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House With Seaviews

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Porthtowan, Cornwall, England - Holiday Home Is Ideally Located At Porthtowan Beach

Outstanding Seaviews and Rural Views. Refurbished to a very high specification. this Holiday Home is ideally located for Porthtowan Beach. this beach is famous for Surfing and body boarding. The famous Blue Bar is a great place to eat and drink right on the beach.

Alan Derry
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About Alan Derry

my name is Alan Derry I was born in 1963. My Wife Martine and I run a successful recruitment agency in Surrey called Technical Resources Ltd. We also Own a Great Gastro pub in Cornwall called Old School Bar & Kitchen. Located near Porthtowan in Mount Hawke. www.osbk.co.uk

we own 2 holiday homes each located where our parents live so we let them out and also enjoy using them ourselves.

E9171 is based in Porthtowan Cornwall.

S14483 is based in Torre Pacheco, Mar Menor, Spain.

Alan Derry purchased this house in 1998

Why Alan Derry chose Truro & Falmouth area

My Wife Martine's family all live in this area and we have been coming to Porthtowan as a family since 1995.

we love the area and we love staying in our house which we have owned for over 10 years.

we come to stay as a break from our hectic lives in London. We always feel relaxed when we leave.

The Outstanding views, the fantastic walks, the beautiful beach, and best of all spending time eating or drinking in the Blue Bar right on the beach.

all of our kids love spending time here its a great place for outdoor life. Saffron who is 13 loves bodyboarding.Our 2 sons Drew 21 and Ryan 20 have enjoyed Surfing,Cycling,and Exploring over the years and now they have progressed to the Boardmasters Music Festival every summer in Newquay.

My favourite pastime is walking along the coast paths.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Porthtowan in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Power shower Toilet wash Basin
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroon 1:- Great Views overlooking Porthtowan and surrounding countryside. Bedroom 2:- 2 single Beds and a single pull out bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
Outside: Large Front Garden with views to the Beach. Secure back Garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen are included in the price. When staying longer than a week clean linen will be provided. If you require a mid stay clean the charge is £30.00 paid direct to the cleaner.


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House With Seaviews
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Lovely, peaceful house overlooking Porthtowan.

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week in Porthtowan. The house was spacious, clean and had everything you could need for your stay. The owner was very helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Just a short walk down a path to the beach. Good waves and places to eat - what more could you want? Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for your fantastic review. we work really hard so that our guests enjoy their stay. a lot of this is just the location and the natural beauty of Cornwall. this and the vast amount of fantastic things to do on the doorstep. we hope to see you again soon.
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Perfect spot, Spotless, Great Views, Homely

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our holiday was as described. Everything on the facilities list was provided and although sad to say the additional touch of great WiFi connection added to the week, particularly for our daughter. Free-view HD TV with a selection of DVDs were provided. The house was very homely and comfortable, decorated well and in touch with the surrounding area, The bedding and towels were all very clean.

The sea view was terrific as we could see down to the bay in Porthtowan, there were plenty of coastal walks around which are kept by the National trust with old tin mines sat on the edge of the cliffs. As the house was pet friendly we were not only able to take the dog with us but spoil her with some great walks with fab views.

The home was a great base for us as we were within easy reach of key places such as St Ives, Newquay and Padstow. We visited lovely beaches at Godrevy, Crantock near to Newquay and Holywell Bay at least 12 miles either side of Porthtowan. If you get the right weather which we did we experienced some stunning sunsets from the Porthtowan beach.

There are plenty of eating places around if this is what you prefer, we tended to eat at the home after days out at the beach as everything you need cook is provided.The neighbours were helpful and chatty which was useful and answered any questions we had about the local area.

We would definitely return again. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that everything was provided that you needed. We do try very hard to make our guests have a great holiday. We us the house ourselves and we know what a great location it is.
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sehr schöne Lage .....der Richtige Ort zum entspannen.

  • 4 of 5

Sehr guter Gesamteindruck...sehr sauber und sehr gut ausgestattet. Der richtige Ort um mit der Familie zu entspannen und von dort aus sofort ohne Umwege zum Strand zu gehen :-) . Es hat einfach alles gepasst.......wir kommen gerne wieder !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your fantastic review. we do work very hard to give the guest a good experience in this fantastic location. translation is :- Very good overall impression ... very clean and very well equipped. The right place to relax with the family and to go from there immediately and directly to the beach :-) .
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Special interest holidays:

Walking ,Surfing,cycling,


Porthtowan is in an area of outstanding natural beauty in West Cornwall. The beach is west-facing and backed by impressive cliffs. Its wave conditions make it a destination for surfers and families alike, life guarded and clean, it has been a Blue Flag beach since 2005.Facilities include the popular and locally loved Blue Bar & The Old School bar & Kitchen, cafes, beach shops, surf shops, water sports equipment hire, a children’s play-park, a large public car park, disabled access, public toilets and doggie bins.


Nearest Airport is Newquay with Flights from Manchester and London Gatwick.

Redruth and Truro Train Stations are approx.

Further Details:

Where is Cornwall?

Located in the far west of Great Britain on a peninsula tumbling into the vast Atlantic ocean, almost completely surrounded by the sea, a magnificent coastline wraps around Cornwall for almost 300 miles. Cornwall is also the location of mainland Great Britain's most southerly promontory, The Lizard, and one of the UK’s most westerly points, Land's End, while a few miles off shore and even further west is an archipelago of tiny islands that make up the Isles of Scilly.

What’s so special about it?

There are lots of things Cornwall is loved for; the dramatic coastline with its captivating fishing harbours; the spectacular beaches and the pounding surf that provide a natural playground for a variety of water sports; and who can forget famous Cornish pasties and luscious cream teas?

But there are also lots of things about Cornwall that may surprise you. For instance, the wilderness of captivating Bodmin Moor with its panorama of big skies, fascinating prehistoric remains, great walking trails and more than its fair share of local legends.

There's also the dynamic art scene found in mainly in West Cornwall, inspired by the naturally stunning landscape; and more recently a food scene to rival London and beyond; Cornwall now has a multitude of award-winning local food producers and stellar chefs putting the region well and truly on the gourmet map.

Cornwall also has a tremendous history based on its Celtic roots, its Celtic Cornish culture, the warmth and friendliness of the people and the Cornish language that can be seen in the village names.

And that's not all...

Take a trip around Cornwall and you’ll discover a hugely diverse landscape. In the far west where the sea turns turquoise in the sun, the sand is white and the natural light is sometimes blindingly bright, the land is adorned with a legacy of Bronze age standing stones, huge granite burial chambers, Celtic crosses and holy wells.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Porthtowan, Cornwall

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Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

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