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The Old Stable

Porthallow Beach
The Old Stable
Inside property with moveable stairs
Lounge area/single bed
The Studio
Mezzanine Bedroom
Boats at Porthallow Beach
Kitchen Area with moveable stairs
Seating area/single bed
Porthallow from Porthkerris
Aerial view of Porthallow
Shower room
Coastal footpath
Coastal footpath
Shower room
1 of 16Porthallow Beach
Condo/Apartment -
Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
St Keverne, Helston, Cornwall, England
Unique property yards from the beach in this tranquil, quintessential Cornish fishing village, an enchanting detached stone studio. Full of character with a mezzanine double bed area enjoying glimpses of the sea, kitchenette, living area and a shower/utility room, packing everything one would need into a perfectly formed space with single oven, microwave and food steamer. Minutes from the beach at Porthallow.

Bright and airy property with a velux window allowing for views of Falmouth Bay. Ideal property for exploring Cornwall and the coastal footpaths.
About the Owner, James S
Languages spoken: German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Oct 2007
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 7 properties
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Listing #HL509813
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Bodmin, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Not sure that this property has passed plannng permission requirements. There were some health and safety issues. Owner / manager is clearly not from Cornwall and does not know area. Thought Porthallow was near Looe which is some 50 miles away!

Management response:

Yes I am from Cornwall and have lived here all my life. The property is located in Porthallow on the Lizard Peninsula as per the location and address. As far as planning permission is concerned and Building Regulations it is fully compliant and we have certification. We are unsure on the health and safety issues that you raise. If there...


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1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Compact and bijoux! But really well thought out. Great for a weekend escape for two, lovely village and people. Friendly local pub with superb food..we loved it

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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11 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
3 nights
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
3 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
3 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A minimum of 2 nights stay would be £150.00 and a minimum of 3 nights is £175.00. A damage deposit of £100.00 is required upon arrival which is fully refundable subject to final inspection of the property. Keys will be collected from the key box at the house. Check in is from 4.00pm and check out prior to 10.00am . All cancellations must be in writing. We accept no responsibility for personal loss or damage howsoever caused. In the event of the property not being available due to natural occurrence, fire or flood a full refund of the money paid for the rental will be given. No refund will given due to strikes, delayed flights and factors outside our control. We recommend you take out travel insurance to cover cancellation fees, loss of property etc. By making this booking you are agreeing to the terms and conditions as stated above.
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About the neighbourhood
This is a very much loved and very unspoiled part of south Cornwall, south of the exquisite and famous village of Helford and the renowned Helford River and Gillan harbour. Helford River and its creeks are of enormous interest to sailing enthusiasts with their world renowned sailing waters, ideal for both yachting, powerboats and dinghy sailing. Falmouth bay and the River Fal provide some of the finest day sailing waters anywhere in the United Kingdom and the property has an outlook over these.

The nearby villages of St Keverne and Manaccan offer a range of local amenities catering for most day-to-day needs including general stores, sub-post offices, churches, restaurants and other facilities. In addition, the market town of Helston, the major centre for the area, offers a much further ra...
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Truro: 50.0 km
Ideally drive to Pothallow or alternatively catch a train to Truro and take a car hire from there! We can arrange for a taxi to meet you at the station.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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