Rock near Wadebridge, Cornwall (Ref. 942038)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Robert

    “The description of the location suggested a 10 minute walk to the ferry.”

    It is in fact 1.2 miles and if the ferry is used at low tide a demanding extra 1/4 mile walk over soft sand. We are both in our mid seventies and lucky to be reasonably mobile. Fortunately we took the car down to the ferry carpark. If we had not we would have been unable to walk back up the hill to return to the excellent house.

    It is in fact 1.2 miles and if the ferry is used at low tide a demanding extra 1/4 mile walk over soft sand. We are both in our mid seventies and lucky to be reasonably mobile. Fortunately we took the car down to the ferry carpark. If we had not we would have been unable to walk back up the hill to return to the excellent house. The bakery, butchers and Spar were all very good and the house and facilities top quality.

    - Robert, April 2022

    I am sorry that you have marked down our lovely house because of the tidal nature of the ferry ,something which was explained to you in our introductory conversation prior to your stay with us and to which you responded that the information was 'good to know'. Sykes description of the property actually states that within a ten minute walk or a four minute drive is Ferry point with excellent restaurants including the Mariner's pub and the famous Blue Tomato. Ferry point is an area of Rock with shops, restaurants, facilities and a car park it does not specifically say to the Ferry . This is why we mention in our introductory telephone conversation the tidal nature of the ferry and that if a longer boat ride and a shorter walk is required then the high tide crossing is the one to aim for ,if possible, as a crossing at low tide involves a walk on the beach at either end of the shorter boat ride. I understand that the Sykes writer timed these journeys himself but conditions and people do vary so perhaps we had better note this. The footpath to Porthilly beach and Ferry point is marked in the Welcome pack which is the shorter route. I also mention that the return journey is up hill as I did in our conversation . I am sorry that this has marred your stay with us and I will ask Sykes to re phrase the description and to note that the ferry is tidal and I will continue to try to ensure that guests understand this in our initial chats. Please may I thank you for the way that the house was left after your stay with us housekeeping said that they had never seen a house vacated by guests left in such a clean and considerate state . Thank you very much . Property Owner

The property

Resting in the small village of Rock opposite the famous harbour town of Padstow, this superbly decorated detached house is a lovely getaway for families or friends.

The property is set within a quiet residential area and is only five minutes’ walk from the all of the village’s amenities.

Upon arrival you will notice the delightful front garden before entering into the hallway which leads you into the sitting room.

Featuring an alluring woodburner and spacious ‘L’ shaped sofa you are guaranteed relaxation here.

Adjoining the sitting room is the conservatory which overlooks the garden and offers a quiet spot to read or reflect upon the day.

Additionally, there is another snug room if you’re after complete privacy.

The classy kitchen comes well-equipped with all the appliances you’ll need for a delicious meal which can be enjoyed at the dining table just opposite.

There is also a small utility room which completes the ground floor.

Moving upstairs, the first floor plays hosts to three bedrooms with the master having a four-poster bed, TV and en-suite shower room.

There is a further double room and a twin room which accommodates well for children.

Guests staying in these rooms are served by the fully tiled family bathroom.

The blissful gardens are a real delight with the addition of a patio hideaway where you could enjoy a glass of wine on a sunny afternoon.

Rock is famous for its watersports scene including windsurfing, water skiing, canoeing and rowing which can be enjoyed at the village’s mile long sandy beach.

There a few quality restaurants at the Ferry Point which can be reached in a 10 minute walk or short drive.

A trip across the Ferry is strongly advised with the wonderful town of Padstow offering an excellent selection of pubs, restaurants and shops.

For a holiday to remember, book your stay at Kilcarreg.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x four poster king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with basin, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with L-shaped bath, shower over, twin basins and WC
  • Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Snug (seats 3)
  • Conservatory (seats 3).
  • Oil central heating and woodburner
  • Electric range oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional fridge/freezer in garage, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Off road parking for 2 cars with additional roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Garage for storage
  • Rear split-level lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Front lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Note: There are steep uneven steps in the rear garden, children to be supervised Note: A travel cot and high chair can be made available upon request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1 mile. Note: this property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 Please do not charge electrical vehicles in this property as it can cause issues with the electrical set up.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Padstow 1.5 miles via ferry; Polzeath 2.8 miles; Wadebridge 6.2 miles.

Rock is a desirable and much sought after coastal village located on the north eastern bank of the River Camel opposite the famous harbour town of Padstow which is easily reached by a regular ferry service. The summer home of royalty and celebrities offering top class restaurants and quality shops, the real draw is the array of watersports including sailing, water skiing, windsurfing and angling. Continuing on a sporting theme, the golf course at nearby St Enodoc is considered to be one of the best in the country. With an abundance of world class beaches all within a short radius it is easy to see why Rock holds its popularity.

Note: this property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200