Crantock beach, our local beauty spot! Voted 'Best UK Beach' in 2014. Dogs are welcome all year round and there's a life guarding service in the summer. Ice cream, surfing lessons, freshly caught fish for sale - it's all here!The Living Room with its patio doors has panoramic views that look out across the large garden and over the fields that surround the house. In the garden you'll find a wildflower meadow and a bbq for post-beach sunny evenings.
Historic and spacious coastal house

Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 bedrooms

4 beds
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A beautifully converted School House that sits within walking distance of a historic local village and breath-taking beach. Cosy yet spacious, The Old School House has a large garden and everything you need for a perfect Cornish holiday.

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Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
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Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


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House Rules

Please smoke outside, using the facilities available. We ask that you leave by 10am on the day of your departure so we can get ready for our next guests. We welcome dogs but please don't let them on the furniture or in the living room & bedrooms. A cost of £30 per dog applies.



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

83 Reviews

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Ruth User Profile
September 2017
Once again a lovely, relaxing stay in a beautiful location. the house is so well-equipped it is like a home-from-home

Naomi User Profile
September 2017
Such a pretty cottage with lovely original and quirky original features. The rooms were lovely and spacious and the house was fully equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. The surroundings are so picturesque with lovely views of sheep outside the bedroom windows. We can also definitely recommend the homemade jam that Meg and Violet also sell. It is situated in in a quite area but only a few minutes drive away from Newquay or a short walk to the Crantock. All in all a lovely home with fantastic hosts would definitely recommend.

Steve User Profile
August 2017
Really good spot,beach is excellent -about 20 min walk. Garden is a real sun trap

Gemma User Profile
August 2017
We stayed at Meg & Violet's place for a week in August. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and even received a plant from Violet upon our departure. Violet was extremely welcoming and lived next door so if there are any issues the hosts aren't far away. We loved the shabby chic decor of the place and there was more than enough room for the four of us. Six people could easily stay here and have plenty of room as there are three bedrooms and it is a large bungalow. There are plenty of board games and books for rainy days and evenings if you need. The location was great, About a mile walk to the beach down a country lane. I wouldnt recommend the two pubs in crantock village as they weren't to my liking, they were basic but there are plenty of better pubs and places to eat in the area just a short drive. We would definitely stay here again! Thanks again, Yvonne, Mick, Gemma & Emily

Chris User Profile
August 2017
This is a lovely home with super beds and many attractive touches. It's light and airy with beautiful sunsets. We found it convenient for walking to the village and the beach but feel sorry that there is more traffic in the high season. Meg and Violet were responsive to requests and we enjoyed meeting them.

Stephanie User Profile
August 2017
Loved the location, we had a mixture of rain and sun but did manage a couple of nice days on the beach which is just a lovely short walk away. Everything we needed was provided including a windbreak which was good as we couldn't fit ours in the car! A real home from home and plenty of space with 3 teenagers to consider. A lovely stay, thank you.

Rangaraja User Profile
July 2017
This is a great house. Plenty of room and Violet is a great person.

Penryn, United KingdomJoined in January 2013
Meg And Violet User Profile

Hello! I'm Meg, and my mum is Violet. We both love living near the sea and enjoy foraging for wild food and evening swims at the local beaches. I have a love for travel and I have stayed at four other AirBnb places in Europe and counting. We're very easy going and look forward to making your stay as lovely as possible.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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