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The Old Vicarage, a home away from home
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10 reviews
The Old Vicarage, a home away from home
Hallway with traditional beams
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Looe, Cornwall, England

Spacious yet cosy, historic yet stylish, The Old Vicarage is a characterful 400 year old, Grade II listed Cornish cottage situated in the heart of ancient Looe’s quaint town centre and a minute’s stroll to the beach.

The Old Vicarage is ideally located to explore Looe’s pier, harbour, fishing quay, sandy beaches, museum, restaurants, pubs and amenities. The South West Coast Path's stunning scenery is within easy reach, as well as the many other Cornish attractions that lie outside Looe (including Talland Bay, Polperro’s picturesque fishing port, The Woolly Monkey Sanctuary and the internationally renowned Eden Project). For our active guests diving, sailing, fishing, walking and more are at your fingertips.

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About the Owner, Claire H
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Due to family and work commitments in London, we are unable to live at the cottage full-time so, after spending some time lovingly renovating it, we decided to let our beautiful and historic home for other families to enjoy and create holidays to remember. We very much hope that you, your families and friends will love The Old Vicarage as much as we do.

We have a local caretaker who manages the property for us and who will assist you in the event of an emergency; other than that our house is your home during your holiday and you will bbe left in peace to enjoy it.

We both enjoy hosting and contact with our guests so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about The Old Vicarage or Looe more generally.
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We stopped at The Old Vicarage over the festive season and had a wonderful time. The Old Vicarage is very spacious and comfortable and has everything you need to make your stay homely. We loved to light the log burner in the evenings after a day out around Looe and Polperro. It is right in the middle of Looe so...

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I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay and I hope to host you and your party again.


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Reviewed 30 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We have just returned from a fabulous week staying at The Vicarage in Looe. What an amazing house, it is very quirky with the original features beautifully restored. All the furniture and fittings are of a very high standard. We loved the walk in shower. We loved the personal touch. If you are tall bring a crash helmet as some...

Management response:

It was a pleasure hosting you and I'm so glad you had a wonderful time at The Old Vicarage for your special occasion. I hope to host your party again soon! Claire


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Reviewed 11 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We were all so happy to be staying in such a wonderful property and so very well kept and with so many beautiful features inside, which we would have all loved in our own homes. it was so close to everything we could have wanted [such as] shops beach restaurant's. We have already booked for next year but I would...

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It was a pleasure hosting you and your party and I look forward to doing so again soon!


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The Old Vicarage is our home. We ask that you treat it with respect and leave it in the condition in which you would hope to find it. The following rules must be observed...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Twin
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    2 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 7 nights
R 1 712
21 Apr 2018 -
25 May 2018
4 nights
R 1 729
26 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 2 054
2 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 1 831
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 423 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning and Laundry Fee: R 3 338 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
East Looe centres on its broad sandy beach, with the distinctive Banjo Pier (the creation of Joseph Thomas, who lived at The Old Vicarage), a new lifeboat station and St Mary's Church. Stretching back from the church is a grid of narrow streets forming the main business area of the town, packed with many small shops, restaurants and pubs. Along the estuary lies the quay with its fish merchants. Towards Looe Bridge lies the Victorian Guildhall (which is now a museum), and just north of the bridge the railway station. This is the terminus of the Looe Valley branch line to Liskeard (at Liskeard, the line connects with the main Plymouth to Penzance Great Western Main Line and to London Paddington).

On the hilltop above East Looe lies Shutta. Along the cliffs to the east is Plaidy Bea...
Getting around
We are fortunate to own a private parking space at the rear of the property, by the seafront, which can be used for no additional cost. Guests with additional vehicles are able to offload along the side of the cottage and use the ample long-stay public parking available a short stroll away.
The house is a 10 minute walk from Looe train station. There is a branch line railway between Liskeard and Looe. National network rail services from Plymouth, Exeter, Bristol, London, Birmingham and places further north stop at Liskeard.
Service 72 (Polperro - Looe - Plymouth)
Service 73 (Polperro - Looe - Liskeard station and town)
Newquay - 33 miles
Exeter - 66 miles
Bristol - 127 miles
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 53.0 km
Railway: Looe: 0.8 km
East Looe town, with its narrow winding lanes, is a traffic restricted zone, with access for local residents only, making it very pedestrian friendly.
We are fortunate to have one of the few private, allocated parking spaces in the old town of Looe. You are also able to offload along the side of the house (on the side street next to the former church building). Our parking space is in front of the church (1 min walk away).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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