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Fistral Retreats Apartment

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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Fistral Retreats is a modern luxury 'home from home' fully equipped ground floor apartment boosting stunning views of Fistral Beach, golf course and dramatic Atlantic coastline beyond. One of 22 privately owned apartments, on an exclusive development on the desirable Pentire Headland between the famous Fistral surfing beach, the beautiful River Gannel and the quaint village of Crantock. It is in an area of outstanding beauty in the quieter part of West Newquay. Ideal for families, couples and friends. The apartment benefits from its own dedicated off-road parking space and beautifully maintained landscaped and fenced grounds. Built in 2004 it is sunny, airy and spacious. It is heated by gas central heating, all rooms have opening windows and wood laminate or ceramic tiled floor...Fistral Retreats is a modern luxury 'home from home' fully equipped ground floor apartment boosting stunning views of Fistral Beach, golf course and dramatic Atlantic coastline beyond. One of 22 privately owned apartments, on an exclusive development on the desirable Pentire Headland between the famous Fistral surfing beach, the beautiful River Gannel and the quaint village of Crantock. It is in an area of outstanding beauty in the quieter part of West Newquay. Ideal for families, couples and friends. The apartment benefits from its own dedicated off-road parking space and beautifully maintained landscaped and fenced grounds. Built in 2004 it is sunny, airy and spacious. It is heated by gas central heating, all rooms have opening windows and wood laminate or ceramic tiled flooring. Ideal for families, couples and friends who wish to enjoy the luxury of tastefully coordinated quality furnishings and fittings making it a 'home from home' and suitable for all year use. A simple 2 minute walk down a rugged path, or 5 minutes on the pavement, and you are on Fistral Beach. Flat beautiful golden sands and numerous rock pools at either end are a great favourite with children. (Fistral Beach has an RNLI presence from Sping to October.) Either end of Fistral Beach there are cafes/restaurants, surf hire and toilets. Sit and picnic in the landscaped gardens, relax and enjoy the views, listen to the ocean and smell and feel the freshness of the Cornish air. Or try one of the other 9 beautiful sandy beaches in Newquay. The Coast Path passes Fistral Retreats which makes it an ideal choice for walking north and south. There are also less arduous gentle walks onto the Pentire Headland, 5 minute walk from Fistral Restreats, with fantastic views and an eaterie (open all day) serving breakfasts, cream teas, lunches and evening meals. Crantock Village with its golden sands and dunes are just a 10 minute walk across the River Gannel footbridge or ferry (in season). Quiet and peaceful but within walking distance of all the amenities that Newquay has to offer. The vibrant nightlife, shops and supermarkets, numerous eateries offering local Cornish delights as well as dishes from around the world, to suit a vast array of taste buds, are all within easy reach. For families there are some 9 beaches to choose from as well as a Waterworld, Fun Pool, Zoo, Aquarium, horse riding, lake, Farm World, Pitch and Putt and 4 Screen Cinema, all year round tennis, leisure park, bowling and more within walking distance. Those seeking an adrenalin rush may prefer surfing at Fistral or one of the other 8 premier surfing beaches. Then there's diving, sea/river canoeing, coasteering, sea/coarse fishing, kayaking, segway, snorkel safari, cage diving with the sharks and much more. Alternatively, there is the finest all year 18 hole golf course just a 2 minute drive (10-15 minute walk) which is extremely popular with golf enthusiasts. As well as a pitch and putt course on the headland (less than 5 minute walk) and 2 or more in Newquay. Eat at the Bistro set in the cliffs on the Esplanade directly below Fistral Retreats, or the Lodge at the end of Pentire Headland and watch the sun setting with the ocean lapping below, or pop into one of the hotels nearby. If you fancy a gentle walk along Fistral Beach or the coast path to North Fistral try Rick Steins or the Fish House. Swimming pools and spas are open to non-residents at neighbouring hotels for a small charge. Ballroom dancing is also available at a local hotel. Information on local places of interest, sports, activities for all ages as well as Ordnance Survey maps are available at the apartment and from The Newquay Tourist Information Centre and their website.More
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Francis & Barbara D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Excellent accommodation. Has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Great views across Fistral Beach. Owners helpful and professional.

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank 106Scott
Management response:Responded 2 May 2014

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you had everything you needed for a comfortable stay.

Reviewed 15 October 2013

Myself and my partner stayed in this fabulous apartment for 1 week. It is beautifully decorated, furnished and spotlessly clean. It has all the mod cons you would expect and tailored in every way to our needs. Not far from town by road or foot,...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

This is apartment is absoloutley stunning. All the amenities you could possibly want in a self catering apartment, from comfy beds to cook books, flat screen TV's and even a games console. It is spacious, comfortable, with great views over to fistral beach - you...More

Date of stay: September 2013
1  Thank Anna M
Management response:Responded 19 October 2013

We are really pleased you enjoyed yourselves and found the apartment "home from home" and very much look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Reviewed 4 September 2013

Clean and modern apartment with family friendly furnishings and indoor/ outdoor activity resources e.g. books, games, body boards, dvd's. Great gardens. Beautiful views looking out to Fistral Beach. Short walk to the beach and Pentire Point. Convenient car parking spot. Make sure you do place...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank KEP221
Management response:Responded 13 September 2013

Thank you your lovely comments and pleased to hear you had a good holiday. We were sorry to hear about the parking fine but as you can appreciate parking is at a premium in the whole of the Newquay area and to stop illegal parking...More

Reviewed 22 July 2013

Fistral Retreats was one of the best apartments we have stayed at. The apartment was spotless and well laid out containing everything you required for a great holiday.Having its own parking is a major plus and the views of Fistral beach are great.For us being...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank dave c
Management response:Responded 25 July 2013

It is good to hear that Fistral Retreats is one of the best apartments you have stayed at and that you had everything you required for a great holiday. We look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Additional amenities & feature info
Fistral Retreats is on the ground floor set in beautiful landscaped grounds and one of a small secluded complex of 22 private apartments on the beautiful quieter Pentire Headland. It has courtyard access across the grounds from the car park (dedicated parking for one car) via a short flight of shallow steps with handrail. It benefits from an Open Plan Living area with French Doors from the lounge opening onto lawned grounds. Furnished with two comfy brown leather reclining sofas, nest of oak tables, table lamp, as well as 40' smart flat screen HD TV, Blu ray player, CD Player for Ipod and radio, complimentary Wi-Fi, Play Station 2 with games as well as plenty of books and games. The Dining area has an oak table and 4 chairs. The Kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, Bosch gas hob and electric oven, microwave, toaster, slow cook, George Foreman slow cook, blender, iron/ironing board, matching cutlery and crockery and a wide array of utensils. In the Main Bedroom there's a luxury 5' King bed, double oak wardrobe, 32' LCD HD flat screen wall mounted TV, 2 oak two drawer bedside cabinets, 2 touch sensitive dimmer lamps, oak chest of 6 drawers, chair, dress and vanity mirrors, hairdryer and an ensuite shower room with heated towel rail. The Second Bedroom has two 3' zip and link beds that can be converted into a 6' Super King bed, oak double wardrobe, 2 oak two drawer bedside cabinets, 2 touch sensitive lamps, oak chest of 6 drawers, hairdryer, chair, dress and vanity mirrors. The Family Bathroom has a luxury spa bath with shower over bath and heated towel rail. All furnishings in the apartment are matching and coordinated to make it a 'home from home'.
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About the neighbourhood
Newquay dates back to the ironage and originally thrived as a fishing village and like other towns in the area supplemented is income by smuggling. With the advent of the railway it became very popular with the Victorians and with its improved transport systems, sandy beaches, surfing, golfing, coastal paths and surrounding outstanding beauty became a favourite with holiday makers today, many returning year after year. Newquay is Britain's surfing capital and of its 9 plus sandy beaches it is Fistral that is world famous. With its hollow waves and swell excellent for surfing with numerous surfing schools close by. There are also small rock and paddling pools at the end closest to Fistral Retreats as well as a cafe and bistro. The pretty village of Crantock with its sandy beach and sand ...
How to get there
Car The M4, M5 and M6 have made access to Cornwall simple. Once in Cornwall, Newquay is easily accessible by car from the A30 and A38 with fast dual carriageways for most of the journey. At Indian Queens you take the A392 to Newquay and Fistral Retreats is about 14 km. Dedicated parking provided Travel Links Airport - Newquay - 11 km Railway - Newquay - 3 km Ferry - Plymouth -85 km Bus - local bus stops outside Fistral Retreat - 0.2 km (outside Pentire Hotel) Bus/coaches- bus station Newquay town centre - 1.5km
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