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The Roundhouse luxury  holiday cottage                                                                                       (01752) 25611
Lee Barton Farm, Coombe Valley

The Roundhouse

A  luxury  stone barn conversion, on the edge of well known aCoombe Valley (a favourite with ramblers) ,  2 miles from Kilkhampton village and 5 miles from Bude, North Cornwall. Enjoy the 2 miles  walk via footpaths down through National Trust Coombe Valley to Duckpool beauty spot and beach. Continue the walk along the coastal; beach and cliff walks - try the coastal walk southwards to Bude. Bude ibeach resort, a smaller family resort, has large classic sandy beaches; a great feature is Bude's  free open air beach swimming pool. The Roundhouse  is  in an attractive rural setting on a working farm, with grass gardens. Farm play field with goal posts & swings. Approx 5 minutes stroll over  to  the farmís 2 ponds. One pond (approx 66 yards long) was restocked with coarse fish during 2010 (tench,golden rudd & carp). Tench up to 3 lbs and carp up to 10lbs. The second pond dates back to mediaeval times and was originally used as a carp pond by monks in the 12th cenrtury and is one of the oldest carp ponds in the country (featured on a T.V. programme). The pond has now been set aside as a nature sanctuary and migratory birds including ducks commonly make an appearance. The ponds are in a pretty,  wooded setting, making a great venue for picnics, fishing, or just to enjoy the scenery.  The more energetic may enjoy the walk across the adjacent field (with panoramic views over the countryside)  along the footpath through the farmís 13 acres of woodland.
The first bedroom  (downstairs) has 1 double bed & T.V.  The second bedroom  (an impressive gallery bedroom with balcony, great fun for children, overlooking the lounge area) has 2 single beds.  Roomy open plan living area. Kitchen area has  an electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.  Lounge/dining area with wide screenT.V.& DVD. Downstairs bathroom with bath, overhead shower, toilet and washbasin. Easy to keep warm with wall mounted electric radiators in all rooms including bedrooms. Adjacent parking for 2 cars. No pets.
Weekly prices: To March 31 £236, March 31 to April 14 £311,  April 14 to June 2 £236,  June 2 to 9 £428,  June 9 to 16  £313, June 16 to July 7 £352, July 7 to 21 £428,  July 21 to Aug 25  £628, Aug 25 to Sept 1 £362, Sept 1 to Oct 20 £239, Oct 20 to 27 £290, Oct 27 onwards £239 (except Xmas & New Year £290).