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New Horizons

Porthleven, Cornwall (Ref. 959356)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

  • Reviews

    Mr Fowler

    “Bathroom too cold to use as heated towel rail did not work.”

    Previously reported by previous tenant. The cream tea awaiting us was a nice welcome.

    Previously reported by previous tenant. The cream tea awaiting us was a nice welcome.

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

New Horizons is a detached modern bungalow, within a five minute walk from the long stretch of sandy beach in the traditional fishing village of Porthleven.

This attractive home is in an elevated position where sea glimpses of the horizon, roof tops and far-reaching views to open countryside beckon.

Situated along a no-through road, it offers the opportunity for a relaxing break yet the busy village is just a short stroll away.

There are old inns, restaurants, galleries, craft shops and the ubiquitous pasty shops and ice cream parlours to tempt you away from the diet.

New Horizons has accommodation all on one level and offers a high degree of comfort for breaks both in and out of season with it’s open fire, electric heating and double glazing.

Neatly appointed throughout, the living room has a deep corner sofa, and pocket sprung mattresses on the beds.

There are three bedrooms, the master has a chic en-suite shower room and the twin and single bedrooms have shared use of the well appointed bathroom.

The kitchen is well equipped.

Outside, there is a large decked area at the rear with garden furniture and a barbecue.

There is off road parking for one car.

There are wonderful walks around Porthleven, the coastal footpath towards Helston, passing Loe Bar and Loe Pool takes in magnificent sea views, further afield both the Lizard and Penwith Peninsula are within a short drive.

The ancient market town of Helston is 2 miles away.

This property is suitable at any time of year for friends, families or couples.


All ground floor. Open plan dining and sitting area. Kitchen. Three bedrooms, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin and 1 x single. Family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.


  • Electric heating, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 42” TV, DVD, Nintendo Wii, WiFi, Electricity inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Use of decked patio area
  • One well behaved pet welcome at £15 per week.

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About the location


Helston 3 miles; Penzance 10 miles; Hayle 11 miles; St. Ives 17 miles; Falmouth 17.5 miles.

Porthleven is one of south west Cornwall’s hidden, coastal gems, located near Helston, famous for its annual Flora Dance Festival.

Situated between Lizard Point and Land’s End, Porthleven retains the feel of a traditional Cornish fishing village, enjoying uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Cornish coastline.

The iconic clock tower sits on the harbour entrance and the pubs, shops, cafés and restaurants cluster around the historic picturesque inner harbour, where there is plenty of boating and marine activity.

With a warren of streets lined with classic Cornish, granite cottages, an extensive beach manned with lifeguards, the chance for alfresco dining in one of a number of well reviewed restaurants, and crabbing off the harbour, there are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy, all year round.

Porthleven is building a reputation for eating out with a popular food festival established in the spring.

Out of season, Porthleven has one of the best surf breaks in the country where you can sit down and get lost for hours watching the energetic surfers riding the waves.

There are some fabulous hidden coves along this stretch of coastline, including Praa Sands, Poldhu Cove, and Rinsey, a magical setting for the more energetic.

You may have even seen pictures of Porthleven on television, being one of the best spots in the UK for storm watching, with the crashing winter waves often being used as the backdrop to weather forecasts.

Walkers will enjoy the South West Coast Path, adventuring west past Rinsey Head with spectacular views, or south across Loe Bar to Penrose Estate with its National Trust cafe, and on to Gunwalloe Church Cove.

Take a trip to the Isles of Scilly by boat or plane and marvel at the display of sub-tropical gardens at the stunning Tresco Abbey.

The Eden Project near St.

Austell offers an interesting day out.

Porthleven is the ideal base for discovering the delights of west Cornwall and the Lizard Peninsula.

Region Information

There are 15 steps to the entrance. Max 5 people including infants. Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

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