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Riverside

669 map Fowey
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
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Overview

  • At a glance
  • Facilities
  • Accommodation

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bath / shower room
    • 2 WC

    Reasons to book

    • Beach 0.75 miles
    • Walk to shops
    • Walk to pub
    • On the waterfront
    • Views of the River Fowey
    • 50 yards from car park
    • New wet room

    Sleeping arrangements

    King (5ft)

    Bedroom 1

    • 1 King Bed (5ft)
    Zip Link Twin (2'6")Zip Link Twin (2'6")

    Bedroom 2

    • 2 Twin Beds (2'6") Zip & Link

    Your holiday home

    • £394 - £969 per week
    • Friday changeover
    • 4:30 PM check in
    • 10:30 AM check out
    • Sorry, no pets
    • No smoking
    • Offsite parking avail (refer details)
    • Customer rating:
    • Central heating, towels, bed linen
    • Short breaks

    Practical information

    • Occasionally at spring high tide the lower patio can get flooded.
    • Not suitable for people with mobility issues or children under 5 - carrycot not accepted.
    • A weekly car park ticket ranges from £35 - £47.
    • Sorry, this property does not accept pets.
    • Facilities

      • Balcony
      • Bed Linen
      • Dishwasher
      • Duvets
      • DVD/Bluray Player
      • Electric Oven
      • Freezer
      • Fridge
      • Outdoor Furniture
      • Gas hob
      • Central Heating
      • Microwave
      • Tumble Dryer
      • Towels
      • TV (Freeview)
      • Washing machine
      • Wet room
      • WiFi
    • Features

      • Family friendly
      • Short Breaks
      • Walk to pub
      • Walk to shop
      • Sea/water views
      • Patio

Description

Experience - The Area...

On the waterfront with wonderful views of the River Fowey and countryside beyond, this delightful fisherman's cottage is an ideal choice for those with a love of the sea, boating and the outdoor lifestyle just a five minute level walk from all the amenities in the thriving ancient mariner's town of Fowey.

The beautiful Cornish port of Fowey offers a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants, all close at hand, and the sandy beach at Readymoney Cove, close to the rivermouth is within easy reach.

Pleasure boats leave from Town Quay in the summer and there is also a seasonal passenger ferry to the fishing village of Mevagissey across the bay.  There are glorious circular walks incorporating the Hall Walk, and from Readymoney Cove the coastal footpath leads out to Gribbin Head via St Catherine's Castle.  

The villages of Bodinnick and Polruan can be reached by their respective ferries and the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are within a 30 minute drive as well as a good choice of glorious sandy beaches. A local bus service operates to Charlestown and St Austell./>

Stay - The Accommodation...

Finished to a high standard and with accommodation set on three floors to make the most of the views, Riverside is entered via half a dozen railed steps leading up from the main street to the front door.

To one side is a smartly fitted kitchen with beech effect units and a glazed door leading through to an adjoining dining room with patio doors opening to a wooden railed sun deck overlooking the bustling estuary. There is also a newly fitted wet room W.C. with walk-in shower, rainfall shower head and hand basin accessed from the hallway.  

Railed carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor where there are a cloakroom W.C. with hand basin, a kingsize double bedroom with attractive river views through a large picture window and a second bedroom on the landward side with the choice of a 5ft double or 2ft 6in zip-linked twin beds and a decorative old fireplace.

A door from the landing opens to an enclosed staircase which goes directly up to a delightful sitting room on the top floor. Here there are comfortable easy chairs on a laminate floor and magnificent views across the river to the wooded banks at Bodinnick from the dormer windows.

Outside from the sun deck, a flight of narrow timber railed steps lead down to a riverside patio area with a small balcony overhanging the tidal foreshore to enjoy the ever-changing scenery. Occasionally at spring high tide the lower patio can get flooded and due to the proximity of the water, the cottage is not suitable for young children.

A boat shed beneath the property houses the freezer and laundry facilities with space for storage of bikes and beach gear. Parking is in one of the nearby public car parks, the nearest about 50 yards away adjacent to the Bodinnick Ferry which provides easy access to the south east villages of Cornwall.

Don't forget...

- Occasionally at spring high tide the lower patio can get flooded
- Not suitable for children under 5 or people with mobility issues
- A weekly car park ticket ranges from £35 - £47.
- Sorry, this property does not accept pets
 

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Photos

The view from Riverside
Riverside
Lower patio with garden furniture
Kitchen
Dining room
Wooden railed sun deck
Small balcony and view at Riverside
Hallway and stairs
Kingsize double
Kingsize double with picture window
The view from master bedroom
Second bedroom made as a 5ft double
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Second bedroom made up as 2ft 6in twin beds
Second floor sitting room
Second floor sitting room
Second floor sitting room
Second floor lounge view
Views upriver
Exterior of cottage
Lower patio with furniture
Entrance to Riverside
Bodinnick Ferry
Fowey Town Quay
Fowey Harbour - Aerial Cornwall

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Guestbook

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Riverside is delightfully situated on the River Fowey close to the Boddinick Ferry. It is well equipped for stays any time of year but particularly enjoyable in the summer months. We have stayed twice and hopefully will visit again. - Mr N Taylor
"Fowey is our favourite place and come here at least once a year. " Mrs S Rayner
"Set in a convenient and beautiful location. The town has all you need, as does the cottage. Breathtakingly beautiful walks and lovely scenery from the cottage. A wonderful place to unwind and relax. " Mrs S Leggett
"We thought the whole place was excellent. Set in a perfect location and spotlessly clean. We loved every minute." Mr N Whittock
"Fowey is delightful and just a stroll into town. The views from the cottage are incomparable, the river, the constant bustle of boats, this is still a working river so just sit in the lounge and watch the world go by or fish for crabs from the balcony." Mr P Sutcliffe
"Very comfortable house in a fabulous position. 5 stars." Mr A Wingrove

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