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Newly refurbished May 2014 - Beach Cottage with beach and sea views

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beach Cottage in Porthtowan, Cornwall, England - 300m From Blue Flag National Trust Porthtowan Surfing Beach On World Heritage North Cornwall Coast

Refurbished May 2014. A 5 bedroom cottage with stunning coastal and beach views. Sky TV, BT Infinity 30MB Wi-Fi, Log burner, 4 bath/shower rooms; three of them ensuites. Beach Cottage sits 300m from the Blue Flag beach in Porthtowan, a small seaside village with a 1 mile sandy beach, framed by National Trust protected coastline and served by RNLI Lifeguards. The views from Beach Cottage are wonderful, over the beach and down the coast to St.Ives. Learn to surf at the legendary Tris Surf or enjoy body-boarding. On the beach is the 'Blue Bar', a Good Pub Guide pub with great food. Nearby Chapel Porth National Trust café is home to the world famous HedgeHog ice cream. Walkers take the SW coastal path from the end of the garden. Super location, 8 minutes drive from A30, central to most of Cornwall's attractions.

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017

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 cottage in 2014


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Porthtowan in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath and shower En-suite bathroom for master bedroom suite 1. En-suite shower room for master bedroom suite 2. En-suite shower room for twin/double bedroom.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms - 3 of them ensuite) Notes on bedrooms: Master suite 1 with sea views, en-suite bathroom Master suite 2 with sea views, en-suite shower Twin bed 3 with sea view, TV snug and desk Twin bed 4 Twin bed 5 "zip n link" double, en-suite shower All mattresses are pocket sprung, quality bedding
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Notes on accommodation: Dogs and children are very welcome. Outside: Sun deck with views over the coast with 12 seater teak furniture set. Large lawned garden with sea views. Utility Room: Washing machine and vented tumble dryer in separate room Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedding including goose down quilts and luxury towels provided. End of stay house-keeping also included in rental charge. Please bring your own beach towels. Other: Beach and sea views from sun deck with large teak table and chairs BT Infinity 30MB Superfast broadbrand and Wi-Fi


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Superb location and very well equipped ,fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic family break celebrating my 50th, the views are simply stunning, what a delight opening the bedroom curtains to a wonderful view of the beach and eating breakfast in the kitchen watching the waves crash in, the premises are very well equipped with all needs catered for, we highly recommend the Blue bar on the beach, again stunning views, excellent coffee and a fun curry and quiz night on the Sunday evening, the other local pub the Unicorn is also worth a visit just doesn't have the setting directly on the beach, I must mention the amazing Sunday roast at the Victory Inn which is within walking distance of the cottage, it really is a must !! I can say with certainty that we will be visiting again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Place to Stay - Inside and Out

  • 5 of 5

Beach Cottage was exactly as detailed in the listing, except that the house, the views, and the surrounding countryside were even more beautiful than described. The owner was extremely helpful. The house was well-equipped, very spacious, and very comfortable. Eight of us, together with 2 dogs, stayed for Christmas week, and there was ample room for all of us. We had a wonderful time, and all of us felt truly relaxed, and not wanting to leave at all, by the end of our stay. We thoroughly recommend Beach Cottage, and we would love to come back to stay another time.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and brilliant views

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at this property and the whole process was very easy, Mark was really helpful and gave us some information beforehand for the local area. The house is in an amazing location and is beautifully presented, we stayed with another couple and the house is just huge! Highlights are the beautiful baths, double showers and main bedroom views of the sea. The kitchen has everything you could need as well. The beach is great for bodyboarding and surfing and we had a lovely walk to Chapel Porth this area was so beautiful with a local shop, a coupe of pubs nearby and beautiful walks that we didn't use the car once during our week away. We can't wait to go back - thank you for having us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We booked beach cottage as we were getting married in Porthtowan on May 31st. All my family stayed at the house so it was very busy but with the lovely bedrooms, all the bathrooms and the huge sun deck we felt like we were in a mansion!!!

From the very outset Mark has been so helpful answering all our questions and helping us in so many ways!

The house was very well equipped and we had everything we needed for a lovely stay.

We made some wonderful memories in Porthtowan this week but nothing will beat sitting on the sun deck, drinking some bubbles, watching the sun go down with my new husband!

Thank you Mark and Rowena for making our wedding week just that bit better by staying at Beach Cottage. We will be back for many years to come!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Beach Cottage for a weekend in February 2016 to celebrate our Grans 80th birthday. Our stay was simply amazing, it was the perfect property, the perfect location and had the perfect view.

Even before we arrived the owner was very helpful answering all questions and had good local knowledge that was extremely helpful.

Our party consisted of 9 adults and 2 dogs who more than comfortably fitted in a spacious and relaxing cottage, made even more cosy by the log burner roaring away whilst Storm Imogen raged outside giving the most dramatic seas and views. The cottage was well equipped, warm, clean, well maintained and there were instructions for everything including the Sky tv with all channels which entertained our sport/movie mad family.

It was the ideal location for the Eden Project, Flambards and Porthtowan Beach.

The Beach Cottage made our Grans 80th birthday truly unforgettable and the memories made will last a lifetime, in fact we are already making plans to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views and lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a lovely week in Cornwall staying at the cottage. The views are stunning and the accommodation fully met the needs of our family of 10, which included my mum aged 73 to my granddaughter aged 3 months. It is located in easy reach of places to visit such as The Eden Project and Land's End. Screech Owl Sanctuary is well worth a visit and Gnome World is close by but unfortunately they weren't open for another couple of weeks so some members of our party (but not others!) were disappointed. We were so looking forward to wearing a gnome hat and having a fishing rod so as not to embarrass the gnomes!!! The Victory Inn is a great friendly pub close by and the food was excellent. The Blue Bar is also a great place to hang out and have a drink or something to eat. The younger members of our group liked this bar. I would highly recommend the cottage and would love to go back again sometime in the future. Happy holidays if you choose to stay here!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May HT
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June late book
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
10 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 cut early July
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July b4 peak
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Peak
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sep front half
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct pre HT
30 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct HT
22 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter weekends
4 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas & NYE
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

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Pet Fee £0

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