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The Boat House

St Winnow, near Golant, Cornwall (Ref. 976403)

4.8

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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50 Customer Review(s)

  • Su

    “Thank you both for another relaxing and refreshing break at the Boathouse .”

    ...Come rain or shine she never disappoints ..We spotted two seals on this visit and the Kingfisher ....We had daily walks to Lerryn and the bunny field and spent the rest of the day watching the tide roll in and out ....

    ...Come rain or shine she never disappoints ..We spotted two seals on this visit and the Kingfisher ....We had daily walks to Lerryn and the bunny field and spent the rest of the day watching the tide roll in and out ....

    - Su, November 2023

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor childrens bunk room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area, with sitting area with electric fire, kitchen and dining area.
  • Electric fires
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Wifi is intermittent and suitable for emails/browsing only
  • Note: Bunk room is suitable for children only
  • Note: A maximum of 6 people including babies permitted

The property

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) (suitable for children only) and shower room.

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.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Lounge Bathroom Bunk Bedroom

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

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.

Note: Ten shallow steps from parking area down to front door.

Note: Wifi intermittent. Suitable for emails/browsing only.

Note - A maximum of 6 people including babies permitted

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas