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Crackington Haven Near Bude, Cornwall (Ref. 1093737)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Alison

    “We had a fantastic stay and the hosts were very accommodating and friendly.”

    Penlaural had everything we needed and was i. A beautiful location. Would highly recommend

    Penlaural had everything we needed and was i. A beautiful location. Would highly recommend

    - Alison, September 2023


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor twin (Superking)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, sitting area and double-sided woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with double-sided woodburning stove
  • Central heating with double-sided woodburning stove
  • Range with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, hairdryer
  • 3 x TVs, table tennis, pool table, WiFi, a selection of games
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear patio with hot tub, barbecue and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 200 yards, pub 1 mile, beach 1 mile
  • Note: There are steps up to the patio, please take care
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: hot tub may not be up to temperature on first evening.

The property

Settled in the charming village of Crackington Haven situated between Boscastle 7 miles and Bude 10 miles, is this fabulous, detached holiday home of Penlaurel.

Crackington Haven is located in an AONB a small coastal village with a lovely sand and shingle cove and dominating cliffs.

Penlaurel is the ideal home-from-home for a family or friends upto six wanting to explore this part of Cornwall, and is situated 1 mile from the beach and has wonderful rural views.

Upon arrival, park in one of three generous off-road spaces and make your way inside this marvellous dwelling.

Kick off your shoes and settle down in the charming sitting room, a space enjoying vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, along with leather seating nestled around a double-sided woodburning stove and TV.

Continue next door to find an impeccable open-plan living space, with a skylight and bi folding doors streaming in natural light, why not get comfortable in the additional sitting area here, with stylish grey sofas offering seating in front of the wall-mounted TV. Move across the space to the impressive kitchen, a contemporary space boasting shaker-style units, where the allocated chef of the group can rustle up mouthwatering meals on the selection of appliances provided, from an electric range cooker to an American-style fridge/freezer.

Tasty treats can be enjoyed at the wooden-topped breakfast bar or as a sit-down meal with all the family at the nearby dining table; be sure to whip out a bottle of wine to make a toast to this excellent escape!

The utility can be found close by and offers you a washing machine and tumble dryer, so you can keep your clothes fresh during your stay.

As day turns to dusk, head to one of three thoughtfully laid-out bedrooms to recharge, with two situated on the ground floor and comprising of a double and a twin (or superking), whilst another double with a TV rests upstairs.

Completing the property is a fantastic, ground-floor bathroom where you can enjoy a tranquil soak in the bath, or perhaps you'd prefer a rejuvenating rinse in the first-floor shower room.

To the rear of the property is an idyllic patio, where a luxurious hot tub beckons you for a relaxing soak after a day packed with excursions; the space also hosts a barbecue with relaxed seating and table and chairs, which is ideal for the summer months!

To the side and front of the property is a large enclosed lawned area.

Get acquainted with your surroundings in Crackington Haven and embark on a walk or short drive towards the village's beautiful beach.

Once at the beach The Coombe Barton Inn offers good food and perfect sea views, along with 2 local cafes serving excellent local produce, before trying your hand at hiking part of the South West Coastal Path.

The village of Crackington Haven has a well stocked Community Shop, and near by are Boscastle Farmshop and café, Marshgate Stores with a Post Office.

Continue along the coast to Widemouth Bay, offering an extensive sandy beach where you can try your hand at surfing, or walk north along the coast and take in the coastal panorama from the Viewing Point North.

Bude the local town lies further afield and offers and array of shops and supermarkets, cafes and restaurants, and hosts a range of activities, from dipping your toes in the shores of the beaches or Bude Sea Pool, or enjoying a round of golf at the local golf club.

Just a few fantastic sights and attractions have been mentioned here, the wider area hosts so many more, with the AONB offering several more picture-postcard towns and villages, and Bodmin Moor resting a scenic drive away.

An unforgettable break with your loved ones is waiting to be experienced at Penlaurel!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Boscastle 6 miles.

Crackington Haven is a charming cove near Boscastle, with a mix of rockpools, a sandy beach and good surf. There are two beach shops and cafes, which are wonderful to relax in and look out over the blue seas of the bay. Walking this section of the South West Coast Path, much of it owned by the National Trust, offers dramatic views, a host of wildflowers and an undulating terrain. Just along the coast is the quaint village of Boscastle, with gift shops, local restaurants and pubs offering good food, Cornish real ales and live entertainment by local musicians, making this an ever-popular visitor destination. The sandy beaches of Bossiney and Trebarwith Strand are within a short drive, as are the surfing beaches at Bude and Polzeath. Close at hand lies Tintagel, swathed in the legend of King Arthur, as well as several stately homes and renowned gardens, or the wide open space of Bodmin Moor, famous for its granite tors and Daphne Du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn.

Please note: This property only accepts a minimum of three night stays.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas