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Luxury Self Catering Apartment With Four Poster Bed & Harbour Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Studio Apartment in Looe, Cornwall - Quiet Location Overlooking The Harbour

Sail Loft Studio forms part of probably the oldest property in West Looe, once a successful carpenters house and workshop and now a recently refurbished family home, the buildings ooze history and character. Built around a central courtyard garden the Sail Loft is a single space with open vaulted ceilings, a polished timber floor, luxury furnishings, a stunning four poster bed and and great views to the harbour. Sited only 50 yards from the quay in a peaceful location, the beach and main shops are about 5 mins away by foot ferry. Just around the corner is the oldest pub in Looe, The Jolly Sailor, with shanty nights, real ale and a great collection of Whiskey. There are shops providing quality ingredients for cooking up that special meal, cafes if you fancy dining out for breakfast and local restaurants for every pocket. The South West Coast path takes you east to Downderry and beyond to Plymouth and west to Polperro and Fowey with quiet coves and beaches at Hannafore and beyond for a picnic and a bottle of wine. For more information and availability, please phone, email or text the owner Steve or click the Enquire Now button and we will reply by direct email within the hour.

Steve Morton
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017

About Steve Morton

Moving from Fowey and having rescued the house and Sail Loft from deterioration in 2010 it has been our pleasure to bring the property back to life and make it a stylish holiday studio and family home

Steve Morton purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Steve Morton chose South East Cornwall

The working fishing port of Looe welcomes visitors to share their love of the great outdoors; perhaps memories of family holidays on the beach or crabbing from the quay, or a good ramble along the coastline taking in the sea air. The Sail Loft Studio enables you to relax in total comfort. For more information and availability, please Enquire Now directly by text to our contact number or email us and we will reply you by direct email within the hour.

What makes this apartment unique

The Sail Loft Studio has everything you would require, whilst enjoying a well earned break. Located so close to all the local amenities; choose to cook up a banquet or select from the many restaurants and pubs for a enjoyable night out. For more information and availability, please Enquire Now directly by text to our contact number or email us and we will reply you by direct email or text within the hour.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Highly recommended - a really lovely apartment attached to a beautifully restored old house, with views of the harbour a stone's throw away. We had a great time, exploring Looe and returning to a very comfy bed, well equipped kitchen and a beautifully decorated and comfy place to stay. Thanks...
Apr 2016
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Looe Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • White full size bath with fully tiled walls and shower over, WC and basin, mirror and constant hot water.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
  • Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) + cot, if required Luxury king size four poster bed with freshly laundered white cotton bedlinen, winter/summer super king size duvet and large pillows, pretty side curtains and pelmets, with views to the harbour from the bed as dawn breaks through your window.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The Sail Loft Studio forms part of a range of buildings which are Grade II listed, the structure retains it's character and sense of history but is well equipped with modern facilities and contemporary classic design. Internet access is available free of charge. Contact us about our special low season 2nights for 2guests tariff - book at anytime, using our secure booking facility, direct from our website. Booking direct automatically updates our availability calendar. More about your holiday accommodation. The pretty shared courtyard garden has seating and a gas barbecue for our guests use. The garden faces south and is in full sun for most of the day. Laundry facilities can be provided on request. Our top quality cotton bedlinen is freshly laundered, and the property is cleaned at each changeover. Bath towels are provided. We ask guests to arrive after 3pm and vacate by 10am.


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Luxury Self Catering Apartment With Four Poster Bed & Harbour Views
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 27 reviews

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

This place was a joy from the first day till the last, the apartment is absolutely beautiful and comfortable and it just felt like home from home, the owner Steve was such a pleasure and a source of local knowledge. Everything about this magical little place is perfect and I didn't want to leave. Highly recommend for couples wanting a beautiful getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda for taking the time to write your very kind review, hope you made it back to Oz and the Weetabix weren't confiscated. Pleasure having you to stay and hope you can return to Cornwall and Looe some time soon
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Incredible. We didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This review is delayed but only for my own fault. We booked based on the reviews we had read and thank goodness, the apartment was impeccable. We mentioned how we were celebrating our belated honeymoon and we arrived to not only the most beautiful accommodation but a chilled bottle of fizz in the fridge. Steve could not have been more private nor accommodating. Perfect location, perfect community. Thank you so much. Ally and Mathew

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful barn conversion cottage, everything you need available, ideal location close to the beach and shops. Would recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous apartment, wonderful location, highly rec

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and fabulous apartment. We had a magical few days, our first time in Looe. Definitely coming back to stay for longer next time. The whole apartment was spotless and of really high quality. Couldn't recommend more!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Sail Loft was in the perfect location to discover looe.

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly what we had hoped for. It was an ideal size for 2 people, but had everything that you would need. The location was perfect, just across the bridge from everything. It was really quiet but only 2 minutes walk from Looe town.

The loft itself was really clean and well equiped. The bed was amazingly comfortable.

I would highly recommend The Sail Loft.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review, we are so glad the apartment met your expectations and hope you will come and stay again some time soon.
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Hope to return to the Sail Loft Studio!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this second story apartment in Looe overlooking the nearby river with its boats and tides and quaint seaside village. Just what we'd hoped for! The loft is just as it is described with a very complete kitchen, comfy sitting area and an elegant, comfy four poster. Everything was very clean and well maintained.Steve and Etty answered our questions about the apartment or Looe or the train or hiking opportunities. It was especially nice to be able to wash a load of clothes with Etty's help.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 min walk
Nearest Ferry
1 min walk
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Looe Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 mins walk
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 mins walk
Nearest Beach
5 mins walk
Car: not necessary


The Sail Loft Studio is situated in a sheltered position, just off the quay in West Looe and just around the corner there is a great delicatessen, a convenience store with cash point, and one of the oldest pubs in Cornwall serving real ales and traditional entertainment. We are so close to a diverse selection of restaurants and bars, the town of East Looe has a full range of shops and facilities serving visitors and locals.


When you first arrive it is possible to drive to the property, drop your cases, then re-park. On-street parking is available locally and at Hannafore, 5 minutes by foot. Paid parking is available just across the road, the larger prime pay and display carpark is at The Millpool. Further details about parking can be sent to you.

Special Annual Events:

Guided Walks on St Georges’ Island - April-Sept….Boconnoc Estate Cornish Spring Flower Show - April…. Fowey Festival of Words & Music - May…. Looe Lugger Regatta & Festival of the Sea - June…. Looe Festival of Food and Drink - June…. Wadebridge Royal Cornwall Show - June…. PL13 Music Festival, Millendreath Black Rock Beach - July…. Boconnoc Steam Fair - July…. Port Eliot Festival at St Germans - July…. National Enterprise Sailing Championships in Looe - July…. British Fireworks Championships from Plymouth Hoe - August…. Fowey Royal Regatta - August…. Redwing Sailing Championships in Looe - August…. Morval Vintage Steam Rally - August…. Looe SE Cornwall Walking Festival - Sept…. Looe Music Festival on the beach - Sept…. Looe Literary Festival - Nov…. Fowey Christmas Market - Dec…. Looe New Year Firework Celebrations, and don’t forget the Looe New Year’s Day Dip, come along and let your hair down!

Beach, Harbour, River, Woods & Coastal Path:

Looe Beach via the river foot-ferry approx. 5 minutes walk; large sandy beach with shallow slope to sea, safe bathing and dog free all year. Ice cream parlours and town shops adjacent, entertainment and sailing in season.

Hannafore beach 5 minute walk; dogs are permitted all year on the quiet small shingle beaches, some sand and plenty of rock pools. Great place for bird watching including oystercatchers and other waders such as the visiting Slavonian Divers. Ice cream parlour adjacent and the South West Coastal Path to Talland Bay, Polperro and on to the Fowey Estuary.

Harbour and River just outside the property; crab fishing a favourite past time, take a close look at the fishing fleet and book a trip Mackerel fishing.

Kilminorth Woods; stroll along the rivers edge, it’s easy to spot the grey heron and little egrets nesting in the trees, and if you are lucky kingfishers and common sandpiper.


Newquay Cornwall Airport 35 miles.

Plymouth Ferry Port 18 miles via Torpoint Ferry.

Looe Train Station, connections from Liskeard, 10 mins walk.

Taxis available at railway station and Looe Bridge.


Looe is a great place to base your holiday:

Talland Bay 3 miles with beach side restaurant and cafe, Polperro fishing village 5 miles via coastal path, bus it back in 10mins.

Fowey, picturesque yachting village 14 miles, Eden Bio Domes and Discovery Centre 19 miles.

Charlestown Harbour and Heligan Gardens 25 miles.

Plymouth 20 miles.

Padstow 30 miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
High Season Changeovers occur on Saturdays; guests can arrive at 3pm but please vacate by 10am. Other changeover days are available by arrangement.

Special Offers available:
We are now able to offer flexible short breaks for selected nights at low season, please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund