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Swallow Barn

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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We provide quality assured self-catering holiday accommodation near Bude in the heart of rural North Cornwall. Our cottages are situated just 3 miles from the beach and 4 miles from Bude, close to the Atlantic Highway, which runs along the North Cornwall coast. The cottages were converted from the original barns situated around the traditional farm yard and have all undergone further extensive renovation in recent years. Carthouse sleeps 2 people, while Wagtail and Swallow each accommodate 4 people. Wagtail has 1 double and 1 twin bedroom, Swallow has 2 double bedrooms. In each cottage guests have the option of choosing either a king size or twin beds in the master bedroom. All the cottages have modern fully equipped kitchens with a dishwasher, all have central heating and a woodburner, ...We provide quality assured self-catering holiday accommodation near Bude in the heart of rural North Cornwall. Our cottages are situated just 3 miles from the beach and 4 miles from Bude, close to the Atlantic Highway, which runs along the North Cornwall coast. The cottages were converted from the original barns situated around the traditional farm yard and have all undergone further extensive renovation in recent years. Carthouse sleeps 2 people, while Wagtail and Swallow each accommodate 4 people. Wagtail has 1 double and 1 twin bedroom, Swallow has 2 double bedrooms. In each cottage guests have the option of choosing either a king size or twin beds in the master bedroom. All the cottages have modern fully equipped kitchens with a dishwasher, all have central heating and a woodburner, and private enclosed gardens with brick barbecues from which there are stunning views of the surrounding farmland. We provide Freeview flat screen televisions with bluetooth soundbars and Blu-Ray DVD players in each cottage; there are also DAB radios with bluetooth speakers in each bedroom, and every cottage has USB charging points for mobile devices. Wi Fi is free and unlimited and as of April 23rd 2019 is supplied by fibre direct to the premises providing a genuine superfast connection. There is free parking in the courtyard. We also welcome dogs of all sizes for a small charge. Swallow is a 2 bedroom cottage. The master bedroom has a king size bed which can be used as 2 twin beds, and there is a double bed in the 2nd bedroom. The bathroom contains a bath with shower over and has recently been completely renovated. The full size kitchen downstairs is fully equipped, while in the living room there are 2 leather sofas to relax in. We are open throughout the year, so whether you are visiting North Cornwall to enjoy the sounds and sights of summer, or taking in some of the fabulous scenery and walks in the other seasons, we hope you will be our guest soon. You can even make use of our brand new beach hut! Cottages are offered for rent on a weekly basis - Carthouse and Wagtail are Saturday changeovers, Swallow is a Friday changeover. Amendments to changeover days and short breaks - minimum 3 nights - are available at certain times of year and if you require these please contact us for details. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs are charged at £20 per dog, maximum 2 dogs. Please note that dogs are not allowed to be left on their own in the cottages.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
geraldine G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

Just returned from a week in Swallow Cottage and had the best possible time. The owners were fantastic, allowing us to arrive at some ungodly hour. After a very long drive through the night we walked into a beautiful, spotless, homely cottage with tea /...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank JPNL99
Reviewed 27 March 2020 via mobile

We rented 2 of the cottages (Wagtail & Swallow) rather last minute from the lovely Gerry and Andy, We were so glad they could fit us in! We arrived a few hours later to find both of the cottages spotless and set up with everything...More

Date of stay: March 2020
2  Thank LornaMarsh
Reviewed 5 November 2019 via mobile

Swallow Barn is a sweet little cosy barn near Bude. I booked it for a long weekend for my gift to myself and husband to celebrate my retirement. We were not disappointed. Is is beautiful, the weather was absolutely terrible that weekend but it didn’t...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Heatherwilkins22
GerryatBuddsBarns, VR Owner at Swallow Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

We are so glad you had a good time and the awful weather didnt spoil your enjoyment. Happy retirement, and we look forward to welcoming you again. Andy &Gerri

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

What can I say but thank you for such a comfortable and homely stay. This was the first time we've visited north Cornwall as we always go further south. I'm glad to say that myself and my family weren't disappointed, mainly down to the warmly...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank IanW2982
GerryatBuddsBarns, VR Owner at Swallow Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back at any point. Many thanks Andy and Gerry

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Budds Barns is located in a pocket of beautiful Cornish countryside. Totally relaxing and away from the everyday humdrum of our usual hectic lives. We stayed in Swallow Barn and it was cozy, clean (in fact spotless!) with stunning views. We were greeted by Gerry...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank The_Youngs_four
GerryatBuddsBarns, VR Owner at Swallow Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi So glad you liked the cottage. delighted you thought the cottage was spotless, we strive for that for every guest. We would love to welcome you back along with your dog anytime. Gerry and Andy Gillies

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Reviewed 4 June 2011

A lovely cottage which was spotlessly clean, very well fitted out and in a beautiful setting. We stayed in 'Swallow' which had a lovely view across rolling countryside, with a relaxed tranquil ambience. Very friendly and helpful owners, though not in any way intrusive. In...More

Date of stay: May 2011
2  Thank Salient9
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Titson is very close to Bude just 10 minutes by car. This famous seaside town has a golf course, swimming pool and leisure centre, the historic Bude Canal, and outstanding beaches for surfing and family days. Titson itself is a small hamlet. The closest village is Marhamchurch. The nearby village of Whitstone has an excellent village store and post office specialising in local produce. North Cornwall's wonderful coastline is only a few minutes drive away. Our closest beach is Widmouth Bay, our favourite is Crackington Haven where you can watch the sun set from the Coombe Barton Inn. Nearby towns include Holsworthy, Bideford and Launceston, the ancient capital of the Duchy of Cornwall. You are ideally located to explore and enjoy some of the finest attractions of North Cornwall and Devo...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Swallow Barn

Swallow Barn is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Swallow Barn has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Swallow Barn has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Swallow Barn must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.