Built in 1870, The Manse used to be The Old Presbytery in Porthleven, and enjoys a spectacular south-westerly facing position looking out towards both Land's End and The Lizard peninsula. The Manse is a characterful old detached house which boasts sea views from two of the three bedrooms, as well as from the upstairs reading room, which is also equipped with a telescope.
The Manse is cosy and welcoming with a multi fuel burner in the main living room and full oil fired central heating, as well as being spacious enough for modern family living by having the advantage of a smaller separate den, fully equipped with a TV, games, books and sofabed - ideal for the children to have their own space. Downstairs you will also find a separate large dining room, kitchen and conservatory area, with a separate utility. There is a small shower suitable for washing wet suits or sandy feet and a separate w.c.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms with one king sized bed, one double and one twin. The upstairs bathroom has a bath with mixer taps and shower hose, basin, wc and a separate shower cubicle with electric shower. There is an additional reading/quiet room equipped with a telescope so you can see details of the great view.
Living Room: Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock/CD/Radio, wood-burning stove, sea views.
Dining Room: Dining space for 6, sideboard.
Den: Sofabed, TV, books and games.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher,
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Cloakroom: Basin, WC.
Shower: Small shower suitable for washing wetsuits or sandy feet.
Bedroom 1: King size bed (5’), bedside units, wardrobe, chest of drawers, sea views.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4’6"), bedside units, wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds, bedside unit, clothes storage, sea views.
Reading Room: Complete with telescope to take in the view.
Bathroom: Bath with mixer taps and shower hose, separate shower cubicle, basin, WC.
GARDEN & PARKING: Enclosed, terraced garden with seating and sea views. Unrestricted on-street parking.
Changeover day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets Welcome: Max 2 dogs.
Power and Heat: Heating and electricity included in rent. Woodburner and Full Central Heating.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: High chair and travel cot available. Please bring your own cot bedding.
Shop: 350yds Pub: 350yds
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi available. Mobile phone coverage varies
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- Open fire or woodburner
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Toilets
- Patio/garden furniture
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 0.2 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.4 Mile from a shop
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No smoking
- WiFi internet
Our second stay at this lovely house, very homely and well equipped with stunning views from the upstairs bedrooms and reading room. The owner was exceedingly helpful and the lovely welcome tray of a cream tea and local cider was really appreciated. Can't wait to return again.Mrs Katherine Guy - 18th April 2018
Really comfortable and very well equipped - good setting in Porthleven - lovely to lie in bed and look out at the sea! Feels like a home from home - we all enjoyed our. Break. Mrs Alison Craddock - 9th April 2018
We spent a wonderful week in The Manse in Porthleven. Always sunny weather, great walks on the South West Coast path, excursions to Glendurgan gardens and the Levant mine near St. Just. Great relaxing on the beach.The Sholls, Germany
We have spent a very enjoyable, peaceful, relaxed and unhurried week here. The Manse was just the ticket again. Thanks very much.Mike and June from Warford
It was great - loved the Seal Sanctuary. Almost forgot the pizzas (from The Deli) - great, but order them in advance 'cos they take a long time.The Parrs
Enjoyed a wonderful week, and even managed some good weather! All members of the group enjoyed making sandcastles and body boarding on Porthleven and Praa Sands beaches. Can recommend Fish and Chips from Roland's Happy Plaice and the ice cream cream shop Nauti but Ice - next to bike hire shop.The Chaltons and Townsends
Had a good time in The Manse. First time in Porthleven. Lovely cosy cottage. Everything we needed. Sure we will return one day. Harbour and the pubs great - good food.Christine, Mike, Emma, Jake, Nathan, Georgia and Pepper
Another restful stay in The Manse and calm atmosphere of Porthleven. A good mixture of weather, mainly fine I am pleased to say! Atlantic Inn visited most, but Amelie's and The Square well worth a visit. Sorry to leave, but hope to be back next May.Bill, St. Albans
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