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62 Esplanade

Fowey, Cornwall (Ref. 974191)

4.6

Very good

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "It was a nice house but it was quite dirty in places with plenty of cobwebs on the 2nd floor and what looked like mouse droppings in the 2nd floor double bedroom towards the end of our stay."

    We felt the photos on Sykes slightly exaggerated the size of the house too, and were disappointed that no mention was made about the very close building works that were on-going, which were noisy during the day and partially blocked access to the house by road.

    Reviewed by TimOct 2021

  • "Beautiful house with amazing views"

    Reviewed by DarrenSep 2021

  • "It was a lovely house, a bit home from home which is ideal for self catering holiday."

    The only criticism I would have is the Wi-Fi was very poor, which is a shame when there’s a few of us trying to access it at the same time.

    Reviewed by RowenaSep 2021

  • "Lovely house, stunning views, nice restful place to stay, loved the peace and quiet."

    Reviewed by LesleyAug 2021

  • "This beautiful house, full of character is clearly a loved family home, not a typical ‘holiday home’."

    The kitchen is fully equipped, there is nothing that you will need that is not to be found in one of the cupboards or drawers. Fowey is full of hills, so the access to the house being on a small hill, is to be expected and results in the sunny patio having one of the best views around. We have already booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by CarolineSep 2020

  • "The house was everything and more we could have hoped for."

    It is a stunning, luxurious house in an amazing location and very well equipped and make for a perfect family holiday. Much as we would like to keep it a hidden secret, we would have no hesitation in recommending the property.

    Reviewed by StephaneSep 2020

  • "Property not ready on arrival - promised £60 goodwill gesture but not as yet received this!"

    ! Dishwasher was full of previous guests implements - we had to empty Only Walk In shower in property out of action - not good for elderly relative No master bedding available as previous guests had taken it - housekeeper had to wash dirty laundry from previous week after we had arrived so we had bedding Wrong key code supplied Bath towels covered in stains Have emailed you but you are not very forthcoming in replying to me to solve the above issues Very disgruntled

    Reviewed by AlexandraAug 2020

  • "The house is fabulous, perched above the estuary with amazing views of boating life."

    It is perfectly positioned for Readymoney Cove, the town and its restaurants, the passenger ferry to Polruan and coastal walks. We enjoyed the walk to Polkerris beach via Gribbin Head, lunch at Sam's on the Beach and return on the Saints Way. We also enjoyed the motorised dinghy, kayak and paddle board from Fowey River Hire. Great meals and service at the Old Quay House restaurant and Bufala, delicious pastries from the Cornish Bakery, crab and spring onion quiches and the selection of local cheeses at Kittows (Smugglers, Helford Sunrise and Montgomery our favourites). 62 Esplanade has a wonderful patio and long kitchen table to seat a large group. The kitchen was well equipped, we could have just done with a small vegetable knife and a draining board for items washed by hand. I brought washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, cloths and sponges, but these were all supplied. We enjoyed the welcome bowl, Smugglers tea and coffee capsules. The lighting in the sitting room could be improved, we found it a little dark. Good arrangement of bedrooms and choice of doubles, twin etc ideal, beds very comfy. We felt very spoilt in the beautiful master bedroom. As you can tell we had a wonderful holiday, thank you.

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2019

  • "The house is beautiful!"

    We enjoyed our stay very much. Just a few pointers...There are no locks on any of the bathrooms or toilets! There were no oven gloves or tea towels. The instructions on what to do with rubbish, recycling and food waste were very unclear. The top floor bathroom could do with a shower curtain or having a shower rather than a roll top bath.

    Reviewed by AllisonMay 2019

  • "The location was good, amazing views."

    Great house, well decorated. Kitchen was furnished with great tableware and lots of glasses. Suggest advise future guests on parking, 10 minute steep walk but cheaper parking charge than expected. If you haven’t visited Fowey before almost everywhere is steep. It keeps you fit, so you can eat more cream teas.

    Reviewed by LisaMar 2019

  • "Great location in the town of Fowey, fantastic views across the mouth of the estuary, watching the Polruan foot ferry put, put across."

    The access is steep and by foot only, so would be a struggle for anyone mobility impaired. Great rooms, kitchen and lounge and plenty of nice bathrooms too. Great week.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2019

  • "It had been many years since we had a holiday in Cornwall so it was nice to return to Fowey."

    One thing I had forgot was how impossible the parking can be. How ever the property 62 Esplanade was up to the task. with fantastic views and easy reach of the town center. We stayed over the Christmas break and it did not disappoint. As not to lug all the weeks previsions in the car, We ordering the food from the local butchers in the town center and combined with a delivery from local supermarket, It turned out to be the best thing ever. Down side: Access to the property was up a steep slop and then the steps upto the front door took its toll on the older members in the party. Along with the lack of parking made coming back after along day out an experience to forget.While parking is available in a number of public car parks and if you are lucky and some 2 hour parking bays it still requires you to walk a fair distance. Up Side: If you are fit and enjoy the walks its just the place for you. the views and the local amenities are outstanding. We will return to Fowey a lovely friendly town.

    Reviewed by PercivalDec 2018

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Summary

  • Six bedrooms: First floor: 1 x master double with study and en-suite bath with shower over, WC and basin, 1 x bunk, 1 x double, Second floor: 1 x single with trundle bed, 1 x twin, 1 x double
  • First floor bathroom bath, shower, WC and basin
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, WC and basin
  • Open plan living room with kitchen, dining and sitting areas
  • Separate sitting room with TV and Xbox
  • Utility room with WC and basin.
  • Gas central heating
  • Range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, stairgate and hook-on- table highchair (supervision req at all times) available
  • No Parking, on road parking when available and a chargeable car park within a 10 minute walk at average pace
  • Car park can be reached by a local chargeable mini bus service, when available
  • Garden with patio and furniture and outside shower
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Entrance to the property up steep hill, access is by foot only, there are also some steps
  • Please note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £250.00

The property

Proudly sat overlooking the stunning river Fowey with far reaching estuary views this outstanding and most spacious residence is set over three floors on the Esplanade, a short stroll from the historic harbour town of Fowey.

The house is accessed up a small flight of steps through the front garden before you enter into the hallway.

The ground floor is dominated by the superb open plan living room with a well equipped kitchen, dining area and a comfortable sitting area arranged to take advantage of the splendid views.The children, both young and old will be delighted they have their own room off the living room with TV and xbox to keep them entertained.

The bedrooms offer many options and are spread over the first and second floors with bathrooms on both floors and the master bedroom benefiting from en suite facilities and a study with stunning views.

Outside, you can enjoy al fresco dining or a refreshing drink on the patio whilst admiring the views.

A fine selection of good restaurants and historic old pubs awaits you just down the road where there will something to suit all tastes, discover Fowey's beautiful coastline as well as its aquarium and museum.

Explore the many attractions in the nearby area such as the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, also find the charm-filled town of St Austell, along with the fabulous city of Truro with much to see and do.

With so much to do and so many places to explore the outstanding location of this wonderful house offers a holiday to remember whatever time of year.

Note: Entrance to the property up steep hill, access is by foot only, there are also some steps.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

FOWEY

Lostwithiel 8 miles; Polperro 8 miles

This small town and civil parish lies at the mouth of the River Fowey in south Cornwall. The estuary of the River Fowey forms a natural harbour, which enabled the town to become an important trading centre. There is a wealth of things to see and do in and around the harbour. Whether you enjoy getting out on the water, playing golf or finding out more about the history of the area, you are sure to find something to suit the whole family. Harbour cruises leave the Town Quay regularly in season giving you a superb view of the town, but for the more adventurous, rent your own self-drive boat, kayak or paddle board and explore the waters for yourselves! The town is steeped in history, so why not join a guided tour of either Fowey or Polruan? You can even join an owl experience, play golf, go horse riding or pursue your artistic talents with pottery or painting courses. There is the aquarium, museum and St Catherine's Castle, as well as Readymoney Cove, all waiting to be explored. If you get peckish, or fancy something thirst quenching along the way, there is a plethora of pubs, inns, cafes and restaurants to choose. Whenever you plan to visit, keep a look out for the festivals, fairs, markets and theatre performances on throughout the year. There are many family attractions in the area, including Mevagissey and Charlestown harbours, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Discover them all from this fantastic base!

Region Information

Note: Entrance to the property up steep hill, access is by foot only, there are also some steps.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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