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No.1 Chy-ar-Venton


Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden


No.1 Chy-ar-Venton is a newly converted and tastefully decorated reverse level property which sleeps up to 5 people and is located in a peaceful location yet is only just over half a mile to the ancient town of Marazion with its delightful mix of shops, art galleries and cafes and a number of good pubs and restaurants. Wheal Rodney Leisure Complex with indoor pool, sauna, spa and solarium is under a mile away and is open to the public all year round

The golden sands of Marazion are popular throughout the season and are a haven for water sport enthusiasts. On a blustery day the sight of colourful kite surfers, windsurfers, dinghies and yachts, zipping across white crested waves out in the bay, are a fascinating spectacle. In fact, Mounts Bay was voted one of the most beautiful bays in the world. In addition, a vast tract of inland marshland frequented by rare birds and supporting several hundred species of plants attracts birdwatchers from all over the country.

The property enjoys spectacular uninterupted paroramic views across Mounts Bay and Penzance and St. Michael's Mount and surrounding countryside. The balcony with it's stunning views is a perfect spot to enjoy al fresco dining or just relax and soak up the sun. The property enjoys a private enclosed rear garden and open front garden in addition to large communal gardens and ample parking.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Marazion 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 64 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 5 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 DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The first floor comprises of a spacious open plan living area and kitchen diner. The luxury appointed kitchen has an integrated dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer, ceramic hotplate, microwave and breakfast bar. There is also a separate table.

The open plan lounge leads on to a large balcony with a table and seating for 4 people to enjoy the far reaching views to St. Michaels Mount. The lounge benefits from a new modular sofa and 32" LCD TV, Hifi system and coffee table and well as breathtaking views.

Downstairs consists of bathroom with bath and shower and three bedrooms - one large bedroom with double bed, one twin room with 2 single beds and 1 further bedroom with a single bed. Each bedroom has its own 19" LCD TV . Patio doors lead off the double bedroom to a private sheltered garden to the rear. There is also open garden area at the front of the property and ample parking for numerous cars. All furniture, soft furnishings, beds, linens and appliances are brand new as of April 2008.

Further details outdoors

There is easy access to the property down a couple of steps and ample parking for numerous cars.

Further details

30% deposit to secure booking. Balance to be paid 4 weeks before arrival. Long Term lets or Short Term breaks may be considered. Please enquire.

The West Country region

The ancient town of Marazion is situated in West Cornwall. West Cornwall is the world you dream of; golden beaches, spectacular cliffs, vast blue skies, a big blue ocean, picturesque fishing villages, ancient churches, lively seaside resorts, peaceful coastal and moorland walks.

Mix in a wealth of festivals, enthralling outdoor activities, art, culture and heritage of international significance, unique covered attractions, the warmth of old-fashioned pubs, the delights of Cornish cuisine, and the unbeatable company of the Cornish people.


Marazion is Cornwall's oldest character town, dominated by views of St Michael's Mount. 'The jewel in Cornwall's Crown' it is a prime coastal location and is situated in Mounts Bay, which sweeps from the Lizard Point to Land's End. Marazion has sandy beaches, a sailing club, windsurfing, shops, diving, pubs, bird watching, kite-surfing, art galleries & restaurants.

Sports and Activities (approx. distance in brackets):

+ Walking - There are thousands of walks in the area with wonderful coastal scenery, little coves & historic smugglers' haunts.

+ Golfing - Praa Sands Golf Course - a seaside golf course with views across the stunning Mounts Bay. Located just 3 miles away between Penzance and Helston.

+ Cycling - The Cornish Way runs the length of Cornwall from Land's End in the west to Bude in the North

+ Water Sports - Canoeing/ Windsurfing/ Surfing/ Diving/ Fishing/ Sailing

+ Museums & Galleries - Cornwall Museums Art Galleries and Heritage Centres.

Famous Landmarks (approx distance in brackets):

+ Land's End - The most famous natural landmark of the British isles. Part of the coastal footpath with romantic views to thousands of miles of open sea. (13 miles)

+ Perranuthnoe - Location of one of the oldest inns in Cornwall. Serves local ales and fine food. (2 miles)

+ St Michael's Mount.This magical island has a medieval castle, a church and exotic garden. (1 mile)

+ Minack Theatre - Open air theatre. (13 miles)

+ The Eden Project - Uniquely beautiful. Proclaimed to be the eighth wonder of the modern world. (40 miles)

+ The Tate Gallery St. Ives (9 miles)

Local trips & adventures (approx distance in brackets):

+ Helicopter Trip - Regular trips leave from Penzance along the coast to the Scilly Isles via Helicopter. (2.5 miles to heliport))

+ Isle of Scilly Day Cruise - Enjoy a leisurely day cruise (3 miles to ferry).

+ Penzance - All the main shops, supermarkets and entertainment, plus a recently refurbished open-air pool. + Direct trains to London. (3 miles)

+ St Ives - St Ives is home to many famous artists, sculptors & potters. (9 miles)

+ Mousehole - Mousehole is a picturesque village and famous for its Christmas lights. (7 miles)

+ Newlyn - A long established art and craft colony; a good art gallery and wonderful ice cream! (5 miles)

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Review 1-10 of 12

2 Sep 2014


"Great property with fantastic views."

Peaceful surroundings with amazing views of St Michaels Mount.The property was clean,comfortable and well set out along with a great balcony where you can enjoy your evenings watching the sun set beyo… More

24 Aug 2014


"Comfortable, clean house with amazing views"

Booking was very easy and helpful. We liked this bright spacious house set in a quiet location, within easy walking distance of the SW coastal path, a dog friendly beach, and the hustle and bustle of … More

10 Aug 2014


"Fantastic views of st Michael's mount"

Great location with fantastic views . just a 15 min walk to centre of marazion . Only downside was the lack of kitchen equipment to be able to cook what I would like. Would I stay again?Yes, the kid… More

27 Jul 2014


"Perfect Location"

Our first visit to this part of Cornwall - and we thoroughly enjoyed it! Ideal for families or just to get away from it all if you like peace and quiet + spectacular views from the property. Easy acce… More

9 Aug 2013


"Family holiday"

Fantastic views in a spacious 3 bedroom home. Great location, right on the coastal path with three beaches in easy walking distance. Walk along the coast to Marazion or Perranuthnoe. Plenty to do even… More

8 Aug 2013


"Brilliant location, a few issues, great owner"

We booked this holiday rental months before travelling as this area of Cornwall is high on the holiday destination list.Simon the owner was excellent to deal with regarding the booking, payment and an… More

19 Nov 2011


"very pleasant apartment with great view"

Have just stayed at this apartment for 5 nights on the strength of the Tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Simon was great to deal with via email and everything is as advertised. The pro… More

2 Nov 2011


"Very comfortable short break"

We had a great short break at Chy-ar-Venton, Marazion. It is a very comfortable cottage with spectacular views across the sea towards St.Michael's Mount. The location is very quiet and the fiel… More

Great guests. Glad you enjoyed your break. Thanks for the kind words!

9 Oct 2011


"Idyllic with some of the best views ever!"

We stayed for a short break with our 6 year old son. The owners were superb ensuring our arrival was 'stress free'. The house is lovely with the most magnificent views of St Michaels Mount. The walk down into Marazion is pleasant, two nice pubs along the way amd numerous coffee shops. The beach is excellent and there is plenty to see and do. We will be back!
Thank you Simon

Thanks for the lovely review. Glad you had a great stay and you're welcome back anytime!

8 Jul 2011


"If you like wild birdlife, exceptional view and comfortable living rent no.1 Chy-ar-Venton"

The property has a perfect location with wild nature around the corner and a cosey pub 10 minutes walk away.
The beds are very comfortable and the hole property clean and fresh.
What we missed was some more comfortable outdoorchairs and some equipment for the kitchen like scissors, coffeebrewer and some bowls.
The general impression anyway is very good and I surely could recommend this property to my Swedish friends.

Hi. Many thanks for the nice review. We did supply a pair of scissors, although these have obviously gone missing! We will replace them asap and supply some mixing bowls. Thank you for drawing our attention to this. We will also look into getting some cushions for the outdoor chairs.

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