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A comfortable well located property in maritime Falmouth

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

A well located comfortable house near local beaches and amenities.

'Carvinack' is a light, spacious and welcoming 1 bedroom (sleeping 3) semi-detached property located in a quiet residential area close to the beaches of Gyllyngvase, Castle Beach and Swanpool with its nature reserve. The town centre, harbour and seafront are either a very short drive or a comfortable walk away.

The property has a neutral decor and a tastefully appointed comfortable interior. On the ground floor you enter the property through an enclosed porch leading to the front door where you will find a good sized lounge with an LCD TV, DVD player and a stereo (all Sony). There is plenty of comfortable seating including a sofa, reclining armchair and a bay window leather lounge chair/footstool. Vintage 'Ercol' elm furniture features throughout the property.

French doors lead to the very well equipped kitchen/dining room with built in oven and hob as well as a microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. You will find an extensive array of cooking equipment should you choose to dine at home.

A door leads to the light and airy bathroom at the rear of the property with WC, basin and a corner glass shower cubicle.

A staircase from the lounge leads to a comfortable bedroom with an en-suite WC. The double bed with a John Lewis pocket sprung mattress has good quality bedding complimented by a colourful 'Sanderson' Roman blind and cushions. An LCD TV ss on top of a stripped pine chest of drawers. You will find plenty of hanging space and room for clothes and suitcases in the double mirrored wardrobe and chests of drawers. Please feel free to bring a travel cot and if you have a child we can provide a single 'Z bed' complete with feather and down duvet upon request to be located either in the bedroom or lounge.

Full gas fired central heating with radiators in every room and a living flame gas fire in the lounge.

Complimentary guest Wi-Fi via a high speed fibre optic broadband connection.

Throughout the property you will find contemporary original artwork.

Parking is provided directly outside the property on the drive. A small decked private courtyard area is situated to the rear of 'Carvinack' complete with a table, chairs, parasol and BBQ. Smoking is permitted in this area but not inside the house itself.

The owners live next door and are often on hand if you require assistance or would like to ask for recommendations about places to visit or local restaurants/bars to enjoy a meal or drink.

The nearby railway station and bus routes are within easy walking distance and plenty of good local taxi firms are available.

Falmouth is a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year and has a busy calendar of local events. It is also an excellent base to visit other parts of Cornwall during your stay.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Andrew

We are both passionate about Falmouth and it's diverse range of arts, culture, great beaches and outstanding local food. With many events taking place each year there is always something to do. The Falmouth Oyster Festival takes place every October showcasing excellent local food and drink. August is always a busy time with 'Falmouth Week' featuring live music.

Why Andrew chose Falmouth

A great location close to beaches and the town/harbour. We pride ourselves upon providing a clean welcoming home. We are usually available to help you enjoy your holiday experience if required. We will respect your privacy but are more than happy to offer recommendations regarding local places of interest or the best places to eat or enjoy a drink.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Falmouth in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , En-Suite WC and vanity unit wash hand basin
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , With a vanity unit wash hand basin
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Child 'Z' Bed available upon request. Travel cots welcome.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(17 traveller reviews)

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A comfortable well located property in maritime Falmouth
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

exceptionally well thought out accommodation. Excellent fully equipped kitchen. Easy walk to beach. lovely town to visit. we are returning

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Short break in Falmouth

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place to stay, very comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. Andrew and Rachel were very flexible about when we could arrive which was great.

The property is a short walk into Falmouth (and all its attractions) and a taxi back up the hill is cheaper than the bus. Would definitely recommend and will stay again if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The property is well appointed and clean and comfortable, in a quiet part of Falmouth. The railway is a short walk away and you can easily access the town by foot so no need for the car. The owners have thought of everything a guest could need and are friendly and welcoming. The weather was not great whilst we stayed but 'Carvinack' provided cosy and comfortable shelter from the storms, we were glad to get back some days and tuck ourselves in for the night. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you found the house cosy and comfortable. It was lovely to meet you and hope that you will visit again.
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Best appointed cottage we have stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and comfortable with everything you could possibly need. A lot of thought had been put into what the guest would require and everything was of good quality. Parking was superb. We would definitely stay again as our son and family live very close by. I would recommend this property to anyone. You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at 'Carvinack' and look forward to welcoming you again.
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Lovely stay in a comfortable property

  • 5 of 5

This is a very clean and comfortable property . Nothing is too much trouble for the owners . There is nothing extra you will need . Easy access to Falmouth . It is downhill going but uphill coming back . Taxis from town were only £3.20 if you don't fancy the walk back !

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Cosy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is a delightful spacious one bedroom property; warm, cosy and beautiful decorated. The kitchen is so well equipped and there isn't a single item I can think off that was missing, plus everything appeared to be new. The bedroom has plenty of wardrobe space and drawers. The bed is so comfortable with high quality bedding aiding a perfect nights sleep. There's also a small en-suite which is ideal and there is a large shower room/bathroom downstairs, plus luxury towels supplied. We stayed over Christmas and the owners had put up a Christmas tree and added beautiful Christmas decorations. They also welcomed us with a bottle of fizz, chocolates and milk to set us up for the beginning of our break. There is nothing negative I can say - everything was just perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you had a lovely stay and enjoyed the property. We hope that you will stay again at some point, you will be most welcome.
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Huge Selection of local bars and restaurants
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Falmouth St.Mawes/Flushing Passenger Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Falmouth Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Huge Selection of local bars and restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gyllyngvase (10 min walk)
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note that out of season short stays may be available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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