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Farthings in Fowey, Cornwall

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sleeps 6
4 rooms
3 bathrooms

Farthings description

Farthings is a charming three bedroom cottage (plus child's room with a child's bed) located in a desirable location right on the beach at Readymoney Cove in Fowey. The cottage is situated just opposite Readymoney Cottage, where writer Daphne Du Maurier once lived. It has good access to the National Trust Coastal Path, Fowey town centre, which is about a 10 minute walk and is just 30 yards from the beach.

It is situated in an idyllic location in Cornwall with easy access to many of the county's excellent attractions including the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and popular coastal towns such as Carlyon Bay, Charlestown and Mevagissey, making it the perfect holiday home to explore Cornwall.

Fowey holds many events throughout the year including the popular Fowey Royal Regatta and the Daphne du Maurier literary festival. There are many good local restaurants, cafes, bars and shops to choose from in the centre of Fowey and if you feel like a day on the water you can hire kayaks and boats or join a boat or sailing trips.

The dramatic views of the South Cornwall coast and countryside can be enjoyed from the many National Trust coastal walks which can be accessed directly opposite the cottage.

This property especially welcomes families. It provides a cot and a booster highchair plus blackout blinds, children's games and books. There is also an enclosed garden.


Contemporary kitchen comprising a gas oven and hob, Smeg fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Full utensils and accessories including a microwave, cafetiere, toaster, kettle, iron and table top ironing board.

Dining Room/Area

Wooden dining table with seating for six.

Living Room/Area

A welcoming open plan kitchen/living/dining area situated on the first floor. Double doors open out to a balcony with breathtaking views across Readymoney Cove. Furnished with a two seater sofa, arm chair and two pouffes. Flat screen TV with Digital Freeview, DVD player and iPod Bose Soundock.. Features a wood burning stove for those cooler winter evenings.

Master Bedroom

Situated on the ground floor. Furnished with a double bed, two bedside tables with lights above and a built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2

Situated on the ground floor. Furnished with a single bed and chest with three drawers.

Bedroom 3

Situated on the ground floor. Furnished with a single bed and chest with three drawers.

Bedroom 4

Situated on the first floor. Child's room furnished with a 5ft 10" single bunk bed with storage under.

Family Bathroom

Family bathroom is situated on the ground floor and comprises a power shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and under floor heating.

Bathroom 2

En suite to Master Bedoom comprises a bath with power shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and separately controlled under floor heating.

Bathroom 3

Adjacent to Bedrooom four is a shower room with power shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and under floor heating.

Garden Description

Balcony off the kitchen with views down to the beach and out to sea. Only 30 yards to the beach. Hot and cold outdoor shower. An enclosed sun trap courtyard with seating for 6 and a gas BBQ. The property is situated at the end of a no through road allowing safe access between the cottage and the beach.


There is no parking at Farthings as it is situated at the bottom of the cove however, you can unload at the property and then park at the Readymoney Cove Car Park which is approximately a 7 minute walk away.. Car parking permits can be purchased from the Tourist Information Centre which allows you to park in all Fowey car Parks plus extras in the district of Restormel which also covers St Austell, Newquay and surrounding areas.


  • Breathtaking views down to the beach and out to sea.
  • Enclosed sun trap courtyard, perfect for barbeques.
  • Easy access to many of Cornwalls top attractions.
  • National Trust coastal walks on your doorstep.
  • A 4 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6.

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