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Sky Cottage, characterful fisherman's cottage in friendly village with great pub

Bedrooms 1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Pretty cottage in friendly riverside village

Sky Cottage is a beautifully restored character filled fisherman's cottage in the gorgeous village of Golant-by-Fowey. The cottage sleeps two people in an airy bedroom with a very comfortable king-sized 5' double bedstead with pretty twinkle lights overhead. Lovely crisp bed linen and excellent quality towels are provided. Sky Cottage is very well equipped for your Cornish holiday and it is the perfect centre from which to explore all of Cornwall. The cottage has a winding stairs and has steps into the cottage and into the sun trap garden. There is a lovely leather sofa on which to relax in front of the wood-burning stove and an arm chair. Unlimited free logs are provided so a winter break at Sky Cottage is totally cosy too. There is a nice selection of DVD's and books. Private parking nearby.

Fabulous local pub, The Fisherman's Arms, is only 200 yards They serve good pub food and a great variety of real ales. In the winter there is a pub quiz on alternate Tuesdays. The Cormorant Hotel has a lovely menu and welcomes non-residents so book for your special occassion. The world famous Eden Project is only 10 minutes drive. Local kayak hire in the village for guided paddle or private hire.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 2, 2018

About Cris

Semi-retired interior designer with love of the river and Cornwall. I love kayaking, gardening, reading and shopping.

Cris purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Cris chose Golant

The village of Golant is unique. We fell in love with the river and pub, the cottage has a beautiful feel to it and we found it while holidaying in nearby Lanlivery.

What makes this cottage unique

Located in the heart of this very friendly village you will be part of a lovely community. There is plenty to do, you will be welcomed to do the pub quiz on alternate Tuesdays. The Cornish card game of Euchre is played on the other Tuesdays. Village Hall film shows on the last Friday of the month. Pretty church with a very happy and welcoming congregation, services at 9.15am and third Sunday Evensong instead. Easter Egg Rolling, August Carnival and Madness in the Pill water games. Perfect location for Daphne du Maurier Fowey Festival and Regatta Week. you can even walk into Fowey to avoid the traffic jams.


Golant Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoking allowed in the lovely garden!
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen-sized double bed
  • Pretty and airy room with twinkle lights, very comfortable Queen-sized bed with excellent mattress and quality bed linen Chest of drawers, bedside tables with lamps. Hanging rail with hangers provided. View over front garden to the River Fowey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


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Sky Cottage, characterful fisherman's cottage in friendly village with great pub
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Sweet little cottage. Extremely comfortable bed and very nice bathroom. Loved eating in the garden.

  • 5 of 5

Golant is a beautiful place, well placed for Fowey and other places to visit, as well as the coastal path. Really quiet and peaceful. Cottage is just right for a couple, with everything you need for a short break. Delightful!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such lovely comments. Please come again very soon. All the best, Cris
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Fisherman's Arms
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
80 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Kilometres
Cormorant Hotel
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

kayak trips on the River Fowey and/or kayak hire available in the village.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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