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Wheal Towan

Very good
7 reviews
Kitchen breakfast room
Private Roof Terrace overlooking the valley, old mine chimney and National Trust land
Dinning/Family Room
Wood burner in Dinning /Family Room
Rear courtyard backing onto National Trust land
King size room
Double Room
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Childrens playhouse, sandpit and slide
Engine House behind property
Blue bar - great location on the beach
Porthtowan beach
Beautiful sunsets
Distant beach view from Dinning/Family Room
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6 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Porthtowan, Cornwall, England
The property is located only a five minute walk away from the beach and local amenities, with private off-road parking and a private garden, roof terrace, rear courtyard and BBQ area it is the ideal location for your relaxing holiday. The property offers a high standard of spacious and flexible accommodation to cater for all families and groups with two king size beds, one double bed and three bedrooms with twin beds, extra guest beds or cots can be provided in either of the bedrooms if required for babies or toddlers. All items for a baby/toddler can be provided on request, towels and linen are supplied, please bring your own beach towels.
About the Owner, Sarah R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 65 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL112614
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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English first
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Good location 10 mins level walk to Porthtowan beach. Plenty of living space plus lots of children s toys available. On the negative side, the property is next to a fairly busy coast road which we found quite noisy. There was no clothes storage in the front double bedroom and although it is normally used as a study/ office, it...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We have just spent a fab week in this property great location Ideal for every age group Facilities of house excellent roof terrace was perfect and added bonus Sarah was a great help from start to finish answering any question asked Didnt want to come home!!!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Management response:

Thank you for your review the room in question is a snug/ quiet room that we make into an additional bedroom when we have full occupancy which is why there is no clothes storage. But as you mention there is plenty in the other bedrooms. 😊


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  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    2 Twins
    2 Bunks
    1 Full
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: $798 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Porthtowan is a small picturesque village nestled between a beautiful beach and National Trust land, Porthtowan is renowned for world class waves on its blue flag beach and has dramatic coastal and inland walks.

Porthtowan village has all the facilities one needs. Within walking distance of the property there is a convenience store, fish and chip shop, post office with ATM cash machine, surf shop, surf schools, surf hire, ice cream shop, a bucket and spade shop, a beach café, a pub and the Blue Bar on the beach which is a popular meeting place both for surfers and families. Look on the Blue Bar webcam (www.blue-bar.co.uk) for live views of the beach. There’s an excellent toddler and children’s play park in the sand dunes and all eateries in Porthtowan welcome children. Located just 5 mi...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 37.0 km
Railway: Redruth: 8.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 98.0 km
Ferryport at Plymouth - Brittany Ferries and P & O operate in and out of Plymouth which is just over an hours drive to the property.

International flights arrive into Newquay airport as do transfers from some other major UK airports. The airport is a 40 minute drive from the property. See www.newquaycornwallairport.com for further flight details.

There is a train station at Truro and Redruth which is the mainline into Cornwall. Porthtowan is then either a short taxi ride or bus trip (Hopley's bus service) and the bus stop is 50 metres from the property.

Detailed directions can be provided when booking confirmation is sent.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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