Stunning, idyllic and totally unique - welcome to The Boathouse. Located literally right on the River Tamar, with the most beautiful views from every window thanks to its knock-out location, this waterside retreat promises you a holiday like no other - so go on why not give yourself a treat?
Nestled in the pretty village of Cargreen in south east Cornwall, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, spend your days soaking up the setting and watching the comings and goings on the river. The large sunny conservatory takes pride of place at the front of the house and is the ultimate spot to relax and unwind and let yourself be captivated by the view stretching across the water over to the rolling green pastures of the Devon countryside, whatever the weather. You may decide to take a step outside for lazy days lounging in the garden, dining al fresco, spotting bird and wildlife at your pleasure or waving to the odd sailor or two passing by.
Even when in the kitchen preparing meals, enjoying a holiday feast at the dining-table or snuggled up in the luxurious sitting-room no-one will blame you for switching off from those around you as you fall under the spell of the calming waters.
On the first floor are the three bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, along with the family bathroom. All are presented in a traditional style with the view taking centre stage. What a delight it will be to wake up in the morning, however getting out of bed might prove to be a little more difficult!
But when you are up and about and if you can be tempted to leave this heavenly spot, there are a whole host of delights waiting to be discovered along the Tamar Valley and beyond.
For messing about on the water, The Boat House is in an ideal location if you wish to bring your own dinghy or canoe. There is a slipway alongside the house and a one-ton hoist for lifting into the garden as well as a space for a boat trailer immediately in front of the house. For larger boats a mooring buoy may be available in the river and the owner will be able to provide details. If you are not bringing your own boat, these can be hired further up the river.
Garden lovers and historians alike will adore Cotehele (National Trust) and at Pentillie Castle and Estate you can treat yourself to a tour of the gardens, savour a delicious afternoon tea or enjoy one of the special events that take place throughout the year. For those who enjoy a good ramble, there are endless riverside, coastal and countryside walks to explore along with moorland walks across the wild and rugged terrain of Dartmoor.
For a good walk ruined, the golf courses at St Mellion and China Fleet Club are well worth a putt and of course when in Cornwall a trip to the seaside is a must whether it's strolling along the beaches of Downderry and Seaton, riding the Atlantic rollers at Widemouth Bay or simply savouring some good old fish and chips in Looe.
Sitting-room with TV, DVD player and log-effect electric fire
Kitchen with electric hob, electric double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
Separate WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with double bed (4'6"), single bed (3') and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with bunk-beds (3' top bunk, bottom bunk 4'6")
Bedroom 3 with double bed (4'6")
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC, bidet and wash-basin
Babies under the age of six months are welcome. Please note The Boat House has WiFi (not suitable for streaming). *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Regret no pets
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 1 car and parking on road
- No smoking
- Pub 3 miles
- Picnic table
- 7 NS heaters and 2 convector heaters
Welcome to The Boat House.
The Boat House is all about the view and the conservatory certainly takes full advantage of it.
The setting is quite stunning.
The pretty kitchen.
The kitchen is well-equipped for all your holiday catering needs.
Every room makes the most of the setting.
The dining-room sits between the kitchen and the sitting-room.
Plenty of holiday reading and board games available.
The sitting-room is a fabulous room with double doors leading into the conservatory along with direct access to the garden area.
The sitting-room invites you to unwind and relax.
The conservatory provides an alternative option for dining.
You are sure to spend many an hour in the conservatory.
From the conservatory you can step out to the garden area.
What a wonderful spot to enjoy an afternoon tea!
What a wonderful view to wake up to.
Bedroom 1 has a double and a single bed.
Being dual-aspect you can look both up and down the river from Bedroom 1.
Bedroom 1 has an en suite bathroom.
Bedroom 3 has a super comfy double bed (4'6")
Pretty floral fabrics in the third bedroom.
The second bedroom offers great flexibility with a double bed on the lower bunk and a single bed on the top.
And of course yet another fantastic view from the window.
The family bathroom is of a traditional style and the corner bath beckons you to enjoy a leisurely holiday soak.
The rolling green countryside provides a wonderful contrast to the blue of the water.
The Boat House really is the ultimate waterside property.
The fishing town of Looe where you can try your hand at fishing, have fun on the beach, take to the coastal footpath or enjoy some good old fashioned fish and chips.
The stunning coastal footpath offers breathtaking views around every corner.
Hire a canoe or kayak and explore all the delights along the River Tamar.
The south Cornish coast.