Schoopers - Holiday Cottage with Estuary Views, Rock, Cornwall

Schoopers is set amongst rolling green fields on the edge of the Camel Estuary, tucked away down a country lane at Gentle Jane, just five minutes from Rock. Here you have just one neighbour, making this the perfect place to escape the crowds. Wadebridge is fifteen minutes away where you will find all the amenities you need for a holiday in pure comfort.

The property is a comfortable family home. Enjoy wonderful views of the estuary from the sitting room, or head out to the balcony: the perfect spot to sit and take in the surrounding countryside. The kitchen also shares these views so you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast while soaking in the Cornish countryside. In colder months, cosy up in front of the wood burning stove and watch the rise and fall of the estuary outside.

The house sleeps six across three beautiful bedrooms. The master bedroom is spacious with a large en-suite. The room is styled with soft blue and cream tones complimented by wooden furniture. The second bedroom is traditionally decorated with wooden furniture. From here, enjoy views stretching across the lush valley and down to the estuary. The third bedroom is a twin room decorated in cream, surrounded by greenery outside.

A bubbling stream follows a large garden and woods down to the shore, where you’ll find your own shared private shingle beach. Along the way is a Trademan’s Caravan dating back to 1920’s, we respectfully ask that this is not to be used by guests, but out front is the perfect picnic spot. This is perfect for launching a kayak, fishing, skipping stones, wildlife spotting, picnics, barbecues and general exploration. In the spring and summer, the well established gardens come alive with a whole host of bright flowers and foliage, from golden daffodils to beautiful magnolia trees. With stunning views and a truly unique location, Schoopers is most certainly a hidden gem of the Cornish coastline.

Check in/ Checkout Times

Check in: 4:00 pm | Check out: 10:00 am

Accommodation Description

Ground Floor:
With comfortable seating, board games and books.
Bedroom two
With a king-size bed, dressing table and views across the valley.
Bedroom three
With twin single beds.
With bath and shower over and wash basin. Separate WC.
Shower room
With shower, wash basin and WC.
Utility room
With a washer/dryer and fridge/freezer.

First Floor:
Sitting room

With a wood burning stove, television and DVD player and access to a balcony overlooking the valley and Camel Estuary.
Kitchen/dining room
With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Dining area.
Master bedroom
A spacious room with wooden furniture and a king-size bed.
En-suite bathroom
With bath, wash basin and WC.

Large garden with woods and stream, and a private shingle beach (shared with adjacent bungalow). Outdoor furniture.
Parking for up to two cars.

Additional Information
One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
Please be aware, the changeover day for this property is Saturday, the owner will accept a 5-night stay during off peak periods.

  • Beach Nearby
  • Child Friendly
  • Cycling Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Ground floor bed
  • High Chair Available
  • Near Golf Course
  • Near Walks
  • Open Fire / Log Burner
  • Parking Available
  • Pets
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Travel Cot
  • Washing Machine

About the area

From Schoopers, it’s just a short drive to Porthilly Cove (where the famous oysters and mussels are farmed), and its secluded beach and picturesque church.

Located in the estuary of the River Camel, the village of Rock can be found directly adjacent to the harbour port of Padstow and only a few miles from charming coastal villages and luscious beaches. Rock its self is a renowned boat and water-sports haven due to its long sandy beach, ideal for sailing, water skiing and windsurfing; try out one of these unique sports at The Camel Ski School. Once you’ve had enough of the water, sit back and enjoy the stunning views across the estuary and some of the best skyscapes in the region.

Catch a ferry over to the picturesque fishing village of Padstow and its stunning harbour. Renown for its culinary brilliance, a trip here is not complete without a stop at Rick Stein’s; try something different head over to his cookery school and learn to cook some of his signature dishes. There are many wonderful restaurants to try including Prawn on the Lawn, an award-winning seafood restaurant; as well as the Michelin Star awarded Paul Ainsworth at Number 6.

A short drive away is the stunning Polzeath beach; a must visit for surfers. Perfect for both the most experienced or if you are looking to learn head to the Surf’s Up School. This large and sandy beach is also home to a nature reserve and some great rock pools to explore.

Explore rich local history, mixed with myth and legend at the specular Tintagel Castle. Walk among the castle ruins, find early-medieval remains and locate the life-size bronze statue of an ancient king. Don’t forget to venture into Merlin’s Cave, down below at sea level.