Pentire holiday house rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and golf and walking

QUESNELLE: Superb & Spacious, Fistral Beach 500m

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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 Home 60082

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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Spacious 4 bedroomed detached holiday home situated in a quiet cul-de-sac. Quesnelle is ideally situated for the Gannel Estuary, Crantock beach, Newquay golf course and the world famous Fistral beach. The bustling town centre is only a five minute walk away.

Quesnelle was architect designed in 1954 by Cowell Drewitt and Wheatley, a practise renowned for classic and modern design in Cornwall. It has remained in the family since and today is largely original and furnished with a period look depicting the decades that my family lived in the property. The curved staircase, original green bathroom suite and parquet flooring give it a period look synonymous with the jazz age.

It is perfect for families with children, has 2 spacious gardens both in the front and rear with a covered pergolla in the back garden. 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
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Fistral 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
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
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, 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
Furniture Super King Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details outdoors

Two spacious gardens. Rear garden has covered pargolla and bbq facilities

Room for three parked cars

Further details

Owner lives locally for help and advice.

Suitable for families and mature couples only.

The Cornwall 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:

Loads of activites in the town including:

- Beaches,

- Crazy and mini golf

- Horse riding

- Boating lake

- Zoo

- Blue reef aquarium

- Waterworld

- Tennis courts

On the periphery of the town:

- Springfield’s fun park and Pony Centre

- Dairyland

- 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

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Review 1-9 of 9

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.

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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