House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Seashells is a delightful family home offering accommodation for up to 5 people ( 1 x double, 1 x twin room and 1 single). The property offers a relaxed atmosphere perfect for a family holiday by the sea, Portreath beach is one of Cornwalls surf hotspots and as such offers waves for expert surfers and beginners alike.
The beach has a fantastic lifeguard presence( May 21st to the 25th Sep) to keep everyone safe. If surfing is not for you then perhaps a stroll along the national trust coast path with stunning views over the north Cornwall cliffs and shores.
Please enquire about late booking deals.
We also have an open group on f/b called Seashells Portreath. You can, post questions, holiday photo's, comments, or just simply browse, There are plenty of photo albums to browse through. These albums also contain lots of useful holiday information. This group started on the 12/9/13. Lots more to come yet!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portreath 100 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 45 km, Nearest railway: Redruth 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, 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 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Seashells has three bedrooms, 1 double room with built in wardrobe, 32' freeview flat screen t.v with built in DVD player, chest of draws and dressing table with a mirror, bed side tables with lamps and harbour views,1 twin room with built in wardrobe, dressing table with draws and mirror, bedside table with lamps, the third bedroom is a small but pretty room with harbour views, single bed, mirror with shelf and bedside table with draw and lamp, under bed storage and clothes hanging rail. Unfortunately seashells has no downstairs bathroom or bedrooms, so would be unsuitable for people with difficulties with stairs.
|Further details outdoors|
Private secluded area to rear with table and chairs for outside dining and the perfect little sun trap for all those sun worshippers. The front garden sits directly on the harbour side with table and chairs, so you can sit and unwind watching the boats bobbing up and down in the tidal harbour.
No unaccompanied teenagers, no hen or stag parties.
25% deposit to secure booking
balance required in full 6 weeks prior to stay
Electric is supplied but If you should need to top up, pop over to the village shop, just across the road.
Various heating appliances are available to use.. Convector heaters, open fire and economy 7 storage heaters.
Bath towels and hand towels... 5 bath towels and 2 hand towels provided per week.
Bedding.... All bedding is supplied
A small selection of games and novels are available to choose from
A selection of DVD films are available to choose from
Free, unlimited internet access available.
The West Country region
Portreath is a picturesque, friendly village situated on the north Cornwall coast boasting a beautiful golden beach and harbour, evidence of Portreaths historical past can be seen all around.
The village boasts 3 pubs which all sell fantastic food, there are 3 café's to choose from and a superb restaurant at Gwell An Mor holiday park.. Costcutters is close by along with shops selling beach paraphernalia and a surf shop. You can sample Portreath pasties from the local bakery and a Chinese restaurant, there is also a lovely children's park with swings, slides etc, seating area's and a large area to play football..
Within easy reach is the world renowned Eden project, lots of other open gardens are available to admire the tropical plants that grow in abundance in Cornwall's mild climate. there are miles of national trust coast paths with breathtaking views over the north Cornwall cliffs. for the cyclist there is a tramway that goes across Cornwall from Portreath to Devron on the south coast.
For the golfers there are a choice of parkland or links courses the closest being Tehidy Park a par 71 parkland course 5mins away in the car. Carn Brea leisure centre is 10 mins away with an Olympic size pool, tennis courts, badminton and squash. horse riding centres are all within easy reach. the trax is a huge bmx track just mins away, skateboarding is available at Mount Hawke indoor skate park. A quad bike track and go karting are also close by. Tehidy country park is close by with woodland walks and watch the local ducks and wildlife on the lakes. Portreath is situated conveniently in easy reach of Lands End, Penzance, St Michaels mount, the Lizzard, St Ives, St Austell, Bodmin ( the old Bodmin jail is a good day out and does supernatural nights, spooky!!). Cornwall's a great county with so much to do and see or do nothing by the sea.
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5 Jul 2014
"Excellent, well presented holiday home"
Nothing was too much trouble, either before or during our stay. We were made very welcome and the holiday home was just that - a home. Well equipped and full of those 'little touches' that… More
21 Jun 2013
seashells is a well equipped,really comfortable airy and bright property that lacks nothing. Its in a brilliant position for all amenities including the lovely beach and right alongside the harbour. The owners are lovely and very welcoming and if needed (which i doubt you would) would be there in a flash to offer any help.
The only downside which isnt really a problem is the lack of a town in portreath,there are a few shops which include a convenience store and a fantastic bakery all within a short walk,and larger towns are just a short drive away.It isnt a deal breaker and we would happily revisit and definately stay at seashells as a fantastic stay was had by us all.
23 Jul 2012
"Stunning property for a truly relaxing holiday"
We have just returned from a weeks holiday staying at "Seashells" and couldn't recommend it enough. The owners who stay locally met us on arrival to show us around the house and they co… More
17 Jul 2012
I can honestly say that if this was my house I would not let it out. It is lovely. Full of lovely homely touches and beautifully decorated. I think the kitchen had more equipment than my own home. … More
11 Jun 2012
"Great house in a fantastic location"
The house is beautifully decorated and furnished and is very well equipped. The location is great with a lovely view of the harbour and a very short walk to beach and shops. We thoroughly enjoyed ou… More
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