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Honipine house warm, spacious. All year round comfort, country, 20 mins Plymouth

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Honipine House is special. It is individually decorated, ideal for all year round holidays because it is warm, comfortable, spacious, and cared for as it is our own holiday home. We have often visited at Christmas and New Year in the past, and it is lovely for this time of year. An end cottage in a row on the wooded Honicombe Manor estate, PRIVATELY LET, cottage only, not swimming pools or Gym and it is NOT possible to pay to go into these leisure facilities. We recommend the Tavistock pool 8 miles away, with wave machine, as it is far superior. The Bar/restaurant at Honicombe is available with lots of events, music nights, in season. The cottage has 2 good size ground floor bedrooms, 1 double, one twin, with pine wardrobes, drawers, bedside tables with lamps, mirrors and lots of clo...Honipine House is special. It is individually decorated, ideal for all year round holidays because it is warm, comfortable, spacious, and cared for as it is our own holiday home. We have often visited at Christmas and New Year in the past, and it is lovely for this time of year. An end cottage in a row on the wooded Honicombe Manor estate, PRIVATELY LET, cottage only, not swimming pools or Gym and it is NOT possible to pay to go into these leisure facilities. We recommend the Tavistock pool 8 miles away, with wave machine, as it is far superior. The Bar/restaurant at Honicombe is available with lots of events, music nights, in season. The cottage has 2 good size ground floor bedrooms, 1 double, one twin, with pine wardrobes, drawers, bedside tables with lamps, mirrors and lots of clothes hangers. The twin has a dressing table and seat. The double a chest of drawers and large mirror. There is double glazing downstairs as well as upstairs and a storage heaters.. A hairdryer and 2 extra electric heaters and clock/radio are downstairs. A bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin, heater, shaver & light and separate toilet with basin, mirror, toothmugs, soap holders and towel holder. The large lounge/kitchen/diner has been refurbished in 2013 and has a double bed settee, matching 3 seater ( 2 reclining seats) sofa, 2 coffee tables, dining table and 6 chairs, t.v. cabinet and bookcase, with books and board games, fire surround with electric coal effect convector heater and fire glow. Storage heater perfect for this well insulated house. Double glazed full width patio doors to a patio decking, facing east, for breakfast on sunny days, with lovely country views to Dartmoor with furniture, and on the ground floor another patio west facing with furniture to bask in the late afternoon sun.There is ample electric heating, recliner seats, flat screen T.V and DVD player.Pine furniture. The kitchen has a full oven & hob, washing machine, microwave, toaster, electric kettle, fridge with ice compartment. Cupboard with Iron and board, clothes airer, Hoover, sunshade and stand, outside seat cushions. Ample crockery & cutlery and oven and hob utensils. There are tea towels, tablecloths, oven gloves, even aprons, as it is our holiday home. Emerson heater. The heating cost is included in the price. The Tamar Valley is an area of outstanding natural beauty ( A.O.N.B ) and is Cornwall's best kept secret. Honicombe Manor is at St. Anns Chapel, near to Callington. Close by is Kit Hill on Hingston Down Moor. and the Donkey Park Sanctuary is 100 yds away, a National Trust property Cotehele House is 2 miles and the lovely towns of Tavistock ( Devon), Liskeard and Launceston are all within 10 miles. The whole area is full of interest to those seeking historic Cornwall. Its tin mining heritage, both for walkers and those looking to discover the secrets of Cornwall and Devon's past and natural beauty. Those interested in boating will find the estuaries leading down to the coast fascinating and the picturesque seaside towns of Looe, Polperro, Fowey and Plymouth a joy to visit. An Arts Theatre and Cinema are a short distance away and excellent pubs with good food close by.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, very clean and well-equipped holiday home with lots of local info and books. Our host was lovely and my family and I most definitely had a great stay here - the kids didn't want to leave! We would certainly recommend this place :)

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank FELICIA E
Management response:Responded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. We try hard to please and do value your comments. Please come and stay again. Best Wishes from Gill and Carolyn.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Date of stay: August 2018
Management response:Responded 26 August 2018

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful breakaway with our dogs.Lovely site & couldn’t fault anything. Def recommend Mrs C & Gill ⭐️

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Wendy J
Management response:Responded 23 July 2018

Thank you so much. Please come and stay again, you will be most welcome. Carolyn & Gill.

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent place, easily accessible. Decent rooms,Wonderful host. All in all had a very pleasant stay.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank chandraMouli B
Management response:Responded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your excellent review. You will be most welcome in the future.

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely accommodation, upside down house to allow appreciation of the views. Very nicely furnished, everything you need! Plenty of local info and games, books supplied as well. Fresh flowers and welcome card on arrival. Lovely touch.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Gwen F
Management response:Responded 29 September 2017

Thank you for your appreciative comments. We love our holiday home and I am so pleased that you and your group enjoyed it too. We would love it if you came again. My very best wishes from Carolyn ( owner) and from Gill ( Carer).

About the Owner
Mrs C
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
You can arrive at any time of your choosing during the day or evening. You will be given the telephone number of the caretaker/key holder who will meet you at the property (give you directions if needed) and show you around and explain anything, or answer questions about the house, area, etc. She will give you 2 sets of keys. We pride ourselves on an excellent client relationship and will be on the end of a telephone should you need help or information during your stay. There will be flowers and a welcoming card as well as a warm smile to greet you. There is also a drawer full of local leaflets of places to visit, events, pubs, restaurants etc.The house is fully equipped with bedding and towels etc for 6 people.Beds will be made up for you
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About the neighbourhood
THE ESTATE ON WHICH THE HOUSE IS SITUATED IS DOWN A LANE AND HAS TALL TREES AND MATURE SHRUBS SET IN GREEN LAWNS WITH PATHS AND A STREAM AND A POND. THERE ARE COUNTRY VIEWS TOWARDS DARTMOOR. ALTHOUGH A COUNTRY ESTATE, MANY ATTRACTIONS ARE EASILY ACCESSIBLE SUCH AS WILDLIFE PARKS, NATIONAL TRUST HOUSES, MUSEUMS AND THE TIN MINING HERITAGE TO EXPLORE TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY HERE ONE TO REMEMBER WITH PLEASURE.The Donkey Sanctuary is 200 yards away and The indoor Swimming Pool in Tavistock is great with its waves and slides and a very reasonable cost, set on the park with a canal, tumbling river, tennis and bowls. An arts Theater/cinema is here, a coffee shop in both the pool building and the Arts center.. There are many pleasant walks.
Getting around
Local buses stop outside of Honicombe, just yards from Honipine House. which go into Callington, Calstock and Tavistock. The local train station is at Gunnislake just a mile away, with ample parking.. The train is a very scenic ride of 55 minutes, single track passing over the Calstock viaduct and the estuaries on route to Plymouth, where the main line takes you further into Cornwall or Devon.The buses from Callington take you to Liskeard where you can board the local train to Looe, the beautiful fishing village on the south coast. From Callington buses take you all around the lovely Cornish and Devon areas.
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