Packet Quays is an elegant and exclusive waterfront development, originally built in the 17th century, as home to the famous Falmouth Packet Ships, carrying mail to Europe and the Caribbean. This stylish maritime location is conveniently situated just three minutes’ walk from Falmouth town centre, the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and ferries to St Mawes and Flushing.
Commanding one of the most spectacular waterfront locations in Cornwall, the Penthouse is the most prestigious apartment in Packet Quays. Occupying the entire top floor of this elegant building. The 35 ft lounge and two of the bedrooms open onto a magnificent 50ft balcony. You feel as if you are on the bridge of an ocean liner, surveying the sensational sea and harbour views, which includes Flushing, St Mawes Castle and the Maritime Museum. Spacious and stylish, we have furnished the Penthouse with the finest sofas, beds, tables, home entertainment and lighting. Our guests comment how homely it feels - a relaxing retreat away from the world of work, cities and crowds.
The 50 ft balcony overlooks the picturesque village of Flushing, Carrick Roads, St Just in Roseland, St Mawes Castle, the Prince of Wales Pier and the National Maritime Museum. From canoes to cruise liners, rowing boats to racing yachts, speedboats to supertankers, the scene is ever changing all year round.
The Penthouse sleeps six, comprising a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, two versatile twin bedrooms, shower room and luxury kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven and washing machine/dryer. Indoor entertainment and relaxation include cinema quality TVs and DVDs in both the lounge and master bedroom and book and DVD libraries.
The Penthouse lies at the heart of a wonderful variety of holiday sights and activities, all within an hour’s reach. These include the National Maritime Museum, Flambards Theme Park, Gweek Seal Sanctuary, Poldark Tin Mine, Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station, St Ives Tate Gallery, St Michael’s Mount, Padstow and the Eden Project. The Roseland and Lizard Peninsulas provide some of the most beautiful walks in Britain. Stroll down to the Prince of Wales Pier and catch the ferry over to beautiful St Mawes (20 mins) or Flushing (15 mins).
Central heating and double glazing keep the Penthouse warm at all times, even on the coldest winter day. Doors leading directly onto the balcony also mean the stunning views can be enjoyed from inside the lounge and the two front bedrooms. The spectacular setting and views make for an unforgettable holiday at any time of year.
The Penthouse is a luxurious, spacious and private apartment, with two private undercover parking spaces, yet lies just five minutes’ walk from Falmouth’s shops, inns, restaurants, cinema and National Maritime Museum.