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“Immaculate property in a very quiet rural setting”
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Light and airy living space opens onto large lawned enclosed garden
Superkingsize bed or  separated to form x2 single beds
Master bedroom opens into ensuite/main bathroom
Option for master bedroom to be arranged as twin or superkingsize bedded room
Spacious Second Bedroom
(x3 Single beds)
Corridor leading to 2nd toilet/shower room
Large enclosed lawned garden
Large enclosed level lawned garden
View across Downderry towards Rame Head
View of Downderry less than half a mile away from Moohey
View from the lane towards Looe Island
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Downderry, Cornwall, England

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PhilColor...
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Immaculate property in a very quiet rural setting”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Nestled in farmland a short distance from the coast, this is a beautifully open and spacious property that made an ideal home for a relaxing week in Cornwall. The village of Downderry on the coast is only half a mile away (down a very steep lane that makes for a stiff walk on a hot day), but at the cottage you really feel away from it all. There's good walking in the surrounding fields, and plenty of options for food a short drive away in Looe and closer at hand (the Copley Arms serves good standard pub food). Highly recommended if you're looking for a secluded base to explore the south-east of Cornwall.

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areesons
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“amazing place, Perfect!”
Reviewed 7 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We have just returned from a week family holiday at The Moohey and had the perfect week and luckily Perfect weather!

The location of the house is great and a good mid point between Looe/Polperro to the west and the beautiful beaches of Whitsands to the East. The roads up to the house are quite steep and so best to either be fit and able or have the car. on arrival, Pat was very helpful in making the kids bedrooms a bit darker like at home so they slept great as did we! Kitchen is well set out with lots of storage and allows to keep an eye on the little ones.The House itself is better than the pictures with a huge open plan space perfect for a young family. Mary, Pat and the boys are a lovely family who offered help and recomendations when needed without being intrusive. My 3 year old daughter loved playing with Euwan in the garden and he was fantastic with our 20 month old boy.

We did some cycling which was tough/hilly but cycling down the whitsands coast rd was simply breathtaking. We would also recommend the Whitsands beaches as they are beautiful and sandy. The Cliff Top Cafe is a welcome pit stop on the way back up the cliff!

Best villages are Polperro, Looe and Cawsands all very pretty and the boat ride to Polperro was great. Eating you must try the coddy shack and Sarahs pastys in looe!

Thanks to The Moohey for a great week and we hope we will be back again!

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Liked best: space an location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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DianneMcC...
London, United Kingdom
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“Absolutely totally fabulous holiday home!”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We stayed at The Moohey with extended family (which included a 16 month old baby). Mary and Pat have to be the best hosts anyone could ask for. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they are a genuinely lovely family.The place is so inviting - spotlessly clean, spacious, homely, light and airy - just totally fabulous! A car is essential but there is amble parking at The Moohey so don't worry if you need to park more than two cars. We moved beds around to suit our needs so baby could have his own room and is worked like a dream. As a family we take away many happy memories. Thank you Mary and Pat for helping make that happen!

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Liked best: The cleanliness of the accommodation and the hosts too
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Liked best: The peaceful, idyllic setting of the Moohey.
Liked least: The hill down to Downderry was a shock the first time we walked it - but you get used to it and the views are worth it!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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kitmacca
Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Idyllic Cornwall retreat”
Reviewed 25 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

When I first read all the other reviews from other stays it sounded too good to be true but it really is that nice and Pat and Mary are super, genuinley lovely hosts,
We took a last minute break literally booking the Moohey on the day of travel. Mary and Pat were exceptionally accommodating; they helped us to arrange the booking and made time to start a fire to make the Moohey warm toasty & homely and they waited to welcome us when we arrived
Although the house has 4 bedrooms it is arranged in a way that makes it feel spacious but not overly large. It has a modern contemporary feel yet it is cosy and homely. There is everything you could possibly need and there are plenty of little areas to segregate yourself off should you be in a bigger party like the large garden or the seating areas at the side. The views are lovely and it is so peaceful and quiet, ideal for a tranquil and relaxing home.
There was only me, my partner and our two dogs on holiday and we loved it. There is lots to do in the local area, lots of national trust places of interest, loads of easy access day trips , oodles of gorgeous scenery, walks and forests, good food restaurants and the local beaches are some of the best around. It was ideal to get out and about and just as lovely to stay in by the fire
We never ran out of supplies as Mary and Pat are amazing hosts and so happy to help when and if you ask but never intrusive. Pat made sure we were stocked up with logs and Mary gave great tourist tips on local attractions.
We would recommend the Moohey to friends & family without hesitation and we would consider going back.

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Liked best: The View
Liked least: No microwave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups People with pets
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