Fowey

Trelowen

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Floor Plan
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Bedroom details

3 Bedrooms (Sleeps 6)

Bedroom 1

1 x king

Bedroom 2

1 x twin

Bedroom 3

1 x double

Uncover our riverside homestay, an intriguing Grade II listed townhouse set on the Medieval North Street, nestled in the charming coastal town of Fowey. Set over four storeys with a unique layout, this beautifully restored dwelling is light and spacious throughout, with neutral interiors brought to life by gorgeous abstract artwork and delicate ceramics sourced from local Cornish artists. Layered with both sustainable and vintage furnishings, this captivating home really is a dream for the design lovers. Promising three bedrooms and a stunning courtyard garden with original slate steps leading you to the water's edge for ethereal views of the River Fowey, this heavenly abode is the perfect coastal getaway. Tucked away on the splendid Cornish coastline, the pretty port town of Fowey has a wonderful array of delicious eateries and boutiques just waiting to be found, while gorgeous golden beaches and tropical gardens are only a short drive away.


Living

The snug sitting room with bright, white walls, lovely low beams and underfloor heating can be found below the kitchen at garden level. Filled with stunning abstract artwork and eclectic artefacts, such as the 1930's Fauvist landscape and the magnificent whale bone discovered on the shores of Omani beach, this extremely cosy space with Kasbah-style soft furnishings in rich, jewel-like tones has everything you need to relax, including a large TV with surround sound Sonos speakers for an indulgent cinema experience. After days spent wandering Fowey and beyond, the large navy-blue velvet sofa by Snug from the 'Cloud Sundae' range is the perfect place to gather on chilly days, while the resplendent terracotta ottoman is great for stretching out in style. In the drawers and baskets, you will find plenty of board and card games, including a wonderful Cornish version of Monopoly, as well as beautiful coffee table books to peruse beside the warm glow of the dazzling 1950's Guzzini mushroom lamp.

As Trelowen is a charming traditional cottage, please bear in mind that the ceilings are quirky and low in places.


Eating

The main staircase leads down to a luxurious open-plan kitchen and dining area, complete with another laid-back living space, where you will find the gorgeous green 'pickle' sofa by Habbio made from recycled materials and a set of vintage Ercol pebble coffee tables - simply iconic. An attractive 1970's vintage landscape by Eric Blood perches just above the sofa, perfectly complimenting the cushions and throws dotted around the space. This room also benefits from Sonos speakers and a TV rests just above the stunning oak Ercol sideboard.

The fully-equipped, pale, grey, shaker style kitchen with a coordinated quartz counter sits just behind the sofa, with everything you should need during your staycation, including a Swan coffee machine, Neff oven, induction hob, dishwasher, and a juicer, as well as there being plenty of worktop space for you to whip up culinary delights. Savour delicious feasts and slow breakfasts gathered around the elegant oak table and benches for eight, where the glass door opens to overlook the divine garden and river beyond - the most magical backdrop.

In addition, you'll find the utility area just next to the door leading to the garden, where you will find a WiFi enabled washer/dryer below the sink. The stunning French antique bench is a wonderful spot to rest when removing boots and coats, and the owner has also supplied crab nets and a fishing rod for those who wish to fish in the river just over the garden wall.


Sleeping and bathing

This coastal beauty has three blissful bedrooms to choose from.

Discover the main bedroom suite by ascending the stunning staircase, passing an opulent Georgian sash window dressed in stunning plantation shutters. Set over the entire top floor, this sumptuous space is filled more abstract paintings and antique, 1930's art deco furniture sourced from our French neighbours - we just adore the iconic 'Banana' oak rocking chairs upholstered in a gorgeous charcoal velvet fabric. Perhaps the most magical feature of this bedroom is the mesmeric views over the Fowey River, and beyond which can be seen from the beautiful French windows and glass Juliet balcony. The Feather and Black king-size bed with a graphite headboard, draped in a goose down duvet and luxurious mohair blanket, ensures only the most peaceful slumbers. This bedroom also comes with a wonderful walk-in wardrobe, a lovely green velvet ottoman, a hand enamelled Peruvian mirror, black marble-topped bedside tables, and a chest of drawers with stunning metal detailing. You will also find an en-suite shower room with a waterfall shower and Spanish tiling in blue and grey tones.

The spacious second twin bedroom offers further tranquil views of the stunning river and garden below. With lavish cotton bedding and waffle throws, this room is simply a delight for the little ones. With an oak-fronted built-in wardrobe and two chests of drawers, there is plenty of storage space for guests. The room also features an occasional Ercol chair.

The final bedroom with a Shaker style double bed is located from the utility area on the ground floor. There is a small armoire, vintage drawers, and a lovely oak desk complete with a chair just perfect for those who may wish to catch up on emails during their staycation or seek inspiration from the breath-taking vistas for creative projects. In addition, there is an en-suite with an invigorating walk-in shower and a heated rail to keep towels warm and fluffy.

Each bedroom has a set of Sonos speakers, just made for unwinding with a soothing soundtrack before bedtime.

The opulent family bathroom with calming blue tiling is beside the twin bedroom, where you will uncover a luxurious Bette bathtub for soothing, bubble-topped soaks with a shower above for refreshing wake up moments.


Outdoor space

Immediately outside the kitchen, a spacious glass terrace with a table for six offers an exquisite setting for sun-soaked afternoon tea and dusk-lit alfresco dining, along with serving as a lookout spot to savour beautiful riverside scenes. Delightful slate steps take you down to the garden and water's edge. Surrounded by ancient walls and olive trees, you will find a large dining table and sofa cushioned in neutral hues, a spectacular space for banquets with loved ones. Towards the water's edge, there is an additional bistro table which seats four, and the gas fuelled Weber barbecue is a perfect addition during balmy summer months.

There is also an outside toilet with a brass-handled shower adjacent, just a dream to rinse off the salt and sand at the end of the day.

Depending on the tide, steel steps lead from the end of the garden to a sandy beach brimming with shells and sea glass.


Parking

Parking is available in one of the nearby public car parks.


Babies and children

Trelowen is suitable for children over the age of 9, due to the close proximity of deep water and drops.


Dogs

Trelowen is one of our pet-free properties


In the Area

Set in the heart of the curious port town of Fowey, this riverside dwelling is perfectly positioned to roam both coastline and countryside.

Fowey is brimming with darling boutiques, artisan cafes, and award-winning restaurants, such as the iconic Sam's serving delicious seafood, and The Ship Inn offering hearty pub classics. Quay Bakery is just a stroll from your retreat, where you can pick up deliciously sweet delights. If you're in pursuit of fine dining, the Michelin commended Appleton's serves a delectable menu in a contemporary space.

For inspiring days trips, the world-famous Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project are only a short bus ride away from the centre of Fowey, while the ferry to Mevagissey is a wonderful way to spot Cornish seals and dolphins. For those seeking beach days, Readymoney Cove is just around the corner with gorgeous sands to saunter along, whilst wild beaches along the dramatic North Coast are a must for the surfers.


Discover a dreamy dose of coastal luxury at our Grade II listed dwelling, nestled in the quintessentially Cornish port town of Fowey...

At a glance

From £1,702 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | No pets

Key features

Fabulous restaurants and bars nearby

Foodie breaks

Footpath to the beach

Ideal for a car-free holiday

Multi Generational Holidays

Pet-free property

Riverside location

Al Fresco eating

Can be accessed by boat

Courtyard Garden

Stone's throw from the sea

WiFi

Coastal

Sea views

Walking distance to a pub

Walking distance to the beach

Design-led retreat

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Trelowen:

Stunning location.

The cottage was decorated to a very high standard inside and out. It was hard to leave at end of our stay and we will definitely go back to this idyllic retreat..

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