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Sleeps 10 adults Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 1 Pets Not accepted Region Cornwall Town/village Fowey

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Chapel Mead, near Fowey

Chapel Mead is a stunning and spacious property with breathtaking views of the Fowey River and the sea. Peaceful and secluded yet within easy reach of the village, offering spectacular views from almost every room.

Built on a hillside, Polruan's steep narrow lanes tumble down to the harbour and are quiet, unspoilt and virtually car free. Just a ferry ride away is the sailing town of Fowey famous for its yearly Regatta. This is Daphne du Maurier country and the acclaimed Fowey festival attracts many to its talks, walks, plays and poetry. Surrounded by miles of beautiful coast and countryside opportunities for walking abound. There is a scenic 1.5 mile coastal walk to sandy Lantic Bay, and the popular Hall Walk will take you from Polruan to Fowey via Bodinnick and two ferries. Nearby beaches include Readymoney Cove, Lantic Bay and Polkerris and both the famous Eden Project and the 'Lost Gardens of Heligan' are within easy driving distance.

All of Chapel Mead's main rooms have been carefully designed to maximise the enjoyment of this special location. The house has both a large drawing room with French doors giving views out to sea and a spacious sitting room with comfortable seating and a large wood-burning stove. Both rooms have wide concertina doors which lead on to the veranda and expansive gardens with uninterrupted views out to sea. An ample kitchen is well equipped and has an extending oak table and lovely views over the mouth of the river. A generous pantry leads off the kitchen. There is also a bedroom and shower room on this level. Upstairs there are four bedrooms (all with views), two bathrooms and a shower room.

Outside the veranda provides a wide covered area and benefits from a south westerly aspect from which to admire the view and the late afternoon sun, making it ideal for drinks and al-fresco dining. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of sitting areas and both wooden and stone benches overlooking the sea. A number of steps lead up from the garden to the ample parking area.

Drawing Room: TV, DVD player, coal effect gas fire.
Sitting Room: TV, DVD player, stereo, feature woodburner.
Kitchen: Gas range cooker, twin ovens, microwave, Belfast sink and dishwasher, fridge/freezer in pantry.
Bedroom 5: Twin beds (3")
Shower room: Shower, W.C., basin.

Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5"), armchairs En Suite Bathroom Roll-top bath, W.C., basin.
Bedroom 2: Kingsize bed (5"), En Suite Shower Room Shower,W.C., basin.
Bedroom 3: Kingsize bed (5"),
Bedroom 4: Bunks (bottom bunk is a double).
Bathroom: Bath, W.C, basin.

GARDEN & PARKING: Ample parking for up four cars. Garden furniture.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Gas CH and electricity included in rent.
Bedding & Linen: Pillows & duvets included. Linen provided.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and high chair are available on request - please order in advance.

NOTES: No smoking. No pets. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Telephone provided (honesty box). - Visitors who find steps a challenge, can be dropped by car in West Street and can enter the property via the front garden which has around half a dozen steps. A washing machine is in the store (which also houses the boiler and serves as a drying room).

The veranda looks out to seaView of the harbour mouth from the large gardenThe steps down to the house
  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • High chair
  • Open Fire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Water Views
  • Parking, Private


Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.


Perfect for coastal walks along the South of Cornwall, and within easy reach of many idyllic coves including Polkerris, Polridmouth beach and Readymoney Cove. There are larger sandy beaches at Par and Carlyon Bay, and there is a small 16th century fort St Catherine’s’ Castle at the entrance to Fowey harbour. Other local points of interest include the Gribbin head light and two 14th century blockhouses on either side of the estuary opening which were built to protect the village from unwanted ships.

A fantastic range of traditional pubs and bistros are available throughout the town, and a ferry operates crossings from Fowey to both Polruan and Boddinick. The harbour museum and Fowey Maritime Centre offer an insight into the ports history and there are many galleries to choose from. Beside the River Fowey is the 13th century keep of Restormel Castle, where there are fantastic views and a picnic area.

The town is a popular destination for sailing and kayaking, there are plenty of waterside activities available and boat hire which is ideal for a trip up the river. Just two miles from Fowey is Pont, surrounded by picturesque countryside and woodland walks.


Cornwall is the most western part of the South West of England and is a very popular holiday destination with its array of golden sand beaches and dramatic cliff top scenery. The Cornish peninsular is bordered by sea, north, south and west with just one (land based) entrance and exit route over the eastern border to Devon. Traditionally fishing, mining and agriculture were the mainstays of the local economy but tourism has since replaced these. Cornwall boasts thousands of acres of un-spoilt moorland protected as an area of outstanding natural beauty. All year round, the 630 miles of coastal walks (preserved in part by the National Trust and Duchy of Cornwall), are enjoyed by walkers of all ages. Cornwall is known for its mild climate giving rise to the plethora of botanical & specialist gardens like the Eden project, Trelissick and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. By escaping to Cornwall you can thoroughly immerse yourself in the many contrasts that draw visitors year after year. From the picturesque fishing villages steeped in history to the iconic Eden Project, looking to the future. Survey the changing landscape from moorland to the dramatic & varied Cornish coastline. Sample the freshest gourmet offerings from the abundance of local produce or simply find a quiet spot and unwind with a Cornish clotted cream ice-cream! Wherever you choose to hang up your boots, you will never be far from the sea.

South West

England’s peninsula incorporates the counties of Cornwall and Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Bristol. This region is mostly rural so is perfect to escape the everyday hustle and bustle, whether relaxing with the family by the seaside or exploring the wild moors and rugged coastline. The area boasts hundreds of beautiful sandy bays to choose from and fantastic surfing opportunities. The historic cities of Exeter, Bath and Gloucester are definitely worth a visit, and with transport links all the way down to Penzance even the famous Lands End and remote Isles of Scilly can be reached.

Area Cornwall Nearest shop 0.5 miles Nearest pub 0.5 miles


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