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Sunset View

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Porth, Cornwall Show on map

4.8

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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54 Customer Reviews

  • "Amazing location , just a short walk to the beachfront Lovely layout and ..."

    Amazing location , just a short walk to the beachfront Lovely layout and facilities Kitchen is well equipped and loads of storage too Watching the sunset from the lounge is perfect too

    Reviewed by EleanorOct 2023

  • "Great location, views of the sea were incredible!"

    Weather wasn't great during our stay but we still made use of the decking area and hot tub which were lovely. A few suggestions. More supplies like bin bags, toilet roll and dishwasher tablets as there were 5 of us staying for 7 nights and only had 1 bin bag and 2 rolls of toilet roll. Bathroom could have been cleaner (there was a bit of black mould round the edges of the bath). Overall it was a great place to stay and I would recommend just needs a few minor improvements.

    Reviewed by EllySep 2023

  • "This is the second time staying at the Sunset view, the first time was excellent hence why we booked it again this year."

    However, upon arrival it appears that the time taken to clean the property has been cut, or the cleaners are in the habit of cutting some corners. Some of the things we reported to Sykes was, dog faeces had been left on the decking area, mould found in the bottom of childrens cups and the cooker rings were dirty. Findind dog faeces on the decking area is totally unacceptable. I picked the mess up straight away as my 5 year old lad almost stepped in it. Sykes offered to come and clean the other issues however the cleaners arrived at 6pm whilst getting the kids ready for bed which wasnt convenient. During our stay we also found that the hot tub was full of dead woodlouse and had an oily film on the surface, giving the appearance it hadn'tbeen cleaned for a while. Again Sykes came round and cleaned the hot tub and refilled it, this was halfway through our holiday. Upon our last morning, and whilst cleaning up before leaving, my wife moved the door mat in the kitchen to sweep the floor. On doing so she found quite a few mouldy old crisps. It appeared previous occupants had swept their mess under the mat and the cleaner hadn't found them. Whilst I complained to Sykes at the beginning of our holiday, they were fast in rectifying the issues and they couldn't apologise enough. Whilst we had an enjoyable holiday, we won't be booking Sunset View for a third time.

    We are extremely sorry to hear this and feel we would just like to elaborate further as the home owners of Sunset View. We pride ourselves with the highest standards of cleanliness and our cleaning management team are nothing short of exceptional. On hearing that your son nearly stepped on dog faeces on the garden decking (which was regrettably missed) our cleaner was round within the hour to apologise profusely and clean up any mess missed. She felt so bad she even brought Cornish fudge for your son and a bottle of Prosecco for you and your wife as a way to apologise for her extremely rare oversight. The hot tub I can assure you was professional cleaned by a specialist, as is the case for every change over. However, on hearing your unhappiness again, the cleaners went straight round and drained, cleaned and refilled the hot tub for you. Each time, you had said you were appreciative of the cleaners efforts and that there was no problem and you were happy. I’m sorry you felt the need to leave a negative review but we felt the need to clarify with the above points. Sunset View, is our beloved family home and we take immense pride and care for it. We want everyone who stays with us to enjoy a 5 star holiday in a home from home holiday cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanJul 2023

  • "If I could give more than 5 stars I would."

    This property is fantastic. It was comfy, it was clean, it was a few minute walk from the beach. I couldn’t fault it. The upstairs living room has everything you need and even though we had drizzly days it still didn’t affect us as we knew we had a comfy property to watch some films or play a few games in.

    Reviewed by TaraJul 2023

  • "Absolutely wonderful property."

    Ideal location. Will definitely be returning. Stunning views. Felt like home.

    Reviewed by NicolaJun 2023

  • "Great stay at a lovely property in the perfect location."

    The view out over the local bay is beautiful.

    Reviewed by BernardApr 2023

  • "A truly lovely place very peaceful and relaxing."

    Lovely welcome package including dog treats Absolutely spotless throughout The view is amazing I could sit and watch the sea all day. It was cold but we did brave the hot tub lovely while in and worth the cold dash in and out! Lots of nice pub’s with good food within an easy walk most were dog friendly. We will definitely book again

    Reviewed by CandiceNov 2022

  • "Fab house, everything you could need for a self catering holiday."

    Absolutely amazing views and easy access to all the lovely beaches.

    Reviewed by DonnaSep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, could do with a freshen up however the main thing for us was the hot tub, it may aswell not be there or get a decent jacuzzi hot tub, never warm enough and you can only fit 2 small people in."

    This is the only thing I can say would stop us coming back to sunset view.

    Reviewed by StephSep 2022

  • "Really lovely property."

    We had a great holiday. The property is one of the best we have stayed in. Like a home from home. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by SimoneSep 2022

  • "We all had an amazing time staying at Sunset View, everything was spot on, local area and beaches were lovely, attention to detail was brilliant and thoughtful from a nice welcome pack to leaving dog treats and bed!"

    ! Hot tub is worth getting going! Lovely views from the balcony, couldn’t recommend more, wouldn’t hesitate to book again!

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2022

  • "Lovely property in a fantastic location"

    Reviewed by HayleyAug 2022

  • "Great property in a fantastic location."

    The house was very nicely decorated and the view is very nice

    Reviewed by KiranjitJun 2022

  • "Loved it - you have a beautiful property."

    The view at sunset is unreal. Thanks!

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2022

  • "Amazing stay at sunset view, everywhere was so clean and came with everything you needed, all the little extras like dishwasher tablets, cleaning products, milk/ scones etc were all very much appreciated, the shower was brilliant and my mum loved the log fire, it was the perfect base with everything you need provided,we really didn’t want to leave!"

    Only slight down side is the side/back garden not being secure for dogs although we had the decked area out back which was secure we had to keep putting them on the leads to take them to the grassed area of the garden for them to use the toilet, our only moan! Thank you for a fantastic stay

    Reviewed by RebeccaMay 2022

  • "Amazing holiday home."

    We had the most wonderful stay. Everything was perfect!! So many thanks Xx

    Reviewed by LisaMar 2022

  • "Lovely windy stay in Feb 22 half term."

    Stunning views, great log burner and short walk to a stunning beach for dog walks. Lovely accommodation.

    Reviewed by BarryFeb 2022

  • "Fabulous little cottage/house close to the beach and walkable distance to Newquay and watergate bay."

    Apartment clean and good amenities. We didn’t use the hot tub as it took 2 hours to heat and had to be monitored. We didn’t book for this facility so didn’t impact on our holiday. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by RachelFeb 2022

  • "Sunset view is a lovely property in a fantastic area, the views are amazing and there is a great walk to porth island which is on the doorstep along with porth beach."

    You are in easy distance to all attractions. The log burner and hot tub were amazing.

    Reviewed by LindaDec 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation & location"

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2021

  • "Felt the house wasn’t as clean as it should be."

    The floors in particular and also the high chair that we used for our son.

    Reviewed by KirstySep 2021

  • "Fabulous house in a fabulous location, the view of the sea and the sunset is breathtaking."

    The house catered for all of our needs with excellent facilities, and a yummy welcome cream tea. Sitting in the hot tub and watching the sunset is a must and a fantastic feature of this beautiful house. Can’t wait to stay again, highly recommend this property

    Reviewed by CherylAug 2021

  • "The views were just stunning!"

    Reviewed by SamanthaAug 2021

  • "Stunning location and just a quick stroll to a beautiful Sandy beach and nearest pub."

    Well equipped house with lovely outside space to relax, bbq, take in the views or soak on the hot tub. Spotlessly clean and comfortable couldn’t ask for more. We had an amazing holiday, one to remember!

    Reviewed by SallyJun 2021

  • "Lovely accomodation and location, best place we have stayed in Cornwall"

    Reviewed by RachelMay 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Sunset View."

    We will certainly be going back! When we arrived there were scones clotted cream and jam.....delcious. The views from the living room were stunning and also relaxing in the hot tub was so nice. The house was clean and had everything you needed. The location was fantastic and also not too far for lottle day trips out in the car. The ow era were easy to get hold if had any questions. We had a lovely holiday!! Thank you!

    Reviewed by KatieApr 2021

  • "The place is so lovely!"

    the views from the upstairs window, the location, the bedrooms ... all of it was just super! o would definitely come back to stay here!

    Reviewed by EmilyOct 2020

  • "Fantastic place, great location 5 minutes walk to Porth beach and within walking distance to Watergate Bay and Newquay town centre and other beaches."

    The view from the sitting room was absolutely stunning we were lucky enough the enjoy some wonderful sunset views which can also be enjoyed on the decking area. The property is really nicely presented, clean and tidy and very well equipped. The property is a good size with plenty of storage in the bedrooms. The welcome pack with scones, cream, jam and bread was a lovely touch. There were also some nice treats for the dogs which they loved!! The owners contacted us to check we were ok and enjoying our stay which was a really lovely. We used the hot tub a couple of times, instructions were easy to follow and it was so lovely to relax in after a long day at the beach and a wonderful addition. Plenty of outdoor space, there is a grass area to the side of the property but this is not fenced in so we were unable to let the dogs on there without being on the lead as it was next to the road but they did have plenty of space in the decked garden area. Off road parking for 2 cars at the front was really good. We had a wonderful holiday here and enjoyed it so much we are looking to book again next year!! Can highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by CarrieSep 2020

  • "Fantastic holiday cottage."

    Nice touch was bread, scones, jam & clotted cream left for us. Even a gift for our dogs of treats and squeaky toys!! Everything was there that we needed. Couldn’t ask for more in the accommodation. Great holiday.

    Reviewed by SharonAug 2020

  • "Just returned from a fantastic week at Sunset View."

    The house is well equipped and because of this we only ate out once, choosing to bbq most nights. We wanted a truly socially distanced holiday and you can certainly achieve this staying at Sunset View. Hot tub is amazing once you get into the swing of keeping the burner going. Loved it so much we are now seriously considering buying one! It’s a short walk to Porth beach which is great for families and not overcrowded. The Mermaid pub gets good reviews and was busy everyday. It’s in the evening back at the house which makes this place. The views are to die for and we were lucky to see a couple of beautiful sunsets and after a full day on the beach, the perfect way to relax in the evening. My only negative was the comfort of the beds. Investing in better quality mattresses in the double rooms would have made this holiday perfect. Don’t get me wrong it didn’t detract from the holiday overall but would have enhanced our stay. Thank you Ian and Claire for sharing your beautiful house. We very much hope to be back next year.

    Reviewed by KateJul 2020

  • "We are booked again for November."

    A few things were overlooked due to being out of season, o dishwasher tablets, no sharp knives that actually cut, no potato peeler, but we are realists and understand others may have taken these. Beautiful location, ease of access with cars, should be height warnings in upstairs lounge area, as every person staying hit their head. All in all a great location if you want to hide away in Porth and want the distance from town.

    Reviewed by EmmaMar 2020

  • "Stunning views lovely location nice and peaceful place loved the log burner and hot tub"

    Reviewed by SharonFeb 2020

  • "Our weekend away here was just perfect."

    The cottage is well equipped, with everything you need to hand. Inc all kitchen crockery/utensils/washing up stuff/dishwasher/dishwasher tablets/washing machine/iron/ironing board/kitchen roll/tea towels/ linen/ bath towels... I could go on. We really didn’t need to bring anything with us, just our own toiletries. On arrival there was milk and clotted cream in the fridge, and a basket with scones, bread, jam and tea waiting on the windowsill. Such lovely touches, that we weren’t expecting. The cottage is so homely, with personal items around the home which make you feel welcome Ie beautiful art work, unique lamps and candles. The cottage is a 5 minute walk to the nearest beach, which is just beautiful. We are lunch at ‘The Mermaid’. The food was fantastic, and we would definitely recommend grabbing some lunch there. The cottage was a perfect size for our family of 6, being able to socialise in the living area on the second floor allowed anyone who was sleeping to remain undisturbed downstairs. The owner was easily contactable, really putting us at ease during our stay, as we knew if we needed anything we could contact him. The log fire is just amazing, really makes the cottage cosy and warm. There were plenty of logs left for us at the cottage, but because we wanted to keep it burning for long periods we nipped to Aldi to pick up some more treated logs. A taxi to Newquay town centre took 5 mins and cost £9.50, and we were able to order a take away ‘Indian’ from Newquay that delivered free of charge. We had a really lovely stay and would definitely come back. We will also be recommending this to our family who are looking for a summer holiday vacation. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful home.

    Reviewed by AmyJan 2020

  • "Lovely property, great location and beautiful views, had a great holiday, well equipped property, really enjoyed are stay."

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2019

  • "This lovely holiday home was in a perfect location, 5 mins walk from the beach/The Mermaid Inn (serving good food)."

    A couple of days prior to arrival Sykes called to say the Hot tub had been broken by previous guests. We requested a partial refund, which unfortunately Sykes really didnt want to get involved with. After some insistence on my part they contacted Ian (the owner) who agreed to reimburse us a reasonable sum. We felt Sykes really didn't want to know (goodness knows what would of happened had there been a bigger problem). Saying that really couldn't fault how the Owners dealt with us. Lovely scones/cream on arrival and some lovely touches / artwork. There were just a few MINOR things, which in our opinion would improve the house greatly. 1. A bit of a lack of utensils 2. Some sort of unobtrusive blinds would give the lounge a more cosy feel in Winter. 3. Felt the bedroom curtains/poles were a bit cheap and cheerful (very thin and awkward to pull) There was only on real thing I would mention, that is the single bedroom mattresses were awful. My 13 year old daughter could feel every spring, so much so, that we took sheet off and had found a couple of spare duvets to put on top of mattress which helped. Better quality mattresses needed!! We had a fantastic time and in all honesty it was just a shame about the bed. Would definitely return, just please invest in some new mattresses... would make all the difference.

    Reviewed by TinaOct 2019

  • "Cottage was lovely just like the photo in your details no unexpected surprises we all loved the hot tub which was used regularly one might be on the cards."

    With not being too Cornwall before we should have looked at the terrain as the beach was only 5/10 mins away it was quite a steep walk back too our cottage .car parks got full very quickly so if driving you had too be at the beaches early but over all a good holiday,

    Reviewed by AnnieAug 2019

  • "The property was first class not a single thing I could find fault with Ian ..."

    The property was first class not a single thing I could find fault with Ian [Owner] went above and beyond to help with all our requests and we will be returning next year

    Reviewed by WayneJul 2019

  • "Fab holiday."

    Beautiful house in a beautiful area. The whole family loved every minute of being there and didn’t want to come home.

    Reviewed by KerryJun 2019

  • "A beautiful property with views of the sea and the most fantastic sunsets!"

    Really close to loads of places to visit Hot tub was enjoyed by the younger members of the family All in all a great time

    Reviewed by LynnMay 2019

  • "Aptly named Sunset View as we we were able to view several wonderful sunsets during our stay."

    Loved the hot tub. Great location for visiting Padstow, Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan. However, on our journey to the Lost Gardens, our sat nav took us down single lane roads and on to a farm track and, on checking the Lost Gardens website, there is a warning about problems when following some sat nav directions.

    Reviewed by GordonMay 2019

  • "The only thing was the hot tub we only used it once and couldnt keep it warm its ..."

    The only thing was the hot tub we only used it once and couldnt keep it warm its my fault i never read it was a wood burning tub so thats my fault ,,it is a lovely home brilliantly thought out ,,and one of the cleanest we have ever been everything was amazing views are gorgeous there was everything you needed and will be going back and can not wait ,,,,one very happy customer

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2019

  • "We had a fabulous stay at Sunset View."

    It is so close to the beach it was perfect for our dogs. The view from living room is gorgeous. Would definitely visit again : )

    Reviewed by EmmaMar 2019

  • "We had a really good holiday in a fabulous bungalow,, wow what view."

    . Thank you

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2019

  • "Our stay at Sunset View was second to none, Ian was extremely helpful and the extra welcoming touches were fabulous."

    We would definitely recommend and even hope to return at some point in the future.

    Reviewed by LisaFeb 2019

  • "We booked this holiday as our first with our French bulldog."

    Straight away we got all the information we needed on the accommodation. Ian was brilliant at replying to any request. Nothing was too much. The accommodation was amazing! We didn’t need anything. We were even given scones with yummy Cornish cream and jam. I knew what the location would be like as our family lived around the corner. We will definitely be going again.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2019

  • "We had a lovely time at sunset view overall, our only disappointment was that the hot tub was not filled ready for us and when we went to try and fill it it didn’t have a plug stop so we couldn’t use it."

    Even though it is January we as outdoor people would have loved to have sat in the warm hottub in the rain and enjoyed the views. Everything else about sunset view was amazing, the extra little touches provided including fresh milk and bread on arrival and treats and toys for the dog made the weekend exceptional. Would definite go back again maybe in summer next time.

    Reviewed by KimberlyJan 2019

  • "Good location away from town of Newquay, but minutes walk to beach."

    Not far from Padstow which is a favourite place for us.enjoyable stay in spite of poor weather.

    Reviewed by MikeNov 2018

  • "Cottage in beautiful location."

    Easy to walk into Newquay. Good base to visit surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by VickyNov 2018

  • "We had a fabulous time at Sunset View."

    The house is super comfy and provides the perfect base for exploring the local area. The house had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. We can’t wait to visit again!

    Reviewed by SadieOct 2018

  • "The cottage was ideally set in terms of the centre, the late night shop the ..."

    The cottage was ideally set in terms of the centre, the late night shop the spar in the garage and the beach down the hill we had a lovely time exploring finding these in the early part of the holiday

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2018

  • "This holiday home was an absolute delight."

    Location was amazing with fantastic views. The owners had taken great care and effort with making you feel very welcome and at home with treats for the dog and fresh scones and cream on arrival. We were very blessed to have such great weather which meant I was able to take full advantage of the hammock! Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by MohammedJun 2018

  • "We have just enjoyed a wonderful 5 day stay in this fantastic holiday home."

    There were so many great touches that made our stay even more enjoyable, the attention to detail was second to none, everything really was thought of. We almost didn’t want to leave to experience all that this beautiful area of the world has to offer as sunset view was such a good space to relax in. We will be back.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "The little treats that was given, just giving that extra touch."

    Views are amazing also.

    Reviewed by EmmaJun 2018

  • "We had an absolutely fabulous and relaxing week at Sunset View."

    The views are gorgeous the house is stunning, spotless and very comfortable showing beautiful artwork by the owner on the walls. The outside space was an absolute joy with a log burning hot tub, hammock and lots of secluded relax areas out front and back. Everything you need is there and Ian the owner was extremely helpful and accommodating for all our enquiries. Porth itself is a delight with a lovely pub/restaurant on a few minutes walk away, right on the beach and the Tapas restaurant opposite is highly recommended. Our 2 small dogs were made so welcome with treats toys and the area is very dog friendly, albeit a few beaches do have restrictions we weren’t short of places to take them. I’d highly recommend a stay here, we would go back tomorrow. Thank you also for the lovely welcome pack, very much appreciated

    Reviewed by JulieMay 2018

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Summary

  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x super-king size with zip/link (can be twin on request), 1 x single with additional pull out childs bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin
  • Kitchen
  • First floor living room with dining and sitting areas with log burner.
  • Gas central heating with log burner
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Gardens with furniture, Scandinavian log burning hot tub (starter pack provided for initial usage, further wood is available to purchase at a local garage , 5 minutes drive away) and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 2 min walk
  • PLEASE NOTE: Strictly no stag, hen, similar parties or groups under 25 years
  • Note: Hot Tub sits 2-4 people at one time
  • Note: The hot tub can reach temperature in an hour.

The property

Ideally located for both beach and coastal walking holidays, Sunset View is a beautifully furnished holiday home set in a quiet residential area of Porth overlooking the sea situated between Newquay and Watergate Bay.

Perfect for a totally relaxing holiday and suitable for either a family or two couples, Sunset view has been designed and furnished with your comfort in mind and this is felt the minute you arrive.

With comfortable seating at the front and especially the rear where you can lay back on the hammock or sit around together and enjoy a barbecue.

Sunset view is designed in an 'upside down' style to take advantage of the panoramic sea views.

With three bedrooms on the ground floor with a king size double, a further super king size with zip and link beds that can be made into two singles if required and a single bedroom with an additional pull out bed ideal for children, many sleeping options are offered.

The well equipped kitchen and family bathroom complete the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor really does have the wow factor with a large open plan contemporary living room with comfortable seating and a dining area looking right out to sea and enabling you to enjoy the spectacular sunsets.

The property also has a beautiful Scandinavian log burning hot tub.

Designed to comfortably seat two adults at a time.

Complete with drinks holder, so you can toast the evening’s sunset whilst listening to the distant sounds of the sea and crackling of the fire.

Just 5 minutes walk away is the spectacular Porth beach, ideal for families with safe bathing and an expanse of golden sands.

Make sure you take a walk out onto the historic Porth island,the site of a bronze age fort which offers tremendous sea views from many vantage points.

Walkers will delight in the exhilarating coastal walks with Porth linking Watergate bay and Lusty glaze beach nearby.

Depending on the tide you can walk along the beach the whole way from Porth to Watergate bay, enjoy lunch or refreshments and return along the spectacular coastal path for a walk to remember.

Sunset View is owned by a local artist, with art available to purchase from the property.

A superb holiday home in a great location available for holidays all year round.

This property can be booked alongside Chi An Mor (993773) which is perfect for larger parties, together they sleep 10 people.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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PLEASE NOTE: Strictly no stag, hen, similar parties or groups under 25 years.

This property can be booked alongside Chi An Mor (993773) which is perfect for larger parties, together they sleep 10 people.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas