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Auverne

(Ref. 1038846)

Poundstock near Widemouth Bay, Cornwall Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (8)
  • house (7)
  • beaches (6)
  • great (5)
  • our (5)
  • garden (5)

14 Customer Reviews

  • "Really lovely house with lots of space, great outdoor space and kids loved the pool/table tennis room (and adults!"

    ) great location quick easy drive to our favourite Widemouth bay beech. We love bude and come every year will definitely book again. Owners are also fabulous very helpful and accommodating thanks so much we had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Aug 2023

  • "The owners were proactive & emailed useful information before our holiday, they also sent a text message on our arrival day which was much appreciated The nearest beach is too far to walk with children & there is no path on the small & windy road so you do really need to drive."

    The kitchen was well equipped, but the bottom draw of the freezer was difficult to push back in because of the ice underneath. The ensuite shower water pressure was low & the temperature was irratic. There is a piece of metal pertruding in the garden which we noticed after the grass was cut. We did report both these issues to the owners so I am sure they will be rectified. Overall we throughly enjoyed our stay, the property has plenty of room for a family of 7, & having a big garden was definitely beneficial. There is plenty to do & there are some really nice beaches to choose from.

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Aug 2022

  • "Auvergne is a lovely spacious property especially for a large family ot two families to share."

    Its very clean and very well maintained. The garden is ideal for sitting out in. Closest beaches are excellent. Already booked for 2023, this will be our third stay here.

    Reviewed by Frances5.0May 2022

  • "Everything was in good order and working as it should."

    Only issue was that one of the settees in the lounge was very low indeed and for my wife and I (both over 70 and with poorly backs) it was a mission to get up and down. It was the one in front of the log fire which given the time of year was where we wanted to sit and be cosy in the evenings. Otherwise everything was great and a super base to explore the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by David4.4Oct 2021

  • "Lovely clean, comfortable house."

    Can't believe how nice it was!! It had everything we needed plus some. Dining area in the conservatory which was very pleasant to sit it. The living room was delightful and the garden was absolutely lush. Nice area to visit. A lovely walk from the holiday home to Millook Haven. This is one of the very best holiday homes we have stayed in and we've stayed in many!! Can't recommend enough.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Sep 2021

  • "Fabulous house great location"

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Aug 2021

  • "The whole family loved our stay."

    The house was spacious and we didn't feel cramped at all, also lovely and light. Plenty of outside space for four very active grandchildren, who loved the garden and watching the rabbits who came into the garden every morning and watching the sheep in the field behind the garden. The garden has enough space for a gentle kick about with a ball which the children loved, plenty of car parking on the driveway. The area is very quite with some really lovely gentle walks locally. The beaches, which are very good are no more than about ten minutes drive away with restaurants and toilets, eccentrical with small children. We especially loved Summerleaze beach in Bude, huge beach with seawater swimming pool, also lovely little rock pools on the beach for the very small members of the family, even some of the older members of the family! Would go again anytime. Thanks to the very helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jul 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday the only thing I didn't feel was safe was the decking with no hand rails as it was quite a drop."

    Reviewed by Rosalind3.8Jul 2021

  • "Well equipped great location."

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Jul 2021

  • "Location is ideal."

    Property good for large family group. Lots of useful information provided by the owner. Looking forward to returning next year.

    Reviewed by Frances5.0May 2021

  • "House was lovely,lots of space for children to run around in."

    Close to shops and beaches. Would have loved another week.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely house with great views, Close by to wonderful beaches, coves and attractions, perfect holiday break !"

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Sep 2020

  • "The holiday cottage was perfect very clean, kitchen was very equipped lovely views from the large well looked after garden."

    Owners had really thought of everything.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Sep 2020

  • "Amazing house!"

    Close to some amazing beaches. We could even see the ocean from the front room. Comfy beds. Every amenity you could think of had been included and eco friendly touches. We loved our stay and didn’t want to leave!

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0Aug 2020

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor super king (or twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor twin room
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Lower-ground-floor games room and bike storage.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV and WiFi
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer and second fridge/freezer on lower ground
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden with BBQ, decking, lawn and seating
  • Bike and surfboard storage
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Note: When walking your dogs, please be mindful of the livestock in the nearby field
  • Note: Check-in is from 5pm
  • Shop 1 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond at the property of £50

The property

Widemouth Bay 2.2 miles.

A bright and contemporary property, Auverne enjoys a lovely position in the small village of Poundstock, near the Cornish coast.

An open-plan living space stretching the length of the property makes wonderful use of the space; soak up the abundance of light within the dining area thanks to the conservatory glass roof and windows, it is a wonderful setting to enjoy a family meal, flooding in light even on a rare dull day.

Move into the sitting area and rest on one of the two large sofas, feeling warmed by the woodburning stove as you relax watching a Netflix film on the Smart TV.

The kitchen offers beautiful views out to the garden and the fields beyond, and includes an electric oven, induction hob and a dishwasher.

The ground floor hosts three of the four bedrooms, including a master double with en-suite.

basin and WC.

Another king (or twin on request) bedroom and a twin bedroom rest here too, as well as the ground-floor bathroom which has a bath and separate walk-in shower.

Head upstairs and be welcomed straight into the fourth bedroom beneath the sloping ceiling with Velux windows.

Outside in the garden you can delight in relaxing with a view at the outdoor dining area on the decking, with views to the Cornish countryside and a large lawn for children to enjoy.

Bring along your bikes and store them in the lower-ground-floor storage, with a games room here too with a pool table/table tennis set up.

Auverne is less than two miles from Black Rock Beach which rests on the south side of Widemouth Bay, home to a wealth of rugged beauty, with the beach's major point and reef breaks attracting surfers.

Book an activity with Outdoor Adventure, a company based at Widemouth Bay, offering lessons in surfing and coasteering, as well as group activities and adventures, perfect for a group on holiday!

Hire bikes at the canal for a chance to explore the local waterways.

Excellent for dog walking.

Head up the coast to Bude to enjoy the many attractions here, with plenty of restaurants and pubs to indulge in a delicious meal and some drinks, and several beaches to choose from to practice surfing, as well as the amazing Bude Sea Pool providing non-surfers a great place to swim.

Walkers can follow the South West Coast Path to explore the coast and experience some beautiful scenery, coming across some charming coastal villages and beaches along the way.

The village of Tintagel is home to Tintagel Castle and the King Arthur sculpture, presenting a great holiday photo opportunity with the idyllic seascape filling the background.

Enjoy a Cornish escape and stay at the lovely Auverne.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location

POUNDSTOCK

Widemouth Bay 2.2 miles; Bude 4.4 miles; Boscastle 10 miles; Tintagel 14 miles

Found in north-east Cornwall near to the popular surfer haven of Bude, is the village and civil parish of Poundstock, a quaint hamlet making a perfect place to spend your holiday to Cornwall. Surrounded by lovely countryside and not far from the coast, this area offers a great variety of opportunities. Pick up your essentials in the local farm shop, and enjoy a pint in the local pubs. Just around 4-miles up the road is the town of Bude, a popular place to spend a day on the beach learning some new surfing tricks, or enjoy a night on the town at the several bars and pubs available. Walk or cycle along the coastal path, bringing you to other excellent villages and towns to stop at, including Boscastle and Tintagel. 

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond at the property of £50.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas