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Artists House

Fowey, Cornwall

From £987 p/w

  • Sea View: Yes
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Parking: Yes
  • Pets: Yes
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Beach: 1260 Metres
  • Arrival: Saturday


Walk to the Beach

A pretty walk along the South West Coast Path down to Readymoney Cove

Best thing about

The everchanging views overlooking Fowey Estuary

The Details

  • Location

    Where is it?

    Artists House is perfectly located in the centre of Fowey, a pretty fishing village on Cornwall's south coast. The bustling port is filled to the brim with quirky shops, waterside restaurants and pubs, magnificent views and a harbour where guests can watch the fishermen pull in their daily catch.

    Take a ferry trip over the water to nearby Polruan. Stroll past huddled houses as you wander through the winding streets. Strike out on the coast path to Gribbin Head, the inspiration to Daphne Du Maurier's novels. You'll pass beaches, coves, woodlands and grassland rich in wildflowers.

    There are nine beaches in and around Fowey to choose from, the closest being Readymoney Cove, Whitehouse beach, Polkerris Cove and Polruan (the ferry route).

  • The Property
    • A stunning detached, four-bedroom house, with magnificent views over Fowey Estuary.
    • Once a purpose-built Cottage Hospital in 1871 - one of the first in the country.
    • Upside down living to make the most of the incredible views.
    • A beautifully bright open plan living and dining room with a cosy wood burner for winter nights, triple aspect windows offering stunning views overlooking the water, a four and three seater sofa, coffee table, side table, Flat screen TV with Freeview, mirror and two bean bags.
    • Dining area with large wooden table, seating for eight guests, dropdown feature lights and estuary views.
    • Walk through to the fully equipped kitchen complete with electric oven, hob, extractor, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and second dining table with six chairs.
    • Local Whistlefish artwork throughout.
    • Utility room with sink, washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron.


    • A very spacious master bedroom on the ground floor with estuary views, sumptuous king size bed, dressing table, chair, double wardrobe, chest of drawers, flat screen TV with Freeview, bedside tables and lamps.
    • En-suite to the master with shower over bath, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.
    • Second bedroom on the ground floor with super king zip & link bed (can be made into two singles), double wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps.
    • En-suite to the second bedroom with shower over bath, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.
    • Third bedroom on the ground floor with twin beds, chest of drawers, TV with Freeview and estuary views.
    • En-suite with shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.
    • Fourth bedroom on the first floor with king size bed, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps.
    • Family shower room on the first floor with shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.


    • Beautiful, elevated gardens with fabulous views.
    • South east facing, giving guests plenty of sunlight throughout the day.
    • Outside dining area with seating for 6-8 guests.
    • Access to the water is via slipway which is approximately 500 yards down the road from the property.
    • BBQ.
    • Private parking for one vehicle.
  • Need to Know
    • Two well behaved dogs welcome. 
    • Check in is from 5pm, and guests are asked to depart before 9am due to additional cleaning measures.
    • Sorry, no smoking within the property. 
    • Cautionary deposit of £300, due with full balance.
    • Short breaks available outside of school holidays.
  • What can I walk to
    • Fowey town centre and its mix of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and galleries - 100 yards.
    • South West Coast Path.
    • Readymoney Cove.
    • Whitehouse Beach.
    • Boddinick ferry and car park.
    • Saints Way Trail.
    • Ferries to Mevagissey, Polruan and Boddinick.
    • Pinky Murphys Cafe.
    • Pintxo tapas bar.
    • Bufala Fowey.
    • Brown Sugar Cafe.
    • Sam's Bistro.
    • The Cornish Bakery.
    • Appleton's Bar and Restaurant.
    • Galleon Inn pub.
    • The Ship Inn pub.
    • The Safe Harbour Inn pub.

Guest Reviews

"Loved staying at the Artists House retreat. Perfect layout with upside down living. Beautiful views and furnishings. Loads of space for us all!
C Thomas, December 2023
"Artists House was a fabulous place to stay. Wonderful views and vibe! The property is really comfortable, well equipped/maintained and very clean. We had such a happy holiday and would recommend! "
J Withington, September 2023
"Best view! Good location. Well equipped house!"
J.Voigt, July 2023
"We have stayed there twice before so we knew that we would enjoy it as it's a lovely property and well-positioned."
West, April 2023
"Perfect location. Beautiful house."
Bennett, December 2022
"The property was exceptional; Spacious and comfortable with amazing views and really well positioned or all that Fowey has to offer. We had an amazing stay and look forward to returning. "
Moon, October 2022
"We absolutely loved the house. It was furnished beautifully ,was well equipped, the views were amazing. We will be back."
Martin, September 2022
"Beautiful house in a beautiful location, the views over the estuary are amazing. House had everything we needed to make it an effortless holiday. Thank you."
Vincent, April 2022
"Lovely property, very well kept, great views, comfortable and well-equipped."
C Butcher, May 2021
An amazing house, beautifully appointed and a real pleasure to stay in. 100% recommended and cannot wait to stay again.
C Decesare, October 2020


Artists House

Artists House

Fowey, Cornwall

From £987 p/w