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Bungalow suitable for those with limited mobility

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroomed bungalow adapted for those with limited mobility

'Ducks Ditty' is a three-bedroom purpose built holiday bungalow, specially converted to allow access for those with limited mobility. Special features include a ramp to the front door, which is widened to allow wheelchair access, sliding internal doors, lowered worktops in the kitchen, touch sensitive lights in each bedroom and a shower/wetroom including a shower wheelchair and grab handles next to both shower and toilet. Other equipment available includes a toilet 'raiser'. Please contact us for further details and our 'accessibility statement'.

The bungalow is at the popular 'Rosecraddoc Lodge', renowned for its peace and quiet, even during the peak season. Set in a wooded valley on the foothills of Bodmin Moor, in a rural setting, this is a wonderful place to 'get away from it all'. It's also a great touring base, with many attractions within easy reach, including beaches, theme parks, many gardens and even the Eden Project.

'Ducks Ditty' has three bedrooms, sleeping a total of up to five people. The main bedroom is a double, while the second bedroom is a twin and the third, accessible through the second, is a small single, ideal for a child or possibly the travelling carer/assistant.

The front door leads into the lounge, which includes a two-seater sofa and two armchairs, a television with Freeview box and video. The adjoining kitchen and dining area includes a dining table capable of seating five people. The kitchen includes a four ring electric hob, a low-level oven, a microwave oven, a refrigerator and several low-level storage cupboards for cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery, of which there is plenty.

Between the kitchen area and shower room is a storage cupboard that includes the electric meter (pound coins) and an automatic washing-machine. The shower room is especially adapted for wheelchair use, being entirely tiled and complete with a waterproof chair that can be used when showering.

There are grab-rails immediately next to the wash-basin, the shower and the toilet.

Outside the bungalow, to the front is a patio with furniture, ideal for a barbecue and evening drink. To the rear is the parking space with easy access to the back door into the kitchen area. The bungalow shares a grassed area to the rear with a rotary washing line assigned to the property.

Bed-linen and towels are provided free of charge and visitors arrive to a small supply of tea, coffee and milk. Dogs (maximum 2) are welcome but must be kept on a lead while on site. We ask that they are not left alone in the bungalow though and reserve the right to refuse certain breeds.

The bungalow is double-glazed throughout and therefore cosy during the off-peak season as well as the main summer holiday. It is one of several that we manage at Rosecraddoc, so if you have a larger party it may be possible for us to accommodate you all in more than one property.

Visitors have free access to WiFi.

More Details

Property Manager
Mr Andy Kent
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Cleer in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Activities Guide
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • Wet room with shower (including water-proof wheelchair). Grab-rails next to toilet and shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Double bed can be raised with blocks if required. Room for hoist if necessary. Contacts with hire company if required. Third bedroom is very small but suitable for young child or carer perhaps.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Bungalow suitable for those with limited mobility
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews

Amazing holiday home in the heart of Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

I and my family had an absolutely brilliant stay at Ducks' Ditty and would thoroughly recommend the property.

The property is a good size for a family and it was in very good condition. The location could not be better for being able to drive a short distance and the inland attractions such as the local farm shops and theme parks.

The owners were very friendly and answered all of our questions thoroughly.

Overall, we couldn't have been happier with our stay and would gladly recommend this property to anyone looking for an affordable getaway in Cornwall!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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spores&smell disgusting ducks ditty MINUS STARS

  • 1 of 5

curtains rotten & falling to pieces holes&black damp on every one no hot water for 2days switch buried ,damp smelly beds twin bedroom had to keep door closed,toilet seat not fixed 1side dangerous for able bodied floor slippy shower curtain nearly cut to nearly nothing left plastic clothes peg on it??kitchen floor filthy, damp flaking patch to ceiling,decor required throughout,gutters blocked,

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have taken time to respond so that I could carry out a full investigation and should also point out that HomeAway customer services have been involved in dealing with this and taken no further action. Firstly, genuine problems that have now been rectified. The two 'net curtains' with small tears have been replaced. The toilet seat has been replaced. Nobody had pointed this out to us before and we hadn't 'tested' it! The shower curtain, again not pointed out to us previously, has been replaced. Gutters were cleared before the end of this particular tenancy. With regard to the hot water switch, it is in a cupboard measuring roughly 1 metre by 1 metre, immediately next to the hot water tank. There are instructions as to where to find it in the 'house notes' and even if obstructed I can't imagine how it took two days to find! I would also like to point out that the visitor concerned actually contacted me on the third day of their stay to request an extra night! No mention at all at that stage that they had taken two days to find the switch! With regard to dampness, the property can suffer from condensation unless aired properly. We had an air vent system installed to alleviate this and again, instructions are in the house notes, but 'not found' by this visitor. In am disappointed that it has also not been reported that alternative accommodation was offered and, after inspection, accepted on this occasion and that I did everything I could to help this visitor who, on accepting the alternative accommodation texted me to say that the matter was now closed. Then, several days after the end of the booking period he chose to tell me that the alternative was no better and that they had left early, without contacting me. I hope that the positive comments from other visitors will convey that I do my very best to help on the rare occasions when there are problems and that what can be rectified is done as soon as possible. I can't help with the weather though!
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Wonderful cottage, well equipped especially the walk in shower .

  • 5 of 5

Owners were really supportive and helpful when we had a medical emergency

Very much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great bungalow for those with limited mobility. My family from New Zealand joined me for a trip around Cornwall including my brother who is in a wheelchair and this was an excellent place to base ourselves. Thanks for a a great stay

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the bungalow and its facilities suited your needs. It would be lovely to welcome you back in the future.
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Ducks Ditty holiday

  • 4 of 5

A little home from home, located on a quiet and peaceful site which is an ideal place to get away from the hustle and noise of urban life. It is only a few miles from Liskeard road, bus and train transport links which allows you to explore all of Cornwall.

A very nice touch is the welcome pack consisting of some tea/coffee, a pint of mile and some sweet snacks to make you feel at home before you unpack. The bungalow info booklet contains all the info you need to familiarise yourself with the bungalow and answers most of the questions you may have on arrival.

The kitchen contains all the appliances and gadgets you will need to prepare and serve up a meal, which you can enjoy in the dining area inside or on the patio set outside.

A favourite of mine was the walk in shower, which was the ideal way to recover and refresh after a day of exploring or walking.

I would recommend a trip to Looe and Polperro as a starting point to your Cornwall adventures. For the more energetic walkers, the coastal path between Looe and Polperro is a must, providing a splendid array of scenic coastal views..

The bungallow consists of a double room, twin room (2 single beds), and a single room. Clean linen and towels are provided for each guest; the owners arrange the beds to be made up for the number of people in your group and so there is no need to bring bulky duvets, linen and towels.

Heating is mainly via a night storage heater, but there are 2 electric radiators which are useful on cold nights and just before you go to bed.

The owners are very friendly and customer focused; they appreciate any feedback to help improve customer satisfaction into the future and will try to sort out any problems you may have with the bungalow. I have stayed quite a few times in the owner's bungalows on this site and keep coming back!!!

It was a pleasure to stay yet

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rustington, West Sussex

Ducks Ditty, Rosecraddoc,Liskeard

  • 5 of 5

My dear wife and I, have hired this bungalow for the last two years, and while we are physically able to, we shall return again and again. On arrival, we have always found this property clean and well maintained.

It is most comfortable, with all the facilities accurately discribed,and the beautiful holiday village in which the bungalow is sited, has to be seen to be believed.

We can wholeheartily recommend this property to future guests.

BD & DI Scutt (West Sussex)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Very close
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
St. Mellion
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Very close
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Although Ducks Ditty is a wonderful place to ‘get away from it all’ and to spend time in a peaceful and relaxing environment, it's also well situated as a ‘centre’ from which to visit some of the many attractions in South-East Cornwall and South-West Devon.

The fishing villages of Looe, Polperro and Mevagissey are a short drive away. Golitha Falls are just a five minute drive from Mallards. Sibleyback and Colliford Lakes, both within 20 miutes, offer fishing and watersports as well as nature walks.

Ramblers have the expanse of Bodmin Moor, and even Dartmoor, given a short car trip.

Garden lovers and National Trust members are spoilt for choice in Cornwall. The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydroc, Boconnoc, Cothele and many more.

Children can be entertained at many of the attractions in Cornwall, including Trethorne Leisure Farm (30 minutes away), or any of the beaches on the North or South coasts.

Of course, many of our visitors spend a day at the famous 'Eden Project', just a 40 minutes drive from Ducks Ditty, where you can sample the Mediterranean and Rain Forest biomes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Cleer, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Whitsun Week
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October half-term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We normally let on a Saturday - Saturday basis, although shorter periods are possible to arrange out of the high summer season.

Visitors are asked to arrive after 3.00p.m. on the day of arrival and to vacate by 10.30a.m. on departure day to allow for cleaning and change of bedding etc.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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