Sea House, Porth, Cornwall Sleeps 10
The award-winning Sea House is a truly breathtaking beach house property that sits proudly overlooking Porth beach. With spectacular views, beautiful architecture and an indoor heated swimming pool, this is one of the best holiday homes available to rent within the UK.
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A simply stunning, contemporary beachside property with a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool, located by Porth beach, North Cornwall. Architect designed luxury self catering at its best. The house was built in 2010 and has won an award for 'Best Individual Dwelling' in the design of a luxury home.
Sea House was recently used as a location by the German TV station ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) for a TV adaptation of 'The Secret of the White Dove' written by the popular Cornish author, Rosamunde Pilcher.
There are five beautiful bedrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, three steam rooms, games room with beautiful bespoke bar and a Mark Wilkinson kitchen that has been made and installed to the highest of standards. The master bedroom has been cleverly designed to derive the maximum enjoyment out of stunning sea and north Cornwall coastal views, and all the main blinds in this exceptional master bedroom are electronically controlled.
All the en-suites and bathrooms have steam rooms, whilst the rest of this luxury property enjoys an enormous amount of living space across the three floors, which includes a study for those who regrettably have to catch up with work whilst away from their business.
To the rear of the property, there is a decked area with exterior garden furniture, barbeque and sun loungers. At the front, you have an expansive balcony area that just is designed to maximise the superb views of Porth Beach and its coast.
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Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
Enjoy an exceptional indoor heated swimming pool area that boasts a non-chlorine water treatment system using natural silver ionization, with a dedicated shower and one side of a large indoor tropical fish tank. Not only is the swimming pool heated, but the air temperature around this stunning pool is also carefully controlled to ensure optimum comfort. The swimming pool is aproximately 10 metres long, 3.4 metres wide with a shallow end depth of 125 cm and a deep end that is 188cm. With impressive views over Porth Beach, guests will love taking a leisurely swim whilst watching the tide roll in.
Lounge & Bar
A beautiful bespoke bar is the focal point of this room, with its wooden top and range of fitted optics and drinks fridge. After a long swim in the heated pool, mix yourself a drink and relax on the two reclining leather sofas in front of the wall mounted LCD flat screen TV, equipped with Blu-Ray played and full Sky HD package.
The tropical fish in the large fish tank are mesmerising and really do enhance the tranquil balance of this carefully conceptualised room. Add to all of this the circular lighting system and separate cloakroom, and you’ll probably find yourself spending hours watching family or friends enjoying the swimming pool through the glass doors.
Utility & Shower Room
Perfectly placed for returning from the beach covered in sand, the large shower room is quickly accessible through the garage that also leads to a small utility room.
The garage is very large and will take at least one car, which is accessed via a large sliding electronic garage door. There is also plenty of room in here to keep any beach equipment that you might bring.
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Kitchen / Dining Room / Sea Lounge
Luxury is a very over used word these days but in the true sense of the word, this is luxury at its very finest.
At the front of the kitchen there is a great lounge area with built in banquette seating to sit and watch the tidal motions of the sea and the daily activities on Porth beach and Porth island. There is also a wall mounted 40" flat screen television that is connected to Sky television and has Freeview capabilities as well.
Set on a tiled floor, the kitchen is an imaginative and bespoke Mark Wilksinson New England kitchen which is styled with many unique and trademark features. With granite, Maple and glass bar tops, the kitchen has a white two bowl ceramic sink and one separate hand wash sink inset into the island. Add to this custom made tray storage, chopping boards for lemons, limes and olives as well as a built in bread storage unit. The appliances specification is fully loaded with Miele wine cooler, Miele microwave, Miele dishwasher, free standing Amana fridge/freezer, two oven gas Aga with an integrated conventional Aga cooker with gas hob and a waste disposal unit under the main kitchen sink. There are a range of base and wall units together with tall storage and display units and the the lighting is provided via a Lutron system. There is also a Bose iPod speaker dock so that you can enjoy your favourite music whilst cooking up a feast. From the kitchen, there is also a private staircase up to the master bedroom.
Step down to the engineered oak floored dining/breakfast area which has seating for ten as well as a door that leads onto the rear decked area of the property.
A very stylish cloakroom with designer fittings and an amazing tap that lights up the water red or blue, depending on how you mix the water!
To the rear of the property is a long garden room which has two sofas and on warm days, you can slide the bi-fold doors right across and extend the inside, outside! Great area for relaxing and reading.
Sit in this sumptious lounge and watch Sky HD on the large 55" LCD television, chill out whilst watching the burning logs in the wood burner, open the french doors onto the large decked area and take in the simply stunning sea and beach views or all of the above! As well as accessing the large deck, you also can access the study deck from the side door.
Some properties talk a lot about their views which sometime can disappoint but the views from this elevated deck are just simply awesome. Look across the whole of Porth beach, watch the waves breaking at all points of the tidal movements or just watch the world go by.
For those that really want to work, there is a small study but there are not many that have the sea views that this one does! There is a desk, chair and comfortable bench seat and it also has hard wired internet access.
With extensive sea views, angled high ceilings and bespoke European Oak with cluster burr detail free standing furniture. It has a 5ft bed, double wardrobe, bedside cabinets, four drawer unit, dressing table and stool as well as a 40" LCD wall mounted flatscreen, Blu ray player and Sky HD.
Bathroom (serves bedrooms four & five)
A very stylish and large bathroom with built in Villeroy & Boch bath, wall hung bathroom furniture, wall hung WC and a shower cubicle that also has body jets, rainfall shower head and it's also a steam cubicle!
This bedroom is at the back of the property and it is beautifully furnished with white painted colonial style furniture. There is a 5ft bed, bedside cabinets, dressing table, stool, double wardrobe, five drawer unit and a shelf unit. As with all the bedrooms, there is a 40" flatscreen wall mounted LCD television, Blu ray player and Sky television. One of the great features of this room is the sloped ceilings which helps the room feel even more spacious.
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This has just got to be one of the best and most creative bedrooms of any property. One of the main design points for Sea House was that the master bedroom had to maximise the incredible sea views from the 6ft bed and this has definitely been achieved. The furniture was designed and manufactured in Cornwall and they have cleverly exploited the sea views with the curved island style wardrobes and bed arrangement. The wood is American Black Walnut (which is quite brown) with a ripple sycamore inlay. The ceiling are sloped to a very high point where this space has amplified to house two very impressive mirrors. The carpet is a deep pile cream carpet that sets the room off very well. As well as a great use of space and light, modern technology has also been employed with mainly electronic blinds all operated from remote controls as well as the Velux window! There is also a flatscreen LCD television with Blu ray player and Sky HD. This impressive room also has french doors out onto its own private balcony with marvellous views across the beach, the sea and the nearby coastline.
A mind blowing large en-suite to the highest of specifications. With superb lighting, his 'n' hers white basins, built in mirrored cabinets, separate WC area, separate hand wash basin and a large Duravit bath. Behind the bath is a large shower enclosure with tiled bench, multi function shower head and its also doubles as a steam room.
Another sumptuous bedroom with stunning sea views. All the bedroom furniture is bespoke and it is made from European Oak with a cluster burr detail. There is a 5ft bed, double wardrobe, four drawer unit, dressing table and chair. For entertainment there is a wall mounted LED HD televsion with a Blu ray player and Sky HD.
Bathroom (serves bedrooms two & three)
A superb bathroom with a shower enclosure that also doubles as a steam room, fitted bath and fitted wall hung bathroom furniture.
This bedroom is to the rear of the property and it is beautifully laid out with an angled sloping ceiling. The bespoke bedroom furniture is painted white in a colonial style. There is a 5ft bed, double wardrobe, bedside cabinets, dressing table, stool, five drawer unit and an open shelved display unit. For entertainment there is a wall hung LCD flatscreen television with Blu ray player and Sky TV.
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Location, location, location!!
Sea House is an imposing property situated just up from the popular Porth beach. You can't help but marvel at this award winning property and the views from the front are just superb.
Just walk down the path and you are on Porth beach or you can walk along the coast path into and around Lusty Glaze and Newquay. When the tide is right out, you can walk around and down to Watergate Bay but be careful of the tide.
Front of Property
You access the property through two electronic gates and can park in the drive or garage. There are two small lawned areas and steps upto the impressive main deck. Wherever you walk, you generally have great views of the beach and sea.
Rear of property
Outside the garden room, there is a decked area and patio area that has garden furniture and sun loungers. For alfresco dining there is a gas barbeque and a sloping grassed area. You can also access the side path via a rear gate. When the bi-fold doors are opened up, it really helps extend the usability of the area.
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- Sleeps: 10
- Changeover Day: Thursday for peak periods, flexibility at other times and for special occasions.
- Arrival & Departure Times: Arrival from 4:30pm, departure by 10:00am.
- Bed Linen: High quality linen supplied and changed weekly.
- Towels: Each guest has a hand towel, bath sheet and a pool towel.
- Housekeeping: A mid occupancy clean is carried out. (normally Mondays) More housekeeping services can be provided for an additional cost.
- Pet Friendly: No.
- Mobile Phone Reception: Click for information
- Cautionary Deposit: £2000.00
- Indoor heated swimming pool.
- Indoor bar
- Gas fired Aga
- Wine cooler
- Mark Wilkinson kitchen
- Steam rooms/cubicles - There are 3 within the property.
- Gas BBQ
- Sky HD Television - Full package in Master Bedroom, Lounge & TV room. Std Sky in all other rooms
- Under floor heating
- Wi-fi broadband
- Stuv Woodburner
- Inclusive concierge for holidays, breaks & special occasions.
- Meet & greet service on arrival & departure.
- Welcome hamper to include; Cornish made products, tea, coffee, sugar & milk
- Logs for wood burner
- Molton Brown handwash
- Wi-fi Broadband
- Cost of all utilities
- One high chair and one travel cot
Additional Services Available (£)
- Daily housekeeping (not Sundays)
- Daily linen & towel change
- Catered options
- Private chef (subject to availability)
- Babysitting services
- Airport transfers
- Grocery Shopping
Energy Performance Cetificate
If the changeover day is not right for you, please call 01208 895570 as outside of peak times, we can sometimes offer some flexibility.
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Full Price List
|Date||7 nights||2 nights||3 nights||4 nights||5 nights|
|03 Jul - 28 Aug 2014||£6800.00||-||-||-||-|
|28 Aug - 25 Sep 2014||£5000.00||-||-||-||£4700.00|
|25 Sep - 16 Oct 2014||£4200.00||-||-||-||£3900.00|
|16 Oct - 30 Oct 2014||£4900.00||-||-||-||-|
|30 Oct - 18 Dec 2014||£3900.00||-||-||-||-|
|20 Dec - 27 Dec 2014||£5900.00||-||-||-||-|
|29 Dec 2014 - 05 Jan 2015||£5900.00||-||-||-||-|
VAT is included within the rental prices for this property.
We provide an inclusive concierge service to all our guests staying at any of our luxury holiday homes. Just think of all that time that we can save you making dinner reservations, organising a chef, booking the kids in for surf lessons, or we can just be a resource for the lowdown on everything local! There is no additional charge for this telephone concierge service and we do not mark up any services that we procure for you. It's our most highly rated and talked about service and if you want us to help organise anything for your stay, just call us for more information.
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10 Palmers Way,
Trenant Ind Est,
Telephone: 01208 895570
Just providing some feedback on our trip to Sea House in July. The house is spectacular - I was amazed that such high spec fittings (Mark Wilkinson, Ralph Lauren, Laufen, Villeroy and Boch, Designers Guild, Duravit etc etc) had been chosen for a house that is being rented out. It is very very unusual to see this! The house has the most amazing location and despite its high end fitting out it is also practical - everyone from young to old thoroughly enjoyed themselves and there was nothing we could fault. If the house remains available for rental we will definitely be coming back.
The Bates Family, Surrey
We have just returned from spending a week in February at the amazing Sea House in Porth. The house was designed with great detail and has the most fantastic views. We have three small children and the house suited us perfectly. The house is literally on the beach. Porth beach has lots of sand but also caves for exploring and rocks to climb. You can walk from the house to Watergate Bay with its choice of fantastic restaurants. There are lots of really good restaurants in the area, with Rick Stein's numerous Padstow restaurants and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen being the most well known. We made great use of the pool every day, it is lovely warm as is the air around the pool. We even had some sun in Corwall while the rest of the UK had snow. Overall the most amazing house we have ever stayed in.
The Lockwood Family, Wiltshire
After a cold wet day exploring the beaches and walking across the beautiful cliffs it was heaven returning to the 'Sea House ' and relaxing in the superb swimming pool. All the kids, big and small, had a great time and were very sorry to leave. Would you please pass on our gratitude to the owners who allowed us to stay in their unique house. Here's hoping that we will all be able to stay with you again soon.
The Mitchell Family, Kent
We got really lucky with the weather – wall to wall sunshine - so we just stayed close to home and made the most of the beautiful Sea House, sundeck and Beach. Sea House itself was fantastic with everything we needed. We took some of the recommendations from the handbook: Lewinick Lodge was as good as expected – great food and fab sunset views. The Phoenix at Watergate was very disappointing with poor food. Trevilley Farm Shop was brilliant. Although a basic pub, we had great steaks at the Mermaid Quiz night, with the added bonus of walking home across the beach in the moonlight after a few pints of Rattler! Porth beach is great. We were a mixed age group so being able to gain access without crossing a road was good, as was the absence of surfers, and the acres of space for games at low tide. We waded round the headland to Lusty Glaze (for jetskis and Banana boating) at low tide which was great fun.
All-in-all the best UK holiday we have ever had!! Thank you
The Joyce Family, London