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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set amongst trees at the edge of Mevagissey is this stunning detached house, overlooking fields leading up to the famous Heligan Gardens. This property has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard, featuring gothic style rooms, a large farmhouse kitchen with AGA range cooker, a stone-walled sitting room and a magnificent conservatory. The house is able to sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms and comes with a luxurious hot tub with bespoke Chinese pagoda over, wooden cabin-style changing room with two person infra-red sauna and cold water shower, thatched summer house and children's play area to ensure that even if you spend a day at home, you won't be bored.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire
General Satellite TV
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Oil central heating (underfloor on ground floor, radiators elsewhere) with woodburner. AGA (not for cooking, heating only), electric cooker with double oven, combination microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky, video, DVD, radio/CD. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Welcome pack. Travel cot & highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Landscaped garden with summerhouse, children's play area, enclosed patio, BBQ, furniture. 6-person hot tub with bespoke Chinese pagoda over, with wooden cabin-style changing room with 2-person infrared sauna & cold water shower. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops, pubs & harbour 10 mins. Note: Balcony area on 1st floor. Stairgate to prevent unsupervised access. Parents advised to keep young children on ground floor. Note: Max. 4 children. Note: Conservatory is unheated (except for Christmas & New Year weeks). Note: Owner collects a refundable £100 Good Housekeeping bond.

The West Country region

Cornwall's visitors are constantly tempted back to the beautiful coastline, tiny fishing villages, hidden coves and the world-class surfing. Whatever the reason, Cornwall has long cemented its place as one of Britain's premier holiday destinations.

Mevagissey

With winding cobbled streets and a harbour full of boats, the village of Mevagissey is the epitome of a small, Cornish fishing town. This quaint little settlement boasts sandy beaches, high cliffs and hidden coves in addition to a variety of stunning walks which lead along the coast in both directions. The town is also home to an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants whilst the nearby Lost Gardens of Heligan offer an excellent day out. Between Easter and September, visitors can enjoy a ferry ride between Mevagissey and Fowey, or spend some time at the Tall Ships harbour at Charlestown. With a shipwreck museum and the tropical biomes of the world famous Eden Project within easy driving distance, this beautiful area has something for everyone.

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9 Nov 2013

5/5

"Everything we dreamed it would be"

The Retreat exceeded our expectations on the size of the property and the garden. The Retreat was the perfect holiday home for an extended family group. The property location is only a short distance … More

18 Oct 2013

5/5

"Wonderful week spent at the retreat"

My family and i had a lovely week's holiday in Mevagissey during august which was highlighted staying at the Retreat.I can thoroughly recommend staying in this wonderful house with its fantastic … More

5 Dec 2012

5/5

"Possibly the best holiday home we have ever rented"

The photos of The Retreat did not do the house justice. The house was homely and comfortable and offered all the facilities needed for a luxury holiday… More

23 Jun 2012

5/5

"An amazing property"

We stayed at the Retreat in September 2011 as a party of four, and have written this review having just come back from another break in Cornwall.The house was extremely spacious, full of character and… More

10 Jan 2012

4/5

"relaxing"

enjoyable stay very relaxing holiday loved the location… More

9 Dec 2011

5/5

"Lovely, luxury accommodation..."

Great house, very well appointed. Lovely big kitchen and conservatory, ideal for extended families. great cosy tv room for autumn evenings. Spa is fantastic !Mevagissey is a quaint Cornish fishing vi… More

8 Dec 2011

2/5

"House lovely & well equipped but poor heating"

Two families shared this house which is in a good location and is well equipped and spacious. The house was spotlessy clean and tidy. However the heating system is virtually inoperable and we spent … More

21 Oct 2011

5/5

"A holiday home made in heaven."

I cannot begin to describe the wow factor this cottage Oozes. The owners have catered for a vast age range very successfully and with such a passion and love for all things to make your holiday stay 1… More

18 Aug 2011

4/5

"Nice Retreat in good location."

The house is wonderful place to spend a week. The conservatory was brilliant to sit in of an evening when the weather didnt permit you to sit outside! The house is clean and well equipped. With the… More

15 Mar 2011

4/5

"Exceptional property with let downs"

It is actually a while since we stayed here but I'm not able to reflect that above.This is in many ways an exceptional and sumptuous holiday cottage with the welcoming saffron cake a nice touch. … More

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:09 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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