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Seaglass | Luxury Self-Catering Beach House | Whitsand Bay

Seaglass

Tregonhawke, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, UK

Fusing effortless elegance with simple seaside style, this unique bijou beach house in Cornwall truly lets the landscape sing. Seaglass enjoys one of the largest footprints of all the beach huts on Tregonhawke cliff, in tiered gardens that spill down towards Whitsand Bay and the shimmering ocean beyond. With a yoga deck, hot tub and green credentials galore, this sustainable home is the perfect self-catering hideaway for those wanting to romance by the sea.

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Introduction

Seaglass occupies an enviable cliffside position overlooking Whitsand Bay with completely uninterrupted ocean views to the west, making it feel as though you are on the edge of the world. Difficult as it may be to leave, don’t miss a visit to the nearby twin towns of Cawsand and Kingsand to sample the freshest local seafood landed on the harbour just that morning. Winding back along the east Cornwall coastal road, upon return, snuggle up by the woodburner with a glass of red and an old romantic film playing quietly in the background.

Inside

After breakfast in bed, roll back the bi-fold doors in the living room, let the salty air wash over you and take in 180-degree panoramas across the bay; there's simply no better start to the day here at Seaglass. Flaunting a surprisingly spacious open-plan design, couples or solo travellers can sink into luxury, distracted only by the views. The shower room is a small but luxury space in which to freshen up, but after a day on the beach, nothing will beat rinsing salty bodies under a twinkly night sky in the steaming outdoor shower.

Outside

This luxury beach house has a large deck and enclosed sloping gardens, perfect for catching the Cornish sunshine as it oscillates throughout the day. A clamber down the coastpath on your doorstep will land you on the long stretch of golden beach at Whitsand Bay. The beauty of the mini outdoor spa area means al fresco beach life can be enjoyed any time of year. Whilst perfect for sunset watching and dolphin spotting in summertime, the hot tub is equally as dreamy in winter. Hopscotch over the frosty garden and sink under the bubbles as brooding clouds hang over the sea.

The Facts

  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
    From £1,850 per week, £1,395 per short break
  • Bedrooms and bathroomsOne double bedroom with super king-size bed, one shower room with walk-in shower.
  • FeaturesHot tub and heated outdoor shower
  • PetsSorry, no pets
  • Arrivals and departuresArrival Day: Friday or MondayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
  • FamilySorry, no children or babies
  • PracticalitiesThere is private parking for two cars. Seaglass is fully equipped with a Nespresso machine, oven, dishwasher and washing machine with dryer.
  • Homestay includesLuxury welcome hamper, bottle of fizz, fresh coffee, beach towels, board games, map books, binoculars, picnic bag, TV, iPad, WiFi internet, electric barbecue, linen, towels, logs and kindling to get you started...House book - your property and destination guideDiscover more
  • Private cateringSeeking a celebratory dinner or fully catered escape? Our recommended caterers will work with you to create personalised menus for your stay. Details are shared through our house book on confirming your booking.
  • RetreatsFrom foraging weekenders to crash courses in cold-water therapy, our bespoke retreats bridge the gap between luxury and back-to-nature philosophies. Create a hand-crafted stay that puts connectivity at the fore.
  • Eco-friendlyElectric car charger
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Relax in the hot tub with your loved one
Dine al fresco on Seaglass´ decking

Prices & Availability

Whitsand Bay

A sparkling blue bay down on south Cornwall´s softer coast, Whitsand is the perfect spot for nature walks and blissful rural relaxation, far from the madding tourist crowds.

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Getting there

  • On the Map Situated on the edge of the coast of South East Cornwall, Seaglass holds a superb clifftop position overlooking Whitsand Bay in South East Cornwall.
  • By Car From London, take the M4 toward Bath, take M5 South and A30 to Cornwall and follow the directions provided to the property.
  • By Train The nearest train station is Plymouth, which is around 45 minutes' drive from the property.
  • By Plane Newquay Airport is around an hour from the property, Exeter Airport is approximately 90-minutes.

From the owner

“This is a place of contrast, constant change and beauty and is at the heart of Cornish coastal life. We feel extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to create this home in such a wonderful place and we have tried to keep it at one with its surroundings.”

From the owner

When looking for the right property, we were blown away by the tranquillity and stunning coastal location of Seaglass. The ever-changing weather on the cliff seems to paint so many different pictures, each so beautiful and unique in its own special way.

Unsurprisingly, there is an abundance of stunning wildlife surrounding the beach house and so much of it can be seen from the comforts of the sofa! We see such an array of birds, from kestrels to buzzards scouring the cliffs, to reed buntings and skylarks amongst the grasses. Looking out to sea watching the cartoon-like gannets diving into the sea like bullets is truly a sight to behold.

Seals and dolphins are also a common sight and previous guests have seen regular sightings of the large black fin of the basking shark. We have put a set of binoculars in the wooden chest for guests to get a better view of some of these stunning creatures!

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Owner recommendations

Live like a local, discovering the best hidden gem restaurants, walks and attractions during your holiday in Whitsand Bay with an insider’s perspective.

The Devonport Inn, Torpoint

To Eat

The Devonport Inn, Torpoint

A very popular traditional pub with characterful interiors displaying an eclectic mix of antiques! Owner Jerome is from Northern France and has the French passion for classic, uncomplicated dishes using the very best of fresh, local produce.

Surfing

To Do

Surfing

Make the most of your frontline setting with a surf lesson at Whitsand Bay. You´ll feel invigorated and refreshed when you take to the waves, though whether you actually manage to get to your feet is a minor detail!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

To Do

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are home to 200 acres of gardens; explore the Victorian productive gardens and the romantic pleasure grounds, before veering off towards the lush sub-tropical jungle zones, thickly knotted with trees.

The Eden Project

To See

The Eden Project

The Eden Project boasts the largest conservatories in the world, cutting edge architecture, awe-inspiring gardens, a rainforest... the list goes on! It has a great selection of events throughout the year, including concerts and ice skating.

Guest Testimonials

Waking up with a coffee in bed and looking out onto the sea, or stargazing in the hot tub at night was truly amazing. We just had the best time ever and loved watching the sea every day. Thank you once again, and we hope to be back.

Thank you so much for sharing Seaglass with us for our honeymoon! We know we wanted something special to unwind, relax and to get away from our busy lives, and this place certainly did that!

Seaglass has been the most wonderful haven for us to celebrate our silver anniversary. It is absolute heaven and we don´t want to leave the sound of the waves crashing, the birds singing and the most amazing views. Coastal walks around the Rame head were outstanding and to come back and sink in the hot tub afterwards was divine. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

What a beautiful place to spend our wedding anniversary. Stunning sea views that relax and mesmerize you the moment you come through the door. We´ve had a fantastic few days here, thank you for sharing Seaglass with us.

Life´s simple pleasures - That first cup of tea in the morning; sharing a bag of crisps; peacefully reading a good book and everything in between. All are amplified 100-fold at Seaglass. We could, and in fact did, spend hours sitting on the terrace watching the sea. The perfect way to spend the bank holiday weekend.

Seaglass exceeded all our expectations from start to finish, it was just a perfect place to relax and unwind for our special anniversary weekend. From sunset views, hot tub stargazing, picnics on the beach and watching dolphins with the binoculars swimming across the sea, we really couldn´t have asked for a more magical stay.

Seaglass is beautiful. The views are outstanding. The location is perfect. Absolute paradise! We will definitely recommend and we have banked some amazing memories here.

We had searched hard for somewhere really special to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, and we found it in Seaglass! What a unique, relaxing, inspiring, beautiful setting. Simply stunning! Thank you.

Fantastic stay at Seaglass. What a fantastic view and accommodation. It really is a magic place to rest, pause and exhale. I shall remember this little slice of heaven and tranquility forever.

Thank you! Seaglass has been a very relaxing and wonderful place to come for our honeymoon. Comfortable, beautiful and cosy and we´ve had a wonderful few days. With those incredible ocean views, we will definitely come back.

This was the perfect place for us to celebrate the start of our marriage. Thank you to the owners of Seaglass for providing this beautiful haven for us to unwind and reflect on the last few weeks. Such a beautiful place with everything you could ever need.

This is such a special place. A place to reset and unwind. The interiors are done so beautifully, and thank you for sharing your little bit of paradise with us. We´ve loved every minute here.

Simply superb - way beyond our expectations. Just a thank you to the owners for the superb renovation they have done, and for letting us share the incredible location. Not an area of Cornwall we have visited before, but I´m sure we will be back.

Unique extras

From private chefs to luxury at-home spa therapists and adrenalin-fuelled retreats, once you’ve booked your stay we’ll introduce you to our owner-recommended suppliers to create a truly bespoke, memorable escape.

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