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This is a great location with wonderful views across the river to Flushing and a superb master bedro

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

River View - a holiday cottage that sleeps 6 guests in 3 bedrooms

River View benefits from stunning views across the water to Flushing, a decked area to the front and private garden to the rear. The master bedroom has been recently refurbished, has a Juliet balcony and breathtaking views all the way from Falmouth Docks to the Penryn River. These vistas are always changing as the tide ebbs and flows and you could while away many an hour watching the world get on with its day while enjoying a coffee or glass of wine. Downstairs the open plan living / dining area is spacious and there is a beautiful Cornish Range cooker and sliding doors open onto a decked area with rattan furniture.

From River View it is a short walk down the hill to the Greenbank Hotel, The Working Boat Pub and the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and on into the heart of Falmouth where you can enjoy the wealth of fine restaurants and thriving pubs that this vibrant town has to offer. At the far end of town is Events Square and the National Maritime Museum where the Falmouth Oyster Festival and the shore-side activities for Falmouth Week are based, amongst others, during the year. There are also regular ferries from the Prince of Wales Pier and Custom House Quay that are well worth a day trip with destinations such as the beautiful St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula or further up the River Fal to Trelissick Gardens, Malpas or Truro.


Ground floor: The entrance hall has stairs leading to the first floor and a door leading to: Living/dining area with sliding doors to decking at the front of the property, comfortable sofas and chairs, an open fire and an ornamental traditional Cornish Range cooker. Doorway leads to kitchen with fitted units and appliances, window and door to rear garden.

First floor: Stairs open on to landing with doors leading to: Family bathroom with 3/4 length bath with shower over, WC and hand basin. Double bedroom with 5' double bed, storage, large window with panoramic sea views. Bunk bedroom with 4' mattress on the bottom and 3' mattress on the top, storage and views of the rear garden. Further stairs lead up to:

Second floor: The stairs open into a small landing with doors leading to; the master bedroom with 5' bed, storage, dormer with Juliet balcony and sea views. Also a shower room with WC, hand basin and bidet.

Exterior: There is a front decked area with views across the Penryn River to Flushing, rattan table and chairs. The rear garden is enclosed and split between a patio area and a small grass lawn. There is a bench and charcoal barbecue.

Facilities & Services

There is a gas central heating system throughout with an open fire in the living room. The kitchen has a range of cupboards and worktops. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, fridge / freezer and washing machine. The sitting room has a flat screen digital TV with freeview. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a cot and high chair. There is unlimited broadband WiFi.


Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Parking is on street and cannot be reserved but there are usually plenty of spaces nearby. Regrettably there is no smoking. Up to two dogs are welcome at River View at the small additional price of £25 per dog per week. Dogs must not be left unattended in the property.

General Booking Information

Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.

Short breaks are available during quieter periods.

£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one bedroom only.

More Details

Property Manager
CornwallsCottages Booking Team
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Falmouth in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Family bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 x family bathroom with shower over, WC and hand basin 1 x shower room with WC hand basin and bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Double bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bunk bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 x 5' bedrooms 1 x bunk bedroom with 4' bottom bunk and 3' top bunk
  • Garden
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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This is a great location with wonderful views across the river to Flushing and a superb master bedro
average rating of 4.2 based on 10 reviews
Burnley, United Kingdom

A lovely stay at this property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at River view. Unbeatable views overlooking the Fal estuary.

The property is well decorated and maintained throughout with excellent facilities. The only drawback was the steps up from the road and the little path leading to the property which had no barrier of any kind at the side on to the road. As it was about 5 feet high we could envisage a problem with small children falling or difficulties for anyone with mobility problems.

The property is about 15 minutes from the shops and centre of Falmouth which is handy but an up hill slog on the way back.

Having said that we would be happy to return.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
Owner's Response: Dear Bryan, Thank you for your kind review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Your comments about the path are very valid and we have made requests to Cornwall council to put a railing in place so hopefully this will be addressed before your next visit. With our best wishes, Joanna.
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Redditch, United Kingdom

Ideal location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here over New Year. This is a lovely house excellent location about a 10min walk into Falmouth. Lovely views from the top bedroom especially for watching the New Year fireworks. Lovely secure garden for the dogs. House was spotless clean. Parking was road side and was very hit and miss but we did manage to get a space, but I would imagine in the summer months you might struggle. Could do with a decent tv and perhaps sky, WiFi excellent. Shame about all the rubbish on the road due to the bins being ripped open by the seagulls not a good first impression when you arrive at the property.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
Owner's Response: Dear Angela, Happy New Year and thank you for your kind review. I am the owner of Riverview and live overseas, I am sorry about the rubbish on the main road. Unfortunately it is the only collection point for all the cottages, and was probably more than usual due to Christmas excesses, may also not have been collected over Xmas. I do hope you will visit us again, and find it clean and tidy. Best wishes, Jo.
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Bristol, United Kingdom

Perfect Autumn break

  • 5 of 5

We always go away for a break around November. we'd never been to Falmouth before so we took the plunge.

This house was the prefect choice. Great location, although parking was a challenge until we discovered we could walk into town!

The house is well equipped and very welcoming. The bedrooms and bathrooms, esp. the shower upstairs in the loft bathroom were fab.

The open fire went down a storm with my husband, we lit it every night.

Overall would recommend this house. Thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom

Lovely property .

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property very nice and comfortable inside. Outside needs a paint and a bit of TLC.

Location is great for the view but difficult to park and access with cases etc very difficult.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Hankins, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and what a shame your visit was not after this coming week, as the painters start work on the outside on the 3rd of Nov. so Riverview will hopefully be bright and white, ready for next year. Most guests make use of the short term parking at the steps by the entrance to the property for unloading/loading luggage , so I am sorry if you found this difficult. We would lose our splendid view if the property was at street level. I hope you enjoyed your stay however, and that you may be able to visit us again sometime. Best wishes, Jo.
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Bath, United Kingdom

Last minute booking

  • 5 of 5

We booked a week at the last minute and had a very good discount. The position is very good for walking into Falmouth. The property has excellent views and is very well equipped . Really helpful caretaker who quickly fixed a couple of issues for us. Cornwall cottages we're very helpful and efficient to deal with and will use them again. We really enjoyed our week and as usual the time went far too quickly.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
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Romford, United Kingdom

River Views

  • 3 of 5

River View is great base and a nice cottage. There were however a few things i would say that could do with some improvement...

The whole place could have done with a deep clean. As we had 2 small children(1yr and 3yrs old), w had to give the place a once the living room... There were dog hairs and whilst the place looked clean, small kids can find (and did!) and pick up everything! The underneath of the child step/stool was particularly filthy!

There is, as others noted a moth problem... Feel that this is easily fixed as you can get things to deter them..

Had to shut the fridge door shut as it doesn't close properly..

Numerous dishes had to be washed again.

So other than the shortcuts, the place is a great Falmouth base and as the name suggests had great river and Cornwall views... Just needed a really good clean to be perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: CornwallsCottages Ltd
Owner's Response: Hi Melanie, I really hope you enjoyed your stay at River View. I sincerely apologize that you had some issues with your stay 'just needed a really good clean to be perfect' we have already spoken to our property manager about your concerns, and will address your issues asap. We appreciate your feedback and hope you may stay with us again in the future. With our best wishes.
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Falmouth is one of Cornwall's most popular places to visit because of its unique mix of attractions, water sports, beaches, history and place to eat. The National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Pendennis Castle are both high on visitors' lists of places to visit and the views from Pendennis on a fine day are truly magical. Falmouth is the sailing capital of Cornwall with its spectacular deep water natural harbour offering a haven for both cruisers and racers. Many events are held through the summer culminating in the famous Falmouth Regatta Week and associated shore side events. These events are easily reached on foot as Royal Cornwall Yacht Club is 5 minutes down the road, Falmouth High Street is a 10 minute walk away and Events Square is about 15 minutes by foot.

As a university town many events are arranged by the students including annual exhibitions of art and photographic work. There is a Sainsbury supermarket 2 minutes away by car and a large Asda 5 minutes away.

The beaches at Gyllingvase & Swanpool are coarse sand and are wonderfully sunny south facing spots. You can ride the ferry to beautiful St Mawes for the day or take a delightful trip around the estuary stopping off at either Trelissick Gardens or Smugglers Cottage for a cream tea! There are plenty of places to eat & drink in Falmouth and recently Rick Stein has opened his Fish & Chip Restaurant & Oyster Bar at Discovery Quay adding to the superb mix across the town.

A short drive away is the Helford River. This delightful part of Cornwall includes places such as Mawnan Smith, Helford Passage, Constantine & Gweek. The area has many delights such as Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens, The Seal Sanctuary at Gweek, Goonhilly Earth and Satellite Station and The Ferry Boat Inn. Daphne du Maurier wrote her only romantic novel Frenchmans Creek about the River Helford, and who can blame her, the views really are beautiful. Glendurgan Gardens, run by the National Trust, hold a 176 year old laurel maze and the 'Giants Stride' swing is very popular with children. St Anthony-in-Meneage holds a lovely little church primarily of medieval architecture. Maenporth beach, tucked away on the westerly edge of Falmouth Bay and boasting spectacular views, is well worth a visit.


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  • Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels.

    Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one bedroom only!
  • Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent

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