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Foye old exchange

Fowey, Cornwall (Ref. 1053462)



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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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  • Four poster bed
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "The house is situated in an excellent location, good access to bus and ferry services to travel up and down the coast."

    Fowey has a wide range of pubs and restaurants for eating, not all of them could fit a large group like ours at peak times. Both The Galleon and The Lugger were able to fit us in and provided excellent food. The house itself was very comfortable and spacious for the 9 of us. The two sitting rooms were perfect for those who wanted to read or watch TV at night. The only issue is that the bathroom on the second floor is one of the rooms, meaning that people in the two other rooms had to go into their room to use it, though there was a separate toilet on the first floor. We didn’t find it a problem. It was excellent value for money, far better than other large properties in the area and ideal for hiking groups like ours.

    Reviewed by GerardJun 2022

  • "Great place for a family get together."

    Lots of room to be together or have a few quiet minutes. Very central to Fowey, everything within walking distance. Lots of bathrooms, essential if you have a large number of people . Very, clean and well presented. Owners are really helpful. Excellent welcome hamper. We had a lovely holiday staying here. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by JillApr 2022

  • "Fantastic location in Fowey and very clean house with everything you could need ( apart from a dishwasher!"

    .) the owners were extremely responsive and helpful. Wonderful welcome pack left for us which was gratefully received. Would highly recommend this house.

    Reviewed by HelenJan 2022

  • "Great property in an ideal location in the centre of Fowey; hosts were great and provided us with a lot of information and a very nice welcome hamper!"

    Reviewed by RobertDec 2021

  • "This property is ideal for a family gathering."

    Several different rooms in which to chat and play board games or watch TV quietly. Our grandchildren liked playing hide and seek. The property is close to the shops, pubs and the quay. It’s a nice stroll to both White House and Ready Money beaches. As always with most of Fowey holiday rentals finding parking is part of the joy of the holiday. The Old Foye Exchange has a little space to load and unload without causing to much chaos. We are looking forward to our next visit.

    Reviewed by JaneNov 2021

  • "Brilliant stay … great for families."

    . very well equipped…. The owners went over and above to make our stay special ….. Thank you… highly recommended

    Reviewed by AnnetteNov 2021

  • "We had such a great family stay at the house."

    So spacious and ideal for a large group, two sitting rooms and a dining room allowed for plenty of space. The house is situated perfectly for town and easy for a stroll to the town or the beach. Fowey itself is brilliant, lots of nice restaurants, cute shops and things to do. The harbour is beautiful and the beach has a really handy shop and toilet facilities. Couple of things to be aware of is that Fowey is really hilly and the parking is situated away from the house, this wasn’t an issue for us as we were entertained with the town and organised ourselves ahead of time for days out. We loved our trip and would like to return again, the house was really clean and had plenty of bathrooms/ensuites for the group. Highly recommend and the contact with the owners we had was really helpful and lovely.

    Reviewed by AnthonyJul 2021

  • "Property is in a fantastic location, close to the harbour and amenities!"

    Great place to stay for a group!

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2021

  • "Foye Old Exchange is a lovely spacious, well presented, comfortable, characterful property in the centre of Fowey, The owners gave us excellent information prior to our visit and provided us with a lovely welcome pack upon arrival."

    The property is only 100m from the the Town Quay and The Esplanade, Readymoney Beach is only a slow 15 minute walk along the pretty Esplanade. We were lucky with the weather 12 sunny days in 2 weeks, Lots of lovely places to eat in Fowey all within easy walking distance, due to Covid space rules, we recommend booking before your holiday, Went on boat trips: River Cruise, Megavissey ferry, Over to Polruan (worth an explore), Also took advantage of water sports. We will definitely be back! Dean & Tamsin

    Reviewed by DeanJun 2021

  • "Lovely house in amazing location."

    We were surprised by the welcome basket and enjoyed our scones with local cream and jam. Generally delightful and would love to return.

    Reviewed by MarionApr 2021

  • "The property was 50 metres from the town church which meant that the clock chimed every 15 minutes 24 hours a day which nade it difficult to get much Sleep ."

    Ear plugs were provided but were not very Successful for us This should have been mentioned in Property details. Ps we vacated property thursday two days earlier than Planned because of above

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2021

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  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x four-poster king bed and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x second-floor twin, 1 x second-floor single
  • All en-suites have been refurbished for the 2022 season with new shower enclosures and flooring
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Rear courtyard area with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub within 0.1 miles.Church 0.1 miles Note: All fireplaces are feature only, please do not use
  • Note: Owners will accept smaller groups during the festive period, please call the office if you have any booking inquiries

The property

Resting just moments away from the picturesque River Fowey in South Cornwall, discover the large Grade Two listed townhouse of Foye Old Exchange, amidst the hustle and bustle of Fowey town.

Set over three floors and with six bedrooms, this holiday accommodation is ideal for bringing large groups of families and friends together to explore this corner of Cornwall, home to a vast array of things to see and do.

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About the location


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: Please note the property is in close proximity of the church.

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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