The original name of the cottage is Lowen Chy but it is locally known as The Lifeboat House because of its close associations with the Penlee lifeboat.
Beautifully decorated and finished throughout, with breathtaking views across Mount's Bay from the living room and master bedroom; The Lifeboat House is a stunning cottage from which to base your Cornish holiday.
The accommodation is spread over three floors. From a small enclosed courtyard, furnished with a table and chairs to catch the afternoon sun, you enter the cottage on the ground floor. In the hallway there is a cloakroom/wc and heated cloaks cupboard, leading to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and stairs to the other floors. The master bedroom benefits from magnificent sea views over St. Clement's Isle and out towards St.Michael’s Mount. This bedroom contains a king-sized bed and generous built-in wardrobes. The spacious en-suite bathroom also has a cupboard housing the washing machine and a separate airing cupboard.
Upstairs on the first floor is the main living space with open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room. The living area is light and tastefully decorated with comfy sofas, TV, beautiful large wood burning stove and those spectacular views across Mount's Bay through another huge bay window. There is a dining table with seating and a very well-equipped shaker-style kitchen.
The lower ground floor comprises of a pretty double bedroom (can be made into twin beds on request), and its own well-appointed en-suite shower room. A doorway from this lower hallway leads to the rear courtyard, which has pedestrian access through to the harbour and beach front.
Master Bedroom: King-sized bed (5'), bedside cabinets, built-in wardrobes, large bay window overlooking Mount's Bay.
En-Suite: Rainfall shower over bath, basin, wc, cupboard with washing machine.
Cloakroom: Basin, wc.
Living Area: 36" TV, large woodburner, comfy sofas, coffee table, huge bay window with spectacular sea views.
Kitchen/Diner: Shaker style with double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, full-sized fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR:
Bedroom 2: King-sized bed (5’ - zip and link, can be made into twin beds on request), bedside cabinets, wardrobe, dressing table.
En-Suite: Double shower, basin, wc.
Small enclosed courtyard to the front of the cottage, non-enclosed courtyard to the rear of the property with folding table and seating, and barbecue all housed in the adjacent shed. The rear courtyard can be accessed directly through the neighbours courtyard, and you can also reach the harbour front and beach through the narrow pedestrian lanes from this courtyard.
Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4.00pm - departure 10.00am.
Power and Heating: Electricity and heating included in the rent. Central heating via bottled gas.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Harbour: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.2 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies. Sorry, not suitable for children under 4 years of age due to the many stairs.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Toilets
- Ground floor toilet
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- 0.1 Mile from a beach
- 0.2 Mile from a pub
- 0.2 Mile from a shop
- Washing machine
- No smoking
A lovely house, very well localed and with an amazing view!!!Mrs B - 21st February 2020
We enjoyed our stay at The Lifeboat House. The location in this part of Cornwall was perfect for us to enjoy the most dramatic parts of the SW Coast-Path and to then enjoy the views of Mounts Bay when returning back to base.Mr Robert Whitell - 20th January 2020
We’ve stayed in many properties over the years and this was by far the best. The property was very clean and well equipped. We’d stayed over new year and the property was always warm. We liked it so much we rebooked on the 2nd day of our stay.Mrs Julie Dunn - 12th January 2020
Just brilliantMrs Kristine Noble - 24th November 2019
Lovely property, homely and welcoming. Fantastic views. Parking in harbour car park not a problem. Pub five minute walk with good food, and 2 Fore Street restaurant a must visit for foodies, but need to book. Mr Nigel Deacon - 22nd June 2019
We had a wonderful stay in The Lifeboat House. The view was breathtaking! It has all the thoughtful touches to make sure you feel at home. The scones on arrival were very much appreciated too! The house is in a super location in Mousehole, convenient for the harbour and local amenities - Mrs JMrs J - 31st May 2019
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