CAMEL QUARRY HOUSE
The house itself is a radically bold and beautiful eco building made from slate, wood, concrete and glass. It was designed by eminent architects Mclean Quinlan and features a box-like open plan top floor that gives vast, uninterrupted panoramic views across the Camel Estuary, and the surrounding countryside, which is an area of outstanding 'Natural Beauty'. Inside, everything is streamlined and uncluttered. The modern furniture is sourced from many bespoke creators and Conran. oversized and deeply comfortable with lots of creamy linen and warm oak. The exquisite design incorporates a Tom Dixon candelabra and Sophie Ryder sculptures. Measuring 447 sq m or 4,812 sq ft, this holiday rental accommodation thinks big! The house is thoughtfully kitted out with everything you’ll need including:
- A cleaning service provided by out in-house manager Dee, who will also welcome you on arrival
- Champagne on arrival
- Wifi and broadband throughout the house
- Cosy underfloor geo-thermal powered central heating
- Solar panel heated hot water, with a water softener and immersions backing everything up
- Second floor terrace with stunning views, BBQ and table to seat 20 people
- Sitting room/dining room area with open fire and uninterrupted panoramic views
- Music system with four speakers in the sitting room ready for your iPod, running on Spotify.
- Cedar hot tub, gym and media room
- Fire pit and pumpkin swing seat
- Sophie Ryder outside sculptures
- a 2nd BBQ in the Garden
- A high chair, 2 card tables, a guitar
- 2 kayaks and 2 SUP Paddleboards
The imaginative and magical garden is every bit as well-planned as the house, with a luxurious cedar hot tub and a stylish fire pit being two of the many features you’ll discover as you stroll around. It was designed by Mary Reynolds (who won the coveted Gold Medal for her ‘Celtic garden’ at the Chelsea Flower Show). Look out for the Myburgh Designed copper swinging pumpkin seat, the Sophie Ryder sculptures and the fire-pit!
Camel Quarry sleeps 12-16 people, depending on how the ground floor bedrooms are configured. Each of the 6 bedrooms have a unique and stunning view, 5 of which look over the Camel Estuary and Padstow, and one looking over fields towards Wadebridge. Every room has a unique bathroom. Our sheets are of the finest Egyptian cotton, with large fluffy towels and Turkish sarongs provided for the hot tub. Beach towels are available on request. There is also a selection of wetsuits for your use at the house.
Our kitchen is fully equipped with almost everything you could think of to prep and bake different styles of cuisine. There are various sizes of 'Le Creuset Saucepans', Lobster picks, Oyster Shucks, sharp knives, a magimix, a Nutri Bullet, and countless recipe books. Stylish and large, with a walk in fridge too. There are 2 dishwashers, a freezer and a 6 hob, 2 oven gas cooker. A highchair is also available on request.
The house is also kitted out with a large terrace and a fireplace/BBQ, plus another BBQ in the garden. A Hi-Fi system that runs from Spotify, and a multimedia room with a large Flatscreen LCD TV. There is a Cedar hot tub at the top of the garden with views over Padstow and the estuary, and an outdoor shower for use after a swim in the sea or after the hottub. We have a gym in the basement too. There is also a service lift for heavier items. We also have a mooring if you'd like to bring a boat. The driveway is through 5 fields, and is also used as a farm track.
With six spacious bedrooms, breathtaking sea views, exquisite interior design and all the mod cons, including a cedar hot tub, gym and media room, this superb holiday accommodation will leave you wanting for nothing. Whether you’re planning a family holiday or you’re celebrating an occasion with a gathering of friends, you’ll feel perfectly at home in Camel Quarry House.
Peppered with sandy beaches popular amongst the surfing communities, this stunning part of North Cornwall is ripe for exploration and with exquisite views, regularly showcased on the BBC prime-time drama ‘Poldark’. Padstow is a haven for holidaymakers, offering a wide range of attractions, shops and restaurants (including Rick Stein’s famous seafood restaurant).
If coastal walks are more your thing, you’ll be seduced by the wild, romantic coastline surrounding Wadebridge and Padstow. The delightful village of Port Isaac is also worth a visit – home to Doc Martin and the Fisherman’s Friends. Whilst the whole area is Poldark Country.
After a long day of activity and adventure, Camel Quarry House is your cosy sanctuary to come home to. Winter visitors can curl up in front of a crackling open fire while taking in spectacular and uninterrupted panoramic views, while summer visitors prefer to relax on the terrace, with a chilled glass of wine in hand as the barbecue sizzles. Of course, the bubbling hot tub and fire pit goes down well all year round!