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Mengarth

Cadgwith, Cornwall (Ref. 959728)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • “Have visited Mengarth last year, without problems.”

    However, despite an extra 2 hours for a "deep clean", parts of the property last week were dirty or had not been touched: lounge windowsills had sticky marks from drinks glasses and had not been cleaned, the small double bedroom had not been hoovered, GF shower (in with sauna) had human hair in the tray, tablecloth was on the floor in the diningroom, shelves in bathroom were dirty, fridge was not cleaned - opened food had been left and the ice box was iced up and did not close properly ...

    However, despite an extra 2 hours for a "deep clean", parts of the property last week were dirty or had not been touched: lounge windowsills had sticky marks from drinks glasses and had not been cleaned, the small double bedroom had not been hoovered, GF shower (in with sauna) had human hair in the tray, tablecloth was on the floor in the diningroom, shelves in bathroom were dirty, fridge was not cleaned - opened food had been left and the ice box was iced up and did not close properly. Lighting in the lounge was not good - 3 of the 6 inset ceiling lights were not working and the bulb was smashed in one of the table lamps; there was also a smashed bulb in the bathroom. Some of the drawers in the bedrooms did not open properly or were broken. The sash window in the small double bedroom would not stay open. We had a problem with the water heater not working mid week; we reported the fault on Wednesday morning and after speaking to the management company and the owner and a visit from the cleaner, a plumber came on Thursday morning and fixed the immersion heater. I realise things like this happen, and am not complaining about the water problem but it did not help when we were unhappy already regarding the property. Mengarth is a spacious house in a very good location but the cleaning and the fittings let it down.

    - Mrs Saxby, August 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to complete your feedback, for which we are most grateful. We have spoken with the owner regarding the ongoing cleanliness issues at Mengarth and we have been advised that the previous housekeepers have now been replaced with a new company. The owner has assured us he will be monitoring the situation very closely and we have every faith that any previous cleanliness issues at the property will now have been resolved. Despite the points raised we do hope you enjoyed your visit. Owner relations

The property

Featured in BBC-TV's Fisherman's Apprentice, Cadgwith is one of the most mesmerising fishing/artist villages in an area of outstanding beauty.

A few yards from the sea, the village and coastal path, Mengarth is a substantial detached house that is hard to resist.

This is a place for all who love the smell of sea air, fresh fish from the boat, rock pool expeditions, cliff top rambles, sea shanties, time with family and friends and good food and beer at the 300 year old smugglers' inn.

Cadgwith could not be lovelier; it is the destination to slowdown and unwind, where modern world stresses are shut out.

Centuries-old cottages, mostly thatch, spill from the valley down to the shore and small fishing boats launch from the shingle beach as they have been for generations.

There is a separate sandy beach for sunbathing and swimming and nearby Kynance Cove, rated as one of the best beaches in the world by the National Trust.

Cadgwith is a little village with a big social calendar; gig racing, a regatta, summer barbecues and live music feature through the year.

It is also a great launch pad for sailing on the Helford, golfing at Mullion's coastal course and the gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan are simply stunning and Rick Stein's seafood restaurant at nearby Porthleven is epicurean heaven. Set into the hillside and back from the road, Mengarth commands an outstanding position.

Once you arrive you do not need to get back in to the car.

Inside find spacious dimensions, slate flagstones, wood flooring, wood burner, books, artistic touches, sauna for post cliff top rambles.

There is something about the relaxed mood at Mengarth that is so appealing: a real home.

Reverse level to appreciate the sea views from the large sitting room and the patio while the outlook from the steep terraced garden is unbeatable (take care on the steps).

There are three bathrooms, all modern and spotless, and four bedrooms offering flexible accommodation.

Summary

  • Reverse level over two floors
  • Four bedrooms
  • 1 x ground floor double
  • 1 x twin with en-suite shower room with basin and WC
  • 1 x twin (zip and link to 6' double on request)
  • 1 x first floor king size double bedroom
  • Ground floor shower room with basin, WC and sauna
  • First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • First floor sitting room with wood burner
  • Kitchen
  • Dining hall
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • sauna, TV with freeview, WiFi, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Garden with furniture
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Two pets welcome at £25 each per week
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Coast 5 minute walk

About the location

CADGWITH

Helston 11 miles ; Lizard 3 miles ; Coverack 8 miles.

A traditional fishing village on the tip of the Lizard Peninsula, Cadgwith is unspoilt and timeless. Quintessentially Cornish, its narrow streets are lined with former pilchard cellars, higgledy piggledy whitewashed cottages and charming smugglers’ inns. Time here is spent walking the coastal footpath, building sandcastles on the beach and fishing the waters for mackerel. The village is home to a small number of shops including a gift shop, craft shop and a fishmonger’s where you buy delicious crab sandwiches. It also has a lively events calendar, with weekly sea-shanty nights, summer barbecues, a regatta and a fortnightly fishing competition. The market town of Helston is around 20 minutes away by car; here you will find an excellent farmers’ market on the first Saturday of the month – a great place to pick up some local produce for your stay.

Note: Please state at the point of booking if you require beds to be made up differently to that specified. Late notice may mean we are not able to change the configuration in time for your arrival. Note: The baths Jacuzzi system doesn't work but can be used as a normal bath (note why it is not advertised with Jacuzzi bath).
Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

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