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Goonhavern, Cornwall (Ref. 1059300)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • Ellen

    “Excellent property.”

    Very well equipped - the owners have thought of everything. Comfy beds. Great location for exploring this area of Cornwall. We’ll definitely be visiting again.

    Very well equipped - the owners have thought of everything. Comfy beds. Great location for exploring this area of Cornwall. We’ll definitely be visiting again.

    - Ellen, September 2023


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with TV, 1 ground-floor twin with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating throughout and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, full-size dishwasher, Smart TV, 4 x TVs, Bluetooth speaker and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Hot tub
  • BBQ
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, lawn and seating area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar
  • Note: Check in time is 4pm
  • There is a bus stop right outside the property. Charging of electric cars is to be arranged with the owner directly, there is an extra cost to do this during your trip

The property

Situated in the heart of Goonhavern village, close to the north Cornwall coast and magnificent beach at Perranporth, is Meadowside, a welcoming dormer bungalow, ideal for a large family or group gathering for those wanting to enjoy quality time together exploring the picturesque coast and countryside of this area of Cornwall.

Pull up to the ample driveway, which offers parking for up to four cars, and head inside the property to be met with an inviting sitting room, hosting relaxing electric reclining chairs and a matching sofa, where you can kick back in front of the soothing woodburning stove while enjoying a film on the Smart TV.

Move into the spacious kitchen/diner, which is fully equipped with integrated appliances to allow you to create delicious home-cooked meals that can be enjoyed together at the dining table, while the adjacent utility room hosts a large fridge/freezer, plus a washing machine and tumble drier, ideal for cleaning swimwear and clothes after days spent at the beach.

The conservatory offers an additional seating area, ideal for curling up with a good book or simply sitting back and enjoying the views of the garden as the sun beams down on the room, while the door leads out onto the spacious and enclosed garden with a patio area and seating, which is ideal for alfresco lunches, plus a large lawn where the children can play.

When it's time to catch some rest, you will find a king-size and twin room on the ground-floor, each boasting TVs, ample storage and en-suite shower rooms, ideal for any guests with mobility issues, while upstairs is the master king-size bedroom with dual aspect windows, a large seating area with sofa and armchairs, a TV and ample wardrobe space for hanging your belongings, as well as a twin bedroom with a TV, both served by the family bathroom, which has a bath and separate shower, so you can choose how you wish to begin each day.

Explore Goonhavern village where you will find a garden centre with an excellent restaurant, a traditional pub and excellent village shop, selling local produce and fresh bread daily, so you can enjoy delicious breakfasts, just a short walk away.

The village also offers a garden centre and children’s playground, where the little ones can let off some steam.

For a beach day out, the coast and glorious beach at Perranporth is just over two miles away, boasting a three-mile-long stretch of sand at low tide, as well as craggy rocks for rockpooling and excellent surfing conditions, which is true of all of north Cornwall's beaches that benefit from the Atlantic swell, while lifeguards guard the area in the summer, making this beach an extremely popular spot for families.

Explore Perranorth, with a host of quaint shops and cafés, as well as pubs and restaurants, including the unique Watering Hole, perched on the sand in the middle of the beach, offering live entertainment, good food and an amazing view of the sunset.

Venture further up the coast to the surfer's paradise of Newquay, boasting three excellent beaches and a host of attractions, including an aquarium, zoo and indoor pool, while Crantock boasts miles of picturesque sandy beaches.

Venture along the South West Coast Path towards the St Agnes Heritage Coast to discover breath-taking views, idyllic coves and the National Trust's Chapel Porth nature reserve.

Further afield, the UK’s most Southerly city, Truro, is a vibrant centre of shopping, farmers markets, culture and impressive architecture right in the heart of Cornwall.

Centre stage is Truro Cathedral.

Meadowside is a fantastic base from which to explore north Cornwall.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Perranporth 2 miles; Newquay 6 miles; Truro 9 miles.

Goonhavern is a small Cornish village in an excellent position just two and a half miles inland from Perranporth, which lies in the heart of Poldark country, the setting for the novels of Winston Graham, who lived in Perranporth in the 1930s. Goonhavern is an active community with a traditional inn, village shop, garden centre and children’s playground. Once known as the source of the finest tin, the community still retains reminders of their rich heritage including abandoned pump houses, mine shafts and workers’ cottages. The nearby town of Perranporth has a beautiful sandy beach which at low tide stretches to three miles long and is overlooked by craggy rocks suitable for rock pooling. The beach is lifeguarded in summer, providing a popular family destination and hosted the 2016 British National Surfing Championships. Perranporth also offers a small selection of shops, restaurants and pubs including The Watering Hole, a unique pub situated on the sand in the middle of the beach offering live entertainment with a great atmosphere, good food and an amazing view of the sunset! The local Blue Hills museum and Perranzabuloe Folk Museum are both well worth a visit to understand the rich heritage of this coastal area. Further afield are the miles of sandy beaches at Crantock and Holywell Bay and the breathtaking coastal walks around St Agnes, much of it owned by the National Trust. For a greater selection of nightlife, restaurants and attractions, why not head for the coastal resort of Newquay (6 miles) Newquay is famed for its world-class surfing and has something for every taste and age including the popular Zoo, Waterworld indoor pool and the Blue Reef Aquarium. A perfect holiday base with activities to suit everyone. Truro (9 miles) the UK's most Southerly city is a vibrant centre of shopping, farmers markets, culture and impressive architecture right in the heart of Cornwall. Centre stage is Truro Cathedral. You will also find the River Fal, here you can catch a boat trip to Falmouth from the riverbank.

Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 for this property.