The Summer House

St Mawes

The Summer House is a beautifully presented property, set back from the front in St Mawes with stunning views across the bay, the sun terrace is the perfect place for some al fresco dining or enjoying a glass of your favourite tipple watching yachts at anchor, the to and from of the little blue ferries, or commercial shipping or cruise liners out in Falmouth Bay. There are superb sea views from the living room, kitchen, and the main bedrooms. The twin bedroom has direct access to a rear terraced garden with a private sitting area at the top that boasts even better views. Tavern Beach is a short walk away ...

and there are few nicer places for a dip in the sea or an afternoon of sunbathing in a safe environment for children to mess around on or in the water. The local pubs, restaurants, cafes, and shops are all within a short walk.

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: Enter into entrance hall with storage and door to rear garden. Open plan living / dining room with sea views, comfortable seating, table and chairs, french doors onto patio. Kitchen with sea views, fully fitted units and appliances. Stairs to;
First floor: Master bedroom with private balcony and sea views, 6' double bed and storage. Double bedroom with sea views, 4'6" double bed and storage. Twin bedroom with 3' beds, storage and door to rear terraced garden. Family wetroom with shower, WC and hand basin. Family bathroom with 3/4 length bath, WC and hand basin.
Outside: Patio with sea views, table and chairs. Summer House with extra shower and loo, laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Master bedroom has a small balcony with superb sea views. Terraced rear garden, at the top is a further seating area with amazing views over the house and St Mawes Bay.

The Facilities

  • 3D tour

  • Street view

    This image is the view from the street, The Summer House is to the right of the Blue Cottage
  • Floor plan

  • Useful information

    Thursday 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.
    No dogs
    No smoking inside the property.
  • Facilities and Services

    Electric central heating system.
    Electric oven and hob, combined fridge & freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, cafetiere, and toaster.
    Combined washing machine & dryer.
    TV in the living room with catch-up TV channels.
    Heated towel rails in the shower room.
    Unlimited WiFi.
    Cot & high chair available on request.
  • Parking and Accessibility

    It is about a 40m walk including 30 steps to get to the road.
    There is no parking at the property. You can park either on the quay (150m) or in the main public car park by the Rising Sun (500m), You will be able to unload the car on the main road.
    All bathroom facilities are on the first floor or outside in The Summer House's summer house.


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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.