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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Quay Cottage is a superb restored period cottage. Located on the flat just 50 yards from the river and quay in West Looe.
One double and one twin room and a very well equipped kitchen means the perfect base for families or friends staying in this popular coastal resort. Fully centrally heated ensuring maximum comfort all year round.
Quay Cottage is a pretty terraced cottage, and is situated in close proximity to amenities including pubs, shops, restaurants and the historic quay and the sights and sounds of Looe river and harbour. A traditional configuration of a lounge/diner (with log burner), with kitchen off to the rear and a lovely shower room. A door leads out to the rear courtyard where you will find tables and chairs to enjoy some fresh air while you read or enjoy refreshments.
West Looe - full of character and packed with pubs, restaurants, eateries, shops and period properties. East Looe just across the river has a large sandy beach - perfect for the children and sun worshippers!!
The lounge/diner is very comfortably furnished and is equipped with LCD TV with Freeview, DVD player and stereo for your etnertainment.
The dining area features a table and chairs for 4 guests and there is also a log burner making it really cosy all year round.
The kitchen is located off the rear of the living area and is well equipped to self cater. It has oven/hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave and all the utensils you would expect in a well stocked kitchen.
A door leads to the shower room and toilet, and there is a further to door off the rear lobby area leading to the exterior courtyard.
The sleeping accommodation is found on the first floor and comprises a double bedroom and a twin bedroom.
Heating by electric storage heaters is included for your comfort whatever the season.
Towels are provided for the convenience of guests and the beds will be freshly made up for your arrival.
The cottage is located a 10 minute walk from East Looe's sandy beach (even less by the passenger ferry), and there are a selection of pubs and shops within a very short walk. Easy access in and out of town make it a good base for touring the area by car too and the coastal walks can be enjoyed directly from the cottage.
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Linen, towels, electric and broadband included in the rental. Parking available on street and free about a 7 minute walk or for a paid car park approx. £30 per week & a 5 minute walk away. You can offload outside the cottage. Pets are allowed and go free and no smoking inside the cottage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hannafore 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: East Loow 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
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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30 Jun 2013
"Home away from home"
Beautiful little cottage, it had everything you could possibly need. Loved the interior and all the little nick naks. Superb location, it took just ten minutes to get to the beach and was right next to the little ferry. Cute little garden to use. Although we had a specific check in time the owners called to say the cottage was ready when we were which was great. The Spa shop was just at the back of the cottage, which is where we also parked the car for the few days without cost. The cost for three nights was really affordable, in fact no other company could contend with that price. Had problems initially connecting to the WiFi, and the owner came round to help us out which was really nice. To top it off we had blazing sunshine everyday, couldn't have wished for a better holiday. We will definitely go back to this cottage again.
6 Jun 2013
"An enjoyable break"
We stayed at Quay Cottage for a week. It's a perfect base for exploring and walking the coastal path. Being in West Looe is quieter than the East side, but a 6-8 minute walk gets you amongst the shops & restaurants, or you can take the water taxi (50p each way).
The cottage has two bedrooms, but is I think it's size is better suited for a couple. A nice log burner with some wood/coal supplied. If you feel the need to stay in, the galley kitchen is well stocked with utensils. Wi-Fi provided but unreliable while we were there. The local pub (jolly Sailor) serve a really good pint
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