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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Stylish and Chic are the only words to adequately describe this beautifully appointed and enchanting little cottage that is located in the very heart of this ancient Cornish fishing village and yet is only a stone's throw from the harbour. Dating back to the middle 1800's, Gulls Nest was originally the home of a Master Mariner and externally, very little has changed to this end terrace property. However, after a careful and thoughtful renovation programme by the present owners, the interior of the cottage has been completely transformed to create a fabulous holiday home that combines 21st century living with numerous little reminders of its elegant past.

The use of a white decorative palette and neutral soft furnishings throughout ensures that all of the rooms have a wonderful feeling of space and light. Black Granite worktops in the kitchen, slate floors on the ground floor (with under floor heating), original polished floorboards in the bedrooms, white painted beams, a wood burning stove in the lounge and an exquisite roll top bath in the bathroom complete the final look. To the rear of the cottage is a pretty little courtyard which catches the afternoon sun and is therefore perfect for that Cornish cream tea with lashings of clotted cream!

Mousehole is one of the finest examples of an archetypal and picturesque Cornish fishing village. The labyrinth of tiny alleyways and little lanes hide a plethora of galleries and craft shops just waiting to be discovered. In recent years, Mousehole has gained an enviable reputation as a gastronomic destination with three exceptionally good restaurants serving some of the finest fresh fish and seafood in the world. Gulls Nest is an all year round destination whether you are lazing on the golden beach in the harbour during the summer or watching the mighty Atlantic waves as they crash over the breakwater in the winter!

Entrance through stable door to open plan lounge and dining area. Slate floor with under floor heating, sofa and armchair seating, exposed Granite fireplace with recessed multi fuel stove. Flat screen television, DVD player. Dining table and chairs. Kitchen: Fully fitted, powder blue painted units with solid pine worktops, pretty “Belfast” ceramic sink with black granite work top recessed into the window overlooking the courtyard, “Everhot” electric Aga style cooker with two double hot plates and two ovens. Slate floor tiles with under floor heating. Slim line dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer. Washing machine. Stable door to charming bathroom with free standing roll top bath with shower attachment. Hand basin on “Victorian” style chrome frame and WC. Slate floor with under floor heating. Door to rear courtyard. Stairs to first floor. Bedroom One: King size bed with additional furniture and original polished floor boards. Bedroom Two: Twin beds and integral storage area. Steep staircase to additional “Pirates Den” sleeping area with flat Futon style bed.

Outside: Pretty courtyard with ceramic sink and tap, log store, potted herbs and plants. Suitable garden furniture and small BBQ.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

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