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Rock House Porthleven

 
 
£680 - £1838
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A modern fusion of character and style awaits you at Rock House, with its reverse level, open plan living area, it provides the most beautiful casual space for relaxed dinners and great conversation. Three of the beautiful bedrooms have the benefit of their own en suite shower room, whilst also having the option to use the main bathroom with its gorgeous freestanding bath. This tranquil space invites you to sink into a hot bubbly bath after your days adventures enjoying some much needed "you time". Dine al fresco on the raised decked roof terrace with super views or take advantage of the peace and quiet with some sunrise yoga.

A delightful mix of eateries and boutiques dotted around the harbour and market town of Porthleven makes it the ideal destination for foodies and shoppers alike. Only two minutes from the local beach makes Rock House the perfect choice for a traditional bucket and spade holiday by the sea. Within strolling distance of the harbour, relaxation, fun and family time, take centre stage in this modestly, gorgeous property. Rock House has everything you need for a relaxed break away, whether it be with family or friends.

Entrance

accessed via the side pathway into a hallway with staircase to first floor living, under stairs storage, easy chair. Doors leading to:

Utility room

sink unit with washing machine and stable door to main road. Dog bed, bowls, heating system.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed, hooks for hanging clothes, en suite with double walk in shower, WC and basin. Sash window to front of property.

Bedroom 2

zip and link beds (2ft 6" twins or kingsize), hooks for hanging clothes, en suite with walk in shower, WC and basin.

Family bathroom

freestanding, double ended bath, WC and basin.

Bedroom 3

double bed, built in wardrobe, en suite with walk in shower, WC and basin. Window to rear courtyard.

Bedroom 4

zip and link beds (2ft 6" twins or kingsize) hanging hooks for clothes, TV, window to rear courtyard.

Kitchen/dining/sitting room

open plan room with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, contemporary woodburner, three sofas, easy chair, TV with Sky box. Built in corner bench seating with additional dining chairs around a large dining table. Three sash windows to the front of the property with sea glimpses. Kitchen with integral appliances including fridge, freezer, dishwasher, double oven, induction, five ring hob, granite worktops. French doors to:

Roof terrace

large space with superb views across Porthleven to the coastline of Penzance. Outside dining for eight people, gas BBQ, composite decking with glass and steel balustrade with walkway across to a further patio area with gated steps down to the rear courtyard.

Courtyard garden

small courtyard garden to rear of the cottage with log store. Side path with gated access to main road. Outside shower for washing off sandy people and dogs.

Additional information

electric heating, WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.

 

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2018

1 January1420
6 Jan - 3 Feb680
10 Feb - 17 Feb707
24 Feb - 17 Mar680
24 March955
31 Mar - 7 Apr974
14 Apr - 28 Apr755
5 May970
12 May - 19 May994
26 May1330
2 Jun - 9 Jun1155
16 Jun - 23 Jun1290
30 June1441
7 July1508
14 July1539
21 Jul - 18 Aug1838
25 August1402
1 Sep - 8 Sep1136
15 September1093
22 September893
29 Sep - 13 Oct885
20 October961
27 Oct - 8 Dec680
15 Dec - 22 Dec1139
29 Dec - 31 Dec1420

2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb680
16 February707
23 Feb - 30 Mar680
6 Apr - 13 Apr974
20 April955
27 April755
4 May970
11 May - 18 May994
25 May1330
1 Jun - 8 Jun1155
15 Jun - 22 Jun1290
29 June1441
6 July1508
13 July1539
20 July1709
27 Jul - 24 Aug1838
31 Aug - 7 Sep1136
14 September1093
21 September893
28 Sep - 12 Oct885
19 October961
26 October885
2 Nov - 14 Dec680
21 December1111
28 Dec - 31 Dec1420
 

Porthleven Holidays

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Take a short break out of season in Porthleven and avoid the hubbub on the roads and beaches. Soak up the sun on the harbour front and watch the fishing boats pass by. Catch the first glimpses of colour from the acres of Cornish daffodils in early spring with the sea as a back drop as you drive from coast to coast. With easy access to the coastal footpath, head east to discover Gunwalloe Fishing Cove, Polurnan Cliffs and Mullion Cove or head west and marvel at Praa Sands, Perranuthnoe and Marazion. 

Take a short walk from Porthleven and reach the coarse sand of Porthleven beach, reaching two miles south as far as Loe Bar, a sand spit separating the sea and forming Loe Pool, the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall.

Porthleven harbour is an enjoyable place to relax, with its cafés, pubs and restaurants providing the perfect place for you to sit outside and watch the world float by!

Things to do in Porthleven

Porthleven Food & Music Festival

With over 10,000 visitors each year, the festival is popular with visitors and locals alike. It celebrates Cornish food producers, with demonstrations, live bands, street performers and with free entry, it's the perfect family day out. This years event takes place on 26th April. Read about the Porthleven Food & Music festival on our blog.

Surfing

Porthleven is a renowned surf spot amongst the locals, and is more suited to experienced surfers and bodyboarders. Find out more on our blog: Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall

Cycling

If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, mountain bike hire is available from our friends over at Porthleven Cycle Hire. There’s a variety of scenic cycling routes in the area, all offering different levels of difficulty, and most offering great coastal views.

Fishing

With such a variety of fishing spots in the area, you’ll be spoilt for choice when staying in a holiday cottage in Porthleven.  There’s an angling centre nearby to stock up on tackle and bait before heading out, and Loe bar is just a short walk from Porthleven itself, which offers great beach fishing. Bass fishing is popular in this area and guided fishing trips are available from Porthleven too. With many other popular sea fishing and course fishing spots in Cornwall you’ll be able to try your luck at a variety of places without having to travel too far.  

Birdwatching

Behind Loe bar is Loe pool, the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall, and is a great place to enjoy birdwatching. Surrounded by woodland, it’s a great place to go walking and enjoy the Cornish scenery.

Eating out

Porthleven is quickly becoming a foodie's paradise, with a range or top notch restaurants throughout the town. To help you decide where to dine out, read our blog post on Eating out in Porthleven.

Other attractions

Flambards Theme Park

If you fancy a family day out, Flambards Theme Park in nearby Helston is a great place to visit at any time of year. With rides, activities and entertainment with award winning exhibitions and museums, there is something for all ages.

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

A few miles down the road, and set in acres of Cornish countryside is the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. Here you will find rescued and rehabilitated seals and sea lions found on Britain's beaches, alongside penguins, otters, and farmyard animals such as ponies, goats and sheep; a great day out for all the family. 

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Local events

St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

23rd - 24th November 2018

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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

1st - 2nd December 2018

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Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

15th - 24th December 2018 (selected dates)

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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. 

15th December - 4th January 2018

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The Alternative Christmas Market at Heartlands

The Heartlands Alternative Christmas Market isn't your average festive fayre! There will be live music, a mini silent disco, food & drinks stalls, arts & crafts, workshops and Christmas gifts from local traders. 

Sunday 16th December 2018

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2018

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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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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!

August 2019

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

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.

14th - 28th September 2019

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