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Cathryn

Member since: 2006
Speaks English

Manor house with gardens, hot tub & sea views, sleeps upto 16 or 21 with cottage

11 Reviews
People16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms9
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in South East Cornwall - Landaviddy Manor

8 Bedrooms all with ensuite/private shower also option of 3 bedroom cottage

A beautiful Manor House, set in secluded grounds with views to the sea,& surrounding National Trust countryside & 5 minutes walk to Polperro. Perfect for family get-togethers & celebrations, it can be booked along with Manor Cottage (ref 67447) for larger parties.The gardens are magnificent with BBQ area , summerhouse & large hot tub. The bedrooms are all individually furnished mostly in William Morris. 6 Doubles, 2 twins. All have ensuite & 1 is at ground level for easy access for a guest who finds stairs difficult. The large farmhouse kitchen is excellently equipped, includes an aga & conventional oven. There is a utility room, a games room with games table & playstation. The large dining room seats all the guests in comfort & has a piano & open fire. The Living room has views over the gardens to the sea in the distance also with open fire, next to Bar/snug room. Central heated throughout. Awarded 4 stars by Visit Britain Tourist Board, Broadband. cot/ toddler beds available

This lovely 17th Century house built of Cornish stone is beautifully situated on the hill to the west side of the ancient and picturesque fishing port of Polperro with its restaurants and historical public houses. The village is renowned for its quaint narrow lanes and whitewashed cottages and still retains its olde world charm. The coastal walks in both directions are breathtaking.

Place to visit include Looe, Fowey, Mevagissey, Lansallos, Talland Bay, Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Liskeard, & Truro. There are lovely beaches to explore, plus a selection of adventure parks and wildlife attractions for children. The South West Way coast path is easily accessible from the grounds. Fishing, golf, sailing, canoeing, and many other activities are available nearby. This is Daphne Du Maurier Country and the annual literary festival at St Austell is a must for enthusiasts.

A 5 minute walk down Landaviddy Lane (longer coming back up) is the pretty harbour and pubs and restaurants of Polperro. The coast path can be joined close to the property and there are also other bridleways across the fields.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Cathryn (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Speaks English

About Cathryn

The Family bought this lovely house 15 years ago and we spent time there regularly. There is a yearly maintenance program and over the years we have restored this house to its former glory - sympathetically decorated, we ensure its in keeping with its heritage and at the same time modernising this lovely house to ensure it has all mod cons and is very comfortable.

Cathryn purchased this chateau / country house in 2000

Why Cathryn chose South East Cornwall

It was love at first sight - beautiful architecture, large spacious rooms, fabulous gardens and views with peace and quiet yet close to the village of Polperro with its historical Inns, restaurants, harbour and independent shops and cafes.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The house has 8 bedrooms all with en suite so is the ideal house for large family gatherings. Over the 15 years hundreds of families have loved staying here and I think that adds to the atmosphere and is why our guests call it Lovely Landaviddy. We love this part of Cornwall as it is so accessible to all Cornwall has to offer and very beautiful - close to beaches and coast and yet ideally located for a day trip to Eden Project or Heligan Gardens..

Guestbook comments from the manager

We all feel that your Landaviddy website needs to be upgraded. Most places look better on the internet and are a disappointment when you actually see them

but Landaviddy was the complete opposite. We were blown away by the charm of the house and the loveliness of the gardens and we don't think your website does

them justice.
Jul 2011
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Reviews

4.7
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

Manor house with gardens, hot tub & sea views, sleeps upto 16 or 21 with cottage
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 15 reviews
5

Amazing place fantastic for large gatherings

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her for my hen weekend, 12 adults 2 kids and a baby, everybody love the place and we had a brilliant weekend, a short down hill walk into polperro (Quite steep for the walk back) which is lovely as well,

Cathryn was amazing and answered any questions promptly when I emailed her, when we arrived (we were early)I think his name Dougie anyway he was the groundsman was lovely enough to show us a different way out avoiding polperro centre, let us all follow him so we all knew the way,

Thank you Landaviddy for making my hen weekend enjoyable

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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New York
5

Charming house in a beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Landaviddy Manor was perfect - the house is incredibly charming with beautiful gardens and every amenity you could require for a wonderful weekend in one of the most quaint villages in Cornwall. The house is located on the hill above the village just far enough to feel like you have peace and isolation, but close enough to be a short (but admittedly steep) walk to the village.

The house itself is incredibly charming. Many bedrooms and bathrooms. A well equipped kitchen and loads of seating for dinner. The house even has it's own little bar and mini pub that connects to the garden.

Cathryn was extremely responsive and lovely to work with. She made sure everything was perfect for our arrival and very accommodating to our group.

I would recommend the house for large groups for a weekend retreat, weddings, or anyone that appreciates the charm of a country mansion in a beautiful cornish village.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Unforgettable Family Christmas

  • 4 of 5

Our first family Christmas together with 3 generations !

We were all so excited about getting away from London and spending some quality time together in THE MANOR.

The property is perfect for Christmas , with all the food and drinks and the amazing fireplaces !

I truly believe as soon as I saw the words Fireplaces , Hot tub and sea views .. I was sold.

The property was easy to find with a Sat Nav , just stick to the directions and you will be fine!

The rooms were perfect sizes and facilities were good. Beds were nice and comfy , no complaints!

It couldn't have been easier getting information that was needed to book , organise extra cots for the babies and sorting out the temperature of the hot tub! Bless him , the gardener / groundsman Dougie was so patient and helpful , any thing we needed , he would do his best !

I think it would be amazing in the summer as they have great facilities.

Cathryn , the manager was so helpful from the beginning right through to the end.

My highlights were sitting in front of the fireplace with a glass of Champagne , dipping into the hot tub and making good use of the dining room !

Don't think too long about it, JUST BOOK!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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5

Family Holiday - 4 Generations

  • 5 of 5

For an 80th Birthday, our family was able to find a holiday home to fit everyone's needs.

There were no fights over the bathrooms as the was one per bedroom and for those unable to use stairs, there was a downstairs bedroom with en-suit and walk in shower.

Everyone noted how beautiful the manor was and how comfortable their beds were. The rooms upstairs were far from the living room and bar, so noise was minimal. The fireplace was a nice treat as well as a large, comfortable living room.

The highlights were the Aga, piano and the cosy bar, big enough to fit in the whole family.

The children were kept occupied with the games room and if anyone wanted to get away, there were TV's in most of the rooms if not the large garden, hot tub, books, games or short walk to the village as well.

Would highly recommend a car to get there and be able to visit the main Cornish attractions within an hours drive away. The walk to the village from the Manor was a good exercise but it was well worth the scenic route. The fish and chips was delicious, as well on the local scones and jams!

The bonus points was the local bakery (Cornish cakes) who made us a custom cake to pick up on the way and Tesco's delivered to the manor. There was a large tall fridge and separate tall freezer, so little hassle with the food.

Great treat for trekkers and in-house relaxers alike. It was a holiday trip the whole family enjoyed. Thank you for making the stay most welcome and making the whole process easy as pie!

p.s The kitchen is well equipped and the pictures didn't do the manor justice, it was a home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that Landaviddy was the perfect location. Its a great family holiday home with lots of space and we really appreciate it when our guests go out of their way, to write such kind comments.
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Bristol, UK
5

Exceptional long weekend at this Manor House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house with a group of friends to celebrate a 50th birthday party. The house was very clean and had all the amenities needed for a great retreat. We hired a local chef to prepare a meal and the house had all the utensils and serving platter required as well.

The house has lots of character and is perfect for in-house entertaining. It even has it's own bar/lounge area!

The weather was excellent, but a bit too cold to make full use of the hot tub, but access to town was very easy and a delightful location. The hill into town is a little challenging for some (at least on the way up) and the narrow driving lanes are difficult to naviagate at night.

We had all that we needed and had excellent support from the management of the property. I would highly recommend this property for groups and families.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lancashire
4

Landaviddy Manor - May Half Term 2010

  • 4 of 5

We had 2 families, 9 people in total, for a week at the end of May 2010. The house is very nice indeed and extremely well equipped. The kids loved all the rooms and the bar billiards table was a big hit...with adults and kids!

The location is excellent, although the lanes to the house are very much single track, but so are many in the area.

Polperro is a delight, Looe is very nice town with a good, but busy, family beach. We had a lovely day at Talland Bay, which was a very good find.

Eden Project was interesting but not really enough to keep kids occupied.

The ferry from Boddinick to Fowey is lovely and a real time-saver if heading to St Austell.

Overall highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Polperro
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Looe
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Looe Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Polperro
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Looe
Car: recommended

This 18th century Manor is situated on the hill to the west side of the picturesque fishing port of Polperro with its restaurants and historic public houses. The village is renowned for its harbour, whitewashed cottages and independent shops, fabulous historical Pubs, renowned restaurants - think pirates and smuggling! The village has a fabulous choice of restaurants and Inns. Many of the public houses are famously olde and have true authentic charm. The coastal walks in both directions are breathtaking, and the Manor is ideally located for day trips to many famous attractions e.g. Eden Project, Heligan Gardens, and places such as Fowey, Looe, Mevagissey, Daphne Du Maurier Country, Looe, Lansallos, Truro and Liskeard . The Eden Project , Heligan Gardens and Knightor Winery are all in reasonble distances.There are a wide selection of beaches, sports and adventure parks and wildlife attractions to suit all ages and interests. A truly beautiful part of the world where you have an enviable choice of things to do and see.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Polperro, South East Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Summer
22 Jul 2016 - 1 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,400
for 7 nights
£3,400
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£814
for 3 nights
£1,900
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2016 - 20 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£535
for 3 nights
£1,249
 
 
Half Term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
Winter
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
£1,199
 
 
Xmas/New Year
16 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,657
for 4 nights
£2,900
 
 
Winter to early spring
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£557
for 3 nights
£1,299
 
 
Spring half term
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,720
for 7 nights
£1,720
 
 
Early spring
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£578
for 3 nights
£1,349
 
 
Easter holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,949
for 7 nights
£1,949
 
 
Late spring
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
£1,399
 
 
Summer half term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£18,193
for 7 nights
From
£2,599
 
 
Early summer
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
£1,399
 
 
Mis summer
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£973
for 3 nights
£2,270
 
 
Peak summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,690
for 7 nights
£3,690
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£878
for 3 nights
£2,049
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Please note the above rates quote for 10 people except High Summer which is for 16; there may be a lower off-peak rate for smaller parties, subject to exact numbers. Babies in cots and toddlers in futon beds are free. A supplement of £60 -per additional person over 10 guests per week for all seasons except for Peak Summer whereby there is no additional supplement required. Note for winter bookings (November to February) a £100 heating surcharge normally applies and if you wish to use the hot tub in the winter a further £100 surcharge applies.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in South East Cornwall in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 21 people
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Washhand basin
    Cloakroom - Toilet , On ground floor, Washhand basin
    Foster - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
    Evans - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
    Derx - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
    Gilbert - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
    Hocken - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Washhand basin
    Donzelli - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Washhand basin
    Thorne - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
    Reseigh - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite, Washhand basin
  • The En suites are with showers and are decorated with a light fresh contemporary feel. and The large family bathroom has a lovely free standing roll top bath and is decorated to a high standard. Ideal for washing tired, sandy children or relaxing and taking in a busy, fun packed day, or simply looking forward to the forthcoming days and the rest of your holiday. The ideal location to appreciate you have got away from it all and can spoil yourself with time.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Foster Room - 1 Double Bed
    Evans Room - 1 Double Bed , child futon avail
    Derx Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Gilbert Room - 1 Double Bed , Child futon avail
    Hocken Room - 1 Double Bed
    Donzelli Room - 2 Single Bed
    Thorne Room - 2 Single Bed
    Reseigh Room - 1 Double Bed
  • All the bedrooms have ensuite or private shower rooms & are furnished & decorated to a high standard, most with their own TVs.The ground floor bedroom & the Evans room feature four poster beds. 2 x Child futons for small children are available plus travel cot. All the bedrooms are decorated to a high standard & in keeping with the house. The large airy Derx room has a 6ft bed and a cot. The romantic Evans room has a four poster double bed with lovely views over the gardens & out to distant sea. The Foster Room is furnished to a very high standard with lovely antique furniture. The Gilbert room is light & airy furnished with country pine & has views over the lovely gardens. The twin rooms are spacious & are decorated to a high standard. Reseigh Room is situated on the ground floor with its own ensuite & views over the garden, ideal for the guest who finds stairs difficult. High quality percale linen provided & excellent quality firm mattresses.Welcome to a good old Cornish nights sleep
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Manor is set in peaceful grounds of 2 acres & has views to the sea and surrounding National Trust land. The gardens feature an interesting & wide variety of shrubs, plants and trees. There is a raised decking area with a summerhouse BBQ and a hot tub and outdoor seating . In the house there are 6 double rooms and 2 twin rooms individually furnished. A cot is always available plus a travel cot. The large farmhouse kitchen has an aga plus a conventional cooker and is very well equipped. The dining & living rooms have real fires for the cooler summer evenings. The whole house has central heating. Ideally located to visit all the major tourist attractions including the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan. There are lovely beaches and coastal paths to explore. The ideal family holiday home with history plus all modern conveniences

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