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Holiday Home With Sea And Rural Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Holiday Home in Porthallow, The Lizard, Cornwall, England - Less Than A 5 Minute Walk To The Beach And Pub!

A two bedroomed holiday home comprising one double & one twin bedroom, each having sea views. The living room has seating for four people and a large picture window which provides both sea and rural views. A separate dining room seats four and contains a small cloakroom/broom cupboard. To the outside, is a decked balcony providing even more spectacular views of Porthallow Cove, Falmouth Bay and the Roseland peninsular beyond. Below is a grassed picnic & children's play area, above is a private car parking space, with access to the apartment through a small garden by steps with handrail. There is also a communal coin operated laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please feel free to contact on my land line - 44(0)1326 316201 - I want you to be certain this is a genuine listing and that your money is safe!

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David Ball
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About David Ball

We are a small, family run enterprise, locally based in nearby Falmouth, and if you're looking to escape from the daily grind of 21st century life then we would like you to share a hidden gem!

David Ball purchased this apartment in 2011

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautifully re-furbished and newly decorated throughout, Bay View offered us, a family of four a thoroughly comfortable week away from our normal hustle and bustle. We are already missing the view from the verandah with our morning coffee! Idyllic location to get away, but still be able to explore the Cornish coast. A great time and brilliant memories. Thank you! C Rhodes, 8/4/12.

Not enough time in a week to do all the things to do in & around Porthallow! Lovely location, lovely place, we had a wonderful time. N Acharya, 15/4/12.


Bay View is a delightfully furnished apartment, situated in a beautiful setting. The terrace offers a magnificent view over the sea, in front of the lighthouse at St. Antony and the Roseland Peninsula. Our kids had a great time at home and did not want to leave. David is a cordial host, who made us feel at ease. Thank you for our wonderful holiday, L Grassato, 1/5/12.

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Special interest holidays:

Rambling - situated at the half way point of the South West Coastal Path, Bay View is ideal for those who enjoy a good walk. Come and enjoy some of the most stunning views of the Helford river, Falmouth bay, the Manacle rocks and beyond to the most southerly point at the Lizard.

Diving - renowned amongst the diving fraternity, this stretch of the south Cornish coast is just a stone's throw away. The nearby Porthkerris Dive centre provides shore and boat diving for both new and experienced, with training and equipment all available on site.

Fishing - whether from the shore or on the water, this area probably boasts some of the best fishing marks in the south west and there are ample opportunities to land your very own catch of the day, or discuss the one that got away! If you fancy trying your hand, Bay View has rods and line provided, but for those more experienced, you'll probably want to bring your own gear.


Porthallow beach is less than a five minute walk, which is also the mid-way point of South West Coastal Path. Helford river estuary 10 minute drive away and sandy beach at Coverack approximately 3 miles away. The Lizard village and the most southerly point about a 15 minute drive.


Newquay airport - 40 miles; Truro train station - 30 miles; bus service from St. Keverne - 2 miles to most Cornish villages and towns.

However, it is advised that you travel independently to make the most of your holiday!


St. Keverne 2 miles, The Lizard 10 miles, Helston 12 miles, Falmouth 25 miles, Lands End 35 miles, Truro 30 miles, Eden Project 40 miles.

Further Details:

The 'local', The Five Pilchards pub a mere 5 minutes walk.

Village store, post office, Three Tuns and White Hart pubs in St. Keverne, a 5 minute drive.

Sainsbury's and Tesco hypermarkets in Helston, along with most high street banks, 20 minute drive.


Porthallow Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and fitted wardrobe, drawers and mirror, Bedroom 2 with twin beds and fitted wardrobes, drawers and mirror.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Outside: Decked balcony, picnic garden and children's play area with swing and climbing frame set in lawn. Utility Room: Outside communal coin operated laundry room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels provided. Apartment cleaned at change-over or otherwise weekly. Other: Separate dining room with seating for four.


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Holiday Home With Sea And Rural Views
average rating of 4.76 based on 26 reviews

Great location with beautiful scenery and in close proximity of other attractions.

  • 4 of 5

Very neat apartment. We had the privilege of enjoying breakfast on the balcony and the kids loved it.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great little find in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely week at this apartment. Equipped with everything you need to make life easy. Just what you need with three little ones. Ideally located to explore the lizard and beyond but away from the hustle and bustle of Cornwall. Arranging an online shop to arrive when you do is genius and saves loads of time so you can get on with your holiday. We would stay here again if we visit the lizard.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property in a lovely setting. Balcony overlooking the bay was a perfect place to relax!

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic stay in a great property. Views from the balcony were outstanding. Owner very accommodating and helpful!

Couldn't really fault it!! Porthallow was a real find for a relaxing holiday. The local pub was very friendly and served good food and ale. The weather was an absolute bonus and made relaxing on the balcony in the evenings a perfect end to perfect days. Overall great holiday!!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lovely flat

  • 5 of 5

Part of a small development of six flats up the hill from the beach, Bay View is comfortable and well appointed and David went out of his way to make it easy for us. Access is steep so I woud not recommend it for those who have difficulty with stairs. I thoroughly recommend the property.

Porthallow is a delightful village with an excellent pub, the Five Pilchards, (free house, excellent beer, serving good food) and is in a good position to explore the west of Cornwall. Fishing is good. There is a bus but a car is pretty much essential.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest review and recommendation, once more it is gratifying to know you had a good time and that Bay View met your expectations. Thanks also for leaving it neat and tidy, you're most welcome to come back whenever you wish.
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Lovely day in Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was beautiful with views to match. Owners were very helpful and on hand if needed. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your nice comments, it's good to hear that you had a good time, you're very welcome back any time.
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Wonderful time in a lovely appartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely time in the Bay View appartment. The listing was really accurate and the property was very nice, clean and modern. There was a great view from the terrace to the sea and we had great fun watching the boats come and go. David was very friendly and helpful. The pub in Porthallow had great food and beer. There is so much to do within a short drive of the appartment that I can't list them all but we loved the beach at Poldhu, the Seal Sanctuary, Trebah, Fowley and Falmouth. We would be very happy to spend some more time at Bay View.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your holiday and that Bay View met your expectations. Also, thank you for your positive remarks, much appreciated! Also, please remember you'll always be welcome to come again. For prospective guests' information the 'local' is called The Five Pilchards, which has a widespread reputation for good food, beer and great hospitality, and is only a five minute walk away from Bay View.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is required at time of booking, with the balance due 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, but flexible upon your requirements.

Access is available from 3pm on the day of arrival and we kindly request that the premises are vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Please note that the price for short breaks (min stay 3 nights) is a pro rata plus 15% to 40% depending on the length of stay. Where a short break falls over a weekend (eg, Thursday thro' Monday) there is a pro rata 50% surcharge on the weekly rate.
Preferred payment is by bank transfer, international bank transfer in GBP, or by personal cheque. PayPal is also accepted, subject to their commission. All payment details will be provided upon your reservation confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund