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River Side Cottage with Two Terraces and Stunning Views of the Fowey River.

Harbour House is a beautifully presented, newly renovated property with captivating estuary views overlooking the River Fowey. This enchanting holiday home sits in an enviable waterside setting in Golant, a sleepy Cornish fishing village with narrow lanes and old Cornish cottages.

Inside, the accommodation has been sympathetically renovated so as to keep many of the original features whilst, at the same time, providing modern comforts designed for maximum relaxation.

The open plan living room has a superb picture window framing the ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ beyond and a wood burner for fireside cosiness – perfect for when you return from your winter walks. The modern kitchen at one end makes a fantastic social space to cook and eat. Of course you may decide to stroll down to The Fishermans Arms for supper, 3 minutes away, also overlooking the water with a large garden. There is also a good size WC downstairs too.

Both bedrooms are spacious and have stylish en-suite shower rooms. The front bedroom can either be a king sized bed or 2 single beds and there are bunk beds in this room for further bed space if required.
There is a conservatory at the rear of the house and a cloakroom.

Harbour House is perfectly placed to explore; hire a canoe or kayak from the estuary beach below and discover tranquil creeks and smugglers caves with plenty of wild life to spot on the way.

Two well-behaved dogs welcome at £30 each per week. Pets allowed downstairs only please.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed
Bedroom 2: Superking bed (can be two singles on request), bunk beds.

Interior layout

Ground floor: Open-plan living area with wood burning stove, kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Conservatory. Cloakroom with WC.
1st Floor: Two large bedrooms : 1 x king size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x superking (zip/link to twin beds on request) en-suite shower, basin WC ,good size bunk beds.


There are two terraces at the front of the property overlooking the water. You can watch the canoeists and the rowers come in and out of the Pill, a tidal lagoon which was created when the Fowey to Lostwithiel railway was built or just enjoy the comings and goings on the water.

Limited mobility access

Not suited for those with limited mobility.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss any disabilities in order to find the perfect home for your trip.


  • Dishwasher
  • Tumble dryer
  • Fridge/ Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Washing machine
  • DVD player
  • TV
  • Freeview / Freesat TV
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Patio / Decking
  • Garden dining furniture
  • 24h check-in available
  • Wood burning stove
  • Central heating
  • En-suite bedroom(s) 2
  • Pets allowed 2
  • Bathroom(s) 2

Great for

  • Adventure
  • Business
  • Countryside
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Groups

Top facilities

Sleeps 6 (+0) 2 Bedroom(s) 2 Bathroom(s) Wifi

Check-in begins at 15:00.

You will be asked to check-out before 10:00.

Prices from £429 - £1,412 (Weekly).

Special offers

Please contact us direct for any last minute offers.


Nearby attractions

Fowey can be reached in just ten minutes by car and is one of Cornwall's most popular yachting destinations and home of the celebrated author Daphne du Maurier. Evocatively picturesque and rich in history, the towns narrow streets brim with appealing shops, historic pubs, restaurants and cafes. Enjoy a water based activity, pleasure boat trip or visit the world famous biomes at the Eden Project. Golf enthusiasts can tee off at one of the five golf clubs nearby - the courses at Carlyon Bay and Porthpean both have the most amazing sea views. With Par Sands, Polruan and Readymoney Cove all within easy reach.

If you are a keen walker there is excellent estuary or wooded walks around the area and at Lerryn you can cross the river at low tide via the stepping stones and enjoy some lunch at the pub.
If you are a keen boater and have a small boat you wish to use during your stay we are able to provide a running mooring for an extra charge. Please mention this when you book and we will arrange it for you.
This is a holiday home that guests will want to return to again and again.

Nearby places to visit

Fowey is situated on the west bank of the River Fowey and has a unique charm which holds a special fascination for all ages with something for everyone. The town's natural harbour has for many years been a magnet for yachtsmen, attracting a multitude of sailing dinghies, yachts, schooners and motor launches. Back on land the quaint cottages and a mixture of medieval and Georgian historic buildings upon cobbled walkways all add to the enchanting atmosphere. With a fine selection of quality shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs Fowey really is a year round destination. There are many family attractions in the area, including Mevagissey and Charlestown harbours, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Charlestown 7.5 miles; St Austell 8 miles; Mevagissey 14 miles.

  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Bar / Pub
  • Water sports
  • Boat hire
  • Cycle paths
  • Parking


Guestbook reviews

Nadege via AirBnB
The house is very nice and the environment is very quiet. There is no possibility to shop on the spot, but Fowey is not far away. The scenery is total, and the house is very well equipped and very comfortable.


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Sue via HomeAway
The perfect place for an out od season break. The house is well situated at the bottom of the village. We enjoyed coming back to the house after our walks on the coast path - particularly when the log burner was lit - the house is very cosy. We enjoyed our stay.


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Elise via AirBnB


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Alan via HomeAway
Great cottage by the water. Lovely cottage with a.great view of the river. Well equipped and nicely decorated. Very quiet in a sleepy village.


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Logan via HomeAway
Great views from peaceful location in Golant. Just 10 minutes from Fowey. A great place to relax and unwind.


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Trevor via HomeAway
Very enjoyable week. Lovely view over estuary. Very clean and comfortable cottage, with a great pub a few steps away. Thanks.


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Helena via AirBnB
Harbourhouse is a lovely house for both couples and families with children. Its very peacefull but if you want to be more active you can easily go kayaking or go out in a boat. Golant is a special little village hidden away and unspoiled.


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Melanie via AirBnB
We had a lovely time and would return in the future


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Charlotte via HomeAway
Fantastic cottage in beautiful location. A great little property with everything you need for a long weekend away. Good range of walks nearby and beautiful views across the estuary.


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Anon review via HomeAway
This property is ideally situated for a peaceful break. In a village of only 220 residents it is 20 feet from the river's edge and 60 yards from the Fisherman's Arms - a great pub for food. On top of that it was only 50 yards in the other direction to a place that kayaks and canoes could be hired, an experience you should not miss. The three bedrooms were ideal for the 5 adults in our party although there were only two 2-seater settees in the lounge which meant one of us had to sit on the floor. I would have willingly swapped 16 of the 22 knives and 16 of the 22 forks in the cutlery drawer for a pair of scissors and a few more power points would have been useful as would a washing up bowl. I understand that further renovations are due over the winter to increase the number of bedrooms and add another bathroom so I sure tweaking these little things will happen. Overall it gave us the best views we have ever had in over 30 years of renting holiday cottages in the UK, overlooking the River Fowey with its variety of bird life, and it was great to sit on the terrace in the evening and watch as the hundreds of geese flew past back down the estuary. In summary a great holiday enhanced by a great cottage.


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