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Well equipped house in a superb location in Porthtowan 70 yards from the beach.



Updated: 20-Jul-2016

Gryffindor has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6 people. Families are welcome. No pets. Free wi-fi. Parking for 2 cars


Central heating, TV, video and DVD player, telephone and music system (ipod 4 dock). The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, fan oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, fridge/freezer. There is also a cot and highchair on request, phone, hairdryer and a variety of games, books and videos for children.

Ground Floor:

+ Entrance area

+ Large sitting room with dining table

+ Kitchen

First Floor:

+ Bedroom 1: double bed and en-suite with shower and W.C. Sea views.

+ Bedroom 2: two full sized single beds.

+ Bedroom 3: full sized bunk beds.

+ Separate bathroom, with bath, shower over and WC.


Good sized garden at the rear of the property with patio, barbecue and table and chairs.

Note: bed linen is provided but towels are not.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

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Activity and Interests

Ideal bases for touring Cornwall. Here are some of the activities our guests have enjoyed:

Cliff top walks: much of the land surrounding Porthtowan is owned by the National Trust. The South West Way Coastal Path passes through the village, and good walks are to Porthreath in the south and Chapel Porth and St Agnes to the north. Discover dramatic secret coves such as Sally’s Bottom too.

Surfing – there are two surf schools in the village where you can rent wetsuits and various surf boards. Lessons are available at reasonable prices for all ages. Boogie Boarding is also very popular.

Horse riding – there are several riding schools within easy reach of Porthtowan

Children’s play area – located between the property and the beach there is a lovely play area with swings, slides and a climbing frame. Great for kids of all ages.

Swimming – this blue flag beach has lifeguards present throughout the season (1st May until the 30th September). The beach also boasts a tidal pool which featured in the television programme ‘Robson Green’s Wild Swimming Adventure’ and Kate Rew’s book ‘The Wild Swim#.

Cycle hire is available, and there are BMX facilities with jumps, trails and park obstacles nearby in Portreath.

Rock pooling – there are lots of rock pools accessible at low-tide for kids to explore.

Golf – there are several golf courses within a short drive of Porthtowan, including Perranporth, Killiow Golf, and Truro Golf Club. The Perranporth Golf Course has been featured in ‘UK top 100 course’ lists, and is situated on the cliff tops over-looking Perranporth beach.

Historic mines – The iconic Wheal Coates tin mine buildings are located on the coastal path to the north of the village within easy walking distance. Poldark Mine is a fun day out for the children.

St. Agnes is 3 miles away, and has many restaurants, shops and art galleries. There are many places to visit nearby including Padstow, the Eden Project, the cathedral city of Truro, and St. Ives.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Half term
22 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas new year
23 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

From £300 (low season) to £1300 (high season)

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Updated: 20-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village


  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Bunk beds


  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Cot and highchair on request

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