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Sailor's Rest

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Sailor's Rest is a holiday location with spectacular marine views, ideally located for the town centre, harbour and beaches. Harbourside is a nineteenth century, terraced town house located in a Conservation Area. Historically, this terrace was the home of captains of the Packet Ships, wealthy merchants and business people of Falmouth. The fact that panoramic views of Falmouth Harbour towards Pendennis Castle, across to the village of Flushing and the Roseland Peninsula, with its twin castle of St Mawes can be enjoyed from Sailor's Rest, explains why the wealthy of the past chose this location. It now could be your holiday destination!

Sailor's Rest location provides easy access to Falmouth town, the start of which is less than 200 metres away form the front door! The town boasts a wide range of pubs, shops and restaurants just a short walk away - forget the car and taxises after an evening out they are not a requirement. Regular passenger ferry trips make Flushing and St Mawes readily accessible all year round. In the summer a range of boat trips allow for a leisurely and relaxing exploration of the harbour, estuaries, creeks and bays allowing you a car free and environmentally friendly holiday.

Falmouth is renowned for its internationally famous sailing waters, fine sandy beaches and beautifully located golf course. The National Maritime Museum, together with spectacular coastal walks, historical castles and sub-tropical gardens nearby, makes the Sailor's Rest an ideal holiday destination.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Gllylingvase Beach 1.75 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 38 km 38 km, Nearest railway: Penmere Station 0.50 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden

The Cornwall region

Cornwall is beautiful and a wonderful holiday destination!

Cornwall's scenery is a north - south divide. The north coast with its wild, dramatic Atlantic coastline is more favourable to those seeking adrenaline sports like surfing, windsurfing, sailboarding - you get the picture! The idyllic south coast has a much gentler and romantic atmoshere, its lush green meandering coastline, 'Gulf Stream' waters and sub-tropical gardens and historical, literal and artistic links reinforce this feel. With its countless sheltered coves the Fal and Helford area are a supberb location for fishing, boating and sailing enthusiasts.

Cornwall's wonder is its timelessness, its isolation and geography is its charm. Much of its past is still present and Cornwall's history is one of its key attractions. Its also part of your history - how many remember long car journeys as children to that magical destination! Communication links are now very different. Yes times have changed - but not that much. Come and check it out!


Falmouth is home to the country's maritime heritage hence its now the home to The National Maritime


The town is brimming with a bustling shopping thoroughfare, cafes, cinema, restaurants and a profusion of indepently owned shops with a few nationals notablly Marks and Spencers with a good food hall! Antique hunters are well served - the antique shops of the High Street in Falmouth are 200 metres away- always ask for 'price for trade'.

There are many wonderful beaches on this coast the majority of which are readily accessible. Some can only be reached by a challenging hike! But the reward is out-wayed by the effort.

Falmouth has been for decades a yachtsman's dream offering world class sailing waters. An Olymic Gold medalist's learnt skills in this area. World Champion gig racers live in Falmouth. Sailor's Rest boasts close yachting contacts literally overlooking the shore based Royal Cornwall Yachting Headquarters.

Those with a passion for diving can find support from Cornish Divers (01326 311265). The waters on this coast are littered with the wrecks of past storms and the infamous actions of the wreckers of wilder times!

Water transport provided by ferries and pleasure boats allow easy and relaxing access to the beautiful secluded creeks of the area even Frenchman's Creek is only a few nautical miles away.

Families have a large range of attractions within easy access - Flamards - the Seal Sanctuary at Gweek - Goonhilly Earth Station - numerous National Trust properties and gardens and the Eden project are a few to mention.

The coast path is easily accessible and public transport links can be used to avoid that repeat walk to return to the haven of Sailor's Rest and a cup of tea or glass of ...

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Review 1-3 of 3

1 Nov 2013


"Outstanding view and apartment"

Malcolm was nohing but the best owner to deal with anything we were unsure of or needed was taken care of,
The property is very comfy a brand new shower room Feb this year we were told great shower, the kitchen had everything you need the view was even to be had from the sink as that had been thought about, the lounge was very functional and ideal we were surprised and glad to see a large 2 seater sofa rather than the 2 arm chairs shown in the pictures, the dining table was moved against the kitchen rather than in the bay window spoiling the view whenyou were not sat there so that worked also, We were down visiting our daughter who is at uni and there were 3 chairs as one was in the bedroom so that was handy so she could enjoy some of mums cooking with us, The relaxer chair was in the bay widow and that worked we could of done with another there but no big deal, The bedroom though small just enough room to get around a double bed and the closest side had a wardrobe set in so no rrom for a bedside table but the dressing table was bigger than average, bed comfy no complaints here, Also the washer drier was out to full use and was great as was the wifi no problems there, Could of done with some coat hooks and a clothes hook in the shower room my only niggles.
The location is fab only a short walk to the town centre. Parking was a premium but I don't mind a 400yd walk and that was the worst place I ended up most nights we parked quite close.
So we liked best the view and the standard of comfort and least lack of coat hooks!

9 Feb 2013



what a wonderful apartment, it contained all the essentials for our stay. I enjoyed waking up each morning and enjoying the view. The welcome was lovely, it helped us settle right in after our long journey down.

I cant wait to stay again!

4 Oct 2012


"Lovely apartment, wonderful view"

Bay window overlooking the harbour. Apartment was spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly need and many personal touches. Easy reach of town centre (5 minute walk). Plenty of restuarants / pubs nearby. Secure parking available. Will definitely be returning.

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Calendar last updated:01 Oct 2014

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