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Apartment 1, Mermaid House

Mermaid House
38 reviews
Mermaid House
Relax and enjoy al fresco dining!
Spacious - home from home!
Kitchen showing French windows.
Kitchen which looks out onto garden
Work rest and play area!
Family Dining!
Whether or not the sun shines, you can take in the view from inside!
Save money and dine in comfort at home
Upstairs En-suite bedroom
Get away from the children in your en-suite bedroom!
En-suite bathroom with shower
Peace and quiet in this room
Double bedroom
Comfortable 'home' for the younger ones
Twin room
Plenty of room for the whole family in this bathroom!
Parking a'plenty!
St Ives - Feb Half Term 2013 - And the sun shone!  Beach every day!
Local views to die for (don't jump!)
Famous 'Harbour, or Town' Beach
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
St Ives, Cornwall, England
Mermaid House is a very spacious and modern three bedroomed maisonette on two levels. It has two double bedrooms and one twin/double and comfortably accommodates six adults. Two cots are available if needed - and two highchairs! Parking for up to 3 vehicles. The fully fitted kitchen has all mod cons and includes a breakfast bar. The large lounge has a dining area and plenty of space to play some of the many board games available. Patio doors open from the lounge and kitchen onto the private garden (exclusive use for Apt 1) where views stretch down to Godrevy Lighthouse – a perfect setting for barbecues and al fresco living. The large family bathroom includes both bath and shower, as does the en-suite. There is also a separate cloakroom. Its warm décor and relaxing ambiance make Mermaid House the ideal home-from-home holiday haven. Wi... Read more
About the Owner, Denise F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 33 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL176201
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Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Our second visit as a family and what a great time we had. Mermaid is just brilliant - spacious and well equipped, and beautifully warm for a winter break. It really has everything you could possibly need. Loads of toys and books for our grandson, and plenty of books, puzzles etc. for the grown-ups. Denise and Mick really couldn't do...

Management response:

Thank you so much for returning and enjoying Mermaid again. It's wonderful to have such special returners. Thank you also for leaving Mermaid spotless. It means so much. Take care and enjoy your further adventures! Kind regards Denise


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Reviewed 16 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. Really glad everything was good for you. Very helpful to let people know about the buses etc. Thank you for looking after Mermaid - I know I am repeating myself, but we are so grateful when people appreciate the house and keep it nice, as you have done....


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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Mermaid House was beyond expectation, lovely holiday home with everything you need, all 3 generations of our family enjoyed our stay especially Denise when you also arranged for the sun to shine. My grandson was fascinated by the children's book shelves and their contents. Thank you Denise for all the information you gave us and making everything just right for...

Management response:

Thank you so much for choosing Mermaid and for looking after her during your stay. You were brilliant - and it was nice to speak to you. It is such a relief when guests stay who appreciate Mermaid and treat her with care and respect, which you all did. It's also great when there are 3 generations staying - Mermaid...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Due to past experience, we are unable to accept bookings from parties aged under 25, Hen or Stag parties of whatever age, and singles groups. Thank you.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
R 23 326
£1 400
26 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 19 994
£1 200
2 Jun 2018 -
8 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 16 661
£1 000
9 Jun 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 16 661
£1 000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 4 998 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Mermaid House is perfectly situated for those seeking comfortable accommodation and close proximity to the bustle of nearby towns.

St Ives is a Mecca for artists and restaurant lovers. Nearby Penzance offers the convenience of a larger town and the city of Truro with its historic cathedral, top restaurants, bars and shops is just 25 minutes away.

The surrounding area offers an abundance of activities, including scenic walks, beautiful fishing spots, woodlands, an ancient church, surf-beaches, a selection of local pubs and a Golf Course.
Getting around
You have many options with regards to getting around. The centre/beaches are within walking distance - as are the moors and the North Coastal Path. Also, there is a frequent bus service which costs £1 per adult per way. Taxis are very cheap to and from Mermaid.

The open top bus does tours around the area - and of course, if you have a car you can explore the many gorgeous areas around.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 55.0 km
Railway: St Ives: 2.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 120.0 km
By Road: Via the A30 through Cornwall

Follow St. Ives direction signs and take second turn off at Penzance roundabout onto the A3074, pass garden centre and over 1st mini-roundabout then first exit at 2nd mini-roundabout, continue on this road (for about three miles) until you reach a T-junction: turn right (to St Ives).

Follow this road through the village of Halsetown until you get to another T-junction: turn right (to St Ives).

Mermaid House will appear on your right after about 300 meters.

By Rail: via British Rail to St Erth then branch line to St Ives (a beautiful, 10 minute journey!)

By Coach: Via National Express to St Ives

By Air: To Newquay Airport (approximately 35 minutes from Mermaid House by road)

Europcar and Enterprise, national car hire companies are based in Pe...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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