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The Retreat apartment

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Living room leading to balcony, The Retreat apartment, Polperro
Living room leading to balcony, The Retreat apartment, Polperro
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The Retreat is a comfortable, split-level apartment in Polperro, Cornwall, sleeping 2. It is part of the same building as The Cottles B&B but has its own private entrance, down a flight of steps. The entrance leads into a small hallway with the living room, bathroom and kitchen leading off. The living room has a sofa bed, chair, a 32-in flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD, flame-effect electric fire and coffee table. A balcony leads off the living room, with a table and 2 chairs. The kitchen is fully fitted, with an oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and fold-out table and chairs. The bathroom has a shower, toilet and hand basin. The bedroom is downstairs, and has a double bed with memory foam mattress, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair and dressing table with stool. The be...The Retreat is a comfortable, split-level apartment in Polperro, Cornwall, sleeping 2. It is part of the same building as The Cottles B&B but has its own private entrance, down a flight of steps. The entrance leads into a small hallway with the living room, bathroom and kitchen leading off. The living room has a sofa bed, chair, a 32-in flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD, flame-effect electric fire and coffee table. A balcony leads off the living room, with a table and 2 chairs. The kitchen is fully fitted, with an oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and fold-out table and chairs. The bathroom has a shower, toilet and hand basin. The bedroom is downstairs, and has a double bed with memory foam mattress, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair and dressing table with stool. The bedroom overlooks the patio garden, which is accessed via steps at the side of the property and is equipped with garden furniture. The Retreat is just a 10-minute stroll through Polperro village, with its many shops, restaurants and pubs, to the picturesque harbour. The nearest pub is the 13th-century Crumplehorn Inn, a 3-minute walk away. Bed linen and towels are provided. Free parking is included - we will provide a permit for the main village car park, approx 200 metres away. Heating is by electric heaters. A hairdryer, iron and ironing board are provided. Electricity is payable by £1 coin meter. Well-behaved pets are welcome, at a supplement of £30 - please enquire. Prices are for 2 people, sharing the double bedroom. If the sofa bed is required, a supplement of £20 per booking applies. PLEASE NOTE: we are situated about 200 metres up a steep hill, so if you have mobility issues, our property may not be suitable.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
One well-behaved small to medium-sized dog is welcome, at a supplement of £30 per stay - please let us know at time of enquiring/booking. We ask that you please keep your pet off the bed, and that you don’t leave them unattended in the apartment. If you would like to bring more than one dog, or other pets, please enquire.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Jo C
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect base for two for walking and visiting the quaint historical fishing village of Polperro. The owners of The Retreat have furnished the apartment to a very high standard and they have thought of everything to ensure their guests are as comfortable as can...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank DayTrip96504
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 20 July 2019

Date of stay: July 2019
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

The flat was lovely and cool - ideal for the middle of the heatwave. The flat was clean and tidy, and we had everything we needed. The bed was really comfy too. Mark and Jo were very helpful - great hosts. Thanks also for the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Nicoola22
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a wonderful stay for a week in 'The Retreat.' The apartment was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Jo and Mark's thoughtfull attention to detail meant we had everything we needed. They were wonderful hosts; nothing was too much trouble and we even had...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Tour705258
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2017
joc16, VR Owner at The Retreat apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Books
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Talland Bay is a pretty cove a mile or two along the coast path from Polperro. Its beaches are popular with families and there are a couple of beach cafés. The popular resort of Looe is about 4 miles from Polperro. Buses run between Polperro and Looe, or you can take a boat there from Polperro harbour. The River Looe divides East and West Looe. East Looe has popular, wide sandy beaches, excellent restaurants and an abundance of pubs and shops. West Looe has an extensive shingle and rock beach with good rock pools and a great view of Looe Island. There are also tennis courts, a mini golf and a bowling green open to visitors. Activities you can enjoy in Looe include crab fishing, sea fishing, surfing, sailing, deep-sea diving or hiring your own motor boat. Fowey is a lovely old port and ...
Getting around
Polperro is a fantastic place for walking. By car, you can locate any part of Cornwall you wish to visit. There are also buses from Polperro to Looe, Liskeard, Plymouth and Polruan. From Polruan, you can take the 5-minute ferry across the estuary to Fowey. There is a scenic railway line that runs from Looe to Liskeard, where you can connect with the main London to Penzance railway line.
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