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QuaySide: A Fab Central Fowey Town House

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
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With its very central position, this house makes a fantastic base to explore the town of Fowey and further into Cornwall. Step out the front door, and you can see the harbour to your left and the church to your right! Quayside has fun and funky touches, and is ideal for families and groups of up to 6 adults and 2 children. The house comes with all the modern touches you need for a comfortable stay in the heart of historic Fowey. The house is set over 3 floors so has lots of stairs! The house consists of... Open plan kitchen and living space. Family bathroom Double bedroom with en-suite 2x Double bedrooms Single room with bunk beds We try to be as pet friendly as possible. We ask you contact us first when travelling with furry friends to let us know breed and size (please note, we charge...With its very central position, this house makes a fantastic base to explore the town of Fowey and further into Cornwall. Step out the front door, and you can see the harbour to your left and the church to your right! Quayside has fun and funky touches, and is ideal for families and groups of up to 6 adults and 2 children. The house comes with all the modern touches you need for a comfortable stay in the heart of historic Fowey. The house is set over 3 floors so has lots of stairs! The house consists of... Open plan kitchen and living space. Family bathroom Double bedroom with en-suite 2x Double bedrooms Single room with bunk beds We try to be as pet friendly as possible. We ask you contact us first when travelling with furry friends to let us know breed and size (please note, we charge a flat rate of £30 per trip for doggies). We have a KeySafe at the property to make check in & out easy and convenient for you. Our Handy Guide To Fowey! FOOD & DRINK You certainly won’t go hungry while you’re on holiday in Fowey – these are our favourite places to eat out! - Evening Meals: The Quay House Hotel, Fowey Harbour Hotel and King of Prussia - Relaxed and Family Friendly Dining: Sams, The Galleon and Havaeners - Cafés, Lunch and Light Bites: Brown Sugar, Pinky Murphy, The Lifebuoy Café and The Cornish Bakery - Tea Rooms: The Dwelling House and The Well House - International: Pintxo, Sunny Spice and Bufala -Take Home Treats: Haveners Fish & Chips, Kittows Deli and Game of Cones SHOPPING There are several well-loved brand stores in Fowey such as Seasalt, Joules, Fat Face, and Mountain Warehouse. But the real charm of the town lies in the wide range of boutique, unique and independent shops. You can spend hours browsing for clothes, homewares, crafts, glassware, art, antiques, books, seaside knick-knacks, traditional children’s toys and don't forget the old-fashioned sweet shop! There are also top-quality bakeries where you can find bread, rolls, pasties, cakes and treats. There may be no large supermarket, but with two local convenience stores and a Boots, you'll still find everything you need. There is a Co-op around 5 miles away, Asda and Tesco are around 7 miles, and all the major supermarkets will deliver online shopping as well. THINGS TO SEE & DO Fowey is an estuary river town, so the obvious thing to do is spend a day messing about on the water! There are many kayak, canoe, and boat hire centres that go from both Quays. If you don’t have the strongest sea legs, then why not just take the passenger ferry over to Polruan for an afternoon! If you fancy going a little further, you can take the ferry round to Mevagissey too. In the centre of Fowey there is a sweet little aquarium, and a local museum – both are worth a peek! Fowey has a 14th century church in the centre of the town and a 15th century fort, St. Catherine’s Castle, on the edge of the estuary. The closest beach to town is Readymoney Cove, which has clean sands and is perfect for swimming. A swimming platform is moored off the beach during the summer months. There is also a fabulous little shop for all your seaside needs. However, no dogs are allowed between Easter and October. There is a secret sea-pool hidden away at Whitehouse Pier which is perfect for a refreshing paddle while looking out over the estuary. It can only be found at certain times, so check those tide times! Within a 5/10-minute drive, you can be at Polridmouth, Polkerris or Par Sands, and within a half hour drive you’ll find Carlyon Bay, Charlestown, Porthpean, Pentewan or Mevagissey. An hour’s drive and you are on the north coast of Cornwall – this is where you will find the more dramatic views, coastline and good surfing on some of the beaches. Bit of a thrill seeker? Then Cornwall has some fantastic opportunities to get your adrenaline buzz! Hang Loose at Eden have zip wires and giant air swings, Adrenaline Quarry near Liskeard is perfect for a day full of crazy activities, and Retallack Watersports near Newquay is the place to head for total-wipeout style aqua adventures. There are hundreds of miles of fantastic walks in Cornwall. The South West Coastal Path alone winds 630 miles around the county, and The Saints Way is 27 miles from Fowey on the south coast, right across to Padstow on the north coast. The Fowey Hall Walk is much more manageable at 4 miles and is the best way to see Fowey from all angles! We also particularly enjoy the Gribbin Head walk, especially when the Daymark is open in the summer. Whether you enjoy the sea, woods, rivers, moors or fields, you will not be disappointed with the walks in Cornwall. The closest major attractions are The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan. They really do offer something for everyone and make an enjoyable day-trip. For green-fingered travellers, there are also many other great gardens; in fact, there are officially 12 Great Gardens of Cornwall! More
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Abi R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2016
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Hello from Fowey Homes Holidays! If you’re looking for a stunning property in the Fowey area, we have the perfect home for you... Fowey Homes Holidays are based in the centre of Fowey and Abi Rolfe is the dedicated property manager for your stay. If you have any questions or special requests, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will make sure you have an amazing holiday. We look forward to hearing from you and booking your perfect trip.
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We stayed here with German friends from the 14th - 21st September 2018. We were aware that the house was in the middle of Fowey, and that we would be unable to park anywhere near the house, we used the main car park, the walk...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Date of stay: April 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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There are three long stay car parks in Fowey, all ran by Cornwall Council - you can get weekly and rover passes on their website or purchase tickets on arrival. The closest car park to the property is called Main Carpark! There is also a free car park opposite squire’s field on Park Road. There are no allocated spaces and can fill up quickly during the summer weeks. The nearest train is Par Station, which has direct services from London Paddington and beyond. It's then a 10 minute taxi trip into Fowey. The main bus stop in Fowey can be found outside the Safe Harbour pub, and the 24 & 25 First Kernow services stop here. Fowey also has its own town bus service which picks up from outside the church and runs to the car parks and some other
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