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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
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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:
4.5
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.8
Facilities:
4.6
Staff service:
4.9
Location:
4.8
Breakfast:
4.8
Guest Rating: 4.8
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Philip
Family with older Children
Stayed: Aug '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"An attractive place to stay for 4 nights while discovering a fascinating part of Cornwall."
Arriving early afternoon we took to the cliff path from Pentewan northward to the first little house and then took the road back to Pentewan. 2 1/2 hours. Delightful. Dinner in the beery garden. Tu… Read more
"An attractive place to stay for 4 nights while discovering a fascinating part of Cornwall."
Arriving early afternoon we took to the cliff path from Pentewan northward to the first little house and then took the road back to Pentewan. 2 1/2 hours. Delightful. Dinner in the beery garden. Tuesday a delightful explore of Fowey with a 2 hour guided tour and then a ferry to Mevagissy and further explore. Wednesday all day at the Lost Gardens of Heligan including meeting friends for lunch. Thursday about 4 hours at the Eden Project and then a visit to Padstow Harbour and beach. Read less
Likes:
Friendly people. Attractive scenery. Places to explore. Many places to choose from for meals.
Dislikes:
No complaints.
Guest Review for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell
Bruce
Mature Couple
Stayed: Oct '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
4
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Dislikes:
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Guest Review for Ancient Shipbrokers, St Austell
Valerie
Alone
Stayed: Sep '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
2
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
5
Location
4
Breakfast:
4
"Good stop on the coast path"
Just by the path, and next to the pub, so spot on… Read more
"Good stop on the coast path"
Just by the path, and next to the pub, so spot on Read less
Likes:
All mod cons in a period house
Dislikes:
None
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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