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Wonderful beach house just 250 metres from Fistral Beach. (SUMMER DISCOUNTS)

Bedrooms 3
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms - 2 bathrooms - sleeps 8 / 10


Bedroom 1 – (sleeps 2) Large double with sunny balcony and circular king-sized bed!

Bedroom 2 – (sleeps 3) Large family room with a single, an enormous super-king and TV.

Bathroom - Washbasin, toilet and bath with shower head, plus a “surf-check” glimpse of the sea!


Bedroom 3 – (sleeps 3) Level access room with bunk combination of double under with single on top.

Lounge – (sleeps 2) Big, comfy sofa space equipped with stereo, TV + DVD, chaise longue and pull-out sofa-bed.

Kitchen/Diner – Lovely open-plan cooking and eating space equipped with large dining table and chairs, kettle, toaster, double oven, hob, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. (Private Chef available on request).

Shower-room – Washbasin, toilet and walk-in shower.

Conservatory – Sunshine and sofa-filled chill out space.

Outside – Decked sun trap with BBQ, table, chairs, buckets and spades.

Lying just 250 meters from world famous Fistral Surfing Beach and 250 meters from The Gannel Estuary onto Crantock Beach, Mackerel Skies is wonderfully situated for a stylish stay in sunny Newquay. Boasting all the contemporary trimmings, this modern, spacious house offers off-road parking for 2 cars, Freeview and Wifi broadband throughout with all bed-linen and towels supplied – you don’t even need a car to get to the beach, the local shop or the surf-school. On the sought after Pentire side of Newquay, Mackerel Skies is fabulously positioned for strolling down to the sand, exploring walks on the stunning headland and Coastal Path as well as a beach-side round at Newquay Golf Course. Just half a mile away is the bustling town centre with 3 further beaches, an aquarium, zoo, cinema, shops, supermarkets, swimming pool, sports centre, restaurants, picturesque harbour and of course, Newquay’s famous bars and nightclubs. At Mackerel Skies, guests can also enjoy fresh local produce cooked by the services of a private chef by arrangement.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018


Newquay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Downstairs Shower-room – Washbasin, toilet and walk-in shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Kingsize Circular Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , 1 twin/ single , Superkingsize Bed + Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Double Bed with Single Bunk Bed Over
    Lounge - 1 double , Double Sofa-Bed in the Lounge
  • Downstairs Bedroom 3 – (sleeps 3) Level access room with bunk combination of double under with single on top and shelving.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 1 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Wonderful beach house just 250 metres from Fistral Beach. (SUMMER DISCOUNTS)
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

There were six of us (4 adults) in total and each of us thought the property wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

The property situated on the edge of Newquay and so close to Fistral Beach was ideal for the type of holiday we had in mind and we all had a great time. There was no queuing in and out of Newquay which suited us particularly and though it was a trek to the Supermarket it was doable and added to the needed exercise.

The house itself we loved - it was spacious and had everything we needed. There was ample parking for two cars - space at rear for bicycles and wet suits so what more could one ask for a family holiday? Nothing I think.

Newquay situated where it is made travelling to other parts of Cornwall easy and ‘sights’ were part of our holiday so we combined both - the surf and the sea and the sight see!!

Would we return again to the property? ...... of course we would. Agreed by us all.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at this house and it felt like home straight away.Avis was very helpful with any queries and left a thoughtful welcoming touch of tea and lemon drizzle cake not to mention the beautiful flowers & milk in the fridge.I would definitely recommend this property and it was literally 250m to Fistral Beach and a 20 minute walk in to Newquay town so a great location.Stayed with 10 of us.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Had a lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our holiday very much

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great second stay

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at the 29th Aug. 2017 for the second time a well prepared and comfortable house was waiting for us. The contact with Avis (owner) was always very friendly and uncomplicated. And well also our comment after first stay in 2014 about the squeaking metal bed had found a happy end: a new wooden bed in the sleeping room down stairs.

Our Teenagers were absolutely happy about the free Wifi in the house.

Fistral beach is wonderful and so close to the house. The Kids enjoyed Surfing lessons with the Newquay Activity Centre . The Red Lion was their favorite Restaurant, but also Rick Stein and The Stable at Fistral Beach can be highly recommended. The house works very well for 8 persons.

And who knows - maybe we will return.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spot on!!

  • 4 of 5

Nice location,Fistral beach on your doorstep, 15-20 minutes walk in to town along beach path or main road and the Crantock just behind the house. Facilities at the house were good, although both upstairs bedrooms could do with a tv. We had 10 people in the house in total with adults and children, but to be honest 10 was a couple to many really for the size of the house, but all in all a lovely property in a nice location, with everything you need, and a great time had by all and would 100% re book again.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Mackerel Skies, Fistral Beach, Newquay

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely beach house! Walking distance to the famous Fistral Beach and yet in a quiet location. The house is updated and well equipped. The decoration is trendy, "beachy" and tasteful. There is plenty of glassware and table ware to host a party and the linen and towels are hotel standard. We had a wonderful family reunion during that single warm week in July! Perfect!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Seaspray or Offshore
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
250 Metres
Newquay Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
80 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Lewinnick Lodge
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Fistral Beach or Crantock
Car: not necessary

Within 5 miles: Lusty Glaze Cove for zip wires and rock-climbing, fishing and diving from Newquay Harbour, go-karting at St Eval, hundreds of coastal stretches to learn or perfect your surfing and body-boarding, plus Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall restaurant and super-speed kite-surfing at gorgeous Watergate Bay.

Within 20 miles: Quaint Padstow with fine dining at Rick Stein’s, botanical life at the Eden Project in St Austell, the city cathedral and Hall For Cornwall theatre in Truro, Crealy Children’s Adventure Park in St Issey, the fishing villages of Fowey and Falmouth, wide-sand beaches of Perranporth and Constantine Bay, with ponies and “beasts” on Bodmin Moor.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $254.97
Cleaning & Set- Up $156.81

A returnable security deposit is required on booking, dependant on size, age and sex of party; for families this is usually £200 per week.

We are happy to accommodate all adult, over 18yrs students, hen + stag groups etc. For these is a 50% surcharge plus a larger, returnable security deposit, usually £1000 per week plus compliance with additional terms and conditions. For these groups we request that you contact us to discuss your trip; do not use automatic booking as this may result in cancellation at any time up to and including during your stay.

Online card payments are subject to 2% tax, For bookings over £1000. BACS payments are free and can be made in two instalments - just ask us for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.