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A Charming Apartment Located In One Of The Most Sought-after Areas Of Penzance

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Penzance, Cornwall, England - Peaceful Location, Close To The Town Centre

A charming and pretty apartment located in one of the most sought-after areas of Penzance. In a quiet and picturesque listed Georgian terrace, surrounded by gardens, parks and trees, Sky Blue (the self-contained, ground floor of the owner's delightful blue house) has been completely renovated to a very high standard. The small front garden is a mass of colourful flowers and shrubs, and guests can sit in their own secluded patio area and bathe in the sunshine - perfect for morning coffee and afternoon tea. The south-facing apartment is spacious and light, furnished to combine both style and comfort and is ideally suited for couples who want to be just a few minutes stroll from the centre of this attractive and historic market town; everything is within walking distance. Sky Blue is an ideal base from which to explore the spectacular scenery of West Penwith and the bus and railway station are only 10 minutes walk away. And.. a Cornish cream tea is on the table for when you arrive!

Romer Robins
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Romer Robins

I've lived in Penzance for the last 20 years. Previously I cooked for, and ran, a successful restaurant in Mevagissey, so food is an important part of my life. Penzance is a perfect town as everything is available 'around the corner': we have an excellent butcher, fresh fruit and vegetables, a fabulous Friday Farmers' Market and specialist food shops. There is no need to take the car out to the supermarket as it's all within easy walking distance. I want you to enjoy your stay in our lovely town and as I live in the house above Sky Blue, if you have any questions, or need to know anything, please feel free to knock on the door and ask. Enjoy your 'welcome' Cornish Cream Tea (home-made scones, strawberry jam and local clotted cream)!

What makes this apartment unique

Sky Blue is in a quiet little street but only minutes away from the town centre and all that Penzance has to offer. Penzance has been the last stop on the main line from London since the days of the Great Western Railway, and the town still feels one step removed from the rest of the county. With its hotchpotch of winding streets, old shopping arcades and grand seafront promenade, it makes an excellent base for exploring the rest of West Cornwall and Land’s End. Even without a car, the bus service can take you around the West Cornwall peninsula. The railway station will take you to many of the major Cornish towns and don't forget the Scilly Isles Ferry and the Heliport. So much to see and do!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Sky Blue" was a real treat.

A very comfortable and convenient stay. Lovely to have space after a London hotel room!

We felt very welcomed and the apartment was perfect. The kitchen was so well equipped and Romer was on hand to give us the spices we needed!

We would definitely reccommend staying at "Sky Blue", the owner is lovely!

First impressions, Wow, what a beautiful place! We even had a barbeque in the garden!
Jun 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Penzance in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious modern bathroom with double shower, wash basin and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: A pretty double room at the rear of the apartment. A travel cot is available if required for a baby or toddler. Hair drier provided.
  • Television
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Please refrain from smoking indoors. No pets. Electricity is included in the rent. Free internet access is available. Outside: The front door opens onto a small, well-established front garden which provides shelter to a small, secluded patio area. Guests can sit and bathe in the sunshine - perfect for morning coffee and afternoon tea. There is a large garden opposite with seating and a washing line, which guests are welcome to use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen provided. Property is cleaned every changeover. Extra cleaning by negotiation. Other: Off road parking space directly opposite the apartment.


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A Charming Apartment Located In One Of The Most Sought-after Areas Of Penzance
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A beautiful apartment. Spacious, clean and equipped with everything you could possibly need. And to top it all off, a cream tea on arrival!

Only thing to bear in mind is the parking space is quite tight, so if you have a big car, you may want to park on the road, which is a 30 second walk away.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a five star review. We do have another parking space just around the corner that Dave uses and he will just do a swap for anyone having trouble parking. He has no problem accessing the space.
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Warm, spacious, comfortable and cosy.

  • 5 of 5

Usually travel down to Penzance every couple of years to see family and friends. Generally come out of season so used to it being bracing. The property was warm and comfortable. The owner introduced herself on my second day and was easily available but unobtrusive. Made very welcome by a cream tea and flowers left for me.

Very central for Penzance town centre and the promenade but very, very quiet. Lovely to see so much provided like bin bags and kitchen roll, tea and coffee etc, so you didn't have to obtain unnecessary items.

Was very warm and keeps the rain and wind very much at bay. For a one or two person stay it's very large and didn't feel cramped at all. In warmer weather the little table by the door and the opposite garden would be lovely.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can i say? That is a great review, thank you.
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A lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

Apartment lovely.Cream tea/flowers a nice touch!

Travelled by train to Penzance so used buses to get around-no problem even though into autumn timetable.Visited Mousehole, St Ives, Marazion (and walked over causeway to St Michael's Mount as tide was out) also Newlyn. Lovely weather despite winter creeping in meant we could do some walking as well.

All in all a lovely break.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great visit to Penzance

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in Penzance and your accommodation. It was very well maintained, comfortable and in a nice location. The neighbours were helpful and pleasant.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Wonderful. Warm and welcoming..great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Greeted by Romer. Friendly warm welcome. Apartment was lovely. Cosy but spacious. Well equipped and lots of thoughtful touches. Plenty to do and see locally and bus links or car easy access to some really beautiful places.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Claire for a super review. Sky Blue is certainly the perfect palce to take off from to explore the surounding area and close to some of the breath-taking locations used in the Poldark series. It's easy to leave your car here and use local transport. If you travel by train Sky Blue is close to all amenities.
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Perfect base for the Coast Path

  • 5 of 5

A little gem of a garden flat in a lovely part of this interesting Cornish town. he flat is so close to the town and the sea front and yet is very quiet. Comfortably equipped with some very thoughtful touches - everything we needed for a relaxing holiday.

Romer made us very welcome with a cream tea on arrival and helpful tips about Penzance and the surrounding area.

We had a great time, mostly walking on the wonderful Coast Path and it was good to be able to get to so many places by bus, leaving the car behind (in the very welcome car parking space just by the flat). On a walk around Godrevy Point we saw more than 80 seals down on the beach at Mutton Cove!

We would recommend this flat to any couple looking for a pleasant base from which to explore the amazing Coastline hereabouts. we are already planning to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for yet another great review. These happy tenants have already booked Sky Blue for two weeks in 2016. Which speaks for itself really.
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Local airport to the Scilly Isles
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
The nearest is Plymouth
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Good choice of excellent reataurants
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
there are many beautiful beaches nearby
Car: not necessary


Turn left out the gate and walk down North Parade to Morrab Road.

Turn right and 10 minutes walk down the road will take you to our lovely promenade and the sea.

There are sandy and pebbled beaches all within close walking distance.

Before you reach the sea you may like to take a stroll around Morrab Gardens, which you will see on your left just before the end of Morrab Road.

Further Details:

Located on the shores of Mount's Bay, Penzance is Cornwall's largest and most westerly borough. Only 10 miles from Land's End, the town is surrounded by an area of Celtic culture and outstanding natural beauty.

Stunning cliffs, rocky coves, pristine sandy beaches and crystal clear seas. Moorland scattered with early Christian and Bronze Age sites form a landscape that is the heritage of a proud culture and a source of inspiration for artists, writers and poets.

Home to a thriving artistic community, Penzance is full of interesting shops and boasts one of the best gastronomic reputations in Cornwall, including award winning restaurants and some of the best fresh fish and seafood available in the country.

A stroll down historic Chapel Street, with its antique shops and beautiful architecture will eventually lead you to the sea where you will find our famous art deco lido, the Jubilee Pool.

Fishing villages, cliff-top walks, sub-tropical vegetation and a wealth of industrial and maritime heritage make the district surrounding Penzance a fascinating area to explore. All around the coastline the sea is clean and clear and for water sports enthusiasts there are excellent opportunities for surfing, kite boarding and sailing.

The 'jewel in the crown' of Mount's Bay is the island castle of St Michael's Mount. Further west lies the Minack Theatre, set dramatically in the cliffs above the sea. There are a great variety of attractions open to the visitor: Penlee Museum (in town) with it's fine Newlyn Art School collection, the Leach Pottery and Tate Gallery in St Ives, Paradise Park bird sanctuary in Hayle and many others.

With numerous museums, galleries and other attractions, in and around Penzance, plus the best Cornish food, drink and entertainment in our great range of bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs, you will never be short of things to do.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Penzance, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
28 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
26 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please check our availability and make a booking via email or phone. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
25% deposit is payable on booking, the balance is due 4 weeks before the start of your let.

Changeover Day:
Guests are requested to vacate the property by 10am. Provided no new guests are affected we can be flexible.
Arrivals welcome any time after 2pm.

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.
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