Cornwall LivingIssue #89

Getaway gossip September 2019

Looking for a lifetime of holidays?

The possibility of owning a Cornish holiday home may be more than just a dream. Whether you’re looking for rental potential, a quiet retreat, a holiday for all the family, or a base from which to explore Cornwall, on St Merryn Park you will find quality park homes and lodges designed to your requirements. Located on Cornwall’s north coast within four miles of the acclaimed ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’, the beautiful coastal walks allow you to enjoy the impressive natural diversity alongside fabulous beaches and hidden coves. There’s also more than enough to entertain you on site with a convenience shop, children’s play area, hairdressers, nail salon, tennis courts, football field and dog walking area. Or head to nearby Padstow, which boasts a selection of high-end restaurants and boutique shops.

For more information call 01872 261301 or visit


Perfect solutions to furnishing your home

Alfred Smith & Son is the oldest independent furniture retailer in the country, now into its fifth generation of serving west Cornwall and beyond. Offering a wide range of upholstery, dining, bedroom and occasional furniture, carpets, curtains, blinds and fabrics – you can even buy the elusive curtain hook! All products are personally sourced from leading manufacturers as well as lesser-known ones, with the aim to offer you the perfect solutions to furnish your home in an individual style to suit you. Even offering to help develop holiday homes into desirable residences for those who don’t live permanently in Cornwall. We hear from owner Sue Calvert who tells us: “We’re passionate about what we do, the service we strive to give and are always available to give advice.”

For more information call 01736 363134 or visit


Affordable ownership at Perran Sands

Located on the stunning north Cornish coast, Perran Sands Holiday Park is the perfect place to escape to. Spread across a clifftop of towering sand dunes, there’s an amazing feeling of open space. With the photogenic crashing waves, sandy beaches and wild moorlands, not to mention trendy towns with the fine dining and fabulous shopping nearby, this is a great place to return to time and time again.

Or, if you want to relax, there are plenty of facilities and activities on park. Owning your own holiday home is more affordable than you might think: Perran Sands has new and pre-owned holiday homes and lodges available, so there’s sure to be something to suit your taste and budget! Interested? If so, be sure to give the team a call!

For more information call 0333 202 1434 or visit