Porthcothan Bay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8LN
Porthcothan Bay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8LN
AS FEATURED IN CORNWALL LIFE - "A beautifully restored farmhouse .. with a lovely atmosphere, space and light that makes the most of its prominent position .." Porthcothan House is an elegant Georgian farmhouse in a prime position overlooking Porthcothan beach. Faithfully restored and let since 2005 it is perfect for a luxury family holiday, special occasion or short break. It is "a fine large house with clear rooms and such lovely silence, a faint sound of the sea and such peace I could cry”. (DH Lawrence in 1915)
What makes a stay at Porthcothan House unique?
Guests describe the house as a magical place with light and airy rooms, a wonderful atmosphere, lovely views and in a perfect location (600m from Porthcothan beach, 3 miles from Watergate Bay and 5 from Padstow). Activities of every kind are nearby - the 7 bays for 7 days, golf & tennis at Trevose, walks along the Coast Path, surfing, sailing, coasteering, cycling along the Camel Trail, fishing and any number of things to do and places to visit. The beds are by Savoir, the baths cast iron, the furnishings tasteful and the kitchen is equipped to the highest standard with gas fired Aga, separate cooker, Miele machines and even Riedel glass.
What is the capacity for Porthcothan House?
The house has 5 double bedrooms (all facing the sea, with Savoir beds and the sound of the sea at high tide), I single and 5 bathrooms (1 with steam shower). Capacity is 11 although it is not unusual for the house to be taken for 2 people.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Padstow area?
Waking in a Savoir No2 bed to the sound of a high tide. Watching the sun go down over Porthcothan beach. Watersports of all kinds with Porthcothan and 7+ sandy beaches nearby. Timeless walks along the Coastal Path up to Trevose Head, along to Harlyn and Trevone into Padstow. Mackerel fishing in the estuary. Cycling along the Camel Trail. Visiting the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock, St Michel's Mount, Tintagel and Bodmin Moor. Golf at Trevose. Returning from a thrilling winter walk along the cliffs to a warm house and cream tea in front of the fire.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Cornwall is renowned for its food and drink and the choice locally could hardly be better - from fresh crab at Stein's Fishery, home grown beef at Padstow Farm Shop, the Falcon Inn and Farmers Arms pubs and fine dining at Nathan Outlaws, Jamie Oliver's, Rick Steins and Paul Ainsworth's No 6.
Information on Porthcothan House , Porthcothan Bay , Padstow
|Price & Room details:||
Price Per Week From: £1125
Price Per Week To: £4250
Price Details: Short breaks and special 'Small Party' rates available except in peak season.
Gas/Electricity Included: Yes
Sleeps Minimum of: 2 people
Sleeps Up To: 11 people
Rooms / Buildings Description: 5 Doubles (all with sea views and the sound of breakers at high tide), 1 Single
Credit Cards Accepted: No Credit Cards Accepted
When Closed: Never
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: Dogs Permitted (small charge applies)
Eco Friendly: Organic soaps and cleaning products.
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Accreditation: VisitBritain 5 Star/Gold Award.
Local Services Nearby: Yes
Local Service Details: Coast Path & local shop (600 yds), St Merryn (2 miles) with garage, post office, baker, general stores & Rick Stein’s pub
Change Over: Friday
|Local directions:||From Junction 31 of the M5 (Exeter) take the A30 for Bodmin. After 60 miles take the A389 to Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. In Padstow take the B3276 for Newquay, go through St Merryn and after 2 miles you reach Porthcothan.|
|Bedroom Facilities:||All beds by Savoir incl Savoir No2 commissioned for the Savoy Hotel, Egyptian cotton bedlinen, towels, goose down pillows and duvets|
|Property Facilities:||Slate terrace with table & chairs, charcoal BBQ, Steam shower, Drawing room, dining room, sitting room with 42, Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access throughout, Fast fibre Wi-fi, Some baby equipment is available to hire, please enquire when booking, 42, Initial supply of logs for wood burners, gas central heating, Kitchen with Aga, American fridge/freezer, Miele dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, Parking for at least 6 vehicles, outgoing phone calls by honesty system|
|Outdoor Activities:||600 yards from Porthcothan beach. 7 other sandy beaches within 4 miles, Sailing, fishing, coasteering & adventure sports, Surfing, wind & kite surfing, canoeing, Cycling for the family, Walking the Coast Path, Bedruthan Steps to Padstow|
|Nearby Activities:||Championship golf course at Trevose, Cinemas in Wadebridge & Newquay, Health Spas at Trevose and Scarlets Hotel|
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