House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Elegant and spacious victorian house with splendid river views across to Flushing. It is situated in a peaceful area between Falmouth Marina and the Royal Yacht Club. You can observe the varied river traffic from the house: tugs, yachts, gigs, water taxi etc.
Falmouth is a traditional Cornish town, famous for its magnificent harbour which is the third largest natural harbour in the world. There are many boat trips and ferry services available from Prince Charles pier which is 10 minutes walk away. The town's shopping streets, which are just off the waterfront with links to the harbour, are also close by. The town offers a good mix of shops and galleries, with cafes and restaurants offering a wide selection of international cuisine. The beaches are a five minute drive away and have cafes for refreshment. The National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle are good to visit. For a family day out there is Flambards Theme Park which is only 12 miles away. Nearby is the town of Helston and the Seal Sanctuary. If you don't want to drive, then why not take the ferry to Truro, Helford river , Trelissick Gardens or St Mawes?
Location: shops and pubs all within walking distance.
Ground Floor - Lounge with wonderful views, TV, Freeview and DVD, seating for 7 or 8.
Kitchen/dining room with gas cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Table and seating for 6.
Utility area and WC.
Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe etc and sofa. Outstanding views of river.
Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds
Bathroom with shower, bath, basin, bidet and WC
Bedroom 3 with double bed, chest of drawers etc. Views of garden and river.
Outside: The garden to the front of the property is a lawned area with lovely views and seating.
Ample unrestricted parking in the street.
Facilities & Services
Inclusive Electricity. Heating – full gas-fired CH. Duvets. Bedding.
Size: Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beaches: Castle beach 2km, Gyllyngvase, 3km
Access: Car advised
Nearest amenities: 200m
Family friendly? Suitable for over 5s only
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes: No pets allowed
No smoking at this property
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gyllingvase 2 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 45 km, Nearest railway: falmouth town or penmere. 2 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
The West Country region
The West Country / Cornwall 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, St Ives, Truro, Padstow, the Minack Theatre or the Eden Project are all under an hour away, either by car, train, bus or boat.
The Falmouth Area
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. 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 wherever possible, local produce and best environmental practice.
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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