IS THIS THE BEST SEA VIEW IN THE COUNTRY?
PUBLISHED: 17:04 14 October 2014 | UPDATED: 13:14 30 August 2017
The Unique Awards are an annual award programme run by Unique Holiday Cottages and gave two awards to Cornish holiday properties
The Unique Awards are an annual award programme run by Unique Holiday Cottages featuring Unique Property, Unique Retreat, Unique Eco Cottage, Unique Country House, Unique Group Getaway and Unique Sea View. For the winner of Unique Sea View the judges were looking for a stunning view of the water and/or beach. The view should be easy to see from the property.
Located in Downderry in Cornwall, Looe Island View was awarded Best Sea View. This newly built detached house offering 5 star luxury Cornish self catering accommodation set in a spectacular hillside location in Downderry. Ideal for large family gatherings the property has wonderful panoramic sea views all the way to Looe Island and beyond which can be enjoyed from the balconies and elevated decking.
Awarded 5 star rating Visit Britain, Looe Island View offers four first floor bedrooms which together sleep ten guests (up to eight adults / two children).
'The views from Looe Island View are just incredible, the property is set up with elevated decking and floor length windows to really make the most of them, stunning'.
Sleeps 10, 4 Bedrooms. The main bedroom sleeps three with a double and single sofa bed and it has an en-suite shower room, there is a further double bedroom, a twin and a triple bunk bedroom having a double below with a single above.
The ground floor comprises the well appointed modern kitchen which has superb sea views, the large and beautifully furnished lounge diner which leads to a large terrace with outdoor rattan furniture, more seaviews, a utility room and cloakroom.
The property is ideal as a family holiday with the beaches, village and amenities all close at hand. A modern contemporary home, it is fitted out to the standard of a second family home with a full length terrace on ground floor, patio and french doors and Juliet balconies off the two main bedrooms with breathtaking sea views.
Mawgan Porth's Eco Cottages were also awarded Unique Eco Cottages. In this category the judges were looking for a cottage with a strong environmentally friendly ethos with a focus on sustainability. The Eco Cottages were originally Farm Barns and have been converted, retaining charm and character, with floor to ceiling glass fronted lounge extensions providing wonderful views of the Cornish countryside. The Barns are super insulated to provide cosy accommodation with ground source heat pump underfloor heating and solar powered water heating.
'Eco Cottage stood out for its truly luxurious feel whilst still being incredibly environmentally friendly. It is also very family friendly with an extensive list of baby and toddler equipment, they have clearly invested in a lot of equipment which allows them to be a first class eco friendly self catering provider', say the judges.