Gwavas Lakes

Newlyn, Cornwall (Ref. 917295)

  • Gwavas Lakes - (Ref. 917295)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Kervell

    “Stated that patio area was enclosed, however it really wasn’t and meant with three dogs we couldn’t use this area on our holiday.”

    Showers were poor due to poor flow. Lovely welcome pack and cottage had everything you need, biggest bonus the views. Could do with a rope over the drive as locals use the gravel in drive for their dogs, not very pleasant.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Gwavas Lakes rests in an idyllic elevated position, overlooking the stunning coast at Newlyn in Cornwall.

A wealth of world-famous seaside activities are available here; this immaculate accommodation for eight guests is the perfect holiday base for a group of family or friends.

The splendid kitchen comes fully-equipped with all that you will need as it leads you into a comforting living/dining room, which is enhanced charmingly by an open fire and a Sky TV.

Alternatively, you can simply sit on the snug sofas and appreciate the remarkable sea views.

These welcoming living areas provide the perfect place for you and your loved ones to relax while you're not out enjoying this sublime location.

The ground floor of this dormer bungalow also plays host to a pristine family bathroom, as well as two soothing, neutrally decorated bedrooms.

Two well-presented twin bedrooms sit on the first floor of the property and share access to an attractively tiled bathroom.

Gwavas Lakes' main asset is its spectacular decked terrace, which makes the most of its elevated location by displaying the most breath-taking views of Cornwall's southern coastline; on a clear day you can see right across to St. Michael's Mount at Marazion.

A holiday of any kind can be enjoyed in this marvellous location, from world-renowned water sports to scenic walking and cycling, and a wealth of popular tourist spots including Penzance just one mile away, and the famous Land's End landmark to name but a few.

Explore the sublime region of Cornwall from this tasteful, well-placed holiday home.


Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor super king-size, 1 x ground floor king-size, 2 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC, shower room with a basin and WC. Kitchen. Living/dining room with an open fire.


  • Gas central heating, open fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, american style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Patio to the front, enclosed decking with furniture at rear
  • 3 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 minute walk.

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About the location


Penzance 1 mile.

Nestled next to Penzance, and although still a quaint village in its own right, Newlyn is actually the third largest fishing port in England, and an important Port of Refuge for all sea baring craft. It is unusual in that visitors can still watch the landing and auctioning of fish at the market, as many families have for centuries before. This Cornish village is clustered around the harbour, with its historic 800 year old quay (the Mayflower actually left for America from this quay, not Plymouth) curling around a few small boats on the western side. Famous for the Newlyn school of Art and Newlyn Copper, the Cornwall Coastal Path passes through the village, as does the level Mousehole to Marazion cycle path. An abundance of wildlife and flora can be enjoyed along both, with basking sharks, dolphins and grey seals often seen. The Cornish coast is renowned for surfing, and Penwith offers some splendid beaches on which to enjoy this sport as well as surf fishing for sea bass. Mounts Bay also offers a wealth of opportunity for watersports enthusiasts as well as giving visitors an opportunity to relax and unwind in beautiful surroundings.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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