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Modern Beach House With Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Beach House in Praa Sands, Cornwall, England - Stunning Beach Location, Just 100 Yards From The Sand

Surfside is a contemporary holiday home, situated 30 seconds walk from the stunning beach of Praa Sands. This really is a great Beach-House. With clean modern accommodation, stylish design and the perfect location, you will not be disappointed!

Ideal for families looking for a beach holiday, Praa Sands has safe bathing with Lifeguard patrols. Easy access on to the beach is so close that you can literally be on the beach or back at the house in seconds. Time to forget about driving the car, unwind, and enjoy a chilled out holiday on the beach!

There are views from the property over open farmland and out to sea and every morning you will wake up to the gentle sound of waves breaking on to the sand. This is a peaceful location but also very near the beach and all the amenities. With surfboard and wet suit hire, surf tuition and kayak hire you will never be bored of activities to try out. Quietly watch these activities from the Sandbar; a beach side bar/cafe serving food and drinks all day.

The Cornish Coastal footpath leads you in two directions either towards Prussia Cove and Perranuthnoe or Rinsey Head and Porthleven with its choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs.

Surfside has been finished to a high standard offering exceptional comfort and relaxation.

More Details

Mr. Andrew Giddens
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Mr. Andrew Giddens

Surfside is the home of Artist Andrew Giddens and his family. You can view more info from his website www.cornish-art.co.uk. The beach and surrounding area are the main inspiration for all of his work. Special rates for his work are available for all guests staying in the artists home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Really happy we rented Surfsode for our holiday. It has it's own parking spot (excellent for high season I imagine!) and is right near the beach. You can see the sea through the front but due to another private property you have to walk round the corner to get to the beach (still only takes about 3 minutes!). There is an open plan living area with a well stocked kitchen (including washing up liquid etc) dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Comfy sofas and dining table for six. There is a little mezzanine level which allows you to look through the skylights at the stars! Also a mattress up here depending on how many beds you need. There are three bedrooms- a double, a twin and bunk beds. Bathroom has shower over bath. We had no problems with hot water. Out the back is a garden with a little wooden playhouse which my toddler adored! Out the front is a BBQ (we didn't use this) and seats. The house was spotlessly clean on our arrival. Beds were comfy with fresh linen. There is no live TV but you don't need it- you are in Cornwall! If you are desperate, the house has wifi so you can use that to watch catch up TV!! Praa Sands has a Londis shop for emergencies but we used the Helston Tesco or Sainsburys for main food shop. There is a beautiful beach at Praa Sands, ideal for kids. There is a beach cafe and bar. Lots of national trust gardens and other beaches and Harbours within 40mins drive. We would definitely stay again!
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Praa Sands in Breage

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30 / Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Modern clean bathroom with bath/shower over, wc. Large supply of towels provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Oak furniture. Bedroom 2 with double bed/twin beds, full length mirror wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with two short single beds. Plus an occasional double futon bed in mezzanine area, accessed by steep stairs with low head height.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
Notes on accommodation: Surfside is child friendly and has been designed with children in mind. There is a stair gate provided as well as a cot and high chair. Please note that the stairs to the mezzanine area are steep space saving stairs. They are not suitable for children and you use them at your own risk! Buckets and spades and bodyboards for surfing are all here at the house ready for you to use. There are logs provided should you wish to have the log burner going and the BBQ is also ready for use! Outside: Decking to the front and rear of the house with outdoor seating and BBQ. Lawned area for football with children's playhouse. The beach is a stones throw from the garden. With golden sand and clear water it is the perfect place for snorkelling, surfing, exploring the caves or simply chilling out in the sun. Utility Room: Just off the kitchen is a utility room with a washing machine, tumble drier and lots of storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided. You are asked to bring your own beach-towels. Surfside will be cleaned prior to your stay. Other: The Mezzanine Floor is an adult only zone accessed by steep space saving stairs which are not suitable for children. A chill out space to read and watch the surf through the porthole window, occasional double futon extra sleeping area. Limited head hight.


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Modern Beach House With Sea Views
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 26 reviews

Lovely house with most amazing sceneries near by!

  • 4 of 5

Just what we needed for a weeks stay in Cornwall.

Beach being so near is a real bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Seaside family paradise

  • 5 of 5

I was unable to take this holiday due to illness in a close relative but my daughter and son-in-law enjoyed it without us. It was next to the beach-but no direct access, they did not mind as it had large enclosed back garden enclosed at the front and safe for young children. They said it was clean and well equipped, the upper bunk would be unsuitable for a young child as had no rail and there were lorries delivering to the cafe past them each morning (They were already up with the children so not a problem.) It was a large converted bungalow, but may have been a bit cramped for 4 adults and 2 children. They said it was thoughtfully laid out and tastefully decorated.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The property is in a great location. Beach and bar. 50 meters away.

  • 5 of 5

Everything in the property to make your stay perfect. All nearly new quality appliances. A home away from home Fresh flowers in the kitchen. A great week and good base to explore. National trust property close by to explore. A great week

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Sun and Sea

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable well equipped and relaxing house yards from the beach.

We hope to stay here again in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Overhyped and overpriced

  • 3 of 5

Not waterfront. Also end of terrace. Poor plumbing. Looking worn. Ok place for half the price . Nice owner.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John and Deb, Thanks for the card and for leaving the house so tidy. Glad you had some lovely weather, Andrew
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A lovely house with great location and all amenities we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it, will definitely come back! Sand Bar and beach very handy, loved seeing the sea when you wake up in the morning. The house is very well laid out with ample room and handy things supplied for our stay! Loved it!!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Praa Sands Beach is renowned for the golden sands which stretch for almost a mile along the sun kissed coastline. With crystal clear waters and outstanding facilities on the beach, Praa Sands has developed a reputation as one of best beaches in Britain, and an ideal location for family beach holidays. Lifeguard patrolled during the summer months it is a child friendly beach and has a great family atmosphere, it is also popular destination with surfers.


Penzance train station with direct line from Paddington is approx. 7 miles away. Newquay airport is approx. 25 miles away.


Porthleven Harbour and St. Michael's Mount are just a few miles away. With Lands End and the Minnack Theatre, around 12-15 miles away. Flambards Rides Amusement Park is 8 miles away etc. There are so many other great beaches and places to visit within a short drive.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Praa Sands, Cornwall

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
You can reserve for 15%, and pay the balance 8 weeks in advance of your stay. Or book less than 8 weeks from the start date and pay in full. We also ask a £100 security deposit, which we return in the week following your stay.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Arrive after 4.30pm and leave before 9.30am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.