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Mevagissey, Harbourside, 3 Storey Cottage, Offering Accommodation For 2 - 10 - Beachcombers' Loft

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Beachcombers' Loft

Beachcombers' Loft is spread over 2 floors. Stairs rise from its own entrance to the first floor which houses a light, airey open plan dining room and stylish kitchen with a Juliette Balcony bringing the sunshine indoors; the second floor provides a spacious lounge which also has a Juliette Balcony and views towards the hills. In addition there are 2 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms. Can be rented with Beachcombers' Snug to sleep up to 10 guests in 5 bedrooms - special rate.

Sit by the Juliette Balcony and watch the world go by in the quaint cobbled street below.

Great for family get-togethers and large family holidays.

Pop across the road to Hurleys Bookshop, have a chat with the owner and browse for a "good read" to take to the harbour or one of the many coffee shops and cafes in the Village. The perfect place to relax and unwind in a lovely, friendly Village.

Eden is 6 miles away, Heligan Gardens 2 miles away. Great for family get-togethers and large family holidays.

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About the property

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Mevagissey is centrally located on the Cornish south coast. Beachcombers' Cottage caters for your every need. Centrally located, the scenic harbour is virtually on your door step, with many restaurants and shops to choose from. Just step out of the front door (or open your balcony) to experience the atmosphere of this unique location. Beachcombers' Loft is spread over 2 floors. The first floor houses a light, airey open plan dining room and stylish kitchen with a Juliette balcony bringing the sunshine indoors; the second floor provides a spacious lounge which also has a balcony and views towards the hills. In addition there are 2 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms. Own entrance. Beachcombers' Snug is on the ground floor - bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, lounge / diner. Own entrance. In the narrow streets of Mevagissey 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!


Property Manager
Mrs L Wright
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Mrs L Wright

We are very keen to ensure that all our guests have the holiday of a lifetime, with all needs being catered for. We really do try to think of everything that a guest might need. Many of our guests return year after year they love our properties so much. We want our properties to have those little extras that make a holiday special.

Mrs L Wright purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Mrs L Wright chose Mevagissey

Mevagissey is a picturesque, fishing village on the

beautiful South coast of Cornwall. Close to Eden, Lost

Gardens of Heligan and many great beaches.

Beachcombers Holiday Cottage is located in the heart of the village a few steps fro the scenic harbour.

Mevagissey has a great range of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants all on your doorstep.

The village is an extremely friendly place - all the shopkeepers and village folk love to have a chat and are only too keen to help.

Mevagissey is a real village community with the Feat Week at the end of June, a New Years Eve Fancy Dress event in the streets to name just two.

What makes this cottage unique

Benefits of Beachcombers:

Flexible accommodation from 2 - 10 guests

Great for large family get togethers / celebrations.

1 - 3 kitchens

1 - 3 bathrooms

Juliette balconies with French Doors to upper floors.

3 floors of lovely accommodation.

Moments to the harbour.

Quality furniture and flooring.

Close to many shops, bars and restaurants.

Enjoy the atmosphere of this village - just step out of the front door, turn left for the harbour, right for art galleries, coffee shops etc. You can see the harbour by looking left from the Juliette balconies - right on your doorstep.

Lovely light and airy.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"We had a wonderful holiday and I would love to return sometime.

The pirate shop and restaurants and harbour were a great hit"
Jun 2007
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Notes

Changeover Day:
Changeover day during the Summer (July and August) is a Saturday.
During off-season the changeover day can be flexible.
Arrival is from 4.30 pm. Check-out is by 10.30am.
Early arrival / late checkout may be possible off season.

Notes on prices:
All prices are fully inclusive of:

Cotton linen.
Towels.
Welcome pack.
Wireless broadband.
All utility costs.


Amenities

Mevagissey Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Full size bunk bedded room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Beachcombers' Loft is very spacious and ideal for large family holidays or get togethers. Beachcombers' Snug is cosy and comfortable - perfect for a couples' getaway. Book both together for the larger family or those with relatives who would welcome the ground floor facilities. With all that Mevagissey has to offer on your doorstep. The property has been refurbished with all new kitchens, bathrooms, floorings. The whole property has been totally redecorated, newly furnished and equipped to a very high standard. Most windows have lovely, wooden, venetian blinds. The property has wireless broadband access throughout. Our prices are fully inclusive - no hidden extras: Egyptian cotton linen and white, fluffy towels. Generous Welcome Pack. Parking Permit for local car park. Information about the area including maps and guide books. Cot. High Chair. Welcome Toiletries. Wireless broadband. Digital TV/Freeview. Utility costs. Outside: There is no outdoor space but the Loft does have Juliette balconies to the first and second floor which allow sunlight to flood in as the property is south facing. As the property is right in the centre of the picturesque typically Cornish village of Mevagissey - just outside of your front door you are met with a quaint cobbled street. Turn left and you are at the beautiful fishing harbour and small beach, turn right and you are in the village with shops, restaurants, cafes, bars etc.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Beachcombers' Loft
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Fantastic apartment with an ideal location

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We stayed for 3 nights and I can honestly say that it was the best self catering that I have stayed in. I wish that I had the time to stay for a longer break.

The welcome basket was amazing and the property was nice and clean with all the appliances that you would need.

Everything that you want is on your doorstep, pubs, shops and restaurants and the locals were really friendly and welcoming.

I would definitely recommend this lovely apartment to others.

The owners provided excellent customer service.

Thank you Lauretta and we cannot wait to come back in March

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Revitalizing

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful - HUGE welcome basket, spotless, central to bars, restaurants, olde worlde pubs with roaring log fires, flagstones and snoozing dogs with their chins resting on owners wellies just in case the odd piece of roast spud reached them, bracing cliff walks. cornish pasties. fish and chips, huge comfy bed, fully equipped kitchen - magical - thank you - will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad that Jon had a great stay at the Snug and enjoyed all the super places that Mevagissey and the surrounding coastline have to offer.
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The snug was great accommodation for two. It was clean and comfortable. The welcome pack was really helpful, tea, coffee, cereal bread and more. Very impressed and would be happy to stay again. Everyone is very friendly in the Mevagissey. Lots of shops and lovely eating places.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Harbour Tavern
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Train
6 Miles
St Austell
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Sharksfin
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

If you wish to pre-book a number of visits to the excellent gardens that Cornwall has to offer, we are happy to provide this service and an itinerary.

We can also arrange sailing, fishing trips and other excursions.

Coast/Beach:

Small beach at Mevagissey a short distance past the harbour. Portmellon 1 mile. Gorran Haven (2 mins by car) is one of the gems of South Cornwall. There are 2 village beaches which are amongst the safest in the county making them ideal for the whole family. The heart of Gorran Haven is a cluster of fishermen's cottages, nestling around a secluded cove. The main beach is accessible by all and all facilities are close by, including a large car park. It is a pleasure to bathe in the clear water.

Travel:

Newquay Airport is 20 miles away, Ryanair fly from Stansted and British Airways from Gatwick.

St Austell has the nearest train and coach station with bus connections to Mevagissey.

Road travel is via M4/M5 from the North and East then via Okehampton or Plymouth at Exeter.

Mevagissey has a local bus service.

Distances:

Mevagissey is a thriving village with many of your everyday needs catered for - post office, bank, chemist, small grocers, bakers, butchers, pubs, cafes, craft shops etc. St Austell is the nearest town, about 5 miles away and has a good range of shops and an Asda and Tesco supermarket.

Eden Project is 6 miles away.

Heligan Gardens about 2 miles.

Further Details:

Mevagissey is the largest fishing village in the bay. Its working harbour has an unbroken tradition of boat building since 1745. Fishermen still repair nets on the quayside, using ancient skills and modern materials. The fishermen are happy to take visitors out on angling or pleasure trips and small motor boats can be hired for self-drive.

In the narrow streets of Mevagissey 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!

Mevagissey is the home of the World of Model Railways Exhibition, an impressive collection of 2000 models and a layout alive with 50 working trains, while across on the quayside, in the old lifeboat house, there's the aquarium.

Also not to be missed is the treasured Mevagissey Folk Museum situated on the East Quay. Displays show how Mevagissey once looked when the pilchard Industry was booming. In fact Mevagissey was the first to have electric street lighting, powered from pilchard oil, and was the starting place of Pears soap.

Climbing up through the backdrop of Mevagissey's terraced houses and away from the activity of the quayside the pastoral peace of Cornwall takes over. Here the visitor can enjoy the full flavour of rich farmland, a river valley and coastal walks.

At the end of June, Mevagissey celebrates Feast Week, which is based on religion and St Peter's Day - St Peter being the patron saint of fishermen. The week's events include music and the Flora Dance, with many other activities for young and old, culminating in a Grand Fete and Carnival procession on the Saturday. Activity Centre.

During the pre-Christmas period Mevagissey has a wonderful display of Christmas lights and the New Year is celebrated in the Cornish tradition in which almost everybody wears fancy dress.

Mevagissey is an excellent place to spend your holiday - centrally located in Cornwall, it makes life easy to tour the county and its attractions.

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