Tuesday 3 October 2023

Ferryman's Cottage, Fowey, Cornwall

Ferryman's Cottage, Fowey, Cornwall

Nestled in the heart of Fowey, Cornwall, Ferryman's Cottage is a Victorian gem that has been lovingly transformed into a delightful self-catering holiday accommodation. With picturesque views of the Bodinnick Ferry and the historic Ferryside, once graced by the presence of renowned author Daphne du Maurier, this cottage offers an ideal retreat for those seeking a tranquil escape in the area.

As you step inside this captivating cottage, you'll find yourself on the lower ground floor, where the Cornish slate-built cellars of the former "Sailors Return," an eighteenth-century pub, have been thoughtfully converted. Here, you'll discover a charming dining room with a beamed ceiling that leads to a terrace, where guests can use the gas BBQ while savouring views of the river. The kitchen, superbly equipped with a range of fitted units, a gas cooker, washing and drying machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, and microwave, awaits your culinary adventures.

The living room on this floor boasts an open, decorative fireplace, a smart TV with Sky, and patio doors that open onto a balcony, providing the perfect spot to unwind. An adjacent study, also with a smart TV, offers a peaceful space for work or leisure.

Venturing to the first floor, you'll find two double bedrooms, one of which boasts a bay window with lovely views, as well as a bathroom/WC with a shower over the bath. The second floor reveals two more bedrooms, one with river views and a double bed, while the other features a single bed and full-sized bunk beds.

Throughout, the holiday cottage has undergone tasteful refurbishment and modernization, offering quality family accommodation complemented by the captivating surroundings. Two beautiful decking areas provide the perfect setting for relaxation.

The local area offers a diverse range of activities, many of which are water-based, including boat trips, kayaking, water sports, and fishing. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the fantastic walking and cycling opportunities, while beach lovers can explore Cornwall's beautiful coastlines. Several golf courses are in close proximity, and for those with a penchant for shopping and art, the individual shops and galleries in the area await your discovery. And when it's time to sate your appetite, the abundance of cafes and restaurants promises a taste of delicious local fare.

Indulge in the Victorian charm and natural beauty of Cornwall at Ferryman's Cottage, where history and modern comfort seamlessly intertwine. Plan your escape to this enchanting holiday retreat in Fowey, Cornwall.

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