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2 bed Cornish cottage with panoramic views of St Austell Bay. Golf on doorstep.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4

Gribben View is well furnished and equipped. The cottage is well positioned for most Cornish attractions and has the benefit of being situated in the middle of Porthpean Golf Club (discounted weekly membership available).

Front door opens into entrance hall with stairs to first floor. Open plan living room with sitting area, comfortably furnished with two leather sofas, uplighter lamp with reading lamp, CDs, books & games, TV with Freeview & DVD/CD player, iPod/iPad dock and digital radio. There are large French doors with far reaching views over the bay. The dining area has a table with 4 chairs. The kitchen is very well equipped. Also on the ground floor is a large bathroom with bath, basin and WC (very handy when you return from the beach or a muddy walk)

The view from the master bedroom equals that from the patio! The master bedroom is a huge room, with the second bedroom smaller but still spacious. There is also an upstairs shower room with WC.

Parking for 1 car. Non-smoking

More Details

Shona Blake
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 September, 2017

Why Shona Blake chose Cornwall

We chose the cottage because we fell in love with the view! When we drove in at the top of the drive we said to one another that the cottage was going to have to be falling down for us to not want to buy with a view like that.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage has to have one of the best views in Cornwall. Even the very expensive houses in Carlyon Bay don't have as good a view of St Austell Bay. Now that our boys are growing up and playing golf, the benefit of having a golf course on our doorstep is huge, and the course is great. It's effectively both a parkland and links course, with 9 holes of each!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Austell Bay in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Downstairs
  • The family bathroom is downstairs (handy for a quick clean up on your return from the beach) Upstairs is a shower room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , can be singles or kingsize
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , can be singles or kingsize
  • The two spacious bedrooms can be set up either as twins or super-kingsize beds. Both bedrooms have a good range of storage furniture.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The cottage is on Porthpean Golf Course, close to Charlestown with has numerous good restaurants and is a filming location for Poldark and other TV & films


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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2 bed Cornish cottage with panoramic views of St Austell Bay. Golf on doorstep.
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews

Well appointed, easy to use, comfortable beds and a gorgeous view!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location. We enjoyed kayaking, walking and exploring further around the Cornish coast. It is not far from the shops if needed, nor main routes further west or east. Saying that you definitely feel like you are away from the ratrace.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Those are exactly the reasons we love it too
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Cosy and homely

  • 5 of 5

Gribben View is such a homely and well designed cottage. It's. Great base to explore the St Austell area. Me and my husband works love to come back for a relaxing week for the two of us. Our kids loved the property and enjoyed the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We love it here too!
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Perfect location to explore Cornwall

  • 4 of 5

An impressive view and so quiet and peaceful. When the weather is good it is nice to sit outside and gaze at the sea. Even when the weather is not so good it is nice to sit inside and gaze at the sea! The cottage is the perfect size for two on holiday with all the home comforts. However, we did experience a few problems:- There was a major ant problem around the patio doors and a few in the kitchen which we hoovered up for a few days, the property description said that towels were included but there were none, so we had to buy some, and we couldn't find the heating thermostat so we were cold. Apart from that it was the perfect location for exploring. We visited the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, St. Michael's Mount, Lands End, Port Isaac, Fowey to name a few.

I would recommend this property and once the problems have been solved it will be idyllic.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm very sorry that you encountered problems with our cottage. It's a pity that you did not use any of the available contacts as all of these problems could have been solved while you were there to stop them spoiling your enjoyment of our cottage. We hope that you did enjoy Cornwall.
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A Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

A perfectly situated, well equipped home from home, very clean and welcoming. We're lucky to have found it and it completed a very enjoyable visit to Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your time in our cottage. Hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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blissful and oh what a view!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely, clean exceptionally well equipped and comfortable. The owners had done all they could to make everything as straightforward as possible - instruction manuals for every piece of household equipment, folders with info, maps of the surrounding area, wifi provided etc. The position and views were wonderful and we had all our meals outside overlooking the sea - bliss (we were very fortunate with the weather). Having never been to Cornwall before, we were not sure what to expect but were blown away by the beauty of the coastline and surrounding countryside. The cottage is about 5 mins drive from St Austell which had a number of large supermarkets. Porthpean beach was quiet, clean and a lovely safe beach for families with small (and not so small) children. However this beach may be unsuitable for elderly or infirm as although it takes less than 10 minutes to walk from the cottage, it is an incredibly steep walk down and perhaps more importantly back up! We do not play golf, but if you did, I think you would be delighted with the position of the cottage. Using the cottage as our base we visited Newquay beach, Lost gardens of Helligan (Wonderful - do go) and the outstanding Eden project. A most wonderful break.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We're so glad you had a good holiday, and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Great place with a stunning view

  • 5 of 5

We had a most enjoying holiday in this very well kept house, spotless clean with good facilities. The rooms were spacious, beds, linen and mattresses very comfortable.

We enjoyed the near-by coast path and a small sandy beach in walking distance. Very quiet and nice to watch the sea or the golfers.

We'd definitely come again if we went to Cornwall another time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed our cottage
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"Excellent sandwiches, breakfasts, cakes, tea and coffee"
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"Great for walkers, families, garden enthusiasts"
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"Excellent food with amazing views"
Watergate Bay
"Great beach, with good facilities and plenty of parking"
Eden Project
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
St Austell
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Nearest Train
1 Miles
St Austell
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
St Austell
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

1 mile from the main road through St Austell, Gribben View is located above the 17th fairway of Porthpean golf course, giving amazing panoramic views of St Austell Bay and the Gribben peninsula. Close to Porthpean beach and several other south coast beaches but also convenient for north coast beaches and most of Cornwall's tourist attractions.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Austell Bay, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Autumn/Winter 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas 17
23 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We require 25% of the reservation to be paid to confirm the reservation, and the balance is payable no later than 8 weeks before the reservation date. If you are booking less than 8 weeks before, please pay in full.
If you need to cancel, we will happily reimburse you if we can re-let the reservation period, at the amount we can re-let it for.
Our rates do not include fees for the golf course.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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