The Boathouse


The Boathouse sits on the quiet foreshore at the entrance to the Percuil River, there are few nicer places to stop and watch the world go by, enjoy the private terrace, dip your toes in the sea, or more than your toes! This must be one of the most romantic locations in the UK. The owner is happy to rent out boats and kayaks, or if you prefer a sailing lesson, then this can be arranged. The accommodation is lovely, with tasteful decorations and inventive uses of light and space, however, you will spend almost all of your time staring out across the water wondering how you can change your ...

life to live somewhere like here. At high tide the water laps against the slipway, while the wind ripples the water and the sunlight reflects across the amazing view.

St Mawes is one of the most exclusive traditional villages in the Country, with a wealth of activities within close reach. Historic Castles from the era of Henry VIII, glistening blue waters, bustling beaches, Cornish Pubs, award-winning restaurants, amazing coastal walks, ferries to different locations, little motor boats, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards, all available for rental. (During the season) The Roseland peninsula has a huge variety of places to explore, there are many beaches, some with golden sands, some with shingle, all with a splattering of rock pools, there are secluded coves, towering cliffs, and the famous lighthouse at St Anthony. (Fraggle Rock for everyone of a certain age!) The artists' haven of Portscatho is well worth a visit, as is Veryan. with its famous round houses.

Ground floor only: Enter into the conservatory with seating area and on into the hall with doors leading to: Bedroom with built-in double bed and large porthole style, round window looking through the living room over the river. Shower room with WC and hand basin. Open plan living room and kitchen with breakfast bar, there is comfortable seating and a large patio door that opens onto your own private balcony / terrace that stretches around the side of the property.
Outside: There is a parking space at the top of the drive, a grassed area to the side, a private balcony and patio with table and chairs, there is another bench alongside the slipway. The slipway is also used by the owner.

The Facilities

  • 3D tour

  • Street view

  • Floor plan

  • Useful information

    Friday change overs during 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 charge of £40 per dog.
    No smoking inside the property.
  • Facilities and Services

    Electric heating system with radiators and underfloor heating in the shower room.
    Electric oven and hob, combined fridge & freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine.
    SMART TV in the living room with catch-up TV channels.
    Heated towel rail in the shower room.
    Unlimited WiFi.
  • Parking and Accessibility

    There is a parking space at the top of the drive, 20m from the Boathouse, you can unload your car by the Boathouse but there is a right of way for the owners to access the slipway.

    The Boathouse has 9, uneven steps down from the gravel drive to the front door. Once inside the property and balcony / patio is all single level. The walk into St Mawes is almost completely flat, around 0.4 miles and there is a footpath alongside the road for the vast majority of the distance.


Book Now

Select your dates to check availability

Selected Available Unavailable

Map & Local Area

St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula are some of the most stunning and sought-after tourist destinations in Cornwall. This area is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, and offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages and interests.

St Mawes 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 landmarks in St Mawes 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 which is just passed The Idle Rocks Hotel and Tavern which is nestled under the Tresanton Hotel.

Another popular attraction are the St Mawes Ferries, these iconic little blue craft shuttle between St Mawes and the town of Falmouth on the west bank of the Fal River. The ferry is a great way to see the river and the surrounding countryside, and offers stunning views of the coastline and the sea. Especially out of season there are regular sightings from the ferry of dolphins.

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.

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.

Overall, St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula are 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.