Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Nook is a delightful, comfortable, one bedroom ground floor apartment tucked away within the thriving seaside town of Penzance.The Cornish beech shutters, king size bed and large setee/bed and wooden furnishings make The Nook a very comfortable, homely place to stay. Before the front door there is a small courtyard garden (accessed down 3 steps with a handrail) with hanging baskets and an array of potted plants, table and chairs and space for bicycles,surfboards,etc.
Penzance is the ideal base to explore West Cornwall with excellent public transport links to the many local beaches and stunning countryside and many ancient monuments as well as The Eden Project, Cornwall's capital Truro with its impressive cathedral and the bustling port of Falmouth.
On arrival a Cornish cream tea will await you. For guests arriving by car there are two car parks within 50 metres of the apartment or alternatively nearby free roadside parking.
Although in a quiet spot, the Nook is conveniently located for access to a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, leisure centre, cinema, train and bus station. Internet access and Tennis courts are just 2 minutes walk. Convenience shop 200 metres flat walk. It is a short walk to the sea and the lovely promenade is a wonderful place to take a stroll and soak up those sun rays.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Penzance 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lands End (to Isles of Scilly) 2 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 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
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors||
On arrival a cream tea will await you where you can sit in comfort in the open plan living area with books,dvds, board games and CD player with connector for MP3 player for your enjoyment.
The settee can double as a single bed (3 foot by 6 foot) if requested in advance, so we can provide bed linen but please note access to the bathroom is through the bedroom. On request in advance we can also provide a travel cot, high chair and also a child's low bed on the floor in the sitting room (suitable upto at least age 6 but contact us for measurements) which is stored under the kingsize bed.There will be an extra charge for more than 2 people. Please contact us.
The well equipped kitchen has plenty of worktop space and a breakfast bar to dine at. There is also a drop leaf table and chairs if you prefer. A highchair can be provided on request. Off the kitchen there is a lobby with coat rack and shoe stand for belongings and a door to a utility/store room accommodating a washing machine and fridge with small freezer compartment. The clothes dryers are a clothes horse and a washing line, there is no tumble dryer. The TV is digital with freeview.
From the living area there is a step up into the double bedroom with king size bed. There is an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.
As there is just one step inside and the bathroom is en-suite we would suggest it is suitable for people with limited mobility however this is of course dependent on personal circumstances. Please contact us to discuss whether The Nook is suitable for you if you are in any doubt. There is also 3 steps down and one step up to get into The Nook.
There are beautiful handmade wooden shutters and wooden furnishings making The Nook a homely,
comfortable place to stay.
|Further details outdoors||
Before the front door there is a small courtyard garden with hanging baskets and an array of potted plants, table and chairs and space for bicycles,surfboards,etc.
There are two secure wall anchors to chain bikes to(bring your own lock/chain).
There are two public carparks within 50 metres of the apartment or alternitively free roadside parking.
For guests coming by public transport there is a bus stop a few paces from the door.
Please note that on entering the courtyard there are 3 steps with handrail.There is one step up into the property.
Free Cream Tea.
Walk to the beach, restaurants, pubs, shops, train and bus.
The West Country region
The stunning landscape of West Cornwall is truly magical and is a wonderful place to explore and unwind. There is something for everyone from the lively streets of Penzance, St.Ives and Marazion, the bustling fishing port of Newlyn to the quiet solitude of a windswept clifftop, stone age monuments, a stroll on one of many secluded beaches or through a wooded valley.Cornwall is one of the sunniest,mildest places in the country and has over 400 miles of stunning coastal and river estuary scenery,including 300 beaches to choose from.
For nature lovers it is a paradise with a wealth of bird and sea life,rare heathland,sub tropical plants and cornish hedgerows full of wildflowers.
It is a landscape steeped in heritage which can be seen all around you from the tin mines that dot the coast,which in 2006 achieved the titile of UNESCO world heritage site.The area is one of the richest in europe for archaeological remains.And the many musuems and galleries exhibiting arts and crafts by those inspired by our enthralling natural landscape. The national maritime museum is a great place of interest for those intersted in our maritime history.
There are many activities to partake in, for the more energetic there are numerous watersports, rockclimbing, cycling, horseriding, tennis and golf to more passive activities such as painting and cookery workshops, visiting a national trust property, the Tate gallery or enjoying a performance at the open air Minack theatre.The world famous Eden project and Lost Gardens Of Heligan make an unforgetable day out.
Penwith is renowned for its food, especially seafood. Penzance, St.Ives, Mousehole, and Marazion all offer exceptional resturants and cafes suiting all palates. A cornish pasty and cream tea is a must!
We hope your visit to West Cornwall is relaxing, inspiring and leaves you longing to return.
Penzance is a thriving,coastal town with a diverse range of independent shops, galleries, pubs and mouth watering food.The streets are full of interesting buildings and there is Jubilee pool an art deco open air swimming pool.The town has two wonderful parks to relax in and admire the subtropical planting,which thrive in one of the sunniest,mildest climates in the country.
The town has a cinema, leisure centre, library with internet access (2 minutes walk), & tennis courts(2 minutes walk), cycle hire, and a host of tour operators offering activities like windsurfing and rockclimbing to more gentle activities such as boat sight seeing fishing and pleasure trips exploring the wonderful coastline.
Penzance has alot to offer everyone and is the ideal base to explore West Cornwall, there are excellent links to the neighbouring Scilly Isles which can be visited in a day and the breathtaking train ride fron Penzance to St.Ives offering stunning views.Frequent trains go to Cornwall's capital Truro with it's impressive cathedral and the bustling port of Falmouth.Hop on a bus to explore one of the many lovely villages such as the charming fishing village of Mousehole or Sennen with it's scenic stretch of white sands and dramatic cliffs and just round the headland the rocky outcrop of Lands End where on clear days the Scilly Isles can be seen.
In july Penzance hosts the annual fetival Golowan.A week long event with lots of local and international artists,performers and musicians and culminates in Mazey Day a lively,colourful day of festive fun.There is also the September St Ives festival celebrating arts,music and poetry.
May 2012 will bring the Olympic torch,starting its journey at Lands End and passing many local towns and villages,including Penzance.
With The Nook as your base you are under 10 minute walk away from the sea and the lovely promenade to take a stroll along and soak up those sun rays.The views of Mounts Bay sweeping around to the magnificent St.Michaels Mount and reaching all the way to the Lizard penisula are truly spectacular.