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



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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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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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


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.


Newquay Airport is about 20 miles away.

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


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

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
14 Oct 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off early
6 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
off mid
24 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring early
24 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring mid
21 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring late
19 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer early
9 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
First high
23 Jun 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
9 night minimum stay
for 9 nights
Post Regatta
20 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Second high
25 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer late
15 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn early
29 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
13 Oct 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Pre Christmas
15 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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

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Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


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


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • waterfront


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • 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).

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