Ground Floor – Garden/Sea/Bay View – Sleeps 2

This beautiful ground floor self catering apartment is the second largest available at Kinbrae House and is located on the south side of the property. The furniture and furnishings are gorgeous and the walls are lined with local art and unusual artifacts making it more than a home from home. Curlew is centrally heated and has constant piping hot water.


Floor Plan

Curlew Apartment

The Living Space

This private ground floor apartment has a welcoming feel as you enter from the main house hall into your own private lobby. The living room that leads off the lobby is a wonderful large tranquil and sunny space with a high ceiling and original Edwardian fibrous plaster moldings. The walls are adorned with lovely art and artifacts. The floor finish in the hall, and living room space is Karndean Country Oak, a wood effect anti slip flooring, and there is an entrance mat in the lobby.

A fully fitted shaker style paint finished kitchen with Neff integrated appliances has been installed for your comfort and convenience. Crockery, cutlery, glasses, small appliances and cookware are all of the highest standard with designer accessories by Joseph Joseph. The kitchen is fitted with Neff appliances, a hide and slide oven, built in microwave, ceramic hob and extract chimney and a below counter Russell Hobbs fridge freezer.

There is a large dining table with 4 gorgeous wicker chairs positioned within the beautifully restored Edwardian bay window. It is a wonderful place to sit and have breakfast as there are distant sea views from the table.

The delightful Edwardian windows fill the room with bright sparkling Cornish light all day especially in the afternoon. The living room has a very comfortable lounge area comprising a large sofa and matching armchair, a large coffee table, occasional tables and lamps adorn the space and there is a flat screen smart TV on a reclaimed wooden unit. Soft cushions and cosy throws add the finishing touches to this gorgeous room.

A delicious Cornish cream tea and fresh fruit bowl welcome you on your arrival to your apartment.

The Bedroom

This large light filled bedroom is a beautiful room with a triple Edwardian bay window and high ceiling. This gorgeous room is furnished with a huge luxury handmade super king divan bed that can be made into a twin divan bed configuration if preferred (unfortunately we are not able to offer a twin configuration during the pandemic). The White Company light as a feather  duvet, pillows and 300 count Egyptian cotton bedding and sumptuous topper will help aid a fantastic night sleep. The sublime coordinated bedding, beautiful cushions and super soft throws all combine to create a tranquil boudoir to relax and unwind in during your stay.

The bedroom has the thickest most luxurious carpet finish which is a delight to the senses. The full length bespoke handmade window treatments in this lovely apartment are all black out lined so you can have that much needed lie in or an afternoon nap.

There is a dressing table with mirror with matching stool, two bedside tables with pebble lamps and a freestanding double wardrobe for your convenience. Additional storage is available in the hall cupboard and divan bed drawers.

A colour coordinated DAB radio alarm Bluetooth media device sits on one of the bedside tables but can be moved to the living room space should you wish to listen to your own music or the radio whilst preparing dinner.

The Shower Room

The modern fully tiled shower room has a large walk in shower enclosure with sliding glass door, rain and hand held showers, a wall hung toilet with concealed cistern and built in wash hand basin are adorned with a heated illuminated wall mirror with power point and chrome accessories.

The floor finish is anti slip Karndean Country Oak wood effect flooring.

Fluffy towels stay warm and cosy on the heated towel rail and await you after a piping hot shower.

Complimentary luxury Out of Eden toiletries will add to the total pampering experience after a wonderful day out exploring Cornwall. These are eco products using the latest technology enzyme plastics so are easy on the environment.


Curlew is also furnished with a personal safe, vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, drying rack, steam iron and ironing board, recycling bins, medical kit, emergency sewing kit, cleaning materials and independent WiFi and many more thoughtful touches.

Games and books are available to use when staying at Kinbrae House and can be found in the coffee table in the living space.

A complementary car park space is available in our private car park for the duration of your stay.

There is an exterior shower available to all guests who might wish to rinse off after a sea swim when return returning from the beach. The shower is accessed through the coded locked gate at the rear of the property.

The secure area at the rear of the property is available for guests to use for the storage of water sport equipment and bicycles.

Kinbrae House is a non smoking non vaping premises.

Reviews from Curlew’s Visitors Book

We had a super week here! David and Tamara you’ve though of everything. The apartment is super comfortable will recommend to friend in Jersey. Thank you!

Sue and Richard – Jersey:- 10th September 2021

Long awaited holiday and didn’t disappoint. Well equipped apartment tastefully decorated and idea base for exploring all Cornwall has to offer. Only criticism to note is could do with more coat hangers and better quality ones.  Would not hesitate to return.

Sarah and Mark – Bucks:-27th August 2021

Beautifully clean and equipped apartment providing everything one could possibly need for a 2 week self catering holiday. The info provided on Kinbrae website and by Tamara gave us everything we needed to make the most of the apartment’s fantastic location. from walking to the beach with a cup of tea to accessing all that Falmouth & the surrounding area has to offer. The Minack theatre PK Porthcorno area a must. The area has everything for sailing, cycling, walking, EATING, says on the beach, water activities without the crowds!

Penny and Nigel – Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire:- 6th to 20th August 2021. 

Lovely stay here so handy for the beach and lots of lovely walks. Thank you!

Sylvia and David – Southport:- 23rd July 2021

Amazing stay in Curlew. Apartment is perfect. so handily located. Weather has been amazing. 25C+ every day. Went surfing, SUP off Gylly and saw 400 dolphins on a cruise!

Tom and Fi – Bath:-16th July 2021

What a great apartment. had a fabulous week at Curlew. Thanks a lot!

Carole and Lawrence – Liverpool:- 9th July 2021

Our second stay and just as good even – better weather. Such a lovely apartment and convenient location. Back next year definitely!

Sue and Andy – Wye Kent: 18th June 2021

Delighted to return – even though this has been one of our wettest holidays! Warm and cosy on our return each day, Returning in September.

Edna and Peter – Northumberland:- 18th May 2021

Thank you for a wonderful stay! Beautiful apartment and we absolutely love “fabulous Falmouth!!” Will highly recommend Kinbrae House and hopefully come again soon.

Courteney – Farmingham Kent: -23rd April 2021

We came to spend a lovely week in Cornwall to celebrate my 80th Birthday and we have not been disappointed. On arrival the table was set for afternoon tea and there was a lovely bowl of fruit and flowers to make us welcome. Our apartment is tastefully appointed and extremely comfortable. Especially the huge bed! Thank you Tamara and David, our stay has helped us over a difficult period.

Margaret and Terry – Plymouth:- 9th October 2020

Excellent location! Really enjoyed the luxury of your pristine apartment. Close to the beach and harbour. Thank you!

Sue and Diana Stokes. 25th September to the 2nd October 2020.

Two fantastic weeks. Weather glorious and a lovely, comfortable apartment to come home to each evening. Coming back next year – Covid permitting.

Peter and Edna – Northumberland:- 11th – 25th September 2020.

Thanks for your kind consideration during our two week low key holiday. We enjoyed a very pleasant if limited break and wish that the weather  could have been kinder.

Maureen and David- Derbyshire:- 3rd September 2020.

Great apartment and location, very enjoyable week.

Pam and David – Brecon:- 20th February 2020

Lovely stay. Best place we have stayed down here. Settling disabled son into university Nice to come back here and relax after a stressful day sorting things out. We would love to come back. Thank you.
Jacqui and David – Barnstable, North Devon. 16th September 2019

The apartment has been beautifully created and we have loved staying here. Thank you.
Christine and Graham -Sherbourne, Dorset. 23rd July 2019

Another great week. Good to see the beach in full swing. Do try the fire pit at The Beach Café.
Marion and Sue – Bristol 28th June 2019

Enjoyed a great stay, superb accommodation and really convenient for the town and Gylly Beach.
Sue and Andy  – Wye Kent. 21st June 2019

Beautiful well-equipped apartment to a high standard. We appreciated the central heating on the cold and wet June days. Had a great time and would definitely return.
Neil and Sue   – Warlingham, Surrey:- 14th June 2019

A relaxing and restful stay in this comfortable apartment.
Ann :- 30th May 2019

……….We really didn’t want to leave! Great location, fantastic apartment, first class. Thank you.
Alan and Patricia  – Newcastle Upon Tyne. May 2019

A beautiful, well equipped apartment that we greatly enjoyed staying in. We hope to be back!
Catherine and Arthur  – Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. 5th April 2019

Thank you for a great week and for organising such great weather! Fantastic location to explore this area, accommodation superb…..
Adrian and Sue – Bristol. 5th October 2018

A lovely week stay in this wonderful apartment. Cream tea, fresh fruit, flowers and pure luxury. Loved every minute. So a big thank you Tamara and David.
Linda and Keith – Welling, Kent. 21st September 2018

Thank you for the cream tea it was lovely. Very comfortable stay and brilliant for the beach.
Alan and Terri – Ocean Waves, Falmouth Marina. 25th May 2018


David Lee and Tamara Nance
Kinbrae House Luxury Self Catering Suites
Gyllyngvase Road
TR11 4DJ

Tel: 01326 315529
Mob: 07399 275339 - David
Mob: 07960 742889 – Tamara


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