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Tavistock 5 miles; Plymouth 18 miles.
The small rural village of Gunnislake lies on the steeply wooded banks of the River Tamar. It has village pubs and a small selection of shops. Notably, the village sits at one end of the scenic Tamar Valley Railway - with regular services along the river bank to Plymouth. The area is perfect for exploring Dartmoor, the south and north coast beaches and the attractions of Cornwall’s far west. Close to hand, the Dartmoor town of Tavistock with its pannier market, pubs and restaurants is a must, as well as the popular fishing village of Calstock, renowned for its crafts and festivals, while the Donkey Sanctuary and Cotehele House and Gardens (NT) are just 10 minutes away. Enjoy a round of golf at St Mellion (8 miles), explore the restored Victorian mining village at Morwhellam Quay (4 miles), search for otters and deer along the Tamar Valley footpath or take a trip to the beach and picturesque harbour at Looe (25 miles) - there’s something for everyone. For something really different why not ride the scenic Tamar Valley Railway into Plymouth and spend the day in the fabulous Marine Aquarium or strolling the historic Plymouth Hoe?
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This detached Gunnislake holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, in a beautiful setting on the edge of the village. With a private hot tub overlooking the Cornish meadows, this Honicombe Manor cottage offers comfortable, modern accommodation for families and friends. With bathrooms and bedrooms on both the ground and first floors, the accommodation on offer in this Honicombe Manor cottage is flexible for a variety of parties. Guests staying at this Honicombe Manor cottage can enjoy discounted entry to the nearby China Fleet Country Club providing swimming and golf facilities. There are plentiful walks close by, and the nearby Tamar Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The energetic can walk a couple of miles from this Honicombe Manor cottage to nearby NT Cotehele, a beautiful estate by the river Tamar with woodland walks and formal gardens, and for the less energetic, take a train from Gunnislake to Plymouth, enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Tamar Valley on the way. Close to your Honicombe Manor cottage is an interesting donkey sanctuary, the Victorian mining village at Morwhellam Quay, and Dartmoor National Park. After all this sightseeing, return to this Honicombe Manor cottage to relax and unwind in the indulgent hot tub.
Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with corner bath, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with double sofa bed and doors to private decked area with hot tub.
Full central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV, DVD. All power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. The owner provides pay-as-you-go membership for 2 adults and 4 children to the China Fleet Country Club, which allows full use of the club and all its leisure facilities at discounted rates.Off road parking for 2 cars. Private decked area with hot tub, shared use of site grounds. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. On-site pub 3 mins walk, nearest village shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Guests are responsible for simple daily testing of the hot tub. Full instructions are provided in the cottage.
Open until 9.30pm