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Exterior | Warleigh Lodge, Tamerton Foliot, nr. Plymouth
Living room | Warleigh Lodge, Tamerton Foliot, nr. Plymouth
  • Cottage
  • Tamerton Foliot, near Plymouth
  • 24484

Warleigh Lodge

8.6

out of 10

  • 6

  • 3

  • 2

  • 2

Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile
Detached

Tamerton Foliot is a peaceful village, super for a relaxing holiday yet within easy reach of all the nearby attractions.

All on the ground floor:
Living room:
With open fire, TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining room/conservatory: With French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With four poster double bed and en-suite with bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and French doors leading to garden.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £200.

Once the guardian of the entrance to the manor house, Warleigh Lodge is an attractive stone, detached holiday cottage of Gothic style architecture, with superb countryside views across the River Tamar to Cornwall in the distance beyond. The lodge has a large garden with lawn and small woodland copse. Light usage Wi-Fi is included but streaming is unavailable. Close to the village of Tamerton Foliot, a suburb of Plymouth, it is in a quiet location surrounded by open country, and could hardly be better placed for access to the many varied attractions of the surrounding area. Dartmoor (15 minutes’ drive), home of Dartmoor Prison, and the ’Hound of the Baskervilles’, its many tors, moors and the well known and loved Dartmoor ponies roaming the high moorland; or travel towards the coastline and explore the many coves and sandy beaches of both south Devon and across the bridge into Cornwall. Many beaches to choose from are less than half an hour’s drive away. Plymouth and the waterfront region (20 minutes’ drive to the city centre) is a fascinating mixture of bustling modern city, with a shopping mall with all the high street brands, and maritime history. Visit the Hoe with Smeaton’s Tower and superb views of the bay across to Cornwall. The historic Barbican area is worth a visit with its cobbled streets, national marine aquarium, Plymouth Gin Distillery, harbour with fishing boats, antique shops and individual boutiques. Shop and pub ¼ mile.

Awards

  • Customers' Choice 2019

Features

Barbecue

Coastal within 5 miles

Detached Property

Dishwasher

Garden or Patio

Ground floor facilities

Historical Property

Open Fire

Parking - On Site

Pub within 1 mile

Rural

Washing Machine

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 2 pets allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 12 reviews

8.6

out of 10

Value for money

8.3

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort and Equipment

8.6

Location

9

Local amenities

7.9

Overall rating

8.6

Wendy

  • New Forest

  • Family

8

out of 10

Lovely cottage with amazing views from the conservatory. The garden was ideal for the dogs but in need of some work eg the wooden edging around the paths and lawns was falling apart and a possible trip hazard. Having holidayed many times in cottages around the UK we are used to a few more provisions, maybe having more than one toilet roll in the bathrooms and more than one towel per a person for the week. Nothing major that couldn’t be improved on with a little more thought.

1 May 2022

9

out of 10

Lovely clean cottage. Beautiful view from the garden towards the river Tavy.

3 Apr 2022

Duckworth

  • Family

5

out of 10

Very poor approach through urban housing ,typical of Plymouth post war architecture , difficult to access parking not easy if you have a modern car.No welcome pack , first time in 30 years of Cottages4you or their previous incarnations ! No initial supply of wood, information pack directed us to log pile outside totally unusable. Front door needs update, alarm did not disarm properly and on leaving property at end of stay did not arm correctly. First impression- Lodge not cleaned to expected standard. Bed linen in main room had blood stains and mattress soiled. Kitchen not suitable for 6 adults, no storage for provisions, washing machine was left on. Crockery- most of the plates were chipped need replacing. Hoover did not work when we tried to use it. The toaster is very rusty, needs replacing. Taps in kitchen incorrectly labelled. Two radiators in second and third bedroom did not work - need servicing. Wall lights in lounge not working, bulbs throughout property in assortment of styles and shapes. Some not working. Internet access perfectly adequate throughout our stay. Curtain in lounge needed attention, hooks had come off and had been left on mantle, we easily fixed this. Both bathrooms exceptional, shower was very good but chrome shelving in main en suite very rusty and needs replacing.Views from conservatory exceptional, apart from local landowner spreading manure throughout our stay, however we enjoy watching tractors, coming from a rural environment ourselves. The conservatory does have several drips from guttering which was quite noisy and woke our son up.The large trees in the garden need attention to avoid damage to the Lodge.Garden pathway edging rotten and coming away, trip hazard for children or infirm visitors. The gardener who came on Wednesday,cut grass, trimmed shrubs also clipped back several flowering daffodils. Photographs on web site give a favourable impression of the Lodge. Difficult to understand need for £200 security deposit. Overall, the Lodge did not meet our expectations based on experiences of over thirty years of cottage and country house rentals both in the UK and abroad. However we did enjoy our holiday due to close proximity to Dartmoor and South Devon. Thank you.

18 Mar 2022

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