Simple Luxury: The Sunday House, Golant, England
Just up the hill, a pebbles throw from the River Fowey, in the picturesque waterside village of Golant, a sanctuary awaits you…
The Sunday House, award winning in design, is a converted Grade II listed Victorian Methodist chapel, built in 1896. The Sunday House’s elevated position affords enchanting river views from the upper levels and the secluded south-facing patio area. A small stream flows a steep course down the bank to the side of the property and supplies the calming and gentle sound of running water.
The Sunday House, is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, ideally located on the west bank of the Fowey Estuary, an area of natural beauty and one of England’s loveliest estuaries. Truly an individual dwelling, spacious, detached, coupled with high specification to detail and attention, the Sunday House provides the perfect location to enjoy the idyllic views of the river, countryside and boats that drift by.
Golant is an ideal base for exploring South Cornwall, with many excellent beaches in the area and absolute breathtaking coastal walks. The historic village of Golant, has an excellent riverside pub which serves fantastic food, small hotel (Cormorant Hotel) with restaurant facilities and facilities for boat launching. Golant has around 110 dwellings with a population of circa 220 people. It has a 13th century Parish Church dedicated to St Sampson. Golant offers wonderful opportunities for sailing, boating, walking, hiking and nature enthusiasts. Golant is an ideal base for exploring South Cornwall, with many excellent beaches in the area and absolute breathtaking coastal walks. The sandy beaches of Polkerris, Readymoney (Fowey) or Par sands are all within 5 minutes by car. Carlyon Bay (6 miles) also has many excellent beaches as well as a superb golf course. Today most places are touched by the commercial world, Golant and its surrounding villages, Fowey, Lostwithiel, Charlestown, Polruan, Looe, Lerryn and Polperro still remain beautiful, quaint and antiqued to ensure and offer escapism.
The Sunday House comprises of a total of four bedrooms and comfortably sleeps nine guests. The greatest care has been taken to remain intrinsically faithful to the spirit of the original building and its usage, while creating a thoroughly comfortable, modern living space, with a high degree of luxury.