Watersend House is a detached house located within a short 5-10 minute walk of spectacular Watergate Bay with its golden sand, near Newquay, great surf, the Extreme Academy and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant. Set in its own grounds this large house with HOT TUB is perfect for large groups and families looking to be close to the attractions of the area.
All age groups are welcome at Watersend and dogs are welcome at no extra charge.
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This is the only detached house in its own grounds in Watergate Bay available for holiday rental. It is a lovely 19th Century Victorian home with large rooms and a wonderful garden to be enjoyed by large groups or families. The house nestles on the hill between the village of Tregurrian and Watergate Bay near Newquay. The beach is only a short 5-10 minutes' walk away where you can enjoy a host of watersports and adventure activities. There is also Jamie Oliver's famous Fifteen Restaurant and the Extreme Academy, both of which are located just above the beach.
The house will sleep up to 12 people in total and has large living rooms to accommodate groups. The house comprises 5 bedroooms in total, one master bedroom with sea views, three double bedrooms (one with bunk beds) and a twin room, sleeping 12 guests in total. There are two modern bathrooms, one with bath and separate shower on the first floor and one with shower only on the ground floor. There is also a ground floor double en suite bedroom which is suitable for guests with limited mobility. There is a south west facing lounge with wood burning stove for chilly evenings, a dining room seating 10 people and a conservatory which enjoys the sun nearly all day. The magical landscaped garden extends over 1.25 acres with two streams running through and is full of rare and unusual plants and flowers.
Ground Floor: Kitchen / breakfast room with wood burner. Large lounge with wood burning stove. Dining room. Comfortable conservatory. Shower room with WC. Separate utility room and outside board storage. Double bedroom with 5' bed and en-suite shower room & WC.
First Floor: Two double bedrooms, one of which has a sleigh bed. One bedroom with double bed and bunk beds. One twin bedroom with basin. A family bathroom with separate shower & WC. Separate WC.
Exterior: The gardens are extensive (over an acre) with two separate decking areas with outdoor furniture, HOT TUB and BBQ facilities. There is storage for surf boards.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via oil fired central heating and the wood burning stoves. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an Aga, induction hob and double electric oven, Daewoo microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge / freezer and dishwasher. There is a separate utility area with a washing machine. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital TV & DVD player with Sky. There is WiFi available at the property and an iPod Dock, CD player and radio. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating, bed linen are all included but you will need to provide your own towels. A couple of baskets of wood are provided on arrival; thereafter wood is available locally. Towels can be hired from the owner upon request. There are 2/3 parking spaces off road and 8 spaces in the layby. Up to 4 well behaved dogs will be permitted at no extra charge. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & high chair available. Please note the hot tub water is replaced between guests and takes 12 hours to heat up.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Sunday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£400 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Watergate Bay is a few miles to the north of Newquay, Cornwall's biggest resort town.
These days Newquay's excellent surfing waters are the town's main industry, where as it once used to be a major export port for counties mining efforts as well as a north coast port for pilchard fisheries. Fistral Beach holds many surfing competitions throughout the year, and also hosts Run to the Sun over May Bank holiday, a VW and Custom Car Show. Both the Womens and Mens Gig Championships are held here, as a balloon festival and surf and lifesaving events. Newquay Zoo now houses 130 different species in sub tropical 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. Fifteen Cornwall, founded by Jamie Oliver in 2002 sits on top of the two mile beach at Watergate offering inspirational views for the young chefs and professionals to create fantastic menus from local and seasonal produce. 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.
Guest from Wallingford stayed for 7 nights.
Perfect location for the beach with the wonderful surf and coastal walks. We had one dog and a baby with us too and everything worked for them as well! Lovely large rooms and the hot tub was a big hit!
Guest from Bromsgrove stayed for 7 nights.
Great position, lovely garden. Great for dogs/BBQ/Hottub. Kitchen has every utensils you would find in your own home, even some scales for a spot of baking, irresistible when you have the luxury of an Aga. Bedrooms all massive. House not too POSH that you're frightened to sneeze and a lot better than some property's that allow dogs.Thanks for the lovely welcoming scones, clotted cream, jam and tea.
Guest from Radlett stayed for 7 nights.
Had a lovely week away for our mums 60th. 9 of us in total with 4 dogs who thought the garden was great. Lots of space and great location just a 10 minute walk down to the beach. Hopefully be back again soon, thanks Pendowr house.
Guest from Hordle stayed for 7 nights.
We stayed at the house as two busy families looking for a relaxing break. We couldn't have asked for more. The house had plenty of space for 4 adults, 7 children and 5 dogs!!! We all had a great time making the most of the proximity of the beach and the fabulous fifteen restaurant, as well as the beautiful surrounding area. We all had a fantastic time made all the better by fun evenings in the hot tub.
Guest from Guildford stayed for 7 nights.
We were a family of 11 staying for the christmas week in Pendowr house - great house, loads of room and very clean and comfy. Great location with a 5 minute walk down the road to Watergate bay.
Guest from Buntingford stayed for 3 nights.
Lovely, spacious house in a great location. We loved the wood burning fires, comfortable beds and thoughtful welcome basket. Excellent value. Would recommend.
Guest from Plymouth stayed for 4 nights.
Our group of 8 adults (all over 50 years of age) stayed for a short break this November. The house was in a good location as we could walk to the beach, but wouldn't have liked to have walked during the summer as the road would be too busy.We found the house rather small if there were any more in our party, as it is advertised to take 12 but you wouldn't be able to sit 12 around the dining table at one time (even is some were children) The house was rather 'tired' around the edges and could have done with a really good clean (eg: the skirting boards were dirty and the dish drainer was a bit 'manky'). Positives - Kitchen was well equipped and the beds were very comfortable. Our neighbour Dan was a really lovely young man who gave us a lovely welcome and was really helpful throughout our stay. Negatives - The CD didn't work. We would have found it helpful if we knew we had to provide our own bin liners, washing up liquid etc. What was advertised as a utility room was only an old cupboard (which smelt musty and I didn't want to investigate further than the door). We enjoyed our stay and would recommend the property, but with reservations relating to the 'finer details'.
Guest from Ross-on-wye stayed for 3 nights.
A fantastic house in a fantastic location. We booked online and had no idea what to expect but this house was amazing and exceeded any expectations we may have had. Super comfy with generous size rooms and a kitchen with everything you would possibly need, a real home from home. We celebrated my Mum's birthday here and it was great to be able to accommodate the whole family in one place, she didn't stop smiling all weekend. I would definitely recommend Pendowr House, we really didn't want to leave.
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