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Spectacular view of the Lizard Peninsula from the French windows in the lounge.

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Crow's Nest is called that for a good reason: the views from this unique apartment will simply take your breath away. Situated in the heart of beautiful St Mawes village, the apartment has panoramic sea views across St Mawes Bay to the unspolt National Trust countryside of St Anthony Head and beyond that, to Helford River and the Lizard Peninsula. The full length French windows in the lounge and master bedroom mean that you can enjoy these spectacular views whilst relaxing on the comfortable sofas or even having tea in bed! While away hours drinking in the scenery and watching the sailing boats without even leaving the flat.

When you want to go out, you are extremely well situated. The apartment is only 100 metres from the picturesque quay with its quirky shops, atmospheric pubs and fine restaurants. If you fancy a trip to Falmouth, you can watch as the ferry comes in to the harbour and then time your dash to catch it. If you would rather swim or rock pool the nearest beach is half a minutes walk away. The St Mawes area is a paradise for walkers, sailors, artists and families who want a relaxing holiday in an acknowledged area of outstanding natural beauty.

As its name suggests, Crow's Nest is a top floor (3rd floor) apartment which is light and airy. It is modern, recently refurbished and has 25 excellent TripAdvisor reviews all 5*.. The two bedrooms sleep four in great comfort. In the master bedroom, you can relax in the double bed, with its high quality Hypnos mattress and enjoy a stunning sea view through the French window. There is a DAB digital radio in this bedroom.Even the en suite bathroom has a sea view. The second bedroom has two single beds with a big storage cupboard and a bathroom opposite.

The kitchen is modern, spacious and very well equipped, including a microwave, dishwasher, a double electric oven with a ceramic hob and a washer/dryer. The dining area has an extendable oak table with matching chairs. There is a delightful view of the beach and Percuil River from the kithchen and dining area.

The stylish living room has two big comfortable couches to relax on, with fabulous views for miles to the south and west to the Lizard Peninsula. There is a flat screen TV, a Bose CD, Broadband wi fi internet access, a DVD, a powerful astronomic telescope and also games and books. Fully centrally heated, Crow's Nest is the perfect location to relax and unwind, whatever the weather.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Beaches 100 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 10 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 47 km, Nearest railway: Truro 17 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 Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Lift access
Further details indoors

Visit Britain 4 Star Rating.

There is a big walk-in airing cupboard for storage adjoining the twin bedroom.

Lift access as well as stairs to the third (top) floor.

There is no parking at the apartment, but there is a public carpark less than a minutes walk away.

See our 5* reviews on TripAdvisor

Further details

All bedlinen and luxury bath towels are provided, but please bring your own beach towels.

Prices include electricity and oil central heating.

Telephone for incoming or local calls only.

Unfortunately there is no parking at Crow's Nest, the nearest car park is less than a minutes walk away.

The West Country region

Cornwall has long been one of the most popular holiday destinations in England because of its beauty and variety of activities. The Roseland Peninsular in Southern Cornwall has unrivalled coastal scenery with wooded glades, craggy cliffs, delightful creeks, secluded coves and beautiful fishing villages. It is steeped in history with its ancient megalithic monuments, legends and stately homes. The climate is the mildest in the UK, so the famous tropical gardens of Heligan, Trebah and Trelissick are well worth a visit. Falmouth, with the National Maritime Museum, is a short ferry journey away. The Eden Project, Tate Gallery at St. Ives, surfing in Newquay, Rick Stein's in Padstow, Caerhays Castle and gardens, and Helston and are all within an hour or so's drive. There is also course and trout fishing areas near Falmouth. It is fabulous for all water sports enthusiasts.

St Mawes

St. Mawes lies at the tip of the Roseland Peninsular in an area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by spectacular National Trust scenery. It provides some of the finest sailing waters in the British Isles. Being positioned within the Gulf stream, it has a mild climate, which in the summer is comparable to parts of the Mediterranean. St Mawes has its own tropical garden at Lamorran House and the beautiful gardens of St Just in Roseland Church are a walk away. The village boasts several restaurants and hotels serving superb local sea food. For a fine dining experience there is the world famous Tresanton Hotel. St Mawes has many amenities including a range of shops selling excellent local produce, two banks, three pubs, a hairdresser, a post office, chemist, doctors, churches, tennis court, kayaking, bike hire, fishing excursions, a sailing club and a very scenic Tudor Castle (English Heritage). Horse riding stables are five miles away. It is an ideal base for family holidays, having several sandy beaches, plus excellent rock pooling and crabbing off the quay.

The small idyllic harbour, an important port in medieval times, has a small working fishing fleet, fishermens cottages, sandy beaches, craggy cliffs and fields sweeping down to the sea. Being on the South West Coastal Path, it is a paradise for walkers and a magnet for artists, bird watchers and sailors. From the quay, there are passenger ferries to Falmouth (National Maritime museum), Truro and Place, or you can take a water cab up the Fal estuary. Failing this you could just laze on the beach with a Cornish pasty and watch the beautiful sailing boats...........A perfect spot for a memorable holiday.

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Review 1-10 of 28

8 Jun 2014


"Simply wonderful apartment in perfect location"

Close friends who visit often had been recommending for years that we stay in St Mawes. We wish we'd taken their advice years ago -- we just loved the place from day one.We found Crow's Nest… More

20 Mar 2014


"Many windows with amazing views"

I went with 3 friends to Crow s Nest in february for 6 days.
From the moment we did open the front door we felt very welcome by the general atmosphere and by lovely flowers and a nice bottle of wine...
The apartment is very beautiful comfortable and with the most amazing sea views from most windows (5 windows out of 6...!!)
I could have spend hours relaxing just watching the boats on the sea and the busy harbour...Crow s Nest is a perfect name as from that "cosy nest" you can observe and watch the world go by....( I thought since there is a lift as well it would be a perfect place to
bring elderly parents who might not be very mobile)
The apartment is very well situated close to the quay lovely shops pubs and nice restaurants...
We didn t want to leave but we really hope to come back...

24 Nov 2013


"Amazing Crows Nest"

Stopped at Crows Nest from 5th to 8th October with my girlfriend, brother and sister in law.St Mawes is a very special place for me and my family and I thought it would be a great place to spend my 60… More

19 Sep 2013



If it were possible to give this place six stars, I would. Everything about the apartment, the views, the atmosphere, the cleanliness and ohhhhh the bed is fantastic. It is in an ideal spot, just tw… More

25 Aug 2013


"Luxury apartment with fabulous sea views"

I went with my daughter for a few days in July to Crows Nest. It is a fantastic apartment with everything that you could wish for - Denise and Alastair the owners seems to have thought of everything . It is tastefully decorated and furnished and incredibly clean and comfortable. The views from all the windows are the best part - waking up in the morning to the bustling harbour and sea views made our stay very special. This really is a very special apartment that I would thoroughly recommend.

14 Aug 2013


"An amazing retreat with views to dream of and never forget ."

We have stayed at the crows nest many times and never been disappointed , the views are amazing and the apartment is equipped very well and to a very high standard indeed . We are just about to book our next break there for later this year . We have to very busy sons and they love the apartment and watching everything going on at the harbour , it's 24 hour people and boat watching and the most stunning views , it's worth getting up early to see the sunrise and st mawes slowly come alive !

20 Jun 2013


"A little bit of heaven by the Coast"

Everything about this stay was simply wonderful. The property is gorgeous with beautiful views and Denise could not of been more helpful throughout the whole process, to include leaving us biscuits and wine, to making sure we had enough information about the surrounding area.

Although the property doesn't have parking (much like most of St Mawes!) if you drive a little up the hill from the property there is plenty of parking, and plenty of helpful locals to help you find it. Some lovely bars and shops are not even a two minute walk from the property, the location simply couldn't be better.

6 May 2013


"No need to leave the village!"

We chose the Crow's Nest for it's sea views. After all what's the point of going all the way to west Cornwall if you can't see the sea? There is an amazing panoramic view from the … More

15 Apr 2013


"Stunning Apartment"

This is our third stay at the lovely Crow's Nest apartment in St. Mawes. The apartment is centrally located and beautifully furnished. The views must be some of the best in St. mawes. We enjoyed … More

21 Feb 2013


"A perfect getaway!"

We spent five lovely days at Crow's Nest! The apartment is immaculate and beautifully furnished. After sampling the delights St Mawes has to offer (we especially enjoyed strolling to the castle, … More

Review 1-10 of 28

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Calendar last updated:19 Aug 2014

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