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Converted Fisherman's Cottages close to Harbour

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom cottage to sleep 5 close to the beach in Portreath, Cornwall

Cosy end of terrace cottage with two bedrooms, two bathrooms (1 en-suite), separate WC, two reception rooms, large kitchen diner and conservatory. Two minutes walk from beautiful lifeguard patrolled surfing beach.

Two bedrooms one ensuite one with vanity unit. One double, one single and bunk beds. Cot and baby high chair also available on request. Large kitchen/diner with entrance onto patio. Large lounge with television, DVD and stereo system. Conservatory with double door leading out on to patio. Side entrance also to patio.

This cottage is ideal for either a family with young children who love to play on the beach and paddle, or a couple wanting to explore the beauty of Cornwall's rugged north coastline.

More Details

Mr Patrick Kessell
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

a fabulous week had by us all, we love the cottage & Potreath, a great location, our daughter took part in the National Surf life Saving Champs.Great surf & beach.
Aug 2011
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Portreath Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , With en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 2 child bed , 1 baby crib , Family
  • Cot can be provided can be put in either room but linen is not provided with cot.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Golf Clubs
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Converted Fisherman's Cottages close to Harbour
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

beautiful Home from Home Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice, both in 2015 and 2014 in the summer and both times we had an amazing time. The cottage is well equipped and spacious for a two bedroom , as it has two reception rooms and a large kitchen dinner. The property has been spotlessly clean on both occasions we have been and really felt like home. Its a five minute walk from a lovely sandy beach (and that's five minutes with a toddler and loads of bags!). The beach was never over crowded but lovely sand and waves are not too rough either meaning we could go in the clear and lovely water. The village has a local shop and bakery and selection of several places to eat which were all very good food and value. All the local people were friendly and we felt very welcome wherever we went. You arent far from main town and attractions should you want them, but Portreath has lots of charm and quiet relaxing places to go and escape from it all as well. Perfect balance!

finally the Landlord Pat was an absolute star and checked into see we were all settled and having a good time on both visits. He cares the property beautifully and has kept the fisherman's cottage features throughout

I would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone and go back myself a third time if i get the chance too

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The property is well equipped and has everything a family could possibly need for a comfortable stay. It is much bigger than it looks in the pictures which was a pleasant surprise!

It is nicely decorated and we found that it was clean and well maintained and everything worked!

We were really impressed with the owner as he was very friendly and welcoming and had even left us some milk in the fridge, some biscuits in the tin and some fresh flowers!

There is a convenience store within 2 minutes walk, the beach within 5 minutes walk and the beach itself is lovely.

I would recommend this property to anyone - we enjoyed a very happy holiday here.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kingfisher Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the Kingfisher House - end of august, 2010. We are a family with two children. The house was very convenient for us. Portreath is a good place for nice hiking tours and places like the Minack Theatre, the Eden Project, Land´s End, St. Michael´s Mount, Bodmin Moor, St Ives (Tate Gallery), The Nine Maiden- Stone circle, „man an tol“( a stone circle), ....

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Portreath Arms Hotel
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tehidy Park
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Bassett Arms
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

Kingfisher House is 2 minutes away from Portreath's large clean beach with RNLI Lifeguard cover, rock pools and small sea water bathing pool. The harbour is close by with fishing trips available. Nearby there are three local pubs with full restaurant menus. They also offer a selection of local real ales, with live entertainment at weekends.

Portreath is designated a world heritage site and also situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many coastal and countryside walks that start in the village. Tehidy Park Golf Club is just a mile and half away and a further three miles in the Redruth direction is the Carn Brea Leisure Centre. The city of Truro is within 15 minutes drive with its shops and cinemas. The Eden Project, Minack Theatre and Lands End are all within an easy drive

Golf: Cornwall boasts several outstanding golf courses with the fine Tehidy Park golf course being only 2 miles away. The Championship course at Trevose is within 45 minutes drive and the fabulous St Mellion and St Enedoc courses are both with 1 hour. A current handicap certificate is required to play these courses.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Change over days can be varied between Friday, Saturday or Sunday by prior arrangement.

Change over times by prior arrangement.
25% deposit (Non refundable) on booking. Full payment to be made six weeks before start of let. If late bookings are available (i.e. less than six weeks, full payment is required). 10% discount for 2nd/3rd weeks
10% discount on 2nd week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.