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Cosy Coastal Cottage With Sea View, Woodburner, Garden and Parking

Bedrooms 1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Spacious 1 bed, 1 shower, cottage with woodburner, sea and moorland views

Pretty granite cottage with private south-facing garden and moorland views. Beautiful antique furnishings and wooden floors give a homely feel to the cottage. Cosy lounge with comfy sofa opposite a woodburning stove and well stocked bookshelves. Lovely open plan kitchen with large table, 4 burner gas hob, electric oven and separate pantry/utility room with fridge freezer and washing machine. Upstairs to the spacious bedroom with sea views across the fields, antique brass and iron bedstead, studio couch and large curtained wardrobe. Downstairs bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Electric storage heaters. Private off road parking on the gravelled drive outside the cottage. Rustic wooden table and chairs in a suntrap outside the front door and also in the garden.

Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, basic french
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Sara

Chris and Sara met in Morvah village seven years ago and live near to the Hay Loft in their house The Bowjy. They are both makers; Chris mainly uses wood and metal, Sara knits and sews.

Sara purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Sara chose Morvah

The Hay Loft sits in one of the most beautiful parts of Cornwall, next to wild moorland and sea cliffs perfect for seal and bird watching. Situated on the stunning scenic coastal road to St Ives featured on 'Best Drives in the UK'.

Ancient granite monoliths, stand amongst gorse and heather, full of wildlife and native plants. A wonderful base for exploring the nearby small villages and towns, including St Ives, Zennor, St Just, Porthleven and Mousehole.

Absence of street lighting makes it perfect for star gazing.

What makes this cottage unique

The first thing we loved about the Hay Loft was the huge granite lintel that you pass underneath to enter the cottage

We love the cottage because it is so comfortable, especially with the wood burner blazing. It is a such a peaceful place to sit and read a book or watch television in the evenings. Outside the dramatic moorland leads your eye up to the tin mine chimney on the hill opposite. It's a relaxing sanctuary with lots of lovely decorative quirks that make it a truly special place to stay.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Morvah in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Wash Basin, Toilet & Shower Cubicle, Heated Towel Rail
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Antique Brass and Iron double bed, large curtained wardrobe area, sitting area with sofa and coffee table to one end, seated window overlooking sea and farmland fields and moors. Windowed door leading to exterior granite steps.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

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Cosy Coastal Cottage With Sea View, Woodburner, Garden and Parking
average rating of 4.875 based on 40 reviews

Quiet getaway cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 nights in the Hay Loft and as soon as we walked in the front door to a fire blazing (thanks to Chris) in the wooden fire burner, it was easy to feel at home. There was a very good small kitchen area with an excellent cooker, oven, well stocked with everything you need to make a meal. Upstairs there is one bedroom with wooden flooring and a deep mattress with electric blanket to keep warm in the winter! The sea is viewable from both upstairs and downstairs which adds to the charm of the place. The downstairs shower/bathroom had a very good shower and you can watch the stars whilst showering! The water was lovely and hot. There are loads of quality books to read and a tv. Felt so at home and did not want to leave. Thank you for a wonderful break.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Delightful cottage, was perfect for us just what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a peaceful Christmas in a lovely surrounding, which we got, perfect in every way. The owner Chris couldn't have been nicer and we can't wait to go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and cosy cottage near one of the most stunningly beautiful bits of coastpath in Britain

  • 5 of 5

This cottage can be dangerous to your health! It's just so tempting to stay indoors, tucked up beside the woodburner, surrounded by beautiful things instead of going for healthy walks on the glorious coast. There's a huge and eclectic selection of novels, books on art and biographies of people who are actually interesting, mini works of art and intriguing objects, and a proper kitchen. It's charming and unique and only lacks a spatula. Owners are very friendly and helpful. Definitely worth getting out walking as there are few places more beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peacefull & Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We thought 3 nights would be perfect for the getaway to Cornwall... We were wrong. The Hay Loft is comfortable, everything you need to relax, cards, books, TV and of course the country side, no need for hand-held games etc. Sara and Chris welcomed us like long lost friends, so we will be going back and staying longer

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A truly unique and peaceful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The property is totally unique and elegantly furnished. The owners, whilst very friendly and helpful and always available are also totally unobtrusive.

It's rural location is very peaceful and the Coast Path with its spectacular views is just a few minutes walk away - ideal for a pleasant stroll before breakfast.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage, highly recomended

  • 5 of 5

A very warm and cosy cottage filled with everything you need including a log burner. Excellent location with stunning coastal walks, beautiful beaches and many interesting things to do and see (we ran out of time even after extending our holiday). Chris and Sara are very warm and welcoming hosts always there if you need them. Will definitely return a Gem of a place .

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
63 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8.4 Kilometres
The Radjel Pub, Pendeen
Nearest Ferry
125 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
8.04 Kilometres
Cape Cornwall Golf & Leisure
Nearest Train
12.8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4.82 Kilometres
Gurnard's Head Hotel
Nearest Beach
2.41 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Around 8 miles from the cottage is the Minack Theatre, an open air amphitheatre with a museum and a cafe on site overlooking stunning Porthcurno beach. Mousehole is a small prettty fishing port with narrow streets, good pubs & cafes plus art galleries famous for it's illuminations at Christmas. Stunning St Ives, famous for it's art scene since the 1950's has the Tate Gallery and the Barbara Hepworth museum to visit plus sandy beaches,surrounding the town with surf shops, eateries and galleries and a cinema opposite the Co - op supermarket. Nearby ancient monuments to visit include Men - an - Tol ( the holed stone), Lanyon Quoit, Nine maidens, the Merry Maidens, Carn Euny and Chysauster and Carn Galver, a high moorland rock outcrop overlooking the sea. The North Inn, Pendeen holds a pub quiz regularly


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Morvah, West Country

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Apologies but the property is not wheelchair-friendly as the bathroom is up a large step and the bedroom is up a flight of stairs

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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