Seagull Lodge - Tamar Valley
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
4 bedrooms sleeps 8, well equipped comfortable family holiday home with a seaside/beach hut theme, with splendid uninterrupted views over the Tamar Valley in an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Use of tennis courts, indoor/outdoor pool (seasonal), gym. and games room. Convenient base for many parts of Devon and Cornwall, 4.5 miles from Tavistock.
Easy reach north and south coast, BEACHES at Talland, Seaton Downderry Looe- many stunning coastal WALKS(& inland walks along the Tamar River), Tavistock town with famous Pannier market, scenic railway at Gunnislake to Plymouth for sightseeing or shopping. Nearby RIDING on Dartmoor, CANOEING on the Tamar, GOLFat St. Mellion many good RESTAURANTS and PUBS that welcome children and dogs
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Talland/Seaton/Downderry (25 minutes)|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter (one hour away), Nearest railway: Gunnislake ( 5 mins by car)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Comfortable roomy holiday home, Seagull Lodge has a separate kitchen with plenty of fitted cupboards and work surfaces, dishwasher, microwave, full size recent cooker, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer etc.
Downstairs hall with understairs cupboard for buckets and spades, spacious Sitting/Dining room with wonderful views over NT fields, Dartmoor and Tamar Valley, french windows from this room lead to the patio with garden furniture - from here we frequently watch deer, rabbits, foxes, squirrels and even a barn owl in the fields.
Downstairs twin bedroom and double bedroom(double bed with memory foam mattress), both with drawers and wardrobes. Downstairs shower room with basin and WC. Stairs leading to large double bedroom(new kingsize bed with memory foam mattress) again overlooking the NT fields and splendid countryside views (glimpses of the Tamar River)large wardrobe, drawers; twin bedroom with airing cupboard/wardrobe, travel cot and highchair available, family bathroom with WC, basin and corner bath. The property is decorated similar to a beach hut with a seaside theme and is comfortable and relaxed. Games and Dvd's are available for guests use.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside the sitting room/dining room, accessed by French windows, there is a patio with table and benches, where you can sit with a glass of wine and marvel at the wonderful countryside ( we watched four deer in the field recently), also a grassed area, plus grass to front of the property and further grassed areas for ball play and games, plus new childrens area.
Parking adjacent to the property, (three steps down to property, step into property then the ground floor is all on one level with 2 bedrooms and shower room on ground floor). Guests can also rent nearby property (close to Seagull Lodge) for large family groups of up to 16 guests
Dogs welcome for a small charge (maximum of 2 dogs)
Rental price is for the property, not per person. Electricity is included in the rental price.
The clean at the end of your stay is included in the price, bed linen is included on all weekly lets, on short lets there is an option to bring your own linen or have the beds made up ready for your arrival for a small fee.
We suggest guests arrive around 4pm on the commencement day of the holiday, if you are in the area sooner, ring the housekeeper and if she has completed the changeover, from the previous let, you can probably go into Seagull lodge sooner. We ask guests to vacate the property by 11am on departure day. Changeover days for weekly lets - Saturday (flexible out of high season).
We allow a maximum of two dogs (over a year old) into the property for an additional charge of £25 a week for each dog. Please make sure your dogs have up to date vaccinations.
To keep all our guest happy we prefer smokers to smoke outside the property, where there is plenty of space.
Travel cot and highchair for family use in the lodge.
Last minute bookings - please get in touch for availability we prefer Seagull Lodge to be occupied than standing empty
Longer lets considered, please get in touch
The West Country region
Seagull Lodge is situated just 4 miles into Cornwall from the historic town of Tavistock and 1 hour away from the M5 Motorway. Here you have the best of Cornwall AND Devon being just over the Devon boundary into Cornwall. Use of heated indoor and outdoor pools (outdoor is seasonal) included in the price
The Property is in a quiet position in wonderful Cornish Countryside, with amazing views over miles and miles of fields, towards Cotehele, the Tamar River and the lights of Plymouth & Saltash twinkle in the distance at night. Not far to the wonderful Cornish beaches of Looe, Talland and Seaton plus the North coast beaches. Eden Project 40 minutes and Lost Gardens of Heligan. Visit the famous Pannier Market at Tavistock or catch the scenic railway from Gunnislake to Plymouth travelling over the Castock Viaduct.
Very well positioned just over the border between Devon and Cornwall, just 4 miles from Tavistock, thro Gunnislake turn left at St. Anne's Chapel, past the Donkey Sanctuary and you are at Honicombe Manor, our holiday home is situated on the very edge of the grounds. Many splendid walks are in the vicinity, either in the Grounds of the Manor House beside the stream, round the Tamar river head to Calstock, or to the nearest Pub/restaurant, about a quarter of a mile.
The National Trust Property of Cotehele with current National awards is just 2+ miles away, here you can explore the house, enjoy a cream tea or lunch, visit the shop or walk to Calstock and explore this village - enjoy a meal at the Tamar Inn in the centre of the village. Walk from Talland to Looe, catch the bus to Polperro and walk back to Talland - very good beach cafe.
Local supermarkets include a convenience store at Gunnislake, larger supermarkets at Callington and Tavistock. Riding is availalble for all abilities at Mary Tavy (can thoroughly recommend), canter across the moors or amble along at your own pace on horses and ponies. Canoe down the Tamar River, walk the coastal path from Talland to Polpero for an ice cream, catch the bus to Looe and walk back to Talland, with its beach café serving tasty food.
Comfortable well situated family holiday home, perfect for visiting Cornwall and Devon asTavistock is just over 4 miles from the property with its famous Pannier Market, good shops and supermarkets. Not far from Plymouth - catch the scenic railway, travelling over the famous Calstock viaduct, visit Plymouth Hoe and the Shops. Good local pubs and restaurants that welcome children and dogs. Donkey Park just 5 minutes walk from Seagull Lodge, indoor play area, ride a donkey, cafe.
The beaches of North and South Devon and Cornwall easily accessible, wonderful sands for sandcastles, rockpools, walking and eating out. (cream teas a speciality). Summerleaze North Devon has a vaste expanse of sand at Low tide. Talland, Seaton, Looe and Downderry all easily reached,plus the coastal path with fantastic views is a must for lovers of the seaside.
Park at Seaton and walk along the beach to Downderry visit the Inn on the Shore for lunch then saunter back for a cream tea at the Cafe on the beach at Seaton. Park the car at Talland, very good cafe, walk to Looe, catch a bus to Polperro and then walk back to Talland, a lovely day out. Golf at the famous St. Mellion golf course just 9 miles away
Riding on Dartmoor is a short drive to Mary Tavy where riders of all abilities from beginners to experienced can spend time on horseback either for a canter across the moors or a gentle amble - canoe on the Tamar River, or take a boat ride downt the river.
Visit the Eden Project (see their website) there is always something new happening here see their website for events. The Lost Gardens of Heligan are very interesting (even on a wet day there is plenty to see and a good tea room).
A booklet of information, places to see and visit, details of walks coastal and inland,restaurants and pubs, plus much much more is at Seagull Lodge for guests to choose what they would like to do during their holiday.
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24 Feb 2014
"Wonderful week away from it all. Lovely lodge with all you could wish for."
This lodge is fantastic. It has everything you need from a dishwasher and fridge freezer to the board games and cd's / dvd's.The beds were excellent quality and the rooms very large. Comfort… More
11 Oct 2013
"Cosy, comfortable cottage with everything we could need"
I stayed here with a group of friends and had an absolutely wonderful weekend. Everything that you could possibly need could be found in the cottage, from cooking equipment to dvds and music.The cotta… More
9 Oct 2013
"What a fantastic weekend!"
I was here for a weekend away with girlfriends and Seagull Lodge was a perfect place to host our getaway. The house more than comfortably accommodated the 5 of us. The rooms were all extremely comfor… More
3 Aug 2013
"Home from home"
The minute we walked through the door myself and my family felt at home. Trina the housekeeper gave us a warm welcome and even put milk in the fridge ready for when we arrived.The living room was a lo… More
12 Jul 2013
We stayed in Seagull Lodge for a long weekend and had a brilliant time! The seagull/ beach theme is really fun and it is very tastefully decorated throughout. The best bit about it were the uninterru… More
6 Jun 2013
"Well equipped, in a good position"
We enjoyed a week in Seagull Lodge. It was fine for us and we made good use of the well equipped kitchen for meals (kindly delivered by Tesco!). The Lodge has lovely views and is in a good position for visiting lots of places both in Devon and Cornwall. Trina the caretaker was very helpful too.
17 Apr 2013
"Fantastic, well equipped holiday home. Great family holiday."
Seagull lodge is a really lovely, spacious well equipped holiday home. It is clearly loved by its owners - the decor is lovely throughout, beds all comfortable, linen clean and well presented. The kit… More
17 Mar 2013
"Extremely relaxing, peaceful and enjoyable holiday"
Seagull Lodge was clean, comfortable, inviting, relaxing and had beautiful views. Had a great holiday and definitely would like to go back! Easy to book and the housekeeper was lovely and helpful.
We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your break at Seagull Lodge, we try to make the property as comfortable and relaxed as possible to ensue our guests gain the most from their holiday.We look forward to seeing you again.
29 Nov 2011
"Lovely holiday lodge"
This is a privately owned lodge, we stayed at Honicombe in September with my Daughter who was getting ready to start University, our experience left a bitter taste, thankfully 2 Seagull Lodge was deli… More
14 Oct 2011
"What a find, I will definitely be going back. Wonderful location!"
I had a wonderful holiday at Seagull Lodge it was everything I was expecting and more
I will definitely go back. The views from the lounge were amazing. I looked forward to returning to the lodge every day as it was so homely and the kitchen had everything you needed.
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