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Beautiful Houses and Villas Right by the Sea and Golf Course - Thanckes House (Sleeps 10)



Updated: 06-Jun-2016
Holiday Homes in Portwrinkle, Houses are right by the sea in Cornish fishing village

Thanckes House has 5 bedrooms (3 ensuite) easily caters for 10 people. Outstanding sea views and its own private indoor swimming pool. 100yds away is a 18 hole cliff top golf course. Coastguard Cottage is right on the front with sunlounge, 3 bedrooms, large gardens. Wooden floors throughout and furnished to a high standard. The Villa sleeps 4 and is light and spacious. On the drive of a lovely Hotel and access to all amenities.

Details for holiday home Thanckes House (Sleeps 10), 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 4 Bathrooms

Master bedroom and bedroom No 2 are ensuite with amazing sea views. Very spacious.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a bathroom fitted with bath and shower and separate loo.

Bedroom no 5 is on the ground floor and is next to the shower and loo.

Kitchen is fully fitted with double oven. Fridge freezer and Breakfast table which seats 10.

Living Room has 2 large sofas and chairs and dinning area again all seats 10. Sun lunge is very spacious with ample comfortable seating for 10.

Indoor swimming pool is large and warm with bar . Laundry room. Big privat enclosed outside area with bar b q

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a Cornish family who have lived in Portwrinkle for over 40 years (no webbed feet). We absolutely love Portwrinkle and are sure you will to. You can either kick back and enjoy the views or be as active as you like.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanckes house is an unbelievable House. We come year after year. There is nowhere like it.

The Coastguard Cottage is so close to the sea. I can lie in bed and stare. Stunning.

The Villa is ideal for golfers. Have drink in the Hotel Bar and wander off to the first tee. Really comfortable.
Apr 2009
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Awful customer service

  • 1 of 5

Back in August we booked a weekend for March to stay at Thankes House with a group of friends. We paid our deposit of 50% of the total amount. On the 15th January we received a cheque along with a letter telling us they have made a mistake with the cost and that they can no longer accommodate us. Very little apology, no offer of honouring our booking (which it states on their website they do), or offering an alternative.

Terrible customer service.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I don't know how to respond to this. I did make a mistake with the pricing and apologised in writing offering the new price. She was very aggressive and threatened legal action before we could even compromise. Very unpleasant person and glad we did not take them.
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Thanckes House

  • 4 of 5

Amazing location, unbelievable views! The private heated indoor pool is fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The main bedroom is lovely, lovely size, conservatory is lovely too, and the living room is lovely, and the entrance and stairs. The rest of the house is very dated, a real flashback to the 70s and 80s, needs updating! Would make such a difference with new curtains, new furniture. Had a lovely stay here though! Loved the pool!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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over priced for the condition of house...

  • 2 of 5

thanks house was a nice place to stay with the golf course only a short walk away and the beach on the door step. the problems start when it rains. as we found out.... the master bedroom has a leak in the main windows which in turn drips down into the sitting room and makes the sofa wet as well as the walls... there is also some tiles broken in the pool area which a small child could cut the feet or hand on as the tiles are ceramic and there is no Jacuzzi in the pool area as it has been taken out.... we did report all of the problem we found in the house but were told they did know about them but would do anything about it.

all in all it was a nice place to stay and we had a good family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Smith Thanks for your comments which I believe are a bit unfair. The window did leak which was reported on the weekend. Almost impossible to get a window company in straightway. This problem was now been sorted . The Jacuzzi is being replaced and again these things take a little time . Im glad you enjoyed your holiday.
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From the Owner

Its got everything.

Activity and Interests


Beach is 30-50 yds away. Sandy with rock pools and relatively safe.


Use of cars is recommended as public transport sporadic. Plymouth airport 30 mins. Train station 20 minutes (Liskeard).


Plymouth 5 miles. Liskeard 7 miles.

Further Details:

Finnygook Inn. Wonderful village pub, great food and all welcome, half mile. Discounted rates for guests of whitsdand Bay self catering. Beach cafe on site


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
Half amount at time of booking and balance 6 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Thanckes House Friday and Villa Saturday. Coastguard Cottage Saturday.

50% on booking and the balance 6 weeks before arrival

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From the Owner

Yards from a lovely 18 hole cliff top golf course and 2 beaches.

Property Type

  • house


  • Internet


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Children and pets are welcome. All linen, heating etc is included. Outside: Thanckes House has large walled garden and terrace. Bar b q supplied. Very private. All with sea views. Coastguard Cottage has also a enclosed garden and terrace. Bar b q and all with sea views. Villa has a small terrace with 2 seats and sea views. All have use of Hotel swimming pool and liesure complex . ( special rates )

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