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Beachcombers

Porth near Newquay, Cornwall (Ref. 903500)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "A very nice place and in a perfect location to explore Newquay, the coastal path and surrounding area"

    Reviewed by RoystonMay 2022

  • "This was our third or fourth holiday at Beachcombers."

    It is in an ideal location with everything to hand. Housekeeper Stacey is very helpful and prepares the house well. Even the weather was kind to us this March. Would highly recommend the holiday accommodation. Look forward to next year.

    delighted you enjoyed Property Owner

    Reviewed by JennyMar 2022

  • "Just got back from a lovely week spent at Beachcombers."

    When we arrived we found it to be lovely and clean and fresh smelling. The lady looking after the cleaning had even managed to get it ready early for us. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils, plates, glasses, pots, pans, dishes, cups etc. We managed to find everything we needed for our stay, all were lovely and clean. It had a fridge/freezer, microwave, cooker, hob, toaster, kettle, washing machine and dishwasher. We made use of everything except the dishwasher as we just preferred to wash up as we do at home. The house itself we found to be very pleasant and cosy. The living room sofas were very comfortable, even more so after a nice long walk along the coastal path cliff tops. Ensuite bathroom with shower and separate bathroom with bath were in excellent order with lots of hot water available for bath or shower use. The shower in the ensuite had great water pressure. We didn't use the second bedroom with the 3 single beds as there was only the two of us. We found the king sized bed although a firmer than we are are used to really comfy and we both had some great nights sleep. We didn't get to sit out on the downstairs decked area or the upstairs one due to the weather not being so great but can see it would have been lovely to have done so with better weather conditions. On a couple of the worst weather days during our stay we made use of watching some of the DVD's or playing the board games available in the home. There were many games and books for youngsters available and also a selection of soft back books for adults if they wanted to read them. Wifi was good and had a stable connection all week. We connected to it fine. It was nice to have an allocated parking space which was just a short distance from the home. It made parking very easy. The surrounding area is beautiful and you are so close to Porth beach, and not far from others. We found it very peaceful there and just far enough away from the busier resort of Newquay. The costal path is on the doorstep and we walked many miles in both directions exploring and taking in the views. We found it easy enough to shop and get groceries for the home, with a Tesco Express about 10 mins walk away. We did pre-book to eat at some of the restaurants at night which is a must at the moment so best to look at where you may want to eat and do that. During the day we found on our walks we could always find somewhere to catch a quick sandwich or pastie for lunch. We didnt starve and got to enjoy many Cornish treats. We made use of the bar at the Glendorgal Hotel which is just a few mins walk from the home, and enjoyed sitting out when the weather was nicer just watching the sea and enjoying it all. All in all we had an excellent time staying at this home, it more than exceeded our expectations and we most certainly will be back in 2022.

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2021

  • "Everything was lovely."

    Good t, location, weather. Only one minor criticism; there was only a J cloth to wipe up and do the dishes with. It's not easy to clean a dirty pan with a j cloth and they were too big for the dishwasher

    Reviewed by JaniceSep 2021

  • "The cottage was ok, in a good location."

    I thought it has swimming facilities as advertised on different site and found out later that the hotel nearby that used to provide the swimming facilities is now closed. Beautiful walks around this area and you can walk to Newquay so great location yet away from all the noise. The cottage had everything you needed and the cleaning lady was very nice and helpful with all the advice we needed. The bedrooms were large enough. The only comment is that I think it was expensive but I guess in Cornwall everywhere is expensive because of the high demand. I would only go back there if the price was right.

    Reviewed by SilviaJul 2021

  • "In a quieter location away from the Centre, but only a 15-20 min walk to everything in Newquay."

    An award winning private beach on your doorstop - Lusty Glaze Beach Facilities were good and a spacious living/lounge area. Outside Decking looked new (from master Bedroom) , but didnt get chance to use due to the weather Very small ensuite in the master bedroom, but enough as a full bathroom next door.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2021

  • "Lovely modern house set in a quiet cul-de-sac."

    Ideally located on the cliff top between Lusty Glaze and Porth beaches. A perfect base for exploring Cornwall.

    Reviewed by PaulineJun 2021

  • "Very comfortable bed, good quality quilt."

    Great shower although the extract fan in the ensuite failed to stop lots of condensation forming on the ensuite walls and mirror. They were still dripping wet after 8 hours! This led to a damp feeling throughout the main bedroom. Hot water wasn't always available, several times we couldn't have a hot bath or a shave. There was a leak from the kitchen sink main waste fitting into the cupboard below. This had wet all the items on the cupboard top shelf which we had to clean on arrival. We left a bowl to catch the water during our stay. A couple of days before our departure we started to notice a very strong smell of toilet waste from the main bathroom. Unfortunately as the bathroom window couldn't be left open while we were out this did build up during the day. Overall we still had an enjoyable stay but it could have been better if the aforementioned issues had not occurred. Good points: location, room sizes, kitchen facilities, parking, wifi. Stacey was very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by TimothyMay 2021

  • "The apartment was excellent & thoroughly cleaned and prepared ( many thanks to the excellent Stacey!"

    ) The only concern is the lack of view from the dining area. The images you show on your advert for this property leads one to believe that there is a view of Porth or Lusty Cove beach!

    Reviewed by CarolynApr 2021

  • "We really loved the accommodation."

    The location was perfect for the beach and not too far from the town. They provided everything that we needed, including tea/coffee and it was spotlessly clean. Would thoroughly recommend Beachcombers. Fantastic little break!

    Reviewed by Shelly-anneAug 2020

  • "The cottage is in a great location making it easy to walk to the town and some of the lovely local beaches."

    Unfortunately it wasn’t very well cleaned; I always take cleaning stuff with me as I’m very particular about hygiene but with the pandemic, I assumed there would be a deep clean in between each family visiting. The kitchen had crumbs around the edges/ behind microwave, utensils etc. There were hairs in the drawers in the bedrooms and in the shower room. Whilst I appreciate there is only a certain amount of time to turn properties around, we were advised by the housekeeper that the property has been vacated on the Thursday if we wanted to arrive early so there would have been time to clean it- in light of the current pandemic, I felt I had to thoroughly clean everything before we could unlace and enjoy our holiday. There is also an issue with rubbish disposal- there is nowhere to put recycling or glass bottles for recycling and the bin area says you should take your rubbish to the local tip....hardly what you would expect on a holiday! The house was nice, location made it good, little on the small side for 3 adults and 2 children but would work well for 2 adults and 2 or 3 children.

    Reviewed by TanyaJul 2020

  • "We spent 3 nights at the holiday cottage and were pleasantly surprised."

    It is quite spacious,so would be perfect for a family. Especially as there are two bathroms. It is Ideally located,and the best equipped that we have found. The kitchen had every utensil and cookware that you would need. There is a large collection of DVDs,perfect to unwind in the evening, also several books and games. The two sofas in the lounge were both very comfy. It was the perfect base to explore both the North and South coast of Cornwall.

    Reviewed by SylviaFeb 2020

  • "Disappointed that the hotel or apartment did not offer any recycling facilities ..."

    Disappointed that the hotel or apartment did not offer any recycling facilities for rubbish other than glass very poor considering the size and number of apartments

    Reviewed by BeverleySep 2019

  • "The cottage is in a fantastic location the house keeper is really helpful I would recommend this cottage to anyone visiting Newquay area of Cornwall it is convenient for loads of beaches but best of all right next to Lusty Glaze beach a definite favourite with all of us."

    Reviewed by DianeAug 2019

  • "As always you book something then worry if it will be as nice as the pictures and description - I can confirm 100% this was perfect ."

    The house was clean and modern but homely and the location (literally a couple of minutes from a beautiful secluded part of the beach) was perfect. With 3 children we spent a LOT of time back and forth in the sea - but being so close you could do it without a faff and having to get in a car , just a stroll back if you need anything. Similar was the ease of walking to Newquay itself - perfect if you needed shopping. We found it a great base for visiting further afield and the central location meant it was easy on the occasions we wanted to eat out - there is far too much to list in its favour - but we were over the moon and had genuinely lovely family holiday we shall remember always - thank you!

    Reviewed by JamesJul 2019

  • "Excellent accommodation and a great location."

    The property is really central to lots of the main attractions in the area, this is probably the best location we have had since visiting Cornwall on a regular basis. Very well equipped for five people and spotlessly clean when we arrived. Just a couple of minor points: The wardrobe and drawers in the main bedroom smelt very damp and I couldn't put my clothes in them, I think that was due to the on-suite in the room itself. A couple of new frying pans are needed as I couldn't cook eggs without them sticking and breaking.

    Reviewed by CatherineJun 2019

  • "Thank you for a brilliant stay - the house is very comfortable with great space for a family of 5 and in easy walking distance of lovely beaches where we spent lots of our time."

    Loads to do locally and lovely places to visit including towns/villages, national trust and family days out. The house is very nicely furnished and well equipped, including the box of children’s toys and DVDs which were well used early morning and in the evening and we found it very comfortable.

    Reviewed by NicholaApr 2019

  • "Beachcombers is a fabulous place to stay in terms of location and comfort."

    Like a home away from home. Extremely well equipped kitchen. Comfortable furnishings.

    Reviewed by MaryMar 2019

  • "More than we expected from both the accomodation and surroundings ..."

    More than we expected from both the accomodation and surroundings Great location with easy access to Lusty Glaze Beach Very comfortable , quiet and clean property and we receive a lot of help from our host Lots of toys,puzzles and dvd’s for kids to enjoy Overall, a great weekend

    Reviewed by IonutFeb 2019

  • "House is a good size for 2 adults and 3 children but the single beds are quite small and wouldn’t suit adults."

    Lounge area very spacious. Kitchen small but well equipped. Cleaner Stacey was amazing, helpfully sent us a text when we left a pair of PJs behind and house was very clean. A washing line for wetsuits etc outside would be a good addition.

    We ( the owners) are delighted Mrs White enjoyed her stay at Beachcombers. However we wonder if the beds seemed small by comparison to the very large 6 ft bed in the double room? The 3 beds are full size 3ft single beds and have been slept in many times by adults with no problem. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClaireSep 2018

  • "First visit to Cornwall and had a lovely time, the apartment was more than we ..."

    First visit to Cornwall and had a lovely time, the apartment was more than we expected and could not fault it there was everything we needed and more Stacey was lovely who met us on arrival and more than helpful, we would definitely return, thank you for a great stay xx

    Reviewed by DawnJul 2018

  • "Great accommodation in an ideal location."

    Well equipped and very comfortable. Would definitely recommend and will be booking again

    Reviewed by KathMar 2018

  • "Wooden decking around the cottage was very slippy when wet, so gripper strips would be advisable and the path lighting wasn't on, which didn't help."

    Towels were in the cottage but no tea towels. One of the bedrooms only had patio doors, therefore we were unable to open a window during the night, which we didn't like. That said, the cottage was clean, comfortable and good value for money. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JanetteNov 2017

  • "We had an amazing holiday staying at Beachcombers ."

    It was in a fantastic location near to the beach and a short walk to Newquay . It had everything inside the property we needed for a great holiday . The accomodation was really loverly and catered for all the family . The kitchen was fully equipped for a self catering holiday . Thank you , we would definitely return one day .

    Reviewed by CharlotteAug 2017

  • "Amazing location, very family friendly."

    Perfect for a family holiday break that has a private path to the beach and amazing views over Newquay Bay. Will be booking this cottage every year when visiting Cornwall.

    Reviewed by SionApr 2017

  • "This is the second time of going to this holiday cottage and again was fantastic."

    A lovely little find. I will be booking my next break very soon.

    Reviewed by ToniNov 2016

  • "Very well equipped cottage, plenty of room for a family of four."

    Excellent location next to two lovely beaches and a walk away from more beaches, shops and facilities in Newquay.

    Reviewed by BeverleyAug 2016

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Summary

  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 3 singles
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk
  • Beach bar 5 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk

The property

This holiday home is situated in a fabulous, quiet, position within very easy walking distance of two beautiful sandy family beaches and 2 mins from the Cornish coastal path thus pleasing beach lovers and walkers alike.

Newquay is a 10 min walk over the cliffs and The Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Helligan only half hour drive.

In a fabulous location within a short walk of a beautiful sandy beach, this Newquay holiday home combines convenience with a quiet, picturesque seaside setting, and is a perfect place for beach lovers.

The accommodation is upside down with master bedroom (king size bed and ensuite) second bedroom 3 single beds and separate bathroom on the ground floor The open plan living accommodation with outside balcony upstairs offering a great place to relax all year.

The open plan living area of this Porth cottage is a sociable area to relax, and complete with balcony, it makes a great space all year round.Guests at this Newquay cottage are fortunate to find the beautiful Lusty Glaze and Porth beaches closest to them which are perfect for a stroll or a dip in the sea.

Newquay has several beaches, each with its own character, but most are renowned for good surfing, plus with the aquarium and zoo, South West Coast Path and some great golf courses in the area too, there's something for everyone.

This Porth cottage is perfect for a family holiday.

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About the location

PORTH

Newquay 1.3 miles; Truro 15 miles.

Porth is a small seaside village on the outskirts of Newquay. The village offers a shop, cafes, restaurants and a pub on the sandy beach, plus nearby is the South West Coast Path, which boasts spectacular scenery. Watergate Bay, with its rolling waves, surf schools, cafe and pubs, is a short walk away, and the popular resort of Newquay with its beaches, watersports, pubs, restaurants, zoo and aquarium is well worth a visit. Fistral Beach and surf centre are three miles west of Porth, whilst the surf training school at Lusty Glaze Beach is actually within the village. The charming fishing village of Padstow, along with Bodmin Moor, the city of Truro, Falmouth and the world-famous Eden Project are all within easy reach, making Porth an ideal base for a Cornish getaway.

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