Mount View Retreat

2.3 miles NE of Penzance

Sleeps 4 | dog friendly

From £97 per night

Shepherd's hut in Cornwall with a hot tub: A charming hideaway in a wildflower meadow, with breathtaking views of the glistening ocean towards St Michael's Mount.


Nestled in an idyllic meadow in West Cornwall, Mount View Retreat has unbeatable views of the glistening ocean and Cornwall’s iconic St Michael’s Mount. After a day discovering sandy beaches, wild swimming or walking on the coast path, relax in the hot tub or light up the fire pit and toast marshmallows together as the sun goes down. It’s the perfect place for a family of four to reconnect with nature.

Step Inside

In keeping with its setting, this shepherd’s hut is beautiful and easy-going, with charming country interiors and a spacious open plan layout. Inside you’ll find a cosy sofa, a TV, a pull-out dining table and a cosy wood burner, as well as underfloor heating for extra warmth on cooler evenings. The kitchen area includes a full-sized fridge and an electric cooker, so you can prepare a special breakfast to enjoy with a sunrise ocean view. At one end of the hut is the king-sized bed and at the other, there are comfy pull-down bunk beds, making the most of every inch of space. There’s a modern en suite shower room in a private section at the far end of the hut too, with a luxurious shower room, toilet and sink. Whilst we’re sure you’ll want to stay offline for most of your stay, WiFi is included for planning your day’s adventures or booking an evening meal out in nearby Penzance.


Outside, Mount View Retreat is a wonderful place to spend some peaceful time amongst the wildflowers. Soak up the sun and the breathtaking views from the deckchairs on the patio, and if the children need to let off a little steam, there’s a play area tucked away at the top of the meadow, complete with climbing frame, football goals, volleyball net and trampoline. As the evening draws in, watch the sunset from the hot tub and gather round the fire pit to toast marshmallows under the stars together before bed.


The west of Cornwall is a truly magical place to visit. The sandy shores of Marazion beach are close by for swimming, sunbathing and sandcastle-building. Take a stroll across the quay to St Michael's Mount. Stooped in history this iconic island castle is one of the most famous landmarks in Cornwall.

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens are only a ten-minute walk away. Explore 22 acres of gardens and world-renowned art, discover the onsite shop stocked full of crafts from local creatives and refresh at the amazing restaurant.

For those who love surfing, Sennen Cove and Gwithian aren't far away. The gorgeous coastline around Porthcurno is worth and wonder and why not book to see a show at The Minack Theater? The Art Deco lido in Penzance has been newly restored and is idyllic for a dip throughout the year, with their new thermal pool! For walkers, explore the St Michael's Way footpath and to finish the day, visit the charming local pub, which is only a short stroll away. The White Hart offers food, drink and a warm welcome.

For shoppers, you can't beat St Ives, with its winding streets and great range of boutiques and eateries, while the quaint fishing village of Mousehole, home to excellent galleries, restaurants and pubs, is only a short drive away to.

And finally, for the adventure seekers, why not take the ferry from Penzance and spend a day exploring the amazing Isles of Scilly? Mount View Retreat really is in the perfect location for exploring the very best of the west of Cornwall!


Steps up to open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas with wood-burner, TV, electric cooker, fridge, toaster, kettle, double bed (5') and pull-down bunk-beds (2'6" recommended for children only). Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin. Outside access to shared honesty-shop with washing machine

Extra Information

In the surrounding meadow there are two safari tents, Mount View Horizon (3348) and Mount View Sunrise (3349), but each is situated so you’ll have your own privacy and space. On-site there’s also an honesty shop where you’ll find everyday essentials, local, seasonal foods, and a handy washing machine.

Availability, reservations and pricing: From £97 - £156 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break.

A non-refundable booking fee of £35.00 is payable per booking.

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