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Porthleven - South Coast

Detached waterfront house with annexe offering versatile accommodation, great outdoor space and panoramic sea views.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£1045 - £3710 per week *


Set within a prime waterfront location that adjoins the coastal path from Loe Bar is this fabulous detached property. Tripolitania is located near to the harbour town of Porthleven, and offers spacious, quality accommodation for either a family or group of friends. With plenty of entertaining space, including a much desired games room with pool table, this is the perfect choice for a coastal retreat that is within easy walking distance to local amenities. The uninterrupted sea views over Mounts Bay will simply take your breath away and can be enjoyed from almost every window. Outside there is an acre of garden for you and your four legged friends to explore, along with a private flood lit sun terrace, the ideal spot for soaking up the summer sun.

A five minute walk from the property is the popular harbour town of Porthleven which offers a good selection of top rated restaurants, pubs and local shops. The Loe Bar can be accessed from the coastal path directly from the property and provides a scenic walk through woodland, following the sea and estuary around to the larger town of Helston. There are plenty of sandy beaches located within a short drive, as well as the historic site of St Michael’s Mount only 15 minutes away.

Kitchen/Dining Room: Electric cooker and hob, oil-fired Rayburn with hot and cool ovens, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed (5'), bedside tables, clothes storage, chest of drawers. En-Suite Shower Room: Level access shower, basin, electric towel rail, WC.
Bathroom: Bath, shower, basin, electric towel rail, WC. 
Games Room: In separate annex with pool table, darts, sea views and south-facing eating area.

Living Room: Electric woodburner fire, large flat-screen Smart TV with Sky and Netflix apps, stunning sea views, desk, Juliet balcony.
Bedroom 2: King-size bed (5'), bedside tables, clothes storage and dressing table. En-Suite Bathroom: Bath, shower, basin, electric towel rail, WC.

Utility Room: 
Large utility area with Belfast sink and separate external door, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer, plenty of room for dogs, wellies and beach toys.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3'), bedside table, clothes storage and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds (3'), bedside table, clothes storage and chest of drawers. En-Suite Shower Room: Shower, basin, electric towel rail, WC.
Bedroom 5: Two sets of bunk beds (3'), clothes storage and two chests of drawers.

A multi-level garden set within one acre and offering sensational sea views over Mounts Bay. Large paved sun terrace with sun loungers and garden furniture. Plenty of parking on the driveway.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pets Welcome: Up to 3 dogs are welcome.
Power and Heat: Electricity and heating included in the rent, central heating throughout and electric woodburner.
Bedding and Linen: 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: 0.5 ml Pub: 0.3 ml.

NOTES: No smoking. WiFi available. Mobile phone coverage varies.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • Awaiting Grading
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 0.5 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.1 mile to a beach
  • Sea Views
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Outdoor storage space



A lovely house for a holiday, perfect position. I would recommend it to anyone and would use it again in the future.Mrs Brenda Whitmore - 1st October 2018
We can not fault Tripolitania for our family of grandparents children and grandchildren it is fills our requirements exactly. It is so spacious but also you feel at home. Thank you for our second wonderful holiday. Mrs G Johnston - 6th August 2018
Fantastic location, wonderful property. We loved our holiday.Mrs Sarah Day - 31st July 2018
Loved its position by the sea and close to town. Accommodation was exactly what we wanted. Will definitely stay again.Mrs Andrea Coleman - 18th June 2018
The house is in a stunning location. Porthleven is charming and we had a really memorable holiday. The house and gardens are really spacious and sunny and the utility room was perfect for the dogs. The welcome pack was lovely too and the cleaner was very friendly and helpful.Jane Fitzherbert - 28th October 2017
We loved our stay at Tripolitania. The beds are comfortable, it has awesome views of the sea and the games room makes a great hangout for teenagers. We all agree that we’d give the house 10/10.Sarah and Family - 26th August 2017
It doesn’t get much better than this… heavenly week in the sunshine… fun, laughter, and friendship. Wonderful memories from Tripolitania.Vicky Fraser and Family - 19th August 2017
We had a wonderful time – glorious sunny weather and great to return to the house after our first visit last year. All the children enjoyed the croquet, pool room, beaches (especially the crabbing and rock pools!) and glorious surfing. We really love all the local holiday fun here, such as Porthleven Harbour and cafes etc. Excellent coastal walks and friendly locals with 2 beaches (one dog beach and one other) right near the house. Beautiful views and comfortable well equipped family home. Thank you.The Ryan and Murray Families - 12th August 2017
Our first time in Porthleven and we absolutely loved it!! The house was everything we had hoped for, with fantastic views and enough to keep “the little ones” and big ones happy. The welcome pack was a nice gesture and was very much appreciated after a long drive. We will take away many happy memories of Tripolitania and Porthleven.The Clancy and Tanner Families - 22nd July 2017
Lovely comfortable holiday house. Good for children and dogs with loads of outside space and great walks around the Penrose Estate.The Heaver Family - 22nd April 2017
The welcome pack was a lovely surprise, thank you. The sun came out on our first day and lasted virtually all week. The house is perfect and within easy reach of the popular Cornish holiday destinations. The children have made the most of the Games Room and playing croquet on the lawn. We hope to visit again.The Cotton Family - 1st April 2017
Our dogs loved the garden, playing up and down the different levels. We couldn’t have asked for a better place to relax and unwind for the week. Lovely clean and warm house with fantastic views. We can’t wait to come back again. Ros & Paul Sanders and boys (plus 2 dogs) - 18th February 2017
Wonderful week despite the mixed weather. Tripolitania never disappoints – this was our third stay and as always, we felt privileged to spend time in this glorious location. A great family house that works just as well for 4 people as it did when we packed it with 12 last summer!Sandra and Mike Bashall - 11th February 2017
What a fabulous way to end January. We had such a great time – lots of fresh air, the longest walks ever, great wine and dancing around the kitchen table. Have totally fallen in love with Tripolitania and Porthleven. We will be back.Georgia Rose - 14th January 2017
We had such a happy time here with all our family members to celebrate New Year. We all loved the house and it was so special to come all together to Porthleven. We used to bring our children here and now they still come back with our grandchildren. This was the second time we have stayed at Tripolitania, which we find very welcoming and comfortable. I love the homely touches and all the information in the house about its history and local places to visit. Had some gorgeous walks along the coastal path to The Halzephron and Penrose Estate. The dogs are exhausted and will miss the exercise. Thank you.Jane and Roger Grace and Family - 3rd January 2017
We had a much needed break and the house was ideal for the four of us! We will miss falling asleep to the sound of the sea but hope to come back soon. Porthleven we love you.Michael and Antonia - 22nd October 2016
A lovely house with beautiful views – we have had a wonderful week in Cornwall. The welcome pack was a lovely surprise and allowed us our first cream tea (of many!). Thank you.Seth Family & friends - 27th August 2016
A lovely cottage for a large group, very comfortable and clean. The garden is great. The views are fantastic. The beach is just a 5 minute walk away and there's plenty to visit nearby. In the end we just wished we'd stayed longer!Geoff Bland and Family - 20th August 2016
We love Porthleven and have visited many times over the years. This house is the best we’ve had so far.Nancy Faber and Family - 13th August 2016
We have had a fantastic week returning to Porthleven where we holidayed as children. It’s been 30 years since we were here last and although it is more commercial, the town and harbour are still charming. Staying at Tripolitania has been the icing on the cake. A comfortable home for us all during our stay and the perfect base from which to explore. Thank you for thinking of everything to make our stay so special.Priest and Reeve Families and our 3 labs - 30th July 2016
A wonderful stay… but it went far too quickly. Caught some tasty mackerel which we cooked on the BBQ and enjoyed reading about the history of Porthleven – so many ship wrecks including the SS Tripolitania!Simon Ringrose - 16th July 2016
A very enjoyable stay at Porthleven. The best house we’ve ever rented – by far!Emily Mason - 4th June 2016
The house is close enough to the town to make it an easy walk, but far enough way to feel we were not holidaying on top of others. The huge garden was brilliant for the kids and they loved hanging out in the games room.The Bromley Family - 16th April 2016
A great place to blow away our cobwebs. We come to Porthleven every year and this is the best cottage we have ever stayed in. We will be back.Alison & Michael Nichols - 16th January 2016
We have had a lovely time… lovely house…. Lovely area. Thank you.Lynda & Frank and Little Roxy the dog - 19th December 2015
Autumn is obviously the time for glorious weather in Cornwall! Bracing walks to The Halzephron at Gunwalloe, followed by candle lit dinners at the house with good friends. A perfect week to end the year.Jane Henley - 21st November 2015
A wonderful week in this lovely house in this beautiful place. So many highlights. Thank you to the owners of Tripolitania for letting us have their lovely house and to our dear friends.The Napier Family - 17th October 2015
We have never been to this area before and it is absolutely spectacular. The walks along the coastal path are breath taking and we were so lucky with the weather. The house is so comfortable and well stocked. The week has been unforgettable, we were celebrating special birthdays with our closest friends and I can’t imagine a better place to do that. Thank you.Terry & Louise Gregson - 10th October 2015
What a wonderful place, beautiful views, comfy well-equipped house and fantastic weather. A wonderful week spent with our whole family exploring this lesser known part of Cornwall. This has got to be one of the best houses we’ve ever rented.Greenwood Family plus grandchildren and dogs - 15th August 2015
A veritable “clan convention” in a beautiful place. Lovely well equipped house.Lloyd Hilton - 25th July 2015
Great size house, with lots of parking and good sized dog friendly gardens. This is our 4th time to Porthleven and hope to return to Tripolitania again.The Hannam Family - 4th July 2015
Beautiful house and views – thank you for the lovely welcome pack. We found the house spacious and comfortable for our party of 12 and the kitchen was well equipped. Planning on definitely to return for a walking holiday next year when we will be a smaller group!The Moore Family - 6th June 2015
The most fabulous week, celebrating 60th and 80th birthdays - eating, walking, laughing and soaking up the sun! The easy access bathroom made all the difference. Thank you.The Gudgeon Family - 30th May 2015
This was our first “family” holiday with children and grandchildren and Tripolitania was perfect for all. We had a wonderful (at times noisy with 2 x 1 year old!) week here with lots of outings. Enjoyed the games room, garden and wonderful views. We appreciated all the thoughtful touches – the Welcome Pack was yummy and the house had all the equipment needed for a beach holiday. We leave with happy memories and are planning a return next year. This is a home full of love and welcome and we were lucky to share a little of it.Cordaroy and Hitchmough and Families - 16th May 2015
Boys loved the garden, playing up and down the different levels. We couldn't have asked for a better place to relax and unwind for the week. Lovely and warm house with fantastic views. Really surprised with Praa Sands car park disappearing into the sea! We can not wait to come back again.Rhian, Phil and boys, Cwmbran, Wales - 21st February 2015
A home from home, even for the dogs. We have had a fantastic family holiday, which will hopefully be the first of many. The house offers so much, space, games, views and is brilliantly located. We have really enjoyed our week in Tripolitania and even had enough sunshine to enjoy the garden. Thank you so much for the opportunity to share this great family home.Sue and Eddie Michel - 18th October 2014
Tripolitania far exceeded our expectations. It instantly felt very homely and I will certainly recommend it to friends and family. Hope to come again.Davies Family - 27th September 2014
What a wonderful week we have had, great weather, amusing company, long walks and limitless wine and food – everything a holiday should be. The house was spotless when we arrived with lots of welcome extras! The house, gardens and views were priceless. We will return.Amanda Dickenson and friends - 17th May 2014
Fantastic Location. A perfect happy house for a long overdue family reunion. Everything was perfect, thank-you.Nancy Bartholomew - 26th April 2014
A really spacious, light and warm house, which was perfect for all of us this week. It is ideally situated with wonderful views. Thank you for sharing your lovely house with us.Jill Payne, East Grinstead - 29th March 2014
Although the weather was variable, we enjoyed walking on the beaches with the dogs. Great to come back when wet to a warm house, and the utility room was an ideal please to dry wet hounds.Stephanie and Charles, Romsey, Hants - 15th March 2014


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