Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Dolphin Cottage is a former fisherman's cottage in the waterside village of Flushing, across the water from the busy maritime town of Falmouth. Flushing is reputed to have the mildest climate in the country! The Cottage is located just a few hundred yards from the slipway and quay.
Dolphin Cottage sleeps up to 6 people. It has a comfortably furnished sitting room with a traditional open fire. There is a well equipped kitchen diner which includes a washing machine. Upstairs, the double bedroom has an en suite bathroom. A Shower room is located on the ground floor. There are two further bedrooms - a large twin room and a bunk room, both looking out over the village street. From the pretty terraced garden you can see glimpses of the sea and a lovely view over the rooftops of the quaint village. There is a fenced, decked area complete with arbour and a further patio on the higher terrace. (please take care as some steps are quite steep.)
In the village there is a bar/bistro, a further Pub - The Seven Stars and a lovely quay side restaurant.
There are numerous pretty walks to find in the locality, including around the headland to the lovely village of Mylor, and of course our own flushing Beach
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: Penryn|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Accommodation - Sleeps 6
Ground Floor : Sitting room with Digital TV, Video, DVD Player, CD & Open fire (electric fire also available.) Kitchen Diner with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, fridge, freezer and TV. Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.
First Floor : Bedroom 1 with double bed & en suite bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin. Two more steps take you to bedroom 2 with twin beds & bedroom 3 with 3ft wide Bunk Beds.
Facilities & Services
Inclusive : Dolphin Cottage has full oil-fired Central Heating. Electricity. Telephone (incoming only or for emergency calls), Duvets, Travel Cot, High Chair, Stair Gate. Bedding provided but not towels.
At Cost; Fuel for open fire - wood or coal can then be purchased in Penryn (5 minute drive.).
Miscellaneous; Parking on Road. Patio Furniture & Barbecue available. Public Telephone, 200yards.
Dolphin Cottage is Non Smoking accommodation.
One small dog is welcome.
All weeks run Saturday - Saturday.
The cottage is available from 2pm on your Saturday of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on your Saturday of departure.
|Further details outdoors|
Secluded pretty terraced garden. Glimpses of the sea and views over the rooftops of this pretty village. Decking area with Arbour and patio seating. Further patio areas including more patio seating along with BBQ.
There are steps up to the terraces so please bear this in mind for small children and Elderly - although views and Gardens are well worth the walk!!!
The West Country region
Flushing itself is located in the South of the county of Cornwall. A very popular tourist spot which is easily accessible from all areas of the country.
Cornwall has beautiful beaches and villages and some of the friendliest people you will find.
Other local attractions are Pendennis Castle in Falmouth, the lovely village of St Mawes and of course other attractions nearby such as St Michaels Mount, Lands End and the Eden Project.
Flushing and Falmouth have yearly regattas which are not to be missed!! There are often air shows during the summer months from RAF Culdrose. You'll find lots of information on the cottage website and in the cottage itself.
Flushing is a pretty fishing village on the waterside of the Fal Estuary, opposite the busy harbour town of Falmouth. Dolphin Cottage is located at 20, Kersey Road.
Dutch Settlers named the village after their home town of Vlissingen in Holland in the 17th Century. Flushing later become home to many important Captains of the Packet ships in the 18th Century. Flushing remains largely unspoilt with it's quaint narrow streets full of character and the local pubs full of charm and a warm welcome from the friendly locals.
There is a passenger ferry that runs regularly between Flushing and Falmouth so be sure to take advantage of this, whether it be to see the sights and tourist attractions in Falmouth or to take an onward ferry to the beautful St Mawes, Truro or Trelissick. There is also a bus service that runs from the village and the nearest train station is in Penryn, the neighbouring town, this connects to the mainline services at Truro.
Just a 5 Minute walk away from Dolphin Cottage is the village bowling green which has spectacular elevated views of the over the village accross to Falmouth. The bowling green is complete with a Pirate Ship play area for the children. You can also walk to Flushing's very own Kiln Beach which is a quiet spot with views of the Falmouth Harbour. From the beach you can take a picturesque walk around the headland towards Mylor. Dogs are allowed on the beach all year round. Flushing also has it's own Yacht club and you can charter boats and take part in fishing trips nearby.
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2 Dec 2012
"Comfortable, cosy cottage"
We were very pleased with Dolphin Cottage - it was homely and comfortable - very well equipped and the children were delighted to find 'Bop it' in the cupboard. Flushing is a lovely village… More
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