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Listed building with stunning views

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Perfectly positioned for the beach, views, amenities and seeing west Cornwall

The Bell Tower was built in 1834 and stands prominently overlooking Penzance Harbour. The property boasts stunning views of the harbour and Mounts Bay including St Michael's Mount. The whole apartment was remodelled in 2007 and regularly maintained, offering modern, luxury accomodation. There is dedicated off-road parking.

This stunning property is reached via a spiral granite staircase and leads to an open plan apartment with two ensuite bedrooms. The lounge has two large arched windows offering fabulous harbour and far-reaching coastal views over Mounts Bay and St Michael's Mount. Spectacular both day and night. There are even sea views from the bath! The Bell Tower is situated on Chapel Street, Penzance's most historic area, featuring excellent pubs, restaurants and shops. The sea front is two minutes walk, the outdoor lido and nearest beach just five minutes walk away. Penzance train station is approximately half a mile away.

The property is ideally situated as a base to explore the South West or to stay in Penzance and access all the facilities of the town including the lido, beaches, shops, restaurants, botanical gardens and coastal walks.

More Details

Property Manager
Geoff & Helen Pike
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Penzance in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both ensuite, one bathroom has a bath and separate power shower, the other an extra large shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Listed building with stunning views
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Columbus, Ohio

Wonderful Apartment, wonderful location, wonderful area to explore

  • 5 of 5

A very nice, clean, apartment in an historic building with all modern conveniences as described. The views were fabulous, the location in Penzance was perfect, very close to good restaurants, pubs, galleries and the beautiful Morrab Gardens and the Penlee Museum and Gallery. There is easy access to busses and train. We stayed 2 weeks. So glad we chose this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for your kind review, I’m so glad you had a good time. Helen
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Excellent accommodation in an ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic building encompassing a well appointed apartment. Very clean and with all the facilities required for a comfortable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA (Mt. Lebanon)

Beautiful View of Mount's Bay and St. Michael's Mount

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for four nights in Flat #2 of the Bell Tower in Penzance. Everything we needed was provided. Chapel Street restaurants and pubs are easily accessible via a short walk. Also, Market Jew Street, Penzance's commercial main street is a short walk away. Grocery store is a convenient short stroll too. Did day trips to the historic fishing village of Mousehole, Rowena Cade's Minack Theater in Porthcurno, Cape Cornwall, Gurnard's Inn/Pub, Marazion, Kingsands/Cawsands, and St. Michael's Mount. We had a wonderful stay. Thanks Helen and Geoff.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the kind review. Best wishes Helen and Geoff
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Stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Good central location, easy access to the rest of West Cornwall. Apartment was well appointed and very spacious and comfortable. Definitely a Home away from Home.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location, reasonably priced

  • 5 of 5

The Bell Tower is in a central location near several of the best pubs (Turks Head) and restaurants (Blacks) in Penzance. The view is lovely.

The flat is spacious and well appointed with all the amenities we needed. Off-street parking is provided.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

The Tower is perfect for a relaxing break in Penzance. It is spacious , stylish and generously equipped . The view from the huge arched windows is breathtaking.

Recommended to all but the disabled unreservedly .

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
The Admiral Benbow
Nearest Ferry
78 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
Choice of 10+
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Plentiful restaurants and eating places. Shops. Art Galleries. Art Deco Lido. Beaches. Coastal walks. Fishing. Golf. Horse riding. Surfing. Sailing. Dolphin Trips. Seal Sanctuary. Cycle Hire. Penzance Cinema. Train service to St Ives. Minack Theatre. Landsend. St Michael's Mount.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover day Saturday from 3pm. Departure by 10.30am. For stays over 7 days bed linen and towels can be changed by arrangement. Sorry no pets. Sorry no smoking.

Payment available by cheque (sterling only), electronic transfer or online credit card payment

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.