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Castle Bay

Marazion, Cornwall (Ref. 959287)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Exon

    “Cottage is in a lovely location with fantastic views.”

    Lovely cream tea met us when we arrived and that was a nice welcome. ...

    Lovely cream tea met us when we arrived and that was a nice welcome. Plenty of room in the cottage to move around and plenty of cooking utensils for inside and outside. plenty of parking and a lovely patio area to sit out in the sun and admire the views over to St Michaels mount. Downside to the cottage is lack of cleaning by the cleaner, dust & cobwebs in all corners by the tables in the front room. Breakfast cheerio on kitchen floor under table. Dust in front entrance on old Arga stove and I could even write CLEAN ME in the dust. Windows need cleaning inside and out as they were filthy and need updating. Beds were so uncomfortable with a basic sponge mattress. No pin code for sky films so unable to watch Action films before the watershed. On all it was a lovely week in the cottage and we would stay again. There is a local newsagent 5 min up the road so you don't have to go into the centre of Marazion. The Fire Engine pub is great and staff are so friendly. nice drink and nice food as well.

    ***Owner Response*** Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you did not contact us during your stay as we would have been happy to pop round and sort out any issues. We look forward to seeing you again. Owner relations

The property

It's hard to escape the spectacular sea views from Castle Bay.

In an elevated position overlooking the castle topped island of St Michaels Mount, the shimmering sea will form the backdrop whether you are relaxing on the sun terrace or curled up in front of the fire.

If ever you need the excuse to have breakfast in bed, then this view is it.

A bungalow with a difference, this spacious detached property is hidden away from the main thoroughfare within large gardens and with ample parking, a rare find in this seafront town.

The surprisingly rambling interior is individual in character and both the sitting room and kitchen dining room will cater for large groups to gather in comfort.

The five bedrooms comprise of two comfortable doubles with king size beds, two twins and a bunk room for little ones.

The sandy beach is just a short walk away as is the pretty town centre where there are galleries, gift shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs for all budgets.

A visit to the amazing island of St Michaels Mount is a must whilst staying in Marazion and at low tide it is possible to walk across the ancient causeway (at high tide you can hop on the small ferry).

The medieval castle is surrounded by subtropical gardens but be sure to check opening times as these can vary.

The nearby market town of Penzance can be reached in minutes by car but keen walkers may enjoy the level stretch of the coastal path from Marazion.

Considered as the capital of West Cornwall, this historic harbour town has an abundance of individual shops and art galleries including the contemporary gallery space the Exchange, the largest west of Bristol.

If the sun is shining, simply enjoy a leisurely stroll along the spectacular seafront promenade.

To the north is St Ives, the most famous of the Cornish holiday towns with its sandy beaches and azure blue waters.

The town is perhaps best reached by train from Penzance along the coastal branch line, arguably one of the most scenic routes in the country.


  • All on one level with some internal steps
  • Five bedrooms: 2 x king, 2 x twin, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Open plan kitchen and dining area
  • Sitting area.
  • Central heating, wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x TV, Sky TV, DVD, iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Garden with seating
  • Patio area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 5 min
  • walk
  • Beach 5 min
  • walk
  • This property requires a Good Housekeeping Bond of £175

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £175.

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About the location


Penzance 3.8 miles; Helston 9.6 miles.

Marazion is the gateway to the enchanting castle and island fortress of St Michael's Mount. The ideal location for family holidays with large sandy beaches and a popular destination for watersports including windsurfing, paddle-boarding, kite-surfing and sailing. Situated on the shore of Mount's Bay with stunning views towards the Lizard peninsula and Land's End the ancient market town of Marazion is a great place to visit at any time of year. Discover a variety of gift and craft shops along with art galleries as well as a selection of old pubs and excellent restaurants in this historic location.

Note: There are 22 stone steps in the garden. Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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