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Betty’s Retreat

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Penzance, Cornwall
Grade 3 Star rating
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets0
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Description

Ideally situated in the centre of Penzance, this quirky split-level apartment makes for a fun and exciting holiday in the west region of Cornwall.

Tucked away in a quiet location, yet conveniently close to the centre of Penzance, Betty’s Retreat is a quirky, split-level, traditionally furnished, first-floor apartment that’s ideal for couples, small families or friends looking to explore western Cornwall. The property is just a hop, skip and a jump from the train station, so it’s ideal for holidaymakers wanting to leave the car behind – you can arrive by train, and Penzance has fantastic public transport for getting out and exploring the region. Access couldn’t be easier to points of interest in the area, so pay a visit to Sennen Cove, Land’s End, St Just and the magical coastal walks of the Penwith Peninsula. Alternatively, if you’d rather save your feet, you can take a scenic train ride to the picturesque harbour town of St Ives, passing numerous beautiful beaches en-route. There are also a number of sub-tropical gardens and National Trust properties nearby. Sure enough, Penzance’s title of ‘gateway to West Cornwall’ is well earned.

The town itself offers a broad range of local amenities, including art galleries, a museum, marina, harbour, an array of independent shops and many a fine restaurant. Take a stroll along the promenade past the open-air Lido and café to the nearby fishing harbour of Newlyn, which is famous for its Newlyn Art School and Gallery. Further along the coast is the quaint fishing village of Mousehole, with its charming old-world ambience, winding streets, cobbled alleyways and sandy harbour beach.

Owing to the South West Coastal Paths that follows the coastline, the area is popular with walkers. To the east of Penzance lies Marazion – a birdwatcher’s paradise thanks to the nature reserve of Marazion Marshes. There’s also St Michael’s Mount to visit – a rocky outcrop that rises out of the sea crowned with a medieval castle. St Michael’s Mount can be reached on foot via a causeway at low tide, or by a small boat at high tide.

For more adventurous holidaymakers, why not take a boat trip to the stunning isles of Scilly? If you’re not so keen on travelling by boat, you can also get there by air from Land’s End Airport. Beach 1 mile. Shop and restaurant ¼ mile, pub 800 yards.

All on the first floor.
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Bedroom 1: With single bed and en-suite wet room with shower (no toilet).
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.
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Living/dining room: With 21" Freeview TV, DVD player and gas fire.
Kitchen: Galley style with electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Small, shared, enclosed courtyard with garden furniture. On road parking, public car park nearby (£30 per week). No smoking. Please note: No children under 11 years old except babes in arms. There is a step to the garden.

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    Enclosed Garden / Patio
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    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles

Customer Comments

  • 8

    06/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    I really enjoyed my stay at Betty's Retreat. I needed a place near amenities but quiet to finish a writing project I was working on. This place was perfect. Would definitely stay here again.


  • 8

    27/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2017
    Lovely, cosy cottage close to the beach and town centre.


  • 8

    15/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 09/07/2017
    It would have been good to have a DVD, iron and ironing board

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Sorry you could not find the ironing board or iron. The TV has a built In DVD player you could have always given me a ring. The ironing board is beside the fridge, there is an Iron in the wardrobe with hair dryer.

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