Lovely 1 Bed home swap in Harrowbarrow, England

Blackbird Cottage nestles in the Tamar Valley, designated area of outstanding natural beauty, East Cornwall. Riverside walks from doorstep through woods to National Trust quayside, country house & gardens. Other National Trust properties 45 minutes drive. Short drive across Devon border, medieval Tavistock, market town on edge of Dartmoor. Golden beaches, rugged cliffs, Camel cycle trail of north coast is 1 hour drive across Bodmin Moor through ancient villages with hospitality at welcoming country inns. Cottage 300 years old, renovated for modest comfort, woodburner for cosiness & secluded garden for chorus of river birds & blackbirds. Owls under wondrous night skies. Only 1 bedroom but layout affords space & privacy. Piano - with a history - for working on your composition or rehearsing your repertoire! Should you wish to travel to Cornwall by train and hire a car locally, national rail connection at Plymouth, then a small branch line to Calstock, 7 minutes taxi ride away from cottage, or a lovely river/woods walk 45 minutes away, stopping at the National Trust quayside inn, if desired, for excellent scones and cream.

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Housesitting Offered
  • Long Term Exchange
  • Open to Offers

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome

Harrowbarrow (HE28282)

Cornwall,   England

  • 1 bed   (sleeps 2) 1 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Greece
  • Russia
  • London
  • Copenhagen
  • Edinburgh
  • Southern Europe

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offers


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Membership expiry date: 22 Jan 2014