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Contemporary Beach House with sea views and short walk to Blue Flag beach

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Beach House in Porthtowan, Truro, Cornwall, England - 100m from Blue Flag National Trust Porthtowan surfing beach on World Heritage North Cornwall Coast

Beach House sits 100m from the Blue Flag beach in Porthtowan, a small seaside village with a stunning 1 mile sandy beach, framed by National Trust protected coastline and served by RNLI Lifeguards. Learn to surf at the legendary Tris Surf or enjoy the thrill of nature lying down on a foam body board. On the beach is the 'Blue Bar', a Good Pub Guide pub with great food, and Chapel Porth National Trust cafe, home of the world famous HedgeHog ice cream. Walkers take the South West coastal path from the gate through the UNESCO World Heritage North Cornwall coastline. For cyclists: take an 11 mile coast-to-coast cycle route along old railway lines and one of the best BMX facilities in the UK is nearby. Great location for all of Cornwall, only 5 minutes from the A30. 20 minutes to Truro, 30 minutes to Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives. St Michaels Mount, Padstow, Lands End and The Eden Project are within in a 45 minute radius.


Owner
Mark
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Mark

We are a family with Cornish roots who love Porthtowan. We bought the Beach Cottage for the stunning views over the beach and coastline beyond. We furnished the house to a high standard with 1 to 2 families in mind, so you can have a relaxing holiday in Cornwall.

Mark purchased this house in 2011

Why Mark chose Porthtowan

The North Cornwall Coast is simply stunning, crossing the River Tamar from England lifts the spirit and you know you are in a special place. Porthtowan is a hidden gem of a beach, though its place in the development of surfing in the UK has increased its popularity. With over a mile of sand you will always have plenty of space even in highest summer.

We dreamed of a home with a sea view and Beach House has just that. No driving to the car park, just walk down and back at your leisure. Of course Cornwall has many other attractions and Porthtowan is centrally located for most of them.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Porthtowan in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with free standing roll-top bath. En-suite shower room with WC for master bedroom suite 1. En-suite shower room with WC for master bedroom suite 2. En-suite shower room with WC for twin bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10+2 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master suite 1 with sea views, en-suite shower-room. Master suite 2 with sea views, en-suite shower-room. Twin bedroom 3 with sea view. Extra childs bed Twin bedroom 4 with sea view. Bunks & extra bed Twin bedroom 5 "zip n link" double, en-suite shower
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: 2 dogs welcome. No smoking in the house. Outside: Barbecue, patio right over sea view, summer house, outdoor shower. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and bedding included. Other: Full central heating. 2 parking spaces.

Reviews

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Contemporary Beach House with sea views and short walk to Blue Flag beach
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
4

Wonderful views, very spacious and well equipped. Comfortable furniture and beds.

  • 4 of 5

Would recommmend this property for a family group, lots of room and the kitchen was very well equipped.

We used the BlueBar where we had good food great customer service and a wonderful place to watch the sunsets. The walks and surroundings are excellent as was the beach,good to see RNLI presence.

Excellent place to base yourselves for travelling around Cornwall. We went to St Ives on the coastal train from St. Erth brilliant! Also a visit locally to Gold Cornwall craft and jewellery centre with a museum, the children really enjoyed panning for gold a great place to visit and have a snack or meal in the restaurant.

The steps to the house were difficult for our older members as there is also a slope to walk down to the main road. It was difficult to park because of the steep ramp with a larger vehicle so we used the car park. However, we had a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

For the second year running we had a fantastic visit, for any large family this is such a wonderful Beach House and the views and short walk to the beautiful beach make it so worth the money, the house is comfortable with everything you can think of to make your visit perfect, the lounge was so comfortable with wood burning fire, widescreen tv with surround stereo system, locally the Blue bar was very welcoming sitting direct on the beach and the local Victory Inn just does the best Sunday roast, disappointing to see the Unicorn shut down and was excellent on last years visit, we will definitely be booking again !

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a great position over looking the sea

fantastic views

Every thing you could want and more was included in the house.

We had a great family weekend would definately recommend

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely holiday home in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed a fantastic week in this gorgeous property! Obviously a lot of time, effort and money has been spent with top quality rooms, furnishings and just about everything else!

It is in just the most amazing position, with stunning views over Porthtowan bay.

You do get used to the steps! And it is great to be able to walk to the beach, surf/board and then just walk back again and use the outside shower!

The upper garden and fire pit are the icing on the cake. If the weather is good and you have a nice glass of wine, just enjoy a stunning evening watching the sun setting. A special holiday indeed.

Many thanks Mark for lettting us share your very special holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic week!

  • 5 of 5

The Beach House is a stunningly appointed spacious property, perched on the hill side, a stones throw from Porthtowan Beach. It's reached by a few steps, but they are quite shallow and therefore easy to climb.

The wide decking area in front of the house is equipped with a large outdoor table and chairs and offers a great view of the beach. It's a great place to have a BBQ and sit and relax with a drink. It's well fenced making it very child friendly too.

The house itself is spotlessly clean, airy and spacious, with modern bathrooms and good showers. Beds were comfortable and we slept like babies with the sound of the waves from the beach. The kitchen is very well equipped and we wanted for nothing during our stay.

There is a grass area and a fantastic secluded fire pit behind the house that offers even more space.

There is a well stocked local shop, a fish and chip shop and cafes/pubs/bars nearby on the beach.

The owners comprehensive A-Z guide for the property was great, and lists recommendations for places to eat/go as well as any instructions you may need for the property.

We had a fantastic week, we popped into the Blue Bar (which was great) a couple of times, and walked miles of the coast path which is 100m away from your front door.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Birthday celebrations

  • 5 of 5

Booked Beach House 6 months ago so we could share time and good company with family and friends while celebrating my wife's 60th birthday. It met all expectations and all communication with Mark, the owner was helpful from day one. Great location with terrific views, well appointed, functional social areas for a big group, with separate good bedroom areas too if you wanted your own space. It was warm even when we didn't light the excellent wood burner. We enjoyed some great walks on the beach and cliffs to east and west. Nearby pub, local shop and beach bar very friendly. Fascinating local industrial/mining history. Surf great all week. Lots of steps up to the property help you keep fit!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Blue Bar
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Perranporth
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Truro
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Porthtowan

Coast/Beach:

100m to the beach.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Porthtowan, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June
10 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 5 nights
From
£200
£1,400
 
 
Nightly Rate
30 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£750
for 5 nights
From
£150
 
 
July
15 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
From
£250
 
 
Summer High Season
29 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,950
for 7 nights
£2,950
 
 
Sept wk 1 & 2
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 5 nights
From
£200
£1,250
 
 
Sept wk 3 & 4
15 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£750
for 5 nights
From
£150
£950
 
 
Nightly Rate
16 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 5 nights
From
£200
£950
 
 
Sept wk 3 & 4
25 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£750
for 5 nights
From
£150
£950
 
 
October non-HT
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
£700
 
 
Nightly Rate
20 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 5 nights
From
£225
 
 
Autumn weekends
4 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£175
£700
 
 
Nightly Rate
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 4 nights
From
£325
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£175
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Saturday.

Notes on prices:
New to the market for summer 2011.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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