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Slipway Cottage Portreath on Cornwall North Coast

Situated directly on Portreath's historic harbour side, only 175 metres to the nearest sandy beach.
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Situated directly on Portreath's historic harbour side, only 175 metres to the nearest sandy beach.
In summer catch the sunrise over the hill & sunset over the sea both from the harbour side patio:)
Portreath's summer fishing fleet
Surf lifesaving competition Portreath's beach.
North coast view from Portreath
Nice view to the open sea when the tides in:)
Front entrance to Slipway Cottage.
Open plan kitchen-diner.
Sunny diner.
Open plan lounge
Sofa seating area.
Harbour view from the lounge.
Porch extension  view.
Double bedroom with harbour view.
Sunny twin single.
Single bedroom with harbour view.
Shower with dolphins.
Harbour side patio
Rear main deck area.
Wetsuit & outdoor sports gear washing & drying area.
Sunny summer days on Portreath beach:)
Portreath's Waterfront Pub small beach.
South West coast path view 10 mins hike away!
Portreath's RNLI lifeguard cover.
Beach side shops.
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Portreath, Cornwall, England
Slipway Cottage is a 3 bedroom harbour-side property offering a certain amount of quiet charm which has been thoughtfully renovated to provide a safe,practical & uncluttered self catering 'holiday home away from home'! Upstairs...the sleeping accommodation comprises 1 double & 1 single bedroom to the front aspect enjoying direct harbour & some sea views & to the sunny rear is a twin single whose 2 beds can be simply slid together if required (beds normally stay as 2 singles).All rooms are light & airy having ample wardrobe & drawer space. The combined family bath/shower-room has an instant electric shower over a corner bath,flush toilet & hand wash basin (please note the instant hot water system is not designed or intended for running deep hot baths but is fine for bathing young children!) Downstairs th... Read more
About the Owner, Jeffrey H
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Whenever possible guests are met & given a short familiarisation tour on arrival.Due to possible travel delays or late arrival it would be appreciated if guests could attempt to call or text the owner as they enter into Cornwall with circa 60 miles/1 hour remaining before reaching Portreath.
A detailed property info folder to cover the facilities & most circumstances is provided however the owner aims to be contactable via mobile or email & is always happy to assist with info or visit the property asap whenever required.
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Listing #HL4579554
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Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Management response:

Hi L, yes sorry that was a very busy school holiday week...I'm not sure why you didn't take up the offer of the space outside my garage/rear access as it was your best parking option & yours to use if required. Yes Portreath's like many working tidal harbours can have an 'aroma', there one day, perhaps gone the next, greatly...


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Reviewed 10 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Management response:

Dear Alison, thank you for the very kind review & I'm very happy to hear you found Slipway Cottage proved a good choice of accommodation for your family's 2017 Cornish vacation.Yes Portreath's main family friendly beach is fab in the summer.....especially at low tide for body boarding & exploring the caves & pools! It was a pleasure meeting your lovely...


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Reviewed 16 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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Excellent cottage right on the harbour. Great location only a few minutes from the beach and coastal paths. Well equipped cottage with everything you could possibly need. Even a wind break and cool box provided to take to the beach. Lovely sunny back garden.

Management response:

Dear Sue, many thanks for the kind review.Always happy to hear my valued guests had an enjoyable vacation based at Slipway Cottage & indeed Portreath. It was a pleasure to host you both for the week. Perhaps see you again one day. Sincerely Jeff H (owner)


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Sorry no dogs/pets accommodated or permitted on the property without the owner's strict approval. No smoking (or social drugs use please) indoors but there is an outdoor smoking...
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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4 Jan 2018 -
11 Feb 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: $345 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Portreath has a year round thriving resident community....Just 4 miles/7km from the urban area of Camborne, Pool & Redruth where can be found most of the major supermarket brands. The village has several pubs,super-market,bakery,wellness centre,several cafes & beach shops & a childrens play-ground. Mother nature is all around us in Portreath within a few minutes walk are the South West Coast Path & Illogan Woods & a few minutes drive away are Tehidy Country Park public recreation area & the Tehidy Park golf club. Portreath has a historic working harbour,a wealth of UNESCO historical Mining Heritage sites nearby & one of the nicest beaches on the north coast favoured by visitors & many locals alike for its family friendly appeal & on occasions challeng... more
Getting around
For those who wish not to use their car...Portreath is serviced by a regular local bus service connecting to all the major tourist areas,towns & villages in west Cornwall.There are now 2 bike rental businesses operating directly from Portreath, with another situated on the Mineral Tramway cycle path crossing from Portreath on the north coast to Devoran on the south coast.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newquay Cornwall: 44.0 km
Railway: Redruth: 7.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 104.0 km
It is normally best to enter Cornwall from Devon (Exeter/Oakhampton) via the A30 trunk road Continue heading towards Redruth. Turn off the A30 at Redruth (looking out for direction signs towards Redruth/Porthtowan & the Cornwall Gold tourist attraction). You will enter onto a round-a-bout following road signs to Porthtowan/Portreath.(B3300).Travelling along New Portreath Road (B3300) soon passing the Cornwall Gold attraction on the left hand side. Continue through the hamlet of Bridge after 1m/1.5 km you'll enter Portreath . The village square with a Costcutter supermarket is on the left hand side. PORTREATH HARBOUR will now be directly in front of you. The front entrance door to Slipway Cottage can only be approached on foot along a pedestrian foot-way. You may be able to find an... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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