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Fantastic cottage overlooking harbour!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Ferryman's Cottage - a holiday cottage that sleeps 2 guests in 1 bedroom

Looking down into the lovely traditional old harbour of Mevagissey with fabulous views of the historic fishing village and out to sea, Ferryman's Cottage is located up a short path leading directly from the quay. This cosy cottage has been beautifully restored and furnished to a high standard. It has some unique features including a very narrow stairway and is one of the prettiest and best situated properties in the village.

The accommodation consists of one double bedroom, upper sitting area, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room with wood burning stove. Parking is included on the further side of the harbour about 5 minutes' walk away (luggage can be unloaded on the quay just below the cottage).


Ground Floor: Open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room area.

First Floor: Further sitting area with fabulous views over the harbour and out to sea, double bedroom & bathroom with over bath shower & WC.

Exterior: No exterior space.

Facilities & Services

Heating is via electric convector heaters and the wood burning stove. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge & washer / dryer. The sitting room area has a flatscreen Freeview TV & DVD player. There is a radio, CD player and iPod Dock. There is an iron & ironing board. WiFi is available at the property.


Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. An initial scuttle of logs is provided for your arrival and further supplies can be obtained from the local Post Office. There is a parking permit available to guests staying at the property which entitles you to park 1 vehicle on the far side of the outer harbour either in the harbour-side car park or in any of the marked spaces beyond the aquarium and on the lighthouse pier. Regrettably no children are permitted at the property apart from babes in arms, but please note you would need to bring your own cot and high chair. No smoking or dogs are allowed at the property.

General Booking Information

Arrival / Departure is a Friday only.

Short breaks are available during quieter periods.

£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Mevagissey in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Romantic
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Wood Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • - 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Double Room
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Fantastic cottage overlooking harbour!
average rating of 4.111111 based on 9 reviews
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Ferryman cottage Megavissey

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was excellent. We will book it again and strongly recommend it to others. But please don’t book it for the period when we would like to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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First time won't be the last

  • 5 of 5

A lovely property well positioned for all the amenities Mevagissey has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nottingham, United Kingdom

Quaint cottage but parking can be awkward

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped cosy and comfortable cottage. Lovely views of the harbour from all Windows. Lovely log burner which had a lot of use during our stay. Plentiful hot water large bathroom

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Brentford, United Kingdom

Fantasic location, very cute cottage

  • 4 of 5

What a lovely cottage. Fireplace in the living room, all the modern conveniences you need, including a washing machine. Thick walls meant we hardly noticed the storm that blew in and raged all night. Location is perfect, close to all the pubs and village centre, I think we probably visited every single pub in the 4 days we were there. I suspect this picturesque village gets very busy in summer, I would suggest winter, it's cold but cosy and very peaceful.

We didn't have a car, and travelled from London to St Austell (a 4h journey), and then a cab for about £15 to Mevagissey.

My only complaint might be that I didn't realise there were no coffee/milk so had to get dressed at 8am to run to the local shop (less than 5min walk away) on the first morning.

Definitely some place I would like to visit again, maybe in summer, I can try the tiny beach over the hill.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Brighton, United Kingdom

A good stay in an excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Have stayed before & the location never lets you down even on a wet october evening can recomend it to anyone

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Stratford Upon Avon, United Kingdom

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Brilliant location and a cosy cottage in beautiful Mevagissey. The bed was very comfortable, clean and lots of wardrobe and drawer space. Can be a little noisy in the early morning due to the fishing boats returning but all part of the experience. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Mevagissey is a wonderful little Cornish fishing village in South East Cornwall. Ideally located within easy reach of both The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. The tiny seaside village is packed with old Cornish cottages complete with narrow alleyways leading to converted fish cellars offering gift shops, galleries, pubs and cafes. Once a major Pilchard port, now the harbour boasts a smaller fleet, many of which provide sea tours, or boat trips to Fowey situated further up the South coast. The Harbour provides an ideal back drop for a fish and chip supper, followed by a stroll through the town at dusk.

With a eight minute drive to The Lost Gardens of Heligan and 30 minutes to the Eden Project, Mevagissey provides a excellent location for the keen gardener. Gorran Haven nearby offers an alternative day out as well as Pentewan with its fresh water dock basin. You can continue south along the coast down to Caerhays Castle and Porthluney Cove. Cliff walks in all directions along the coast offer spectacular views out across the St Austell Bay.


Prices & Availability

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  • Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels

  • Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent

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