Rainbow End


From £337

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1 bedrooms

Up to 2 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: RAINE
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Rainbow End, one of three perfectly converted barns, is nestled in the hillside, overlooking Porthallow. This cosy cottage, part of old Pengarrock Farm which dates back to the 1200s is all on one level and accessed up a few stone steps and combines traditional features, such as polished granite and whitewashed walls with all the necessary modern-day requirements. There’s a comfortable lounge, a relaxing double bedroom and modern kitchen and bathroom with a large, communal garden with views of the countryside down to Porthallow Cove midway  point on the South-West Coastal Path with miles of beautiful cliffside walks..

Porthallow, meaning ‘Port at the end of the Moor’,  is a small, tucked-away village on the east coast of the Lizard Peninsula. It was once a busy pilchard fishing port in fact, the old pilchard cellars can still be seen near the pebbly beach. Visit the Five Pilchards Inn, full of nautical memorabilia,  just off the beach.  A mile offshore is the Manacles Reef, a rocky outcrop, and the cause of countless historical shipwrecks. It’s a popular site for diving, accessed from the neighbouring Porthkerris Cove, where you can hire the gear, or book a boat trip to snorkel with the basking sharks. Nearby St Keverne has a handful of shops, two inns and a cluster of whitewashed cottages, all huddled around the village square, and overlooked by the impressive 15th Century church, St Akervnus. Just a few miles south brings you to the Lizard Village and the most southerly point in the UK. The Lizard Peninsula is the Cornwall of Poldark or Rosamunde Pilcher’s The Shell Seekers. It’s the Cornwall of quiet leafy lanes, patchwork fields, hidden coves, clifftop views, accompanied with the sounds of the gulls and the sea. It’s tranquillity, a perfect place to relax and to recharge.

Please Note: Rainbow End can be booked in conjunction with Rainbow Cottage and Cove View, providing accommodation for 10. Please follow this link to view.  Rainbow Cottage  Cove View

Living room with sofa and armchair, exposed beams, feature fireplace and TV with DVD. Modern kitchen with ceramic hob, integrated oven, fridge with ice box and microwave. Dining table with seating for 2.  Bedroom with 4ft 6in double bed. Shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.

Terrace with barbecue and countryside views. Large communal lawn and stone arch to hidden garden with wrought iron garden furniture.

Covered parking area for 1 car.

  • Included: .Bed linen. Towels can be hired from the owner at £5 per bale, (guests must provide their own beach towels), electricity, night storage heating and WiFi included. Laundry facilities available. 
  • Regret cottage not suitable for dogs.
  • No Telephone. Mobile reception fair.
  • Local Facilities: Porthallow Beach ½ mile. Five Pilchards Inn ½ mile. Local shops in St Keverne 1.5 miles. Helston with all facilities 10 miles. Falmouth 20 miles.

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