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Lizard

Porthcurno, Cornwall (Ref. 959289)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Randall

    “Very disappointed.”

    After many years of using Sykes holiday accommodations this is the first time we have complained regarding the cleanliness of a property. The kitchen is in need of a deep clean, on moving the toaster we found 3 long dead spiders. The fridge freezer has thick mold on both the door seals. Oven needs to be either steamed cleaned or replaced. Food from previous guest still on bottom tray. Dishwasher had food residue on the door hinges and seals. Bed linen on second week was stained. Although ...

    After many years of using Sykes holiday accommodations this is the first time we have complained regarding the cleanliness of a property. The kitchen is in need of a deep clean, on moving the toaster we found 3 long dead spiders. The fridge freezer has thick mold on both the door seals. Oven needs to be either steamed cleaned or replaced. Food from previous guest still on bottom tray. Dishwasher had food residue on the door hinges and seals. Bed linen on second week was stained. Although advertised with wifi and landline telephone available, (no mobile signal for a minimum of 2 mile radius) the BT service was very intermittent, one particular day internet/telephone not available all day. Occupants of apartment above were very noisey over a 4 day period, moving furniture, banging and hammering until late evening on all 4 nights. Which has convinced us not to use apartments again. If this property was given the cleaning attention it needs and better sound proofing from other apartments it would be a nice place to stay, but we will not be returning. The area around Porthcurno is beautiful, a visit to the Minack Theatre is a must for theatre goers, an amazing experience. We also experienced a trip at sea with Marine Discovery (Penzance) 3 hours watching porpoise, seals and birds, again an amazing experience. A visit to the Cornwall Seal Sanctuary was well worth the trip, they carry out some fantastic conservation work. Some National Trust properties around but visit the tin mines on a dry day!!

    Thank you for taking the time to complete your feedback following your stay at Lizard Apartment. We were sorry o hear that you were disappointed by various aspects of your stay. We are also regretful that you did not contact the owners, caretaker or our customer support team to discuss the problems you were encountering until your holiday was over. The feedback we receive for Lizard Apartment is overwhelmingly positive and we are confident that any issues highlighted were a one off. We would like to reassure yourself and all future guests that the cleaning and noise observations have been fully investigated. The WiFi has undergone an upgrade and all mobile phone networks connect within a couple of hundred yards of the property. Despite the points raised we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and we would agree Porthcurno is a fabulous place to have a holiday. - Sykes owner relations

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The property

Stroll to the beach from this ground floor apartment which provides attractive and spacious accommodation in the beautiful coastal village of Porthcurno, West Cornwall.

With the beach and the village amenities all on your doorstep, this apartment is perfect for couples who are looking for a restful holiday in a beautiful area.

Converted from a former hotel, you will instantly feel the light and space as you enter the apartment.

The kitchen is well equipped for rustling up your favourite feasts and the sitting area has plenty of seating whether you wish to snuggle up or stretch out.

The lovely bedroom has the luxury of a superking zip and link bed and in the morning, open the French doors to a small patio area and enjoy your morning coffee while taking some air.

The village of Porthcurno boasts soft white sands and clear azure seas framed by jagged headlands, the perfect spot for lazing by the sea or taking an energetic cliff top walk to admire the views.

The coastal path will take you to Logan Rock, or ‘Rocking Stone’, part of an Iron Age cliff castle and a visit to the Museum of Submarine Telegraphy will show you unique collections and World War Two Tunnels.

Book to see a performance at The Minack Theatre, an outdoor theatre carved out of the natural rock on the cliff edge with the sea as a magnificent backdrop.

There are a host of places to visit on your touring days, St Ives, with its arty atmosphere and beautiful beaches, Penzance, the centre of the Lands End Peninsula or one of the many pretty coves and harbours along this fabulous stretch of coast.

An excellent apartment for couples looking for a restful and relaxing holiday.

Summary

  • All ground floor with two steps to entrance
  • 1 x super-king bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen and dining area
  • Sitting area.
  • Night storage heating, gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD, telephone for incoming calls
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car adjacent to the property with 2 steps
  • Patio with seating
  • Lockable store cupboard suitable for surf and beach equipment
  • Sorry, no children, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 min walk
  • Beach 5 min walk.

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.

Region Information

Note: Maximum occupancy two adults. Note: Regretfully no children accepted

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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