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Fistral Beach from landscaped grounds of Fistral Retreats

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Fistral Retreats is a modern luxury 'home from home' fully equipped ground floor apartment boosting stunning views of Fistral Beach, golf course and dramatic Atlantic coastline beyond. One of 21 privately owned apartments, on an exclusive development on the desirable Pentire Headland between the famous Fistral surfing beach, the beautiful River Gannel and the quaint village of Crantock. It is in an area of outstanding beauty, in the quieter part of West Newquay and holds a high 4 star Quality in Tourism (QIT) rating. Ideal for families, couples and friends.

The apartment benefits from its own dedicated off-road parking space and beautifully maintained landscaped and fenced grounds. Built in 2004 it is sunny, airy and spacious. It is heated by gas central heating, all rooms have opening windows and wood laminate or ceramic tiled flooring. Ideal for families, couples and friends who wish to enjoy the luxury of tastefully coordinated quality furnishings and fittings making it a "home from home" and suitable for all year use.

A simple 2 minute walk down a rugged path, or 5 minutes on the pavement, and you are on Fistral Beach. Flat beautiful golden sands and numerous rock pools at either end are a great favourite with children. (Fistral Beach has an RNLI presence from Sping to October.) Either end of Fistral Beach there are cafes/restaurants, surf hire and toilets. Alternatively, sit and picnic in the landscaped gardens, relax and enjoy the views, listen to the ocean and smell and feel the freshness of the Cornish air. Or try one of the other 9 beautiful sandy beaches in Newquay.

The Coast Path passes Fistral Retreats which makes it an ideal choice for walking north and south. There are also less arduous gentle walks onto the Pentire Headland 5 minute walk from Fistral Restreats with fantastic views and an eaterie (open all day) serving breakfasts, cream teas, lunches and evening meals. Crantock Village with its golden sands and dunes are just a 10 minute walk across the River Gannel footbridge or ferry (in season).

Quiet and peaceful but within walking distance of all the amenities that Newquay has to offer. The vibrant nightlife, shops and supermarkets, numerous eateries offering local Cornish delights as well as dishes from around the world, to suit a vast array of taste buds, are all within easy reach. For families there are some 9 beaches to choose from as well as a Waterworld, Fun Pool, Zoo, Aquarium, horse riding, lake, Farm World, Pitch and Putt and 4 Screen Cinema, all year round tennis, leisure park, bowling and more within walking distance.

Those seeking an adrenalin rush may prefer surfing at Fistral or one of the other 8 premier surfing beaches and diving, sea/river canoeing, coasteering, sea/coarse fishing, kayaking, segway, snorkel safari, cage diving with the sharks and so on. Alternatively, there is the finest all year 18 hole golf course just a 2 minute drive (10-15 minute walk) which is extremely popular with golf enthusiasts.

Alternatively, eat at the Bistro set in the cliffs on the Esplanade directly below Fistral Retreats and watch the sun setting with the ocean lapping below or pop into The Fistral Beach Hotel(opposite the bistro). Swimming pools and spas are open to non-residents at neighbouring hotels for a small charge. Ballroom dancing is also available at a local hotel. Information on local places of interest, sports, activities for all ages as well as Ordnance Survey maps are available at the apartment and from The Newquay Tourist Information Centre and their website.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Fistral 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 11 km, Nearest railway: Newquay 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Fistral Retreats is on the ground floor set in beautiful landscaped grounds and one of a small secluded complex of 22 private apartments on the beautiful quieter Pentire Headland. It has courtyard access across the grounds from the car park (dedicated parking for one car) via a short flight of shallow steps with handrail.

**Awarded a high self-catering 4 stars with Quality in Tourism in February 2014/15.**

Open Plan Living Area


The French Doors from the lounge open onto the grounds. It has two reclining comfy brown leather sofas, nest of oak tables, table lamp, as well as 37" flat screen HD TV, Blu ray player, CD Player for Ipod and radio, complimentary Wi-Fi, Play Station 2 with games as well as plenty of books and games. The dining area has an oak table and 4 chairs.


Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, Bosch gas hob and electric oven, microwave, toaster, slow cook, George Foreman slow cook, blender, iron/ironing board, matching cutlery and crockery and a wide array of utensils.

Main Bedroom

Luxury 5' King bed, double oak wardrobe, 32" LCD HD flat screen wall mounted TV, 2 oak two drawer bedside cabinets, 2 touch sensitive dimmer lamps, oak chest of 6 drawers, chair, dress and vanity mirrors, hairdryer and an ensuite shower room with heated towel rail.

Second Bedroom

Has two 3' zip and link beds that can be converted into a 6' Super King bed, oak double wardrobe, 2 oak two drawer bedside cabinets, 2 touch sensitive lamps, oak chest of 6 drawers, hairdryer, chair, dress and vanity mirrors.

Travel cot available on request.

Family Bathroom

Luxury Spa bath with shower over bath and heated towel rail.

Further details outdoors

Well maintained complex surrounded by fenced landscaped gardens with an abundance of colour in the summer. The majority of the gardens are secluded and reasonably safe for children.

Further details

Access arrangements sent prior to arrival.

Welcome pack on arrival - tea, coffee and milk and cream tea.

Parking permit provided on arrival and must be displayed in the car at all times and left in the key box on departure.

The Cornwall region

Cornwall is Englands most South Western County benefitting from a mild climate and warmer sea from the gulf stream. It has sea on 3 sides and 300 miles of coastline (the largest in England). Cornwall has something to offer everyone. Wherever you choose to go you will never be far (more than an hour's drive) from the beaches, breathtaking coastal walks, sheltered coves and things to do and see: castles, family theme parks, historic houses, beautiful gardens, museums, Cornish heritage, zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, spas, activity centres, theatres/cinemas, working harbours, walks, cycle ways, as well as visiting many interesting old towns as well as Bodmin Moor with its changing landscapes.

Making it ideal for a holiday or break at any time of the year.

Fistral Beach

Newquay dates back to the ironage and originally thrived as a fishing village and like other towns in the area supplemented is income by smuggling. With the advent of the railway it became very popular with the Victorians and with its improved transport systems, sandy beaches, surfing, golfing, coastal paths and surrounding outstanding beauty became a favourite with holiday makers today, many returning year after year.

Newquay is Britain's surfing capital and of its 9 plus sandy beaches it is Fistral that is world famous. With its hollow waves and swell excellent for surfing with numerous surfing schools close by. There are also small rock and paddling pools at the end closest to Fistral Retreats as well as a cafe and bistro. The pretty village of Crantock with its sandy beach and sand dunes is also only a 10 minute walk across the Gannel Estuary via the footbridge/ferry (in season). Next to this is the quieter Polly Joke beach surrounded by national trust land - a must for walkers and nature lovers.

Fistral Retreats is just a short stroll to the the Coast Path and famous Fistral Beach,10 minutes or less to The River Gannel and the pretty Village of Crantock and its quieter beach. Newquay's 18 hole all year Golf Course overlooking Fistral Beach is a 10/15 minute walk or a few minutes drive from Fistral Retreats and extremely popular with golfers. It is one of the finest on the North Coast. For walkers the coastal path, taking you east or west along the coast, is less than 2 minute stroll from Fistal Retreats offering some fantastic views and places of interest, not to mention the odd cafe here and there offering delicious home made cream teas and Cornish pasties.

From safe sandy beaches ideal for children to the thrills of the roaring waves you are sure to find your ideal spot. And with walking, cycling, horse riding, bowling (crown green & tenpin), all year round tennis, fishing, kite surfing, wakeboarding, diving, power kiting/abseiling, kayaking, coasteering, snorkeling, shark cage diving, sea and course fishing, river/sea canoeing, Segway, bodyboarding, neighbouring health spas and indoor swimming pools, pitch and putt and many more activities and events as well as ballroom/sequence dancing it's impossible to be bored.

If the children are bored with the beach there's Newquay Zoo, The Blue Reef Aquarium, Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Diaryland Farm World an all weather family attraction to suit all ages with an award winning nature trail, Trenance Water Park, Waterworld, Tunnels through Time and the new 4 screen Cinema in Newquay.

There's an abundance of cafes, bistros, pubs, restaurants in and around Newquay many using locally procured products and with the ocean and milder climate Newquay is at the forefront of culinary delights. Examples include: Jamie Olivers Fifteen Cornwall at Watergate, Bodhis (beach cafe and bistro at the Fistral Retreats end of the beach), the new Harbour Restaurant set within the harbour, The Forte and Red Lion Inns overlooking the harbour with a pleasant outside and a good spot to enjoy the catch of the day, and many more.

Newquay also has its supermarkets - as you are approach Newquay on your right from Quintrell Downs is Morrisons and Lidl. In central Newquay you have: Sainsburys, Asda, Aldi and Tesco. There's also a little general store and off licence just a five minute walk/1km from Fistral Retreats.

Fistral Retreats is also the ideal base for visiting places of interest such as: The Eden Project near St Austell; The National Maritime Museum at Falmouth; The Lost Gardens of Heligan; Padstow with Rick Steins famous fish and chips and the beautiful off road Camel Way to Bodmin/Poley Bridge ideal for walkers & cyclists; Watergate Bay with Jamie Olivers 15 Restaurant and Extreme Academy; Port Isaac (Port Wenn where Doc Martin is filmed); Isles of Scilly, Truro, St Ives & The Tate Gallery, the Crealy Adventure Park; Bodmin Moor and Prison as well as the world famous open air Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, St Michaels Mount and more. The Tourist Information Centre in Newquay Centre also has an abundance of information on tourist attractions and things to do and see.

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