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Newquay - North Coast

Located just a short stroll from the fantastic surfing and sandy beach at Holywell Bay, which features heavily in the series 'Poldark'. With direct access onto the sand dunes from the rear garden, it's perfect for larger family groups, friends or couples sharing.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Towels Included
  • 0.2 mile to a beach
£626 - £1765 per week *


Moonstones is a fabulous, detached bungalow situated just a very short stroll from the fantastic surfing and sandy beach at Holywell Bay, with direct access onto the sand dunes from the rear garden. Perfect for larger family groups, friends or couples away together, the spacious open plan design is light, bright and welcoming. The large picture windows allow lovely views over the rear terrace and garden, to the National Trust dunes and Holywell Bay Golf Club. Holywell Bay is a dog friendly beach all year round and Moonstones allows up to two well-behaved dogs by arrangement.

The very private sunny rear garden with lawns and patio terrace area is fully enclosed and a wonderful spot to enjoy leisurely barbecues or just relax and unwind. Guests are welcome to use the main full-length utility space for storage of surfboards or cycles and there is ample parking for four cars on the block pavoir driveway. As well as two local pubs close by, there are some fantastic dining opportunities with Fifteen at Watergate Bay only 9 miles distant and Padstow with its world famous chefs, a further 12 miles. Birdwatchers will love the surrounding area not only for the native Cornish Choughs recently seen in the garden, but also for the waders on the shoreline.

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with direct access to a wonderful sandy beach, miles of coastal walks, golf adjacent, horse riding and two separate course fisheries nearby, Moonstones really is the ideal base for a great family seaside getaway and for fans of Poldark, Gull Rocks and the beach at Holywell are in every Episode!  Holywell Beach in the series is owned by the Poldark Family with the on screen phrase '"This is the best beach in Cornwall".  We couldn't agree more!


Stable door entrance to central hallway
Living Room: Two sofas, easy chair, coffee table, TV/DVD player, wood-burning stove, patio doors to terrace
Kitchen/Dining Room: Built-in electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Dining table and chairs for 8, sideboard
Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer. Additional large utility area for storage of beach equipment, wetsuits, bicycles and access to front and rear garden
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5'), bedside units, wardrobe, chest of drawers, en suite shower room with power shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail. French doors to terrace
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3') (option to Superking with zip'n'link). bedside units, wardrobe, chest of drawers. Door leading to terrace
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3'), bedside unit, wardrobe, chest of drawers
Bedroom 4: Twin beds (2'6") suitable for children, bedside unit, wardrobe
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, basin, WC

GARDEN & PARKING: Private parking for four cars. Enclosed lawned garden and paved terrace with garden furniture.

Changeover day: Saturday - arrival: 3:00pm - departure: 10:00am
Pet Welcome: Maximum 1; £35 per pet per week.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent, night storage heating, initial supply of seasoned logs from owner's farm
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels)
Baby equipment: Travel cot and highchair provided. Please bring your own cot bedding.
Shop: 0.6 ml  Pub: 0.2 ml

NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Important information about internet Payphone (no mobile signal). Mobile phone reception varies Information about mobile phone coverage 


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 4 Stars
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 0.2 mile to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Accommodation


Date Range 7 night price *
22 Jul 17 - 26 Aug 17 £1,714
26 Aug 17 - 2 Sep 17 £1,573
2 Sep 17 - 23 Sep 17 £799
23 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17 £743
21 Oct 17 - 28 Oct 17 £1,044
28 Oct 17 - 21 Dec 17 £626
21 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,176
21 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,176
6 Jan 18 - 24 Mar 18 £645
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £1,075
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £749
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £1,387
2 Jun 18 - 16 Jun 18 £1,027
16 Jun 18 - 7 Jul 18 £1,211
7 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 £1,420
21 Jul 18 - 1 Sep 18 £1,765
1 Sep 18 - 22 Sep 18 £823
22 Sep 18 - 13 Oct 18 £765
13 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18 £1,075
27 Oct 18 - 21 Dec 18 £645
21 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £1,211

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.

Local Area

When many people think of Newquay, often their first impressions are of the lively night life the town has to offer, but Newquay has much more up its sleeve than just pubs and clubs. There are no less than 11 beaches along this part of the coast, most offering swathes of golden sand and plenty of family fun, and many, of course, are a mecca for the surfers who flock here all year round to ride the waves. A number of them are also dog friendly, so your best friend won't be left out either. From Newquay Harbour a wide variety of boat trips are available whether you want to head out to sea for a fishing trip, try your hand at some of the water-sports on offer, or just take in the beautiful scenery, there will be something for everyone.  If you're lucky, you may even spot a seal popping its head above the water! A more sedate option is the Trenance Gardens and Leisure park, with its boating lake where you can hire rowing- or pedal-boats. Nearby there is also the renowned Newquay Zoo, and a riding stables, from which you can explore on horseback the Gannel estuary, one of the many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Cornwall has to offer. A little further down the coast, Perranporth offers much in the way of family entertainment. There are beaches, cafes and water sports galore, plenty of wildlife, and for the historically-minded visitor, you can see an Iron Age fort and a local museum. If your interests lean more towards the literary, this stretch of coastline is known to have inspired Winston Graham to write the Poldark novels.


This was our 4th visit to Moonstones which was as good as ever and the welcome pack is always an added bonus.Mr R Kershaw - 12th June 2017
We had a most wonderful week in Moonstones. The location is unbeatable if you are looking for a quiet, tranquil, well equipped bungalow with an instant access to dunes, beach, hiking and whatnot. A very strong recommendation. We will return.Mr Timo Toivanen - 31st May 2017
Great location. Property was very well equipped. It was plenty warm enough. Although the garden is self contained. Our naughty springer managed to jump over the wall into next doors garden to get a closer look at the chickens!!! A very relaxing place to holiday.Mrs L Hammond - 11th April 2017
Such a lovely bungalow. We've stayed here once before so we knew what to expect. We'll definitely be back. So lovely for our little dog. We could have done with a foot stool to rest weary legs and also the bathroom towels were rather small but we managed fine. Thank you.Mr John Seedell - 4th April 2017
Wonderful location. Generous welcome pack. Owner very accommodating to our special requests. Thoughtful extras/practical equipment provided An excellent property all roundMs S Cobbe - 4th October 2016
We really were impressed with the bungalow and its amenities. The owner had really really thought about the visitors needs. We have recommended this facilities to friends and family.Mrs J M Brooke - 25th July 2016
Couldn't fault the property or service we received. The welcome pack was second to none and very welcome.The property was in the right location to visit most of Cornwall as day trips, so Moonstones is very much a perfect base for all the family.Mrs L Lambert - 30th May 2016
A very well equipped property everything you could ask for and more, And a nice surprise with the welcome package.Mr D Smith - 21st September 2015
This was our second visit so we did know the property . However our holiday was just as enjoyable as the previous year. The welcome cakes wine etc was a very nice touch and we would have no hesitation in recommending this propertyMr R Kershaw - 7th July 2015


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