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Artist's Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The rooms are awash with a spectrum of pastel colour reflected from the sea.

Windows capture ever changing seascapes , framing scenes of small boats drifting on water as smooth as glass, fishermen busily emptying lobster pots, surface ripples morphing into dazzling brilliance in the sunlight or winter's wild crashing Atlantic waves. Impassioned by its loveliness, artists painted here.

From the pretty garden you feel you could almost reach over and touch St. Michael’s Mount and paddle your feet in the bay. Nearby the coastal path takes you to deserted sandy coves fringed with wild flowers, where seals loiter in the surf. The ancient town boasts a small harbour where the ferry to St. Michael’s Mount collects its passengers when the causeway is covered by the tide.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Marazion 300 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 50 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground floor - hallway, bathroom ( wet room with walk in shower, wc, basin), utility room, double bedroom.

1st floor - sitting room with dining area & kitchen. Double bedroom with en suite.

Mezzanine - double & single bedroom.

Further details outdoors

Outside there's a summer kitchen, BBQ and furniture. The south facing, walled garden overlooks the sea.

Think of warm evenings spent outdoors, flickering reflections of oil lamps dancing against wine glasses, long conversations, the sound of the sea washing over the sand, the odd sea bird calling and you think of Artists Cottage.

Further details


Electric heating is kept on constantly throughout the colder months, the cottage is always warm and dry even though it faces the sea. All electricity costs are included in the price.

Private parking for one vehicle.

Complimentary WiFi.


About this location

The Cornwall region

Cornwall ,as it is so far south and has the Gulf Stream running past its long expanse of coast, has a very mild climate, especially on the coast. Spring comes early & autumn lingers longer.

With its ancient past & stunning natural beauty, it offers a wealth of experiences. St Michael's Mount, is a magical island which has a church, a medievil castle, an exotic garden clinging to the sleep flanks and an ancient harbour with shops & restaurants.

The Minack Theatre is a unique open-air theatre created from the cliff side , its backdrop is spectacular views over Porthcurnow Bay to Logan Rock. The Tate Gallery, St Ives & the Eden Project are worth a visit. Look at "Cornwall Guide" on, for places of interest as the list is endless.


Marazion is a popular destination for beach holidays & water sports, including windsurfing, kite-surfing & sailing. The attractive old town claims to be one of the oldest in Britain - known as Ictis by the Romans. Mounts Bay is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. The clean, sandy beaches offer safe bathing.

There are wonderful views towards the Lizard Peninsular in one direction & Land End in the other. It is famous because of St Michael's Mount- a causeway, once walked by pilgrims, leads to the island at low tide. A short distance along the coast is the pretty village of Perranuthnoe, which boasts the oldest inn in Cornwall - a good spot for surfing! Next along the coast is Prussia Cove, the lair of the notorious wreckers & pirates, the Carter brothers.

A perfect location for walkers and guests with dogs. Artists Cottage is a stones throw from the Coastal Path and unrestricted dog walking beaches.

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Review 1-10 of 10

23 Jun 2014


"Wonderful place to stay"

Artist´s cottage ist ein wundervoller Platz in einem der schönsten Ecken von Cornwall. Die Hausbesitzer haben das kleine Anwesen liebevoll gestaltet und eingerichtet, was sich in kleinsten Details w… More

12 Jun 2014


"Great location within a relaxed environment"

Lovely cottage which was great for our dog walking holiday. Easy access to the rest of Cornwall and some great food and attractions within walking distance. Not many places have a car parking space … More

9 May 2014


"Relaxing cottage and great base for the area"

As a photographer I was looking for somewhere relaxing and peaceful as a base to explore Marazion and the wider area and this place was perfect. It is small, quaint and excellently located on the outs… More

30 Sep 2013


"magic cottage"

The setting is spectacular. We spent late afternoons sipping complementary drinks at the end of the little walled garden watching rabbits in the field below, the only thing between us and the Atlantic… More

12 Aug 2013


"Amazing views, wonderful cottage"

We had a great week staying in this cottage. Perfect location, with truly amazing views of the sea and St Michael's Mount from the house and garden. Loved the little outdoor kitchen and mini bar … More

6 Jul 2013



We found this cottage very clean and everything you wanted was provided....yummy scones from local shop and bottle of wine waiting for our arrival. The location is great to explore most of south cornwall. Some fab beaches for the dogs. The most beautiful is Porth Kidney near St Ives.
Just a couple of things to mention: The cottage is advertised to sleep 6. Afraid 6 would be a tight squeeze. Probably 4 would be max. Also the ad also states 300 metres from the beach.....this is true, as the crow flies, but you have to walk a lot further to access the beach.
We would advise anyone going to check with the owner where the car parking space is. As we tried to get the car next to the cottage (nearly impossible)!
The views are amazing but as I say a couple of minor problems.

The cottage has an unusual and quirky layout but there is adequate space for six, including children. There is also a garden with the most amazing sea views so ample space inside and out. The rooms are fairly small but its a typical traditional cornish cottage.
The coastal path and access to the beach in front of the cottage is under 300 metres from the cottage. We are surrounded by beaches, most are within comfortable walking distance but more than 300 metres away. Perhaps you didn't find the beach infront of the cottage, which is dog friendly all year around, for which I apologise and in future will leave instructions for our guests.
There is designated parking in the private car park opposite the cottage. Photo's and parking instructions are included in the information sent to our visitors and so far no one has had a problem finding it. I am sorry you had difficulty. I will leave contact details of a neighbour, who will be more than happy to give directions, at the cottage for anyone experiencing the same confusion.

2 Oct 2012


"beyond our expectations"

Great place to stay in a beautiful town.5 minute walk to main square. Good quiet pub right next door. All the mod cons needed for a stay: decent knives, lots of glasses and plates, new laundry machi… More

20 Aug 2012


"Absolutely excellent"

We had a really enjoyable stay in the cottage blessed by a week of glorious sunshine. The welcome gifts were greatly appreciated and the location was spectacular with excellent views of the mount. The pub two doors down does excellent food and was very welcoming.

21 Sep 2011


"Exceptional view, delightful cottage!"

The cottage is enchanting and cozy. There are three levels: a full bathroom with gigantic walk-in shower, laundry facilities and a double bedroom on the ground floor; a tiny kitchen, dining area and… More

11 Aug 2011


"Little gem with great atmospheric views of St. Michael's Mount"

We booked to stay for a week in October in 2010. We loved Marazion and we felt very at home in Artist's Cottage, which is well appointed and imaginatively designed. The location is excellent - 5 min walk down the hill into Marazion centre - and overlooking the sea and St. Michael's Mount. We were a party of three (2 adults and a 9 year old) and the place suited us very well indeed. We didn't use the bunk-bedded room at all (ended up storing our fishing gear, walking boots, coats, etc in this ground floor bedroom as it's next to the entrance). Our nine-year old chose to sleep on the mezzanine level over the living area. The cottage is very bijou and compact, which we loved, but others may feel cramped, especially if there are more than three of you. This probably wouldn't matter so much in the summer months. We had a couple of days of really inhospitable weather during our October week, but we were happy sitting in front of the picture window with mugs of hot chocolate over looking St. Michael's Mount. We all loved it and would love to go back. If I could change one thing, it would be to make it a non-smoking property. For non-smokers, the slight smell of cigarette smoke in the cottage took a bit of getting used to, although we didn't notice it by the end of the week (I'd had the windows opened every day though!). A great property in a great location.

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