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Little Tresillian


Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews


Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Polperro is a wonderful place, a quintessential Cornish fishing village with a picturesque harbour surrounded by traditional fishermen's cottages crowding down to the quayside. However, sometimes it's nice to just sit and relax in a quiet haven away from the hustle and bustle of the village. Little Tresillian, located on the top of the hill overlooking the sea and coastline provides just such an escape, in a contemporary and tastefully furnished apartment with the added benefit of its own onsite parking and a sunny decked area. This is the ideal place for you to kick back and relax with a glass of wine after a hard day! Very nearby is the coastal path where you can enjoy a spectacular walk into Polperro or down to Talland beach. Little Tresillian is perfect for couples of all ages wanting to enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer, either summer or winter.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Talland 650 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 650 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 56 km, Nearest railway: Looe 7 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Separate access to the centrally heated apartment, situated all on one level. Modern and very well equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with icebox and washer dryer. Archway to the lounge/diner, with table and chairs for 4, with a comfortable sofa, armchair and footstool in the lounge area. 32 in Full HD TV, DVD and Mini Hi Fi. Large carpeted double bedroom, with 5' double bed and fitted wardrobes with bureau. Separate cloakroom with WC and hand basin and adjoining fully tiled bathroom, equipped with bath, shower cubicle and hand basin with mirror and shaver point.

Outside: Decking area outside the kitchen with table and chairs and views to the sea and coastline.

Further details outdoors

Outside: Decking area outside the kitchen with table , chairs and BBQ . Views to the sea and coastline

The West Country region

Talland Bay , a pretty cove is a mile along the coast from Polperro. Its beaches are popular with families and there are a couple of beach cafés.

The popular resort of Looe is about 4 miles from Polperro. Buses run between Polperro and Looe, or you can take a boat there from Polperro harbour. The River Looe divides East and West Looe. East Looe has popular, wide sandy beaches, excellent restaurants and an abundance of pubs and shops.

West Looe has an extensive shingle and rock beach with good rock pools and a great view of Looe Island. There are also tennis courts, a mini golf and a bowling green open to visitors.

Fowey is a lovely old port and historic seafaring town. An attractive place with steep, narrow streets and alleyways that lead down to one of the best natural harbours along the south coast, Fowey has a good range of individual shops, galleries and restaurants, and is connected to Bodinnick by car ferry and to Polruan by foot ferry.

Bodmin Moor is about 13 miles from Polperro. Its beautiful, wild and unspoilt landscape makes it ideal for walkers. It is home to many pretty villages, includion Minions, where you can see the dramatic Cheesewring and the mystical Hurlers stone circle. Here you will also see wild ponies and witness some spectacular sunsets.


Polperro is probably the prettiest fishing harbour in Cornwall. Winding streets lead down to the picturesque harbour, which was once a haunt of smugglers. Polperro is a historic fishing village, and pretty, colour-washed cottages line the steep valley overlooking the harbour. Attractions include a model village and a smuggling museum.

There are charming pubs, numerous restaurants and plenty of shops to browse. The coast path leads off to Looe, via Talland Bay and spectacular views of Looe Island, or Polruan, where you may catch a ferry over to Fowey. The Polperro Festival is a week-long music festival that takes place each June. Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated with a stunning fireworks display over the harbour, and New Year is very popular, with most people in fancy dress.

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28 Aug 2014


"Excellent Accommodation and Holiday Place"

The accomodation was excellent. It was clean, tidy and spacious. Richard paid great attention to all the details and on the arrival he also gave us some delicious scones with jam....that was a great s… More

14 Aug 2014


"Home from home"

Little Tresillian is a really lovely comfortable well-equipped little house – an ideal bolt-hole for a couple wanting to explore Polperro and the surrounding area, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac pep… More

24 Jul 2014


"If there were more stars ........ I'd give it 10/10"

Absolutely loved this place, we stayed here for a week to see the eastern side of cornwall after we'd had a week seeing the western side last week. On arrival we were met by Richard, who showed u… More

16 Jun 2014


"Fantastic location and apartment."

We returned 15th June having spent a week in Polperro. The walk down into Polperro village is steep, but worth it. The village is very picturesque with lots of shops located amongst the lanes. Ther… More

30 May 2014


"Little corner of tranquility"

We stayed for one week in Little Tresillian and it was so peaceful and relaxing which was just what we were looking for.The apartment is in a fabulous location with wonderful views out to sea. The ac… More

28 Dec 2013



Top notch accommodation. Arrived to find a little Christmas tree, Christmas crackers, fairy lights and various delights to eat. A spacious, comfortable, well situated and well stocked property. War… More

26 Nov 2013



A delightful, comforable, spacious holiday stay for two. Stayed two weeks. Nice lot of cupboard space. Everything catered for with plenty of information for in and around the area. Walking dist… More

3 Sep 2013


"Fabulous accommodation in a superb location"

Little Tressillian is a well presented cottage with all the creature comforts you could need. It was very peaceful with lovely views and close to the local village & cliff top walks. There was nothing… More

26 Mar 2013



After a long drive Richard was waiting for us with a full cream tea - the scones from the local bakery are the best I've tasted and my family are chefs!
We were made to feel very welcome and were told about the local area, some places to visit and stunning walks. There were also plenty of guide leaflets in the apartment, and a very handy folder of information including appliance manuals (just in case) bus timetables, and reviews of the local pubs and restaurants.
The whole booking was easy and he was incredibly helpful, sending out details of what was in the apartment, a detailed map of how to get there -which i forgot so he patiently talked us there on the mobile, and he even offered to help getting some food in advance of our arrival! He was available on the mobile if we needed him, but otherwise left us to our own devices - the perfect host!
The location is great - there is a lovely (albeit steep) walk down to the fishing village, but worth it for the sense that you well deserved your pint/meal and can walk it off a little on the way home.
All in all we had a wonderful holiday. Richard even kindly posted my phone charger back to me at home (as I'd seen his text too late late to pop back).
Highly recommended.

17 Jan 2013


"Very nice and comfortable"

A very nice and comfortable apartment with a lot of space and a great view. Everything was perfect and working very well.… More

Review 1-10 of 15

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Calendar last updated:28 Nov 2014

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