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1 River Cottage

Calstock, Cornwall (Ref. 976441)

  • 1 River Cottage - (Ref. 976441)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “This is the 5-6 year running we ...”

    This is the 5-6 year running we have used Helpful Holidays its always a very positive and pleasurable experience.

    This is the 5-6 year running we have used Helpful Holidays its always a very positive and pleasurable experience. Many Thanks to all the team that make the above possible.

    - Mr McGibbon, August 2018

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

1, River Cottage is a smart attached cottage on three levels with lovely, long, elevated views up and down river, conveniently situated in the hub of Calstock's village life.

Just right for family holidays or a quiet spot for couples.

From a central hall you step in to the cosy, comfy living room which has a wood-burning stove, opposite is the bright, modern kitchen/dining room with a door to the courtyard.

At this level there is a utility room and WC.

Head up the stairs to two bedrooms: a king-size zip-linked double and a single bedroom with doors to a roof terrace with table and chairs for al fresco meals.

Family bathroom.

More stairs up to the master double bedroom with en suite shower-room and doors to a little balcony with superb panoramic views just perfect for those sundowners.

At the side is an enclosed courtyard with BBQ and at the front, a sunny little paved area with a bench looking over the green to the river.

A picturesque and convenient spot for observing and enjoying village and river activity.

Lovely walks from the village with footpath to Cotehele House (National Trust), 1 mile.

Fun canoeing expeditions.

Once a thriving mining valley, now a World Heritage Site dominated by birdsong.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: First floor king-size double, (zip-linked to 2'6" twin on request), first floor single bedroom with doors to roof terrace; bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Second floor double bedroom with en suite shower-room and doors to little balcony. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with dining area, utility room.


  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with barbecue
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100
  • Note: Dogs are permitted in kitchen/hall only.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Gunnislake 3 miles; Tavistock 8 miles.

Calstock is a village in Cornwall, although it stands on the meandering River Tamar close to the Devon border and is dominated by the spectacular Calstock Viaduct, a giant 11-arched structure that still carries the railway line above the River Tamar along the picturesque branch line down to Plymouth. Calstock has been an important quay for centuries, transporting tin, copper and granite out of this important mining area downstream to Plymouth Docks. Today Calstock is a quiet village with a vibrant arts centre attracting musicians and artists from around Cornwall. A mile downstream brings you to Cotehele, a well-preserved medieval National Trust house with glorious gardens sweeping down to the River Tamar. Upstream from Calstock is Morwellham Quay, another important river port and now a living history tourist attraction where visitors can explore a copper mine by taking a train deep underground, admire the working Victorian farm or just quietly enjoy the beautiful Tamar Valley wildlife.

Region Information

Note: Dogs are permitted in kitchen/hall only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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