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Surfers Paradise: 3-Bedroom Holiday Apartment

Porthcurno, Land's End, West Cornwall

Self catering apartment, Porthcurno

"Surfers Paradise" is a 3-bedroomed spacious apartment on the first floor of an attractive, semi-detached house, situated in the picturesque valley of Porthcurno. It's a quarter of a mile from one of the most spectacular beaches in the country as shown here. The famous Minack Theatre is half a mile away. Land's End and the sandy, surfing beach at Sennen Cove are just 3 miles away. Porthcurno beach cafe and the Cable Station Inn are within walking distance.  This property is above Sundowner and just across from Crest of the Wave so if you wish to be near friends or family, you would be close together.

2016 - new sofas, new kitchen table and new garden furniture provided



Location Porthcurno, Land's End, West Cornwall
Bedrooms 3: 1 double, 2 twins, bunk beds in one twin room
Sleeps 6/8
Changeover Day Saturday
Times Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time:10:00
Price Per Week £375-£1170. Reduced prices for 2 people or less at certain times of year
Entrance On the first floor of a semi detached house, set back from the road with its own private entrance
Bathroom One full bathroom with bath, separate toilet, plus a shower room with toilet
Kitchen Well equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, table and 4 chairs
Heating All rooms well heated by storage heaters - some with convectors which provide instant heat
Included Duvets, linen, towels (not beach towels), electricity and central heating included in the price


Garden/Patio Yes: Small garden up some steps behind the property with garden furniture provided and a Bar B Q
Parking Yes: Reserved parking for two medium sized cars


Sea views No
Woodburner No
Walking distance from beach Yes: Quarter of a mile from one of the most spectacular beaches in the country
TV/Music Colour TV with Freeview channels, DVD
Internet/Broadband Yes: Free broadband access
Phone Telephone provided
Other facilities Dining table big enough to seat 8


Children Yes
Cot/Highchair Yes: Cot and highchair available on request, stairgate at top of stairs
Please bring your own bedding for cots
Pets Yes:

Pets accepted.  There is a garden up behind the property but this is not enclosed.  The coastal path is within easy reach.

Smoking No: No smoking

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 and past the village shop/post office. Just after this you will see 6 large semi detached houses on the lefthandside. "Surfers Paradise" is the last one - turn left into the driveway just before the white block of flats. The two parking spaces are just inside on the left by the front lawn of the house (not at the back in the main car park). The entrance to the property is the first door you come to on the left.


  • this apartment is on the first floor so not suitable for wheelchair access
  • parking is adjacent to the property - bus stop approx 100 yards
  • shower over bath and non slip flooring in main bathroom
  • second bathroom has separate shower cubicle
  • cordless kettle in kitchen
  • website available in large print format
  • staff attended Welcome All course so trained in disability awareness
  • mobile phones do not work, phone provided
  • assistance dogs accepted
  • no smoking


20% deposit required on booking - cards accepted - no surcharge for debit & maestro cards, credit cards 1.5% charge and 2% surcharge for non European cards


Cancellation insurance recommended this can be purchased from World First if you wish

Short Breaks

Short breaks available

Booking Conditions

Please view our booking conditions

Dogs Welcome

In the last year I have had quite a few complaints from owners about the way properties have been left when dogs have been there.  So, to try and prevent any owners from changing their minds about accepting dogs, it would be helpful if you could have a look at the following suggestions:

  • Don’t allow your dogs to damage furniture and fittings – bring a throw if you know they will go on furniture or beds
  • Clean up any dog hair
  • Don’t leave dogs in the property alone if you know they are likely to scratch the paintwork or bark incessantly
  • Pick up after your pets in the garden
  • Bring a towel to wipe your pet if they get wet or muddy
  • Ensure that dogs arrive free of fleas and freshly groomed to ensure there are no lingering smells

Treeve Moor CottageTreeve Moor Cottage is detached and set in a large garden approximately 100 yards back from the road.  There is a gate across the entrance which will prevent larger dogs from getting out, but not smaller ones!  A footpath goes past the boundary of the property to Sennen Cove beach.  The property is surrounded by fields, one of which can be accessed to exercise your dog.  The property is suitable for a maximum of two dogs unless they are very small.  There are beaches within walking distance which are not subject to the dog ban.  Tide tables are available.

Dog friendly information for the area

All the properties on this site are situated either adjacent or just minutes away from a network of paths including the main coastal path.

Some beaches ban dogs from Easter to the end of September but allow dogs on the beach in the early morning and evening.  The rules in St. Ives are being changed to ban dogs all year round on most of their beaches.  Beaches nearby which do accept dogs all year round are Nanjizel, Pedn Vounder, Gwenver, Priests Cove, Boat Cove, Portheras Cove, Long Rock, and Porthkidney Sands .  See map for current arrangements.


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