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Pebbles

Downderry, Cornwall (Ref. 931568)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

This cosy first floor apartment is just five minutes’ walk from the beach, in the pretty coastal village of Downderry.

Ideally located for touring all of Cornwall, but in particular the stunning Rame Peninsula in the far south east of the county, this cottage will suit a family looking for a seaside base.

Downderry is recommended for its excellent water quality by the Good Beach Guide and is dog-friendly all year round.

A short flight of steps will take you to the veranda of the apartment leading into the open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting areas.

This delightful cottage has two comfy bedrooms, a double and a room with adult bunk beds, plus a family bathroom, perfect for a long soak after a day on the beach or walking along the coastal path.

The beach is just a short stroll away and popular for long walks, beach fishing and windsurfing, as well as swimming.

A lovely walk can be had by following the coastal path along the beach and through to Seaton along the promenade, where surfing and sailing are both on offer.

Seaton has a lovely family beach with a cafe and bistro, so why not enjoy lunch here before walking back along the beach to Downderry?

Of an evening, amble down to the village to enjoy a meal at the Blue Plate, firmly established on the South Coast as the place to enjoy quality local food, where the catch of the day direct from Looe, a simple bowl of mussels, seasonal crab or the ever popular fish and chips, are all popular choices from the menu.

The Inn on the Shore, offers an excellent alternative; nestled in the cliffs it offers panoramic views of the beach and the ocean beyond with, great food from an extensive menu from early morning breakfasts, lunchtime snacks to full evening meals.

It is also a great spot to enjoy a traditional Cornish cream tea.

This apartment is in a great location for holidays and short breaks all year round.

Accommodation

All first floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Veranda with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: First floor veranda, children to be supervised.

About the location

DOWNDERRY

Looe 6 miles; Liskeard 10 miles; Polperro 11 miles; Plymouth 18 miles.

Downderry is a small quiet coastal village situated in south east Cornwall. Downderry has a sheltered beach, shop, a cliff top pub and an excellent restaurant, serving quality local food. At low tide it is possible to walk along the beach from Downderry to Seaton, where you will find a family friendly south facing beach and the nearby Seaton Valley Countryside Park and Nature reserve is home to wildlife, including otters and kingfishers and also offers great cycling and walking opportunities. The picturesque working harbours at Looe and Polperro are within an easy driving distance away, and the wonderful stretches of the South West Coast Path in this part of Cornwall take you to rocky coves, dramatic headlands and tales of shipwrecks and smugglers. Further afield is Plymouth, where you will find plenty to see and do, including a marine aquarium, a theatre, large shopping centres and the historic Barbican waterside area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute