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Pirate's Pad

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 1042288)



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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Such a great house in a great location.”

    Had everything we wanted and the kids loved it x

    Had everything we wanted and the kids loved it x

    - Mr Sykes, August 2021

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The property

This recently renovated, 19th century character property is situated in the village of Mevagissey, within touching distance of the harbour and local amenities.

Pirate's Pad is a wonderful three-storey property for a family or group of up to eight guests wanting to explore the south coast of Cornwall, as well as prominent attractions like Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Enter the property and find a spacious, light and bright living/dining room with a large corner leather sofa and matching love seat providing comfortable seating, while you relax and enjoy something on TV, read one of the provided books or perhaps enjoy a family game, while the dining room has seating for the whole group to enjoy meals together, with a warming woodburning stove in the corner to add a homely warmth and ambience to the space.

The well-equipped kitchen has a large Range cooker with double oven, a dishwasher, large fridge/freezer and a host of other amenities that will come in handy during your stay.

The first floor has two spacious bedrooms; a super-king-size double that can be made into a twin if required, and a king-size double with a TV and convenient en-suite shower room, both with attractive wooden flooring, feature wallpaper and ample storage space.

The family bathroom has a nautical theme, with blues and whites offset against the grey tiled floor, with a corner bath and walk-in shower, along with heated tower rail for extra comfort.

Take care heading up to the second floor; due to the age of the property, the head height in the stairwell is restricted in places.

On this floor are a further two bedrooms, both twins, one of which has a zip/link feature that can be turned into a super-king-size double, with Velux windows allowing in lots of light, both are spacious and the bedroom ceiling height is 1.88m / 6ft2”.

Outside is a courtyard garden with furniture, where you can enjoy an alfresco meal on a sunny day, while parking is available for one car in the Willow Car Park, 300m from the house.

Close to the centre of Mevagissey, a short walk will bring you to a selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, cafés and the picturesque harbour, filled with boats.

Walk along the harbour wall, visit the Mevagissey Museum, and head along the coast in both directions to find a host of sandy beaches.

The Lost Gardens of Hegelian botanical gardens is less than ten minutes away, while the world-famous Eden Project is within a 30-minute drive.

Hop on a ferry at the harbour and visit Fowey, a town and cargo port situated at the mouth of the River Fowey, with a host of sandy beaches, like the National Trust's Lantic Bay, along with shetered coves such as Readymoney Cove and a host of attractions, including 16th century St Catherine's Castle.

Enjoy scenic walks along the south coast in both directions; head north to the market town of St Austell and onwards towards the Polperro Heritage Coastline, while south encompasses the Roseland Heritage Coastline, one of the most picturesque and unspoilt stretches of stunning coastline in the UK.

Pirate's Pad is a wonderful, family-friendly property, close to the coast and a number of fantastic attractions in south Cornwall.


  • Across three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be made into a twin), 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor twin (zip/link, can be made into super-king-size), 1 x second-floor twin
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Separate WC on first floor
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washier/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TV, WiFi and selection of books
  • Highchair available
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Long-stay parking for one car in Willow Car Park, located 300m from the house
  • Rear courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and smoking
  • Shop, pub and harbour all within 0.1 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: Due to the age of the property, head height in the stairwell up to the top floor is restricted in places; however bedroom ceiling height is 1.88m / 6ft2” Note: This property doesn't accept bookings starting on a Sunday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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

Note: This property doesn't accept bookings starting on a Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas