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Manorcombe 17

Callington, Cornwall (Ref. 960112)


Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Swimming pool
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely amazing stay here like a home from home."

    Flushing on both toilets were a little temperamental and make a funny blobbing blocked noise but we managed to sort them out ourselves. Beautifully maintained we were very comfortable. Kids loved the pools. All staff apart from one in the pub we amazing and very friendly. We would definitely recommend and most definitely book to stay here again. Thank you for making our stay amazing xx

    Reviewed by HayleyJul 2022

  • "This is a very cosy, but spacious bungalow in a great location on the park."

    It had everything you could need provided. The only thing we did miss was WiFi, but it was available in the main building. We would definitely book again and would recommend it to friends and family. Great value for money

    Reviewed by DanielleMay 2022

  • "We were unaware that there was no WiFi as this was obscured on the Sykes site (not fault of owners)."

    Lodge very small and very dated decor. Settees have uncomfortable wooden bar across. Lighting in living area very poor. Second “bathroom” too small and shower door does not close so very claustrophobic. Swimming pool used for swimming lessons much of the time. No parking outside lodge so heavy bags have to be carried some way. There were only 3 of us and there was little space, would have been impossible for 6.

    Reviewed by StephanieOct 2021

  • "More lighting needed from car park upto the accommodation steps in grass not lit"

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "There was a problem with dining chairs, as a family of six and only five chairs ..."

    There was a problem with dining chairs, as a family of six and only five chairs we could not have a meal together and the cutlery was quite dirty and had to be washed before we could use them,but apart from the things mentioned the kids really enjoyed everything about Manorcombe especially the swimming pools

    Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear about the missing chair. Had you let us know, we would have done our best to help. Your cleanliness comments have been passed onto the management company. Thanks again for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2021

  • "The bathroom needs attention as the sealant was dirty and the plug in the bathroom didn't work properly."

    This is a VERY basic no frills property - adequate for a week but I would not choose to stay in the property again. The seating area and kitchen diner was small for six people and the photos made it look bigger than it actually was. If you only use it as a base for visiting other places in Cornwall then its OK On the plus side was access to the swimming pool and a very reasonable pub on site but obviously booking was necessary as is everywhere you go this year

    Thank you for your comments. The issues with the bathroom will be passed onto the management company. We have also discussed rearranging the dining furniture to create more space. Thanks again for commenting. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2021

  • "The pool facilities and pub were excellent and we felt comfortable under the current circumstances however we did feel as though we were given false information as the accommodation was certainly not a cottage rather a standard holiday chalet."

    Because of this we did feel a little let down although staff we interacted with were very helpful and friendly. We also think better mapping of the site would be very helpful as we spent a long time trying to locate the chalet as the reception was shut upon our arrival.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the on-site facilities. The property description does have 25 photos to view so you can be sure of the style of the property before you proceed with your booking. All guests are sent detailed directions which will help you to locate the property once you have arrived on site. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KevinSep 2020

  • "Really clean accommodation and site, with great facilities."

    Very central to all parts of Cornwall

    Reviewed by IanSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely, relaxing break, despite very 'iffy' weather!"

    Including storm Francis! The cottage is laid out very well, & the kitchen spotless, & very well equipped. The view from the patio is great. As we are a 'mature' group, shallower steps would be better, also an additional step into the cottage, & the balustrade needs replacing. Also, although the property is very well insulated, the heating did not seem to be working, and a couple of evenings were a little chilly. These changes would raise this property from great, to exceptional. We would highly recommend this property, and it would be suitable for family groups of any age/mix. Thank you, in these difficullt times, it was so good to be able to stay in such a lovely , well presented property, and Cornwall is always beautiful. Well worth the long drive.

    Reviewed by JenniferAug 2020

  • "Throughally enjoyed our mini break to Cornwall."

    Having family nearby we visit most years and having found this little gem we will be sure to use again next year. Property was spotless, clean, attention to detail was great and we had everything we needed. If you could ensure sunshine every day it would have been beyond perfect :-)

    Reviewed by MartinFeb 2020

  • "Lovely stay, although some damp in bedrooms"

    The owners regret you found some damp in the bedrooms. This hasn't been mentioned before but they will look at using a dehumidifier in wet periods to ensure the air quality is dry and comfortable Property Owner

    Reviewed by JonathanSep 2019

  • "Was a fantastic holiday great place to stay and explore Cornwall the accomidation was well equipped for a holiday home ."

    The area was beautiful the only thing that I would say is the indoor pool area is looking a bit tired other than that we had a brilliant time as a family and would stay again

    The owners are delighted that you had a fantastic holiday. They are pleased to confirm that the indoor pool area is in the process of redevelopment with new changing rooms and other upgrades. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2019

  • "We had a great time but the information regarding the parking was slightly miss leading as i though you parked directly at the side of the cottage which was not the case it was parking at the end of the block of cottages which caused problems as one of the party was not too mobile ,plus i know it had two steps but they are extremely steep so we had difficulty getting them in and out ."

    the cottage itself is very well equipped and plenty of space .

    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. The parking information has been updated Property Owner

    Reviewed by JudithAug 2019

  • "We required a cot for a baby, on arrival there was a travel cot, but no mattress."

    We had to buy one, the owner did pay us back. This was a little inconvenient. The accomodation was not fully cleaned, most of the dishes, pans and cutlery needed washed before use. Honeycomb Manor is a nice location but the surroundings are a little tired looking. The price for the week was not value for money.

    The owner apologizes for the mattress disappearance and is glad that this was remedied with your help. The property generally scores well for cleaning and will take up the issue of the unclean crockery and cutlery with their management company Property Owner

    Reviewed by VeronicaAug 2019

  • "Excellent, well maintained property."

    The tin opener didn’t work and we were immediately provided with a new one. It was brilliant to be within sight of the play area.

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2019

  • "We were pleasantly surprised to have tea/coffee and biscuits there on our arrival, the cottage was well equipped and very clean."

    the open air pool was excellent and ideal weather made our holiday even more enjoyable. We would definitely return to this lovely part of England .

    Reviewed by JeannieJul 2019

  • "The accommodation was very clean and comfortable."

    It had everything you need for self catering. Site facilities were good including, gym, pool and games room. Tennis court was very tired and not really useable. No recycling facilities on site either which is disappointing when waste is such a big issue and with a lot of holiday accommodation on site it would be well used I’m sure. Lots of good places to visit nearby.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2019

  • "Manorcombe 17 is a hidden gem."

    Set in a lovely holiday park,it has all the makings of a perfectly relaxing time. One of the great additions is the fantastic view over the downs towards Saltash,truly lovely. Well recommended.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2018

  • "Cottage was clean and well equipped."

    was surprised the bedding and towels were all changed after first week, as we have not found that in other places we have been in. The outside and inside pool were great , much enjoyed especially by 10year old Grandson. Donkey Sancturary was much enjoyed as Donkeys were very active in trying to find food from us. Had various days out and about which were enjoyed by all 3 generations. Cream Teas naughty but nice.

    Reviewed by JosephineAug 2018

  • "Note around WIFI is misleading."

    Given the lack of mobile signal and bad weather, it is really important to have wifi access. No wifi in the property. Apart from that everything was as expected and more. Cannot fault the accommodation as it is done to good standards.

    Reviewed by SamitDec 2017

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  • All one level
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area to sit 6 and sitting area
  • Shared use of indoor heated and outdoor swimming pool, (seasonal opening times apply), bar, shop and reception, gym, children's outdoor play area and tennis courts.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio with garden furniture, communal lawned garden
  • One pet welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • On-site shop and pub 10 minute walk
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Note: Max 4 adults and 2 children
  • Note: Sorry, no washing machine in the property however, laundry service can be offered via reception at cost
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: Seasonal opening times may apply to all facilities
  • Note: Outdoor pool is open from mid May - mid September (weather dependant) Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Just five miles from Callington you will find The Tamar Valley Resort situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The Manorcombe Bungalows - a collection of single storey holiday cottages designed with simplicity and practicality in mind are at the heart of the resort.

Manorcombe 17 is a contemporary holiday home positioned away from the main thoroughfare in a beautiful leafy setting.

Guests here can unwind and relax in rural peace.

Step inside and discover a smart and comfortable open plan living room, combining plump leatherette settees and an armchair with bold stripe feature wall paper.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped and there is a small dining table to cater for six guests.

Leading from the open plan living room are three gorgeous bedrooms furnished with good quality beds and ample storage.

It is one of the few bungalows on-site to offer both a family bathroom and a separate shower room.

Outside is a private patio with garden furniture for alfresco meals.

There are communal lawns for ball games, tennis courts, a children's outdoor play area and swimming is possible year round in either the outdoor or indoor pool.

During the school holidays there is a busy programme of entertainment.

The site is well placed for guests looking to explore both Cornwall and Devon and has some fantastic local attractions nearby.

Within a short drive is the National Trust property, Cotehele, a Tudor house and valley garden estate set above the River Tamar.

A little further afield you can visit the glorious sandy beach at Whitsand Bay with dramatic scenery and sheer cliffs.

Equally accessible are Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National Park with undulating moorlands and a myriad of historic sites and monuments - a rambler's dream.

Manorcombe 17 is perfect for families of all ages to enjoy the facilities on site and to explore the surrounding area.

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About the location


Tavistock 9 miles; Launceston 11.5 miles, Plymouth 14.6 miles.

Callington is a Cornish market town, rich in mining heritage and overlooked by Kit Hill, the highest point in the area, donated to the people of Cornwall by Prince Charles to celebrate the birth of Prince William. From the top of Kit Hill there are fabulous views across south-east Cornwall as far as Plymouth Sound. Callington is set in the heart of the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and offers a good selection of shops, inns and cafes, as well as being the home of Ginsters Cornish pasties. A few miles away, the quaint village of Calstock clings to the steep banks of the river Tamar and is dominated by the splendid Calstock Railway Viaduct, a giant 11-arched stone construction supporting one of Britain’s most picturesque branch lines running through the Tamar Valley. Other interesting places along the river are Cotehele, a beautiful historic house and gardens owned by the National Trust with a small quay and inn, and Morwhellam Quay, a theme park that staged a living history production for the BBC and where visitors can explore the rich mining heritage and watch blacksmiths, potters and craftsmen at work. The pannier market town of Tavistock is only nine miles from Callington and is well worth a visit on your way to a day’s walk on Dartmoor. A splendid base to explore south Cornwall and West Devon.

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Region Information

Note: The pool and gym will be closed for emergency repairs to the pool from 4pm on Friday 11th March and will reopen again on Monday 14th March 2022.

Note: The pub kitchens will be closed for food from Monday 28th February through until Tuesday 15th March 2022. The pub will still be open, but food will not be available during these date

Note: A booking system is in operation for the swimming pools & gym. Bookings are accepted once you are onsite via reception.

Note: The basic games room is open 9am to 8pm daily, charges apply for some games.

(all of the above is susceptible to change at short notice in line with government guidelines).

Note: The pub and all facilities are closed on Christmas day.

Note: Mini convenience store is open 9am - 5pm daily.

Note: Tennis courts are open from Easter until October half term.

Note: Outdoor pool is open from mid May - mid September (weather dependent).

Note: The property is not owned or operated by the holiday park so any issues with it need to be directed to Sykes or the property housekeeper.

Note: Sorry, no washing machine in the property however, laundry service can be offered via reception at cost.

Note: Holiday park restrictions prevent workers/contractors staying on site.

Note: Dogs are welcome, however breeds listed under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 are not permitted.

Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly.

Note: Site Gym and Pool Rules - No under 16's permitted to use the gym. Pool - under 16's must be accompanied by an adult, two children max per adult. Under 8's/Non-swimmers should always be accompanied by a competent adult in the pool. No balls except beach balls. There are no lifeguards on duty.

Note: Portable BBQ's are not permitted on site.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas