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Two Tides Cottage

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Looe, Cornwall Show on map


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • cottage (14)
  • views (9)
  • clean (8)
  • steps (7)
  • walk (6)
  • lovely (6)

17 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was perfect for our little family of three adults and two children."

    The views from the ground floor and upstairs were stunning. It was a bit of a walk up steps to reach the property but we got more used to it as the days went on, and I felt fit by the end of the week. Looe is stunning too. Loved the ambience and buzz and the beach really good.

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0Aug 2023

  • "The cottage is superb."

    From the minute you walk through the front door to the amazing views at the back. Couldn't ask for better. Full set of utensils in the kitchen, should you wish to cook, so many restaurants to choose from if you don't. The daily challenge of the hill and steps was interesting, even if you told us we'd had too many pasties!! Had a great stay and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2022

  • "Fabulous cottage."

    Best we have stayed in. Stunning location. Everything in the cottage you would need. Clean and comfortable. Access to the town is down some steep steps but the listing makes that very clear. We would recommend the cottage. The owners were very polite and helpful. A very positive experience and a fantastic holiday location.

    Dear Jonathan Thank you for your lovely feedback and 100% score. We hope we can welcome you back to Looe and Two Tides Cottage sometime in the near future. Kind regards Andy and Sarah Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Aug 2022

  • "Another wonderful stay at Two Tides."

    This perfect cottage has everything that you need to make this a home from home stay. Lovely location and views with great restaurants, walks and watersports close to hand. We’ll be making it three years in a row next year x

    Dear Sherry We very much appreciate your kind review and 100% score. It was lovely to have you back again at Two Tides Cottage and look forward to you returning again soon. Many thanks Best wishes Andy and Sarah Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sherry5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great place , cottage clean and tidy, a lot of steps but we knew that ."

    Great holiday

    Dear Jason Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased you had a wonderful stay and look forward to welcoming you back to Looe and Two Tides Cottage another year. Best wishes Andy and Sarah Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Jun 2022

  • "The cottage was superb, well presented and very clean and had little touches that I was impressed with."

    Air fresheners and toilet roll in the toilets, dishwasher tablets and a fully stocked kitchen of utensils. The welcome bottle of milk and wine was very appreciated too. The view was lovely and worth the two hills and 86 steps to see them

    Dear Beverley Thank you for your lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Two Tides Cottage again Best wishes The Owners Two Tides Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Aug 2021

  • "On the negative side…."

    Parking Seagulls (nothing you can do about that) World’s tiniest fridge for family with three teenagers - it put us off cooking to be honest Clothes took forever to dry inside the house - a big problem when there are 5 of us and only a teeny tiny airer We didn’t like not having a dining table we could all fit around One of us got food poising from eating a dodgy sausage sandwich from a cafe! On the positive side Very clean Cute house Lovely views Thanks for wine and milk Friendly neighbour and cleaners

    Dear Alison, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you and your family had issues on holiday most of which appear to have had nothing to do with our cottage. The clothes airer is a standard size but there is an outside washing line and pegs provided. We are sorry that our fridge freezer didn't reach your expectations, fridge is a standard under-counter size and the freezer above is over 20 litres in capacity and the kitchen dining area is clearly pictured in our listing. Best Wishes, The Owners Two Tides Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was wonderful."

    Beautiful views and great facilities. The wifi strength wasn’t very good, and the walk up/down the hill/steps was horrendous. We will definitely be back to Cornwall but I’m afraid not back here as we’re just too unfit!!

    Dear Dawn Thank you for your lovely feedback which is much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Two Tides Cottage again soon. Best Wishes The Owners Two Tides Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jul 2021

  • "Nice cottage clean, comfortable, fab views."

    . just be aware of the very steep hill with no direct vehicle access

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Jun 2021

  • "Everything about this holiday was perfect from the scorching weather (unfortunately not able to book!"

    ) to the stunning house, view from patio and the lovely, helpful neighbour. We arrived to a spotlessly clean cottage, hand gel provided in the hallway, and spent that evening just relaxing on the patio overlooking beautiful Looe estuary, perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine or several once the kids had gone to bed! The cottage is really well equipped and cosy yet spacious enough to not feel on top of one another. Yes, the hill to the cottage is steep but it helped us work off the extra calories consumed in delicious pasties found in town! The owners were extremely lovely and helpful in their correspondence, providing us with detailed parking information etc. The only downside is the cottage not having a tumble dryer or washer/dryer (has a great washing machine) we were lucky with the weather for drying beach gear - but, it’s not stopped us from re-booking for next year, can’t wait to get back! Thank you!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage with amazing views."

    Comfy beds, really good shower. Nice to have a dishwasher and washing machine (with washing line and pegs). Welcome bottle of wine and milk in the fridge were much appreciated, thanks. Just a 5 minute walk down into the centre of Looe. The walk back up the hill/steps is not for the faint- hearted, but at least we were burning off some of the calories from all those pasties. Best lunch in Looe - Cornish feast double decker sandwich from the little sandwich hut in the middle of town (prawns,crab and smoked salmon all on one sandwich).

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "Excellent location in Looe."

    Be mindful of parking - this is explained in the listing and if you have a young family or struggle to get up and down steep inclines. Cottage was excellent; good value for money; view is amazing and facilities were very good. One double bed (smaller front bedroom) was quite small length wise compared to your average, so if you're 6" plus like me best avoid that room. Would happily stay again.

    Reviewed by James4.1Oct 2019

  • "It was amazing."

    We have never stayed in accommodation that does exactly what it says on the tin!! Every picture on the site was accurate and true. The cottage was welcoming and relaxing and clean and comfortable . Would definitely recommend it and stay there again 10/10

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Aug 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage clean everything you could wish for fantastic views really enjoyed our stay"

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was really lovely and well equipped."

    Views from the balcony are beautiful. The walk from Looe up to the cottage is definitely not for the faint hearted but kept us fit!

    Reviewed by Kate4.4Jul 2019

  • "Our holiday was brilliant the only thing I would suggest is mentioning the walk down to the town as the steps-hills are very steep and some people may struggle."

    We had two very young children but there was enough of us to help get them up and down safely.

    Reviewed by Amy4.7May 2019

  • "Very lovley cottage with nice view."

    Reviewed by Birgitt4.7Apr 2019

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  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 4' double and 1 x adult bunk room
  • Bathroom with a bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area, sitting area and downstairs WC.
  • Central heating, electric woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV, DVD player, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVD's
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on a first come first served basis
  • Sandstone patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Beach 9 mins walk
  • Note: Access to the cottage is via a Steep pathway down from the nearest street, and this might therefore be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: The quickest route into the centre of Looe is via a flight of 86 steps
  • Note: If you are visiting between 30 September and 1st May, it is permissible to park on the double-yellow lines on Barbican Hill
  • Note: Roadside parking available 4 mins walk away and pay and display car parks available in the town
  • Note: The property is accessed by the first floor and the bedrooms and bathroom are on the first floor, with the living area and kitchen downstairs on the ground floor.

The property

Two Tides Cottage is a stunning, two-storey cottage situated in Looe, Cornwall.

You enter through the front door to a cosy porch area where you can leave your coats on the hooks and kick off your boots.

Along the hallway are three bedrooms: one double, one small double and one adult bunk room.

Each bedroom has been equipped with modern furnishings to house all your personal items, with both double bedrooms having magnificent views across the harbour and surrounding town, plus their own Juliet balconies.

This can be seen right from your bed when you wake up of a morning, a lovely way to start your day.

There is a contemporary bathroom, with the choice of a bath and shower over.

A staircase leads down to the lower floor where there is an open-plan living space.

Relax and unwind in the lounge with its comfortable sofas and warming electric woodburning-effect stove.

This room also has beautiful views over the river and unique artwork on the walls, which gives this room a wealth of character.

Step into the kitchen, which is well-equipped with everything you could need for a self-catering family holiday and all appliances are completely modern.

Also accessed from the lower ground floor is the sandstone patio area with a table and chairs for six which overlooks the river, where you can enjoy the afternoon and evening sunshine - the perfect spot for a barbecue after a day on the beach.

There is also a convenient downstairs WC.

Looe is a popular tourist and coastal town, with so many attractions, it'll be hard to fit them all into your stay.

One of the biggest being East Looe Beach, with its famous Banjo Pier and soft sand, perfect for day trips with the family.

Stretch out on your beach towels and soak up the sun for a lovely tan, bring a picnic to spend the day with lovely views across the water.

You can also enjoy lots of swimming in Looe Bay.

For the history enthusiasts, why not visit Old Guildhall Museum and Gaol?

With its artefacts dating back hundreds of years, and many historical objects to be found.

Looe also has a wealth of cafes and bakeries where you can enjoy fish and chips, a cornish pasty or a cream tea.

There are a number of characterful pubs (some with live music) and restaurants to suit all budgets.

Keen cooks can buy freshly-caught fish on the quay, unless of course you’ve managed to catch it yourself.

Two Tides Cottage is a wonderful base for exploring the coastal town of Looe.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


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: Steep pathway from nearest street to the cottage, might be unsuitable for those with limited mobility.