Cornwall Living 2016

Beachcomber, Portreath

With panoramic views of the sea and coastline and just 100 yards above the fine sandy beach, this detached, light and airy dormer bungalow is set in an elevated position in the lovely coastal village of Portreath.  Well placed for the beach, popular with families and surfers, the attractive accommodation enjoys stunning views to the offshore bird colony of Gull Rock.

Approached by an external flight of 27 steps which lead up to a delightful terrace with Mediterranean shrubs and a covered verandah spanning the width of the property enjoying both spectacular sunrise and sunsets.

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A couple of steps then continue up to the front door opening into an entrance porch and a door to an inner hallway with an adjacent shower room W.C. and hand basin.

At the front of the property is a comfortably furnished sitting room with an electric fire and lounge seating arranged before a picture window enjoying glorious views of the sea and beach.  To one side, an adjoining dining room has a sofa bed as a sleeping alternative and French Windows that open to the verandah.

At the rear is a well equipped pine fitted kitchen and beyond a ground floor bedroom with zip linked twin beds and a door to a service courtyard with steps leading up to the sun deck.

From the hallway, an enclosed rather steep carpeted staircase leads directly up to the master bedroom with a 5ft double bed, a bird’s eye view far out to sea and an en-suite bathroom W.C. with hand basin and shower over the bath.  A door from the first floor bedroom leads out to an enclosed wooden sun deck.

The village of Portreath has a small supermarket, bakery, pubs and surf hire with the occasional fishing boat in the 18th century narrow harbour basin.  Activities at Portreath beach also include coasteering, kayaking and surfing.