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300-year-old cottage in Cornwall

A 300-year-old cottage in Cornwall near Fowey is utterly charming

Quintole Cottage is a wonderful old property built 300 years ago and which has been in the present owners’ family since 1970. The house has three bedrooms, plus a summerhouse/studio and a large south-facing garden. 

Accommodation in total comprises: dining room with Rayburn, kitchen, sitting room, three bedrooms and the family bathroom, plus a separate WC.

Outside the garden is a pretty, secluded space, mostly to the front of 300-year-old cottage in Cornwall, and includes a patio with a roofed well. From there steps lead up to the rest of the main garden, which includes shrubs, trees and ornamental plants. Outbuildings include the summerhouse/studio and there are rural views down to Penpoll Creek. Penpoll is a delightful Cornish hamlet at the head of the Penpoll Creek. Fowey is just two miles via the car ferry and Lostwithel is around five miles to the north-west.

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The guide price is £385,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01872 261 160 or visit

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