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Mount Pleasant

Padstow, Cornwall (Ref. 976308)


Very good

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay at Mount Pleasant."

    It’s very well located with a lovely garden and view. We’ll be back!

    Reviewed by GlenApr 2022

  • "Great house and location, could do with a bit of a update and a better clean but ..."

    Great house and location, could do with a bit of a update and a better clean but all in all we had a lovely time l would recommend staying here

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2021

  • "Comfortable, convenient, peaceful, homely hideaway in the heart of Padstow."

    Great access to walks and beaches without the car, no parking at the property. Excellent communication by the owner. Wonderful family holiday.

    Reviewed by PollyJul 2021

  • "We love Padstow and the Camel Estuary and return to the area year after year."

    However, this October we were badly let down this year by Sykes Cottages and by the Owner of Mount Pleasant. We cannot recommend tMount Pleasant or Sykes Cottages. The standard of maintenance at Mount Pleasant is low. We arrived to find the cottage had no hot water. The area of damp in the boiler cupboard was evidence of a leak that has been going on a while. The first 3 days of our holiday were spent on the phone, liaising with the owner, with Customer Relations at Sykes and with the Plummer. We were able to have a wash on the Sunday by walking to the other side of the village to use the shower in a hotel. On the third day it was decided that the property needed a new boiler and the heating needed to be turned off too. Sykes informed us that they were unable to fulfill the booking and that we would have to vacate the property. The fourth day of our holiday was spent packing up, reloading the car, cleaning and tidying up the cottage and travelling elsewhere. We were moved to a rather gloomy, damp house in another part of Cornwall, where we had not chosen to spend our holiday (we had booked to be Padstow to celebrate our son's 18th). Needless to say we are pursuing compensation for our aborted holiday. However neither the owner nor Sykes are willing to take responsibility. We are currently still battling with unanswered emails, endless prevarication and passing the buck. We need Sykes management to step in and resolve this issue immediately.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback. We are sorry to hear that you feel badly let down. As you are aware, the boiler problems were out of the owner's control and once the owner was made aware of the problem, everything possible was done to rectify the situation. The heating was working, but as you had no hot water the owner booked you an hotel room so that you could shower in comfort. Unfortunately, the plumber subsequently advised that a new boiler was required, so we offered you the choice of a full refund, or to be re-housed in a different property. We hope that the gesture of good will that you have received to compensate you for these issues will go some way to mitigating your experience. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RuthOct 2020

  • "The accommodation was very good in most respects the only downside was the difficulty of parking anywhere near the property whether this was the result of the pandemic with so many people holidaying in this country ?"

    Reviewed by GeraldSep 2020

  • "A beautiful family home for the week."

    Ideally situated for the local amenities of Padstow i.e. the pubs LOL. The sun room was great, with exceptional views across the town & out towards the sea.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2019

  • "The only downside was that there was no parking and I had to use a pay and display car park that cost £8 per day apart from that it is a great house."

    Reviewed by ChristopherMay 2019

  • "Wheelchair users will struggle with access"

    Reviewed by MartinDec 2018

  • "Excellent location, down a little path at the side of the house and you are in the town."

    The house is very clean and comfortable. Bedding and towels spotless. Very calm and relaxing atmosphere in the house. Well stocked with glasses, plates etc, the only negative comments I would make is that some of the kitchen utensils need replacing, some of the pans, knives were a little rusty so had to scrub them before they were used. The central heating system was a little tempramental but saying this we had a fabulous time and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by MandyNov 2018

  • "We had the most wonderful holiday."

    The house is perfectly located, being able to nip down the path in a few minutes into the heart of town was perfect. A good size garden to allow our little boy to play whilst we enjoyed the evening sun. The house is well equipped and very comfortable. We will certainly return.

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2018

  • "Home was ideal for holiday with different generations of family circle."

    Location was ideal for quick access to Padstow. Beautifully comfortable home with different areas to sit in and good garden with view of Camel Estuary. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by LindaJul 2018

  • "Stunning cottage in a perfect location"

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2018

  • "Perfect location."

    Beautiful home for the week. Very well equipped. As we arrived quite late a Welcome pack would have been appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed our week

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2018

  • "An amazing house right in the heart of Padstow."

    The location couldn’t be better. It’s set back from the Main Street and has a beautiful garden overlooking the harbour. The house is really tastefully decorated and cosy. Really couldn’t fault the house.

    Reviewed by FrancesMay 2018

  • "We had a great stay in this lovely cottage, very cosy, well equipped, handy for the town centre and with beautiful views of the estuary from the conservatory."

    Only downside is the lack of parking, but we found on road parking about 5 minutes walk away.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2018

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  • Three bedrooms: a double, a family room with a double and a single bed, and a room with a single and child’s cabin bed
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area, conservatory and sitting area with ‘living flame’ gas fire
  • Big utility room and cloakroom with WC and basin on this floor.
  • Central heating with gas fire
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking is available in a public car park nearby
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

The property

This handsome, peaceful, detached house is just 100 yards gentle stroll from Padstow’s lively shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés and only 150 yards from the bustling harbour.

It commands wonderful views over the town to the Camel estuary and, remarkable as it may seem, is in a peacefully secluded spot in the heart of this rather special seaside town.

There’s plenty of room for all the family to relax in the light, bright and sunlight-filled open plan living area with well-equipped kitchen, dining area, conservatory and sitting area with ‘living flame’ gas fire, all facing south for all day sun and views of the big garden.

Also on the ground floor, a very handy, large utility room with lots of room for boots, bicycles and surf boards and a cloakroom with WC and basin.

Upstairs, three bedrooms all with great views, a double leading through to a sunroom with comfy seating for drinking in those great views, a room with a double and a single bed, and a further room with a single and a child’s cabin bed, plus a family bathroom.

Outside a big, wonderfully secluded garden, perfect for a spot of R&R after a day spent exploring this vibrant town and area.

Stroll down a short passageway to the town’s interesting shops, bars and restaurants – it’s Rick Stein’s base – and catch the pedestrian ferry across to Rock for some fun on the water at the water sports centre and sailing school.

If you prefer a round of golf, there’s an excellent course at St Enodoc.

This is a fabulous place for those that like the buzz of a lively town coupled with some quiet space to escape and relax after a day’s fun and games.


1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Area WC Sitting Room Sitting Room Utility

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Harlyn 2.9 miles; Constantine Bay 4.2 miles; Polzeath 15.6 miles.

Padstow is situated at the head of the Camel Cycle Trail and is a fantastic base for exploring the South West Coastal Path which opens up routes to beautiful Cornish countryside. This delightful fishing port is surrounded by sandy beaches and offers many opportunities to taste the locally sourced produce in celebrity owned establishments. Padstow has something for everyone with watersports, walking, cycling and fishing, you can even take a trip on a local fisherman’s boat! The excellent surfing beaches of Harlyn and Constantine are ideal for safe family fun, and Constantine Bay is also home to a golf course, just a few miles away, while a passenger ferry across the river from Padstow to Rock takes you to the beach at Daymer Bay. Just around the corner toward Pentire Head is the surfing paradise at Polzeath, and when the beach no longer calls, there’s a golf course nearby, several stately homes and gardens to visit. The fabulous Eden Project is just over twenty miles away.

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