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The Retreat

Porthleven - South Coast

Cosy retreat right in front of the beach in Porthleven.
  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£360 - £1119 per week *


The Retreat is a pet friendly stone cottage right in front of the beach in Porthleven, discreetly tucked away in a courtyard behind Mott House.

Outside you can sit and eat in the sheltered courtyard or climb the steps up the cliff to the garden with picnic table and fabulous sea views. Or grab a picnic basket and step right onto the beach, a great place for the kids and pets.

Porthleven is a great holiday destination for families, with restaurants, shops, pubs and cafes all in walking distance.

Lounge: Smart TV, DVD / CD player, iPod dock, Electric stove
Kitchen/Dining Room: Hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer

Bedroom 1: Double bed (4’6”), bedside cabinets, chest of drawers
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3’), bedside cabinets
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, basin, w.c., heated towel rails

GARDEN & PARKING: Parking on Driveway for a standard sized car. Raised garden with sea views. Private courtyard.

Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Central heating throughout. Heated towel rails. Electric stove heater in lounge.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels)
Baby Equipment: Highchair and travel cot (please bring your own cot bedding)
Pets Welcome: Maximum 2 pets allowed; no charge
Harbour: 0.1ml Shop: 0.2ml Pub / Restaurant: 0.2ml

NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.


  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • Awaiting Grading
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 0.2 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.1 mile to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Outdoor storage space



The Retreat was a great cottage, with parking, and we certainly would return for another holiday in the future.Mrs Jackie Crawford - 9th July 2018
Very clean, very comfortable, all in all a very nice holiday. Excellent service with good attention to detail. We would have no hesitation in using Cornish Horizons for future holidays.Mr James Griffiths - 4th April 2018
We thought the Retreat was perfect, tucked away out of sight, far more spacious than it looks (it's a bit of a tardis!) and everything that we could possibly want. It really was the best way to start a new year, and I have absolutely no doubt that we'll be back next year. We've staying in Porthleven many times over the years, but now we've found you, will always stay in one of your cottagesThe Wells Family
We would like to thank you for a lovely Retreat. The welcome was very nice (and much needed) after our journey here. Amazing view from the garden. Will definitely come back again. You provided everything. Thank you very much!Paul, Donna and Ted
Lovely break, weather pretty good. Our first visit to Porthleven and loved it. Great cottage. For young children would recommend a trip to 'Flambards.' Also enjoyed the Seal Sanctuary. It is a very picturesque setting. Lovely sandy beach at Gwithian or Hayle with good restaurant. Also at Harbour Inn and Atlantic. Both good for kids!Mitch and Judith
Just a quick email to let you know how much we enjoyed The Retreat! The children loved roaming around the property discovering its quirky characteristics and were really wowed by the rooftop views from the elevated garden. It is such a delightful place to stay - we adored it and would love to come back again some day.The Lane Family
Beautiful cottage! Our stay was fantastic. In Porthleven we especially enjoyed the bumpy road and the lights around the village at night. Thank you for our stay it will be a place to return to.Andy, Angela, and Emily, Morcombe
Cottage very comfortable thanks. Visited Penlee gallery and museum in Penzance - very interesting. Good facilities, cafe, play area and nice gardens. Beautiful journey along the coast, could have been the med, but much better!Borran family, Preston
Had a great week, weather good. Recommend a trip to the Lizard, the Cyder Barn Shop, and Coverack beach. Also, get some fish from The Quayside Fish Shop!Jack, Mitch and Boo
Had a lovely long weekend. Weather was perfect. Minnack Theatre is well worth a visit and St Ives is beautiful. Enjoyed the cottage and Porthleven itself. Would happily come back!Mark Pendry, Steph, Jake and Matthew
1st time at The Retreat. Lovely well equipped cottage. Love the secret garden. Fantastic walk at Praa Sands, the dogs enjoyed it too. Have eaten at all the restaurants. A relaxing week had by all. Now back to the grind. Be sure to return!Tony and Shirley, Cambridge


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