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Wootton Gray

Mousehole, Cornwall (Ref. 959183)


(20 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "We have stayed at Wooton Gray several times."

    It's a comfortable, welcoming property in a stunning and convenient location and it has parking - a real bonus in Mousehole! The recent innovations downstairs are excellent, particularly the shower room. The only reservation I have about the shower room is that there are no grab rails, which for older visitors (such as us) makes it a little difficult to use. A couple of minor points: clothes hooks on the inside of the shower room door would be good and a rack for shampoo etc. fixed to the wall in the shower. Unfortunately, this was our last visit to WG - not because of anything wrong with the property, we have loved staying there, but this time we found the journey down and back, the hill and the steps challenging. So, with regret, we have said "Goodbye" to Wooton Gray and West Cornwall. We shall be scouring your property list for something nearer to home.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2022

  • "Have stayed in this wonderful property on several previous occasions and enjoyed the great views and facilities."

    It has actually been enhanced on this occasion by the recent addition of the excellent wet room, utility room and lounge, leading out to the patio ‘sun trap’ in the garden. Will hopefully return in the near future for another relaxing break. Thanks to Sarah, who does a great job looking after Wootton Gray.

    Reviewed by RogerMar 2022

  • "The accommodation was spot on, nice & welcoming with excellent views , loved it."

    Reviewed by JackieSep 2021

  • "Great location."

    Comfortable well equipped house with fantastic views.

    Reviewed by DanielJun 2021

  • "Wootton Gray is a lovely place to stay."

    It has fantastic sea views, is clean, comfortable, spacious and well equipped. We felt very welcome and appreciated all the information available. Would definitely recommend, although not suitable for anyone with mobility issues, and we hope to return at some time in the future.

    Reviewed by MargaretMay 2021

  • "This cottage is well equipped but facilities are dated, paintwork is grubby and kitchen cupboard doors were dirty."

    It was surface clean but things like the cooker hood and light fittings etc were very dusty. There were cobwebs in every corner and in the main bedroom, there was a cobweb that extended across the whole width of the bed head!! The toilet bowl in the downstairs toilet leaked and had apparently been a problem for a long time looking at the faults book! The main reason I booked this cottage was it’s position and the views which were decidedly marred by the fact that the picture window in the lounge had blown and the telescope that was featured didn’t work either. Being health care professionals, we are very aware of the covid requirements and we didn’t consider this cottage to be covid ready. It is a shame that the owners did not take the opportunity of lockdown to address some if not all of the issues that I have outlined. This cottage is up a fairly steep bank and, along with the stairs is really not suitable for anyone with mobility problems.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you felt the property fell below your expectations. I have passed on comments regarding cupboard doors, cooker hood, light fittings and cobwebs to our normally excellent cleaner. She has assured me that she will pay particular attention to these areas in future. The toilet bowl has been repaired recently and the leak now appears very slow, but I have arranged for a replacement to be fitted as soon as possible. I’m afraid I was unaware of any problems with the main picture window. I have arranged a date for a specialist glazing company to come and address the issue. The telescope is unfortunately a very sensitive instrument! It does work well but does require careful focusing. We have taken the current situation with Covid very seriously indeed and can fully understand the anxieties and concerns that our guests may have which is why we have taken multiple Covid precautions at the property and these should have been outlined in an email sent before arrival. The property listing on Sykes states ‘Steep steps to front door make the property unsuitable for guests with mobility issues’. We hope to complete our usual schedule of necessary updates during the winter months and will ensure to address the areas you have highlighted. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DenniseSep 2020

  • "The house was spacious and had an incredible view from the lounge."

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "The sea view from the lounge is fantastic"

    Reviewed by AaronAug 2019

  • "The view was amazing,lovely big living room window with amazing sea views."

    . Cleanliness wasn't that great. Beds were extremely uncomfortable, downstairs shower room was ridiculous,far too small,you've heard the phrase...not enough room to swing a cat well you'd struggle to swing an ant nevermind a cat..Great location,loved watching the seagulls nesting and looking after there baby's..Rooms and storage were spacious and plentiful.Lovely garden that overlooks the amazing Seaview.

    Thank you for taking the time to complete your feedback following your stay at Wootton Gray. We've spoken with the owner who has asked us to cover the points mentioned in order to help yourselves and reassure future guests. . The feedback we receive for Wootton Gray is overwhelmingly positive, we would be keen to receive more details from you in relation to the cleanliness issues you experienced during your stay. We acknowledge that the downstairs bathroom is small however building works are planned within the next 2 years to change this. Despite the points mentioned we are pleased you enjoyed the location and fantastic views. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JayneJun 2019

  • "Wonderful family time had by all."

    The house was clean, and the position of the house was great for access into village. Would recommend this house to my friends.

    Reviewed by RebeccaMay 2019

  • "We had six glorious days with splendid weather at Wooten Grey."

    Wooten Grey has a spectacular view of the sea, warm and inviting atmosphere, good beds, and an excellent location. The people we met in Mousehole were friendly and lots of fun (except the postmaster).

    Reviewed by SaraMay 2019

  • "We had a great stay - house was very comfortable and easy access to Mousehole."

    Would recommend and visit again.

    Reviewed by KathySep 2018

  • "Fabulous location."

    Wootton Gray was very well equipped and it felt very much like a home from home. The milk, sugar, tea and Cornish fairings were very welcome after a long journey. The flowers added that wonderful welcoming touch. The beds were super comfy with high quality bed linen. Informative letter from the owners really helped us get the most from our stay, as did the folders and leaflets at the house. We would certainly have no hesitation is staying here again!

    Reviewed by DSep 2018

  • "The location of this property in Mousehole is great."

    It overlooks the ocean and on a sunny summer morning, it’s a sight to behold. Very conveniently located. The property itself was clean and well equipped. All essentials are available for a good self catering holiday.

    Reviewed by AntonAug 2018

  • "The view from the lounge was fantastic."

    Lovely location. Easy walk to the sea, cafe, pub etc.

    Reviewed by AaronJul 2018

  • "Fabulous holiday at Wootton Gray."

    The owner kindly emailed details to familiarise ourselves with the property and location which was very helpful. The house is clean and thoughtfully appointed with comfy beds. It has stunning views and off street parking which was useful, as the roads became parked up during the regatta. Easy access to supermarkets and restaurants in Penzance and a good base for the area. Would stay here again.

    Reviewed by TinaJul 2018

  • "We have many years of experience of renting property all over the world and Wootton Gray comes high on our list but there is stiff competition in the South West."

    Before we would go there again there are some things we would like to see changed. The location is superb but the house needs someone to go through it to clear the clutter of superfluous kitchen and dining equipment, non perishable food, extra cleaning materials and old brochures and leaflets, etc, including a non-working monocular with a stand. The instructions were clear and helpful. Pillows and cushions were tired and lumpy in some instances.

    The owners are delighted that Wootton Gray is high on your list of places to stay in the South West. The owners will ensure that all brochures are current and that any lumpy pillows are replaced. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnnJun 2018

  • "Mention should be made of the number of steps to the front door."

    It was difficult to park with a long car the space is very tricky to get into. The house suited our needs very well. Because of the very steep hill we had to drive every time we went out. The property was very clean and the kitchen well equipped. The beds were comfortable and the view exceptional. We had a happy week.

    Reviewed by MarilynApr 2018

  • "Location and condition of the property is second to none."

    Reviewed by RogerMar 2018

  • "We all had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed it, the location is perfect, the house is perfect and we like everything that is supplied with the house e."

    G. Books, games etc

    Reviewed by DonnaAug 2017

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  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x lower ground floor double
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Lower ground floor sitting room with patio doors to garden. Steep steps to front door make the property unsuitable for guests with mobility issues.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Lawned garden and patio with furniture
  • Sorry no pets or smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk

The property

The views of the Bay from the sitting room in this fabulous detached property are breathtaking, and can be enjoyed at all times of the year with the luxury of full central heating and a log burner.

The sitting room has a dining table at one end with a large open glass serving hatch to enable the chef to marvel at the views at the same time as cooking in the well equipped kitchen.

There is a double, a twin and a family bathroom on the living floor.

A real bonus is that there is a further double bedroom with a modern shower room and further sitting area downstairs, which has it's own access to the patio and garden.

Off road parking for one car is a real treat in Mousehole, and yet the property is within easy walking distance of the village amenities and harbour.

The Old Coastguard At Christmas it is the focal point for the famous Mousehole Christmas Lights when the village is illuminated by over 7,000 bulbs.

Mousehole is an ideal location from which to explore the Lands End peninsula; walk the south west coast path, surf the waves at Sennen, learn to sail in Marazion or explore the old tin mines perched dramatically on the cliffs below Pendeen.

The white sands of Porthcurno, Porthgwarra, Sennen and St Ives should satisfy beach goers whilst garden lovers will be kept happy with a trip to Trengwainton, famous for the early spring blooms of rhododendrons and camellias.

For an evening to remember, take a picnic, a blanket and enjoy a moonlit play the Minack Theatre, but be sure to book ahead.

The glittering sea as a backdrop, is simply magical!

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About the location


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.

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