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The Knoll

Looe, Cornwall (Ref. 1056522)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

The property

Ideally positioned within the popular fishing port of Looe, The Knoll is a lovely first-floor apartment offering a pleasant base from which to explore Cornwall.

Boasting fantastic views of the East Looe River, this delightful dwelling is perfect for couples or those with young families who seek an unforgettable escape to the coast.

Step inside this homely abode and be welcomed into the warmth of the sitting/dining room, perfect for relaxing on the sofa as you unwind with your favourite shows on the Sky TV.

Head on out to the balcony and admire incredible views of the river whilst indulging in a warm cup of coffee and taking a moment to embrace your wonderful surroundings.

Wander through to the charming galley kitchen and grab ingredients from the spacious fridge/freezer as you begin to prepare a tasty evening meal with the help of the electric hob, for the whole family to enjoy at the pretty dining table.

Wash off the sand from a fun-filled day at the beach in the airy shower room, retreating to the quirky double bedroom decorated with lime green walls and a striking black bedframe.

The apartment is also home to a double bedroom and a peaceful single bedroom boasting a single bed and a child's bed, so that you can send the children off to sleep with their favourite bedtime story at the end of another marvellous day in Cornwall.

When ready to discover the very best that the area has to offer, grab your swimming gear and head for East Looe Beach where you can delight in a dip in the sea.

Enjoy lunch at one of the many well-established cafés and restaurants within the area, before setting about on a scenic walk along the breath-taking South West Coast Path.

Watch as boats bob in the picturesque harbour of Polperro before stopping by the Polperro Model Village for a tour of the quaint replica village, with captivating tales of local folklore.

Carry on along the unspoilt paths of the National Trust owned Lantic Bay, before taking a detour onto the idyllic Readymoney Cove and the 16th century ruins of St Catherine's Castle.

Meet magnificent birds of Prey at Bird Lady of Fowey or travel further afield to Liskeard for a day at Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary.

Wander the well-manicured grounds of The Lost Gardens Heligan, or learn of the conservation efforts of the nearby Eden Project.

Swing through the skies at Adrenalin Quarry or see the enchanting waters of Golitha Falls, a firm favourite amongst many outdoor enthusiasts.

Admire art at The House of Murals or travel back in time with a trip to Duloe Stone Circle.

Early May sees the Festival of the Sea, focusing on cooking demos with freshly caught seafood available on the harbour side.

The famous Looe Music Festival takes place during one weekend in September, November you can enjoy Looe‘s own literary festival, with New Year, the town celebrates with fancy dress and spectacular fireworks from the pier.

Looe is an ideal base for walkers to explore the South Cornwall coastal path, east to Rame Head and Plymouth, or west to Polperro and Fowey.

Fowey is home to its own royal sailing club and annual regatta (held in August), and the literary festival celebrating the town’s most famous daughter, Daphne Du Maurier.

Polperro is an unspoilt picturesque fishing village, and a peaceful stroll to one of the harbourside pubs will transport you back to a different era.

Make the most of quality time with your loved ones on a holiday like no other at The Knoll.

Summary

  • First-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single, 1 x child bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room
  • central heating
  • Electric hob, fridge/freezer, TV with Sky and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stair gate & Highchair available
  • Off-road parking available
  • Balcony with outdoor seating area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is an additional bed within the single bedroom, suitable for a child

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About the location

LOOE

Liskeard 9 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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