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Your very own large garden immersed in the countryside
Beautiful walks, right on your doorstep
Beautiful town of Fowey close by
The picturesque fishing village of Polperro also a short drive away
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Woodlands Cottage - Cornwall

Fowey (9mls NW), Cornwall
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A tranquil retreat in the heart of the Cornish countryside
  • Ideal for family holidays or a couples' retreat by the Fowey and Warleggan rivers
  • Perfectly situated for exploring both the North and South coasts
  • Within walking distance of a pub and other local amenities
Property code: 77914

In the heart of the Cornish countryside, this riverside property has been lovingly fitted and furnished in a contemporary style and is perfectly placed for countryside walks and trips to the beach.

Nestled amongst the Cornish countryside on the banks of the River Fowey, this wonderful detached property is the ideal rural retreat for friends/families. It’s perfectly positioned for guests wishing to explore both coastlines as well as offering woodland walks on your doorstep and rugged Bodmin Moor (7 miles) to the north. Other activities are also on offer locally, such as surfing and cycling. Despite its tranquil and secluded position, guests will be pleased to know there’s a pub within a few hundred metres.

This property has been immaculately decorated in a fresh, contemporary style; cool tones blend beautifully with oak furniture and the occasional pop of colour to create a bright and airy space for guests to relax in. From the terrace, you enter the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, which feels light and spacious. Although modest, the kitchen is well-equipped with everything you’ll need. Leading off the living area are two beautifully presented bedrooms: one double and one twin. The double has an en-suite shower room and there is also a bathroom with a shower over the bath. Outside, the enclosed garden has a lawn and terrace, which is great for al fresco dining with a view.

On the south coast, the South West Coast Path connects the picturesque fishing towns/villages of Looe, Polperro and Fowey (all within 14.5 miles), which all boast a range of independent shops, eateries and galleries. The north coast has yet more stunning places to visit such as Port Isaac (19 miles), Padstow and Tintagel (within 30 miles) or popular surfers’ resort, Newquay (25 miles). Both coasts are also home to gorgeous sandy beaches and hidden coves. For something different, head to the Eden Project (12 miles).

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin bedroom
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven, induction hob, fridge with ice box, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Smart TV and wireless speaker in lounge area
  • Storage for bikes available on request
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with BBQ, terrace, lawn, various shrubs and plants and pathway leading to the woodland walks (please take care with young children)
  • Beach 12 miles, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance

Georgina Rowe

This property is personally managed by Georgina.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Maria 27th August 2021

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Our stay was excellent. The cottage was well equipped, very comfortable and clean. The grounds were gorgeous and we wish we had longer to spend at the cottage to fully enjoy the peaceful relaxation that the gardens had to offer. We would definitely stay here again and would recommend to friends. Owners Julie and Richard were welcoming and friendly.Read more The nearby pub which is in walking distance has good food which we enjoyed. All in all it was a big thumbs up! Hide

Reviewed by Emma 20th August 2021

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The cottage was equipped with everything you might need, was in a perfect position with lovely walks all around.

Reviewed by Shaun 13th August 2021

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Woodland cottage is in a great central location for to explore Cornwall. Julie & Stuart were wonderful hosts & made us all feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. The cottage itself is spacious & clean with a modern finish. The garden was also a lovely space for the kids to play and enjoy a bbq that is also supplied. Julie and Richards extRead moreensive woodlands around the cottage were also great to explore and again emphasise the space that you would not get with a holiday let on the coast. Hide

Reviewed by Shelley 23rd July 2021

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Lovely cottage. Perfect location for touring around Cornwall. Julie was lovely and on hand if we needed her. BBQ area was very tranquil it was a great area for relaxing.

Reviewed by Rebecca 16th July 2021

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We had a wonderful stay at Woodlands Cottage. Julie and Richard are so friendly and helpful. The cottage is done out really nicely and the gardens are beautiful. The cottage is the perfect base to enjoy both the South Cornish Coast and the North Cornish Coast.

Reviewed by Matthew 9th July 2021

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A great cottage in a quiet location, ideal for exploring Cornwall and North Devon. A very high specification cottage with a huge garden and woodlands. The owners (Julie and Richard) were both very friendly. We had an excellent holiday and we would recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Michelle 2nd July 2021

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Woodlands cottage is very well appointed, clean and had lovely gardens and woods surrounding it. We enjoyed walking in the woods and the River Fowey flowing through, it was peaceful and relaxing. The cottage is in an ideal location to explore Cornwall, you have your own space to park the car which is a bonus. A great place to stay for couples or faRead moremilies. We only cooked in once choosing to eat out other days. I would recommend The Plough at Duloe and The Three Pilchards in Polperro. Hide

Reviewed by Emily 14th June 2021

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The location is stunning. Richard and Jules have 12 acres of land which was great fun to explore with our little ones. They were incredibly helpful and made us feel very welcome. We'd definitely go again.

Reviewed by Emma 11th June 2021

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Our family really enjoyed our stay at woodlands cottage. The owners live next door to the cottage and couldnt be more welcoming, and are on hand if you need anything. The location is perfect if you want to explore Cornwall with lots of places an easy drive away. The cottage has everything you might need and was very clean and comfortable. But the tRead morehing that made this stay for us was the big garden which led to the surrounding woodland and river! It was just beautiful. We will be back again. Hide

Reviewed by Piers 21st May 2021

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This is a perfect place to stay. The cottage is light, airy ,comfortable and well - equipped . It has great wifi , a smart tv , adjustable heating and good showers. The added bonus is the garden with its views and access to the private woods which are on your doorstep. We loved our daily walk up the paths, finding hidden benches , walking by the riRead morever and looking at the amazing bluebells. We can't wait to return. Thanks to the owners who were on hand when needed. Hide

Reviewed by Shirley 7th May 2021

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The cottage is in a perfect location for exploring the whole of Cornwall. It is set in beautiful grounds and the owners are really friendly and helpful with local information. The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable.

Reviewed by Danielle 1st May 2021

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Lovely cottage in a peaceful location. It has everything you need and is very comfortable with beautiful surroundings. Its a great base for exploring forests, countryside and the coast with most places under 30 mins away in the car. Big supermarkets are only 15/20 mins away as well as take away restaurants and smaller shops. The owners were very frRead moreiendly and on hand if you have any issues. We had a lovely break and would highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Gary 23rd October 2020

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Beautiful cottage with amazing views over the valley. Lovely clean property and the owners were very welcoming. Had a great week and hopefully be back next year! Thank you for a lovely week.

Reviewed by Ann 2nd October 2020

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Fantastic location set in 12 acres of woodland. Ideal for touring. Hosts are very helpful and friendly. The cottage is very clean and spacious with a very large private outdoor space.

Reviewed by Lynn 25th September 2020

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Beautiful cottage in an idyllic setting. Judy and Richard are delightful hosts, always happy to chat. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The cottage is well placed for both north and south coasts of Cornwall. Plenty to see and do.

Reviewed by Geoff 18th September 2020

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The cottage was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. It has its own garden with bbq. It is within the grounds of the owners property and includes access to the private woods and river which are beautiful. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and clearly wanted to make sure you had everything you wanted for an enjoyable stay. The locatiRead moreon of the cottage is perfect for exploring both the north and south coasts of Cornwall. Hide

Reviewed by Keith 11th September 2020

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A Beautiful well equipped cottage.Peaceful location for relaxing after days on the coasts. Julie and Richard excellent Hosts

Reviewed by David 5th September 2020

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Richard and Julie were fantastic hosts, you could not have asked for better. They were so welcoming and helpful to make our holiday so special. The location is so wonderful and serene with the surrounding woodlands and nearby river, and the accommodation was first class. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a beautiful place to stay.

Reviewed by Stephen 28th August 2020

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We had a great week at Woodlands Cottage, lots of trips out and a brace of meals at the Halfway House! A big Thank You to Richard and Julie for making our week so enjoyable.

Reviewed by Adam 21st August 2020

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Beautiful property & beautifully furnished & in a wonderful location. I would recommend it to anyone. The owner's couldn't have been more welcoming & helpful. There was even a lovely welcoming bottle of red, which was thoroughly enjoyed.

Reviewed by Valerie 14th August 2020

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The Cottage was everything we had hoped for. Julie & Richard were extremely welcoming & helpful. The Cottage has excellent facilities, was very comfortable & situated oerfectly to access all parts of Cornwall easily. All in all it was perfect for a relaxng break. Thank you to Julie & Richard

Reviewed by Lewis 31st July 2020

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We had a wonderful time at Woodlands. From the moment we arrived the hosts, Julie and Richard were very accommodating and friendly and wanted to make sure we had the best time. Everything was very clean and we were blown away by the beautiful surroundings! It was so lovely to have a family trip with peace of mind during these times. We will definitRead moreely be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 24th July 2020

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Very welcoming hosts who are on hand to help with questions or a chat. Well equipped cottage. Great big garden for kids - with a river on the grounds. Friendly pub at the end of the road. In a good location for driving to most places in Cornwall.

Reviewed by Sophia 17th July 2020

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The cottage was spotlessly clean with everything you need for self catered accommodation, lovely big garden with some decking and a table and chairs. A beautiful feature was the bench to the side which looked over the vast grounds and the river. A peaceful spot for a morning coffee. The location was perfect for touring around Cornwall with easy accRead moreess by car to both the North and South Coast. Finally, the hosts were so friendly and helpful! We would definitely go back again. Hide

Reviewed by Tao 6th July 2020

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Such an unexpected delight. Woods to wander through and a personal river to paddle (or swim if you dare!) Julie and Richard are wonderfully welcoming - the cottage is beautifully presented and thoughtfully equipped with everything you could possibly need, whether rain or shine. With both the north and south Cornish coast within an easy drive, this Read moreis the perfect base from which to explore. Eden Project is an absolute must-see and there are many other charming places to discover. Hide

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North Cornwall

Embark on clifftop wanderings along the South West Coast Path to discover ancient myths and legends; King Arthur at Tintagel Castle, or the giant at the Bedruthan Steps. Surfers flock here to ride the famous swell that carved the dramatic coastline, and Bude and Newquay are havens for the sport. From sandy bays and beaches to the seafood delights of Padstow or thrills of Camel Creek Adventure Park, North Cornwall is brimming with things to do; trails to trek, cream teas to gobble, and adventure to be had.

West Cornwall

Let the history, romance and raw beauty of West Cornwall whisk you through time, into rocky coves and along sweeping sands to Land’s End where the UK slips into the Atlantic. Discover an oasis of flora owed to the rare geology of the Lizard peninsula. You can kayak around Godrevy Island, wander the galleries of St Ives, catch a performance at the open-air Minack Theatre, and still make it to Marazion for dinner: St Michael’s Mount makes the ultimate backdrop.

South Cornwall

Tucked away from the swell of the Atlantic pretty fishing harbours sleep, and lush carpets of greenery roll up to craggy cliffs. Discover the fishing and smuggling history in Kingsand and Cawsand, or walk the South West Coast Path from Fowey to the tiny tidal beach at Readymoney Cove. Sample local ales in St Austell before visiting Charlestown’s tall ships, the enchantments of the Eden Project, or The Lost Gardens of Heligan. From vibrant towns to secret beaches and exhilarating days out, the south has it all.

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