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The Old Post Office

Mawgan Porth, Cornwall (Ref. 959952)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    KayMacG
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    “Beautifully decorated house full of character and warmth”

    We loved our stay at the Old Post Office. The beds are fantastic and the sheets and bedding were on a par with a luxury hotel. The place is full of character and easily house 6 of us in three large double rooms. The size of the rooms gave us all our own space. The third bedroom has its own staircase and felt very private. The woodburner in the central lounge was lovely to sit around on a cooler day. We also managed to use the BBQ in the garden on a warmer evening. We really enjoyed visiting the ...

    We loved our stay at the Old Post Office. The beds are fantastic and the sheets and bedding were on a par with a luxury hotel. The place is full of character and easily house 6 of us in three large double rooms. The size of the rooms gave us all our own space. The third bedroom has its own staircase and felt very private. The woodburner in the central lounge was lovely to sit around on a cooler day. We also managed to use the BBQ in the garden on a warmer evening. We really enjoyed visiting the pub down the road and popping to the local shop for breakfast supplied the next morning. As it only 5 minutes from Newquay airport it was super easy to get to. We hired a car and parked opposite the house which meant we had the choice to drive to Watergate Bay for lunch or could walk 40 minutes to Mawgan Porth to the beach. The owner had left lots of details of things to do and the kitchen was fully kitted out with coffee machine, lots of glassware and crockery. It definitely felt like a home from home and I would visit again.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dating back to the 1860's, this former Post Office and village store has been transformed into a wonderful cottage and now offers beautifully presented, characterful accommodation with exposed beamed ceilings and wooden latched doors.

This two-storey property now sleeps up to six guests in three double bedrooms and offers a high level of quality furnishings and comfortable, tasteful surroundings.

The sitting room is a great place to relax and guests can socialise around the dining table beside the warming wood-burning stove.

There is also a little snug for quiet moments or to settle with the Sunday papers.

The modern kitchen is well equipped with quality items for the most keenest cook!

The hi-spec bathroom is on the ground floor with Japanese style bath and a double shower.

Outside is an attractive sunny courtyard garden with gas barbecue, fire pit and plenty of comfortable seating for those balmy summer evenings.

Nearby St Mawgan is home to the popular Falcon Inn with restaurant and beer garden.

There is also a village shop and tea-room.

There are three amazing beaches also within a short drive namely Watergate Bay, Mawgan Porth and Bedruthan Steps.

The famous Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan are also well worth a visit.

With everything this area has to offer this really does make The Old Post Office the perfect holiday home for friends, families and couples.

Accommodation

Period property with kitchen, living room, snug and family bathroom on the ground floor. Three, well appointed double bedrooms on the first floor.

Amenities

  • Oil fired Central Heating, Wood burner
  • Electric Oven with hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, wine cooler, washing machine, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Electricity inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Gas Barbecue
  • Up to 1 pet
  • Sorry no smoking.

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About the location

ST MAWGAN

Newquay 6 miles ; Padstow 9 miles ; St Columb Major 3.5 miles

The picturesque little village of St Mawgan lies just north of Newquay, nestled in the Lanherne Valley. The village is home to a thirteenth century church, which is dedicated to St Maganus and St Nicholas. Notably in the graveyard, there is a rowing boat stern - a memorial to sailors who froze to death in local waters in 1846. The River Menalhyl runs through St Mawgan, and the village also has two welcoming inns as well as a friendly village stores with Post Office and tea rooms. The beach at Mawgan Porth is just two miles outside of St Mawgan, and there is also a beautiful Japanese garden just outside the village where you can buy indoor Bonsai trees, succulents, Buddha statues and wind chimes. With Newquay Cornwall airport based just outside St Mawgan, the village enjoys a most convenient location.

Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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