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Sunny Bank
Mevagissey

£406 - £1057 per week
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With views stretching over the roof tops of Mevagissey, Sunny Bank is a charming cottage that has been lovingly restored making it a great retreat for a family or friends. Enter into the bright and airy sitting room where you can cosy up in front of the woodburner or set up a board game on the kitchen table while the chef in your party cooks up a feast with some of the fabulous local fare. Spend your days exploring land and sea before you head back to Sunny Bank, soaking up that evening sun on the terrace that's attractively paved in local stone.

Mevagissey really is a fun place for all the family, with spectacular beaches close by, you can spend hours with sand between your toes, or swimming in the clear blue seas. If you don't feel like cooking, treat yourselves to a meal out at one of the many restaurants or pubs dotted along the harbour and around the village itself.

Entrance

accessed via cobbled pathway to front door into:

Kitchen/dining/sitting area

sofa, two chairs, Smart TV, woodburner, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, table with four chairs, electric oven and hob, stairs to first floor.

Bedroom 1

twin beds.

Bedroom 2

king size bed.

Bathroom

bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Outside area

separate from the property there is a patio area with sunhouse.

Additional information

The property is situated in an elevated position with access via an uneven cobbled path and steps leading down to the village, therefore may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. The outside area is located just across from and a few yards down from the front of the property, children should not be left unsupervised. You can park at Willow Coach Car park and pay for a weekly permit on arrival. Please note it will take approx 6mins to walk from the carpark to Sunny Bank The outside area is accessed by leaving the front of the property and is just across the cobbled pathway a couple of houses along, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

A little gem in an excellent location just a short walk to the harbour, restaurants and shops. The patio area is a real sun trap, perfect to sit and relax after a day out. Would definitely recommend.

June 2021

A great little property in the middle of the town and close to the harbour (up some steps!!) but very quiet and peaceful, not even any traffic noise as it is tucked away. The cottage is well equipped, cosy and comfortable and we enjoyed our stay. A lovely lady called Virginia welcomed us, made sure we had everything we needed and provided us with maps and local menus. We would stay again if visiting Mevagissey.

October 2020

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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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Scroll down and take a look at our live Mevagissey webcam 24/7!

Beaches near Mevagissey

Pentewan Beach is the nearest large sandy beach situated a little north of Mevagissey. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach from 1 March to 1 November.

Polstreath Beach is also known as Mevagissey beach. It is located just north of Mevagissey and is accessed via the coastal path and steep steps down to the cove. 

Gorran Haven beach can be reached via the coastal path, or is just a short drive away. Just two miles from Mevagissey, the quaint village of Gorran Haven has some lovely pubs and cafés, and a gorgeous sandy beach which is a great spot for swimming and kayaking. 

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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.

15th - 17th October 2021

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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!

26th June - 2nd July 2022

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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.

A little gem in an excellent location just a short walk to the harbour, restaurants and shops. The patio area is a real sun trap, perfect to sit and relax after a day out. Would definitely recommend.

A great little property in the middle of the town and close to the harbour (up some steps!!) but very quiet and peaceful, not even any traffic noise as it is tucked away. The cottage is well equipped, cosy and comfortable and we enjoyed our stay. A lovely lady called Virginia welcomed us, made sure we had everything we needed and provided us with maps and local menus. We would stay again if visiting Mevagissey.

We had a lovely stay at Sunny Bank and we were very welcomed on arrival. The cottage is perfectly equipped, very clean and very cosy for those wet and windy nights (autumn had arrived!). The log burner is great to unwind in front of with a glass of wine. The surrounding area is very steep but there are steps downs to short cut the hill down to the harbour. Mevagissey is lovely. We were a little unfortunate with the weather but the pubs and restaurants were very hospitable. We would definitely stay here again.

This property has easy access down the steps to Mevagissey and Veronica (who lives next door but one) is lovely and helpful. Unfortunately we were dissapointed with this accomodation, firstly it does not have parking, the parking is in a nearby carpark and you have to park on a steep hill to unload first them go and park your car. When you have a lot of luggage and children this is a pain! Secondly it was just not clean, especially under the current circumstances, we had to vacuum, clean from top to bottom as the stair handrail was filthy, cobwebs, spiders in corners and around windows, in the kitchen there were dirty dishcloths left from previous visitors,food in the sink the fridge was not clean, cheerios under sofa and cushions, it certainly had not had a thorough clean which was what i expected given that they have extra time to clean!
The kitchen is well equipped and has everything you need i just didn't expect to have to clean so much. Sorry but this property was not for us.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are very sorry if the parking arrangement is not what you had expected. This property does have parking included, but it is, as you highlight, in a nearby car park. We try to make this, and the distance from the parking, as clear as possible within the website description, as this may not suit everyone. It was such a shame to also hear of your disappointment with the level of cleanliness. That is certainly not the 'norm' for this property and housekeeper. We would never expect for you to have to spend time cleaning on arrival and we are sorry that we were not aware at the time of your stay so that we could send the housekeeper back immediately, to rectify any concerns. At this point, it is difficult for us to fully assess the standard that the housekeeper left the property, with further cleans having now taken place, but please rest assured that your comments have been taken seriously and a spot check has been carried out since to ensure that the standard of clean is being done to the high level that guests, the property owner and ourselves here at Aspects, would expect. Thank you for letting us know. Tanya, Customer Services

Gorgeous cottage in beautiful picturesque Mevagissey. The walk from the car park to the property is quite steep but manageable. Virginia (who looks after the property) was amazing.

We had an excellent week in Sunny Bank. The property was excellently equipped and comfortable. We loved the sun terrace for morning coffee and evening drinks - it was indeed a 'sunny' terrace. You needed to be fit to stay here as it is very steep everywhere but this was made clear to us when booking. I would recommend Sunny Bank for a relaxing week away.

Sunny Bank truly lived up to its name as we enjoyed sitting on the sunny terrace with a cup of tea on seversl afternoons after walking the coast path. The location is excellent, very close to all village amenities and a few minutes walk from Willow Car Park. The short but steep climb and slightly tricky access is rewarded by a nice view of rooftops, seagulls and sunsets.

Sunny Bank is very comfortable and well equipped. We were fortunate to have sunshine during our stay and were able to sit on the terrace in the late afternoons before going to eat. There is a short-cut down a few flight of steps from the cottage into the centre of Mevagissey and the dock area making all local amenities very convenient for the cottage. We would be very happy to stay there again.