The Signal Station
An iconic maritime home situated atop the cliffs of world-famous Lizard Peninsula, the Signal Station is the most southerly coastal self-catering home in England. The former signal house was built in 1872 by Fox and Company shipping agents, it was to become as a communication hub for passing ships using flag signalling to direct passing ships whilst communicating with London via telegraph!
Sleeping up to six guests, the property boasts a beautiful dining room with fitted seating around the bay window, giving visitors stunning views south over the Atlantic whilst they enjoy their meals. Whoever is lucky enough to stay in the fourth bedroom can make the most of the adjoining roof terrace, offering 360-degree views of the surrounding coast and countryside.
This home offers all modern extras such as yoga mats, a Smart TV with iPlayer and Netflix, iPad, WiFi internet, built-in charcoal barbecue, scented candles, local produce, luxury linen and towels, not to forget a beautiful Cornish welcome hamper complete with a cream tea!
From £1,995 per week, £1,395 per short break, bookings can be made via Unique Homestays here.
This cosy stone beach house sits atop a cliff, just a hop, skip and a jump away from a large sandy beach boastings views over Whitsand Bay and the Rame Peninsula. With plenty of privacy, Pebbleline House is located in a beautiful area close to the picturesque fishing village of Polperro.
Guests can enjoy their own outdoor Jacuzzi, Games/ TV room with darts, pool & table football, WIFI, Sky TV, fully-equipped kitchen, terrace, BBQ and sweeping sea views. Those travelling with babies and\or children can relax knowing there are babysitters on call, a chef, and even maid service. The large sandy beach means the kids can let off some steam and for rainy days the children can make the most of the X box or Play Station.
From £1,758 for a long weekend, bookings can be made via Olivers Travels here.
Located in one of Cornwall’s most sort after areas, the Slipway in St Ives is a large apartment with a private balcony overlooking Porthmeor’s Blue Flag beach. Beautifully furnished and with a sea view, the airy apartment offers laidback luxury with an atmosphere that encourages guests to slow down, breathe and relax.
Guests can enjoy an excellent location within the town and are able to walk to restaurants, shops and the seafront. The apartment sleeps 6 guests in 3 en suite bedrooms, it also offers private parking and WIFI, no pets allowed.
From £999 per week, bookings can be made via Cornish Secrets here.
Built in a natural curve that follows the cliff edge at the western tip of Whitsand Bay on the south coast of Cornwall, Serpentine is an opulent self-catering beach house that offers freedom and escapism. Located close to the sleepy fishing village of Periwinkle, the property boasts a state of the art interior with a glass exterior that offers guests the chance to soak up some of the UK’s finest nature.
The home sleeps up to 8 guests across a double bedroom master suite with king bed, a link bedroom which can be set up as a king-size double or a twin and two more double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
From £2,395 per week, £1,695 per short break, bookings can be made via Unique Homestays here.
Make the most of a slower pace of life at The Roundhouse, a beautiful wooden retreat located on a luxurious glamping ground just a short drive from the North Cornwall Coast. A porthole in the roof means couples can stargaze before sleeping amongst little hints of luxury.
An outdoor kitchen cabin makes dining al fresco fun and easy and the en suite bathroom means no sharing a bathroom with other campers! The cabin boasts a handmade king-size bed with underfloor heating and a cosy wood-burning stove so couples can relax as much or as little as they want.
From £259 for a weekend, bookings can be made via Luxury Coastal here.
Cornwall may be famous for its stunning coastline, but why not incorporate the countryside in your stay too? Located on a riverbank on Bodmin Moor, Damselfly is for the wild at heart and those looking for the kind of peace only nature can provide. This is so much more than a woodland cabin, sleeping just 2 guests, Damselfly is the ultimate romantic treat for loved up couples or those looking to reconnect.
Guests can enjoy a double bedroom with a comfy king-size bed, a cosy bathroom with a free-standing bath and separate shower, and a kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher and Nespresso machine. Curl up in bed on rainy evenings and make the most of the Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime. Sunny days call for a BBQ on the Weber Kettle charcoal barbecue with logs and kindling to get you going.
From £850 per week, £650 per short break, bookings can be made via Unique Homestays here.
Please note this article was written by myself and is no way affiliated with any of the accommodation booking sites listed.