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Argel Lowen
Mevagissey

£567 - £1340 per week
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Argel Lowen means 'happy retreat' in Cornish. This apartment is set overlooking Mevagissey harbour and the bay beyond, with fantastic views from the open plan living area where guests can sit back and enjoy lazy days watching the boats come and go. With two spacious bedrooms, there's room for the whole family or plenty of flexibility for groups of friends to enjoy a relaxing trip to the Cornish coast. The interior has been decorated and furnished in a contemporary style with white walls and large windows helping to emphasise the sense of space. The house has a laid-back beachy feel with comfy sofa to sit back and relax on after a walk along the coast and with sliding doors drawing you towards the view over the sea. The property also comes with its very own patio and balcony, perfect for that morning cuppa!

As well as the village itself having everything from a museum and aquarium, a boat trip can transport you to the close by town of Fowey and you can try your hand at catching your own dinner with a fishing trip from the harbour, Or you can simply enjoy South West Coastal walks on your doorstep, heading out towards Hemick beach while watching the sunset.

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1

King

Bedroom 2

Twin

Entrance

external steps lead to communal entrance with stairs leading to the first floor apartment. Door to hallway with fitted storage and door to:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer,dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV, table with four chairs, corner sofa, armchair, Sliding doors opening onto balcony with table and two chairs with super sea views. Door leading to small inner hallway with access to:

Bedroom 1

king size bed, built in wardrobe, en suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC and basin, sliding doors onto rear outside area with table and four chairs.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, built in wardrobe, en suite shower room with WC and basin with door leading back to the main hallway.

Additional information

although the property is all on one level inside, there are 23 external steps up to the property and 16 internal stairs, so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility, no children under 5 due to stairs and balcony, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

Absolutely superb relaxing apartment- loved staying there!

May 2024

We were drawn into the ever changing view from the balcony and felt very involved in the comings and goings of the harbor life in Mevagissey. The property was all that we expected and more

September 2023

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Holidays in Mevagissey

Stay in Mevagissey and you’ll be perfectly placed to explore all that the south coast of Cornwall has to offer. Take a ferry trip to Fowey, visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan or spend a day at the beach at the nearby Pentewan Sands.

Best known for its harbour and fishing boats, Mevagissey still boasts as being part of Cornwall’s thriving fishing industry. Fresh fish can even be bought from the hut on the harbour wall, located a short stroll from the village aquarium, once the lifeboat station. Wander around the harbour area, with its narrow streets, fascinating shops and galleries and recall its smuggling history, or just relax in the bars and restaurants and coves and on nearby beaches.

There is a ferry boat which runs from end of April to beginning of October from Mevagissey to Fowey three or four times a day (don’t miss the return journey!) – journey time about 35 minutes. You may be lucky and spot some playful dolphins!

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Beaches near Mevagissey

Situated on the south coast, which is known for its balmy weather and beautiful blue seas, you won’t be short of beach days during your stay in Mevagissey.

Portmellon beach – Just over the hill from Mevagissey lies the pretty village of Portmellon with its perfectly sheltered, sandy beach. At low tide, you’ll find a fantastic stretch of sand ready and waiting for beach games, while high tide sees the waves lapping mere feet from the road.

Pentewan beach – A wonderfully large expanse of white sand that’s just down the road from the bobbing boats of Mevagissey, Pentewan is a stunning spot for some sunbathing and sea-bathing. You’ll also find plenty of opportunities for watersports, with windsurfing, kayaking and sailing all popular options.

Polstreath beach – Also known as Mevagissey beach, this pretty cove is a short coastal walk from the harbour of Mevagissey. The climb down might be on the steeper side but you’ll be rewarded with perfect swimming conditions and stunning views.

Gorran Haven beach – Alongside the gorgeous sandy beach at Gorran Haven, which is only a few miles from Mevagissey, you’ll find lots of lovely pubs and cafés where you can rest and refuel after a day in the waves.

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Walks around Mevagissey

There are some wonderful walks in and around Mevagissey, especially if you take the coastal path. You can head south to Gorran Haven, a small fishing village with a beautiful beach, just two miles from Mevagissey. Alternatively, if you travel north, you can head towards Pentewen, another small village with a lovely beach. From Pentewen, you can take the trail through the woods, or if you prefer, you can hire a bike from Pentewen to explore the woodland on wheels.

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Events

Mevagissey Shanty Festival

The Mevagissey Shanty Festival showcases shanty and accapella groups from all over the UK. The event begins at 7pm on the Friday and will continue on the Saturday at 11am. The main stage at Mevagissey Activity Centre also features a Cornish beer festival.

11th - 13th October 2024

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Mevagissey Feast Week

Celebrated since 1754, Mevagissey Feast Week is a celebration of food, music, dance and more. With a host of colourful events being held throughout the week, this is a festival not to be missed!

23rd June - 29th July 2024

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Absolutely superb relaxing apartment- loved staying there!

We were drawn into the ever changing view from the balcony and felt very involved in the comings and goings of the harbor life in Mevagissey. The property was all that we expected and more

Excelent accomodation and service. Easy & convenient parking. Fabulous view of the harbour. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

This is a really comfortable, spacious, well-located and well-equipped holiday home. The views of the coast and Mevagissey were stunning. We would definitely stay at this property again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend the property to others.

We really enjoyed our stay at argel-lowen the apartment is spacious, thoughtfully decorated and very comfortable. The view from the balcony is spectacular and we enjoyed watching the harbour whilst benefiting from the peace and quiet of the apartment. We found Mevagissey itself to be very welcoming and friendly towards holiday makers.

Argel Lowen is in a very good location and the view is fantastic, it has all the facilities and equipment you will need for a stay. Would stop here again in the future.

Fabulous apartment and accommodation, great views with a relaxing aura about the place - absolutely superb !