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Welcome to your holiday home - Mayfield

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to Mayfield - your three bedroomed holiday home situated at the back of the picturesque village of Coverack. Offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion but with ease of access to the local amenities and private parking. Beautifully decorated and tastefully furnished with wooden floorboards, Mayfield is the perfect holiday retreat.

To the front you will be captivated by the most breathtaking sea views and if you ever thought that was enough, the rear has far reaching views across fields.

Decking offers the perfect place to sit and appreciate the wonderful surroundings - we doubt you will want to leave. But if you do the beach, village store and pub are just a 4 minute walk away.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach In village 250 m
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 64 km, Nearest railway: Redruth 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The living area is open plan with a lovely log burner with views overlooking the garden. There is a comfortable sofa and chairs, sideboard and lamps, flat wide screen television and DVD player. In the cupboards you will find a variety of books, jigsaw puzzles and some DVDs. In the fully fitted kitchen there is a table and chairs a built in ceramic hob with fan assisted double oven, integrated dishwasher, toaster, microwave, fridge/freezer and CD/radio. Oil central heating and good quality bed linen are provided. In the utility room you will find the washing machine a kitchen sink and an indoor drying line. It's also a great place to store all your beach items.

Dogs are welcome at the additional cost of £25 per week.

Bedroom 1 – Double bed (5 fit) combination wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps, with sea views

Bedroom 2 – Two Single bed (3ft) combination wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps, with sea views

Bedroom 2 – Two Single bed (3ft) drawers, bedside table and lamp

Bathroom with bath/power shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Mayfield has a telephone which takes incoming calls as Coverack has a very poor to non-existent mobile telephone signal. Whilst internet facilities are provided they are not guaranteed as due to the distance from the exchange we do sometimes have problems.

Further details outdoors

At the front of Mayfield there is a splendid decking area with table and chairs.

There are large gardens that give perfect seclusion.

There is plenty of parking by the side of Mayfield, easily taking 3 cars and the walk from here to Mayfield is flat.

Further details

A deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking, with the full amount due 8 weeks before your stay

Mayfield is a bungalow and there are no stairs to negotiate to the bedrooms or from your parked car to the cottage. However it is positioned at the top of a hill, so people with very restricted mobility may find the walk up and down to the village quite strenuous.

The West Country region

Blissfully warm compared to most of Britain, this part of Cornwall is blessed with generally 'soft' weather and a kind micro climate, attested to by the fields of early Daffodils and rare tropical plants that abound in the area. The Lizard coast is famous for its unique geological structure and dramatic coastline (to which many ships have succumbed in the past) which gives this area its particular 'flavour'. Coverack's proximity to the gentle green creeks of the Helford River also provides a diversity of landscape and offers a variety of places to explore.

There are many beautiful gardens and National Trust properties within the area, whilst St. Ives (Tate gallery, Hepburn Garden and numerous other galleries, as well as fabulous long surfing beaches), Penzance (St. Michael's Mount, proximity to fishing port of Newlyn with its fish markiet) or Falmouth (superb Maritime Museum, picturesque waterfront, numerous yachting facilities) are all within an hour's drive. There are many beautiful coves and beaches, such as Kynance Cove, and picturesque villages such as Gweek to visit nearby. Within easy reach of Coverack you could also go down a mine, visit the most Southerly point in Britain at the Lizard or walk round the romantic 'Frenchman's Creek'.

Water sports abound. The Helford River is a famous sailing location and there is some wonderful diving to be had locally at Porthkerris. Surfing locally would depend on the winds, but the North Coast offers some superb surfing throughout the year and again would take roughly an hour's drive. For those who wish to be in the car a little longer, you could even take a day out exploring the Lost Gardens of Heligan or the Eden Project, both near St. Austell.


Coverack is situated on the Lizard Peninsular. Once a notorious smugglers haunt, it is now one of the most beautiful of Cornwall's fishing villages with its small harbour nestling in the south side of the bay. Our holiday destination for over 15 years it has a sand and pebble beach and a windsurfing school, where tuition is available. There is a pub, Post Office, general store, two gift shops, an art gallery, cafes and an ice cream parlour. This is a perfect maritime place that's ideal for windsurfing, swimming and walking.

There are many things to do in the area within a short drive. Beaches at Downas Cove, Kennack Sands, Porthallow and Godreavy Cove. Attractions at Flambards Theme Park, Roskilly Dairy Farm, Gweek Seal Sanctuary, Goonhilly Satellite Observatory visitors centre, Lizard Point. Tropical Gardens at Glendurgan and Trebah and the picturesque Helford River Land's End and the Minnack Open Air Theatre are both about 30 miles. The Eden Project is approxmately 40 miles away.

The south west coast path is close by incorporating the breathtaking vantage point of Black Head and far reaching views towards England's most southerly point.

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Review 1-9 of 9

19 Aug 2014


"Perfect cottage for our family"

We had a perfect week in Coverack. It is a very beautiful village with a lovely beach and very good area for walking. Mayfield was excellent we had everything we need, the kitchen was well equiped, th… More

18 Aug 2014


"Coverack and renting Mayfield did not disappoint"

Our third year in Coverack and as relaxing as always; just a wonderful spot for chilling out, walking, friendly pub, good food and beach/water sports. Great places nearby to visit if you want a day ou… More

17 Jul 2014


"Wow, what a position!"

Mayfield was a very comfortable place to stay in this beautiful Cornish village. It was well equipped, everything worked as expected and it was clean and tidy. A real home from home. Coverack itself i… More

4 Jun 2014


"Rental disappointing, did not live up to expectations"

On arrival at the property the view and decking area are lovely, as already mentioned in previous reviews, however on entering the kitchen area, the internal decoration and cleanlines of the place let… More

I am very sorry to hear this, especially as you didn't mention anything to us during your stay or afterwards. Had you done so we would have worked very hard to have sorted anything. Any and all feedback is always welcomed even more so when you provide opportunity for remedial action to be taken.

11 Jan 2014


"Spectacular views,warm, wonderful accommodation"

Return trip to this lovely, well-appointed cottage. Set back above the village with spectacular views yet with it's own secluded charm.The heating was on - good idea for January! and the wood bur… More

8 Oct 2013


"Cannot wait to go back!"

This was our second stay at the Mayfield and it was just as wonderful as we remembered it! The house is situated at the top of a hill, up the main road through Coverack village and so you get full pri… More

15 Aug 2012


"Lovely, lovely stay!"

We visited this lovely holiday home in may with our 2 cocker spaniels.
Set in beautiful grounds, much bigger than we originally thought, amazing views, secluded, private, within couple minutes from stunning beach!
Can't say enough about this place, ideal for 2 adults 2 children, or in our case dogs! not huge inside but adequate.
We didn't have the best weather for sitting outside, but a couple of days were warm enough to use the plentiful garden furniture on the welcoming decking to admire the views....its obviously not finished yet as the lean to/ conservatory is still the original, but really handy space.
Coverack is stunningly unspoilt we love it and would definitely return.

16 May 2012


"Fantastic location, away from it all!"

We simply love Mayfield and Coverack. My family and I have been guests of Mayfield for the last 5 years and could not stay anywhere else in Cornwall! It is our home from home, has eveything we need, not to mention beautiful views!

It's an absolute gem, the perfect place to stay in a perfect location for a true getaway holiday in Cornwall.

6 May 2012


"A lovely holiday in a lovely place"

Mayfield is in a superb location with easy access to the beach, harbour and local shops, well within walking distance. The views from the main bedrooms and hall are magnificient over the bay to the headland. The accomodation is comfortable and to a high standard. It is very well equipped, a real holiday home. We found it a great base for getting out and about on the Lizard as well as walking along the coastal paths from Coverack.

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