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Pink House

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 974433)


(29 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "The views at the property are breathtaking."

    Outside seating on the two tiered decking make the best advantage of this, lovely to sit and relax watching the boats come and go. The house is very well equipped with everything you may need. Don’t forget your spare loo rolls though!! This is our third group visit and we would definitely recommend for a holiday.

    Reviewed by JoanJun 2022

  • "Great cottage, amazing views."

    Even the neighbour's are lovely. We will certainly return one day. I had a great sixtieth birthday with my family and the house made it all the more special.

    Reviewed by NicolaApr 2022

  • "Very clean and comfortable house, perfect for 2 families with the bedrooms being on 2 separate floors."

    We had issues with the washing machine but this was rectified and a new machine was delivered ASAP which worked a treat. The location was great, overlooking Mevagissey harbour and the property had everything we needed for a perfect stay. Found the beds and pillows very comfortable and all the rooms were really warm and cosy. Lovely showers. Communication with the owner could've been a bit better (all via text), but think she may have a full time job too, so understandable I guess. Apart from that I would definitely recommend to friends and book if we were to visit Mevagissey again.

    Reviewed by SallyApr 2022

  • "A beautiful comfortable house with an amazing view."

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "Everything we wanted for an Autumn break."

    Our group consisted of 4 adults & 2 dogs and the house and it’s location were perfect. Mevagissey has several pubs and restaurants within walking distance and everywhere we went was so friendly and welcoming (and dog friendly). We had some lovely walks from the house and some lovely trips out to surrounding areas. A couple of things to be mindful of..the house is at the top of a very big hill, which means that the views are breathtaking but it it’s also a hill back up from the village and the house itself is set over 3 floors so a fair amount of stairs, certainly not an issue but is something to be aware of. Also don’t bother with The Lost Gardens of Heligan if you’re visiting at this time of year we found it tired and neglected and therefore very overpriced. The best bit for all of our group were the amazing views from the house, waking up in the morning and being able to watch the comings and going’s of the harbour with a cup of tea in bed was perfection.

    Reviewed by SarahNov 2021

  • "We really enjoyed staying in mevagissey, the house was lovely and much bigger than expected, it has everything that we needed however the standard of cleanliness was poor, upon arrival, I walked down to collect they keys and was greeted by a bag of dog poo!"

    The skirting boards were all really dirty with grime and hairs, there were hairs and dirt in all the corners of the rooms and the vanity unit beneath the basin in the top floor bathroom had so much dust inside that we couldn’t use it. It is a real shame that more attention to detail wasn’t paid to the cleaning as this is a beautiful house and as check in had been delayed by a further 2 hours for cleaning purposes, we were expecting more. We all agree that we would go back to The Pink House for the house and the setting but we would make sure we took plenty of cleaning products with us!!

    Reviewed by AmandaSep 2021

  • "Such a lovely house with great views of the harbour."

    Not for the faint hearted for the hills to climb to get to the property!!

    Reviewed by FelicityJul 2021

  • "An excellently appointed house on 3 levels with all bedrooms having wonderful views of the harbour."

    Two large decking terraces catching sun all day.plenty of outdoor furniture, but a parasol would have been appreciated and a gas rather than a charcoal bbq as we didn’t think this was safe on decking. A few more black bags are necessary for waste and bedding The key safe could be better located at the top of the steps rather than at the bottom (26 steps!)

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2021

  • "We have stayed at this house 4 or 5 times and it’s an amazing house in a fantastic location."

    Sykes organisation and communication was first rate. Thank you

    Reviewed by JonMay 2021

  • "The house was absolutely stunning as were the views."

    We had a wonderful week. One thing I might like to see invested in was perhaps a king size bed in the double rooms. Being 6 months pregnant it was a bit of a squeeze & I ended up using one of the other bedrooms but other than that it was perfect.

    Reviewed by KayleighApr 2021

  • "The pink house was excellent, perfect location, clean and really spacious."

    I couldn't fault this place, we can't wait to come back. This was a perfect holiday, thank you.

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2020

  • "Amazing holiday couldn't fault a thing However please dint be put off by the neighbour shouting at everyone from the apartments opposite very rude to most regarding parking."

    That takes nothing from holiday or the place as everyone else so helpful and very friendly Thankyou

    Reviewed by KateSep 2020

  • "We found the en suite bathroom extremely small and it got very damp."

    The second double bedroom at the top of the house was undoubtedly the best room but no ensuite but a large shared bathroom. The property was in a wonderful spot for the town and fantastic views. A little bit scruffy in places, the kitchen had clearly been a blueish colour as quite a lot of paint is wearing off, but a big kitchen for all our needs non the less overall I would recommend it as it was in an amazing situation.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "The house was immaculately clean and the views were wonderful."

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2020

  • "Fantastic location within Mevagissey with the bonus of parking."

    We had a great stay, comfortable And the house had everything we needed, it is very well equipped. We read some reviews before our visit that said it was cold, we were there during Winter and in storms and didn’t find it cold. There are a few things things to point out which hopefully the owners can address. It is damp in one bedroom under the garage, there is a dehumidifier and it collected a lot of water which solved the problem, but as the house had been empty for a while before our visit when we arrived it felt damp and musty on arrival. The house really needs a good clean, although work tops and bathroom fittings were clean, walls, doors, skirtings etc were not and didn’t look like they have been cleaned for a long time. I’m not an obsessive cleaner but for the price would expect a clean property. One of the bathrooms hasn’t been finished, the fittings are lovely but door and woodwork hasn’t been painted and is scuffed and dirty, just a small thing but noticeable against a lovely fitted bathroom. Don’t let the above put you off, I’m just noting so the owners can address, we had a brilliant time and enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by CathyFeb 2020

  • "Wonderful location with amazing views from the large terrace area, would definitely return to this property."

    The house itself is very large and very comfortable

    Reviewed by ConorNov 2019

  • "Fabulous house in a great location with lovely views of the village and coastline."

    House very well equipped with all we needed.

    Reviewed by CatherineSep 2019

  • "This property has a 5star rating which was not accurate."

    The views were stunning, the bedrooms were clean and comfortable except two of the single beds sheets did not fit the beds properly. Every morning the sheet would be practically off the beds. One of the mattresses in the twin room had stains on it which was uncovered with the sheet coming off nightly. There is a request to strip the beds for the housekeeper which we did, stripping mine which was the other twin there was a large stain on the duvet. The downstairs has a smell to it that no amount of air freshener can hide . The kitchen cupboards need a good clean inside and out, and a lot of the equipment needs replacing eg rusty tin openers and the thing some people use on top of there frying pan was covered in grease. This property could be stunning if it had some TLC spent on it. And lastly having to take all your recycling away with you is not 5star treatment. When you look forward to something for nearly a year and treat your family so you can all be together it was a disappointment. However we had a nice time together.

    Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry you did not feel the property was up to standard. All the duvets have been replaced with new ones and sheets have been replaced also. The kitchen and all it's contents have been given a spring clean. The mattresses always have clean thick protectors and the mattresses are all still fairly new, if there is any staining this will be addressed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LorraineAug 2019

  • "Very nice house for our family week in Cornwall."

    Great location with stunning views across Mevagissey. We would highly recommend the Pink House and I would also recommend Sykes cottages. This is the 3rd time with Sykes and we have found them very helpful and efficient.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2019

  • "The Pink House had a wonderful view of the harbour and was so well equipped and ..."

    The Pink House had a wonderful view of the harbour and was so well equipped and comfortable We came home feeling relaxed and refreshed after our lovely holiday

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2019

  • "Have just returned from a week stay at the wonderful Pink House."

    This is an exceptional holiday home with breath taking views. The house is extremely comfortable with everything you would wish for. Really friendly neighborurs. Amazing outdoor space where I spent most of my time, would not hesitate to return

    Reviewed by RuthMay 2019

  • "We arrived to be overjoyed that the house was just as predicted on the website, if not better."

    Well maintained and very clean with lovely soft coastal décor. The rear decking was a joy to relax on and watch out over the Sea and the Town of Mevagissywas very pleasant. I did have cause to call the owner and she rectified a very simple issue and it did not impact on our stay in any way. She was very pleasant and helpful . The Kitchen was well stocked with utensils, Microwave etc and not once did we feel at a loss of anything to do locally. Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan being close by just added to the House's convenient position. Would definitely recommend this premises to friends and family. Only one issue which was beyond the owners control, the useful information does say that there is recycling points at Tesco or Asda in Saint Austell, which was correct a few months ago, however, when we tried to do this on our way home, we were told by Store staff there that this facility has been removed and recycling has to go to a central area in St Austell but it closed at 4 pm each day. But this was no ones fault, just thought it would be useful to mention for the owner to update the information board. I would return every season if Annual Work Leave allowed! Thank you Jane and Sykes cottages . One of the best holidays I have ever had.

    Reviewed by AnnieMay 2019

  • "We loved staying in the Pink House, the view is just sensational."

    The house has everything you need, nice comfy beds, good quality furniture etc. Mevagissey is lovely, lots of places to eat and drink without being too overcrowded with tourists. Neighbours were super friendly and helpful. My only niggle is, considering this is high end accommodation, it would have been nice to have enough dishwasher tablets and toilet roll to last the week.

    Reviewed by SharonApr 2019

  • "The Pink House is high-end self-catering accommodation in good condition with high specification facilities."

    When researching on Google Maps the property is located in typical suburban residential street but don't be fooled by its residential street location, the views from the living and sleeping areas are directly over the harbor and you can watch the boats going to and fro. In addition there are wide vistas of the sea and coastline all the way to Fowey, simply wonderful. You're only 10 minutes walk to the harbor with its many pubs and eateries, and access to the coastal path, for a week's stay you can easily park your car when you arrive and not use it until departure. A wonderful place to relax and unwind.

    Reviewed by EricDec 2018

  • "We have just returned from the most wonderful holiday ever."

    Accommodation Spacious yet very comfortable. Everything that we needed, Modern, Bright and Cheerful, and also very tastefully furnished. to high standard.. We would recommend this accommodation to anyone who would like to visit Cornwall

    Reviewed by GloriaDec 2018

  • "Sykes holidays have been very helpful with email reminders and general information about the wonderful holiday we have just experienced ."

    Thank you Sykes!

    Reviewed by DebbieOct 2018

  • "Lovely house with stunning views."

    Good coastal walks from the doorstep. A great part of the world. Everyone extremely friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by AlanOct 2018

  • "Pink House really does have breath taking views of the harbour and coastline towards Fowey."

    We were very comfortable during our stay and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by RossSep 2018

  • "The view from this property was amazing, could easily spend an hour just looking at the harbour view."

    Pity you have to use the tiny streets of Mevagissey to reach the property, would hate to attempt the traffic run in August.

    Reviewed by ASep 2018

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  • Five bedrooms: 2 x single, 1 x twin, 1 x double with balcony, 1 x double with en suite shower, WC and basin
  • Two bathrooms each with a bath, shower over, WC and basin
  • Open plan living area with dining and sitting areas and kitchen.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Large terrace with furniture
  • Cot and high chair, Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Children to be supervised due to the balcony.

The property

Set majestically above the harbour at Mevagissey with spectacular far reaching sea views this contemporary house set over three floors offers spacious accommodation and is ideal for large families.

With an impressive large terrace making the most of the splendid vista this wonderful holiday home has been designed with your comfort and relaxation to the fore.

After parking directly outside you enter the Pink house onto the second floor where two of the bedrooms, a single and a double with a private balcony are located.

On the first floor you will find the remaining three bedrooms, another single, a twin and a double with en suite facilities.

There are two additional bathrooms both with a bath and shower, one situated on each of these floors.

The ground floor houses the well designed open plan living room with a comfortable sitting area, a well equipped kitchen and a dining area with direct access out onto the balcony.

It is outside though, weather permitting, where you will find yourselves spending so much time, relaxing, sunbathing and maybe dining al fresco making the most of the memorable views.

A pleasant walk will take you down the hill to Mevagissey where an excellent choice of restaurants and historic old pubs offer a wide choice of food to suit all tastes.

A most comfortable holiday home in an excellent location available all year round.

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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.

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