A mile inland from Mousehole by hedgerow lane, in the ancient seaward-facing hamlet of Sheffield, surrounded by farmland, a thick-walled cottage snuggled between its neighbours with fine long views out to sea and along the coast from upstairs. Built in 1850, it’s now a comfy home full of original art and craft work and quirkiness. At the back, an enclosed lawned garden with sea glimpses.Inner porch (coat hooks/boot space) into living room with big inglenook (woodburner), slate floor, TV/DVD; kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker) with tiled floor; sunroom with comfy sofa/chairs and door to garden; loo. From the living room, steep, half-spiral stairs up to three bedrooms - two double (one with 5' bed, the other with limited clothes-hanging space), both with great views, and a single; bathroom (suite, shower over bath). A unique cottage; lane walk to pub ½ mile away at Paul; great walks along the Coast Path, ¾ mile.
Mousehole: perhaps the prettiest Cornish fishing village; horseshoe of granite cottages, shops, good restaurant, cafés, pub round its harbour. Little sandy harbour beach. Good walks. Newlyn (busy fishing harbour), 1 mile. Penzance, 2; Porthcurno (Minack Theatre), 8; Sennen (good sandy beach, surf school), 10; Land’s End, about 12.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double and 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Basin and WC. Garden room.
MOUSEHOLE Penzance 4 miles; St Ives 12 miles. A delightful fishing village nestled on a hillside and spilling down to the shore. The picturesque harbour, surrounded by its maze of winding narrow streets, draws visitors from miles around, while in the distance St Michael's Mount stands proudly in the centre of Mounts Bay. A fabulous coastline and miles of spectacular walking characterise the area, with seabirds, seals and wild headlands leading just around the corner to Land's End. The Minack cliff-top theatre is a few miles along the coast, while reminders of the region's ancient past in the form of Dolmens and standing stones appear everywhere. St Ives, with its stunning beaches, beautiful harbour and narrow winding streets is just 12 miles away.