South Cornwall Self Catering cottage, Rivercrest, Looe, sleeps 6
Areas: South Cornwall
Looe Travel and Heritage Information
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Pricing From: £342.00
This single-storey cottage overlooks the river in Looe, and sleeps up to six people in two bedrooms.
Rivercrest is an open plan cottage in Looe, with wonderful views over the river and town towards the sea. The cottage has a double room and a room with adult bunks, a shower room and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed. There is a balcony and terrace, both overlooking the water.
Rivercrest also has off road parkign for two cars, and the amenities of Looe are just five minutes' walk away. Spend time on the town's beaches, explore further up and down the coast or head further afield to visit the Eden Project, cathedral city of Truro, vibrant Plymouth and much more.
RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS
We booked last minute and we were definitely not disappointed. Wow !! the views are spectacular overlooking the harbour. River crest is very clean and comfortable. The layout is light and spacious with all the amenities of home from home. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
As a family of 4 with a 4 and 6 year old, we've just spent a week at Rivercrest and it was an amazing holiday. There are many positives and a few small negatives to this property but they are not bad enough to lose review stars for.
Positives: Amazing location to the town, beach, pubs, restaurants etc. Modern apartment. Wi-fi was good enough to stream Netflix over the smart TV (but struggled once our phones were connected). The apartment is well equiped and very comfortable. The view is stunning, day and night and sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine in the evening was very relaxing. The back door leads to an outside covered area which was great for leaving sand buckets and wet clothing before entering the property. It would be great for surfers and fishing trips.
Negatives: Parking is very awkward. Just an hour to unload and load and that's if no one else has parked there. There's a roof top parking area chained off next to Rivercrests gate that could be used for customers during high seasons? We paid ?45 for a weeks parking on a large car park at the bottom of the hill (about 5-10 minutes walk). If you are planning a lot of day trips in the car it may be too much. The daily walk up to the apartment might put people off. It is a very steep walk that is a bit round the houses due to no main road access, but it didnt really bother us too much because Looe is very hilly anyway.
Overall if you are looking for a well positioned apartment that has stunning views then this apartment is great. We will be staying there again.
We love Looe so much to do, beautiful walks, nice pubs and restaurants and plenty of cafes. Favourite place is Daisy's cafe fantastic breakfast, or just pop in for a coffee and a piece of cake. Best restaurant for us is the smugglers cote food is excellent. The apartment is open plan nice and clean and state of the art appliances, including a dishwasher and washing machine, the little touches of tea, milk and biscuits was a nice touch. We walked from looe to polperro which was about 5 miles a lovely walk visited varies shops once there also got the boat back which was something different, another day we walked the coastline to Merendreath beach this was about 2 miles we visited the black rock cafe I would recommend a visit there nice coffee and cake, all in all a lovely week of pure indulgence we had the perfect week and yes we would love to stay in the apartment again and I'm sure we will be back xxx
fantastic place to stay
clean and well equipped although the lack of WIFI is a bit of a problem in this day and age. Looe by its very nature is hilly so lots of exercise to work off the extra calories from all the good food to be had in the local eateries. Parking is very limited at the property (1 hour) the local car park in Mill Pool is ?38 (ish) for the week and only a short, but up hill walk from the chalet. The view from the balcony is fantastic and all in all the place is wonderful. We hope to book again in the future.
Good but limited appeal
No parking by the bungalow at all, from 1st May to 30th September this is a double yellow no parking zone. Access is, as described, down very steep shallow steps, and only accessible from the back road, nothing from the main riverside road and you need to walk up a relatively steep hill to get to North Road where the entrance is located. Lovely bungalow and very modern but no Wi-Fi which is vital when trying to research places to visit, opening times and costs etc. No bedroom curtains to shut out the early dawn. Brilliant views over the harbour and the bungalow is well equipped. Would we stay there again, possibly not as husband has chronic asthma and this made for difficulties when going out and about on foot.
Gas central heating
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Wifi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Restricted parking bays to the front of the property, with alternative parking in public, pay and display car park approximately 10 mins walk away
Balcony and separate back terrace, both with furniture
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 300 yards, pub 200 yards
Beach less than 1 miles
Note: This property is accessed via a steep and narrow, external flight of steps and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
Note: Sofa bed available for flexible sleeping arrangements or two extra guests if required
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