One of only a handful of properties on Pendennis isthmus – a finger of land pointing out into Falmouth Bay – with far reaching views over the water towards the Lizard peninsula, this lovingly restored apartment offers impeccably presented and wonderfully comfortable accommodation. The Old Coastguard Station has high ceilings and tall windows, an open fire, a double-ended bath, a chandelier in the master bedroom and beautiful beds and linens, all creating a totally delightful retreat. There is a sheltered rear courtyard catching the morning sun – perfect for breakfast – and a south-facing front patio making the most of the wonderful views. The welcoming Owner, who lives in the apartment above, has a treat for guests: a delicious freshly baked cream tea awaits on arrival.
The attached garage has been converted into an excellent games-room with a snooker table, dart board and table-tennis, a warming stove and comfortable seating. Everything has been thought of so you will be as happy staying in as you would be exploring the maritime history of Falmouth and the coastal environment around you. When you venture out, Tudor-built Pendennis Castle is just up the hill and there are marine viewing areas, grassy picnic spots, three local beaches, a leisure centre and the eastern end of Falmouth town centre all within a 10 minute walk. There is a corner shop a quarter of a mile away that sells papers, milk, etc and half a mile from the property there is a Tesco Express and Warrens Bakery – serving fresh bread and pasties. The coastal footpath almost passes the door, meandering past Gyllyngvase beach then over the cliffs to Swanpool and Maenporth beaches before heading around the Lizard peninsula. Glorious gardens at Trebah, Glendurgan and Trelissick all await exploration and the fabulous surfing beaches and dramatic coastline of the north coast are just half an hour away. The Old Coastguard Station offers a truly wonderful base from which to explore all these delights.
Sitting/Dining-room with TV, DVD player and open fire
Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer
Cloakroom with WC
Bedroom 1 with double bed
Bedroom 2 with twin beds
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Cupboard with washing machine
- Regret no pets
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .5 miles
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Full gas-fired CH
- Logs for open fire
The Old Coastguard Station is a ground floor apartment.
Looking west over Falmouth Bay towards the Lizard peninsula in the distance.
What a view to enjoy with your breakfast! (or lunch, dinner or evening drinks!).
Books, games, maps and DVDs all provided for your use.
Enjoy a cosy holiday tipple whatever time of year you visit.
The open fire is a lovely treat on cooler days.
Light pours in through the French doors.
The sitting/dining-room is a delight.
Two comfortable sofas to relax on.
Lovely soft furnishings throughout the apartment.
A real home-from-home.
Little touches of retro chic.
Pretty touches everywhere.
Original wooden sash windows.
The kitchen is compact but very well-equipped.
Lovely bright pops of colour in the kitchen.
The tall sash window allows light to pour in.
Sunlight shines through the coloured glass.
A very warm welcome awaits you... a lovely, freshly baked cream tea.
Looking from the kitchen to the sitting-room.
The bright hallway.
Plenty of hanging space for coats.
The history of the coastguard station is displayed in the hall.
The beautiful bed in Bedroom 1.
Lovely crisp linens.
Pretty lace cushions complement the linens.
French-style furniture adds a chic feel.
Mirrors reflect lots of light.
A retro radio for morning music.
A gilt-framed mirror adds a touch of opulence.
Bedroom 1 shares the wonderful view of the bay.
Bedroom 2 has twin beds.
Lovely cushions and throws in the bedrooms.
The tall sash window looks out to the rear terrace.
Another retro touch.
Twin beds (3') are suitable for adults as well as children.
The beautiful bathroom.
There is a fitted shower over the bath as well as a hand-held shower attachment.
A big heated towel rail to keep towels warm and dry.
Excellent water pressure in the bathroom.
Quality plumbing fittings.
What a lovely place for a holiday.
The games-room is great for entertaining children (and adults!).
There's a wood-burner effect stove in the games-room to keep you snug.
Bull's eye! Who's for a game of darts?
The games-room can be accessed from the rear terrace.
Flags from all nations adorn the ceiling.
How many different Cornish beers can you spot?
Looking towards Pendennis headland from Gyllyngvase beach.
A home-made Cornish cream tea awaits you on arrival – enjoy it on the terrace with the wonderful view spread out before you.