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The Observatory Tower

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    Falmouth Scene
    View over harbour to Pendennis Castle
    Living room with funky sofa
    Front elevation
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    The Observatory Tower occupies the highest point in Falmouth, and the stunning 360 degree views from the observatory deck will capture your imagination. You simply will not want to leave. The deck is fully serviced with bar fridge, wine cooler and hot tap, ensuring you have all the facilities to hand, to enjoy this remarkable room with a view.

    The Observatory Tower was built in 1868 to observe and record the weather. There is no better place from which to witness and photograph the landscape in all weather conditions. A camera obscura was built in 1955 and has been carefully restored to full working order. Viewings are available on request.

    If you can break free from the Tower's charms then you are in for a treat. A few minutes' walk will see you into the town centre, abuzz with...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Freezer
    • Iron
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
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    Additional amenities & feature info
    Accommodation in The Observatory Tower is arranged over 5 floors and is carefully planned to make full use of the modest space available.

    A private bedroom, complete with ensuite wet-room, is situated on the ground floor. There is a separate utility room which leads to a small external courtyard at the rear of the property.

    On the first floor is a flexible space used as a living room, but easily converted to a second bedroom when the wall bed is pulled down. This allows up to 4 people to be comfortably accommodated.

    The kitchen on the second floor is both functional and interesting at the same time. The history of The Observatory Tower is depicted through photographs, plans and original weather reports, set behind a glass splashback. A bright and airy space, with rooftop views over...
    Listing #HL233793 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014 Sep 26, 2014 Oct 23, 2014 7 nights -- --
    24-30 Oct 2014 Oct 24, 2014 Oct 30, 2014 7 nights -- --
    31 Oct - 18 Dec Oct 31, 2014 Dec 18, 2014 3 nights
    19-25 Dec 2014 Dec 19, 2014 Dec 25, 2014 7 nights -- --
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Newquay Airport: 29.8 mi
    Railway: Falmouth Town: 0.6 mi
    Ferry: Port of Falmouth: 0.6 mi
    Train - Why not start your holiday with a train journey to Cornwall? On your way to Truro, you will pass through some of the most picturesque and diverse landscapes in the country. On arrival, catch a connecting train to Falmouth Town (30 min). Alternatively, the Number 88 bus from Truro to Falmouth will drop you off at Bowling Green Park from where you will see The Observatory towering in front of you. Car hire and taxi services are also available outside Truro station.

    Drive - A30/A390 into Falmouth. Don't worry about directions as these are provided with your booking confirmation. The Observatory Tower is the highest point in Falmouth, but if you still can't find it just ask. This landmark building is muched loved by Falmouthians and visitors alike.

    Fly - to Newquay Airport...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 mi.
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English first
Longhope, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We feel privileged to have been guests in this fantastic, unique historic building. The views from the top of the tower are simply stunning both by day and night! Worth climbing the 64 steps for, especially with a bar and binoculars awaiting you. An truly unforgettable experience. more

Lucy G
Yeovil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

What an amazing place this is!!!…I’m not sure if this is a good idea or not to write a review of the Observatory Tower because once you have stayed here and told your friends about it everyone will want to stay here and I won’t be able to because it’ll be fully booked!!! We booked for a long weekend at... more

mark t
Llanelli, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 for a stay in December 2013

This place is truly amazing and renovated to the best standard i have seen.The views from the tower are fabulous. We have stayed in many places over the years and this is the best. Falmouth itself has all the amenities needed.The town centre has many shops and banks.There are many places to vist in the surrounding areas so this place... more

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