With stunning views over the Tamar Valley, the immaculately presented Tamar Orchard Barn studio is set in beautiful formal gardens, it is the perfect location to ‘discover the extraordinary' of the ‘Hidden' Valley and the surrounding world beating heritage and spectacular landscapes.
A converted apple store barn which has been sympathetically restored by the owners, with a south facing, private enclosed garden, which in turn is surrounded by stunning gardens and orchards. With complete tranquillity and seclusion, there can be few better places to while away a relaxing afternoon listening to the chatter of birds and inhaling the scent of flowers.The Tamar Valley is steeped in mining heritage, nestled around the rivers Tamar, Tavy and Lynher and on the boundary between Devon and Cornwall this is one of the regions most beautiful and historic destinations. With amazing walks and cycle rides to explore, train journeys, river activities and Cornwall's stunning coastlines, no distance away, and the historic port of Plymouth less than 20 miles away there is plenty to see and do during your holiday. At the end of a hard day exploring you can retreat to the tranquillity of the ‘Hidden Valley' and perhaps a BBQ in your garden or while away the evening in one of its many friendly pubs.Accommodation Ground Floor only: Enter into the open plan studio barn, through a handy ‘boot' lobby, there is a living area with comfortable seats and an electric effect wood burner, a kitchen area with fitted units and a 5' double bed. Shower room with hand basin, WC and spacious shower, under floor heating in the Winter months.Exterior: There is convenient parking for one car in front of the main Sandhill House and a 30m walk through the formal gardens to the Tamar Orchard Barn entrance. You have your own private secluded garden area with south facing limestone terrace, rose garden, and charcoal BBQ (charcoal supplied), table and chairs and sun loungers. French windows and two barn doors allow natural air-conditioning on balmy Summer days.Facilities & Services There are electric heaters ,including a wood effect wood burner stove. The compact kitchen area has a a combination microwave (oven, and grill) and an induction hob, toaster, kettle and under counter fridge with ice box. The sitting room has a digital TV with Freeview. There is free WiFi. There is an iron & ironing board.Miscellaneous A Welcome Gift, electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. A no smoking policy applies to the Barn. Dogs may stay by arrangement, for a small additional price of £30 per dog per week. Please note dogs may not be left unattended in the property, nor be allowed on furniture or the bed. Laundry can be organised with the owners of the main house for a small extra charge.General Booking Information Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.Access is from 3:00 pm. And departure by 11:00 am on morning of departure.Short breaks are available during quieter months.£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
The Tamar Valley is a stunning, quiet, picturesque region with some beautiful villages including Calstock with its impressive Viaduct dominating the village. There are many local walks and cycle rides such as the Tamar Trails centre, trains to Plymouth from the station at the end of the carriage drive and boat trips from Plymouth and Calstock during the Summer months. Further up stream on the Devon bank is Morwellham Quay with its fantastic open air museum, which has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO, the cultural arm of the UN, and is part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. Nearby Tavistock, is an ancient stannary and market town on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, and just across the border in Devon, has a wealth of fine pubs, restaurants, supermarkets and tourist attractions.The Tamar Orchard Barn is in one of Cornwall's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Bodmin Moor recently AWARDED rare DARK SKY status is close by to the west. This wild area reaches a height of 1,377 feet above sea level at Brown Willy, Cornwall's highest point. The heather covered granite moorland provides East Cornwall with the most stunning country views and rugged walks. Near Blisland you will find two of Cornwalls stone circles, the Trippet Stones and Stripple Stone Henge and just round the corner, one end of the famous Camel Trail.What does this have to do with our local area?The 18 mile Camel Trail follows the route of the old railway along traffic free paths, providing a fairly flat cycle through Bodmin and Wadebridge out to Padstow, eminently suitable for families.The National Lobster Hatchery at Padstow neighbours Rick Steins empire on the North Coast. The Bodmin and Wenford Railway, the first steam operated railway in Cornwall, takes in 13 miles of countryside. Also just outside Bodmin is the Camel Valley Vineyard who have been winning awards for their home grown wine for the past 20 years. The National Trust have a number of properties nearby with Cotehele House being just 3 miles away. - Lanhydrock House, Trerice, Antony (used for Disney's Alice in Wonderland), Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps. Slightly further afield is the Eden Project in St Austell. Bodmin Jail built in 1778, notorious for its public executions by hanging, was the first jail to be built housing inmates in individual cells. The Jail closed in 1927 and is now a museum open to the public, which during the First World War housed the Crown Jewels and the Doomsday Book.Dartmoor is closer to us and more popular even though it is in Devon.Dartmoor, to the east, is one of our National Parks and covers 368 square miles of Devon, from tors and moorland, to valleys with streams and waterfalls, Dartmoor is rich with Neolithic and early Bronze age hut circles and standing stones, there are dozens of walks from easy strolls to demanding hikes. The highest point is High Willhays at 2037ft above sea level with stunning views in all directions. Princetown in the centre has the renowned Dartmoor Brewery with the famous "Jale Ale" named as a reference to Dartmoor Prison. You can be on Dartmoor National park in just twenty minutes from the Tamar Orchard Barn.Our ‘local' pub the White Hart is five minutes away and has just been awarded the 2019 CAMRA Cornish Pub Of The Year, well worth a visit!
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Gunnislake, Tamar Valley, Storbritannien