The White House


The White House was built in the 1920s and is a lovely family house having mahogany panelling and doors. There are panoramic views of St Mawes Harbour and Bay and across to Pendennis Castle. Summers Beach is a short, 50m, walk down the hill, which is a wonderful spot for paddle boarding, kayaking or swimming. The centre of the village is a short walk of approximately 500m with shops, harbour and restaurants. The accommodation itself comprises 2 reception rooms, all with superb views, 5 bedrooms including a bunk bed that is a favourite with younger children, and there are gardens that spread over nearly an acre which ensures plenty of ...

space for children to explore or adults can hide. The White House is dog-friendly on the ground floor only and welcomes a maximum of 2 dogs at a small extra charge.

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. The artists' haven of Portscatho is well worth a visit, as is Veryan. with its famous round houses.

Ground Floor: Large, open plan kitchen and diner, there is an Aga stove as well as an electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, dining table, chairs, and sea views. sitting room with comfortable seating, sea views, and French doors to the terrace, triple aspect living room with comfortable seating, table, and chairs. Two WC. Utility room with washing facilities and extra fridge and freezer.
First Floor: Landing with doors leading to; Master bedroom with 5' double bed, sea views, French doors leading to a private balcony, ensuite bathroom with shower attachment, WC, and hand basin. Twin bedroom with 3' beds, storage, and sea views. Family bathroom with WC and hand basin. Single bedroom with hand basin and sea views. Shower room with hand basin. WC. Twin bedroom with storage.
Second Floor: Bunk bedroom with offset bunk, 4' base, 3' top and storage.
Outside: Spacious, terraced gardens with lawned areas, mature trees and shrubs, and parking for at least 4 cars, there is an EV charging point which can be used at a small additional charge. There are tables, and chairs, sunbeds, and a gas barbecue (please clean after use).

The Facilities

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  • Useful information

    Sunday 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 charge of £40 per dog per week. Dogs are only allowed on the ground floor.
    No smoking inside the property.
  • Facilities and Services

    Oil fired central heating system with radiators in every room.
    Electric oven and hob, single Aga stove, full height fridge & freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, and toaster.
    Separate (drinks) fridge and freezer in utility room with washing machine & tumble dryer.
    SMART TVs in both the living rooms with catch-up TV channels and BTTV.
    Unlimited WiFi.
    Travel cot & high chair available on request.
    EV charging point on the drive.
  • Parking and Accessibility

    Parking is within 5m of the front door, it is a gravel drive and there are 2 steps up into the property. Bedrooms are on the first floor.


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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.