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Pisces: 3-Bedroom Holiday Cottage

Porthcurno, Land's End, West Cornwall

Self catering holiday cottage, Porthcurno

"Pisces" is a large, elegantly furnished 3-bedroomed terraced cottage in an attractive building, once part of the Cable & Wireless training school. It's situated in the picturesque valley of Porthcurno within a short, level walk of one of the most spectacular beaches in the country. It's just 10 minutes walk from the famous Minack Theatre. Land's End and the sandy, surfing beach at Sennen Cove are just 3 miles away. Porthcurno beach cafe is 3 minutes walk, ideal for morning coffee or a cream tea and the Cable Station Inn is 1 minute away.

Reasons to choose this property:

  • Very close to the beach
  • Ideal base for Minack theatre actors or anyone attending a performance
  • Free use of tennis courts opposite
  • Two allocated parking spaces
  • Two patios which get the morning and afternoon sun + BAR B Q
  • Outside tap to rinse wetsuits
  • Spacious with a large kitchen, making it easy to prepare meals for 6

This property has reviews on the Holiday Lettings part of Trip Advisor - search under Pisces, Porthcurno


Everything was excellent and exceeded expectations.  Property hugely contributed to our fantastic holiday

Pisces is a house where you can feel comfortable and at home immediately. Beautifully furnished and extremely well equipped you will feel instantly relaxed. The accommodation is bright, airy and spacious, with nice outdoor spaces to enjoy the early sunrise and sunsets. The kitchen is so well equipped, you will actually enjoy preparing eating the fantastic fresh fish and seafood so readily available in Newlyn & Penzance in the comfort of your accommodation. With only a very short walk to Porthcurno Beach, it is a place where you can feel at peace and exhilarated at the same time. The property is so well placed for striking out to various locations, which all offer different things for both couples and families.


Location Porthcurno, Land's End, West Cornwall
Bedrooms 3: 2 doubles with king-size beds, one with en-suite bathroom with bath and shower over, 1 twin
Sleeps 6
Changeover Day Sunday
Times Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time:10:00
Price Per Week £508-£1269
Entrance Private entrance
Bathroom Main bathroom with large walk-in shower and heated towel rail
Double bedroom en-suite with bath and electric shower over
Downstairs cloakroom with WC
Kitchen Well equipped kitchen with oven/hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher
Heating All rooms well heated by storage heaters, some with convectors to give instant heat
Included Duvets, linen, towels (not beach towels), electricity and central heating included in the price


Garden/Patio Yes: Two private patios to take advantage of both the morning and afternoon sun, patio furniture and washing line
Parking Yes: Reserved parking for two cars


Sea views No
Woodburner No
Walking distance from beach Yes: Short, level walk of one of the most spectacular beaches in the country
TV/Music Colour TV with Freeview channels available via Sky, DVD
Internet/Broadband Yes: Wi-fi available with speeds of up to 40Mbps
Phone Telephone provided
The mobile signal works on the Vodafone network only
Other facilities Views of the valley and tennis courts from the lounge
Free use of tennis courts opposite the apartment


Children Yes
Cot/Highchair Yes: Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
Please bring your own bedding for cots
Pets No:

Regret no pets (assistance dogs accepted)

Smoking No

Minimum Inventory (* may be present in some properties but not all)

One per property
  • Ice cube tray
  • Electric kettle
  • Cafetiere
  • Teapot
  • Electric toaster
  • Tea caddy*
  • Saucepan & lid small
  • Saucepan & lid medium
  • Saucepan & lid large
  • Frying pan
  • Colander
  • Gravy boat/jug
  • Oven roasting tray
  • Tray
  • Bread/veg chopping board
  • Meat chopping board
  • Salad bowl and servers
  • Bread bin
  • Tongs*
  • Baking sheet
  • Scissors
  • Tin opener
  • Grater
  • Corkscrew
  • Bottle opener
  • Potato peeler
  • Garlic press
  • Whisk
  • Potato masher
  • Fish slice
  • Ladle
  • Small veg knife
  • Bread knife
  • Carving knife and fork*
  • Wooden spoons
  • Slotted spoon
  • Rolling pin*
  • Oven gloves
  • Casserole dish and lid
  • Pie dish *
  • Large fruit bowl*
  • Butter dish
  • Sugar basin
  • Milk jug large and small
  • Water jug
  • Orange juice squeezer
  • 1 pint measuring jug
  • Kitchen scales*
  • Condiment set
  • Meat plate*
  • Washing up bowl
  • Bucket*
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Broom*
  • Flower vase
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry basket
  • Clothes airer
  • Electric vacuum cleaner
  • Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Covered refuse container
Two per property
  • Mixing bowls or basins
  • Vegetable dishes*
  • Tablespoons
One per person (& 2 spare)
  • Plates large and small
  • Tea cup and saucer*
  • Coffee mug
  • Cereal/soup bowl
  • Tumbler
  • Beer glass*
  • Wine glass
  • Egg cup
  • Knife
  • Fork
  • Spoon (dessert & soup)*
  • Teaspoon
Per bed
  • Bed linen
  • 1 duvet
  • 2 pillows per person
  • 1 mattress cover
For the bathroom
  • Bath mat
  • Non slip mat for bath/shower
  • Disposal bin - covered
  • Mirror
  • Lavatory brush & container
For open fires/wood-burners
  • Coal scuttle
  • Fire irons
  • Ash container
  • Fire guard
  • Carbon monoxide tester
Household items (initial supply)
  • Hand soap
  • Kitchen roll
  • Bin liners, one per bin
  • 1 roll lavatory paper per loo
  • Washing up liquid
  • J cloth
  • Dishwasher tablets, 1 per day, where fitted
  • Pot scourer
  • Plate drainer
  • Kitchen roll holder
  • Spare light bulbs
  • Clothes pegs where applicable
  • Tea towels x 2
  • Coathangers
  • Torch
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • 1 hand towel, 1 bath towel per person
  • 1 hand towel in each toilet with handbasin



When you reach Penzance stay on the A30 and follow the signs for Land's End. Approximately 3 miles outside Penzance take the left turn signposted to the Minack. Drive through St. Buryan and continue (watching out for the hairpin bend!) until you see a left turn signposted to Porthcurno. Drive down into the valley - Zodiac House is the white building on the righthandside opposite the tennis courts. There is a gate across the entrance - for loading and unloading purposes only it is possible to drive through this gate. To find Pisces go through the side gate and round to the back - Pisces is the last property on the left. The car park is opposite the apartments and the two allocated parking spaces are marked on the ground with the number "4".

Map Reference: SW 383 226


  • the lounge, kitchen/diner and cloakroom with WC are on the ground floor
  • the bedrooms are all on the first floor
  • the doorways are not wide enough to take a wheelchair
  • a non-slip bathmat is provided
  • bathroom flooring is non-slip
  • shower cubicle in one bathroom, shower over bath in second bathroom
  • parking is across the road in allocated spaces, you can park outside the cottage for loading/unloading purposes only
  • bus stop is opposite
  • cordless kettle provided in kitchen
  • website available in large print format
  • staff attended Welcome All course so trained in disability awareness
  • mobile phones work on the Vodafone network only, phone and wi-fi available
  • assistance dogs accepted
  • no smoking


20% deposit required on booking - various payment methods available including personal debit cards, bank transfer, cheque. Corporate/business cards will attract a charge


Cancellation insurance recommended - see terms and conditions. 

Short Breaks

Short breaks available

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