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Delightful 3- bedroom Victorian terraced house, with spectacular harbour views



Updated: 08-Dec-2016
House in Fowey, Cornwall, England - Located In A Private Cul- De- Sac Just A Few Hundred Yards From The Town Centre And Beaches

A charming three-bedroom early Victorian house in a quiet attractive terrace overlooking the water. The house has two double bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor and a triple bedroom on the top floor and a large living - dining area and kitchen on the ground floor. There is a small outside sitting space at the back of the house and space to sit or park your car at the front of the house. The house is a short walk to the town centre and to the town beaches.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We fell in love with Fowey after a weekend visit in 2001. When exploring Fowey we walked along Harbour View and dreamed of someday owning a house there. As you do, we came home and searched estate agents and 3 Harbour View was for sale but under offer. Some things are meant to be. That offer fell through and the rest is history.

3 Harbour View is the perfect holiday house for our family. We love coming down to Fowey and never tire of the view of the harbour. We have 3 children who are now in their late teens and who have loved growing up with regular holidays here.

We have rented out the house since we bought it via various agencies but joined Owners Direct in 2014.

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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Wonderful position!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & i & our four teenage sons stayed at Harbour View for a few days over half-term.

Contact with Anne, the owner, prior to the visit, was always efficient & friendly & all instructions were clear & helpful.

Anne had warned us that the road up to the cottage was very narrow but my husband under-estimated just how narrow & took our mini-van (borrowed for the occasion) up this tiny lane. Needless to say he regretted it & there then ensued a nerve-wracking half hour or so while he attempted to get the van to the cottage without taking out any of the neighbouring houses especially the one on the bend..the poor elderly lady who lived there watching on nervously!!! I had to get out & direct, it was a stressful & anxious start to the holiday (at one point i did think he was going to get wedged) & the fabulous view from the cottage's vantage point didnt even register. My husband was humbled...Anne had warned us...needless to say once we had unloaded & managed to get safely back out of the lane we left the van parked up at the nearby car-park for the rest of the stay!! Heed Anne..if you are in a large vehicle DO NOT attempt to drive up to the cottage!

Drama over, the cottage was characterful & welcoming, clean & warm. We had been left a Welcome Pack of teabags, milk, biscuits & wine (much needed after the lane escapade) which was a nice gesture,especially as we had forgotten to bring our own teabags. The cottage was well-equipped, i cant think of one thing it didnt have, a cliched term maybe but it really was a home from home. What makes Harbour View stand out however is its position & the glorious views across the estuary. The front bedroom has two chairs & a little table positioned in the bay window perfect for a morning cuppa while you sit & just take it all in.

I could have sat there for ages watching the boats trundle across.

Fowey was picture postcard stuff & our too-brief visit was thoroughly enjoyed. My husband & i intend to return for longer one day..minus the kids & the van!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful house. Comfortable, clean, well equipped, great location and the views are incredible. Lovely spot to watch the moon rise over the river and the sun rise from bed in the morning. Anne was really helpful and the welcome tray was a very thoughtful touch. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to return to this place!

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Spacious, can fit 6 easily or maybe 8, lovely light pouring in through the windows, stunning views, clean, very welcoming. Lots of nice touches! I forgot my robe on the back of a door, and they sent it on to me. Definitely one to recommend. I would definitely choose this place to return again and again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was spotless and spacious. Lots of nice touches inside.

The views are stunning, location central, with a nice short cut to the shops. The area was very quite

The kids loved Readymoney Cove which was a short walk away

Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent...pure and simple

  • 5 of 5

I'm torn between giving the review this place deserves and lying through my teeth so no-one else stays here......

Why stay anywhere else?

Location is central but no too close which makes it quiet, it was only three minutes to the local bakery. The views are amazing, it took me three to four cups of tea to get my other half to move downstairs from the view out of the main bedroom window.

For once the kitchen was well equipped so you could cook like you do back home. All the rooms are a good size and the kids loved having the top floor to themselves which was a bonus as we didn't have to worry about keeping them up.

The only word of caution is the parking. It does state that the parking is a little tight but we managed fine with my wife's E-Class estate. It is actually the access that is the most difficult part but if you can drive properly and take your time then it is no problem....and an E-Class estate is circa five meters long! Besides, it is the fact it is an dead end which makes it so quiet. As it happens we only used the car once.

Other stuff to do.....ferry across to Pulruan and go to the Lugger Inn. Book in advance but not too early for lunch as not all the seafood will be in. Then convince your fellow diners to order something different and share in an English Tapas way. Try the Kayaking on Fowey itself going upstream past the chain ferry, so relaxing but tiring at the same time a work out. Combine with the pub above for a guilt free pig out!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a house with fabulous views

  • 4 of 5

spacious, comfortable, and cosy home. the view from the lounge and front bedroom was fabulous. The lounge seat in the bay window gave us a clear view of the estuary The house is Very well equipped, and good to have the parking space in Fowey. The road is very narrow but manageable, thankfully there was space in nos 5 to turn the car around. We loved Fowey, the house, Sams restaurant in the village, and hope to come back soon

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We love Fowey. It is a town that has a great atmosphere regardless of the season. There is always a lot to do, even if it is just sitting in the window watching the world go by! Fowey has great food shops and the walking in the area is fabulous. We often come down to Fowey and don't move our car for a week.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : The Ship Inn at 200 Metres Nearest Train : Par at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The Ship Inn at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Whitehouse/Readymoney at 0.25 Kilometres


There is a small quiet sandy beach just 500 yards away (Whitehouse beach - covered at high tide), and a larger sandy beach with diving platform at Readymoney, about a 15 minute walk away. You can join the coastal path west to Polkerris, or take the ferry across to Polruan and take the coast path east towards Polperro and Looe, via the beautiful unspoilt beach at Lantic bay. Also try the 'Hall Walk' all around Fowey's beautiful natural harbour and Pont Pill estuary.


Par railway station is 3 miles away, with buses and taxis to Fowey. It is possible to enjoy Fowey without ever using your car, as all you need is available just a short walk away.


The Eden Project is just 7 miles away. There are National Trust properties a short drive away, such as Lanhydrock house, and the lost gardens of Heligan. Watersports (sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding) are available at Polkerris with large beach and pub/restaurants, which is a 10 minute drive away, or a lovely 90 minute walk on the Saints way.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May bank holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
To book, contact the owner by email. Deposit of 35% to be paid within one week of booking, and balance six weeks before commencement of holiday. All payments in GB pounds sterling. Stays of 3 or 4 nights will be charged at 5/7ths of the weekly price.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday, with arrival after 4.00pm and departure by 10.00am. The Friday changeover means that you can avoid the busiest travelling days in peak season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

  • house


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  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), There is a hand shower over the bath.
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1, with hand basin, WC, second door to landing, and fantastic harbour views. Bathroom with bath/hand shower over, hand basin and WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and stunning harbour views. Bedroom 2 with 6ft double bed or twin (zip linked). Charming attic bedroom 3 with 3 single beds and fantastic harbour views. Small wall-mounted TV.


  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We accept bookings of any length however, please note that any stay for a duration of less than 5 days will be charged at 5/7ths of the weekly price. We are sorry, but please note that we do not accept pets in the house. Outside: There is a private parking space in front of the house, which can also be used for sitting out, with spectacular harbour views. There is also an attractive tiny courtyard to the rear of the property, which catches the afternoon sun. A mobile barbecue and foldaway garden table and chairs are available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. The property is cleaned and linen changed once a week.

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