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Old Eastcliffe House Marazion

£1369 - £3389 per week

This outstanding example of a mid-19th Century, Grade II listed property has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the current owners. Old Eastcliffe House offers large families or groups of friends the opportunity to enjoy both the grandeur of such a historic building and the modern comforts of this superb home with its unbeatable views of the iconic St Michael's Mount from almost every window. The spacious rooms with their incredible height still have the original cornicing and ceiling roses and this, along with a traditional 32 paned sash window on the wide sweeping staircase could almost lead you to believe you've stepped into a Daphne du Maurier novel or perhaps even Poldark. But with eyes cast down, you are suddenly transported back to our own time with all the modern home comforts you could need, including a fabulously well equipped kitchen and underfloor heating. Even the younger members of the family can enjoy some gaming time on the PS4, or in good weather, let off steam in the generous gardens, which are carefully tended by your own private gardener once a week.


via the main front door into an impressive hallway with sweeping staircase to first floor bedrooms, doors from hallway leading to:

Sitting room

comfortable seating for up to 10 people, TV, feature fireplace, views across the gardens and Mount's Bay. Door to:

Kitchen/dining room

dining table to seat 12 people, dresser, handcrafted kitchen with marble worktops, integrated sink with boiling water tap for hot drinks, two electric ovens, large induction hob, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer, breakfast bar with two stools, Magimix coffee machine. Door to:

Utility room/cloakroom

washing machine, tumble dryer, stable door to side garden, separate cloakroom with WC, basin and heated towel rail.

Reading room

accessed from the hallway to the west side of the house with comfortable seating for up to 8 people, feature fire place, upright piano, bookcase with selection of books and games. (Please note that the double doors to the conservatory are locked as this area is not currently available for guests' use).

Bedroom 1

twin beds, west facing window, sofa, fitted storage, TV with PS4. Door to:

Shower room

corner shower enclosure, WC, basin. Jack and Jill with further door to:

Bedroom 2

king size double bed, dual aspect views, taking in St Michael's Mount and the south coast, freestanding mirrored clothes hanging unit.

Bedroom 3

zip and link beds (super king size or twin), freestanding mirrored clothes hanging unit, sea views.

Bedroom 4

zip and link beds (super king size or twin), sofa, freestanding mirrored clothes hanging unit, stunning views across the garden of St Michael's Mount and the coastline.


bath with rainfall shower over and second attachment, WC, basin.

Bedroom 5

super king size double bed, dual aspect with magnificent views along the coastline and to St Michael's Mount.

Bedroom 6

zip and link beds (king size or 2ft 6" twins), single robe wardrobe, window to rear of property, en suite shower room, with WC and basin.

Wet room

fully tiled with large rainfall shower and second attachment, WC and basin.

Outside areas

gated driveway leading to parking area and covered walkway to the front of the property and substantial gardens with stunning sea views, taking in the historic and magical St Michael's Mount, teak garden furniture, secret walled garden with space for children to play badminton lined with fruit trees and established plants.

Additional information

oil fired central heating, underfloor heating, travel cot and highchair provided, low occupancy discounts offered throughout certain periods of the year please speak to our bookings team who will be happy to help, WiFi, pets not permitted upstairs or to be left unattended, short breaks available.


If you want somewhere to relax, enjoy the view and take walks on the beach then this is the perfect place. Very easy to feel at home and the house is beautiful. Plenty of space for large numbers. Definitely somewhere we will re-visit.

September 2019

The house and gardens are beautiful and well equipped. The furnishings have been thoughtfully chosen to complement the character of the house which is equipped perfectly for a party of 12, including children. The gardens and view were really special and well enjoyed by all.

August 2019

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St Michael's Mount

St Michael’s Mount sits majestically on an island out at sea and can be reached via a cobbled causeway at low tide or at other times by the 'St Michael' amphibious vehicle! Visit the sub-tropical gardens that surround the castle or step inside the castle walls to explore the myths and legends that surround this iconic landmark. Read more about St Michael's Mount or view our St Michael's Mount webcam.

Marazion Beach

Conveniently located a moment away from the world famous St Michael's Mount, Marazion beach is found in the heart of Mounts Bay, recently elected as one of the 'most beautiful bays in the world'. It’s the perfect beach for family holidays in Marazion, with cafés just above the sand, lifeguards on hand and clean and safe waters. Despite its beauty and convenience for holiday makers, it remains surprisingly quiet compared to other Cornish beaches. It’s perfect for beach and sea sports and you can even take your horse for a quick gallop across the sands! The long sandy beach that stretches towards Long Rock is a popular windsurfing, kite surfing and sailing spot amongst locals and holiday makers alike. Mounts Bay provides ideal conditions for watersports, and kite surfing and stand up paddleboarding lessons are available with Ocean High for those looking to make the most of the outdoors. Find out more things to do at Marazion Beach >

Venture Eastwards and you'll find Marazion Beach East, or Steps Beach. This dog-friendly beach is favoured by locals as it is quiet due to its limited access and rocky shore, but it is perfect for dog walking, and collecting driftwood after a storm. Children will enjoy the many rock pools when the tide is out. Accessible via Leys Lane or from Marazion beach if you don't mind climbing over the rocks!

Things to do in Marazion

Marazion Town Centre

A wander around Marazion itself is a must for those who love exploring shops. Marazion is an ancient market town with a rich history of smuggling, sea commerce and pilgrimage. Nowadays, the town has numerous galleries, gift shops and cafes along the winding streets with plenty of traditional architecture to look at along the way. 

RSPB Nature Reserve - Marazion Marsh

Just a short walk from the town you will find Marazion Marsh, a freshwater habitat, which is home to Cornwall's largest reed bed. This nature reserve is extremely popular with bird watchers all year round and in winter, it's not uncommon to see thousands of starlings flocking here to roost on the marsh. Read more on our blog.

Marazion Museum

Located in the town hall, this fascinating museum features lots of local artifacts and interesting finds and information on this historic market town. 

Marazion in Bloom

Every summer, the residents of Marazion put on a spectaular floral display from hanging baskets, window boxes and planters. Prizes are awarded for the best displays and locals compete for the award of best presented home and business property. This alone is well worth a visit. 

Walks around Marazion

Located on the South West Coast Path, there are stunning walks across Mounts Bay to Penzance, and to Prussia Cove in the opposite direction. Walking inland, you have 'St Michael's Way'. Thought to be used by pilgrims wanting to avoid the treacherous waters around Land's End, this popular walk runs coast to coast from St Ives to Marazion. This 12 mile walk finishes at Marazion Marsh which can get quite muddy so be sure to bring appropriate footwear! Read more about walking in Marazion on our blog post: Walking in Cornwall: Marazion Walks.

Places to eat in Marazion

Marazion has a good selection of eateries to suit all tastes. Whether you're looking to dine out at a restaurant on a special occasion or simply grab a bite to eat to enjoy on the beach, you will find everything you need for a Marazion self catering holiday. From quaint delicatessen style cafes and up market fine dining, to traditional pubs, Marazion offers a wide selection of local Cornish cuisine, all within a short walk of one another. Enjoy a traditional Cornish pasty, stop off at the Godolphin Arms after a day at the beach and enjoy the spectacular views of St Michaels Mount, or visit the 'Delicious' cafe for spot of lunch in a cozy atmosphere. Read our Guide to eating out in Marazion.

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Local events

St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

22nd - 23rd November 2019

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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

30th November - 1st December 2019

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

14th December 2019 - 4th January 2020

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Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

TBC 15th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2019

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2019

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2019

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2020

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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.

TBC 1st - 2nd March 2020

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

26th - 28th April 2020

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.

27th April 2020

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2020

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

21st - 30th June 2020

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

3rd - 6th July 2020

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2020

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

25th - 27th July 2020

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

8th August 2020

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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 26th August 2020

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2020

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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.

If you want somewhere to relax, enjoy the view and take walks on the beach then this is the perfect place. Very easy to feel at home and the house is beautiful. Plenty of space for large numbers. Definitely somewhere we will re-visit.

2 weeks ago

Fantastic House with amazing views! We had a wonderful week at Old Eastcliffe House. Comfortable Bedrooms,very well equipped kitchen and so much space. Perfect combination of old and new in furnishings and decoration. Views from the House and Garden out to St Micheals Mount and Bay are unbeatable! We can highly recommend the property and hope to return in future!

1 month ago

The house and gardens are beautiful and well equipped. The furnishings have been thoughtfully chosen to complement the character of the house which is equipped perfectly for a party of 12, including children. The gardens and view were really special and well enjoyed by all.

1 month ago

Fantastic location, perfect house, brilliant time! Made lots of memories that will stay with me forever! Will definitely be back soon!!

Aug 2019

We had a fantastic family holiday in this most superior house even the young children of the group were amazed by its grandeur. We were lucky to have such good weather and were able to make the most of the garden with the wonderful view of St Michael’s Mount. Happy memories!

Jul 2019

A very elegant early 19th century mine owner's house, which is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Plenty of bathrooms. Very nice garden with incomparable views to St Michael's Mount, the whole place is much to be recommended.

Jun 2019

Fantastic house and perfect place for our family get together. The location is wonderful and the view from the house and garden is amazing. The house was equipped with all we needed and the beds were 'super comfy' . Thank you for the welcoming tray with scones and prosecco - a perfect start to our week in Marazion!

May 2019

The house is beautiful, very spacious and comfortable with amazing views and period features. The kitchen is perfectly equipped to cater for a large group. Our stay was a multi-generational family celebration weekend for my son's birthday and everything was absolutely perfect! The property is very well located for the village with pubs and restaurants as well as the beach. Will definitely return

Mar 2019

We loved the house. Views were fantastic and all the rooms were a great size. It was easy to find space to get away for some peace and quiet. Will definitely return

Dec 2018