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Bubble away in the hot tub overlooking the River Fowey
Eclectic styled snug/lounge, the perfect chill zone
Lounge adorned with beautiful furnishings
Wake up to breathtaking views of the River Fowey
Far reaching views of  Polruan and Fowey from the bedroom
While away the hours in the hot tub
Imposing property 100 yards from the waters edge
Timeless styling and bright design
Relax in the hot tub over looking the River Fowey
Gather round the woodburner together
A wonderful space to relax and unwind in
Diner/ Kitchen offers a classic and contemporary style
Stylish feature lighting
Social kitchen, a perfect recipe for meal time get togethers
Stylish kitchen area
Pool room on the lower ground floor
Lower ground floor king-size bedroom with en-suite
En-suite shower room to the ground floor bedroom
King-size bedroom overlooking the front of the property
Quality touches can be seen throughout the property
Main family bathroom with separate shower and free standing bath
Beautifully presented bedroom with king-size bed
En-suite shower room for the master bedroom
Beautifully presented bedroom with king-size bed
Morning coffee watching the world go by out on the front terrace
Al fresco dining
1 / 26  Bubble away in the hot tub overlooking the River Fowey
2 / 26  Eclectic styled snug/lounge, the perfect chill zone
3 / 26  Lounge adorned with beautiful furnishings
4 / 26  Wake up to breathtaking views of the River Fowey
5 / 26  Far reaching views of Polruan and Fowey from the bedroom
6 / 26  While away the hours in the hot tub
7 / 26  Imposing property 100 yards from the waters edge
8 / 26  Timeless styling and bright design
9 / 26  Relax in the hot tub over looking the River Fowey
10 / 26  Gather round the woodburner together
11 / 26  A wonderful space to relax and unwind in
12 / 26  Diner/ Kitchen offers a classic and contemporary style
13 / 26  Stylish feature lighting
14 / 26  Social kitchen, a perfect recipe for meal time get togethers
15 / 26  Stylish kitchen area
16 / 26  Pool room on the lower ground floor
17 / 26  Lower ground floor king-size bedroom with en-suite
18 / 26  En-suite shower room to the ground floor bedroom
19 / 26  King-size bedroom overlooking the front of the property
20 / 26  Quality touches can be seen throughout the property
21 / 26  Main family bathroom with separate shower and free standing bath
22 / 26  Beautifully presented bedroom with king-size bed
23 / 26  En-suite shower room for the master bedroom
24 / 26  Beautifully presented bedroom with king-size bed
25 / 26  Morning coffee watching the world go by out on the front terrace
26 / 26  Al fresco dining

Tainui

Polruan, Cornwall

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
pets No Dogs
grade 5 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in the heart of Polruan village yards from the beach and harbour
  • Take the passenger ferry across to Fowey for some fine restaurants and independent stores
  • Relax in the hot tub, enjoy some al fresco dining or a game of pool
  • Explore the many fishing villages that hug the Cornish south coast
  • A truly unique property with outstanding features and furnishings
  • Relax in the cooler months to the glow of the wood burner
Property code: 72387

Take time to immerse yourself in some unrivalled first-class luxury coastal living. Close to the harbour with hot tub, enclosed garden and games room.

Luxuriate in the elegance of this spacious property in the small fishing village of Polruan. The exquisitely-styled period house sleeps up to ten across its five bedrooms. Immerse yourself in the quintessentially Cornish village, with its picturesque views; explore the dramatic coastline or simply enjoy spending time at home in your hot tub.

Open the front door of your impressive home with its stone façade to find accommodation reminiscent of a boutique hotel. From the reception hall, wander into your sumptuous lounge, where you can lay a fire in the wood burner and curl up in front of SkyTV. Move on through to your second lounge area, which is open-plan, to your kitchen/diner. This exquisite space, which has been beautifully furnished and decorated, also features a wood burner. A second TV with Sky allows your party to settle down in front of different films if they choose. Your dining area is at the other end of the marvellous space and has also been finished with a flourish. Pull up a chair to dine together, light the wood burner here too if you choose and enjoy the fine feast you have all prepared in your stylish kitchen space. Also on the ground, is the rear hall – where there is ample space for coats and boots – and a WC. Find four of your bedrooms on the floor above. Wake up in one of these beautiful rooms, where you have an en-suite shower room, to the most glorious river views. Find your family bathroom, with its slipper bath, on this floor too. Your final bedroom is located on the lower ground floor, where it benefits from an en-suite shower room. The utility area complete with handy washer/dryer, and a games room with pool table, are also at this level. Your handsome home opens up to an enclosed garden. Relax out here in your cedar-clad hot tub, grill lunch on the BBQ or simply enjoy the clean Cornish air. Find off-road parking for one car in a car park nearby.

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  • 5 bedrooms - all king-size
  • 1 bathroom, 2 en-suite shower rooms and 1 separate WC
  • Miele electric oven and induction hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area with washer/dryer
  • Private hot tub - please note that children under 12 are not permitted in the hot tub 
  • Games room with pool table
  • Wood burners in the lounge, snug and dining area
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Welcome pack upon arrival
  • Beach, shop, pubs and restaurant within steep walking distance
  • SkyTV’s located in the lounge and snug lounge
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday

Explore picture-postcard Polruan and take the ferry over to pretty Fowey. Browse in the array of independent shops while you are there and perhaps book a table for ten in one of its excellent restaurants. Stretch your legs on a 4-mile walk afterwards to visit Menabilly, where author Daphne du Maurier lived and which features in her novel Rebecca as Manderley. Take a 3-mile walk around the estuary to Bodinnick during your stay. Explore the other many beauty spots of the area or go further afield to visit the renowned Eden Project, approximately 17 miles from your base.

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Bubble away in the hot tub overlooking the River Fowey
Eclectic styled snug/lounge, the perfect chill zone
Lounge adorned with beautiful furnishings
Wake up to breathtaking views of the River Fowey
Far reaching views of  Polruan and Fowey from the bedroom
While away the hours in the hot tub
Imposing property 100 yards from the waters edge
Timeless styling and bright design
Relax in the hot tub over looking the River Fowey
Gather round the woodburner together
A wonderful space to relax and unwind in
Show 14 moreDiner/ Kitchen offers a classic and contemporary style

Beth Horswill

This property is personally managed by Beth.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 24 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 9th July 2022

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Reviewed by Zita 11th June 2022

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Really beautiful home, lovely garden, enjoyed watching the Sun go down most evenings were blessed with amazing weather and couldnt fault the house or garden facilitiesJust for awareness there is significant building work next door between the hours of eight - five, we were out most days so didnt affect our enjoyment.

Reviewed by Garry 28th May 2022

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The house it self was perfect, location wise could not be better, the views are stunning, lovely watching the sunset from the hot tub. Bar area and lounge were fantastic to sit and chill. The area around is very quiet and peaceful.

Reviewed by James 30th April 2022

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The house is in a great position and offers really nice accommodation. We especially enjoyed the hot tub and the outside space. Great to have Sky TV & good WiFi. Apart from a few small cosmetic issues that I expect would be fixed soon, we had a super stay. One word of advice is to stock up on food and refreshments before you arrive as there is onlyRead more a small shop with limited stock. Hide

Reviewed by Suzanne 23rd April 2022

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A fabulous and very comfortable house which has been updated beautifully - the hot tub was very welcome after long walks on the local coast paths

Reviewed by Adeline 9th April 2022

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A great cottage ! We really enjoyed the hot tub overlooking the estuary. We also had great moments playing snooker. We recommend the hall walk to bodinnic ,followed by a nice pub meal in Fowey ( ferry necessary).

Reviewed by Libby 24th January 2022

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The photos of this property do not do it justice. The house is fabulous, everything is done to an excellent standard. It was immaculately clean when we arrived. We really enjoyed the hottub. The area is wonderful- so quiet at night and its a quick ferry over to Fowey if you want more choices. At this time of year the ferry stops at 7pm and there weRead morere no restaurants/shops open Mon-Thurs but it isn't difficult to get a grocery shop in and cook in the fabulous kitchen. The beds are super comfy too Hide

Reviewed by Ian 22nd December 2021

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Great space and facilities in a wonderful location.

Reviewed by Darryl 12th November 2021

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Reviewed by DEBBIE 30th October 2021

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Fantastic property with amazing facilities and beautiful decor. Garden and hot tub brilliant with plenty of outdoor furniture including sun loungers plus an outdoor bar and pizza oven. A great house for families, couples and friends.

Reviewed by Linda 9th October 2021

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A really comfortable, warm and welcoming house that suited 9 of us for a great family get together. Plenty to do in the area for all ages.

Reviewed by Sally 4th September 2021

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Beautiful comfortable house in quiet village location, on a very steep hill. The views are tremendous, the house is very well equipped. We particularly enjoyed the hot tub, snooker table, pizza oven and barbecue. Would highly recommend and would love to return.

Reviewed by Sarah 14th August 2021

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Loved Polruan. Fantastic location and house. Very comfortable and well equipped. Would recommend. Couple of bits of feedback: - would be useful to have 2 sets of keys - I could not find the switch for the lights on the patio next to the house anywhere so a bit dark there going up the garden - the bathroom leak needs sorting. Even with towels down, Read moreit was dripping through the ceiling and is going damage downstairs - the utility room could do with a separate dryer Hide

Reviewed by Verity 31st July 2021

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Stunning house, so well equipped especially the kitchen! Great space so everyone can enjoy there own space, if needed! The garden is little sun trap & the Hot tub is not to be missed! It is on a very steep hill - but you do get use it eventually! Local shop & Bakery in village but everything else its a ferry trip to Fowey or long drive to SupermarkRead moreet so come well stocked! Lots to do around - Boat trips are beautiful, Eden project (book in advance!), body boarding, cute pubs & walks Hide

Reviewed by Craig 24th July 2021

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Reviewed by Arthur 10th July 2021

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Great facilities, very happy with our holiday

Reviewed by Gareth 26th June 2021

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 23rd December 2020

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We had a lovely stay at the cottage, it was very spacious but cosy, and very tastefully furnished. The log burners made it feel very cosy. The hot tub was a big hit with fantastic views of the bay. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Annamaria 19th October 2020

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Beautiful house, very clean and comfortable. Fantastic hot tub ready to use and maintained daily. Not as big as the photographs made it look. On a steep hill, also very steep hill walk to the car park.

Reviewed by Lesley 10th October 2020

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The house and facilities were excellent.

Reviewed by Amanda 26th September 2020

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Lovely modern cottage. Amazing views with beautiful garden facilities such a relaxing area especially with the hot tub. It is very steep in the area so be aware if you do have walking difficulties we were fine as in our late 40s. The car park is about 5mins walk away but again 2 steep paths to get to it so you certainly get your daily exercise walkRead moreing up there each day. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 19th September 2020

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Very nice place to stay. Only problem is the hill up to the house. If going to the car park stay on the main road because it is easier to walk up.

Reviewed by Sarah 29th August 2020

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Excellent accommodation but it is on a steep hill so I wouldnt recommend it to people with walking difficulties. There is no parking at the property but there is a pass to park at the very top of the village, this is difficult when you are off loading your luggage.

Reviewed by J 22nd August 2020

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The road down the village is very steep so not good if you have mobility problem, you are told you cannot unload at the property but to go to car park unload thats crazy far to steep make a chain an park just up an unload quickly. Recommend Fowey to get a choice of restaurants as not many in Polruan, due to Covid make sure you book restaurants befoRead morere you go and try the Indian Restaurant in Fowey lovely and Pizza Restaurant Buffalo if nice day sit outside. Hide

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