House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This well equipped 4 bedroom semi-detached farmhouse has just been refurbished to a high standard. Double glazed and centrally heated for all year round comfort, Coldrock is located a short country walk from the popular village of Egloshayle with an excellent pub serving great food. Wadebridge is less than 2 miles (3.2km) away with supermarkets, banks, a variety of restaurants and takeaways, interesting shops, pubs, a sports centre with indoor swimming pool and parks with tennis courts and adventure playground. The Royal Cornwall show ground is a short 1.5 miles (2.4km) drive away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Polzeath 10.3 km|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay (NQY) 22.7 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 16.7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Ground floor: Large fully equipped open plan kitchen and dining area with seating for up to 8. Family sitting room complete with large leather sofas and armchair, flat screen digital HD television, DVD player and WiFi access. Double bedroom with separate wide door access, small lounge, wet-room, toilet and large conservatory. This area can be an integral part of the house or separated by closing a wide access door making it suitable for guests who sometimes need privacy, find stairs inconvenient or use a wheelchair.
First floor Family bathroom with large bath, overhead shower, heated floor to ceiling towel rail, basin and toilet, two double bedrooms, one with washbasin and single bed plus one single bedroom with pull out bed that converts to a double. All bedrooms have uninterrupted country views.
|Further details outdoors|
Two double garages with surfboard storage, additional parking space for up to 8 cars, wetsuit washing/drying facilities, large private gardens with lawns, garden furniture and BBQ. The house was part of a small farm so horses are often in residence in fields around the house. Regretfully no pets.
Bed linen and towels are replaced weekly, central heating and welcome pack included.
The West Country region
Located on the Camel estuary, just 6 miles (9.6km) inland from the Atlantic, Wadebridge is ideal base for exploring the rugged North Cornwall coast, visiting any number of fishing villages including Port Isaac, Port Quin and Tintagel or drive a short distance inland to Bodmin Moor, Dartmoor and the Lizard The popular fishing port of Padstow and home of the famous Padstow 'Obby Oss' is a short (6 mile/9.6km) drive away, characterised by its picturesque harbour, shops and gourmet restaurants. A variety of boat trips regularly depart from the harbour, offering cruises and fishing trips with a ferry across the Camel estuary to Rock, a well known water sport and sailing resort. The famous golf clubs at St Enodoc, Trevose and Merlin are all within easy reach. Bedruthan Steps on the National Trust’s Cornish Coastal Path and the Camel Trail, running from Padstow through Wadebridge to Bodmin, are excellent for sightseeing, bird watching, walking and cycling.
Further down the coast you will find the thriving surfing town of Newquay (14 miles/22.5km) with its legendary Fistral Beach and many other popular surfing spots. For those who don’t want to venture that far there are many more world class beaches closer to hand, all within a 10 mile (16km) drive. They include Polzeath, Harlyn Bay, Treyarnon Bay and the excellent wind and kite surfing beach at Daymer Bay.
Historically Wadebridge is the place with a river crossing that became a Bridge - built on countless bales of wool they say. It now has two newer ones. One allows through traffic to bypassed the town, the other makes walking easier from Egloshayle into the centre of town. When the bypass - aqueduct - was built they had problems finding the bottom of the river. The second new bridge is called "Anneka's Bridge" after the TV presenter Anneka Rice.
The town is a central point of access to the Camel Trail with a choice of either heading seawards towards Padstow or inland towards Bodmin and then further up onto Bodmin Moor. Wadebridge is a place created by history and the river. The half way point between two extremely different areas of Cornwall.
By checking most local sign posts you will find that many of Cornwall's other main towns seem to be equidistant from Wadebridge. Perhaps this is why some of the County's biggest events have their home here. The Royal Cornwall Show, The Cornwall Folk Festival and one of county's leading old farmers' markets, now staged at The Royal Cornwall Showground.
For more information on this historic market town viist: http://www.destinationcornwall.co.uk/Wadebridge
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28 Jun 2013
What a fantastic week we had at Coldrock - a family of 4 with 2 kids, aged 11 and 6. Inside is spotlessly clean, spacious and furnished well, with a modern kitchen, bathroom and wetroom. Outside, the… More
What a great review, thank you. Delighted everyone enjoyed their break. Hope you can make it again, can't guarantee there will be foals in the fields but there will almost certainly be horses. We'll make sure the welcome pack is replenished too, thanks again.
20 May 2013
"Excellent place to relax & explore, great hospitality"
We went to stay at Coldrock during the Easter bank holiday with 8 adults, 2 babies & 2 kids ..overall a big group I would say. We were very warmly welcomed by the owner's mom who stayed up actual… More
Thank you for your note. Sorry I wasn't able to meet you myself. Mum was delighted to see such a large group and told me everyone seemed to enjoy their stay. I'm glad everyone got a room and hope you found the extra bed helpful. I look forward to meeting you next time!
9 Aug 2012
"Great place stay and to explore Cornwall"
We have just returned from Cornwall after a 1 week holiday. 3 families with 6 adults and 4 children stayed at Coldrock and it was just perfect ! Big house, very modern and everything looked new, so comfortable and welcoming! We just loved it. Big kitchen with enough plates and all utensils, dishwasher (which was a bless for so many people), big fridge/freezer/washing machine,etc. Massive dining table and plenty of space for all the people in the house.
It has parking for several cars, a massive gas barbecue and all you need to enjoy a holiday. Plus a very decent size secluded lawned front garden
Location-wise was perfect, with everything we wanted to see close-by. Even St.Ives was just over 1h driving.
We would return to Cornwall for sure and Coldrock will be at the top of our list for rental
Welcome pack with milk, biscuits and champagne was a very nice touch !
Thank you for your detailed review. I am glad it met all the needs of the three families in your party and the children enjoyed exploring the garden. I do hope they found the lion! Thanks once again for your comments and I hope you decide to make Coldrock your base for future visits to Cornwall.
28 Mar 2012
"Perfect cottage and location for a family holiday"
We had a lovely family holiday, with our two boys aged 2 and 4 at the time. The property had lots of space for them to run around safely, with a gate that can be locked for safety. There were horses in the field next to the cottage, and the boys loved talking to them!
The park was just a short walk away (say 10 mins max) which meant after breakfast we could take them for a run around before we ventured out for the day.
The thing we enjoyed most was the cycle track close by, which used to be an old railway so is completely flat. This meant we could cycle all day and the kids loved it! Even people who never cycle could use this track it's that easy! Plus the scenery was amazing en route!
The cottage was very clean and comfortable, with lovely bedding and kitchen facilities. There was plenty of off road parking for at least four cars. The service we recieved was excellent.
We have booked to go back again this year with more family, as there is a downstairs bedroom with en suite for the grandparents.
All-in-all, a great stay for families with all age children, couples or a friends' getaway.
Thank you for a great review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. It sounds like you have two very active boys so I'm sure you found the nearby adventure playground invaluable. It was also good to learn they enjoyed the garden and talking to the horses. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to make your next stay with your exended family even more enjoyable. Kind regards and thanks again.
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