176 | Backwater

Polzeath - Sleeps 4 in
2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom


Backwater is an ideal coast lovers' retreat set into the hillside with stunning views of Polzeath beach and the Atlantic Ocean on the North Cornwall Coast. Small but beautifully formed, this property oozes style, enjoying a reverse-style layout to make the most of the sea views. Bright and cheerful it is finished to a very high standard. This is the perfect waterfront holiday base for family or friends located just a few minutes' walk to Polzeath village with its vast, sandy beach and great selection of shops and restaurants.

Uniquely flexible, Backwater is connected to another property, Slatewater by a pedestrian gate that sits directly below. When combined, both properties can cater up to 12 guests, making this the perfect base for a large family get together or special occasion

Backwater has been newly developed with serious attention to detail and comfort in mind. Making the most of the views, the accommodation upstairs includes a fantastic open plan kitchen, dining and living area flooded with light from the floor to ceiling windows that open out onto a glass fronted terrace with fantastic outdoor beach and sea views. The small kitchen area has brilliant facilities to enjoy a home cooked meal after a long day exploring the coast. There is a dining table and chairs to seat 4 and a comfy sofa on which to relax in front of the view or movie beside the gorgeous log burner. The ground floor comprises of two stunning bedrooms with their own access to the outdoor terrace where you can enjoy the sounds of the coast. Bedroom one has a 5ft king bed and bedroom two has 3ft, zip and link twin beds, both bedrooms have their own TV.  There is a beautifully appointed shower room with walk in shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.  Also downstairs is a washer/dryer.

A perfect place for a Cornish seaside holiday, Polzeath hums with energy and atmosphere and ticks all the boxes. Fun for young children at low tide, rock pools are good for shrimping and crabbing; don’t forget your net and bucket. Surf schools teach the art of surfing, paddle-boarding and rent out boards and wetsuits. Join the coastal path at Polzeath for a rugged walk around Pentire Point and The Rumps: National Trust managed landscapes. Continue past beautiful Lundy Bay, and the beach of Epphaven, all the way to Port Quin, a tranquil cove, lovely to swim in at high tide. Stroll along the top of the cliff to Daymer Bay, a stunning walk; gaze down at the gullies and coves below; look across to Stepper Point headland and the old lifeboat station at Hawker's Cove.

First Floor:

  • Open plan Kitchen, Dining and Living Space
  • Cloakroom with Basin and W.C.

Ground Floor:

  • Main entrance to house with storage for coats, shoes and boots
  • Bedroom 1: Double Bedroom (5ft) with access to the Terrace
  • Bedroom 2: Twin Bedroom (3ft), can be made into a Superking (6ft) on request * and access to Terrace
  • Shower Room with walk in Shower, Basin, W.C., heated towel rail
  • Laundry Facilities

Private parking for 2 cars

Outside there is a heated shower and two private parking spaces.

Please note: the beds will be made up as per the description. If you require the zip and link bed(s) to be configured differently; please inform us AT LEAST 7 days prior to your arrival date.



  • Coffee Machine
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Induction hob
  • Microwave
  • Multi Fuel Stove
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Terrace Furniture
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Under Floor Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen: Included
  • Towels: Included (not beach)
  • Electric and Heating: Included
  • Smoking: Not permitted

Availability & Book

Select your arrival date by clicking on a changeover day on the calendar. To deselect a week click on the arrival date again.

Short breaks maybe available on this property on any out of season weeks, subject to owners discretion. They can only be booked by telephone, please call 01208 863206 to enquire.







The ground floor plan for Backwater, a family holiday house to rent close to the sea, surf and sands of Polzeath in North Cornwall.
The first floor plan for Backwater, a luxury holiday home in Polzeath on the stunning North Cornwall Coast.