- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Reduced Rate! 13th - 27th Sept. Now 600 per week :)
Mevagissey is a working fishing village on the Cornish Riviera, full of history and oozing with character.Just a stone's throw from all the village has to offer, Myrtle Cottage is set back from the road in a pretty flowery cobbled courtyard. Set over three levels, and "upside down", the accommodation comprises a master bedroom with super king bed and en suite shower/toilet, a king size bedroom and a twin with adult bunk beds. There is a large family bathroom with separate shower and the top floor kitchen/dining room has rooftop views of the harbour and sea. The sitting room has an ope...Read more
Myrtle Cottage - Cornish fisherman's cottage
Mevagissey, West Country, England
Additional Location Information
Mevagissey is a unique working14th Century fishing village. In the narrow streets leading off the harbour - craft workshops sit side by side with shops, art galleries, cafes, restaurants and pubs which were once the haunts of Cornish Smugglers.
In addition to the excellent range of restaurants, bistros and pubs, there are also superb takeaway options. The town of St Austell with its range of shops and supermarkets is only 6 miles away, and the beautiful Cathedral City of Truro is about half an hour's drive away.
Mevagissey is the home of the World Model Railway Exhibition with an impressive collection of 2,000 models.
Mevagissey Museum, situated on the East Quay, displays the history of the pilchard industry. Mevagissey was the origin of Pears Soap, and our lighthouse was the first in England to be powered by electricity.
Climbing up through the backdrop of Mevagissey , the visitor can enjoy the full flavour of rich farmland, a river valley and stunning coastal walks. Alternatively, hire bicycles or bring your own to enjoy the local Pentewan Cycle trails.
The world-famous Eden Project is only 6 miles away.
Local attractions include the Lost Gardens of Heligan (2 mile walk) with the award winning Lobbs farm shop.
The Mevagissey to Fowey ferry is a fabulous way to explore the dramatic coastline.
Mevagissey provides the ideal location to take advantage of the famous coastal waters. Deep sea wreck fishing, snorkel safaris, wreck diving, self drive fishing boats are all readily available.
At the end of June Mevagissey celebrates Feast Week and St Peter's day, St Peter being the patron saint of fishermen. The week long celebrations culminate in a fabulous firework display over the harbour
Christmas and New Year are great fun in Mevagissey. Virtually the whole village dons fancy dress for the New Year celebrations and fireworks.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Car is not necessary
Last updated on September 13, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
Rental rate includes all electricity, high quality bedding and towels sets (including beach towels) and one parking space. NO extras to pay!
- Housekeeping Optional
- Washing Machine
- Hair dryer
- Central heating
- High chair
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Towels Provided
- Alarm Clock
- House swap allowed
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- 6 Dining chairs
- 6 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no