On the edge of Penryn town, on the banks of the Penryn River and just 500 yards from the harbour, a three-storey terraced town house. At the back, a small courtyard garden (table/chairs, barbecue) enclosed by a low stone wall, looking over the tidal river where ducks and swans swim at high tide. Small front garden and 3 steps up to front door. Hall. Kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker). Living/dining room (smart TV/DVD/PVR, iPod dock) with French windows to the rear courtyard. Stairs up to the first floor and a double bedroom (sleigh bed) with en suite shower-room (suite), limited clothes-hanging space and balustrade with view of the river; bathroom (suite plus hand-shower). More stairs up to the second floor and two more bedrooms, a twin and a single (both with limited clothes-hanging space). A great base for exploring Cornwall, with good sandy beaches nearby.
Penryn: ancient riverside market town (shops, restaurants, pubs, art galleries, museums, nature reserve, railway station) on a creek leading to the sailing waters of Carrick Roads and Falmouth Bay. Good walking. Falmouth (sandy beaches, Coast Path, ferries to Flushing, St Mawes and Truro), 3 miles.
Over three floors.Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor double with sleigh bed and en suite shower-room. 1 x second floor twin, 1 x second floor single. Open-plan sitting area with dining area and French windows to rear courtyard. Kitchen. First floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC.
PENRYN Falmouth 1 mile; Truro 9 miles. One of the oldest market towns in Cornwall, the pretty port of Penryn boasts a wealth of historic architecture and harbour heritage with attractive granite buildings steeply sloping along the cobbled streets down to the sea. There’s a good choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town, along with a museum offering free entry, and the tranquil Enys Gardens on the outskirts of the town, providing a range of grounds and a peaceful haven. Further along the Penryn River, just one mile towards the sea you’ll find the famous seaport of Falmouth, with a host of things to keep you entertained including harbour-side pubs and eateries offering spectacular views, stunning Blue Flag beaches and a bustling town centre. Visit the National Maritime Museum for a taste of Cornwall’s sea-faring history, or the fine Tudor fortress of Pendennis Castle, superb set gazing out to sea. You don’t have to venture far from Penryn to discover Cornwall’s many sights, delights and stunning coastline, and this is the perfect character base from which to see it all.
This property offers the following short breaks: