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Praa Sands, Cornwall (Ref. 1082832)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Nina

    “Had a wonderful stay at Stonecroft.”

    Perfect location very peaceful yet close to the beach. Loved the veranda especially in the evenings. Great sea views and fabulous sunsets. We would definitely recommend staying here as you will not be disappointed.

    Perfect location very peaceful yet close to the beach. Loved the veranda especially in the evenings. Great sea views and fabulous sunsets. We would definitely recommend staying here as you will not be disappointed.

    - Nina, May 2022

The property

Stonecroft is a lovely, detached bungalow in Praa Sands, sitting on an elevated position overlooking Cornwall's spectacular shoreline.

The holiday home has plenty of outdoor space, contemporary appliances, and accepts two well-behaved pets, making it ideal for a family or group of eight looking for a coastal getaway.

Before mounting the stone steps up to your home-away-from-home, unload your baggage at the off-road parking and breathe in the fresh sea air.

Stock the cupboards and American-style fridge/freezer in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, where the group's chef can prepare home-cooked meals using the electric oven, grill, and induction hob, while the dishwasher takes care of the dirty work; sit at the dining table for eight and watch the waves crashing on the shore.

After a day at the beach, toss sand-caked towels and bathing suits into the convenient washing machine to be ready for the next day!

In the adjacent sitting area, there are plush seats to burrow into, as well as a Smart TV for movie marathons, and two steps up to a light-filled spot to curl up with a book or take in the mesmerising coastline views framed by a large window.

Unpack your bags and relax in one of the four tastefully decorated bedrooms, which include a king-size room with an en-suite shower room, as well as a double and two twins, all of which have abundant storage space and homely furnishings.

Take a long, soothing bubble bath in the snug bathroom to wash away the sand, and there are two cloakrooms to quickly freshen up before walking out the door.

Enjoy your morning coffee on the tranquil front veranda while watching the sun rise over the sea or make dinner an alfresco affair in the outdoor seating area.

The front garden is enclosed and pet-friendly, with lots of lawn area for your canine pals to run around on, while the back yard is a quiet refuge for picnics on the lawn and sunbathing.

Stonecroft is ideally located for a family holiday in Cornwall, with easy access to Praa Sands' excellent amenities and attractions; take a break from cooking and dine at Sandbar overlooking the beach, bring your buckets and spades to the sandy beach for some sea swimming, or pack your clubs and head to the Golf and Country Club.

Pengersick Castle, with its 16th-century tower, is a must-see for budding historians, while Godolphin House, an antique estate with a mediaeval garden, is just north of the Praa Sands.

Take a boat ride to the interesting St Michael's Mount, an island home to a medieval castle, Norman church, and wonderful gardens, or put on your hiking boots and travel west to Marazion, where paths lead guests along stunning coasts to idyllic beaches.

Before going south to Porthleven, spend the day in Helston to soak up local history at the Museum of Cornish Life and sample the local delicacy at Ann's Pasties.

Porthleven is home to a sandy beach to roll out your towel and bathe in the sun, alongside a picturesque harbour to pick up fish and chips, whilst Penrose is a quieter spot for wildlife lovers.

Wander the wooded area around Cornwall's largest natural lake to escape the hustle and bustle.

Choose Stonecroft as your Cornish hideaway for easy access to attractions and renowned beaches.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Veranda
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and grill, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed, multi-level front garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Rear, multi-level garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.6 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: This property is on an elevated position with stone steps, please take care
  • Note: The greenhouse in the rear garden is off limits
  • Note: The stone steps leading up to the patio in the rear garden are off limits due to safety risks

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

About the location


Marazion 4.5 miles ; Helston 6 miles ; Porthleven 5 miles

The village of Praa Sands sits on the south coast in between Helston and Marazion. Praa Sands is known for its mile-long sandy beach and excellent surfing conditions. There is a bar/restaurant overlooking the beach – the perfect spot for lunch with a view or sunset drinks. Praa Sands is also home to a Golf and Country Club, from where the most wonderful sea vista can be enjoyed whilst you play. Just inland from the beach is Pengersick Castle, the tower of which dates back to the 16th century. It is said that Pengersick is haunted, and that the ghost of a monk has been seen wandering the grounds! The house at Pengersick is rumoured to be the birth place of John Carter, the self styled King of Prussia and a tunnel which leads from the house to the beach was apparently once used by smugglers. There are supermarkets and other retail stores in Penzance (8 miles) and Helston (6 miles).