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28 Clock Tower Court

(Ref. 924942)

Charlestown, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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64 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our stay, the property was clean, well equipped, really comfortable and perfectly located for exploring Cornwall."

    Reviewed by Bernadine5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely clean apartment."

    Tastefully decorated and furnished with everything we needed. Short walk from Charlestown and close to St Austell.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Mar 2024

  • "Just returned from 28 Clock Tower."

    Had a fantastic week with friends. Fabulous accomodation with everything needed to make it comfy. Well equipped kitchen including washing machine & dishwasher Wouldn't hesitate to return or to recommend to anyone

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Mar 2024

  • "Apartment is in a lovely location, it’s very clean & comfortable."

    Would certainly recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Feb 2024

  • "Second visit Great place."

    Everything you need has been thought of ..lovely and clean with great views of the sea All you could wish for in a rental Lovely quiet location but close to beaches and shops Will be back again

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Feb 2024

  • "A really spacious apartment that's ideally situated for coastal walks, the beach, harbour and for visiting local attractions."

    We enjoyed sitting on the balcony on our sunny days. The beds were comfortable and there were plenty of cooking facilities. An ideal place to go for two couples with the two shower rooms and toilets.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Feb 2024

  • "Thankyou again Natasha for a lovely stay in your immaculate and welcoming apartment!"

    . Your attention & organisation of it is a pleasure everytime we stay there!. Barrie and Val.

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Jan 2024

  • "Lovely apartment in a quiet location, would happily recommend to anyone."

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2023

  • "The apartment is lovely, it is sunny and bright because of all the windows which is very welcome in late November!"

    There are also lovely views of the sea, the morning sunrise is a treat at this time of year, with some of the trees between the apartment and the sea having shed their leaves there is more of the sea to see! We were rather unlucky during our stay in that the road that runs alongside the apartment was being resurfaced which meant that our cars were trapped behind the road works for literally hours at a time. We couldn’t risk leaving it until the final morning to start our journeys home so we had to leave early unfortunately. When I was about to leave and pulled my car out of the garage I got in trouble with a local resident for choosing to pack the boot of my car outside the garage (it was dark in the garage). I also picked up a few annoyed comments from some of the local residents during our stay, I’m not sure whether they were irritated by tourists staying into the winter or whether they were simply exasperated by the disruption caused by the road resurfacing works. Our cars were appropriately tucked away at all times apart from when we first arrived and when we finally left, and as is always the case when we stay at Sykes Cottages were we very considerate to our neighbours. The unfortunate circumstances of the days in which we stayed aside, I would recommend this apartment as it is very thoughtfully decorated, furnished and fitted out, it is very suitable for two friends, and the cleaners clearly do a very good job, thank you.

    Reviewed by Andrea4.7Nov 2023

  • "This has everything you will need and is wonderfully stocked with good quality kitchen utensils and crockery and cutlery."

    The furniture is Laura Ashley and it is absolutely immaculate. You feel like you’d love to live there. All you need are your clothes and food. It’s warm and comfortable. The beds are superb. The owner is so lovely and replies asap if you need to make contact.

    Reviewed by Susanne5.0Oct 2023

  • "Absolutely fabulous!"

    Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2023

  • "This had everything you needed to make our stay the perfect get away Very well equipped apartment great location, an easy walk down into Charlestown & a great location for exploring Cornwall."

    Good views over the bay when sat on the balcony enjoying a drink

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2023

  • "Such a lovely place to stay & we always look forward to being in St."

    Austell and staying at the Clock Tower !. Thanks again Natasha for your amazing Flat. Barrie and Val Lovell.

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is our second time at 28 clock tower and it didn’t disappoint us."

    The apartment is of ideal location with so many places nearby to visit. The apartment itself is just lovely, its clean and comfortable and we enjoy staying there so much. It has everything that you need, if not more. Duporth beach that is just a short distance makes the apartment extra special as some mornings we had it all to ourselves. Another fabulous stay, we’ve already booked for next year .

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Aug 2023

  • "Superb property."

    Well equipped, spacious, extremely clean and well presented. Exceeded expectations. Great location especially being top floor so you get the views. Garage is very good and large.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely well equipped flat in a peaceful location."

    Enjoyed walking down to Charlestown and also exploring other local attractions.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Jul 2023

  • "An excellent apartment, well equipped in a great location to explore the area."

    Communications with the owner were very helpful and proactive. We would highly recommend it to any prospective clients.

    Reviewed by Allan Albert George5.0Jul 2023

  • "28 Clock Tower was a delight to stay in, very well equipped property, even down to games & dvd's."

    Communication with Natasha,the Host, was always good, even updated Natasha regarding the dvd player which was faulty, always nice to have a back up when the weather changes in Cornwall. Would happily re book to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Rosemarie5.0Jul 2023

  • "Perfect holiday apartment."

    Great location with a short walk down to the beach or along the cliff path to Charlestown. The apartment was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped, we particularly appreciated the quantity of glasses and mugs so we didn't need to keep washing up! We really enjoyed opening the bifold doors to the balcony and looking at the view. We had 2 cars but had no problem parking the second car on the road right by the apartment building.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Jun 2023

  • "We would suggest you recommend taking a pint of milk as after a 4 hour journey all we wanted was a cup of tea."

    We have stayed at numerous self catering properties where milk at least is in the fridge. We appreciate the owners are not on site but perhaps the cleaners remit could include this or directions to the nearest convenience shop We only found superstores in St Austell to be the nearest?

    Reviewed by Trevor4.7May 2023

  • "Good location, Loads of room, Very well equipped, Spotless, very quiet area and garage parking as well."

    Would recommend it and we will be going again.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2023

  • "Great holiday property and location for exploring Cornwall."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would return again.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Apr 2023

  • "We love staying at 28 clock tower!"

    . Lovely accommodation and excellent area!. Thankyou Natasha and will be back again in a few months time!.

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Mar 2023

  • "It's a fabulous property - extremely clean and comfortable and furnished/equipped to a very high standard."

    The owners have provided everything you need for an enjoyable stay whatever the weather.

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2023

  • "Another great stay in a superb accommodation!"

    . Thanks again to the owners and Cleaners and looking forward to our next visit soon!. Barrie.

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Jan 2023

  • "Excellent apartment, up to the usual standard, will definitely stay there again."

    Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jan 2023

  • "Excellent property & very comfortable to stay in!"

    . Thankyou to the cleaners and owners!.

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Dec 2022

  • "This is a really excellent apartment."

    Very clean and with everything well provided.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Oct 2022

  • "This is a lovely apartment, it is so comfortable and clean."

    It is the first place I have ever gone to and booked again whilst I’m on holiday. It has everything you need and more. It is in an ideal location which makes it easy to get to local activities and travelling about I’d definitely recommend this property and I’ll definitely be booking to go again after I’ve been next year. I was so sad to go home

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Aug 2022

  • "The property was exceptional, clean, very comfortable and spacious."

    The facilities were great, and to have the manuals for the appliances is such a great idea. We're already planning to return in the future.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely"

    Reviewed by Andreas5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent property - very well equipped, well maintained and very comfortable and clean."

    We would return at some future time. Only minor issues were: - needs some softer pillow options; - garage door too tight for larger cars.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent property in a really top location."

    It was clean and fresh with all the mod cons you could need. Very highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely apartment, spotlessly clean and as for the equipment in the kitchen, only once before have I rented holiday accommodation anywhere that catered for all our needs and of the best quality throughout."

    Sometimes when you have booked a property it looks great on paper but when you arrive it’s tired but NOT this property . Excellent Communication with the owners and clear instructions about the property. This was our first holiday in 3 years due to COVID (we are of a certain age) and it was a pleasure to return each evening from our excursions.Due to unexpected circumstances we sadly had to leave Cornwall 3 days early but I would not hesitate to recommend this property and we hope to come again.

    Reviewed by Bridget5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely spacious property, well equipped, clean and comfortable."

    Good location for visiting places of interest by car but also a quiet peaceful stay with coastal walking available from property. Tea coffee and sugar all available but a pint of milk in fridge would have been appreciated for the first quick cuppa. Garage a tight squeeze for VW golf but plenty parking on road.

    Reviewed by Coral5.0May 2022

  • "Excellent property, as always."

    Reviewed by Allan5.0Apr 2022

  • "Brilliant property and location garage a bonus walk down to beach quite steep but well worth the effort"

    Reviewed by Vivien5.0Apr 2022

  • "28 Clock Tower Court is a lovely clean apartment in a quiet and wonderful location."

    I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment to anyone. We stayed there for 2 weeks at the end of January.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jan 2022

  • "Fantastic apartment, every thing you need for your stay."

    Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay - great views and the secure garage was a real bonus."

    Opening the bi-fold doors to that lovely view each morning was wonderful. We didn't need to leave the apartment!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Oct 2021

  • "Have stayed here before so already knew how fabulous the place is."

    The elevator failed on day 4 which wasnt a problem for us but I can see it might be a problem for others. It wasnt fixed by day 7 when we left. It also failed during our stay last year so this may need attention. Apart from that cant recommend it enough. The garage is a nice convenience to dry wet brollies or other outdoor clothing. 10/10

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great apartment and very pleased with the facilities and resources made available."

    Private (residents) access to beach a real bonus.

    Reviewed by Moira5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is a very modern, well equipped, clean, spacious and comfortable apartment."

    The garage is huge and there is enough space for another car to park in front of the garage. It has a sea view and is located in a fabulous quiet location within walking distance of Charlestown where there are lots of places to eat good quality food. There is also a beach which is only accessible to residents which was very quiet. Tesco and Lidl are a very short drive away so easy to obtain supplies. Also close to the Eden Project and other local attractions and coastal walks. The walk back from Charlestown and the beach is quite steep. Would highly recommend this property..

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fabulous apartment - spotlessly clean and well equipped."

    A great position to explore from.

    Reviewed by Jody5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very well appointed."

    This is the third property we have stayed in at clock tower court but this is the best. The most space, the best views and the best quality equipment in the flat. Even the mugs and cutlery are high quality. This makes the place feel more special. The garage is a nice convenience as it’s massive but I can see some people wouldn’t like the tight reverse through the garage door opening. There’s lots of easy street parking so I don’t think it’s a negative. Also worth mentioning is the whole place was cleaned and disinfected to a very high standard. I expected to re clean at least some of the property but this wasn’t necessary. Top marks to the cleaning crew.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2020

  • "Everything was brilliant would visit again."

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Sep 2020

  • "This was a second stay here and we loved it as much as the first time."

    Hopefully there will be a third time. It's a great apartment. Home from home really.

    Reviewed by Marianne4.7Aug 2020

  • "Stunning, we have been visiting Cornwall for many years and I have to say this has been my number one accommodation."

    The owners have not spared the expense of top quality furnishings, fittings and have everything you need in the kitchen. I have never felt so relaxed on any holiday home or abroad. The private beach is clean and we had no problems with social distancing, we even found a small waterfall (be warned it’s a steep slope down but worth it) I will definitely be booking again and recommend to friends and family and for people who find stairs difficult there is a lift!

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Aug 2020

  • "This is a beautiful apartment with everything we could wish for a relaxing and comfortable holiday."

    It is very well appointed and tastefully furnished, the bi-fold doors and French door in the main bedroom were much appreciated as it was a very warm week. It is ideally situated for visiting the Eden Project and the Lost Garden of Heligan and other National Trust gardens. This is our second visit and we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jun 2019

  • "A very well equipped and comfortable apartment in a delightful position."

    Being on the top floor the benefit of a lift was much appreciated at all times adding to the attraction of the apartment. Charlestown being just a short walk away and having a number of eateries to choose from made dining out a car-free pleasure. Extensive building work is going on opposite although in fairness we had been warned of this by the owners and have to say that it did not affect our enjoyment of the holiday though we suspect some people could find the constant workmen activity and number of cars parked on the road a problem finding somewhere to park themselves if they were unable to put their vehicle in the garage which has a very narrow access. Some previous holidaymaker had bent the garage door key making it difficult to use, in fact whilst we were still able to use the garage to park the car we did not lock the door after we had opened it on arrival as we were concerned about unlocking it to get our car out! Access to the beach and the South West Coast Path was good and directions received from the owners could not be faulted. All in all the pluses far outweighed the minuses and we would certainly consider booking again and recommending it to friends.

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Jun 2019

  • "Sadly the weather was somewhat 'inclement' but no-one has control over that!"

    It was nice to know we had somewhere clean and comfortable to return to at the end of the day.The accommodation was excellent. Everything we needed - even a garage to put the car in! The balcony was a real bonus as when the sun did break out it was lovely to have an outside space to sit out. Quiet too. There was building work going on on the other side of the apartment building but I can't say that it bothered us at all except that the roads were a little congested with the works vans but having the garage meant that there was no problem with parking. Restaurants and eating places in Charlestown were excellent - particularly the Pier Head Hotel - wonderful service. Good location to visit lots of the popular sights around Cornwall. Unfortunately no small shop for emergencies so it was a short car journey to Tesco, Asda or Lidl. Weather aside, everything else was excellent.

    Reviewed by Mo5.0Jun 2019

  • "This apartment is lovely with beautiful views of the sea."

    It only has a couple of very minor issues which is why it is not the super smiley face for facilities. In the main bedroom it could do with much thicker curtains as the courtyard is brightly lit at night and so therefore is your bedroom. The second is the washer/dryer is not very good and really needs replacing and the third and last is that the owners have provided lovely plates, glasses and cutlery and then let it down with cheap plastic cooking utensils. Everything else in the apartment is spotlessly clean, bright and airy. The apartment is much bigger than I thought from the photos so that was a very pleasant surprise. There is some building work going on across the way but that did not disturb us in fact it was a lovely distraction for the grown up boys. We had a lovely week and I would not hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by Kim4.7Apr 2019

  • "We were never told that the apartment was immediately opposite a major building site."

    The noise from the working was very unfortunate, especially as they started at 7am every day. We would have loved a lie in on at least one of the days, but no. The noise was too great - apart from the Sunday. We also noticed that other guests had experienced the same problem as they wrote so in the visitors book. Apartment would have been great if if wasn't for this. Everything else worked well.

    Reviewed by John4.1Apr 2019

  • "On many self catering holidays, you discover that something is missing."

    Ian and Natasha provided everything sensibly possible! I do hope that nobody abuses this in future. Everything was clean and operational. We loved the views and the quietness at night.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2019

  • "We loved our stay at Clock Tower Court, the apartment is exactly like the photographs on the website."

    The furnishing are lovely. The kitchen appliances were ultra quiet and everything you could need was in the kitchen if you wanted to cook. We lovely our stay in Duporth and will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Oct 2018

  • "The apartment was central to all the interesting places in Cornwall."

    The lovely quiet beach is a short walk from the apartment. All in all we would give the holiday 101 out of 100.

    Reviewed by A5.0Oct 2018

  • "An exceptional apartment and fabulous location."

    A real home from home. We will definitely revisit.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2018

  • "28 Clocktower Court is a luxurious apartment, tastefully furnished and with every possible comfort, the owners have thought of everything."

    This is by far the best property we have stayed in, we were so impressed we have already booked for next year. As it was so hot the bi-fold doors in the living room and French door in the double bedroom a wonderful feature helping to keep us cool. A lovely holiday in a brilliant apartment.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jun 2018

  • "We could not have wished for a better accommodation."

    The perfect apartment for a perfect holiday.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Aug 2017

  • "Holiday apartment had everything we needed and more, fab location to access and visit all the attractions Cornwall has to offer, we would have no hesitation in booking this accommodation again."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Apr 2017

  • "Good location, lovely apartment which had a well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, great big TV, very warm, lovely bathroom and shower room."

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jan 2017

  • "My holiday was as stress free as anyone could expect."

    The location was ideal for my aim of enjoying a week of relaxation and some outdoor activity, with my wife readily pulling on her walking shoes. Being just off the South West Coast Path, this was perfect for walks to both eastward and westward locations. If we had wanted an easy outdoor day, there was the opportunity of a stroll on the private beach, just 5 minutes walk from the apartment. The weather, also, played a part with my intention to photograph parts of the area, enjoying relative warmth in the early November sun. After a full day walking / photography it was good to settle down in the apartment, relaxing after dinner then reviewing the images taken during the day. With the benefit of a washer/dryer the clothes could be clean and dry with minimal fuss, ready for another day. After a week, Saturday morning saw the car packed for the journey home, taking with us many wonderful memories.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2016

  • "Choosing the ideal accommodation is always the hardest part when arranging a holiday in an area you do not know."

    Sykes majes it easier because of their clear concise website. After booking they keet in touch and help you plan in advance to make your journey and arrival straightforward. The accommodation was exactly as described. All this contributed to a perfect relaxing holiday without any snags.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Oct 2016

  • "This is a exceptional property in a great location."

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2016

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  • All third floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Tassimo coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TVs (one 3D) with Freeview, Blu-ray/DVD, DAB radio, Bluetooth speaker, unlimited WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Garage parking for 1 car plus additional roadside parking
  • Two balconies with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pubs and restaurants 10 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: Property unsuitable for children under 12 years (inc. infants).

The property

A spacious third floor apartment, accessed by a lift, with sea views and a private-gated short walk to the beautiful beach of Duporth in Cornwall.

This luxurious apartment is within a mile of the charming village of Charlestown and is ideal for visiting The Eden Project.

As you drive into this complex of contemporary homes, you park in your private garage before taking the lift or stairs to the apartment.

Straight away you will appreciate the sense of luxury and spaciousness that exudes throughout.

A large open plan living area provides sea views and a well-equipped kitchen with dining and sitting areas, which have all been designed with luxury and comfort in mind.

Bi-fold doors open onto a balcony, furnished with two comfortable chairs and a coffee table, the perfect place to relax after a busy day on the beach.

The two bedrooms, one a king-size double with a balcony and two-seater outdoor sofa, along with an en-suite shower room, and a twin with zip/link John Ryan beds and 32" Smart TV, offer a choice of sleeping arrangements for either a family or two couples.

From the apartment, it is only a short walk down to the beach, ideal for a swim before breakfast!

A ten-minute walk will take you into the famous harbour village of Charlestown, one of the finest and most fascinating villages in Cornwall, which is home to a superb collection of old ships, which have been used in films around the world; the harbour scenes for Poldark were also filmed here.

The village itself offers an excellent selection of pubs and cafes, making it the ideal place to take a stroll down for an evening.

With The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan both close by, and the magnificent south coast of Cornwall to explore, this fabulous apartment really is the ideal base for a very special holiday near the coast.

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About the location


St. Austell 1.5 miles; Eden Project 2 miles; Truro 16 miles.

A delightful and much sought-after coastal village of stone cottages and Regency houses, on the south coast near St. Austell. Famous for its collection of tall ships riding at anchor in the harbour, the shipwreck museum, excellent pubs and restaurants and easy access to the coastal path, Charlestown is the perfect holiday destination. It has even been used as a filming location, most well-known for appearing in Poldark. The area is rich in golf courses with Carlyon Bay and Porthpean close by. The picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey is 6 miles away by car, while the Lost Gardens of Heligan, several stately homes and gardens and the fabulous Eden Project are all within 5 miles, with Newquay and North Cornwall coast 17 miles away.

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Note: From 3rd September 2016, the property accepts children over 12 only.

Note: Property unsuitable for children under 12 years (inc. infants).