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Seashells beach apartment, sea views, close to the beach and village amenities

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Porthtowan, Cornwall, England
Seashells Porthtowan is a light and airy first floor apartment with panoramic sea views from the lounge and kitchen windows. In Summer you can check the waves or watch the sun set over the sea from the living room couch. In winter you can snuggle up and watch the spectacular rough seas.

Seashells is in a quiet location in the laid back coastal village of Porthtowan on the North Cornwall coast, a stone's throw from it's beautiful blue flag surf and family beach. The apartment sleeps 4 in a double room, small twin room with bunk beds, bathroom with over bath electric shower and open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area overlooking the beach.

Everything is available on your doorstep, so you can leave the car at home and spend the whole week barefoot if you prefer. Surf lessons and hire, beachside bar restaurant, village pub, play p...
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Listing #FKN7231984
About the Owner
Jenny D
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
Access to the apartment is via a key safe outside so you can arrive and settle in at your leisure. I am available by email or phone during your stay should you encounter any issues or problems.
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The apartment is immaculate ,everything worked and unusually for holiday accomodation the furniture , fittings ,crockery and cutlery were all top quality .No bendy knives and forks or dirty cooking utensils , a real home home from home . The small village has a well...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests must agree to our terms and conditions which we provide on enquiring or booking. We require the address of the primary guest and the names (and ages of under 18s) of...
    1 Full bath
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Porthtowan village has a relaxed beach vibe and the award winning beach is very popular with families, body boarders and surfers. The beach is lifeguarded in the summer months (Easter, May - September) and there are separate surfing and swimming/bodyboarding areas. Children will love the sea pool hewn into the rocks and the beach also offers great rock pooling. Surf school and hire is available in the village and sea kayaking tours operate from nearby Trevaunance Cove.

The Blue Bar and Porthtowan Beach Cafe are great places to watch the sunset over the sea while you enjoy a relaxing drink or dinner. The Blue bar often has live music in the evenings but is family friendly until 9pm, and Porthtown Beach cafe has themed evenings in the summer (eg thai or mexican feast night, Friday burger...
Getting around
There is a bus stop in the village centre, about a 5 minute walk from Seashells, served by buses from Redruth, Truro and St Agnes.

There are mainline train stations in Redruth and Truro, about 20 mins from Porthtowan.

By car Porthtowan is an easy journey, about a 10 minute drive from the main A30 through Cornwall.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 40.0 km
Railway: Redruth: 7.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 100.0 km
Porthtowan is a short, easy drive from the main A30 through Cornwall and Seashells is easy to find in the village. There is a dedicated parking space outside and a few others available on a first come, first served basis. The nearest airport is at Newquay which is a half hour drive away and the nearest ferry port is Plymouth, roughly 1.5 hours away.

Buses serve the village regularly and Seashells is less than 5 minutes walk from the bus stop. The nearest train stations are Truro and Redruth, a short (15 min) taxi or bus ride away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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