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Seatons Rest Idyllic Cornish Bolt Hole, Fully Refurbished All Mod Cons WIFI

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Portmellon, Nr. Mevagissey, Cornwall UK- Just Yards From The Beautiful Beach At Portmellon, Well Located For Exploring Out And About

Seatons Rest is an apartment within an 17th century tile hung Cornish building which is divided into just 5 apartments. Set over two floors this little gem feels more like a cottage than an apartment. Located in a quiet lane just off Portmellon Cove with its lovely sandy beach. Sleeping four in two small but comfortable bedrooms, one twin and one kingsize double. A beautiful superbly equipped kitchen, dining, open plan lounge configuration completes the ground floor living space. Ample private parking and sunny patio area at the front. The apartment has a luxury boutique style interior which makes this place a cut above your average holiday rental. Beautiful white fresh bed linen, robes and towels included for your stay. The cosy lounge has a wood burning stove set in a gorgeous restored original slate wall. The stunning shower room has a fantastic walk in shower with great water pressure. Underfloor heating throughout both floors ensures you will stay cosy on chillier days. Free high speed WiFi, built in Sonos sound system and fully equipped modern kitchen. decorated in white and neutral tones throughout. The evening sun sets on the alfresco patio area at the front, perfect for enjoying sundowners before supper.

Seatons rest is well located for exploring the many activities, walks, beaches and attractions that the area has to offer and is walking distance to Mevagissey which offers plenty shops bars and restaurants. Close to The Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Helicon. Superbly located fro exploring all that Cornwall has to offer. SHORT BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE AT LOW SEASON TIMES - PLEASE EMAIL FOR INDIVIDUAL PRICES

We also have a separate 2 person apartment within walking distance of Seatons Rest so if you are looking for additional accommodation , perhaps for friends, parents or grandparents, please take a look at An Dyji , also advertised on this web site. Or call to reserve both properties together . 07879898807 at certain times we can also offer a two occupancy discount , please call for info

More Details

Amanda Barclay
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
Calendar last updated:
9 April, 2018

About Amanda Barclay

I have holidayed in Portmellon all of my life and still regularly visit with my husband and teenage son. Our apartment is a special bolt hole for us and we hope that you will enjoy it as much as we do. We have poured much live into its restoration to turn it into a beautiful holiday home that we think is a cut above the average holiday home.

Amanda Barclay purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Amanda Barclay chose Mevagissey

In the winter of 2014/15 we invested in a full refurbishment of the apartment, ripping away years of damp plasterboard and "cover it up" DIY. Seatons Rest is now restored to a beautifully styled apartment with exposed original Cornish slate walls . You will find all the modern comforts you need but with a nod to the seaside setting and the buildings past. We are superbly located for exploring Cornwall and its many attractions. You can do as much or as little as you want to here. Getting out and about is easy, there is great walking and Cornwall has so many great places to visit, but if you just want to chill out, it doesn't come much more relaxing and laid back than Portmellon and Seatons Rest.

What makes this apartment unique

Very close to the beach but well sheltered from the sea, a lovely sun trap on the front patio, great for morning breakfasts and sundowners. Superbly comfortable inside, really well equipped and very cosy. A modern boutique styling provides the ultimate holiday getaway environment. Sufficient parking for 3 vehicles and walking distance to pubs, restaurants and small shops at Mevagissey. Portmellon is perfect as it is away from all the hustle and bustle of Mevagissey but this is all within easy reach when you want it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a wonderful week at Seatons Rest. Lovely apartment in a stunning location. Perfect place for a family holiday. Walking distance to Mevagissey harbour - great for crabbing, loads of places to eat and people watch. Sitting on the beach at Portmellon watching the kids messing about in the water - quiet, peaceful and relaxing! Want to go back already. The Mackay Family - July 2014

Great location, 30 second walk to Portmellon Bay, 15 minute walk to Mevagissey Harbour. Lovely furnishings and very well equipped: Stylish, homely, and comfortable. Good base for exploring other areas in Cornwall, or chilling if you're not lucky with the weather! - K Allen Aug 2014

Stunning place to enjoy a relaxing holiday with views to leave you breathless and a special time leaving you wanting more. Mr A Williams 2014
Jan 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Mevagissey in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Newly fitted for 2015 a luxurious large walk in shower with spectacular shower head, wc, heated towel rail, sink vanity unit, tiled floor with underfloor heating Great water pressure gives a superb shower. Towels and robes provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one has a kingsize bed, two bedsides and chest of drawers and bedside lamps, wall hook hanging facility. Bedroom two has twin divan beds, each with a bedside table, tallboy drawer unit and wall hook hanging facility. Both bedrooms are small but comfortable and cosy FRESH WHITE COTTON BED LINEN IS INCLUDED There is underfloor heating in both bedrooms. 2 pillows per person and Hungarian goose down duvets. The floors are carpeted. We can at certain times of the year offer a 2 person under occupancy special offer. Please call me for details. 07879898807
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: We do not provide infant facilities. As there is a hard tiled floor downstairs and no bath, Seatons Rest is not be best suited to very young children, but is suitable for over 5's. please note that although the property is only a few yards from the beach there is NO SEA VIEW at the apartment . Outside: At the front there is a patio with a picnic style table for dining out and a decked area with 2 outdoor wicker armchairs , and a coffee table. Ample private parking for 3/4 cars in front of the apartment for the sole use of Seatons Rest guests. The patio is a lovely sun trap in the afternoons. Barbecuing is permitted on the patio area but there is no BBQ provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: duvets, pillows, hotel quality white cotton bedlinen, bathroom towels and robes are included. No beach towels provided. The apartment is cleaned on changeover day,beds are made up with fresh linen ready for your arrival. Welcome pack on arrival. Other: Entrance Lobby with tiled floor and underfloor heating, coat hook


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Seatons Rest Idyllic Cornish Bolt Hole, Fully Refurbished All Mod Cons WIFI
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 18 reviews

Lovely, comfortable stay. Stylish & welcoming.

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed at Seaton's Rest for a week (early September 2017) and whilst the weather wasn't great the cottage was. The styling is fabulous, every mod-con going but still retaining it's originality.

Apart from being a lovely place to come back to each day the cottage was in an excellent location for going off and exploring the rest of Cornwall and the walk to Mevagissey taking just 10 minutes was a pleasant surprise.

We loved Port Mellon, the pub, the beach, the walks and will definitely return.

Thanks to Amanda to for sorting out a 'blind' failure very quickly too.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you jane for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our home and your holiday. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future With kind regards Amanda & Wil
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my partner and our 4 year old daughter have just returned from a week in Cornwall, staying in Portmellon at Seatons Rest. The apartment was perfect for us, perfect location as well as being tastefully decorated with all the mod cons. We were able to walk into Mevagissey for lunch/dinner and there is a small bay just at the end of the road so we would wander down each morning and evening to admire the view. The location is great to explore further afield in Cornwall too. I can't rate this place highly enough, it's been renovated to a very high standard. Can't wait to return in the near future. So glad we chose this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our home and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Kindest regards Wil And Amanda
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Beautiful, well maintained property.

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed our week at Seatons Rest, we have stayed in Portmellon for many years. Since the property has been renovated this our first stay and we definitely can't wait to return. Very homely, relaxing and modern throughout. A lovely welcome pack on arrival. Close to a quiet beach, plenty walks in the area and a little pub to sit and watch the world go by. Will definitely be booking again!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you again in the future Amanda & Wil
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Cape Town

A stylish apartment in Portmellon on the sea within walking distance of Mevagissey

  • 4 of 5

We spent 5 days at Seatons Rest in early May 2017 and it is exactly as the owners claim; beautifully renovated and ideally located in walking distance of Mevagissey. Our only negative comment is that it is on the small side and we found two additional adults staying over for a couple of nights a tight squeeze. The apartment is ideal for two persons or a family with two small children.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our home and found the location good. The property description does state that the bedrooms are on the small side. Thank you for your comments and we hope to welcome you again some time.
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Beautifully presented and had everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Seatons Rest is a property I shall be recommending to friends and family. The property has everything you need for a holiday in Cornwall, under floor heating (if the weathers not be kind to you) lovely powerful shower with plenty of hot water and a well equipped kitchen. Decorated and finished off to a very high standard in each room, which is something you don't always expect from a holiday home which was a real treat!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and that the accommodation exceeded expectations. We would be delighted to welcome you or friend and family at anytime, best wishes, Amanda & Wil
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Beautiful, relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a fabulous time at this exceptionally beautiful property. A perfect place for a winter break in a great location. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you again in the future Kindctegards amanda & wil
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The Lost Gardens Of Heligan
fantastic day out - wear stout shoes !
Eden Project
Amazing tropical biome. Only approx 30 mins from Seatons Rest
The Minack Theatre
The Hidden Hut
The Hidden Hut
The most beautiful spot tucked away, fantastic cafe for lunches and check out their web site...
beautiful cornish village - take the ferry from Mevagissey for a great day out
our local village ! Loads of places to eat and drink, quaint shops and a lovely harbour
Bodmin Jail
South West Coast Path
St Michael's Mount
Rick Stein's Cafe
Tate St Ives
Kynance Cove
National Trust - Trelissick Garden
South West Coast Path
Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park
East Looe Beach
The Beach Hut on Watergate bay
The Roseland Heritage Coast
The Wheelhouse
Rick Stein's The Seafood Restaurant
Fowey Christmas Market
National Trust - Lizard Point
Watergate Bay
Tea on the Quay
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
25 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Mevagissey to Fowey
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
ST Austell
Nearest Train
6 Miles
St Austell
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mevagissey / Gorran
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Car: recommended


Portmellon beach approx 50 yards away (no sea view at apartment) This is a typical Cornish cove with a sandy beach. Low tide reveals a wealth of rock pools and at high tide the beach is completely covered. As is common in Cornwall there can sometimes be seaweed on the beach. Great walking available along the Cornish coastal path here.


Newquay Airport approx 40 miles

St Austell mainline train strain approx 7 miles, National Express coach to / from this station also


Nearest inn is at Portmellon cove, 1 mile distant is Mevagissey fishing village with a wealth of little shops and many restaurants and watering holes. This is a hilly but enjoyable walk. Goran and Gorran haven about 1.5 miles distant both offer eating and drinking places. Close to the Eden Project and The Lost Fardens of Heligan.

There is a pub in Portmellon Cove.

Further Details:

Very close to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project about 9 miles, nearest supermarkets are at St Austell but there are some great farm shops around if you dont want to drive all the way to town. Loads of activities and attractions within short driving distances to get out and explore. Great walking too and ample beaches.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit payable upon booking. Balance and refundable security deposit due 4 weeks prior to stay. People travelling with pets are subject to an increased security deposit. Please contact us if you have any special requests and we will do our best to accommodate these. Short breaks are available at low season. please email or call for details.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Access at 4pm on arrival day, property must be vacated by 10.00am on departure day. Local house manager.

Notes on prices:
for short break prices please contact by phone or email. Minimum stay 3 nights, low season only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.