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Men An Tol Morvah

 
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Tranquillity and romance are both to be found in the middle of the Cornish moorland at this beautiful old school conversion. Welcome to your very own corner of an area of outstanding, natural beauty, your Cornish holiday home is right across the road from the footpath to its namesake, Men-An-Tol, a small formation of standing stones. This property is a dream hideaway for couples wanting a complete digital detox. A real romantic escape to be enjoyed in both summer and winter. Enjoy a glass of bubbles and each other company in front of the cosy woodburner on cooler evenings or watch the sunrise whilst enjoying breakfast in one of the many seated areas in the well thought out garden.

This unusual property was built in 1882 and served as a primary school for local children from the surrounding copper mining community at the turn of the century. In the 1930's it was converted into a single family residence, it subsequently housed a renowned printmaking studio and gallery and was lovingly renovated by its present owners. It is just a stones throw away from the dramatic cliffs and beautiful beaches along the St Ives to Lands' End coastal path.

Porch

washing machine, tumble dryer,

Kitchen/dining area

electric oven, induction hob, central island with two stools, Nespresso machine, Thermomix, dining table with four chairs, woodburner, fireside armchair, rural views. Stairs leading to mezzanine sitting room.

Bedroom

king size double bed, patio doors to small enclosed patio with bistro table & two chairs, rural views.

Bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin, bidet, underfloor heating.

Sitting room

vaulted ceiling, sofa, day bed, selection of books, chaise/footstool, stunning rural views.

Garden

beautiful private gardens on all sides of the property, two rose garden seating areas, gas barbeque.

Additional information

This property has NO TV/DVD and NO Wifi, very little phone signal....perfect for a digital detox, one dog welcome, short breaks available.

 

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1 January1050
6 Jan - 5 May750
12 May850
19 May844
26 May - 2 Jun950
9 June800
16 Jun - 23 Jun900
30 Jun - 7 Jul950
14 July1050
21 July1116
28 Jul - 25 Aug1200
1 September1050
8 September950
15 Sep - 22 Sep750
29 September950
6 Oct - 13 Oct750
20 Oct - 27 Oct950
3 Nov - 10 Nov750
17 November950
24 Nov - 8 Dec750
15 December784
22 Dec - 31 Dec1200
 

Morvah Holidays

Morvah is ideal walking country, you have open fields stretching down to mighty granite cliffs, the Atlantic Ocean and you also access to the South West Coastal Path. Haven for bird watchers and ramblers alike.

Things to do near Morvah

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Visit this National Trust attraction to see the historic steam-powered beam engine in action. Explore the underground tunnel and discover more on the family trail, at one of Cornwall's most famous mines.

Geevor Tin Mine

Another popular attraction near Morvah is Geevor, an old tin mine which has been preserved and now serves as an attraction to display Cornwall's rich industrial past. With breathtaking views along the coast, and with plenty to explore, it provides a great day out for everyone.

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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.

23rd - 24th November 2018

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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. 

1st - 2nd December 2018

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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. 

15th - 24th December 2018 (selected dates)

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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. 

15th December - 4th January 2018

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The Alternative Christmas Market at Heartlands

The Heartlands Alternative Christmas Market isn't your average festive fayre! There will be live music, a mini silent disco, food & drinks stalls, arts & crafts, workshops and Christmas gifts from local traders. 

Sunday 16th December 2018

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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 2018

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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 2018

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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. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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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 2019

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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!

19th - 21st April 2019

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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 2019

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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!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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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 2019 

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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!

Dates TBC August 2019

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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!

August 2019

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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TBC August 2019

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 2019

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