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The Upper Deck

Porthcurno, Cornwall (Ref. 1010736)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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8 Customer Review(s)

  • “What an amazing property!”

    Everything done to a high standard. Spacious kitchen/diner/lounge with everything you need. Comfortable beds with lovely white bedding. Spotlessly clean. Nice welcome touch of milk in the fridge, local apple juice and very tasty local ginger biscuits.

    Everything done to a high standard. Spacious kitchen/diner/lounge with everything you need. Comfortable beds with lovely white bedding. Spotlessly clean. Nice welcome touch of milk in the fridge, local apple juice and very tasty local ginger biscuits. My only comment is that the outside decking is a bit worse for wear and patio furniture is tired, maybe needs replacing to keep in line with the high standards of the inside of the property. Would definitely return.

    - Mrs Dixon, July 2021

The property

A contemporary designed haven set in a duplex apartment in the little village of Porthcurno, The Upper Deck is a hidden beauty, boasting modern décor in light and lofty spaces.

You will delight in bringing your family or a group of friends over to this beautifully laid-out holiday home, to enjoy this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the best way possible.

Dark wood flooring leads you into the stunning open-plan living space modernised to take advantage of the natural light, with bright white walls, huge windows and fitted kitchen with contrasting granite counter tops, equipped with the best appliances for all your culinary needs including a five-ring induction hob and double oven.

Keep the chef of the group in the conversation by sitting at the dining table with some wine, taking advantage of this open-plan layout to spend every second enjoying each other’s company.

The sitting area complements the room with its muted sea-green sofas, hinting at the seaside and hosting a Smart TV (and Superfast Fibre Broadband) for you to stream your favourite shows and films while on holiday in front of the warming wood-burning stove.

Moving further into this floor you will find a lovely spacious twin room with two single beds and a large window to let in the natural light, making it look even bigger, as well as a delightful king-size double bedroom.

In addition to this, there are two bathrooms; a shower room and a family bathroom which holds the washing machine and tumble dryer, great additions to any self-catering property.

The master bedroom on the second floor was made to impress; hard-wood flooring leads you into a vast room with king-size bed, floor-to-ceiling windows opening out onto the private balcony, and all complete with a large and state-of-the-art en-suite bathroom.

Travel across the private bridge to the large raised terraced gardens which hosts a decked barbecue area and seating for six.

Walk around 20 minutes down the wooded valley to the beach and experience the award-winning Porthcurno Beach for yourself featuring soft white sand, and a turquoise sea, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were in the South of France.

From here you have access to the coastal path, countryside walks and further secluded beaches.

The Minack Theatre, an open-air theatre built into the Cornish cliffs, is a must-do experience, so do your best to catch a performance for something truly unique and special.

Within half-an-hours drive is both the beautiful village of Mousehole with its picturesque and well known harbour and also the popular seaside town of Penzance, which makes for a fantastic day out; where you can eat fish and chips at the harbour and tour the beautiful tropical gardens dotted about..

The Upper Deck is a real Cornish treasure, showcasing how modern minimalism can provide a serene coastal holiday haven.


  • Set over three floors.Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x first-floor king-size, and 1 x first-floor twin
  • First-floor bathroom with bath, basin, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • First-floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with wood burning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven, 5-ring induction hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking one car, or two small cars
  • Large terraced garden with decking via private bridge
  • Balcony accessed from master bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 3.2 miles and pub within 0.3 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

About the location


Land’s End 4 miles; St. Just 9 miles; Penzance 9 miles; St Ives 17 miles.

The small village of Porthcurno is situated four miles from Land’s End on the south coast of West Cornwall. The village has a sandy beach, a café, a restaurant that’s open during the summer season and cliff-top and coastal walks. Porthcurno is also home to the Museum of Global Communications, where you can learn about the underwater cables that connected the village to various places around the world. To the west of Porthcurno is the famous Minack Theatre, which is a superb open air venue with 750 seats and boasts views across Porthcurno Bay to The Lizard. Close by is Land’s End, the most westerly point of mainland England offering something for all the family, and also within reach are lovely Cornish towns and villages, including the popular resorts of Penzance and St Ives. A delightful base for exploring this part of Cornwall.

Note: This property does not accept stag or hen parties

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas