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Advertising feature - Trevadlock Hall Park

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THE border area between Cornwall and Devon, inland from the seaside hotspots, is an area rather neglected by tourists and holidaymakers, despite the beautiful countryside. Where better, then, to relocate if you are looking for a place to live that combines tranquility and natural beauty – with proximity to some bustling towns thrown in for good measure.

Trevadlock Hall Park is just six miles from the market town of Launceston – once known as the gateway to Cornwall, and just over the border from Devon. The park enjoys breathtaking views over Bodmin Moor, a couple of miles distant, and the surrounding countryside. The local village of Lewannick, within walking distance, has a busy post office, shop, surgery, pub, village hall and a beautiful country church.

The majority of homes on seven-acre Trevadlock Park have generous plots and purpose-built garages. There is a daily bus service to Launceston and a fishmonger and mobile library call at the park.

Residents meet socially in an informal group known as the ‘crafties’ and there are several social clubs and societies for the more mature person in the nearby village of North Hill. The park’s managers, John and Norma Lansley, live on site.

As well as Bodmin Moor, the Dartmoor National Park is within easy reach, as are the seaside resorts of Bude and Looe.


FOR SALE


At time of writing, homes available include a 2000 Manor Park 46x20, 2-bed Oakleigh Special, £174,950; a 2000 Manor Park 42x20 2-bed Oakleigh Special, £142,000; a 1994 Manor Park 42x20 2-bed Oakleigh, £139,950; a 1991 2-bed Wonderland Dorchester, £118,000.


LOCAL INFO


Local amenities: Lewannick village shop and post office (1.5 miles), but most shops and services in Launceston (5 miles), including banks and super-markets.
Health: GP in Lewannick; nearest dentists, opticians and pharmacies in Launceston. Hospital with A&E at Plymouth (20 miles).
Transport: The nearest station is Liskeard, on route to Plymouth and Penzance. Daily bus service near park to Launceston, and buses from Laun-ceston to Liskeard.
Eating & drinking:  The nearest pub is at Lewinnick, and another at North Hill, a further half a mile. Restaurants and takeaways in Launceston.
Entertainment: Nearest cinemas are in Bude (12.5 miles), Wadebridge (17.5) and Plymouth (20). Theatre in Plymouth. Leisure centres in Launceston and Liskeard.


WHAT CAN I DO AROUND HERE?


Otter santuary – The Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre is one of Cornwall’s loveliest attractions, with fallow and muntjac deer, wallabies and owls, as well as the otters, plus woodland walks, shop and tea room.

The fun of the fair – Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is home to a great collection of traditional fairground rides, plus fairground art and memorabilia. Special themed events, plus café and shop.


CONTACT


Trevadlock Hall, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7PW. Tel: 01934 808073. Email: [email protected] Web: www.vowlesparks.co.uk

• Pitch fees £86 to £120 per month.
• 50+, retired or semi-retired.
• Pets by arrangement.
• Water supplied by park’s own borehole supplying fresh, chemical-free spring water to all homes
• Central storage bulk tank gas to all homes
• Electricity supplied directly by utility


This review was published in the January 2010 issue of Park & Holiday Homes magazine. To order our latest issue please click here.


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