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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 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Barbecue


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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 May, 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 in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • 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 ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • 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
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The cottage is on Porthpean Golf Course


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

2 bed Cornish cottage with panoramic views of St Austell Bay. Golf on doorstep.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

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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Best place to stay in Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

For the second year running, we had a fantastic stay, and we are hoping to return next year again.

The cottage is perfectly situated with sea/golf course views, and is close to the beach. It was very easy to access places of interest to suit all the family/different tastes.

It was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. Communications with the owners was easy, and arrival/departure arrangements were uncomplicated.

We organised an ASDA delivery for the afternoon of our arrival which also went without a hitch.

We would be as pleased to stay here in winter as we are in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed our cottage.
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A home from home next to the sea!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage exceeded all expectations! Very well equipped and comfortable, with spectacular views over St Austells Bay. Town and facilities are close enough to be handy but far enough away to forget about! This cottage well placed for exploring all that Cornwall has to offer, but is also a wonderfully relaxing place to stay close to- we loved watching the tall ships come and go along the coastline! Everything was beautifully clean and well maintained, and we fond the locals very friendly and accommodating. The allocated parking area is a nice helpful touch! I have recommended this cottage to friends and family already - but already wondering screen we can go back again ourselves!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are already taking bookings for next year.
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Porthbean cottage

  • 5 of 5

what a cracking location, overlooking St.Austell Bay and within walking distance, via the cliff path, of Charlestown harbour - which usually has 2 or more square riggers moored up and has featured in many films.

The cottage is surprisingly spacious - large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms/shower rooms, and is well kitted out. Those in the main bedroom should make a point of getting up at dawn to watch the sun rise over the bay.

The website photos do not do justice to this cottage and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone thinking of holidaying in the St.Austell area - and that is praise indeed from an old St.Austell boy!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We agree about the location, it was the main reason we bought the cottage, and still can't believe our luck in finding it. Will try to get some better photos to do the views justice!
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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, 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
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 17
3 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Private Schools 17
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
State SumHols 17
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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

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Special Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

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