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Cosy One Bed Apartment Metres from the Beach. - Sand Martin

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

You couldn't get closer to the beach in Looe unless you sit on it. This self-catering, one bedroom holiday home in Cornwall has everything you need for a romantic holiday or short break. Take your wallet, partner and shoes if you are planning on walking further than the glorious sandy beach. You will find everything else you need for a perfect vacation in the restored Cornish fisherman's cottage. The massive Georgian stone walls will keep you will be cool in summer, warm and cozy in winter. Forget the car and spend time walking the coastal paths to Polperro and beyond, visiting St George's Island or just browse the small independent shops. Watch the fishermen bringing their catch to market at high tide while enjoying your fish and chips. Eat in one of the many highly acclaimed restaurants or enjoy a pint and some shanty songs. Get to know how friendly the locals really are. At night time you may just catch the sound of the waves breaking on the beach at high tide, but nothing else.


South Cornwall: South Cornwall - reckoned to be Britain's most beautiful and interesting coastline - is a land of steep wooded rocky chines which lead inland from the sea along stream and river valleys. Villages spill down these craggy inlets to the water where there is often to be found an old fishing harbour, always massively defended against the rolling Atlantic winter storms, and in today's more gentle political climate usually home to yachts and fishing boats, rather than the sea-reivers, smugglers and wreckers of yore.
Mewing buzzards ride ladders of air above the craggy igneous Cornish landscape, as farmers work their herds in what is the balmiest climate in the British Isles, due to the gentle wash of the Gulf Stream along its shores.

Local history: The local history is rich: the Spanish Armada may have failed in its mission, but South Cornwall saw the only successful invasion since William the Conqueror when the Spaniards briefly invaded the county. The little-known Stannary Parliament at nearby Liskeard, which gave the tin-miners a large degree of self-rule, last sat in 1572, and the picturesque and haunting ruins of tin-mines still dot the uncompromisingly rugged but utterly beautiful landscape. The 'Cornish Alps' are testimony to the once-great china clay industry, and stories of the sea - lifeboat heroes, sea-going villains and naval battles - dominate this once-remote region. Surfing, crabbing, shark-fishing, lobster-fishing and scuba-diving are now the main activities in waters where revenue-men and smugglers and units of the Royal Navy and Napoleon's fleet once contended with cutlass and cannon.

Sand Martin: Looe Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 403211ha

Sand Martin is located over The Old Cornish Museum less than one minute from the sandy beach. The apartment has central heating, a fully equipped kitchen, dining table, comfy sofa, a bathroom with a full size bath and shower over and a comfortable bed with quality linen and towels provided. There is a set of outside granite steps to it's own front door and lobby.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 45 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Can work with an infant bringing your own cot and bedding.....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry pets are not allowed at any time of year....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • The bedroom has a radiator, a double bed with an hotel quality mattress, bedside tables with side lights, double wardrobe, luggage rack, full-size mirror, hair dryer and various pictures....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom has a full size bath with a shower over and a heated towel rail. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Parking. When you first arrive you can drive to the property to drop your cases. The Millpool car park is the main car park in Looe for visitors. To get there cross Looe bridge, follow the road in the direction of Polperro, drive a short distance up the hill and take the second turning on the right. This is a Council run Pay and Display car park that can be paid for using a mobile phone. On-street parking is readily available in West Looe outside the main season....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Some random books, guide books and local books are available....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table with two chairs and two place settings....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas fired central heating. You will control the temperature....moreless

  • Internet:

    Super-fast wifi with download speeds of up to 35 megabits....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linen is 100% quality cotton....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has a large comfortable sofa, TV, nest of tables, dehumidifier, side lights and various pictures to make you feel at home....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All towels are 100% quality cotton....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Access code is in the Welcome folder....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    French coffee press and espresso maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Guests say nothing is missing....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully fitted and includes fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, electric hob, electric oven, toaster, kettle, full set of saucepans and trays and a good selection of crockery....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size built in electric fan assisted oven with grill....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Tea, coffee, oil, salt and pepper....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    has 3 star freezer compartment....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric hob with four plates....moreless

  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Cottage

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Special
Aug 15 - Oct 16, 2015
2 night min stay
£99
£450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £64 Nightly

Main Season
Oct 17 - Dec 22, 2015
7 night min stay

£550

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: £79 Nightly

Christmas
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay

£550

Changeover Day: Wednesday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: £79 Nightly

Main Season
Jan 6 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

£550

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £79 Nightly

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

£550

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: £79 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Where the check-in day is Saturday the check-out day is also Saturday.

During the Christmas and New Year period there is a minimum charge equivalent to one weeks rent.


Cancellation policy:

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Location

35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Plymouth
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Salutation Inn
35 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Plymouth
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Looe
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Plymouth
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Trawler on the Quay
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Looe

Car: Not Necessary

South Cornwall - reckoned to be Britain's most beautiful and interesting coastline - is a land of steep wooded rocky chines which lead inland from the sea along stream and river valleys. Villages spill down these craggy inlets to the water where there is often to be found an old fishing harbour, always massively defended against the rolling Atlantic winter storms, and in today's more gentle political climate usually home to yachts and fishing boats, rather than the sea-reivers, smugglers and wreckers of yore.

Mewing buzzards ride ladders of air above the craggy igneous Cornish landscape, as farmers work their herds in what is the balmiest climate in the British Isles, due to the gentle wash of the Gulf Stream along its shores. The local history is rich: the Spanish Armada may have failed in its mission, but South Cornwall saw the only successful invasion since William the Conqueror when the Spaniards briefly invaded the county. The little-known Stannary Parliament at nearby Liskeard

Other Activities: Shark fishing, seal watching, whale watching and bird watching

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: My wife and I run this small holiday business from our home office just outside Bath. We own all the properties we let and that currently includes two cottages in beautiful Freshford near Bath; one one bedroom cottage just outside Bath and The Old Museum in Looe, Cornwall. We have designed the business on our own experiences of travelling and staying in holiday apartments. Here are our main principles: • Be as responsive as possible to any email communication from the customer. We try to answer all emails within the hour. • Offer interesting, historic buildings in a beautiful and relaxing environment. • Offer locations that work well without a car. • Try to make the properties as close to a “home from home” as possible. • Work hard to keep the standard of maintenance as high as possible. • We pay a bonus to our housekeeper if the words “spotlessly clean” appear in a review. • Make the business of booking as simple and straightforward as possible. • Trust our guests. • Provide enough information to enable guests to find the property easily. • Make the check in as simple as possible. • Provide a stress-free holiday from beginning to end.

Why Looe:
Sand Dune and Sand Martin are located over The Old Cornish Museum. They are nearly mirror images of each other with minor variations in the layout, décor and furnishings. This apartment is for you if you enjoy: being within one minute of beautiful sandy Looe beach. a location two minutes from the shops, restaurants and pubs. staying in an almost traffic free area. the sound of the waves breaking on the sea shore. a car free holiday. a cosy and warm home from home walking the coastal paths at any time of year areas of outstanding natural beauty within walking distance staying in a proper working fishing town with friendly locals high speed wifi connection with download speeds of up to 35 MB

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
I have known Cornwall all my life and I chose Looe because: It feels like a real place with a fishing industry and work outside the tourist and second home business. Most of the homes in Looe are occupied all year round so the pubs are lively on a Friday night and the Fore Street can have a buzz about it on a Saturday morning. It is possible to arrive in Looe by train. It not very far inside Cornwall shaving an hour or more off the tail end a long drive from up-country. I chose this particular property because: I loved the idea of being so close to the beach. It was so quiet at night. I liked the privacy of being one row back from the sea front. I loved the thick solid construction and the history of the building. I could see it working well for short Winter breaks. I felt there was enough to do in the area to keep occupied for a week without using the car.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Sand Martin

    Sand Martin

  • Good space for two in Sand Martin.

    Good space for two in Sand Martin.

  • Small but perfectly formed kitchen in Sand Martin.

    Small but perfectly formed kitchen in Sand Martin.

  • The kitchen in Sand Martin.

    The kitchen in Sand Martin.

  • Everything you need in the kitchen in Sand Dune.

    Everything you need in the kitchen in Sand Dune.

  • The dining area of Sand Dune.

    The dining area of Sand Dune.

  • Walking into Polperro.

    Walking into Polperro.

  • East Looe beach.

    East Looe beach.

  • View from the bedroom in Sand Dune.

    View from the bedroom in Sand Dune.

  • The comfy sofa in Sand Dune.

    The comfy sofa in Sand Dune.

  • Misty morning by The Banjo.

    Misty morning by The Banjo.

  • St. George's Island.

    St. George's Island.

  • A comfortable sofa in Sand Martin.

    A comfortable sofa in Sand Martin.

  • The Bedroom window in Sand Martin.

    The Bedroom window in Sand Martin.

  • A king size bed in Sand Dune.

    A king size bed in Sand Dune.

  • The bathroom in Sand Dune has a full length bath.

    The bathroom in Sand Dune has a full length bath.

  • The bedroom in Sand Dune.

    The bedroom in Sand Dune.

  • An hotel quality mattress in Sand Martin.

    An hotel quality mattress in Sand Martin.

  • Sunrise by The Banjo.

    Sunrise by The Banjo.

  • Romantic night time Looe.

    Romantic night time Looe.

  • The Sail Loft restaurant, just round the corner.

    The Sail Loft restaurant, just round the corner.

  • Looe Quay at high tide.

    Looe Quay at high tide.

  • Looe beach early in the morning.

    Looe beach early in the morning.

  • Sand Dune.

    Sand Dune.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/31/2015
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