OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Sandpipers Is A 150 Year Old Fisherman's Cottage In A Quiet, Tranquil Location

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Cottage in East Looe, Cornwall, England - 1 Min Walk From The Beach, The Harbour And The Centre Of Town With Its Award Winning Restaurants

Sandpipers is a 150 year old ex-fisherman's cottage ideally situated in the heart of East Looe. It is arranged over 3 floors, set in a quiet traffic free lane and only metres from Looe's sandy beach, picturesque working fishing harbour and bustling promenade, with all the town's facilities on your doorstep. Sandpipers has been extensively refurbished whilst keeping it’s character, and has extensive living space within and outside seating on a planted, open courtyard.

Peter Corbett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2017

About Peter Corbett

We have been coming to holiday in Cornwall ourselves for more years than we care to remember, initially in our younger years to surf on the North coast, although if surfing is your thing the South coast has plenty to offer with the rugged Whitsand Bay only a short drive along the coast.

We visit all year round & the beauty of Looe is...its open 365 days a year!!

Peter Corbett purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Peter Corbett chose South East Cornwall

We just love the area, including wonderful coastal walks & impressive variety of restaurants to rival any big city right on your doorstep.

What makes this cottage unique

We enjoy sitting out with a bottle of wine after a lovely day's sun on the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ideal location, great to be so close to the beach and the pubs for the evening. (Mr and Mrs Reiner)

Great place, loved being able to sit downstairs for a meal with friends while the kids watched DVDs upstairs. (The White family)

Had a great time. Loved being able to sit outside, the flowers were beautiful! (B & T Abrahams)
Aug 2014
  • 1 of 1


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Just beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

We are just back from a weeks stay in this beautiful cottage. It looks lovely in the photos but is even better when you see it for real! Clean, tidy and surprisingly spacious as its over three floors. The location is perfect, within the hustle and bustle but far enough away to not be disturbed. It's literally less than a minutes walk to the beach, shops and cafes.

The area is great for kids with crabbing, boat trips, rock pools and a beautiful beach. Would highly recommend the Courtyard restaurant which is 2 minutes away from the cottage, and also a cream tea in West Looe overlooking the Estuary.

I would highly recommend Sandpipers, and can't wait to go back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Louise! Look forward to seeing you again next year.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Lovely little cottage

  • 4 of 5

I had a lovely stay at sandpipers, very central close to all amenities & the beech yet surprisingly quiet & peaceful no noise from late night revellers. Like all coastal resorts he only downside was parking but 35pound for a weekly pass in the car park wasn't to bad. All in all I would recommend sandpipers & would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you very much for taking the time to review. Glad you had a good time. Yes it's a pain there is no free parking near the cottage, but there is free parking over on West Looe which is a 10 minute walk. Hope to see you again soon!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful Cottage in a Lovely Location

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a lovely break at this cottage in Looe. The location is perfect, a minute from the beach and with all the local pubs, shops and restaurants, everything you need is on your doorstep. The cottage itself was also very comfortable and homely, a home away from home, with good cooking facilities and a well stocked kitchen if you want to eat in, a comfy and cosy living room and master bedroom. The owners of the cottage have clearly gone above and beyond to make the cottage a fantastic place to stay. My girlfriend and I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback! Hope to see you again soon
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Lovely cottage in great location

  • 4 of 5

My husband, our 3 year old son, and I spent an enjoyable week in this cottage. It was nice to have accommodation spread over three floors giving us enought room to spread out and the kitchen had all the equipment you could require with the exception of a washing machine. I do suggest that anyone with children who need a dark bedroom bring a black out curtain with them as the street light outside is rather bright. The cottage is well maintained and is literally a 2 minute walk from the beach, the quay and the shops. We highly recommend anyone with children to try Mama J's Italian restaurant in Higher Market Street, they are remarkably child friendly. We come to Looe quite often and we look forward to booking Sandpipers again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Helen Thanks for your feedback, glad you liked the cottage! We hadn't realised that the blind allowed street light into the second bedroom and will address this with a blackout blind as soon as possible. Kind regards Peter
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Practical comfortable cottage in a quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

Very well laid out facilities in cottage, nicely decorated, impeccably keen. Owner contactable throughout week and very helpful. Convenient for beach, good indian restaurant within walking distance; gifty shops small and friendly, also good basic stores like Co-op and Boots. Overall an excellent place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review, hope to see you again soon!
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Cracking property in a cracking spot

  • 5 of 5

From the outside the property stands out to its neighbours, with lovely climbing plants and a bold blue door.

Inside, the property doesn't dissapoint with natural features, and a lovely traditional homely feel.

Sandpipers is a 30 second walk from the beach, the pubs and the pasty shops.

I would highly recommend sandpipers.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for recommending us. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0



Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Easter weeks
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Whitsun week
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June weeks
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July weeks
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
School holidays
24 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
When you wish to proceed a booking form will be e-mailed or posted as required. A deposit of £100 is due with the returned booking form. The remainder of the balance is due 6 weeks before the start of your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in high season. Some flexibility for the rest of the year.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Short breaks available out of season, prices on enquiry.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Looe in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • First floor shower room with MX power shower, co-ordinating white suite with built-in vanity unit, heated towel rail, shaving light and socket.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2nd floor bedroom 1 with double bed, matching bedside units, large double wardrobe and drawers, remote controlled TV with DVD. Bedroom 2 with bunk beds, large wardrobe and drawers.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • children welcome
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All appliances PAT tested annually. Smoke detectors fitted. Gas safe testing annually. Fire blanket and extinguisher provided in kitchen. No smoking, no pets please. Outside: Planted open courtyard area with a wooden bench, drinks table and extra wooden chairs (2) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Gas central heating. Cotton bed linen and towels provided in tariff and changed on a weekly basis. Guests have emergency access to the property's manager. Other: Small library located on second floor.

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot