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Sky Cottage, traditional Cornish fisherman's home

SuperhostGolant, England, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Cris
2 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Sky Cottage is a delightful haven in the friendly village of Golant on the bank of the Fowey River. Up the winding stairs you will find a twinkle lit bedroom which sleeps 2 people in luxury and comfort in king-sized 5' bed with 100% cotton bed 'linen'. There is a wood-burner with free unlimited dry logs etc provided. The kitchen area is well equipped. Sun trap patio garden. Parking with permit provided 200 yards. Friendly local pub 300 yards. Eden Project only 10 minutes drive. Local kayak hire.

The space
Sky Cottage is a beautifully restored vernacular Cornish cottage built as one of a pair in around 1850, it is the perfect spot for sanctuary and from which to explore Cornwall. Located in the pretty riverside village of Golant-by-Fowey. Furnished to a very high standard with large comfy leather sofa and tub chair in the lounge, oak floors, wood-burning stove with unlimited dry logs provided. The airy bedroom with exposed beams and twinkle lighting has a king-sized 5' bedstead with excellent mattress, topper, and quality 100% cotton bed-linen, lovely soft towels are also provided. The mattress and pillow protectors are freshly laundered for every guest. The lounge has a 'smart' digital TV with Free View and Netflix (logged in ready for you) and there is a DVD player with many DVDs provided. One of the plug sockets has four USB charging points. The bedroom TV is digital with Free View . There is free Wi-Fi. A well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and large fridge with freezer above, and a worktop for food preparation. (There is no washing machine - local laundry only 3 miles, details in the information file at the cottage.)
Within the village there is Kayak hire from 'Encounter Cornwall' for private hire or guided river tours. Tea shop/cafe by the river. The village has an art gallery that of Robin Leonard a local residents as is the well known wildlife artist David Parry. Golant village was the home of EV Thompson who wrote the wonderful Retallick series of novels set in Cornwall. Dine in the fully equipped cottage or the local Fisherman's Arms pub (200m) on the water-front or treat yourselves for a special occasion at Trenython Manor a hotel only a mile away with a lovely restaurant.
Swim in the sea at Polkerris Beach (4 miles) or Readymoney beach in Fowey (4 miles) or at Trenython Manor where you get lunch and a swim in their indoor pool for £13.50 each or swim and breakfast only £10 per person.
With such fantastic walking all around you could easily park the car for a week and just walk. The Saints Way passes right through the village so join it in either direction to Fowey or Lanlivery (The Crown Inn) or divert to Lostwithiel for more great eateries and mooching places! Trips to Padstow, Truro and Plymouth are all only an hour or less. St Austell, Mevagissey (a very pretty fishing town), Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are all less than 30 minutes. A couple of miles up the road are The Hidden Gardens and a little further to Duchy Nursery (Lostwithiel) a wonderful shop, garden centre and superb restaurant. There is so much to do you will run out of time before you run out of adventures! I look forward to welcoming you very soon.

Guest access
You are booking the entire cottage and private enclosed patio garden with parasol, wooden table and chairs for outside dining and soft deckchairs for lounging and sun-bathing.

Other things to note
The nearest shop is the butcher Charlie Harris in the nearby village of Tywardreath, (they supply sausages to Rick Stein!) They also sell a few essentials like milk, eggs, butter etc. There is also a Thai/Fish and Chips takeaway in that village. The nearest supermarket ( excellent Co-op) is in St Blazey which is about 4 miles.
Sky Cottage is a delightful haven in the friendly village of Golant on the bank of the Fowey River. Up the winding stairs you will find a twinkle lit bedroom which sleeps 2 people in luxury and comfort in king-…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
TV
Hair dryer
Laptop-friendly workspace
Essentials
Heating
Iron
Hangers

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Golant, England, United Kingdom

This is a unique village full of friendly and helpful people and lovely holiday makers. The local publican at the Fisherman's Arms is Nick who took on the licence in February 2017. He will give you a very warm welcome and feed you well too. The Fowey estuary is a beautifully unspoiled river with incredible wildlife. We regularly see kingfishers, herons, egrets and our resident seal, we have yet to see the elusive otters which have been captured by night vision cameras in the estuary. Ducks, a variety of gulls, geese and swans are often spotted.
This is a unique village full of friendly and helpful people and lovely holiday makers. The local publican at the Fisherman's Arms is Nick who took on the licence in February 2017. He will give you a very warm…

Hosted by Cris

Joined in August 2017
  • 32 Reviews
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Recently retired interior designer. Happy gardener, reader, walker and very sociable. I love kayaking on the Fowey River. Can't live without camper van, music or books.
During your stay
I live next door with my husband Paul, and our access path is behind Sky Cottage.
If you would like to send a hello message with your first names it's so nice to be able to address you in my information message ... not essential! Sky Cottage has no washing machine, although there is a laundry service in the nearby village of Par, details are in Sky Cottage.
I can also offer help with any aspect of your stay, don't hesitate to ask if required. Although we live next door we will totally respect your privacy.
I live next door with my husband Paul, and our access path is behind Sky Cottage.
If you would like to send a hello message with your first names it's so nice to be able to a…
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House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets

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