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Squirrels Leap

Falmouth, Cornwall (Ref. 1156792)

Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • First-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Dressing room/snug.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Front communal garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Beach 0.4 miles, restaurant 0.3 miles, Beach cafe 0.4 miles, shop 0.7 miles
  • Note: Kayak hire avaiable from the beach cafe
  • Note: There are steps up to the property
  • Note: For flexible sleeping arrangements there is a futon in the snug (see photos), bedding can be supplied on request when booking at an extra charge to be arranged with the owner.

The property

Squirrels Leap is a charming first-floor apartment boasting lake views and is within a short stroll of the beach at Swanpool, Falmouth, Cornwall.

With nearby amenities, this delightful retreat is perfect for couples seeking a serene escape amidst picturesque, coastal surroundings.

Upon entering the apartment you will be greeted by a well-appointed kitchen, equipped with everything you need to prepare delightful meals together.

Adjacent to the kitchen, you will find the living/dining room, where you can enjoy your meals at the dining table set for two, or relax on the inviting seating while watching your favourite shows on the Smart TV.

Beyond the living area, discover the spacious king-size bedroom, to catch a peaceful night's sleep after a day of exploring the local area.

The bedroom also benefits from a dressing room with a futon for additional seating or storage.

The property also features a sleek shower room with a walk-in shower, perfect for freshening up each morning with a steamy rinse.

Outside, the property boasts an enclosed front garden which can be used for a spot of al fresco dining.

Here, you can enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink, taking in the tranquil surroundings.

The garden also features outdoor furniture, perfect for alfresco dining or simply soaking up the sun.

Venture out from your peaceful haven and discover Falmouth's historical riches and natural beauty.

Falmouth has fabulous restarants, shops and even boat trips to enjoy.

Marvel at the charm of Truro Cathedral, then stroll through the verdant expanses of Boscawen Park and the award-winning Victoria Gardens.

Breathe in the fresh air at Trelawney Park, perfect for leisurely afternoon strolls, or uncover local history at the Penryn Museum.

For gastronomes, a trip to Bailey's Country Store and Farm Shop is a must for fresh local produce; perhaps pack a picnic to enjoy against the backdrop of Pendennis Castle.

Spend a day immersed in naval history at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, and be sure to cap off the adventurous day with a delightful meal at Gylly Beach Cafe.

Conclude your day by returning to rest and rejuvenate at Squirrels Leap, the perfect base for a satisfying stay in Falmouth.

Swanpool Lakeside Apartments

Swanpool Lakeside Apartments comprises a quartet of stunningly-presented, one-bedroom apartments perched on the edge of Swanpool Lake in the beautiful coastal town of Falmouth, Cornwall. These abodes each sleep two guests, making them ideal bases for couples wanting some quiet time away in the beauty of Cornwall. The apartments boast sleek, beautifully-designed interiors and a shared garden with bistro seating for couples to enjoy their morning coffees together in the fresh Cornish air or a glass of wine in the evening as they watch the sunset. Situated in the heart of Falmouth, guests will be spoilt for choice of places to eat and things to see. Start your mornings with some beachside breakfast at Gylly Beach Cafe or if you're on the go, pick up some freshly-made pastries at Oggies Cornish Kitchen. It wouldn't be a trip to the seaside without trying some local seafood so head to Hooked on the Rocks or The Verdant Seafood Bar for a mouthwatering meal before going to laze on one of the many stunning beaches Falmouth has to offer. Take the scenic drive to Cornwall's most popular town, St Ives, where art lovers can visit Tate, St Ives, and Penwith Gallery, take a boat trip to spot some marine life, and have a picnic on The Island with its panoramic views of the coast and town. A romantic seaside retreat awaits you and your loved one at Swanpool Lakeside Apartments.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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 site of special scientific interest teeming with a variety of wildlife. There is also a golf course. 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas