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Spacious Period Ground Floor Flat, Close to the Beach, Large Garden, Sea Views



Updated: 21-Sep-2016
Apartment in New Polzeath, Cornwall, England - Loads Of Character, 8 Minutes Walk Across the Beach To Polzeath Village & its Shops & Restaurants

One of 4 flats in a converted Edwardian house which used to be the Bishop of Truro's holiday home. It has a homely, peaceful atmosphere with lots of character & sea views across Polzeath Bay, so even stormy weather is a pleasure. Arched doors open straight onto a large shared garden which is great for kids and dogs as it's very enclosed and has a rope swing and playhouse. The beach has a vast expanse of sand and great surf so it is a very popular destination for teenagers. It's home to 2 surf schools with equipment hire & some lively cafes and restaurants. There are also retail shops and a very well-stocked local convenience store. Straight out of the front door are a number of stunning coastal walks (north to Lundy bay , Port Quin and Port Issac or south to Daymer bay and Rock beach). There are 2 golf courses nearby and an enormous range of activities on offer including surfing, water skiing, coasteering, kayaking, cycling, sailing, golf and tennis. It is also close to Rock and Padstow with shopping and superb restaurants including Rick Stein's famous 'Seafood Restaurant'. The ferry runs constantly from Rock to padstow during the day and makes a great day out. The 'Camel Trail" from Padstow to Wadebridge and on in the Bodmin direction is a lovely flat cycle route for all ages adapted from the old railway line. It's easy to hire bikes/trailers etc at either end. Well behaved, recently de-flead pets are welcome.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely relaxing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here very much. The flat was not only clean and comfortable but felt like a home from home to us straight away. Impressive selection of books and our two small children were delighted to find plenty of toys. Beautiful building and garden and only a short walk to the beach. Owner was very attentive and i felt that if we'd had any problems they would've been dealt with. Well equipped kitchen/washing facilities. We would love to come back one day!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Characterful flat near huge sandy surfing beach

  • 5 of 5

A lovely characterful holiday home that has been in the family for some time. The beds were VERY comfortable and the King sized bed was a proper King sized bed! We very much enjoyed the garden and huge sandy beach a short walk down the road. The surfing was great fun for all the family and on duller days we found plenty to do; a beautiful circular walk around the nearby headland, cycling the Camel trail and exploring other local villages along the coast. We also visited Padstow via the ferry/water taxi at Rock which was fun. In the flat is a vinyl collection and a wide range of books which we also enjoyed dipping into. Definitely recommended. Would love to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super, homely flat

  • 4 of 5

We had a great holiday staying at this lovely, homely flat. It is only a 5 minute walk to the beach and only a few minutes walk the other way to some lovely runs and walks along the cliffside. Very comfy bed too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Activity and Interests


Polzeath beach is 5 minutes walk from the flat. A stunning wide sandy beach with sandpools suitable for young children to play in, it's also popular with surfers of all levels of experience. It has 2 surf schools and board/wetsuit hire. There are also 2 companies offering coasteering/kayaking/outdoor adventures, based in the village.


Bodmin Parkway is the nearest station, about 35 minutes drive away and Newquay Airport is the nearest airport, also about 35 mins drive.

There are regular local bus services. If you enjoy walking it's possible to have a varied and active holiday here without the use of a car at all.


Polzeath village and shops are 8 mins walk across the beach or 5 minutes drive away.

Port Isaac is 5.5 miles, 15 mins drive or half a day's walk along the coast path, Rock is 3.5 miles and 10 mins drive away or just over an hours walk on the coast path.

Padstow is 4 miles away, a short ferry ride over the estuary from Rock.

Wadebridge, the nearest town with larger supermarkets is 7.5 miles and 15 mins drive away.

The Eden Project is 22 miles, 45 mins drive.

Pentire Point is 25 mins walk


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7 night minimum stay
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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made direct with the owner. A 50% deposit is required when booking and full payment is due 2 weeks prior to arrival.
There is a damage deposit of £250 which is refundable after your stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday.

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Updated: 21-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


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


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Also with sink, & washing machine
  • 1 Bathroom with bath/shower over, sink, loo, & washing machine


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size double bed, built-in cupboards and sink. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, built-in cupboard, chest of drawers and black-out blinds. N.B. Pictures of Bedroom 2 currently show it with one bed but another single has now arrived.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Outside: The front garden has an upper terrace with a bench. This is separated by a low wall from a large lower lawn. It has wonderful views across the estuary and is great for children to play in as it's enclosed, has a swing made from a large buoy and a wooden playhouse. At the back there's a smaller, walled garden with a bench which catches the morning sun. This has a more private feel and is rarely used by the other occupants of the house. It has a rotating clothes dryer and outdoor tap with a hosepipe for washing wetsuits etc. There is also an enclosed grass area with private parking. All outdoor areas are shared with the other flats. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included in the price and are changed once a week. Bring your own and get a cheaper price! Other: There is a large shared porch where you can store muddy boots/shoes. Some children's beach toys are provided. Inside the front door is a small hall with a coat and shoe rack. In between the bedrooms is a small hall with fully stocked bookshelves.

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