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 Cornwhttp://enterprise.sykes.cloud/location/all’s many sights, delights and stunning coastline, and this is the perfect character base from which to see it all.
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