How do you fancy staying in a house which has masses of history? Ealing House in the centre of Porthleven has been a general store, sweet shop and tobacconist, before becoming home to the poet and translator Percy Edward Pinkerton in the early 20th century. It now provides comfortable holiday accommodation for five people and two dogs. A useful porch/conservatory leads into the open-plan lounge/diner which has a lovely exposed stone wall. The kitchen is at the back of the house and along with the utility room, provides everything you’ll need to rustle up a delicious holiday meal. There is a hand shower room on the ground floor, whilst upstairs there is a family bathroom and three bedrooms – one of which has doors opening out onto a balcony with outside furniture. Just a minutes’ walk will take you to the harbour front and the many shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants. The historic site of St Michael’s Mount is only 15 minutes away in the car, with the golden sandy beaches of Praa Sands and Perranuthnoe only five miles from the harbour.
Glazed entrance porch leading to:
Living/Dining Room: Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD player, Hi-Fi, dining table and chairs.
Kitchen: Kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher.
Shower Room: Thermostatic shower, basin, WC.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4’6”), bedside tables, built-in wardrobes, access to balcony.
Balcony: Table and chairs.
Bedroom 2: King-size bed (5’), bedside tables, wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Single bed (3’), bedside table, chest of drawers, Juliet balcony.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, basin, WC.
GARDEN AND PARKING:
Small patio to the rear of the property with table and chairs. A private off-road parking space is available for one car (no campers or trailers) which is about a 7 minute walk from the property. If you require this parking space please ensure you send us details of your number plate and the make and model of the car at time of booking.
Pets: Up to 2 dogs are welcome. £25 per week per pet
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent, electric heaters throughout.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and highchair provided.
Bedding and Linen: Linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Shop: 0.1 ml Pub: 0.1 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. Super-fast fibre optic broadband & WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- WiFi internet
- 2 Pets allowed
- Private parking
- 2 Toilets
- Patio/garden furniture
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 0.25 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.1 Mile from a shop
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No smoking
We've had a lovely holiday. Love Porthleven. Ealing House was lovely and clean. Thank you.The Whittakers - 13th July 2019
Very comfortable, extremely well-appointed cottage in a great location in a lovely town. Had a really good week (and a bit) - won't stay away any longer than we have to!Paul & Karen, Alex & Tanya + Freya & Tara (the dogs) - 24th February 2019
Lovely House and a lovely holiday in Porthleven as always.The Above Beach cottages team where fantastic as usual. We will be booking our next trip with you very soon.Miss Carol Shales-Richards - 17th November 2018
Myself, my partner & our 15 year old son, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage was like home from home. Couldn’t have asked for anything nicer. The gifts of scones, jam, cream, milk etc, were much appreciated. The binder with the history of the house was a great read and so interesting. The 2 double beds were amazingly comfortable. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ealing House to family & friends.Ms M Johnstone - 3rd September 2018
We had a difficult journey down and were delighted with the property and it’s presentation on arrival, such a relief! And we loved Porthleven, we are planning to return. Thank you. Mrs Karen Lawson - 16th July 2018
This is our 2nd visit to Ealing House and everything is still looking good, well equipped, warm & comfy. Had a selection of weather but it was wonderful to be back in Porthleven. Well done EALING. George & Jenny Haskins - 17th March 2018
Very nice cottage. Beautiful place. Helpful staff. Thank you!John & Wendy Pattison & Bess! (Macclesfield, Cheshire) - 16th September 2017
What a fab sunny hot week! We made use of the balcony every afternoon and evening reading our books. We had been to Porthleven before but this cottage with the balcony - location, location, location! Now back to our beloved Wales xThe Davies (Dinas Powys) - 9th September 2017
In Porthleven for family wedding. Have been many times before but always stayed with family. Ealing House offered everything we could want. Porthleven as always fantastic for dog friendliness. Many, many ThanksAngie Llewellyn - 12th August 2017
What a wonderful week we had in your beautiful house. Thank you.Ferris & Haskins - 11th March 2017
Lovely way to spend New Year. Cottage Cozy. Thanks!!The Claydon Family - 4th January 2017
Lovely cottage, very homely and we all had a great holiday here. We will be back in Porthleven soon!Helen & Rob Cousins (Bristol) - 30th August 2016
Fantastic standard of accommodation. Thank you! We had a great stay.Anne Toner (Southampton) - 20th August 2016
Fantastic standard of accommodation. Thank You! We had a great-stay.Anne Toner (Southampton) - 20th August 2016
Good relaxing holiday - always sad to go home.Emberton & Guyatt (Oxfordshire) - 6th August 2016
Cottage is awesome with everything you could need! So clean too. Thank you. xThe Taylors (Chesterfield) - 9th July 2016
As always we loved Porthleven - as did the dogs! Mixed weather but still wonderful. Thanks for the use of Ealing House. The house was great. Best wishesThe Ricketts (Wiltshire) - 25th June 2016
First time at this cottage & very pleased with choice. Have had fantastic weather and enjoyed our week down here immensely. Friendly owners who gave great recommendations. We will definitely be back. Thank you. xMr & Mrs Beard - 4th June 2016
Had a lovely week in Porthleven. Cottage was excellent. Will be back. Thank you. xThe Whitehursts (Stoke on Trent) - 28th May 2016
Fantastic two weeks. Accommodation was perfect.The Shales (Trinity, Jersey) - 14th May 2016
Another lovely week at Ealing House. We love Porthleven. Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely home. You have thought of everything.Walter & Susan (Holmfirth) - 14th November 2015
Another great week in our beloved Porthleven. First time at Ealing House. Very much home from home . Perfect! Will be back. xxxDave & Julie Corderoy (Shepton Mallet) - 7th November 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Enjoyed many a coastal walk with the dogs. I had a go at paddle boarding which was great fun. Treated ourselves to a meal at Rick Stein.s which was delish! Ealing House is a very comfortable base with all the mod cons. Wish we could stay another week!The Boveys (Ivybridge) - 5th September 2015
Lovely cottage well worth the drive, the area is beautiful . some amazing memories of our honeymoon! Lots of lovely local food eaten restaurants the little fish & chip shop (best ever) & amazing Cornish pasties eaten .al fresco. on the beach. Many thanks.The Gregsons, Manchester - 29th August 2015
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