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Whitsand Bay Holiday wood cabin

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with swimming pool complex on Whitsand Bay

The Lodge itself is large and extremely well equipped. It caters for 6. There are three bedrooms comprising two doubles and one twin and one en-suite shower room and one family bathroom with bath and shower. The Lodge is extremely light and has white wood ceilings throughout. The kitchen caters for cooks and non cooks alike. It's very well equipped but also has a dishwasher and microwave for lazy eating. Two ovens and a gas hob are also there for the chefs. There is a separate laundry area with washer dryer . Storage is not an issue with this Lodge as each room has a wardrobe and chest of drawers. This Lodge is a home and as such we want you to treat it as such. There is Internet, TV, DVD, CD and IPod docking and we provide many board games and books and magazines. There are even fishing nets and buckets and spades. It doesn't feel like a holiday home and stands out from the rest, as there are many pieces of art and other artifacts around, with good quality light fittings and adjustable light levels. The Lodge is on a prime site, sheltered and not overlooked. The twin sets of patio doors lead out to the raised deck area where a table and chairs are provided. Good quality bedlinen is supplied by the owner and should towels be needed they can be provided at extra cost.

If you fancy an evening or day to yourselves we offer babysitting by the lady who lives locally and manages our Lodge. You can pay her direct.

If you are getting married locally or attending a function then please enquire about what we can offer to make the stay special.

The site itself boasts very beautiful grounds and has weekly tours of the historic monument. It has a swimming pool and sauna on site and a bar/restaurant and small shop providing basic needs and newspapers. The reception desk is open daily and can help with local knowledge. The site is very secure and is reached through coded electric gates.

We do rates for less than one week stay. Please ask for details

If you are thinking of taking a holiday in the sun then please check out our other property in the South of France, an old Bergerie 7 minutes from the Mediterranean beaches and 20 minutes to Perpignan and less than an hour to the Spanish border. It sleeps 6 in three bedrooms and has a vast lounge over 50ft long.

We have also just completed a huge new kitchen and additional dining area which leads out to a suntrap walled garden areas. The whole house is surrounded by stone walls and has numerous terraces and garden areas.

More Details

Owner
Caz
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, A little French and German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2017

About Caz

The Lodge is owned by an architect.

Why Caz chose Cornwall

The Lodge is in the most idyllic part of Cornwall with the best beaches just across the road. It's wild and untamed yet within 10 minutes drive you come to the beautiful villages of \Kingsand/Cawsand where you will find sheltered sandy coves and clear safe water for swimming.

What makes this chalet unique

The location for the Lodge has to be a big attraction with miles of coastline to chose from. Avoid the cars thundering through Cornwall and enjoy the peaceful setting on The Rame. It's not isolated though, as Plymouth, Looe and further afield are all within easy reach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Very comfortable Lodge, hope to return
Mar 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Cawsand & Kingsand
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Plymouth to France and Spain
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Whitsand Bay
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Several train stations within driving distance
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A38
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Clifftop
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Plymouth Dry Ski
Car: recommended

Cawsand holiday log cabin on the Rame Peninsula, Cornwall.

Lodge 15 is situated on the wild and beautiful Rame Peninsula. Known as the Forgotten Cornwall, it's untamed beaches and countryside set it apart from the better known areas of Cornwall. No queues, no crowds and with some of the best sandy beaches in England. A climb down the winding cliff path and you are on the sand; to walk the dog, build a sandcastle or surf the fantastic sea. Just off the coast is a submerged boat used for diving excursions. Magical rockpools offer up untold treasures to small nets. Surrounded by National Trust land and situated on a designated ancient monument, the Lodge has amazing views across the hills and over to Plymouth Sound. Watch the sun come up over the hills and stream into the living room and sip a chilled glass of wine on the sundeck as it sets. We are perfectly placed to explore. Visit The Eden Project, Plymouth by car or short ferry (great fun), the lovely fishing port of Looe and the nearby villages of Kingsand/Cawsand, with their twisting turning lanes clinging to the bay. A real sense of community exists here, and it's lively in summer with people sitting out around the very decent pubs, some of which have really good food. Historic houses abound including nearby Port Eliot, the Grade 1 listed mansion, owned by the 10th Earl of St Germans which came into the family's hands in 1565.

The stunning Tamar Valley is close to hand and the famous moors of Dartmoor and Bodmin are well worth a visit to watch the wild ponies and extraordinary scenery.

The site itself boasts very beautiful grounds and has weekly tours of the historic monument. It has a swimming pool and sauna on site and a bar/restaurant and small shop providing basic needs and newspapers. The reception desk is open daily and can help with local knowledge. The site is very secure and is reached through coded electric gates.

Amenities

Saint John Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en-suite
  • Both bathrooms are well equipped and include storage under the basins. The bath is particularly wide to accomodate for the additional shower above.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , two singles pushed together, so can be two beds
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are three ample sized bedrooms. The first has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. It is a very light room with large windows. The second double room has two single beds that can be pushed together to form a 6ft wide double bed. The thrid room has two single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The communal leisure facility has a heated indoor pool and also a sauna area. We always endeavour to leave loo rolls, washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets and salt. for our guests. In addition there is a selection of dried herbs, salt and pepper and basic cooking ingredients. There is a very good old style grocers and cafe in Millbrook and there is abundant fresh fish and a good butchers as well as supermarkets within reach.

Reviews

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Whitsand Bay Holiday wood cabin
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews
5

Lovely Lodge and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first UK holiday that didn't include staying with family & friends, so the lodge was perfect being very homely and in an ideal location. The facilities were excellent, with everything you could need. We had our 2 dogs with us also and the deck area allowed them the space to be outside whenever they needed as the gate made it secure - even if the cows were a field away, they could still be seen and barked at. We used the lodge as a base to explore further into Cornwall - the lovely beaches just a short walk were ideal both for us and the dogs. Everything about the lodge was comfortable, bed, lounge - with a good full kitchen and dining table, we actually sat at the table to eat - something we don't even do at home - perfect would recommend the lodge. Caz the owner was brilliant at keeping in contact prior to our stay, sending through recommendations on places to eat & visit - we had an excellent Sunday lunch at the Finnygook Inn @ Crafthole - recommended by Caz. I would like to add to the list - Inkies Smokeshouse @ Golitha Falls makes a great place to lunch and a walk.

Overall excellent holiday, thanks to a great lodge in a great location.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely lodge

  • 5 of 5

Nice & clean, specious and comfortable plus lovely location

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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lovely Whitsand bay

  • 4 of 5

Great location - the accommodation was perfect for our family of 4, cosy when needed and cool when it warmed up :) everything you need in the kitchen if your self catering/cooking. We ate out most days at the many restaurants/cafes and pubs.

Beach is close by, an easy 5 min walk but a steep climbs back up.

Some narrow lanes around so be careful if you have a big car.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful short break

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet site even in half term. The lodge is very well equipped and feels warm and homely. The views were amazing and it added to the sense of calm and tranquility that we felt.

We ate out in the vaults restaurant and the food was good, we could take the dog in but only as far as the bar, which was fine.

The beach opposite was a very steep walk down and up but well worth a visit. We also loved Kingsand and Cawsand, very quiet and quaint. We walked from Downderry along the beach to Seaton, lovely walk and very dog friendly.

Looe is also worth a visit but the main beach isn't dog friendly, it's worth taking a drive up to,the top by Looe Island as dogs are welcome there.

The only criticism I would have is that if you stay for less than a week you have to pay for the pool, we didn't use it but our 2 teenagers did.

A great holiday .

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The best logde

  • 5 of 5

Das war die schönste Ferienunterkunft, die wir je hatten. Das Haus ist sehr hell und freundlich.

Unsere Kinder (13,12) hatten jeder ein eigenes Zimmer und unsere Schlafzimmer ein eigenes Bad.

Die Küche ist mit Spülmaschine, Herd, Mirkrowelle und vielen Kleingkeiten so toll ausgestattet, dass wir nie zum Essen gehen wollten. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten gab es im Umkreis von 10 km genügend.

Die Besitzerin kümmerte sich umgehend um nicht funktionierende Sachen.

Wäre es nicht so weit zu fahren, würden wir auf jeden Fall wieder kommen.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: ENGLISH TRANSLATION:That was the best holiday we've ever had. The house is very bright and friendly. Our children (13,12) each had their own room and our bedroom a private bathroom. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with dishwasher, stove, and many Mirkrowelle Kleingkeiten that we never wanted to go out to dinner. Shopping there were plenty in the radius of 10 km. The owner took care of immediately to non-working stuff. Would not it be to drive so far, we would definitely come again. Thank you so much for the lovely review. So nice to get.
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5

Terrific holidy let!

  • 5 of 5

The Lodge is brilliant - so great to stay somewhere that is furnished as a home with decent fixture and fittings! It's very comfortable with an eclectic, comfortable feel. The kitchen too is very well equipped, right down to a cocktail shaker, and there's a great selection of books for those quiet moments.

A five minute stroll brings you to the cliff top, and a good old fashioned, friendly cafe.

Paramount to making it a great place stay, was the excellent communication with the owner, who volunteered lots of useful information, so it all went very smoothly.

Highly recommended.

Make sure if you're arriving after hours, to you bring your own food and drink, there's no immediate shop.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $148.31
Damage Deposit $269.65

Lodge 15 is available from 3pm on the day of arrival and departure is at 10am. Other check in arrangements can sometimes be arranged. The price includes all bed linen and changeover clean. Extra maid service can be provided, please inquire for rates. A 30% deposit is required to hold the booking and the remaining payment is requested 6 weeks prior to the holiday start date.

By Paypal or bank transfer. 30% at time of booking. Remainder 6 weeks before holiday commences or sooner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.