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5 STAR Luxury Apartment With Amazing views of The Gannel and Crantock Beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

A Luxury Apartment in Pentire near Crantock and Newquay, Cornwall, The Tower has fantastic views of The Gannel and Crantock with direct access to The Gannel

5 STAR Luxury Apartment With Amazing Views of The Gannel Estuary and Crantock Beach and only a 5 minute walk to Fistral Beach. The Tower Corisande Manor is a breath-taking luxury self-catering apartment idyllically situated a stones throw from the Gannel Estuary and commanding wonderful scenic views across Crantock Beach and out to sea. Master bedroom (double) en-suite, tower room (double) leading to top tower room (2 single 3ft beds). Relax and unwind in this contemporary coastal home with a sophisticated nod to the ´nautical´. The interiors are stylish yet kept simple to maximise those breath-taking views which provide the lust-worthy backdrop to each and every room, all of which have recently been refurbished to a very high standard. Welcome to our little piece of heaven, we would love others to experience this beautiful and unique apartment as we did before making the big decision to buy. The breathtaking views can be absorbed from all rooms, with two of the most amazing beaches, Crantock and Fistral and the Gannel Estuary. The cliff walks are among the best in the country with plenty of superb pubs and restaurants en-route and a photographers dream. Surfing is great with the world championships taking place on Fistral just a 4 minute walk from The Manor. There is a walkway through the communal gardens down to the Gannel Estuary ideal if paddle boarding or kyaking interests you. Rest after all your activities, you have a Hypnos bed to reset your weary soul for tomorrows next adventure. All in all its got the lot, and is the reason Jason and Sue were repeatedly drawn back to Crantock and Pentire, eventually purchasing The Tower. Our aim from the start, is to have things the way we hope they will be when we arrive on holiday. After all it is our holiday choice too.

Considering Booking please feel free to call to check availability and price, we are always happier to speak to our guests to ensure you are booking a holiday home that suits you and your family and on occasions we may have offers available. Please Enjoy !

Items included on your stay Free WiFi DVD player, 2 large flat screensTVs All kitchenware (most items catered for) Linen, and towels, except beach towels Hairdryer Cordless vacuum Allocated parking space with extra spaces in road available Washing machine/tumble dryer, microwave,dishwasher, fridge/freezer, oven, grill, hob, toaster, wine chiller, kettle, iPod docking station Communal Garden sea view and river/beach access & barbecue area Communal outside shower Outside shed for storing wetsuits/boards/buggies etc Welcome pack A little bit about the area and The Tower Your Stay. All bedrooms are fully equipped to a high level and we have tried to cover everything we think you would want on your luxury break, from hair dryers, extra bedding to battery night lights. Large TV in main bedroom with smaller TV in Tower room. The kitchen has high end appliances which include double oven, induction hob, dishwasher, wine cooler, large fridge freezer and microwave and most items for the more experienced chefs out there with 6 full place settings.The washer/dryer is positioned on the main landing with hoover, ironing equipment etc in kitchen. Lounge has a 50"TV with DVD player and seats 6 for dinner. Hallway has mp3 player which is loud enough to cover the apartment. A mention is needed about the stairs, which are easily negotiated for the moderately active but maybe unsuitable for toddlers and the less agile. Although it must be said once in the apartment the views and accommodation make it all worth while. Apologies but no pets as the apartment is really not suitable. This is also a non smoking property. The history of Corisande Manor. Corisande is apparently Norman in origin, meaning "flower of the heart" a mansion built for an Austrian Count in 1895.The architecture certainly resembles a German gothic "castle as on the Rhine". The original owner, I believe, owned it until 1914. The story is that the building was named after a ship the original owner sailed in. It would then appear that the Austrian owner had to sell in 1914 because of anti-German feeling whipped up as a result of World War I. It was bought in 1914 or 1915 by Thomas Edward Grindon. He apparently bought it to make it into a hotel, but never achieved this ambition. He paid £1000 for the property and spent £900 on making changes to it. He built the tennis court in 1917, but was ripped off by the local builders. He was 30 when he was conscripted in 1917, and died in France soon afterwards in September 1917. His widow was left penniless and had to sell the Manor. It has a host of interesting original features, like the ceiling made from the timbers of a 300 year old Spanish schooner sunk in the bay.

More Details

Owner
Sue Rule
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2017

About Sue Rule

Sue and Jason, we recently purchased the tower after falling in love with it having been looking for some time. We are both constantly drawn to the sea Cornwall/ Devon Being our favourite UK destinations when travelling in our motorhome. We were particularly looking for south facing as so many of the places we looked at spent all the day in the shade.

Sue Rule purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Sue Rule chose Newquay & St Austell area

If it's all about location, the Tower has to be pretty well as good as it gets. With two of the best beaches in Cornwall minutes from your doorstep along with great restaurants and coastal walks boredom is not an option even for the most restless of us. Sun on the recently expanded balcony from sunrise almost to sunset which is quite rare on the coast. Also a balcony has been installed to the tower room with probably the best view on the Pentire Peninsular.

What makes this apartment unique

All the guests talk about the views from property which regularly stop you in your tracks and send you into some sort of hypnotic trance. Whether it's the curling waves on Crantock beach or the surreal turquoise colour of the water in the Gannel which I'm led to believe comes from the type of sand in this area. The garden is a great place to picnic with a storage shed, and outdoor shower if you get back a little sandy. Although there are many one of our favourite restaurant/pub to walk to is Lewinnick Lodge built in the side of a cliff with super view out to sea roughly 10 minutes walk. We have recently expanded the main balcony to the lounge/dinner and installed a 4 meter bifold door. This means the Lounge-Diiner can be opened out straight onto the most amazing sea views. We cannot say how wonderful dining on the balcony is as its so new we haven't had a chance yet to try it yet but it was great even at a quarter of it's new size.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just returned from a weeks stay in the Tower and I have to say it was amazing! We stayed with our two children (aged 8 and 5) and my mum, so 5 of us in total.

I literally cannot fault anything, everything we needed (and things we didn't even know we needed) are provided and the standard of the accommodation is very high.

The views from every room in the place are breath taking and I have never enjoyed washing up so much, as the view from kitchen window was a particular favourite of mine! There was a dishwasher but we didn't use it as even washing up wasn't a chore with those views!

Also have to mention the amazing balcony off the lounge area, great for breakfasts and evening drinks!

Yes there are a lot of steps up to the rooms, but these just meant we could enjoy all the cream teas guilt free!!! My Fitbit thought it had been stolen as I racked up so many steps this week!!! Mainly

from exploring the local area as Crantock beach and Fistral beach are so close we only used the car a couple of times!

Another favourite of the week was cycling the Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow, hiring bikes for the day - well worth doing!

The Fern Pit cafe was our favourite place to have afternoon tea, and so close by!

We simply had the best time ever and can't thank Sue and Jason enough for creating such a beautiful place to stay.
Jul 2016
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Location

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Crantock Beach.

Is the closest of the two beaches. It is a beautiful U shaped sandy beach backed by high sand dunes and cliffs, ideal for families. Out to sea there is a small picturesque island and waves to bring a smile to body boarders and surfers alike. If you prefer paddleboading or kayaking the Gannel offers around 3 miles of calmer flowing water. Fistral Beach is approximately 4 min walk from The Tower and hosts The World Surf Championships.

Travel:

Newquay Airport is only 7 miles away

Distances:

For surfers, Fistral beach is only a 4 min walk With Newquay Town is a 20 min walk

For foodies Rick Steins Padstow is a 30 min drive

Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan are both around a 30 min drive and the picturesque towns of St Ives, St Agnes and Perranporth are well worth a visit.

For walkers you can access The South West Coastal Path across The Gannel Estuary via the tidal footbridge and enjoy the spectacular views of Crantock, Joke and Holywell.

Further Details:

Introduction: Sue my wife, who is a big F1 fan and enjoys walking, zumba and gardening, puts most of her energy into keeping Tom, our son, and myself in order. I'm Jason and into classic cars, motorcycles, paddleboarding and photography and camping.

Our common interest is touring in our motorhome in which have managed to cover most of the south west coast.

Crantock and Pentire have always been our personal favourite and since being introduced to the area by friends, we always seemed to be drawn back.

It was inevitable when the Tower came up for sale that we should at least take a look. Fortunately or unfortunately for our bank balance we both fell in love with it and couldn't let it slip through our fingers.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Newquay in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • river
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite to Master Bedroom - Shower Enclosure
    Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Main bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and basin En-suite off main bedroom, with large twin outlet shower, wc and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 x 3ft (not 2.6') beds. Room has sea view cabrio balcony.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Beautiful beamed room with great water view.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Large room with water views from all windows & En-Suite
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom (double) en-suite, tower room (double) leading to top tower room (2 single 3ft beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: Communal Garden sea views and river/beach access. Communal outside shower Outside shed for storing wetsuits/boards/ etc The washer/dryer is positioned on the main landing with hoover, ironing equipment etc in kitchen. Linen, and towels are provided, please bring your own beach towels Other: Entrance Hall with ample storage for coats, hats and boots etc. Stairs leading to main accommodation. Large Hallway with mp3 player which is loud enough to cover the apartment. 3rd twin room is accessed via 2nd Double bedroom, both with stunning views.

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Stunning accomodation with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Jason and Sue for a wonderful 4th stay at the Tower. The finish of the apartment is top notch, as always. The apartment is bright, modern and well equipped. Jason and Sue have made a brilliant job with the apartment with lots of nice little touches e.g binoculars and ukeleli for guests to use. The views from the apartment are amazing and must be some of the best in Cornwall with the beautiful colour of the river Gannel and Crantock beach which change continuously with the tide. We arrived in beautiful October sunshine and instantly felt relaxed sipping our wine on the sunny balcony. Enjoyed great coastal walks and visited Watergate Bay and St Ives. This really is a very special place and one that we hope to return to again and again and again.......

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous 5*+ Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! A fabulous apartment in probably the best location you could find with truly breathtaking views. Near enough to all the wonderful restaurants but also far enough away for peace, rest & relaxation. The apartment is beautifully furnished in a modern, contemporary style and well equipped for cooking if you're wanting to eat in. The beds are so comfortable, my husband said he had the best sleep in years! We enjoyed just lazing on the South facing balcony with an early morning coffee or evening glass of wine watching the ebb and flow of the Gannel estuary. Sue's restaurant recommendations were spot on - we enjoyed the glorious sunset and pizza at The Stables, Lewinnick Lodge and if you're a fish lover don't miss The Fish House. We walked at low tide across the Gannel sands to Crantock beach and sampled a rewarding beer at the Bowgie Inn. At the end of each day out walking and exploring we looked forward to getting back to base and just relaxing, playing cards, watching a film or going out locally to sample another wonderful meal. We had a truly relaxing and memorable holiday as many have before us - thanks Sue & Jason.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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One of life's special places.

  • 5 of 5

We only had a few days in which to grab some time in Cornwall and so we hoped The Tower would be somewhere that helped us gain the most from our time - and it more than achieved that. From the moment we walked in and climbed the stairs to the property, we knew we would be happy if we never left for the 5 days we would be staying there. The property is so well maintained and equipped with fabulous interior decor. Then there are the views, which are just breathtaking. Every room enjoys an outlook that is normally only something you only see in magazines. Next, we found so many walks, right on our door-step. Up, down or across the estuary, there is so much to explore and enjoy. And then there is the walk up to the headland for 360 degree views taking in waves pounding the coast, the peaceful estuary and holiday / surfing beaches. The latter kept our daughter and friends happy - which is one reason we cam to the Newquay area. However, if you thought you knew Newquay as surf-central and have not explored the Gannel estuary / Pentire ... then plan to visit again and enjoy the other side of Newquay. We enjoyed both sides of Newquay and definitely hope to return to repeat this memorable experience.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Just Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to The Tower. We had a wonderful stay again in this lovely accommodation. It is very stylish, extremely comfortable and clean. Everything you would need is there. It has a fully fitted kitchen, three lovely bedrooms and two bathrooms. The estuary is easily accessible through the gardens and Crantock and Fistral beaches are within walking distance. Newquay is also a walk away. Fish and chips overlooking Fistral Beach is a must. Sue, the owner, is extremely helpful and even rang me on our arrival day to say that we could go in earlier as the cleaners had finished. That was most appreciated. I would not hesitate to recommend The Tower, you will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Property and Location

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely, well looked after and has everything you need. The location is great, close to everything you might need but quiet and secluded with a lovely view and access to Crantock beach. It was just a few minutes walk to Fistral Beach where our kids went body boarding every day, and a stroll into Newquay. The owner Sue, was very attentive to make sure we had everything we needed. Recommend a walk to the Stables on Fistral for best pizza ever.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

I had a lovely stay at the tower! It is in an ideal place, being in walking distance to Newquay, various pubs and restaurants and also has the most amazing views over Crantock beach and the Gannel. Every room has an amazing view and is very modern and well decorated. The owners are lovely and are very helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Newquay, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2017
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,210
for 7 nights
£1,210
 
 
Low Season 2017
30 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
 
 
High Season 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£681
for 3 nights
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,590
 
 
Low Season 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
 
 
Mid Season 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£255
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
High Season 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,415
for 7 nights
£1,415
 
 
Mid Season 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£290
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
High Season 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£656
for 3 nights
£1,530
 
 
Peak Rate 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,960
for 7 nights
£1,960
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Booking procedure: Following an initial enquiry, we will email your provisional booking to you. A non refundable deposit of 25% of the total booking value can be made via Bank Transfer. Once the booking form and 25% deposit is received, a letter of confirmation will be sent to you and a reminder that the final balance will be due 10 weeks prior to your arrival.
 
NB. No booking is confirmed until an email has been received from us, stating that we have received the deposit. The balance of the

Changeover Day:
Change-over days: These will be on a Monday and Friday, thus giving you the opportunity to come for a long weekend/mid week break/week break or 10 day break.
Friday – Monday, (3 nights), Monday – Friday (4 nights),
Monday – Monday (7 nights), Friday –

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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