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Smuggler's Cottage

Porthleven - South Coast

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
£434 - £983 per week *


Smugglers Cottage is a refurbished cosy character cottage for 2 located just above the beach at Porthleven.  With a balcony overlooking spectacular sea views, this is a great place for a couple to escape to and soak up the atmosphere.

This is ideally located to: discover the local historical pretty harbour (completed in 1825); enjoy - the daily catch of the day (it has its very own award winning Quayside fishmongers), and delicious food and drink in the Inns, cafes and restaurants; surf at Porthleven beach with its 3 miles of glorious golden sand; explore the Lizard Peninsula and Land’s End too.

Woodburner, TV with Freeview and DVD player.
Kitchen/Diner: Compact with built in oven and hob, microwave, washer/dryer

Bedroom 1:
Double bed (4'6”), wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside drawers. Ensuite: Shower, basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Balcony (accessed via short wooden staircase from kitchen area) with table and chairs. No private parking.

Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Electricity and heating included in rent, woodburner.
Pets: Pets welcome (maximum 1); no charge.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: Not available. Please bring your own. 
Coast: 0.1 mls.  Shop: 0.1 mls. Pub: 0.1 mls.

NOTES: No smoking. Pets (1 max). WiFi provided.


  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • Awaiting Grading
  • 0.2 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.1 mile to a beach
  • Sea Views
  • Fire or Stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Outdoor storage space



Perfect for my needs. Small but fully equipped with everything I needed. Excellent location. As a lone female traveller the cottage felt safe and secure. Tempted to returnMrs Jill Withey - 23rd April 2018
Smugglers Cottage is a fab comfortable little cottage, ideal for two people, very peaceful location but within easy walking distance of various places to eat out, and seconds from the beach. We would definitely stay there again, we also loved that we could take our dog. The service provided by Above Beach Cottages was excellent; booking the cottage on line was very easy and hassle free and the information provided was spot on, we will certainly use them again. Porthleven has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and several are dog friendly which is a bonus. It's also on the coastal path and is ideal for walkers. We had a fab time even though the weather wasn't too kind to us!Mrs Frances Williamson - 2nd April 2018
Smugglers cottage exceeded all our expectations. It was quirky, cosy, well equipped and we had a wonderful week exploring Porthleven. We parked the car and only used it once when we had a rainy day. We appreciated the welcome gifts and would love to return soon. Sara, Simon and Diesel dog Mrs Sara Whatton - 14th March 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at 'Smugglers Cottage' its a credit to the owners!! it is what it says on the tin so if you see it advertised on Cornwall cottages you wont be disappointed! It has everything you need Mandi
What a fantastic cottage, and such a clever use of space. had breakfast on the wonderful terrace several days.Karen
What a lovely little place. So peaceful. Great location. Love the log burner. Everything needed for cooking in the kitchen. Will be back. Many thanks!The Coombes - London
We had a lovely stay here! Especially enjoyed listening to the sea and the seagulls and walking around this very nice harbour and beach.Silke
This is a lovely cottage, perfectly located Neil, Faversham
Fantastic cottage, well designed and the decor is great. Spent lots of time on the balcony. Perfect little Cornish HideawaySarah
A great little cottage - comfy, cosy and equipped with everything that we needed - and more ! Found Porthleven a great place, it has everything:- beach, harbour, and some great pubs and restaurants. Also, a good base from which to explore the Lizard and the coast path. It seems to get better each time, this was our second visit - and won't be our last.!Ian
Had a wonderful long weeekend in the charming cottage. It is ideal for couples (and a dog) to totally unwind Caroline Leese - Winchester
Lovely cottage, good use of the small space. Very lucky with the weather-breakfast outside everyday. Lovely village to potter about in, the car stayed put most days. Thank you!!Roger
Thank you so much. We had a wonderful stay. There has obviously been much thought put into the tidying Sarah Lee, Rochester
Lovely little cottage, just perfect for a Cornish holiday for two. Wonderful to hear the sea at night and whilst here we had blustery conditions and big waves and also calm seas, so the best of both weather. So nice to be able to sit outside of an evening as well. We loved it here!!Victoria and Mark
A beautiful cottage in a lovely location. A sea view and 2 mins walk from the harbour where there are lots of restuarants, shops and pubs. The cottage itself is well equiped with everything you need. Lots to do and see in and around Porthleven, so much so that we abandoned the car for the week and went around on foot - a freshing and restful change. Some lovely walks straight from the beach and harbour with beautiful landscape and scenery and if too tired to walk back you can catch the bus! Very highly recommended and we will definitely be booking again.!Vanessa and Peter - Northampton


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