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The Old Stable

Holywell Bay, near Newquay, Cornwall (Ref. 990866)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Mr Cuneo

    “Great cottage quite and in rural location but not too out of the way good shop and fish and chip shop in Cubert.”

    Geoff the cottage owner lives across the yard and is very helpful

    Geoff the cottage owner lives across the yard and is very helpful (NICE GUY) .Word of warning the bedroom door is a little on the low side ,just like our 160 year old cottage in north Wales .DUCK or GROUS. Jim and Janet

The property

The Old Stable is a single-storey barn conversion, situated in the perfect location for beach lovers and walkers alike.

This cosy cottage is a real romantic retreat with overlooking views of the beautiful Porth Joke beach and is a short walk from Holywell Bay, now famous as the beach used in the Poldark TV series.

The cottage, named after the old stable it was converted from, is set at the very end of a long, private lane with only the adjoining cottage and farmhouse as neighbours giving you peace and tranquility even at the height of summer.

You enter the cottage through the porch and utility area, an ideal place to store bikes or surfboards, before passing through into the open-plan living room which is full of character and exposed beams throughout.

With a well-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas with a feature old stone fireplace the Old Stable is a real homely cottage.

The bathroom with a double shower is situated next to the double bedroom which completes the comfortable accommodation.

Outside the cottage is a shared garden to relax after a day spent on the beach or walking the stunning coastal path.

This charming cottage is within easy reach of local amenities, with the local pub situated within a mile and the shop can be found within 1.3 miles.

Within a 10-minute walk of the cottage, you will have access to the stunning Holywell Bay Beach, which is a generous sandy beach, ideal for surfers and body boarders, or merely taking a beautiful coastal walk.

Moreover, with Crantock situated a mile walk away and Newquay a further two miles you will have a choice of different beaches for each day of the week if you so desire.

This charming property is perfect for a romantic getaway whatever time of year.


  • All ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double bedroom
  • Bathroom with double shower, WC and basin
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen area, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • 5 pubs and shops 1 mile walk
  • Note: Property can be booked with the adjoining cottage, Lewannick barn ref 933519 which together can accommodate four people
  • Note: Adults only, no children.

About the location


Cubert 1 mile; Newquay 5 miles; Perranporth 5.5 miles; Truro 12 miles; Padstow 18 miles.

Holywell Bay is a sleepy seaside village on the north Cornwall coast, boasting a fabulous beach with stunning dunes and an abundance of small streams and rock pools for the children to explore. Exposed to Atlantic swells, the beach is also popular with surfers and body boarders. Two of Holywell Bay’s most interesting features are the twin rocks just off the coast, known as Gull Rocks or Carter’s Rocks. The village has a selection of shops and pubs, whilst a mile away the village of Cubert has a Post Office, stores, bakery and cafe, village pub and restaurant. Just five miles away is Newquay, the home of the UK’s surf scene, boasting three major beaches, the National Surf Centre and an endless supply of rolling surf, making it a watersports paradise! The town, with its shopping centre, zoo, sea life centre and varied selection of restaurants and pubs, also promises a holiday to remember. If you seek more, the South West Coast Path passes in both directions along a stunning coastline of high cliffs, hidden coves and yet more beaches. The quaint harbour and fishing village of Padstow is just 18 miles away, while Truro, with its museums, cathedral, restaurants and cobbled streets, as well as the Eden Project, can be reached in half an hour. The perfect base for touring this part of Cornwall.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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