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Luxury 17th & 18th Century Houses in Looe's Old Town Close to the Beach - Lantau Cottage

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located amongst the quaint old streets of East Looe, Lantau Cottage is an immaculately presented former 17th Century Ship Merchants' Cottage. Dating back over 400 years, the property is steeped in a rich history with many original features including panelled walls, beamed and gabled ceilings, oreil windows and a winding staircase that incorporates an original full size ship's mast. The Cottage is very well equipped for modern day use but offers discerning guests a flavour of days long gone. With quality furniture and soft furnishings throughout, guests will appreciate the attention to detail. The house sleep 8-9 guests in five bedrooms (3 doubles, 1 twin & 1 single) and is normally let from Saturday to Saturday. The Cottage is ideally situated just a few paces from East Looe’s sandy beach, historic harbour and many cafes, bars and restaurants. This is a no-smoking property and we regret that we can't take pets. Nearby parking for 2 cars including 1 space in the beachside carkpark.


Visit Britain Gold Award Winner: Lantau Cottage has a four star rating from Visit Britain and has won Visit Britain's Gold Award for outstanding quality for three years running.

Lantau Cottage was noted for its high standards of housekeeping and cleanliness and sits at the high end of the banding awarded. The Inspector noted 'the high quality furniture and carpets that are well suited to the character and style of the property, heating levels are excellent with central heating
fitted and additional wood burners, well placed illumination levels. Lantau also has high quality pictorial relief
adding interest. Original Elizabethan wood paneling and tapestries to bedrooms in Lantau are very impressive. Solid beds and deep supportive mattresses and well dressed beds with high quality linen and good use of throws and scatter cushions'.

Alistair Sawday's Special Escapes: Lantau Cottage is the only self catering property in Looe that is listed in Alistair Sawday's renowned Special Escapes guide. This is an independent guide that carefully selects unique high quality character properties. This is an extract from the guide:

'Gabled ceilings, wonky floors, a winding stair that includes a ship's mast and, in one bedroom, a stunning Elizabethan panelled wall: the house was built for a ship's merchant in the 1600s. Sandwiched between two tiny streets, spread over three storeys, it presents you with a living room with comfy sofas and a wood-burner, a dining table with church pew seating and ladderback chairs, a children's sitting room with a sofabed under the rafters and three double bedrooms, one single and a twin, two shower rooms and a characterful little kitchen. You're as snug as a bug and very comfortable too, thanks to new beds and super mattresses, white sheets and feather pillows, nautical pictures and lovely glass and china. '

Lantau Cottage: Looe Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 440244ha

Located amongst the quaint old streets of East Looe, Lantau Cottage is an immaculately presented former 17th Century Ship Merchant's House. Dating back over 400 years, the property is steeped in a rich history with many original features including Elizabeth panelled walls, beamed and gabled ceilings, oreil windows and a winding staircase that incorporates an original full size ship's mast. The house is very well equipped for modern day use but offers discerning guests a flavour of days long gone. With quality furniture and soft furnishings throughout, guests will appreciate the attention to detail. The house sleep 8-9 guests in five bedrooms (3 doubles, 1 twin & 1 single) and is normally let from Saturday to Saturday during peak periods. Its ideally situated just a few paces from East Looe’s sandy beach, historic harbour and many cafes, bars and restaurants. This is a no-smoking property and we regret that we can't take pets. The house has the benefit of nearby parking for 2 cars.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    A travel cot and high chair are provided but guests should bring their own bedding for the travel cot (sheet, blanket etc). ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Unfortunately we are unable to accept pets (however well behaved ) and we do not respond to requests for exceptions....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The house is laid out over three floors and may not be suitable for the very elderly and immobile guests....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Travel Cot ...moreless

  • Twin Room: 2 twin/ single

    Access via three stepped-ladder...moreless

  • Single Room: 1 twin/ single

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  • Double Room 1: 1 double

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  • Double Room 2: 1 double

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  • The house is arrange over three floors. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms rooms, a single bedroom and a family bathroom that includes a shower, WC and wash basin. All bedroom linen is high quality pure Egyptian cotton and towels are heavyweight Turkish cotton....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Towels are provided as standard with weekly rentals. Guests are requested to bring their own beach towels if required (these can also be purchased locally). ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The house is normally available from 4.00pm on your arrival date and we ask guests to vacate the house by 10.00am on the final day to allow enough time to prepare the house for incoming guests. Joining instructions will normally be sent two weeks before arrival. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining area includes a farmhouse dining table, chairs and bench. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is equipped with a an oven and gas hob, a microwave, toaster and kettle. The kitchen also has the benefit of a dishwasher and an under-counter fridge which include a freezer compartment....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Half Term
May 23 - May 29, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,595
Late Spring
May 30 - Jun 19, 2015
3 night min stay
£265 £285
Fri, Sat, Sun
£1,195
Early Summer
Jun 20 - Jul 3, 2015
3 night min stay
£275 £295
Fri, Sat, Sun
£1,350
High Summer
Jul 4 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,795
Lat Summer
Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
3 night min stay
£275 £295
Fri, Sat, Sun
£1,350
Early Fall
Oct 3 - Oct 23, 2015
3 night min stay
£195 £225
Fri, Sat, Sun
£995
Autumn Half Term
Oct 24 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,795
Late Fall
Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
£175 £195
Fri, Sat, Sun
£750
Christmas New Year
Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2016
5 night min stay
£325
£1,795
Winter
Jan 6 - Jan 16, 2016
3 night min stay
£150
£850
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £150
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please note that where short breaks are available, we charge an additional £100.00 to cover cleaning and laundry cost.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Plymouth Airport
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
All of the town's pubs are a short walk away
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Plymouth
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
East Looe
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A38 at Liskeard
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
East Looe's finest restaurants are just yards away
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
East Looe Beach

Get a glimpse of Looe's past by visiting the Old Guild Hall Museum, or wander the narrow streets, and sample the delights of the town’s award winning restaurants. Explore the picturesque village of Polperro with its jumble of whitewashed cottages. Its tiny harbour was once a thriving centre for the area's smuggling of brandy and tobacco. Or take the coastal path to explore the secluded coves of Talland and Lanivet Bay.

Looe is a great base in which to explore Cornwall and discover over six thousand years of legend, tradition and heritage from the moors, mines and mansions of the region. There are beaches for everyone, including the spectacular 4 mile stretch of Whitsand Bay which is a 15 minute drive away.

Springtime sees a riot of colour from the bulb fields of the Tamar Valley while the summer brings in an abundance of marine life to this area of outstanding natural beauty. Autumn sees a further transformation through the area's ancient woodlands and their flora & fauna.

 

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  • Lantau Cottage

    Lantau Cottage

  • Lantau Cottage - Dining Area

    Lantau Cottage - Dining Area

  • Lantau Cottage - the Living Room

    Lantau Cottage - the Living Room

  • Lantau Cottage:The Admiral's Room

    Lantau Cottage:The Admiral's Room

  • Lantau Cottage: The 's Quartermaster's Room

    Lantau Cottage: The 's Quartermaster's Room

  • Lantau Cottage: Top of the stairs

    Lantau Cottage: Top of the stairs

  • Osborne House

    Osborne House

  • Osborne House: Dining Room

    Osborne House: Dining Room

  • Osborne House: Lounge

    Osborne House: Lounge

  • Osborne House: Family Bathroom.

    Osborne House: Family Bathroom.

  • Osborne House: Twin Room

    Osborne House: Twin Room

  • Osborne House: Captain's Room

    Osborne House: Captain's Room

  • Lantau Cottage - A warm welcome awaits

    Lantau Cottage - A warm welcome awaits

  • Lantau Cottage's characterful Kitchen

    Lantau Cottage's characterful Kitchen

  • Lantau Cottage's winding staircase

    Lantau Cottage's winding staircase

  • Lantau Cottage: Elizabethan Panelled Room

    Lantau Cottage: Elizabethan Panelled Room

  • Lantau Cottage: The Bosun's Room

    Lantau Cottage: The Bosun's Room

  • Lantau Cottage: Top Floor Twin Room

    Lantau Cottage: Top Floor Twin Room

  • Osborne House:Kitchen & Dining Room

    Osborne House:Kitchen & Dining Room

  • Osborne House: Dining Area

    Osborne House: Dining Area

  • Osborne House: Lounge

    Osborne House: Lounge

  • Osborne House: Half of the Bunk Room

    Osborne House: Half of the Bunk Room

  • Osborne House: Master's Bedroom

    Osborne House: Master's Bedroom

  • Osborne House: 1st Mate's Room

    Osborne House: 1st Mate's Room

£150 - £325 per night (GBP)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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