House in Porthtowan
Modern dog friendly 3 bed house in a stunning location, 5 minute walk to blue flag beach and Porthtowan village. 2019 rates loaded


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Owner : Lucy Dowson

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Overview
  • Property Type House
  • Location Porthtowan
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Minimum nights stay3
  • Low season price per week£549
  • High season price per week£1450
  • Average price per week£1274
  • Customer rating 4.9 / 5 ( 8 reviews )
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability
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Description

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Mulberry is a newly built 3 bed Eco-style beach house sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms. Inside is a modern and spacious home with open plan living and dining area, kitchen, landscaped gardens and decking to the front, plus an enclosed patio to the rear. The house is very well equipped including some home comforts to include books, DVDs, board games and lovely art on the walls. We want it to be your home from home.

Located a 5 minute walk away from the village of Porthtowan, with its blue flag beach and coastal walks, local amenities include beach side cafes and pubs, a convenience shop and children's playground.

Mulberry is part of the holiday community of Towan Valley with its 28 houses and there are always new people to meet here. Located at the top of the development it is next to the field where cows graze and its paved patio adds a great private area for barbecues or children's play.
Come rain or shine, warm or cold, you can spend hours on the beach surfing, rock-pooling, sand-castling, dog-walking, scrambling or generally having fun. When it's wet watch the waves from The Blue Bar! You can eat fresh fish caught locally, and enjoy trying out so many local foodie haunts all within close proximity to the house. Located equidistance from St. Ives and Newquay, Mulberry is perfectly placed to discover the best of Cornwall.

Please note:
The car park is a mere 50 yards from the house, one car parking space is allocated which accommodates two cars.
All linen and towels are provided. You will need to bring bed linen for the cot, if applicable. You will also need to bring beach towels.
An end of rental clean is included in the price.
We accept well behaved dogs.
We don’t have a reliable mobile phone reception at the property, however there is free wi-fi across the complex so you can make telephone calls using the wi-fi.
Note the road down to the beach is suitable for a buggy, but is steep in parts.
In the peak holiday months our bookings have a minimum stay of 7 nights, and run from a Saturday to Saturday. Outside of these dates there is no minimum stay and the arrival day can be any day of the week.
Check out is 10am, Check-in is 4pm
This is a non-smoking property

The House

Downstairs:
An open plan area with a comfortable and relaxing sitting area, with two double sofas, bean bags and two sets of double doors which open onto the private decked terrace.
There is a large dining area with a table to sit 8 people comfortably.
The kitchen is off the open plan living area and is equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is plenty of cutlery, crockery and glasses for 8 people, including a variety of utensils to cook and pots and pans. There is plastic ware suitable for the beach and children.
There is also a downstairs toilet, with plenty of hooks to dry wet clothes, wetsuits, swimming costumes and beach towels.
To the rear of the property is a floor to ceiling window and door, which opens onto a private enclosed patio.

Upstairs:
The accommodation sleeps 6, including space for one cot. The spacious master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and balcony with views onto open fields. The bed can be made up as a king size, or 2 twin beds. There is one double bedroom, a family bathroom and a twin bedded room. This room can either be king sized, or 2 twin beds. All 3 of the bedrooms have a sizeable wardrobe, including plenty of clothes hangers, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets.
All linen and towels are provided. You will need to bring bed linen for the cot. You will also need to bring beach towels.
Bathrooms:
En-suite electric shower in the master bedroom with bathroom cabinet, and heated towel radiator.
Family bathroom with bath, powerful shower over the bath, bathroom cabinet and heated towel radiator.

Outside:
To the front of the property is a private decking area with table and chairs. The decking is accessed via either of the two sets of patio doors. To the rear of the property is an enclosed patio area with a picnic bench and chairs. This can be accessed via the back door, or via the side return of the house.
There is also a large outdoor cupboard with beach bits and bobs to borrow, plus a fire pit which can also be used as a BBQ. The cupboard can also store surf boards if necessary.

Children:
There is a high chair and cot (please bring your own bed linen) available at the property. There is also plenty of child friendly crockery, cups, games, DVDs and books. There is a great playground in the village and the rock pools on the beach will keep little ones amused for hours!

Dogs:
We accept well behaved dogs, we just ask you keep them off the sofas, clear up after them and ensure they do not freely roam around the complex.
There is a seasonal dog ban on Porthtowan beach from Easter through to the end of September. There are plenty of beaches locally which accept dogs all year round. The coast path is a minutes’ walk from the house where there are miles of open fields and paths to walk. Furthermore in the village itself, there is a grassy/sandy area before hitting the beach proper which is fab for dogs.
The back patio is enclosed, however the height of the wall is not overly tall. If you look at the photo on the gallery section you can get a feel of the height.

Local Area
There is so much to discover in the local area which includes Truro, St. Agnes, St. Ives, Newquay and Penzance. The delights of Falmouth on the south coast area easily accessible. Further afield, St Michaels Mount, the cliff-edge Minnack theatre, or the Eden project are all easily visited within a day.

Mining is very much part of the Cornish heritage and there are lots of places to visit to learn more about the tin mines, which includes the opportunity to go down an old working tin mine!

Porthtowan beach is perfect for surfing and body boarding. There is a surf school in the village if you wanted to perfect your technique. Further afield you can do lots of water based activities including sea kayaking, coasteering and stand up paddle boarding.

There are a number of amazing beaches within a short drive, plenty of national trust houses and gardens to explore.
We never tire of discovering the local area, there is just so much to see and do. In the house, you will find a folder with lots of information on things to do and places to visit.

Reviews

Great Family House In An Attractive Development.


By Tina B on 26-Sep-2018

We hadn't been to Cornwall for years and enjoyed rediscovering places like St Agnes and St Ives from this handy base at Porthtowan. The house is well equipped and conveniently located at the top of a hill tucked away in a cute and well maintained small development where the houses face a communal central lawn area. We walked down to the simple amenities next to the nice beach which is about a 7/8 minute walk away with our body-boards and buckets & spades and enjoyed spending days on the beach and in the sea. The local cafes were busy, there is a small gift shop and a great ice cream parlour and a shop & pub slightly further back. There are some lovely walks across the cliffs from one beach to another. All in all it was a pleasant week spent together as a family. Recommended.


5 of of 5

We Could Not Fault This Property In Any Way, It Was A Real Home From Home


By Amanda C on 23-Sep-2018

The property was incredibly comfortable and well equipped. The decor was excellent with some lovely touches. We had a couple of chilly days when we were there and noticed how warm it was inside without needing to use the radiators. The property was also well situated being close to the beach with a local shop open until late and a couple of bars close by. The property is also well located for touring Cornwall as virtually all main tourist spots are within an hours drive. Overall we had a lovely week away and didn't want to leave. We would definitely stay here again when visiting Cornwall.


5 of of 5

Fabulous Holiday Property!


By Sharon P on 18-Sep-2018

Perfectly located property close to the beach and all the tourists areas you need to visit in Cornwall. Everything and everywhere is a short drive away however you don't need to really drive anywhere if you want to relax and enjoy this beautiful well equipped home. This a most comfortable property immaculate inside and out, everything you need for the perfect staycation. The beach is 5 mins walk, cliff walks and a few pleasant beach bars too..... what more do you need!


5 of of 5

Everything Thing You Need. Great Stay


By Claire D on 20-Aug-2018

Mulberry has everything you need for your stay. It’s a great location for visiting St. Ives and Perranporth. We really enjoyed our stay. Pub down by the seafront was great and good for catering for gluten free, as well as the ice cream parlour and local shop.


4 of of 5

Wonderful House In Good Location To Beach


By Lawrence B on 19-Jul-2018

Well equipped and nicely decorated parking no problem,short walk to beach and coastal paths, quite location and helpful friendly on site staff if you did have any problems.


5 of of 5

Excellent Location!


By Anne- L on 23-Jun-2018

Lovely accommodation. We found the location ideal to get around Cornwall, beautiful coastal walks very close by. Would def recommend this property. Lucy the owner kept us well informed with all the details.


5 of of 5

The House Is Beautifully Decorated And Very Comfortable. Everything You Need Is There.


By Heather P on 21-Jun-2018

We had a wonderful time at Mulberry, starting with excellent communication with the owners and finishing when we sadly walked out the door at the end of the week. The kitchen was well equipped including a few thoughtful extras like throws and a cafetiere(!), the house was very very clean throughout and the linens were white (thank goodness) and of hotel standard. Even the art on the walls was carefully chosen and in keeping with a beach holiday home (but classy!!!!). Porthtowan is a great location, near to lots of dog friendly beaches - a must for us- and of course, home to the Blue Bar which does the best, most fattening steak sandwiches you'll ever eat!! We'd certainly return when we go back to Cornwall and highly recommend the hospitality we received, the house and the village of Porthtowan


5 of of 5

Lovely Christmas Stay!


By Lisa S on 23-Jan-2018

Lovely property which we felt very comfortable in. Ensuite bedroom very spacious. Everything you need for your stay and only 5-10 mins from the beach which was wonderful. Owner was very helpful and pleasant to deal with.


5 of of 5
Prices
20/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Half Term 750.00
03/11/2018 - 21/12/2018 Late Autumn 549.00
22/12/2018 - 04/01/2018 Christmas and New Year 1029.00
05/01/2019- 05/042019 Jan/Feb and March 595.00
06/04/2019 - 26/04/2019 Easter 875.00
27/04/2019 - 24/05/2019 April/May 625.00
25/05/2019 - 31/05/2019 May Half Term 1029.00
01/06/2019 - 28/06/2019 June 705.00
29/06/2019 - 19/07/2019 Early Summer 890.00
20/07/2019 - 30/08/2019 Summer holidays 1450.00
31/08/2019 - 13/09/2019 Early September 895.00
14/09/2019 - 25/10/2019 Autumn 625.00
26/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 October Half Term 729.00
02/11/2019 - 20/12/2019 Late Autumn 575.00
21/12/2019 - 03/01/2020 Christmas and New Year 1029.00
Location
Suitability
Children Welcome Pets Welcome
Facilities
Refrigerator Hob Oven
Microwave Dishwasher Toaster
Dining seats Dining room Internet
Heating Linens provided Washing machine
Parking Living room Hairdryer
Ironing board Television Dvds
Video library Games Books
Balcony Garden Water sports
Theme
Adventure Away from it all Family
Holiday complex Sports activities Tourist attractions

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