The spectacular Slate Beach House is all slate, concrete, wood and glass – yet it’s all heart, too. Here, everything flows, from the minimalist creamy linen and warm oak interior to the grand sweep of drinks-ready decking, to the Camel Estuary panorama.
The Slate Beach House hides beautifully among the ebb and flow of the Cornish landscape, but the upmarket travel magazines located it. The Sunday Times praised the ‘eyefuls of estuary’. Tatler said it’s perfect for a family seaside holiday or grown-up house party. And Condé Nast Traveller declared it one of Europe’s 25 best villas.
This isn’t just a house, it’s a venue. One minute from the Camel Trail, the Slate Beach House crackles and sparkles with magic inside and out. Put life on pause, drink in the views and sip deeply from the well of good living.
The magical gardens are designed by Mary Reynolds, Gold Medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show and are a joy to explore.
Wrapped up in blankets, toasting marshmallows and singing Kumbayah along to the guitar all gathered around the large fire pit in the garden, summer and winter evenings are made for moments like this with your nearest and dearest.
The Cedar Wood Hot Tub has stunning views and is perfect for enjoying the sunset with a glass of wine and your friends and family.
Outside there is an outdoor shower for those returning from shrimping, or playing below on the estuary.
At The Slate Beach House enjoy sunsets over Padstow from the sitting room or watch the moon come up from the roof terrace.
Savour the most fantastic views while you dine outside on the South facing rooftop terrace. With a large dining table seating up to 18 people as well as a sofa and bean bags for cosy nights enjoy a meal to remember. Fire up the Barbecue for rooftop al fresco dining.
The state of the art multi media room is the perfect backdrop for a family movie night. Complete with large LCD flat screen TV with surround sound system and a huge collection of DVDs.
The stunning open plan living area is on the second floor to make the most of the setting and is glazed to give a 360 degree view of the estuary and country side. The nearest house is over 1km away, so there is nothing to obstruct the beautiful scenery.
If you fancy pumping some iron during your stay at Camel Quarry there is no need to go anywhere, you will have your very own private gym to make the most of and work up a sweat.
The house is fully geared up for watersports with a handy wet room with plunge bath for the wetsuits and a separate area for the laundry
There is a large wood dining table in the open plan living space seating up to 12 guests, plus an extra dining area at the breakfast table seating up to six.
Pick your own mussels and oysters from outside the house in the Camel Estuary, and go shrimping at low tide for a delicious home-cooked lunch. The beautiful kitchen is fully equipped with walk-in fridge, two dishwashers, Mercury gas /electric 5 hob cooker, freezer and microwave.
Looking for a special meal without any fuss? Our highly rated chefs will prepare a celebratory meal to order, all cooked and cleared out of the way. Once the plates are cleared, they’ll leave you to enjoy the rest of the evening.
For special occasions, we can arrange all kinds of catering – from a simple buffet, to a summer BBQ or a fully catered holiday. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.
Camel Quarry sleeps 16 guests in six decadent en suite bedrooms. All of the bedrooms have comfy double beds and two of the bedrooms can be reconfigured to sleep three and five guests.
The bedrooms have stunning views and are comforting and cosy, with bathrooms and separate showers. Two of the bedrooms have freestanding baths in the bedroom.
All beds are made with Egyptian cotton sheets, and local St Kits supplies the bathroom bubbles.