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Modern Beach House With Sea Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 29-Oct-2016
Beach House in Praa Sands, Cornwall, England - Stunning Beach Location, Just 100 Yards From The Sand

Surfside is a newly listed, immaculately presented 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
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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!

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15 Reviews

4.9
based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic, family friendly home

  • 5 of 5

Our week stay here was lovely, the house is of a very high standard and extremally family and baby-toddler friendly which made our holiday so much easier. With lovely outdoor space for both adults and children The beach is a stones throw away, and I'd highly recommend the two cafes on the beach to eat. The location of the house is perfect for exploring Cornwall . Overall we loved our stay here and would happily return if we return to Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely stunning!!!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say!! We had the most amazing week in Surfside. It has everything you could possibly need, it's immaculately clean & tidy and in a perfect location. We were sad to leave this morning but we will be back!!! Thank you so much😍

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great location and very tidy, well kept property in a fantastic location. View from the Mezzanine is beautiful. Literally minutes from the beach. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent holiday accommodation just a short walk from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Surfside. The house is a perfect mix of a coastal holiday retreat and a comfortable family home. The house was very comfortable with everything we needed for a weeks stay and a very short walk to the beach at Praa Sands. The beach is very clean and has two cafe/restaurants, we had dinner at Sands Bar twice and the food was good with great service and a very laid back atmosphere.

The house has lovely decor and was very clean. We made good use of the garden and the deck in the evenings.

We would recommend Surfside as a holiday stay and hope to be back again one day!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fabulous week

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 5 adults spending a week at Surfside, ages ranging from 23 - 52 and what a fantastic time we had. This place pretty much has everything you need and made for a very comfortable week. I had wondered how we might cope with just one bathroom but actually it was fine and there was plenty of space in general for us to not be on top of each other. The location though, is the icing on the cake. Just a couple of minutes walk takes you to the beach or coastal path and what a beach it is. It was never super busy despite being holiday time and the bar (2 cocktails for £10)/restaurant/cafe/shop/surfing on the beach means you have everything at your fingertips!! There's a bus that stops pretty much outside the house that takes you to Marazion and Penzance. It was £5 for one way. Having walked from Penzance along the beach (couple of miles), we had the most amazing meal at the Godolphin Arms in Marazion, overlooking the mount and took a cab home that cost £20.

Back to the house then, we had some great relaxing evenings, having barbecues, playing games and enjoying the scrumpy while listening to music, blue toothed through the speaker. The bunk beds aren't suitable for adults. My son slept on the futon on the mezzanine. He said it was very comfy and if I could just make one suggestion to Andrew, it would be to fit a blind to the window that sits directly over the futon. We made do by placing a towel over to stop the bright early morning sun shining straight in the face.

All in all, this was the most perfect holiday for us to kick back and chill and I'd highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic house thoughtfully designed to accomodate every need and deceptively roomy inside

  • 5 of 5

On the outside the house looks quite small but upon opening the back door the house just unfolded

There were 3 great sized bedrooms plus a mezzanine area with a bed, my daughter claimed this area and spent every night gazing up at the stars - we all took turns in reading the books whilst looking out to sea through the porthole.

The garden and decked area was amazing, private and confined which was great for Charlie our little dog, we didn't need to worry about him getting outside and we enjoyed the BBQ on the decking out back.

We simply adored the area too! We took in a show at Minnack, we walked the coast paths, my husband and son went coasteering at Lizard, we waded back from Mount Michael and sat in a lovely restaurant watching various people trying to cross through the water. We went every day bodyboarding at Praa Sands and although dogs are not allowed on the beach 7am to 7pm - at 6.30pm the beach was full of our 4 legged friends romping through the waves.

This place has everything and I can honestly say that it's the best holiday we have had in years and want to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

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

Distances:

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.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
April
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£738
for 7 nights
£738
 
 
may early bank holiday
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£864
for 7 nights
£864
 
 
May
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£738
for 7 nights
£738
 
 
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
June
4 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,178
for 7 nights
£1,178
 
 
2017
8 Jul 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,695
for 7 nights
£1,695
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable 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.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Modern clean bathroom with bath/shower over, wc. Large supply of towels provided.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • 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.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • 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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