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Harbour View Apartment

(Ref. 1013810)

Looe, Cornwall Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely apartment, a real home from home."

    Looe is a beautiful seaside town. The apartment is in an ideal location overlooking Looe bridge; we enjoyed seeing the tide come in and out and loved people watching from the bay window. The owners have great taste in furnishings, the bed was very comfortable and the shower was powerful. The owners were excellent communicators and very responsive to queries. Walking distance to lots of places. Highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2024

  • "The apartment was is in a great location with lovely views, very clean and comfortable."

    Definitely be booking again and the hosts Alan and Jane provided everything to make our holiday stay go smoothly.

    Reviewed by James5.0Feb 2024

  • "Location is excellent, nice apartment just needs some attention detail, toilet door doesn’t open properly it sticks on the tiles, kitchen worktop is very sticky, shower screen doesn’t close properly, just knock it slightly and it opens, some dead insects on the roller blinds when pulled down."

    Apartment has plenty of cutlery & crockery. When coming up the steep steps from the road during the evening the sensor light doesn’t always come on.

    I have been in touch with Colin and thanked him for drawing my attention to the issues he experienced during his stay (please see his response below). The bathroom door has been trimmed and a new shower screen strip fitted. the worktops have been sanded and re-oiled. The outside lights appeared to be working on my recent visits but it has been reported to out property management company to be checked. Alan P , Owner A lovely reply Alan, I must say though it was a lovely stay and would return in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colin3.8Oct 2023

  • "It's a lovely apartment clean space pet-friendly great views from the balcony quiet close to shops, and easy access to busses."

    I enjoyed my stay very much and will be back again next year.

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Fabulous apartment furnished to a high standard with everything you need and more."

    In an excellent position with beautiful views. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2023

  • "This apartment is in an ideal location for access to Looe town, riverside and beach all within minutes walk."

    It is clean, modern, well maintained and has lovely views over the river and Looe bridge. The owner is very helpful and only a phone call away. The large main council car park is only an eight minute walk away. It can be booked for as little as £25 for seven days via Cornwall council website. Once arranged you can enter and leave the car park as many times as you like as it is ANPR opperated. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely apartment in a beautiful location."

    The steps from street level up to the front door could do with some lighting.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Aug 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Harbour view apartment in Looe."

    We were a little worried that the size of the apartment would be a little small for 4 of us but in fact it was perfect. Comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. We had everything we needed. We would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Aug 2023

  • "Immaculately presented, very comfortable bed, very clean throughout, stunning views of harbour."

    Owners have thought of everything you could need to make your stay the very best. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay have booked the same apartment next year. Can’t wait!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a fabulous week at Harbour View."

    Location is excellent. Loved the balcony. Very clean. Bed really comfortable. Would definitely recommend. We would stay again

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2023

  • "A lovely centrally located apartment."

    Its location close to the Bridge means all the Restaurants on both sides of the river were equally accessible within a short walk. It was very easy just to sit in the bay fronted window or on the balcony and just watch the world go by. Certainly an excellent base to enjoy Looe and the surrounding area. The apartment itself was immaculate and everything you needed was there. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Mar 2023

  • "Have just got back from staying at harbour view appartments really enjoyed the stay ."

    Great views clean and tidy.Bed very comfy and lovely bath .Great communitcation and such a pleasent stay would deffo recomend so close to shops and dog friendly the best place I have stayed so far in Looe :}

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Sep 2022

  • "Thank you so much for a lovely stay, couldn't of asked for a nicer apartment, everything you could ask for."

    We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Sep 2022

  • "What a fantastic property to stay at location and property is fantastic and most of all the view of balcony."

    The apartment was ideal for us as we had taken our 2 grandchildren and dog so getting straight into town was so easy. The apartment as everything you need for cooking your own meals if choosing not to eat out and a little dishwasher to save you the washing up after. The beds were comfy as was the bedsettee the grandkids told us. This is a must place to stop at if visiting looe town so would like to thank sykes holidays and the owners who were both contactable if any issues happened while staying at property.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Aug 2022

  • "What a lovely apartment had everything you could ask for."

    Grate for walking into town and beach would highly recommend had a lovely time didn't want the week to end

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great spot overlooking the river, lovely balcony (when weather allows)."

    Steps could be an issue if you have mobility issues, but we had no issues and we are in our 70s.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday at the harbour view apartment, it was very clean and tidy and furnished and decorated to the very highest of standards."

    We had a small problem with the hot water on our arrival this was quickly remedied by Sykes and the owner who had the problem fixed within an hour which was very impressive. All in all we had a wonderful weeks stay and would not hesitate to recommend this apartment and Sykes cottages in the future.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely apartment in a brilliant location"

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Mar 2022

  • "A great apartment, spotlessly clean."

    Decor and finish are very high quality. Service brilliant - We rang the night we arrived to say there were not enough towels - First thing the next morning - towels on the doorstep. You can't ask for better than that. We would definitely recommend to friends and family

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jan 2022

  • "We have enjoyed a lovely 5 nights in your lovely apartment, so well positioned for exploring Cornwall's finest."

    The apartment is beautifully furnished and very comfortable. You have considered everyone's needs and it has everything one could need. Thank you we would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by Les5.0Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment, a few steps up to it so prepare for that but it’s worth it for the view."

    Lovely owners, great communication and clearly take pride in their home from home. My mum stayed in this property on a family break and she loved it. Thanks so much. Would definitely recommend the property though due to a recent poor experience on another booking, I couldn’t recommend Sykes.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Another lovely stay at your delightful apartment here in Looe with all the home comforts."

    Comfortable, great views, totally relaxing many thanks, Dulcie and Mike.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2021

  • "The 'slope with some steps' was actually a very steep slope with very deep steps."

    Our older dog could not manage them which meant we could hardly go out. In fact my husband and I found them really hard work too. Especially with luggage. The apartment itself was lovely but we would not have booked if we had realised that crampons and oxygen were needed to get to the front door.

    I am sorry you found the access to Harbour view apartment difficult, there is an note on the listing with the following information- Access to the apartment is via a sloping pathway with some steps Once inside there are stairs to the first floor entrance The property therefore will not be suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire3.1Oct 2021

  • "An exceptional apartment."

    So comfortable and homely. Excellent location. Brilliant views of the harbour - spent many an hour watching the boats, both on the balcony and inside. Loading and unloading a bit of a problem with the steps to the building and up to apartment but with welcoming bottle of wine and biscuits, this more than made up. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Trish4.7Sep 2021

  • "Flat was lovely and great location."

    FYI if you’re at all scared of birds or just don’t like them this is not the place for you! The seagulls pecked at the windows and they along with the pigeons roost behind the bedroom so it’s very noisy and a bit icky.

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Jul 2021

  • "The apartment as usual was really good clean tidy and everything we needed for a wonderful holiday ."

    Which we enjoyed very much The only downside was the very scruffy and dirty downstairs hall , it was full of rubble rubbish and dirt that we had to walk by ever time entering and leaving the building.near the front door ,it looked like a new entrance was being made and sawdust and litter was left to stride over.,This was being walked up the stairs but someone had tried to clean it up without moving the mess. We were there 10 days and we saw no workers working on what looked like a renovation of this ground floor flat, this mess and rubble should have been contained inside the flat keeping the hall clean and tidy for all other occupants using the building.i think this situation should be complained about by the flat owners not a good look when entering this doorways. Kathy cook

    Many thanks to Mrs Cook for letting us know about this situation. We are assured by the building owner that the work in the downstairs flat is now complete and the rubble on the patio of this flat has been removed. Some internal re-decorations to the hallway are still required and these will be carried once this can be achieved without further inconvenience to residents and future guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Jun 2021

  • "Excellent location, shops, pubs, restaurants and lovely walks all on your doorstep."

    Really cosy accommodation with everything you need with an amazing version view. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Oct 2020

  • "The apartment was spotless with excellent furnishings and facilities."

    The location couldn’t have been better for the town and we will definitely be looking to book again.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Aug 2020

  • "Apartment was wonderful."

    All Covid precautions followed. Owner was easy to get hold of and very accommodating!

    Reviewed by Lizzy5.0Aug 2020

  • "The location of the apartment was perfect for exploring looe and all the surrounding areas of cornwall."

    The property was spotlessly clean and comfortable, it had everything we required and would consider returning soon.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2020

  • "What a lovely apartment!"

    Everything about it was perfect, from the furnishings the equipment and of course the view. We couldn't have chosen anywhere better. We did lots of walking while we were here, visiting Polperro, Fowey and west to the Eden project. We are so glad we chose to come to Looe and would recommend this apartment

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2019

  • "'A beautiful apartment, comfy and so clean."

    The view is a bonus, so great looking out onto the river. Felt so at home and the apartment added to our holiday experience. Some lovely walks in Looe and we really enjoyed our stay. 5 stars for the apartment. Thankyou

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Sep 2019

  • "The apartment is so comfy, modern + in a fantastic location."

    We slept well every night as the bed was nice and comfy, something that is usually a problem when you travel. Congratulations on making this a real 'home from home' apartment it's been a pleasure to stay here. We sat on the balcony a few times to watch the world go by with a glass of wine.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2019

  • "Thanks for making this a special holiday."

    The apartment was fabulous, lovely views clean and fantastic modern day look. We loved everything about our stay and we would be happy to make this a regular trip in the future

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Aug 2019

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Summary

  • All-first-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony and sofa bed
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, Wi-Fi, DVD player, a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Balcony with table and chairs
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Access to the apartment is via a sloping pathway with some steps
  • Once inside there are stairs to the first floor entrance so property therefore is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility
  • Note: Pay and Display car parking available within 5 minutes walk of the apartment
  • Note: Bus stops and a taxi rank are located in front of the property on Station Road
  • Looe Valley scenic railway station is approximately 100 yards along Station Road
  • Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 2 Adults with 2 Children
  • Note: One well behaved dog welcome

The property

Harbour View is a contemporary apartment situated within a beautiful Victorian building located in the heart of historic Looe, Cornwall. This stylish first-floor accommodation is in the former Great Western Railway Belmont Hotel, and is set in an elevated position, offering panoramic views over picturesque Looe harbour and the famous seven arched 19th century bridge over the River Looe. The apartment enjoys its own balcony accessed via the open-plan living space at the front, ideal for soaking up the afternoon sun with a relaxing drink. In addition, the adjacent large bay window offers the perfect vantage point for enjoying those views during those colder months. The property has one double bedroom to the rear and is perfect for couples or a small family, with a sofa bed in the living room. The bedroom benefits from two large windows, giving an abundance of natural light and provides ample storage space in the freestanding wardrobe and chest of drawers. Discover a family bathroom with a bath and overhead shower so you can decide how best to prepare for your day! Decorated and furnished to a high-standard, the apartment features a large open-plan living space, with a lovely sitting room to curl up with your loved one and catch up with your favourite shows, a well-equipped kitchen for rustling up delicious meals and a dining area to gather and discuss the day's events. The property is just yards from the start of the main street into the bustling centre of Looe, with all its shops, cafés and restaurants, with the beach and harbour just beyond. Spend your afternoons on East Looe Beach for a relaxing afternoon on the golden sands, sunbathing, swimming or even trying your hand at Cornwall's favourite past time of surfing. Looe offers the Old Guildhall Museum & Gaol, a small history museum detailing exhibits and local history dating back hundreds of years. For a spot of adventure, travel towards Adrenalin Quarry Ltd, perfect for rock climbing and zip lines, with deep water swimming. Harbour View is the perfect choice for a romantic break to the coast of Cornwall.

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About the location

LOOE

Polperro 5 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.

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Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 2 Adults with 2 Children
Note: One well behaved dog welcome

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