If you’re dreaming about escaping from it all to a peaceful waterside setting, we have some beautiful properties to inspire you. Kick back, relax and let us fill you with wanderlust with stunning harbourside cottages and apartments in Cornwall…
1 Mackerel Cottages, Porthleven
A reverse-revel property located on the harbourfront in Porthleven, 1 Mackerel Cottages (sleeps 5) is a chic coastal cottage with magnificent ever-changing views. Step from your front door and stroll around the local shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants or wander a little further for more captivating views on a rejuvenating coastal walk.
Number 71, Newquay
For a truly extra-special stay, Number 71 (sleeps 12) is one of our unique and boutique properties, on the hillside overlooking Newquay’s picturesque harbour, the views are as magnificent as the Victorian townhouse itself. Stylish décor, sumptuous furnishings and space for all the family, with the harbour and its surrounding sandy beaches are just moments away. Relax on the harbour-facing terrace taking in the views from sunrise to sunset.
Boathouse Loft, St Ives
Located on the wharfside in St Ives, be captivated by spectacular views as you gaze across the harbour sands to Smeaton's Pier and beyond from this stylish coastal retreat. Boathouse Loft (sleeps 4) is perfectly placed for immersing yourself in Cornish coastal life! In the heart of the iconic harbour town, find shops, art galleries, cafes, pubs and restaurants on your doorstep alongside beautiful beaches and mesmerising coastal walks.
Harbour Rest, Mevagissey
Enjoy harbour views from virtually every room at Harbour Rest (sleeps 4) which is just a stone’s throw from Mevagissey harbour. Let your worries sail away as you watch the ebb and flow of the tide and the boats bobbing up and down. Harbour Rest is the perfect place to have a break from the daily stresses of life in a peaceful and picturesque setting. There’s plenty to keep you busy in Mevagissey, including shops, pubs and a museum, plus beautiful beaches such as Pentewan and Gorran Haven, and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are all just a short drive away.
Harbourside (sleeps 6) welcomes guests to enjoy a seaside holiday located in the pretty harbour of Mevagissey, boasting uninterrupted sea views. Harbourside is the perfect base to explore Cornwall, with so much to see and do nearby, and having parking means you can discover several hidden gems the county has to offer. You can come back to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the ever-changing vista of boats, sunrises, sunsets, gulls and stars from the private balcony.
3 St Bridgets House, St Ives
With unrivalled views of St Ives harbour, 3 St Bridgets House (sleeps 2) offers the perfect setting for a romantic getaway by the sea. Wake up to incredible views each day, watching boats sail in and out of the harbour and the rise and fall of the tide. Just a short stroll will take you to St Ives’ beautiful beaches and fantastic selection of shops, bars and restaurants. The property welcomes one dog, and St Ives is surrounded by spectacular coastal paths for wagging tails to explore, plus many of the local pubs are dog-friendly. 3 St Bridgets House is a lovely coastal retreat at any time of year.
Sea View Cottage, Falmouth
Overlooking the beautiful River Fal, Sea View Cottage (sleeps 6), enjoys breathtaking views from the open plan living area, the double bedrooms and the balcony, watching boats sail in and out of the harbour. This harbourside property is tucked away in a quiet location, but just a few minutes’ walk will take you to Falmouth’s shops, bars and restaurants. Explore the surrounding coastline with your four-legged friends (up to 3 dogs welcome) or take a boat trip across to the stunning village of St Mawes, you'll be spoilt for choice for things to do.
Harbour Pride, Newlyn
A lovingly restored pilchard press, Harbour Pride (sleeps 6) has been featured in The Sunday Times ‘The 50 Best Cottages in Britain’. Nestled right on the Old Harbour Wall at Newlyn, this three storey family home has been designed with comfort in mind and boasts spectacular views of the working harbour and Mount’s Bay. With two courtyard bedrooms offering complete seclusion, Harbour Pride is perfect for families with older children who want their own space, as well as supplying a retreat for artists and writers alike. Within walking distance of Mousehole and Penzance, Harbour Pride is perfectly positioned to explore the local area.
Steep Cottage, Mevagissey
A charming fisherman’s cottage overlooking Mevagissey harbour, Steep Cottage (sleeps 4) boasts captivating views. While away the hours watching the local fisherman come and go on the tides, bringing in the catch of the day. Perfectly placed for a waterside escape, find beautiful beaches and the stunning south Cornwall coastal path on the doorstep. In the chillier months, curl up in front of the woodburner whilst admiring the view across the water.
1 Seagull House, St Ives
A beautifully finished two bedroom apartment, 1 Seagull House (sleeps 4) occupies an envy-inducing position on the sought after wharfside in St Ives. With mesmerising panoramic views across the harbour and Porthminster beach from the living area and double bedroom, you can enjoy spectacular sunrises or sunsets, or while away the hours people watching. Just a few steps from your front door you’ll find the harbour where you can relax on its golden sands or paddle in the turquoise sea. Being so central, you also have an excellent array of shops and restaurants close by, to spend time browsing or dining out.
Fisherman's Square, Mousehole
Sit back and relax in the harbourside courtyard garden and enjoy mesmerising harbour views and the refreshing coastal breeze. Fisherman's Square (sleeps 4) boasts stylish, colourful interiors and deluxe furnishings and is situated right next to Mousehole's quaint harbour. Wake up to the beautiful views from the master bedroom, before heading out to explore the nearby rocky coves, rugged coastal paths and sandy beaches found in this corner of west Cornwall.
Dine alfresco on the roof terrace at Thalassa (sleeps 8) and gaze across uninterrupted views of Falmouth's vibrant harbour. Ideally located for exploring the quayside and bustling high street, if you can tear yourself away from the far-reaching vistas! Watch as sailing boats head out and the St Mawes ferry comes and goes from the cosy living area, kitchen and three of the bedrooms, you can even enjoy the views from the family bathroom!
As the flashes of sunlight cascade over the gentle ripples of waves in Mousehole's picturesque harbour, you could be forgiven for not wanting to venture far from Lamorna (sleeps 6) and its spectacular views. Curl up in the window seat of the sea-facing bedroom and lose yourself whilst watching the boats gently rocking in the harbour, or head out to dine by the sea in one of the many places to eat on the harbourside.
14 Bay View, Porthleven
From the front patio at 14 Bay View (sleeps 8) watch the colourful fishing boats drifting in and out of the harbour, with the jaw-dropping Cornish coastline in the background. A seaside sanctuary nestled in the cliff, discover the quaint lanes of Porthleven on your doorstep that are dotted with independent shops, inviting cafes and charming galleries. For the more adventurous, head out to the coast path for breathtaking walks or paddleboard around the picturesque bay.
The Sea Hoss, Mevagissey
Affectionately known as 'The Oss', The Sea Hoss (sleeps 4) a charming waterside property that immerses you in local maritime history. Perched on the eastern quayside, adorned with weather planks from a salvaged vessel and a porthole that showcases the old pilchard press, it is full of charm and character. Sweeping views of the harbour will keep you entertained for hours, whilst the location is ideal for exploring the south Cornwall coast; from beautiful beaches to attractions and places to eat that will keep all the family happy!
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