View towards the property with hot tub
Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub
Well equipped kitchen
Kitchen/diner
Enjoy your breakfast with beautiful countryside views
Kitchen with stairs leading to living area
Open plan living/sleeping area
Cosy lounge to relax after a days exploring
Thoughtfully designed throughout
King-size bed
Downstairs shower room
WC on first floor
Enjoy the garden with use of the hot tub
 Views of the surrounding area
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2 / 14  Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub
3 / 14  Well equipped kitchen
4 / 14  Kitchen/diner
5 / 14  Enjoy your breakfast with beautiful countryside views
6 / 14  Kitchen with stairs leading to living area
7 / 14  Open plan living/sleeping area
8 / 14  Cosy lounge to relax after a days exploring
9 / 14  Thoughtfully designed throughout
10 / 14  King-size bed
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12 / 14  WC on first floor
13 / 14  Enjoy the garden with use of the hot tub
14 / 14   Views of the surrounding area

Dormouse

Fowey (5.5mls NW), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • The perfect cosy retreat for a romantic break close to Lanlivery
  • A beautiful location close to a traditional pub and beautiful walks
  • Ideal for enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Cornish countryside
  • Great for exploring both Cornwall’s stunning coastlines
  • Just a short drive from Fowey, Looe, Charlestown, Port Isaac and Padstow
  • Relax in the hot tub whilst gazing at the stars
Property code: 45389

Set close to the village of Lanlivery, this chic studio-style apartment, renovated in 2016, is a delightful rural property, and is a great base for a unique holiday experience.

Lanlivery is centrally located between the Eden Project and Lanhydrock House in the centre of Cornwall. To the south are the coastal towns of Fowey, Looe and Charlestown. To the north lie the ever-popular destinations of Port Isaac (as seen in TV’s Doc Martin), Padstow, the lovely village of Rock, and Polzeath, one of the country’s surfing hot spots. From the cottage, you can visit the local village pubs at Lanivet, Luxulyan and Lanlivery. Attractions include the cycling at Cardinham, National Lobster Hatchery, Newquay Zoo, Karting at St Eval, many National Trust properties and the golf course in Bodmin.

On entering this intimate and welcoming studio style property you will find yourself in the charming and functional kitchen/diner, which is fully equipped with everything you might need during your stay, including electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.You will also find a shower room on the ground floor. Moving upstairs you will find yourself in the delightful and inviting open-plan first-floor lounge/sleeping area. The snug and cosy lounge is a lovely place to snuggle down, and has both smart TV and iPod dock. Moving along, the sleeping area has a comfy king-size bed. There is also a separate WC on the first floor. There is a washing machine and tumble drier provided in the garage.

Heading outside you can sit back, relax and enjoy some gorgeous countryside views. The enclosed garden area is delightful, complete with patio area, seating, BBQ and a soothing hot tub. Off-road parking is available, as is a secure storage area for bikes and surfboards.
 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Sleeping area with king-size bed
  • 1 shower room, 1 WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Washing machine and tumble drier located in the garage
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Hot tub, enclosed garden, patio, seating and BBQ
  • Robes provided
  • Off-road parking available
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Secure storage for bikes and surfboards on site
  • 1 small-sized dog welcome
  • Beach 3 miles, pub is within walking distance and shop 2 miles
  • Arrival: 3pm

Louise Worthington

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Louise.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sara, 16th October 2020

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I have been off sick from work, due to stress. This break was exactly what i needed. The house is not overlooked, just stunning views of the countryside. We visited lots of beautiful villages and used the hot tub every day, to relax after our adventures. Coming back. Soon!!

Reviewed by Christopher, 9th October 2020

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Great little cottage. So peaceful and calm. Very relaxing with the hot tub and great views.

Reviewed by Adrian, 11th September 2020

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Dormouse,a little gem just off the beaten track but in the middle of everything, lovely,clean & tidy, everything you need is provided,even a bluetooth speaker for when you are in the hottub,great contact with the hosts,if you need anything,nothing is a problem,it has all your home comforts & a nice little welcoming gift upon your arrival,would certRead moreainly recommend to my friends Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 4th September 2020

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What a gem! If remote(ish) and tranquility are your top priorities, then look no further than Dormouse. Far enough way but only a 10 - 15 min stroll along a beautiful footpath that leads exactly to The Crown Pub if you dont fancy cooking that night or just a relaxing drink in the wonderful beer garden. Dormouse has it all, only 30 mins in the car tRead moreo all the local attractions of Fowey, Looe, Par and Mevagissey, including the lost gardens of Heligan. The hot tub is a bonus, the icing on the cake. Hide

Reviewed by Tom, 14th August 2020

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A great little hidden gem in the middle of bodmin countryside only 1 hour a way from newquay, we found the cabin to he clean cozy and have all the essentials we needed even a bluetooth speaker to connect to while in the hot tub, the hosts was brilliant they left us to our own devices but could contact them if needed, the cow parade crossing the fieRead moreld around 6.30ish on an evening was amazing and the friendly pet goats when they was around. Best cabin and views weve stayed in yet 5 stars. Hide

Reviewed by Chris, 7th August 2020

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Fantastic countryside cottage. Brilliant for peace & quiet and listening to nature.

Reviewed by Catherine, 31st July 2020

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We couldnt have asked for anything more - Dormouse was perfect for our weeks getaway. Peace and tranquility was the theme of our holiday and this property provided it in abundance. Hot tub was fantastic and the enclosed garden made it safe for our pooch too. Will definitely be back!

Reviewed by Donna, 17th July 2020

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Great location, high quality, everything needed plus more for an enjoyable, relaxing stay. Walking distance to pub and distillery. Hosts were very attentive.

Reviewed by Mandy, 13th March 2020

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Dormouse was perfect! Quiet, tranquil & private. Beautiful view during the day, despite the weather, which was variable. One highlight was to be sat in the jacuzzi at 23:15 looking at the stars & drinking Prosecco (courtesy of Jo & Brian) = heaven. Well kitted out, comfy bed, warm & cosy! Literally everything you need for a relaxing & switch off frRead moreom the world break is at Dormouse! I fully recommend it Hide

Reviewed by Siobhan, 12th February 2020

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Reviewed by Matthew, 2nd February 2020

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We had a lovely time here. Nice and peaceful location but close enough to visit plenty of areas of Cornwall. Would definitely recommend and will hopefully return one day.

Reviewed by Kirsty, 27th December 2019

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Reviewed by Kerry, 6th December 2019

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The cottage is lovely with a stair gate so warm and welcoming

Reviewed by Elliot, 25th October 2019

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Me and my new wife booked our honeymoon here for a week. We were very impressed with how clean and tidy it was. Despite not having great weather we still made full use of the hottub. Overall we really enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Joshua, 12th October 2019

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Very lovely little cottage, lovely welcoming presents and even tea bags and milk so you dont have to worry about getting it. The welcoming committee of the dog was a bonus. Fairly easy to get to the main road from the cottage as long as you go the right way. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Philippa, 13th September 2019

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dormouse. It is such a beautiful and peaceful location. The accommodation was very clean and the owner was lovely. The added touch of the hot tub and being able to look up at the stars was brilliant. I would highly recommend this property and definitely go back.

Reviewed by Mark, 23rd August 2019

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Dormouse is a small but very beautiful and comfortable cottage. It has everything you need from towels to Netflix! The cottage is decorated to a high standard with quality furniture and a very comfortable bed. The hot tub is a welcome after exploring the many fishing villages close by. The owners are close by but never intrusive and are happy to heRead morelp in any way. The welcome gift they left was very much appreciated and shows how much they value their guests. Dogs are well catered for too. Hide

Reviewed by Karen, 16th August 2019

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Reviewed by Andrew, 2nd August 2019

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Fantastic place location perfect, very relaxing ideal place for that peaceful break for two.

Reviewed by Gillian, 26th July 2019

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Reviewed by Adele, 5th July 2019

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The dormouse is just amazing, the owners have thought of everything u might need for a relaxing holiday.very close walk to village pub (the crown very friendly and lovely food) and a short drive to the next village, beautiful location for exploring and very dog friendly everywhere. Will be booking again

Reviewed by Linda, 24th June 2019

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Would like to keep Dormouse a secret! Very enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Irene, 14th June 2019

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It was very clean and comfortable. Lovely jacuzzi with great views. A short walk away from the local pub. A good stock of kitchen equipment very clean. A gas bbq for usage and sunbeds. Plenty of towels to use. The steps are fairly steep but probably only a problem because of my fractured hand. Bed was comfy and the tv with extra channels such as NeRead moretflix was handy. Lovely owners very friendly. Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 24th May 2019

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If youre looking for peace and tranquility in an idyllic location then look no further . From gazing at the stars in the hot tub at night to waking up to the country sounds in the morning this cottage will totally relax you . The Crown pub is a 10 min walk away and serves up fantastic food so no need to travel and the charming town of Fowey is a shRead moreort drive away . Cardinham woods , Heligan Gradens and Polridmouth Cove are must visits . Rojanos In Padstow worth a lunch visit too ;) Hide

Reviewed by Graham, 10th May 2019

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Excellent cottage everything you need fabulous views and after a day out come back to a hot tub to relax.

Reviewed by Richard, 3rd May 2019

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An amazing central location for touring the area both North and South Coast. The cottage is situated on a working dairy farm where peace and quiet reign. Clean and comfortable describes the cottage to a tee and the owners Joe and Brian could not be more helpful. Good pet friendly pub 10 minutes walk away.

Reviewed by Jane, 19th April 2019

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We could not recommend the lovely Dormouse enough. We spent a week with our dog here it was fabulous, great location, beautiful cottage, hot tub was fantastic and a short walk to the lovely local pub. Dormouse was gorgeous every detail was thought of and in a stunning location, very easy to get to anywhere in Cornwall north or south. We will definiRead moretely be back Hide

Reviewed by Lucy, 31st March 2019

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Reviewed by andrew, 24th March 2019

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lovely cottage for a couples get away. Hot tub is a lovely addition to the property. which is surrounded by peace and quiet apart from the birds and farm animals. everything you need for a break away from it all. highly recommend.

Reviewed by Jennifer, 17th March 2019

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The cottage was very well equipped and became our home from home very quickly. The hot tub was an additional bonus and the pub was within walking distance (0.6 miles) which was dog friendly. The scenery was stunning and it was lovely to wake up in such tranquil and beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed by George, 21st February 2019

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Reviewed by Jason, 10th January 2019

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Fantastic cottage, situated on the Saints way, great for walks . Ideal for quick drive into Looe, Fowey, St Austell and Bodmin. 10min to A30 opening up more. We did lunch in Falmouth came bank to get changed and did dinner in Padstow. Beautiful views across rolling countryside. Peaceful atmosphere. We arrived too late to meet our hosts, but when weRead more did catch up they were lovely. Spotless inside, well equipped, great TV and surround system, if that's your thing. Good pub 5 mins walk. Hide

Reviewed by Steph, 29th December 2018

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The cottage is fantastic - the owners are lovely and very helpful if needed but you won't see them if you don't which is perfect. Views and location are stunning if you want a peaceful break. Loved the hot tub and so relaxing just staring out to open fields from it. Really dog friendly too especially garden area. Local pub is welcoming and lovely fRead moreood! Would definitely return Hide

Reviewed by Chelsea, 7th November 2018

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We loved our stay! Was the perfect little getaway for me and my partner to relax and unwind. We arrived to a warm and welcoming cottage with everything in there we would need for the days ahead. The hot tub was just amazing we spent every night in there after exploring the towns nearby. The bed was extremely comfy and we made use of Netflix on the Read moretv in the evenings! We cant wait to return! Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Kate, 29th October 2018

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Cosy, romantic and peaceful rural location.

Reviewed by Heiko, 22nd October 2018

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Very nice cottage! Nice views of the landscape.

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View towards the property with hot tub
Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub
Well equipped kitchen
Kitchen/diner
Enjoy your breakfast with beautiful countryside views
Kitchen with stairs leading to living area
Open plan living/sleeping area
Cosy lounge to relax after a days exploring
Thoughtfully designed throughout
King-size bed
Downstairs shower room
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Location

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