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Backlet Cottage

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 916843)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Chris W
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    “Outstanding”

    I stayed here with my girlfriend and our pet a couple of months ago and I was just coming back on here to see if we could book again, when I saw a review below which I couldn't believe and I just have to set the story straight! ...

    I stayed here with my girlfriend and our pet a couple of months ago and I was just coming back on here to see if we could book again, when I saw a review below which I couldn't believe and I just have to set the story straight! "Death trap" is absolutely hilarious, the girlfriend nearly fell off her chair having read it, we're both gobsmacked. This is the most quaint, beautifully positioned cottage in the whole of mevagissey im sure :) a lovely fireplace (surrounded by stone might I add... so not a death trap...). The owners were lovely and nothing but accommodating, the cottage was clean and well furnished and we really cannot wait to go back. The cottage, the locals, the bars and restaurants, the harbour, one of the best UK holidays we've had in a while :) My advice on the 1 star reviews is take a look at every other review they've written. Out of interest I took a gander through their other reviews and amazed to see They've 1 starred everyone. People playing the system looking for something for free and there's nothing that boils my blood more than to see people do that at perfectly honest people's expense. I look forward to visiting again, we missed visiting salamander last time so we're due another visit ;)

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Located in the heart of the ever-popular fishing port and village of Mevagissey, this beautifully-restored terraced cottage is ideally located to experience all that makes the village so special, as well as being an ideal base for touring South Cornwall’s wonderful coastline.

As soon as you enter the cottage, you are immediately taken by the homely, welcoming and luxurious feel that exudes throughout.

Set over three floors, the ground floor offers a sociable open plan layout with sitting and dining areas with slate floors, and a cosy woodburner adding comfort and character, extending onto the very well-equipped kitchen.

Stairs lead up to the first bedroom where a choice of a super king-size double or twin is offered.

The bathroom sits conveniently next to this bedroom and then it’s up a few more stairs to the second floor where a king-size double bedroom has the added benefit of its own en-suite shower room.

Mevagissey is a thriving village with an old-fashioned, characterful atmosphere that still pervades the narrow streets and winding alleys, with countless legends and tales of smuggling tucked away along the secret passages.

The harbour provides safe refuge for boats, and is normally packed with fishing boats landing their daily catch, and there are plenty of seafood restaurants where you can taste the fresh local produce, before heading back to cottage along the harbour.

With all this quaint village has to offer set practically on the doorstep, along with the wonderful coast and plentiful beaches waiting to be explored, this really is the ideal base for a wonderful holiday, whatever time of year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking permit for 1 car provided for Sunny Corner car park
  • Visitors are able to pull up outside of the property for a short period to unload and load their car, but should be aware the road is narrow and there is a tight corner to get back on to the main street, which is one-way
  • Stone bench at front of cottage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk.

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About the location

MEVAGISSEY

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
  • Christmas
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