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Compass Cottage

Looe - South East Coast

Beautiful, traditional fisherman's cottage in the heart of West Looe
  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£348 - £740 per week *


Compass Cottage is a lovely Grade II listed cottage set in the picturesque conservation area of West Looe with the added bonus of a pre-paid parking space close by.  Tastefully renovated throughout, this former Fisherman’s cottage combines modern style and comfort with traditional features including beamed ceilings.  The cottage has its own patio area with wonderful views over East Looe to the sea beyond, a perfect space to relax after a busy day out.  Situated less than 5 minutes’ walk from all West Looe amenities, this cottage is the ideal Cornish getaway for a couple or family.

Lounge / Diner:
TV, DVD, mini Hi-Fi, iPod docking station, modern wall-mounted electric coal-effect fire.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, microwave, refrigerator, washing machine.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed (4'6''), chest of drawers, wardrobe, chair.
Bedroom 2: Bunk bed (3'), chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Bath (thermostatic shower over), basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Parking for 1 car permit (pre-paid) in a car park 1 minute walk away. Outside there is a patio accessed via communal steps with views down over to East Looe and the sea in the distance.

Changeover Day: Friday (2017) Saturday (2018) - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Power and Heat: Gas & electricity included in rent; gas fired c.h. throughout.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: Not provided.
Shop: 0.3 ml Pub: 0.3 ml

NOTES: No smoking, no pets. Important information about internet usage. Mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage. Situated half way up West Looe hill, possibly won't be suitable for people with mobility issues.


  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • 3 Stars
  • Gold Star Award
  • 0.2 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.3 mile to a beach
  • Sea Views
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine


Local Area

The town of Looe has charming narrow streets leading down to a picturesque harbour, and is split into East and West Looe by the river that runs through it, and on down to the beach.  Looe's sandy beach has a little cafe where you can linger over a cup of coffee while people-watching or admiring the view. 

There are a number of lovely cafes, as well as restaurants and pubs to choose from, making this a great destination for the foodies among you.  You will have the opportunity to buy freshly-caught fish from the market on the quay, or if you fancy it, go out on a fishing trip to have a go at catching your own!

If you don't fancy fishing, a good alternative boat trip is to Looe Island, where you can find some lovely examples of rare plants, and spot plenty of wildlife, including grey seals and seabirds.  Looe Marine Conservation Group can give you more information about the island and its wildlife.

Looe is said to be a wonderful place to enjoy the New Year festivities, a time when many happy party-goers in fancy dress descend upon the town to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a magnificent display of fireworks.


Compass cottage is set in a beautiful village close to Looe harbor and the beach. The cottage itself was presented in a very homely way I was very impressed.Ms M Windmill - 1st August 2017
Lovely cottage - everything you could need. We were very comfortable and had a great holiday. Thank you!Morrison family - 12th April 2017
We've enjoyed our late autumn break in this lovely warm comfortable & stylish cottage. It has everything needed for a relaxing holiday. We will be back.Mr & Mrs Everitt - 7th November 2016
Good location to get into Looe. Close parking space nearby so easy to unload as well as get out of Looe. Property well equipped with all mod cons and a good shower. Would come again definitely or recommend. Looe and Polperro Holidays are lovely.Miss Deborah Hilborne - 6th October 2016
Lovely cottage, well presented, very clean. We have had a great holiday. Thank youMr & Mrs Hill - 16th September 2016
This was our first holiday as a family of 3 with our 6 month old son & we have honestly made some brilliant memories that will last us a lifetime! The cottage was lovely, clean & comfortable with so much more space than we anticipated! Perfect location & everyone we spoke to was helpful & friendly. We highly recommend the local shop at the bottom of the hill for lovely local produce! Compass Cottage & Looe in general was perfect for baby Arthur's first holiday & we hope to come back for many years to come.Hicks family - 8th July 2016
We're back again - just can't keep away from Looe and this lovely cottage - all lovely, clean and fresh, very comfortable. Thank you.Mr & Mrs Culverhouse - 1st May 2016
Fabulous stay in this wonderful cottage... Everything was perfect. Great location, superb view, handy shops, quiet enough but close enough to East Looe. Ideal location. Lovely cottage and would recommend!Carl, Jo and Robyn - 5th September 2015
Lovely cottage, clean, well equipped and great location. Kids enjoyed crabbing on the Quay and the beach. Thank youGarraway family - 8th August 2015
Had a lovely time in Looe. We all loved the little ferryboat across the river, nice beach in East Looe, rock pools in West Looe. Anthony House was worth a visit in the sunshine. Eden Project was amazing. Polperro was very sweet and we really enjoyed dinner at Sam's in Fowey. Thank youMiss Sherbird - 1st August 2015
One of the best cottages we've staying at. Clean, well equipped. Beautiful road. Had a great stay certainly will recommend it. Thanks to the owner for care to detail.Mr J Milne - 20th June 2015
Another fantastic week at Compass!Brittle family - 8th August 2014
Thank you for a lovely holiday and much needed rest! Very peacefulSmith family - 24th October 2013


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