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Mousehole Cottage

  • Property Ref: MOUSE
  • Polperro
  • Cornwall
  • PL13 2RJ


  • Self Catering

About this Property

This is a real gem of a holiday hideaway, full of character with a snug cottage feel, a sunny private garden and off road parking. Situated on the outskirts of the quintessentially Cornish fishing village of Polperro, about 10 minute's easy stroll from the harbour and beach, Mousehole Cottage provides an ideal base from which to explore and enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer. A downstairs bedroom/playroom is an ideal spot for youngsters, where they can watch TV and DVD's or play games, giving the adults some well-earned rest.  On the top floor a sunny lounge with feature fireplace is a cosy place to relax whatever the season and a few steps up from the kitchen door brings you to the sizeable rear garden. For families that love the coast there are several beaches within walking or driving distance and for those who enjoy the great outdoors, the South West Coastal path runs through Polperro and gives access to the miles of dramatic coastline, with its many secluded coves and stunning views.  Looe offers the attractions of a more traditional seaside town and further afield the famous Eden Project and the National Aquarium in Plymouth are well worth a visit. 

Previous guests' comments:

"The cottage is beautiful and very well located. It was always a pleasure coming back to it at the end of a busy day."  September 2012.

"It was so nice to have a garden to relax and have a BBQ in." July 2012.

"Mousehole Cottage is a great base in a fabulous location, a lovely cottage, very homely and clean." June 2012.


Ground floor lounge/playroom/bedroom with double sofa bed, two beanbags, fireplace with stove effect electric heater and a flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD. Stairs up to first floor. Spacious master double bedroom with 5ft king size bed, window seat, antique pine wardrobe, chest of drawers and bureaux. Further stairs up to the second floor. Lounge with feature fireplace equipped with stove effect electric heater, comfortable sofas, flat screen TV, DVD and Freeview. Twin bedroom with two 3ft beds, hanging wardrobe and tallboy. Tiled bathroom with bath (electric shower over), hand basin, WC and two heated towel rails. Farmhouse kitchen/diner equipped with ceramic hob, double oven and grill, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave and dining table to seat six.

Outside: Two patio areas and lawn with garden table, chairs and barbecue.

Parking: Off road parking for 2 small cars or one medium to large car on drive directly in front of the cottage.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels (no beach towels), electricity, heating (night storage and electric fan heaters) and stair gate.
  • Security Deposit: £100.
  • Telephone: No telephone provided. Mobile reception poor (Orange and T-Mobile/EE good).
  • WiFi:  Available from beginning of March 2016
  • Local Facilities: Polperro beach 10 minute's walk. Talland beach 35 minutes walk or 10 minutes drive. Shops, pubs and restaurants all in Polperro. Looe with more facilities, 4 miles. Plymouth 25 miles. Truro 29 miles.

Please Note: Owing to the number of steps, this property may not be suitable for the elderly or infirm.


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