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A characterful place to stay for your visit to Penzance
Pretty houses and sea views from this elevated bolthole
This garden delight with plenty of interesting artefacts
Gorgeous stylish bedroom with beautiful touches
Definitely a sense of fun in this apartment
Plenty of space to relax
Views over pretty Penzance in this light and bright living room
Views out to sea from the well equipped kitchen
All modern appliances in this sleek kitchen
Pretty and unique bathroom
As soon as you enter you get a taste of quirkiness
Beautiful planting to admire in the garden area
Space to sit out and enjoy the summer evenings
Mousehole is very close by, a quaint and traditional fishing village
Tale a drive out the The Minack Theatre to take in a show or just have a look around
St Michael's Mount is just down the road
1 / 20  A characterful place to stay for your visit to Penzance
2 / 20  Pretty houses and sea views from this elevated bolthole
3 / 20  This garden delight with plenty of interesting artefacts
4 / 20  Gorgeous stylish bedroom with beautiful touches
5 / 20  
6 / 20  
7 / 20  Definitely a sense of fun in this apartment
8 / 20  Plenty of space to relax
9 / 20  Views over pretty Penzance in this light and bright living room
10 / 20  
11 / 20  Views out to sea from the well equipped kitchen
12 / 20  All modern appliances in this sleek kitchen
13 / 20  
14 / 20  Pretty and unique bathroom
15 / 20  As soon as you enter you get a taste of quirkiness
16 / 20  Beautiful planting to admire in the garden area
17 / 20  Space to sit out and enjoy the summer evenings
18 / 20  Mousehole is very close by, a quaint and traditional fishing village
19 / 20  Tale a drive out the The Minack Theatre to take in a show or just have a look around
20 / 20  St Michael's Mount is just down the road

The Bowler Hat

Penzance, Cornwall
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Apartment
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Nearby Morrab Gardens contains many fine specimens of the Australasian species that thrive in the microclimate
  • The long seafront is within strolling distance, with a busy harbour, esplanade and a 1930's Lido
  • A short walk will take you to the heart of Penzance with local amenities including water sports, fishing trips, antique shops, restaurants and galleries 
  • Places of interest to visit include St. Michael's Mount, Mousehole, Newlyn, Sennen Cove, St Ives, Land’s End and Minnack open air theatre nestling into the cliffs’ edge.
Property code: 36563

This 1860's house with its renovated apartments sits in a quiet residential area, on the edge of Penzance. Next to Penlee Park House covering 15 acres with a gallery and museum, football field, children's play area, tennis club, woodland walk and small open air theatre. Nearby Morrab Gardens contains many fine specimens of the Australasian species that thrive in the microclimate. The long seafront is within strolling distance, with a busy harbour and esplanade. Take a dip in the magnificent 1930's Lido. A short walk will take you to the heart of Penzance with local amenities including water sports, fishing trips, antique shops, restaurants and galleries that show the work of local artists. Places of interest to visit include St. Michael's Mount, Mousehole, Newlyn, Sennen Cove, St Ives, Land’s End and Minnack open air theatre nestling into the cliffs’ edge.

This quirky second floor apartment is accessed via two flights of stairs. The property has been finished to a high standard and offers one double bedroom gorgeous sea views as well as a TV. There is a chair within the bedroom that can convert into a single bed if required. The bathroom has a shower and WC. The lounge/diner is light and bright and offers beautiful views over the bay. There is a flat screen Smart TV a DVD player and a CD/radio/iPod dock for listening to your favourite music. The kitchen is sleek and designed with luxury in mind offering integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave, oven and hob with extractor hood. Please note that due to the character of the apartment there are areas with restricted headroom.

Outside there is a shared enclosed garden with garden furniture and BBQ. 

  • 1 double bedroom with TV and sea view. A chair is the bedroom does convert into a single bed if required
  • Shower room: with shower and WC
  • Arrival time; 2.30pm onwards
  • Departure time: before 10.00am unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Lounge/diner: boasting views over the bay with flatscreen Smart TV, DVD, CD/radio/iPod dock and dining area
  • Kitchen: luxury design with integrated appliances, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, oven and hob with extractor hood and microwave
  • Electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included
  • Additional info: please note due to the character of the apartment there are areas with restricted headroom
  • Outside: shared enclosed garden with garden furniture and BBQ.
  • Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car
  • Location: beach, shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance in Penzance
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Paula Hart

This property is personally managed by Paula.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin 15th June 2024

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The Bowler Hat is a great apartment with spectacular views from all the windows. The quality and cleanliness was excellent with many homely touches that made our stay very memorable. Deborah is a lovely host who made sure all our needs were met.

Reviewed by stephen 8th June 2024

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Reviewed by CAROLLYN 18th May 2024

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Bowler Hat apartment very comfortable lovely seaviews from most windows. Very good location to visit all local attractions.

Reviewed by Lorraine 21st April 2024

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Reviewed by Alan 7th March 2024

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Excellent accommodation

Reviewed by Julie 4th March 2024

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This is the best accommodation we have ever stayed in for a number of reasons. Warm, clean and comfortable with all the mod cons anyone could possibly need for a home away from home. A friendly welcome and then left to our own devices. The decor is amazing and the location for us was perfect. We don't usually return to a holiday location as there iRead mores so much more to see of the country, but if we came back to Penzance we would definitely stay here. Thanks for everything. Hide

Reviewed by Joy 25th November 2023

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The property was beautifully situated with lovely views from all windows and marvellously equipped.

Reviewed by Chris 11th November 2023

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Wow, probably the most quirky, amazing place we have ever stayed and the owner has thought of literally everything. The place is so well equipped you could literally turn up in the clothes you are wearing and want for nothing! The view out of every window across Penzance Bay is stunning and you are a 10 minute walk from the middle of Penzance plus Read moreoff road parking. Perfect! Would stay again in a heartbeat Hide

Reviewed by Sharon 30th September 2023

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Lovely place has every thing you need in a great location.

Reviewed by Julia 5th August 2023

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Absolutely stunning apartment with lovely views of Penzance promenade. Very well equipped with everything you could need, wonderfully decorated and exceptionally clean. Deborah and Chris are really hospitable. I would recommend this venue.

Reviewed by Ken 22nd July 2023

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This property is perfectly situated giving easy access to the town,bus & train stations and nearby restaurants pubs and other smaller towns

Reviewed by Mark 1st July 2023

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Fantastic location and great apartment - well worth the money!

Reviewed by Sarah 10th June 2023

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The accommodation was out of this world. Exceeded our expectations. Perfect place and position to access all local areas .

Reviewed by Craig 3rd June 2023

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The Bowler Hat has been built and furnished to a VERY high spec - every aspect of a property for holiday let was considered at the very beginning of its creation. Everything you will need for a holiday has been provided. The apartment we stayed in was number 4, at the top, with amazing views of Newlyn and Mousehole and the sea, on 2 x sides, and a Read moreview of the park alongside, from the 3rd aspect. Excellent Art Gallery, Caf and live outdoor music venue in the park. Short walk into town. Hide

Reviewed by Gwyn 27th May 2023

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Perfect place to stay.

Reviewed by Des 10th December 2022

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Stay here, it is first class accommodation with a lovely host. It has wonderful views over Newlyn harbour and the surrounding vista is lovely.

Reviewed by Roger 26th November 2022

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Reviewed by Michael 5th November 2022

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Reviewed by Dan 2nd November 2022

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The place is amazing, I've been back home a week now and I'm still talking about it. So clean So stylish Great views of the bay from most windows. Already want to go again

Reviewed by Annetta 22nd October 2022

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Best I have ever been to. I would highly recommend it to any one who can manage the stairs

Reviewed by Peter 15th October 2022

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Reviewed by Graham 27th August 2022

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The apartment was excellent in every respect Deborah & Chris were very welcoming and could not have been more helpful .

Reviewed by Sheila Janice 20th August 2022

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This apartment is outstanding in every way. The decoration is stunning and the facilities are amazing. The owners should be applauded for all they have done with this wonderful place. Everything we could possibly need was provided and then some. My only regret was not being able to stay for the full week for reasons beyond our control. Many thanks Read moreto the Badmintons for a super time. Hide

Reviewed by Svenja 13th August 2022

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Reviewed by Karen 6th August 2022

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You wont be disappointed with this property. Its got everything you could need for your stay. The kitchen is very well equipped. Bed is comfortable. It has the most amazing views from almost every window. We went during a very hot period and on the way there I was concerned about it it being hot up there in the loft. I neednt have worried it was loRead morevely when you opened up the windows to let the breeze blow through. A short walk to the Promenade, local shops and bus station. Hide

Reviewed by Ken 23rd July 2022

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There is no way that this property could be improved. It is absolutely perfect

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A characterful place to stay for your visit to Penzance
Pretty houses and sea views from this elevated bolthole
This garden delight with plenty of interesting artefacts
Gorgeous stylish bedroom with beautiful touches
Definitely a sense of fun in this apartment
Plenty of space to relax
Views over pretty Penzance in this light and bright living room
Views out to sea from the well equipped kitchen
Show 8 moreAll modern appliances in this sleek kitchen

Location

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