Sandcrest Cottage

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2
Oliver Approved


Recommended Pets Welcome Walk to Beach Walk to Village

Early Bird Offer!

Book by the 31st of January and receive:
  •  £50 holiday credit
  •  Champagne reception on arrival
  •  Welcome hamper full of local delicacies
T & Cs apply

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!


Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • No mobile signal in the Cottage but this could also be good for those not wanting to be disturbed by the outside world!
  • Loft room not suitable for under 12's
  • Sorry, strictly no stag or hen do's!

Property Features

Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath DVD Working Fireplace Heating

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.


About the surrounding area of Sandcrest Cottage
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Nestled in the sand dunes on the north coast of Cornwall, with direct access to a top surfing beach, you will find Sandcrest Cottage, 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.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Newquay
Nearest Village Mawgan Porth
Nearest Town/City Newquay
Nearest Beach Mawgan Porth


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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds


Places to Eat
- Scarlet Restaurant (at the Scarlet Hotel) Mawgan Porth, 01637 861800
- Wild Cafe & Herring Restaurant (at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel) Mawgan Porth, 01637 860860
 -The Merrymoor Inn Mawgan Porth, 01637 860258
- Fire Bar and Grill Mawgan Porth, 01637 860372
- The Blue Fish Bar (seasonal opening) Mawgan Porth, 01637 860554
- Jon's Bistro Mawgan Porth, 01637 860420
- The Cafe (at Mawgan Porth Holiday Park) Mawgan Porth, 01637 860594
- The Travellers Rest, Trevarrian, 01637 860245
- Blue Bay Restaurant (at the Bluebay Lodge) Mawgan Porth, 01637 860324
- 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, 01841 540429

Wallys 01637 881718 / Bio Travel 01637 860006 / Sterling Travel 01637 860524

- Betty's - Newsagents and Surf Shop, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86024.
- Cornish Fresh - Convenience Store and Takeaway (opposite Mawgan Porth Beach) 01637 860850
- Bre-Pen Farm Shop and Tea Room, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86042.
- Gluvian Farm Shop, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86063.
- Disco Beads, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86082.
- Transurf Surf Shop, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86161. - Tap here to visit the web site.

Things to do
-   Go-Karting at nearby St. Eval (Disused Aerodrome). 01637 860160.
-  King Surf - Surfing lessons, Mawgan Porth, 01637 86009.
- Atlantic Lanes Bowling Centre, Trevarrian. 01637 86038.
-  Pitch and Putt (opposite the Beach) - also Site of Iron Age Settlement Remains Mawgan Port
 - Scarlet Spa (at the Scarlet Hotel) Mawgan Porth, 01637 86180.
- Ocean Spa (at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel) Mawgan Porth, 01637 860860.
- Emerald Beauty Salon (at the Merrymoor Inn) Mawgan Porth. 01637 860267
- Merlin Golf Course, Mawgan Porth, 01841 54022.
- Mawgan Porth Pools - Course Fishing, Mawgan Porth. 01637 86077.
- Make your own Jewellery at Disco Beads, Mawgan Porth. 01637 86082.

- 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.

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Terms & Conditions

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 Sandcrest Cottage 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.

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500 which must be paid directly to the owners of the property at least 2 days before arriving at the property.
Arrival time 4.00 pm
Departure time Before 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Included.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen and 1 bath and hand towel are provided per guest. Bath mats and tea towels are also provided. Please bring your own beach towels. Damaged or stained bed linen or towels must be paid for.
Pets welcome? Well behaved dogs are welcome, £40 per dog to cover additional house keeping. Extra blankets required.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Changeover day Friday
Other Ts and Cs Please note that this property does not accept stag/ hen do's. Guests booking online will still be requried to notify us regarding their reason for travel.
Other 2 There is parking for four cars in the courtyard, and space for one large van in the overhead gantry.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 21st 2019 - Apr 5th 2019 £1,176 £1,553 £1,929 £2,184
Apr 5th 2019 - Apr 22nd 2019 £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
Apr 22nd 2019 - Apr 30th 2019 £1,176 £1,553 £1,929 £2,184
Apr 30th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 £1,512 £1,996 £2,480 £3,080
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 £1,512 £1,996 £2,480 £3,080
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 £1,512 £1,996 £2,480 £3,080
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
Aug 30th 2019 - Sep 20th 2019 £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
Sep 20th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 £1,512 £1,996 £2,480 £3,080
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 16th 2019 £1,176 £1,553 £1,929 £2,184
UK: Christmas & New Year £2,016 £2,661 £3,306 £4,368
Jan 4th 2020 - Jul 24th 2020 £1,176 £1,553 £1,929 £2,184

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 21st 2019 - Apr 5th 2019 €1,272 €1,649 €2,025 €2,363
Apr 5th 2019 - Apr 22nd 2019 €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
Apr 22nd 2019 - Apr 30th 2019 €1,272 €1,649 €2,025 €2,363
Apr 30th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 €1,636 €2,120 €2,603 €3,332
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 €1,636 €2,120 €2,603 €3,332
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 €1,636 €2,120 €2,603 €3,332
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
Aug 30th 2019 - Sep 20th 2019 €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
Sep 20th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 €1,636 €2,120 €2,603 €3,332
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 16th 2019 €1,272 €1,649 €2,025 €2,363
UK: Christmas & New Year €2,181 €2,826 €3,471 €4,725
Jan 4th 2020 - Jul 24th 2020 €1,272 €1,649 €2,025 €2,363

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 21st 2019 - Apr 5th 2019 $1,447 $1,823 $2,200 $2,687
Apr 5th 2019 - Apr 22nd 2019 $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
Apr 22nd 2019 - Apr 30th 2019 $1,447 $1,823 $2,200 $2,687
Apr 30th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 $1,861 $2,344 $2,828 $3,790
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 $1,861 $2,344 $2,828 $3,790
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 $1,861 $2,344 $2,828 $3,790
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
Aug 30th 2019 - Sep 20th 2019 $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
Sep 20th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 $1,861 $2,344 $2,828 $3,790
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 16th 2019 $1,447 $1,823 $2,200 $2,687
UK: Christmas & New Year $2,481 $3,126 $3,771 $5,374
Jan 4th 2020 - Jul 24th 2020 $1,447 $1,823 $2,200 $2,687

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Just Fantastic

    Posted by Rachel on 02/07/2018

    Superb Beach House. Beautifully curated art works and gorgeous location. Loved the Olivers Travels goodie box delivered prior to arrival, a lovely surprise!

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