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Rose Cottage

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 1068687)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

About the property

Resting in the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey, is this 200-year-old, traditional stone, semi-detached fisherman’s cottage, Rose Cottage.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to six guests, Rose Cottage is a delightful dwelling for a family or group of friends for your next Cornish adventure, within easy reach of St Austell, Charlestown and Truro.

As you approach the property, you will find a convenient off-road parking space available, where you can unload your bags and step into the charming cottage.

Be welcomed into the homely kitchen/diner, where you can look forward to rustling up delicious evening meals for your guests, ready to enjoy around the dining table in front of the warming wood-burning stove.

Cosy up in the sitting room after a long day with its slate floors with underfloor heating and watch your favourite film on the DVD player or relax with some music played via the iPod dock.

Completing the lower-ground-floor is the bathroom, where you can pour in the bubbles and enjoy a hot soak after a day of exploring.

When sleep calls, guests can travel up the stairs and choose from a selection of three bedrooms, two doubles and a twin, each decorated in soothing colours and nautical décor to reflect the properties seaside location.

Guests will also benefit from the shower room on this floor where they can freshen up before venturing out for the day.

From the kitchen at Rose Cottage there is a door leading to a pretty and fully enclosed cottage garden, with steps up to a large decked area with sea views, perfect for an alfresco meal on a sunny evening.

Setting out for the day, it's only five minutes' walk to the picturesque harbour, where you can sit and relax in a café or bar, watching the boats and the fishermen at work on the quay, or take a fishing trip or small pleasure boat to explore the bay during spring and summer months.

A seasonal passenger ferry runs to and from Fowey, from which you may be lucky enough to see basking sharks, dolphins and seals.

Take a short drive to the splendid town of St. Austell, where you can visit the beautiful Menacuddle Gardens, home to the historical landmark of Menacuddle Well, which is said to date back to the 15th century.

Sample the local delights of St. Austell with a trip to the award-winning St.Austell Brewery, founded in 1851, where you can embark on a tour of the brewery and sample beers along the way, purchase gifts or mementos in the shop, or indulge in a delicious meal and cold pint at the Hicks Bar.

If you feel like exploring a little further, spend some time at the Tall Ships Harbour at the unspoiled Georgian port of Charlestown, made famous for its appearances on shows such as Poldark and Mansfield Park, where you can also visit the Shipwreck, Rescue and Heritage museums detailing Charlestown’s maritime past.

Explorers can make their way to the world-famous Eden Project which houses the largest rainforest in captivity, exhibitions and an array of plan species in large Biomes.

Rose Cottage is also within driving distance of the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the National Maritime Museum at Falmouth.

Rose Cottage is the ideal home away from home from which to explore the numerous delights of Cornwall.


  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Lower-ground-floor sitting room
  • External utility
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, additional free and unrestricted roadside parking available 10 mins walk at top of Tregoney Hill
  • Enclosed lawned garden with decked area, seating and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile, beach 1.5 miles
  • Note: There are steps from the lawned garden up to the decked area, please take care
  • Note: Off-road parking is 4m long, suitable for cars similar size to an Audi A3
  • Note: No infants at this property
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 9.00am

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas