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The Old Customs Post

Flushing, Cornwall (Ref. 1142809)

Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Smart TV, 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x single with Smart TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with Smart TV and electric stove-effect fire
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating and underfloor heating (ground-floor only)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 5 x Smart TVs, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars, EV charging available at an additional charge
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, gravelled area, barbecue and furniture
  • Storage area for paddleboards, canoes and kayaks
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurants 0.1 miles, beach 0.7 miles

The property

The Old Customs Post is a charming three-bedroom cottage set in the quaint village of Flushing, Cornwall.

Conveniently located close to local amenities and a beach, The Old Customs Post is the ideal base for families, friends or couples looking to explore the breathtaking Cornish coast.

Unlock the door to a warm welcome, with a spacious living/dining area complete with a Smart TV and woodburning stove, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

The house chef can practice their culinary prowess in the kitchen/diner, complete with Smart TV, electric stove-effect fire and all the essentials for a delicious family feast.

Take advantage of the enclosed rear garden with its patio, gravelled area, barbecue and furniture, ideal for alfresco dining or relaxing in the sunshine with a glass of something special.

When your day of exploration comes to an end, retire to each of the three bedrooms, each with a Smart TV for some entertainment.

The refreshing shower room also awaits, to get you feeling fresh for the next day or where you can wind down for the day.

Venture to the nearby Mylor Churchtown, with its quaint café, butcher and gallery; or take a trip to coastal town of Falmouth, which is easily accessible by car bus or ferry/water taxi.

Uncover the delights of Falmouth Art Gallery, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Pendennis Castle and Swanpool Beach, where you can relax upon the sandy trails and paddle the shores to your hearts content.

From here you can also explore some more of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall, such as Gyllyngvase and Maenporth, before sampling some of the finest seafood the county has to offer.

The days can be spent exploring the stunning countryside trails, Shelly Beach, and the many golf courses, or simply enjoying the peacefulness of your cottage garden as you take in the sound of the birdsong and the view of the river.

A holiday at The Old Customs Post is sure to create lasting memories.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Mylor Churchtown 2.2 miles, Penryn 3.2 miles, Falmouth 4.6 miles

Flushing is a delightful coastal village resting in the west of Cornwall. Across the Penryn River from Falmouth, the village offers a prime location for a coast front adventure surrounded by beautiful scenery. With the port being constructed in the 18th century by the Dutch and the Queen Anne style houses built by ship captains in the past, you can expect to see charming and unconventional architecture, perfect for observing at any time of year. Within the village itself you can expect to find two inviting pubs, a wonderful restaurant offering great food and views of the coastal sunsets, a local store for all of your self-catering needs, a church, school, bowling green, and even the historical landmark of the RNLI Fitzroy Barometer, presenting the local fishermen history of the area. If you fancy a day out at the beach, Flushing can offer that too, with its very own hidden gem boasting beautiful views over Falmouth and a lovely sandy area to stroll, be sure to head here for a family fun day out, with the dog being welcome to come along too! You can also find a sailing club where you can see yacht racing and get amongst the locals for a real community feel. Just a short drive away is the vibrant town of Falmouth, also offering a beach as well as a castle, maritime museum, beautiful gardens and plenty of wonder to explore, it's well-worth a visit. With Penryn, Truro and Reruth all a reasonable distance away and offering even more fantastic amenities, Flushing provides the perfect base for exploring all areas of Cornwall.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season