1 Highburrow not only boasts stunning sea views, but offers generous accommodation with all of the comforts of modern living. Sitting right on the South West coastal path, and just a 10 minute walk into the centre of the vibrant fishing village of Porthleven, 1 Highburrow is perfectly located for your Cornish getaway. Entering the house there is a porch, King bedroom with en-suite shower room, and a twin bedroom - both with lovely sea views. There is also a utility room. On the first floor from the beautifully fitted high gloss kitchen and the large living room you can enjoy spectacular sea views out over Mount's Bay. The family bathroom benefits from underfloor heating and a shower over spa bath. There is a another king bedroom to the rear of the house as well as a dining room which leads to a gorgeous light and airy conservatory where those views out to sea can be taken in.
Outside to the rear of the property there are terraced gardens with seating and a BBQ area, all with sea views. Please supervise children in the garden. To the front of the property there is a large driveway which can park up to 4 cars. Porthleven is an art and food lovers paradise with plenty of restaurants, pubs and galleries to visit. It is just two miles from the market town of Helston and 10 miles from Penzance and is ideally located for exploring the South Coast of Cornwall and the Lizard Peninsula.
Reverse level accommodation:
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5’), bedside units, dressing table, built in wardrobes, sea views. En Suite Shower Room: Shower, basin, wc.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), bedside unit, clothes storage, sea views.
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Living Room: Smart TV with sound bar, DVD/CD player, iPod dock, sea views.
Dining Room: Dining facilities for eight.
Conservatory: Comfortable seating with doors leading to terrace, breakfast table and chairs, sea views.
Kitchen: Electric double oven, ceramic hob, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, sea views.
Bedroom 3: Kingsize bed (5’), bedside units, chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Spa bath with shower over, underfloor heating, basin, wc.
GARDEN & PARKING: Terraced gardens with seating, BBQ area and sea views. Parking available for up to four cars.
Power and Heat: Electricity and heating included in the rent.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and high chair provided, please bring your own cot bedding.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.4 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. No Pets. WiFi available. Mobile phone coverage varies. Please supervise children in the garden.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- WiFi internet
- Private parking
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Toilets
- Ground floor toilet
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Patio/garden furniture
- 0.1 Mile from a beach
- 0.4 Mile from a pub
- 0.4 Mile from a shop
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No smoking
Set on the west coast of the spectacular Lizard Peninsula, the little harbour town of Porthleven is the quintessential Cornish fishing port. Centred around the harbour, it boasts an array of cafés, restaurants and galleries and exudes a chilled, relaxed atmosphere. Porthleven is the most southerly working port in the UK, with fishing boats operating out of the harbour. This makes the town a great spot to enjoy some delicious seafood, straight from the fishing boats to the restaurants, it couldn’t be fresher!
Porthleven beach can be accessed from the town itself and provides a long expanse of sand which is separated into segments by several rocky outcrops. While away the glorious summer days relaxing on the beach with a locally made ice cream in hand!
Situated part way along a huge sweeping bay, it faces the Atlantic Ocean and is often on the receiving end of some mighty winter storms! A fabulous destination for a winter break; marvel at the awe-inspiring waves pounding the harbour walls from the cosy safety of the local pub!
The surrounding area doesn’t disappoint either; located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the views from every cove or clifftop are picture-perfect. Travel north-west and you’ll reach Marazion, home of St Michael’s Mount – an absolute ‘must’. South takes you to the tip of the Lizard Peninsula, Lizard Point, one of Cornwall’s most iconic spots.
You won’t tire of the walks and stunning scenery, but if you fancy a day out, try the Seal Sanctuary, Flambards or Trebah Gardens. Or, go a little further afield and you can explore Penzance, Land’s End and St Ives.
Very clean and well appointed. An excellent holiday cottage. Mrs Sheena Marsh - 3rd November 2019
Porthleven is a wonderful little place to stay & 1 Highburrow is in the perfect location for walks, the beach, the port. Just a lovely place to spend a holiday. We will definitely be back.Mr Ian Mudie - 13th September 2019
A truly charming and beautiful house, in one of the most enviable positions we've witnessed. The house had a welcoming feel from the moment we put the key in the door, a special that we left reluctantly, after making so many special memories as a family. The local area was outstanding and offered all we needed in terms of water sports, boat trips, pubs, restaurants and alike. Mr Michael Clancy - 30th August 2019
The holiday property felt like home from home with all home comforts. Good facilities, plenty of space and equipment, lovely sea views. The house had plenty of parking and it was an easy walk into Porthleven. Mrs Barbara Daniels - 10th August 2019
A very comfortable and extremely well equipped property. Wonderfully well located, with beautiful sea views, right by coastal walk and Loe Bar/The Penrose Estate and just a few minutes walk into the lovely town of Porthleven with all its shops, cafes. restaurants and galleries.Mrs Ruth Foulds - 1st June 2019
Thank you so much for enabling us to stay in your wonderful home! We enjoyed every minute, had lovely weather and a brilliant holiday! We spent all of our time in and around Porthleven it was that good. Pubs, walks, beach, days we will remember always!Steve, Jackie and George - 8th September 2018
Fantastic week, spent in a beautiful home, in a stunning location! Enjoyed drinking Sloe Gin on the patio, watched the sun set! (So many stars!). Thanks Mark and Tracey for allowing this very memorable holiday! The kids now want a fridge that makes ice...Martyn, Michelle and family - 11th August 2018
A fabulous holiday in a beautiful part of the world. Great property in a superb location. Loved every minute!Miss Susan Townend - 6th August 2018
This is a fantastic property in a beautiful location - we liked the fact that this has been a family home, so comfortable with spectacular sea views. Above Beach Cottages certainly know their stuff & have a good portfolio of properties in lovely locations.Mrs Jane Fountain - 4th June 2018
We had a wonderful week in this delightful property. It overlooked the Cornish coast and was within walking distance of coastal paths of outstanding beauty and also the picturesque harbour town of Porthleven. We visited many fantastic places including Penrose Hill, Sennen Cove and the surrounding Penzance area, the Isles of Scilly, Helston, Poldu Cove, Gunwalloe Cove, Loe Bar, Mullion Cove and the Lizard Light house. Locally there were a wide variety of places to eat out for any occasion. A very friendly and welcoming house and location. A lot of thought has gone into providing outstanding accommodation of a very high standard for '1 Highburrow'. Thank you!Mrs M Ryan - 30th May 2018
Wonderfully well equipped house. Very much appreciated waiting cream tea, bottle of cider and flowers - also very generous provision of bath and shower potions. Mrs Ruth Foulds - 8th May 2018
Had a good week. First time in the cottage. Children loved the conservatory. Loved staying here - very well equipped.The Mills family, Coventry - 28th October 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely peaceful location. The welcome pack and the well equipped property were ideal. Coming in October the property was lovely and warm - plenty of hot water - rough seas to enhance the views - what more can I say.Trevor & Diana, Cheltenham - 18th October 2017
Had a wonderful time here, we've been staying in Porthleven for around 10 years now and this is the best house yet! With a 15 month old - you have everything we needed! Very attentive! Amazing views - lovely house, felt like a home!Burnsides & Jardines, Sunderland & Newcastle - 5th August 2017
Janet & Marshall have brought me here for my 90th Birthday. We have loved staying in your beautiful, comfortable home, with such lovely sea views. Thank you so much for a wonderful time in Cornwall.Jean, Janet & Marshall, Surrey & East Sussex - 24th June 2017
A beautiful house - well finished & set in a breathtaking coast. Thoroughly enjoyed the views especially from the conservatory! The pictures don't do it justice...Owen & Ese, Warwick - 10th June 2017
We have had a fantastic time! The house is beautiful & well equipped. Our children have loved waking in the morning to see what boats are out! Thank you xTapsell & Hanson, Chester - 27th May 2017
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