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Cornerways Cottage

St Just in Roseland near St Mawes, Cornwall (Ref. 998498)


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    “The perfect location for walking in my favourite part of Cornwall...”

    I've been visiting the Roseland peninsula for 35 years and can honestly say that Cornerways Cottage is not only ideally located, but the best value of all the premises we've rented. ...

    I've been visiting the Roseland peninsula for 35 years and can honestly say that Cornerways Cottage is not only ideally located, but the best value of all the premises we've rented. The owners plainly have a real eye for detail in the way that the premises have been furnished. Whilst it is not a large property, it is perfectly adequate for groups of between 4 and 6. The two double bedrooms (one with en suite shower that's the most powerful I've tried) are of ample size and the middle bedroom is ideal for one, maximum two children (the single bed has a further single mattress on wheels underneath it that would be fine for children up to the age of about 12 yrs). Downstairs the kitchen overlooks a beautifully kept garden and there's a further family bathroom on the ground floor adjacent. The outside space is small, but delightful. The table and chairs allow for up to six adults to eat outside bathed in the setting sun. I will undoubtedly be returning to this cottage with my family and cannot recommend highly enough to others looking for a romantic getaway or a week long holiday with the family.

The property

This charming stone cottage is situated within a designated area of outstanding natural beauty in the village centre of St Just in Roseland, which is itself a conservation area.

Cornerways Cottage was built in the 18th century but now boasts all the amenities of 21st century living and is an ideal location for families and friends to explore the delights of Cornwall.

The open plan living area has comfortable seating focused around a log burner with a dining area to one side.

Beyond this is a newly fitted and well equipped kitchen, which leads on to a modern family bathroom.

Upstairs are three spacious bedrooms; two doubles, one of which has an en-suite shower room and one single.

From the middle room there are distant views of the estuary.

Outside is a terrace within a walled garden which is equipped with dining table and chairs allowing you to enjoy taking drinks or dining in the Cornish sunshine. The village of St Just in Roseland is renowned for its picturesque church which is just a short walk downhill from the cottage and is lapped by the waters of St Just creek.

The creek gives access to the wide expanse of The Carrick Roads estuary and there are facilities for boating, sailing and canoeing.

If you prefer walking then the South West coastal path runs from the creek along to St Mawes and beyond.

St Mawes itself is a beautiful waterside town with a castle and a good selection of shops, restaurants and hotels offering a superb range of dining experiences.

From here you can take the ferry to Falmouth, Truro or over to Place Manor, from where it is possible to walk to the lighthouse at St Anthony. The charming village of Porthscatho is also a must to visit, especially on Regatta Day!

Here again are several pubs offering a range of food from pub grub to gourmet!

There are many fine, sandy and safe beaches close at hand with boat, board and windsurfer hire being available at several.

Further afield Cornerways is a good base from which to visit Trellisick House and gardens by crossing the river on the historic King Harry chain ferry, just five minutes from the cottage.

It is also easy to plan a day’s visit to The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project, The Minack Theatre, Lands End, St Ives or Newquay.

The area boasts many galleries and museums, including The National Maritime in Falmouth and specialist centres devoted to the industrial archaeology of tin and China clay mining.

There is so much that is accessible from this ideal location that you will be happy to return to Cornerways to enjoy a relaxing evening with family and friends.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x double and 1 x single
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, microwave
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed, rear patio garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Roadside parking on the wide pavement outside the front door to unload or on the road around the corner
  • There is a free village car park just 50 metres behind trees over the road
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: Due to the open design of the staircase this property may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

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About the location


Falmouth 16 miles via car ferry, 3 miles via passenger ferry; Truro 10.5 miles via car ferry, 18 miles by road.

St Mawes is a small fishing village situated on the Roseland Peninsula, part of Cornwall’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is surrounded by rocky coves, sandy beaches and lush countryside and has a notable historic castle guarding the entrance to the River Fal. The village is a haven for boating and yachting with many events and functions taking place and of course the local produce is outstanding, with local pubs and restaurants serving delicious seafood dishes throughout the year. Nearby there are plenty of activities to keep the whole family busy including walks, watersports and boat trips. Across from the harbour is the town of Falmouth, with its magnificent natural harbour (the third largest in the world), winding streets and beaches, the amenities will keep you occupied for hours. The town's old harbour-side pubs, excellent shopping, art gallery and stunning National Maritime Museum simply complete the picture. Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, is Falmouth's most popular attraction, sited on its own peninsula with superb panoramic sea views.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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