Carricknath has stunning, elevated, 180 degree sea views from St Mawes Harbour across St Anthony Headland and Falmouth Bay to the Lizard Peninsula with all the activity of yachts and boats. This wonderful property is set in the much sought after harbourside village of St Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula.
A charming single storey cottage at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac, Carricknath has a large, light L-shaped living space with astonishing sea views, three bedrooms, two bath/shower-rooms, tranquil gardens and enviable parking for two cars.
Everything you need for a family holiday or a group of friends looking for a Cornish getaway, the property is a short six-minute walk down to St Mawes waterfront with its harbour, shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes.
From the moment you step over the threshold you will instantly feel at home in this delightful home where you can sit all day and enjoy the sea views.
Carricknath has been beautifully furnished by the creative owner and the nautical theme adds to the charm here.
The open plan kitchen/living-room has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The feature dining-table is just the place for everyone to gather and plan an exciting day ahead. The wide, south-facing bay window seat in the living-room is the perfect spot to gaze at the yachts bobbing out to sea. Off the hall, three bedrooms await. The two larger bedrooms have super-king 'zip and link' beds which can easily be made up as twin bedrooms. The third smaller room is a lovely twin with a stunning view over to St Anthony headland. All the bedrooms are fresh and bright and are newly carpeted and decorated. The family bathroom has both a shower and a bath, so you can choose between a long soak or a quick refreshing shower. There is a second shower-room off the handy, spacious utility-room.
There is a large outdoor room in the grounds which may be used to store bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards, wetsuits and beach gear safely.
Carricknath's south facing garden looks out to Falmouth Bay and has a garden table and chairs for al fresco dining. Imagine sitting from dawn until dusk enjoying the peace, tranquility and views, all the ingredients for a perfect holiday!
St Mawes is a gorgeous fishing village with a pretty harbour and a great selection of eateries and cafes. Perhaps the family are looking for a beach day? Summers Beach is a delightful sand and shingle beach in the village where children will love the shallow turquoise waters, and kayakers and paddle boarders will enjoy exploring the many secret coves and inlets.
A passenger ferry runs from the harbour across the bay to the cosmopolitan town of Falmouth where you can spend hours exploring the many eclectic shops and galleries or perhaps visit the Maritime Museum which gives a nod to the history of this great port.
St Mawes is ideally located for trips to the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan with plenty of coastal walks along the South West Coastal Path. Take in spectacular scenery, hidden coves, breathtaking vistas and gorgeous countryside, a walker's paradise. However you plan to spend your precious holiday time, a holiday in St Mawes will be an inspired choice!
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV. Electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Utility-room with fridge and washing machine
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin (accessed through the Utility-room)
Bedroom 1 with twin beds (3')
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds
Bedroom 3 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds
Please note, there are four steps up from the drive to the path that leads to the front door, and there is a drop from the rear of the property to the pathway that runs around the back of the property. Parking for two cars is available on the drive however please note the drive is steep so take care getting in and out of your vehicle. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Regret no pets
- High chair
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 250 yds
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- 6 electric thermostatic radiators
The gorgeous sociable living space.
The open plan living space invites you to enjoy your holiday.
What a view! (please note the bench seats have been replaced with teak chairs)
Both the double bedrooms have 'zip and link' beds giving you the flexibility to choose between twin or double beds.
Gaze over Falmouth harbour from the wonderful terrace.
The bay window in the living-room has views over St.Mawes bay and beyond.
The open plan living-room has a fabulous window seat where you can watch the water world go by.
The Smart TV provides entertainment after a busy beach day.
The kitchen has all you need including the all-important dishwasher.
The view from the front door!
The back door leads into a handy utility-room, perfect for wellies and wetsuits.
The shower-room is located off the utility-room.
This dreamy bedroom has a 'zip and link' bed so you can choose to either have single beds or a super-king double.
Plenty of storage in this lovely room.
The family bathroom has both a shower and a bath.
The perfect place for a long soak after a busy day.
The second double bedroom can be made up as twins or a super-king double.
Carricknath has great flexibility when it comes to bed choice.
The fabulous view from the small bedroom.
Carricknath is single-storey and surrounded by well-kept gardens.
With fabulous views and in a gorgeous setting, Carricknath welcomes you.
The drive to Carricknath where you can park, please note it is quite steep.
The panoramic view from the front garden looks out over St.Mawes harbour to Place, St.Anthony and beyond as far as Helford and the Lizard peninsula.
The centre of bustling St Mawes is a ten minute stroll away.
From fish and chips by the harbour to fine dining, St Mawes has some great choices when it comes to dining out.
Catch the passenger ferry to falmouth and enjoy a day out exploring this maritime town, you may even see Dolphins along the way.
Discover one of the many coves and inlets of the Roseland.
The Hidden Hut at Portscatho is a short journey away and worth a visit for the incredible view and fabulous food.
Portscatho is a pretty village on the Roseland and just a few minutes away by car.
The iconic Eden Project is definitely worth a visit.