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Sandy Cove

Porthtowan, Cornwall (Ref. 959615)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Ross Martyn

    “We had a wonderful holiday. The ...”

    We had a wonderful holiday. The cottage was wonderful - it felt like a second home. The cream tea left for us was a lovely touch.

    We had a wonderful holiday. The cottage was wonderful - it felt like a second home. The cream tea left for us was a lovely touch. Porthtowan was a fabulous family friendly spot, the children loved being at the beach. Thank you

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

The property

Be it summer getaways or cosy winter staycations, Sandy Cove represents the epitome of British vacationing.

With fresh, light, contemporary styling, the seaside apartment is created for families, couples and surfers alike.

Sandy Cove rests in the quaint Cornish village of Porthtowan, a thriving, mythical and scenic bay, which inspired the likes of Rosamunde Pilcher and J.R.R.


Within a few moments walk of the apartment lay a small supermarket, delicatessen, ice cream shop, children?s play area and local pub/restaurants including the Blue Bar bistro for ocean front, alfresco dining.

Large French windows flood the apartment with light and open out to a super deck with sea views.

Relax here, with a good book or cook up fresh local food on the barbecue.

The apartment could hardly be closer to the Blue Flag Beach which is lifeguarded from May to September, and features a local surf school with surfboard and wetsuit hire for all ages. The South West Coast Path runs through the village, joining Chapel Porth, St Agnes and Portreath so bring your walking boots.

For a more cosmopolitan day, head to Falmouth - just 30 minutes away - and enjoy getting lost in the captivating lanes for a day of shopping, art galleries, artisan eateries and museums.

Part of a small development, Sandy Cove backs onto a no-through road.

The master bedroom features a double bed and the guest room offers a double bed with single upper bunk, suitable for couples or children.

For a sunny summer holiday or cosy winter break when the long nights roll in, stay snug under cosy blankets, while listening to the waves crash onto the white sand beach.

From the comfortable outdoor seating, watch the sunset from the deck, stargaze and enjoy the Cornish coast.


All on one floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks with double lower bunk and single upper bunk. Bathroom with bath, shower over, sink and WC. Open plan sitting room with dining space and kitchen.


  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Surfboard storage inside (please note, surfboards not included)
  • Decked area to rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk
  • Pub 2 mins walk

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About the location


St Agnes 4 miles; Portreath 4 miles; Truro 9 miles.

Porthtowan is a small village resting on west Cornwall’s beautiful coastline, renowned for its Blue Flag beach, which at low tide exposes almost a mile and a half of fine, golden sands. Fringed by impressive granite cliffs, the beach is a popular surfing venue and is lifeguarded during the summer, making it ideal for families. Porthtowan is part of the St Agnes designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and there are some wonderful walks to be found, offering vivid scenery along the South West Coast Path, whether you choose to head east to St Agnes or west to Portreath. The towns of St Ives and Penzance, with their art galleries, restaurants and quaint harbours, are half an hour’s drive away, whilst Flambards Theme Park, The Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek, and the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station are just a few of the other diverse attractions scattered around this picturesque region. A great base for a varied family break.

Region Information

Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

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