Chywartha is nestled just above the community hall with amazing views across Gerrans Bay towards Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. There are far reaching sea views from the living room with its floor to ceiling window, all the bedrooms and the patio. On a sunny day there are few better places to sit and watch the ships traversing the horizon or yachts and fishing boats meandering around the bay. Even during a gale the view is mesmerising. The accommodation is surprisingly spacious with three ample bedrooms, 2 shower / bath rooms and a lovely open plan kitchen and dining room. There is a private parking space and more close ...

by street parking if required.

The house is centrally located in Portscatho with an abundance of amenities on the doorstep. You could abandon the car here for the duration and enjoy all that this area has to offer, all within short walking distances- from beaches, the harbour, coastal walks, local pubs, shops and restaurants. The beautiful village of Portscatho has something to offer to everyone. There are a plethora of fantastic coastal walks on the Roseland with dramatic promontories, secluded coves, crashing waves and golden beaches. The local shop and The Plume of Feathers are on the village square 200m away. The shop is superbly stocked with a huge range of local and fresh produce, an instore bakery, and a wide range of beer and wine.


Ground floor: Living room with comfortable seating, sea views, sliding patio door, and TV. Double bedroom with 5' double bed, sea views and storage. Shower room with WC and hand basin.
Entrance level: Kitchen and dining room with table and chairs, fully fitted units and appliances.
First floor: Master bedroom, large room with sea views, 5' double bed and storage, sofa. Twin bedroom with 3' beds, sea views and storage. Family bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin.
Outside: There is a small patio garden with superb views across the bay, outside table and chairs. The other side of the property there is a parking space for 1 car and a secluded small patio area that is an afternoon sun trap.

The Facilities

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  • Floor plan

  • Useful information

    Saturday change overs during the season
    Electricity, heating, bed linen, and towels are all included. You will need to bring your own beach towels.
    A security deposit of £250 will be pre-authorised on your credit / debit card.
    A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at the small additional cost of £40 per dog per week, Dogs must not be left unattended in the property,
    No smoking inside the property.
  • Facilities and Services

    Oil central heating system with radiators.
    Electric oven and hob, combined fridge & freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, and toaster.
    Washing machine.
    TV in the living room.
    Unlimited WiFi.
    Travel cot and high chair available on request.
  • Parking and Accessibility

    There is 1 parking space and a small area in front of the garage, further street parking is available.

    The parking space is 5m from the front door, there are 5 concrete steps to the entrance level.
    Once inside Chywartha is a split level property. There is a bedroom and shower room on the same level as the living room which is a short flight of stairs down from the entrance level.


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Map & Local Area

Portscatho lies in the South-westerly corner of Gerrans Bay on the Roseland peninsula. The East-facing cove affords shelter from the prevailing sou-westerly winds and this meant it was ideal as a base for the pilchard fleets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and is still, although on a much smaller scale, an active fishing port today. The same shelter makes for safe swimming and its proximity to many fine sandy beaches means it’s a family favorite the village centre you’ll find several shops including a decent grocery/off licence as well as the now standard galleries and gift shops. The ...

Plume of Feathers pub serves up St Austell Ales and good pub grub. Above Portscatho lies the village of Gerrans - only a five minute walk up the hill. Another decent pub, the Standard Inn can be found here. The mediaeval church that stands opposite has served as an invaluable landmark to generations of local fishermen. As in many coastal communties a red-painted world war two mine stands above the harbour as a collection box for mariners charities. However adjacent to the one in Portscatho stands a unique memorial plinth dedicated to the 26,380 servicemen who lost their lives in the Burma war but who have no known resting place.

Take the cliff path North out of Portscatho and in under twenty minutes you’ll be standing on the beautiful Porthcurnick beach. At low tide, Porthcurnick has acres of flat sand, perfect for games of cricket but you might have to wade a fair way to get a decent swim!. It is a National Trust owned beach and toilet facilities are available. Further east still are Carne beach and Pendower beach which at low tide join to form an even bigger expanse of sand where dogs are allowed all year round.

The Roseland Peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is known for its stunning coastline, hidden coves, sandy beaches, and rugged cliffs. The area is home to many charming villages, each with its own unique character and history. One of the most popular beaches on the Roseland Peninsula is Porthcurnick Beach, a beautiful sandy beach with crystal-clear waters and stunning views of the coast. The beach is popular with families and is a great place for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking, and the Hidden Hut offers a fantastic opportunity for first-class catering and awesome "feast nights" all while overlooking the beach. Be sure to book the feast nights on the Hidden Huts social media pages.

For those who enjoy walking, the South West Coast Path passes through St Mawes and offers stunning views of the coastline and the sea. The Roseland Peninsula is also home to many scenic countryside trails and footpaths, offering visitors the chance to explore the area's natural beauty on foot.

The Roseland Peninsula is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Cornwall. Whether you are interested in history, culture, nature, or outdoor activities, there is something for everyone in this beautiful part of the world. For more information about St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula, visit the local tourist information centre, where friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you plan your visit.
Portscatho is just 5 miles away from St Mawes which is a charming village located on the east bank of the Fal River, and is one of the most popular destinations on the Roseland Peninsula. The village is known for its narrow streets, beautiful harbour, and stunning views of the river and the surrounding countryside. The village is home to several art galleries, shops, and restaurants, as well as a range of water-based activities, such as sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. One of the most iconic local landmarks is St Mawes Castle, a 16th-century fortress built by Henry VIII to defend the coast against French invasion. The castle is now open to the public and offers breathtaking views of the river and the sea. There are 2 beaches in the village, both are family-friendly, Summers Beach is just passed The Idle Rocks Hotel and Tavern Beach which is nestled under the world-renowned, Tresanton Hotel. St Mawes is a haven for watersports, it is a vibrant yachting anchorage and the sheltered waters are just perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking and dinghy sailing.