Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Fantastic Spacious Apartment with Stunning Uninterrupted Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, Sleeping 4, in a quiet area, 1 minute from the Harbour

Located in West Looe, Trade Winds is the ground floor flat of a converted house which dates back to the late 1890's. Uninterrupted views of the Harbour, East Looe, Beach and out to Sea can be seen from the Large Bay windows/door in the Lounge and the main bedroom.

Set back from the main road, the property has its own entrance at the front accessed via the path from the road.

Looe is built around an estuary which leads to the sea and most of the properties in West Looe are built on the hillside. The access to Trade Winds is via a zig-zag slope from the road. There are also steps up to Hannafore Lane which runs along the back of the house.

Unfortunately we don't have parking at the property, but there is free on street parking available on Hannafore Point (5-10 mins walk) or Pay and Display car parks on West Looe Quay (2 mins walk) or the Mill Pool Car Park (5 min walk along the harbour). You can stop close to the property to unload/load.

The property has been completely refurbished (April 2017) with new furnishings throughout, but mixed with some original features to maintain the properties character.

More Details

Owner
Louise
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Louise

We have holidayed in Looe a number of times and fell in love with the area and the people. We are so pleased to have a base that we can use when in Looe and hope we have made it as homely as possible so that you will like staying there as well.

Louise purchased this apartment in 2017

Why Louise chose Looe

The property has stunning views from the main bedroom and the large bay window/patio doors in the Lounge - you can lose time just looking out the window watching the Fishing boats or gazing out to sea or into the town.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to all the amenities but away from the main town hustle and bustle its the perfect location for either an energetic walking holiday or a relaxing beach break.

The Veranda gives you the perfect outside space to enjoy the views and whatever the weather will bring!

Guestbook comments from the owner

After a really successful Summer season in our new property, we wanted to reply in general to some of the comments from our guests rather than direct replies.

Looe is built around an estuary and harbour and was never made with cars in mind. As mentioned in our information there is no parking at the property, however there is free parking on Hannafore Point (5-10min walk) or 2 pay and display car parks a similar distance. The walk back to Trade Winds either via the back path or along the harbour allow you to take in a different view point of all the scenery and environment.

We also describe the walk to the flat as a zigzag ascending pathway - it is a climb with luggage, but we hope that when you arrive and see the property and the outstanding views of the harbour, estuary and out to sea, it more than makes up for a little exercise. We couldn't have the views if we didn't have the climb.

Maintaining Looe's heritage, both East and West Looe are conservation areas, so development beyond existing is prohibited. Recently a property on the Quay side below Trade Winds was given permission to be rebuilt. The former Sardine Factory was demolished in June this year and is carefully being rebuilt to the same façade and in Summer 2018 it will open as a Restaurant, Café, Outward bound centre and Harbour Museum. Although in front of the property, there will be no disturbance as the entrance is on the Quay.

To all our past Guests, we are so pleased you had a lovely stay in Trade Winds and would welcome you back for your future holidays.

To all our future Guests, please don't be put off by the short walk as it is most definitely worth it when you arrive.

Dan & Louise
Aug 2017
  • 1 of 1

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Looe in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please be respectful of our neighbours above/below/adjacent to the property
  • Ensure excessive noise is kept to a minimum
  • Have a lovely time and enjoy your holiday in Looe!!
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , There is room for a Travel cot or single bed (not provided)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables with patio doors to the veranda and views of the harbour. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds with a wardrobe and bedside table. There is space for 4 people in beds, plus 1 child/baby in Bedroom 1 either in travel cot (not provided) or blow up bed; please contact for further details
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The property has 4 beds, but bedroom 1 can accommodate another smaller bed for a child or there is space for a travel cot (not provided) please contact us if you wish to increase your numbers.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

88% Complete
11% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Fantastic Spacious Apartment with Stunning Uninterrupted Views
average rating of 4.882353 based on 18 reviews
5

Superb views and clean accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

Waking up in the morning with the sun shining into the front of the property was the perfect start to our day.. The views of the sea/estuary/harbour are perfect. The flat had everything we needed and was very clean and comfortable. Parking at Hannafore point was a little troublesome but the walk back was worth it. . A lovely holiday and certainly a definite return destination for another time.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Gorgeous flat in great location in Looe.

  • 5 of 5

Trade Winds is ideally located with wonderful views of the estuary and out to sea. The apartment is absolutely lovely. The furnishings are tasteful and its immaculate. It is very well equipped. And having the covered terrace was such a bonus Everything you need for a restful stay in Looe. The only disadvantage is not having parking on site and the incline on the path leading to the flat. Happy to say that didn't trouble us. We would definitely recommend this delightful flat.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Fantastic apartment with sea view

  • 5 of 5

My son and I had a great break in this lovely apartment, which was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed including a balcony over looking the harbour. We did not use the car once and were able to park for free in Hannafore Road. We took the bus to Polperro and walked back - lovely views and a lovely ice cream at Tolland Bay. Visited Looe Island on the boat which is a nature reserve and finally did a circular walk of Looe taking in the coast to Tolland and then going inland to Kilminorth and back to Looe. We had the best time and hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Trade Winds had everything, excellent facilities and amazing view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Looe. The apartment is close to everything restaurants, pubs, cafes, shops, beach, coastal walks and lots of interesting places a bit further afield. We highly recommend Trade Winds and we will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this property really do not do it justice. The property is very well appointed and very comfortable. The best bit is the french doors which open onto the large balcony from both the bedroom and the lounge. The beds were very comfortable. The property is spacious and tastefully renovated. In my opinion the property is ideally located being away from the main town but within easy walking distance.

There were a couple of things I found annoying but didn't whatsoever deviate from our enjoyment of the property -( the oven cookware was inadequate for a large dinner, foam pillows, poor frying pan)

Looe is a beautiful place to visit and if Louise would let us we would love to visit again. Thank you as well for the welcoming cream tea, Prosecco and biscuits and also the way you had so thoutfully decorated the apartment for xmas - it was lovely and made a very good start to our holiday.

Thanks again

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Gorgeous place

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in Looe. The apartment was better than we could have wished for, beautifully done, with fantastic views and a gorgeous veranda. The location is very central and perfect to explore the rest of Cornwall (although Looe is so beautiful and with so many things to do that you don´t have to leave if you don´t want to). We highly recommend this place and we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Jolly Sailor
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Plymouth
Nearest Train
0.3 Kilometres
Looe Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Harbour Moon
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Looe
Car: not necessary

The West Country / Cornwall region

With miles of Sandy Beaches, Rugged Coast lines, Historical Landmarks and Rolling countryside, Cornwall is the perfect place for a relaxing seaside break or an exploring adventurous holiday.

The wide open spaces and views for miles around create a calm environment to spend your holiday and the milder climate in the West Country, means that Spring starts earlier and Winter is shorter.

Throughout Cornwall there is a wide and varied selection of entertainment and activities including the Eden Project, National Trust Properties & Gardens, Golden Sandy Beaches for Surfing, Crealy & Flambards Theme Parks, the Monkey or Seal Sanctuary or Paradise Park.

The Looe area

Looe is a bustling Fishing town with a fantastic range of interesting shops & restaurants and local amenities. The Sandy Beach is the perfect location for entertaining adults & children, whilst there are many coastal walks leading to Polperro and beyond.

The Looe train station links you to the mainline station at Liskeard giving you direct access to the main Cornwall and Devon towns like Truro, Plymouth, Falmouth and Penzance; plus there are local buses to the surrounding villages and towns.

Many of the boats in the harbour are working fishing vessels which you can take a trip on for a few hours or the Glass Bottom takes you around Looe Island to see the underwater world.

St Georges Island or 'Looe Island' is a Nature Sanctuary run by Cornwall Wildlife Trust which can be visited in the summer months by boat from the Harbour.

Photos

Prices & Availability

Ask Owner a Question

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please Note - During the Easter and Summer School holidays, any bookings which fall in these dates should start and/or finish on a Saturday.
SPECIAL OFFER - If booking within 4 weeks of the start date, please contact us for prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar holiday rentals