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Pilchard Cottage

Mousehole, Cornwall

From £606 p/w

  • Sea View: No
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Parking: Yes
  • Pets: Yes
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Beach: 60 Metres
  • Arrival: Friday


Walk to the Beach

60 metres down to the harbour beach.

Best thing about

The location in the heart of picture-postcard Mousehole.

The Details

  • Location

    Where is it?

    Pilchards Cottage is perfectly placed in the heart of Mousehole in west Cornwall, with just a 1-minute walk down a cobbled alley wall until you meet the sea. You'll find plenty of art galleries, cafes, boutique shops and restaurants on your doorstep, all within a 2-minute walk of this former fisherman's cottage.

    Mousehole is a picturesque fishing village in west Cornwall, with a pretty harbour, popular for retaining its original character, charm and beauty. It's cobbled narrow streets and yellow lichened fishermen's houses huddle together, making this a stunning location to visit.

    Perch on the harbour wall with a picnic, spend the day on the beach as the tide goes out, or watch the fishermen's boats bobbing on the horizon. Guests staying in Mousehole will find an abundance of things to see and do during their stay.

  • The Property
    • A cosy fishermen's cottage renovated to a high standard over two floors using relaxing pastel shades.
    • Located on a quiet cobbled street, less than a minute from the harbour beach.
    • Spacious living room on the first floor with a large comfortable corner sofa, two Scandinavian style wicker chairs, marble top coffee table, log feature wall, 42-inch Smart TV and a bay window with seating.
    • Fully equipped open plan kitchen and dining room on the ground floor with a large log burner, wooden table, five comfortable high back chairs, bell sink, fridge, freezer, electric oven/grill, electric hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine.
    • Back door leading to the upper courtyard from kitchen.
    • Beautiful spiral staircase with a glassed wall leading up to the living room, master bedroom and family bathroom.
    • Wi-fi.
    • Iron, ironing board and travel cot are available.


    • Spacious master bedroom on the first floor with king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, triple wardrobe, chest of drawers, stylish arm chair and floor length mirror.
    • Twin bedroom on the ground floor with a truckle bed for a fifth guest, triple wardrobes, bedside tables, lamps and coastal artwork.
    • Ground floor shower room with sink, heated towel rail and wc.
    • Luxurious family shower room with bell sink, walk in rainfall shower, heated towel rail and wc.


    • Private courtyard accessed from the kitchen and up several steps with a wooden table, seating for up to six guests, BBQ perfect for alfresco dining and flowers/plants. The courtyard is often a suntrap enjoyed by guests.
    • Covered porch at the front of the cottage, useful for drying wetsuits and storing surf boards/bicycles.
    • No private parking. Public parking is available in the harbour car park. Cost covered by the owner up to the value of £5 per day by refund.
  • Need to Know
    • One dog welcome (additional charge applies). Please be aware dogs are not permitted upstairs.
    • Short breaks available outside of school holidays.
    • Book a 5 night break and get an extra 2 nights free. This offer is available from November to Easter (excluding school holidays). To claim one of these offers, book a 7 night stay and use code 7FOR5 on the checkout page, or book by telephone on 01637 861005.
    • No smoking within the property or anywhere on the premises.
    • Cautionary deposit of £150, due with full balance.
  • What can I walk to
    • Mousehole harbour beach, a one minute walk.
    • Local galleries, cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops dotted around the village.
    • 2 Fore Street Restaurant.
    • The Ship Inn.
    • The Rock Pool Cafe.
    • Jessie's Dairy (great ice cream).
    • Newlyn village - two mile walk.
    • Hole Foods Deli.
    • Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn.

Guest Reviews

"Great location so near to the harbour, lots of space, clean and tidy, useful guide, really amazing place to stay. We wish the real log burner was upstairs in the lounge as that's where we spent most of our time, but other than that it was a lovely home."
Softly, October 2022
"Very lovely property. Well located. Beautifully furnished and well equipped."
Pomery, July 2022
"Pilchard Cottage was a perfect size for four of us and our dog to comfortably stay for the week. The outside drying area, pretty garden and BBQ were a real bonus and the cottage was clean and well equipped. I used Food for my Holiday and it was such a treat to arrive to find the fridge, freezer and cupboards full ready for the week ahead and some complimentary tea and scones provided by the owner/beach retreats. Regular buses into Penzance proved to be handy for my teenagers, the bus stop is almost on the doorstep. Our second time holidaying with Beach Retreats and it certainly won't be our last, great service and great accommodation every time. "
S Stillwell, August 2021

Special Offers

Book a 5 night break and get an extra 2 nights free. This offer is available from November to Easter (excluding school holidays). To claim this offer book a 7 night stay and enter ‘7FOR5’ on the checkout page, or book by telephone on 01637 861005.


Pilchard Cottage

Pilchard Cottage

Mousehole, Cornwall

From £606 p/w