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Driftwood House
PL26 6SP

Driftwood House, Mevagissey, Cornwall

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £712.00 - 1804.00

Driftwood House is situated in the centre of the village, and was once the first bank of Mevagissey.

The impressive Grade II listed property has been lovingly renovated to an exceptional standard to create a comfortable and characterful Cornish cottage. Driftwood house has accommodation arranged over three floors including six bedrooms, a stylish kitchen with central island and sitting room with an open fire on the first floor. The beautiful dining room has exquisite parquet flooring, panelled walls and a glazed ceiling overlooked by a balcony which leads from the bedrooms on the second floor. The house is just 100 yards from the harbour and is very close to all the harbour village of Mevagissey has to offer.


We absolutely loved this property, There were 11 of us in total including a baby and 4 kids from 3 to 14, masses of space and everything we needed,. The property has a very interesting history, Mevagissey is a lovely quaint little village. the only minus to this holiday is that the garden is very dangerous for young children, fortunately we had plenty of adults to supervise, to be fair we were warned about this in the description overall we had a really lovely holiday and would recommend this property.

Perfect location
The Old Bank House is a brilliant place to stay with a large group or extended family. Comfortable, warm and well appointed it has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. It is only seconds from two great pubs, The Fountain and The Ship. It is also only a few strides away from the picturesque Mevagissey harbour. The parking is only a short walk away in the Sunny Corner car park and although there are quite few vehicles that use the narrow road past the house once you're inside you don't notice them at all (although loud voice can be overheard if you're in the front downstairs bedroom). The dining room is unique with it's balcony and voiles providing a lovely setting for dinner. The kitchen has everything you need and the sitting room is very cosy with two large sofas. We had a wonderful time and loved every minute of our week long stay here.

A great location, it was close to lots of things so it was easy to go out for a meal/pub. It was beautiful light and airy accommodation with good views. We were a party of 5 and enjoyed the great space and lovely garden area.
Ms Mcleod

Perfect retreat to spend time with friends and nice to have privacy. We'll be back!
Mrs Thornthwaite

The location of The Old bank House is excellent, being right in the heart of the town so no need to use a car once there. Great access to the harbour, shops, restaurants, pubs and all amenities. We were a large family party and the house gave us exactly what we were looking for - plenty of space and bedrooms (and bathrooms importantly) for everyone including a baby and good communal areas for eating and partying together. Good facilities in the kitchen such as three ovens, dishwasher, an island to sit around and loads of crockery, glassware and cooking utensils. We loved the walks around the harbour and around the coast path. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in The Old Bank House - it lived up to expectations and we will definitely consider it again for future family holidays.
Mrs Curtis



Linen provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Single Beds

Double Beds


Full oil central heating, open fire
Electric cooker, 2 electric ovens, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x colour TVs (1 with Sky+, DVD, Playstation, stereo/CD, DVDs/books/games
Fuel & power included in rent
Bed linen included in rent
Cot, highchair, stairgate
Terrace garden (children to be supervised at all times)
Parking for one car in public car park 2 mins walk (cost included in rent), guests may stop briefly before 10am or after 4pm for loading/unloading outside property
Two well behaved dogs welcome, £
10 per dog
Sorry, no smoking
Shops/pubs/harbour 100 yds
Note: Balcony & sash windows on 2nd floor, young children to be supervised

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

World of Model Railways Exhibition - 0.1 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Mevagissey Museum - 0.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Mevagissey Sealife Aquarium - 0.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Lost Gardens of Heligan - 1.3 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Caerhays Castle and Garden - 3.8 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Pine Lodge Gardens - 5.2 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Tregrehan Garden - 5.8 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Par, St Mary's Church - 6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Trewithen - 6.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Eden Project - 6.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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