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The Retreat at Mount Newquay

£1209 - £2945

This stunning detached house is nestled off a country lane overlooking lovely rolling countryside with distant sea glimpses of the stunning Holywell Bay. It has been stylishly designed offering plenty of living space and six bedrooms each with their own bath or shower room. There is a large front garden and secluded patio at the rear, perfect for relaxing after a day on the beach.

With its tranquil location and lots of space this is an ideal holiday home for larger families or simply if you are looking for lots of room from which to enjoy this stunning part of Cornwall. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, you can walk all the way down to Holywell Bay or to the Smugglers Den, a well renowned 16th-century thatched Inn. A short drive away is Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant, stunning coastline, the cathedral city of Truro and local National Trust gardens. If you want to relax and unwind then across the lane is the renowned Limehouse Yoga studio where you can enjoy daily classes to help you unwind. Please note that the seaview shot in gallery is taken from adjacent to the house.


electric double oven, hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, wine cooler, dishwasher, table and bench seating for six.

Sitting room

corner sofa, two sofas, armchair, TV/DVD, music system, doors to conservatory.

Conservatory/dining room

dining table to seat 14, French doors to rear patio garden.

Bedroom 1

super king size bed.

Family bathroom

bath with shower attachment, double walk in shower, WC, basin.


WC, basin, stairs to first floor:

Bedroom 2

zip and link (king or twin) beds, en suite shower room.

Bedroom 3

super king size bed, travel cot, en suite bathroom with shower, doors to private balcony with countryside views and sea glimpses.

Bedroom 4

twin zip and link beds converts to a king (5ft), en suite shower room.

Bedroom 5

twin zip and link beds converts to a king (5ft), en suite shower room.

Bedroom 6

super king size bed, en suite shower room.

Garden and outdoor area

parking for five cars, large semi enclosed front garden, rear patio with BBQ, table and bench seating for 12, separate utility room/drying area.

Additional information

oil fired central heating and hot water, all bedrooms have zip and link beds which can be converted to twins or king size beds on request, cot available, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


A fabulous property in a peaceful location, beautifully and freshly decorated with en suites for all except one bathroom. Very well stocked with equipment and greeted with a personal welcome note, a really lovely food and drink pack with a varied fruit basket, beautiful fresh flowers and a comprehensive supply of the basics (bread, milk, butter, scones, cream and butter). Lots of space for different people to group and sit together, watch to or films or eat casually or more formally. A great location for walkers with both beaches and the coastal path both relatively close.

Mrs D Hope

This is an excellent property very well appointed. Lots of attention to detail. Wonderful welcome pack. Full of goodies. Chocolate cake, fresh farm eggs, fresh fruit, Apple juice plus all the usual stuff bread milk tea coffee etc etc etc . Also lots of toys for the younger ones. A great place to stay. We shall be back.

Mrs Ramsden
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Things to do in Newquay


Regarded as the home of the UK’s surf scene, and offering consistently good surf throughout the year, Newquay is great place to surf whether you’re a first-timer or seasoned pro. Fistral beach is a firm favourite, but there are many others which suit different weather conditions, abilities and tides. Read more about surfing in Newquay on our blog.


When staying at a holiday cottage in Newquay, you won’t be short of beaches to choose from, with nine sandy beaches on the doorstep. All of Newquay’s beaches are lifeguarded in the summer, providing a safe place to spend the day soaking up the sun.  

Watergate Bay and Fistral beach welcome dogs all year round, making Newquay an ideal location to spend a week with your four legged friend.


With such an abundance of attractions in and around Newquay, it’s the perfect place for a family holiday at any time of year. Newquay Zoo offers a great day out at any time of year, as do the nearby Screech Owl Sanctuary, and the Blue Reef Aquarium. Holywell Bay Fun Park provides guaranteed fun for the family whatever the weather.

If you fancy something a bit different, fishing trips and sea safaris are available, from which you can take in the scenery from a different angle. You may even be lucky enough to catch a sight of seals and dolphins!

Newquay’s links golf course overlooks Fistral beach and is regarded as one of the best golf courses in the county, providing a different challenge everyday depending on the weather.

Events in Newquay

The Boardmasters surf and music festival in August sees thousands descend on Newquay's Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay to watch surf competitions and live music.

Newquay's Fish Festival which takes place each year in September, sees three days of foodie fun, from cookery demonstrations, to fly fishing tutorials and live entertainment.

Newquay Beer Festival gives you the opportunity to sample over 50 ales and enjoy live music.

Eating out in Newquay

Newquay's vibrant nightlife offers something for everyone, with a huge selection of eateries. Jamie Oliver’s ‘Fifteen Cornwall’ at Watergate Bay is well worth a visit, as are the many beach cafe's and restaurants serving up locally caught seafood. 

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Local events

Fifteen Autumn Fayre

Amazing local produce, delicious fresh food and cookery demonstrations by Cornwall's best chefs.

Market located at Watergate Bay.

TBC Autumn 2017 

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Santa by Steam

Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. Awaiting Santa on the platform, you'll be entertained with carols performed by Liskeard band. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. The grown-ups aren't forgotten either - you'll recieve a mince pie and seasonal drink!

2nd Dec - 24th Dec 2017

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Padstow Christmas Festival

Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth and Nathan Outlaw will be flying the flag for Cornwall at this year’s 10th annual Padstow Christmas Festival. For your chance to see chef demonstartions, head to the festival stage or to the Sharp's Chefs' Theatre - the demonstartions are all free to attend!

Why not make the most of your visit to Padstow and pop into the Chrsitmas market where you will find an array of food goodies and handmade gifts to purchase. There will also be a selection of live music to enjoy, and you can take the children to meet Santa in his grotto!

7th Dec - 10th Dec 2017

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

Created by Cornwall’s award winning highly visual Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in Magic.

Pass through the Woodland Gate and follow the twisting path. Let the faeries and woodland spirits lead the way with stories and songs. Follow the wandering path and meet Old Man Winter who will weave a tale and reveal the path to your fantastical destination, an enchanted celebration, and a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.

9th Dec - 30th Dec 2017 

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St Pirans Day

Patron Saint of Cornwall and Tinners. Events occur throughout the county. 

5th March 2018

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Fifteen Spring Farmers' Market

Local suppliers and growers celebrate the start of the growing year showcasing everything from fresh fish to local meat, from store cupboard chutneys to artisan cheese and bread, it is all here!

Market located at Watergate Bay.

TBC March 2018

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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

A colourful tradition that takes place on the first day in May in the quaint harbour town of Padstow. Expect lots of dancing, singing and performance.

7th May 2018

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Eden Sessions

A truly magical experience in Eden's natural amphitheatre. Previous performers include Jack Johnson, Paolo Nutini, Jessie J, Kaiser Chiefs, The XX and Eddie Izzard to name but a few. Tickets also includes a daytime pass to the Eden Project.

June & July 2018

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Rock Oyster Festival

Live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.

6th - 7th July 2018

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Newquay Boardmasters Festival

Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this years 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay.

TBC August 2018

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Bude Jazz Festival

Top UK and international jazz, blues, swing and boogie bands make up the Bude Jazz festival, with over 120 events including street parades, late night jam sessions and a dance marquee.

28th - 31st August 2018

World Bellyboard Championships

The World Bellyboard Championships is open to all ages and abilites and takes place at Chapel Porth, St Agnes. The only rules?... No wetsuits or surfboards allowed!

TBC September 2018 

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Mining & Pasty Festival, Redruth

Celebrating the Cornish pasty and Cornwall's mining heritage, Redruth brings you a cultural three day event. Try your hand at pasty making, join the pilgrimage, and finish off with a concert to remember. Fun for all the family. 

TBC September 2018

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Newquay Fish Festival

A three-day celebration of all things seafoodie! Barbecued fish on the beach; cooking demos from the best of the best; fish merchants selling the freshest seafood imaginable - ready for you to take back to your holiday home and cook up using your newly-learned skills!

TBC September 2018

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