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Stylish Cottage With Spectacular Sea Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Nov-2016
Cottage in Marazion, Cornwall, England - Perfect Location, Five Minutes From Beach And Shops

The Silver House is the ideal base for a relaxing holiday in one of the most unspoilt corners of England at any time of year. You can stroll down to the nearby beaches, browse the galleries and gift shops of Marazion, or explore nearby St Ives, Penzance, Mousehole and everything the wonderful Land's End peninsula has to offer. Or you can simply stay at home, snuggle up with a book and enjoy the wonderful sea view. The cottage has been planned to make your holiday as comfortable as possible; it is spacious but feels cosy, and has a touch of contemporary style. It is well-equipped, with luxurious touches, such as white cotton bed linen and fluffy white towels, as well as wifi broadband. The Silver House has its own private parking space located 300m away. Please note that the changeover day is Saturday. We recently added a cute little patio outside the back door, with bistro table and chairs. You can catch the morning sun and look through the house to the sea!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a lovely cottage, I couldn't stop oohing and aahing as I went from room to room. And the view, well the view was amazing; people would stop in front of 'our' cottage for a photo of the Mount!

Jennifer, Canada



I stayed more than four weeks at the Silver House. I loved it. The house is great, very well equipped, with comfortable beds. It feels more like a private home than a holiday home. And the view: extraordinary, stunning, absolutely relaxing and recovering. It was just right for me.

Susanne, Switzerland.



The Silver House was the perfect place for our honeymoon holiday! We could not have found a better place to stay, it has wonderful views, perfect kitchen, cosy living spaces and bedrooms, magnificent bathroom and a spectacular garden. Absolutely amazing!

Alan & Natalie
Jan 2014
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5 Reviews

4.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Ein schön eingerichtetes Haus mit Jahrhundertausblick auf den Atlantik und die Gezeiteninsel!

  • 5 of 5

Ich könnte mich um eine englische Fassung bemühen - aber davon stehen ja schon genug hier.

Also: Meine Freundin und ich haben 10 Tage in Cornwall verbracht und sieben davon in Marazion im 'Silver House' (Ende September / Nachsaison). Das nicht silberne, sondern azurblaue Haus ist schön eingerichtet und bietet vom Wohnzimmer- und Schlafzimmererker aus einen wahnsinnig schönen Blick auf den Atlantik und die Gezeiteninsel St.-Michaels Mount. Zu Fuß waren wir in 10 Minuten unten am Kai / Strand - rechnet man die Zeit ab, die wir unterwegs gebraucht haben, um die blumengeschmückten kleinen Cottages zu fotografieren oder für das Schwätzchen mit den überaus freundlichen Damen der Methodistenkirche (wir wurden zum Tee eingeladen - das würde in einer katholischen Kirche bei uns niemals geschehen!). Im Haus findet man alles, was man braucht (sehr viele Spiele, Kartenmaterial, Küche komplett mit allem, was man zum Kochen braucht). Es ist sehr sauber und mit Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet - das sieht man auf den Fotos nicht unbedingt. Wir wurden mit frischen Blumen, einer Flasche Rotwein und einem halben Liter Milch im Kühlschrank begrüßt. Nette Geste, wir haben uns darüber gefreut!

Die Abwicklung und Kommunikation mit dem Eigentümer verlief völlig problemlos und sympathisch.

Auch wenn es hier nicht unbedingt hingehört, hier einige Tipps:

Essen in Marazion:

* Fire Engine Inn - kann man für einen lustigen Abend mit ausreichend Bier mal machen - das Essen ist furchtbar.

* Godolphin Arms - toller Blick von Innen und der Terrasse (auch Frühstück) auf den Michaels Mount, freundliche Bedienung - Essen ist gut.

* Mount Haven - die Atmosphäre ist nicht so besonders, aber die Küche ist hervorragend - lecker und ausgefallen, gehobene Preiskategorie.

In den anderen drei Restaurants haben wir nie einen Tisch bekommen - auch nicht mit ein- oder zwei Tagen Vorlauf. Ein Blick auf die Karte zeigte aber (bis auf Ben's Cornish Kitchen), dass es sich eher um weniger kulinarische Highlights handelte. Bei Ben hätten wir sehr gerne gegessen.

Es macht unglaublich Freude, bei schönem Wetter auf der Kaimauer zu sitzen und all die Wanderer zur Burg / Insel zu beobachten. In der Umgebung lohnt sich ein Besuch in Pendeen und zwar in 'Heather's Coffee Shop' liegt aus St. Just kommend auf der rechten Seite (Ecke) am Orsteingang. Die Scones werden frisch gebacken! St. Ives ist total überlaufen!

In der Hauptsaison würde ich niemals hierhin fahren: 20.000 Burgbesucher an einem Tag!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wir freuen uns, dass Ihnen Ihren Aufenthalt im Silver House genossen haben. Please come and visit again!
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5

Superb chill out at The Silver House, Marazion.

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful week here in Marazion. The weather has not always been sunny but that hasn't stopped us from getting out and about. The Mount was exhausting but well worth the climb, and such a delight to see each morning. Lands End proved tricky we had to revisit to get the best of it. But that's not a problem with the provision of weekly tickets - what a good idea. As an afterthought we popped down to the Minack theatre, which was superb. A must go see even if you are not into plays etc. The scenery and sheer feat of what has been made on a cliff side is truly spectacular. We travelled further afield to The Lost Gardens of Heligan and wondered if indeed we had got lost ourselves. Finally the child in us took us to the seal sanctuary which although damp was ideal seal weather. Marazion itself is a delight, quiet enough to feel unrushed but enough to do and see if wanted. Eating out is great but remember to book as the regulars certainly do. All in all we would love to come back to The Silver House, which is a lovely large space, well equipped and very well keep property. The beds are comfy, the shower powerful and the proximity to the action perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Nice cottage. Well equipped. Great views. Perfect holiday for our family.

  • 5 of 5

The directions from the owner were very clear and we found milk in the fridge ready for a cup of tea: most welcome. It was also nice to have a teapot. No shortage of equipment for a relatively small kitchen. There was plenty of stuff in the lounge to keep kids occupied on a rainy day. We only had about 2 of those (rainy days... and kids!).

On sunny days we could sit and have lunch in the beautiful suntrap of a garden over the road.

It was good to be close to the sea and the Mount. This was great for being first to the castle and beating the rush of day-trippers. Also nice to just sit in front of the window and watch the view.

Highly recommend this house. Local things we did: supermarket shopping in Penzance, Land's End, 17B bus trip to St Ives, lots of Marazion, St Michael's Mount and cliff walks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great location with exceptional views of Mounts Bay in a tidy spacious comfortable house.

  • 4 of 5

The views from this property are terrific through the large bay windows. Lounge/diner is very spacious and comfortably furnished. Electric heating kept the place cosy. Bedrooms were nicely furnished but no hanging space in the back twin room was a problem. Fortunately only one occupant on this trip. House location is ideal to get to all of Marazion's facilities on foot. An ideal property for days out at many of Cornwall's attractions, Kitchen is compact but well equipped with modern appliances.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and liked the house. Point noted about hanging space; there is a very spacious wardrobe in the main bedroom, but we'll think about supplementing that.
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Isle of Wight, England
5

Delightful!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great cottage and is exactly as described with accurate photos -although you can't feel how comfortable the bed is with that lovely view. The place was warm for my arrival with fresh flowers and a bottle of wine on the dining table.

Correspondence with the owner beforehand was really helpful with lots of suggestions of places to visit and set a very welcoming tone.

Marazion is a great place to be based for exploring the far west of Cornwall - there is so much to see that I was up early and out late trying to pack everything in (I was there to take photos and paint mostly). It helped that it was lovely and sunny of course.

I would recommend this place unreservedly.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Marazion beach is just five minutes walk and is perfect for bathing and for watersports. Other nearby beaches include Perranuthnoe (5 mins) by car, and Praa Sands (10 mins) as well as Porthcurno and Sennen.

Travel:

A car is useful for exploring the area but not strictly necessary as there are regular buses to Penzance and St Ives from the bus stop 50 metres away.

Further Details:

Marazion has a handful of small shops and a good selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes as well as a brilliant deli.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late autumn
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
xmas new year
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£600
for 4 nights
From
£150
£700
 
 
Jan1
8 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£370
 
 
feb half term
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£440
 
 
feb-apr
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£390
 
 
april1
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£460
 
 
easter weekend
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£500
 
 
april/may
22 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£450
 
 
May
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£500
 
 
May/June
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£600
 
 
June
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£600
for 5 nights
From
£120
£570
 
 
jun/july
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£600
for 5 nights
From
£120
£650
 
 
july1
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
summer hols
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£870
for 7 nights
£870
 
 
aug/sept
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
sept
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£600
 
 
Sept/Oct
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£450
 
 
oct half term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£550
 
 
oct/nov/dec
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£400
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£700
for 5 nights
From
£140
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£870
for 7 nights
£870
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a 30 per cent deposit at the time of booking with the balance to be paid 8 weeks before the holiday begins.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is normally Saturday but some flexibility is offered out of season.

Notes on prices:
Electricity, linen and cleaning are included – no hidden charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has electric shower, bath and WC with an airing cupboard, all decorated in contemporary mosaic tiles.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a queen-sized bed looking directly out to sea. There is a window seat in the bay window perfect for watching the bay, and a day-bed for added comfort. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and is especially cosy.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Our main garden is immediately over the road, down some steps, where it is tucked away from the street above. The garden is south-facing and looks directly out to sea. There is also a bijou courtyard outside the back door where you can sit at the bistro table enjoying a coffee or lunch, with sea views looking through the house. Utility Room: The utility room is just across the courtyard and has a washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: White cotton towels and linen are all included and are normally changed weekly.

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