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Location: St Mawes

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Petroc is a superb property, lovingly renovated and restored with sumptuous furnishings and luxurious detailing. The master bedroom opens out onto a large balcony with simply breath-taking views of St Mawes Harbour creates a perfect spot to grab a morning coffee or a glass of wine and watch the boats and ferries pottering by. There is a small courtyard which is perfect for drying wetsuits and the luxury of a heated outside shower to wash the sand and salt from the children.

St Mawes is simply an idyllic spot for a holiday. It is perfect for those who want to get out on the water or explore the stunning coastline or the Roseland Peninsula. There are two shingle beaches in St Mawes or some lovely sandy beaches on the St Anthony headland. Staying in St Mawes you would not need your car all week. Everything is within walking distance and the passenger ferries provide regular services around the estuary from the delightful harbour.

Ground Floor: Small entrance porch from front door leads into open plan living room / dining area with comfortable sofas, table and chairs and a wood burning stove. Stairs lead to first floor. Corridor leads to kitchen with fully fitted units and appliances, further access to utility room with washer / dryer and also a downstairs shower room with WC and hand basin.
First Floor: Master bedroom with 5' double bed and sea view, glass door leads to large balcony with stunning sea views. Twin bedroom with two 3' beds and storage; sea view from one of the beds. Second double bedroom with 5' bed and storage. Family bathroom with bath including overhead shower, basin and WC.
Exterior: Enclosed rear courtyard garden, large balcony with table and chairs and sea view. Outside heated shower.

Facilities & Services
There is a central heating system with thermostatically controlled radiators, there is also a wood burning stove. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an electric oven and induction hob. There is a microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, kettle, separate under counter fridge & freezer and a dishwasher: There is combined washer machine / dryer in the utility room. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital Smart TV with catch up TV & DVD player which can be used for CDs and radio. Bose sound system. Unlimited WiFi is available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a cot and high chair. Hairdryer is available.

Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. Regrettably no dogs are allowed. Parking is available in the space to the rear of the property, additional parking is available in the main car park (very safe) and weekly/daily tickets are available from the pay and display machine.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£300 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
Open fire / woodburner
Open fire / woodburner
Parking available
Parking available
Sea views
Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Beach within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Pub within walking distance


We loved that this was a detached property. It was well equipped and clean. The bedrooms were of a good, equal size with lovely views. The balcony off the master bedroom has gorgeous sea views. Alas there was construction work on the property directly outside and we felt unable to use it to its full potential. That aside, a great location and would stay there again.

Angela Anders

This was our first visit to Petroc but we've stayed in St Mawes a few times. This cottage is wonderful. It has everything you could wish for; views, peace, space and is superbly equipped right down to the Nespresso coffee pod machine. We loved our stay here. Its a very short, but steep walk to the sea front and has a balcony to admire the sea views with a sundowner in hand! It is furnished beautifully. The owners have great taste! I couldn't recommend this cottage enough or Cornwall Cottages superb service. I dare say it will become a very popular choice!

Andrew Miller

We had a truly wonderful few days at Petroc, aided by some magnificent Easter weather. Please pass on our thanks to the owners, who have created a fabulous, tasteful, welcoming house/home. We loved everything about it, it is the perfect place for a family to get away and enjoy Cornwall.

Jonathan Gubbins

Last minute booking, which was hassle free. Well presented spacious house, very comfortable, and well equipped. Bonus having a car parking space at the rear, but it is very tight, so more suited to a smaller car. Appreciated the welcome gifts. House was a stones throw from the quay, but be prepared for steep steps. St Mawes was a lovely location, pretty, and friendly people. Would very much recommend a visit. In all, loved our stay, and would return. Very enjoyable week.

Jane Ellis

The cottage was absolutely gorgeous, in a fantastic spot & a beautiful view from the balcony. Perfect for our holiday requirements. My family & I have booked with Cornwall Cottages before without any issues. This time there was an issue with the security deposit (despite being told it would not be taken from my account, my statement showed a withdrawal) sadly the young (?) operative I spoke with seemed unable to grasp this & was short to the point of rudeness. Otherwise I have always found them to be most polite, knowledgeable & courteous.

Lisa Wild

Booked very last minute, staff made it simple to book and very knowledgeable of local area. House was beautiful, had everything we could possibly need. Parking space although very tight was a perfect. Very clean and modern, but welcoming. The welcome wine and biscuits was a nice touch. Linen good quality, nice to have extra throws if needed in the evening. Perfect location slightly away from small town centre but close enough to walk. Lots of steps or a steepish hill to get back up from the harbour to the house. We had a quest with mobility issues and managed just went slowly. Could do with some coasters on the bedside tables, for tea in the morning. Bedroom balcony just lovely, lots of mornings having breakfast with the whole family outside. Definitely will visit again.

David Pearce

We had a truly wonderful week staying in St Mawes at Petroc. The property has been recently furnished and the owners have made a beautiful job of it. We wanted for nothing. It was such a great size for our family of 5 and the beds were the most comfortable we have ever slept in. We will definitely return.


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