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Pentire

(Ref. 1085066)

St Minver, Cornwall Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "This is the second time we have stayed at pentire this year extremely well equipped and comfortable property the furnishings and bedrooms, bathrooms etc excellent very quiet area but perfect for us will hopefully be returning the price reasonable for the area as just the two of us with a dog ."

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back anytime in the future. - John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Oct 2023

  • "Pentire was the cleanest most well equipped house we have ever rented, the cleaners deserve a special mention, on entering the house you feel as if no body has rented the house previously, amazing!"

    Thank you for your kind comments, we hope to welcome you back in the near future. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Not a bad word to day about this lovely holiday home!"

    Set in a lovely quiet village, with lots of footpaths to explore. Just an hour or so walk to Rock or Polzheath, which are both beautiful beaches. The house is clean and so well equipped, with all modern facilities. It was also nice to have a secure garden for our dog.

    Thank you for you kind comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed you stay and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Sep 2023

  • "Perfect house in a lovely location, it was like home from home."

    NPS Property Owner

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Sep 2023

  • "At first glance Pentire was amazing and was very well furnished and equipped."

    However, when we arrived our only ‘welcome’ was a note from the management company telling us to strip the beds when we left, it didn’t even say enjoy your stay! There was no Visitors Book and Information Pack, we’ve never stayed anywhere before that didn’t have this. We eventually found a few brochures in a drawer but not immediately to hand as they should have been. The Information Pack was eventually hand delivered late Thursday afternoon, we were leaving on the Friday but at least this maybe helpful for the next guests but no use to us. The grass was also not cut until the Thursday, no excuse really as the weather had been good prior to our arrival. The lounge sofa wasn’t particularly comfortable and whilst fine for two of us I don’t think it would seat more than four, possibly five. Great to have the pub so close by but this will be permanently closing very soon!

    Reviewed by Lyn4.1Sep 2023

  • "Pentire is a beautiful, spacious and modern property."

    The bedrooms and kitchen/ dining area was a decent size for 6 adults. Please note that only 5 adults can sit comfortably on the sofa. The house was well-equipped with cutlery, utensils and cookware. We found instructions for the appliances in a drawer towards the end of the holiday. Having these placed on the counter upon arrival would have been very helpful. We appreciate its personal preference, but most of our party found the mattresses too hard and woke up with sore backs. A mattress topper would have been greatly appreciated. At the end of our stay, we followed the instructions, which had been left by John Bray Holidays, to remove the sheets from the beds and towels from the bathrooms. This was not a relaxing way to end the holiday, especially as checkout time is 9am. There either needs to be a later checkout time or do not ask guests to start the process of laundry. Please note, Pentire is advertised on the John Bray website as having parking for 3 cars and check-in time as 4pm. Our welcome email stated 2 cars and check-in time as 4:30pm. Please update the advert or the welcome email. Thank you. Overall, our stay at Pentire was enjoyable. It has a secure garden for any guests who wish to bring a dog. A downstairs toilet and utility room, which included a washing machine and tumble dryer were nice additions to the property.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused by these issues. Your comments have been passed on to the team here at John Bray Cornish Holidays. Our apologies regarding the miscommunication with the check in/out times, they are in fact 4pm and 9.30am respectively so we understand the frustration! We hope you still managed to enjoy your visit despite these issues and would love to welcome you back to North Cornwall in the future. - John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert3.4Jul 2023

  • "Amazing property Beautifully decorated and high standard , beds very comfortable."

    Loving the shower ! Location is great for Polzeath , Padstow and Rock which has a great general store and bakery .Ferry to Padstow ,and so much more … Thank you

    Thank you so much for your kind words. It's great to hear that you had such a fabulous stay and had the perfect base to explore the local area from. - John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katy5.0Jul 2023

  • "Fabulous property -thank you to the owners for sharing it with us."

    We loved the decoration and finish. Superb private garden for our black labrador. Would certainly book again. Thank you

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back anytime in the future. - John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful house decorated and furnished to a high standard will definitely be ..."

    Beautiful house decorated and furnished to a high standard will definitely be returning would you ask the owners for us were they got the dog angels picture from perfect for our family

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay at Pentire, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the property and do hope to welcome you back to North Cornwall again soon. John Brays on behalf of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Russell5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely property, very comfortable and welcoming."

    Set in a lovely area with easy access to the beach and estuary. Nice outside area but be prepared for the very noisy crows if you sit outside.Would definitely stay again.

    Thank you for your lovely comments, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Apr 2023

  • "Really enjoyed the stay, proximity to where wanted to go was excellent."

    Only concern was the living area settee that was uncomfortable to sit on. Also the fact that you had to get out all the facilities (e.g. outside table) and then put them all away was a little off putting. Nevertheless a nice play to stay.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are pleased to see you enjoyed the property, its location and your time in Cornwall. We are sorry you found the sofa uncomfortable - guests have not mentioned this previously but thank you for letting us know. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mike4.4Apr 2023

  • "Cottage was delightful - having holidayed in the Rock area for more than 25 years- this holiday home is right at the top of the list, for quality balanced with value."

    The mixed weather restricted outdoor activities- but everything was available. I would suggest a little more detail regarding the technology of kitchen appliances would be useful.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay at Pentire, we are so glad you loved the property and we do hope to welcome you back to North Cornwall again soon. John Brays on behalf of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Edyta5.0Mar 2023

  • "We loved our stay at Pentire ."

    The house had everything we needed and more . Can’t wait to visit again

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your holiday, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Oct 2022

  • "This was one of the most beautiful places we’ve stayed in!"

    Facilities were second to none and to say it was dog friendly we were absolutely blown away by the cleanliness and decor! Super location for us. We definitely hope to be back!

    Thank you for your kind words and we are so delighted that you enjoyed Pentire so much. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Jul 2022

  • "I can only echo previous reviews in that this is a superb property finished and equipped to a very high standard that gives you everything you need for a lovely restful holiday for the whole family (including dogs)."

    Everything has been thought of, just turn up with clothes, food and have a great holiday. My only criticism and this is nit picking really would be to have a manual with info' for all the more tecky equipment ie TV, cooker etc to aid the less teck' minded of us. This was a three generation + dog holiday which we all enjoyed immensely and we will be booking again for next year as soon as we can.

    Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted that you have had such an amazing stay at Pentire. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behalf of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pentire and would love return in Summer 2023."

    The owners have thought of everything to make your stay welcoming and comfortable and the property is spotlessly clean and well maintained. The kitchen and utility room are equipped with top notch appliances and there's also everything you could need in the way of pans, utensils, crockery, glasses, cutlery, etc. The rest of the house is very tastefully furnished and, importantly, the beds are comfortable. Lovely bathrooms too We didn't have access to any of the garden equipment such as table & chairs and BBQ. Maybe a bit too early in the season? It didn't matter to us as the weather wasn't quite warm enough, so we wouldn't have used it anyway. St Minver is in a lovely area with Rock, Polzeath and Port Isaac being easily accessible by car. There are lovely coastal pathways nearby with stunning views over the Camel estuary towards Padstow or you can walk on the sand from Rock to Daymer Bay when the tide is out. If you book a holiday in this area you won't be disappointed and we would definitely recommend a stay at Pentire.

    Thank you for your kind word's we are over the moon that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pentire. We can't wait to welcome you back in the future. John Bray Cornish Holidays on behave of the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denise5.0May 2022

  • "The property is in the perfect location to get to lots of places."

    The house itself is excellent. There is everything you require in the property and the owners have definitely given this a lot of thought and effort. The quality of furnishings etc is to a very high standard. Beds are very comfortable, showers are amazing. Kitchen and living area are spacious, light and very modern. Outside area is safe and contained if taking a dog. This is possibly the best accommodation we have stayed in. Everything was very clean and new. It was a pleasure to return to after a lovely day out and about

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pentire. We do hope you return in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0May 2022

  • "Such a lovely property to stay in."

    Everything you could want and very high quality. So close to great beaches and restaurants. would consider booking again !

    We would like to thank you for your positive feedback, it is very much appreciated. We take pride in catering to our guests needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon we would very much welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Oct 2021

  • "Ultra techy beautiful property which was immaculate inside with everything you could possibly need."

    Perfectly located. Would love to return.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so glad your stay was a memorable one. Look forward to seeing you soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Juliette5.0Oct 2021

  • "Wonderful house, amazing facilities."

    Will be going back

    Dear Happy guest. Thank you for your lovely feedback. Look forward to seeing you again very soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful home filled with top quality appliances and facilities."

    Loved that everything was locally sourced, from the crockery to the art work. Spotlessly clean. Only downside was that we couldn't really walk to anywhere so had to use the car everyday however the beach is only a 5 min drive. Would definitely recommend!

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a wonderful feedback. Sorry to hear you had a lot of driving but hope you got wherever you were going safe and sound. Thank you for your recommendation. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2021

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This property is part of the John Bray Cornish Holidays collection.
John Bray Cornish Holidays offers some of the best located self catering cottages and holiday homes in North Cornwall’s loveliest locations including Rock and Daymer Bay, on the Camel Estuary, and Polzeath and Port Isaac on the Atlantic coast.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC and balcony, 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Under floor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, coffee maker, Smart fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 3 x Smart TV's, WiFi, selection of games
  • Fuel, power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture and barbecue
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 2.8 miles

The property

Perched in the quaint civil parish of St. Minver in Cornwall, is this superb slate-clad house, Pentire.

Enjoying easy access to the glorious beaches of Rock and Polzeath and its own private enclosed garden, Pentire makes for an exciting getaway for a family of six or group of friends plus one canine companion to explore the Cornish coast.

Park up on the spacious driveway with off-road parking for three cars, before unloading your bags and stepping into Pentire to begin your holiday.

Upon entering the property, you will find a handy cloakroom, ideal for avoiding those morning bathroom queues!

Continue through where you will find the generous open-plan living space, here you can look forward to relaxing on the large corner sofa in front of your favourite film, as the woodburning stove warms the open space.

As stomachs begin to rumble, assert yourself as head chef in the fully-equipped kitchen, with Smart fridge/freezer, electric oven with grill and induction hob, and set to work preparing tasty meals, as your guests uncork a bottle of wine and set the table.

Settle down to tuck-in at the extendable dining table, before toasting to a wonderful getaway.

Just off the kitchen is a convenient utility which houses a washing machine and tumble dryer, so you don’t have to bring your whole wardrobe away with you!

If you’re not ready for the evening to end, savour the last of the day’s sunshine out in the private enclosed garden with barbecue.

As the evening cools, climb the stairs to the first-floor where you can sink back into a toasty bath, as your towel warms on the heated towel rail nearby.

Take your pick of three well-presented bedrooms to catch your rest in, a king-size with Smart TV, en-suite shower room and a balcony, a king-size with Smart TV and a twin with charming nautical décor.

Wake-up and sip on a steaming cup of coffee out on the balcony as you soak up your peaceful surroundings.

For those lazy evenings, why not skip the kitchen and head to the nearby Fourways Inn, an excellent 18th-century pub serving up tasty and affordable food?

Or if cooking is your happy place, be sure to visit the local well-stocked convenience store in Rock or Polzeath to stock up on ingredients for a meal that will ‘wow’ your guests.

Pack-up your swimming trunks, bathing suits, buckets and spades and head to the beautiful beach of Polzeath, where you can try your hand at surfing, paddle the shores, build sandcastles with the little ones or simply sit back and relax.

If you cannot get enough of the beach action, the nearby coastal village of Rock boasts its own beautiful beach, as well as a sailing and water ski club for the adventure seekers in your group.

For any members of your party who have brought their clubs along, Rock offers the excellent St Enodoc Golf Club with a fantastic course and equally stunning views over the River Camel.

Be sure to make time to visit the picturesque village of Port Isaac, where you can watch the fishermen bring in their catch of the day, take in the breath-taking scenery from the top of the village or embark on an outdoor activity with Cornish Rock Tors.

Promising an unforgettable holiday in the heart of Cornwall, choose Pentire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

ST MINVER

Rock 2.2 miles; Polzeath 2.3 miles; Port Isaac 5.5 miles

Perched along the scenic Cornish Coast is the delightful and quaint civil parish of St Minver. Offering its visitors a beautiful church which boasts superb views of the surrounding countryside, a welcoming pub where you can treat yourself to a delicious pub lunch and a well-deserved pint, a Post Office and a well-stocked convenience store for purchasing any essentials. St Minver is the perfect tourist base for exploring Cornwall, with easy access to the stunning beaches of Rock and the surfer's paradise of Polzaeath. Venture over to the coastal village of Rock, where you can take to the waters by waterski or sailing, or enjoy a boat tour as you spot the local marine life of dolphins which frequent the shores. Polzeath is the ideal setting for trying your hand at surfing with its nearby Surf School, or if you'd prefer to sit the action out, the glorious sands are perfect for soaking up the sun with a good book.