View towards this Cornish cottage
Sun room with french doors to patio and garden
A cream tea awaits your arrival
Patio area and garden
Well equipped kitchen with breakfast table
Grab a quick breakfast before a days exploring
Dining area with plenty of seating
Cosy lounge with woodburner
Open plan lounge/dining area
Light and airy rooms
King-size bedroom with en-suite
En-suite bathroom
Super king-size room which can be made as twins on request
Double bedroom
Single room
Original features throughout
Patio area with seating, perfect for alfresco dining
Large garden looking towards the property
Gorran village
Pretty village location
View towards the property in its rural setting
Porthluney beach
1 / 22  View towards this Cornish cottage
2 / 22  Sun room with french doors to patio and garden
3 / 22  A cream tea awaits your arrival
4 / 22  Patio area and garden
5 / 22  Well equipped kitchen with breakfast table
6 / 22  Grab a quick breakfast before a days exploring
7 / 22  Dining area with plenty of seating
8 / 22  Cosy lounge with woodburner
9 / 22  Open plan lounge/dining area
10 / 22  Light and airy rooms
11 / 22  King-size bedroom with en-suite
12 / 22  En-suite bathroom
13 / 22  Super king-size room which can be made as twins on request
14 / 22  Double bedroom
15 / 22  Single room
16 / 22  Original features throughout
17 / 22  Patio area with seating, perfect for alfresco dining
18 / 22  Large garden looking towards the property
19 / 22  Gorran village
20 / 22  Pretty village location
21 / 22  View towards the property in its rural setting
22 / 22  Porthluney beach


Mevagissey (3mls SW), Cornwall
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious detached property in the heart of the village with it’s shop/post office and local pub serving good food
  • Period property blending original features together with modern comforts
  • A mile from the sandy beach and harbour of Gorran Haven and the South West Coastal Path
  • Sandy coves and secluded beaches of the Roseland Peninsula a short drive away
  • Close to popular Cornish attractions, including Mevagissey harbour, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Tennis court, playground and Market Garden selling local produce all a short walk away.
Property code: HILLS

Spacious detached property situated in a picture-postcard village. An ideal location for exploring southern Cornwall, with easy access to beaches.

Located 1 mile from one of Cornwall's quaintest coves, Gorran Haven with it's family friendly golden sandy beach protected by the old harbour wall. Offering some of the most stunning views along the South West Coast Path which is neaby, known to many as offering a taste of 'original Cornwall'. The cottage is 14 miles from the now world famous Eden Project and 2 miles from the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Caerhays Castle, gardens and beach are 3.5 miles away. Pentewan village is just a 6 mile drive, which offers a large sandy beach and cycle hire, to explore the cycle routes of Pentewan Valley. Mevagissey's picturesque harbour and narrow streets are the perfect setting for a visit with many cafes, restaurants and shops. Truro is 17 miles and offers something for everyone, with boutiques to department stores, mutli-screen cinemas and Cathedral. Charlestown, often used as a film set, is home to traditional tall ships, and Shipwreck Museum.

Approaching the property, guests will immediately get a taste of the impressiveness of this spacious detached house. The lounge/diner is a cosy and relaxing space with original features including the exposed beams and feature fireplace which now houses the wood burner (first basket of logs provided free of charge). Some modern features sit alongside these period ones here, and this room is also home to a TV with Talk Talk box and google chrome cast, DVD, stereo and PlayStation 3. A selection of DVDs and PlayStation games are provided for guests’ enjoyment. The kitchen is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, whilst the freezer and a second fridge are located under the stairs. The sun room which is accessed via the first floor hallway offers TV, satellite, iPod dock, Bluetooth speaker with QI charging point, electric woodburner effect fire, seating and French doors leading to patio and garden. All four of the property’s bedrooms are located on the first floor. The first is a king-size with an en-suite bathroom with bath with handheld shower and WC. A spacious super-king-size room (can be made up as a twin on request, at the time of booking) including DAB radio with Bluetooth speaker. The third and fourth bedrooms are a pretty double (please note one of these beds can only be accessed from one side) and single room. There is also a shower room with WC on this floor.

Outside, the property has an enclosed rear garden, partly set to lawn, with a patio area and garden furniture. There is off-road parking for one car and two additional cars can be parked on the roadside. There is also secure storage for bicycles.

  • 4 bedrooms: 1 super-king (can be made as a twin on request, at the time of booking), 1 king, 1 double and 1 single
  • Shower room with WC, en-suite bathroom with bath, handheld shower, and WC
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge
  • Further fridge and freezer under stairs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, roadside parking for 2 cars
  • Pay phone available
  • Cornish cream tea on arrival
  • Enclosed garden with patio and seating
  • Shop and pub within walking distance, sandy beach 1 mile
  • Private chef service available
  • Travel Cot & Highchair provided on request prior to your arrival
  • Regret no pets
  • TV with Talk Talk box, google chrome cast, DVD, stereo and PlayStation 3 console; films and games provided, all in the lounge /diner 
  • TV and iPod dock, Bluetooth speaker with QI charging point in sun room
  • DAB radio with Bluetooth speaker in super king bedroom
  • Rock fishing in Gorran Haven (1 mile away) and sea fishing boat trips from Mevagissey (3 miles away)
  • Supervision for children required whilst in the garden due to steep steps

This property joined our collection in 2010 and is managed by Louise.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Simon, 27th December 2019

Hillside was perfect for 8 people. Lots of space. Well kitted out. Very social spaces. Ideal location for coastal walks and exploring the surrounding area. Would highly recommend as a holiday property.

Reviewed by Judy, 25th October 2019

This is a perfect cottage for a family holiday. Seven of us stayed at Hillside and enjoyed the space and comfort of the rooms without once getting in each other's way.

Reviewed by Cynthia, 2nd October 2019

Had a lovely 5 day break,cottage was lovely,we used the village shop and pub and every one was friendly,you do need a car to get about,but lovely to come back to the cottage and relax,wished we could have stayed longer .

Reviewed by Debbie, 27th September 2019

Great size cottage. Lovely inside and out. Very comfortable with good quality furnishings. Loved the conservatory/sun room. Good location. Excellent base to travel around from. Great local pub, less than 5 minutes up the road. Really friendly and nice food. Wish we had gone there more.

Reviewed by Michael, 16th August 2019

really liked the sun lounge with access to garden

Reviewed by P, 19th July 2019

The property was spacious, we especially enjoyed the sunroom. It is a characterful unique, cottage. Gorran is lovely and its great to have such a nice beach. Overall recommend a stay here

Reviewed by deborah, 5th July 2019

Great home , well located, plenty of room for a family. Explanations on how to use everything was useful and where to go Pub was literally next door and very friendly Beautiful conservatory would definitely recommend

Reviewed by James, 21st June 2019

We came down for the solstice and we couldnt have been in a more lovely place for it. The cottage itself is very cosy and has everything you could wish for. The sun room was lovely and the kitchen was well equipped. A lovely cream tea was put out for us though we were a bit disappointed to see only 7 scones put out rather than 8. The view from the Read moregarden is gorgeous on a sunny day and could be taken straight from a chocolate box. I highly recommended this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 24th May 2019

The cottage is home from home.Everything catered for. Lovely sun room with TV and garden, which means you are not on top of each other. Lots of room to spread out. Comfortable beds,nice and warm with the heating on if needed. The only problem is do not rely on the sat-nav, it takes you all around other villages when there is a more direct route. OtRead moreherwise excellent. Will rebook. Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 17th May 2019

Excellent cottage in a peaceful village not too far from the sea. Lovely walks accessible from the cottage itself.

Reviewed by Patricia, 26th April 2019

Wonderful, spacious cottage, well equipped and in a great location.

Reviewed by Laurence, 29th November 2018

We used this cottage for an early Christmas gathering with some friends, and the cottage was just so perfect for it. It's spacious, yet cosy at the same time. We were impressed at how well equipped the cottage was. We were able to cook a full Christmas dinner with everything that the kitchen was equipped with. The living room was very comfortable, Read moreand the wood burning stove formed a lovely centrepiece. I would really recommend this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Justin, 27th October 2018

We had a lovely break, the house was lovely and there was plenty of space for the seven of us. I would definitely recommend hillside cottage. The only thing we were disappointed with was that there wasnt a cream tea waiting as advertised. Definitely give the place 5 stars

Reviewed by Rae, 17th August 2018

Hillside cottage is in a lovely location, and a good size for a comfortable stay (there were 7 of us). There was a cream tea surprise on arrival which was very welcome, and the cottage was very clean, comfy and well appointed.

Reviewed by Joanna, 3rd August 2018

Absolutely lovely cottage, on a road which can get busy, but you get used to it. The location is great, however, you can't really walk to the beach or playground unless you are fit as the hills are killers...we walked to Goran Haven beach once which was all down hill apart from the initial hill close to the house but we couldn't walk back as dad coRead moreuldn't manage it. The cottage itself is a lovely size, there were 5 adults and 2 children in our party and it was plenty big enough. Hide

Reviewed by Janine, 27th July 2018

Property was spacious and had a homely feel. The cottage was clean and welcoming. The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms were modern and clean. The conservatory at the back a lovely sun spot. We found the addition of laminated advice cards around the cottage on how to use locks on windows etc very useful. The book in the cottage gave concise instRead moreructions about the property, how to use every facility in the property, local places to visit etc. Wi-fi was of a good reception. Hide

Reviewed by Ann, 6th July 2018

We found the cottage very comfortable and spacious also very well equipped.

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View towards this Cornish cottage
Sun room with french doors to patio and garden
A cream tea awaits your arrival
Patio area and garden
Well equipped kitchen with breakfast table
Grab a quick breakfast before a days exploring
Dining area with plenty of seating
Cosy lounge with woodburner
Open plan lounge/dining area
Light and airy rooms
King-size bedroom with en-suite
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