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Melvill House

(Ref. 1060291)

Falmouth, Cornwall Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 13 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 6 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Great location in Falmouth and a lovely property-"

    Reviewed by Chris3.8Sep 2023


  • Set over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor triple with three single beds, TV with Freeview and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with double and single bed with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • 2 x Sitting rooms
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas double oven and induction hob, combi microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, TV with Freeveiw, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • EV charging point
  • Garden patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and beach 0.2 miles, pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

This substantial, three-storey Victorian property sits in the heart of Falmouth, just a short walk from a Gyllyngvase Beach.

Melvill House has been sympathetically converted into a self-catering holiday property, ideal for a break with extended family and friends.

On the ground floor there are two sitting rooms so there’s plenty of space to unwind into the evening, both with beautiful décor and Smart TVs for entertainment.

Step through to the spacious dining room, fitted with a large bay window that uplifts the room with natural light, whilst seating for up to fourteen guests means the whole group can congregate at mealtimes.

Double doors lead into the spacious kitchen, finished in a contemporary style with ample capacity to cook for larger groups.

Step outside to the rear garden and relax on the furniture or get the barbecue roaring on a balmy evening.

As the night rolls in, venture to the first floor and uncover the first set of bedrooms; choose from a family room with double and single bed or three double bedrooms, each benefitting from en-suite facilities so you won’t have to worry about queues in the morning!

Continue to the second floor where there lies a triple room with three single beds and an en-suite shower, along with a single room with en-suite shower, making this floor ideal for the little ones.

Those bedrooms positioned at the rear of the property enjoy views down to Falmouth harbour, the docks and over to Roseland Peninsula in the distance.

Melvill House is a short walk from a mix of attractions, including several pubs and restaurants where you can treat the group to a meal out, plus many shops around the waterfront area.

The Blue Flag award-winning sands of Gyllyngvase Beach rest just a short walk away, where lazy afternoons can be spent lounging on the sands or paddling the shores, whilst those looking for a bit of adventure can take to the water on a kayak or canoe.

Head to the Event Square, where you can visit the National Maritime Museum and spot the beautiful superyachts that are moored, plus there are some excellent eateries here, including Rick Stein’s Restaurant with a fish and chip shop alongside.

If exploration takes you further afield then the delights of Penryn are easily accessible, with its fascinating museums, the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary, and the beautiful Enys Gardens.

Choose Melvill House to celebrate a special occasion or simply a family get-together.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1060294, together they sleep 18.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £700.

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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. There is also a golf course. 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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas