10 self-catering houses for a special Christmas in Cornwall

13th November 2019

See a twinkling harbour light up, sip on mulled wine in front of a crackling fire and embrace the elements with a winter walk on Christmas morning. Whether you are looking for a cosy bolthole for two, or a large family holiday home with all the trimmings, we have properties available for a Christmas to remember.

See 10 festive properties below now with 20% off a five or seven night break.

Ivy Cottage, Watergate Bay, sleeps 10

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Ivy Cottage is a Grade II listed house, located just a two-minute drive from Watergate Bay in north Cornwall. Sleeping 10 guests, it is the perfect celebration for your Christmas 2019 holiday. Put your feet up after a day of exploring in front of the crackling fire and enjoy the original features including wooden floor boards, wooden ceilings, exposed stone work and a comfortable window seat looking out to the front garden.

The kids can take their pick of 5 beautifully designed bedrooms over two floors, while Mum soaks in the bubbly free standing claw foot bath.

On Christmas Day, guests can enjoy drinks in Watergate Bay’s brand new bar – Watchful Mary 12-4.

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Ferrypoint, Rock, sleeps 6

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With picture-perfect views over the estuary, Ferrypoint is a firm favourite for those wanting to explore the best of both in Rock and Padstow, north Cornwall. The ferry picks visitors up just a few footsteps down the road, taking you to the twinkling harbour of Padstow. Dine at an abundance of top restaurants including The Mariners a five-minute walk away.

Ferrypoint is a three bedroom waterside apartment sleeping six guests. Its generous living room comes with a large corner sofa big enough for all, leather Swedish Ekornes swivel chair, orange designer egg chair, large Coach House coffee table and a 66-inch wall mounted Smart television for those all important Christmas films.

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7 Mawgan Bay View, Mawgan Porth, sleeps 6

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Brand new to the Beach Retreats growing portfolio, 7 Mawgan Bay View sits just a few hundred metres from the family favourite Mawgan Porth beach. The house is perfect for entertaining with its super sized corner sofa, spacious kitchen with a double over and large dining table for all. Walk to the Merrymoor Inn for a lunchtime tipple on Christmas Day before heading home to tuck into your delicious Christmas supper.

Don your walking boots and walk off your food with a ramble along the South West Coast Path to Watergate Bay in one direction and the legendary Bedruthan Steps in the other.

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30 Dunes, Perranporth, sleeps 4

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With just a few steps between you and the beach, The Dunes Development is is perfectly positioned for exploring the best of north Cornwall’s coast. You’ll have private access to the beach in front and can jump straight onto the coast path and head to St Agnes and Porthtowan. Dine at Perranporth’s newest restaurant The Summerhouse.

30 Dunes is lovingly furnished throughout with some stunning artwork from Whistlefish Gallery. Both bedrooms and the open plan living space are furnished to the highest standard, ensuring you’ll wake up Christmas morning feeling relaxed after a good nights sleep.

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The Penthouse at Coast, Porth beach, sleeps 8

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Live the high life this Christmas and wake up just a few paces from Porth beach, situated between Newquay and Watergate Bay. The large open plan living space offers breathtaking ocean views with a large wrap around balcony if you can brave the elements with a mug of hot chocolate or mulled wine. The Penthouse at Coast has four bedrooms big enough for all with beautiful and bright interiors with a luxurious finish.

Head to The Mermaid Inn for a festive drink Christmas Day or walk the coast path to Watchful Mary in Watergate Bay.

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The Village Eco Lodges, Watergate Bay, sleeps 5

Book a 7 night Christmas stay and arrive to a decorated Christmas tree and bespoke luxury festive hamper.

Choose from a wide selection of our eco lodes this Christmas for a truly memorable stay. The Village development is just a 2-minute walk to the golden sands of Watergate Bay and its collection of restaurants including The Beach Hut and Wax Watergate Bay who have a special Christmas lunch offer running throughout December. Guests will also be a stone’s throw from Watchful Mary, a brand new continental style-bar located on the sea wall. Stop off here Christmas Day between 12-4 for a cocktail or glass of fizz after your blustery morning walk.

Our remaining lodges sleeps 5 guests.

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Cove Cottage, Sennen, sleeps 6

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Oozing with traditional fisherman’s cottage charm, Cove Cottage is perfect for a romantic escape to the coast. It has been beautifully restored to offer great modern comfort whilst retaining immense period character with slate floors, deep window seats, exposed stonework and a huge fireplace. While Sennen beach is just a few yards down the road, the picture-perfect St Ives is a short drive away where you are sure to find plenty of festive cheer in the abundance of restaurants and bars on the water’s edge.

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 12 Pearl, Fistral beach, sleeps 4

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Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Newquay this Christmas as you sleep just moments away from the world renowned Fistral beach. Storm watch from the comfort of your own sofa while sipping on something bubbly as you celebrate the festive period. The town’s shops, restaurants and pubs are just a 10 minute walk away. Head to the Red Lion for a cosy bar, complete with a roaring fire and delicious pub grub. Rick Stein’s Fistral and The Fish House are just a minute’s walk in the opposite direction.

12 Pearl is a contemporary apartment with a stylish open plan living space. There are two spacious bedrooms making it ideal for a small family or couples.

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Sandy Toes, Porthtowan, sleeps 4

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A contemporary apartment just a few paces from the beach, meaning you’ll wake up to the sound of crashing waves on Christmas morning. Sandy Toes has calming interiors throughout with breathtaking views over the beach below and the Atlantic rollers. Porthtowan sits at the foot of high cliffs on north Cornwall’s rugged coast. The village has a lovely relaxed, off-the-beaten-path feel, with a very pretty sandy beach backed by cliffs. There’s a handful of cafes, pubs and restaurants, plus surf hire and lessons and great walks to neighbouring beaches along the coast path to keep you busy.

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9 White Lodge, Mawgan Porth, sleeps 7

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Last but by no means least, we have 9 White Lodge set in a prime position overlooking Mawgan Porth. The apartment is newly interior designed with sumptuous beds, large corner sofa and a comfortable dining area. Choose from an abundance of restaurants on Boxing Day including The Merrymoor Inn.

Padstow and the famous 7 bays are just a short drive away, while Bedruthan and Watergate Bay can be reached along the coast path.

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