1 Glencairn

Looe, Cornwall (Ref. 976405)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Barrow

    “Such a lovely place to stay.”

    Our only issue was the parking and dodging having to pay to stay in the car parks.

The property

Close to the waterside, shops and restaurants and just 500 yards from the beach in Looe, a spacious three-storey townhouse, end-of-row with small sun terrace (benches) and balcony with lofty panoramic views over the river and stone bridge linking the east and west sides of town.

At the front, sloping path/ramp (shared with neighbours) zigzags up to the terrace (gated) and 6 steps up to front door to porch.

Two steep steps up to glazed door to living/dining room (TV/DVD, flame-effect electric fire), open to small bay-windowed sunroom (views, 2 chairs), a peaceful spot to watch the world passing below.

From dining area, step up to small galley kitchen (washing machine, microwave, fridge, electric cooker).

Steep stairs (stairgate) up to first floor and two bedrooms - a light and airy double (5' bed with footboard) with painted wood floor (rug) and glazed door to balcony (river views, table/chairs for 2), and a room with 3' bunks (no clothes-hanging space); bathroom (suite plus hand-shower).

More stairs (steep) up to a roomy double bedroom with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath) and lovely views.

A handy spot for town and beaches with good transport links (bus stop outside; station, 200 yards).

Looe: river-mouth fishing village/popular resort with golden sand beach, pubs, cafés, shops - fish, sail or take boat trips from its quay.

A branch line railway chugs pleasantly from Liskeard (market town).

Golf and pony-trekking within a few miles.

Summer boat trips to St George's Island (nature reserve).

Plymouth (shops, theatres, National Marine Aquarium), 10 miles.


  • Over three floors
  • Ground floor: Sitting room with area and flame-effect electric fire, open to small bay-windowed sunroom
  • Galley kitchen
  • First floor: Two bedrooms; 1 x king-size double with glazed door to balcony
  • 1 x adult bunk room
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Second Floor: 1 x double bedroom with en suite bathroom and lovely views.
  • Central heating with electric fires
  • Microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone incoming calls only only, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking is available in a public car park nearby
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: Stairs to 2nd floor steep and narrow with good banister rail
  • Note: Flexible to Saturday changeover during half term holidays.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Liskeard 9 miles.

Looe is Cornwall’s second largest fishing port and hence there is always a lively maritime bustle around the quay area of East Looe, which is connected to the quieter West Looe by a seven arched 19th century bridge over the River Looe. You can also catch the river taxi between East and West Looe. East Looe has narrow cobbled streets, twisting alleyways and plenty of tourist shops, whilst West Looe has a lovely outlook across the harbour. Looe’s viewpoint, Banjo Pier, can be reached from the quay and is a great spot to watch the returning fishing trawlers and look across the bay to Looe Island, which can be walked to occasionally at very low tides. The sandy Looe beach adjoins the pier and is very popular with families because of its safe shallow swimming and vast expanse of sand. There is also a great rock pool area at Hannafore that children will love. West Looe has a Heritage Centre that recently opened in the Old Sardine Factory with a climbing wall and a cafe and the delightful Kilminorth Woods have way marked walks through the majestic oak wood, rich in plant, insect and bird life. Apart from beach activities in this part of south east Cornwall, there are many mining remains on Bodmin Moor and in the Tamar Valley and much of the mining landscape has World Heritage status. This area of Cornwall has inspired writers, such as Daphne du Maurier and much of Bodmin Moor has inspired legends linked with King Arthur. There is much to explore in this beautiful part of Cornwall.

Note: 6 steps up to front door. Not suitable for anyone with mobility problems.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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