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Looe, Cornwall (Ref. 1079931)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Vivienne

    “The whole house smells damp and musty including the cupboards and drawers.”

    The roof garden was good The beds were clean and comfortable but the whole house needs a good cleaning from top to bottom . The backyard was filthy and there was old dog faeces near the barbecue we did not go out there . It did not spoil our week but I would not go there again .

    The roof garden was good The beds were clean and comfortable but the whole house needs a good cleaning from top to bottom . The backyard was filthy and there was old dog faeces near the barbecue we did not go out there . It did not spoil our week but I would not go there again .

    - Vivienne, September 2023


  • Over three floors: Three bedrooms: 2 x doubles with TVs, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and separate WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
  • 3 x Smart TVs with Prime Video, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, bedding and toys provided
  • Off-road parking in integral garage
  • Roof terrace with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome; pet bed, toys, bowls and towels are provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • There is a summer house with a beautiful dining area on the roof top

The property

Settled in a desirable residential area in West Looe, Cornwall, rests this well-designed three-bedroom holiday home, Penmar.

Enjoying a well-kept rooftop terrace whilst idyllically positioned within close proximity to the glorious sands of East Looe Beach an boasting views of both east and west rivers and across the surrounding countryside, Penmar makes an excellent base for a family or group of friends looking for a quiet coastal retreat.

Park up in the integral garage before unloading your belongings and making your way inside this beautifully renovated detached holiday home to begin your memorable staycation.

Dust off your sandy toes in the hallway before venturing through to the snug sitting room where you can look forward to flicking on the TV and catching up on your favourite show following an action-packed day exploring your surroundings.

Moving through the property, discover the stylish kitchen, well-presented with a contemporary interior and fit with a fantastic selection of conveniences to entice any budding chef to rustle up a hearty meal.

For a unique experience, climb the stairs and enjoy a solace escape to the rooftop terrace, offering a truly lovely spot to soak in the last of the evening sunshine with a crisp glass of wine.

When day draws to night, retreat indoors where you'll find three well-presented bedrooms, comprising of two doubles and a bunk, with the latter perfect for reading goodnight stories to the little ones, all serviced by the neighbouring family bathroom.

A short walk from your doorstep will bring you into the heart of Looe, where you'll find an abundance of local amenities, including delicious eateries ranging from cafes, takeaways, and traditional country pubs, along with a selection of high-street and independent stores.

Treat your loved ones with a fine dining experience at one of a few nearby restaurants, such as Smugglers Cott Restaurant and The Sardine Factory Looe, known for its fantastic seafood.

Pack your bucket and spade and spend lazy afternoons lounging amongst the sand of East Looe Beach, or soak in the spectacular, unspoilt vistas across the tranquil waters with a stroll to the bottom of Banjo Pier.

For more views, lace up your walking boots and embark on a two-footed adventure along the South West Coast Path, or head further inland and explore the oak and birch of the peaceful Kilminorth Woods.

Travel south along the coast and visit the nearby village of Polperro, where you can tour the quaint narrow streets on a miniature scale at Polperro Model Village, immerse yourself in local history with a trip to Polperro Harbour Heritage Museum, or indulge in a traditional spot of Cornish afternoon tea at The Plantation Restaurant & Tea Rooms.

With plenty more to see and do, choose a stay at Penmar for your next Cornish adventure.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Polperro 5 miles.

Looe is Cornwall’s second largest fishing port and hence there is always a lively maritime bustle around the quay area of East Looe, which is connected to the quieter West Looe by a seven arched 19th century bridge over the River Looe. You can also catch the river taxi between East and West Looe. East Looe has narrow cobbled streets, twisting alleyways and plenty of tourist shops, whilst West Looe has a lovely outlook across the harbour. Looe’s viewpoint, Banjo Pier, can be reached from the quay and is a great spot to watch the returning fishing trawlers and look across the bay to Looe Island, which can be walked to occasionally at very low tides. The sandy Looe beach adjoins the pier and is very popular with families because of its safe shallow swimming and vast expanse of sand. There is also a great rock pool area at Hannafore that children will love. West Looe has a Heritage Centre that recently opened in the Old Sardine Factory with a climbing wall and a cafe and the delightful Kilminorth Woods have way marked walks through the majestic oak wood, rich in plant, insect and bird life. Apart from beach activities in this part of south east Cornwall, there are many mining remains on Bodmin Moor and in the Tamar Valley and much of the mining landscape has World Heritage status. This area of Cornwall has inspired writers, such as Daphne du Maurier and much of Bodmin Moor has inspired legends linked with King Arthur. There is much to explore in this beautiful part of Cornwall.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas