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Sea Wall Cottage

Porth, Cornwall

From £788 p/w

  • Sea View: Yes
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Parking: Yes
  • Pets: Yes
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Beach: 20 Metres
  • Arrival: Sunday

Highlights

Walk to the Beach

A few metres from the sand.

Best thing about

The unique location, this cottage literally forms part of the sea wall on Porth beach.

The Details

  • Location

    Where is it?

    Situated between Newquay and Watergate Bay on the rugged North Cornwall coast, Porth is a large, west-facing sandy beach, sheltered by headlands on either side and with a cafe, restaurant and pub right next to the beach.

    When children draw a seaside scene, they draw Porth. Streams, rockpools and caves beg to be explored, whilst a sweep of beach provides ample terrain for sandcastle building and sand-fairy making. Families, adventurers and explorers of all ages will lose hour after happy hour here.

    A narrow wooden footbridge leads to Porth Island, a headland full of history. Watch in awe at mid tide, particularly on windy days, as the blow hole shoots rainbow sprays of water. Embrace the theatre of Porth Island any time of day or all year round, just wrap up warm and bring a camera to capture dramatic sunrises and storms alike.

    Back down on the beach, melted strawberry ice cream drips down sides of candy cones and sizzling tapas is served at Porth's beachside eateries. Once you've soaked up the Porth scene, try heading towards Newquay's bays, up the coast path to Whipsiderry and Watergate, or towards the rolling cliffs of Mawgan Porth and Bedruthan Steps.

  • The Property
    • As close to the beach and sea as is possible - Sea Wall Cottage is built on the old sea wall of Porth beach with fabulous sea views.
    • This is a truly unique property which is cosy and comfortable offering year round accommodation which will appeal to couples and families alike.
    • A two storey former fisherman's cottage, with a secluded courtyard, it has plenty of character and has been decorated to a high standard with contemporary furnishings and is located just around the corner from Porth Beach House, Dove Cottage and Clipper Cottage at Porth.
    • The living room has views of beach and sea, a comfortable sofa and chairs with an open fire for cosy evenings in, large television with Freeview, bluetooth speaker and WiFi.
    • Dining area with oak dining table and chairs and beautiful beach views.
    • Spacious kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, wash machine and fridge-freezer.
    • Take the stairs up to the first floor and you will find a sun porch with wonderful beach and sea views - ideal for relaxing on a sunny evening as the sun sets over the sea.
    • Travel cot and highchair, hairdryer, iron and ironing board are included.
    • Central heating throughout.

    Sleeping:

    • Double bedroom with king size bed and chairs in the bay window so that you can enjoy the sea views.
    • Small twin bedroom with two single beds.
    • Family bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC.
    • Please note, the bathroom and twin bedroom are accessed through the double bedroom.

    Outside:

    • Small secluded, furnished courtyard beside the beach with sea views.
    • First floor sun porch.
    • Parking for one car.
  • Need to Know
    • Sorry, no smoking within the property or anywhere on the premises.
    • Two well behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies).
    • Please note that there is a seasonal dog ban between 10am and 6pm from 1 July to 31 August on Porth Beach.
    • Short breaks available between November and March, excluding school holidays.
    • Book a 3 or 5 night break and get an extra 2 nights free. This offer is available from November to Easter (excluding school holidays). To claim one of these offers, book a 5 or 7 night stay and use code 5FOR3 or 7FOR5 on the checkout page, or book by telephone on 01637 861005.
  • What can I walk to
    • Porth beach on the doorstep.
    • Lusty Glaze beach, a short walk along the coast path.
    • Cafe Coast Porth.
    • The Mermaid pub.
    • Roo's Beach Shop.
    • Estrella Morada Tapas Bar.
    • For the more energetic is a beach walk all the way to Watergate Bay at low tide which is a fantastic walk and you can finish it off with a sundowner at The Beach Hut, before heading back on the coast path.

Guest Reviews

"Sea Wall cottage didn't disappoint. We know the area and had seen it previously. It's quirky which we like and was perfect for the two of us to enjoy an early in the year or even a later stay. Brilliant if the weather is good but so cosy to still make the most of the beach location when it takes a turn for the worse and you just want to be warm and watch it all going on. "
E Cunningham, May 2024
"Our 5th visit to this property, we love the views and proximity to the beach we can't wait to stay again. The best thing about Sea Wall Cottage are the views from every room. "
D May, April 2024
"This is the 4th time we have stayed here and already looking forward to our next visit. The property is lovely and in a perfect location for the beach and also exploring other parts of Cornwall. "
B Cannon, April 2024
"We love the cottage and the location. The cottage has had a freshen up with new windows and the door in the little room, off the lounge, that gives you a panoramic view of Porth beach. Great for the dog and a excellent base to visit all our favourite places in Cornwall. Would highly recommend!"
P Goodge, March 2024
"The views are fantastic, we really miss this."
J Green, March 2024
"Lovely cottage with spectacular views. So close to the beach; a great place to recharge your batteries. "
L Watson, January 2024
"We had a lovely time at Sea Wall Cottage, Porth. The uninterrupted beach views from every room are amazing, the authentic furnishings and decor, warm and welcoming. We had some lovely clear days and loved watching the wild swimmers, walkers and dogs on the beach. We walked on Porth Island and the paths to nearby St Columb Minor and into Newquay. Porth is such a magic place for us as we spent so many happy childhood days here."
D Davies , January 2024
"Sea Wall Cottage felt like home. Warm and cosy. Good facilities and a fabulous view of the beach from every room. Lovely welcome pack!"
S Dunmore, December 2023
"Sea Wall Cottage in Porth is a location that I have aspired to stay in for many years. It is right on a beautiful beach with views of an ancient port and cliff castle. The accommodation has everything you could need to a high standard of comfort and the property manager provides anything that might be missing."
M Frost, December 2023
"What an absolute gem! A stunning location right on the beach - perfect for long walks on sunny days and weather watching from the conservatory on rainy days. Easy reach of Padstow and Newquay and lots of walking on the South Coastal paths. Fantastic Beach Hut Cafe at Watergate Bay for brunch or lunch. Thoroughly recommend this cottage it had everything we needed!"
Z Elkins, November 2023
"The property is in a great location, the beach and Porth are lovely, definitely try Gwenna Teahouse if you stay here!! Already booking for our 4th stay. The property fells like home from home, locals are very friendly. "
B Cannon, October 2023
"Love Sea Wall Cottage. Perfect location. The property was clean and had everything you would need for a comfortable stay."
G Northrop, September 2023
"The property is great, 2nd time we have stayed here and booked again for later in the year."
Cannon, April 2023
"This is our third visit to sea wall cottage and the views from the cottage can not get any better. We will be back."
May, March 2023
"We know the property very well, it really is our home from home. We explore the beaches, caves and magical rock pools, chat with fellow dog owners and pick mussels for a fresh meal at least once a week. The panoramic views are amazing. It makes you feel like you are sitting in a beautiful painting!"
Goodge, February 2023
"Have been staying here for some years now and the position of the cottage and the view it demands are beautiful."
Bonham, December 2022
"The cottage is in a stunning location, we will definitely book again."
Shelbourn, November 2022
"he location of this cottage is perfect you can't get any closer to the beach, the views of from the lounge, main bedroom, bathroom and porch are amazing. The cottage is comfortable and clean and has everything you need for a relaxing stay. We've had a fabulous holiday and we'd definitely stay here again."
Graves, September 2022
"Stunning, quirky, gorgeous cottage with absolutely amazing views, as promised. The sun terrace especially had outstanding views as did all the rooms including the bathroom!"
Kildunne, June 2022
"Our favourite holiday home with amazing views. Will be back in 2023 when dates are available. "
J Cook, September 2021
"We absolutely loved this property. The views are superb and it was very cosy in December. The bed was very comfy, all the white bed linen and towels very clean. The kitchen is very well equipped. Being able to go walking on a beach outside your window was so great and we loved the walks up over the cove cliffs. This is a great quiet base for exploring Cornwall. We would definitely book this property again. "
P Andrews, December 2020
"We felt very lucky to be staying at Sea Wall Cottage - built into the sea wall you could not be any closer to the beach, and the property was so clean and well presented. We loved both Porth beach and Whipsiderry next door. Stunning sunsets too! Thank you Beach Retreats."
A Gulliver, August 2020
"Seawall cottage is a real home from home to us,with the added bonus of the beach as our garden. The property is warm and cosy and very clean. Ideal for families with young kids or couples. We actually take along our seventy nine year old mum who just loves to watch the people passing the time on the beach from the sun porch,which gives you a great panoramic view, while we can go off and take a cliff walk or explore the coast on foot without feeling guilty about leaving her. Last but not least it's great to take the dog, who can sniff around the secure courtyard, allowing you to relax and have a drink watching the sunset,or take long walks with you on the beach and meet other fury friends to play with. It's a ten out of ten for us. "
P Goodge, February 2020

Special Offers

Book a 3 or 5 night break and get an extra 2 nights free. This offer is available from November to Easter (excluding school holidays). To claim one of these offers, book a 5 or 7 night stay and use code 5FOR3 or 7FOR5 on the checkout page, or book by telephone on 01637 861005.

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Sea Wall Cottage

Sea Wall Cottage

Porth, Cornwall

From £788 p/w