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Mousehole harbour

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Driftwood is a fabulous two storey net loft conversion renovated to a very high standard. The spacious interior retains many of its original features. The cottage sleeps up to 6 people and a baby. The property comprises of a living room with wood-burning stove & wooden floor: Utility: Ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower room/WC.: Bespoke Wide Spiral staircase to first floor: Kitchen/dining-room with breakfast area: Double bedroom with 5ft bed & balconette with sea views: Twin-bedded room: Shower room/W.C. Positioned in one of the most photographed streets in Mousehole, Driftwood is situated only steps from the harbour front. Its original purpose was connected with the fishing fleet that operated from the once bustling harbour. Built of Granite the ground floor once had wide openings, giving access for salting & packing fish with net lofts over. Mousehole was described by Dylan Thomas as one of the loveliest villages in Cornwall & it remains largely unspoiled today.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mousehole 50 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 20 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 73 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Satellite 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 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Further details indoors

The ground floor has a solid oak floor with a granite hearth and a wood burning stove, and granite sills. It comprises of a lounge with a wall mounted flat panel LCD TV and separate DVD recorder and Wi-Fi, telephone for emergencies and incoming calls. A dining area, a utility area with a stainless steel sink, integrated fridge, combination microwave and modern kitchen storage units. The bespoke wide spiral staircase leads to the first floor which has solid pine floors, kitchen with fridge freezer, oven ,hob, integrated dishwasher, stainless steel sink and storage units and a dining area with table and chairs. Two further bedrooms one has a 5ft king size bed with a balconette and sea views, a twin bedded room and a spacious shower room.

Further details outdoors

Driftwood is one of the few properties in Mousehole that can offer easy access to a ground floor double bedroom with en suite shower room which is suitable for the elderly or infirm. Driftwood is set back with its own front courtyard with pot plants.

Car parking: There is no parking directly outside Driftwood. There is free parking on the promenade on your approach into Mousehole or there are public car parks within two minutes walk from the property, approx £2/ £3.00 per day. Cars are able to pull up outside the cottage to unload.

The West Country region

Come Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, Driftwood is the place to be. Take a step back in time and enjoy strolling and unwinding around the enchanting, quaint, picturesque fishing village of Mousehole. You do not have to travel far to discover for yourself what the Cornish coastline has to offer. Short breaks available (3 nights weekends or 4nights midweek) between October and March excluding bank holidays and October and February Half Term.


Land's End is a unique, magical place. A place of legend and mystery, with stunning natural beauty to warm your heart. Undercover exhibitions and attractions, shopping village and Discovery Trail. Minack Theatre a uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End. The theatre hosts a 17 week season of plays and musicals throughout the summer. St.Michael's Mount the jewel in Cornwall's crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle, an exotic garden clinging to the steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of the Mount. Eden Project Three gigantic geodesic conservatories. Now an internationally established attraction. The Lost Gardens of Heligan Not only where Eden began...but also just 10 miles apart. The Tate Gallery Perhaps the flagship of Cornish Art. Cruise to the Isles of Scilly or take a helicopter and visit the Abbey Gardens Tresco.

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