This characterful house was once part of a Victorian flour mill and has been tastefully refurbished to create an exceptional and individual holiday home. Just ten minutes' walk from the centre of Fowey and within 100 yards of the harbour's edge, The Counting House is perfectly located to make the most of town and river. The slip-way and dinghy park at Caffa Mill are within two minutes' walk and a dinghy can be hired at this property. Period features combine well with contemporary decor to provide a lovely ambience at The Counting House. The accommodation is arranged on three floors. The first floor is open plan with a well-equipped and attractive kitchen and very comfortable living room. Outside there is a pleasant decked patio area with garden furniture, ideal for soaking up a little Cornish sunshine.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3').
Bathroom: Bath, basin, w.c.
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: TV with BT vision, DVD, gas-fired wood-effect stove, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5') chest of drawers, hanging rail. En suite Shower Room: Electric shower, basin, w.c.
GARDEN AND PARKING: No parking space but parking is available in two car parks within 100 yards of the property, weekly tickets can be purchased. Enclosed decking area with garden furniture. A dinghy can be hired at this property. Please ask for details when booking as availability is limited.
Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Gas and electricity included in rent; gas fired c.h., gas woodburner in lounge.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: Not provided.
Shop: 0.5 mls Pub: 0.5 mls
NOTES: No smoking, no pets, top bunk not available for use, there are 4 steep steps from the pavement to the front door, please take care. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Telephone with incoming calls and local calls only, mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.
- Saturday Changeover day
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi Available
- Bed Linen Included
- 0.5 mile to a pub
- Towels Included
- 0.5 mile to a restaurant
- 1.5 miles to a beach
- Tumble dryer
If you haven't yet discovered Fowey, you've got a treat in store. Full of multicoloured cottages, perched on the hillsides leading down to the sea, this little fishing town has lots to tempt visitors.
There is an entrancing collection of unique local shops and boutiques, along with harbourside cafes, pubs which will give you a hearty welcome and a good atmosphere, and restaurants offering tempting local produce. If you want a unique insight into the local species in these waters, you could visit Fowey Aquarium, whose residents include specimens brought in by local fishermen.
If you're a fan of Daphne du Maurier, you may want to visit the Literary Centre, which gives information and exhibits about the author and her life and work. There is also the Fowey Festival of Words and Music, held in May, in which du Maurier, and many other authors, artists and musicians, are celebrated. Another great spectacle is the Fowey Royal Regatta, held in August.
Fowey lies within one of the many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Cornwall, and the backdrop of the surrounding countryside, with its tidal creeks, rolling fields and rugged cliffs, will make you want to return here again and again.
I have stayed in the Counting House twice now, for one week with my primary school aged children and then two years later for one week with my elderly parents. All of us have loved it, a nice house with a lovely feel in one of Cornwall's most beautiful towns. Would definitely stay there again, although as we live in Australia it is a long commute :-)Ms Rebecca Logue - 18th August 2018
Very well equipped and cosy cottage. Mrs Christiane Oswald - 6th August 2018
Fantastic stay in Fowey. We'd never visited this lovely place. We tended to go to the North Coast of Cornwall. Thoroughly recommend Sams Restaurant. We felt very much at home in this lovely house. Lucky with the weather too!Andy, Stella, Rea and Nancy - 28th October 2017
We had a very enjoyable holiday.Very good location,efficient staff at Cornish Horizon,thank you .Mr Richard Greenway - 9th October 2017
Fowey is a super place, and the apartment is well located. Mr and Mrs Gerrard - 16th September 2017
Quirky house in lovely location.Mrs emma fooks - 21st August 2017
We have been coming to Cornwall and specifically Bodinnick and Fowey for 20 years now. The Counting House was the best property we have stayed in and we will book again. Ideally located, the house itself was a treat. Well furnished and with excellent Wi-Fi.Mr Matt Deakin - 17th April 2017
A fantastic company. We had an easy booking and a great stay in a gorgeous property.Mrs Anupa Roper - 30th July 2015
Would recommend Fowey and Cornish Quay holiday rentals to friends and family without hesitationMrs L Else - 27th July 2015
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