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Thimble self catering cottage is a truly charming south facing light and airy 1850s semi detached fisherman's self catering cottage set in the heart of the harbour and on the coastal path.
it can only be reached by foot, bliss no cars! bag drop and 2 minutes walk.
Wheelie luggage recommended.
Car parking permit @ Willows car park included in the rental
This property does not accept PETS.
For your comfort Thimble self catering cottage is a non smoking and none pet property.
Sea and harbour views from the top floor with village views from the middle floor
. Newly renovated and decorated with an eclectic look of new and antique furniture over 3 floors, whitewashed walls and stairs to compliment the period features. wood burner, beamed ceilings. Courtyard garden
Front door, stone bench outside kitchen window
Kitchen. Victorian pine table with 4 chapel chairs, decorated with a vintage vibe.warmed via newly fitted storage heater. washing machine, induction hob double oven cooker, Fridge/freezer. stairs to lounge
Bathroom. double shower, shaver point. toilet and sink. Shower powered by megaflow hot water system, lots of pressure and plenty of hot water!
wall mounted dimplex heater.
Lounge. Large antique leather chesterfield sofa, 2 armchairs. Pine desk and chair, for writing those postcards! Chilli log burner. Stable door to courtyard.
2 box sash windows which lets the light flood in. Smart TV .Dimplex wall mounted electric heater. stairs to bedrooms
Double bedroom: double bed with pocket sprung and memory foam mattress.
Tallboy wardrobe.Digital tv with Dvd player, small library of dvds. Dimplex wall mounted heater.French window opening out onto harbour with sea views.
Twin room; two single beds with orthopedic mattresses and soft mattresses on top. Chest of drawers and built in small wardrobe. Dimplex wall mounted heater. window onto courtyard garden.
French window with sea and harbour views..
Private courtyard garden, which is a sun trap, with Cornish slate slabs with many Cornish palms and delightful array of Cornish plants
table and seating for 4. Great for that morning coffee
bbq. side gate opening onto coastal path
stone bench by the front door, another little suntrap!
we have introduce a package for each rental
as some owners provide electric, but not towels, or free parking, but no linen etc or no wifi or no wood for the woodburner.
complimentary car parking @ willows car park, five minute walk to Thimble. (car parks start from £55 per week)!
super fast broadband wifi
towels, bed linen (beds made up for arrival) included
full housekeepers clean for your arrival
initial scuttle of logs/kindling wood for wood burner (seasonal) logs plenty available from Mevagissey newsagents.
£15. Electricity included rest by key meter at Mevagissey newsagents all very simple to use. Summer average use £1.75 per day! Winter with heaters on £3.00 per day guideline only
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / :
Freshly laundered towels, linen and full housekeepers clean is included before and after your stay. Towels & linen changed in between a 2 week stay.
kitchen tea towels, new dish cloth, fairy liquid hand soap tea, coffee, Cornish milk, to get you started.:
Breath taking views from the walks on the coastal path. Walk 1.5 miles from Thimble's doorstep to The Gardens of Heligan all off road, drive to The Eden project 8 miles away. Mevagissey is a working harbour,where you can watch the fishermen land their catch, mend their nets, which they have been since 1430 or just watch the boats bobbing up and down. Mevagissey has a history of smuggling and piracy, keeps to its roots and is far from commercialised and is still picture postcard quaint, a quintessential Cornish harbour.
Mevagissey boasts its own tiny beach in the harbour
polstreath beach 10 minute walk and only accessible by foot, no cars! Magical.
porthluney/caerhays castle and beach, 5 miles drive
gorran haven beach, family beach 3 miles drive.
Pentewan, one mile away from Mevagissey.
Portmellon, small cove, 20 minutes walk. , passing pub on the way!
Fishing trips from the harbour.
Crabbing & mackerel catching from the Harbour wall, nets, lines, bait available from the local shops.
Diving, snorkeling, water skis, canoes, kayaks available from Pentewan, 2 miles away.
Paddle boarding from Wesup based in Mevagissey Harbour
restaurants include Cornish, Portuguese, French, and Indian, with a few traditional Cornish pubs, bakery, corner shop (cash machine), Lloyds bank, Boots the chemist which featured in the Christmas adverts with Mevagissey as the back drop!,
Doctors surgery,greengrocers with small butchery section, Cornish fish & chips, pastie shop, all within a 2 minutes walk, no need for the car!
please read additional information for whats included.
Newquay airport 7 km
ST Austell railway station 4 km.
possible to stay in Mevagissey with no car if wanting to stay locally via bus service or taxi.
North coast, Port Issac, Padstow, Watergate Bay, Tintagel castle by car 45 minute
West coast, Mousehole, ST Ives 1 hour 20 minutes,
Minack theatre 1 hour 30 minutes
Truro, retail therapy, farmers markets. 20 mins drive
I have many oversea visitors, so can advise on B&Bs if arriving a couple of days early, car hire, taxis from the train station, or Newquay Airport. I can also put together an itinerary for your week in Mevagissey.