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Claire's Cottage

Stibb near Kilkhampton, Cornwall (Ref. 925957)

4.8

(19 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Ground floor bedroom

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage, Lovely situation, Lovely hosts, Lovely weather, what more can I say"

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2022

  • "An excellent return visit to a comfortable and well equipped property, with a lovely garden and countryside views, and lots of interesting places to visit nearby."

    Reviewed by PaulineMar 2022

  • "Excellent and welcoming hosts."

    Lovely property and views across the garden. Beautiful location near to local beaches and cliff top walks.

    Reviewed by PhilipFeb 2022

  • "Roger and Brenda were wonderful!"

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    Reviewed by BrianFeb 2022

  • "Very warm welcome from owners."

    Very comfortable and nice garden with patio furniture/bbq etc. Small but suited the two of us. Good location. Would be nice to have access to WIFI.

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2021

  • "Everything was fine and Roger, the host, was very welcoming and helpful."

    We would definitely stay here again, thank you!

    Reviewed by SebSep 2021

  • "Claire’s cottage was everything we needed for a lovely holiday with our teenage grandsons who loved the nearby surfing."

    The hosts were very welcoming and willing to share their knowledge of the area. The cottage was very comfortable and the garden beautiful.

    Reviewed by MarilynAug 2021

  • "It was a wonderful cottage with welcoming hosts and a beautiful garden."

    We would not hesitate booking again.

    Reviewed by AlanJul 2021

  • "Have just returned from a wonderful week staying at Claire's cottage."

    A lovely cosy cottage in a perfect location - Sandymouth NT beach, SW coast path, nearby Bude (and it's sea pool!) and more.. Absolutely recommended!

    Reviewed by HelenJun 2021

  • "We were lucky with weather."

    Our hosts were really pleasant and engaging. They go out of their way to make the experience as pleasant as possible. We would like to return regularly.

    Reviewed by NickMay 2021

  • "Brenda and Roger are a lovely host, their cottage is really welcoming and cozy."

    Reviewed by HamidehMay 2021

  • "This is very comfortable accommodation, with the most beautiful garden, in a very peaceful location."

    Owners were very helpful and accommodating, even if we did miss the cream tea, due to COVID (Maybe next time?) Flat has everything you would need. Conveniently located for Bude and its surrounding attractions. Would happily return here for another stay

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2020

  • "We love this quiet rural place."

    Well situated to enjoy cliff walks and beaches close at hand. Relaxed environment. Owners friendly and always available to make your stay comfortable.

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2019

  • "The location perfect, just to unwind by sitting watching the wildlife."

    Just a short walk up the road amazing sunset views

    Reviewed by KennethJun 2019

  • "We always enjoy our stays here."

    Great location, good facilities. Lovely views across fields to woodland and watching garden birds through garden door. Even better in warmer weather as lovely private garden for eating in.

    Reviewed by PaulApr 2019

  • "We were really disappointed with our stay at Claire's Cottage."

    The cleanliness of the cottage was well below expectations and we had to clean it as soon as we arrived, particularly the bathroom, kitchen and floors. We did explore moving to other accommodation but everything was fully booked, therefore we tried to spend as little time in the cottage as possible. The couple who own the accommodation were very welcoming and did provide a homemade cream tea on arrival, however the basics were not right - cleanliness. The washing machine and tumble dryer were thick with dust and the whole cottage needed a thorough clean. We would not return to this accommodation in the future.

    Thank you for your feedback, we value customer feedback and use it to work together with the owner to assure this type of situation does not arise again. I would have recommended you contact us at the time of your stay as we always utilise all resources possible to rectify any problems on a guests stay but if you would now like to discuss your comments further please contact us on 01244 345 700 (option 3, option 3) Property Owner

    Reviewed by RachelApr 2019

  • "Helpful owners."

    Easy access to coast. Second visit this year. Great value for couple. Good EE mobile access in house 4g.

    Reviewed by PaulNov 2018

  • "Very comfortable beds."

    Great view. Friendly helpful owners. Owners went the extra mile to help. Could watch garden birds on feeders. And sheep in field beyond. Easy access to coast and local town of Bude.

    Reviewed by PaulMar 2018

  • "The owners where very helpful and friendly, but left you alone to enjoy your holiday."

    The cottage was perfect in every detail.

    Reviewed by TerenceAug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect fire.
  • Electric storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned, private garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: best suited to 2 adults and 2 children

The property

Kilkhampton 2.5 miles.

This cosy and delightful single-storey annexe is attached to the owners’ home and Bed and Breakfast, in the small hamlet of Stibb, 2.5 miles from the village of Kilkhampton in Cornwall.

This welcoming cottage is ideally located for touring the north east of Cornwall and the stunning coastline and beaches that can be found there.

As soon as you arrive at Claire’s Cottage you are instantly taken aback by the magnificent gardens which surround the cottage and the owners’ adjoining property.

Enter into the cottage and you immediately feel at home with comfortable furnishings throughout.

The open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area are well-positioned to look out on to the garden, and two lovely bedrooms and a shower room complete the accommodation.

Outside leading out from the sitting room is a private garden with furniture looking out onto open farmland, a perfect place to relax at any time of day.

Only 1.5 miles away is Sandymouth Bay with its stunning open expanse of golden sand that stretches at low tide as far as the eye can see.

Sandymouth is ideal for surfers, beachcombers and walkers with breathtaking walks in both directions from the bay, and children will love the beach with clean sand, rocks to climb and rock pools to explore.

Kilkhampton just 2.5 miles away is a small village with a few shops and two pubs both of which serve good food, whilst Bude, one of Cornwall's major resorts is only four miles away.

With so many attractions close to hand makes Claire’s Cottage a lovely quiet base that can be enjoyed all year round.

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About the location

KILKHAMPTON

Bude 4 miles.

Kilkhampton is an historic Cornish village, 4 miles from the popular Victorian seaside resort of Bude, one of Cornwall’s premier holiday locations. With its old church, village shops and atmospheric village pubs, Kilkhampton is a lovely place to relax after a hard day exploring the stunning beaches and spectacular coastal scenery for which the area is famous. Bude’s beaches attract surfers from all over the country and when conditions are right you’d be hard pushed to find better surf. When the tide is out, miles of golden sand and hundreds of rock pools keep visitors occupied for hours. The South West Coast Path, and many other rights-of-way winding over the clifftops and through lush green fields looking out over the sea, make this area a haven for walkers and lovers of the open countryside. For those who prefer staying closer to home, a good shopping centre and a selection of pubs, two clubs and restaurants are on offer. Bude canal, a registered nature reserve, passes through the town, and rowing a boat along its calm waters or walking the towpath among the beautiful (and friendly) water fowl that live among the reeds is a great way to spend an hour or two. Within the area there are also 2 golf courses, an indoor swimming pool, bowling alley at the leisure centre. A perfect location for all that North Cornwall has to offer.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute