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Gorgeous country accomodation with fabulous views and huge garden to explore - The Beehive

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



The Beehive

Gorgeous, modern 3-bed house which sleeps up to 8 people. Large open plan living/dining room with sleek well-designed kitchen and breakfast bar area. The master bedroom upstairs and second bedroom downstairs have superking beds which can be made into twin beds if desired.The third bedroom upstairs has twin beds. There is a shower room downstairs and bathroom upstairs. The walled garden offers a seating area, BBQ, firepit and fabulous views to Bodmin Moor and there is a further 3 acres of grounds to roam.

About the property

Butterbee House holiday lets

Two stylish contemporary holiday lets located near the Cornwall/Devon border and midway between the north and south Cornish coasts. In all, up to 12 people can be accomodated in comfortable light and airy bedrooms. Additionally we offer a double room in the main house for B&B guests. We offer the breakfast option to all our guests if you want a bit of spoiling during your stay with us. The Beehive is perfect for large families or groups of friends with plenty of outdoor space to explore, whilst The Chrysalis offers cosy accomodation for 2+2.There is plenty of on-site parking and a drying room and storage for cyclists and walkers. Perfectly situated for visiting the many local attractions: Eden Project, Cothele House and Quay, Tamar Valley outdoor pursuits, Morwelham Quay, Trethorne Leisure Park, St Mellion golf course and health club, Adrenalin Quarry to name but a few! If you wish to book fewer than 7 nights, this can usually be arranged, please do ask.

Linda Hilsdon
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Linda Hilsdon

We are a family who live at Butterbee House and have two holiday lets on site, The Beehive and The Chrysalis.

Linda Hilsdon purchased this house in 2006

Why Linda Hilsdon chose Callington

Butterbee House is centrally located between the rugged north Cornwall coast and the south coast. Devon and its many attractions are within close proximity, as are the fabulous Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. We are in a peaceful position with great views surrounded by fields, yet within walking distance of amenities, pubs and restaurants.

What makes this house unique

There is plenty of off-road parking, a private secluded garden with fire pit and BBQ. As we live close by, we are available should you have any queries or require tourist information.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Please ask if you want to book fewer nights as this can usually be arranged.
At the time of booking there is a 25% deposit to be paid. 8 weeks prior to arrival, the balance should be paid.
£150 refundable damages/cleaning deposit. We reserve the right to retain some or all of this if the Beehive is not left in the condition it is found, including a clean oven.
Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday. Arrival is from 4pm, departure by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Please note a refundable deposit of £150 will be required to cover damages on payment of the final balance.


Callington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • Ist floor bathroom and ground floor large shower room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Can be made into twin beds if desired
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Can be made into twin beds if desired.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , double sofabed, sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with superking or twin beds, Bedroom 2 with superking or twin beds, Bedroom 3 with twin beds, sofa bed in living room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Extensive landscaped gardens with views to Bodmin Moor and several seating areas. Private walled garden with barbeque, patio dining table and fire pit. Basketball hoop, football goal and large lawned area for games. All bedding, linen and towels are provided. Saturday changeover.


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The Beehive
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Nice property -but outside seating arrangement not for us.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. It is lovely & spacious, modern & has a really good view. The location is good for trips out & for walking especially to Kitts Hill which has fantastic views right down to Plymouth. Unfortunately the outside space didn't really work for us as the larger table was outside the neighbouring smaller holiday cottage & we couldn't really bring ourselves to sit outside their french doors - it just felt awkward! Apart from that we highly recommend the property.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We enjoyed a wonderful family holiday at Beehive holiday house.

  • 5 of 5

We found the Beehive light, spacious and beautifully decorated. It was clean and had amazing views. Linda and her husband were great hosts and made us and the children feel at home. We enjoyed eating dinner on the patio and boys loved playing football and cricket in the grounds. It was easy access to lovely beaches and interesting towns to visit. Lots of great pasties and Cornish ice-creams not too far away. I would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Perfect place for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this place was perfect. Both of us said, wow as we opened the patio door.

The property was very clean and spacious.Beds were very comfy.The views were amazing .This place was the best place we have stayed in by far and both of us did not want to leave.

Thankyou Linda for making our stay so special.

See you next year

Steve and Mandy

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Top of the Class

  • 5 of 5

If you are staying in this area, look no further, you will not find better accommodation or hosts. The photographs say it all. Quality, clenliness, peace.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautifully modern with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Stylish, spacious holiday home surrounded by idyllic landscapes. Great location and loads to do with young children (3-11) as well as grandparents. Linda and family are lovely and catered to our every need. Will definitely be coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very attractive place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We have just stayed in the Beehive for 2 weeks. The accommodation is bright and airy, with great views. The ground floor is open plan so we were kept on our toes, at times, by our 1 year old grandson. The travel cot and highchair were very useful. The kitchen is very well equipped - I managed to make and decorate 130 cupcakes for our son's wedding during the first week!

It is an ideal base for visiting many of the attractions in Cornwall. We really enjoyed Cothele house and quay, National Trust properties that are close by (without grandson!).

Linda and family are very friendly and welcoming.

I would recommend this property to family and friends visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Swingle Tree
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
St Mellion
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Car: recommended


Looe - 17 miles. Busy attractive seaside town.

Bude - 35 miles. Great for surfing

Crackington Haven - 29 miles. Quiet, pretty bay.


Plymouth train station - 14 miles

Liskeard train station - 10 miles

Gunnislake train station - 4 miles

Exeter airport - 60 miles


Callington - 0.7 mile

Tavistock - 10 miles

Saltash - 10 miles

Launceston - 10 miles

Eden Project - 27 miles


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