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Clovelly Cottage

Mousehole, Cornwall (Ref. 976557)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Busby

    “A very uniquely decorated cottage.”

    The various artwork throughout was lovely & personal to the cottage. ...

    The various artwork throughout was lovely & personal to the cottage. Although we don't holiday in Cornwall to watch TV or go on the internet, we think in this day and age a good sized TV in a living area & perhaps at least one other for children, and Wifi is almost expected! Also the recycling of the rubbish instructions & bins could be better. The parking was a bit of a challenge. Someone had parked a dirty rusty old van directly outside the front door. We had to park further down the main road. Neighbours to the cottage didn't park well either (if they'd have moved up more we would've been able to park nearer). This is obviously not the cottage owners fault and we really liked the cottage in general. Also John the owner dealt with us very pleasantly.

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

The property

A mile from Mousehole, arguably Cornwall's prettiest village, is Clovelly Cottage.

Surrounded by farmland and snuggled between its neighbours, this traditional stone cottage was built in 1850.

Now a comfy home, the cottage is full of original art and craft work.

In the sitting room a stone inglenook fireplace houses a wood burning stove, whilst the quirky kitchen adjoins a bright garden room which overlooks the lawn.

From the sitting room, steep, half-spiral stairs lead to three bedrooms – a king size double, and a standard double, both with long views out to sea, and a single room.

They share the family bathroom.

From the safely enclosed, lawned garden at the back of the cottage it's possible to glimpse the sea beyond.

Clovelly Cottage is about 3/4 mile from the Coast Path - perfect those who love to walk.

Neighbouring Mousehole (pronounced 'Mouzzle' locally) has a selection of shops and good places to eat around its historic harbour.

Further afield, it’s worth spending a day exploring Penzance and spectacular St Michaels Mount, or take in a show at the internationally renowned Minack Theatre, a superb open air venue perched high on the cliffs.


Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double and 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Basin and WC. Garden room.


  • Electric panel heaters with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Parking is usually available in a layby or quiet road nearby
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

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

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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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