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Kilminorth Cottages - Oat


Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Oat - Bedroom

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Kilminorth Cottages in South East Cornwall, between Looe and Polperro. A select cluster of cottages in beautifully landscaped gardens, surrounded by woodland, in a valley on the Cornish coast.

Situated close to the picturesque harbourside villages of Looe and Polperro, with easy access to the Coastal Path and a choice of beautiful uncrowded beaches.The cottages have been lovingly refurbished, preserving the old, but offering a fresh and modern design, open plan living with a contemporary style.

Each cottage has it's own unique character and has contemporary furnishings giving the rooms a very modern and

yet comfortable ambience.

With a change of ownership at the beginning of 2011 Kilminorth Cottages has undergone an amazing transformation, each room has been lovingly styled to a very high standard with a fresh and contemporary decor.

The warm and cosy bedrooms are tastefully designed with high quality beds to ensure a great nights sleep. The bathrooms have a boutique hotel feel, fully tiled and with contemporary white sanitary-ware and walk-in showers.

The cottage has access into relaxing gardens with ample seating and BBQ areas.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Looe Town Beach 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 50 km, Nearest railway: Looe 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

- Oat used to be an old machinery store that was derilict but has been lovingly restored and refurbished,

maintaining the old but adding a contemporary look and feel

- High quality furnishings and 5 star beds to ensure the best nights sleep in this peaceful surrounding

- Modern lighting

- New double glazing

- Fully centrally heated with underfloor heating on the ground floor

- Modern flat screen wall mounted TVs, ipod docking and HD DVDs.

- Wifi available on site

- Pets Welcome

- Electricity, Towels and Linen all included

- Cot and highchair available on request

Further details outdoors

- Patio and garden to side of cottage with furniture

- BBQ available

- Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool next to property available May to October

- Set in 32 acres of Cornish Woodland and Meadowland

- Gorgeous walks along the river into Looe (c35 mins)

Further details

- Owners available to answer any questions, tell you the best pubs and restaurants and to give you ideas on days out.

The West Country region

Cornwall is the most South Western part of the UK, benefitting from some of Britain's mildest climates, with the warming effects of the Gulf Stream, early springs and long lingering summers.

This unspoilt County enjoys a dramatic landscape from rugged moorland to stunning beautiful golden beaches.

Cornwall has historically been intrinsically linked with outdoor activities.

With some of the cleanest seas in Europe surrounding the County, it has always been popular for water-based activities especially surfing. North Cornwall, predominantly in and around Newquay has historically been home to many UK Surfing Championships.

Walkers are able to find extensive countryside to discover and can delight in the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain on the South West Coast Path.

This ancient and mystic Celtic County has a feeling of being a land of legend and romance.

Hence artists come to Cornwall for inspiration drawn by its rugged beauty and the quality of light.


A 30 minute walk from Kilminorth are the busy twin towns of East and West Looe lie either side of the harbour and are joined by the famous arched bridge. Looe offers quaint old buildings, twisting streets, smugglers taverns and some of Cornwall's finest restaurants.

The activities of the fishing fleet are a constant fascination, to visitors and locals alike, who can enjoy watching the latest catch being landed at the Fish Quay. The Quay also provides a base for the many boatmen offering everything from short sea trips to longer fishing trips to catch mackerel, conger and shark.

Looe also has its own railway, the Looe Valley Line, a single track branch line running alongside the estuary and river through the rolling countryside between Looe and Liskeard. Safe bathing from Looe's two beaches and the many leisure activities; tennis, riding, bowls, putting, water sports, golf, fishing, scenic walks, National Trust properties, will help make your visit as varied, interesting, active or relaxing as you want!

There are many excellent beaches close by including Talland, Looe and Seaton. Fowey, the ancient seafaring town once home to Daphne du Maurier, is just a short drive and ferry crossing. Stroll around the quaint lanes and browse the many shops, pubs, cafes and delis.

The South West Coastal Path is easily accessed and a walk along it shows the dramatic effect the sea has on this peninsula. Horse riding, surfing, sailing and fishing trips are all available at nearby coastal resorts. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurants 2 miles.

Perfectly situated to discover the delights of the 13th Century fishing village of Polperro which is famous for smugglers' coves, shark fishing and the little villages also offer an array of shops. Both Looe and Polperro have many excellent restaurants and cosy pubs with locally caught seafood a speciality.

A short drive to Fowey with its picturesque harbour and sailing centre. Further inland is the Eden Project, whose futuristic “biomes” contain plants from around the worldFor those in search of a faster pace, a visit to Adrenalin Quarry, home of the longest zip wire in the UK, is a must, and nearby Kartworld caters to budding racing drivers of all ages.

Visit many of the stunning golf courses including Looe, Lostwithiel, St. Mellion and the dramatic cliff-top courses of Carlyon Bay and Whitsand Bay.

Further afield, you can sample the delights of Rick Stein's Padstow or Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and the Extreme surf academy at Watergate Bay. Newquay is home to the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Zoo and the vibrant surf scene at Fistral Beach.

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Review 1-6 of 6

31 Aug 2014


"Wow,What a hidden gem!!!"

We were recommended the cottages by my sister who stayed there last year,we were not disappointed,from the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by Jayne,we were shown to our cottage &qu… More

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It was lovely to have you and all your family staying with us for the week/2 weeks. We are pleased you had a good time and we hope you will come back and visit us.


17 Aug 2014


"Just wonderful!"

We stayed in the Oat for a week 9-16th August. It was perfect for the two of us and just the right size for cosy nights in as well as a good base from which to explore.Jayne was a brilliant host and o… More

Thanks for your review - happy you had a good stay and managed to relax before the arrival of a little one. Thanks again and please make sure you bring the little one to visit.


2 Jul 2014


"Beautiful, peaceful cottages"

We spent a lovely 6 days in the Granary cottage. Jayne is fab-she really looked after us as we have a 4 month old baby. Coming from London to somewhere so peaceful and quiet was wonderful. Everyone is… More

Thanks for taking your time to review us - we are pleased you had a good stay and managed to find some peace and quiet down here.. Be great to meet you all again. Thanks Jayne x

16 Dec 2013


"A big recommendation for this B&B"

Amazing accommodation that combines traditional houses with a touch of modern design. The cottages are very spacious but at the same time very cosy. The bedroom we stayed in was brilliant under the room bedroom with super comfy beds and nice bedlinen. The room has a sash window that looks out over the beautiful surrounding. We went in September and the place was comfortably warm. The central heating came on in good time in the morning and the room was warm in the evening. There was plenty hot water and an amazing shower. The hosts - Jayne - is wonderful! She is very warm, open and very helpful. She is a woman with a vision and she transmit her enthusiasm down to her guests. She helped with all our questions about the local area, showed us maps and made recommendations of where to visit. She also recommended and booked us into a local fish restaurant in Torquay, which was very good! If you like seafood, you should most definitely eat there! This B&B is a few miles out of Torquay. We got a taxi, which Jayne booked for us, into Torquay for dinner rather than driving into town ourselves and it only takes a few minutes. The B&B is perfectly well located to act as a great base to drive from and the day after we went to St. Ives. We enjoyed our stay very much and we´ll be back.

23 May 2013


"Three glorious days in superb place!"

Wonderful place to be! We loved the house, the interiors and the setting. Great, attentive hosts! One feels cared for and at the same time is absolutley independent. Dogfriendly, which is not often th… More

Thank you for your review, it was lovely to meet you and your family and we hope you will come back and visit us again soon.

Thank you again from everyone at Kilminorth

24 Apr 2013


"New contemporary accommodation in a beautiful setting"

Kilminorth cottages are a beautiful collection of renovated traditional cottages. They are finished to a premium quality, they are stylish and are perfectly equip. The owners are very helpful and welc… More

Ali - Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are very pleased you had a good stay and got out to see our beautiful part of Cornwall and also try our favourite restaurant! Thanks and hope to see you again soon. Jayne

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