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Glanville House

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 959570)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • Kay

    “Second time staying at Glanville House.”

    Beautiful house, great location, and the Christmas tree and decorations were a lovely thought.

    Beautiful house, great location, and the Christmas tree and decorations were a lovely thought.

    - Kay, December 2023


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x first floor twin bedrooms with TVs, 1 x second floor king size double with TV, 1 x second floor double with TV
  • Ground floor cloakroom with WC
  • First floor bathroom with free standing bath, basin and WC
  • Second floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Central heating, wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and electric 5 ring Neff hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with freeview, WiFi, DVD and iPod dock
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Unloading is possible to the rear of the house and then guests will need to walk up the path with their luggage
  • Cars can be parked at a nearby car park (around 500 metres away) at a cost of around £40 per vehicle per week
  • Children over two welcome
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk.

The property

With spell binding sea views from every room, Glanville House is an exceptional property.

Positioned on the harbour front in the charismatic village of Mevagissey, this luxurious residence could not be closer to the water and is the perfect venue for families and groups seeking an elegant coastal retreat.

With direct access to the harbour just a moments walk will take you to the centre of this bustling fishing village where there are an overabundance of cafes, old inns, gift and curio shops as well as family friendly and fine dining restaurants, all being able to take advantage of the fishing trade on the doorstep. What could be more fun than a fishing trip departing from the harbour in the summer months then cooking up the catch that evening or perhaps hopping on a ferry for lunch across the bay in the fabulous waterfront town of Fowey.

The nearest sandy beaches are at Penstreath just outside the village and Pentewan, just over two miles by car or less on the coast path, both offering a fun day out whatever the weather.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the infamous Eden Project are both within 10 miles and well worth a visit during you stay. Completely refurbished, Glanville House offers beautifully presented accommodation arranged over three floors.

From the moment you step through the door into the open plan kitchen/dining room with its handmade kitchen the quality of craftsmanship is apparent.

From here French windows open to the beautiful enclosed terrace which is an oasis of calm offering a high degree of privacy above the activity of the harbour below.

Throughout the house high quality furnishings are complemented by antiques, artwork and unusual artefacts.

Deep mattresses and crisp white linens complete the picture.

Unloading is possible outside the house and cars can be parked at a nearby car park (around 500 metres away) at a cost of around £40 per vehicle per week.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


St. Austell 5.5 miles; Truro 16 miles.

The perfect Cornish fishing village, with winding cobbled streets and a picturesque harbour full of boats. Stunning walks lead along the coast in both directions, with sandy beaches, high cliffs and hidden coves to explore. The village has an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants, whilst just up the road are the Lost Gardens of Heligan. A ferry from Mevagissey to Fowey also runs daily between Easter and September. Spend some time at the Tall Ships harbour at Charlestown (7 miles) with its shipwreck museum, or among the tropical biomes of the world-famous Eden Project (11 miles). The stunning coastline, fabulous beaches and renowned gardens of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula are a short drive down the coast while Truro, with its shops, restaurants, theatre and cathedral can be reached by car in half an hour.

Note: No children under two.