Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Lower Laurels is a unique ground floor apartment in an old 3 storey house. With separate double bedroom, en suite with lovely big shower, tastefully furnished and fully equipped throughout, it has everything you need for a relaxing break for two. At the side of the house up some steps, is a small private sun terrace. You'll be living by the sea in what many say is the most beautiful ancient fishing village in Cornwall. Just 6 steps up from The Warren which is part of the coastal path, it offers the rare combination of seclusion with fantastic access to all the amenities of Polperro and the dramatic coastline.
Boat trips, fishing and magnificent walks are right on your doorstep - almost literally! Browse the shops, stopping for a traditional pasty or cream tea at one of the lovely little outdoor cafes or just take a picnic and relax in the sun. There's a wonderful natural pool at low tide for swimming a few minutes away.
Great pubs and restaurants are just 4-5 minutes stroll away. There aren't any nightclubs but you may hear the occasional fishing boat catching an early morning tide!
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The double bed is made up on arrival with linen supplied (excluding towels).
Well behaved pets by arrangement.
|Further details outdoors|
Polperro, being an ancient fishing village with quaint, narrow lanes and paths, is not designed for cars.
Ample long term pay and display is available (£32.50 per week) at the top of the village, a 10 min walk down to the harbour and Lower Laurels. In the summer months there is a shuttle tram service and a luggage taxi.
Night storage heating and all electricity is included in the rental.
The West Country region
From the dramatic coastline of the north to the sheltered bays in the south, from ancient moorland to soft river estuaries, surfers, walkers, sailing buffs, ''gastronauts'' and visitors simply seeking a break from a hectic world have discovered a fascinating, vibrant culture, food to die for and a naturally thrilling adventure playground.
Lying a few miles down the coast from Looe, the historic fishing village of Polperro is a time capsule of old Cornwall at its romantic best.
The collection of ancient fishermen’s cottages and narrow streets and lanes, that have somehow been shoe-horned into the steep, narrow valley running down to the sea, all add up to give Polperro its deserved accolade of one of the prettiest villages in Britain.
Anyone wanting to do more than just relax and watch the world go by will find that there’s a lot to do in and around Polperro. The village does have a beach and, although relatively small, at low tide this is always popular. Then, in addition to numerous local tourist attractions such as The Eden Project and the magnificent National Trust property at Lanhydrock, there are the beautiful walks to be enjoyed in and around the surrounding countryside and coastline, which has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Perfect exercise to justify a drink or two in one of the excellent pubs in the village and choose from a variety of restaurants to enjoy supper !
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27 Feb 2014
"The perfect romantic break!"
Thank you Kelvin for such a wonderful stay at lower laurels. Polperro has truly stolen our hearts and we couldn't imagine a more comfortable, cosy place to stay. We stayed at the cottage from the… More
17 Feb 2014
"Cosy and beautiful cottage"
We have just returned from a break at Lower Laurels and had an amazing time! The cottage is beautiful - really well decorated and furnished with everything you could need. It was larger than we had ex… More
4 Jan 2014
"The delightful extra touches give this flat a homely welcoming feeling."
Very tastefully decorated and equipped, Lower Laurels is the perfect base for a holiday in the beautiful fishing village of Polperro. The flat is very comfortable and more spacious than appears in th… More
25 Nov 2013
"Homely, friendly, perfect."
This cosy little flat was just perfect. As with the last reviewer we arrived late when it was dark and cold outside and the cottage was lit up, warm and inviting with a friendly note to welcome us - p… More
18 Nov 2013
"Perfect Place to stay in Polperro"
I looked at so many holiday rentals in Polperro, this pretty little village has so many to offer especially this time of year when the summer holiday visitors have gone which offers a perfect time to … More
3 Nov 2013
"A lovely place to stay"
We had a great week at the Lower Laurels, kicked off by a lovely warm welcome from Kelvin upon our arrival.The cottage was warm and comfortable, an ideal base for visiting all the area attraction and … More
18 Oct 2013
"Fantastic cottage on the harbour"
Lovely little cottage on the small port of Polperro was exactly what we were looking for. Kevin was very welcoming, and the cottage was very cosy. Easy walking distance to all local commodities, as we… More
21 Sep 2013
"Delightful place to stay and perfect location"
My partner and I recently stayed at Lower Laurels for the second time and find it to be a perfectly located apartment which keeps you right in the centre of everything but still gives you some much ne… More
8 Sep 2013
"Great apartment, great location!"
What a perfect place for a short break! The apartment is beautifully decorated with a modern seaside feel. There really is everything you could want to enjoy your stay - from a fantastic range of kitc… More
6 Sep 2013
"Winding allies, steeped in history"
Having done New York for our first anniversary last year we needed to scale it back, so decided on a UK getaway for 2013. We also wanted to be able to take Ellie, our two and a half year old with us r… More
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