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Serendipity

Fowey, Cornwall (Ref. 984523)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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9 Customer Review(s)

  • “Lovely cottage, great location and equipped with everything you could need during your stay.”

    As per the description it is a small cottage but it does not feel it once you have settled in. It is short walk to the shops and restaurants and all Fowey has to offer. There is so much choice within Fowey we ended up eating out every night. Due to Covid restrictions you need to book a table if you are going out or else you will be disappointed! Parked in Caffa Mill every day and found a space every day. We bought a weekly rover parking ticket before we got to Fowey so could use it in ...

    As per the description it is a small cottage but it does not feel it once you have settled in. It is short walk to the shops and restaurants and all Fowey has to offer. There is so much choice within Fowey we ended up eating out every night. Due to Covid restrictions you need to book a table if you are going out or else you will be disappointed! Parked in Caffa Mill every day and found a space every day. We bought a weekly rover parking ticket before we got to Fowey so could use it in Caffa Mill and every other long stay car park in Cornwall which we found really useful. A lot of thought has gone into this cottage and making it as welcoming and comfortable as it is. We hope to return and would not hesitate to stay in Serendipity again. Two things to note but did not cause us any issues at all are that the stairs are a little steep, but perfectly useable and the shower is over the bath which is very deep! We had a lovely time in Serendipity and loved it and Fowey.

    - Mrs Horton, October 2020

Serendipity And The Shell Seekers

These two beautifully restored cottages lie in the glorious surroundings of Fowey, a fascinating village which has something for guests of all ages. You will be spoilt for choice between the two retreats, each designed in a luxurious fashion, divided between a cosy lounge, dining area, and a modern kitchen, which can be enjoyed morning through to evening. Whether you are gathering with your loved ones around the fire, or settling down for dinner after the sunsets, you will look forward to returning here, taking in the immaculate décor and its hidden charm. Serendipity (Ref. 984523) boasts an interesting history once upon a time selling and exhibiting the famous Shallow Pool dolls. Shell Seekers (Ref: 984525) benefits from a lovely outside area to the rear, a tiered garden on a number of different levels; the top most of which has lovely views up the river. The properties are only a short walk (approx 5 min) into the centre of town, whilst the harbour, shops and restaurants rest in the opposite direction, and only a minute’s walk is the Caffa Mill Car park and the Car and Passenger Ferry over to Bodinnick. The quaint cottages and a mixture of medieval and Georgian historic buildings resting upon cobbled walkways all add to the enchanting atmosphere. With a fine selection of quality shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs, Fowey really is a vibrant destination. There are many family attractions in the area, including Mevagissey and Charlestown harbours, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

The property

Originally a museum, and the Shallowpool Doll Shop and Exhibition, Serendipity was once known for its window displays, and collectors pieces, revered for their detailed modelling and outfits.

Today, the hideaway offers a high standard of contemporary living in a centuries old building, with a beautiful open-plan living area, freshly renovated to promote relaxation and calmness.

From the exquisite white kitchen to the almost seaside themed lounge/diner, you will never want to leave the soothing set-up, except to cosy up in the lovely king-size bedroom.

Whether you are planning a refreshing summer holiday, or a winter break in front of the pebble flame effect fire, this cottage is for you.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 984525, together they can sleep up to six people.

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Summary

  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size, clothes hooks in the bedroom with extra storage space for clothes in the kitchen
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with electric fire.
  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Espresso Coffee machine, 2 x TV with Freeview, DVD, music system, WiFi, selection of books, games, DVDs, Ipod dock and Hairdryer
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Car park 50 meters from the cottage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The cost of weekly parking is approx
  • £47 for a Rover Ticket which can be purchased prior to your stay, direct from Cornwall Council, this ticket is transferable and can be used in any Council run car park in the county.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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!.

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