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Church View Penzance

£359 - £810 per week

In one of the most historic parts of Penzance, tucked away off the famous Chapel Street, is this semi-detached two bedroom granite-faced house. Church View is an immaculately presented property with a comfortable, modern and spacious interior spread over two floors. There is a large kitchen/breakfast room leading out to a very private patio garden and from the first floor sitting room there are lovely views across Mediterranean inspired gardens to the church beyond.

From your front door you can look down past the famous 17th century Admiral Benbow Inn to the Abbey Slipway with glimpses of the sea beyond. The rare advantage of an integral garage makes it convenient and easy to take yourself off exploring the many hidden coves, beaches and sights in this stunning part of Cornwall.


two steps up to front door leading into hallway, doors to integral garage and kitchen/dining room, stairs to first floor.

Kitchen/dining room

dining table and four chairs, oven and hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, door to enclosed terrace.

Sitting room

three seater sofa, two seater sofa, nest of tables, TV/DVD, selection of DVDs windows with views of the church.

Bedroom 1

zip and link (king or twin) beds, TV.

Bedroom 2

single bed.


bath with shower over, basin, WC.


rear courtyard with table and chairs.

Additional information

gas central heating, WiFi, short breaks available.


Lovely cottage. Beautifully decorated. Fully equipped. Within walking distance of several places to eat. Great base to explore from.

August 2019

Excellent location near to shops and the beach. Garage has an integral door so easy to load and unload the car into the house. Kitchen is big and well stocked. Both bedrooms are well furnished and the beds are very comfortable. Thoroughly recommended.

July 2019

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Penzance Holidays

Penzance is great for short breaks out of season and there are many boating trips from the harbour that will take you to explore the West Coast from the sea. Due to its excellent road and rail links, holidays in Penzance offer something for everyone; beaches, rock pools, coastal path walking, National Trust and English Heritage sites, restaurants and galleries. The town has plenty of car parks that offer a weekly stay from £30. 

Penzance has secret treats; if you take the time to explore. For a start it’s a good town for walking. The very best way to see Penzance is by the alleys and walkways, the through-lanes from here to there. Take a day to explore the town this way and you will discover its beautiful parks, its Regency and Georgian architecture.  

Penzance: 'Montpelier' of Cornwall

The oldest part of town is the quayside at Penzance’s Inner Harbour. The Dry Dock, Quay Street, Battery Rocks. The original promenade was built in 1844.

You can walk Penzance Promenade from Battery Rocks to Wherrytown, where there is one of two Penzance skateparks. From Wherrytown, keep to the seafront across Newlyn Green and you are in Newlyn. In all a 30 minute stroll, depending how long Jnr. wants to spend skateboarding. There is also a proper-job boating pool at Wherrytown for sailing those radio-controlled (and sail-driven) boats that just don’t get anywhere in the bath at home.

The arrival of the railway in 1852 made the ‘Montpelier of England’ (John Betjeman 1964 Shell Guide) even more accessible. 

Many interesting boats visit Mounts Bay, from the surreal floating yacht-hotels to mighty ships like the four-masted windjammer, KruzenshternThere is a Sailing Club and The Mounts Bay Lugger Association which, as its name suggests, celebrates the beauty of the Cornish Lugger, a traditional fishing boat.

Penzance has two harbour-side pubs: The Dock Inn and The Dolphin. The Dolphin is reputedly the first place in Britain where tobacco was smoked and the hanging judge, Judge Jefferies, is reputed to have held court here in the 1700s after the Monmouth Rebellion.

Things to do near Penzance

Stay self catering in Penzance and you’re perfectly situated to explore the surrounding towns and villages with their own individual characters. Literally minutes from Penzance is the fishing port of Newlyn whilst a little further on you’ll find the quaint village of Mousehole with its harbourside bistro and community atmosphere. Take a stroll along the coast to Marazion beach or venture in the opposite direction to the beautiful Lamorna Cove. For more ideas, check out our blog post on Days out around Penzance.

Things to do in Penzance

The Jubilee Pool
This beautiful art-deco open-air bathing pool is the UK’s largest seawater lido.  There is also an excellent cafe. The pool opens from the end of May until September.  Even in winter, some hardy year-round swimmers use battery rocks (just north of Jubilee Pool) for their daily dip!

Morrab Garden
A sub-tropical garden with Victorian fountains and a band-stand, which still plays host to concerts in the summer. The Morrab Library sits in the gardens and is an absolute joy.  The photographic archives and collections are wonderful. 

Penlee Park
Full of tress and squirrels, there is a specific dog-free and child-friendly play-park within the park. Penzance Tennis Club abuts the park and Penlee House Art Gallery & Museum (with excellent cafe) sits opposite the Penlee open-air theatre and is home to a large collection of Newlyn School paintings.

Shopping in Penzance
Market Jew Street is the main high street and like all high streets, it is in the process of adapting to new out of town shopping habits. However not all town centres have the beautiful granite terrace and arcade steps, the iron railings; or retain the architecture of previous generations above the modern shop frontages. There are many Georgian and early Victorian facades just above eye-level in Penzance.

Causewayhead leads up from the town centre.  A pedestrianised street, this is Penzance's third main retail street. Half way up is the Savoy cinema, said to be the oldest continually running cinema in the British Isles.

Eating out
Penzance self catering holidays are perfect; Chapel Street leads up from the harbour to the town centre where you will find a range of restaurants and pubs as well as independent shops and houses of historic interest and importance. Lavenders Deli on Alverton Street is perfect for stocking up on treats for your holiday cottage. Check out our blog on places to eat in Marazion for ideas on where to refuel during your self catering holiday in Penzance. Or if you fancy a restaurant with spectacular views, The Bay in Penzance is the place to go. Read more on our blog: Restaurants with the best views in West Cornwall.

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Local events

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2019

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

22nd - 23rd November 2019

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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

30th November - 1st December 2019

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

14th December 2019 - 4th January 2020

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Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

TBC 15th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2019

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2019

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2019

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2020

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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.

TBC 1st - 2nd March 2020

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

26th - 28th April 2020

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.

27th April 2020

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2020

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

21st - 30th June 2020

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

3rd - 6th July 2020

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2020

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

25th - 27th July 2020

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

8th August 2020

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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 26th August 2020

What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Lovely cottage. Beautifully decorated. Fully equipped. Within walking distance of several places to eat. Great base to explore from.

1 month ago

Excellent location near to shops and the beach. Garage has an integral door so easy to load and unload the car into the house. Kitchen is big and well stocked. Both bedrooms are well furnished and the beds are very comfortable. Thoroughly recommended.

1 month ago

friendly staff at aspects holidays very efficient as usual. we will book with them again.

Jul 2019

We had the best holiday ever at Church View. The accommodation was so comfortable we wanted to stay longer, so for that reason we have already booked it again for next year.

Jul 2019

I loved staying at Church view with it's proximity to the town centre and the fact it has a garage. The owners left a basket of goodies ie milk, bread, biccis and cream tea ingredients to whet the appetite.

It's a lovely home from home and I was very comfortable there. It has everything you need, from maps and brochures about where to go/what to do etc plus a good selection of books/dvds if you're unlucky enough to be stuck indoors due to the inclement weather.

Apr 2019

Every thing was First Class, Can not add anything other than what is stated

Oct 2018

Beautiful comfortable house in the centre of town but in a very quiet location. Everything had been considered to make our stay perfect and therefore it was no surprise when the owner gave us a lift to the railway station on our departure because we were running late. Thank you very much for your kindness.

Sep 2018

Well placed location. Very nice court yard and private.

Jun 2018

An excellent comfortable cottage, well equipped and with garage parking.

Jun 2018

Very comfortable, clean and tidy

May 2018

Our third stay at this property. It is an excellent location and a really comfortable place to stay with the added bonus of a garage, so no worries about parking. During our holiday week we called into the office to say that there was a problem with the toaster which was blowing one of the fuses. We said that it wasn’t a problem because we could use the grill instead, just wanted to report it so it could get fixed at some point. By the time we got back to the property it had been replaced - what an amazing response! Superb location, really convenient for everything in Penzance. Well equipped, spacious and comfortable. Very warm and cosy. The garage is a real bonus and means no worries about parking. This is a very minor point - the main bedroom had two single mattresses put together to form a king, one side had a creaky base and a twangy spring in the mattress, the other was fine.

Apr 2018

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments; it was lovely to see you back here. Thank you for letting us know about the mattress; we will pass that information on and will monitor any further feedback on that for now. Thanks again, and we look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Tanya, Customer Services

Excellent cottage with everything you could possibly need for a good holiday.

Oct 2017

Church View perfect comfortable holiday home, the property was just 'waiting for us to arrive'; great location for exploring the area on foot or using public transport including ferry to Scilly Isles

Sep 2017

drive into garage only forward

Aug 2017

A fantastic stay in an ideal location for exploring west Cornwall. We would happily return to church view for any future visits to this beautiful part of the country.

Aug 2017

Thank you for the Cornish Products Hamper, given by Aspects due to washing machine problems on last visit. Much appreciated.

Jul 2017

Reply from Aspects Holidays

You are very welcome. Sorry that you had so many problems with the washing machine last time, and hope you had a great time here this year. Tanya, Customer Services

Cottage very clean and well equiped, garage an added bonus. Location good for day trips to other areas of Cornwall.

Jul 2017

Church View is a private, quiet town centre property finished to a very high standard in an excellent location in a great town.

Sep 2016

Second stay at Church View. Lovely, well equipped property in a fantastic location.

Apr 2016

A very comfortable cottage in a great location with the added benefit of a garage.

Feb 2016

A comfortable, well-equipped property in an excellent location.

Sep 2015

Church View is a tranquil location in a busy and exciting town. It is close to the best pubs, restaurants and shops in Penzance and when you close the front door I felt very much at home.

Sep 2015

Lovely cottage perfect location. Ideal for all ages, close to amenities and travel links. Extremely comfortable and well equipped. Garage parking was excellent feature too

Sep 2015

Fab cottage - very clean, comfy and well situated - two minute walk into town, five minutes to beach/prmenade, but down a quiet side street. We felt very welcomed by the owners who left us a welcome pack - thank you.

Aug 2015

Comfortable cottage convenient for railway/bus station, shops, pubs and restaurants, but also quiet and private.

Jul 2015

Lovely cottage in a good location for exploring Penzance. Clean, modern and had everything we needed.

Jul 2015

Church View is a really lovely property. It is decorated tastefully and is left very clean and tidy.

Apr 2015