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Sea View Cottage

The location of “Sea View Cottage” couldn’t be better. Just a minutes walk takes you to Penzance’s most famous historic street directly into the town centre

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The Sail Loft Lookout

The Sail Loft is situated a short stroll form the heart of the town at the bottom of the Chapel Street, where the news of Lord Nelson’s Death first reached England

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Harbour View Penthouse 4

Penthouse 4 is situated directly beside The Harbour at Penzance. The apartment has amazing views over the whole of Mounts Bay to The Lizard

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Cherry Tree Lodge

Cherry Tree Lodge is perfectly located in a charming, country hamlet. Within walking distance to Marazion and the famous St Michaels Mount

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Sunny Corner

Sunny Corner directly over looks the Harbour at Penzance. Penzance is a bustling Old Market Town and Sunny Corner is situated just a short walk from the town

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Harbour View Penthouse 3

Harbour View Penthouse 3 is situated by the Harbour in Penzance Town and offers luxury accommodation with views directly over the harbour and beyond

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The Rum Store

The Rum Store boasts two large bedrooms and just around the corner is Jubilee Pool, the biggest open air sea water swimming pool in the country

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Peace and Plenty Cottage

With panoramic views over longships and Scilly Isles, this cottage offers a small double bedroom with a seperate open plan kitchen, lounge diner.

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Property Owners

Property Owners Wanted

We are continuously looking for new ‘Gems’ to join our portfolio and welcome contact from owners of quality properties that want to maximise their income potential. We understand that most of our property owners live busy lives, with many demands. It can be quite daunting knowing where to start, particularly if this is your first venture into holiday letting. Let us take the hassle away from you and effectively manage your holiday home so you can reap the benefits of the investment it can return without having to get involved. We offer our property owners peace of mind with our full property management service.


Following a chat on the phone, one of our experienced property managers will arrange to meet you at your property. After a tour of your home we will explain how A Break By The Sea can help you realise the earning potential of your property. This meeting will take about an hour and will be followed up with a rental appraisal report from the property manager. We can offer sound advice on what equipment, furnishings and gadgetry to include in your holiday property to exceed the expectations of your guests and enhance occupancy rates. We can offer you access to a host of reputable local contacts for interior design companies, quality furnishing companies, building contractors and much more. We understand it can be difficult when you live out of county knowing who to contact so our team are here to provide you with a valuable source of local knowledge.

Why Choose ABBTS

A Break By The Sea is an established and trusted brand renowned for providing ‘luxury’ holiday homes, cottages and apartments. Our ‘Gems’ meet premium quality standards and Cornish Cribs is our flagship collection of exclusive retreats that go beyond the realms of typical 4/5 star standards and showcase unrivaled ‘wow factor’. Due to our consistent, effective online and offline marketing and PR we have a proven track record of achieving high occupancy rates and rental incomes.

We offer our property owners peace of mind with our optional full property management service. The A Break By The Sea team can manage absolutely everything – from marketing and maintenance through to cleaning and laundry servicing. Our experienced team work together to ensure your property looks pristine for each arrival of new guests. We aim to create the best possible first impression, because first impressions really do count! It is not a problem if you already have your own housekeeping and maintenance team or subcontractor in place, we can effectively communicate the necessary information so you don’t have to. 90% of our owners are already enjoying the benefits of our fully managed package.

We provide each of our homeowners with a password protected log-in to access their unique, private and secure area on our website. Up-to-date bookings and availability is displayed along with a reservations report, monthly statements and exclusive offers from a bijous collection of luxury brands and other like-minded, professional companies. This section is also used to mange personal bookings for your property.

Match Making

Each year we set a rental income forecast for your property which is used to monitor your property’s performance weekly over the year. We are a results driven company, its all about achieving (or better still) exceeding the forecast and not working on the rule of averages like many of our competitors.

A Break By The Sea enjoys excellent organic search engine results for the key words relating to luxury holidays in Cornwall. In light of this we now receive on average 900 unique visitors per day to our website which equates to approx 28,000 unique visitors to our website each month.

Our sales team are here 6 days a week converting telephone and email enquiries into sales whilst also proactively generating repeat business and new business from our databases. We ensure that our sales team visit each and every property to enable them to best sell the features, benefits and local area.

We also have an online chat facility that we use proactively whilst we see users on specific web pages – invitations are sent out to assist with the sales process. We also send feedback forms and re-book incentive to guests on departure and we use these as a platform to showcase and drive awareness of new “Gems”. This is a good way to capture repeat business from existing clients who have enjoyed their A Break By The Sea experience and want to sample a new property next time, understanding it will be of the same high quality. We send out regular e-blasts and e-newsletters to our database of over 5500 clients in relation to their preferences.

Over and above this a significant marketing budget is allocated annually which is invested into a range of online and online media to drive awareness of our brand and much loved property portfolio. Examples include investment into social media, Google PPC, magazine adverts, press features, direct mail, event sponsorship to name but a few.


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A comfortable place to stay. A breathtaking view. And a stone's throw away from legendary beauty spots.