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Delightful Grade II Listed Cottages - Littlesteps (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Littlesteps (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)

Bedroom 1: Laura Ashley double bed, bedside table and lamp, fitted wardrobe and cast iron fireplace.

Shower room: Luxury walk in shower with large shower head and body jets, wash hand basin and WC, Velux roof light and centrally heated towel rail.

Kitchen: Fitted kitchen, built in oven/grill with halogen hob and intergrated fridge, microwave and Velux roof light. Nespresso machine (bring capsules)

Sitting room: recessed fireplace, comfortable leather sofa, wall mounted HD smart TV.

Cottage completely redecorated Jan 2017.

Private garden newly landscaped Jan 2017 with table/chairs and charming Arbour seating.

More Details

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.


Owner
Mark
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

Available Rentals

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Notes

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.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Littlesteps (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)in Fowey in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury bathroom with walk in shower, sink, WC and heated cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , One Laura Ashley bed
  • Redecorated Jan 2017 with double bed, bedside table, chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe. views to garden.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
Attractions:
  • 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:
Completely redecorated Jan 2017, very well appointed, tastefully decorated, comfortable with full central heating. New for 2017 Nespresso machine (bring own capsules) and wall mounted HD smart TV. Very rare in Fowey fantastic garden, landscaped Jan 2017 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.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Littlesteps (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)
average rating of 4.631579 based on 19 reviews
5

Fantastic stay yet again

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a fabulous week in Littlesteps - we’ve stayed here before and really enjoyed revisiting Fowey, with its lovely pubs and restaurants. The Weather was good and we had some great walks around Fowey and over in Polruan.

The cottage is ideally situated in the Town centre, is nicely decorated and spotless. Since we were here last year, the owners have remodelled the garden. The new decking area is a lovely sunny spot to enjoy a glass of wine and the fabulous views of the Church and Estuary. We will definitely return!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage with garden, in the heart of Fowey

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage with all amenities. It is well decorated and maintained and comes with a caretaker on call 24/7, which was handy when we locked ourselves out! The garden is a nice addition and unusual for properties in Fowey centre and appreciated by our black lab Monty.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic !

  • 5 of 5

A much needed break - we thoroughly enjoyed our few days. Cottage is delightful, clean and welcoming. We slept really well and ate far too much! Would highly recommend it. We’re looking forward to coming back again but hoping next time we can make it in nicer weather so we can make full use of the garden.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We’ve just spent a really relaxing week in Littlesteps a warm and cozy cottage. It is clean and well decorated/furnished - with everything you need for a home from home. We booked this cottage because It has a garden, which is unusual for properties this close to town. We’ve been to Fowey before and have always enjoyed it. Best pub is the Ship, nice food and real fire and new to us is Haveners restaurant on the Quayside. We didn’t have any issues unloading the car and parked in the main carpark, paying for a week in one go without a problem. We were a little nervous about the cottage, having read the last review - but we found the cottage to be a really nice, comfortable place to stay and didn’t have any issues previously described. Sue the caretaker introduced herself to us, but we didn’t need her assistance during our stay - but nice to know she’s there if needed. All in all a lovely holiday and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Not very good at all

  • 1 of 5

Dear Mark

We were very disappointed with our stay at your cottage as you advertise the property as a Delightful Grade ll Listed Cottages REFURBISHED & UPGRADED JAN 2017.

(1) The fridge door was hanging on badly worn hinges which made it difficult to close.

(2) The TV was pointless as the picture and sound kept braking up making it impossible to watch

(3) Because it gets dark early in the evening it made it difficult to go out the back garden as the out side light did not work.

(4) One of the bulbs in the Kitchen did not work

(5) The shower door sounded as if the hinges were seized and could brake

(6) Both doors on the bathroom cabinet bottom hinges were loose which meant it was hanging on the top hinges. Once they went the mirrored doors would have been on the floor broken.

(7) We never used the oven but we noticed that the oven shelves were dirty.

(8) The bedroom floor felt very unsafe as it was moving under foot

We find with these faults and the way you describe the property is unreasonable charging us what you did for three nights.

Although you are not responsible for the public car park we feel you should organise something as down pass the cottage is not wide enough for cars to pass whilst unloading the car. The car park is a joke as one has to go backs and forwards to feed the meter and the phone booking does not take night payment.

The whole experience has not been good and look forward to your reply

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really disappointed with the review Mr Weekes has posted - and would like to point out that he didn't stay in Longsteps (which has been extensively refurbished - please see reviews!) but Littlesteps (redecorated in 2017) We would ask you to look at the reviews our guests have posted, most of which are 5 stars, and we believe give a true reflection of our lovely 1 bedroom cottage. We are sorry that Mr Weekes didn't enjoy his stay - all of his issues could have been resolved had he simply let our caretaker (who is available 24/7) aware! Spare light bulbs are in the Kitchen (one bulb needed changing from a 4 bulb light fitting) We've checked the TV (which is new!) and its working perfectly well. The other issues he raises are completely exaggerated - our Caretaker checks the cottages constantly, with every change over, and takes great pride in presenting Littlesteps beautifully. I'm not sure what Mr Weekes expects from the road system in a Cornish town, most people visit Fowey because it is a quaint and has all the charm of bygone years. The public carparks are easily accessible and you can book for long periods of time, and pay by various methods cash, card or app.
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4

A very nice place to stay for a week.

  • 4 of 5

We liked the little harbour town of Fowey really a lot. Not too crowded but lively. Nice restaurants and very helpful and friendly people in pubs and restaurants and all around the place. A good starting place for making trips in the environment (Mevagissey, Polruan, to the south of Cornwall. :-). However, it was a bit surprising to find no tourist information office to go to for advice - in a tourist town like this it would be obvious to have one. Our cottage Little Steps was nice, too. However, it was very difficult to get there by car. Unloading and loading the luggage was more than an adventure. To have towels at one's disposal for the week would have been helpful. Allin all, it is al place we'd like to go to a second time.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Location

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.

Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

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!

Distances:

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!

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