River House Newquay

  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 5
  • Dogs 2
  • Parking
  • Sea views
  • Hot tub
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A stunning coastal residence overlooking the sea

Set in a jackpot location overlooking the azure blue waters of the Gannel Estuary and golden sands of Crantock Beach, step into the ultimate coastal luxury and experience the holiday highlife in Cornwall. River House offers 5 boutique bedrooms, 5 contemporary bathrooms and a wonderful open plan layout of social spaces all set to the backdrop of sand and seascapes. There are three terraces to enjoy with the lower terrace offering a luxury bubbling hot tub. 


At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Wonderful sea views
  • Walk to the sandy beaches
  • Private hot tub
  • Explore the North Coast
  • 2 with superking beds
  • 3 with superking zip/link beds

5 en-suites

  • Children Welcome: Yes
  • Cot Provided: Yes
Wifi available
  • Yes
What to expect from Cornish Gems
Terms and conditions of hire

Step Inside

From the moment you arrive, soak up the wonderful sense of light and space as you sink into a very Cornish way of coastal life at River House. Thoughtful interior design and inspired architecture combine to complement the location. The house is set over three floors with the open plan living, dining and kitchen space on the middle floor, 4 luxury ensuite bedrooms on the lower floor and indulgent master bedroom set on the upper floor. From milestone celebrations to lazy summer stays, enjoy the luxury of the location and aspirational living at River House.

From your Holiday Door

Slide back the glass doors to reveal the fresh Cornish air. Dine alfresco at the large dining table and chairs with the blue waters of the Gannel Estuary below you. Watch the ebb and flow of coastal life from your elevated vantage point and soak the bustle of everyday life away in the bubbling hot tub set back into the cliffs. The Pentire Headland has so much to offer as you step from holiday door to sandy shore in moments. Walk to Fistral Beach or Crantock Beach each offering superb surf and wide stretches of golden sand. There are number of tempting places to eat and drink from the family friendly Lewinnick Lodge to the culinary tempations of The Fish House. The North coast of Cornwall is waiting to be explored as you head up the coast towards Padstow or head to the wild West and the iconic town of St Ives. 


  • Master bedroom: first floor. Superking size bed and an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower.  Amazing views with sliding windows, armchairs, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and 32" TV.
  • Bedroom 1: Lower ground floor. Superking size bed with an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. This room has built in wardrobes and dressing table, access through sliding patio doors onto the balcony and wall mounted TV.
  • Bedroom 2: Lower ground floor. Kingsize zip and link bed with an en-suite shower room, built -in wardrobes, dressing table and access through sliding patio doors onto the balcony.
  • Bedroom 3: Lower ground floor. Kingsize zip and link bed with an en-suite shower room, built -in wardrobes, dressing table and access through sliding patio doors onto the balcony.
  • Bedroom 4. Lower ground floor. Superking zip and link bed with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in shower. This room has built -in wardrobes, dressing table and sliding patio doors with a Juliette balcony and also a door onto the balcony.  This room has a wall mounted TV.


  • Master bedroom: ensuite oval bath, seperate rain shower, wash hand basin, WC
  • Bedroom 1: en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, wash hand basin, WC
  • Bedroom 2: en-suite shower room, wash hand basin, WC
  • Bedroom 3: en-suite shower room, wash hand basin, WC
  • Bedroom 4: en-suite bathroom and walk-in shower, wash hand basin, WC


  • A spacious modern kitchen featuring state of the art appliances
  • Rangemaster cooker with electric oven and gas hobs
  • Large American style fridge with chilled water and ice maker and freezer
  • Wine fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Utilities include: washing machine and tumble dryer, iron with ironing board.

Living and Dining

  • Large dining table with seating for 12 with wonderful sea view backdrop
  • Ample relaxed seating
  • Danish Scan woodburner
  • 64" Samsung TV
  • BT Youview
  • Sonos system
  • Collection of board games
  • The entire floor overlooks the stunning coastal views

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels provided
  • WiFi
  • Private hot tub - please note that the water in the hot tub will be changed for each new guest arrival and therefore may take a few hours to come back up to temperature. 
  • A large outdoor dining table with seating for 10
  • Wonderful sea views
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Sun loungers
  • Allocated off road parking for 4 cars
  • 2 dogs are welcomed at River House, Crantock and Fistral beaches are dog-friendly throughout the year. Please note there is no access down to the river from the terraces of the house. 


  • The drive way has a steep slope but also a level gravel area. There area approx 10 steps down to the front door.
  • There is level access onto the upper balcony. To access the lower terrace there is a spiral staircase with handrail.
  • There are 2 internal flights of stairs. On the lower ground floor there are 3 further steps to access 2 of the bedrooms.

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.
  • The house offers three terraces, there is no private access down to the water from the lower terrace. 

Incredible house with everything so well thought out. It has been a privilege to stay here. Thank You!

All testimonials >

Superbly equipped, fantastic views, fantastic break.

Stephen Boag

We have had a wonderful stay. Natures window served us with amazing views, what more could you need.

Corina Osmond

An amazing house with stunning views and a fantastic interior. We love it was wonderful to able to walk to such beautiful beaches and restaurants.

Julia Shergold

We have been searching for the best holiday home in Cornwall. We think we may have found it.

Luisa Veitch

The house is OUTSTANDING in every way. It was the perfect choice.

Louise Weir-Simmons

River House has been brilliant, spectacular views. We will be coming back.

Jamie Burton

Amazing views, beautifully decorated. Everything you could need was to hand.

Jorge Phillips

There are not many places where we would unreservedly wish to return the following year, we have found that place in River House. It was an amazing week.

Beverley Simms

Stunning location and views. C'est magnifique!

Ann Norton

Wonderful location, Spectacular views, very well equipped house, all contributed to a most memorable and enjoyable week!! We look forward to seeing River House on Fantasy homes by the sea.

Clare Riley-Davis

Thank you for an amazing stay! The house is stunning and the views are incredible. We have watched at high and low tide it would never get boring!


River House could not be more perfect! Fabulous position, amazing accommodation, tastefully decorated and really well equipped. Everything about River House has the WOW factor. The house is even better in real life...even though the photos are great!

Angela And Matthew Hopkins

Beautiful property in lovely setting.

Kevin Whiting

Fabulous. Everything you could think of had been thought about. Fabulous location and the views were just breathtaking

Lynn Miller

Excellent in every way.

Sheryl Brain
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