This adorable cottage in the heart of picturesque Mousehole offers the ideal base to explore this stunning region.
At the heart of one of Cornwall's most picturesque villages lies Mary's Loft, an adorable cottage which makes for a perfect romantic retreat. The cosy three-storey property is located on a quiet street in Mousehole, one of Cornwall's most historic fishing villages, maintaining incomparable character, charm and beauty, dating back to 1266. Open the bedroom curtains to sights of the sea, then step out of the front door to the soft sounds of a working fishing port, salty air fresh on your face.
The nautical-themed interior mirrors this, with understated wooden furniture and an aquatic colour scheme alluding to your seafaring setting. Enjoy cooking and dining in the spacious kitchen, or relaxing in the airy lounge, before venturing out into your serene surroundings. Return home to drift off under crisp sheets and rustic exposed ceiling beams.
You're never far from one of Cornwall's most beautiful beaches, with Sennen Cove, Porthcurno and Porthminster all within a 12-mile drive. The South West Coast Path is on your doorstep too, the tracks of which can take you across fields and woodland, as well as offering beautiful sea views. The village itself has a good range of pubs, restaurants, galleries and local craft shops for you to explore, while the gorgeous harbour (famed for its outstanding Christmas lights display), offers sweeping views across Mount's Bay to St Michael's Mount. You'll