QUESNELLE: Superb & Spacious, Fistral Beach 500m
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The property was architect designed in 1954 and has remained in the family since. It has recently benefited from a sympathetic restoration and is an ideal base to explore Newquay and Cornwall. Although built post WW2, the interior has an art deco feel to it with its curved staircase original bathroom suite, arches and parquet flooring.
It is perfect for families with children, has 2 spacious gardens both in the front and rear with a covered pargolla in the back garden.
Similarly, it is ideal for golfers, surfers and walkers with all amenities easily walkable. A car is not necessary for a Newquay based holiday, however a car is advised if you wish to explore the attractions of the County.
As a child (during the 1960's and 70's), I used to spend my summer holidays in this home and have tried my best to re-create the ambience without compromising on modern day comforts.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fistral 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 10 km, Nearest railway: Newquay 1.5 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Two spacious gardens. Rear garden has covered pargolla and bbq facilities
Room for three parked cars
Owner lives locally for help and advice.
Suitable for families and mature couples only.
The West Country region
A land of stone sea and eternal beauty, Cornwall boasts some of the most magnificent cliffs on the north coast.
Cornwall has much to offer families; amongst the most famous include
- The Eden Project near St Austell
- National Maritime Museum at Falmouth,
- Lanhydrock House near Bodmin
- St Michael's Mount near Penzance
- Boscastle harbour
- Tintagel castle
- Flambards in Helston
The not so famous;
- On rainy days try Trago Mills (near Liskeard) for a different shopping experience
- St Nectan's Glen waterfall between Tintagel and Boscastle
Newquay is a vibrant resort on the North Cornish coast spread over dramatic cliffs and towering crags. It is well known for it's fine surfing beaches.
The property has views of the picturesque Gannel Estuary which separates Pentire Headland from the village of Crantock and its beach. The estuary is a site of great historic interest, bearing evidence of human activity that dates back to the Bronze Age. Today, the tidal river and its salt marshes are an important habitat for birds. The ringed plover, redshank, common teal and wigeon may often be seen at low tide.
Nearby popular Fistral beach sheltered by steep sand dunes has almost half a mile of inviting golden sands. It boasts consistently good swell and during August hosts the Ripcurl boardmasters
Newquay golf course sits behind Fistral beach and offers fantastic views over the bay as well as the landmark redbrick Headland Hotel: www.newquaygolfclub.co.uk
Loads of activites in the town including:
- Crazy and mini golf
- Horse riding
- Boating lake
- Blue reef aquarium
- Tennis courts
On the periphery of the town:
- Springfield’s fun park and Pony Centre
- Owl Sanctuary
- Lappa Valley (miniature railway)
- Lane Theatre
- Trerice Manor (National Trust)
- Castle-an-Dinas near St Columb Major - one of the largest and most impressive hillforts in Cornwall,
Varied eateries with empasis on seafood. Lewinnick lodge at the far end of Pentire peninsula offers magnificent views over Newquay Bay, 15 restaurant is in Watergate Bay for the Jamie Oliver experience.
Nearest shop - SPAR (300m) Sainsburys is just a further 200m away.
Local Radio which will keep you up to date on events, traffic etc:
- Pirate 102.2, 102.8 FM
- BBC Cornwall 103.9, 95.2FM
Availability Your dates are available
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22 Sep 2014
"Fantastic Family Holiday Home - Highly Recommend"
We have stayed at Quesnelle many times over the last 4 years and enjoyed it immensely. The owner is very friendly, welcoming and kind and the house is brilliant for families. The house is extremely w… More
10 Aug 2014
Quesnelle is a comfortable spacious house with large gardens which we found to be a perfect home from home. Fully equipped and located in the quiest much sought after area of Pentire it is just a shor… More
10 Apr 2014
"Great Place to Stay"
This was perfect for a family of 5 adults. The aga was great at drying all our gear (given that it was such a wet week), and we had a great time cooking with it too.Robert provided us with everything… More
5 Aug 2013
"Spacious and comfortable house"
Can wholeheartedly recommend this house for families. It is spacious, well equipped and comfortable. The garden is ideal for small children as there is plenty of room and they can't escape. It… More
12 Nov 2012
"An ideal chance to relax with the family"
Quesnelle is in the ideal location situated between Newquay for its lively atmosphere and amemities, Crantock for its sweeping beeches and Pentire with its marvellous views, all of which only a short walk away. If you wish to explore it is placed centrally within Cornwall and near to main arterial routes, north or south most locations are within 30 to 40 minutes. We have visited a number of times and always found it a welcoming home from home. The property is well appointed with all the appointments you would expect at home only with a a great deal more space.
The rear garden is enclosed, spacious and well presented which is a godsend if like me you have dogs.
Suprisingly as it is so close to everything the property sits in a quiet location and its easy to settle into a book without any distractions.
In all we found Quesnelle a great place to stay offering a wide range of options to enjoy ourselves, we will be booking again.
29 Aug 2012
"Spacious, great location, lovely house. Highly recommended."
8 of us spent a week in this lovely property on a quiet side-road. It has 3 double rooms and a twin. Two rooms have sinks. We thoroughly enjoyed the space and the location and, importantly, the own… More
14 May 2012
"Fantastic holiday home with very helpful owner"
We had a wonderful time staying at Quesnelle with 2 year old, his auntie and grandparents in April. A month later the 2 year old keeps asking about 'our holiday home' and when we are going … More
10 Oct 2011
"Home from Home"
We have stayed at Quesnelle 3 times now and have booked again for next year. Quesnelle is ideally placed in a quiet residential area offering cosy and comfortable accommodation. We always look forward… More
4 Sep 2011
"Fantastic house would highly recommend"
This is the 2nd year but third time we have stopped at this property.
It has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, our extended family come and there is plenty of room, especially useful is the garage and the enclosed garden.
The property is central both to the beach and towns and very handy is the park at the top of the road for the children.
Any problems you have ( How to work the appliances ) the landlord will sort them out without a fuss and promptly and will do everything he can to make your stay perfect.
A real home from home. Look forward to many more holidays in this house.
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