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Tehidy House

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pets: no
    • Dishwasher
    • Garden
    • Open fire
    • Patio
    • TV
    • WiFi
    • Seaview


    Tehidy House, an elegant Georgian townhouse, resides on the banks of Falmouth harbour overlooking the Carrick Roads and Penryn River. Owned by a former Packet Ship Captain this stunning holiday home exudes history and charm, with high ceilings, period features and a wonderful collection of vintage finds from around the world. The ample living space and beautifully simple, terraced garden with far reaching sea views, make this a wonderful holiday retreat for two small families, or a large group.

    Falmouth town offers entertainment, boat trips, shops, bars and restaurants all within a 10 minute stroll. The tranquil Helford River, with its creeks and hidden coves, can be reached in 15 minutes by car.


    Entrance hall

    through wonderful, Georgian front door into large entrance hall.

    Sitting room

    vast room with enormous wooden sash windows overlooking front garden and the river. Ample comfortable seating and ambient lighting. Double doors leading through to the second sitting room.

    Second sitting room

    with desk, chair, bookcase, digital TV and DVD player.

    Dining room

    table and seating for up to ten. Glazed door to outside courtyard area and garden.


    with electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and extractor. Glazed feature wall and door to garden steps. (Please take care on the slate steps if wet).

    Stairs to first floor

    via the spacious hallway.

    Master bedroom

    with wonderful river views. King size bed, bookshelves, wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps.

    Twin bedroom

    overlooking back garden. Twin beds, bedside table, lamp and chest of drawers.

    Bunk bedroom

    enjoying the same wonderful harbour views as the master bedroom. Full size bunk beds, chest of drawers and small wardrobe.

    Family bathroom

    encompassing bath with hair washing attachment, corner shower cubicle, hand basin, heated towel rail and wc.

    Shower room

    fully tiled with shower cubicle, hand basin and wc.

    Double room

    standard, 4’6″ double bed, built in clothes storage, chest of drawers and chair. View over rear courtyard.

    Day room

    or perhaps a chill out area for teenagers. Day bed and TV.

    Utility room

    (accessed from the garden or through the day room). Sink, drainer, washing machine and separate tumble dryer.


    To the front of the house is a fairly level grassy area, gate, bench and lovely river views. Perfect for small children to play on whilst you sit and relax. At the rear of the house is a more substantial terraced garden with small patio area at the lowest level, just off the dining room. Glorious river views from the higher reaches. Table and eight chairs, plus portable BBQ.


    easy free parking on the roadside. The garage (which no-one ever used previously) has been closed for the sole use of the gardener’s tools.

    Location and Surrounding Area


    From the enormous Georgian sash windows you can enjoy the most wonderful harbour views and across the Carrick Roads to Flushing village. A ten minute stroll along the harbour road takes you to the Old High Street, its eclectic boutiques and some fabulous restaurants. Just a little further down the hill and you are into the centre of Falmouth town.

    At the other end of this bustling little town is the Events Square, National Maritime Museum. Falmouth is well served with independent restaurants, and you’ll be able to sample anything from a Sunday roast to fine dining within a ten-minute walk.


    Cornwall is renowned for it’s sandy beaches, and Falmouth has three of them. The largest, Gyllyngvase has Blue-Flag status and is safely watched over by RNLI lifeguards in the summer. This wonderful stretch of sand is a short car drive away, or if you are just bringing towels a stroll through town takes you there.

    Falmouth is well connected to other parts of Cornwall, with many places a 45-minute drive away. For a day out, head to St Ives to visit the Tate Gallery, or the The Eden Project for a spot of fun amongst tropical plant-life,




    Mr Hargreaves

    - October 2020

    Lovely property - photographs paint a very honest picture of what you get. Great location although parking can be a bit painful...


    I am so pleased you enjoyed Tehidy House and the location. I imagine you experienced some issues with parking as there are a few people along the road having work done at the moment. I am sorry to hear this had an impact on you.


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    Arrival from 4pm.
    Departure by 10am.
    Beds made ready for arrival.
    Tea towel provided.
    One bath and hand towel, per person, provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
    Heating inclusive.
    Electricity inclusive.
    Mobile signal – good.
    Complimentary Wi-Fi included.
    No smoking.
    £200 security deposit – only chargeable for damages (which will be discussed with you in advance of processing the charge).

    Please note the open fires are not functional and cannot be used.

    Please note that the trampoline has been removed from the garden for safety reasons.

    Unfortunately this holiday home is unable to welcome dogs.

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    Falmouth, TR11 5EP