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The coastal views from the roof terrace of this 18th century castle.
Take the footpath direct from Acton Castle to the coast and coves, some 200 metres.
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by secluded, rocky coves, Acton Castle stands proud on the cliffs over Mount's Bay. The nearest rocky cove is 200 metres in front while Praa Sands, Prussia Cove and Perranuthnoe are further afield.
Prussia Cove is between St Michael's Mount, Marazion, and the Lizard Peninsula. The picturesque cove sits on the eastern flank of Cudden Point. The dramatic coastline of Prussia Cove is made-up of three smaller coves called Piskies, Bessy's and Kings. The smaller beaches of pale gold sand, sheltered by the cliffs, offer the perfect spot for rockpooling and bathing at low tide.
Climb the stile at the bottom of your garden and cross the field, and you will find yourself on the South West coast path. Eyes towards the sea, head left for a twenty-minute shoreline stroll towards Prussia Cove, passing the rugged Cudden Point and mystical Piskies Cove as you go. Alternatively, head right for the beachside village of Perranuthanoe, home to a sea facing café and gastro-pub the Victoria Inn where you can take a break from your walk with a well-deserved crab sandwich.
For a day in the waves, drive the short distance to Praa Sands, a lifeguarded beach which has that special seaside buzz.
Built in 1775 as a country house, Acton Castle offers commanding views over Mount's Bay. The now Grade II listed building, was created by John Stackhouse, an enthusiastic marine biologist. Stackhouse wanted a gentleman's retreat where he could carry out his botany. The scientist commissioned architect John Wood the Younger, who at the time, recently completed designs for the world famous Royal Crescent in Bath.
Cornwall's most famous real-life smuggler John Cater, The King of Prussia, is known to have rented a farm at Acton Castle, and for a time, was the building's caretaker. When Stackhouse was not at the property, Cater took advantage of the empty space and used it as a hideout. Old Cornish tales say that smuggler's tunnels run from the castle to the coast although they have never been found.
The Tower is a large duplex apartment, occupying the top two floors of Acton Castle plus a large private rooftop terrace with 360 views. Think large bedrooms with sea views, a sumptuous and complete refurbishment to match the grandeur of the building, matched to a hi-spec kitchen and bathrooms.
|23rd Oct - 29th Oct||£1554|
|30th Oct - 17th Dec||£977|
|18th Dec - 24th Dec||£977|
|New Year||£1827||2022||Price p/w|
|01st Jan - 11th Feb||£995|
|12th Feb - 18th Feb||£1390|
|19th Feb - 01st Apr||£995|
|02nd Apr - 22nd Apr||£1730|
|23rd Apr - 27th May||£1315|
|28th May - 03rd Jun||£2205|
|04th Jun - 01st Jul||£1865|
|02nd Jul - 08th Jul||£2165|
|09th Jul - 15th Jul||£2485|
|16th Jul - 02nd Sep||£2805|
|03rd Sep - 09th Sep||£1810|
|10th Sep - 23rd Sep||£1575|
|24th Sep - 21st Oct||£1285|
|22nd Oct - 28th Oct||£1585|
|29th Oct - 16th Dec||£995|
|17th Dec - 24th Dec||£995|
A magical experience in Acton Castle. The commanding views of the surrounding coast were spectacular and access to the cove made it feel like our own private escape.
CF. August 2020
This place is so beautiful everyone must keep it to them selves...or we will never get booked again.
DH, January 2018
We have just had a fantastic week at The Tower. It has been a long time since we have stayed in a place that left us feeling so 'at home and relaxed', flowers & prosecco were a lovely touch, the beds were so comfortable, the decoration throughout was contemporary and very well done, the kitchen well stocked with useful items and plenty of crockery and cutlery. It was toasty warm, despite the chilly weather outside and the extra blankets, were a nice touch, definitely good for roof top star gazing. We had two groups of friends who joined us over the week, and all were very taken with the property and location (a new spot for us).Thank you for enabling us to have a 'totally' get away holiday.
JW, September 2018
The Tower is a beautiful high spec property and the views are stunning. We enjoyed cooking at the property as facilities were spot on as well as board games in the evening. Several walks on the doorstep (Praa Sands, St Michael's Mount, Mousehole, Portleven etc.) as well as places to eat and food was delicious at all the places we stopped by. We had amazing weather and even saw Mars from the balcony as the sky was so clear. We had a thoroughly enjoyable time - thank you!
FJ, October 2018
Outstanding property with incredible views from all bedrooms, living room and of course the spectacular roof top terrace. There is much attention in every detail of decoration, the kitchen is very well equipped and the beds are extremely comfortable. You can start coastal walks in both directions from the doorstep of the property. Thank you on this way to the owners for creating such a wonderful place.
RT, September 2019
The property far exceeded our expectations, it was truly wonderful in every way.
SM, September 2019
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