The Old Watch House


West Street, Polruan, Cornwall, PL23 1PL

Tel: 07740 183450

The Old Watch House


Imagine for a moment that you are standing in a large, open planned living room - close your eyes and listen closely to the gentle lapping of the tides from beyond the large picture windows.

Open your eyes again and cast your view out over the picturesque estuary and harbourside properties in the distance. Watch with pleasure as fishing boats and yachts of all shapes and sizes bob up and down or meander along the estuary on their daily voyages. Take a long, deep breath and smell the clean, fresh Cornish air making you feel invigorated and alive again...

Congratulations, you have just arrived for your stay at The Old Watch House and it's going to be one of the most relaxing, magical and memorable visits to Cornwall you have ever experienced!

This luxury retreat in Cornwall situated in the delightful Cornish village of Polruan is a perfect choice for you. As mentioned it sits right on the water's edge with breathtaking views across the mouth of the estuary and the town of Fowey is but a short hop across the water. This truly unique coastal residence makes for a perfect luxurious Self Catering experience - whether you want a weekend break with friends, a family holiday or maybe just a well deserved romantic getaway.

Located close to the world famous Eden Project and historic harbour town of Charlestown, The Old Watch House can offer any type of holiday you seek, be it walking, sight-seeing, sailing or exploring Cornwall. Maybe you just want to get away from it all and do nothing - the choice is yours.

Spacious and homely this luxury holiday retreat will accommodate up to 8 people - 6 persons in the main accommodation and 2 in the adjoining studio. The house has a modern nautical ambience and truly spectacular views across the estuary and beyond that have to be experienced to be believed. Your holiday at The Old Watch House will create memories that will last a lifetime.

View of the River Fowey

This waters edge Holiday Home in Cornwall has three superb en-suite double bedrooms in the main house and additional accommodation for two in the separate self contained Studio. The entire property accommodates up to 8 guests very comfortably. Each spacious living area has a captivating view of the water and Fowey. The Old Watch House is a very unique holiday home.   You can get away from it all here either with family, friends or just your dog!

This luxury holiday home in Cornwall has been built using Cornish slate and granite and has exposed Oak beams and floorboards. It is modern, homely and spacious and brings a perfect holiday balance with waterside tranquility. There is a large terraced garden for family Barbecues, a pagoda and garden seating. The balcony over the water has far reaching views of the Fowey estuary with lots of boats & yacht activity. The balcony leads straight from the living room perfect for sitting with a morning coffee or glass of wine before dinner.

The kitchen is extensively equipped for creating some wonderful Cornish cuisine. Alternatively, there are several fantastic restaurants, pubs and cafes close by.

We are Dog Friendly

The house can be rented on it’s own to accommodate 6 guests or the studio can be added to accommodate 8 guests. The main property is dog friendly and there is plenty of things to see and do with your dog around Polruan and Cornwall.

We have a No Smoking Policy

It is strictly No Smoking inside and within the garden and terrace.

Availability Search

Arrival Date:

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
The Old Watch Housefrom £900.00 to £2,900.00 per unit per week

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Map & Directions

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)