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Guest Rating: 4.9
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1 Higher West End, Pentewan

St Austell, 

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, 


PL26 6BY,  United Kingdom
Ancient Shipbrokers offers comfort and tranquillity in the centre of Pentewan village, an area of outstanding natural beauty.The house sits between the sea and the fields surrounding the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Near to the Eden Project and the port of Charlestown, we enjoy a perfect position with lovely sea views and the sound of waves. Mevagissey is only 5 mins by car.Wendy and Melvyn offer a cornish welcome and aim to make your visit enjoyable and memorable. AA 4 Gold Star ( Best of 4 Star )
  • Welcoming staff
  • Free parking
  • Private guest garden
  • 2 mins from village pub
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Coastal village centre
  • Overlooking 1 km beach
  • 180 degree sea panorama
  • 5 mins from water's edge
  • 3 restaurants by foot
Check Prices and Availability
Double-Ensuite-Pink RoomDouble-Ensuite-Pink Room
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.6
Value:
4.7
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.8
Facilities:
4.6
Staff service:
4.9
Location:
4.8
Breakfast:
4.8
Guest Rating: 4.9
See all 33 reviews
Gillian
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"room with a view"
Stayed for two nights to enable us to spend time with relations in Mevagissey… Read more
"room with a view"
Stayed for two nights to enable us to spend time with relations in Mevagissey Read less
Likes:
Wendy and Malcolm were very friendly but not overbearing. The breakfast was well cooked and tasty. The "Blue Room" was very comfortable and peaceful with good views of the beach and countryside.
Dislikes:
No.
Guest Review for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell
chris
Mature Couple
Stayed: May '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"great house with great veiws"
relaxing,hosts very helpful and nice.breakfast good to start the day well.… Read more
"great house with great veiws"
relaxing,hosts very helpful and nice.breakfast good to start the day well. Read less
Likes:
comfort ,views ,food and location.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell
Ken
Mature Couple
Stayed: Apr '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Large comfortable room with a lovely view"
Our stay was part of our Golden Wedding celebrations and was arranged by our daughters. The owners, Mel and Wendy were friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. We had the Cream Room, large,… Read more
"Large comfortable room with a lovely view"
Our stay was part of our Golden Wedding celebrations and was arranged by our daughters. The owners, Mel and Wendy were friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. We had the Cream Room, large, well decorated and very clean with kingsize comfortable bed and lovely sea and countryside views. The garden is lovely too and we enjoyed sitting in it admiring the panoramic view. All this plus a card and bottle of Prosecco on our breakfast table on our anniversary compliments of Mel and Wendy! Read less
Likes:
The owners, the generous breakfasts, the views, the quaintness of the village; the fact that it was peaceful and quiet but within easy reach of the areas attractions and amenities. Good walking area.
Dislikes:
No.
Guest Review for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell
More Information
AA 4 Stars Bed & BreakfastAA Yellow Stars

AA Gold Star Award
Parking
On-site parking, Free parking, Off-site parking
Types of Payment Accepted at Ancient Shipbrokers
Cash (Sterling), Cash (Euro), Credit card, Debit card, Cheque
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron 
Check-in: 4:00 PM till 10:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:30 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
French
Spanish
The Ancient Shipbrokers sits in the centre of the lovely historic village of Pentewan over- looking the beautiful fresh water harbour and one of the best sandy beaches in Cornwall . Please note that we are in an elevated position and walking to the amenities in our little village will involve some hills and/or steps.There are 3 good choices of places to eat right here in the village and many more close-by.

Once the home of the Shipbroker who traded cargoes such as grain, timber, and china clay in the harbour, the house has a lot of history and has been decorated tastefully with colour and imagination to give a warm welcome.

Private parking is available onsite and in the village car park. Help with luggage is provided as part of our welcome.FREE wireless connection is provided. We have ample space for storing bicycles, surf boards and wetsuits.

Wake to the morning song of sea birds, the sight of the busy House Martins chasing insects, and ducks, swans and herons flying past. A large area is given over to wild flowers and trees which supports natural wildlife.A kitchen garden thrives to the East.Picnic benches in the private guest garden can be used for picnics or ordering takeaway food. Wine glasses are provide in the rooms and we will chill wine for you.

The view from the Dining Room is spectacular ,looking out across Pentewan Harbour and the beach ,providing the perfect compliment to our delicious AA Gold home cooked breakfasts. If you feel like a lazy day why not just sit and relax in our pretty garden or on the sun deck whilst you decide what to do. Night time brings along different delights, especially when the moon is shining across the sea ;perfect for those romantic evenings. We also see fabulous sunsets to the west over The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

We also have a delightful one bedroom traditional cottage just a few minutes walk away and right in the heart of the village. This can be used to accommodate extra guests on a self-catering basis
Environmental Statement
We recycle various items from your room including newspapers, plastic bottles, glass bottles, food packaging.Towels are changed when they are wet but guests mey request that they be dried outdoors on a traditional washing line by the sea breezes if this would be preffered.We do not have a tumble dryer and always service linen on the premises rather than using a laundry contractor. Food is sourced locally including free range eggs from St Ewe and Cornish Honey from St Austell.We have emergency halogen lighting as part of our fire alarm system which is low wattage and this is in operation at night.The extractor fans in all bathrooms can be deactivated by guests if they choose and all shower units must be switched off at source when not in use foe safety purposes and for energy conservation.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely, Secluded, Traditional, Unique
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