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The Waterwheel Apartment is situated in Charlestown - A World Heritage Site

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Two bedroomed apartment, sleeps 4 people

The Waterwheel Apartment, Charlestown, is situated within a designated World Heritage Site and is only 500 metres from the harbour. The two-bedroomed apartment is contemporary and spacious, able to comfortably accommodate up to four people (plus an infant). The accommodation itself offers a high modern standard of comfort, has unlimited Wifi, a 42" TV and a Smart TV. There is a well equipped kitchen which includes essentials such as a dishwasher, washer/drier and fridge/freezer. The apartment is on the ground floor sheltered by its own enclosed garden, making it suitable for children, games, BBQs and just relaxing in the sunshine! There is one designated parking space in front of the apartment, in addition, there is further off street parking and on street parking available close by.

Charlestown is perfectly situated for exploring the whole of Cornwall. The world famous Eden Project is only 3 miles away. The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the picturesque villages of Mevagissey and Fowey are only a 15 minute drive away. Attractions such as The Tate St Ives, the wonderful St Michael's Mount, Land's End and the National Maritime Museum are easily visited within a day. Meanwhile the family friendly, sheltered beaches of St Austell Bay are on the doorstep and the surf resort of Newquay is an uncongested 14 mile drive. The Waterwheel Apartment itself is within a 100m of the Mevagissey - St Austell - Fowey bus stops which provide a frequent service throughout the year and is less than 2 miles from the main line railway station. Charlestown is a beautiful, idyllic, unspoiled, historic port, on the south coast of Cornwall and has recently featured in the TV series Poldark. Charlestown has three pubs and several restaurants catering for a variety of tastes and pockets. For outdoor enthusiasts there are several excellent walks, including the coastal footpath, cycle routes and water sports. Bikes and kayaks can be hired locally. The Owners have left an Information Folder to help you plan your stay.

Charlestown is an idyllic harbourside village with its tall ships, pebbled beaches and numerous eating places. Visit The Shipwreck Centre to learn about the fascinating local history or potter around the numerous gift shops. There are two 24-hour supermarkets within a mile of the apartment and the mainline railway station in St Austell has good connections within Cornwall.

Cornwall is renowned for its breathtaking coastline and has many attractions to explore. There are many beautiful beaches on the south coast like Porthpean, Pentewan, Caerhayes and Polkerris. Oh perhaps you prefer the dramatic coastline of the north coast with surfing beaches at Watergate Bay, Perranporth and Newquay. Enjoy a day trip to Land's End for some of the most spectacular scenery in Cornwall. There are plenty of award-winning restaurants to choose from. Try Jamie Oliver's restaurant, Fifteen, at Watergate Bay, Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant at Padstow or Nathan Outlaw's restaurant at Rock which has been awarded two Michelin stars.


We offer flexible bookings at all other times for a minimum of 3 night stays. Please contact the Owner regarding any other booking options or requests.

All requests considered.

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Austell Bay in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Luxurious memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Luxurious memory foam mattresses
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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The Waterwheel Apartment is situated in Charlestown - A World Heritage Site
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

June holiday

  • 5 of 5

The Apartment was very spacious and spotlessly clean, the owner left us scones, jam and clotted cream, together with milk, tea, coffee and hot chocolate, all very welcome. It was just a short walk to the harbour, beach and restaurants, the bus stop very close too. A short drive to Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing to stay at The Waterwheel Apartment. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and would be delighted to welcome you back sometime in the future.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Carlyon Bay
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
St Austell Station
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £75

We offer a minimum of 7 night stays from April to September with a changeover day of Saturday.

We offer a minimum of 3 night stays from October to March with a flexible changeover day.

Please contact the Owners with any requests you may have. All requests will be considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.