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Porthleven, Cornwall (Ref. 959407)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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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/By the sea Seaside
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21 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Pane

    “Great location, lovely views, clean and comfortable accommodation.”

    Very much looking forward to returning.

    Very much looking forward to returning.

    - Mr Pane, October 2020

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The property

Situated in an enviable position with panoramic sea views spanning Mount’s Bay, this modern terrace cottage, lies on the fringes of the highly popular fishing village of Porthleven in South West Cornwall.

A gentle ten minute stroll from your door with the sea to one side, will take you past quaint seaside cottages and the long stretch of sandy/shingle beach to the pier, harbourside pubs and restaurants of this vibrant and busy little village.

A year-round destination for lovers of coastal walks, good food, surfing or family seaside holidays.

Pendrea has a wonderful and relaxed homely feel, with views from the windows giving a constant reminder you are beside the sea!

A reverse level interior, you enter on the ground floor to a hallway and twin bedroom with en-suite shower room.

A useful games room/utility will keep the children occupied with table tennis, and is ideal for storing bikes and surfboards.

Stairs lead up to the first floor and two further bedrooms a king-size and twin with use of a family bathroom.

There is a well proportioned kitchen diner, and a spacious sitting room with views out across the bay.

A conservatory to the rear is a further light and airy retreat to unwind in the sunshine and enjoy a good book.

Outside steps lead up to a terraced elevated patio garden, with ample parking on the drive.

Porthleven has much appeal to all ages and interests.

A surfing hotspot there are paddleboards available to hire from the harbour.

A real foodie destination with a Rick Stein fish restaurant and the award-winning fusion restaurant Kota, both overlooking the charismatic harbour.

Harbourside pubs are the perfect place for an evening sundowner after a day walking the coastal footpath that leads in one direction towards Praa Sands and the other towards Mullion and The Lizard.

Enjoy the circular walk through The Penrose Estate that will take you across the infamous Loe Bar and alongside Loe Pool (Cornwall’s largest freshwater lake) to the market town of Helston where you can stop off for an ice cream at the Lakeside café.

Further along the coast the magnificent Praa Sands beach is lifeguarded through an extended season and provides safe bathing and good surf for beginners.

Day trips to St Ives, St Michael’s Mount and Porthcurno where you will find The Minack Theatre can all be reached easily, if you can drag yourself away from this lovely destination.

Pendrea is a wonderful choice to suit all ages and interests at any time of year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower room, shower, basin and WC
  • First floor 1 x king-size double
  • 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Conservatory
  • Ground floor games room/utility room.
  • Electric storage heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable storage
  • Patio garden with seating
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub 10 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk. Note: Outside steps lead up to a terraced elevated patio garden, with ample parking on the drive

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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.

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Note: Outside steps lead up to a terraced elevated patio garden, with ample parking on the drive.

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