Pure natural linen, goose down and cotton sateen - or anti-allergy if you prefer!
The Sea Swallow
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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...a beautiful old fisherman's cottage nestled a few steps from the water in a quiet nook of the picturesque and lively harbour town of Fowey, Cornwall. Restaurants, shops, galleries and beaches are on your doorstep. Perfect romantic retreat for couples, or friends and families for short breaks or longer stays. Two kingsize beds plus a window seat designed to be made up as a full-size single bed and tucked away behind curtains to make an extra sleeping nook if needed. Cot available on request.

The space

In a lovely, quiet spot by the pretty medieval church but a minute's walk from shops, great eateries and the quay, and five minutes to the nearest of Fowey's two sandy beaches The Sea Swallow is decorated with exquisite attention to detail, brim full of seaside light and period charm. Everything has been thought of to offer a truly unique and special place to stay for couples, friends and families seeking the seaside life.

The cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway, two couples or a family and sleeps up to 5 with plenty of room in both bedrooms for cots, too. It can be rented for short breaks or longer stays and is wonderfully equipped with everything you'll need.

There are two beautiful spacious bedrooms with sumptuous kingsize beds and deliciously luxurious goose down duvets covered in pure natural linen and Egyptian cotton sateen. The largest room has a gorgeous window seat with views to the water that is also designed to be made up as a single bed, with soft muslin curtains to pull across creating a snug extra sleeping nook. There's a cot if needed, too, and each bedroom has a hairdryer, sewing kit and clock.

The stylish kitchen is wonderfully equipped with Smeg fridge-freezer and dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave, Dualit toaster and with all the crockery, cutlery, pots, pans and utensils you could need. Wake up to a perfect latte from the Nespresso coffee machine, stocked with coffee pods... then pop round the corner for brunch.

The beautiful bathroom has a wet room rain shower and extra deep tub for a soothing candlelit soak. There's an ample supply of thick fluffy towels with snuggly towelling bathrobes and slippers.

Hidden behind the cottage is a little, secluded courtyard garden, a cosy spot for breakfast or to while away candlelit evenings in the gentle Cornish climate.

Guest access

There are books, games, WiFi, MP3 dock and iPod loaded with lovely tunes, internet TV and subscription to Amazon Film so you can cuddle up for a cosy evening with your favourite flicks.

Interaction with guests

I can't be there to welcome you but am easily contactable if you need me. I will send you lots of useful info though, and some tips on our favourite things to do and places to eat and am very happy to recommend something for a special occasion too.

Other things to note

If you would like the cot or extra window seat bed made up as a single bed please just let us know and we'll have everything ready for you. There is a £50 charge per stay for this.

little extras...
The cottage is stocked with delicious Nespresso coffee, tea, sugar, tea towels, dishcloths, bin bags, iron and ironing board, eco-friendly dishwasher tablets, washing-up and laundry liquid, cleaning detergents, hand wash, soap, shower gel and toilet tissue.

If feathers give you the sneezes just let us know and we'll happily tuck away the goose down and instead make up the beds with our pure cotton anti-allergy duvets and pillows.

A delicious treat of freshly baked scones, Cornish strawberry jam and clotted cream welcomes your arrival.

for the little ones...
If you're holidaying with babies or small children you can travel a little lighter as we can provide a cot with mattress enhancer for extra cosiness and two sets of bedding. There is a £50 charge for the cot. We also have a trip-trap highchair, baby bath, crockery and cutlery, microwave steriliser, food mixer, little step-up, changing mat, anti-door slammers, socket covers, stair gate, bed safety rail, potty... phew! And there are toys, crayons, dressing-up clothes and books.

Your well-behaved dog is very welcome to join you on holiday though we do politely ask them to stay downstairs and to keep their paws off the furniture. There is a £50 charge for your dog per stay.

The cottage is always meticulously cleaned and left absolutely fresh and spotless for new guests arriving.

Our lovely housekeeper will be very happy to come over and give the cottage a refresh for you, or bring fresh linens and towels if you'd like them.

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 crib

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 4PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

We send you our terms & conditions that detail how we would like you to take care of the cottage and request that you confirm you've read them.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - This is an old fisherman's cottage - the stairs are good, with a handrail but may be a little steeper than you are used to.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay.
From Oct 30 - Dec 20, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

11 Reviews

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Ellie User Profile
October 2017
What can we say? We’ve just returned now from what was a truly beautiful stay in Fowey. The weather being rainy even added to our stay! The cottage was simply stunning and so nice to be able to just have a 2 min walk to restaurants and a gorgeous walk to Readymoney Cove. We felt so at home in your beautiful cottage and you had literally thought of everything! Gorgeous bath and candles a lovely extra. Adored having the coffee machine and milk frother too. Should we ever visit Fowey again I cant imagine we would ever want to stay anywhere else. Thanks for all your excellent instructions and recommendations and for being in contact for our every need Highly recommended and would recommend to anyone looking for a home from home with some awesome extras. Can imagine bringing our 3 year old with us next time Thank you!

Joanna User Profile
September 2017
If you're visiting Fowey or even the nearby area in Cornwall, The Sea Swallow is the perfect place to stay. It is both a hideaway from the hustle and bustle and centrally located to explore Fowey and the surrounding areas on foot and the other nearby sites of Cornwall. Tracey is a great host and very responsive. The Sea Swallow is very clean as well decorated with nice extras such as good wifi, app based TV and Nespresso coffee. The stairs to the main bedroom are a bit steep but you get used to them. We wish we had opted to take the linen refresh mid week that Tracey offers, but there is a washing machine to refresh towels if needed. Overall, we had a great stay and really enjoyed our week at The Sea Swallow exploring Fowey. Would recommend the ferry trip from Fowey to Mevagissey.

Kirsty User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful cottage. Well cared for and perfect for what we wanted. Great host and I will be back!

Cecile User Profile
April 2017
Superb cottage !

Hayley User Profile
April 2017
We had a lovely stay in this wonderful little cottage. The location is great.

Claire User Profile
January 2017
The host canceled this reservation 257 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Misty User ProfileMisty is a superhost.
January 2017
We had an amazing time in Tracey's beautiful cottage. The beds were gloriously comfortable and the whole place was beautifully laid out.. there were even a few little toys for kids. It was so close to bakeries, restaurants and shops... a total treat. Thank you Tracey.

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