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Holywell Bay near Cubert, Cornwall (Ref. 933519)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Nicholas
    July 2017
    “The cottage was spectacular the ...”
    The cottage was spectacular the owner Geof was extremely helpful and very nice will recommend it to family and friends and if we came to Cornwall again we'd definitely stay here again
    The cottage was spectacular the owner Geof was extremely helpful and very nice will recommend it to family and friends and if we came to Cornwall again we'd definitely stay here again


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

This delightful, single-storey semi-detached barn conversion is situated on a farm, in a wonderfully rural location, near the village of Holywell Bay, 5 miles from Newquay.

Overlooking the fields and the sea beyond, this cosy property is perfectly situated for beach and walking holidays and is ideal for those in need of a romantic break away in a stunning location.

This lovely cottage is the one of just two on the farm within which it is situated and as you drive along the private lane towards the property, you can leave the stresses and strains of everyday life behind as you get closer to a rustic retreat surrounded by peace and tranquillity.

Entering the cottage takes you through the truly unique terrace area, constructed from solid oak and sheltered by a glass roof, a perfect place for you to enjoy an alfresco dinner in a secluded location.

You will then be greeted by a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, before passing through into the tastefully furnished bedroom, stylish shower room and comfortable sitting room, complete with tranquil views of the rolling countryside.

When you decide to venture out from the property, walkers will delight in the network of excellent coastal and countryside footpaths and beach lovers will be spoilt for choice.

A lovely stroll will take you to Holywell Bay, a popular destination for swimmers, bodyboarding enthusiasts and those who love surfing as this area benefits from exposure to Atlantic swells.

Alternatively, for those who enjoy gentler pursuits, the many sand dunes here provide ideal locations for private picnics and secluded sunbathing.

The property is also situated adjacent to Cubert Common a fantastic area of open grassland with wildflowers and you can enjoy the South West Coastal Path nearby as well.

The totally unspoilt and relatively unknown beach at Porth Joke, known as Polly Joke by the locals, is a real hidden gem and can also be reached on foot from this splendid cottage.

Whether you are looking to tour Cornwall or stay closer to home, a stay at this property will make for a memorable holiday at any time of the year.


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Covered terrace with shared lawned garden and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Adults only, no children
  • Note: There is one step in the shared garden.

About the location


Cubert 1 mile; Newquay 5 miles; Peranporth 5.5 miles; Truro 12 miles; Padstow 18 miles.

Holywell Bay is a sleepy seaside village on the north Cornwall coast, boasting a fabulous beach with stunning dunes and an abundance of small streams and rock pools for the children to explore. Exposed to Atlantic swells, the beach is also popular with surfers and body boarders. Two of Holywell Bay’s most interesting features are the twin rocks just off the coast, known as Gull Rocks or Carter’s Rocks. The village has a selection of shops and pubs, whilst a mile away the village of Cubert has a Post Office, stores, bakery and cafe, village pub and restaurant. Just five miles away is Newquay, the home of the UK’s surf scene, boasting three major beaches, the National Surf Centre and an endless supply of rolling surf, making it a watersports paradise! The town, with its shopping centre, zoo, sea life centre and varied selection of restaurants and pubs, also promises a holiday to remember. If you seek more, the South West Coast Path passes in both directions along a stunning coastline of high cliffs, hidden coves and yet more beaches. The quaint harbour and fishing village of Padstow is just 18 miles away, while Truro, with its museums, cathedral, restaurants and cobbled streets, as well as the Eden Project, can be reached in half an hour. The perfect base for touring this part of Cornwall.

Region Information

Note: Adults only, no children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas

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