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Townhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Old Vicarage is an imposing 5 bedroom former vicarage located on a quiet no through lane in the heart of Penzance. Set within easy walking distance of pubs, restaurants and the train station, this really is the place to catch up with friends and relax

With high-ceilings and drenched in natural light, The Old Vicarage has been totally transformed into a smart and comfortable family home with upstairs views over rooftops to the sea. At the front, a small lawned garden overlooks the lane and down past the church to the harbour beyond. At the back of the property, a large conservatory leads to adjoining walled gardens, both enclosed, part-lawned, with palm trees and sheltered sitting-out area.

The imposing hallway and stained glass door lead into a inviting living room with open fire, TV/DVD, also on the ground floor there is a games room with full-sized snooker table, large sitting room with handsome marble fireplace and an open fire, country-style, slate-floored kitchen/dining room, conservatory leading on to the sunny back garden, scullery with table/chairs, Belfast sink and another door to the garden, laundry room and downstairs wc.

A grand staircase with enormous stained glass window leads up to the first floor and five bedrooms. Three rooms have zip-linkable beds and are all spacious and light with fabulous views over the garden and rooftops to the sea. The master double boasts a 6' bed (or twin), washbasin and roll-top bath plus hand-shower; another double with 6' bed (or twin), and one with 5' bed (or 2'6” twin beds); further pretty double; and a large twin, shower-room, family bathroom with roll-top bath plus hand-shower). Steep back stairs (lockable top door, bottom stairgate) down to ground floor and scullery.

A damages Deposit of £100 is required at the time of booking. Comfy, spacious, well-equipped; a great location, everything within easy reach.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Penzance 300 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 5.8 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 300 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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

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 Old Vicarage.

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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3 Jul 2014

5/5

"Wonderful house, we all love it and could stay there forever"

The Old Vicarage is really lovely. We have stayed several times with extended family. It is spacious, has everything you need for a wonderful holiday. The people that look after the house are helpful. The flowers and wine make for a great welcome. We would recommend it very highly.

10 Apr 2014

5/5

"Fantastic!"

This is the most wonderful holiday let I have ever stayed in. It is beautifully kitted out. The rooms are bright and spacious. Its in a lovely quiet area with nice views. On arrival there are beautifu… More

Hi and many thanks for your incredibly positive comments. We're glad you had a fab holiday and look forward to welcoming you back to Cornwall again soon.

16 Mar 2014

5/5

"A week in Penzance's most gorgeous building !"

Our second time at this property, it really couldn't be bettered as a base to explore Cornwall and then to come home to at the end of the day.Spacious even for 7 people staying there, all mod cons, love the snooker table, the amazing kitchen , the study, the cosy bedrooms, everything was perfect.In the middle of Penzance but very quiet, no passing traffice, hardly any people, the neighbours are a quiet church, peace and quiet,Bliss !

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