Marine Villa, Cornwall, UK
Vibe: A stylish Grade II listed holiday house for four to six.
Setting: Overlooking historical tall ships on an ancient quayside in the charming Georgian village of Charlestown.
Why parents love it: Bijou Charlestown is a real treat, with its old harbour, restaurants, rockpools and ice-cream parlours, and its small beach is within toddling distance.
Why kids love it: Marine Villa is perfectly placed for Cornish fun. The Eden Project, The Shipwreck Centre and numerous sandy beaches are within easy striking distance.
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