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Ballasalla

(Ref. 1056347)

Liskeard, Cornwall Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • well (11)
  • great (9)
  • clean (9)
  • bungalow (9)
  • lovely (9)
  • our (8)

26 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved staying here as the chalet was cosy, very well equipped and beds were comfy."

    We didn't find the wi-fi code until we were writing in the visitor book the morning we were leaving, so maybe putting it somewhere more noticeable would be good.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a pleasant, relaxing stay and would be happy to come back."

    Owner was very responsive. The property is great for a small family and well located for day trips and to pop into Liskeard for supplies

    Reviewed by Jamie4.1Aug 2023

  • "Had an amazing stay at the Villa."

    The villa was gorgeous, super clean, had everything you needed, with sound system and cool varieties of board games being the highlight. 6 mins drive from Liskeard town located in a peaceful locality. Great communication from Sykes Cottages throughout. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Thamizhenthi5.0Apr 2023

  • "Our visit was to be able to spend some time with my Step Dad in Callington who we hadn’t been able to see during the pandemic, we now have a dog so had to find some where nearby and pet friendly, this lovely bungalow was perfect, well equipped, very clean, home from home, will most likely book again later in the year, now we know it is here!"

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Mar 2023

  • "Really nice quiet location, cosy and comfortable."

    Great base to explore Cornwall. Woods nearby which our dog loved!

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely place to stay, quiet and secluded but close enough to the town for shopping and essentials."

    Nice clean property, well kept, and everything we needed was there. Our first experience with an air fryer as well, we'll definitely get one of those in the near future. We'd definitely come again.

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    Cottage had all the facilities and looked exactly as advertised in pics. Perfect location to reach different places in Cornwall and Devon. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Shobha5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely little bungalow and in a good location on site, it was well equipped and a good size."

    It was a really good base to visit different parts of Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Nicki4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage/bungalow/chalet?"

    what ever it's called it's lovely. There is not a lot to do at the actual location however. It is an excellent base to head out of everyday to go to the various wonders that Cornwall has to offer. Nothing is really too far a drive, and the town of Liskeard itself is literally 5 minutes drive away, 1 road, super easy to get to. Looe is also very nice, and again not too far by car or train. The beach at Looe is not dog friendly though.

    Reviewed by Chris4.4May 2022

  • "We really enjoyed staying g here, it was like a home from home."

    It had all of your creature comforts. It was clean and some lovely touches left for you, should you want them, lime biscuits etc. We will definitely be back. Thank you very much for our stay.

    Reviewed by Cathy5.0May 2022

  • "Great little bungalow."

    Spotlessly clean. Really well stocked. Tastefully decorated with a seaside theme. Comfortable and cosy.

    Reviewed by Sheralyn4.7May 2022

  • "The cottage had everything we needed apart from larger saucepans and possibly a 4 slice toaster if you were a family visiting."

    The photos did not show how close you are to the bungalow next door, but other than that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We probably will not revisit until the Village Inn is restored but would recommend the village to others for lovely surroundings and cleanliness.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Apr 2022

  • "This was our first visit with our dog and we found an excellent, well equipped and comfortable cottage."

    The cleanliness was 5 star. The site is in the perfect location to enable visits to the beautiful cornish beaches and surrounding areas. The WiFi speed was excellent. We highly recommend the holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday, the only down side was the sofas were extremely low, my parents had trouble getting up."

    Apart from that it was a nice holiday

    Reviewed by Patrica4.4Nov 2021

  • "This is our 2nd stay at Ballasalla - the property was superbly presented for our arrival, spotlessly clean, with the added nicetie of seasonal mince pies."

    Ballasalla meets all our needs, is functional and perfectly located for trips to the coast - thank you, we hope to be back in the New Year.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely property with everything you need except WiFi which was listed as being provided."

    Quiet complex which suited us well

    Reviewed by Samantha4.7Oct 2021

  • "A more reliable and faster Internet would be beneficial"

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Oct 2021

  • "The good points."

    Property was clean and well equipped, the owners family was helpful. The bad points The sofas were very soft, and were difficult to get up from, the beds were metal frame & sprung and were OK but not great. However the worst thing is that the advert was wrong on a number of points. A) Fishing has not been available at nearby Rosecraddoc Manor for approx. 18 Months!!! This was one of my search criteria. B) The WiFi was unusable I had to stand outside another bungalow approx 75 yards away to connect, by the time I got back to Ballasalla it kept dropping out every couple of seconds. Another of my search criteria. C) The pub which was within 0.2 miles was not open and had not been since last year, this was disappointing as we would have used this.

    Reviewed by John3.4Oct 2021

  • "Although I contacted you regarding the availability of WIFI after reading previous negative feedback and an assurance that the wifi had been sorted out there was still no wifi."

    The owner sent me the password to log in and actually sent a picture with a star on it showing where to stand outside the bungalow next door to get a signal. The owner next door has installed their own receiver and they told us it was the only way they ever got a signal. The bungalow itself was immaculate and faultless in a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Sep 2021

  • "Directions could be more helpful."

    Turn left into the drive of the white cottage would be more accurate. The left turn is a road which leads to a farm and a different set of cottages. Clear

    Reviewed by Myra4.1Sep 2021

  • "Had a great week at the bungalow No internet at all could not find out how to ..."

    Had a great week at the bungalow No internet at all could not find out how to log in but didn't let it spoil the holiday I had my own but others in party didn't

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Jul 2021

  • "Overall everything was great, the only downside was that if the leaflet I read was correct, you have to pay for WiFi for each device."

    Reviewed by Allen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Ballasalla is clean, well equipped, well maintained and comfortable."

    You can't buy the weather - which unfortunately wasn't the best but we enjoyed the holiday. The only problem we encountered was that we were unable to access WiFi.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jun 2021

  • "Location was great very beautifully and peaceful."

    Central to many parts of Cornwall. Would suit small young family to elderly couples.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Both my partner and I were delighted with the Bungalow."

    The facilities there are absolutely first class. More home from home and so clean and tidy it was far more than we both expected. The site was also very clean and well laid out. I have already made some recommendations to friends and family. I would stress that unless holiday makers enjoy walking a car is essential, to us it was an excellent base from which we were able to travel around Cornwall. That is something we usually do whenever on holiday. Overall, we recommend a FIVE STAR RATING.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2021

  • "Rosecraddock Bungalows - Ballasalla was a perfect property and location for our needs."

    The site was peaceful and fortunately, the great weather complimented the setting and opportunity to explore nearby Looe- Cornwall - thanks we hope to return again.

    Reviewed by Simon4.4May 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Electric heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, TV, DVD player, CD player, and a selection of CDs, games and DVDs, WiFI
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road allocated parking for one car, with one additional space if needed
  • Garden with lawn, patio and picnic bench
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: WiFi signal is weak and unreliable at times **Please note the owner only takes bookings of 3 days or more**

The property

Set within a scenic wooded valley and backed by a delightful brook, Ballasalla is a single-storey lodge resting on the Rosecraddoc Lodge Holiday Park around one mile outside the centre of Liskeard.

This Cornish cottage is the perfect touring base for a family or couple being within a scenic drive of Bodmin Moor, the quaint fishing town of Looe and lots of popular Cornish attractions.

After you've parked in your designated spot, make your way past the pretty garden with a lawned area and a picnic bench for sitting out on and head into this charming dwelling.

Step into the kitchen area which is well-equipped for its modest size, boasting an electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer box and a microwave to assist you with your self-catered cooking.

A light and bright sitting and dining area presents a lovely space to relax in, with sofas positioned perfectly towards the TV with DVD player and electric fire, along with a dining table and chairs to gather around for mealtimes and board games.

Patio doors lead outside and can be opened up in summer to let in the cool breeze to this well-insulated property.

Discover a lovely bathroom to freshen up in with a bath and an overhead shower, while two bedrooms present delightful sleeping spots comprising of a double with a TV and a twin.

The bustling town of Liskeard offers all you need for a self-catered stay with shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy, while plenty of attractions rest in the surrounding area, one of the most exciting being Adrenalin Quarry where you can expect to hurtle down thrilling zip lines, go deep water swimming, tackle the water assault course and try go-karting!

Marvel at the natural wonders of Carnglaze Caverns where underground caves conceal a lake with the space used for events including concerts for an enchanting experience, whilst the beautiful Golitha Falls are a sight to behold resting within a wooded valley making a great hiking trip.

The Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary is sure to be hit with all ages where you can get up-close with exotic animals and birds, along with a kids' farm and a recreated Maasai village.

Travel to the spectacular south Cornwall coastline to the pretty fishing town of Looe where the scenic harbour and gorgeous beaches await you, with boat trips taking you out to Looe Island Nature Reserve and The Monkey Sanctuary nearby too.

Enjoy exploring the Cornish countryside and coastline from the excellent touring base of Ballasalla.

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About the location

LISKEARD

Looe 9 miles, Bodmin 13 miles.

The historic market town of Liskeard is located in South East Cornwall at the head of the Looe Valley. The town is home to a number of shops, pubs and restaurants. The beaches and harbour of the quaint fishing port of Looe is a mere 9 miles away. In-between there’s fishing at nearby Siblyback Lake, the Donkey Sanctuary at St Ann's Chapel, Cotehele House (NT) and gardens, and the championship golf course at St Mellion International Resort. Head to the world-famous Eden Project for a superb day out with the children. Even the maritime city of Plymouth with its historic Barbican docks area, outstanding shops, theatres and restaurants and the National Maritime Museum is only 30 minutes by car.

**Please note the owner only takes bookings of 3 days or more**

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas