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Views towards the property with hot tub
Games room with full sized snooker table
Lounge
Kitchen/Dining area
Kitchen/dining area
Dining area
Dining area
Double bedroom with door to outside
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Enclosed decked patio area
Beautiful Bude nearby
Port Issac harbour
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13 / 14  Beautiful Bude nearby
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Monks Treasure

Bude (6mls SE), Devon

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 1
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Semi-detached barn conversion with private hot tub and games room with full sized snooker table all set on a 200 acre working farm, perfect for getting away from it all
  • Only 8 miles from the seaside town of Bude where you can explore the rugged coastline along the South West Coast path
  • Located on the Devon/Cornwall border, ideal for exploration and a short drive to sandy beaches and the region’s top visitor attractions
Property code: 43994

This property enjoys a quiet, rural location within easy reach of the Tamar Lakes Country Park, which offers plentiful opportunities for visitors to enjoy sailing, windsurfing, water zorbing, scenic walks, cycle routes, and angling. For many, a trip to the west country would be incomplete without a day or two spent enjoying the region’s renowned beaches, and guests at this property have a choice of lovely sandy beaches within easy reach, including Bude, Crackington Haven, Port Isaac, and Westward Ho! There are plenty of other places of interest in the local area to suit all tastes, including Hartland Abbey, RHS Rosemoor, and The Milky Way Adventure Park.

This barn conversion property offers comfortable accommodation for eight guests with some well-maintained original features. The upside-down layout of this property means that the main living area, comprising of a lounge/diner and separate kitchen/diner, is located on the first floor. The spacious lounge diner has a beamed ceiling and some attractive exposed brickwork, which add to the authentic feel of the property. The comfortable seating in the lounge area, allows guests to relax and enjoy the TV/DVD, whilst a separate snug room, located on a mezzanine floor, offers a range of books and games. The kitchen has a second dining table, which makes it a great place to enjoy informal meals, or sit together over coffee. This room is well-equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, and dishwasher. Downstairs, there are four tasteful bedrooms, three of these are double rooms, two of which benefit from doors leading outside. The fourth bedroom is a twin room, which also has outside access, and benefits from an en-suite shower with WC. The property’s bathroom offers a bath, separate shower, and WC.

Finally, there is a spacious games room, with a smart TV, fridge, pool table, and a selection of toys and games.

Outside, there is an enclosed shingled garden to the rear of the property, where guests will find the private hot tub. Meanwhile, to the front of the property, there is an enclosed decked area with seating and a BBQ. Guests are also able to enjoy the owner’s farm, including several activities which may appeal particularly to younger guests, including tractor rides, and meeting the resident animals. There is ample off-road parking available on the farm.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 4 bedrooms: 3 doubles and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
  • En-suite shower room with WC to the twin room
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Private games room with snooker  table
  • TV/DVD, plus additional smart TV in the games room
  • Oven, hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, and dishwasher
  • Bed linen, electric, and heating included
  • Towels not included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • WIFI included (can be intermittent due to rural location)
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Pub 1 mile, shop 3 miles, beach 8 miles

 

The property is within easy reach of Upper Tamar Lake and the popular Tamar Lakes Activity Centre (10 miles) where you can enjoy peaceful walks or activities including sailing, windsurfing and fishing. Heading over to the coast, you can visit numerous popular seaside towns and beaches including the popular surfing resort of Bude, Widemouth Bay (both 8 miles), Sandymouth Bay, Morwenstow, and Crackington Haven (all within 15 miles). Other local attractions include Hartland Abbey on the beautiful Hartland Peninsula (19 miles), Tatson Shooting Ground (1.5 miles) and the picturesque village of Holsworthy (3.5 miles) which is home to a golf club and the Holsworthy and Stratton Agricultural Show.

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Views towards the property with hot tub
Games room with full sized snooker table
Lounge
Kitchen/Dining area
Kitchen/dining area
Dining area
Dining area
Double bedroom with door to outside
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
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Alice Newby

This property is personally managed by Alice.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lynda 3rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Russell 26th September 2020

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Reviewed by David 19th September 2020

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We had the most wonderful, relaxing time here. Between playing snooker on the full sized snooker table and relaxing in the hot tub, we enjoyed interacting with the friendly pony and two donkeys who loved being stroked. Tony is very friendly and was on hand in case we needed anything. Thank you for a lovely time!!!!

Reviewed by Francis 6th September 2020

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Overall a lovely cottage clean and comfortable in a nice rural setting.

Reviewed by lee 29th August 2020

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we were told that 2pm check in May be a bit later as the cleaning was upped due to covid which was fine however when we arrived the place was not clean at all, there were sweet wrappers behind chairs and under seats, dust everywhere and even a hair culer with hair on it in the ganes room which the we had to pull from the dogs mouth, there is NO IntRead moreernet so don't be fooled, the farmer will make excuses but no Internet will come, this is advertised as luxury and its far from it Hide

Reviewed by Finian 18th July 2020

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There were 8 of us that stayed in total and the house was more than big enough for us all. The hot-tub was used a lot and could get all 8 in. Beds were mega comfy. Plenty of seating room upstairs. The donkeys and horse behind the house were always wanting to be patted and fed which everyone enjoyed. The farmer that owns the place was quite often poRead morettering around and very friendly. Overall, great value for money and a lovely spot. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 11th July 2020

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Monks treasure is a great place ,about 8mile or 20 mins from bude ,plenty of room ,great snooker table ,lovely hot tub ,the only negative is the lack of wifi for you if you have kids as the wifi on site doesn't reach inside the building so i had to rely on my hotspot on my phone placed on the snooker room roof.

Reviewed by Tracey 4th July 2020

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We had a great time, no one had stayed in the cottage for 4 months so was lots of cobwebs and felt a little damp, but it is a converted barn. Plenty of space and would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Bayram 19th February 2020

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The property looks amazing when you see it BUT it was VERY disappointing to walk into a house with strong smell of damp!! Even our clothes in the wardrobes were smelling of damp! There was all dead flies everywhere specially in the loft(carpet)where kids were playing. We had to Hoover/clean the house. There was still flies all inside the house! MorRead moree cutlery needed, no sharp knifes or hairdryer.. NOT enough towels for everyone (it smelt). NO beddings was provided for my childs cot. Hot tub-dirty Hide

Reviewed by Jeremy 27th December 2019

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Lovely and homely property in a quiet location. Excellent facilities,my family really enjoyed the snooker table and hot tub with the added bonus of the dishwasher and washing machine.

Reviewed by Simon 22nd November 2019

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Lovely building And views. Great location and friendly welcome. Excellent snooker table and very dog friendly. Hot tub was great fun.

Reviewed by Clare 26th October 2019

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Brilliant holiday, the farmer couldn't have been more accommodating with myself and our friends. He let the children help getting the cows in and out and also the donkeys and pony. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely house. Kids loved the snooker table. All in all a fab holiday

Reviewed by Shirley 17th August 2019

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Lovely location, my grandchildren loved feeding the animals and going in the hot tub, they had plenty of room and so much fun riding their bikes, lovely cake left for us when we arrived, and we even picked some blackberries to take home to East Sussex. Much loved holiday by all.

Reviewed by Linda 27th July 2019

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Reviewed by Brian 13th July 2019

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The travel instructions were easy to follow. The welcoming cake was a lovely gesture enjoyed by all. The cottage had every you needed for a relaxing holiday and the snooker table was a great hit. We loved the animals which were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble if we had a query about the area and where to visit. Would visit again in theRead more future Hide

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