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Coastguards

Falmouth
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pets: not allowed
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  • Dishwasher
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Seaview

Summary

Stunning sea views, a peaceful Scandinavian mid-century interior and wonderful south facing position. It is easy to see why Coastguards has such a following of regular visitors. The breath-taking views of Falmouth bay and the close proximity to Castle Beach make this the perfect coastal retreat.

Coastguards features a large verandah and outdoor seating on both sides of the accommodation for you to make space for yourself, to relax, read and contemplate the good things in life. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms making this the perfect retreat for two couples or a family. The beds in the second bedroom can be zipped together to form a super-king, 6 foot bed, or separated to form two full-size single beds.

The design conscious owners have carefully crafted this well equipped, yet minimalistic style abode for you to enjoy a Falmouth holiday home, which is yards from the beach and you are just moments away from warm, moonlit, evening strolls along the seafront. Falmouth town centre is a gentle ten-minute stroll away, where there are many great, independent restaurants serving fresh, local produce, so please be excused from not cooking on your holiday!

As you first approach the town centre you come to Discovery Quay, the Events Square and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, plus Rick Stein’s fish and chip restaurant/takeaway. Watch the activity on the harbour and the comings and goings of the sailors as they prep their yachts for global voyages and adventures on the high seas.

The Ships and Castles Leisure centre (with swimming pool and fitness studio) is a minute walk up the path. Castle Beach is almost the same distance in the other direction and Gyllyngvase beach just a few minutes walk beyond. With all these opportunities for swimming and rock pooling be sure to remember your bathers, buckets and spades.

Particulars

Entrance

Enter the apartment through the patio doors at the front into the front room with 4 chairs and a built-in window seat.

Living space

A large room with two sofas, a large TV, and a dining table with chairs to seat 4.

Kitchen

A large space with oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Master bedroom

With double bed, wardrobe, drawers and two bedside tables.

Ensuite shower room

Walk in shower, WC, basin, heated towel rail and storage cupboard.

Twin/king bedroom

With 6ft super-king, zip and link bed (which will be made up as a super-king unless you request otherwise), wardrobe and two bedside tables with lamps.

Bathroom

With bath, WC and basin.

Courtyard garden

Lots of potted plants, table and chairs for 4.

Parking

There is parking in front of the apartment on a lower level, 16 fairly steep steps (with hand rail) from Coastguards. Not suitable for anyone with mobility issues.

Location

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As well as being in close proximity to swimming pools and other activities for children, Castle Beach is just two minutes on foot. Ten minutes on is the (Blue Flag), safe and sandy, Gyllyngvase Beach.

From your little spot right on the coast, a world of walking is available via the South West Coast path. On the doorstep of Coastguards are routes and paths around Pendennis point, through coastal woodland and alongside the castle walls of Pendennis Castle. A stroll around Pendennis point offers a perfect vantage point for the local area with spectacular views of the Roseland, St Mawes and Flushing.

Falmouth Docks train station is just 5 minutes walk away, where connections can be taken to Truro mainline station. Buses can be caught from the seafront to take you into town if you are not so fancy on your feet. From there buses and coaches can be caught to take you further afield. Falmouth offers good transport links and A roads to take you to the North coast or further along the South Coast. Truro is 20 minutes by car and St.Ives and the Eden Project at St Blazey are 40 minutes.

 

Reviews

Anon

As we expected. Very clean and good quality furnishings. Spacious and wonderful views to be enjoyed whatever the weather. Very convenient for all facilities . Only negative is WiFi reception is poor outside main living room. We had to use our own network for front area including bedroom

Response

We are so pleased you enjoyed Coastguards and the winderful views and interior. I will look into the WI-Fi issue. My first thought was that it is to do with the thick stone walls, however you should have better coverage in the bedroom and verandah. I will speak to the owners and we will chat with the internet service provider, to find out if this was a one off period, or is something has changed. Thank you for the useful feedback. Kindest, Emily and Team
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Availability

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Notes

Arrival from 5pm.
Departure by 9am.
Beds made up for arrival.
Tea towels provided.
Bath towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
Heating inclusive.
Mobile signal – good.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided.
No Smoking.
£200 security deposit – only chargeable for damages (which will be discussed with you in advance of processing the charge).

Access
There are 16 steps (with a handrail) from the parking area up to the apartment entrance. It is possible to drop someone with limited mobility off in a medium sized car, although it should be noted this is best suited to confident, careful drivers, as you will be passing close by to the other property entrances on Castle Close.

Wi-Fi
Following feedback from a guest, the owners are installing a more comprehensive Wi-Fi provision this May 2021.

Pets
Unfortunately this holiday home is unable to welcome dogs.

Towels
One bath and hand towel, per person, provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

Zip & Link bed

This bed will be made up as a super-king unless you have requested otherwise. Please email your bed requirements to info@cornishholidaycottages.net at least ten days before your arrival.

 

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