Appletree House, Charlestown

Appletree House, Charlestown
Appletree House, Charlestown

Welcome to our light and airy 3 bedroom, detached house which sleeps 6. Last minute availability- April onwards Its just a 10 minute walk from the house to the historic harbour village of Charlestown on the beautiful South Cornwall coast. Walk around the harbour, or take in the fresh air and some stunning cliffside scenery before returning to a cosy fireside back at the house, or one of the welcoming bars or eateries in the village where extensive filming of Poldark has taken place. 15min drive brings you to the World famous Eden Project or Lost Gardens of Heligan. Experience family activities at Eden with lots of events tgroughout the year

Main bedroom with ensuite shower room

Nearby pentewan beach,with super watersport facilities,including SUP,windsurf,kayak hire and lessons, swimming pool,restaurants

Appletree House – Accommodation Details

The house itself is in a private, quiet, off-road location,ideal for families,safe and very central for exploring cornwall. The ground floor has hallway, kitchen, dining room, cloakroom, toilet and lounge.


The large lounge has two sofas, 42″Lcd television with freeview and a lovely open living flame fire, central heating and all the home comforts to make your stay enjoyable, whatever the weather, especially after a long coastal walk or stormwatching. Patio doors from the lounge lead to the sunny garden. Enjoy alfresco dining on the patio with outside table and chairs.


The kitchen is an oak fully fitted style with a gas hob, electric oven, full size fridge and freezer, kettle, washing machine plus the usual pans, pots, utensils, china and glassware for your holiday use. The  dining room has dining table with 6 chairs.

Fully equipped kitchen with Full size fridge and freezer

Stairs lead to the first floor which has a bathroom and 3 bedrooms. The main double bedroom has an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom has a double bed and the third bedroom has bunk beds (standard single size) The bathroom has bath, washbasin and toilet.

Currently Wifi is available via a BT hotspot ( bt users register in advance) There are many places within 10mins oferring free Wifi. Please note this is a non smoking property

Duvets and pillows are supplied, bed linen and towels aren’t. Please bring your own linen

A travel cot and high chair is available free of charge

There is parking available for 2 cars on the private drive.

Nearby Amenities

Charlestown Harbour as it's seen in "Poldark"
Charlestown Harbour as it’s seen in “Poldark”

Charlestown village has several shops and a working harbour,now open to the public to venture on and explore the tall ships.Bars,restaurants and shops are situated just 10 minutes walk from the house. Stunning cliffside scenery and the Georgian harbour feature extensively in the Poldark series and fans will recognise scenes from filming. Watersports facilities are available

There are numerous eating places and pubs with beer gardens within walking distance: the Rashleigh Inn, the Pier House, the Harbourside Inn, Wreckers, Lovedays, Charlie’s and Edie’s. All great places to sample local Cornish produce and award winning locally brewed ales whilst watching a spot of gig rowing or dolphin or seals

Poldark at Charlestown Harbour
Poldark at Charlestown Harbour

There is a lovely local pool nearby with seaviews from the water at Seahorse centre, Pentewan or Polkyth or for some luxury the Cornwall spa is 10min drive. Mevagissey has a Model Railway museum, as well as fishing trips. A 5min drive to Crinnis where you can sample oysters,”Cakey tea” or a cocktail with plenty of chilling tunes .There is also a seasonal hot tub cinema on the beach! Alternatively try Sams on the Beach at Polkerris for a delicious meal or their cool tunes watching the sunset-one of our personal favourites! There are numerous takeaways, Indian, Chinese, Pizza all within delivery distance of the house (5min). Experience Eden project just 10 min drive with family fun, Parkruns, space exhibition and Sessions-outdoor music concerts including Kylie Minogue,Chemical brothers, Stereophonics and Nile Rodgers and the longest zip wire in England! Experience local regattas, shanty singers in the local pubs and firework displays. There are also numerous food and music festivals and carnivals in nearby villages.

Beach at Charlestown
Beach at Charlestown

Nearby there are super coastal walks, extensive cycle trails in Pentewan and Camel valley, sailing, boat rental and other watersports. Charlestown and the surrounding a coast is ideal for paddle boarding, kayaking or snorkelling. The clear waters and calmer water make it an ideal place to get on the water;plenty of hidden coves and caves to discover. Other fascinating gardens such as Heligan and Lanhydrock and family attractions are within the locality. Leisure facilities include a fun park, skate park, golf, fishing, children’s soft play, Shipwreck Heritage Centre, leisure centre, swimming pool and library.

The quaint cobbled streets of Fowey and Mevagissey are all within 20 minutes with wonderful winding streets and some great pavement cafes, bars,shops and restaurants with mouthwatering dishes of abundant seafood.  There are several super sandy beaches at Carlyon Bay, Par, Pentewan and Porthpean, Menabilly (from duMaurier’s “Rebecca”) all within a few miles.

Par bay with stunning walks to Polkerris and FoweyCharlestown also has its own shingle and pebble beaches, with great rock pooling for crabs! There are Asda and Tesco Supermarkets within 5 minute drive, with online delivery available.

Short breaks available out of season

The dramatic north coast is just 30mins drive or why not stay at our other place- Seaview house from March onwards at Mawgan Porth



Appletree House Manual

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