Porthleven, South Cornwall

  • 5 Star
  • Spectacular village, harbour and sea views.

You can book this property from:

  • £775 per week
  • £111 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Games room
  • Welcome pack
  • Harbour views
  • Countryside views
  • Sea or coastal views


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor storage
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing


  • Walk-in shower

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Castaway enjoys an elevated position overlooking the harbour village of Porthleven, and surrounding countryside. Refurbished throughout with quality fixtures and fitting, every effort has gone into ensuring your stay at this fabulous cottage will be as comfortable as it is memorable. The property has extensive decked areas on different levels, all with fantastic vistas, where you can enjoy the sunshine and views any time of day.

This is the perfect getaway for family or friends, with luxurious bedrooms, pocket sprung mattresses and deep pile carpets; children can enjoy their own little sunroom attached to the twin bedroom. An additional games room, decorated on a seaside theme, provides a separate area for different family members to do their own thing and includes smart TV, Nintendo Wii, and full-sized bar football. The lounge and dining areas provides breath-taking panoramic views, sliding doors open onto a large balcony making this the perfect place to enjoy entertaining and taking in the sunsets.

The property is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with plenty of parking, plus there is one private parking space on the drive. There is a path and steps down to the harbour just along the road, and the beach and coastal path are just a few minutes’ walk away.

Lounge/Dining Area: 
Smart TV, DVD player, Pure Bluetooth speakers, woodburner, panoramic views.
Kitchen: Double oven, ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave.
Utility: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Games Room: Smart TV, Nintendo Wii, sofa, full size table football, desk.
Cloakroom: W.C. and hand basin.

Bedroom 1:
 King-size bed (5’), dressing table, chest of drawers, access to decking. En-Suite Bathroom: Bath, separate thermostatic shower, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, basin, WC.
Bedroom 2: King-size bed (5'), desk, wardrobe, access to decking.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3’), bedside unit, access to private sunroom.
Sun Room: Seating, dresser/storage, access to decking.
Bathroom: Bath, separate thermostatic shower, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, basin, WC.

Extensive decked area on multiple levels and picnic table, harbour and countryside views. Private parking for one car on drive, additional parking can be found in quiet cul-de-sac.

Power and Heat: Heating and electricity included in rent, oil-fired central heating, woodburner in lounge, underfloor heating and heated towel rails in bathrooms. 
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels. 
Baby Equipment: Not suitable for under 3's.
Shop: 0.3 ml Pub: 0.3ml.

NOTES: No smoking. No Pets. WiFi available. Mobile phone coverage varies.


Lovely, comfortable property in a great location with a steep but scenic short walk down to the harbour. Parking two cars was no problem and we really enjoyed our stay.

Mrs N,

Beautiful property located in a beautiful harbour town. Highly recommended.

Mr P,

Just wanted to say we spent a fantastic week in Cornwall at the Castaway property in Porthleven. The owners have done a great job with the renovation and it felt luxurious as well as light, bright and airy. The views were every changing with spectacular sunsets. A lovely home from home that we would recommend to anyone.

Previous Customer


Set on the west coast of the spectacular Lizard Peninsula, the little harbour town of Porthleven is the quintessential Cornish fishing port. Centred around the harbour, it boasts an array of cafés, restaurants and galleries and exudes a chilled, relaxed atmosphere. Porthleven is the most southerly working port in the UK, with fishing boats operating out of the harbour. This makes the town a great spot to enjoy some delicious seafood, straight from the fishing boats to the restaurants, it couldn’t be fresher!

Porthleven beach can be accessed from the town itself and provides a long expanse of sand which is separated into segments by several rocky outcrops. While away the glorious summer days relaxing on the beach with a locally made ice cream in hand!

Situated part way along a huge sweeping bay, it faces the Atlantic Ocean and is often on the receiving end of some mighty winter storms! A fabulous destination for a winter break; marvel at the awe-inspiring waves pounding the harbour walls from the cosy safety of the local pub!

The surrounding area doesn’t disappoint either; located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the views from every cove or clifftop are picture-perfect. Travel north-west and you’ll reach Marazion, home of St Michael’s Mount – an absolute ‘must’. South takes you to the tip of the Lizard Peninsula, Lizard Point, one of Cornwall’s most iconic spots.

You won’t tire of the walks and stunning scenery, but if you fancy a day out, try the Seal Sanctuary, Flambards or Trebah Gardens. Or, go a little further afield and you can explore Penzance, Land’s End and St Ives.