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Shellseekers is on the first floor facing the sea
1 of 15Shellseekers is on the first floor facing the sea
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Porthcurno, Cornwall, England
'Shellseekers' named after the book by Rosamunde Pilcher, is a 2-bedroomed apartment on the first floor of an attractive building, once part of the Cable & Wireless training school. It's situated in the picturesque valley of Porthcurno approx 400 yards from one of the most spectacular beaches in the country. The white sand is made up almost entirely of tiny, 30,000 year old seashells which extend well below the water line, giving the sea a bright turquoise colour.

This area boasts a stunning coastline, unspoilt fishing villages, sheltered coves, rugged moorland, and; warmed by the Gulf Stream, a mild climate. Shellseekers is just ¼ mile from the famous open air Minack Theater. Land's End and the sandy, surfing beach at Sennen Cove are just 3 miles away. Porthcurno beach cafe and the Cable Station Inn are within easy...
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Listing #HL358632
About the Owner
Gordon/LIZ M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Keys will be in a keysafe on arrival. However, I will attempt to visit you personally or contact you by phone on the first night. I live locally and my contact details are available in case you encounter any problems.
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Reviewed May 23, 2015

Cosy complex, well situated from all of the attractions in Porthcurno. Well designed and functional layout. Great area, Cheers.

Thank Archie B
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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About the neighborhood
Porthcurno is 6 miles from Penzance, the largest town in the area. Penzance has a mainline train station and the boat connecting with the Isles of Scilly leaves from there. There are some excellent restaurants and some very good independent shops.
Getting around
Penzance mainline station is 9 miles away and you can connect to a bus (from the adjacent bus station) which will stop opposite the propertyl
Buses go from Porthcurno to Penzance, Land's End and, in the summer season, on to St. Ives. There is a local taxi firm with details supplied in the property
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 49.7 mi
Railway: Penzance: 8.7 mi
Ferry: Penzance: 8.7 mi
You can arrive by overnight sleeper train from Paddington and pick up a hire car from Europcar next to the station in Penzance. Alternatively it is best to arrive by car.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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