Calstock River View Cottage
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Calstock River View Cottage - Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation
Calstock river view cottage, is luxury self catering holiday acommodation which is centrally located in Corwall and Devon, on the Tamar waterfront, close to all Corwnwall and Devon, attractions and facilities.
Calstock River View Cottage is a high specification holiday cottage with fantastic views of the River Tamar and area of outstanding natural beauty. With boat storage facilities at the Calstock boat yard. It is a popular holiday accommodation in Cornwall, a favourite with individuals, families and groups wishing to be on the river, with watersports on their doorstep, with local walks, beaches and all the attractions Cornwall and Devon have to offer.
This holiday cotage has been furnished and decorated to the highest possible standard in a modern but character homely design. A character kitchen with seating area,ensuite bathroom, luxury bathroom and entertainment systems have tastefully been installed. This holiday cottage is truly a high specification holiday cottage with the highest luxury specification, design and detail.
3 bedroom (sleeps 6) self catering cottage with views of the River Tamar in the picturesque village of Calstock. Approx 18 miles to Plymouth, 6 miles to Tavistock, within easy reach of dartmoor, all the Cornwall and South Devon Beaches.
The holiday cottage is light, airy and spacious and has all self-catering facilities - dishwasher, washing machine, fully equipped kitchen, TV and free wifi.
There are 3 double rooms, the master bedroom has en suite shower and toilet. There is also the option of a temporary inflatable double bed for use in the living room.
Calstock river view cottage is newly renovated and decorated and furnished to a high specification in a modern but character / homely style.
Calstock village is picturesque with a beautiful old viaduct that dominates the views. The cottage is ideally located for anyone who wishes to use the river for watersports as it is just metres from the river and public slipway. There is also Cothele House; a National Trust property located only a short walk through scenic woodland from the village.
There is a train connection direct between Calstock, Cornwall to Plymouth, Devon with a good regular service. Dartmoor is very close by as are the beaches of Cornwall and South Devon.
Calstock village has two pubs; the Tamar Inn and The Boot Inn, both of which do good pub food. The Tamar is very popular with locals and visitors alike and is very friendly and welcoming.
Calstock village has a many festivals and events throughout the spring and summer commencing with the Calstock Festival in May, the Bike Show in August, the Gig Rowing Regatta in August and various other events in the summer. These festivals – particularly the Bike Show attract many visitors from all over the United Kingdom and international overseas visitors. There is also a ferry service in the summer which takes people up and down the river from Calstock to Plymouth, a luxury sea views recommended day out, great for all the family.
There is a village shop which sells grocery essentials, fresh fruit and veg and off license. There is also a nice art gallery displaying a variety of art by local people.
Calstock river view cottage has parking for one vehicle, however , just metres from the holiday cottage there is a free public car park, secure and close by.
Calstock Boat Yard provides moorings on the river for visiting boats at £10 per night or £60 for the week.
Small boats on trailers can also be stored at Calstock Boat Yard. As an alternative boats of less than 5m long can be stored outside the cottage. Kayaks and Canoes can be stored outside the house.
For further information on guests and visitors with boast please contact Calstock Boat Yard.
Nearby is the historical village of Morwellham Quay which is a popular tourist attraction and destination.
The Tamar Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the local AONB group is active in the area; they are based at the Tamar Valley Centre just a couple of miles up the hill from Calstock Village. The visitor centre is open on weekdays and has a wealth of information about the local area with maps and guidebooks available for the keen walkers and cyclists.
The quaint market town of Tavistock on Dartmoor is just 8 miles away over the border in Devon and is great for shopping; quality local farm produce is available all year round and there are lots unique boutique type shops, which are ideal for buying gifts. There is a large Morrison’s Supermarket in Tavistock for all your grocery needs.
Nearer to Calstock in the opposite direction there is a Tesco.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Apartment on the River's edge|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace|
Further details indoors:
High specification and luxury self catering Cornwall holiday cottage.
The apartment sleeps 6 (3 double bedrooms).
Temporary inflatable bed for use in the lounge if required.
On the Tamar waterfront with fantastic river views.
3 day breaks available.
Character lounge with with river views.
22” LED Freeview TV, DVD.
Free WiFi broadband internet access.
Stylish dining area to sit 6 people.
High specification character kitchen with all appliances.
Free laundry facilities.
1 exceptional master bedroom. double bed, with ensuite bathroom.
Master bedroom with balcony overlooing the River Tamar and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
2 additional spacious bedroom's with double bed's.
A luxury bathroom with high quality fixtures and fittings.
Parking (off road) available for one vehicle.
Prime location on Calstock waterfront, river view and close to all of Cornwall and Devon major attractions.
Childrens play area opposite on the river waterfront
Prices include the cost of electricity, gas, towels and bedding.
The property is cleaned on a weekly basis, including towel and bedding changes.
Further details outdoors:
Courtyard outside front door.
Private parking for one vehicle outside the property.
On the waterfront of the River Tamar in Calstock Village, Cornwall.
Additional Free parking at the River car park. To the left of the property, near the children's play area.
The West Country / Cornwall region
Luxury sea views self catering cottage and holiday accommodation are on the waterfront in the picturesque cornwall village of Calstock. With fantastic river views overlooking the river Tamar, up and down the Tamar Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, AONB. The village is ideally located for watersports on the river, country walks, cotehele house, Dartmoor, the village pub 'The Tamar Inn', the devon market town of Tavistock and all attractions that Devon and Cornwall have to offer.
The Calstock area
Calstock Village, Cornwall
Calstock Village in cornwall is located on the River Tamar. The Tamar valley is a nominated area Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty, AONB. The Tamar is a natural boundary and river dividing Corrnwall and Devon. Calstock village has a train station connected to Plymouth, Devon and located centrally in Cornwall and Devon. Calstock village is within the Tamar Valley AONB, is overlooked by Cotehele house and gardens, and lies on the scenic Tamar Valley railway. Calstock railway station.
Festivals and Events In and near Calstock
Tavistock Music and Arts Festival May and June
6 weeks of music, art, dance and literary events in Devon's top award-winning market town.
Tavistock Music & Arts Festival has established itself as the crowning event in the town's busy artistic and creative diary.
As well as a wide range of music the festival includes Art Exhibitions, an Author’s Market, Poetry Readings, Community Dance, Lectures, Workshops, Artists’ Market and much, much more.
2-5th June 2011.
This event is held in the village and features arts and crafts, music and dance and celebrates Caltock’s alternative lifestyles.
Calstock Bike Show
The Bike Show is very popular – an annual event held in August, it attracts bikers from allover the country but you don’t have to be a biker to enjoy the events of the long weekend. This year it is being held from the 4th-7th August and features many live bands and fireworks and much, much more.
Calstock has its very own Cornish Flashboat Rowing Club which holds it’s own Regatta every August. Teams come from all over Devon and Cornwall to row at this event and win much treasured trophies this notoriously tidal stretch of the river Tamar. Date for 2011 TBC.
Polperro Festival 2011
17th-26th June 2011
Within easy driving distance of Calstock, the beautiful village of Polperro on the South Cornish Coast has its very own festival.
A week-long free event comprising of live music, arts, crafts, street entertainment and fun for all the family. Polperro Festival is a community event run by volunteers and they're in their 16th year. Please come and support Polperro, and have a fantastic time in the process.
Duchy College Open Day and Food Festival
25th-26th June 2001
Close to Calstock is the famous Duchy College
Some of the activities at Duchy College Stoke Climsland:- Musical Farm House- Meet the Animals- Climbing Tower- Creative Play & Forest School- Digger Driving Challenge- Equine Displays- Archery- Reptile Encounters- Cheese Making- Laboratory Demonstrations- Brewing- PGA Golf Tuition in our state-of-the-art Swing Studio- Fitness Testing and Health Checks in the Gym- Orienteering- Equine Yard Tours- Multi Sports - Team Building and Problem SolvingPlus tractor rides, plant sales, competitions, careers advice, refreshments and much more.As well as all these fantastic activities they are also hosting a 'Summer Food Festival' in partnership with Cornwall Food and Drink; with exhibitors from all across the south-west tempting your taste buds with a fantastic range of food and drink to try and buy!So, come along and taste for yourself why the south-west has one of the finest reputations for food and drink in the UK.FREE entry * FREE parking * FREE entry to all of our activities * FREE entry to the Summer Food Festival.
Boconnoc Steam Fair
The Boconnoc Steam Fair is one of the leading events of its kind in the South West, with some people saying that it’s the best. With its picturesque setting and many exhibits it’s hard to beat with it’s relaxed atmosphere.
The Boconnoc Steam Fair 2011 is held on 22nd - 24th July. Gates open from 8am daily. During the show there are many exhibits for you to view, these include over 30 full size steam engines, More miniature steam engines expected this year than last year, a wide selection of classic and vintage cars are also expected.
30th July – 5th August
A week long celebration including a sailing regatta alongside live music, Carnival procession, children's events and competitions.Charlestown Regatta Week raises funds to benefit the people of the village of Charlestown, including the provision and maintenance of the children's equipment in the Regatta Playing Field, a Christmas lunch for the over-sixties, donations to local charities in the area as well as the annual Carols evening. Current plans are for the levelling of the Regatta Field which will enable the provision of a much-enhanced children's play area with good footpath access and for a Victorian-style bandstand to be built which will be in keeping with the Heritage status of the village.
How to get there
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Nearest Travel Links:
Plymouth Airport: 6 km
Plymouth Railway Station: 2 km
Plymouth Bretonside Bus Station: 1 km
Brittany Ferry Terminal: Plymouth: 1 km
Sat Nav Information:
Calstock River View Cottage
Post Code: PL18 9QA
The AA and RAC websites have excellent facility which lets you plan your route and give journey times.
Take M5 to Exeter and then 45 minutes via A38 dual carriageway to Plymouth
From the M5 motorway, head towards Plymouth on the A38. As you approach Plymouth head through Plymouth to the Tamar Bridge.
When coming from Plymouth. With regards to using your sat nav please be careful, it may try and take you the most direct route through one lane country roads. This is the shortest route but not the quickest. The quickest route is over the bridge over the Tamar, right at the roundabout at saltash on the A388. And then stay on the main roads to Calstock.
Please ask the property manager when arranging the meet and greet for best directions.
When in Calstock head to the Quay and centre of calstock. When you see the Tamar Inn on the riverside the cottage is on the Quayside opposite.
For Calstock River View Cottage:
Some further information on directions. Please see property managers directions below.
From the A38 at Saltash.
Turn Right at the first roundabout after the tunnel following signs for Callington. Straight over at Waitrose roundabout.
Go through several villages; keep following signs for Callington. When get to Callington go Right following signs for Tavistock. When reach St Ann’s Chapel; follow road through St Ann’s chapel, past post office on left, keep going past houses. There is a right hand turn signposted Calstock and Albaston (If you get as far as Gunnislake and the bridge over the river then you have gone too far.)
Take above mentioned right hand turn down into Delaware (signposted for Calstock)– past school on left then through Albaston and keep heading down the hill until you reach Calstock. Follow the road all the way – don’t turn off for Calstock Church. Keep going to bottom until reach water!
Do Not obey Sat Nav! Stick to main A388!
Taxi Fast Plymouth: 01752 222222
Black Cabs Plymouth: 01752 606060
Plymouth has a train station which is very well connected with regular trains to London and the North (local connections may apply).
Closest mainline station in Plymouth central (2 Km) with frequent buses and taxis From the train station you can take a short taxi ride which will take you directly to the properties.
National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries service on 08457 484950
(+44 8457 484950 from outside the UK).
Brittany ferries to Plymouth, 1 Km away
Plymouth is home to Brittany Ferries which provides services to France, Spain and Ireland.
The Torpoint Ferry provides a direct link to Cornwall.
Plymouth has a coach station called Bretonside Bus Station, coach services to a number of UK destination and is very well connected to London and the North (local connections may apply). National Express run coaches from all over the country to the Plymouth Bus Station in the city centre:
http://www.nationalexpress.com There are no local buses running directly to the airport, although First Western National (for more information call 01752 402060), and Plymouth City Bus (for more information call 01752 222221) run services to nearby Derriford Road.
Public transport information:
Tel: 0871 200 22 33
The West Country is serviced by four regional airports, which are accessible from all over the UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond. Car hire and public transport links are readily available from all four airports
The nearest airport is Plymouth Airport but for international flights try Exeter or Bristol Airports.
Exeter is approximately 48 miles away.
Bristol Airport is approximately 110 miles away.
As well as the regional airports in Plymouth, Exeter and Bristol, there are major airports at London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead or Luton.
Plymouth airport is located 4 miles north of Plymouth city centre and well signposted from the A386 dual carriageway.
Plymouth City Airport runs four flights a day to London Gatwick plus regular flights to Bristol, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Newcastle, Dublin, Cork and Jersey. Exeter International Airport is approximately an hours drive away with flights to the UK, mainland Europe and Canada.
BUDGET AIRLINES FLYING TO SOUTH WEST AIRPORTS:
UK & IRELAND DESTINATIONS: Bristol - Cork - Dublin - Glasgow - Jersey - Leeds Bradford - London Gatwick - Manchester - Newcastle
INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS: Grenoble
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INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS: Alicante - Barcelona (Girona) - Geneva - Düsseldorf - Grenoble - St Brieuc - Zurich
UK & IRELAND DESTINATIONS: Belfast City - Birmingham - Bristol - Cork - Cardiff - Dublin - Edinburgh - Glasgow - Isle of Man - Isles of Scilly - Leeds/Bradford - London Gatwick - London Stansted - Manchester - Newcastle
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FRANCE: Bergerac - Beziers - Biarritz - Bordeaux - Dinard - Grenoble - La Rochelle - Marseille - Nice - Paris - Pau - Toulouse
GERMANY: Berlin - Bremen - Frankfurt - Hamburg
ITALY: Bergamo (Milan) - Milan - Pisa - Rome - Turin - Venice
POLAND: Gdansk - Katowice - Krakow - Poznan - Rzeszow - Szczecin - Warsaw - Wroclaw
PORTUGAL: Faro - Lisbon - Madeira - Porto
SPAIN: Alicante - Barcelona - Gerona - Madrid - Malaga - Murcia - Valencia - Ibiza - Mahon - Palma - Tenerife
REST OF EUROPE: Salzburg - Brussels - Split - Prague - Amsterdam - Budapest - Riga - Malta - Oslo - Sardinia - Bratilslava - Stockholm - Geneva
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Activities near Calstock
Tennis in town
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Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|July 2013||1 Jul 13||26 Jul 13||£ 539||£ 85||£ 95||5 Nights|
|August Bike Show||26 Jul 13||6 Aug 13||£ 675||£ 125||£ 99||5 Nights|
|August 2013||6 Aug 13||23 Aug 13||£ 595||-||-||1 Week|
|August Bank Holiday||23 Aug 13||2 Sep 13||£ 675||-||-||1 Week|
|September||2 Sep 13||16 Sep 13||£ 495||£ 80||£ 90||5 Nights|
|September||16 Sep 13||30 Sep 13||£ 525||£ 85||£ 95||5 Nights|
|October||30 Sep 13||25 Oct 13||£ 475||£ 78||£ 85||5 Nights|
|October Holidays||25 Oct 13||4 Nov 13||£ 525||£ 85||£ 95||5 Nights|
|November December||4 Nov 13||19 Dec 13||£ 425||£ 78||£ 85||5 Nights|
|Christmas 2013||19 Dec 13||30 Dec 13||£ 675||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2014||30 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 645||£ 95||£ 99||5 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Minimum Stay 3 nights. For less than a week or three stay breaks please contact us for prices. Thank you
Discounts given for 2 week bookings. 10% off the 2nd week.
Discounts given for longer stays. Please contact us and we will provide a competitive quotation.
Fully inclusive of cleaning, linen, towels, heating, electricity & Wifi broadband internet access.
Flexible changeover / entry day. No limitations
The nightly rates apply for a min of 5 nights.additional weekdays will be charged at 50% of the nightly rate, weekend nights and bank holidays at full nightly rate.
Payment via bank transfer or credit / debit cards via Paypal accepted.
25% non-refundable deposit required.
Remaining balance due 6 weeks prior to booking / arrival.
A security damage deposit of £175 is required and will be refunded normally within 1 week of departure. This deposit is a precaution, no unreasonable deductions will be made.Book
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