Bridgerule and Pyworthy. There is also a local village shop and post office in Bridgerule. Supermarket facilities are located within the nearby towns of Holsworthy (Waitrose) and Bude (Morrisons and Sainsburys). Farmer's markets selling quality local produce are in operation on Wednesdays in Holsworthy and Fridays in Bude.
Bude and Widemouth Bay are both within a few miles and offer fantastic beaches, and access to the coastal footpath. Both are popular with families and surfers alike and provide excellent facilities (including tuition, hiring of equipment and wetsuits). Other beaches within easy reach are Crackington Haven, Trabarwith, Polzeath, and of course Newquay.
About 15 miles to the south lies Rough Tor, one of the highest points on Bodmin Moor. Steeped in legend and full of archaeological heritage, the moor delivers rugged beauty and breath-taking walks. Daphne Du Maurier's Jamaica Inn is less than 20 miles away. Exmoor lies 45 minutes to the north. Dartmoor is less than 30 minutes away to the south east.
*Towns and Villages
Among the many other villages and towns worth a mention are, Tintagel with it's castle and legends of King Arthur, picturesque village of Clovelly with is carless narrow streets and the idyllic fishing village of Port Isaac where the popular Doc Martin television series was filmed and Padstow where Rick Stein has his famous restaurtant, all within about 30 minutes drive.
These are just some of the places in the area to visit. There are many, many others. Whatever you enjoy doing while you are here you can be assured of a warm welcome upon arrival and a beautiful home to return to at the end of each day.
NB. As there is a pond on site that is unfenced, children should be supervised at all times.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bude 6 miles and Widemouth Bay is another 2 miles|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Devon region
A TRADITIONAL DEVON FARMHOUSE SET IN THIS IDYLLIC RURAL LOCATION YET JUST A SHORT JOURNEY TO THE GOLDEN SANDS OF BUDE
Situated on the outskirts of the quiet picturesque village of Bridgerule, and approached via it's own private gravelled drive and enjoying 6 acres of private woodland and a further 2 acres of fields that guests are invited to explore and enjoy.
This farmhouse offers FOUR bedrooms: master double, second double with with en-suite shower room, 2 twin bedrooms all on the first floor. Bathroom: located on the first floor, offers bath and WC. Lounge: offers log burning fire, Freeview TV, DVD and comfortable seating. Kitchen/diner: this charming large country kitchen has a wealth of exposed beams and offers large gas hob with double electric oven, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. There is a large dining room with large ornamental fireplace leading to a further sitting/study room. There is internet access. Regret no pets.
Outside: A large, mostly enclosed garden with garden seating and BBQ. nearby within the grounds is a large natural wildlife pond Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 7 miles, shop and pub 1.5 miles.
The village of Bridgerule is located just a mile away and offers the popular family run pub, which serves food throughout the day and a local shop providing all the necessities. The property enjoys a rural location yet is well positioned to enjoy the very popular north Cornish coast. Just a 10 minute drive is the principal town of Bude offering a vast array of shops, pubs, a variety of restaurants and not forgetting its 3 golden sandy beaches. Tintagel, famous for its myth and legend of King Arthur and his knights of the round table or the popular 'foodie' destinations of Padstow (made famous by award-winning chef Rick Stein) and Watergate Bay with Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant, all within easy reach.
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31 Aug 2014
"Comfortable, quiet, convenient."
Dux Farm cottage was very comfortable and warm (the weather just turned chilly when we arrived) but heating was very efficient. Loads of hot water too. Nice comfortable sitting room. Large table in… More
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