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Thimble Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 1km


Stay in this C18 renovated fishman's cottage that spans 3 floors with its history of Piracy and smuggling.

South facing so sun all day long!

Decorated with an eclectic look with Antique and modern furniture.

New for 2013 winter bookings wood burning stove, initial scuttle of logs , rest available locally.

Right on the harbour side and can only be reached by foot on a donkey wide lane, bliss no cars. ( luggage can be dropped off and walked up 2 minute)

sea views overlooking the harbour and out to sea from the top floor

, where you watch the fishermen land their catch. It is situated right in the harbour, inns, restaurants(french,Cornish, Portugese, Chinese, Indian, fish & chip shop, pastie Shop, local bakery and local shop that sells nearly everything including wine, chemist all 1 minute walk, but very quiet apart from the seagulls!

Harbour village views from the first floor

Courtyard garden, backing onto the coastal path

Larger supermarkets in St Austell, 20 mins

Reserved Parking in the village car park is complimentary with each booking at aThe WIllows car park. Five mins walk.

Walk the footpath to The Lost Gardens of Heligan, 1 and half miles, drive to Eden Project 8 miles, walk to Gorran Haven on the coastal path 4 miles and catch the bus back

property layout

Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen. Shower room with double shower and toilet. First floor: Living room stable door to courtyard Second floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double low beams and vaulted ceilings 1 twin, vaulted ceiling.. Most rooms with oak beams.

woodburner in living room, elec CH. First £15 elec inc, remainder by key meter. You can top up at Mevagissey newsagent 2 min walk

Bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Freeview TV. DVD in lounge and freeview TV in main bedroom(not DVD) Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Private enclosed courtyard and furniture. BBQ. Reserved parking 440 yards No smoking. NB: There are steps to courtyard.

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Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lots of local beaches 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 7 km, Nearest railway: ST Austell 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Come to Cornwall and enjoy a great Cornish holiday. The land of E.V. Thompson, Daphne du Maurier, Susan Cooper and Rosamunde Pilcher. Mevagissey is situated on the southern riviera coast, just 5 miles from St Austell and the Eden Project, making it an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful county. It is a small, unspoilt fishing village with a colourful history of boat building and smuggling, which still retains its traditional character and nowadays has a selection of top quality pubs, restaurants and shops. . Cornwall is a county of legend; Celts, Druids and King Arthur, plus the modern attractions of the Eden Project, Tate Gallery, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, and National Maritime Museum for you to explore.. Heligan 1½ miles - Eden Project 7 miles - St Austell 5 miles - Fowey 8 miles - Truro 15 miles - Newquay 15 miles


The Cottage is within a short car/bus ride of Heligan Gardens (or a very pleasant walk for the fit and healthy).1.5 miles

The Eden project is 15-20 minutes drive away and a range of beautiful gardens (including Pine Lodge, Lanhydrock and Tregrehan) are within easy reach.

The Fowey ferry runs a scheduled service 7 days per week from the quay opposite the cottage (weather permitting).

Mevagissey has a range of good pubs and restaurants

Mevagissey - a magical place for your holiday. A traditional Cornish fishing village, where you can wander the narrow alleyways,

browse gift shops and art galleries, try the local ale in one of the many pubs, have a fine dinner in one of the excellent restaurants

and finally walk around the moon-lit harbour. The perfect setting for your perfect Cornish holiday in 2013.

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