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Over-The-Hedge (An ECO House)


Excellent 5/5 Score from 2 reviews


House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Over-The-Hedge is an architecturally designed stylish five bedroom ECO house situated in the village of Quintrell Downs, just two miles away from the town of Newquay. Quintrell Downs is a lovely quiet village with three pubs within 300 metres, a Spar Shop and a post office. It is ideally located for Surfing, fishing, coastereeing and coastal footpath walking.

Internally the property perfectly combines contemporary comfort and modern technology with environmental sensitivity. Over the Hedge boasts high quality furnishings, a games area with computer and games console, and a spacious sun lounge. Eco-friendly features include solar panels, photovoltaic panels, an air-source heat pump, under-floor heating and a grey water tank. Externally Over The Hedge offers a rear garden, patio and barbecue area complete with outdoor furnishings. There is parking for 3 cars.

Although Over The Hedge is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Newquay, the shops and restaurants of the town centre are within an easy few minute drive, as are the array of fantastic beaches in the area, from Lusty Glaze, with its adrenaline fuelled adventure to centre, to the legendary Fistral Beach.

Newquay is home to a selection of family friendly attractions such as Newquay Zoo, the Blue Reef Aquarium and Buccaneer Bay, whilst further afield there are a range of popular attractions to enjoy including The Eden Project and The Camel Trail- 18 miles of flat path to walk or cycle.


• Spacious open plan living area furnished with one three seater and 2 x two seater sofas.

• Entertainment is provided by a 42” TV with BT Youview, and Superfast Broadband Wi-Fi internet access.

• Access to the sun lounge.

Sun Lounge

• Furnished with two three seater sofas and a coffee table- offering the ideal place to relax with a book.

• Access to the patio and barbecue area through sliding doors.

Games area

• Situated on the mezzanine level.

• Features a library of books, desktop computer with internet access, Playstation and Wii Fit games console, complete with comfortable seating.


• Contemporary kitchen with oven, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and a range of appliances including a

microwave and coffee/ expresso/ latte machine.

• Features an island with sense touch hob and two stools.

• The dining area consists of a dining table with seating for six (but can fit 8/9 with the three extras chairs).

• There is a utility room with a washer and dryer.


Bedroom one with en-suite

• Situated on the first floor.

• Furnished with a super king-size bed and bedside tables with lamps. There is plenty of room in here for a travel cot (you

must bring your own due to Health and Safety)

• Complete with a wardrobe, John Lewis Z-bed (can be used for occasional sleeping for the 10th person or child), armchair and footrest

• Benefits from a Juliet balcony.

• En-suite consists of a wc, double circular shower, large double-ended bath with pillows, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Bedroom two

• Situated on the first floor.

• Furnished with a double bed and bedside table with lamp.

• Complete with a large LCD TV

Bedroom three

• Situated on the first floor.

• Furnished with a single bed and a bedside table with lamp.

Bedroom four

• Situated on the ground floor.

• Furnished with a double bed and bedside table with lamps.

• Complete with a wardrobe, drawers, piano and a 32” TV.

Bedroom five

• Situated on the ground floor.

• Furnished with twin beds and a bedside table with lamp.

• Complete with a chest of drawers and wardrobe.


• The main family bathroom is situated on the ground floor and consists of a wc, Jacuzzi bath, power shower, wash basin and a heated towel rail.

• An additional bathroom is situated on the first floor and consists of a wc, shower and wash basin.

• Bedroom one has an en-suite

• There is a cloakroom on the ground floor consisting of a wc and wash basin, leading into the Bootroom for surfboard storage, coats and shoes


• Off-street parking for four cars.

• Rear garden.

• Patio and barbecue area complete with outdoor furniture.

• Short drive to the centre of Newquay

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porth Beach 2.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: NEWQUAY 6 km, Nearest railway: Quintrell Downs 300 m
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 Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Trampoline
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The West Country region


'A love affair that lasts a lifetime' as quoted on the Visit Cornwall website.

It's hard not to fall in love with Cornwall. For some it's the happy memories of a childhood seaside holiday. For others it's the brief fling of a teenage summer. For most it's a passionate affair that lasts a lifetime…so let the affair begin!

Where is Cornwall?

Located in the far west of Great Britain on a peninsula tumbling into the vast Atlantic ocean, almost completely surrounded by the sea, a magnificent coastline wraps around Cornwall for almost 300 miles. Cornwall is also the location of mainland Great Britain's most southerly promontory, The Lizard, and one of the UK's most westerly points, Land's End, while a few miles off shore and even further west is an archipelago of tiny islands that make up the Isles of Scilly.

There are lots of things Cornwall is loved for; the dramatic coastline with its captivating fishing harbours; the spectacular beaches and the pounding surf that provide a natural playground for a variety of water sports; and who can forget famous Cornish pasties and luscious cream teas?

But there are also lots of things about Cornwall that may surprise you. For instance, the wilderness of captivating Bodmin Moor with its panorama of big skies, fascinating prehistoric remains, great walking trails and more than its fair share of local legends.

There's also the dynamic art scene found in mainly in West Cornwall, inspired by the naturally stunning landscape; and more recently a food scene to rival London and beyond; Cornwall now has a multitude of award-winning local food producers and stellar chefs putting the region well and truly on the gourmet map.

Cornwall also has a tremendous history based on its Celtic roots, its Celtic Cornish culture, the warmth and friendliness of the people and the Cornish language that can be seen in the village names.

And that's not all...

Take a trip around Cornwall and you'll discover a hugely diverse landscape. In the far west where the sea turns turquoise in the sun, the sand is white and the natural light is sometimes blindingly bright, the land is adorned with a legacy of Bronze age standing stones, huge granite burial chambers, Celtic crosses and holy wells.

In the old industrial heartland, the landscape, recently awarded World Heritage Site status, is dotted with the fascinating remnants of a triumphant mining past illustrating Cornwall's enormous contribution to the Industrial Revolution with engine houses, museums and miles of recreational trails.

Around the coastline Cornwall's maritime legacy is never far away where local fishermen land their daily catch of fresh seafood and tall ships, luggers and ketches unfurl their sails in the Cornish breeze.

The natural environment, recognised nationally across the twelve sections of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is accessed by the spectacular South West Coast Path providing walkers with miles of gentle strolls and challenging hikes.

To the north, a sweep of enormous golden sand bays stretches along the coastline often pummelled by giant Atlantic rollers. Long famed for its perfect surfing conditions, the coastline here is a hub for all kinds of extreme sports from coasteering to zapcat racing and scuba diving to rock climbing.

And in the wonderful south of Cornwall, fed by rivers from the high moorlands, leafy estuaries, fishing villages, beaches, harbours and beautiful gardens that flourish in Cornwall's mild climate.


Newquay on Cornwall's Atlantic Coast was recently voted “one of the nations favourite seaside towns” in the prestigious Which Holiday Survey, “best family holiday destination” by readers of COAST magazine and one of the UK's top ten beach destinations by Trip Advisor. Newquay's laid back charm is here for everyone to enjoy. It is dominated by Outdoor activities. It is the central UK Surf arena, whether you give it a try or just want to watch, it's breathtaking. Newquay is also a great base for Coastal Footpath Walking, orienteering, coasteering, Kite-surfing and many other outdoor activities.

Newquay has a Tennis centre with 10 courts, Water World, Newquay Zoo, a Boating Lake and seven amazing beaches. Many of the beaches have a full range of water sports on offer. If you want to relax there are numerous Spas from Scarlet Hotel to Fistral Bay Hotel.

Newquay is open all year, easy to get to by rail, road or air and offers a range of top quality attractions within easy reach, alongside classic events and exhilarating activities both in and out of the water and some of Cornwall's best beaches. We're very proud of Newquay. It's the jewel in Cornwall's crown, where all the family can relax and enjoy a proper holiday!

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1 Aug 2014


"Fantastic/spacious accommodation!"

Just returned from a fabulous week at Over The Hedge! (Been very lucky with the weather!)...A beautiful, spacious and highly maintained property within easy reach of all amenities and a short drive to… More

5 Sep 2013


"Amazing. Great location and beautifully presented house."

We stayed at Over the Hedge for ten nights with 2 other families. This house was light, airy and spacious with all the facilities we could have asked for. The owners were friendly and helpful, sorting… More

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