Beyond the break
Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
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
3. Boogey Boards
4. Surf Boards
We are also an RYA powerboat school, and 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)|
|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|
|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|
|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.
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.
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 : http://www.edenproject.com/
Lost Gardens of Heligan : http://www.heligan.com/
Carlyon Bay Golf Club : http://www.carlyongolf.com/
St Austell Brewery : http://www.staustellbrewery.co.uk/
Truro : http://www.truro.gov.uk/tic/index.html
http://www.porthpeansc.co.uk/ ( Porthpean sailing club website)
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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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