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Holiday House and Cottage in a peaceful AONB with outdoor heated Swimming pool - Rainbows End House

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Rainbows End House

Rainbows End house is spaciously arranged over 3 floors, ideal for families friends and walkers, fully equipped with everything you need for a relaxing carefree holiday. Set in 2 acres of gardens there is a outdoor heated swimming pool for the exclusive use of holiday guests staying at the house and cottage. The large lounge with vaulted ceiling, wood burning stove has french doors with far reaching countryside views. The large farmhouse kitchen/dinner has a cooking range and large farmhouse table.The large utility/boot room is ideal to accommodate all your beach/walking equipment. There are 3 spacious bedrooms 2 with en-suite a separate family bathroom and downstairs cloak room. Bedrooms 1&2 have double beds, bedroom 3 has 2 singles or a king-size bed. Outside there is plenty of outdoor seating for you to enjoy alfresco dinning under the pergola. The pool has comfortable sun loungers and its own pool room shower. On arrival there is a complimentary Cornish Hamper to enjoy.

About the property


Rainbows End House and attached cottage are set in 2 acres of tranquil peaceful grounds ideally situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty and less than 3 miles to Praa Sands a popular family and surfers beach.The outdoor heated swimming pool (open 1st May until 30th of September 2016) and grounds are for the exclusive use of the 2 properties. Rainbows End is bordered by the National Trust Godolphin Estate and sits at the base of Godolphin Hill with its spectacular panoramic views of the south west coastline.This is the ideal place for families, couples, walkers and can easily accommodate family and friend gatherings and celebrations. It is the perfect location to explore the whole of the Cornish southwest coastline with its idyllic coves, country gardens ,fishing villages and the south west coastal paths. St Ives, Porthleven, Falmouth and St Michaels Mount are all within a 15-30 minute drive.

Bev Hickson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow ....What a lovely cottage set in a beautiful part of Cornwall .Thank you for sharing it .We look forward to using your cottage again in the future .Colin ,Isabella Sofia and Alexander.

With thanks to Bev &Simon for an outstanding retreat ,5star throughout from hospitality through to accommodation. Sam ,Jan ,Joshua and Ben.

Our second visit to this lovely cottage reflects our first


Thank you so much .You obviously work very hard to present such a high standard

Hope to see you again soon .Peter and Jean. PS. We love the comment 23.07.11 ......Hard to find and even harder to leave .Very true .
Apr 2011
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Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking with full payment due 8 weeks prior to your holiday date.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival is after 4pm and departure 10am to allow for cleaning and preparation for new arrivals.

Notes on prices:
All prices are per week in UK pounds. Bed Linen is included Guests are requested to bring their own towels.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)


Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we saw Rainbows end house online we fell in love but when we arrived it was even better than we could have imagined. It really is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. We loved every minute of our stay here, totally peaceful and relaxing. The house has everything you need, it is immaculately clean and so cosy. The pool is the icing on the cake, nice and warm and kept clean every morning by the owners Bev and Simon. The welcome basket is a lovely treat filled with lots of goodies. Bev and Simon are wonderful, really welcoming and friendly, they have created a beautiful and tranquil place to stay our only downfall was having to leave, we didn't want to come home. We will definately book again. Look forward to seeing you again next year Bev, Simon and Flyn from the Morris family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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6 star Rating.

  • 5 of 5

After just arriving back from staying in this wonderful property I can honestly say its the best place we have ever stayed.Everywhere was spotless and so well kept.The house itself is absolutely fantastic especially the Kitchen and the living room.The swimming pool was delightful and now has a wall surrounding it and a gate so it is safe to let your children run around.Bev and Simon the owners were brilliant and so welcoming .The views around the house are to die for.We will definitely be back next year as properties like this are hard to find.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wow! Wow! Wow!

  • 5 of 5

Warm and friendly hosts providing excellent customer service. Nothing out of place...it really does look like this! In fact it looks better. We were speechless when we arrived!

Rainbows End is a hidden gem and there is more than a pot of gold at the end of Rocky Lane.

Would I recommend it? Of course I would! But I'd make sure my holiday was booked in first! Which I already have done!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a property to rent while visiting my Brother who lived locally and found Rainbows End online - as soon as I saw it, I knew I had to stay here!

When we arrived at the property (Myself, my husband and our 2 children age 6 & 4) we were extremely impressed by the location and exterior of Rainbows End.

We were greeted warmly by Bev and Simon who showed us round the house and we were made to made to feel extremely welcome!

Bev had even left a Cornish cream tea for our arrival which was particularly thoughtful after a long drive.

We absolutely loved Rainbows End, the house is immaculate, clean and so cosy.

Bev had thought of everything including books, games and even things for a trip to the beach!

We also went for a dip in the pool on a fresh April morning!

A huge thank you to Bev and Simon.

We thoroughly recommend Rainbows End, and have booked to stay again next year- can't wait!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm delighted that you and you family enjoyed your stay at Rainbows End. As you discovered the accomodation and surroundings are ideally suited to children, including the early season dip in the pool. Thank you for taking care of Rainbows End house during your stay and for your lovely comments. Looking forward to welcoming you back next year. Regards Bev
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Superb accommodation in a knock out location!!!

  • 5 of 5

What can we say???

Rainbowsendhouse was certainly that..... We had found our pot of gold!!!!

Nestled in some of Cornwalls most glorious scenery, this accomadation was superb! Immaculately clean throughout!!!

The actual house merits a 5star rating, beautifully presented, luxurious without at all being pretentious .

We met Bev on arrival who had laid on some of the most gorgeous local baked scones , cream, jam and tea!!!

Nothing was too much trouble for her, she really made us feel welcome and gave us plenty of local information, for our week in Cornwall.

What an added bonus was the pool!!! Fun for all , including little ones and grandma too!!

The location was great , only a 15 min drive to all local amenities and spots of interest!!

A must see is St Michaels Mount 10 mins away in Morizion

Rick Steins restaurant in nearby Porthleven

Praa Sands the closest beach beautiful sands only 10 mins away.

A little further a field , St ives a must!!!

The Mannick outdoor Theatre in Porthmanor, fantastic day out for all the family, the cove there, spectacular!!!!!!! 40 mins drive!!

We would recommend this property 110%!!!! We'll done Bev!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to Rainbows End. As you discovered Rainbows End is a special place suited to all generations and is a great place to accommodate family get togethers. It is also ideally located to explore the local area and then return to relax in the surroundings or take a leisurely swim. I'm really pleased that Rainbows End and Cornwall has provided happy holiday memories for you all.We look forward to welcoming you all back in the future.
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Beautiful house and wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for more from Rainbows end house during out week stay in June. House is very clean, comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated with everything you might need and more for your holiday. Lovely welcome basket on arrival and really helpful, friendly owners Bev and Simon who recommended lots of local activities and amenities.

Very quiet, rural location with beautiful views yet only a short 10/15 minute drive to supermarkets and also beautiful beaches such as Praa sands.

We would highly recommend Rainbows End to others and will definitely be looking to book again in the future. Many Thanks for making our holiday so memorable :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your stay at Rainbows End. As you discovered it is tucked away in a peaceful and tranquil area and ideally situated to explore the local area. Thank you for your lovely comments and we look forward to welcoming you all back to Rainbows End in the future.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Breage in West Country

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , The two single beds can be converted into a kingsize
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Private parking next to the property. The house and cottage are heated by oil central heating. Rainbows End house has a wood burner The first basket of wood for the wood burner is provide. A travel cot and high chair are available on request. The grounds and swimming pool are shared with guests staying at the house and the cottage .The owners live on site. The properties can be booked separately or together for family /friend gatherings. There is a reduction for 2 people staying at the cottage out of season Outside: The 2 properties are set within a 2 acre site with shared access to the grounds and the the outdoor heated swimming pool(11 metres x4 metres open early May to the 30th of September 2016 ). Adjoining the swimming pool area is a large wet room with shower and WC. There is a large barbecue area with plenty of eating and seating areas .There is a double swing and plenty of outdoor space for children to run around and play.

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