The Watch

Porthcurno, Cornwall (Ref. 985427)

  • The Watch - (Ref. 985427)

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Features

  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “This was a lovely place to stay.”

    Unusually, it was bigger than the photos suggested. There were lovely touches such as a vase of roses and biscuits for our arrival, a pair of binoculars to admire the ... more

    Unusually, it was bigger than the photos suggested. There were lovely touches such as a vase of roses and biscuits for our arrival, a pair of binoculars to admire the wonderful views and milk in the fridge. We were performing at the Minack for the week so the location was perfect. Just a note to those are a little taller than myself (5ft 4), there are sloping ceilings which resulted in a few banged heads. A very enjoyable stay indeed.

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The property

This two bedroom apartment is located in The Old Hotel in The Valley at Porthcurno, only a five minute stroll from the beach, coastal path and Minack.

Equally perfect for couples or a small family, The Watch is a beautiful place to stay, refreshing and inviting, with quirky features to compliment your holiday experience.

Enter into the hallway where you will discover an open-plan sitting room graced with sea views, and a small balcony, which brings you closer to the enticing surroundings.

Inside, neutral colours create a soothing place to unwind, with slanted ceilings above, and an electric fire to bring warmth on those cooler evenings.

The cream sofas offer the perfect chance to relax, with a table for six situated by the kitchen, ideal for breakfast time or meals after the sun goes down.

The bedrooms match the light and neutral theme of the cottage wholeheartedly, each laced in whites and blues for an almost ocean feel, elevated by natural light from the window which welcomes the inspiring outside in.

Ample storage is available, and the bathroom benefits from both a bath and a shower for a quality finish.

Penzance, 9 miles, with its winding streets, shops, clubs, restaurants and harbour is a must, as it is the jumping-off point for day trips to the Scilly Isles.

The South West Coast Path passing through Penzance winds its way along the clifftops towards Land’s End.

On the way, stop off for a coffee and a rest at beautiful Lamorna Cove, explore the open air Minack Theatre and marvel at the cliffs.

A special retreat in a magnificent part of Cornwall.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with electric fire.
  • Central heating (night storage) with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Small enclosed decked area with furniture and communal gardens
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • One well behaved dog only
  • Shop 3 miles
  • Pub, cafe and beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: Situated on top floor, therefore not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Access via steep staircase to entrance door
  • Note: Check in is after 4pm and check out is by 11am.

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About the location

PORTHCURNO

Land’s End 4 miles; St. Just 9 miles; Penzance 9 miles; St Ives 17 miles.

The small village of Porthcurno is situated four miles from Land’s End on the south coast of West Cornwall. The village has a sandy beach, a café, a restaurant that’s open during the summer season and cliff-top and coastal walks. Porthcurno is also home to the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, where you can learn about the underwater cables that connected the village to various places around the world. To the west of Porthcurno is the famous Minack Theatre, which is a superb open air venue with 750 seats and boasts views across Porthcurno Bay to The Lizard. Close by is Land’s End, the most westerly point of mainland England offering something for all the family, and also within reach are lovely Cornish towns and villages, including the popular resorts of Penzance and St Ives. A delightful base for exploring this part of Cornwall.

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