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Well Cottage

Looe, Cornwall (Ref. 960135)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Well Cottage is situated near a small rural hamlet of Herodsfoot, just 6 miles outside Looe.

Adjacent to the owners home this reverse level converted barn is a well-equipped and luxurious retreat for up to four guests, with ceiling beams, wood burning stove and a fitness room.

There are two bedrooms on the ground floor both with TV’s and one will convert to twin beds on request.

The master offers an en-suite bathroom and French doors to a paved courtyard.

The family bathroom has shower and bath.

The fitness room provides enough equipment for a workout or relax in the sauna cabin.

Upstairs the kitchen is well equipped and country smart with dining table.

There is also a more formal dining room along with a sitting room with comfortable sofas, wood burning stove and ceiling beams with French doors leading to a sunny patio.

The gardens are landscaped and lead onto a pasture for a quick stroll.

The vibrant harbour resort of Looe, the enigmatic fishing cove of Polperro and colourful Fowey are all nearby and four miles south west of Liskeard where four valleys meet with streams joining the west Looe River.

Explore and discover the woodlands and spy the deer, or drive to historical Bodmin Moor, with ruggedly beautiful and wild landscape whispering legends and fables.

The scenic resort of Looe is a great spot for boat excursions, beach escapades, harbour walks and refreshment.

Step back in time and visit charismatic Polperro, a picturesque fishing village with spectacular sea and country views and galleries for perusal - don't miss the arts and musical festival in June.

Fowey is easily reached via the Bodinnick ferry, with boutiques and art galleries and eateries for all tastes.

This attractive homestay will appeal to friends, family and couples seeking a fusion of rural rambles and coastal capers


Reverse level accommodation. Two bedrooms: 1 x 6’ double with TV, en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x 6’ double (zip and link to twin beds on request) with TV. Family bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. First floor cloakroom with basin and WC. First floor well equipped kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Dining room. Sitting area with wood burning stove. Fitness room with dry sauna.


  • Central heating and wood burning stove
  • Flavel Aspen 8 gas burner hob and oven, dishwasher, American fridge/freezer, tumble dryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Landscaped garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 15 mins walk
  • Sea less than 5 miles
  • Note: No children under 12 unless with prior arrangement.

About the location


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 discovery centre, 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.

Region Information

Note: No children under 12 unless with prior arrangement. No smoking and no pets.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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