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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Lucy's is situated within the heart of Polperro, a quaint and picturesque fishing village on the South coast of Cornwall. Surrounded by farm and National Trust land, Polperro is renowned for it's coastal walks, traffic free streets and quaint cottages. With fishing and pleasure trips provided by local fishermen, several safe beaches nearby, a choice of restaurants and traditional pubs with real fires and real ale, there is something for everyone. The Eden Project, National Maritime Museum, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tate St. Ives and several National Trust properties, as well as the Camel Trail and the Moors, are all within reach.
Personally maintained by the owners, Alan and Jackie Leftly, Lucy's offers a high standard of cleanliness and comfort. Approached by a few steps, the well furnished accommodation provides 1 double bedroom; lounge; fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with a bath and shower. A few more steps lead to a sun-trap patio with views of the sea and surrounding area. The cottage also benefits from vehicular access and parking.
Whether you are looking for a romantic holiday or just a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Lucy's and Polperro will not disappoint
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Polperro 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 65 km, Nearest railway: Looe 8 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Suntrap terrace with garden furniture and BBQ
Car park in private, undercover space 600m from cottage
Vehicular access to cottage for loading/unloading
Welcome tray including fresh milk on arrival
Towels available to hire
£1 coin meter for electricity - in credit on arrival and set at below cost rate (heating during winter months provided FOC)
About this location
The Cornwall region
Cornwall, on the south west tip of England, has something for everyone. The long coastline boasts rugged cliffs, long sandy beaches and quiet coves, attracting walkers, wild-life enthusiasts, surfers and sun worshippers alike. With desolate moors and granite tors, sheltered valleys, traditional farmland and wooded glades the natural enviroment is never far away. Steeped in history there is always plenty to see and do in cornwall - The Minack Theatre, Tate St Ives, Eden Project, Lost garden of Heligan, St Michael's Mount are just a few of the reasons to visit this beautiful part of the country
Surrounded by farm and National Trust Land, Polperro is reknowned for its spectacular coastal walks, quaint cottages, historic harbour and traffic free streets. With local fishermen providing both pleasure and fishing trips, several safe beaches nearby, a choice of restaurants and traditional pubs with real fires and real ale, Polperro is a great place for a holiday or weekend break any time of year. Local pubs regularly provide live music and the week long Music Festival takes place every June. The fire work display over Peak Rock in November is not to be missed and the village is a great place to see in the New Year. For those who want to explore Cornwall the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tate St Ives, cycle trails and several National Trust properties are all within reach
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9 Dec 2014
"Lucy's is A Delightful Cosy Cottage!"
Lucy's Cottage is a little Gem! Cosy, Quaint, & Comfortable! Great location, overlooks Polperro Village, nice view from windows. Well equipped kitchen, spotlessly clean, comfy bed & bedding! Pati… More
27 Aug 2014
"Lucy's a very good place to stay"
Lucy's is comfortable & cosy & is situated at the bottom of talland hill I'm glad to say.
A point I would like to make is if you are staying at Lucy's or on talland hill & you arrive before your time to enter the digs turn off sat nav & go on to main car park, but if you arrive at the correct time go down talland hill at the top it just looks like a footpath.
Right back to Lucy's you can't ask for much better the front steps are a little steep but not a problem, you are close to everything pubs shops etc.
The garage seems a distance but not too bad & you can always use the guy on the quad bike to ferry your bags back & fourth. All in all we had a good week at Lucy's & Polperro is a very lovely place to visit, if you like to walk the coastal path is great & the bus service every half hour is convenient for looe.
8 Jul 2014
"brilliant holiday in beautiful place stayed in perfect accommodation"
Lucys had everything you are likely to need was very clean & tidy,you even had your own little patio to sit in the sun we had breakfast there before we went off for the day. Jackie & Alan were were su… More
25 Jun 2014
"Great holiday cottage"
Having decided to visit Cornwall for a weeks holiday , my partner suggested Polperro as our base as she had enjoyed a day out there previously . She discovered Lucy's and both agreed to go for it . We weren't disappointed ! The tone of the stay was set with the much appreciated welcome tray of tea , coffee , milk and biscuits . The living room was of a good size , as was the bedroom which had plenty of storage space . The bathroom was also spacious with a good shower . The kitchen being functional with nearly all the things you would need for cooking , not that we did much of that because Polperro is blessed with an array of places to eat . Lucy's has it's on patio which offers great views of the village and though you don't have a great view of the sea , you can at least see it , unlike some properties . The shops are minutes away , I could buy my morning paper and return in 5 minutes . You also have use of your own parking space , which is less than ten minutes walk . It's also a handy base for local excursions or going further afield to places like Boscastle or St Michael's Mount . All in all a great holiday made even better by staying at Lucy's . We will return again at some point in the future .
12 Mar 2014
Having visited Polperro for the day we then decided to spend longer and found Lucys. It is a quaint cottage in a prime position. Everything you need is there, and the bed was amazing, I'm converted to feather now!
On Sunday morning I bought the paper and took a cuppa onto the patio, watched the sea, bliss!
Lucys was spotless, always a number one priorty for me, I didn't have to get my own products out of the car (has been known!).
21 Oct 2013
"Cosy, close to the habour but difficult to access by car or by foot"
Good things:- Bright, south facing small 1 bed apartment - only large enough for 2 people. - Central location in Polperro, minutes from the harbour- Parking - albeit at a distance- Great access to l… More
Staying in a quaint fishing village such as Polperro does have it's drawbacks, such as lack of vehicular access to cottages and steep steps etc. However, Lucy's is one of the few cottages that can be accessed by car and parking is a level walk away. Full details of the cottage, size and number of steps, narrowness of Talland Hill, size of parking space etc are on our access statement that is sent to every visitor prior to arrival. Recycling of business waste is an issue in Cornwall which will hopefully be resolved in the near future. Similarly the electricity supply is an issue we have not yet resolved. When the electricity was supplied free, some visitors used it wastefully and, more importantly, left heaters etc on when the property was empty, creating a fire hazard. The slot meter is in credit when visitors arrive and rated at below cost, we do not expect much, if any, money, to be paid into the meter. This is our first year advertising on Tripadvisor and as issues come to light we resolve them. Although our advert states towels are not supplied it does not make it clear they are available to hire. Visitors booking through Tripadvisor, as opposed to direct, do not recieve all of the information until they have paid the full amount for their holiday, I will look at how we can improve this.
19 Jun 2013
"Adorable cottage in an adorable village - loved it!!"
This cottage provided everything you'd want in a home away from home. It was cute, clean, and very comfortable. The location was ideal and the village perfect. Great choice!
30 Mar 2013
"Perfect cottage retreat"
The previous reviewer has given a thorough, accurate account of Lucy's and so there isn't much more to add other than to say we had a lovely weeks stay in May 2012 and very much hope to retu… More
26 Mar 2013
"A perfect and cosy bolt hole for two people"
This is the first opportunity I have had to review Lucy's as it has only recently been available to review on Trip Advisor. My wife and I have stayed at Lucy's several times since our honeym… More
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