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Ideal location for beaches, walking, spectacular views & minutes from town

Bedrooms 1
Space 9,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom luxury apartment with fantastic sea views. Sleeps 5

Situated in an elevated setting, nestled into the hillside of East Looe, Gwendrock is a newly converted impressive penthouse apartment enjoying superb views over the beach, pier and out to sea. Look to the west over the rooftops of the traditional fisherman's cottages of East Looe and beyond the river to West Looe. Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday or a busy, action packed time, Gwendrock has it all. Combine the bustle and amenities of this picturesque fishing town with beach fun or coastal walking. Or simply sit back and enjoy the views and the comings and goings of the fishing boats from our armchair. The perfect position to enjoy the best of Cornwall any time of the year. Recently installed high speed unlimited broadband allowing you to stay in touch at no extra cost.

Enter via a footbridge into the 30 foot open plan kitchen / dining / lounge area. This is a light and airy triple aspect room with windows to the front, window seats to the side and French doors with a juliette balcony to the rear. The lounge area enjoys fantastic views over rooftops and out to sea and is furnish with a 3 seater chaise sofa and armchair, wide screen TV with DVD player and a library of DVDs for lazy days. The white high gloss fully fitted kitchen is finished with black granite tops and includes everything you would expect in a contemporary kitchen, complete with integrated washer / dryer and dishwasher and a microwave. The dining area is furnished with a circular glass table and seats 5 people and in the side board you'll find a selection of board games and puzzles for rainy days. The master bedroom also has french doors with a juliette balcony and sea views to the rear and has a double bed and high gloss modern furniture. There is a TV with DVD player, hair dryer and full length mirror. The ensuite is fitted with a bath and a separate shower cubicle and there is a heated towel rail. Towels and bedlinen are provided. The second bedroom to the front has a double bed and small single bed and can sleep 3 people. Furnished with the same high gloss units, there is also a TV and DVD player. The ensuite is fitted with a shower and heated towel rail and again towels and bedlinen are provided.


- Wood flooring

- Double glazed

- Free Wi-Fi

- Sea / beach view

- Internet access

- Underfloor central heating

- Electric hob and oven

- Fridge with ice box

- Microwave

- Toaster

- Kettle

- weighing scales

- cafeteria

- Dishwasher / Washing machine

- Clothes dryer over bath

- Iron

- TV DVD player in 3 rooms

- Hair dryer

- Linen provided

- Towels provided

More Details

Stella Wiles
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Looe in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , heated towel rail & lit mirror. Towels provided
  • The ensuite to the master bedroom has white sanitary ware and includes a bath and separate shower cubicle, heated towel rail and illuminating mirror. Towels are provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Sleeps 3 people in a double and single bed. High gloss units
  • The master bedroom has a double bed and is furnished with white high gloss wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside tables with side lamps. There is a TV with DVD player and a full length mirror and hairdryer, Bed linen provided
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Ideal location for beaches, walking, spectacular views & minutes from town
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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Excellent apartment and location. Great view over town and out to sea.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was in excellent condition , clean and well appointed. Close to town and excellent view. Would look to stay again when in looe next. Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased to hear Gwendrock met your expectations and you had a great new year. I'd be delighted to welcome you back in future and wish you a very happy new year. Stella
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wonderful views in a beautiful holiday home

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay, totally blown away by the views from all four windows/french doors. Great location above the beach and high street up a very quaint, short but steep hill, was well worth the effort.We found Looe a delight, great beach, shops eateries & Quay. Having to leave the car in the carpark was very refreshing too, it felt like a proper holiday, we never used it once.

Please please put some good blackout curtains up in the children's room thou, we want to come back & that's the only thing we'd need to change, as the current blinds let in nearly all the daylight, so we couldn't put our little ones to bed until far too late :)

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your time spent in Looe and at the apartment. I completely take on board your comment regarding the light in the triple room and will definitely have blackout curtains fitted as a priority, in time for your next visit. Kind regards Stella
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Salutation Inn
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
52 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Sail Loft
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

There's so much to do, see and explore in Cornwall. With the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain, you’ll discover tiny fishing villages, smuggler’s coves, countless spectacular beaches and sweeping bays, dramatic cliffs and coastlines, plus beautiful moorland and countryside.

Whilst staying at Gwendrock, a visit to the Eden Project is highly recommended and is only a forty minute car ride. There are many National Trust Properties in the area too one of the nearest being Lanhydrock House which makes for a pleasant afternoon. Bodmin Moor is close by for walking, cycling and beautiful scenery. Walk from Gwendrock along the beautiful coastal path from Looe to Polperro.


Looe is a traditional working fishing town, and several fish dealers operate from the docks of East Looe. With its fleet of small fishing boats returning their catches to port daily, Looe has a reputation for producing excellent fresh fish. The town is also a centre for shark fishing, and is the home of the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain. Mackerel and conger eel fishing are popular activities too and there are several daily charters to choose from.

Looe's main business today is, however, tourism, and holiday makers can enjoy a large number of pubs, restaurants, and shops selling beach equipment, ice cream and Cornish pasties. Inland from Looe lie many camping and caravan sites, as well as a famous Woolly monkey sanctuary. Other local attractions include the beaches, sailing, fishing, crabbing and diving, and spectacular coastal walks (especially that via Talland to Polperro). Several stately National Trust homes, including Antony House, Cotehele, Mount Edgcumbe, and Lanhydrock House, as well as the Eden Project (40 mins by car) near St Austell may be visited by tourists who can travel by car.

Outside the busy summer months, the town remains a centre for shopping and entertainment for local villagers. There is a tradition of the townsfolk wearing fancy dress on New Year's Eve, when the streets are thronged with revellers in inventive outfits. Looe has been on the list of the top 10 places in the UK to celebrate New Year, and ranked third on the list for 2007/08.

East Looe

East Looe centres on its broad sandy beach and at low tide there's excellent rock pooling to be enjoyed. Also there's the distinctive Banjo Pier, creation of Joseph Thomas, a new lifeboat station and St Mary's Church. Stretching back from here is a grid of narrow streets lined by traditional fisherman's cottages and further into town there are many small shops, restaurants and pubs, and the Old Guildhall, now a museum. Along the estuary lies the quay, with several fish dealers and lovely sea food restaurants and at high tide this is a great place to try crabbing. Towards the bridge lies the Victorian Guildhall, and just north of the bridge the railway station. This is the terminus of the Looe Valley branch line to Liskeard (at Liskeard, the line connects with the main Plymouth to Penzance Great Western Main Line).

West Looe

West Looe spreads west from the bridge on the Polperro Road towards Sclerder, and along the river south of the bridge, with hotels, restaurants and boarding houses along the waterfront and houses climbing the perilous cliff above, towards a cluster of shops and pubs and the Church of St Nicholas.

Continue along the coast road to Hannafore Point, marking the edge of Looe Harbour, and the stony Hannafore beach, with views of Looe Island (officially called St. George's Island). Slightly inland is the hamlet of Portlooe. Beyond lies a coastal path leading to the hamlets of Porthallow and Talland, and from there on to Polperro


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Looe, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
21 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Feb 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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