St Agnes, Cornwall (Ref. 959977)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Spot on position for the local ...”
    Spot on position for the local beaches . The Victory pub is a short walk and the food is good.
    Spot on position for the local beaches . The Victory pub is a short walk and the food is good.
    - Mr Butters, July 2017

This property is part of the Cornish & Devonshire Cottage Holidays collection. Over 500 carefully selected and perfectly located Cornwall properties, helping you create your perfect Cornish holiday.


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

The property

This semi-detached traditional Cornish cottage is 2 mile from St Agnes.

The owner lives close by and shares the driveway.

Real fire, meadow views towards the coast and a cosy conservatory make this an attractive property for couples, families and canine companions.

The ground floor has a well equipped kitchen with dining table, a conservatory and the sitting area which has a real fire and comfy sofas.

Downstairs bathroom.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a snug.

The garden is fully enclosed and has a mixture of lawn, steps and gravel paths.

Steeped in mining heritage, this is a startlingly beautiful stretch of coastline where former mine stacks and engine houses dot the landscape.

Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Porthtowan Beach is a popular surfing venue with soft golden sand flanked by grassy dunes and towering cliffs.

The beach has a seasonal lifeguard service and there is a surf school with tuition and equipment hire.

Local amenities include a cafe, beach shop and more notably, The Blue Bar & Restaurant which is a superb family and pet friendly beachside venue, renowned for its delicious menu, casual atmosphere and magical sunsets.

The spectacular coast path from Porthtowan to St Agnes, which has a cosmopolitan vibe, art galleries, artisan shops, restaurants and stunning Trevaunance Cove, is a favourite hike with ramblers while a little further along the coast road are visitor hotspots at St Ives and Portreath in the west and the beaches at Perranporth and Watergate Bay in the east.

Holmleigh is an excellent base for coastal escapades for all the family.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen / dining room, sitting room with open fire and TV. First floor snug. Conservatory


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Mini hifi
  • Selection of books, games and DVD’s
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, drive shared with owner
  • Enclosed garden, lawned, gravel path and steps with furniture
  • Up to two pets welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub 10 mins walk
  • Sea and shops 2 miles
  • Note: Max 5 adults.

About the location


Porthtowan 2 miles ; St Agnes 2.5 miles ; Truro 7.5 miles

Mount Hawke is a small village just outside St Agnes and Porthtowan on the north Cornish coast. Once heavily involved in the local copper mining industry, today Mount Hawke is quiet and mainly residential. There is a church which is dedicated to St John the Baptist, and a very good gastro pub – The Old School Bar & Kitchen – which is, as the name suggests, in a restored, traditional school building. There is also a Post Office, a couple of shops, a primary school, village park and Cornwall’s largest indoor skate park. Porthtowan beach is a pleasant walk from the village, through woodland and a pretty valley, and St Agnes Beacon and the coastal footpath are also within easy reach. Kayak hire and tours are available at St Agnes, as are surf lessons. There are also riding stables at nearby Goonbell, which offer countryside hacks and treks as well as pub hacks, summer picnic rides and children’s Pony Days.

Region Information

Note: Max 5 adults

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