Sitting on the crest of Worthy Hill, Hillcroft Bungalow is situated in a fantastic position at the top of a private lane between Daymer Bay and Polzeath, both of which are just half a mile away. Boasting fantastic rural views out from the back of the house and garden across the valley, this three bedroom self-catering holiday home is ideal for families or small group to come together and relax. Hillcroft Bungalow is welcoming and perfectly equipped as a base for your holiday, offering light and cheerful interiors with coastal nuances. as the main lounge and bedrooms lead down to a sunroom at the back, opening up onto the generous lawn.
Settle in and enjoy a cup of tea in the light-filled lounge, with its large picture window overlooking the front garden and offering a modern electric fire to keep you cosy and warm when curled up in front of the TV on those chillier evenings. The main corridor leads you down to the spacious dining area, with its banquette seating providing extra comfort for family feasts. Step down into the practical and well-equipped galley kitchen, which offers lovely views out to the garden and beyond across the valley. Adjoining the kitchen, a second dining area and sunroom lets the sunshine pour in through the windows. Overlooking the garden, this extra table is a perfect spot for your indulgent Cornish cream tea on a bright afternoon, while the squashy chairs in the sunroom invite you to sit and while away the hours with a good book. Throw open the French doors in the sunroom and children can run out into the large, flat garden and play to their hearts content. The expansive garden means the whole family can be outside together; adults can relax, top up on vitamin D in the sunshine and gaze out over the valley. Even your canine pals will appreciate the space to bound around and wear themselves out! For those days when the clouds do come across, the extra space at the back of the house provides somewhere to shelter in while still being able to enjoy the garden view. At the end of the day, your guests can relax in the three bedrooms; the master sits at the front of the house and is spacious, with two further cosier twin bedrooms offering 3 foot wide beds and plenty of storage space. All bedrooms include homely touches to ensure you can snuggle down and have a restful night to recharge for adventures the following day. Hillcroft Bungalow also features two separate bathrooms, both with over-bath showers.
Wake up in the morning and potter the 200 metres to the delightful Trebetherick Stores which is stocked with delicious local produce and tempting wares; why not pre-order your rounds of steaming bacon sandwiches to collect for breakfast and become ever so popular when you return to the house! You certainly won’t be short of choice in what to eat while here, with more stores just 5 minutes drive away in the main village of Rock such as a local butchers, bakery and fishmongers. Within walking distance of Hillcroft Bungalow, the local Mowhay restaurant and Seaside restaurant at St. Moritz Hotel give a great excuse for a delectable meal out, while guests can also wander down the hill to the recently renovated Oyster Catcher pub. Just down the road lies the surfer’s paradise of Polzeath beach where you can hire a board, book a lesson or just watch the action while lapping up the rays from the sand. In the other direction from the house, you can pick up the South West Coastal Path above Greenaway beach and walk south to Daymer Bay; a beautiful family (and doggy) friendly beach, leading around at low tide or via the cliff path to Brae Bay and Rock beach. When returning from the sands; whether it’s from an energetic surf at Polzeath or a more relaxed paddle in the calm shores of Daymer Bay, Hillcroft Bungalow offers a convenient outside tap with large washing tub and hanging area for wetsuits or swimsuits. For the keen walker, you can explore north to view the Rumps Headland and up to Port Quin, even up to the picturesque village of Port Isaac, made famous by the Doc Martin series. You certainly won’t be short of choice in what to eat while here, with more stores just 5 minutes drive away in the main village of Rock such as a local butchers, bakery and fishmongers.
To also note: Hillcroft Bungalow provides parking for 2-3 cars and welcomes up to 2 well behaved pets by arrangement. For access, there are two steps to the front path from the driveway and three steps up to the front entrance door (handrail and grabrail provided for both these areas). There is one step down to the kitchen from the main dining area.
About the location
Wadebridge 7.5 miles; Padstow 16 miles.
The seaside village of Polzeath boasts a sandy beach, which is bordered by rock pools and is acclaimed to be one of the best surfing beaches in the country. Polzeath itself has a number of small shops, cafes and restaurants, and the South West Coast Path, a 630-mile route, runs through the village. Just over seven miles away is the popular market town of Wadebridge, which is set alongside the River Camel and offers an array of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as North Cornwall's only family-owned cinema. There’s wonderful countryside in the area, with the renowned Camel Trail passing through the town, and the nearby town of Padstow, with its harbour, pastel-washed medieval houses and celebrated restaurants is well worth exploring. Within driving distance is the UK surfing capital of Newquay, with over 11 miles of golden sandy beaches. Polzeath is an excellent base for exploring this part of Cornwall.
Please note there are two steps to the front path from the driveway and three steps up to the front entrance door handrail and grabrail provided for both these areas.