House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This cosy and inviting 2 bedroom self catering house is excellently positioned just a stone's throw from the railway and bus stations and the busy working harbour of Penzance. Situated on the upper level of Wharfside Village, a smart development of villa style housing, shops and restaurants the house enjoys a truly central location ideal for exploring the town on foot and discovering the many activities the far South West has to offer. Leave your car at home and travel on the overnight sleeper train for London Paddington. We do have secure parking available if you would prefer to bring your wheels.
Please visit www.wharfsideholidayhomes.co.uk for more information
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Penzance 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 58 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 300 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, CD player, 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 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Over Strand (Sleeps 4)
Please visit www.wharfsideholidayhomes.co.uk for more information
Over Strand offers every home comfort for your holiday. The décor has been chosen to give a restful and calm ambiance to a retreat in the centre of the hustle and bustle of Penzance.
At the front of the property is a walled courtyard equipped with a gas barbeque, outdoor table, chairs and parasol for sunny meals. The infrared heater means that these facilities can continue to be enjoyed all year round. There is access to a freshwater hose, convenient for washing muddy walking boots or sluicing down sandy wetsuits.
From the bright entrance hallway leads the staircase, a cloakroom/WC which serves as a convenient space to dry outdoor clothing and also has an integral tumble dryer and the large open plan kitchen/lounge/diner, perfect for romantic meals in.
Furnished in creams and soft autumn colours the lounge area is spacious and comfortable and furnished to a high standard. The comfy sofas and armchair are a perfect place to enjoy the flat-screen TV, DVD player and hi-fi system at any time of the year.
The kitchen is equipped with a variety of modern appliances for those wanting to cook up a storm. This opens out into the dining area with access through French doors to the balcony. On a clear day views of the Lizard peninsular can be enjoyed from here, across the beautiful Mount’s Bay.
At the top of the stairs is an open landing leading to a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, an airing cupboard and a bright, family bathroom fitted with modern white suite and shower.
The West Country region
West Penwith or 'The Land's End Peninsular' is situated in the far South West of Cornwall and is arguably the most picturesque area of the country. The Peninsular has diverse land and seascape with hidden sandy coves – some of which are only accessible by scrambling down rocky cliff paths. It boasts long golden beaches, ancient moorland, rolling farmland, shipwrecks, sunken treasure iron age settlements and engine houses, which are a reminder of Cornwall's rich industrial past. Lands End is a stone's throw away with its rugged cliffs and tales of mystery and buried treasure under the waves. The far west of Cornwall enjoys one of the mildest climates in the country which makes it a perfect getaway all year round.
Penzance is a busy market town and boasts a variety of great bars, restaurants and cafe's. Located within easy reach are the city of Truro and the sailing capital, Falmouth. If it's surfing or sunbathing you're after, or perhaps a romantic walk along a deserted beach, then you can are spoilt for choice with some of the area's best beaches on your doorstep, such as Sennen, Praa Sands and Porthcurno. The Eden Project is also only a 45 minute drive away.
The famous St Michael's Mount (described as the jewel in Cornwall's crown) and Lanhydrock House are located close by or you may chose to take a day trip to the Isles of Scilly on 'The Scillonian'. The terminal and ticket office is just a short stroll from the holiday homes.
A particularly enjoyable and picturesque journey is from Penzance via St Erth to St Ives. Once a small fishing village, St Ives has grown to become one of the most famous & popular seaside towns in Cornwall which attracts scores of holiday makers every year.
There is so much to do and see in this special part of Cornwall, whether it be walking along the miles of coastal paths, taking part in water sports, including surfing, dolphin and whale spotting, bird watching, rambling, cycling, relaxing on one of the many stunning beaches, visiting the Minack Theatre at Porthcurno or the myriad of art galleries – there is something for everyone.
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30 Nov 2013
Overstrand is simply Luxurious. V. comfortable place to stay, ideal for children & babies, secure parking with private lift, clean kitchen & bathrooms - yes two, spacious lounge & dining area. great price too.
Within easy reach of shops, & trips to Scilly Isles, & other parts of Cornwall.
The owners are v. friendly & look after your every need.
Many thanks for your kind comments. We hope you enjoyed your stay and come again soon!
6 Aug 2013
"Very comfortable, convenient rental"
I stayed at Overstrand with my parents and my 8-year-old daughter in July 2013. The apartment was very comfortable, with everything you could need for your stay. The location was great -- just upstair… More
16 Jun 2013
"Clean, well-equipped, and centrally located"
We stayed for a week in this very comfortable and well-equipped house, located above a shopping centre, near the bus and train stations. It has its own parking, which is in the service area of the shopping centre and, although seemingly quite a complicated arrangement when we first arrived, worked out very well for us.
We were made to feel welcome from the outset. Arrival instructions were clear, and a few bits and pieces had been supplied for us on arrival so we didn't have to rush straight out to the shops - nice touch. The owner / company checked in us after a couple of days too.
The décor was pleasant, white goods functional, and beds very comfortable. Out the front of the shopping centre was a short walk to the quay area, and public transport links. Out the back was straight onto one of the main streets, with chemists, supermarkets etc., leading up to restaurants and pubs.
Overall we enjoyed our stay at Over Strand. The only downside - and hence the reason for 4, not 5, stars - is the night-time noise from the shopping centre area, where some of the local kids were hanging out after hours. Not something they can do much about, but nonetheless, enough to detract a bit from the whole experience.
3 Jun 2013
"Great place to stay"
A lovely little home at a great price. Very spacious and perfect for four adults. The Overstrand has everything you need and is in a perfect location. We were surprised how nice and well equipped i… More
Dear guest, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Overstrand and thank you for the kind comments.
We look forward to welcoming you to Cornwall again in the future.
7 Apr 2013
my husband and I stayed at overstrand march16th for a week and had a lovley peaceful stay ! the house was comfortable and spacious ! and we didn't have to use the car all week! (hubby very happy … More
Thank you for your kind words and we're very glad you enjoyed your stay. We're always trying to improve the service and facilities we provide so we shall be looking into providing champagne flutes in each house. Thanks for the great idea!
We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
4 Mar 2013
Good communication with owner. Accommodation central and as described. All amenities available. Central location for town centre and overlooking harbour. Only downfall is there should be access to the… More
Thank you for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
Sorry to hear about the inconvenience caused by the lift not working at night. They are turned off for security and safety reasons.
We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
2 Jan 2013
"Everything you need in a great location"
This apartment was lovely, very homely and has everything you could possibly need. It is in a great location right in the middle of town so close to shops and the train station. During the day there… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We're glad you enjoyed your stay over the Christmas break.
Sorry to hear about the inconvenience caused by the centre lift and escalators not working at night. They are turned off for security and safety reasons. You might not have been aware but the service lifts leading to the secure car park are in operation 24/7 and can be used when the others are not in service.
The centre did see an increase in numbers during your stay as the Christmas holidays are the busiest time of the year. The house is equipped with double glazing to keep noise to a bare minimum.
We hope to welcome you back soon.
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