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Home With A Large Enclosed Garden With Stunning Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Bungalow in Porthtowan, Cornwall, England - Elevated Position, Vast Decked Area, 5 Minute Walk To The Beach

The Crab Pot is a modern, open plan family home with ample private parking. Open the French doors from the living room onto a decking that spans the length of the property. For those ready to relax, breathtaking views await and for those ready to play a large enclosed garden. Situated between St Agnes and Portreath, Porthtowan boasts a gorgeous sandy beach and Victorian tidal pool with RNLI lifeguards operating on the beach during the summer months.

Catherine Harding
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2017

About Catherine Harding

The Crab Pot (formally known as St Andrews) is owned by a local crab and lobster fisherman, hence the name choice. Working a small boat out of Trevaunance Cove in the nearby village of St Agnes.

Catherine Harding purchased this bungalow in 2002

Why Catherine Harding chose Truro & Falmouth

We fell in love with the location of this property as soon as we stepped foot in the front garden. A panoramic view of the ocean, coast and countryside was there for the taking. A perfect spot for a family who love an outdoor lifestyle.

What makes this bungalow unique

From The Crab Pot you can easily access all the North Coast beaches, but equally you are only half an hour from the South Coast. The raised decked terrace is perfect for enjoying a beautiful sunset. If fresh seafood is your thing, guests will have special rates for fresh fish, crab and lobster from the local fishermen.


Porthtowan Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower onto a tiled pebbled floor Family bathroom with bath and shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King Size bed and sea views Bedroom 2 with double bed Bedroom 3 with bunk beds (full size) There is a space for a cot in all 3 bedrooms
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes on accommodation: Pets considered upon enquiry. Property is strictly no smoking. Outside: To the rear, a private patio and decking with built in BBQ. A real suntrap. To the front, a large enclosed lawn and decking that runs the length of the property, perfect for watching the sunset over the sea. A picnic bench with seating for 6 is on the decking. Private parking for at least 3 cars. Utility Room: Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer at the property Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen included Other: Dinning room includes a table that seats 6.


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Home With A Large Enclosed Garden With Stunning Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing Setting

  • 5 of 5

This property is equipped to the highest standard and quality. The location was minutes walk away from the beach with a great pub within walking distance. It was an ideal location to do coastal walks and explore Cornwall. St Agnes nearby is a gem. We had not brought towels but one quick phone call and they were supplied. Even though weather was changeable we had a fantastic time and hope to return one day!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best cottages I have stayed in. Beautiful views over Porthtowan and the cottage lacked nothing.

The welcome pack was more than generous and the accommodation of the highest standards. We were a family of 6 adults, but the cottage would be equally suited to a family with young children.

We prefer to cook ourselves and enjoy a nice meal and a few glasses of vino, and the kitchen had everything we needed, including the implements to clean crabs! Will definitely look out for this cottage next time we want to come to Cornwall.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Porthtowan Beach is a 5 minute walk downhill, great for surfing, swimming and sunbathing. The Blue bar will be open to enjoy food and drinks whilst overlooking the beach.

Chapel Porth and Trevaunance Cove at St Agnes are a short drive away. Chapel Porth can also be reached on foot by following the coast path which can be joined a few minutes from The Crab Pot or from Porthtowan Beach at low tide. A delicious Hedgehog ice cream will await you at the cafe at Chapel Porth.


Truro and Redruth Train Station are both within 7 miles.

Newquay airport is 30 minutes away by car.

Use of a car would be recommended.


Falmouth, Newquay and St Ives are half an hour away.

The Eden Project is about 30 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $321.79

Booking Notes:
30% of total rental fee payable with signed Rental Agreement & Booking Form secures reservation, plus £250 security deposit refundable after check-out. Balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
Contact owner for further details.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the changeover day.
Departure by 10am and arrival after 3pm please.

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.