Penzance is a historic port on the south-facing shores of Mount's Bay, it has one of the mildest UK climates with a profusion of exotic plants and palm trees. Looking out to sea you will be entranced by the impressive St Michael's Mount emerging from the sparkling waters and at low tide you can walk across the causeway to explore the medieval castle and glorious sub-tropical gardens. Close by are many fantastic beaches such as Marazion, Perranuthnoe and Porthchapel and the South West Coast Path can be joined within a 5 minute walk. From Penzance train station there is a regular service on the scenic railway that runs to the artist's colony of St Ives.
The renowned Art Deco lido - the Jubilee Pool on the Promenade, which was re-opened in May 2016 - is great for a safe swim in seawater. Penzance itself is home to a thriving arts scene with The Exchange Gallery, Penlee House Gallery and Newlyn School of Art all nearby. The Georgian squares and sweeping promenade are perfect for an early evening stroll before dinner in one of the many independent bistros and restaurants. Marina View is ideally placed to visit one of the many local festivals taking place in the area throughout the year including the Golowan Festival which is a big spectacle with carnival style street parades and celebrates music, performing arts and the theatre, the Literary Festival celebrating the written word and the Newlyn Fish Festival.
Offering comfortable accommodation for two set across three floors, Marina View is a charming former artist's house tucked away down a cobbled alley off historic Chapel Street and has beautiful sea views from both floors across to Mount's Bay. Stairs from the entrance door lead to the first floor kitchen/dining room and bathroom with a studio-style living room on the second floor reached by a wooden enclosed spiral staircase.
STREET LEVEL: Shared pathway through gated courtyard
Entrance door opening to flight of stairs to:
Kitchen/Dining Room: Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge with small freezer, microwave and dining area, courtyard view and glimpses of the sea
Bathroom: Shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, basin, w.c.
Studio Room: An attractive space with lots of natural daylight, this room doubles up as both the bedroom and living room. There are two easy chairs to sit and enjoy the far-reaching sea views, and a comfy double bed (4'6") made up for your arrival. There is also a window seat and TV/DVD player.
GARDEN & PARKING: Limited on-street parking suitable for unloading. Long-stay parking available at the Harbour Car Park where a weekly ticket can be purchased. No garden but the parks and seafront are just a short walk away.
Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent; instant electric heating. Heated towel rail in bathroom.
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen and towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Not suitable for children.
Shop: 100 yds Pub: 25 yds
NOTES: No smoking, no pets. Important information about internet usage. WiFi available (capped avg. 5GB/wk). Due to stairs throughout and spiral staircase, this property is not suitable for babies, children or people with limited mobility.
- Saturday Changeover day
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Sleeps 2
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- Towels Included
- 0.1 mile to a restaurant
- 0.3 mile to a beach
- Sea Views
Penzance is an historic port, well known for being the most westerly major town in Cornwall. The town has an abundance of palm trees and sub-tropical gardens located throughout, a sure sign that you have arrived somewhere truly special, made even more distinctive by the sight of St Michael's Mount out to sea.
Take a stroll along the town's streets and discover the characteristic pubs, top notch restaurants, antique shops, art galleries and more or have a wander along the promenade, grab some fish and chips and sit on the seafront. If you fancy something a bit different, enjoy one of the harbour boat trips, sea safaris or fishing excursions.
The fantastic beaches of Perranuthnoe, Lamorna Cove, Kenneggey Sands and Praa Sands are all located nearby.
Very pleasant place to stay in. Mr Owen Davies - 27th September 2017
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