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Smuggler's Cottage

Mevagissey, Cornwall (Ref. 1011349)

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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Rice

    “Fabulous little cottage in a great location.”

    Everything you could need was provided for. Bed could do with a new mattress. Very enjoyable stay thank you

    - Mrs Rice, August 2021

    Thank for taking the time to leave your feedback and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Smugglers Cottage. The Owner is aware of your review and has now replaced the mattress. Property Owner

The property

Smuggler's Cottage can be found directly on the harbour front from the picturesque harbour of Mevagissey, tucked away amid a collection of characterful cottages within a cobbled alleyway.

The cottage boasts a wonderful smuggling history and is well-appointed for a couple seeking to explore the wonderful setting of this Cornish coastline setting.

Internally, the cottage offers a tranquil scene with calming hues of blue and white to ensure a wonderful place for you and your loved one to come back to each evening.

Spend your down time within the open-plan living room, where you can curl up on the plush sofa where smugglers once dashed from the sea and accessed the cottage via the secret hatch.

The space comes with a contemporary kitchen area which houses all the essentials to whip up a delicious evening meal that can be enjoyed at the dining table.

Head up the open tread staircase to find a well-presented double bedroom, complete with characterful exposed beams and a well-appointed en-suite with a walk-in shower and basin.

If you can tear yourself away from this wonderful base, a step out the door will bring you to the harbour full of boats.

Choose to dine one evening at one of the superb restaurants, or pick up the essentials at one of the nearby shops.

To keep you busy whilst staying here, venture to the famous Lost Gardens of Heligan or hop onto a ferry and spend some time at Fowey.

Alternatively, venture slightly further afield to the Roseland Peninsula where you will find a selection of glorious beaches.

Smuggler's Cottage is an idyllic base for a retreat with your loved one.


  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower and basin
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with ornamental fireplace (non-working fire).
  • Electric intelli heating
  • Electric oven, hob and grill, toaster, kettle, Smart TV and DVD player, selection of books
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Two pets welcome
  • Parking available in a public car park nearby, charges apply
  • Pub and shop within 0.1 miles
  • Harbour 0.1 miles
  • Note: Property is not suitable for children or people with mobility issues as the stairs are steep and the steps are narrow

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: Please be aware there is no working fire at the property currently.
Note: Property is not suitable for children or people with mobility issues as the stairs are steep and the steps are narrow.