On the edge of Penryn town, on the banks of the Penryn River and just 500 yards from the harbour, a three-storey terraced townhouse. At the back, a small courtyard garden (table/chairs) 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, gas hob/electric oven). Living/dining room (TV/DVD, iPod dock) with French windows to the courtyard. Stairs up to a double bedroom (5' bed) with en suite shower-room (suite) and balustrade with view of the river; bathroom (suite plus hand-shower). Further stairs up to the second floor and two more bedrooms - a twin, and a single (limited clothes-hanging space). A simply styled, conveniently located riverside base for exploring the lovely south Cornish coast.
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 king-size double with en suite shower room and balustrade with river view, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x second floor single. Sitting room with dining area and French windows to courtyard. 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: