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Ocean View 2 Porthcurno

 
 
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Ocean View is a stunning two bedroom clifftop apartment with panoramic views over Porthcurno and Pedn Vounder beaches. This corner apartment is on the first floor, and its huge open plan living area with five large panoramic windows on two sides, will create a lasting impression when you first enter the apartment.

Ocean View is ideal for couples or families with any age children and is just five minutes' walk from the beach, the world famous Minack theatre and the South West Coastal Path and is the perfect base for exploring the diverse and spectacular coastal scenery. Porthcurno has a pub, tennis courts for hire and a family run beach cafe/shop, which serves delicious homemade food, all within 100 metres of the apartment. The award winning Logan Rock Inn is just a five minute drive or 25 minute walk along the cliffs. On a rainy day, The WWII Telegraph Museum is a "must visit".

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

open plan living space, five picture windows with sea views, sofa seating, TV, Blu-ray DVD/CD player Bluetooth speaker, dining table and chairs, music system, door to balcony with bistro table and chairs and views over the beach, fridge, freezer, electric oven and grill, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer.

Bedroom 1

super king size bed, clock radio, sea views, en suite shower room with large walk-in shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin 3ft zip and link beds which can form a super king (please advise at time of booking), sea views.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Outside area

balcony, communal BBQ area with seating overlooking the beach.

Additional information

underfloor heating, designated parking space for one car, additional visitor parking within same car park, mobile service can be intermittent due to location, travel cot and high chair provided. WiFi, short breaks available.

 

We had a very relaxing week, beautiful views and apartment was very well equipped and comfortable.

We hope to return.

September 2018

Absolutely loved the flat, it is was very comfortable and had everything we needed and more, including beach stuff and games etc. The view is just stunning and the location is perfect for days on the beach, early morning swims in the sea and walking the cliff-path...there is also the Telegraph Museum and Minack Theatre for a bit of history and entertainment...perfect!

June 2018

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2018

1 January1133
6 Jan - 3 Feb499
10 Feb - 17 Feb508
24 Feb - 17 Mar499
24 March740
31 Mar - 7 Apr755
14 Apr - 28 Apr543
5 May - 19 May765
26 May1089
2 Jun - 9 Jun957
16 Jun - 23 Jun1029
30 June1150
7 July1205
14 July1227
21 Jul - 18 Aug1465
25 August1184
1 Sep - 8 Sep925
15 September895
22 September675
29 Sep - 13 Oct668
20 October780
27 Oct - 8 Dec499
15 Dec - 22 Dec908
29 Dec - 31 Dec1133

2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb499
16 February508
23 Feb - 30 Mar499
6 Apr - 13 Apr755
20 April740
27 April543
4 May - 18 May765
25 May1089
1 Jun - 8 Jun957
15 Jun - 22 Jun1029
29 June1150
6 July1205
13 July1227
20 July1362
27 Jul - 24 Aug1465
31 Aug - 7 Sep925
14 September895
21 September675
28 Sep - 12 Oct668
19 October779
26 October668
2 Nov - 7 Dec499
14 December890
21 December890
28 Dec - 31 Dec1133
 

Porthcurno Holidays

Porthcurno’s popular family beach offers safe paddling for the younger swimmers and wonderful deep waters for the more experienced, refreshments and toilet facilities are available as well as a huge car park (free between October to Easter). Take a short walk along the coastal path to Pedn Vounder beach; a real sun trap sheltered from the elements, it will truly amaze you with its natural beauty. With the tide low, you can walk the entire length to Logan’s Rock jutting out into the sea. For more information on Porthcurno beach, check out our blog on Sandy Beaches of West Cornwall.

Things to do near Porthcurno

Minack Theatre
Built in to the cliff face at Porthcurno, the world famous Minack Theatre runs outdoor performances from May to September attracting many who wishing for an ‘al fresco’ theatrical experience with the most beautiful back drop of the sea and sunset. This world-renowned theatre is truly a theatre under the stars. It was built by hand by Rowena Cade and her gardener Billy Rawlings and Tom Angove. The story of how the theatre came about is a tribute to one woman’s vision. Rowena died in 1983. The theatre has undergone technical modifications to cope with the increased audience numbers. However, it is still a truly unique and magical place, with seats carved into the cliffs and a stunning backdrop and sea views. Always take hats and sunscreen for matinees; and warm clothes for the evening. Arriving early with your picnic basket is positively encouraged and The Minack has its own micro-climate and rarely cancels a show. Read more on our blog post: Theatres in Cornwall.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Visit the Telegraph Museum which will walk you through how Sir John Pender formed the Falmouth-Gibraltar-Malta Telegraph Company in 1876. Between the two world wars Porthcurno cable office was for a time the largest submarine cable station in the world. The cable office closed in 1970, but Cable & Wireless training college remained operational up until 1993. The museum holds company records and tells the story of this major international communications centre which was tucked away in a Cornish cove. To find out more, you can read our blog post: A day out at Porthcurno Telegraph Musuem.

Places to visit

Treen
Conveniently located for cliff walking and bird watching, Treen is just a short walk away from the secluded sandy beaches of Porthcurno. 

Logan Rock
Logan Rock, meaning 'balanced stone' is also closeby. This granite boulder weighing approximately 80 tonnes, could once be rocked by applying just a little pressure. The story goes that it was once dislodged in 1824 by a group of British seamen wishing to show their skill and courage. Outraged by this, the local residents insisted the rock was replaced, as it had become a local landmark. Ironically this was a much more challenging feat, taking 60 men, 7 months to complete. Logan's Rock still moves today, but with much less ease than it once did.

Dating back over 400 years, the Logan Rock Inn serves good food and beer and offers a friendly, country-pub atmosphere.

Penberth Cove
Home to a small fishing fleet, Penberth Cove is nearby and provides the perfect place to relax in a tranquil setting. Ideal for a spot of birdwatching or simply enjoying the scenery. 

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Local events

St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

23rd August 2018 

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

8th - 22nd September 2018

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

16th December - 6th January 2018

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www.mouseholelights.org.uk

Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2018

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2019

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

19th - 21st April 2019

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2019

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2019 

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

Dates TBC August 2019

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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TBC August 2019

Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

Dates TBC

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

We had a very relaxing week, beautiful views and apartment was very well equipped and comfortable.

We hope to return.

September 2018

Absolutely loved the flat, it is was very comfortable and had everything we needed and more, including beach stuff and games etc. The view is just stunning and the location is perfect for days on the beach, early morning swims in the sea and walking the cliff-path...there is also the Telegraph Museum and Minack Theatre for a bit of history and entertainment...perfect!

June 2018

Ocean View has undeniably the best views you could find in a holiday flat! It simply takes your breath away. We loved our stay here and one of the highlights was getting to see dolphins swimming on the beach at sunrise. It's in a great location being only walking distance from Minack Theatre and lots of lovely cliff walks right on your doorstep. It also has great easy access parking. We would highly recommend Ocean View 2 to anyone as we would booking with Aspects Holidays. There were no problems and communication was easy.

April 2018

Wonderful location and superb views. Comfortable well equipped apartment

September 2017

Ocean View has the views to die for. They took our breath away when we arrived! The property was very well equipped and was spotless on arrival. Perfectly positioned for Minack Theatre and gorgeous coastal walks with the best beach in Cornwall right on your doorstep! Parking and access to the property were both easy which meant we could get on with enjoying our holiday straight away. We even had the added bonus of scones, jam and cream waiting for us after our journey. The whole booked experience with Aspects was flawless and we would definitely book again.

May 2017

It's great

April 2017

Nice and well equipped flat with a stunning view. In a very quiet area what helps to relax immediately.

September 2015

Beautiful and comfortable apartment in a stunning location. Perfect for a relaxing holiday whatever the weather.

June 2015

The property met our expectations in all aspects. It was clean and well presented throughout.with magnificent views out to sea prompted us to book this apartment for our stay. We would like to thank Aspect holidays for all their help And care throughout and and would encourage anyone to book their holday through them. This is the first time we have used Aspect Holidays , and would use them again.

Good in all Aspects. (Like the pun)

May 2015

 
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