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Renovated Detached Cornish Cottage In Peaceful Village With River Views

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


About the property

Cottage in Golant, Nr. Fowey, Cornwall, England - Peaceful Village Location, 1 Minute To Local Pub, River And Village Green

The Old Post Office is a detached cottage with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (including a wet room) The cottage was recently renovated with accommodation for 5 people and a baby.. It has a spacious open plan living area with a log burning stove, large modern kitchen with lots of natural light, plus a utility room. Downstairs has slate floors with underfloor heating throughout. The log burning stove in the old chimney is a lovely extra. The cottage garden over looks the River Fowey with outside seating and a BBQ. There is a parking space next to the cottage. Furnished in a modern but cosy style.

Katherine Ogg
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We very much enjoyed our short stay-lovely.

Peace and quiet-such a tranquil spot and every home comfort.
May 2015
  • 1 of 5


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fowey in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • river
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite shower room off master bedroom Family bathroom with bath and view of river Wet room downstairs with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with double bed Bedroom 3 with single bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
Notes on accommodation: Parking - there is a drive at the Old Post Office for one medium size car. Outside: The cottage garden is at the front of the house, with small yard at the rear for hanging washing out. There are river views, places to sit and a BBQ to enjoy. Utility Room: Washing machine, freezer, sink. Small but perfect for doing the cleaning up after a trip to the beach! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning, linen and towels included in price.


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Car: necessary


There are several beaches nearby -

At low tide the village enjoys a sand bank in the middle of the river Fowey, perfect for a walk but please watch for the tide coming in!

Ready Money beach Fowey - Sandy with a swimming platform and ice cream van! 15min drive.

Polkerris beach - sandy with pub, restaurant and cafe. Water sports available from the beach, great for swimming. 10 min drive and a short walk from the car park.

Par Beach - a long sandy beach great for a walk. 10 min drive.


To enjoy the Old Post Office you preferably need a car unless you are an avid walker!

Buses do run to the top of the village about 1 mile from the cottage, and you can get to Fowey and St Austel.

The mainline train station is Par with service to London Paddington about four times per day. Please note taxis do not wait at this station but can be arranged to meet you.

Newquay airport is 40 mins drive. Exeter airport is 80 min drive. Both Newquay and Exeter airports offer car hire service.


Fowey is 3 miles, Lanydrock is 6 miles, Charlestown 6 miles, Bodmin Moor approximately 10 miles, Truro ( the County city ) 20 miles. The Eden Project 6 miles, The north coast and Padstow is 40 mins with Rick Stein's seafood restaurant. The Hall Walk is a beautiful route along the Fowey river estuary taking both Fowey ferries and pubs at both ends.

Further Details:

The cottage is located on the Saints Way, its about 50 min walk to Fowey where you will find independent butcher, baker, fishmonger, banks and chemist. Self hire motor boats, skippered fishing boats, sailing, canoeing, crabbing for children are all available in Fowey and lots of different eating and drinking establishments.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fowey, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
18 Aug 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Autumn
8 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn Half term
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We ask for a 30% deposit with the final balance 8 weeks before your stay. A security deposit is payable at 8 weeks. We can take payment via Credit Card or electronic banking.
To check availability please email.

Changeover Day:
Arrival time is 4.30pm with departure at 10am. During the peak weeks, arrival is on Friday but out side of these weeks we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Price is for 7 night stay. Short stays are available outside of the main season for a minimum of 3 nights and priced at 75% of the weekly rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.