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Libbys Cottage in Polperro, Cornwall

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Libbys Cottage description

Libbys Cottage is a charming two bedroom cottage set in the peaceful area of The Warren, one of the most prestigious and beautiful areas of Polperro. There are tea houses, restaurants, pubs and the harbourfront all on the doorstep. It is within easy reach of the fishing towns of Looe and Fowey.

Libbys Cottage is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious buildings in Polperro and is a Georgian grade II listed building of historical interest. The property is named after a prominent family in Polperro. Members of the Libby family are recorded in the area as far back as the 16th Century. So step back in time, relax and enjoy this unspoilt, picture postcard village.

Internally the cottage is set over three floors and has been beautifully furnished with nautical highlights. The cottage features exposed stone walls, window seats and a cosy flame-effect fire. Externally, Libbys Cottage offers a small front patio area complete with seating for four.

Polperro is arguably one of the prettiest villages in Cornwall, characterised by a jumble of fishermen’s cottages and colourful boats anchored in the harbour. Here you will also find a handful of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy along with the Polperro Museum and The Shell House - a popular local attraction. The area is also ideal for keen walkers, with spectacular coastal walks within easy reach. There is a small sandy beach in Polperro at low tide.

Be sure to visit the miniature village or take a boat trip from the harbour. Polperro also hosts a music festival each year and celebrates Bonfire night with spectacular fireworks. There is a local golf course at nearby Looe, National Trust houses, the Duchy garden centre and much more within easy reach.

Within a short drive you will reach Looe, a popular resort with gift shops, fish and chip stalls and a family-friendly beach. Be sure to also make the short drive to Fowey, a charming fishing town with a selection of boutiques and art galleries. Fowey holds many events throughout the year including the popular Fowey Royal Regatta and the Daphne du Maurier literary festival. If you feel like a day on the water you can hire kayaks and boats or join a cruise along the river.

This property can accommodate one small dog.

Please note, access to the second floor is via a steep spiral staircase with a feature banister on one side.


Spacious kitchen/diner situated on the ground floor. Features an oven, washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment and a range of appliances including a microwave and kettle.

Dining Room/Area

The dining area consists of a dining table with seating for four, and a beautiful window seat.

Living Room/Area

Situated on the second floor. Beautifully furnished with two sofas, two chairs and two window seats. Features a log effect fire and stylish occasional tables. Entertainment is provided by a TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock and CD player.

Master Bedroom

Situated on the first floor. Furnished with a double bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinets with lamps.

Bedroom 2

Situated on the first floor. Furnished with a double bed and bedside cabinets with lamps. Complete with a dresser and wardrobe.

Family Bathroom

Situated on the ground floor. The bathroom consists of a WC, double shower cubicle, wash basin and a heated towel rail.

Garden Description

Small front patio area with seating for four.


Allocated parking space available at the public car park approximately a mile from Libbys Cottage, which is about a 10 minute walk. A taxi can be booked from town to take your luggage to the property.


  • Furnished to a high standard throughout.
  • Set in the heart of the village with all amenities on your doorstep.
  • The small beach at Polperro is close by.
  • Allocated parking space available at the public car park.
  • A 2 bedroom cottage set over 3 floors, sleeping 4.

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