Honicombe Manor near Gunnislake, Cornwall
Gunnislake 2.5 miles. This detached holiday chalet is in a cul-de-sac of similar chalets, in the 30-acre wooded grounds of Honicombe Manor holiday village, a mile from St Ann’s Chapel near Gunnislake. Furnished to a high standard, this Honicombe Manor cottage offers modern and convenient accommodation for families and friends. With an open plan living area, and sleeping and bathroom facilities on both floors, there is plenty of space in this Honicombe Manor cottage for family gatherings. On site, the facilities include indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, gym, table tennis, tennis courts and a restaurant. There are some fabulous local walks both through the nearby Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and also on the open moorland of Dartmoor. A couple of miles from this Honicombe Manor cottage is the beautiful estate at Cotehele (NT), with formal and woodland gardens sweeping down to the quay on the River Tamar. Why not take a train ride to Plymouth, enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Tamar Valley on the way? Close to your Honicombe Manor cottage is a donkey sanctuary, the Victorian mining village at Morwhellam Quay, and the UK’s longest zip wire near Callington. A convenient holiday location in Cornwall, ideal for families.
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 kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Electric storage heaters. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of DVDs and board games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Private rear garden area with furniture. Shared use of on-site indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, gym, table tennis, tennis courts and restaurant. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Village shop and pub 1 mile.
At a glance
- Swimming pool
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
About the location
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?