Z439 - 1 Gwelenys Road
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
On a quiet road on the edge of Mousehole, within 350 yards of pubs and shops, a smart split-level detached house with stunning sea views, surrounded by landscaped, manicured, shrub-filled enclosed garden (steps leading to different levels, patio, garden seat - not suitable for toddlers). Inside, a smart, very comfortable, roomy light-filled home. From garden, door to big hall (for coats/boots) with loo (washbasin); through to inner hall and large open-plan living/dining/smart fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave) with oak floor throughout, picture windows, 'living flame' electric fire, TV/Sky/DVD/video and patio door to balcony (brilliant views of village and coastline). At this level, two bedrooms – a double, and a twin, both with superb sea views. Bathroom (suite with separate shower). Steep stairs down to third bedroom – a double with pretty views of the garden reached via its own little sitting room with TV and glazed door to the garden. Shower-room (suite). Integral garage (washing machine, tumble drier, fridge-freezer). Driveway parking. No children under 3.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
The West Country region
The End of England - the Penwith peninsula: a wild land, but much inhabited since long, long ago; and very beautiful in its wildness. The equal-top coastal drive in the West Country is along its north coast from Pendeen to Zennor to St Ives (Exmoor's sea-view road is its rival): gorse and bracken hills, granite-topped and bouldered, above you; below, small drystone-walled fields sprinkled with sheep, granite farmhouses and barns, spectacularly rocky headlands (to walk), and - if you're lucky and it's evening - a deep, deep blue sea beyond. There are Stone Age burial quoits, Bronze Age hut circles, two remarkably preserved Iron Age villages.
On the softer southern coast, Mousehole is Cornwall's prettiest fishing village, Newlyn the West Country's busiest; built into the cliffs above Porthcurno's sandy cove is the Minack Theatre - a 'must go', but wrap up warm. Sennen Cove's huge sandy beach is wonderful for children and sunsets, as well as surfing. The tall chimneys of extinct tin-mining stand strangely romantically above the sea at Botallack. All this and the light bring painters, especially to St Ives. Penzance is a good, sensible town and base with fine prom for strolling. Helicopters or a ship will take you to the Scilly Isles; the mainline railway to and from the world you left behind. Your first glimpse of St Michael's Mount is one of travelling's thrills. Go to Land's End if you must (only). All round the peninsula goes the coast path, of course - one of the very best stretches of it.
Mousehole: perhaps the prettiest Cornish fishing village; horseshoe of granite cottages, shops, good restaurant, cafés, pub round its harbour. Little sandy harbour beach. Good walks. Newlyn (busy, fishing harbour), 1 mile. Penzance, 2; Porthcurno (Minack Theatre), 8; Sennen (good sandy beach, surf school), 10; Land's End, about 12.
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- 3 Years listed
Calendar last updated:12 Sep 2014
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