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Penzance 1 mile.
Located just a mile west of Penzance, the fishing port of Newlyn is home to the largest fleet of fishing boats in the South of England and visitors can watch the landing of fish at the market on the quay. This Cornish village is clustered around the harbour, with its old quay curling around a few small boats on the western side, and much larger quays in the centre and on the eastern side of the harbour. An abundance of wildlife and flora can be enjoyed along Cornwall's nearby coastal path, while basking sharks and grey seals can occasionally be seen. The Cornish coast is renowned for surfing and Penwith offers some splendid beaches on which to enjoy this sport. Mount's Bay also offers a wealth of opportunity for water sports enthusiasts as well as giving visitors an opportunity to relax and unwind in beautiful surroundings.
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Set in the heart of Newlyn opposite the Art Gallery and a few paces from the beach, this quaint one-time fisherman’s cottage in Newlyn is furnished with a nautical theme, complete with a telescope in the main bedroom looking out to sea. From this Newlyn cottage there is a clear view of St Michael’s Mount rising up from the bay providing a picturesque seascape that has captured the imagination of many of the famous Newlyn artists. The cosy Newlyn cottage accommodation includes a sitting room with feature fireplace, leading through sliding doors to the dining room. There are two double bedrooms in this Newlyn cottage, each with some interesting paintings, and there is a good library of books and guides. From this Newlyn cottage, enjoy a stroll around the harbour, visit the art galleries, enjoy the beaches of Mounts Bay or take a short drive to St Ives or Land’s End. A perfect Newlyn cottage for an enjoyable Cornish holiday.
Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast area. Dining room. Sitting room with electric fire.
Night storage heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD, radio, CD player, books/DVDs/games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Parking in public car park 100 yards from property. Private enclosed courtyard with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pub 2 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Mermaid Cottage:
The position of the cottage is perfect. It was warm and comfortable.
Mrs Maggs, Barnstaple, April 2013
The location as a holiday base is first class. Right in the heart of Newlyn.
Mrs King, Wakefield, February 2013
Being a winter holiday the heating in the cottage was very welcome. It was always nice and warm! I would recommend this cottage as an ideal base. Very comfortable property to which we will love to return to.
Mrs King, Wakefield, December 2012
The cottage was walk-able to absolutely everywhere. It was very dog friendly. The fresh fish available from fishmongers was wonderful.
Mr Abbott, Aylesbury, July 2011