Camellia Cottage

Located in Bere Alston, Devon

This remarkable property has been furnished to a delightful standard throughout. Offering the perfect bolt hole for families or couples alike whatever time of year.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Situated just on the edge of the River Tamar, this spectacular retreat has it all, peace and tranquillity, a private indoor heated pool, an array of fun-filled days out for all the family nearby and many local amenities within a short car journey. The World Heritage stannery town of Tavistock is within easy reach and offers a historic pannier market, boutique shops and plenty of cafes. Head south to Plymouth which offers an array of amenities. There are plenty of great walks and cycle rides to be had in the area or visit family attractions nearby including Pennywell Farm, Southwest Segway, Woodlands family theme park and The Dartmoor Mystery Treasure Trail. The National Trust property Buckland Abbey is also a short drive from the property and well worth a visit, or head further afield to Plymouth Gin or Sharpham Vineyard for something a little different.

On entering this remarkable single-storey property you are greeted by the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner which is the perfect backdrop for catching up whilst cooking up a storm in the kitchen area. The kitchen area offers an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and a dishwasher. The fabulous lounge area allows you to sit back and relax amongst the rich, soft furnishings and watch your favourite programme on the TV or just enjoy a chat. After a long day, head down the hall where you will find the two beautifully dressed bedrooms. There is a double bedroom with en suite wet room style shower and WC and a spacious twin bedroom with an en suite bathroom with handheld shower over bath and WC.

Outside you have the choice of two spaces to enjoy, at the front of the property is a private South facing decked area with garden furniture and the rear garden which has a lawn area with patio and seating. A charcoal BBQ is also on offer for you to enjoy on a summers evening. The indoor heated pool is located 50 yards from the property, this area also includes the massage room, summer kitchen, WC and a shower. There is also hard standing space available for boats and a public slipway located a short drive from the property with access to Plymouth Sound.


  • Rural location with a variety of walking routes on your doorstep
  • Enjoy the indoor heated pool and petanque pitch during your stay
  • A beautiful detached rural retreat with spectacular views from the shared gardens across the Tamar River into Cornwall
  • Easy access into the village of Yelverton which is situated on the south-western edge of Dartmoor
  • Morwellham Quay and Dingles Fairground Attraction are great nearby family attractions
  • Saturday changeover for 2021 bookings
  • 2 Bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 En suite bathroom and 1 en suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave
  • Heated indoor shared swimming pool, max of 8 (open from April to end of October, between 9am 6pm, however only available on Saturdays between 5pm 9pm)
  • Petanque Pitch
  • Swedish Massage available on site during your stay, arranged direct with the owner
  • Clay pigeon shooting available on site (weather dependant), arranged directly with the owner
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road undercover parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach 13 miles, shops and pubs 2 miles
  • TV /DVD in lounge
  • Bike Racks Available
  • Access to tumble dryer if required, arranged directly with the owners
  • Hard standing area for boats available
  • Maximum occupancy 4, including an infant


Close to coast
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Family friendly
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Swimming Pool
Washing machine



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Area Details

Bere Alston

Bere Alston is a village near Yelverton. It has a shop, cafe, post office and a pub offering home-cooked food and local ales. There are a variety of walks to explore. There are popular walks along the River Tamar, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit The National Trust Buckland Abbey, explore the Grade one listed Abbey, walk around the extensive gardens and relax with refreshments from the cafe. Explore Burrator Reservoir, a dog-friendly walkers paradise in Dartmoor with stunning scenery. Bere Alston is an ideal base to explore all that Devon has to offer.

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