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A beautiful, seaside villa built to maximise the glorious views and just perfect for group gatherings or family holidays in an accessible and quiet location right on the coast overlooking the sandy beach at Downderry where your dog is welcome too. Radiating style and luxuriousness, Oak Bee has been transformed into a magnificent holiday home ensuring that no detail goes unmissed.
Entering the front door into a spacious utility room with terracotta-tiled flooring, you are led through into a luxury kitchen to covet! With the characterful electric Aga, extra hob and oven, two sets of dishwashers and huge fridge/freezer, there is plenty to ensure the comfort and ease of catering for a large number. In fact there’ll probably be a debate over who cooks! The open-plan dining/living room, with two sets of French doors leading outside, will enable you to spill out onto the terrace to bask in the glorious setting. The gazebo-covered hot tub makes this feature one that you can enjoy all year round and with the house and terrace facing south, you will see some stunning sunrises and sunsets reaching from the Rame Peninsula to the east across to St George’s Island in Looe, to the west.
Five spacious bedrooms upstairs, with flexible bed arrangements, and three en suite shower rooms, together with a family bathroom, means there is room for all in comfort. The two main bedrooms have doors leading out to a shared balcony providing spectacular views across the bay – the question will be who gets to choose these rooms?
The village of Downderry is about 18 miles west of Plymouth making it a very accessible seaside destination in South East Cornwall. It has a sheltered beach of grey sand and shingle with exposed rock pools at low tide and is dog-friendly all year round. There is parking in the village and a small slip road gives access to the beach for launching small boats or kayaks. At low tide it is possible to walk along the beach to neighbouring Seaton and if you like snorkelling, then the wreck of Gypsy, sister ship to the Cutty Sark, is hidden not far from the shore in a bed of kelp. Downderry has a shop, a pub, a restaurant and cafe with further choice a short walk away at Seaton. The village was recently featured in the Times as one of the best places to live in the UK by the sea. It is also on the South West Coast Path with a choice of walks in either direction which allow you to absorb the breathtaking views and fresh sea air.
Utility Room: AEG washing machine, Miele tumble dryer, twin sink, Neff larder fridge, Victorian range – a feature of the original cottage.
Boot Room: Space for coats and boots and door to rear courtyard and garden area
Kitchen: Hand-made, bespoke Treyone kitchen with Belfast sink, electric Aga, Neff induction hob and electric oven, Fisher & Paykel fridge/freezer, Neff integrated dishwasher, two Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers, breakfast bar with stools
Dining Area: Large dining table with seating for 10, sideboard, feature fireplace and French doors leading out to the terrace
Sitting Area: Range of comfy seating for 10, 50” Panasonic Smart TV with Bluetooth sound system, wood-burning stove, French doors to the terrace
Bedroom 1: King size bed (5’), bedside units, marble-top dressing table, built-in wardrobe, wall-mounted Freeview TV, door to balcony and outstanding sea views. En Suite: Thermostatic shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail
Bedroom 2: King size bed (5’), bedside units, marble-top dressing table, built-in wardrobe, wall-mounted Freeview TV, door to balcony and outstanding sea views. En Suite: Thermostatic shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3’) - may be zipped together to form 6’ superking bed, bedside tables, wardrobe
Bedroom 4: Superking bed (6’) – may be unzipped to form 2 x 3’ singles, bedside tables, wardrobe, views to rear garden. En Suite: Thermostatic shower with drencher head, basin, WC, heated towel rail
Bathroom: P-shaped bath with double-head, thermostatic shower over, vanity unit with basin, WC, heated towel rail
Games Room: Table tennis, casual seating and lots of room to store bikes and surfboards and accessible from the parking area
Bedroom 5: King size bed (5’), bedside tables, built-in wardrobe, sea views
SNUG: Day bed, Sony Freeview TV, sea views
GARDEN & PARKING: Full-width, paved terrace with outdoor dining set for 10 and barbecue. Large front lawn with expansive views across Downderry Beach and out to sea. Further seating areas to the front and rear of the house. The upper section of the garden incorporating the terrace and rear garden is fully-enclosed. Private parking for 3 cars. Outbuilding for storage purposes.
Changeover day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Hot Tub: Included in the price
Pets Welcome: 3 dogs maximum. £25 per pet per week. Information about bringing your pet
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and highchair available at the property - no need to request.
Power and Heat: Electricity and gas included in price. Central heating and heated towel rails in bathrooms. Initial supply of logs for wood-burner provided.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
Shop: 0.25mls Pub: 0.25mls
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies. Please request format of zip’n’link beds in Bedrooms 3 and 4 at time of booking.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 10
- 5 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathroom
- 3 Pets allowed
- Parking Available
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- 0.1 mile to the coast
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- Outdoor storage space
Oak Bee is a beautiful home and we were thrilled to enjoy it for a week. The Aga stove in the kitchen was a wonderful feature, as well as the stunning views and luxurious hot tub! The decor, the beautiful gardens and perfect cleanliness and attention to every detail makes us want to return again. The owners and the Cornish Horizons team helped us enjoy a perfect holiday for our first visit to Cornwall. Mrs Paula Light - 19th July 2019
Possibly the best holiday rental we have had. Property absolutely beautiful, so clean.Mrs Teresa Francis - 12th July 2019
Wow! A wonderful house for our family holiday, thank you. The welcome pack was very much appreciated and the hot tub was a hit too.Mr & Mrs F - 6th July 2019
The most beautiful house we have every stayed in! Thank you for letting us enjoy your wonderful home. I hope to be back one day.Keira, Ben & Ruby W - 6th July 2019
Well.. what can I say. The place is beautiful.. the house, the location, the gardens.. just perfect! We have felt so at home and don't want to leaveMr & Mrs M - 6th July 2019
We absolutely loved this property. We were a party of 8 and ages ranging from 20 years to 80 years and every one of us felt the property was perfect!! Thank you so much.Mrs Wendy Suddes - 21st June 2019
Great time here on Downderry. Thanks for the welcome pack! Lovely accommodation with fabulous views of the sea! Garden is marvellous and adds so much. Sitting on the terrace - with use of a hot tub was so relaxing. Recommend a run to Looe. Lovely place and to walk East from Rame Head Thank you for everything! Guest Book Comment - Mr and Mrs B - 8th June 2019
What a wonderful house for our family gathering - 70th Birthday and Ruby Wedding celebrations! Something for everyone. From Kiddies to us oldies. Thank you so much for yummy welcome pack too. Perfect! Guest Book Comment - Mrs S - 1st June 2019
The property was wonderful and would return.Miss Danni Ludden - 31st May 2019
Fab! Everything in the house was brilliant; aga, hot tub, beds, bathrooms, garden and dog treats - Superb! Thanks alot! Guest Book Comment - Mr & Mrs M and Mr & Mrs A - 27th April 2019
We had a fabulous time! Truly wonderful location and house! We will be back! Guest Book Comment - Mr and Mrs F - 10th April 2019
Perfect family weekend away! Beautiful house in a wonderful setting, none of us wanted to leave! Guest Book Comment - Mr and Mrs S - 1st April 2019
Absolutely amazing and opinion shared by all our friends. House stunning. Hot tub and view fantastic. Attention to detail second to none. Fabulous place for friends to celebrate a big birthday. Owner really friendly and helpful. Hamper and card a lovely touch. Would not hesitate to rent again. Mrs D Cotterill - 22nd February 2019
Just to say we had a lovely stay in Cornwall at Oak Bee, the cottage was amazing and the owners should be commended for such a lovely place they thought of everything for us. Mrs Bye - 29th December 2018
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