Seahorse Apartment is located towards the rear of the desirable St Elvans development which is situated right on the harbourside of the pretty fishing village of Porthleven. Perfectly located to take advantage of all of the restaurants, pubs and galleries that Porthleven has to offer as well as being just a 5 minute walk to the beach.
Inside the apartment you will find an open plan living area which comprises of comfy sofas, TV and flame effect electric fire. The small balcony is off the living room and overlooks the courtyard. A dining table divides the room from the well-equipped kitchen which is complete with granite worktops, full size fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Seahorse Apartment is situated on the first floor and is accessed via the developments own private entrance and courtyard.
Porthleven is ideal for exploring the south and west of Cornwall with the small market town of Helston just 2 miles away.
Short breaks accepted in January/February.
Living Area: Wall mounted TV, DVD, leads to balcony.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Hob and fan oven, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, full size fridge/freezer, Nespresso coffee machine.
Shower Room: Shower, basin, WC.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed (6'), chest of drawers, bedside tables, wardrobe. En-Suite Bathroom: Corner bath with shower, basin, WC.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), chest of drawers, clothes hanging area.
GARDEN AND PARKING:
Private undercover parking suitable for a larger car. Balcony with seating.
Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent. Electric heating throughout.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Cot provided, please bring your own cot bedding.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Restaurant: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.1 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. No pets. Short breaks allowed. The staircase is quite steep and therefore not suitable for those with mobility problems. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- WiFi internet
- Private parking
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Toilets
- 0.2 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.1 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.
I'll sum up the Seahorse apartment, Above Beach service and the local area in one sentence: the apartment is stunning, Above Beach Cottages staff are always so helpful and Porthleven, well, it's absolutely beautiful, I always return year after year ever since stumbling across this most enchanting little fishing village, where the beach is amazing and the views are breathtaking.Ms Becky Coleman - 9th November 2019
Fabulous and the scones and cream on arrival was a lovely surprise Perfect location and within one hour of many attractions and places to visitMr Kevin Rutter - 17th October 2019
We love to go to Porthleven, there is plenty to do, and lovely places to eat.Mrs Andrena Brocklesby - 29th August 2019
A perfect place with added bonus of a parking space. Thank you for the lovely scones. Will be back!Mrs Jill Britland - 19th July 2019
Our third stay in Porthleven but first time in this apartment. Immaculate accommodation, nice touches on arrival, situation perfect.Mr Glyn Jones - 21st June 2019
Lovely holiday accommodation, very clean with everything you need. Had a great week around Porthleven, enjoyed Praa Sands Beach and casual walks. Will definitely be back in the future!Ms Hannah Adams - 31st May 2019
Excellent service from the letting company and the apartment is ideal for a holiday in the South of Cornwall. Perfect for a whole range of activities for all the family.Mrs Jenny Poole - 18th April 2019
The apartment was beautiful, it was very clean, first impressions were 'wow', so much so, I booked next year's holiday at the same apartment within half an hour of arriving. Thank you to all the staff at Above Beach Cottages, it was a wonderful stay.Ms Becky Coleman - 5th November 2018
It was a pleasure to stay somewhere with that standard of cleanliness.Mr Don Blackmore - 30th September 2018
Fabulous property, well equipped, well maintained and very clean!! Mrs Nicola Oxley - 26th August 2018
Our first time in this apartment, and hopefully not the last! Comfortable and well positioned in the heart of Porthleven.Simon, Nicola, Emily and Ben - 24th August 2018
Seahorse is a lovely, spacious, clean property. The welcome tray of scones, jam and cream a lovely little treat. Close to harbour, shops and restaurants. Ideally situated for exploring Cornwall. Mrs Susan Stevens - 5th August 2018
Lovely apartment, well situated, very roomy! We have stayed in this apartment before this week and would definitely book again. Thank you for the cream tea and apple juice on arrival and milk in the fridge. Lovely and clean apartment. Thank you.Paul and Vanya - 20th July 2018
We have enjoyed every minute of our stay at 'Seahorse'. This is our 4th holiday in Porthleven and probably not our last! 'Seahorse' is immaculate, has lovely, spacious rooms and good parking. We would definitely recommend it to friends and family, and we will consider it again for a future stay.Debbie and Paul - 13th July 2018
Enjoyed a lovely two weeks in Porthleven. Apartment was lovely, very comfortable and close to harbour and shops. We would recommend 'The Ship Inn' for atmosphere and amazing fish pie, bring on the next holiday!Ann and Gary - 22nd June 2018
We have been visiting Porthleven for many years and it was nice to find such a convenient apartment, so nicely decorated and easy to make ourselves at home in. We have had a wonderful time as usual and will be sad to leave although I have no doubt we will be back soon.Sarah, Nick, Alex, William, Jane and Andrew - 31st May 2018
A wonderful time in beautiful Cornwall. The apartment is fabulous, a little haven at the end of a busy days walking and sight seeing. Porthleven is wonderful, and our visit to Godrevy, Poldhu, Mullion, Minack and Lost Gardens of Heligan plus so many other wonderful places are fabulous too.Gill and Poppy - 11th May 2018
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