- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Broadband / WiFi
Boasting stunning panoramic ocean and harbourside views from its prime elevated position, The Slipway is perfectly located for families, friends and couples seeking the very best of Falmouth's seaside resort. Set within paces of excellent restaurants, bars and shops for provisions, this contemporary spacious duplex apartment offers a coastal escape packed with relaxation and recreation opportunities.
Falmouth entices artists, sailing enthusiasts, students and holiday makers to its many coastal attractions. With four beaches to choose from, opt to swim or picnic at sandy blue flag status Gyllyngvase or Swanpool, both with a good cafe/restaurants for sunshine refreshment. A mile further west is a larger stretch of sand and surf at sheltered Maenporth beach. Daily pleasure boat trips and fishing excursions are available from the town quay, or explore the secret creeks of the Carrick Roads. Bob across the water to the picturesque village of St Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula; a decadent spot to enjoy a foody feast or Cornish ale in one of the waterfront hotels. For pursuits on land, visit the National Maritime Museum or ramble the cliff path, spying Pendennis Castle, Henry VIII historical home. Browse the galleries and gift shops, or just sit with a coffee aside the harbour. Famed for its major annual attraction in August; Falmouth Week celebrates music, the arts, and local fine foods with street carnival, Red Arrows fly-by and so much more! Spoilt for choice, enjoy Rick Stein's Fish or fresh local produce at one of the many restaurants or inns.
The Slipway apartment sits on the third floor (with elevator and stairs) of Maritime House on Discovery Quay. The interior is bright and contemporary, well presented and welcoming for a comfortable stay. The open plan sitting room with squashy sofas, dining area and kitchen showcases breathtaking sea views and a balcony terrace - a spot to sit for breakfast or evening drink and watch the boats and weather across the water. With two sleep inducing bedrooms; the master with superb water vista, and two bathrooms, this comfy holiday homestay will be one to return to. Allocated parking is available for one car a few minutes walk from the apartment.
Over two floors. Two fourth floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room with basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Third floor floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area.
Central heating. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Allocated parking for 1 car in Discovery Quay Car Park, within a 3 minute walk of The Slipway apartment. Balcony with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Sea within 100 metres, pub 500 metres, shop 500 metres. Note: Apartment is on third and fourth floors with elevator and stairs access.
About the location
Mabe 3 miles; Penryn 2 miles; Truro 11 miles.
Falmouth, with its magnificent natural harbour (the third largest in the world), winding streets and beaches, will keep you occupied for hours. The town's old harbour-side pubs, excellent shopping, art gallery and stunning National Maritime Museum simply complete the picture. Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, is Falmouth's most popular attraction, sited on its own peninsula with superb panoramic sea views. Across from Falmouth harbour is the beautiful town of St Mawes, surrounded by the rocky coves, sandy beaches and lush green countryside of the Roseland Peninsula. Go there by car (15 miles) or take the passenger ferry from Falmouth (15 minutes). For nature lovers there is the Swanpool Nature Reserve, a lagoon and SSSI teeming with a variety of wildlife. Falmouth offers such a rich variety of landscape and attractions for people of all ages, it is sure to tempt you back time and again.
Note: property is on third and fourth floors with elevator and stairs access.