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Calstock 2 miles; Tavistock 7 miles; Plymouth 15 miles.
The village of Lower Metherell is set in the Tamar Valley, which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is famous for its stunning scenery, countryside and riverside walks. Lower Metherell is a peaceful quaint village with character Cornish cottages and two pubs with restaurants serving real ale and local produce. The village is two miles from the picturesque riverside village of Calstock, dominated by the majestic 120 feet high, twelve arch viaduct. Boats and canoes can be launched on the River Tamar and Calstock offers two local pubs, a village shop and an art gallery. Cotehele House, a 14th Century National Trust property, is a short 20 minute walk along the river from Calstock and is well worth a visit. The Tamar Valley branch line connects Plymouth to Calstock and the train journey boasts beautiful scenery. Further afield is the historic pannier town of Tavistock and the vibrant city of Plymouth has theatres, the Barbican quayside, marine aquarium and shops.
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This semi-detached stone cottage is situated in the middle of the Cornish village of Lower Metherell near to Tavistock, within the beautiful Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Combining character features, such as beams and a stone fireplace, with modern styling, this Tamar Valley cottage provides extremely comfortable accommodation. The sitting room at this Tamar Valley cottage offers an inglenook fireplace with woodburner, which is ideal to relax in front of on chillier evenings. This Tamar Valley cottage also has a well-equipped kitchen with dining area, two welcoming bedrooms and a bathroom. Take a boat trip from Calstock, a pretty riverside village or only a mile away is Cotehele House which has gardens stretching down to the quayside. A walk on beautiful Dartmoor is a must, followed by a refreshing drink in the pannier market town of Tavistock, only a short drive from this Tamar Valley cottage. Catch a train to Plymouth on the small branch line to see the marine aquarium, the historic Barbican or enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Take a day trip to one of many local attractions, have an evening stroll along the river or pop into the friendly local pub which puts on an annual charity concert over August Bank Holiday weekend. Whatever you choose to do, this Tamar Valley cottage will welcome you at any time of year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.
Full gas central heating with additional heating from woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, library of books, DVDs and games. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking a few yards from cottage. Small patio to front of property with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 10 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Post Box Cottage:
The cottage was lovely.
Mr Harman, Arundel, November 2012
The cottage was very comfortable and very well equipped. There are some good walks and a National Trust property within walking distance in the local area.
Mr Hardy, Faringdon, September 2012
We liked the nice weather, the cottage and the very friendly people.
Ms Schmid, Kaufbeuren, March 2012
The cottage exceeded our expectations!
Mr Simister, Penzance, December 2011