Mariners is a former fisherman's beachfront cottage with spectacular views over the beach and across Mount's Bay and styled with the emphasis on comfort and relaxation. The beach is just a few steps away and the harbour a very short stroll away. There is also a spacious patio for al fresco dining.
Porthleven is steeped in Cornish charm and tradition. Set in the middle of a huge sweeping bay, the beach at Porthleven is ideal for a relaxing family holiday. Porthleven has arguably the most impressive harbour in Cornwall, construction commenced during Napoleonic times and some sources state that it was built with the aid of French prisoners of war. Small fishing boats land their daily catch in Porthleven, much of which is sold in Porthleven cafes and restaurants and the award winning Quayside fishmongers. Don't forget to visit the Minack Theatre for a truly unique experience.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed (6’), TV, sea views. En-Suite: Shower, basin, heated towel rail, WC.
Bedroom 2: Single bed (3'), day bed, sea views.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3’).
Bathroom: Shower over bath, basin, WC.
Utility: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Lounge/Diner: TV, DVD player, comfortable seating, dining table and chairs, private balcony with sea views.
Kitchen: Built-in electric oven and hob, granite worktops, dishwasher, microwave, under-counter fridge and separate freezer.
GARDEN AND PARKING
The cottage has a private parking space for 1 car and a balcony overlooking the beach below.
Changeover Day: Friday – arrival 4:00pm – departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Central heating throughout; electricity included in rent.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen provided; please bring your own bath, beach and tea towels.
Beach: 0.1 mls Restaurant: 0.4 ml
NOTES: Bath, beach and tea towels not provided, please bring your own. No smoking. No pets allowed. WiFi provided. Mobile reception varies.
- Friday Changeover day
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- 0.2 mile to a pub
- Towels Not Included
- 0.4 mile to a restaurant
- 0.1 mile to a beach
- Sea Views
- Fire or Stove
- Washing Machine
- Tumble dryer
- Outdoor storage space
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.
Very clean, excellent location and viewMiss Linda Barlow - 3rd April 2018
Mariners has provided us with a wonderful comfortable home with amazing views for our first trip to Porthleven (hopefully not the last). All of the fixtures and fittings are of a high standard with everything we could need – the beds are particularly comfortable! We have had wonderful views of calm, crystal clear seas, pods of dolphins/porpoises, sunsets, storm clouds and slashing rain- but all have been memorable.Sarahm, Rob, Joe and Matt, Northants
Location, location, location, perfect. Sea views marvellous. The little touches in the cottage are superb, Most relaxing holiday.Gerald and Eleanor, Kent
Dolphins seen in the bay. Cottage spotlessly clean for our arrival and equipped to a high standard, hope to return same time next yearHelen, Matthew and Charlie, Dorest
Already booked for next year – can't wait!Denise and Paul, South Yorks
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