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Manorcombe 20

Callington, Cornwall (Ref. 960026)


Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Overall a nice property in a great location ."

    Good onsite facilities. The property ,however, seemed to be lacking some basic maintenance. The TV remote did not work . The dining table was at the point of collapse and needed propping up for safe use. There was no storage or shelving in the bathroom ,both plugs , sink and bath ,did not function and the shower was only adequate. These are only minor things but if they are not mentioned then will not be remedied. The cottage was larger than expected and very comfortable for a weeks , home from home , stay.

    Reviewed by CliveJul 2022

  • "Our over all experience was very good, once we had put our own things in the accommodation we felt at home."

    However, i did have to secure the wobbly glass table, tighten screws on the TV stand and tighten up the toilet seat(this also made me feel at home

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2022

  • "Booking our visit we were informed we could not use the pool."

    We presumed this was because of Covid. On arrival other holidaymakers were using the pool and activities and we were Informed it was because our cottage didnt subscribe to use the facilities. As we had a 6 and 8 year old this was disappointing. We found many places to go and the beach at Looe very pictursque but did not take dogs. The beach at Seaton does take dogs but parking limited. We had a lovely stay.

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are very pleased that you had a lovely stay. The pools and gym are not included when booking Manorcombe 20, this is advertised within the marketing of the property. We do hope that you will come and stay with us again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2021

  • "The cottage is in need of some attention there are holes in walls the bottom of the front door is rotting,and also there is mould in all of the bedrooms."

    The main bedroom has black mould which is infallibility seat is broken the shower the temperature keeps changing the towel rail doesn't work and the heater on the third bedroom doesn't work.so the cottage needs work done.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback, we are sorry that you experienced these issues. We are pleased to say that the property is now fully refreshed, having been refurbished during spring 2021. Also, a new housekeeping company will now be looking after the property. We look forward to welcoming future guests to Manorcombe 20. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KevinSep 2020

  • "The marks are accurate with the cottage, everything you said about the cottage was 100% correct."

    I could not fault the price but I will be going for a cottage that does not accept pets next time. Thank you Sykes

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "The place could be better the bungalow was damp smelt musty."

    The door didn't fit properly it banged and rattled with the wind .luckily it was warm weather.tv was not good kept going out of tunning no welcome pack so no info about facilities. It wasn't clean we had to Wash things in kitchen before using there were no dish cloth or tea towels .there were no toilet rolls at all we had to go shopping straight away after a long journey we were disappointed . In the middle bedroom on the carpet it was obvious smell of urine from a patch on floor. Also hair in one of single beds all the beds felt damp .there was cobwebs everywhere toilet had a bad smell like rotting cabbage.in the shower the hose wasn't long enough and unless you are very tall could not turn on as it was so high.I would not recommend no 20 .to anyone for holiday.I Think you should inspect it before you put it under your company name because it is a Big let down for you and the site as the main reception and restaurant and bar and other facilities were very good apart from a few dropped kerbs needed as being disabled using mobility scooter was difficult.we have booked with Sykes holidays before without any problems so such a shame this one was so poor .

    Reviewed by TraceySep 2019

  • "The holiday park was lovely."

    Staff were very helpful and friendly. The apartment was a bit of a let down. Needs a bit of TLC.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2019

  • "I found our holiday cottage to be a complete let down, the whole cottage is dirty, it has black mould in the rooms, the carpets are full of horrible dirty stains, there are dirty marks on every single wall (not to mention the suspicious brown stains on the toilet wall) and the whole cottage has a horrible smell to it."

    Overall a disappointing experience for the money you charged us!

    Reviewed by ZoeAug 2019

  • "Well on arrival cottage situation was lovely we walked in to find dirty stained carpets in most rooms ( it wouldt cost much to get cleaned properly)."

    Marks on the walls and curtains shabby and falling down. We tryed finding the cot and high chair witch we booked so i looked in the cupbord to our shock probably the most untidy cupbord iv ever seen both were chucked in there with loads of other rubbish( u may find it a bit tidyer now as my mother in law started to tidy). Plugs looked like they wernt put on properly. Nice to have towels provided but think these ones have seen better days tell you the truth. We had to rewash most of the crockery and cutlery as food was still on this. No glass at the top of door frames just opening. Smell of damp of what i thought cat urine in one of the rooms. And what happand to our complementry tea, coffee and buiscuits. Sorry but the person who owns it obvioisly dosent care aboult the property any more and if i knew the full state of this would never of paid over 700 for our holiday sorry but your asking to much there more like a 500 max for august time of the year. P.s if these things were sorted it would be a lovely spaciouse property witch people would think aboult comin back to again and pearsonally it wouldt cost much. And pps maybe add the swimming membership to

    Reviewed by DominicJul 2019

  • "When we got to the bungalow we found the inside clean and tidy but outside could ..."

    When we got to the bungalow we found the inside clean and tidy but outside could be more cleaner as there was dog poo on the pebbled area along the front window this attracted flies we had to douse this in disinfectant i know it is dog friendly but the people who were in before didn’t find that cleaning up after their pet was part of their job but the ground staff should also have come around to check if they knew the previous occupation had dogs but overall the stay was alright may think twice of going back though staff around the bar etc were very friendly also

    Thank you for taking the time to complete your feedback following your recent stay at Manorcombe 20. We will make sure that on changeover days that the cleaner checks around the property, however as it is a public walkway and out of our control we are unable to stop any dogs going onto the property. We are pleased to hear that despite the points raised you enjoyed your stay at Manorcombe 20. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2019

  • "Cleaning of place was generally good however no towels left in one of the bedroom plus toilet roll was practically finished thankfully brought our own plus place was rather dusty and could of done with airing as felt musty on arrival."

    Could of had details on how to use facilities within the place. Area was great to explore and a lot of places to visit.

    Reviewed by AmandaSep 2018

  • "Did not use facilities on site so cannot comment on those but did look ok, ..."

    Did not use facilities on site so cannot comment on those but did look ok, apart from that all Good pet friendly as described, comfy, clean, and plenty of room, nice welcome note on arrival along with couple small bottles of wine and some biscuits and sweets (nice touch) and dish washer (must get one of those) just couple niggly things tap on sink in toilet could do with repositioning as it makes contact with wall when ya turn it on, no wifi available, and when its windy the TV goes all pixelated because aerial getting blown about (lol just me being picky )

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2018

  • "Spent first day cleaning , The park is run down and depressing"

    Reviewed by MartinAug 2018

  • "Excellent area to stay for a number of local easy to reach attractions."

    Food at the hotel was excellent too!

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • 1 x family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin
  • 1 x WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV
  • Fuel inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Patio area with furniture
  • Communal lawned garden
  • Up to 2 pets welcome at £20 per week
  • Sorry no smoking
  • On-site shop and pub 10 minute walk
  • Coast less than 10 miles
  • Note: Regretfully, guests booking this property are unable to use the swimming pools or the gym
  • Note: Seasonal opening times may apply to all other facilities
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly

The property

The Tamar Valley Resort is just five miles from Callington, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Manorcombe 20 is a bungalow situated at the end of a row of single storey holiday cottages away from the main thoroughfare in a beautiful leafy setting.

Guests here can unwind and relax in rural peace.

The open plan living space makes a great social space for relaxing after a day on the beach or a coastal walk.

The kitchen is well planned and when home-cooking is off the menu, there is a good pub and shop within a short walk.

There are three well-appointed bedrooms, a double and two twin bedrooms, all with ample storage, deep mattresses and crisp linens.

A pristine bathroom with a separate WC completes the internal layout.

The sunny patio and picnic table at the front are perfect for alfresco meals or simply relaxing in the sunshine with a glass of something chilled.

A firm favourite among families, there are communal lawns for ball games, a children's outdoor play area, an indoor soft play area, tennis courts.

Regretfully guests at Manorcombe 20 are NOT able to use the swimming pools or gym.

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

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 20 is a lovely bolthole for families and couples to enjoy their holiday in this area of Cornwall.

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

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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: Guests at Manorcombe 20 are regretfully NOT able to use the swimming pools or the gym.
Note: Seasonal opening times may apply to all other facilities.

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: 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.