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Sea Shimmer

Newlyn, Cornwall (Ref. 959210)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Smith

    “The entrance to Sea Shimmer is along the side of the house and not at the front where door number 11 is visible on first arriving.”

    Let future visitors know that they need to walk along the side of the house to gain entrance. Parking is difficult but you get used to it. We also recommend walking and using the local buses which

    Let future visitors know that they need to walk along the side of the house to gain entrance. Parking is difficult but you get used to it. We also recommend walking and using the local buses which are reliable and reach most tourist spots. The car is ok when travelling further afield. The location of the apartment is lovely with wonderful views. The facilities are excellent and the basket of treats is a great idea. A lovely place from which to explore West Cornwall.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Sea Shimmer is a ground floor apartment and part of a 1900’s majestic Victorian terrace which stands high above the fishing port of Newlyn commanding spectacular views overlooking the sea, Mount's Bay and St Michael's Mount.

The property is on one level, on the ground floor and provides spacious accommodation for two people.

As you walk in from the rear of the property you come into the kitchen with modern sleek worktops and plenty of storage with all you need to rustle up tasty meals during your stay.

The living room has a spectacular sea view from the bay window, early risers will enjoy a view of the sunrise and the living flame electric fire will come in handy in those cooler months.

The comfortable bedroom will ensure a restful night's sleep.

An attractive courtyard at the rear of the property offers a sheltered sunspot to relax and maybe enjoy a cream tea or two.

The colourful village of Newlyn has many traditional inns, galleries, shops as well as a small cinema.

Rise early and you can visit the bustling fish market or if you prefer sample the local produce in the restaurants, Mackerel Sky seafood bar being just one.

Penzance is within very easy reach, steeped in history and culture with plenty of entertainment opportunities and attractions including the Jubilee Pool, an Art Deco outdoor seawater pool.

Within 10 minutes drive is Marazion with its long sandy beach, water sports and good-food pubs.

The fortress on St Michael's Mounts is well worth a visit.

Just a half hours drive away, St Ives is sublime with its picture postcard appeal.

Mousehole is the next village, with its ancient stone walled harbour, quirky craft shops, traditional inns and eateries.

This property is a little gem, you will remember the sunrises forever.


All ground floor. 1 x double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and living effect electric fire.


  • Gas central heating with living effect electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD and radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for medium size car, larger cars should be able to park on the roadside a short walk (with a hill) from the property
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Sea,shop and pub within 6 min walk
  • Note: Children are not accepted at this property.

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About the location


Penzance 1 mile.

Nestled next to Penzance, and although still a quaint village in its own right, Newlyn is actually the third largest fishing port in England, and an important Port of Refuge for all sea baring craft. This Cornish village is clustered around the harbour, with its historic 800 year old quay (the Mayflower actually left for America from this quay, not Plymouth) curling around a few small boats on the western side. Famous for the Newlyn school of Art and Newlyn Copper, the Cornwall Coastal Path passes through the village, as does the level Mousehole to Marazion cycle path. An abundance of wildlife and flora can be enjoyed along both, with basking sharks, dolphins and grey seals often seen. The Cornish coast is renowned for surfing, and Penwith offers some splendid beaches on which to enjoy this sport as well as surf fishing for sea bass. Mounts Bay also offers a wealth of opportunity for watersports enthusiasts as well as giving visitors an opportunity to relax and unwind in beautiful surroundings.

Note: Parking suitable for medium size vehicle only with reversing uphil required for access.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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