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Modern 5 Bedroom House, Large Private Pool, Private Garden, and Sea View

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Modern House in Carlyon Bay, St Austell, Cornwall, England - Stunning Location - Beach, Coastal Walking Path & Golf Course Within 10 Minutes Walk

"Beam Reach" was built in 1970 by an architect for his family. It looks as stylish & modern today as the day it was built.

2016 is our third year welcoming guests, so you too can enjoy this stunning home.

OUTSIDE -- Almost an acre of lush garden, with a private large Pool (heated in Summer), and fully fenced for safety. There are two patios - the upper looks over the garden and over tree-tops out to sea, the lower is more shelter with views of the garden and a perfect spot dining.

INSIDE -- Oversize Living Room opens to upper patio with amazing views. Large dining kitchen, is fully equipped with everything you need for the perfect holiday; including range cooker, dishwasher and american style fridge-freeze. There's also a Separate Dining Room, WC and Laundry Room. Master Bedroom with 6 foot super-king bed and on-suite. Second Bedroom with 5 foot king-size bed. Third Bedroom with two 3 foot single beds (or one 6ft super-king bed). Fourth Bedroom with two single beds - recommended for children. Fifth Bedroom with two 3 foot single beds (or one 6ft super-king bed) and en-suite Bathroom. Family Bathroom in addition to the two en-suite.

NEARBY --Beautiful location close to the Sea and South West Coastal Path. The Beach and a luxury hotel with Spar and Golf Course are within 10 minutes walk. The Coast Path runs east along the cliffs for miles to Par and beyond. To the west, the path drops gently along the edges of fields to Georgetown's historic village harbour, around 20 minutes walk. IN THE AREA -- The Eden Project with the worlds largest indoor Rain-forest is 15 minutes drive. St Austell town centre has a large shopping area and parking about 10 minutes drive. The coastline has dramatic cliffs and sheltered bays, some with charming villages, others with beautiful beaches. In-land there are the moors, dramatic views of old tin mines, and endless possibilities for keen walkers.

More Details

Owner
David Watson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About David Watson

'Beam Reach' has been our wonderful holiday home since 2001.

The nieces & nephews, our parents, brother and sisters have had many years of wonderful holidays here.

Although we live in London, the family is spread across England, and some of them now live abroad.

The kids are now all grown up, but we still meet up here in sunny Cornwall especially in the winter (it is the warmest part of Britain!).

We love the big rooms, and it's a great house for all the generations together.

We can spend all day hanging about the pool (and summers seem longer here), but we've also planted the gardens to be lush and colourful year round.

We extended the house in late 2015, adding a fifth bedroom with it's own en-suite bathroom.

David Watson purchased this house in 2001

Why David Watson chose Newquay & St Austell area

We looked for several years before finding 'Beam Reach'.

We wanted something modern: big rooms, big windows, high ceilings, views - no cottages for us!

Somewhere for the *whole* extended family to meet up.

The sea view was essential, but the huge garden and swimming pool was the surprised that sealed the deal.

We bought from the architect who built and treasured the house, we've modernised and upgraded, but we try to keep his original vision.

What makes this house unique

Our family say the house is big enough to spend a whole week without leaving the grounds (except for quick trips to the big Tesco's that's close by).

Lounging by the pool. Enjoying the view. Lunch & Dinner outside on the sheltered patio - surrounded by the wonderful garden.

Cosied up around the real fire in winter.

But, there is lots to do as well.

It's great for Golfers (that's my brother) and Sailors (all of us). We love visiting the Cornish gardens, and this area is famous for them. And then there's the Eden Project, and the wonderful old harbours like Georgetown.

The Carlyon Bay Hotel is close by, great for food, and a wonderful Spa (serious pampering).

But, most of all, its that the house is big enough for all of us to spread out and relax.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carlyon Bay in Carlyon

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master Bedroom has en-suite bathroom, fully tiled with a shower over the bath-tub. Fifth Bedroom has it's own private hallway, so it's bathroom can be used as an en-suiite or used by all guests. Family Bathroom is also fully tiled with a shower over the bath-tub. Entry level has an additional WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Super-King Bed, En-Suite Bathroom and Garden Views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , King Size Bed & Garden Views
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Your choice - a Super-King Bed or Two Single Beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Your choice - a Super-King Bed or Two Single Beds.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom has 6ft super-king bed, en-suite and garden view Second Bedroom with 5ft king-size bed and garden view Third Bedroom with two 3ft single or one 6ft super-king bed and garden view Fourth Bedroom with two 3ft single beds Fifth Bedroom with two 3ft single or one 6ft super-king bed and en-suite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
Outside: A spectacular location and beautiful garden with pool. There are two large patio, one outside the living room with distant sea views, and a more sheltered patio outside the Kitchen. The Garden is huge, almost an acre. It is fully fenced, has large lawns and beautiful plants and trees. The 15m swimming pool is separately fenced for safety, and heated during the summer holidays. The gardener comes on Wednesday mornings, to keep it looking beautiful. Utility Room: Separate utility room with Washing Machine and Tumble Drier Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Hotel Quality Bedding and Towels provided. The house is cleaned and linen changed weekly on the changeover day. Other: Separate Dining Room next to the Kitchen, seats 10. Separate Utility Room with Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer.

Reviews

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Modern 5 Bedroom House, Large Private Pool, Private Garden, and Sea View
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
5

Wonderful family house

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a 7 night family reunion in Beam Reach, a fabulous week in a wonderful house. Fantastic heated pool, sea views, lovely rooms, books, games, DVD's all the kitchen equipment you could need (including the all important Espresso machine and dishwasher !) With plenty of space for 8 adults 3 children and a baby ! Excellent communication from David who was happy to answer any question I had. Would love to return to the house in the future :D

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. Really delighted you all had a good time. Hope you come back very soon! David
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4

Great place for family holiday

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay - house big enough for 3 couples plus children.

Lots to do in the local area and a bonus to have pubs and restaurants within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for you review, I'm really pleased you all enjoyed your stay.
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5

Perfect for a family holiday, house and garden beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Better then we all expected , picture doesnt do the home justice, everything was clean and tidy. we had fantastic wheather and the pool was great for cooling down after a day out. Garden was big enough to play rounders with the family and we were all sad when the time came to leave. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Hannah Thanks so much for your review, and I'm really pleased you all enjoyed your stay. I hope you'll come back and stay again. Best wishes, David
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4

Beautiful house, gorgeous gardens & fantastic pool. Location good gateway to places of interest.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property which is light, spacious & comfortable. Extensive grounds with gorgeous, well-tended garden (thanks to Barry & Ann) & super-sized swimming pool! Kids loved it - just pity stormy weather limited outdoor play! Shame new build partially blocks sea view & temporarily affects tranquility & privacy but once completed won't deter from the charm of Beam Reach! We'd love to return...and will put in an order for sunny, dry weather! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Catherine, Thanks for your review, I'm really pleased you all enjoyed your stay. Yes, the new build next door has been a huge worry to us, though it's not as bad as we feared. We'll be very glad when they are finished. Hopefully they will have all the outside work completed very soon. David
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5

Impressive grounds and pool in lovely area

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful grounds and pool. Great for hide and seek. Nice weather. Great house. Lovely memories.

David helpful. Will be back

Adele day

Stockport

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, I'm delighted you all had such a good time. You were great guests. Hope you come back very soon!
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5

Fanatastic for a family reunion.

  • 5 of 5

Beam Reach was a great place to stay and we really enjoyed our time there.

We stayed as an extended family group of 10, in April 2017. The house was fantastic for our needs. Plenty of space for everyone, plenty of kitchen utensils and crockery. Nice and clean and well furnished. A lovely light, bright house with a gorgeous garden for kid's hide and seek.

We paid extra for the swimming pool to be heated, but we all enjoyed it, especially the kids who were in twice a day - in April!

It was easy to get to, easy to self-cater with Tesco close by, and well located for getting out and about in Cornwall. A nice quiet area and stunning views. Lovely to be able to walk to Charlestown along the coast path.

We booked the stay from overseas and it was easy to communicate with David to organise everything, and he provided all the info we needed.

We highly recommend this property.

Mark and Alison

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm really pleased you all had such a good time. Thank you very much for your review.
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Location

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Newquay Cornwall Airport
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Carlyon Bay Hotel
Nearest Golf
800 Metres
Calyon Bay Golf Club
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
St Austell Railway Station (GWR fromPaddington)
Nearest Restaurant
700 Metres
Carlyon Bay Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Carlyon Bay Beach
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Carlyon Bay Beach is around 10 minutes walk. It is a shelter bay with soft sand.

The coast here is a mixture of dramatic cliffs and sheltered bays. So there are many other beaches to choose from within a short drive.

Porhtpean is our favourite, and around 15 minutes drive (8 mins according to Google - but these are pretty country roads!).

Travel:

Car Recommended - ample parking.

St Austell railway station is around 3 miles.

Distances:

Georgetown's Historic Harbour around 5 minutes drive or 20 minutes walk.

Tesco's Superstore about 5 minutes drive - for all your groceries.

St Austell Town Centre about 10 minutes drive, with a wide range of Shops.

The Eden Project about 25 minutes drive - the largest indoor rain-forest, a centre for ecology and education, with an arts and music program too.

Further Details:

Carlyon Bay has a sheltered beach surrounded by high cliffs with dramatic views.

The cliff edge is protected by bushes, and a public field with the South West Coastal Path running across it.

The front row of house are modern mansions, on the most exclusive road in the area.

"Beam Reach" is behind these, but because of the slope you look over them, barely seeing their rooftops. There is a partial sea view through the trees.

We think it's an amazing location, and a great house.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Carlyon Bay, 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
 
July-Aug 2017 (Pool Heated)
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,400
for 7 nights
£3,400
 
 
Sept 2017 (Pool Heated)
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Oct 2017 (Pool Heated)
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Easter (Pool NOT Heated)
24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,815
for 6 nights
From
£245
From
£360
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,700
 
 
April & May (Pool NOT Heated)
8 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
From
£180
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
 
May Half Term (Pool Heated)
26 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
June (Pool Heated)
4 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
Early July (Pool Heated)
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
School Holidays (Pool Heated)
14 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,800
for 7 nights
£3,800
 
 
Sept (Pool Heated)
2 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
October (Pool Heated)
29 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£770
for 4 nights
From
£170
From
£260
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,270
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
A Deposit of 500 Pounds is required to make a booking. After a 7 day cooling off period, this in not refundable if you decide not to stay.
The remaining balance must be paid 30 days before start of rental period.

A Security Deposit of 500 Pounds is payable with the second payment.
The Security Deposit will be refunded in full if there is no damage to the property.

Changeover Day:
You can arrive anytime after 4pm, and you will need to check-out by 10am.
- June 2016 - changeover day is Friday
- July to October - changeover day is Saturday
For the rest of the year, the changeover day is flexible.

POOL HEATING

The Pool Heating is ON during during July & August
The pool heating is switched off at other dates, but please speak to us if you would like the pool heating at other times. We are happy to put it on for the cost of the heating.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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