LONGSTEPS REFURBISHED & UPGRADED 2017 Voted one of the top three 'best places to live' in Britain by Country Life magazine. Fowey is a bustling sailing port on the Fowey Estuary, set in stunning countryside, with dramatic beaches nearby. Known for its sailing, walks, stunning views, and vibrant streets, Fowey is a gem in Cornwall and inspiration to many of Daphne Du Maurier's books. It is also home to the annual Du Maurier literary festival and the Royal Sailing Regatta. Fowey has an eclectic mix of independent shops and colourful restaurants, pubs etc. Apart from the sailing Fowey has access to some of Cornwalls fantastic beaches, kayaking, stunning walks and within easy reach of Eden project. Please note that these are non-smoking cottages. Both of these properties can be rented out together to accommodate the larger party.
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Good. Great having a Nespresso machine. Would have liked softer pillows.
Weather was not the best, so having a cottage to go back to was a bonus. Very central. Unloading the car was difficult but then we realised that people just held up the traffic for a short while if necessary.
Great location for a week in Fowey
Comfortable and well provisioned cottage right in the middle of Fowey. Lovely garden / decking area which is surprisingly spacious and was much appreciated by our dogs who enjoyed basking in the sun. The hike up to the car park is one downside but not a problem as long as you are mobile. Well situated to visit all the cafes, pubs and restaurants in town.
Exceptional property with superb location
We spent the bank holiday with friends and booked both properties..Longsteps and Littlesteps. The property is in the town centre a few minutes walk from the harbour. Both houses are beautifully decorated with very high quality furnishings . The two patio areas are perfect for relaxing in and enjoying meals outside. Most importantly for us the properties are spotlessly clean . We will definitely be going back and would highly recommend a visit especially as we've been informed that they are just introducing a concierge service which will stock up the wine fridge or provide you with cream teas if you want , amongst other things.
Fantastic stay yet again
My wife and I had a fabulous week in Littlesteps - we’ve stayed here before and really enjoyed revisiting Fowey, with its lovely pubs and restaurants. The Weather was good and we had some great walks around Fowey and over in Polruan.
The cottage is ideally situated in the Town centre, is nicely decorated and spotless. Since we were here last year, the owners have remodelled the garden. The new decking area is a lovely sunny spot to enjoy a glass of wine and the fabulous views of the Church and Estuary. We will definitely return!!
Lovely cottage with garden, in the heart of Fowey
Great cottage with all amenities. It is well decorated and maintained and comes with a caretaker on call 24/7, which was handy when we locked ourselves out! The garden is a nice addition and unusual for properties in Fowey centre and appreciated by our black lab Monty.
A much needed break - we thoroughly enjoyed our few days. Cottage is delightful, clean and welcoming. We slept really well and ate far too much! Would highly recommend it. We’re looking forward to coming back again but hoping next time we can make it in nicer weather so we can make full use of the garden.
Special interest holidays: Fowey has a unique and ancient charm which holds a special fascination for visitors of all ages. Fowey is renowned for sailing in the estuary and attracts both experienced and novice sailors alike. Fowey Regatta week is the highlight of the social calendar, with Sailing, The Red Arrow Display Team, Carnival, Fireworks display and lots of live bands being but a few of the events taking place. Private boat hire, sailing, canoeing and diving lessons are all available from Fowey. Lots of lovely walks around the superb National Trust land and beautiful coastlines and beaches that surround Fowey. Coast/Beach: We have two bathing beaches in Fowey, Readymoney Cove, a small sandy beach 15 min stroll from the town centre and Whitehouse Beach which is on the Esplanade, and only a 5 min walk from the town centre. Polkerris Beach is 15 mins drive away and has two nice restaurants. Travel: Buses run regularly from Fowey into Par and St Austell and to the nearest train station, Par, which is only 5 miles from Fowey. There is a seasonal local Fowey Town Bus that runs throughout the day. The Polruan ferry runs from early morning, throughout theday and into the evening. The Bodinnick car and passenger ferry also runs continuously throught the day and evening and makes a quicker journey to Lerryn, Pont and Mixtow and all points east! Distances: Eden Project - really worth seeing - 15 mins drive. Padstow - Rick Steins restaurants are only 40 mins away. The Lost Gardens of Heligan are 15 miles away. Lanhydrock House (National Trust) is only 7 miles away. Further Details: The cottages are in the centre of the town with all the main restaurants and amenities within short walking distance. Some of our top tips: Pinky Murphy's - try the Pinky's Plater. Brown Sugar - coffee and cakes - fab pancakes. The Ship Inn - traditional pub with a real fire. The Galleon - great river views and plenty of atmosphere Sams - brilliant burgers and seafood. Nathan Outlaw at the Marina Hotel - for Michelin stars. We have some fantastic local shops including Fowey Fish, which sells locally caught fresh fish and has an extensive selection of wines. Nile's bakery sells fresh bread and cakes. In addition we have a super local butcher, deli and green grocer - you really don't need your car!
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Booking Notes: We require a 25% non refundable deposit on booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to departure. Should you cancel within eight weeks of departure, we reserve the right to retain payment should the dates not be resold. Should you wish to pay by Credit card via a UK bank a charge of 2.5% be added to the total amount. Short breaks are also available - please ask. we also have a property in majorca with owners direct ref: b2261. Changeover Day: Generally our changeover day is Friday, however we can be flexible out of season. Please ask.