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8 Horizon View

(Ref. 1121209)

Dobwalls, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • stay (7)
  • back (6)
  • bath (6)
  • bathroom (6)
  • hot (5)
  • tub (5)

14 Customer Reviews

  • "It was a fantastic place to stay."

    Very, very clean and the lodge had everything we needed. Views were amazing. Its in a good spot to local amenities too. We will be back hopefully next year. Loved this place.

    I am absolutely delighted that you loved staying with us at 8 Horizon View, Dawn and that you hope to be back again to see us next year! Thank you so much for leaving us your feedback, it is much appreciated! Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely stay, property exactly as described and very comfortable."

    Great location very quiet and ideal for both north and south coasts. Would definitely return.

    I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us Carl and that you loved 8 Horizon View, thank you so much for leaving us your thoughts. Hopefully you will be back to see us again in the very near future! Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Apr 2024

  • "I want to say, that it was a pleasure to stay at this cottage, and I would recommend it to anyone, I will be rebooking again shortly."

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments Robert, it was a pleasure to have you to stay! We look forward to being able to welcome you back again very soon. Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2024

  • "We absolutely loved our stay!"

    The place was simply stunning and the view was incredible that we had at the back of the lodge. Its by far our best weekend we’ve had away. If your a couple looking for a little break this is perfect for you. Your completely separate to others and the view that the back looks upon is simply stunning whilst enjoying the tub The staff are all lovely and the community are so friendly. We wish we found this stay before! We will 100000% be back and be recommending. Thank you for a beautiful stay

    I was absolutely delighted to read your feedback Danielle and hear how much you loved your stay with us at 8 Horizon View! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts. We can't wait to welcome you back to see us again in the very near future! Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Danielle5.0Sep 2023

  • "Hi we have stayed at this property before, we travel regularly to Cornwall my mams hometown she is now 83 and actually lived on Havett Rd in the 40/50’s as a farm."

    I had 3 lodges for my family 8,10 and 11. They were particularly clean and the decking dangerous for the little ones. There was a leak in the bathroom at 11 which looks like it had bern leaking for a long time by the colour of the wooden floor. We stay the same week every year not sure about next year now very disappointed.

    Reviewed by Angela2.5May 2023

  • "All good"

    Thank you for your feedback and your lovely email Denis, I am delighted you all enjoyed your stay. Hopefully you will be back to stay with us again on your next tour! Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denis5.0May 2023

  • "There was a noticeable smell in the family bathroom which we reported on arrival."

    We were told to open windows and doors which we did do but it never really went away. I do not understand how when the property was checked earlier in the day it was not noticed as it was really strong. We just dealt with it. We did speak to the lady who we saw completing hot tub checks. There was not the usual amount of bubbles coming out of all the jets. She said she didn't have the right tools and would come back the next day to sort it. Two different people did come and clearly with tools trying to fix it but really it did not improve.

    Thank you for your feedback Beth, we really do appreciate you taking the time to leave us your thoughts. I am so sorry to hear that you had an issue with your hot tub during your stay and also that there was an odour in the main bathroom. This lodge has recently undergone refurbishment, so these issues have now been rectified. I really hope you will come back one day to experience these changes. Sally, Guest Services, Charteroak Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beth3.4Nov 2022

  • "What an absolutely fantastic place to stay everything you needed was there such ..."

    What an absolutely fantastic place to stay everything you needed was there such a stress free stay it was nice and private an absolute lap of luxury with the added bonus of the hot tub,I wish I could of stayed longer,but I will definitely be back without fail,I eould highly recommend and I cannot give enough praise

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such excellent feedback and great to hear you had a stress-free stay and you found it absolutely fantastic to stay here, we hope you visit again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2022

  • "The lodge is set in a lovely, peaceful location."

    There's nothing else on site but there is plenty to do out and about. Although we wouldn't recommend the pub down the road. The lodge is very comfortable & roomy. The view from the lodge is perfect & we felt very private from the other lodges. It had everything we needed. The only problem we had was there was a smell from the main bathroom. It was solved by putting the plugs in the plug holes. We had a lovely holiday

    Mrs Nicola KirkAug 2022

  • "The bathroom emanated a sewage smell for the duration of our visit and despite reporting this a number of times the maintenance team was unable to rectify the issue."

    This resulted in a family of 4 being relegated to a small en-suite off the main bedroom as the main bathroom was unusable

    Mrs Christina MartinAug 2022

  • "Excellent standard of accommodation."

    FYI. I did point out to the hot tub man that there was a loose plank outside and also I would point out to the owners there are 3 nail heads slightly protruding outside bedroom 2/bathroom. Didn't cause a problem you just might want to be aware. If we get back to Cornwall we will be happy to holiday at these chalets again.

    Mr Martin CreeganJul 2022

  • "Beautiful property with everything we needed."

    Hot tub fantastic and very private. Most comfortable bed ever in main bedroom. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back.

    Mr Nick OwenJun 2022

  • "Lovely place, thank you."

    Shame there wasn't the option of a thinner duvet though - the one provided was too hot for this time of year!

    Mr Clifford BrownJun 2022

  • "Unfortunately we were very disappointed with this property."

    We stayed here in March and left feedback then that the property was not as shown in the photos. We consider that the items that were missing should remove it from the luxury class. When we arrived this time, on entering, the lodge immediately smelt damp. The problem was that the dishwasher was not working and had been leaking, and looking at the reviews, the previous visitors had already reported it. We called the required number to complain and it was replaced on the Saturday but the damp smell continued all week as the water had permeated into the wall and floor. This meant that when we were in the lodge we had to have the windows and doors open. We requested a change of lodge but were informed that there was no other lodge available. We were advised that we could return home and a full refund was offered, but this was not really an option as it was a four hour journey and we had a 11 month old baby with us. We had been looking forward to this break. There was also a sewage smell in the bathroom which stayed all week which we reported. Although we enjoyed our stay in Cornwall we did not enjoy our stay in the lodge. We believe that some compensation would be in order. We welcome your reply to this feedback. We have booked with Sykes cottages in the past and hope that we can do so in the future should this be resolved. You ask if we want the review published; we'll leave that decision to you.

    Mr Ian CrabbMay 2022

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  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV with DVD player, 2 x TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot (no mattress) and highchair available to hire
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • EV changing point
  • Private decked terrace with lawn, hot tub and patio furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Additional parking available nearby if required
  • Note: Barbecues are not to be brought to the site
  • Note: Pets must be kept on lead whilst on site
  • Please note that the lodge is dog friendly, allowing to have your doggy guests, however on this particular lodge, the decking is not dog ‘safe’, so please accompany your dog at all times
  • Note: Sunday arrivals are not permitted.

The property

With an idyllic location, set back from the hustle and bustle of Dobwalls village in Cornwall, is this stylish holiday home, 8 Horizon View.

You will find accommodation to the highest possible standard, nestled across from the slopes of Bodmin Moor and the southern Cornish coastline, inviting six guests to enjoy a true escape with a private hot tub, flexible sleeping arrangements, and an open-plan living space.

Stepping into the lodge, the solid wood furniture and contemporary fixtures and fittings add a touch of class to the interior; a place where you can gather with friends and talk about the days gone by.

Use this space to cook up a delicious meal for the whole family or put your feet up with a good book and wallow in the peace and quiet.

Step out onto the decking and feel the fresh Cornish air on your face; the patio furniture makes a good spot for dining alfresco.

Why not take a dip in the luxurious hot tub and admire the patchwork of green and yellow fields, lined with hedgerows and trees?

Retreat to bed, selecting between a double with TV and en-suite, a twin with TV, and a further twin, all serviced by a sleek bathroom, before awakening to an itinerary filled with adventure.

There is plenty to do in the surrounding area, activities and attractions are in abundance; outdoor enthusiasts can spend their time exploring the surrounding area, including the idyllic Bodmin Moor, Moyclare Garden during warmer months and Adrenalin Quarry is open all year round for those feeling more adventurous.

Set amongst a stunning backdrop, visit the breath-taking Siblyback Lake and enjoy a relaxing cruise or test your hand at a range of water sport activities.

Venture into the nearby towns of Liskeard and Bodmin should you fancy an amble around a network of quirky streets, popping in and out of independent shops in search of a souvenir to take home.

The Monkey Sanctuary in Looe makes a lovely day out and the picturesque fishing harbour offers crabbing and local pubs aplenty.

Sit out and enjoy a pint as the boats glide out to sea.

Polperro is another delightful village worth a visit, with narrow streets and colourful houses among gift boutiques and pasty shops.

8 Horizon View is remarkable retreat to be enjoyed in all seasons.

Southern Halt Cottages

Located in the quiet village of Dobwalls in south-east Cornwall, is a collection of wonderfully modern lodges with a touch of luxury set in the Cornish countryside. Offering panoramic views of the surrounding stunning location, you can look forward to enjoying a glorious holiday relaxing with your loved ones, and still be within easy driving distance of the best of Cornwall's attractions. Each holiday home is of exceptional standard, containing modern fitted kitchens, perfect for cooking up delicious meals for the whole family, to enjoy at the dining table or take advantage of the warm balmy evenings and indulge in a spot of alfresco dining as the sun sets. Delightfully furnished sitting rooms invite you to sink into the plush seating arrangements and wind down with a favourite film, watched on state-of-the-art TVs. Get some much-needed rest after activity-filled days in the attractive bedrooms, with various sleeping arrangements to suit everyone's needs, and excellent storage for your personal items. Each property has a private outside space, in the form of a patio or decking, with outdoor seating and the surrounding luscious lawns can be enjoyed by all. Some properties benefit from amazing hot tubs, to be enjoyed with a glass of wine as you look out to the spectacular scenery. If you don't feel like cooking in the evenings, just under a mile away is The Highwayman, a lovely pub serving classic dishes and a selection of ales and ciders, along with shops nearby. Alternatively, visit our sister site Stonerush Lakes which has our very own bar/restaurant; The Old Mill just a short drive away. Travel around 10 miles west over to the town of Bodmin to explore the famous Bodmin Jail, a building steeped in social and architectural history, offering insights into Cornish prison life through time, before heading up to Bodmin Moor for a refreshing walk to shake off the cobwebs and experience the beauty of the moors. For some sun, sea and sand you can visit Looe, and sunbathe on East Looe Beach, a perfect location for swimming as well and great for the little ones to have a paddle. Southern Halt is a gorgeous retreat, ideal for getting to know this lovely part of Cornwall.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Liskeard 2.6 miles; Looe 8.4 miles.

The rural village of Dobwalls is surrounded by open fields and wooded countryside, and is close to the market town of Liskeard, the slopes of Bodmin Moor and the glorious north and south Cornish coastlines. This is a perfect base for exploring the many delights the region has to offer, with the picturesque fishing harbours of Looe, Fowey and Polperro within 15 miles to the south whilst Padstow and the surfing beach at Polzeath lie a comfortable drive away on the North Coast. Take a trip to Siblyback Lake and enjoy the wonderful sailing, fishing and watersports on offer, or travel a little further and take advantage of the superb walking on Bodmin Moor. The Eden project lies within 15 miles and Plymouth is just a 30 minute drive, or 25 minute train ride from nearby Liskeard station. With the Barbican harbour district, renowned aquarium, and good selection of shops, restaurants and theatres, this is a great holiday base.

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Note: Sunday arrivals are not permitted.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas