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Seagulls Nest

Whitsand Bay, near Millbrook, Cornwall (Ref. 976416)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "This is our second visit to Seagull’s Nest and our holiday was so relaxing."

    The location is picture perfect and we were once again loathe to leave at the end of our lovely week.

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2022

  • "Stunning views, very clean and comfortable with everything you need."

    Great location for walks Seagulls nest is Beautiful, we didn't want to leave. I highly recommend it

    Reviewed by LyndaMar 2022

  • "This was my second stay at Seagull’s Nest and we loved it just as much in the Winter as we did in the Summer."

    We had Storm Eunice to contend with and even in that weather the chalet felt comfortable and secure. The chalet feels private and has the best view.

    Reviewed by AlexFeb 2022

  • "Lovely little property, nicely tucked away and with all the comforts of a home away from home."

    The views were stunning and the sunsets. Can highly recommend this little bolt hole that is ‘Seagulls Nest’!

    Reviewed by AngieOct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage beautiful location - very well equipped."

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at Seagulls nest."

    The views were amazing, and the chalet was clean, and very well equipped.

    Reviewed by SueJul 2021

  • "We had a fantastic week at Seagulls Nest so much that we tried to book the same week for 2022 while we were actually there but unfortunately the price had increased too much which was disappointing but can thoroughly recommend the chalet."

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2021

  • "Perched on top of the cliff, with those magnificent views, Seagulls nest was everything we expected and more."

    The view of the sunsets from the window seat is an image i will carry with me for years. Every aspect of a guests needs have been thought through and there isn't anything I could say Steve and Paula haven't thought of in order to make it a comfortable stay. This was my four year old daughters first staycation and she still talks about her walks up and down to the beach from 'Steve's house' :)

    Reviewed by UjashaApr 2021

  • "The view from the chalet was fantastic."

    We enjoyed sunshine and storms and stunning sunsets, all from the comfort of the sofa! It was also wonderful to be able to walk from the door following the coast path to Rame Head and Mount Edgcumbe. It took a few trips to carry all our luggage and food down the cliff path from the parking area, but well worth it to stay in an exiting and memorable location.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2020

  • "A really lovely place with incredible view!"

    We really felt like home and sent greetings to the very friendly owner who helped us finding the house in the dark. Thanks a lot for one of our nicest holidays ever! Wencke Elbert

    Reviewed by WenckeDec 2019

  • "Chalet is really well cared for, the kitchen has all the facilities we needed & more."

    The view is to die for & even in stormy November weather it was beautiful. We were snuggly warm - didn’t need the electric fire, the heating was great. The access is just as described & we came prepared with wellies and torches. Next time though we’ll cut down on luggage! Hosts gave us lots of advice before we arrived including a storm warning! Great week all round.

    Reviewed by RachelNov 2019

  • "Very clean and everything was comfortable."

    All the facilities we could need. Very helpful owner who gave us thorough directions

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2019

  • "Wonderful chalet and location!"

    Reviewed by SimonAug 2019

  • "Hi seagulls nest was a lovely clean well catered chalet however the access to it was a bit much for my 81 year old mum unfortunately."

    Something I did question at time of booking! There are about 30 steps down to the cafe from the road and then a bit of a walk down hill, then across passed some chalets then more steps (some without rails) to the chalet, steps are also quite high. Also there are no signs for it nor is the chalet named, I think you need to stress this in the details. The actual chalet was exceptional well equipped and clean with good use of space.

    Reviewed by AlysonJun 2019

  • "Wonderful stay."

    Enjoyed every minute at this beautiful and peaceful setting.

    Reviewed by MartinJun 2019

  • "I have been to Seagull's Nest many times and would highly recommend it."

    Views are amazing, and it is a haven of peace and quiet. My wife organises a trip for me every year with Helpful Holidays/Sykes Cottages as she finds them really helpful and informative. Nothing is ever too much trouble. Next year I am booked into a cottage in Kingsand although I suspect I will also go back to Seagulls Nest later on in the year as well as she knows how much I love that area!! I have nothing but praise for this holiday company and they never disappoint!

    Reviewed by SJun 2019

  • "The views are amazing across the whole area but this property is particularly well set up to enjoy the spectacular sea views."

    Very well equipped kitchen that makes full self catering a breeze. Took us a few days to find the clothes line to dry our swimming kit but we spotted it eventually by the side of the house. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this week

    Reviewed by CarolaMay 2019

  • "Although Seagulls Nest is fairly close to the road there are many steps to the beach."

    So be prepared to climb over 150 steps back up if you wish to go down to the beach.

    Reviewed by SueMay 2019

  • "Absolutely stunning setting for a perfect escape from the city."

    Great walks, great views and plenty of places to visit nearby. The chalet is really well equipped and the owner really friendly and easy to get hold of if needed. A repeat visit in future is almost definitely on the cards!

    Reviewed by LizzyMar 2019

  • "The chalet was kitted out to an extremely high standard of comfort, cleanliness and luxuriousness."

    There was everything and more that you needed. We can’t wait to come back again and this time bring half the stuff we brought as we didn’t need it!

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2018

  • "It's the perfect place to go."

    Lovely views of the sea, comfortable and relaxing. Plenty of places of interest around.

    Reviewed by NigelSep 2018

  • "Well furnished to a high quality, superb ocean view, car parking provided."

    Access a bit difficult, a small price to pay for the privacy and views. The local restaurant, The View, was also excellent.

    Reviewed by HiromiJul 2018

  • "Property is very comfortable."

    Not too far from the road. The area itself lends it self to a beautiful coastline and beaches. Should you wish to walk the beaches be prepared for steep paths and steps. But so worth it.

    Reviewed by SueMay 2018

  • "Would definitely holiday in seagulls nest again next year if owners will let us!"

    We loved it.

    Reviewed by PaulaMay 2018

  • "Fifth time staying here, what can I say it was fantastic as usual"

    Reviewed by JApr 2018

  • "Fantastic place to stay and a nice easy booking with good communication."

    Reviewed by GavinMar 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin (zip-linkable to 5' double on request)
  • Open plan living area with sitting area, kitchen and dining area
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
  • Electric fires
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone incoming calls only only, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Note: This property is accessed via 100 yards of steep cliff footpath, ending in 24 steps, leading from the road.

The property

At Whitsand Bay, a detached, cliffside chalet on one level with stunning 'ships ahoy!' views from Rame Head to Looe.

The position is breath-taking and perfect for the beach-lover and surfer.

It is fresh, light and contemporary with an open plan living/dining room and kitchen area with panoramic sea views.

There are two small bedrooms – a king-size double with 'nothing between you and the sea' views, and one with twin beds which zip-link to a king-size double and a family bathroom.

To the side of the chalet there is a grassed area on two levels with picnic table (small children beware) for enjoying those al fresco meals or sundowners, and at the back there is a shed with an additional toilet, sink and a washing machine.

Nearby is Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and foot/car ferries to Plymouth.

A wonderful place, great for watching the sun rise.

Floorplans

Ground Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Lounge Bathroom Double Bedroom Twin Bedroom

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

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About the location

WHITSAND BAY

Torpoint 5 miles.

Set in a bowl of hills at the head of a tidal creek that leads to the Hamoaze, opposite the great naval city of Plymouth, Millbrook is located on the Rame Peninsula, "Cornwall's Forgotten Corner". Bounded by the Lynher and Tamar rivers, the Hamoaze and the sea, the area is deeply rural and designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a good range of shops and pubs, while close by are the pretty coastal villages of Kingsand and Cawsand, from which a ferry will take you to Plymouth. Along the southern edges of the peninsula are miles of beautiful walks with glorious views of Rame Head. Just a mile south of Millbrook lies Whitsand Bay with its miles of uncrowded sandy RNLI patrolled beach and dramatic cliffs. A superb base for discovering the wild side of Cornwall.

Region Information

Note: About 100 yards of steep cliff footpath, ending in 24 steps, lead to it from the road.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas
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