Welcome to our light and airy 3 bedroom, detached house which sleeps 6. Last minute availability- for November and Christmas and New Year. 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 and ongoing filming of Poldark has taken place. 15min drive brings you to the World famous Eden Project or Lost Gardens of Heligan. Experience the joy of Christmas like never before at Eden with a visit to Father Christmas, a skate on the ice rink, and a magical after-dark experience.Enjoy Winter Festival with a mulled wine or find some alternative festive gifts in the shop. On Boxing day, catch the exhilarating sight as people take to the sea for a bracing dip at Charlestown and Porthpean and for New Year take part in the festivals,fireworks and fancy dress fun to be had in neighbouring villages
Appletree House – Accommodation Details
The house itself is in a private, quiet, off-road location,ideal for families 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 from 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, fridge/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.
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. The bathroom has bath, washbasin and toilet.
Currently, whilst 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. All fuel costs are included in the rates. Short breaks may be available, please ask.
Dogs by prior arrangement . No smoking.
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 may glimpse ongoing filming.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 a dolphin if you’re lucky!
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 (summer hol) and the longest zip wire in England! Experience local regattas, firework displays and carnivals in nearby villages.
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, Pentewan and Porthpean, Menabilly (from duMaurier’s “Rebecca”) all within a few miles. Charlestown 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.
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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