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Property description

Entering the cottage from the courtyard into the hallway, there is space for your coats and shoes. Having climbed the stairs into the open plan living room, you will note the sea views and also views of St Michael’s Mount from the living room windows. The large space is great for families yet feels cosy for couples. The wood burning stove is a wonderful asset should it be needed. There is character and designer flair written all over this beautiful property. The Italian styled Courtyard is an extension of the cottage with outdoor seating making it a perfect space for those morning coffees and evening meals.

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Accommodation details

Bedrooms:  Two bedrooms are downstairs and one upstairs. 

  1. Bedroom 1 with a King size bed. Wardrobe. Large Chest of drawers. Dressing table. 2 bedside tables. Situated on the ground floor with Bi-fold doors leading into the tiled court yard garden. An electric wood burner stove adds a lovely finish to this beautiful bedroom.
  2. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Wardrobe. Dressing table. 2 bedside tables. Situated on the ground floor.
  3. Bedroom 3 with a single bed. Hooks for clothes. 1 bedside table. Dressing table. Situated on the 1st floor.

Bathroom: The luxury bathroom is full of character and has been finished to a high level. There is a roll top bath, hand basin, WC and large walk-in shower with a rain shower and hand-held shower attachment. There is also a heated towel rail. This is situated on the ground floor.

Hallway: There is a large armoire, pew and chest of drawers.

Additional notes: The ground floor is tiled with underfloor heating. The cottage has ‘oodles' of character and has been designed and furnished to a high level. Climbing the stairs to the 1st floor you enter the:

Kitchen Area: The kitchen has high quality shaker style kitchen units with ample storage and work surface space. Electric hob with extractor and fitted Neff fan oven, Dishwasher, microwave, toaster, fridge and freezer. 

Living Area: The open plan living room has sea views and also views of St Michael’s Mount from the 2 windows. It is furnished with 1 large cosy sofa and 1 armchair. There is a Bang and Olufsen TV. The wood burner stove provides extra heating and there are electric wall heaters too. 

Dining Area: A character wood floor seamlessly joins the large open plan kitchen and living room area and provides space for a dining area with table and seating for 5 guests. There is a sideboard and feature mirror all adding to the wonderful decor.

Other information: Bed linen and hand / bath towels are provided, however please bring your own beach towels.

Accessibility: There are stairs from the ground floor to the 1st floor so the cottage may not be suitable for people with mobility issues.

Italian style courtyard garden: The courtyard can be accessed from the bedroom and the hallway on the ground floor. It can also be accessed from the open plan living space on the 1st floor. It is a wonderful extension to the cottage and is fully tiled with an outside shower. There are pots with planting, benches, table and chairs, all making a lovely relaxing retreat. Off from the courtyard is a washroom with a washing machine and space for buckets and spades.

Parking: Parking is available at Chy Morvah using our permit. This is approximately 4 minutes walk away.

Changeover Day

Changeover day for Carvossa is on Saturday. Tenancies begin at 5.00pm on the day of your arrival and end before 11.00am on the day of your departure.

Booking Notes

To secure your booking, a 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. The final balance is due 8 weeks before your arrival date, together with a £30 booking fee and a £100 refundable security deposit. By making a booking you accept our terms and conditions. 

Short Breaks

Short breaks of 3 or 4 nights may be accepted at our discretion from the beginning of November until Easter, (not including Christmas / New Year). Short stays are priced pro rata of the weekly rate plus an additional cleaning charge. For stays of 5 nights or more the full weekly charge applies.


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Carvossa, Higher Fore Street, Marazion, TR17 0BQ


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Property features

  • Saturday change over
  • Parking for 1 car.  Approximately 4 minutes walk away
  • Accepts two dogs
  • Sea views and views of St Michael’s Mount
  • Close to the beach, restaurants, shops, galleries and the South West Coast Path
  • 3 bedrooms. Sleeps 5
  • 1 Luxury bathroom
  • Open plan living room, dining area and kitchen
  • Beautiful Italian style courtyard garden with table and chairs
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Short breaks available out of season. Minimum 3 nights
  • No smoking.

Carvossa Featured in October 2016 edition of English Homes, click the image below to see the full article:

 Carvossa in English Homes magazine

Carvossa in English Homes magazine

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"An outstanding, excellent and very comfortable accommodation. the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday. ‘ Carvossa’ satisfies the highest requirements."

"Reluctant to say anything as we love so much we want it all for ourselves. Exceptional cottage in the most beautiful setting. Really top notch from St Michael’s Coastal cottages, thank you."

"Charming cottage, furnished and decorated tastefully and with thought. Would not hesitate to return."

"Absolutely the nicest cottage we have stayed in England, a perfect place to come and relax for a week. We enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you for giving us such a lovely space to stay."

"Well stocked with everything you could need, beautifully decorated with so many unique features. It is clear that a lot of time, effort and love has gone into making this a beautiful space. We loved it!"

"Without doubt the best by a long way holiday let we have ever stayed in. Thank you"

"We have had a lovely family holiday in Carvossa, such a special place to stay surrounded by beautiful things inside and out! We highly recommend."

"Wow!! what a fantastic experience from start to finish! We had great communication with Louise while booking our stay. It was so nice to get a phone call to say we could enter the property early as cleaning had been done. We loved Carvossa as it felt like a home from home with everything we needed and a comfy sofa at the end of the day to collapse in after hours spent visiting beaches and caves. Thanks so much and hope to be back soon."