Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Offering a convenient setting in central Flushing, Delapre Cottage offers an exclusive escape for groups of 4. Located at the end of a terraced row of period cottages, the pretty holiday haven is ideal for year-round enjoyment and relaxation.
On first entering the charming cottage guests will feel at home, with all the modern day comforts entwined within an immaculately presented coastal interior. A snug and inviting living area provides a tranquil spot in which to enjoy a favourite movie on the flat screen Freeview TV and DVD player provided, whilst the WIFI access and radio all offer a relaxing ambience. The wood burning stove also provides a romantic touch in this nautical style room, for the perfect setting in which to unwind.
Leading on from the living area the tasteful and welcoming coastal interior effortlessly flows into the heart of the home, the kitchen. Beautifully finished with all the mod cons alongside a range cooker and dining area, the spacious kitchen diner allows guests the perfect opportunity to dine in. French doors also open directly out onto a pretty courtyard garden, perfect for relaxed summertime entertaining and unwinding. Featuring an alfresco dining area and mature shrub lined borders; a tranquil setting bathed in Cornish sunshine.
A utility room equipped with WC and laundry facilities is perfect for drying damp beach towels and storing sailing gear.
Delapre Cottage conveys further delights upstairs, with the sumptuous sleeping accommodation. A chic master bedroom overlooks the pretty rear garden, for the ideal setting in which to relax.
Lovingly furnished with premium bedding in the king size bed alongside solid wood furniture and a playful nautical interior palette of red, white and blue; couples can easily be tantalized by this captivating retreat.
Additional guests or children will love the stylish and spacious second bedroom. Overlooking the quaint village street scene below and furnished in a beautiful nautical theme, the twin bedroom offers a restful haven in which to enjoy a seaside slumber.
Guests can easily unwind in the deep bath or the power shower of the contemporary fitted bathroom, located across from the landing. Fluffy bath towels and luxury toiletries are also provided here for a hotel-quality stay.
From the serene setting of the holiday cottage, guests can easily embrace a coastal stay, with all the village amenities to hand including a well-stocked grocery shop, two local pubs and a quayside Bistro restaurant, guests can just as easily choose to dine out. The quaint seaside idyll of
Flushing is also home to a beautiful pet-friendly beach at Kiln Quay.
Surrounding the beauty spot charm of Flushing, the cottage is also within easy reach by car or passenger ferry to popular Falmouth, St Mawes, Trelissick and Truro.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Flushing 100 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 20 km, Nearest railway: Penryn 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage is presented to a very high standard and the central heating and wood burner ensure it is a cosy retreat for winter breaks.
|Further details outdoors|
To the rear of the property is a pretty secure and private courtyard garden, ideal for al-fresco dining, sunbathing or just chilling.
The West Country region
Many Cornish villages have become over crowded with tourists, but Flushing is much quieter, even during peak season, and it still benefits from a strong and vibrant community. The Flushing Regatta and Flushing Art Week are two annual fixtures not to be missed that the whole community embraces.
Flushing has two friendly pubs - The Standard, which was recently renovated and offers excellent food, and The Seven Stars, a more traditional pub with an equally extensive menu. There is also a super seafood restaurant located on the quay and a friendly well-stocked general store.
A passenger ferry runs a regular service between Flushing and Falmouth. It also connects with the ferries to St Mawes, Mylor, Trelissick and Truro. In summer the Fal River boats offer trips to the gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan, and onwards to Truro. A local water taxi service also runs around the bay.
Flushing is easy to reach by car. Penryn is the nearest rail station and connects to mainline services at Truro, which has a direct rail link to London (Paddington) with a journey time of approximately 4 hours. There is also a regular local bus service. Air travellers can fly from London Stansted or Gatwick to Newquay.
Flushing was a highly desirable place of residence in the eighteenth century and home to many wealthy Packet Ship captains and their families. It continues to retain its appeal to this day with its elegant candy coloured houses that hug the waterfront, observing the colourful vessels that ply the waters, and surrounded by peaceful countryside.
Sailing enthusiasts have access to some of the best sailing waters, several sailing schools and waterside pubs and walking enthusiasts are spoilt with peaceful riverside and woodland footpaths. Flushing is reputed to have the mildest climate in the UK, encouraging Spring to arrive early, Autumn to arrive late and flowers to bloom year round.
The vibrant year round resort of Falmouth is within a short drive or there is a passenger ferry from nearby Flushing Quay. Falmouth appeals to all tastes and ages with its world class beaches and restaurants, excellent shopping and coastal golf course.
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