View towards the property with hot tub
Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub
Well equipped kitchen
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
11 / 14  Downstairs shower room
12 / 14  WC on first floor
13 / 14  Enjoy the garden with use of the hot tub
14 / 14   Views of the surrounding area


Fowey (5.5mls NW), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
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

This property is personally managed by Alex.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Matthew 2nd February 2020

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 Kerry 6th December 2019

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

Reviewed by Elliot 25th October 2019

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

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

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

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 Andrew 2nd August 2019

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

Reviewed by Adele 5th July 2019

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

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

Reviewed by Irene 14th June 2019

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

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

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

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

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 andrew 24th March 2019

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

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.

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View towards the property with hot tub
Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub
Well equipped kitchen
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
Show 2 moreWC on first floor


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