The Salt House

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 918117)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This lovely old end-terrace cottage is set overlooking the quaint popular fishing village of Mevagissey.

With views overlooking the oldest part of the village from most of the rooms, this cottage is perfect for a family holiday by the sea.

Named The Salt House after being used in Victorian times in the production of pilchards, this cottage is set over three floors and is bursting with character.

Entering through the front door into the porch, you then pass through the small kitchen before turning into the sitting room with its beams, old fireplace and old stone walls.

Just past the dining area, the spiral staircase leads you up to the first floor where the cosy small double bedroom has wonderful views right out over Mevagissey, a splendid sight to wake up to.

Head past a wardrobe and chest of drawers on the landing up a few more stairs to the lovely light and airy twin bedroom, which again has splendid views out over the village.

Whilst Mevagissey will probably have all you need for a seaside holiday, so many of Cornwall’s main tourist attractions are only a very short drive away.

Both the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are close by, and with the rest of the southern coast of the county to explore, including numerous coves, beaches and small villages, The Salt House is the perfect base for a holiday beside the sea at any time of year.


Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second floor twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric flame-effect fire.


  • Electric storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric hob, combination microwave/oven, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Permit supplied to park in main car park less than 50 yards from cottage
  • Bench outside cottage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: First floor accessed by a steep, spiral staircase.

About the location


St. Austell 5.5 miles; Truro 16 miles.

The perfect Cornish fishing village, with winding cobbled streets and a picturesque harbour full of boats. Stunning walks lead along the coast in both directions, with sandy beaches, high cliffs and hidden coves to explore. The village has an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants, whilst just up the road are the Lost Gardens of Heligan. A ferry from Mevagissey to Fowey also runs daily between Easter and September. Spend some time at the Tall Ships harbour at Charlestown (7 miles) with its shipwreck museum, or among the tropical biomes of the world-famous Eden Project (11 miles). The stunning coastline, fabulous beaches and renowned gardens of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula are a short drive down the coast while Truro, with its shops, restaurants, theatre and cathedral can be reached by car in half an hour.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas