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Portholland

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Once a hayloft with milking parlour below, has now been converted to a beautiful 3 bed holiday cottage with Veranda and private garden, with views across the pond and out to sea, many walks along the coast or inland.

In winter the coast line is majestic and awesome with crashing seas, whilst when the sun is shining, you couldn't have a more perfect beach holiday.

The Roseland peninsular is the ideal base for those who want to get off the beaten track, whilst still close to some of the main attractions in Cornwall like the Eden project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portholland 50 m
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 32 km, Nearest railway: St Austell 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Recently refurnished 3 bed cottage , once a hay straw loft and milking parlour.

Accommodation consists of:

Ground floor: two bedrooms- One double bedroom with Kingsize bed and basin, one twin.

Steepish stairs (with stair gate) to open plan lounge/dining and kitchen area with a stable door to the veranda with sea/pond views. one single bedroom, bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and basin. Large wardrobes in all bedrooms.

Services included:

Oil central heating, electric, high quality bed linen (duvets), Egyptian cotton towels, parking for 2 cars, cot/high chair, stair gate, Sky TV, DVD player and selection of dvds, Nintendo Wii, Stereo/CD, Krups coffee machine, Fridge, separate small freezer, Dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, use of tumble dryer if required. Garden with furniture and BBQ.

NB. Please bring own beach/pet towels.

Further details outdoors

Private garden with furniture and BBQ.

Situated literally seconds from the sea front, opposite the pond with its various wildlife.

Both Portholland Beach (50 metres away) and Caerhays beach (5 minute drive) are dog friendly all year round.

Further details

Short Breaks available Off Peak.

Additional £25 for one pet; Max. 2

Well behaved pets are welcome, please note on no account are they to be left unattended in the holiday cottage.

£150 deposit payable per week booked. Full balance to be paid a minimum of 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Sorry but all breakages are to be paid for. Thank you.

The West Country region

In the last decade Cornwall has emerged as one of the worlds iconic destinations. From the dramatic coastline of the North to the sheltered bays of the South, from ancient moorland to soft river estuaries, surfers, walkers, sailing buffs, gastronauts and visitors simply seeking a break from a hectic world have discovered a fascinating vibrant culture, first class accommodation, food to die for and a naturally thrilling adventure playground.

In Cornwall you are never more than 16 miles from the sea and has over 300 beaches to choose from!

A small handful of Attractions:

The Eden Project

The Lost gardens of Heligan

Tate Gallery - St Ives

National Maritime Museum - Falmouth

'The World famous' Minnack Theatre

Gorran Haven

Portholland is made up of 2 small hamlets. East and West Portholland, the little village is home to a total of about 40 permanent residents. Located on 2 coves, Portholland and all the properties therein is owned by the Caerhayes Castle estate the past home of the Trevanion family and sold to the Williams in 1860.

The Williams have done their best to keep the area a working farm centred community that was away from the modern life and its haste! Caerhayes Castle can be found a mere 5 minute drive away in a sheltered valley that overlooks Porthluney Cove.

East and West Portholland have recently been declared a National Heritage Asset. The areas around Portholland are virtually unchanged for well over 100 years. This hamlet of Portholland where time seems to have stood still is a rarity in this day and age.

At high tide Portholland has 2 separate coves but when the tide is low these coves are joined together by golden sand. Ideal for families Portholland is equidistant between St Austell and Truro and is a great base for exploring deeper into the intriguing Roseland Peninsula with a great choice of pubs and restaurants within a short drive. It is also particularly well placed as it receives the maximum amount of sunshine most of the year thus creating a balmy type climate that lasts until Autumn.

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16 Apr 2014

4/5

"Delightfully remote"

Although we've had about thirty trips to Cornwall over the last thirty-five years we hadn't realised that there was somewhere so remote on the south coast: we didn't mind waiting for fl… More

9 Sep 2013

5/5

"We have had a great holiday !"

We have stayed for two weeks at Portholland and we have had such a good time. Of course the wheather was great and we could nearly stay the whole time at the beach (when the tide wasn't high). To… More

1 Jun 2013

5/5

"The perfect place to get away from it all"

The guys that hold the other end of my lead took me to the wonderful Pond Meadow cottage, in East Portholland, This is authentic Cornwall, quiet, peaceful, a wonderful place to stay. Jo and Kris made … More

29 Apr 2013

4/5

"Peaceful retreat, excellent access to beach and coastal walks, ideal for dog lovers!"

We were made to feel welcome at Pond Cottage and so too was our lurcher, Wolfie. Thank you for the welcome pack of flowers, milk and........wine!!! As it is a couple of miles to any shop, best to ar… More

19 Apr 2013

5/5

"Fabulous, dog friendly, walking area."

This was our first trip to Cornwall's south coast & even though it didn't 'wow us' like the north side does, we would return again to Portholland ( & of course to the lovely Pond M… More

22 Feb 2013

4/5

"Great place to stay but abit out of the way for us"

Loved the cpttage great view would be great in the summer just abit out of the way for us as we had a baby and the nearest ship was half hour away for us there is a shop there but only opens once a week lucky the owners parents were next door and very helpfull with everythink :) it has a lovely beach to that would be great in the summer the cottage was great very clean and tidy and warm at night which is a plus with a baby only problem was the privouse people that stay obv used the washing machine when washingssomething for there dog so there where dog hairs in the washing machine and our clothes got coved in them :( overall the cottage is lovely woth great views and very quiet just to pjt of the way for us

15 Aug 2012

5/5

"A Fabulous Week!!!"

We had a fabulous week the weather was really good only had 2 mornings of rain so pretty good considering.The cottage was perfect,Jo made it very welcoming with her little extra's.We took all our… More

5 Aug 2012

5/5

"Beautiful setting by the sea"

Our weeks stay at Pond Meadow cottage exceeded all our expectations. We chose it because they welcomed dogs and the beaches in the area are dog friendly. The three bedroomed cottage was tastefully d… More

26 Jun 2012

5/5

"A little piece of Heaven"

The cottage was in the perfect position by the beach, just sheltered enough to avoid winds when weather is bad but near enough to feel right on the beach. Great walking and coast path for dogs, walkin… More

26 May 2012

5/5

"Absolutely Fabulous"

This was our very first visit to cornwall and we were looking for a special secluded spot and boy did we strike it lucky.Pond meadow cottage had it all for us with lovely views over the meadow and out… More

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Calendar last updated:20 Jun 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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