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Gartree Cottage

Polruan - South East Coast

A beautiful cottage in Polruan, a few minutes walk from the quay
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Towels Not Included
  • 1 mile to a restaurant
£459 - £1092 per week *

Special Offers: Book any available week from 10th June to 22nd July and get 15% off

W/C 29th July & 5th August now £925, saving £167


Gartree Cottage is a beautiful cottage in a quiet position just a hundred yards from the water's edge in Polruan. With a modern, stylish feel, the property has great views of the harbour, as well as a small patio garden and private parking. The quay, shops and two characterful inns serving food are just a short walk away. It is an 'upside down' house designed to maximise the amazing views of the river.

Built on a hillside, Polruan's picturesque narrow lanes are peaceful and unspoilt and virtually car free. From the quay, visitors can hop on a ferry to the sailing town of Fowey famous for its yearly Regatta. This is Daphne du Maurier country and the acclaimed Fowey Festival attracts many to its talks, walks, plays and poetry. Surrounded by miles of beautiful coast and countryside, opportunities for walking abound. There is a particularly scenic 1.5 mile coastal walk to sandy Lantic Bay, and the deservedly popular Hall Walk will take you from Polruan to Fowey via Bodinnick and two ferries. Nearby beaches include Readymoney Cove, Lantic Bay and Polkerris. Both the famous Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are within easy driving distance. 

Gartree Cottage can be rented out with Chapel Mead next door for a larger group (sleeping 14 in total) CHAPEL MEAD

Bedroom 1:
Kingsize bed (5'), TV  En Suite Shower Room: Shower, basin, w.c.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4'6"), TV, adjoining door to neighbouring property always locked during occupation En Suite Bathroom: Shower over bath, basin, w.c.

Open Plan Lounge: Vaulted ceiling, window seat overlooking Fowey harbour, TV, DVD player, iPod dock.
Kitchen/Diner: Electric range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine.

Parking for one car approx. 50 yds from property. Access to the parking is via steps and a fairly steep slope that some visitors may find inconvenient. Front patio garden with garden furniture.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets: 1 dog allowed at £25 per week.
Power and Heat: Heating is provided by electric underfloor heating. The cost of all electricity is included in the rent.
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen provided; towels not provided but may be hired.
Baby Equipment: Not provided but may be hired.
Shop: 0.1 ml  Pub: 0.2 ml

NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • Awaiting Grading
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Not Included
  • 1 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.5 mile to a beach
  • Sea Views
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher


Band Date Range 7 night price *
17th June 2017 - 8th July 2017 £874.00
8th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017 £983.00
22nd July 2017 - 26th August 2017 £1,092.00
26th August 2017 - 2nd September 2017 £983.00
2nd September 2017 - 23rd September 2017 £721.00
23rd September 2017 - 21st October 2017 £557.00
21st October 2017 - 28th October 2017 £655.00
28th October 2017 - 23rd December 2017 £459.00
23rd December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £874.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.

Local Area

Polruan's position on a headland jutting out into the estuary meant that it once had great importance as a lookout point.  Now, visitors can share the same commanding views from the headland looking out to sea, and across to Fowey on the far bank.

Up here is also the spectacularly beautiful Headland Garden, which has unexpectedly become known for more exotic flora than you might expect to find in this little corner of Cornwall.  This has allowed it to be discovered and promoted far and wide.

While up here, gazing out into the distance, you may spot sea birds and other wildlife, and maybe even the odd seal.  Much of the area is not only an AONB, but also a Special Area of Conservation, so that it can be preserved for future generations.

Like most villages in the area, the primary industry has always been fishing, however the locals are very welcoming to visitors, and tourism has taken its place.

Walkers will find the landscape to be ideal for hiking, or if you prefer just a gentle stroll, there are lots of options available.  Upon your return, you can relax with a meal or drink in The Lugger Inn, or hop on the ferry and visit one of the pubs or cafes in Fowey.


Both practical and elegant decor ; a very good location for satisfying my interests and probably those of most visitorsDr A Kuczynski - 22nd October 2016
Views to die for, so peaceful.Mrs C Dean - 16th April 2016
Fine situation; well appointed; v.g. Service.Mr M Warrington - 18th August 2015


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