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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Calstock, Cornwall, England

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PamM14
Bridport, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Another perfect stay”
Reviewed May 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

This was our third stay at the Smithy and the only problem was that we couldn't stay longer. A perfect retreat and great walks for the dogs. The weather couldn't have been better. Hope to return later in the year.

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Management Response
19 Jul 2016
Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and look forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
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Norsecoun...
Devizes, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Battery Recharge? - Mission Accomplished!”
Reviewed April 24, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Once more Okel Tor lived up to our (very) high expectations. Peace & quiet, rest & restoration of the soul completed! Great weather, thanks Nick & Greg for organising that. Cottage warm & comfortable, welcoming as ever. Nick is a great host, helped us out this time above & beyond the call of duty. We can't wait to come back. J&C

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Liked best: The peace & quiet
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 22, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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minimcv
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Miss ”
Reviewed February 21, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Thank you for a wonderful stay. For anyone with an interest in history or a longing to escape this is the perfect retreat! We felt so rested when we left. It was very tastefully and thoughtfully designed and enjoyed the great selection of local sights with a number within walking distance. We even managed breakfast outside (once) - in February!

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rachelhol...
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Just the most beautiful place to stay!!!”
Reviewed February 16, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Our 2nd visit this time staying in the smithy ( we previously stayed in the count house). We spent the most relaxing few days over Christmas and into the new year celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary. The cottage truly lived up to our expectations. Cosy, tastefully decorated with all our needs catered for. We enjoyed amazing walks and a wander to the local pubs every evening. Our dog Sidney loved being able to dart around the beautiful grounds and the woods were explored every morning. If you want a romantic getaway from it all you must visit. We will back again this year!!! Thanks Nick, Greg and Jess the dog. Rachel, Joe and Sidney

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DottyHamp...
Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Last minute booking”
Reviewed February 9, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Apologies for late review. This was my third visit & as before it was perfect. We stayed in the smithy. You want for nothing, very well equipped. The views from the smithy are amazing & it's lovely to sit out on the veranda late at night & listen to the owls. The village is just a 10-15 min walk away, where there is a local stores & a couple of very friendly pubs. Would definitely stay again & recommend to anyone wanting a peaceful, relaxing break. Thank you

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K A
Newton
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Peaceful retreat”
Reviewed January 5, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed at the Smithy for a weekend break and the dog was welcome too. The property has been refurbished to a high standard and is equipped with all you can you think of.
The property sits between the owners property and the other rental property, The Count House. We were the only ones on this site which was nice and quiet and the view down the winding river day and night is lovely. The only small negative I would give is that the heating boiler is situated on the other side of the bedroom wall which breaks into the dead quiet at about 5 in the morning. The road to this property is more of a bridle path than a road and this gives it the feeling of remoteness but is only a 15 minute walk along the river tamar to the nearest village of Calstock. The Tamar Inn comes highly recommended.

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Liked best: Wood burner and the cosy remote retreat
Liked least: Internet not working
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Jan 2016
Thank you for your feedback - we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay.
We note your comment about the boiler. Whilst the boiler house is adjacent to the cottage, there is nearly two foot of solid stone wall between them. The boiler only operates when there's a demand for heat - generally that's during the day and evening. It can be so very, very quiet here so, you can be aware of even the slightest noise. We're sorry that your sleep was disturbed.
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