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Galowras Cottage

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 937770)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Breakspear
    November 2017
    “The holiday was as expected from ...”
    The holiday was as expected from the description on the website and suited our needs exactly. We planned a late (November) break with our three energetic dogs who love open land and beaches. ...
    The holiday was as expected from the description on the website and suited our needs exactly. We planned a late (November) break with our three energetic dogs who love open land and beaches. We were met warmly by the owners and discovered we had the use of extensive fields, valleys and streams leading to public footpaths to take us on even further. Altogether a doggie heaven. The cottage was comfortable and very well equipped and again, dog friendly. We would love to return to this wonderful cottage and ruggedly beautiful part of Cornwall.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Mevagissey 1.8 miles.

Located in a truly idyllic setting on the owner’s farm amongst 94 acres of beautiful wild flower pasture meadows and ancient woodlands, Galowras Cottage offers total peace and seclusion yet is less than two miles from the bustling fishing village of Mevagissey.

Driving down the private unmade lane to the cottage you will realise you are somewhere special the moment you arrive with the amazing far reaching views directly in front of you.

As you enter the cottage take a look behind you and virtually all the land you can see is yours to explore for the duration of your holiday.

With individual rooms exuding character throughout this splendid barn conversion offers a well-equipped kitchen, an elegant dining room and a really comfortable and cosy sitting room complete with a woodburner and supply of logs for those cooler evenings and winter breaks.

There are three bedrooms all with beautiful countryside views, a double and two twins on the first floor and the bathroom completes the accommodation offering a chance for an indulgent soak at the end of a busy day.

This special cottage truly is a paradise for walkers, birdwatchers and nature lovers and in the evening and early morning you have the chance to watch barn owls hunting, whilst a web cam direct to the TV allows you to see the owls nesting.

The owners encourage anyone staying in the cottage to just open the doors and explore the farm and if the children are interested they are welcome to help feed the animals and collect fresh eggs.

Whilst it would be easy to spend so much time on the farm with so many areas for picnics offering such wonderful views, if you fancy a short stroll to the beach through the ancient oak woods within 30 mins you will be at the small sheltered cove of Portmellon where you can enjoy refreshment at the waterside pub, The Rising Sun.

With Mevagissey so close and the Lost Gardens of Heligan a walk across fields or a 5 minute drive there will always be plenty to see and do here.

All in all a very special cottage that will ensure a truly memorable holiday to be enjoyed and appreciated all year round.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and logs for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

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
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