SITUATION Located in the quiet Cornish hamlet of Middle Dimson on the outskirts of Gunnislake.
Gunnislake is situated alongside the River Tamar with a good range of shops and primary schools, and public houses. There is an excellent playing field nearby and walks abound. Gunnislake is approximately 20 miles by road from Plymouth and 5 miles from both Callington and Tavistock. There is a regular train service to Plymouth city centre and good bus service to both Tavistock and Callington.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional attractions include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.
Plymouth has fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. Also there ferry port offering regular services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
DIMSON Dimson is a small hamlet within walking distance of the larger village of Gunnislake which features a selection of local shops including a Post Office, Butcher, General Store, Doctor’s Surgery, Café and public houses. There is a train station approximately a mile from the hamlet with links into the City of Plymouth and the Tamar Valley is well known for its wonderful scenery and community. The nearest town is Tavistock which features a thriving town centre, supermarkets, schooling and is the gateway to Dartmoor National Park.