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A Stone's Throw

Downderry, Cornwall (Ref. 1103428)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “Fabulous apartment in a quiet area, with lovely views of the sea.”

    Well maintained and well equipped, this is reallly a home from home. Highly recommend a stay here.

    Well maintained and well equipped, this is reallly a home from home. Highly recommend a stay here.

    - Anne, April 2024


  • First-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony
  • Ground-source heat pump, underfloor heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher, washer/dryer and Nescafe Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine
  • Smart TV with Sky, WiFi and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Private allocated parking for one car and additional private parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Private balcony with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile, beach 0.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps up from the car park
  • Note: Check-in from 5pm and check-out by 11am

The property

With stunning sea views, A Stone's Throw is a real gem of an apartment based in Downderry, Cornwall.

A south-facing balcony, a contemporary décor, and family-friendly facilities make this the ideal holiday apartment for friends and family alike.

Inside, the open-plan living space is sleek and fitted with everything you need for an entertaining break.

The kitchen, home to a large fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, makes it easy for the chef of your group to rustle up delicious dinners for everyone to enjoy at the dining table.

From here, the sitting area hosts games, and a Smart TV with WiFi for your evening entertainment.

Out on the balcony, soak up the sea views with a glass of wine, or enjoy your breakfast with a view in the mornings.

Moving back through the property, the family shower room provides you with a space to prepare for the day ahead, while an en-suite bathroom can be found in the master bedroom.

Fit with a plush king, the master bedroom is suited to a couple or solo traveller, while the remaining twin is perfect for children or friends sharing.

When you’re ready to explore, head down to the village of Downderry, affectionately known as the Cornish Riviera; noted as one of the best places to live by the sea, Downderry is home to a convenience store as well as pubs and cafés for you to enjoy.

Ramblers will enjoy the scenic coastal footpath to charming fishing villages and quays, including at low tide, a stroll to Seaton with it’s wonderful County Park, where you can spot wildlife such as otters and kingfishers.

Many of the local beaches are dog friendly all year round including Downderry/Seaton.

Stroll the woodland path from Seaton to Hessenford where you can take rest in a traditional country pub serving local fayre.

Spend a day a nearby Looe, for a wider range of shopping and eateries as well as socking up the historic sites of the Old Guildhall Museum and Gaol and St Michael’s Chapels of Lammana or venture to Looe Island, for more wildlife spotting on the nature reserve.

Within easy reach you can find St Germans, which has easy access to Plymouth via its railway line, and other naturally beautiful beaches such as Whitsands Bay, boasting a 2-mile long, hidden gem beach with a café.

Further afield, find the world renowned Eden Project.

For golfers, Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, and Looe Bindown are fantastic choices within driving distance.

The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty, the famous surfing beaches of North Cornwall, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.

With so much to see and do, choose A Stone's Throw for an exciting visit in a gorgeous property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Looe 6 miles; Liskeard 10 miles; Polperro 11 miles; Plymouth 18 miles.

Downderry is a small quiet coastal village situated in south east Cornwall. Downderry has a sheltered beach, Post Office and shop, deli, and a cliff top pub and an excellent restaurant, serving quality local food. At low tide it is possible to walk along the beach from Downderry to Seaton, where you will find a family friendly south facing beach and the nearby Seaton Valley Countryside Park and Nature reserve is home to wildlife, including otters and kingfishers and also offers great cycling and walking opportunities. The picturesque working harbours at Looe and Polperro are within an easy driving distance away, and the wonderful stretches of the South West Coast Path in this part of Cornwall take you to rocky coves, dramatic headlands and tales of shipwrecks and smugglers. Further afield is Plymouth, where you will find plenty to see and do, including a marine aquarium, a theatre, large shopping centres and the historic Barbican waterside area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas