Nestled in the pretty rural coastal village of Crantock, just a five minute walk from the beach, with its traditional village pub and ancient church, this absolutely divine house is a fabulous retreat for family and friends deserving of an extra special holiday. The Newstead has been lovingly converted into a gorgeous detached holiday homestay – where luscious interiors and a warm welcome await you.
Step through the front door into a light and airy hallway. Downstairs you are treated to an open plan living area which is most definitely the heart of the home. With a large sumptuous sofa and a wood-burning stove to keep you toasty on cooler evenings, it is the perfect spot for evenings in with a book, or cuddled up watching a film on the Smart HD television. On sunny days, the living-room creates a great shady escape with sliding doors opening onto the sunny decked terrace. The kitchen/dining area is fully equipped with all mod-cons and is the perfect place to relax and cook up that feast there isn't time for at home. For more formal dining you have a separate dining-room which has doors leading out onto a separate terrace. Comfortably seating eight, the table has been thoughtfully situated to take in the garden view. A utility-room off the kitchen has everything needed to make this feel like a true home from home. There's superfast fibre broadband and there are Sonos music speakers in the sitting, kitchen and dining areas.
At the rear of the property you are treated to a relaxing sauna and top of the range cinema room if you fancy a change of scene. The cinema room has a 65'' UHD television and a games console/DVD player and is the ideal retreat both for children and adults to escape to. A Netflix subscription is included on both TVs.
The four boutique-style bedrooms are set over the two top floors and have each been individually styled and furnished to the highest of standards. The master bedroom on the first floor has a gorgeous super-king bed complete with super-stylish en suite shower-room. The second and third bedrooms (also on the first floor) are both 'zip and link' beds which can be made up as plush super-king size beds or roomy twins. You decide. Take the stairs up to the third floor and be prepared to be bowled over! This room oozes style and glamour with exotic plants, luxurious velvet seating and, at the far end of the room, a king-size bed. On a clear day you can see the sea, so sink back into the sofa and dream away!
The contemporary, bath and shower rooms are both located on the first floor and are the perfect places to unwind after a day at the beach or walking the coast.
Outside, the decked patio-area provides the ideal spot for you to enjoy an al fresco meal, barbecue or perhaps just rest and enjoy some quality family time. Just off the road and very centrally located, The Newstead is in a perfect position for you to soak up the hustle and bustle of the summer months or wallow in the laid-back atmosphere of the quieter winter ones.
The beauty of Crantock lies in its idyllic location, it really is the perfect base from which to explore Cornwall whichever direction you may wish to take. If you're looking to escape the hurly burly of the rat race, leap off the treadmill, abandon the stresses of modern living and then take just one small step back in time to this gorgeous village where the clock seems to have stopped. Drop those shoulders, relax and get ready to re-charge the batteries. You really do have the best of both worlds as, unbelievably, amidst this restful sanctuary, buzzing St Agnes is just a few miles away, hardly a metropolis but rather a small, vibrant town crammed with enough boutique-style shops, laid-back cafes, bistros and restaurants as well as a traditional butchers and deli, to satisfy all those holiday cravings. Your four-legged friends are also most welcome here and will be in doggie heaven bounding along the beach and jumping in the sea!
Sun-worshippers, water babies and rockpool revellers could easily choose a different seaside location every day – from fabulous, family-friendly (including the four-legged members of the family) Crantock beach (previous winner of BBC Coast UK beach of the year) to the stunning sandy beaches at Holywell Bay (where Poldark was filmed), Perranporth, Fistral (famous surfing beach), Watergate Bay and Tolcarne to name just a few. Budding bodyboarders and surfers (both the standing up and lying down ones) may feel the need for an invigorating shake up, so throw caution to the wind and sign up with one of the many surf schools with fully qualified instructors providing safe and exhilarating lessons for all abilities. With the South West Coast Path a five minute walk from the house, it really is too good not to explore the stunning coast, whatever the weather!
With all this activity, taste buds will need to be tickled and thirst quenched – fortunately, there are many watering holes in the area that serve up the most delicious fresh fare from 'just off the boat' fish to cleverly crimped pasties, craft ales, local wines and spirits all guaranteed to replenish the most depleted of energy levels.
There are two pubs in the village (the Old Albion Inn and the Cornishman) and a third, the Bowgie Inn with an amazing beer garden and coastal views, just a ten minute walk along West Pentire. If you feel like indulgence, why not visit Crantock Bay Spa, which has luxury treatments, a swimming pool, tennis courts and a lovely bistro cafe. An afternoon wouldn't be complete without a Cornish cream tea indulgence, or even two, and remember that when in Cornwall, cream always rises to the top so the jam always goes first! For a more 'fine dining' experience, a trip to the exquisite Rick Stein's seafood restaurant just along the north coast at the pretty, traditional fishing village of Padstow may be the ultimate treat – naturally it's very popular, especially in the summer months, so be sure to make a reservation in advance to avoid any disappointment and hunger pangs!
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. TV and wood-burner. Induction hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Utility-room with washing machine/drier and microwave
Separate WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with super-king double bed (6') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds
Bedroom 3 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
Shower-room with shower, WC and double wash-basins
Bedroom 4 with king-size double bed (5') and sitting-area
Outside Access to
Cinema room with TV and Xbox/DVD player
Please mind your head, there are sloping ceilings on the second floor. *Only 1 cot is provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome
- Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .5 miles
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Full oil-fired CH (partial under-floor)
The Newstead has a lovely garden for children and dogs to enjoy.
Door lead out from the sitting-room onto the decked terrace.
The fabulous kitchen is very well-equipped.
The cinema room is a great place for the kids (and adults too) to enjoy a movie night - don't forget the popcorn!
The second floor bedroom is wonderfully light and also enjoys views of the sea.
You're sure to enjoy al fresco dining at The Newstead.
Open up the patio doors and enjoy outdoor living at its best.
View from the dining-table into the sitting-area and out to the garden.
On the second floor you have a separate seating-area, which is also a bedroom!
Gorgeous bedroom 1.
Bedroom 1 has an en suite shower-room.
One of the twin bedrooms.
Bedroom 3 can be a twin or super-king - you decide!
On the first floor you have a wonderful family bathroom.
You're sure to enjoy al fresco dining at The Newstead.
Crantock has the most beautiful beach and is a short walk from The Newstead.
Open plan living at its best, dine at home or book a table at the pub around the corner - saves on the washing up.
Cosy seating awaits you, and is the perfect spot to curl up with a good book.
The light and sociable open plan living space.
The more formal dining-room also has patio doors which open up onto a decked seating-area.
The Newstead is dog-friendly - so feel free to bring along your four-legged friend.
The perfect spot to gather after a day out exploring Cornwall.
Dinner is ready!
The sauna has an outside shower too - perfect for showering the sand off, after a day at the beach.
A short drive away is Padstow! Padstow is full of beautiful shops to potter around and the most delicious restaurants.
The gorgeous family shower-room with "Jack and Jill " sinks located on the first floor.
Luxury linens await you.
All of the four bedrooms are absolutely gorgeous, and super-comfy.
This super walk-in shower is located in the family bathroom.
The dramatic north coast is full of beautiful little coves.
Feeling energetic? The Camel Trail is a short drive away. Hire bikes and cycle from Wadebridge to Padstow, stopping along the way for a pasty and cream tea!
The north coast has the most beautiful beaches and coves waiting to be discovered.
The rear of The Newstead - on the left you can see the door which leads into the cinema room.
Welcome to The Newstead - located behind the gate. This is the parking area The Newstead is located just off the road.