Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Looe View Apartment - its location affords the most spectacular view of Looe, the river and beach, Banjo Pier and seaward to Rame head. Just a 2 minute walk from West Looe town, and ideally located to enjoy the many coastal walks and beaches along this stunning coastline. A perfect choice for couples wishing to explore Looe and South East Cornwall.
Looe View Apartment is a very well appointed one bedroomed penthouse with Juliet balcony (standing only) off the lounge/diner which affords the most stunning view of Looe. You can really appreciate the Cornish harbour experience as the sights, sounds and smells of Looe can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own living area.
The apartment building has 12 apartments and Looe View is located on the top floor, accessed by stairs (so not suitable for guests will mobility restrictions or couples with babies. There is free parking on Hannafore promenade approx. 5 minutes walk (see photo left), or in the large pay car park near Looe bridge.
Looe offers a wide variety of restaurants and pubs, plus the opportunity to try your hand at sea fishing or just take a pleasure cruise along the coast. There are a whole host of sports activities in the area as well as places of interest, The Eden Project being the most famous.
The lounge/diner is comfortably furnished with sofa to relax, and for your meals a dining table and chairs, for your entertainment it is equipped with LCD TV and DVD player. The french doors open onto the Juliet balcony from where you can fully experience the magnificent sea, river and beach views the superb location of this apartment affords.
The kitchen is fully equipped to self cater with ease, including all the necessary utensils and crockery etc. There is an oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, kettle, and a washer/dryer for your laundry needs.
The double bedroom is comfortably furnished and the bed will be made up with fresh linen for your arrival.
The bathroom is presented to a high standard with bath and shower attachement, hand wash basin and toilet. There is a towel airer over the radiator as the apartment benefits from gas central heating making it a comfortable stay whatever the season.
East Looe is about a 10 minute walk and offers an even wider selection of places to eat, pubs, shops and also benefits from the sandy beach. You can hop on the passenger ferry which operates according to the tides and season or take a very pleasent walk over the historic Looe bridge, where you can enjoy super views of the river and its variety of boats, and also the houses which occupy the hillside overlooking the town. SORRY NO PETS ALLOWED.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hannfore 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: East Looe 1 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
With it's warm, temperate climate, sandy beaches, sheltered coves, picturesque fishing villages and historic harbours, it is no wonder that Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK.
Cornwall is a fantastic place to holiday because there are SO many things to do, come rain or shine. With Cornwall being less than 80 miles from end to end, all attractions are reachable for a day out.
Cornwall is an exciting and vibrant region with lots of activities and things always happening and if you staying at any one of our cottages, you have the perfect base from which to take advantage of a wide variety of wonderful attractions.
The bustling picturesque seaside town of Looe provides a perfect base for your holiday in South East Cornwall.
Whether you are looking for a 'traditional' seaside holiday with your children or a break with friends in a picturesque Cornish fishing harbour, Looe is ideal.
Originally separate towns, East & West Looe existed as early as the 12th century and were divided by the River Looe. Before 1832 the twin towns had two Parliamentary seats. In 1411, the 'twin towns' were connected by an estuary bridge, the earliest in Cornwall. In 1698, this bridge was recorded as having 14 arches. Today, East and West Looe are joined together by a beautiful seven arch bridge built in 1853 about 100 yards further upstream from the original bridge.
For today's holiday maker East Looe has its own large sandy beach, shallow seas and a wealth of rock pools for the children to enjoy. During the summer, there are trampolines and other activities on the beach and the 'Banjo Pier' is a very popular place for a spot of rod & line fishing and for watching the fishing trawlers and other boats leave and return to the harbour. Looe is host to the Looe Music Festival, a 3 day weekend event in September bringing together an eclectic mix of live music and comedy performed at various venues around the town including the East Looe beach.
At Hannafore, West Looe, there is an easily accessible south facing beach of shingle and sand which has plenty of rock pools at low tide. This beach offers car parking along the sea front, ice-cream parlour, refreshments and toilets.
Only quarter of a mile from the beach is St George's Island (also known as Looe Island). In mediaeval days this was a monastic community and later a popular landing place for smugglers. When there is an exceptionally low Spring tide it is possible to walk to Looe Island but at other times, visitors can reach it by boat.
If beaches or water based activities are not your thing, then you can enjoy wandering the cobbled streets of the village with its' historic buildings, narrow twisting streets, interesting art galleries, antique and gift shops and a wide range of smugglers' taverns and fine restaurants. There is live music in many of the pubs each weekend and for anyone who just likes to chill out, relax, eat and drink, Looe continues to provide a good range of options all year round.
For anyone interested in a scenic rail journey, the Looe Valley railway offers a truly spectacular rail journey to Liskeard, an experience you would not wish to miss.
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