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Delightful Grade II Listed Cottages - Longsteps (2/3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Longsteps (2/3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

Bedroom 1: Redecorated large room with double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers with large mirror over, sink with vanity unit and cabinet. Shutters to the window and new carpet

Bedroom 2: Two full size single beds, chest of drawers with mirror over, shutters to window and new carpet.

Bedroom 3/snug area: Redecorated with day bed and wardrobe. New carpet.

Sitting room: Includes a two seater sofa and two comfy arm chairs, HD Smart TV and an electric 'wood burning' effect stove. New shutters to the window. Redecorated.

Kitchen/dining room: Completely refurbished and upgraded fully fitted kitchen with dining area for 6. Views of the garden and Church. Integrated appliances include electric oven/grill with halogen hob and extractor fan, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge with ice box. Nespresso machine (bring capsules). Shutters to window.

Bathroom: Completely refurbished and upgraded bathroom includes luxury walk in shower, sink, cabinet heated towel rail. Separate WC

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About the property

Longsteps & Littlesteps

LONGSTEPS REFURBISHED & UPGRADED 2017 Voted one of the top three 'best places to live' in Britain by Country Life magazine. Fowey is a bustling sailing port on the Fowey Estuary, set in stunning countryside, with dramatic beaches nearby. Known for its sailing, walks, stunning views, and vibrant streets, Fowey is a gem in Cornwall and inspiration to many of Daphne Du Maurier's books. It is also home to the annual Du Maurier literary festival and the Royal Sailing Regatta. Fowey has an eclectic mix of independent shops and colourful restaurants, pubs etc. Apart from the sailing Fowey has access to some of Cornwalls fantastic beaches, kayaking, stunning walks and within easy reach of Eden project. Please note that these are non-smoking cottages. Both of these properties can be rented out together to accommodate the larger party.

Member since: 2007
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just got in the house..... wow!

What a difference a year makes!

You've done such a fantastic job - speaking as a holiday tenant: thank you so much!!


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Booking Notes:
We require a 25% non refundable deposit on booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to departure. Should you cancel within eight weeks of departure, we reserve the right to retain payment should the dates not be resold. Should you wish to pay by Credit card via a UK bank a charge of 2.5% be added to the total amount. Short breaks are also available - please ask.
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Changeover Day:
Generally our changeover day is Friday, however we can be flexible out of season. Please ask.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fowey in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in Shower, heated towel rail, cabinet and sink
  • Bathroom completely refurbished at a high standard to include a luxury shower, sink, cabinet and heated towel rail
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Laura Ashley day bed. Bedroom decorated and new carpet 2017
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Separate sink and vanity unit. New carpet and Shutters 2017
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Recently decorated and new carpet and shutters 2017
  • All bedrooms completely re decorated and new shutters fitted 2017
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Longsteps newly refurbished during 2017, very well appointed, tastefully decorated, comfortable and fully centrally heated. Very rare in Fowey, they both have fantastic outside space with great views and plenty of seating. Bed linen included. Towels not included. Dogs may be accepted on request at an additional charge of £35 per week. Outside: Longsteps: The back door leads out onto a good size private decked patio. Lovely views of St Fimbarrus Church and glimpses of the estuary. Littlesteps: The back door leads out to a good size private garden with table/chairs, which enjoys fantastic views of St Fimbarrus church and towards the woods on the other side of the estuary. The patio leads onto the garden to a further seating area in a pergola where you can enjoy the views of the church and the estuary.


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average rating of 4.625 based on 18 reviews

Return to a lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We’ve stayed in Longsteps now, 3 times and each visit is just as good as the last. The cottage has been completely refurbished and is really lovely. I cooked a full roast dinner for the family and everything I needed was on hand. Fabulous place to stay. Booking for next year.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful little cottage with all essentials

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in longsteps.

The cottage has everything you need and has great character. It's in a perfect place and the town of Fowey is magical.

Not a criticism but just to note the church clock chimes every fifteen minutes and dongs the hours on the hour all night amd the cottage is right next to the church so it takes you a couple of days to get used to this through the night! The bedrooms could do with some blackout curtains as the light wakes you early.

Not an issue though if you put something over the blinds.....

We would definitely return.

Thank you for a great holiday.

Matthew & Marie

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pretty little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weekend. The cottage was extremely well presented, very clean and beautifully decorated!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this cottage many times over the years and always enjoyed it, now that it has been refurbished it simply exceeds expectations. The owners have completely changed the interior and it looks great. Fowey is on the doorstep and has a wealth of pubs, restaurants and shops. Great holiday in a beautiful cottage in a wonderful setting. Will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A very tastefully furnished property

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this property to anyone in fact I already have.

Cottage has everything you could possible need plus a lovely outlook from the decking area, and a great position.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely well-equipped property

  • 5 of 5

We had not taken a self catering break for a number of year, but we had a wonderful time staying at Longsteps. The Cottage has recently been refurbished and is beautifully furnished and the kitchen equipped with everything that you need if you wished to eat in. We ate out most nights, as there are some really good restaurants and pubs just a short walk away. When we arrived at the property everything was very clean and tidy and we found we were able to use the wi-fi on our computers and tablet with no problem. There is no car parking close by, but you can pull up outside the cottage to unload. After this you have to use the central car park at the top of the hill, but you can buy a weekly parking pass from the local authority. I would recommend anyone staying in Fowey to do this, because the walk up the hill every morning to feed the meter is a fitness challenge. This was our first time in Fowey, but we will certainly return and Longsteps would be our accommodation of choice for any future visit.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Special interest holidays:

Fowey has a unique and ancient charm which holds a special fascination for visitors of all ages.

Fowey is renowned for sailing in the estuary and attracts both experienced and novice sailors alike. Fowey Regatta week is the highlight of the social calendar, with Sailing, The Red Arrow Display Team, Carnival, Fireworks display and lots of live bands being but a few of the events taking place.

Private boat hire, sailing, canoeing and diving lessons are all available from Fowey.

Lots of lovely walks around the superb National Trust land and beautiful coastlines and beaches that surround Fowey.


We have two bathing beaches in Fowey, Readymoney Cove, a small sandy beach 15 min stroll from the town centre and Whitehouse Beach which is on the Esplanade, and only a 5 min walk from the town centre. Polkerris Beach is 15 mins drive away and has two nice restaurants.


Buses run regularly from Fowey into Par and St Austell and to the nearest train station, Par, which is only 5 miles from Fowey.

There is a seasonal local Fowey Town Bus that runs throughout the day.

The Polruan ferry runs from early morning, throughout theday and into the evening. The Bodinnick car and passenger ferry also runs continuously throught the day and evening and makes a quicker journey to Lerryn, Pont and Mixtow and all points east!


Eden Project - really worth seeing - 15 mins drive.

Padstow - Rick Steins restaurants are only 40 mins away.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are 15 miles away.

Lanhydrock House (National Trust) is only 7 miles away.

Further Details:

The cottages are in the centre of the town with all the main restaurants and amenities within short walking distance. Some of our top tips:

Pinky Murphy's - try the Pinky's Plater.

Brown Sugar - coffee and cakes - fab pancakes.

The Ship Inn - traditional pub with a real fire.

The Galleon - great river views and plenty of atmosphere

Sams - brilliant burgers and seafood.

Nathan Outlaw at the Marina Hotel - for Michelin stars.

We have some fantastic local shops including Fowey Fish, which sells locally caught fresh fish and has an extensive selection of wines. Nile's bakery sells fresh bread and cakes. In addition we have a super local butcher, deli and green grocer - you really don't need your car!