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Excellent 5/5 4 reviews

Free non-motorised watersports equipment courtesy of Cornwall Watersports, Pentewan

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The property is ideally located in the centre of Cornwall on the south coast. There are three bedrooms, a large bright, spacious lounge, fitted kitchen with washing machine and family bathroom with overbath shower. The whole house is comfortably furnished and equipted with bed linen and towels. Beyond the Break has two areas laid to lawn a decked patio and has ample parking.

The Eden Project is three miles away, the coast just one mile and easy walking distance, as are all the restaurants, pubs and cafes at Charlestown, the home of the square-sail ships. There are lovely walks in this area and easy access to the coastal path, two Golf courses ( Porthpean and Carlyon Bay), riding stables, sports centre, tennis courts and the north coast just a 20 minute drive.

Available to hire watersports equipment use with bouyancy aids including the following:

1. Sit on kayaks

2. Windsurfers

3. Boogey Boards

4. Surf Boards

5. Paddleboards

We are also an RYA powerboat school, windsurfing school and a Stand up paddleboard school. Residential courses are possible.

We can tailor a complete adventure week for you if you so wish to include windsurfing, sailing, Kayaking, surfing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, ringo rides , banana rides, power boat rides, RYA powerboat courses, pleasure boat trips and microlight trips through Cornish aviation. Please call us with your requirements and we can then quote you.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porthpean or Charlestown 1.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: St Austell railway station 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

General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Standard Iron
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The owner runs a watersports centre and watersports shop so can help you out with equipment such as wetsuits, buoyancy aids etc.

There are ample tools and space for repair of equipment should those who bring their own boat / watersports equipment need to service it.

Further details outdoors

The parking facilities are excellent and those bringing equipment with them will have no problems parking it.

Further details

Information pack on arrival at the property showing local attractions etc.

The West Country region

To the north of St Austell China Clay has been mined for the last 250 years, though this is a relatively new industry compared to the mining of tin and silver. There is evidence to suggest that the old tin mines in St Austell bay were trading with the Phoenicians 2500 years ago. One of the most lucrative silver mines in England was at Appledore point, which is just to the left of Charlestown harbour. Never mind all the smuggling tunnels that exist, and the places where wreckers would lure boats onto the rocks by setting up false harbour lights. There is a vertical shaft at Charlestown beach in the cliffs and this is where kegs of smuggled brandy would be lifted up to avoid the excise men. Must have been great fun !!! The Eden project is in St Austell as are The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

St Austell

Waterpsorts at Pentewan and RYA powerboat courses

Maritime museum at Charlestown

Squaresail ships at Charlestown

Gold clubs at Porthpean and Carlyon Bay.

Sailing clubs at Porthpean, Pentewan and Fowey.

Mooring for Yachts at Fowey.

Surfing beaches just 20 minutes away on the north coast

Dairyland for the children

Fowey, a beautiful and historic port dating back to the time of Arthur

And some web addresses:

The Eden Project :

Lost Gardens of Heligan :

Carlyon Bay Golf Club :

St Austell Brewery :

Truro : ( Porthpean sailing club website)

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Review 1-4 of 4

18 Jun 2014


"Fantastic house with great use of equipment"

Great location, several good beaches only 5-10 minutes drive, or there is one within a 15 min walk but beware the steep walk back up hill. Porthewan beach where the watersports are located is great wi… More

8 Aug 2011


"Great place for a family or adult holiday"

Quiet location within a 5 minute drive to the beach or St Austell. Property was clean and well equipped . The owner, who lives adjacent to the property, is very helpful and accommodating, and made us feel very welcome. Although there is a wide range of watersports equipment available we did not use them. However, the availability of such items and the expertise of the owner are great assets for watersports enthusiasts.

30 Jul 2011



What a lovely holiday. We miss it already! There were four of us, but there is easily room for 6 in the bungalow, as it is quite spacious. The accommodation was good, with lots of storage in the be… More

11 Jul 2011


"Very friendly, accommodating and welcoming."

We had an excellent week staying at 'Beyond the Break'. The accommodation had everything we needed. The location was ideal, close to St Austell. Also close distance to Charlestown Harbour which is very picturesque and a lovely place to walk to.
The owner was very accommodating particularly with us bringing our own boat as there was plenty of room to park it outside the bungalow.
Bedrooms were comfortable, kitchen well equipped and lounge very spacious with TV and freeview provided. I wouldn't say that it was luxurious, rather that it covered most needs and more particularly our needs for what was a very active week on our boat and in taking the Powerboat course. Would definitely recommend it to people interested in a boating holiday near the sea and in particular interested in RYA Powerboat Courses run by the owner. It ticked all our boxes anyway!

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