The Living room of The Old School Room in Falmouth. There is a coffee table, comfy seating, and a television. Double doors to the outiside.
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The Old School Room


  • Dishwasher
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • TV
  • WiFi


The Old School Room is situated high up on the banks of Falmouth Harbour and is part of a conversion of an elegant Arts and Crafts former school building.

The finish of the conversion is exceptional, with real wood floors, luxury bathrooms, underfloor heating and ample space for a couple.

Outside you can enjoy a pretty little seating area and a bench from which to enjoy the harbour view.

Within two minutes you are in the town centre of Falmouth and with access to boat trips, ferries, buses and the branch line train to Truro and beyond. Should you decide to bring your car then there is an allocated parking space less than twenty metres from The Old School Room.

Despite the easy proximity to the town, The Old School Room is remarkably quiet and peaceful. This gorgeous abode is bound to appeal to those looking to enjoy the coastal paths of Cornwall. Fresh air, beautiful scenery and a relaxing retreat in which to relax in the evening.


Living room

Stylish, modern and wonderfully warm with underfloor heating, the living room has comfortable seating, a table and four chairs, ambient lighting, digital TV, radio, a SONOS One, DVD player and Wi-Fi hub.


Feature pillar, fridge/freezer, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine.

Bedroom One

Super-king (6ft) zip and link bed that can be made up as twin beds (please request on booking if you require the bed split), bedside tables, lamps and ample storage. Door to

En-suite shower room

With corner shower unit, wc, basin and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

King size bed, bedside tables, lamps and large built-in wardrobe.


With bath, shower, wc, basin and heated towel rail.


For one car in an allocated space, approx. twenty metres from the apartment.


Table and two chairs to the front of the property which captures the sun later in the day. Gravel area which affords a lovely view of the harbour. Pretty pots. Sheltered bike store.


Location and Surrounding Area


Within a hundred yards of the property are the famous Jacob Ladder Steps, 111 (fairly uneven and not for the faint-hearted) stone steps leading down to Falmouth’s Piazza and home of the Tuesday morning Farmer’s market and many other events throughout the year.

Falmouth has an array of fantastic, independent restaurants, so you might find it hard to cook for yourself while holidaying at The Old School Room. Fresh fish and seafood are in abundance, particularly at The Wheelhouse, The Shack, Kona and of course Harbour Lights.

The town features a great selection of interesting shops and galleries so you can treat yourself to a holiday memento. Within yards of the Piazza you can catch buses to various locations across Cornwall or from Prince of Wales Pier there are several ferries to places such as St Mawes, Truro, Flushing and the Helford River.

Gyllyngvase Beach and the renowned Gylly Cafe are just a fifteen minute stroll away.

Truro is a twenty minute drive, the Eden Project thirty-five, St. Ives and the North Coast forty.

Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth. The Sea is blue and people are sitting on the white sand.


Philip Moore

- July 2023

Lovely place to stay in the centre of Falmouth. Nice and quiet too with parking


We are very grateful to receive your wonderful feedback regarding your most recent stay at The Old School Room. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the central Falmouth location and that you had a peaceful stay. Sending kind regards from all of us at Cornish Holiday Cottages.


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Arrival from 4pm.
Departure by 10am.
Beds made up for arrival.
Tea towels provided.
Bath towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Electricity inclusive.
Complimentary Wi-Fi provided.
Mobile signal – good.
No smoking.
Security deposit, £200, returned within two weeks of departure.

Pets:  Unfortunately, this property is unable to welcome dogs.

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