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Mousehole luxury self-catering cottage, Oyster Catcher, Cornwall
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A beautiful Grade-II listed 17th century former net loft idyllically located directly on the harbour's edge in the quaint harbour town of Mousehole, West Cornwall. This luxury self-catering holiday home with exquisite interiors exudes a certain ethereal elegance and calm which, when combined with the gentle lapping of the tide on your doorstep, guarantee a perfectly relaxing and rejuvenating stay. 

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Recently listed as number one in the Sunday Times' round up of "50 Best Self-catering Cottages", think grown up sophisticated seaside chic at its finest. The stylish and charmingly elegant Oyster Catcher boasts one of the most coveted positions in the village. With unrivalled harbour views, sunny enclosed gardens, and interiors straight from the pages of a magazine, this is a seaside abode to write home about. As close as you can get to the water's edge without getting wet! And if you like this, you'll love The Herringbone

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Two beautifully-appointed ground floor double rooms (one with en suite shower) both boast marshmallow king-size beds which are luxuriously swathed in superior Siberian goose-down and ultra soft linens. The wood-panelled bathroom has a deep stand-alone claw foot tub with hand-held shower, perfect for melting away your troubles in a tub full of bubbles. The utility room has a walk-in shower perfect for washing sandy toes after a day at the beach.


A cobbled shared courtyard garden, tucked away from the madding crowd, is filled to bursting with roses and blooms, perfect for alfresco dining in the mild Cornish climate. The wraparound veranda is approached by the kitchen and is chock-full of leafy foliage ensuring guests have a spot to daydream and to breath in the fresh salty air - a welcoming tonic for weary souls.

For Relaxation

Step outside the front door of your luxury holiday cottage and take a mosey around the characterful harbour town of Mousehole. Or if you can't bear to leave the peaceful haven of your home stay, retreat to the courtyard garden and spend an afternoon soaking in the Cornish sunshine with the gentle sound of the waves on the shore providing the hypnotic soundtrack to your day.


There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility/shower room. Guests can park in the harbour car park (£3 per day). Please note that there is no cot or highchair at the property. The garden is shared with The Herringbone.



Style: The theme at this seaside holiday home is tasteful elegance with luxurious comfort all throughout. Ethereal and enchanting, the chalky whites and muted hues lend a peaceful ambiance to this most exquisite of homes.

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Our Take

Regional Partner Consultant Clare says

The enviable position right on the waterfront is one of the aspects which makes this beautiful home so special. The simple yet luxurious interiors are absolutely stunning and rewrite the rule book for "seaside shabby chic". I could stay here watching the waves lap the shore for hours and hours...

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Unique Extras

Added extras to enhance your self-catering holiday... from fresh picnics to afternoon teas, seasonal wine selections to tried and tested caterers and more

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The stylish first floor kitchen is well-equipped with range cooker, Smeg fridge/freezer, coffee machine and pots and pans a-plenty. The rustic-style table with reclaimed bench makes for a social relaxed dining space for intimate suppers. Stroll out to the harbour-front where the fishing boats land, and select the day's freshest catch before returning to self-cater in your private abode to create lip-smacking menus using the finest local fare. 

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost).  

Eating Out

The harbour town of Mousehole has a good selection of fine restaurants to choose from; 2 Fore Street, The Rock Pool cafe and The Old Coastguard Hotel all come highly recommended. A trip to Mousehole is not complete without enjoying fish n' chips straight out of the bag on the harbour...!

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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