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9 Best Holiday Homes in Falmouth for 2024

List Curated By
Cornwall Holidays
List Updated
January 2024

Discover the ultimate escape to the charming coastal town of Falmouth.

Immerse yourself in the local culture and experience the beauty of this stunning destination by staying in one of its best holiday cottages. From cozy seaside retreats to spacious family-friendly properties, we’ve got you covered with a list of the top holiday cottages in Falmouth.

Whether you’re seeking peace and tranquility or a fun-filled family adventure, our curated selection is guaranteed to provide the perfect home away from home.

So, get ready to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in the ultimate holiday experience in Falmouth!

Here are our 9 top picks, hand-picked by Cornwall Holidays.

This 3 bedroom holiday home used to be part of the original Ferry Boat Inn which dates back the 16th century. The living area was actually the dining area and there are still some of the original features such as the fire place. The open plan living and dining space is beautifully designed and the outlook of the property has an incredible view over the River Helford. There is a patio outside for you to enjoy and watch the boats go by.

The location of this beautiful property is wonderful. The view speaks for itself and you are well positioned to explore the South coast. There is plenty to do on site including kayaking and a heated swimming pool, suitable for children. The Ferry Inn is on your doorstep so you don’t have to go far but there also some fab options nearby for exploring such as Falmouth.

This 3 bedroom cottage is perfect for a group of friends or large family to enjoy a holiday by the sea in Cornwall. The cottage itself is part of a resort that overlooks Maenporth Beach. The house has a master bedroom with an en-suite as well as 2 further bedrooms and therefore comfortably sleeps 6 guests. The living space is open plan and has a beautiful kitchen and dining area.

There is a private outdoor terrace too with a BBQ that you have private use of. Maenporth beach is a gorgeous beach which is a stones throw away. Falmouth is around the corner which is a more bustling town where you will find bars, restaurants and shops. The resort also has an indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi that you will have access to throughout your stay.

This is a brilliant family holiday home that really feels like a home away from home. The house has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 5 guests. There is a spacious open plan living space including kitchen and dining area as well as living area. There is also a secluded garden with a built in patio, perfect for those summer nights and dining outside.

The resort in which this beautiful house is located is overlooking the cove in Maeporth which is a quiet cove just up the coast from Falmouth. The facilities on site include play area, games room, pool and hot tub. There is plenty more to do as well in Falmouth, bars, restaurants and shops as well as water sports and boat trips. A fabulous location for a family holiday.

This quirky upside down house is a fantastic place for a getaway with family or friends. There are 3 bedrooms on the ground flor as well as a family bathroom and an en-suite. The upstairs is open plan and is a beautiful space to spend that quality time together. There are patio doors going outside on to the patio and garden space too with dining table and chairs, ideal for eating outside or enjoying a glass of wine in the summer sun.

The location is also wonderful, as you are in a resort with facilities that you can enjoy such as a swimming pool, hot tub, games room and play area. The resort is in a place called Maenporth with a stunning bay that you can relax on. Maenporth is also close to the fantastic town of Falmouth. Falmouth has everything you could want, shops, bars, restaurants as well as boats and water sports and beaches.

This lovely 3 bedroom family holiday home is situated in a resort near Maenporth Bay. There is a large family bathroom upstairs as well as a shower room downstairs. The living space is open plan, perfect for spending time together as a family. There is a private patio are and garden too.

The resort that this house is on also benefits from a swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi available for you to use. There is also a children’s play area and a games room. The location is perfect for a family holiday too. The resort is overlooking a beautiful bay and close to the sea. You are also right near Falmouth too which is a bustling seaside town which has so much to offer too.

This is the perfect holiday home for a family getaway. 44 Upper Stables is on the Maenporth resort and has access to a swimming pool and jacuzzi as well as a games room, so plenty to keep the family entertained. The beach is just a few minutes walk away too so you can spend all day exploring the coastline and playing in the sea. Falmouth is just around the corner too so you have the fantastic restaurants, shops and bars close by too.

The house itself has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 5 guests. The open plan living space is great for family time and the kitchen has all you will need to be able to cook for yourselves if that is what you would prefer to do. The kitchen also has a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is an enclosed private terrace outside too and you can even dine alfresco if the weather lets you. Highly recommended for a family holiday.

This delightful property dates back to the 19th century and was the residence of the ships skipper who was appointed to prevent smuggling. This charming cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people so is perfect for a family holiday or a large group of friends. The kitchen is equipped with everything you will need including washing machine and tumble dryer.

The location is amazing, you are literally a stones throw from the beach so the views are incredible. There is a local pub within walking distance too. On the grounds of Coastguard cottage there is a child friendly outdoor heated swimming pool. The location is brilliant for trying your hand at water sports too. You can hire kayaks and paddle boards to get out on the water.

This holiday home is just beautiful. The views over Falmouth Harbour are incredible and you can view them from the bedroom, the lounge and the terrace. The lounge has plenty of seating and patio doors leading out to the garden where you can dine or simply enjoy a glass of wine whilst taking in the fantastic views. This property has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people.

The house is gated so you can shut the gate and have your own private space to enjoy, perfect for families. The house is near the centre of Falmouth but not right in the centre, so you can choose whether to be involved with the activities of Falmouth or just enjoy your own piece if it. Falmouth is a very popular location because it has something or everyone, bars, restaurants and shops. Also there are plenty of water sports and beaches to enjoy in the area, so a great location for a family holiday.

This well presented cottage is just a short walk from Swanpool and Maenporth beaches and is only 2 miles away from the centre of Falmouth so a fantastic place to be able to have beach days but also also to have all the wonderful things in Falmouth on your doorstep. This beautiful cottage sleeps up to 6 guests and has 3 bedrooms. They also accept dogs here so you can bring the whole family.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you may need including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. You also have the choice of eating out at one of Falmouth‘s brilliant restaurants or cooking at home. Birch Cottage is one of 5 cottages in this complex so it is a small complex. Falmouth is one of the most popular town’s in Cornwall because of its lively days or nights out as well as its mariner and stunning coastline. A fabulous location for a family holiday or a small group of friends.

FAQs

Why Choose Falmouth for Your Holiday Home Rental?

Falmouth is a prime destination for those seeking a coastal getaway. Falmouth boasts some of the most stunning beaches in the UK, including Gyllyngvase Beach and Swanpool Beach, which are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and watersports.

Additionally, Falmouth has a rich maritime heritage and a charming harbour that attracts visitors from all over the world. The town has a long history as a major port, and today it is home to several historic ships and a National Maritime Museum that showcases the town’s maritime past.

The town is home to several art galleries, museums, and cultural events that celebrate the local culture and history. Whether you’re a history buff, an art lover, or simply looking for a relaxing break, Falmouth has something to offer for everyone.

Falmouth is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, including the stunning Roseland Peninsula and the Helford River. This makes it an ideal base for exploring the local area and experiencing the best of the Cornwall’s natural beauty.

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About Falmouth

Falmouth is one of the most popular towns in Cornwall and it is easy to see why. The impressive harbour is home to a vast amount of ships and activities. The town is surrounded by some stunning beaches all with their own individual charm and beauty. The town itself is a bustling hub of  different bars and restaurants as well as shops. There are some fantastic accommodation options in Falmouth and its is certainly a must see place if you are visiting Cornwall. Check out the festival calendar as well as there is always something going on.

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