Fowey, South Cornwall
The perfect romantic hideaway for two, Barnacles has undergone extensive refurbishment and is now a perfectly snug and luxurious romantic retreat.
It is a waterfront apartment accessed from a street level front door, down a flight of stairs leading down into a hallway, with the entrance to the apartment at the end on the left.
The property enjoys steps leading down to the sandy water’s edge and is an idyllic spot in which to enjoy a special holiday break.
Set in a building that was once a chandlers, where transactions took place from boats moored alongside the decking, it now affords views of the Boddinick Ferry and of the constantly changing river scenes.
The ancient town of Fowey, with its harbour, yacht clubs and historic buildings, has much to offer its visitors.
Narrow streets lead to interesting shops, excellent restaurants, bistros and pubs, also allowing access to cliff tops and small sandy beaches at Readymoney Cove, plus a myriad of activities such as sea trips, boat hire and guided tours.
Although there is no designated parking it is possible to drop off cases outside the apartment. The Caffa Mill car park is a short one-minute walk away.
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Barnacles has a wonderful Juliet balcony and a decked balcony.
If you like to fish, you can do so from the terrace after purchasing a licence from the local Post Office.
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The apartment is a five-minute walk to the centre of the town. Enjoy one of the many festivals including The May ‘Daphne Du Maurier week’ (whose family home is directly opposite Barnacles), the August ‘Fowey Royal Regatta’ and the Christmas Fayre which all bring visitors to these immensely popular events.
Within a 10 minute drive are the beaches of Par and Polkerris.
It is possible to fish from the terrace, but a licence needs to be purchased at the Post Office in Fowey. They are available for one, or eight days, and cover coastal and riverside fishing.
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