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Slipway Cottage

Falmouth, Cornwall (Ref. 959347)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Robin

    “Lovely property will come again”

    - Robin, June 2022

The property

Aptly named Slipway Cottage is enviably located beside the gardens in the prestigious waterside development of Packet Quays just fifty feet from the slipway.

Approached from a courtyard by a flight of stone steps one cannot fail to be impressed by the atmosphere created within this tasteful mix of luxury cottages and apartments wherein nautical elements prevail.

A stylish reversed level cottage with stunning views over waterways busy with colourful sail boats and vessels of all kinds, a unique holiday experience awaits. Displaying a superb double aspect the living room is effectively unified into separate lounge and dining areas by an integral staircase.

An undeniably relaxing space smartly furnished with deep comfy sofas in beach themed stripes on one side and a dining room opening onto a new slick, uncluttered kitchen on the other.

Large windows and doors open onto a balcony which virtually spans the frontage on two sides provide a choice of vantage points from which to enjoy the ever changing scene.

Downstairs balconied bedrooms boast super king beds which separate into twin beds for versatility, hand crafted furnishings and fabrics in sea washed colours.

An en-suite shower room and lavish bathroom provide excellent facilities. With a history bound up with the sea, part of Falmouth's charismatic appeal is undoubtedly its magnificent harbour and scenic waterfront.

Bustling narrow streets are home to a range of fine restaurants, old inns interesting shops, and the Maritime Museum.

There is a private garage (access is 2.12m wide by 2m high) beside the courtyard for parking one car.


  • Reverse level accommodation
  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x super king with 6' bed (zip and link to twin upon request) balcony, and en-suite shower room, basin and WC, 1 x super king with 6' bed (zip and link to twin upon request) and balcony
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Stairs to open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Balcony with furniture for sea views.
  • Underfloor and electric central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob
  • Microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and separate tumble dryer
  • TV, Bose sound system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Steep incline to access the main street
  • Off road parking for 1 car (there is a private garage - access is 2.12m wide by 2m high) beside the courtyard for parking one car
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: No pets and no smoking
  • This property has a GHB of £500

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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.

Note: Maximum occupancy four adults.

Note: Please state at the point of booking if you require beds to be made up differently to that specified. Late notice may mean we are not able to change the configuration in time for your arrival.

Note: Property may not be convenient for those with mobility problems, due to the steps leading to the property and a steep incline to access the main street.

Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.