Mazey’s cottage is believed to have been built sometime in the late 18th century. It is interesting that at one time in the 19th century a family of nine was living there.
The old cottage and farm buildings were converted to accommodation by us and work was completed in May 2011.
The original cottage is now the sitting room with gallery.
The stone cowsheds are now the kitchen, hall, bedrooms and bathroom.
The cottage has been designed and built to be as eco-friendly as practical.
Despite its 18th century origins, the cottage achieves comfort and environmental standards which are better than many modern houses.
Electricity is supplemented by a wind turbine which is 80m away in the adjacent field.
Hot water is principally supplied by solar power and the cottage is equipped with A rated appliances.
Inside, the cottage provides lots of living space. There is a large kitchen/diner easily seating six while allowing plenty of room to move around and cook.
The kitchen has an arched, beamed ceiling and French doors to the front garden courtyard.
The sitting room is spacious and light. It has a high, arched, beamed ceiling and five windows as this was originally the old two storey-cottage.
There is a wood burning stove to keep you cosy if the weather is cold and wet or in the evenings after a day out in the fresh air.
The gallery over part of the sitting room can be used as a quiet sitting space, a play area or an extra bedroom using the 4ft futon as a bed.
There is a family bathroom with bath and shower over and also a fully tiled shower room and separate WC with washbasin.
All the floors downstairs are tiled. The 3ft stone walls are plastered following the stone contours, painted white, and are warm and dry.
The cottage faces south so it is warmed by lots of sunlight on sunny days.
Outside, Mazey’s Cottage has its own spacious, private courtyard gardens to the front and rear.
Both are fully enclosed with walls and gates so can be secured for dogs.
In the front you will catch the morning and daytime sun while the rear courtyard is a suntrap in the afternoon and evening.
There are lovely views from outside the cottage (weather permitting), particularly from the rear courtyard sitting area.
You can park your car in the field next to the cottage if you want to have unobscured views to Mounts Bay.
The field for children and dogs is right next to the cottage and there is also a footpath to Tregonning Hill – a short walk with fabulous views.