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Light spacious garden apartment

Your own private garden, patio and stone-built barbecue
1 of 8Your own private garden, patio and stone-built barbecue
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England
We have been welcoming guests to our comfortable self catering holiday accommodation since July 2000. As proprietors, we live on the premises and are fully committed to ensuring that our guests are as comfortable and happy as possible. We would like you to feel that Glandore is your 'home from home' here on the beautiful Isles of Scilly and that you would look forward to returning to the relaxing peace and quiet of our beachside apartments again and again.

'Slippen' itself is a comfortable ground floor apartment within our large cream 1930s property with terracotta tiled roof. From its private entrance, it offers a bright modern kitchen overlooking the garden, leading into a large sitting/dining room with four metre wide bifold windows opening out onto a private garden with stone barbecue and flagstone patio, there is a s...
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Listing #HL413378
About the Owner
Lois Ann M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location but would be better with a sea view. Very friendly welcome from Stephen with help and advice.

Thank Wanderer801900
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Our week long stay at Slippen was magnificent. The apartment is impeccably turned out, and the garden ideal for our toddler to run around being entranced by the visiting ducks. The location is great - nice and quiet but completely suited for accessing all the...More

Thank jim_ft
Management response:Responded 4 September 2017

Dear Jim, It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to Slippen apartment and we are delighted to hear that it suited you so perfectly. We hope to see you again sometime in the future. Thanks, Lois and Stephen

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Excellent position for exploring both ends of the Island and well away from the hubbub so was really good for watching the birds and almost-resident ducks. We were only a step away from the myriad of quiet back lanes where the other wildlife was abundant...More

1  Thank Frances A C
Management response:Responded 6 November 2016

Dear Frances, Thank you so much for your kind review of Slippen. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Lois and Stephen

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Glandore Apartments comprise three separate self catering units (Serica, Slippen and Golden Eagle) and are situated in a favoured location at Porthloo (or Porthlow) on the west shore of St. Marys with views across the sea towards Samson, Bryher and Tresco.

Porthloo itself is little more than a hamlet of about adozen houses, mainly surrounding Porthloo Green and facing the sea. The area is about fifteen minutes leisurely walk along the scenic beach path from Hugh Town. On the way, you pass Porthmellon Beach which is one of the most popular family beaches because of its wide expanse of sand and gently sloping beach giving safe paddling and bathing.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: St Marys Airport: 3.0 km
Ferry: Ferry Terminal at St Marys Harbour: 2.0 km
Visitors have two choices for travel to the Isles of Scilly. There are scheduled air services (Isles of Scilly Skybus) connecting the islands with Lands End Airport, Newquay Airport and Exeter Airport or, alternatively, the passenger ferry, RMV Scillonian III, which connects the islands with Penzance in Cornwall. (Please note that the Scillonian is ONLY a passenger ferry - there are no regular facilities for bringing visiting cars to the islands)

Flights from Lands End to St Marys take about 15 minutes, from Newquay about 35 minutes and from Exeter about 50 minutes. Two types of aircraft are operated by the Isles of Scilly Skybus. One is the de Havilland (Canada) DHC-6 Twin Otter seating up to 19 passengers and the other is the Britten-Norman Islander seating up to 9 passengers.

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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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