The Boat House is in an idyllic location on the bank of the beautiful, tidal River Fowey estuary in St Winnow. This much loved, detached, 440-year-old cottage is situated on the owner's working farm and boatyard and has a lovely private garden with terrace (table/chairs) overlooking the river. Boat storage available.
Ten shallow steps from parking area down to front door. Cloakroom (for coats/boots); 5 steps down to hallway. Bright open-plan living/dining/kitchen (washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with electric flame-effect fire, TV/DVD, floor-to-ceiling window looking over the river and door to garden. Downstairs bunk bedroom (2'6" beds) and bathroom (suite). Open tread pine stairs up to two more airy bedrooms under the eaves (sloping ceilings, beams), both with views to the river - a double (clothes-hanging space on landing), and a twin. WiFi intermittent and suitable for emails/browsing only. Spring water. A cosy cottage in a fabulous location for those who like walking, cycling or messing about on the river.
St Winnow: hamlet (church) on the bank of the tidal River Fowey estuary where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘The Wind in the Willows’. Nature reserve wetlands (birds, butterflies, rare flowers). Lostwithiel (small town) and Lerryn, 2½ miles. Lantic Bay (sandy cove), 8 miles.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor childrens bunk room. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Open-plan living area, with sitting area with electric fire, kitchen and dining area.
ST WINNOW Perched on the river Fowey, Golant is a quaint Cornish waterside village offering a Fisherman’s arms Pub, the Cormorant Hotel and Restaurant and a retail art gallery. This charming village, due to the stretch of the River Fowey Golant sits on, has inspired many writers including the author of “The Wind in the Willows”. Why not enjoy this picturesque river first hand and book a kayaking trip? 3 miles away is the famous yachting village of Fowey which is bursting with character. Walk down the enchanting cobbled streets accompanied by Georgian historic buildings. This unique village is home to an array of shops, pubs and restaurants, with plenty to offer for everyone all year round. There are many family attractions in the area, including Mevagissey and Charlestown harbours, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
This property offers the following short breaks: