Welcome to Okeltor Boathouse...
Welcome to Okeltor Boathouse A unique waterside property built within the walls of an eighteenth century granary with its own quay and slipway on the upper tidal reaches of the River Tamar. Recently renovated to modern standards with storage heaters and a wood burner for year round comfort.
Situated in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Mining Heritage Site with SSSI status, this is a comfortable and peaceful retreat for those who love wildlife and the countryside –with the additional option of exploring the river in your own boat. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.
The property is half a mile up river from Calstock, where there are two pubs serving food. Calstock station is about three quarters of a mile away, with a regular service to Plymouth and connection with mainline trains. Cotehele House (National Trust) is about two and a half miles downstream, a delightful riverside walk away.
- Linen provided
- Wood-burning stoves
A unique getaway...
A unique waterside property built within the walls of an eighteenth century granary, with its own quay and slipway on the upper tidal reaches of the River Tamar. Recently renovated to modern standards with storage heaters and a wood burner for year round comfort.
The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven & hob and a microwave. There is a TV/DVD player and a radio.The heating is provided by night storage heaters and a woodburning stove. Linen and towels are provided.
Outside there is an unusual BBQ located in the chimney of a ruined cottage, a bag of charcoal will be provided.
Use of slipway is possible. A considerable quantity of mud accumulates with the tide.
The owners reserve access to the lower boat store, and may use the boats on occasion.
“This property has a wonderful location: it's right beside the tidal river and you can watch the tides ebb and flow four times a day.”Philip S Tripadvisor
Parking for cars and trailers on grass
Covered steps up to a hallway with space for wet coats and muddy boots.
Back door to rear terraced garden with picnic table and bench. Views over river to Devon countryside. Gate at top onto Tamar Discovery Trail.
Door to first floor accommodation. Architect designed to reflect the industrial heritage, with a fully glazed ridge creating an exceptionally light and spacious feel.
Lounge, dining and kitchen area (6.5m x 5.0m) with corner toilet/shower room. Windows overlooking river and glazed double doors onto south facing balcony.
Main bedroom with 5ft double bed, and small bunk bedroom, both with windows to rear garden. Top bunk with own window to river!
Please note there is no internet at the property. There is no landline and mobile telephone reception is poor
Not suitable for young children (unprotected quay, deep fast flowing water, a pond, and long drops from upper garden)
No pets - So we can keep the site peaceful for our many feathered visitors.
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