The Moorings - a luxury holiday cottage set on the banks of the River Fowey. – Home 300555 Townhouse
- 3 bedrooms
- 6 sleeps
- min stay varies
The Moorings - a luxury holiday cottage set on the banks of the River Fowey. – Home 300555
- 3 bedrooms
- sleeps 6
- min stay varies
- Child friendly
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
Enjoy a relaxing break staying in our 4 Star, Gold Award holiday cottage, nestled within the heart of Lostwithiel, an ancient capital of Cornwall.
Bath and hand towels are provided.Beach towels available at small added charge. Welcome hamper with local goodies as well as Cornish cream, scones and jam are provided to start your holiday off on the right note.
The Moorings set over four floors in an award winning development on the banks of the River Fowey is perfectly situated in the heart of Cornwall. Its central location and proximity to the station ensures easy access to both coasts, the rugged cliffs and surf to the north and the quaint fishing villages, harbours and sheltered beaches to the south.
This stunning property has to be seen to be believed, having all the character and charm that one associates with Cornwall but with all the comfort and style of contemporary living.Complimentary WIFI
Relax and enjoy the river views through large balcony doors, or sink into the leather sofas and read in front of the fire...
The Moorings accommodation is set over four floors with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The ground floor lounge invites you to sink into leather sofas and enjoy a game or read in front of the fire, watch the flat screen TV complete with Freeview or simply enjoy looking out through the French doors, where a modest patio with garden furniture enables you to enjoy your riverside experience.
The first floor is the perfect area for socializing, the L-shaped sofa making the most of the river views through large balcony doors, there is also another flat screen TV so families with children have two areas to relax in.
The kitchen/diner leads seamlessly from the lounge area and has been treated with the same attention to detail as the rest of this property, offering integrated cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer (and washer/dryer in adjoining utility cloakroom). The dining area has ample seating with views across the old railway station and out over rolling countryside. The second floor master bedroom with a king-size bed is light and very comfortable with shower and dressing room, the double bedroom also on this floor has use of the main bathroom.
Moving up to the third floor - The Moroccan styled twin bedroom is full of character and is a great, fun space. This room also benefits an en-suite shower room with WC. The house has been beautifully furnished with care, stunning artwork and clever decorative touches will make your stay a really welcoming enjoyable experience.
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: King Bed
Bedroom 2: Double Bed
Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
- 1 Family bathroom, 2 Shower rooms
- Wi-Fi available
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- Video player
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support
About the owner
- Average reply time:
- 2 hours 18 minutes
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 03 Jun 2020
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Townhouse has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Jan 2013. Located in Cornwall, it has 45 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £630 to £1603.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 03 Jun 2020.
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– based on 45 reviews
- Very Good
“Excellent self catering property in a lovely Cornish town”
We spent a lovely 2 weeks at The Moorings in August. The property is really well furnished, spotlessly clean and very well equipped throughout. Laid out over 4 floors, with two lounge areas, 2 en-suit… More
Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely comments particularly the bit “one of the best”. Am so pleased that you enjoyed your time at the The Moorings and in Lostwithiel. Delighted that you made use of the easy access to the station, when I am down I enjoy letting “the train take the strain”. Thank you also for sharing your thoughts on the house and the town. Vivienne
“Lovely well equipped house in a perfect setting”
This house is in a lovely setting alongside the river Fowey. It is very clean, very well equipped and the owner is extremely helpful. This was our 2nd stay and we will definitely return. Lostwithiel… More
Owner's reply: Thank you for your comments and information above, I didnt know you could Kayak from Golant so will add that to my visitor information and try out. As you mentioned Lostwithiel is very active and at present there is a choir “singing along the river”. Delighted the house still meets your expectations and hope you make a third visit.
“Fantastic house, great location and comfy beds!”
Vivienne’s house is home from home. Everything has been thought of, well equipped kitchen and lovely towels and bed linen. The three bedrooms are all spacious and have plenty of storage for cl… More
Owner's reply: Thank you for choosing to stay at The Moorings. It seems like you got to know and enjoy the area and i am delighted that you are considering a return trip. Thank you also for sharing on this site your description and “tour” of Lostwithiel. Vivienne
“Ideally located place to explore Cornwall.”
We have just returned from spending a week in Lostwithiel in Vivienne’s accommodation. We were delighted with the property and would describe it as a home from home. It is well furnished to a … More
Owner's reply: The Hawkins Family - I am delighted that your return trip to Lostwithiel was such a great success and that The Moorings felt like a “home from home”. Hopefully you will be able to make another trip down to cornwall to stay again. Thank You for your recommendation. Vivienne
Absolutely fantastic accommodation, would definitely recommend. There was literally nothing we could fault about this house, we had such a lovely stay in Lostwithiel and will definitely return in the … More
Owner's reply: Many thanks for your really positive comments and recommendation. I am delighted that you could "find no fault" and look forward to welcoming you back on another occasion. Vivienne
Our 2nd visit to Lostwithiel but 1st stay at The Moorings and so pleased with our choice. The house is lovely equipped with everything, a real home from home. Lostwithiel has all that you need, shops, pubs, recommend The Globe. National Trust property Lanhydrock is a few minutes away, well worth a visit, bikes can be hired to tour the grounds. Plenty to do in the area, we very much hope to make a return visit. The owner was extremely helpful and contacted us during the week to make sure everything was ok
Owner's reply: Always a great compliment that you were pleased with your choice and lovely that you have taken to Lostwithiel and all it has to offer. Thanks also for your suggestions re eating and activities in the local areas - helpful for other guests. I hope you do make a return trip and we will look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you , Vivienne
“beautifully presented house in a nice location with great access to all areas of Cornwall”
A beautifully welcoming house, with parking space next to the river in Lostwithiel. There are two lounges, an open kitchen dining area with balcony and outdoor space. The bedrooms have very comfy beds… More
Owner's reply: Am so pleased your family all enjoyed your stay at The Moorings and that it was a good base for touring Cornwall. Thank you for your suggestions and recommendations which will be helpful to prospective guests. It was kind of you to post such positive comments about the house and your holiday. Vivienne
“Home from Home”
Great house - has everything you need for a great self catering holiday. Owner is always available online should you have any problems (we didn’t). Lovely welcome pack & the scones were very… More
Owner's reply: I am delighted that you enjoyed the house, welcome pack and scones and that you found everything you needed. Lostwithiel is a good central base and i am pleased you managed to explore the beautiful county of Cornwall. Thank you for your comments. Vivienne
If I could give this darling accommodation more than 5* I certainly would.After our three hour drive from Cardiff, on arrival to this beautiful house we were met with lovely scones and clotted cream a… More
Owner's reply: Mandy - words fail me, save Thank You for your lovely words.Ypur comments help to give potential guests a good feel for the area, the house, local restaurants and the special ambiance of the town. I am delighted that the house suited you so well and that you had a lovely holiday at The Moorings and in Lostwithiel and I do hope that you return to enjoy another holiday in the West Country. So often i feel i would like to welcome the guests in person but sadly we rarely have the opportunity to meet up. Thank you again, Vivienne
“Fantastic house and a great holiday!”
We stayed here for a week in July and can say the house is great and well equipped. It is well located, just a few minutes walk into the town for shops, bars and restaurants. Our kids loved playing in… More
Owner's reply: Thank you. I am delighted that you enjoyed the house and the welcome pack. At low tide the small sandy are adjacent to the old bridge in Lostwithiel has become a lovely family beach in the day and a quiet spot for a drink in the evenings. I am glad your children were able to make the most of it and that you enjoyed your time in Cornwall. Many thanks for your positive comments and recommendation. Vivienne
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