Development at Crooklets aims to go higher

From a reader:

You may have seen the new modern apartments currently being built at Maer Down Road, Crooklets (Flexbury). Now, they want to add an extension on the roof of the new building, making it  taller.

Planning application PA20/05042 on the Cornwall Planning Page states ‘ Extension to part of the roof to provide additional residential accommodation for apartment 8, reconfiguration of the layout of the apartment and associated facade alterations’.

If you wish to comment, then please visit the Cornwall Planning Portal, and enter PA20/05042 or just click here.

There is only one comment so far, an objection.


The estate agent detailing (or rather property consultants, who have nationwide offices but none in Cornwall or Devon, so this is obviously aimed at the lucrative second-home market) says:

* COMING SOON * A prestigious new collection of eight exquisitely styled apartments with an impressive communal indoor swimming pool and outstanding sea, coastline, and golf course views.

Located in the vibrant and picturesque seaside town of Bude, Bol-Y-Maer is a prestigious new development of eight exquisitely styled apartments with an impressive central entrance space, communal indoor swimming pool, superb views across Crooklets Bay and Bude and North Cornwall golf course, and only a short walk from the town centre.

Modern and stylish, these individually designed apartments are arranged across three floors with a bright and sunny South Westerly orientation to maximise sunshine hours and natural light. With a choice of layouts, each apartment has been designed with premium finishes, quality appliances and generous outdoor spaces with gardens or balconies, creating an elegant yet contemporary place to live that is peaceful, relaxing, and tranquil.

Offering breath taking views across the North Cornwall coast line, this stunning development with modern interiors, stylish kitchens and minimalist bathrooms is the embodiment of luxury living.

The Bol-Y-Maer apartments occupy a spectacular costal position, overlooking Crooklets Bay. The extremely pretty and tranquil seaside town of Bude is an Atlantic coastal resort, with 7 sprawling beaches less than 5-miles away, scenic coastal walks, excellent surfing, stunning sea pool, golf course, sea and coarse fishing and attractions such as the annual jazz and folk festivals, weekly food markets and arts and crafts exhibitions, making Bude an excellent location for visitors, holiday home owners and permanent residents alike.

Bude has a number of great places to eat and drink, all within walking distance, including The Beach, a highly-regarded boutique hotel and restaurant and Life’s A Beach, both overlooking Summerleaze Bay. The retail offer, not only caters for everyday shopping requirements, but also includes year-round specialist food shops and an inspiring collection of independent owned businesses. The town also offers primary and secondary schools, doctors’ surgeries and Stratton Hospital nearby.

Bude also benefits from great connections, being superbly positioned off the The Atlantic Highway (A39) on the North East Coast allowing easy access across Cornwall and Devon, with good links to Newquay and Exeter International Airports.. Additionally, the town offers frequent bus links to Barnstaple, Exeter and Plymouth.


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