On the Pentire headland in Newquay, a large detached house, quietly tucked into a close just 150 yards from the Coast Path leading to glorious Fistral Beach. Coastal walks to beaches at Crantock (pubs), Polly Joke and Holywell Bay (where 'Poldark' scenes were filmed). An informal, mature garden (table/chairs, small 2' deep unfenced wildlife pond) surrounds the house, enclosed at the back. Warm outdoor shower for sandy bodies/wetsuits. From the parking area and front garden, door to hall (for coats/boots; loo). Kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/gas hob) with table/chairs, through to garden room (table/cane chairs). Living room with TV/DVD, iPod dock, ‘living flame’ gas fire. Dining room (seats 6 comfortably). Stairs up to four bedrooms - two doubles (5' beds, one with en suite shower-room, the other with washbasin), a twin (limited clothes-hanging space), and a bunk room; bathroom (suite plus hand-shower and separate shower). Best for maximum of 6 adults/2 children. A comfy, relaxing family house, convenient for beach, bus, and town and just 450 yards from Fistral Beach.
Newquay: five magnificent beaches for sandcastling, walking and surfing, and at least one is always sheltered. The Venus Café at Tolcarne beach. Pretty harbour and caves. The town is lively with young people and pubs. Surf hire, fishing trips, swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), zoo, aquarium. Watersports school, Jamie Oliver’s restaurant and The Venus Café at Watergate Bay, 3 miles. Trerice (Nat. Trust), 3 miles. Bedruthan Steps (beach rock towers), 8 miles. Truro (Cornwall's capital), 16 miles.
Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en suite shower-room, 1 x king-size double with washbasin, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunk room. Kitchen with breakfast table and chairs, through to garden room. Sitting room with ‘living flame’ gas fire. Dining room. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Ground floor WC and basin.
NEWQUAY Holywell 6 miles; Perranporth 8.5 miles; Truro 14 miles; Padstow 14 miles. Newquay is the home of the UK’s surf scene, boasting three major beaches, the National Surf Centre and an endless supply of rolling surf, making it a watersports paradise. The town, with its zoo, sea life centre and varied selection of restaurants and pubs, also promises a holiday to remember. For avid walkers, the South West Coast Path passes in both directions along a stunning coastline of high cliffs, hidden coves and yet more beaches. The quaint harbour and fishing village of Padstow is just 14 miles away, while Truro, with its museums, cathedral, restaurants and cobbled streets, as well as the Eden Project, can be reached within 45 minutes. Picturesque St Ives and the Tate St Ives gallery is around an hour's drive or a train ride away. In fact, because nothing in Cornwall is far from Newquay, it’s the perfect touring base.
This property offers the following short breaks: