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Detached House With Stunning Estuary Views



Updated: 28-Nov-2016
House in Newquay, Cornwall, England - Quiet, Residential Location, 5 Minutes Walk To Fistral Beach And The Gannel Estuary

Riverside House is an attractive, detached chalet bungalow in generous gardens offering comfortable family accommodation. Located on the quiet Pentire peninsula approx 1 mile from Newquay's busy town centre, the house is just a 5 minute walk from Fistral Beach. Professionally managed and maintained, Riverside House has 3 star Visit Britain accreditation and boasts quality furnishings and décor throughout. Linen, towels and welcome pack provided. Rates include utilities and professional cleaning. Sorry no smokers, dogs, stag or hen parties. Family bookings only, Sunday changeover.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had an absolutely fantastic week thank you so much! The weather was amazing, hardly a cloud all week we were very lucky! The house is lovely, great location and really well equipped for families especially the kitchen, definitely worthy of a 4* in our opinion. All in all a fantastic holiday and we will definitely return and recommend to friends, thanks again." Mrs C 10/6/13

"A very enjoyable stay in Cornwall. Riverside House is very welcoming, and in an ideal location for the beach and town centre. The house is very spacious and has everything you need" Mr E 22/7/2012

"Fantastic property with everything you will need for a family holiday including beach toys and windbreaks. Great location and fabulous views over the estuary" Mrs B 22/5/2012
Apr 2013
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely house in great location. Thank you!

  • 5 of 5

Very happy with all aspects of our week in this lovely house.

The location was perfect for us as slightly out of town centre on the Pentire peninsula. We were able to park the car at the back of the house and walk everywhere we needed during the week, a bonus when parking spaces at a premium everywhere. Views overlooks the river, with a footpath to river estuary at the end of the road. A pleasant walk at low tide or when the tide was in we were able to take the ferry to Crantock beach. Fistral beach was only 5 minutes away, and within 20 minutes we were in town centre for pubs restaurants, shops and more beaches.

Very impressed with the 3 double bedrooms, lounge with supply of dvds and books. Light spacious kitchen fully equipped with plenty of cooking facilities, but the American fridge with ice machine was the kids highlight. Never been so easy to get them to drink water.

The garden and patio provided a sun trap, and clothes line for drying the beach wear. There was a washing machine but as only staying the week it was not needed.

Owner was very helpful is recommending surf and paddleboard hire options, but there are plenty of hire shops/surf schools everywhere you go in Newquay.

A great, relaxing holiday. Would recommend without hesitation! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks ever so much for taking the time to review your stay. We're delighted that the house was everything you expected, and glad you had a great holiday. Hopefully you'll stay with us again in the future!
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Clean, comfortable, well equipped and in a great location. Fantastic views from the front rooms.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Cornwell and we were very impressed. The house was in walking distance of Fistral Beach and the surfing schools. Newquay was a lovely 20 minutes walk along the headland path. In Newquay there were many excellent restaurants and pubs serving lovely food, especially the Red Lion and The Stable. The South West Coastal Path was in easy reach. There were good road links out of Newquay to surrounding towns and attractions. Would recommend Eden Project, St Ives and Lands End. There were also good bike hire facilities at Trail Bike Hire in Padstow, we were even able to hire an adult trike.The best cream tea was served by Bre Pen Farm and the best Pasty at Land's End.The property was lovely, very spacious and clean. Appreciated the numerous DVDs that were available to use. The garden was lovely and sunny, but be aware of the seagulls if trying to eat outdoors. We would recommend this property to other families.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Riverside House is a 5 minute walk from both Fistral Beach and the attractive Gannel estuary. Fistral Beach is renowned as the UK's surfing capital, and offers some of the most consistent surfing conditions in the country. The Gannel estuary is a hidden gem, and a haven for wildlife.


Newquay Airport is approx 5 miles from Riverside House and offers daily services to/from numerous UK airports.


Newquay town centre is within 1 mile.

Further Details:

Riverside House is ideal for everything from relaxing, eating and drinking, to building sandcastles, surfing, fishing, cycling, golfing, sailing and much more.

Prices and Availability

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7 night minimum stay
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Booking Notes:
Please refer to owner for booking procedure. 25% deposit required on booking, balance 8 weeks prior to arrival. Sorry, no same sex parties, no smoking and no pets. Sunday changeover.

Changeover Day:
Sunday is our changeover day (so as to avoid the Saturday holiday traffic that is notorious throughout the West Country). Guests can arrive from 3pm, and must vacate by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Television


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom with basin, 1500mm bath and separate shower cubicle. Separate WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 with double bed (4'6") access to front terrace and estuary views. Bed 2 with double bed (4'6"), Bed 3 on first floor with two distinct sleeping areas, one with double bed (4'6"), the other with single bed. TV in bed 3. Travel cot also provided.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Generous front and rear gardens, well maintained, garden furniture to use on the large patio or decking areas. Washing line. Parking to rear for two cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Riverside House is professionally managed. Linen for all beds is provided (but not for the travel cot). Bath and hand towels are provided. The house is freshly cleaned prior to arrival. The gardens are tended weekly. Other: Conservatory with access to garden.

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