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Gylly House

Falmouth, Cornwall (Ref. 954201)

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  • Sleeps 26

  • Bedrooms 13

  • Bathrooms 9

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Nick A
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    “What a fabulous place !”

    My family and I came over from Switzerland to have a week in Cornwall. We found a great location in Gylly House, Falmouth, ideally suited to our needs. My interests are local history, archaeology. My wife, food, shopping, culture. our kids, just hanging out and having a fun week. ...

    My family and I came over from Switzerland to have a week in Cornwall. We found a great location in Gylly House, Falmouth, ideally suited to our needs. My interests are local history, archaeology. My wife, food, shopping, culture. our kids, just hanging out and having a fun week. The house is great. Excellent location close to the town and the lovely local beach. A private swimming pool, hot tub, an Aga and even a grand piano to play. My wife is a pianist ! The rooms are nice, clean and spacious, a big kitchen too. Ample parking. We took the dog, not always easy to accommodate, but here, no problem. We encountered no hitches or problems but felt if we had the owners would quickly come and remedy any fault. The perfect place for a week away in gorgeous Cornwall, cant wait to return the lovely old world charm of Gylly House. Many thanks...


  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This spacious house with its own indoor heated swimming pool and outdoor hot tub is situated just a few minutes walk from the centre of the thriving historic harbour town of Falmouth.

Dating from 1605, Gylly House is situated just 300 metres from Gyllynvase Beach, the finest in the area, and is a wonderful home for a family celebration by the sea.

The house is spread over three floors and is ideal for large families or groups of friends, with thirteen bedrooms offering plenty of flexibility with the sleeping arrangements alongside nine bathrooms.

The kitchen will delight any budding chefs in the party as it is spread around a large island in the centre with the added bonus of an AGA as well as a regular cooker.

The dining room is large enough to seat all guests and provides the perfect setting for any special event.

The property benefits from two separate sitting rooms, one of which boasts a piano, whilst the other is a great space for the children to hide away as the adults relax with a quiet drink.

Kids of all ages will love the games room which features a pool table and table tennis, however the main attraction is bound the be the 10 metre long heated indoor swimming pool complete with changing rooms, which is bound to get a lot of use.

The private rear garden is designed for relaxation with a patio with furniture and a barbecue, plus a large outdoor hot tub is guaranteed to soothe away your aches and pains after a day spent building sandcastles on the beach.

Falmouth is only a four minute walk to the town centre with a choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs with something to suit everyone.

Gyllynvase Beach features an award-winning cafe and is a great spot for breakfast, snacks or meals throughout the day or evening.

The Blue Flag beach, with its wide expanse of golden sands and overlooked by Pendennis Castle is one of the most popular in Cornwall and as it is such a short walk from Gylly House, it will prove to be a popular destination for all.

A wonderful house with great facilities to be enjoyed all year round.

Note: This property requires a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.


Over three floors. Thirteen bedrooms: 1 x ground floor family suite comprises of a twin room with TV leading to double room with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor doubles, first floor 3 x double with TV’s and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x double with TV, second floor 1 x triple room with 3 single beds (can be 1 x king and 1 single on request) with TV, 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with TV. Ground floor basin with WC. First floor bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over, basin and WC. Second floor shower room with basin and WC. Kitchen. Outside utility. Dining room. Two sitting rooms both with TV’s and one with grand piano. Games room. Indoor heated swimming pool. Outdoor hot tub.


  • Gas central heating
  • AGA, Electric oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2 x washing machines, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TVs in most bedrooms with Freeview, DVDs, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (ground floor only)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • No Stags or Hens
  • Shops and pubs 4 mins walk
  • Beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in 4pm. Please note - this property is available from Friday 22nd December - for the same price
  • You will need to speak to reservations directly to book.

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About the location


Mabe 3 miles; Penryn 2 miles; Truro 11 miles.

Falmouth, with its magnificent natural harbour (the third largest in the world), winding streets and beaches, will keep you occupied for hours. The town's old harbour-side pubs, excellent shopping, art gallery and stunning National Maritime Museum simply complete the picture. Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, is Falmouth's most popular attraction, sited on its own peninsula with superb panoramic sea views. Across from Falmouth harbour is the beautiful town of St Mawes, surrounded by the rocky coves, sandy beaches and lush green countryside of the Roseland Peninsula. Go there by car (15 miles) or take the passenger ferry from Falmouth (15 minutes). For nature lovers there is the Swanpool Nature Reserve, a lagoon and site of special scientific interest teeming with a variety of wildlife. Falmouth offers such a rich variety of landscape and attractions for people of all ages, it is sure to tempt you back time and again.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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