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Lower Laurels

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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Lower Laurels is a unique ground floor apartment in an old 3 storey house. With separate double bedroom, en suite with lovely big shower, tastefully furnished and fully equipped throughout, it has everything you need for a relaxing break for two. At the side of the house up some steps, is a small private sun terrace. You'll be living by the sea in what many say is the most beautiful ancient fishing village in Cornwall. Just 6 steps up from The Warren which is part of the coastal path, it offers the rare combination of seclusion with fantastic access to all the amenities of Polperro and the dramatic coastline. Boat trips, fishing and magnificent walks are right on your doorstep - almost literally! Browse the shops, stopping for a traditional pasty or cream tea at one of the lovely littl...Lower Laurels is a unique ground floor apartment in an old 3 storey house. With separate double bedroom, en suite with lovely big shower, tastefully furnished and fully equipped throughout, it has everything you need for a relaxing break for two. At the side of the house up some steps, is a small private sun terrace. You'll be living by the sea in what many say is the most beautiful ancient fishing village in Cornwall. Just 6 steps up from The Warren which is part of the coastal path, it offers the rare combination of seclusion with fantastic access to all the amenities of Polperro and the dramatic coastline. Boat trips, fishing and magnificent walks are right on your doorstep - almost literally! Browse the shops, stopping for a traditional pasty or cream tea at one of the lovely little outdoor cafes or just take a picnic and relax in the sun. There's a wonderful natural pool at low tide for swimming a few minutes away. Great pubs and restaurants are just 4-5 minutes stroll away. There aren't any nightclubs but you may hear the occasional fishing boat catching an early morning tide!More
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Kelvin F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd stay here. Love the cottage. Fantastic location. Bought our own mattress topper as our only complaint is the bed is hard and uncomfortable, so no problems sleeping this time. Our host, Kelvin was very kind and lent us towels as we forgot ours. Weather...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Ken C
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Perfectly appointed cottage. Has everything you need. Very clean and cute furnishings. Only complaint is the bed and the power shower has no power. Mattress is very thin and if you’ve a bad back, this will not do you any good. We’ve booked again as...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Ken C
Sherpa294162, VR Owner at Lower Laurels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very occasionally the water pressure in the village is reduced and you obviously sadly took a shower at one of those times. It's very rare though. As for the bed I don't understand, of course the mattress has been changed in the last 10 years...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Stayed for 3 nights in early September- big mistake because we could easily have stayed the full week. Cant really say enough good things about this. Everything is provided and its decor and furnishings are brilliant. Kelvin must be the most helpful sociable chap in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank andrewte25
Sherpa294162, VR Owner at Lower Laurels, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your stay and it was great to meet you both too. Next time you visit (hopefully for longer) do feel free to leave as much beer and chocolate as you can - I guarantee it will not go to waste!! Best...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

An absolutely fantastic week in lovely little apartment, brilliantly equipped and beautifully decorated. The owners are fantastic and looked after us really well :). There’s no sea view, but I count it as about 50 steps until your down to the harbour steps, we sat...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank CTDTrip123
Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

Hi Chris, So pleased you enjoyed your stay and it is great to take your morning coffee or evening glass down to the harbour as it's only 10 steps and less than 50 paces (all of 15 seconds). Next time you're down we'll have a...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Owners welcoming and helpful. Lower Laurels is located in an ideal position next to the harbour. The Museum cafe is situated a few steps away and provides excellent light breakfasts and cream teas etc. Also recommended is the garden of The Three Pilchards with seating...More

Date of stay: June 2018
2  Thank 44noah
Management response:Responded 2 July 2018

Hi Carole & Brian, It was lovely to meet you and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Lower Laurels here in Polperro. I do hope to see you again, Best wishes, Kelvin.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Cycling Trips
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Additional amenities & feature info
The double bed is made up on arrival with linen supplied (excluding towels). No smoking. Well behaved pets by arrangement.
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About the neighbourhood
Lying a few miles down the coast from Looe, the historic fishing village of Polperro is a time capsule of old Cornwall at its romantic best. The collection of ancient fishermen’s cottages and narrow streets and lanes, that have somehow been shoe-horned into the steep, narrow valley running down to the sea, all add up to give Polperro its deserved accolade of one of the prettiest villages in Britain. Anyone wanting to do more than just relax and watch the world go by will find that there’s a lot to do in and around Polperro. The village does have a beach and, although relatively small, at low tide this is always popular. Then, in addition to numerous local tourist attractions such as The Eden Project and the magnificent National Trust property at Lanhydrock, there are the beautiful walks...
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The position of the heritage museum on the map is wrong but the indicator of the location of the property is correct. For a better and accurate view do click on the satellite photo!
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