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Unique Beachside Listed Cornish Engine House


Unique Beachside Listed Cornish Engine House

8 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

The Engine House is a unique part of Cornwall's mining heritage and beach culture. Featured on programmes like "Grand Designs" and "Homes by the Sea" it provides immediate access to the beach for amazing walks and awesome surf. It is comfortable for 6 (can take 8 with a sofa bed), with modern kitchen, central heating, wood-fired stove and outdoor pizza oven. A perfect base for families and groups in the heart of Cornwall. Also on Owners Direct (ref. (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) ) for bookings more than 3 months out.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


17 Reviews

Alex User Profile
June 2018
The house is stunning and in a fabulous location. Straight out onto the beach with breathtaking coastal walks on your doorstep. Porthtowan also offers a nice bar that serves good food, a good beach cafe and a surf rental shop. We had a fabulous stay at the engine house and even m…
Lily User Profile
May 2018
My Mother & I had amazing time in Robert's magical beach house. We had the best weather and surf and the house completed our Cornish trip. Robert is a fantastic host, was very quick responding back to us and offered some great local tips. It is the perfect house for a beach hol…
Brett User Profile
April 2018
I stayed here with my wife and three teenage children (and our dog!). The property was spacious enough for us all and we found it to be as described. Views were stunning with lots of walks in the local area. Thank you Robert for being a great host. I would definitely recommend th…
Cristina User Profile
March 2018
Perfect location for hikes on and around the beautiful nearby beaches and as a base camp for exploring Cornwall with a car. We stayed here twice and would love to visit again.
Anne-Marie User Profile
December 2017
We had a fantastic 3 night stay in this beautiful house in a fantastic location. Would definitely come back!
Robert User Profile
Response from Robert:
Thanks Anne-Marie. Welcome back any time!
December 2017
Anna User Profile
September 2017
The host canceled this reservation 7 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Patricia User Profile
August 2017
A really lovely house in a fantastic location . We had a lovely holiday and thoroughly recommend it.

Hosted by Robert

Truro, United KingdomJoined in July 2015
Robert User Profile
18 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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