The very pretty St Mawgan Cottage is a delightful four bedroom retreat with beautiful gardens, just a short stroll from St Mawgan’s village pub and shop.The quintessential Cornish village of St Mawgan boasts a gorgeous village green, a warm and welcoming award-winning pub and a tardis of a village shop. The village is characterful and very friendly. The cottage is just two miles from Mawgan Porth Beach.
It is very easy to relax at St Mawgan Cottage. The secluded gardens are stunning with a variety of sunny spots for your morning coffee, alfresco dining or a pre-dinner drink. Children will love the garden for games and you will definitely feel away from it all in your very own garden of Eden. The cottage is built in gorgeous traditional Cornish stone and has been renovated to a very high standard.
The living room is bright and airy with light flooding in from both windows. Deep comfortable sofas surround the cosy wood-burning stove. It is a great place to relax with the Sunday newspapers and a cup of tea or to watch some television. The kitchen diner is modern and smart with cool grey cabinetry, polished wooden countertops and stainless steel appliances. Guests can keep the chef company at the pine dining table. This is a very sociable space with a lovely brick fireplace and woodburner adding to the warm and inviting ambience. With windows at both ends of the room, the light is wonderful and the garden views are a delight.
The bedrooms are equally bright and beautiful with stunning garden views. There are four bedrooms, one master with a double bed, one pretty twin bedroom and two singles. All of the bedrooms are spacious and decorated with calm, neutral palettes. The country style furniture and accessories are delightful. The bedrooms share two immaculate bathrooms, one with a bath upstairs and a modern shower room downstairs.
Outside you will find the sun-drenched patio, ready for alfresco dining using the cottage barbecue or you may choose to relax in the orchard or dine by the glorious wisteria. This is a fabulous garden on different levels and with mature trees and shrubs making it all the more interesting. You will definitely be admiring the lush green lawns, the pastel hydrangeas, the orchard and the mature colourful wisteria if you happen to be there when it is blooming. It really is a place to rest and appreciate the tranquility and seclusion that St Mawgan Cottage offers.
If you can drag yourselves away from this enchanting cottage and garden, a Cornish paradise, the scenic Vale of Lanherne landscapes and the renowned Cornish surf awaits.
The charming village of St Mawgan is situated four miles north of Newquay and 2 miles east of Mawgan Porth Beach. The St Mawgan Church is very pretty and thirteenth century. Nestled in the wooded Lanherne Valley, the River Menalhyl runs through the village. The village pub serves delicious food and is very handy as you can walk there from the cottage. The Japanese Garden combines the beauty of nature with artistic refinement using shaping and styling of plants and natural elements. It is stunning and very tranquil.
For an incredible, one-off, experience you can take a personal flight experience from Newquay Cornwall Airport which is very close to the cottage. Flyngy Pilot Training gives you the opportunity to see Cornwall from a different perspective. You will enjoy its unique coastlines, cliffs and beaches as well as its rural villages and towns. Depending on the duration of your flight, you could see Newquay, St Ives, Boscastle, Falmouth, Truro, Bodmin, Padstow, St Austell and even the Eden Project. When you are not taking photos, your pilot will hand you the controls of your two seater Cessna 152, three seater Robin DR400 or four seater Piper PA28. Of course you will have a full flight briefing. What an experience!
Mawgan Porth has a lovely sandy beach in a cove with a little stream running though which is great for the little ones. At low tide you can walk out to see the cliffs and rocks and enjoy all that fresh sea air. There are a number of cosy cafes and pubs across the road to enjoy as well as a wonderful art gallery.
If you have had enough of chilling in the garden or on Mawgan Porth Beach, you may want to head to the buzzy seaside resort of Newquay. It has been voted ‘One of the Nation’s Favourite Seaside Towns’ in the prestigious Which Holiday Survey and won Gold for ‘Best Seaside Towns for Families 2019’ by Days Out with the Kids. The beaches and surf are renowned and the tourist entertainment is phenomenal. It is home to some of the world’s best watersports competitions with the Boardmasters Festival and surfing championships held in the resort. There are some wonderful spas in Newquay for relaxation, not to mention the fantastic restaurants to choose from. Children will be happy with Newquay Zoo, Lappa Valley, Pirate’s Quest, Oasis Fun Pools and the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre amongst plenty of other attractions.
Not far from St Mawgan Cottage you can discover the delights of the very popular Padstow. Padstow is a charming working fishing port surrounded by glorious sandy beaches at the head of the Camel River. It is very much a foodie destination with Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant a popular choice. It is the start and end of the Camel Cycle Trail and a good base for watersports. Across the water is the wonderful town of Rock.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!