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The Nest

Garras near Mawgan, Cornwall (Ref. 1092384)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Martin

    “The Nest was in a good location, was private and provided everything for a comfortable stay.”

    - Martin, May 2024


  • Two double bedrooms with TV's
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, bidet, WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 2 x TV's with DVD players, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking inside or outside the property
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10.30am.

The property

Mawgan 1.2 miles.The Nest is a charming two-bedroom semi-detached house nestled in Cornwall's small village of Garras near Mawgan.

Enjoying a fabulous location next to the owner’s home, The Nest is an ideal place to stay for couples or a family of four searching for a place in Cornwall that offers the best of both coast and countryside.

It is conveniently located within easy reach of famous tourist spots like Helston and Falmouth.

Before unloading your belongings and making your way to your new house, park in the off-street parking area.

When you enter the home, you'll find a well-appointed shower area that's ideal for rinsing off after a day spent on the beach or hiking through the countryside.

Continue on to the kitchen, where you'll find a double electric oven and hob, a microwave, a fridge, and a freezer, as well as a convenient slimline dishwasher for easy clean-ups.

Here, you can whip up family favourites.

Tuck-in to a family favourite at the dining table for six or if the weather is nice, why not dine alfresco out on the private, enclosed patio?

As the evening grows darker, gather your loved ones in the sitting room to enjoy a family film night on the Smart TV, as you snuggle up on the plush sofas in the warmth of the electric fire.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you can pour in the bubbles and indulge in a soothing soak in the bath or freshen up with a rinse in the shower, before catching your rest in one of two beautifully-decorated bedrooms.

Find the nearby, well-stocked Garras Lake where you can cast your line and reel in your catch of the day, sure to entice the keen anglers in your party.

Take advantage of your close proximity to the peaceful grounds of the Trelawarren Estate, where walking and cycling trails can be found in abundance through the 1000-acre site; make a splash at the swimming pool, or recharge with a steaming cup of coffee at the café.

Take a short journey to Mawgan for more conveniences, such as the inviting Ship Inn restaurant or the well-stocked convenience store, where you can treat your loved ones to a good lunch or stock up on necessities; Jumunjy Thai Cuisine @ The Old Post Office rests on the outskirts on the village and makes a delicious choice for a meal out!

While in Helston, you can explore the Museum of Cornish Life, enjoy the rides at Flambards Theme Park, or dine at an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants.

Porthleven is a great place to spend a day at the beach, where you can relax on the golden sands, create sandcastles with the kids, or paddle along the coastlines.

With its lovely harbour, you can savour the freshest fish and chips while soaking in the sights and sounds of the day with a stop at Rick Steins, or add a touch of opulence with an indulgent meal at one of the nearby Michelin starred restaurants.

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with a visit to the stunning National Trust site of Penrose, with its expansive woodlands and farmlands waiting to be explored.

Visit Falmouth, which is home to the National Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and countless surfing opportunities, from here, you can embark on a sea safari or take the park and float to the bustling city of Truro.

There are more adventures to be had in Mullion, where avid golfers can test their swing at Mullion Golf Club, idyllically positioned atop the cliff of the Lizard Peninsula, whilst relaxing spa days are bookable at Mullion Cove Hotel.

The town of St Ives is easily accessible by car or coastal train from St Erth, whilst an adventure to the Isles of Scilly can be taken by ferry, plane or helicopter from Penzance; spectacular views are to be had aboard a small plane from Sennen.

Head to Lizard, where you can stroll the magnificent Lizard Peninsula, which provides unmatched vistas, or thrill seekers can try their hand at scuba diving.

For memories that will last a lifetime, secure your stay at The Nest.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Helston 4.5 miles; Falmouth 10 miles; Lizard 10 miles

This quiet little village sits in a beautifully rural location in Southern Cornwall. Mawgan offers a convenience store and a high-quality pub serving food. For a wider range of amenities, take the short trip to the town of Helston which offers a plethora of pubs, restaurants and shops. There are a number of Cornwall's most popular coastal resorts nearby, with Falmouth just 10 miles away and is a must-visit with its stunning harbour and the glorious Pendennis Castle. From Mawgan you can also easily reach mainland Britain's southernmost point at Lizard, a wonderful day out is ensured.

Note: For bookings within 48 hours of the date of arrival, please check availability with the owner.

Note: Sorry, smoking is not permitted inside or outside the property.

Note: Sorry, no children under 10

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas