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Comfortable, family Holiday home DEVON/CORNWALL heated pools, tennis,gym

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, slps 8, stunning views,in grounds of Manor House Nr Tavistock.

Family holiday home decorated internally with a seaside theme, situated in beautiful countryside with fantastic views over the Tamar Valley and Dartmoor towards Plymouth. 4 bedrooms 2 upstairs (kingsize double and twin room); 2 downstairs (double room and twin room)sleeps 8, shower room with newly fitted shower plus recently fitted family bathroom with bath.Fitted kitchen inluding dishwasher, new fridge/ freezer/toaster, microwave, ceramic topped cooker. Homely sitting/dining room with comfortable seating, extending table seats 8. Adjacent parking. Use of heated indoor swimming pool and heated outdoor pool (seasonal), fitness centre, tennis courts all included in the price. Nearby restaurants, pubs, Cotehele NT,Kit Hill, Scenic railway from Gunnislake to Plymouth crossing over the famous viaduct at Calstock, beaches, walks, Eden Project, walking, sailing, riding on Dartmoor, canoeing on the Tamar, Climbing wall, Dingles fairground entertainment and much much more (many leaflets at the property for you to choose from, featuring local amusements and days out, walks, outdoor activities and entertainment for the whole family). Dogs are welcome at the property please contact the owner

Sue Lovatt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to send you a quick e-mail to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at Seagull Lodge and the surrounding area.

The cottage was really clean and provided with all the equipment and resources we needed, we enjoyed the swimming pool and the information you sent to me was really useful and we had a fantastic time at Talland Bay, Looe, Polperro and Tavistock.

Thank you so much
Apr 2015
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Calstock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, basin and shower cubicle - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , new bathroom with bath, basin, towel rail and toilet
  • The two bedrooms upstairs can use the newly refurbished family bathroom, bath, heated towel rail, basin and toilet, while downstairs the two bedrooms have the shower room with toilet, basin and heated towel rail.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - comfortable kingsize memory foam divan bed - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 x 3' single divan beds - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - confortable memory foam double divan bed - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 x 3' single divan beds - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 is a large spacious room at the back of the property with lovely views, comfortable kingsize divan bed with memory foam mattress. Dressing table,chest of drawers, large wardrobe and hanging shelves.(the travel cot and highchair are stored in here). Two bedside tables and lamps. The property is adjacent to open fields where we frequently see rabbits, deer, squirrels and owls. When the leaves are off the trees the River Tamar is visible.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Seagull lodge is a comfortable, homely relaxed holiday home a perfect place to relax and unwind, and visit many local places of interest : The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, beaches at Looe, Talland, Seaton, Downderry, Crafthole. Visit the North Coast beaches of Bude, Tintagel . Fantastic walks inland from Seagull Lodge and coastal (walk from Talland to Polpero for a pasty and wonder round this quant seaside village). Ride on Dartmoor for all abilities, canoe on the Tamar, catch the scenic railway to Plymouth from nearby Gunnislake. Shop in Tavistock famous Pannier Market, or Plymouth. Supermarkets at Gunnislake, Callington, Tavistock or order a home delivery. Local pubs and restaurants within walking distance welcome children (and dogs). We make a small charge for dogs to cover additional cleaning costs, please tell us when booking if you are taking your dog/s with you. The cost is £25 per dog - thank you.


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Comfortable, family Holiday home DEVON/CORNWALL heated pools, tennis,gym
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 20 reviews

Summer Holiday 2017

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, it had everything we needed, leaflets and notes about vital information for services, the area and activities. The garden was well kept and maintained, it had personal touches that made it feel like home, the owner was always at hand to answer any queries we had. The view was outstanding.

Thank you for everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review for Seagull Lodge, our holiday home. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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A great holiday had by all.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a great week. The house was cozy and well appointed, perfect for a weeks break. Lots of information in the property to help you plan your stay. Lovely area, with plenty for the children to do, whatever the weather. Stunning views when the clouds lifted!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Seagull Lodge, we are always pleased to hear about your stay and are so glad you and the family enjoyed yourselves. We hope to welcome you back to our holiday home in the future.
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Comfortable, family-friendly holiday house

  • 4 of 5

My extended family and I spent a very enjoyable week in this extremely comfortable holiday home, which is well-located and has just about every amenity we could have asked for. Sue was extremely helpful from the first contact onwards and her response to queries was always quick and professional, whilst at the same time very friendly. The entire process was problem-free and it was obvious that Sue and her housekeeper work hard to make sure of this.

Although we did not have the best weather for our week's stay (lots of rain!) we found plenty of things to do in the local area, with the Donkey Sanctuary and Morwellham Quay being particular favourites. We also enjoyed the beautiful views from the living-room window, whether it was sunny or as storms rolled across the valley.

One very small improvement would have been a shower facility in the upstairs bathroom, as most of our group preferred a shower to a bath, but this in no way had an adverse effect on our stay.

I would absolutely recommend Seagull Lodge to people looking for a comfortable, clean and well-run holiday house in beautiful surroundings.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for Seagull lodge, we are always pleased to hear from guests after their stay and delighted you enjoyed your holiday. We quite understand that a shower would be good in the upstairs bathroom, our plumber explained we have a problem with the "head" for a shower and cant get sufficient pressure, which is a shame, however the downstairs shower works well. Many thanks and I hope to welcome you back another time.
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Excellent, very comfortable and well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely few days here over Christmas, very comfortable, lovely views. Kitchen was stocked with absolutely everything you could think of which was excellent! Having the use of leisure facilities was a treat. Great communication with the owner too.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind review for your stay at Seagull Lodge over Christmas, we are always pleased to hear from guests who have enjoyed staying at our holiday home. Hopefully we may welcome you back another time for a stay at our property.
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Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

The property was ideal for our holiday of two couples plus family of four. Property was exceptionally clean and ideally situated for days out. Donkey sanctuary and otter sanctuary both well worth a visit, great for the kids. Only downside is not being able to get in the property until 4pm

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the kind review posted for our holiday home in the Tamar Valley, we are always keen to hear from our guests after their holidays. We have to allow a break inbetween lets for the changeover, so our housekeeper can do a thorough clean and replace the bed linen in time for the new guests. We will review this further but thank you for your comments.
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Lovely place to stay very homely

  • 5 of 5

we were here 4 adults 4 children 2x10 years and 2x13years and 2 dogs, the house is lovely very clean and homely with lovely views of the countryside. We spent many nights sitting outside enjoying the peace and quiet. There are plenty of walks for the dogs. We enjoyed using the pools however they did close at 5 pm except a Wednesday which was 8pm. The Manor House did not have entertainment which didn't bother us too much as we tended to be out and about till late. However the girls would have liked it open for wifi! A great base for travelling around to see everything however was 3/4hr drive to the beach (season is a good beach for the dogs)and seaside town of looe, which is lovely, the beach here is not dog friendly,but lovely, however all the pubs cafes etc seem to allow dogs.There are a few pubs within walking distance (30mins)for a nice meal and drinks sitting in a beer garden and callington is only 7 mins away by car for tesco and takeaways. We stayed here for 2 weeks and had a great holiday but be prepared to drive (a sat nav is good) as not much near. Everywhere around here is very dog friendly which surprised us as not so much in Glasgow! Would definitely recommend seagull lodge and think it is one of the best properties within the holiday village definitely one with the best views and privacy but near a play park and tennis courts, would definitely go back here if travelling as far south again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing such a thoughtful and detailed review of your stay at Seagull Lodge, we are always pleased to hear how guests have enjoyed their stay at our property. We look forward to welcoming you back if you are in the Tamar Valley in the future.
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Car: recommended

Situated in the Golden Triangle, Seagull Lodge is set deep in the wonderful Cornish countryside, with fantastic views over the Tamar Valley and Dartmoor. Close to many well known attractions, beaches, scenic railways, Plymouth, Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan. Looe, Talland, Cawsands, Portwrinkle beaches nearby. NT property, Cotehele 2 1/2 miles, Tavistock 4 miles, North coast beaches 37 miles. Or go shopping in vibrant Plymouth about 40 mins. Catch the scenic railway from Gunnislake to Plymouth calling at pretty villages like Calstock, Bere Ferres. Visit Launceston Castle, Bodmin or ride a horse across Dartmoor. Sailing, canoeing, walking the coastal path all within easy distance. Nearby pubs and restaurants that welcome families and dogs. Just an hour from Exeter the best of Cornwall is on hand for you to experience from a relaxed and cosy base, suitable for families (suitable for two families to share), couples or groups of friends. (another property nearby sleeps 8, for larger parties, please enquire)

Other Activities: canoeing - at Calstock

riding - at Mary Tavy

golf - St. Mellion and China Fleet - 9 miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $34.78

We require a 25% deposit to secure the booking.Full payment to be made 6 wks prior to the start day of the holiday.
If you are unable to go, we will endeavour to re-let the period bkd & refund some of the deposit.If we are unable to re-let we regret we cannot offer a refund.For group bookings of 6-8 adults only we request a security deposit of £250, we will refund this after the housekeeper has checked the property and there is no damage. We charge an additional £25 per dog, maximum of 2 dogs for you to take your dogs on holiday with you at Seagull lodge, please contact the owner before booking and add this to your payment- thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.