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Beach Retreat

Holiday Cottage in Holywell Bay

Sleeps 8 - Bedrooms 4 - From £575

Beach within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Dog Friendly
WiFi
Parking available
Cot available
Highchair available
Garden
Golf Course nearby
Saturday change over
Beach Retreat is ideally situated for a relaxing family holiday by the sea. The house is so close to the sand dunes and beach that you don’t have to find a place to park the car or even cross a road to get your feet wet! Holywell Bay is one of the gems of the north Cornish coast with a really family friendly beach, some fantastic walking, a golf course nearby and some of the best surfing waves in Cornwall. Dog friendly with enclosed garden.

Property Details

Beach Retreat offers spotlessly clean, comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people and is ideal for couples or small families that like more space and enclosed gardens. The house has its own driveway with parking space for 2 or 3 cars and is within the Pennasville Estate with enclosed gardens suitable for younger children or your dog.

There is a footpath leading directly to the beach. The beach at Holywell is partly owned by the National Trust and has a lifeguard patrol during the summer months. A freshwater stream runs from Holywell village on the western side of the bay and offers shallower and safer water for younger children, (trying to dam the stream on a summer day can keep children of all ages occupied for hours!). Because of the short distance to the beach, our cottages offer excellent access to the Cornish coastal footpath. The Pennasville Estate is a safe and reasonably secure site; with electric automatic gates at the main entrance and large wrought iron gates at the top of the site. There is a completely enclosed play area suitable for children up to 12 yrs old - with a playhouse and boat, perfect for playing pirates. For older children there is an adventure climbing frame with a slide as well as tyre swings; and a separate grassed area with a football goal setup at one end. The Games Room has a pool table and table tennis table.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: Kitchen, dining area and sitting room followed by a twin bedroom with en-suite WC.
First Floor: Master bedroom, with sea views, with 5' double bed and en-suite shower room with sink and WC. Double bedroom, also with sea views, with a 4'6" double bed followed by a twin bedroom. There is a separate family bathroom with over bath shower. There is a stair gate at the top of the stairs.
Exterior: The enclosed garden has a patio and grass area with external table & chairs. There is also a fully enclosed children's play area on site.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via night storage and electric heaters. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge / freezer and dishwasher. There is a washer/dryer. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital Freeview TV & DVD player. There is WiFi available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.

Miscellaneous
Electricity, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Up to 2 well behaved dogs will be permitted at a small additional cost of £35 per dog / per week but NOT PERMITTED during the peak July & August weeks. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & high chair available.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Property Location


Holywell Bay is one of the finest beaches in Cornwall. Just 6 miles from Newquay and Perranporth on the north Cornish coast. Holywell Bay is an ideal spot to tour from as it is very central for all parts of Cornwall. There are two inns. There is also an 18 hole golf course, fishing and horse riding very close-by and local shops in the nearby village of Cubert. The secluded National Trust beach at Holywell combines golden soft sands and safe bathing with dynamic caves and cliff walks. With RNLI surf patrols, it is one of the safest surfing beaches on the North Cornwall Coast. There are many caves and rock pools to explore with a large expanse of sand dunes, providing shelter and privacy. Fishing from the beach is good and the excellent cliff walks provide breathtaking views. Holywell Bay derived its name from a spring-fed well, said to have curative properties. It was custom in the older days that parents brought their sick children and dipped them in the well. Above the well is a small cave where the children were lowered from. The well is to be found at the north end of the beach in a large cave, reached only at low tide.

Nearby is the bustling resort of Newquay. These days Newquay's excellent surfing waters are the towns main industry, whereas it once used to be a major export port for the counties mining efforts as well as a north coast port for pilchard fisheries. Fistral Beach holds many surfing competitions. Both the Women's and Mens Gig Championships are held here, as well as surf and lifesaving events. Newquay Zoo now houses 130 different species in subtropical gardens in the centre of the town.

Neighbouring Watergate Bay and The Extreme Academy offers you a 'ski resort on a beach' and a plethora of activities to keep even the most active occupied. The Lappa Valley Steam Railway just outside Newquay offers both the old and young an interesting day out. Newquay Airport has made the north coast one of the easiest places in Cornwall to get to, with regular flights from various locations across the UK. The town also has an Aquarium, a Waterworld and numerous immensely pretty beaches for the less active. Trerice run by the National Trust is 3 miles outside of the town is an Elizabethan Manor House and Garden with restricted winter opening times.

Property Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Fantastic Holiday Cottage
Reviewed on 05/11/2020

Arrival instructions were clear and helpful. We found the house to be very clean, very well equipped and comfortable. Was a bit concerned about electric only heating but was totally unnecessary A? the house was lovely and warm despite the late October storms. The location is idyllic and fantastic for anyone that just wants to relax by the sea. CanA?t fault this house and have already booked to return next year.

4.2 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

Perfect location for a Cornwall beach holiday
Reviewed on 15/08/2019

We had a fabulous week at Beach Retreat - obviously the location of this property is the biggest positive, providing easy access to the beach and coastal path. The house itself was everything we had hoped for and was clean and comfortable, easily accommodating our party of 7. It is also worth adding that there is decent WiFi to keep the teenagers happy when the weather wasnA?t great which is also helpful given that there is no mobile phone signal at all! The only small negatives were a couple of small omissions in the facilities provided which could be easily corrected: there was no airing rack which meant nowhere to dry clothes when the weather was wet and there were only 3 saucepans which made cooking for a large group quite challenging on a couple of occasions. Other than that, it is a perfect location for a beach holiday.

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

Beach Retreat at Holywell Bay
Reviewed on 09/05/2019

We enjoyed our stay at Beach Retreat which is in a lovely location. No need for a car as beach is on your doorstep. We would definitely stay again as Beach Retreat catered for all our needs.

3.3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 3
Comfort: 4
Condition: 3
Location: 3
Value For Money: 3

Family half term get together
Reviewed on 05/11/2017

Beach Retreat provided good value. This was a family get together break and accommodation suited the 7 of us well. Only disappointment was that the internet and the pay phone were not working, probably due to weather conditions, and with no mobile phone signal you did feel a little cut off. Finally we were a little surprised to find that the beds were not made up.

4.3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Fabulous location!
Reviewed on 07/10/2017

Thoroughly enjoyable holiday, we had everything we needed in the house and nearby. Beach on the doorstop, who could want more! Very dog friendly which was important to us. Location was so good that we have booked for next year already!

4.8 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 4
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Perfect location
Reviewed on 09/04/2017

The location of the property to Holywell beach is amazing! The property it's self was spacious, very clean and tidy, and came with everything you need! Would defo stay again

4.2 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

A very pleasant stay - everything with the cottage was fine (no problems).
Reviewed on 27/03/2017

The views from the cottage were stunning. It is a very good base for visiting many of Cornwalls towns and attractions and ideal for a beach holiday. The cottage itself was the ideal size for our family.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Holywell Bay
Reviewed on 27/10/2016

Absolutely fabulous stay. Perfection. Thank you to the owners. Would love to go back but it looks fully booked!

4.2 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

Perfect for our family of 5 adults and 2 kids.
Reviewed on 23/08/2016

Great location and easy access for a great beach with a stream running down to the sea, ideal for not so strong swimming kids. Nice family complex with a play area for kids to play in. Nice village and the Treguth pub is well worth a visit!

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Lovely house in Holywell bay with direct access to dog friendly beach.
Reviewed on 28/03/2016

Everything you could wish for.mperfect location and the house has everything you could wish for. Dog friendly with fenced in safe garden. High quality furnishings and tastefully decorated. Perfect.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Fantastic Holywell Bay
Reviewed on 15/06/2015

A very spacious 4 bedroom house very close to the fantastic Holywell Bay beach. Very well decorated and furnished. Plenty of room for 6 adults and 2 children. Felt very safe in the gated community, enclosed garden was excellent for the children to play in and play park was ideal for them as well.

4.8 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 4

family getogether
Reviewed on 28/07/2014

perfect place for not doing much and just having a beach holiday [ if lucky with the weather ] , was just what we was looking for beach great but busy in the school hols , water very safe with the lifeguards on patrol , so couldn't fault anything.

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