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Coast nearby
Enclosed garden with views of the valley and coast
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Penkenna Vean

Crackington Haven (1ml S), Cornwall
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Converted annexe in a quiet village location
  • Light and airy accommodation throughout
  • Located in Crackington Haven
  • Only one mile from the picturesque beach, offering a local pub
  • Excellent walks to be enjoyed along the coastal footpath
  • 8 miles from the popular seaside town of Bude, offering fantastic surfing
Property code: PENKE

Located in the North Cornwall village of Crackington Haven. A one-mile walk will bring you to the picturesque beach and a hearty meal at the local pub, which serves good food. Keen walkers will enjoy the many footpaths that surround the area, while surfers shouldn’t miss a trip to the seaside town of Bude, approximately 8 miles away.

Inside, the accommodation is open-plan, making for a sociable and spacious area for entertaining. In the shaker-style kitchen area you will find an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. The cosy sitting area beyond has an electric fire, TV/DVD with Freeview, perfect for evenings in for catching up on all your favourite shows and films. There is a fold-out dining table for breakfasts and dinners when you’re not making the most of the local pubs. Upstairs the bedroom is located in the eaves but is flooded with natural light thanks to the large windows. There is another TV/DVD and Freeview in this room, along with an additional z-bed available on request. The bathroom is downstairs and has a shower over bath with WC.

Outside, there is a private enclosed garden with furniture and a BBQ, perfect for summer under the starry skies dining overlooking the rolling fields and sea beyond.
 

 

 

  • Bedroom - 1 double
  • Bathroom – 1 shower over bath with WC
  • Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • TV/DVD and Freeview
  • Internet access
  • BBQ and garden furniture
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shop - 1.5 miles
  • Beach and pub 1 mile
  • Additional accommodation on site available to book via the owner at an additional costs
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Amy Hancock

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 44 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jason 29th June 2024

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As always, the property is well presented and forms the perfect base to explore the surrounding area. The owners are great and always there to help if needed and the view from the garden is magnificent! We personally recommend it.

Reviewed by Ellie 22nd June 2024

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Lovely property clean tidy & comfortable with beautiful views. The walk down to the beach is approx 1.5 miles by road (no path) and the way back is INCREDIBLY STEEP (tho there is a bus if you don't want to attempt it). Lovely food at The Cabin Cafe. Dogs not permitted on beach between 10am and 6pm so instead we took our dog to to Black Rock Beach aRead moret Widemouth Bay, 15 mins away by car - fantastic beach, beautifully clean and well worth a visit! A lovely property all in all, don't hesitate to book Hide

Reviewed by James 15th June 2024

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Very well equipped, and nicely maintained. Very clean and tidy, great sea views. Community shop well stocked, might be out of Prosecco now. Owners very welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by George 1st June 2024

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Lovely little retreat ideal if you love walking costal areas clean and tidy seemed to have everything you needed if you do decide to cook for yourselves. Not far from Boscastle. Bude tintagel We found Wadebridge worth a visit Nice enclosed garden area for your furry friends and a view across towards the sea across from the fields. Birds early morniRead moreng to wake you up see them flying between the trees Overall a pleasant break in a well kept property . Hide

Reviewed by Adrian 25th May 2024

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Reviewed by Rachel 18th May 2024

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Fantastic well equipped peaceful base ideal for exploring the magnificent Cornish coast. Very clean and very well equipped for self catering . Stunning views to the sea - Beautiful escape and rest from hectic life !! Many thanks to the lovely hosts !

Reviewed by Mark 11th May 2024

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Reviewed by Luca 4th May 2024

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Great location at close distance from the beach and the walking paths over the amazing cliffs. The cottage was clean , spacious, modern and ideal for a dog because the little private garden had a solid fence, about 1.5 m high. Friendly and nice host, we would go back again. Our dogs loved it.

Reviewed by Mike 30th December 2023

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This is a delightful conversion, immaculately maintained by Sheila, a charming and friendly host. I could even work the TV remote! Very highly recommended.

Reviewed by Robert 8th November 2023

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Really enjoyed my short break, views from the cottage were stunning, especially during the storms. I usually camp, but wanted more comfort, booked last minute, had a great time.

Reviewed by Lillian 28th October 2023

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This property was lovely. Everything we needed was available. Owner was available when we needed. The area was amazing. Quiet and view was absolutely goegeous. The pub at the beach was just as nice. Food was delish and not expensive at all. Must say they made the best cheese burger. People are also so friendly. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Fiona 21st October 2023

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A lovely cottage for two and especially good for anyone with a dog(s). We had a lovely time and there are lots of places to explore (working west from Bude, Crackington Haven, Boscastle, Tintagel and Port Isssac are all within 15 minutes of each other (an hours travel for the lot!). As a home base the cottage is well equipped and the garden area seRead morecure for the dogs. The haven itself is a drive rather than a walk (for us anyway) but has a PandD car park and access to the coastal path and others. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 30th September 2023

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Comfortable accommodation in a prime location for exploring the area. Peace & quiet every day with a perfect view of the coast. Garden was lovely & secure for our little dog. 10 out of 10 from us!

Reviewed by Adrian 23rd September 2023

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It was an amazing holiday,luvly and cosy for us ,Bob the dog loved the garden he could play in .we can't wait come back at the end of May 2024,would recommend to anyone ,beautiful crackington Bay down the lane ,luvly village shop and choice of cafes at the bay and pub ,thank you x

Reviewed by Michael 19th August 2023

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Reviewed by Keith 13th August 2023

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Lovely little cottage perfect for two and our two dogs, we had a fabulous week, lots of great walks all around, fabulous views. Local shop had everything we needed and all local produce too. Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by Ray 29th July 2023

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A pleasant cottage in a lovely location. Good layout and plenty of space for both us and the two dogs. Great view of the sea and hills even with the the miserable weather.

Reviewed by Joanne 22nd July 2023

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Lovely little cottage in Crackington Haven ideal for visiting north Cornwall. Beautiful sea and country views and very friendly and helpful owners. Good value for money too.

Reviewed by Sue 15th July 2023

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Comfy base to visit Cornwall. Well equipped cottage, which had everything we needed with lovely a view of the sea. Had a great week.

Reviewed by Jason 1st July 2023

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Our stay at Penkenna Vean was, as always, excellent. A lovely place to spend a holiday in a beautiful and quiet village. The facilities are excellent and well presented and the garden to the front is a great space for a meal outdoors or playing ball with the dog! The view is spectacular and we personally wouldn't swap it. We booked next years breakRead more the day after we arrived home. A great base to see the sights of Cornwall. Hide

Reviewed by Adrian 10th June 2023

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This is a great little gettaway as long as you don't expect to find much on arrival. Tea and Coffee but no milk, even a pint after a seven hour journey would have been welcome. There are some great views from the small enclosed garden. If you are tall, you will find many areas where you have to walk at an angle. This includes the whole of the top pRead moreart of the cottage and even the sofa downstairs if you sit at one end. Strange kitchen layout as well, which makes for some awkward moments. Hide

Reviewed by Chloe 3rd June 2023

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We loved our stay here! The cottage was spotlessly clean and it had everything we needed. A very quiet location, a mile walk down to the beach and pub (a steep walk back but we didnt mind this). A shop not even two minutes walk away. The little garden was perfect and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here. A wonderful place to stay and we never got tiRead morered of looking at the sea and the owners horses from the kitchen window. Truly wonderful! Hide

Reviewed by Adam 27th May 2023

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Wonderful break fantastic location dogs loved it

Reviewed by Peter 20th May 2023

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Stayed here for 1 week May 2033. Very clean and well equipped, outside space is enclosed and perfect for our two dogs. Good base for touring and easy to find.

Reviewed by Laraine 13th May 2023

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The bedroom though very nice, we was inclined to bump heads on the ceiling as it came into a V shape, also the bathroom is down stairs, so not good if you need it through the night.

Reviewed by Simon 29th April 2023

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We had a great time. We had some good walks from the property and more within a short drive. Bude was interesting.

Reviewed by Kenneth 22nd April 2023

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Not a fan of the sloping roof in the bedroom banged my head on several occasions, also I did not like having to go downstairs to the toilet in the middle of the night

Reviewed by Sandy 1st April 2023

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We love the area and would return again

Reviewed by Julie 18th March 2023

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Very comfortable cosy cottage even with two large dogs. The bed is very comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped with a full sized fridge/freezer. Very nice location. Local Community shop is a must to visit.

Reviewed by Caroline 11th March 2023

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A lovely place to spend a holiday. Amazing views of the sea and surrounding area. The owners were extremely welcoming and told us to ask if we needed anything. It was lovely being able to see their horses from our bedroom window. The walk to the beach wasn't too far but oh my, the hill walking back!!!! It was so steep. I would recommend this accommRead moreodation to anyone who enjoys that bit more rural get away. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 3rd March 2023

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Lovely compact cottage, great location for local beach but also other places of interest within easy reach.

Reviewed by George 24th December 2022

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Everything was as expected. Even had a small Christmas tree added. Very nice gesture.

Reviewed by Geoffrey 26th November 2022

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Reviewed by Julie 16th November 2022

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A wonderful base for a week of walking. The accommodation had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. Excellent wifi, views from the kitchen window, dog friendly outside space and a shop just across the road!

Reviewed by Olivia 7th November 2022

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Very easy to locate. Compact but cosy and well equipped holiday base with easy parking Great small but safe enclosed garden for dogs. Approx 1.5 mile road walk to local beach which is steep and narrow in places making it feel a little treacherous with 2 dogs. We opted instead for a 10min drive to Widemouth bay which is (on one side) dog friendly alRead morel year round. Lovely view from kitchen and garden. Take lots of change for car parks. They're inexpensive, but dont generally give change. Hide

Reviewed by Jennie 4th November 2022

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Reviewed by Stephanie 15th October 2022

Reviewed by Nicola 1st October 2022

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Lovely cottage in a beautiful location. Comfortable with all necessary amenities. Beautiful sea view from the kitchen and bedroom windows. Close proximity to the beach. Hosts were great, there if you needed them but left you to get in with your holiday. Value for money.

Reviewed by Pete 17th September 2022

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A lovely little property perfect for us and our dog. Little enclosed garden was also perfect for the dog. Great spot and a good area to explore on foot or as i did a few times on my road bike. Owners were available if needed but left us alone to get on with our stay. Perfect kind of host for us.

Reviewed by Joy 3rd September 2022

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Lovely place to spend a holiday, owners were very friendly and helpful. Cosy annexe, everything you need is provided. Postcode took us right to the door. There is no cell signal in the area but the annexe has free WiFi.

Reviewed by Pauline 27th August 2022

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What a great location for exploring Northern Cornwall. Quiet and peaceful rural location with a community shop for good coffee and essentials. Kids park too. The cottage was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. We enjoyed sitting in the garden looking at the sea view. The garden is surrounded by a secure, wooden fence soRead more our two dogs had a great time. Carry on down the hill to a beautiful bay, with a hotel and a cafe. Well definitely stay here again. Hide

Reviewed by Debra 20th August 2022

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The directions to the cottage were easy to follow. Local shop (open to 6pm) was a lifesaver upon arrival to grab basic provisions such as milk. The house was very clean but only one comfy settee to sprawl out on. View from the kitchen window and bedroom of the sea was beautiful. 4 miles to Bocastle (great fish and chip shop but popular) and 8 milesRead more to Bude. Padstow, Port Isaac and Newquay well worth a visit too. Have plenty of change for parking when out and about! Hide

Reviewed by Gary 30th July 2022

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Very nice and quiet good location

Reviewed by Nigel 17th July 2022

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