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10 reasons to stay at Carn Mar

Views to take your breath away? A flickering fire pit? Sublime sunsets? Interiors to die for? Welcome to Carn Mar. A unique escape like no other, Carn Mar is a luxury coastal retreat perched right above Polzeath beach. We could spend all day talking about reasons to stay at Carn Mar but we have managed to condense it down to just 10...

Carn Mar, a luxury self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

Interiors to die for

The living spaces are as varied as they are sublime. Most striking is the breathtaking outline of an architect-designed staircase, which sweeps up to the top floor. A statement double glass-fronted log burner sits between the lounge and dining area, creating a warm atmosphere.

Living space at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Architect designed staircase at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday house in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Bedroom at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday property above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

Views to take your breath away

Carn Mar enjoys a dreamy backdrop of sea and sand from almost every vantage point in the house. Whether you're dolphin spotting from the telescope in the reading room or lazing on the balcony, the view is bound to take your breath away time and time again.

Sea view from the reading room at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
View of Pentire Point and The Mouls from Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday house in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Enjoy sea and beach views from Carn Mar, a luxury self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall

Endless outdoor spaces

A softly manicured infinity lawn melts its way into the ocean beyond. Colourful blooms and tropical succulents spill over the beautifully landscaped flower beds. To the back you’ll find the sheltered morning terrace - an oasis of calm on windier days.

Sea views from the garden at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday house above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Large garden at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday cottage in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Morning terrace at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall

Sublime sunsets

Polzeath sunsets are legendary and Carn Mar provides a front row seat. Enjoy the peaceful hour before the sun dips below the water and nightfall sets in. Sit back, relax and take in the beautiful combination of red, pink, purple and golden hues as they reflect off the water.

View from the balcony at Carn Mar of the sunset at Polzeath
Romantic sunset scene at New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Sunset view from the master bedroom at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall

Doorstep to sand

The wooden gate at the bottom of the garden leads straight onto the South West Coast Path, making beach access a breeze. With some of the country's most spectacular coastal walks right on your doorstep, you won't be short of places to discover and explore.

Carn Mar is set right above Polzeath beach in North Cornwall
Access the South West Coast Path from the garden at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Carn Mar is located right above Polzeath beach in North Cornwall
Enjoy long days on Polzeath beach at Carn Mar

Hostess with the mostest

Sleeping 14, Carn Mar provides an unforgettable home to host a special occasion. Whether it's a birthday celebration or a catch up with friends, Carn Mar will provide a breathtaking backdrop. Enjoy feasts beside the fire and frolics beside the sea at this dazzling coastal haven.

Gather around the fire pit and enjoy the sea views at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Carn Mar is the perfect holiday home to host a special occasion
Cocktails on the balcony at Carn Mar, a self-caterinh holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

Fabulous for festivities

Enjoy a festive tipple on the beach, artisan cocktails on the balcony and a sumptuous feast beside the fire. As the sun goes down gather around the crackling fire pit sharing tales of the year gone by, light the sparklers as night falls and steal a midnight kiss under the stars.

Carn Mar above Polzeath beach sleeps 14 and is perfect for a special occasion
The fireplace at Carn Mar decorated for Christmas
A festive meal around the dining table at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Enjoy a Christmas or New Year's break at Carn Mar, a large property above Polzeath beach

Wave riding

Polzeath is renowned for its fantastic surf conditions and collection of high quality surf schools. At Carn Mar all you need to do is look out of the window to assess the conditions, making it the ideal base for enjoying time amongst the white rollers of Polzeath.

Carn Mar above Polzeath beach is perfect for a surfing holiday
Carn Mar in Polzeath comes complete with a heated outdoor shower and surfboard rack
Enjoy views of the surf from Carn Mar, a luxury self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

Blissful bedrooms and bathrooms

Who needs a spa? With six tranquil bedrooms, almost all benefitting from panoramic views, there will be sweet dream all round. Enjoy a luxurious bubble bath in the fabulously chunky freestanding bathtub then open up the curtains to the beach and fall asleep under the stars.

Beautiful double bedroom at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Dressign table in the bedroom at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Stylish bathroom at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Large free-standing bath at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

The little touches

Around every corner you will discover the most exquisite design flourishes. Everything, the fabrics, the colours, the shapes, will make every moment of your holiday at Carn Mar a true delight. You are bound to return home with an item or two on your interiors wish list!

Scandi chair at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Pinch London mirror at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Stylish interiors at Carn Mar, a self-catering holiday home above Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Carn Mar sleeps 14 across 6 bedrooms

Take a look around...

This salt-kissed clifftop hideaway is a spectacular choice for your holiday. Take a look around the three floors of beachside luxury just moments from the wild surf of the north Cornish coast.

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