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Sandcrest Cottage

Cottage with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in St Mawgan and Colan, England

From £2,085 per week

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Cottage to rent in St Mawgan and Colan, England

  • Cottage
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Open fire

Cottage overview - owner's description

Totally secluded and private, Sandcrest Cottage offers accommodation for up to six people. The house is exceptionally spacious, light and airy.
The open plan living area features a log burner.

Totally secluded and private, Sandcrest Cottage offers accommodation for up to six people. The house is exceptionally spacious, light and airy.
The open plan living area features a log burner, a large L-shaped sofa, flat screen HD TV, DVD and high speed WiFi. The open plan kitchen has a large dining room table, a fully equiped kitchen with an en-suite utility room, which includes a sink, washing machine, dishwasher, extra fridge freezer and a small office area.

Accommodation consists of two-ground floor double bedrooms. The master bedroom features a high apex ceiling with skylight window, walk in wardrobe shower room, and doors that open onto the deck. The second bedroom is at the other end of the house and has a large en-suite shower room, TV/DVD, and french windows that lead onto the decking.
Sandcrest Cottage is the perfect family holiday home surrounded by numerous delicious restaurants, fun activities and local attractions to discover!


Sandcrest Cottage can comfortably sleep up to six people. All rooms are bright and airy with crisp, Egyptian cotton linen, towels and handmade soap.

The main bedroom has a king size (5ft) bed, high apex ceiling with a large skylight window, en-suite shower room and walk-in dressing room. The bedroom has French windows that open onto the deck.

The second bedroom is a very private double at the other end of the house with en-suite bathroom including a large walk in en suite shower room. All the windows from this bedroom open onto the deck where there is a roll top bath.

The Loft area sleeps 2 guests. It is open plan space accessed by a ladder directly from the living area. The ceiling does not allow for an adult to stand fully upright. Please Note, This room is not recommended for very small children.

All rooms have central heating and are equipped with hairdryers, extra blankets, and hot water bottles. We provide house towels only so recommend you bring your own beach towels.

The living and kitchen area is bright and light with skylights and three French windows, all open directly onto a secluded and private deck. The living space is dominated by a very large L-shaped coach which features a glass fronted wood burner, and flat screen smart TV.

The kitchen is modern with all appliances, gas hob, electric oven. A separate utility room holds additional fridge and freezer space, washer, dryer and a small office space. All the doors open onto the deck, sun loungers, a bench, an eating area with tables and chairs, sun umbrella and large bar-b-q area. The house is south facing and tucked neatly out of the wind. The higher garden area is large enough to enjoy beach volley ball or football in the sand. It also features a step accessed "lookout" with great views of the sea and sunsets. Guests have access through a private gate leading on to the beach.

Outside Grounds
The outdoor space features a roll-top bath tub on the decking, an outdoor shower, a large al-fresco dining room table, sun umbrella, chairs, a barbecue and sun loungers.

The higher garden area features a look out with sea views, perfect for a watching the sunset, and an area for beach style football & volley ball. Guests have direct access through a private gated path leading through the sand dunes and onto the beach.


Nestled in the sand dunes on the north coast of Cornwall, with direct access to a top surfing beach, you will find Dune Beach House, an ideal getaway!

Located a few yards from the beautiful sandy beach of Mawgan Porth, on the North Cornish Coast there are miles of spectacular walks accessed directly from the house. Mawgan Porth itself offers a choice of activities. Neighbouring Watergate Bay and its famous surfing beach offers a choice of waters sports and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant.

Places to visit
There are so many amazing places to explore. Mawgan Porth is a great surfing beach with a surf school and just a stones throw away in Padstow are some fantastic eateries including the famous Rick Steins restaurant.

There are also many local attractions that will help you unwind and relax in this tranquil setting. These include:

Perched on a Cornish cliff top overlooking Mawgan Porth, the Scarlet Eco Hotel and Spa makes the most of the scenery, with facilities to enjoy treatments while listening to the waves crashing on the beach below.

The cliffs at Bedruthan have been systematically eroded over the years, leaving a series of impressive volcanic rock stacks. Other attractions include the huge rock formations known as the “giant's steps”. National Trust and houses of historic interest are all within the local area, so plenty to do and see.

If you fancy going a little further a field, then The Eden Project is just 40mins away by car, or visit The Lost Gardens of Heligan, or simply just visit the village of Mawgan Porth itself.

Local Attractions
Mawgan Porth was recently featured on ITV's 'Holiday Home Sweet Home'! Generations of Families have visited this beautiful unspoiled Cornish destination for years. Mawgan Porth Beach is on the stunning North Cornwall Coast and is regarded as one of the top surfing destinations in Cornwall. It is renowned for quality waves and caters to beginner surfers and advanced equally, with lifeguards on duty for safety. The local surf school 'King Surf' is on hand for lessons.

During the middle part of the 20th century, an ancient settlement was uncovered just behind the beach by archaeologists that dates back to Saxon times. It now hosts a popular 'pitch & putt'. After working up an appetite surfing, there are a number of different local places to eat. Whether you are looking for a fine-dining experience in a fancy restaurant or a small place that the locals frequent, you can find it in Mawgan Porth.

Local train station: Newquay train station, 8.5km (5.3 miles) – duration via car, 20 mins.
Local Airport: Newquay airport – 10mins (Heathrow to Newquay airport is a regular service.)
Local towns: Padstow.
Local beaches: On the doorstep – literally! (Mawgan Porth). There is also the must see Watergate Bay.


Places to Eat
- Scarlet Restaurant (at the Scarlet Hotel) Mawgan Porth,
- Wild Cafe & Herring Restaurant (at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel) Mawgan Porth,
-The Merrymoor Inn Mawgan Porth,
- Fire Bar and Grill Mawgan Porth,
- The Blue Fish Bar (seasonal opening) Mawgan Porth,
- Jon's Bistro Mawgan Porth,
- The Cafe (at Mawgan Porth Holiday Park) Mawgan Porth,
- The Travellers Rest, Trevarrian,
- Blue Bay Restaurant (at the Bluebay Lodge) Mawgan Porth,
- Jamie Oliver's “fifteen” at Watergate Bay (10mins by car)
- Rick Steins, Padstow (20mins by car)

Meal Deliveries/Take Out's
Baan Waan Thai (free delivery) St Eval,

Wallys / Bio Travel / Sterling Travel

- Betty's - Newsagents and Surf Shop, Mawgan Porth, .
- Cornish Fresh - Convenience Store and Takeaway (opposite Mawgan Porth Beach)
- Bre-Pen Farm Shop and Tea Room, Mawgan Porth, .
- Gluvian Farm Shop, Mawgan Porth, .
- Disco Beads, Mawgan Porth, .
- Transurf Surf Shop, Mawgan Porth, . - Tap here to visit the web site.

Things to do
- Go-Karting at nearby St. Eval (Disused Aerodrome). .
- King Surf - Surfing lessons, Mawgan Porth, .
- Atlantic Lanes Bowling Centre, Trevarrian. .
- Pitch and Putt (opposite the Beach) - also Site of Iron Age Settlement Remains Mawgan Port
- Scarlet Spa (at the Scarlet Hotel) Mawgan Porth, .
- Ocean Spa (at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel) Mawgan Porth, .
- Emerald Beauty Salon (at the Merrymoor Inn) Mawgan Porth.
- Merlin Golf Course, Mawgan Porth, .
- Mawgan Porth Pools - Course Fishing, Mawgan Porth. .
- Make your own Jewellery at Disco Beads, Mawgan Porth. .

- Watergate Bay from Mawgan Porth
- Mawgan Porth to Carnewas
- Constantine to Mawgan Porth
- Mawgan Porth to St Mawgan
- Mawgan Porth to Padstow
- Circular Cornish Pub Walk from Mawgan Porth.
For land-lovers there are some breathtaking walks along the Cornish coastline, many of which you can access from the house.
Water sports enthusiasts can find some cracking waves along the coastline, with surf schools in abundance to help with any equipment hire or tuition.

For art and craft lovers, there are bead making workshops in the village, just 2 mins away.


House Terms
- Damages Deposit: We charge a damage deposit of £500 paid 7 days prior to arrival, which is 'fully refundable' following your departure after inspection of the property. Although we do a ‘final clean' after your departure, we expect the accommodation to be left in a reasonably clean state and tidy as it was found on arrival. If any excessive cleaning needs to be carried out following your departure, we will use your housekeeping deposit to recover any costs incurred. We would appreciate being told before your departure if there are any breakages, failure to do so may result in us recovering costs from your damage deposit. If any disruption/noise has been caused by your party that have upset neighbours the housekeeping deposit will be used as compensation to them.
- We would kindly ask that you leave the house in good condition - we will return your damage deposit with seven days of your stay but please could you note that the following charges will apply if found necessary:
- Excessive staining on linen and towels: £25.00 (please note if the stains are not removable the charge will be for replacement cost)
- Unwashed crockery: £10.00
- Pots and pans left dirty: £10.00
- Books, DVD's missing: charged at replacement cost
- Broken crockery etc: charged at replacement cost
- Dirty kitchen: £40.00
- Dirty oven: £30.00
- Dirty fridge: £10.00
- TV's malfunctioning requiring engineer call out £60.00
-In the event of equipment breakdown, we (the owners) cannot be held responsible although we will make every effort to make repairs or rectify the situation as soon as possible. I.e. In the event of a washing machine/dishwasher failure it may take a matter of days (as it would if it were in your own home) to get an engineer out.
We cannot accept any liability for any of the following; Injuries or loss of life of anyone in the party, loss or damage to any property brought onto the premises or loss or damage caused by any vehicles on the premises.
- As the mobile telephone signal at The Dune Beach House is not good a land line will be available for guests to use during their stay - usage will be monitored and any costs incurred will be deducted from the deposit held - we hope this is agreeable.


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71.69km from Land's End Airport

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Updated 17 January 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 18 January - 28 June 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 29 June - 30 August 2018: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 31 August 2018 - 5 January 2024: the minimum stay is 3 nights.



  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally



3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6


2 bathrooms


DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi


Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional

Suitable for