Welcome to our light and airy 3 bedroom, detached house which sleeps 6. Its just a 10 minute walk from the house to the historic harbour village of Charlestown on the beautiful South Cornwall coast. We are following government advice re covid cleaning guidelines and delighted to see reopening of local eateries and new pop up restaurants with outdoor gardens. There are plenty of eateries walking distance from the house.Walk around the harbour where you may recognise scenery from Poldark and many other film scenes. Stunning cliffside scenery and coastal walks before a pasty treat,proper cream tea or real ale.Lots of restauarants,pubs and take away options in and around the village. A 15min drive brings you to the World famous Eden Project or Lost Gardens of Heligan.
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.
Stairs lead to the first floor which has a bathroom and 3 bedrooms. We have just had the bedrooms and stairs freshly re-carpetted! 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 offering 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.
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. Fairytale lights decorate the village and from Oct 23rd you can visit The Tunnels of Lights: an Arctic Adventure lights experience
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
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 or a cocktail with “Cakey tea Productions” with plenty of chilling tunes .There is also a seasonal Pilates and pop up events on the beach! Alternatively try Sams on the Beach at Polkerris for a delicious meal watching the sunset-one of our personal favourites! There are numerous takeaways, Indian, Chinese, Pizza all within delivery distance of the house (5min) and a rum bar and BBQ pop up and Seafood counter on the inner harbour. Experience Eden project just 10 min drive with family fun, Parkruns, Music Sessions, the longest zip wire in England and lots of other seasonal festivities! Torchlight trails and twinkling magical light displays greet you from mid November. Charlestown looks like a fairytale picture at night with the new Arctic tunnel experience! Family festivities,ice skating,magical light displays and eco gifts at nearby at Eden or Heligan. Or just settle down in front of a cosy fire in our comfortable lounge!
Experience local regattas, shanty singers at local pubs and firework displays. There are also numerous food and music events and in nearby villages and of course the Fisherman’s friends in nearby Port Isaac
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,sailing,rock-pooling 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. Watersports facilities/Jetski hire is available
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, jet ski hire,sailing, horseriding, 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 (shown above), Menabilly (from duMaurier’s “Rebecca”) all within a few miles.
Par bay -dog friendly with stunning walks to Polkerris and Fowey
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, also- Seaview house is based in Mawgan Porth with a new infinity balcony! see link
Appletree House Manual
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