Monterey Porthtowan / Portreath

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Parking
  • Hot tub
  • Map


An inspirational home moments from the coast

Tucked away on the edge of the leafy woods of Tehidy, this 1950s Californian inspired holiday home blends incredible architecture with space, light and luxury to create an extra-special home. Three luxury bedrooms, two stylish bathrooms and generous social spaces are set across a single floor and have been laid out with holidays and celebrations in mind. No less considered, the outside spaces offer pockets of seating and dining areas perfectly positioned to capture the day long sun and light. A short walk from your holiday door lies the wild woods of Tehidy where endless tracks and trails wind through the trees or hop in the car for just two miles to reach Portreath, Gwithian and Porthtowan beaches. 


At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Short drive to the beach
  • Inspiring architecture
  • Perfect for families
  • Hot tub
  • 2 with superking beds
  • 1 with a superking zip/link bed

Main bathroom, 1 en-suite and 1 W/C

  • Cot Provided: Yes
  • Dogs Welcome: No
Wifi available
  • Yes
What to expect from Cornish Gems
Terms and conditions of hire

Step Inside

Behind handcrafted electric steel gates, Monterey is a single storey architect designed abode. A central hallway welcomes guests and leads through into the hub of the home, the semi open plan living, dining and kitchen area where guests can comfortably gather and relax. The sunken living room evokes the 1950s Californian style and is certainly as perfect in the cooler months and the summer evenings with open fire and sumptuous fabrics and furnishings. Celebrations or simply meals on the go can be enjoyed at the smart dining table whilst the chef in the group enjoys the first-class facilities of the modern kitchen where every cup and plate has been thoughtfully chosen. Three luxury bedrooms, including the master ensuite promise a good night's sleep whilst the family bathroom with freestanding bath is waiting for the perfect pamper after a day in the Cornish elements. Monterey also offers a bespoke office for those needing to check in with the office or enjoy a workcation. Reliable fast Wifi, wireless printers, office paper and complimentary stationary is provided.


From your Holiday Door

Glass doors leading onto the Italian porcelain tiles of the spacious garden with raised lawn and seating areas. Unwind of the sofas and dine al fresco, read a book, listen to laid back beats and simply live the Monterey way of life. Just a short walk along the single track road leads to the natural beauty of South Tehidy woods where Monterey pines tower above wooded pathways leading to the cafe and onwards to loop back around. A glorious place to visit as the conkers are falling or welcome shade from the heat of the summer. Just two miles as the crow flies are the popular coastal spots of Portreath, Porthtowan and Gwithian each offering surf opportunities, beach days and access to the south west coast path leading high up and over some of Cornwall's most striking scenery.

If you desire inspiring style, architectural flair and luxury for your next holiday then Monterey is for you - close to the sea yet away from the coastal bustle is surely the best of both worlds for a Cornwall adventure. Monterey's sister property West Pine Villa is also available next door. 



  • Choose from three luxury ground floor bedrooms all with Alexa speakers
  • Bedroom one: Super king bed, clothes storage, Smart TV, ensuite
  • Bedroom two: Super king bed, clothes storage, Smart TV
  • Bedroom three: Super king zip/link bed (this can be set as a twin if required), clothes storage, 32 inch Smart TV


  • Bedroom one: Ensuite shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Family bathroom: Freestanding bath, rain shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Outdoor cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC


  • Electric oven
  • Induction hob
  • Large fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Quooker hot tap
  • Radio
  • Krups Nespresso coffee machine with milk frother
  • Alexa speakers
  • Breakfast bar with two stools
  • Utilities: washing machine, tumble dryer, iron with ironing board

Living and Dining

  • Alexa speakers
  • Smart TV
  • Ample relaxed seating
  • Open fire
  • Large dining table and chairs
  • Sliding doors to the garden
  • Private study with wireless printer, office paper and complimentary stationary provided.

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels
  • WiFi
  • A bubbling hot tub 
  • Outdoor cold water shower for washing wetsuits etc
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Outside dining table and chairs
  • Outside all weather sofas
  • State of the art lighting system
  • Off road gated parking for 4 cars


  • From the parking space there are 4 shallow steps to the front door.
  • Level access from the inside onto the veranda. The garden terrace is set on various levels with shallow steps.
  • Monterey is a single storey property,but there are 2 small steps down into the sunken lounge.
  • There is an accessibility ramp in the garage that can be used for the steps to the front door

Home Truths

  • This is a Cornish Gems serviced property. The property changeovers, welcome gift and maintenance are managed in-house by the Cornish Gems team.
  • Cornish Gems and the property owner provide a choice of Welcome Gift for our guests. For more details on the options available please click here.
  • The hot tub will be available from early June 2022.

Cornish Gems are so pleased to welcome Monterey to the luxury portfolio - A stunning architect designed home offering laid back villa vibes and a wonderful sense of space and light