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Ocean View

Downderry, Cornwall (Ref. 1065455)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Brilliant place to stay, with magnificent views and it is great to have a hot tub to laze in on lazy days"

    Reviewed by SimonAug 2021

  • "Nine of us met for a family holiday."

    Which, because of Covid, was the first time we had all been together since Christmas 2019. Ocean View proved to be an excellent base for all three generations !!!

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2021

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The property

Ocean View is a beautifully maintained property located high above the village of Downderry, offering panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding countryside.

The house is contemporary in design being a reverse level home comfortably sleeping up to eight guests․ Ocean View makes for a stunning dwelling for your next group trip to Cornwall, where the whole family is welcome, including your pets.

You enter the property at the upper level into a hall area providing shoe storage and coat hooks․ This upper level consists of a separate WC, utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer․ The hall leads onto the kitchen/diner room offering a full-length dining table that the whole group can gather round to enjoy home-cooked meals lovingly prepared in the well-equipped kitchen.

This comforting area with ample windows provides for delightful views of the ocean.

The inviting sitting room is bright and airy, showcasing the wonderful sea views from its floor to ceiling windows and should the evenings get chilly a wood burning stove to add warmth for an evening in front of the TV.

Finally on this level a separate snug containing a double sofa bed for one/two additional guests if required․ The snug makes for a great second sitting room for children to relax and watch TV or play on the PlayStation.

Going downstairs to the ground floor of the property; there are four contemporary and neutrally styled bedrooms, comprising a bright and airy master bedroom with en-suite shower room and separate dressing table alcove․ This master bedroom has large patio doors offering access to the decking area․ There are two further double rooms one with a king size bed that again offers patio doors leading out onto the decking area․ The fourth bedroom is a twin room contributing towards flexible sleeping arrangements.

A further room on this level with bar stool seating and patio doors to the decking area provides an ideal place to enjoy a morning coffee or drying off after a dip in the hot tub․ This room again offers a great view of the ocean.

The ground floor also is where a family bathroom is located with a bath and shower to allow guests the chance to take a relaxing soak or a quick freshen up.

As mentioned above the outside consists of an enclosed terrace with amazing views of the sea and there is furniture to enjoy some alfresco dining, as well as a hot tub to add a luxurious feel to your stay, where you can end each day enjoying the last of the evening sun.

Below the terrace is an area of garden laid to lawn.

There is a separate games room to the far end of the terrace area that includes a pool table also converting into an air hockey and ping pong table․ Also, a dart board, all perfect for some family-friendly sporting competition!

The quiet coastal town of Downderry is a small village but has a shop for any essentials․ The local village pub set above the beach serves good food and drink․ The village has a restaurant serving good food using local produce.

The sheltered beach made of grey sand and shingle with rock pools at low tide is a coastal space to enjoy a family-friendly walk to the nearby coastal village of Seaton․ The beach being dog friendly all year round.

Nearby there are great cycling and walking opportunities, including Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Carnglaze Caverns underground cave walks, and Seaton Valley Countryside Park and Nature Reserve which is home to wildlife, otters and kingfishers.

For a more adventurous day out, try out the Adrenalin Quarry where you can go on zip lines, deep water swimming and go-karting, or get in touch with nature at Wild Future Monkey Sanctuary.

A short drive away is the town of Looe where there is a gorgeous sandy beach with a pier, a local history museum, a children's playground and plenty of shops, bars and eateries to enjoy an evening out.

A little further along the coast is Polperro where you can find a bustling harbour, a scenic beach, Chapel pool with warm water so people can enjoy jumping and swimming, and a picturesque model village of the quaint Cornish fishing village, plus animated folklore displays and a model railway.

Head in the opposite direction from Downderry towards Whitsand Bay offering over three miles of sandy beach to enjoy swimming, walking and surfing.

Slightly further afar is the port city of Plymouth with a gin distillery, a gorgeous harbour, the 17th century fortress of the Royal Citadel, the National Marine Aquarium, Smeaton's Tower lighthouse, museums, art galleries and an abundance of shops, pubs, bars and restaurants, to make it a worthwhile day out to the city.

For a stunning trip to Cornwall to discover south Cornwall choose Ocean View.


  • Reverse-level
  • Four ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • 1x ground-floor coffee/wetroom with bar stool seating
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • First-floor utility
  • First-floor snug/children's room with TV
  • Games room
  • central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2 x TV, PlayStation, pool table, dart board, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed terrace with furniture and hot tub
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: No stag or hen parties

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About the location


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, Post Office and shop, deli, and 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.

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