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The Fo'c'stle

The Fo'c'stle
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Hugh Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England
The Fo'c'stle is a picture book 17th century Grade II listed double fronted granite cottage, centrally located in Hugh Town, with harbour views from all windows, fully modernised while retaining all of its original charm. It is opposite the Atlantic slipway leading onto Town Beach and is also 300 yards from Porthcressa beach. It is within a stone's throw of shops and places to eat, and less than a minute from the quay where the Scillonian berths, and also from where launches leave for trips to the off islands.

The Isles of Scilly are one of the most beautiful and relaxing parts of the United Kingdom, home to less than 2000 people lying 28 miles from Lands End. Five of the islands are inhabited and there are over 100 smaller islands and islets. Each island has its own special charm and character, but all have in common fin...
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Listing #HL20619
About the Owner
Jeremy D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:30%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2007
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Perfect location for getting to anywhere on St Mary's, and just minutes from the pier for a boat to everywhere else. Felt great to step out onto the street and find other visitors taking a photo of your photogenic cottage! Facilities and decor were perhaps...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a lovely cottage in an ideal location for visiting the other islands, being a hop and a skip to the harbour. The cottage facilities are good and everything very clean and welcoming.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had a week of perfect weather which was the icing on the cake. Accommodation was as expected, comfortable and homely for 6 adults. There was plenty of all the necessary equipment needed to self cater. Although there is excellent food available in pubs and...More

Thank Angela T
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The Fo’c’stle is ideally located for enjoying the full splendours of a holiday in Scilly. It accommodates six persons very comfortably. The ground floor has a spacious lounge with television/DVD player, a selection of books, and an interesting collection of old maps and pictures of Scilly. The traditional Scillonian dining room has a large open fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped with electric cooker, refrigerator, microwave, washing machine etc, and breakfast table. There is also an adjoining cloakroom and WC.

The first floor has three bedrooms (a large double-bedded room and two twin bedded rooms), each with fitted cupboards and a washbasin, and a bathroom with bath, shower and WC.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    4 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,351 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Some of the delights of a Scillonian holiday are the boat trips to off islands, to Bishop’s Rock lighthouse and the Western Isles for seals and birdlife, an evening boat safari to watch the seabirds coming in for the night, landing on one of the smaller islands having it to yourself for the day, hiring bicycles, pony trekking, swimming with the seals, a game of golf, the inter-island gig races on Wednesday and Friday evenings, slide shows and local dramatic society performances, visiting theatre groups from the mainland, walking along paths and trails far from man made sounds are to mention but a few. The Isles of Scilly Tourist Office (www.simplyscilly.com or 01720 424031) provides a wealth of information about the wide-ranging things there are to see and do, guaranteed to meet the inter... more
Car not needed
How to get there
The excitement of a trip to Scilly starts with the journey. The Isles can be reached by plane from Land’s End, Bristol, Exeter, Newquay or Southampton, or ship from Penzance (www.ios-travel.co.uk or call 0845710 5555 for reservations).
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