Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
New & luxuriously appointed apartment situated in an enviable position with stunning harbor views. This modern, 2 bedroom apartment was completed in 2012 & comfortably caters for discerning families of up to 4 and is also ideal for couples looking for an extra special place in which to unwind & relax. Set in a peaceful location with allocated parking & yet less than a minute's walk away from Falmouth town centre & the waterfront. Relax with a drink on the sea facing balcony & soak up the breath taking sea views over the Fal Estuary across to Flushing & St. Mawes. The sea views can also be enjoyed from both the lounge & master bedroom. Castle Beach is just 10 minutes walk away and offers rock pooling, diving and snorkeling or perhaps stroll further along the beach to reach the golden sands of Tunnel Beach & Gyllyngvase Beach with their renown beach cafes. Kayak & water sports hire facilities are based beach side and cater for all ages & levels of experience. Other attractions that are within easy walking distance include Pendennis Castle & The National Maritime Museum. Eating out is a joy with so much local choice that caters for all tastes & budgets all with walking distance - including Rick Stein's latest Cornish fish restaurant.
Facilities include WiFi, wall mounted flat screen tv, dvd player, i-pod dock, fully equipped kitchen, quality bed linen & house towels (just bring beach towels if needed) & a delicious Cream Tea welcome tray to greet you.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castle Beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 48 km, Nearest railway: Falmouth 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, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
Did you know that Cornwall was recently voted by people from all over Britain, the UK's best holiday destination at the British Travel Awards? And its not difficult to see why. A varied landscape, that contains dramatic cliffs and pounding surf along the north coast and hidden coves, hamlets and estuaries to the south, historic villages, a thriving local food and art scene, exotic gardens, wonderful sailing, surfing and rock pooling, a sense of history and community, all of which combines to offer the visitor a real sense of escape and well being.
What's more, Falmouth is perfectly positioned to sample all of these things.
Gardens like Trebah, Glendurgan and Trelissick and idyllic waterside villages such as St Mawes and Helford, are literally on the doorstep and can be visited on a memorable boat trip from Falmouth. Must see Cornish events, destinations and attractions such as Culdrose Air Day, Royal Cornwall Show, Daphne de Maurier Festival, St Ives, Truro, Padstow, the Minack Theatre or the Eden Project are all under an hour away, either by car, train, bus or boat.
Falmouth has been shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. A fascinating maritime heritage sits comfortably alongside the creative, building a name for itself as the South West's cultural and festival destination. Beaches, castles, museums, galleries, parks, boat trips, rock pooling and ice creams. And that's just the first day of your holiday in Falmouth!
Falmouth is an engaging and fun base for all the family, with many of Cornwall's top attractions, beaches, walks and villages on the doorstep.
There are some terrific family friendly beaches with Castle Beach being the most northerly of all the Falmouth beaches, situated alongside Pendennis point. Rocky sections mean that at low tide it is regarded as an excellent beach for rock pooling as well as diving and snorkeling. As you walk way from the Pendennis Point end of the beach, rockpools give way to golden sand as the beach joins Tunnel Beach. Castle Beach Cafe provides hot and cold drinks, ice creams, pasties & light meals. There is a large sundeck area, together with a timber framed canopy with tables and chairs. The shop sells beach balls, buckets and spades and also provides deck chair hire. Further along Gyllyngvase Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Falmouth being a Blue Flag status beach, with its wide arc of golden sand and inviting sea. Great amenities, with award winning cafe, yet still only a 10 minute walk away from Falmouth town centre. Gylly Beach Cafe is built over the beach and offers fantastic views from its sun drenched terrace and is open all year round. The Cafe prides itself on using herever possible, local produce and best environmental practice. Perfect place for a romantic meal or a family gathering by the beach.
Gyllyngvase Beach is also linked via the South West Coast Path to Swanpool Beach and Nature Reserve. This is a delightful cove with adjoining Swanpool Lake Nature Reserve being a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Excellent water sport centre where you can try your hand at dinghy sailing, kayaking or windsurfing. Bouncy castle located on the beach during the summer months for the smaller children. The Award winning Swanpool Beach Cafe serves a great selection of teas, coffees, sandwiches and ice-creams whilst Elemantal UK Watersports school is based at Swanpool beach and operates all year round catering for groups large and small, teaching and offering for hire: sailing, kayaking, canoeing, coasteering lessons & raft building.
Equally, there are some lovely parks and gardens in Falmouth, perfect for a stroll or picnic. include Gyllyngvase Gardens, Fox Rosehill Gardens, Queen Mary Gardens & the 7 acre estate of Kimberley Park.
Events and festivals are held throughout the year in Falmouth & you will find current tourist information at the apartment.
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16 Mar 2014
"Well-equipped apartment in a great location with lovely views"
This well-equipped flat was a perfect place for us to stay whilst visiting our son at the nearby university. The welcome tea tray was especially appreciated after a 7-hour drive, and the milk in the f… More
5 Mar 2014
"Wonderful stay in a beautiful & well appointed apartment."
We arrived at 10pm on a wet & windy night. Entry instructions very clear & saved a lot of hassle. The biscuits in the welcome pack (tea, coffee & milk too) were eaten not long arrival. A nice touch. Beautifully appointed apartment - just perfect for 3 adults. Lovely & close to town & theharbour & a short stroll to the nearest beach. No time for shopping as we had come to see the newest arrival to the family but town itself is full of lovely independent shops.
I would say that I have high expectations of the places I choose to stay in & happily pay extra for quality. I would happily stay here again & I would have no hesitation in recommending Sea Escapes. Great value too.
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