Located right above the beach and just around the corner from Porthleven's iconic clock tower, this superbly positioned cottage is perfectly placed to make the most of those stunning sea views over Mount's Bay. Samphire Cottage has the rare claim that it has been owned by the same family for seven generations, and this can be felt when you walk into this loved family home.
A sun room leads into an open plan living/dining room from which those glorious sea views can be enjoyed. The living room is at one end with comfy sofas, large inglenook and wood-burning stove. At the other end is the dining area with dining table.
This room opens up into a well equipped kitchen breakfast room with five-burner induction hob, larder and belfast sink. There is a large breakfast bar and cosy seating area with more comfy sofas, and due to the open plan nature of the whole of the downstairs sea views can also be enjoyed from here. To the back of the house is a porch which leads out to the rear entrance.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms; a king and double to the front of the cottage which both have sea views, and two single rooms to the rear of the cottage. There is a family bathroom with bath and separate shower.
Outside to the front of the cottage is a patio terrace with table and chairs, where you have uninterrupted views out to sea overlooking Mount's Bay.
Porthleven is a vibrant fishing village with a fantastic community and boasts an array of superb restaurants and galleries, as well as a choice of good pubs and supermarket. Just 2 miles from the town of Helston and 12 miles from Penzance.
Sun Room: Seating with uninterrupted sea views.
Living/Dining Room: Smart TV with DVD player, woodburner.
Kitchen: Breakfast bar, cosy seating area, mounted TV, 5 ring induction hob and double fan oven, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (6'), chest of drawers, sea views.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4'6"), chest of drawers, sea views.
Bedroom 3: Single bed (3'), chest of drawers, sea views.
Bedroom 4: Single bed (3'), chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Bath, shower cubicle, basin, wc.
GARDEN & PARKING: Front of cottage patio terrace with table and chairs, where you have uninterrupted views out to sea overlooking Mount's Bay. No private parking but on-street parking available nearby.
Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pets Welcome: Maximum 2 dogs are welcome downstairs; £25 per pet per week.
Power and Heat: Electricity and heating included in the rent. Gas-fired central heating throughout.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot provided, please bring your own cot bedding.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.1 ml. Shop: 0.3 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies. Samphire Cottage is pet friendly but please do not allow dogs upstairs or on top of furniture.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Toilet
- 0.1 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.4 Mile from a shop
- 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.
Loved it very relaxing and plenty of space, our favourite so far.Mrs Claire Parmar - 1st March 2020
Holiday property was excellent and in a wonderful position for watching the waves.Mr Gerhard Morgan - 28th December 2019
Stunning house, gorgeous view. Everything you needed was provided. We didn't want to leave. Fell in love with Porthleven when we visited a few years ago. Try to visit at least once a year. Stayed in lots of different properties but Samphire cottage is one of my favourites.Mr Robert Griffin - 9th November 2019
Excellent location, very clean property and stunning sea views!Mr Michael Quilty - 26th September 2019
Wonderful house. Home from home. Has everything you need. Ruth Moakes - 5th September 2019
Beautiful house and location.Mr Steve Ford - 12th September 2018
It was a delight to stay in the cottage, every thing was there that we required.Mrs Kathryn Spencer - 23rd July 2018
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