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Amarrah, Mousehole

Mousehole, Cornwall (Ref. 973591)

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    “The perfect cosy cottage for us”

    A couple of nit-picking negatives before I describe the wealth of positives about this superb property ...

    A couple of nit-picking negatives before I describe the wealth of positives about this superb property. It does have a harbour view from the very pleasant outdoor decked area; however it is quite a narrow view between the two adjacent properties and can be obscured if the neighbour hangs out their washing to dry.....fortunately this only occurred once during our one-week stay. The ONLY other thing that might bother some guests is the very occasional, very moderate noise we heard from the property above but this did not bother us at all. Now the many positives. Nanette communicated brilliantly with us both before and during our stay; this was very much appreciated. The property is absolutely delightful. It is very spacious, extremely comfortable, clean and well equipped. All the furnishings are tasteful. The welcome pack was exceptionally good and really impressed us. We absolutely loved the luxury of having nice fluffy bath robes provided and the supplied toiletries were all lovely. The bed was as comfortable as anything we have ever slept in. We loved having the luxury of having a big sofa each to lounge on in the evenings. The location is fantastic; literally a 30 second walk from the front door takes you to the charm of Mousehole's beautiful, quaint harbour. We totally fell in love with Mousehole and Amarrah; both are beautiful and we feel very privileged to have stayed at both. Enormous thanks Nanette for making our stay such a wonderful experience.

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

An elegant love nest in the heart of Mousehole, which boasts outdoor space and harbour views - the ultimate romantic getaway.

This pearl of a retreat in the heart of iconic Mousehole is made with romance in mind whilst offering spacious & elegant comfort.

From the bed made for long lie-ins to the gorgeous bathtub for two, you’re guaranteed utter relaxation here.

The stunning kitchen revels in vintage style and out back there’s a veranda for balmy summer evenings watching the glittering sea.

From the moment you step through Amarrah’s front door, a warm and gentle welcome greets you.

This is a ground floor cottage apartment with a generous hallway leading you into the open plan living area.

You’ll find Cornish stone walls, white wooden flooring, exposed metal columns and two huge sofas so you can have one each (although you might prefer to snuggle up on just the one...).

A huge chest makes for a perfect coffee table and there’s a TV should you want a movie night in, plus a desk area for working if you need to check up on some emails.

Pretty vintage pieces complete the look along with furs, blankets and the plushest of cushions.

The beautifully bespoke open-plan kitchen is just perfect, fully equipped with modern appliances yet elegantly vintage in presentation.

The grey cabinets hold all you need for your home from home, Belfast sink and a huge oven and hob for rustling up a feast or two (maybe cooking some local seafood, bought that day from Newlyn).

You may prefer to take it outside and enjoy alfresco dining, although the hypnotic sea view can be enjoyed whilst dining indoor as well.

As you would expect for such a romantic retreat, the bedroom is totally dreamy in colours of white and soft greys, with an eye-catching feather lightshade, shabby chic furniture with elegant silver highlights and stripped white wooden flooring.

The original art work and the softness of the cushions and fur throws ensure It is so comfortable, and pretty, we’re pretty sure you won’t want to leave.

The bathroom at Amarrah Mousehole is truly stunning - entered via a small dressing room, this bathroom has a lovely bath tub for two with fabulous brass flower head shower and an antique dresser with wash hand basin on top.

An ideal spot to soak after a day out exploring, the palest of pink walls offer a warm and soothing haven.

There’s a lovely terrace at the rear of Amarrah, tucked between the surrounding cottages.

With a large sofa, table and footstool you have everything on hand for a spot of al fresco dining, whilst enjoying the pretty flowers and foliage.

Pour yourself a glass of Prosecco (or two), lean back and watch boats dart back and forth in front of you - utter bliss.

Whilst parking is not available at Amarrah, it is usually possible to do a ‘bag drop’ at the bottom of Commercial Road and carry your bags to the cottage.

You will then park the car in either of the quayside car parks which are a few moments’ walk away and there is also a larger car park at the entrance to the village as well.

Lying between Penzance and Land’s End, Mousehole is one of the most iconic fishing villages in Cornwall.

Hugging the coastline and protected by Raginnis Hill, it’s also one of the oldest with parts of the harbour wall dating back to the twelfth century.

Today the village maintains its olde-worlde charm, with narrow cobbled streets, slate roofs, whitewashed cottages and brightly coloured paint work.

It’s perfect for foodies with a good selection of restaurants, cafés and delis, and is of course just a hop, skip and a jump to the world-famous fishing village of Newlyn, then onto the ancient market town of Penzance.

The horseshoe beach is nicely protected by harbour walls which almost meet - literally the ‘mouse hole’ - creating a perfect spot for soaking up the Cornish sun - it’s a real sun trap!

There’s plenty going on throughout the year here, but perhaps the most famous are the harbour lights at Christmas when hundreds of people come to see the spectacular display.

Amarrah is a beautiful cottage which can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One bedroom: 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Open plan living area with sitting area, dining area and kitchen with breakfast bar.

Amenities

  • Central heating and air conditioning
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Parking available in nearby quayside car parks
  • Decked terrace to the rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 100 meters, beach 200 meters and pub 300 meters
  • Note: Maximum of two adults and one baby.

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About the location

MOUSEHOLE

Penzance 4 miles; St Ives 12 miles.

A delightful fishing village nestled on a hillside and spilling down to the shore. The picturesque harbour, surrounded by its maze of winding narrow streets, draws visitors from miles around, while in the distance St Michael's Mount stands proudly in the centre of Mounts Bay. A fabulous coastline and miles of spectacular walking characterise the area, with seabirds, seals and wild headlands leading just around the corner to Land's End. The Minack cliff-top theatre is a few miles along the coast, while reminders of the region's ancient past in the form of Dolmens and standing stones appear everywhere. St Ives, with its stunning beaches, beautiful harbour and narrow winding streets is just 12 miles away.

Region Information

Note: Maximum of two adults and one baby.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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