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Cottage in Prime Position With Direct Water Frontage and Outstanding Views



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Water Fronting Character Cottage in Fowey, Cornwall, England - A few minutes walk from Fowey Town centre, truly 'At Waters Edge'

'At Waters Edge' is in an exceptionally beautiful position, built right on the banks of the Fowey River, with the Du Maurier family home, 'Ferryside', on the opposite side of the river. Every room has stunning river views and the private terrace is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy watching life on the river or perhaps try catching a fish for your supper! You will never tire of the constantly changing view of large and small boats and abundant wildlife. Fowey Town is just a few minutes, mainly level, walk away. Many of our guests return year after year. Perfect for an Autumn or Winter break. There is no parking at the property but you have a choice of two car parks within 5 mins level walk.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

.... thank you for a wonderful week ... we only left Fowey once .... Spent the week enjoying good food, entertainment, crabbing and some beautiful walks ... Nicky August 2014

....thank you .. we had a lovely time. You have a very smart house and in an amazing spot! ..... Dominic & Jayne August 2014

... we had a great holiday. We loved At Waters Edge ..... Pat & Bill July 2014

......we had a fantastic time ..... Sarah June 2014

Mar 2011
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From the Owner

Right on the river - fabulous views

Activity and Interests


When the Fowey River is at low tide the beach is just below your balcony! There is a lovely family beach at Readymoney Cove the other side of the town and many beautiful Cornish beaches a short drive away. For Du Maurier fans the Menabilly beach is only a short drive away - made famous in Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca.


For rail links the stations are Par, 3 miles or St Austell, 7 miles. Nearest airport is Newquay, 20 miles. When arriving by car, you will need to drive through Fowey town to get to Passage Street. The roads are very narrow but you can pull up right outside of the property to offload. Caffa Mill car park 2 minutes walk away - tickets can be purchased with cash, credit card or there is 24/7 phone booking system. A few minutes further along the road is the Old Station Car Park.


Eden Project just 6 miles away or The Lost Gardens of Heligan (15 miles), Lanhydrock House (7 miles).

Further Details:

Fowey has a good range of shops and wonderful restaurants. You will find local shops along side more famous names. There is a good Post Office and banks. Good choice of restaurants - we love Sam's - great music and pop memorabilia for sale. Several good pubs - The Galleon is a favourite for pub food. Have a look at the Fowey website for lots of information.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
18 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate A
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
12 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We ask for a £100 non returnable deposit to secure your booking and full payment 60 days before the start of your holiday.

Changeover Day: Saturday
Arrival after 3 pm. Please be sure you leave by 10.30 a.m. to allow time for cleaning for our next guests.

Notes on prices:
Part week bookings are available at certain times of the year

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Terrace next to the river - just like being on a boat!

Property Type

  • house


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Television


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • river
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • On first floor bathroom with full size bath with screened shower over. WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. On second floor shower cubical, washhand basin, WC.


  • 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: first floor with double bed (4ft 6in). Fabulous river views. Built in wardrobe. Hairdryer. Adjacent main bathroom with bath/shower and WC. Bedroom 2: on second floor with twin beds. Window seat. Amazing river views. Adjacent bathroom with shower and WC


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: This delightful former sea captain’s house is right on the Fowey River so you really will be - At Water’s Edge. Built on this idyllic spot, nearly 200 years ago has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The views of the river, Bodinnick and surrounding countryside are truly superb. It won’t take you long to feel at home in this comfortably furnished cottage and you can sit back, with a first class view of the river and relax. Watch the sail boats and the kayaks, the rowers practice, the ferryboats and fishermen. The river is bursting with wildlife - cormorants, swans, and ducks – and more recently a dolphin has been spotted! The car park is just 5 minutes walk and from there the car ferry crosses to Bodinnick and the start of the famous Hall Walk with its amazing views of Fowey. A few minutes walk through narrow streets and you are in Fowey town with shops, restaurants and bustling quay. Outside: Delightful brick paved waterside terrace with built in slate seat and balcony over the water. The high walls on either side give privacy and the morning sun makes this a truly delightful outside space. Table and four chairs and small cast iron BBQ. The perfect place to sit with your drink, perhaps enjoy a barbecue, or simply sit in the sun and enjoy the lovely views. Full gas central heating and electricity included in price.

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