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Poplar Cottage

Tavistock, Devon, England

Poplar Cottage in Tavistock, Devon, England
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About Poplar Cottage

Poplar Cottage is a 200 year old cottage, full of character features such as beams, sash windows and a wood burner. It is in Calstock, near Tavistock a pretty village on the banks of the river Tamar in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has a village store, large free car park and a pub serving excellent food.
Situated on the Devon/Cornwall border, it is an ideal base for exploring both counties. Catch the picturesque Tamar Valley Train from Calstock to Plymouth across the historic viaduct. Boat trips depart from Calstock quay, also sailing and canoeing activities are available . Many National Trust properties and Gardens within a short drive and easy access to Dartmoor National Park. Visit the many tourist attractions of Devon and Cornwall, ideal for families of all ages. If you prefer a quieter holiday, fabulous walks and quaint villages to discover. Under an hours drive to the Eden project and Cornish south coast beaches, including the popular Looe and Polperro; or visit the sandy stretch of beach at Seaton sands - ideal gor children. The North coast offers many interesting places to visit - Padstow (made famous by Rick Stein), Port Isaac (seen in Doc Martin) and Newquay - a well-known holiday destination. All of these can be reached in approx an hour.
This property offers a large double bedroom on the first floor and twin room on the second floor. The twin room has an extra bed which can be used to create a kingsize bed (ideal if 2 couples are staying) or can sleep an extra child. A folding travel cot is also available if required. The bathroom has a bath and separate shower cubicle with an electric shower - no fear of someone using all the hot water! The toilet is situated in a separate cloakroom. Downstairs there is a lounge/diner including a dining table to seat up to 6 people and the cosy woodburner. The separate kitchen is well equipped and has a cooker, fridge with icebox freezer compartment, a washing machine and a microwave.
The cottage comfortably sleeps 4 people, the extra guest bed in the twin bedroom is ideal for those families with 3 children and extra seating is available downstairs if required.The prices quoted on the calendar are for up to 4 people, a 5th person is accommodated at an extra cost of £50.
The cottage does not have private parking but there is a large free car park at the quay, a couple of minutes walk away. There is space outside the cottage to stop and unload bags and parking is also available on the road (summer restrictions apply).
Although there is no garden with the property, the quay has a large field ideal for exercising dogs and children. There is also a children's playground and lovely riverside walks.
Poplar cottage is a non-smoking property, however we do not object to smokers staying if they are prepared to smoke outside.
Pets welcome at £10 per dog payable to owner but please note that dogs are not allowed upstairs or to sit on the furniture.

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