Currah – sleeps 7 guests in 3 bedrooms – vrbo gas in babies

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Perranporth is a 5 minute drive away and is the gateway to one of Cornwall’s finest and most spectacular beaches, here you will discover miles of golden sands, majestic dunes and crashing surf. There is plenty of wildlife to see all around and the surrounding countryside inspired Winston Graham to write his swashbuckling Poldark novels. The vibrant town has plenty of family eateries as well as pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars. There are surf and kite buggy schools available on the beach which is patrolled by lifeguards during the Easter holidays and also from May through to October. The walks are stunning along this stretch of the coastal path.

Currah is a family home that has been lovingly crafted to provide a wonderful base for your holiday, spacious with a fantastic open plan kitchen dining area and superb sun room with trifold doors that open onto the patio. Spacious bedrooms, two of them en suite, and a variety of different bed combinations to suit most families. Outside is a large lawned field where the kids can burn off some energy and explore the secret den, if they haven’t already exhausted themselves on the amazing beach.

Ground Floor: Enter through a double aspect porch into the hall with doors leading to; Living room with comfortable sofas and chairs gas fired multi fuel stove, smart TV with catch up TV and DVD player. Open plan, triple aspect, kitchen dining area with fully fitted units and appliances, table and chairs with further double doors leading into a stunning south west facing sun room with comfortable sofas and tri fold doors to patio area and garden, further door from kitchen leads to utility room with American style fridge freezer and back door to rear garden. Downstairs WC with hand basin. From the main hall stairs lead to:

First Floor: The stairs open on to a landing area that has doors leading to further bedrooms; Double bedroom with built in wardrobe and a 5′ double bed further door to en suite shower room. Single bedroom with extra truckle bed of required. Second double bedroom with 4’6" bed and also a cabin bed for children and further door leading to en suite shower room with WC and hand basin. Family bath room with shower over, WC and hand basin.

Exterior: There is space on the drive for up to 3 cars. The drive is shared by two other small properties that do not over look the main house. Patio area in the rear garden by the back of the house with table and chairs. There is a built in BBQ on the patio area. There is also access to a large lawned field to play football etc and a climbing frame and trampoline may be used at your own risk. The garden area is private but there is a small cabin that over looks a small section of it.

There is a gas central heating system and a gas effect wood burning stove in the main living room. The kitchen has a range of fully fitted cupboards & work tops. The range cooker has an electric oven and hob, there is a microwave, toaster, kettle, under counter fridge and a separate American style fridge / freezer in the utility room. There is a dishwasher. In the utility room is a washing machine and a separate tumble drier. The sitting room has a digital smart TV with catch up. There is unlimited broadband. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a travel cot and high chair available.

Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is parking available for up to 3 cars on the drive. Regrettably there is no smoking. Unfortunately dogs are not accepted at Currah. There is a high chair and cot available on request.

Perranporth village is in close proximity and entices sunbathers, surfers and families with its three mile long sandy shores, where you and your family can have lunch in the Watering Hole pub situated in a prime position directly on the beach. The bustling and lively town of Newquay is a short drive away here you can experience the cool vibe of the surfing Mecca and perhaps even give it a go yourself. In the other direction, also a short drive, is the trendy town of St Agnes.

St Agnes is a popular and picturesque, north coast village just 9 miles from Truro and 5 miles from Redruth, the village itself was originally based around the mining of tin, copper and arsenic which started in prehistoric times and continued until the 20th century, other local industries are farming and fishing but more recently tourism has risen to the fore. There have been several attempts to build a harbour in St Agnes, the most recent succumbed to a storm in 1915-16, however the glorious sandy beaches more than compensate. The village offers many restaurants, pubs, cafes and take aways (Pizza, Chinese, Indian, Fish & Chips etc) There are also plenty of small galleries as well as a free museum on the outskirts. The village also has a supermarket, butchers, post office, bank, bakers, chemist, fruit and veg, florist as well as some excellent gift shops. It is also a walkers heaven being perfectly situated for exploring the coastal paths, the captivating history and the beautiful nearby beaches of Trevaunance Cove and Trevellas Porth at St Agnes and Chapel Porth. St Agnes Beacon is a 328 foot climb, and on a fine day you can see from coast to coast. The view is spectacular and well worth the climb.

These days Newquay’s excellent surfing waters are the town’s main industry, where as it was originally a major export port for the counties mining efforts, as well as a north coast port for pilchard fisheries. Fistral Beach, where Rick Steins seafood restaurant is located, holds many surfing competitions throughout the year, and also hosts Run to the Sun over May Bank holiday, a VW and Custom Car Show. Both the Womens and Mens Gig Championships are held here, as a balloon festival and surf and lifesaving events. Newquay Zoo now houses 130 different species in sub-tropical gardens in the centre of the town. There is also Newquay Golf Course which backs on to Fistral Beach, a cinema, Waterworld Leisure Centre, Blue Reef Aquarium and a Sainsburys all within walking distance. There is a Morrisons Supermarket on the outskirts of town.

Watergate Bay and The Extreme Academy offers you a ‘ski resort on a beach’ and a plethora of activities to keep even the most active occupied. Fifteen Cornwall, founded by Jamie Oliver in 2002 sits on top of the two mile beach at Watergate offering inspirational views for the young chefs and professionals to create fantastic menus from local and seasonal produce. The Lappa Valley Steam Railway just outside Newquay offers both the old and young an interesting day out. Newquay Airport has made the north coast one of the easiest places in Cornwall to get to, with regular flights from various locations across the UK. The town also has an Aquarium, a Waterworld and numerous immensely pretty beaches for the less active. Trerice run by the National Trust is 3 miles outside of the town is an Elizabethan Manor House and Garden with restricted winter opening times.