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4 Mowhay Cottages

Gorran Haven, Cornwall (Ref. 943592)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Yates

    “There should be somewhere to store food and for a family a dishwasher would be useful.”

    - Mr Yates, May 2021

The property

Gorran Haven 1.5 miles.

Perfectly located for family beach holidays with a choice of three within walking distance, this charming character cottage is located only a half a mile along the adjoining footpath to the pretty fishing village of Gorran Haven, 3.5 miles from Mevagissey.

All the family will immediately feel at home on entering this characterful cottage.

Passing through the enclosed front garden you enter onto the first floor.

There are three bedrooms offering a double, a bunk bedroom and a single all on the first floor along with the bathroom.

On the ground floor are the cosy sitting room with open fire for the cooler evenings and the kitchen/diner with the feature being the warming AGA.

A separate entrance from the shared courtyard garden provides direct access to the ground floor making it ideal for dog walkers.

Gorran Haven is an unspoilt fishing village nestled around a secluded cove which remains much the same as in years gone by.

The two sandy beaches here offer some of the safest swimming in Cornwall as well as giving you the opportunity to try kayaking with kayaks being available to hire.

With dogs allowed on the beach (on leads between Easter and September, subject to bylaws) this really is the perfect family beach.

After a day on the beach a small selection of cafés, restaurants, a pub and a renowned fish and chip shop offer a great choice of refreshments before wandering back to the cottage.

A great location for family holidays all year round.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunk, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric storage heaters and open fire
  • Electric AGA, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, PlayStation 3, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Storage space in garage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 15 mins walk.

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About the location


Mevagissey 3 miles.

Once a crab fishing village, Gorran Haven on the south coast of Cornwall is ideally placed to explore the many beaches and coves in the area. Gorran Haven has a small sandy beach set behind a traditional sea wall, connecting with the longer Great Perhaver beach at low tide and is popular with families. Much of the coastline in this area is owned by the National Trust and is readily accessible from the South West Coast Path that passes through Gorran Haven. Within walking distance are a number of more isolated beaches and the 370 feet high Dodman Point, rising above Gorran, which is thought to be one of Cornwall’s most dramatic headlands, and the cause of many a shipwreck. From its gorse-covered heights there are views across Veryan Bay to the west and Vault Beach to the east. Alternatively, you may wish to walk the coastal path to the harbour village of Mevagissey. Near Gorran Haven, in a beautiful setting of woodland, stream and pasture, is Caerhays Castle, an informal 60-acre garden on the coast near Porthluney Cove. Nearby attractions are the wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project, Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum and the cathedral town of Truro, with an excellent range of quality shopping and dining.

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