Cornwall Property Finder

Property Finder in Fowey

Helping you find property in Fowey, Cornwall

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Fowey is a small town which hangs off the west side of the Fowey estuary where the large, deep water harbour is a magnet for sailing enthusiasts. As you walk the ever narrowing streets of the old town where mediaeval and Georgian buildings cast shadows over each other, a vibrant maritime history comes to life.

Our local property finder in Fowey knows the area well and has helped many people find their dream home in Fowey, whether for a permanent resident or as a holiday bolthole.  Property finders are becoming a must if you’re looking for property in the area, with such a high demand for property it helps to work with a local specialist who knows the area well and can save lots of time and stress finding and securing the right property.

Property in Fowey

According to Rightmove, properties in Fowey had an overall average price of £623,436 in 2021.

The majority of sales in Fowey during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £942,214. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £345,100, with terraced properties fetching £646,221.

Some property in Fowey, especially those within the historic town centre with direct water access achieve very high prices, although many second homes have remained in the same family for generations, which has enabled them to become actively involved and share in town events.

What’s it like to live in Fowey?

Fowey is a very relaxed town with a great community spirit.  Its bijou high street is packed with independent shops and there are lots of excellent restaurants in the town and the surrounding villages, including the Q Restaurant in the Old Quay House Hotel, Fiztroy, Food for Thought on the Town Quay and the local Fisherman’s Arms pub.

For families looking for good schools, Fowey and Polruan primaries are both Ofsted rated ‘Good’, and there is a local secondary academy Fowey River Academy.

For those living or visiting the area, there are spectacular coastal walks run around Gribban Head, past Catherine’s Castle to Readymoney Cove which is perhaps Fowey’s closest best sandy beach. Here the town clings to the steep valley sides which provide fantastic views of the annual Red Arrows flying display held during Carnival Week.

Fowey is home to the Royal Fowey Sailing Club the town hosts the internationally renowned Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature formerly known as the Daphne du Maurier Festival. This event has grown attracting visitors from all over the world and is one of the most important dates in the Cornish arts calendar.

If you want help finding the right property in Fowey, contact our Fowey Property Finder, Lee Heywood on 07515 478544, or complete the form below.

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