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'Captains Row' A Riverside House with 2 Balconies Over the River

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Captains Row in Fowey, Cornwall, UK - All Rooms have River Views. Short Walk from Town Centre, Beach and Countryside

Built in 1826, "Captains Row" was the home of Capt Bate, an old sea captain. It is right on the River Fowey. Beautifully refurbished in 2006, it has all of the amenities of a luxury holiday home that is regularly used by it’s owners. The views are stunning and there are two balconies from which to watch the bustling life of the river – from yachts to freighters, and fishing boats to traditional gig racers. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and when you stand on a balcony looking at the view, it is easy to see why! Listen to the cry of seagulls, watch cormorants fly over the water, and maybe see a kingfisher flash past in a glitter of colour. Fowey retains its unique, unspoiled charm, with its narrow winding streets, old fashioned pubs and variety of shops. It is within easy reach of beaches, spectacular walks, the Eden Project and other places of interest. All this to make your holiday enjoyable, relaxing, interesting and exciting when you come to this oasis by the river.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Alan Frost
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
4 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

From BG, Iceland "What a wonderful holiday in Fowey at your beautiful home; had a great time walking, sailing, sunbathing and exploring. WE will be back! Our best regards and thanks".



From T&TB, Rutland: "This place is very special. You've thought so carefully of everything to make a stay comfortable. Stepping through the front door away from the bustle of the town into the peace, and the remarkable view of the river!To wake each morning to watch the heron search for his breakfast is just magical! We've enjoyed every minute.



From The N Family, Brighton: "What a beautiful place Fowey is! What a fantastic house and superb location! We are all in love with your house, the colours, the decoration and the care and attention to every detail. Thank you for a relaxing week of pure escapism. See you again in October!"
Apr 2006
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Guestbook comments from the owner

From BG, Iceland "What a wonderful holiday in Fowey at your beautiful home; had a great time walking, sailing, sunbathing and exploring. WE will be back! Our best regards and thanks".



From T&TB, Rutland: "This place is very special. You've thought so carefully of everything to make a stay comfortable. Stepping through the front door away from the bustle of the town into the peace, and the remarkable view of the river!To wake each morning to watch the heron search for his breakfast is just magical! We've enjoyed every minute.



From The N Family, Brighton: "What a beautiful place Fowey is! What a fantastic house and superb location! We are all in love with your house, the colours, the decoration and the care and attention to every detail. Thank you for a relaxing week of pure escapism. See you again in October!"
Apr 2006
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1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

5

A wonderful seaside property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Captains Row. Fantastic place to stay. The balcanies are great with a glass of wine and property offered everything we needed for a home-from-home holiday by the sea

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeremy Thank you from Joan and me for your lovely comments! We always aim to make your stay at Captains Row as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. You will always be welcome back Alan
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The Daphne du Maurier Festival in May is ten days long and covers all types of literary and performing arts.

The Fowey Royal Regatta in August is a week of sailing and festivities including a carnival, gig racing, Red Arrows Display team and fireworks.

There are sailing lessons and canooing readily available in Fowey.

Information on these and more is available on www.fowey.co.uk

Coast/Beach:

Readymoney Beach is the closest to Fowey - some 10 minutes walk from the centre of town.

Coombe Hawne and Great Lantic beaches are also accessible.

The South West Coastal Path passes through Fowey and there are some lovely circular walks in the area. Details are in the bookcase at the house.

Travel:

Newquay Airport is about 20 miles away.

Par is the nearest main line train station which is 5 miles away.

Distances:

St Austell is 7 miles

Padstow (and Rick Stein!) is about 34 miles away

Newquay is about 25 miles

Truro is 25 miles

Plymouth is about 40 miles

Further Details:

Fowey is a delightful small town with many good quality restaurants and pubs. There are banks (including ATMs), a Poat Office, bakers, butchers, fishmonger, wine merchant, book shops, small supermarket, several art shops and many clothes and specialist shops. There are also two sailing clubs, and shops that cater for marine and saling needs.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
First high
23 Jun 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£965
for 7 nights
£965
 
 
Regatta
11 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
9 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 9 nights
From
£150
 
 
Post Regatta
20 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£690
for 5 nights
From
£138
 
 
Second high
25 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£965
for 7 nights
£965
 
 
Summer late
15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
Autumn early
29 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
winter
13 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Pre Christmas
15 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£474
for 6 nights
From
£79
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£935
for 7 nights
£935
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£935
for 7 nights
£935
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£553
for 7 nights
From
£79
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book please contact Alan Frost: call (07802 464 100) or e-mail (alanhafrost@aol.com).
Bookings are secured with a one-third deposit, the balance to be paid 4 weeks ahead.
For full terms and conditions please contact Alan Frost.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am

Notes on prices:
Periods shown are for week commencing that date (Unless otherwise indicated). Prices shown are for Captains Row per week in UK Pounds. In addition to these prices there is a key/damage deposit of £125 which is refundable as soon as the keys are returned and our housekeeper confirms all is well. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRICES SHOWN ON OWNERS DIRECT INCLUDE FEE OF BETWEEN 4% AND 8% FOR BOOKING ON-LINE. BOOKING DIRECT WITH ME AS IN THE PAST AVOIDS THIS FEE. CONTACT ME DIRECT TO RECEIVE THE RATE BEFORE THIS FEE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Avg/night
Updated: 04-Jun-2017
12
Available
12
Unavailable

Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower Room with shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. Bathroom with bath/shower, WC and hand basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Telephone accepts incoming calls, toll-free calls and emergency calls. Gas and electricity are included in the rental. There is no smoking or pets at Captains Row, and the house is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years. Outside: Both balconies are big enough to dine on. Parking: One of the many lovely things about Fowey is that it is not really a car place – it’s a walking place – and so parking in the town centre is restricted. Caffa Mill is the nearest car park. It is about 200 yards further on down the road from Captains Row. You have to pay and display day and night . A 7 day ticket for £35 with CASH at the Du Maurier Tourist Information Centre in the centre of town (covers the whole St Austell/Newquay area). If Caffa Mill is full, there is another car park which is just past the Caffa Mill car park. In the unlikely event that both these car parks are full, there is the town’s main car park (clearly sign posted), or other parking around the town. (Full details about parking are available when booking). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, towels (for indoor use) and tea towels are provided (changed each week). Please bring your own beach towels. Cleaning is once a week on Friday (changeover day).