Steeped in history, Ealing House is a traditional stone cottage located in the centre of Porthleven, with shops, cafes and restaurants all within easy walking distance. The house was formerly a general store, sweet shop, tobacconist, before becoming home to the poet and translator Percy Edward Pinkerton in the early 20th century. This pet friendly property offers spacious accommodation for a family or small group of friends looking for central accommodation close to all amenities.
Porthleven is a popular harbour town in West Cornwall, attracting locals and holidaymakers alike with its fantastic selection of highly rated restaurants, local shops and friendly pubs. The historic site of St Michael’s Mount is only 15 minutes away, with the golden sandy beaches of Praa Sands and Perranuthnoe only five miles from the harbour.
Glazed entrance porch leading to:
Living/Dining Room: Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD player, Hi-Fi, dining table and chairs.
Kitchen: Kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher.
Shower Room: Thermostatic shower, basin, w.c.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4’6”), bedside tables, built-in wardrobes, access to balcony.
Balcony: Table and chairs.
Bedroom 2: King-size bed (5’), bedside tables, wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Single bed (3’), bedside table, chest of drawers, Juliet balcony.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, basin, w.c.
GARDEN AND PARKING:
Small patio to the rear of the property with table and chairs. Plenty of on-street parking nearby but a private off-road parking space is available for one car (no campers or trailers) which is about a 7 minute walk from the property. If you require this parking space please ensure you send us details of your number plate and the make and model of the car at time of booking.
Changeover Day: Saturday – arrival 4:00pm – departure 10:00am.
Pets Welcome: Up to 2 dogs are welcome.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent, electric heaters throughout.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and highchair provided.
Bedding and Linen: Linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Shop: 0.1 ml Pub: 0.1 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. Super-fast fibre optic broadband & WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.
- Saturday Changeover day
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- Towels Included
- High chair
- Travel cot
- 0.1 mile to a restaurant
- 0.25 mile to a beach
- Washing Machine
- Tumble dryer
Set on the west coast of the spectacular Lizard Peninsula, the little harbour town of Porthleven is the quintessential Cornish fishing port. Centred around the harbour, it boasts an array of cafés, restaurants and galleries and exudes a chilled, relaxed atmosphere. Porthleven is the most southerly working port in the UK, with fishing boats operating out of the harbour. This makes the town a great spot to enjoy some delicious seafood, straight from the fishing boats to the restaurants, it couldn’t be fresher!
Porthleven beach can be accessed from the town itself and provides a long expanse of sand which is separated into segments by several rocky outcrops. While away the glorious summer days relaxing on the beach with a locally made ice cream in hand!
Situated part way along a huge sweeping bay, it faces the Atlantic Ocean and is often on the receiving end of some mighty winter storms! A fabulous destination for a winter break; marvel at the awe-inspiring waves pounding the harbour walls from the cosy safety of the local pub!
The surrounding area doesn’t disappoint either; located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the views from every cove or clifftop are picture-perfect. Travel north-west and you’ll reach Marazion, home of St Michael’s Mount – an absolute ‘must’. South takes you to the tip of the Lizard Peninsula, Lizard Point, one of Cornwall’s most iconic spots.
You won’t tire of the walks and stunning scenery, but if you fancy a day out, try the Seal Sanctuary, Flambards or Trebah Gardens. Or, go a little further afield and you can explore Penzance, Land’s End and St Ives.
Lovely House and a lovely holiday in Porthleven as always.The Above Beach cottages team where fantastic as usual. We will be booking our next trip with you very soon.Miss Carol Shales-Richards - 17th November 2018
Myself, my partner & our 15 year old son, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage was like home from home. Couldn’t have asked for anything nicer. The gifts of scones, jam, cream, milk etc, were much appreciated. The binder with the history of the house was a great read and so interesting. The 2 double beds were amazingly comfortable. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ealing House to family & friends.Ms M Johnstone - 3rd September 2018
We had a difficult journey down and were delighted with the property and it’s presentation on arrival, such a relief! And we loved Porthleven, we are planning to return. Thank you. Mrs Karen Lawson - 16th July 2018
This is our 2nd visit to Ealing House and everything is still looking good, well equipped, warm & comfy. Had a selection of weather but it was wonderful to be back in Porthleven. Well done EALING. George & Jenny Haskins - 17th March 2018
Very nice cottage. Beautiful place. Helpful staff. Thank you!John & Wendy Pattison & Bess! (Macclesfield, Cheshire) - 16th September 2017
What a fab sunny hot week! We made use of the balcony every afternoon and evening reading our books. We had been to Porthleven before but this cottage with the balcony - location, location, location! Now back to our beloved Wales xThe Davies (Dinas Powys) - 9th September 2017
In Porthleven for family wedding. Have been many times before but always stayed with family. Ealing House offered everything we could want. Porthleven as always fantastic for dog friendliness. Many, many ThanksAngie Llewellyn - 12th August 2017
What a wonderful week we had in your beautiful house. Thank you.Ferris & Haskins - 11th March 2017
Lovely way to spend New Year. Cottage Cozy. Thanks!!The Claydon Family - 4th January 2017
Lovely cottage, very homely and we all had a great holiday here. We will be back in Porthleven soon!Helen & Rob Cousins (Bristol) - 30th August 2016
Fantastic standard of accommodation. Thank You! We had a great-stay.Anne Toner (Southampton) - 20th August 2016
Fantastic standard of accommodation. Thank you! We had a great stay.Anne Toner (Southampton) - 20th August 2016
Good relaxing holiday - always sad to go home.Emberton & Guyatt (Oxfordshire) - 6th August 2016
Cottage is awesome with everything you could need! So clean too. Thank you. xThe Taylors (Chesterfield) - 9th July 2016
As always we loved Porthleven - as did the dogs! Mixed weather but still wonderful. Thanks for the use of Ealing House. The house was great. Best wishesThe Ricketts (Wiltshire) - 25th June 2016
First time at this cottage & very pleased with choice. Have had fantastic weather and enjoyed our week down here immensely. Friendly owners who gave great recommendations. We will definitely be back. Thank you. xMr & Mrs Beard - 4th June 2016
Had a lovely week in Porthleven. Cottage was excellent. Will be back. Thank you. xThe Whitehursts (Stoke on Trent) - 28th May 2016
Fantastic two weeks. Accommodation was perfect.The Shales (Trinity, Jersey) - 14th May 2016
Another lovely week at Ealing House. We love Porthleven. Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely home. You have thought of everything.Walter & Susan (Holmfirth) - 14th November 2015
Another great week in our beloved Porthleven. First time at Ealing House. Very much home from home . Perfect! Will be back. xxxDave & Julie Corderoy (Shepton Mallet) - 7th November 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Enjoyed many a coastal walk with the dogs. I had a go at paddle boarding which was great fun. Treated ourselves to a meal at Rick Stein.s which was delish! Ealing House is a very comfortable base with all the mod cons. Wish we could stay another week!The Boveys (Ivybridge) - 5th September 2015
Lovely cottage well worth the drive, the area is beautiful . some amazing memories of our honeymoon! Lots of lovely local food eaten restaurants the little fish & chip shop (best ever) & amazing Cornish pasties eaten .al fresco. on the beach. Many thanks.The Gregsons, Manchester - 29th August 2015
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