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Top picks for properties just a short drive from the beach

If holiday crowds aren't for you, one of our properties a short drive from the beach could be right up your street. Avoid paying beachfront premiums and benefit from unique features such as peaceful estuary-side estates, vast landscaped gardens and outdoor heated swimming pools.

Properties a short drive from Rock beach

Keiro Veor, Rock, sleeps 8, dog-friendly

Perfectly positioned for exploring North Cornwall, Keiro Veor offers families a luxurious base within the vibrant estuary village of Rock. Here you are a two-minute car journey away from the sprawling sand dunes and calm estuary waters. After a day of adventures, return home to the wood-fired hot tub and wildflower cutting garden, where you can revel in the tranquillity of the Cornish countryside.

Properties a short drive from Rock beach
Properties a short drive from Rock beach
Properties a short drive from Rock beach

Treglyn Farmhouse, Rock, sleeps 10, dog-friendly

Tucked away amidst beautiful Cornish countryside, Treglyn Farmhouse can be found down a private country lane just a short drive from the beaches at Polzeath and Rock and the market town of Wadebridge. Revel in the peaceful grounds taking in the views as far as Bodmin Moor on a clear day. Fire up the barbecue and throw on some fresh lobster from the Camel Crab Shack, just a short stroll up the lane.

Little Mesmear, Polzeath, sleeps four, dog-friendly

Nestled down a quiet lane just minutes from Polzeath Beach, Little Mesmear is blissfully placed to enjoy the best of coast and country. Once through the doors, look forward to days basking in the hay meadow and nights cosying up in front of the fireplace or soaking in the roll top bathtub. For those who enjoy a few holes of golf, The Point golf club is only a two-minute drive away.

Lower Elms collection, Rock, dog-friendly

Hughenden, sleeps four and Holibobs, sleeps seven

Settled on the edge of Rock in the sleepy hamlet of Tredrizzick, Hughenden and Holibobs offer a tranquil and convenient base for exploring the coast. Start the day with the sound of church bells ringing from nearby St Menefreda's Church, then hop in the car and be at Rock Beach in a couple of minutes. The Pityme pub is also nearby, perfect for when you don't fancy cooking or picking up the car keys.

Properties a short drive from Rock beach
Properties a short drive from Rock beach

Dinham Estate, Rock, dog-friendly

The Gate House, sleeps four and The Coach House, sleeps seven

Private estates on the edge of the Camel Estuary are few and far between and The Gate House and The Coach House at Dinham are truly special. Soak up the history within these Grade II-listed retreats and enjoy peace and serenity in the beautiful grounds. Jump in the car and you will be in Rock, Polzeath or the market town of Wadebridge in no time at all.

Properties a short drive from Rock beach

Penquite House, Port Isaac, sleeps 14

For lovers of the countryside, Penquite House offers the ultimate escape. Nestled on the outskirts of Port Isaac, this traditional farmhouse showcases original features, a large, beautifully planted garden, and an outdoor swimming pool. Here you can truly escape everyday life and hop in the car to explore Doc Martin country and the higgledy-piggledy streets of Port Isaac and Port Gaverne.

Properties a short drive from Port Isaac
Penquite House, a luxury self-catering holiday home near Port Isaac with heated swimming pool
The view across Port Isaac harbour

Brickwood, Rock, sleeps 10, dog-friendly

Brickwood's position makes exploration a breeze as you can come and go easily avoiding the busyness of central Rock. Enjoy leisurely dog walks to Polzeath and Daymer Bay via the footpaths that take you across the golf course at The Point or across the fields down to Porthilly Cove. Alternatively, jump in the car and be at an array of the area's best beaches and coastal paths in minutes.

Properties a short drive from Rock beach

Mesmear Estate, Polzeath

The Tractor Shed sleeps two and The Barn sleeps four, dog-friendly

Occupying a peaceful position alongside lush green fields, The Tractor Shed and The Barn are a scenic stroll or just a short drive from the rolling surf at Polzeath Beach. Here, start the day with a few morning laps of the shared heated outdoor swimming pool, then amble along the pretty footpaths to enjoy a picnic feast on the clifftops.

Gwel Mor, Port Isaac, sleeps 10, dog-friendly

At Gwel Mor you can enjoy a relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the seaside towns, while being just a short drive from everything the area has to offer. Here you will be on Cornish time in no time at all as you experience the slower pace of village life. Those with children will love the strawberry picking at Trevathan Farm located nearby in the pretty village of St Endellion.

Kernow House, Rock, sleeps up to 14, dog-friendly

Kernow House lies at the end of a tranquil lane where apple blossoms, a bubbling hot tub and sumptuous interiors will soon wash away the remnants of everyday living. Situated at the top of Rock Road, you are a short drive from the soft sands of Rock Beach and the wild surf in Polzeath. Ten-minutes in the other direction is Wadebridge, here enjoy a picturesque cycle along the beautiful Camel Trail.

Cant Farm, Rock

Badger Cottage, Kate Cottage and The Farmhouse sleep six, The Orchard sleeps eight and The Woodshed sleeps 10

Occupying a utopian setting on the grassy green banks of the Camel Estuary, Cant Farm is a picture-postcard private estate just moments from the beautiful beaches and tantalising restaurants at Rock. With acres of landscaped ground including woodland and lawns that sweep down to the estuary and a private tennis court, this location offers so much more.

Properties a short drive from Rock and Porthilly beaches
Properties a short drive from Rock and Porthilly beaches
Properties a short drive from Rock and Porthilly beaches
Properties a short drive from Rock and Porthilly beaches
Properties a short drive from Rock and Porthilly beaches

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