|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Located 80 metres from the beautiful harbour in the picturesque and serene village of Mousehole, Seamore cottage is a warm, character property with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms which is cosy for 2 but can sleep up to 7.
Seamore cottage has a spacious living room, complete with a log burner, TV, DVD player, a large selection of books, DVDs and games, and a dining table.
The kitchen, which has a filter coffee maker, microwave, electric oven and washing machine is connected to the living room via a walkway which boasts a 4-seater breakfast bar.
Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms. Two double rooms; one with a en-suite with a shower and the other with a window seat with a wonderful sea view. The 3rd bedroom is a bunk bed, with a double sized bottom bunk, perfect for a couple or for a a few children. Also upstairs is the main bathroom which has a shower/bath.
We had been talking about buying a holiday home abroad for years but never managed to find the time to really look at all of the potential locations.
In May 2004 we took a short break to Mousehole with the kids and after just a few days we felt so at home we said ‘Why are we looking abroad when we have found Mousehole and Cornwall?’
When we decided to take the plunge and look for a home in Mousehole we had very specific requirements. We wanted somewhere that was cosy enough for 2 and yet with enough accommodation for our two boys and their friends, all of whom, we were assured, would want to join them! We wanted all of the traditional cottage features but with modern accommodation and facilities, close to the harbour and with a view to the sea. To much to ask? Almost but then we found 5 Regent Terrace, which we have appropriately re-named Seamore Cottage.
Almost immediately we had enquiries about holiday letting but we decided that as this was to be our home too, we would spend about 6 months re-fitting the cottage to a standard that we, and others, would appreciate.
Seamore Cottage, which has been the home of Mousehole mariners for over 150 years, is about 80 odd paces from the harbour front and there are a number precious parking spaces close by. The cottage was completely rebuilt in 1999 transforming the accommodation but retaining the original features.
I try to go down to Mousehole whenever there is a vacancy and I have fallen in love with waking up in the morning and sitting on the window seat with a cup of tea in the front bedroom and watch the fisherman go out.
Mousehole is simply beautiful and tiny as it’s name suggests. Known as one of the loveliest coastal villages in England it’s granite cottages, with unique slate roofs cluster around the harbour, along narrow streets and cobbled lanes. The pretty harbour, where colourful, bobbing fishing boats glitter in the crystal clear Cornish sunlight, has a safe sandy beach, ideal for kids of all ages enclosed by a granite harbour wall with the smallest of openings onto Mounts Bay.
The village has a couple of handy shops, a post office and newsagents, some fine restaurants and a wonderful pub, The Ship Inn, where a warm welcome, good service and hearty meals are assured to locals and visitors alike. Mousehole is surrounded by a lovely coastline, designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ by the National Trust. There are two more beaches close by, with rock pools that will keep youngsters entertained for hours.
Everything about the cottage is designed for comfort and ease; a great deal of thought has gone into making it feel spacious so that it can comfortably accommodate any number from 1 to 7+ people ( especially given it has 2 bathrooms and 2 loos). It is also an all round year place to stay with its lovely wood burning stove. Located close to Mousehole harbour, walks along the coastal path, charming shops, and a great restaurant 2 minutes walk away 2 Fore Street (but book in advance for it soon gets filled), their Newlyn crab soufflé is delicious. I certainly shall be back to the cottage and will recommend it to friends.
We had a lovely stay in this great cottage.
A home from home property with everything you could wish for .
Will be looking to book again.
Cornwall is just the most wonderful place on earth!! Mouse hole is quaint and buzzing and has a charm all of its own. Seamore cottage is a wonderful place to stay and has all the home comforts you will need. There is plenty of room for a family, my only criticism would be that there is no garden and although you can take your dog to the cottage this was a bit of a pain when the dog wants to go out at 5.00am!! Saying that, walking your dog around the beautiful cobbled streets and hideaways at this time of the morning is really quite relaxing. There is very little parking in Mousehole and you certainly won't be able to park your car outside the cottage. I t costs £3 to park near the harbour but I dread to think what this is like in the summer!!! Be warned. The streets are narrow and hilly and mouse hole is a tourist attraction so always lots of cars and people wandering around. The cottage has all mod cons except Sky and a wi fi signal or mobile phone signal so if you really do want to get away from it all this is the place for you. We loved it and would certainly go back without any hesitation. There are lots of things to do around the area but to be honest the beauty of Cornwall is that you can just drive and see where the road takes you and chances are you will discover your own hidden gems!
Wir waren mit 4 Erwachsenen und 3 Kindern (9, 10, 15) das und fühlten uns sehr wohl. Alles sehr nett eingerichtet, nur eine Spülmaschine statt der Waschmaschine hätte uns besser gefallen. Parken vor der Tür fast nicht möglich aber es gibt hier und da mit einem wenig Fußweg Parkgelegenheiten. Zum Erholen prima, da das Mobilfunknetz nur an wenigen Stellen im Ort funktioniert und WLAN gibt es auch nur in ein paar Restaurants und Cafés. Wir kommen wieder.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Change over dates are Saturday.