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Lounge with open fire
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Lounge with open fire
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Single Bedroom and small double with river views
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Harbour View - Polruan

Polruan, Cornwall
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 3
3 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautiful Grade II listed Captains house with many period features. Sleeps 4+1
  • Steeped in maritime history and enjoying river views
  • Retaining many original features including some unique stained-glass panels
  • Visit Fowey with a great selection of small, independent shops and galleries
  • A short drive to the traditional village of Polperro with shops, pubs and restaurants
  • Take the ferry from Fowey to the nearby villages Mevagissey, Boddinick and Polruan
Property code: PC032

A beautiful Grade II listed Captains house, steeped in maritime history and retaining many period features. Located within Polruan a traditional fishing village and within easy reach of Fowey.

Grant you and your dogs a new leash of life from this winsome family home in Polruan, South Cornwall. Boasting space for up to four people and three dogs, the setup of this cottage ensures you never have to spend another holiday away from your canine chums. Strip back your daily routine and spend hours tracing the South West Coast Path, eating ice cream on the quay and meeting new friends (both two-legged and four) in the local dog-friendly pub. After a day or two here, it won’t be long before you are planning your return.

A Grade-II listed building, this Captain’s house is a year-round haven. Feel your senses come alive in summer with hours playing games with your dogs in the large, private garden and soaking up the beautiful river views. Of course, the interior provides a welcome retreat whatever the weather, yet is especially cosy in winter when the lounge’s open fire comes into its own. While your pups gnaw on some tantalising chews, take the opportunity to put your feet up as the fire’s amber glow warms your toes and turn on the TV for a film. Round off the day with dinner cooked up in the well-equipped kitchen/diner before heading upstairs to one of the three cosy bedrooms.

While there is no parking at the property itself, you can leave your car in one of the nearby car parks and seize the opportunity to explore on foot. With eager pups on leads, explore Polruan village before climbing aboard the ferry to nearby Fowey (where ferries also run to Mevagissey and Boddinick). If your paddy-pawed pals love the beach, make sure you stroll along the coast path to dog-friendly Polridmouth Cove, a real hidden gem that is great for paddling in summer.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 small double and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave
  • wood burning stove
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Parking is available nearby car parks (charges apply)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Shop, pub/restaurant and beach within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Located behind a busy, working boat yard
  • Polruan is a quaint little village situated on a very steep hill, so access to some parts of the village can be challenging.
  • Many of the amenities, ferries and cottages in Polruan are accessed via steps some of which can be steep. Please contact us if you have specific requirements.
  • There are many small winding streets that are not suitable for cars, therefore many properties in Polruan do not have private parking. However, there is a large pay and display carpark at the top of the village.

This property is personally managed by Louise.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jane 3rd October 2019

Harbour View commands a magnificent location overlooking Fowey and its estuary and is literally only a few steps away from the river ferry. Quirky and with a great deal of period charm, the cottage is ideal for adults but would not be ideal for small children. Car parking arrangements can be complicated on a working day and are an additional elemenRead moret to be factored into time, accessibility and budget. Hide

Reviewed by William 31st August 2019

Traditional Cornish holiday cottage; its quirkiness and last century charm match the beautiful barely changed fishing village of Polruan. If you want to sit and watch telly you're on the wrong holiday in the wrong cottage. If you love beautiful sunsets, long walks, the sound of the harbour and life at a slower pace - this is for you.

Reviewed by James 10th August 2019

An amazing period cottage in an an even more amazing location. The pictures don't do it justice!! We had a brilliant time and our 2 1/2 year old son loved being so close to the boatyard. Ideally placed for a quick boat trip over to Fowey, crabbing, pubs and a little beach at low tide. We will be back!

Reviewed by Penelope 27th July 2019

Overall, I loved the cottage because it was like someone's home and quirky, full of pictures. Mattresses were more comfortable than in many holiday cottages. Liked the beds. The garden was amazing. Excellent position. Can see the ferry coming. Would go to this cottage again.

Reviewed by Jane 20th October 2018

Lovely cottage in a very nice little village , ideal spot for a quiet holiday, very steep hill in and out , but 2 nice pubs good village shop and tea room, definitely recommend it.

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View from the cottage
Lounge with open fire
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Lounge with open fire
Fire place
Kitchen/Diner with ornamental Aga
Single Bedroom and small double with river views
Double bedroom
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