The Old Steam Laundry

Higher Wharf, Bude EX23 8LW

Sleeps 8 King and two single beds, twin bunk bedrooms Dogs welcome 10 Reviews
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Discover the perfect retreat at The Old Steam Laundry, offering spacious self-catering accommodation in a Grade II converted canal-side property. Nestled in a tranquil location, it’s just a few minutes’ walk to local beaches, restaurants, the town centre, and breathtaking cliff-top walks.

Enjoy the convenience of parking, a patio, and a private deck where fishing is permitted with a permit. Take advantage of the rowing boat and kayaks for added adventure.

Pet-friendly and ideal for both a relaxing break or a bustling family holiday, The Old Steam Laundry is a haven. Explore nearby Summerleaze and Crooklets beaches, favored by families, surfers, and boarders, offering expansive sands and captivating rock pools.

The Town Centre beckons with a mix of independent gift and clothing shops, alongside chain stores and supermarkets. Bude boasts an excellent golf course, tennis courts, and a variety of outdoor facilities. Additionally, indulge in indoor activities like swimming, bowling, and a spacious ball park for younger children. Embrace the best of both worlds at The Old Steam Laundry, where tranquility and excitement converge for an unforgettable getaway.



  • Top Floor – King-size double and 2 single beds. Sleeps 2-4
  • Top Floor – Twin beds. Sleeps 2
  • Middle Floor – Bunk beds. Sleeps 2


  • Ground Floor – Large shower cubicle, separate bath, and basin
  • Ground Floor – WC, toilet and basin
  • Top Floor – Large shower, toilet, and basin


  • Ground Floor – Large fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer. Island unit and bar stools. Dining table and chairs for 8, sofa, and TV.

Sitting Room:

  • Middle Floor – Very spacious room with views over the canal and surrounding countryside towards the town. Large corner sofa and TV. Pool & Football table.

Porch & Hall:

  • Plenty of room to store buckets, spades, coats, boots, etc.


  • At the front of the house, a large deck with a table and chairs beside the canal
  • The rear of the property features a secluded patio area with chairs and a coffee table
  • Rowing boat and two kayaks for guests’ use.
  • Parking for 2 cars.

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What this place offers

Pets Allowed/Dog Friendly Icon Pets Allowed/Dog Friendly
Single Bed Icon Single Bed
Double Bed Icon Double Bed
Bunk Beds Icon Bunk Beds
Garden/Outside Space Icon Garden/Outside Space
Off-road Parking Icon Off-road Parking
Fitted Kitchen Icon Fitted Kitchen
Outdoor Seating Icon Outdoor Seating
Countryside Views Icon Countryside Views
Wifi Icon Wifi
Family Friendly Icon Family Friendly
Accessibility Icon Low mobility accessibility