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Robin Hill

(Ref. 1075284)

Duporth near St Austell, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • location (16)
  • great (10)
  • beach (10)
  • lovely (10)
  • comfortable (7)
  • perfect (7)

21 Customer Reviews

  • "An amazing property in a fantastic location, would highly recommend."

    Close walk, 3/4 minutes to two lovely small beaches perfect for families. Coastal path walks to Pentewan and mevagissey and the other direction to Carlyon, Par and Fowey. Ten minute walk into the beautiful harbour at Charlestown and half an hour into st Austell to the lovely brewery and railway station. Close to three major supermarkets and takeaways , if not eating out, but there are some great pub’s and restaurants in Charlestown harbour, perfect place to stay. Robin Hill we will be back ! The owners were also very accommodating with an issue we had prior to travel, can’t thank them enough in helping us out.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Cannot fault this property for a great location."

    Extremely well maintained. Hosts / owners are available via text or email. Would suggest the email provided once booked you do make contact to owner before travelling.

    Thank you Jo for giving Robin Hill a 100% score. It's lovely to hear that you had a great week. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very convenient location for lovely beaches and shops."

    The owners couldn’t have been more helpful. Very homely and would return.

    Reviewed by Lynda4.7May 2023

  • "We had a lovely week at Robin Hill."

    We found the bungalow very nicely decorated and furnished with a lovely garden and kitchen well equipped with everything you could possibly need. Very comfortable beds although a little small but we are use to King size. This is a very quiet area, close to a small beach but we also enjoyed a day out somewhere different every day. Healey’s Cyder farm well worth a visit. It was still a bit cold whilst we was away and the heating is controlled by the owner, however a quick email was all that was needed to make it warmer. Will definitely be returning

    Thanks for your positive feedback Donna, we're pleased to hear you had a good time, despite some wet April weather. We've not heard of Healey’s Cyder farm, so we'll be sure to visit ourselves when we are next at Robin Hill. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna4.7Apr 2023

  • "Lovely house, great location"

    Thank you for your 100 out of 100 feedback score Linda, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Robin Hill. We fell in love with its location close to great food, drink and of course dog walks. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2023

  • "Our 2nd time visiting Robin Hill and we absolutely love it here."

    The cottage is perfect and has everything you need. There is plenty of space for our two kids (age 12 and 16) and our two dogs who are also very happy here. The beach is lovely , great for swimming ! plenty of walks. We visited the nearby Eden Project this year and the Adrenalin quarry, both great. Hopefully we will make it our 3rd time visiting next year, we are just deciding if we prefer it not as busy in October or wiling to brave the busier summer holidays! Either way the location and property is wonderful !

    Thank you for your positive feedback Wayne - It's great to hear that you enjoyed your second visit to Robin Hill, the beaches and the Eden Project & Adrenalin Quarry. It's wonderful when we have people coming back and enjoying multiple stays at Robin Hill. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Oct 2022

  • "Robin Hill is a great house with lots of spaces."

    ( two sitting rooms ) And a large enclosed garden. But I do feel parts need updating, especially both bathrooms and areas of flooring .

    Thanks Pat for your feedback. We are always working on improving Robin Hill and for example, will be stripping out and replacing the ensuite during the Winter of 2022. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pat3.4Sep 2022

  • "When we walked in the cottage we were blown away it looked beautiful."

    The kitchen, dining room, and lounges especially the bay window overlooking the bay. As the weather changed and we found that the bathroom and on suit were damp the radiators did not come on and we had trouble drying towels and the loo rolls were always damp. We now realise we could have emailed the owner but they were on holiday in Mexico. I went to hoover the cottage and it didn’t pick up anything we took the head apart and it was completely blocked, hair and dirt and fluff. I cleaned it out and it worked perfectly. Perhaps the next people in the cottage got a cleaner one than we did. The other problem was the sensors that activated the lights in the hall and dining room we found a nuisance..

    Reviewed by Alan3.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely bungalow brilliant location ."

    had a bit of trouble opening some of windows locks seemed stuck .

    Thanks for your feedback Lynne, I've checked all the windows and they do all open, but there are two different keys. I imagine the August heatwave has caused them to get a lot of use now. Best wishes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynne4.7Jul 2022

  • "The water was not correct for four adults they would have to use the electric shower in the on sweet and could have done with higher seating in family room ."

    Was cold two nights needed heating on for a hour just to take chill off .the cooking facility were great conservatory was brill and dog facility were great and we loved the two rooms for watching tv the dog beachs were great .

    Thanks for your feedback Lesley. I have adjusted the hot water settings to ensure that there is plenty of hot water in the late mornings and I'm glad that the remote control of the heating enabled me to increase the heating for the rest of your stay. It's good to hear that you enjoyed the rest of Robin Hill and your time in Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley4.1Jul 2022

  • "The bungalow was ideal for two couples and their dogs to enjoy a really comfortable stay in a brilliant location."

    The property is extremely well equipped with everything that you would find in your own home and more. The views from the lounge window down to the bay are mesmerising. Al in all a 10 fro us all.

    Thank you Sue for your great feedback. We're really pleased that you enjoyed Robin Hill, the location and the view of St Austell Bay. I hope you enjoyed some St. Austell Bay mussels whilst you were there. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jun 2022

  • "Just such a comfortable home from home in a perfect location for exploring all parts of Cornwall."

    Well-equipped with comfy furniture and beds. Thanks for a wonderful week!

    Thanks Kathy for your positive feedback and summary. We're glad to hear that you had a nice time in Robin Hill and Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely family property catering for all our needs."

    Suited us perfectly with small child and dog! Great location for walking, beach and exploring further afield. Exceptionally clean on arrival. Will be looking to return in the future

    Thank you Clive, it's great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at Robin Hill and in Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive5.0May 2022

  • "A home from home, beautiful."

    location perfect.

    Thank you Tania, it's a delight to hear you describe Robin Hill as a 'home from home' as that is exactly what we hoped to achieve, to complement a visit to Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tania5.0Apr 2022

  • "Such a wonderful cottage in a perfect location ."

    Well equipped, clean and comfy. We all felt really at home . Our kids loved it . Thank you for leaving the pumpkin this went down a treat with our youngest . We managed to have a nice October sea swim which was refreshing , Porthpean beach is perfect for water sports . Would love to come back in a warmer part of the year . Definitely recommend!!

    Thank you Wayne, it's great to hear that you felt at 'home' at Robin Hill, and that your kids loved it, as that is exactly what we hoped to achieve. Congratulations on swimming in the sea in October. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Really a home from home, take your toothbrush and move in."

    Great location for beaches,walks, meals out. Tranquil with superb views.

    Thank you Anita, it's great to hear you describe Robin Hill as a 'home from home' as that is exactly what we hoped to achieve. Tranquillity, with beaches and places to eat within walking distance, is why we love it so much, and why it is a delight to hear that you did also. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anita4.7Sep 2021

  • "Beautiful, comfortable and spotlessly clean holiday cottage."

    Plenty of comfortable living space for 6 adults. In a perfect location, very close to 2 lovely beaches. If you wanted a holiday in a quiet, relaxing location you couldn't ask for anything more. With lots of amenities close by, if you need them. Absolutely fantastic holiday.

    Thank you Sharon, for your lovely description of Robin Hill and more importantly saying that you enjoyed your time there and in Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay with coastal views."

    Beautiful hydrangeas in the garden too. A lovely spot and a very comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and made full use of the facilities. Great family lounge as well as designated dining room and other lounge also. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Aug 2021

  • "Wonderful holiday."

    Host was very helpful and the house is in a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Aug 2021

  • "A lovely holiday was had in St Austell."

    The fairly steep location of the cottage did not allow us to walk safely with children and dogs down to the beach. It’s a narrow, windy road with lots of through traffic. A car is a must. Porthpean beach was nice and very safe; however the water activity hut opened once during our 7 day stay and we never saw the cafe open which was disappointing. . Porthpewan Beach was really nice and the activities there were fab! The cottage itself allows easy access with a car to many other places. It was a good size and the bedrooms were all comfortable. Lots of home from home items making it easy to self cater. A refurb has been carried out to modernise the cottage but only to part of it, meaning it’s a little dated in parts. The garden was well kept and allowed a great outdoor space for the children.

    Reviewed by Kelly3.1Jul 2021

  • "A wonderful house in a perfect location."

    The house is in Porthpean, which is away from the main tourist spots and so even in July it was relatively quiet and peaceful. The house itself is spacious and comfortable. Just perfect for an old fashioned family holiday.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.7Jul 2021

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  • Single storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • 2 x sitting rooms
  • Kitchen with range of appliances
  • Dining room
  • Conservatory
  • Central Heating with electric fire
  • Oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, private washing machine
  • Smart TV in each sitting room and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles, beach 0.6 mile
  • Note: Maximum occupancy - 6 plus infant
  • Please note guests are to clean up after pets
  • Please note it is not possible to charge a car at the property - There are a few EV charge points in St Austell, like 7kW points at Tesco
  • The nearest high-capacity charging is 9 miles away at Cornish Gateway Services on the A30
  • Please note: The minimum stay at this property is 7 nights

The property

Nestled just outside of St Austell on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall is ‘Robin Hill’, a delightful detached bungalow with sea views.

Perfect for a family retreat or couples get away to the Cornish Riviera, this homely base is set within walking distance of several beaches, with Duporth and Porthpean being little further than the end of the road (0.6 miles), if sailing or golf are for you, there is a sailing club on Porthpean beach and Robin Hill is across the road and adjacent to the golf course, a little further afield rests the famous Eden Project, making this a fabulous touring base.

Well-furnished throughout, step inside and enjoy an evening of relaxation in either of the sitting rooms, one boasting a vibrant décor whilst the drawing room offers a sophisticated setting with original oak panelling and coal-effect electric heater for a cosy retreat.

Allow the chef of the group to get acquainted in the kitchen, making use of the range of appliances on offer to produce a hearty, home-cooked meal, while the adjoining dining room offers a sociable space to sit and enjoy these meals.

Carry the conversion into the conservatory or outside where an arrangement of furniture offers a spot to enjoy drinks or alfresco dining.

As the evening comes to a close, settle down in one of the three spacious bedrooms; the master offering a double with en-suite shower room, while there is another double and a twin to pick from, each finished with quality furnishings and crisp cotton bed linen.

This property is family friendly and each bedroom is able to accommodate a travel cot, so you can make your own configuration, a travel cot and high chair can be provided.

Robin Hill benefits from plenty of off-road parking, and also welcomes two well behaved dogs.

Find all your local amenities within St Austell, home to superb restaurants for evening meals, quirky cafés for Cornish cream teas and a plethora of takeaways for traditional fish and chips, the town certainly provides for all tastes and budgets.

Avid walkers can spend their time strolling along the famous South West Coastal Path, leading into Charlestown where you can see the famous Georgian harbour that was used as a setting in the Poldark TV series.

Learn about local history by visiting the Shipwreck Treasure Museum before venturing further afield to the eco-park of the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, or head to Porthpean for a glorious day on the beach with plenty of watersporting opportunities.

At the end of each fun-filled day, return to the comfort of Robin Hill to recharge your batteries.

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About the location


Fowey 8 miles; Mevagissey 6 miles

Siting peacefully within the beautiful county of Cornwall just a few miles from the magnificent coast, you will find the bustling market town of St Austell. Filled with vibrant pubs and bars, scrumptious local eateries and a well-thought train station connecting you Cornwall's finest locations, this town provides the perfect setting of which to base your next holiday to the Southwest. Spend your days on exciting outings to magical sites such as Menacuddle Well and Gardens or the nearby historical port of Charleston, where you can see interesting artifacts at the Shipwreck Treasure Museum. Head to Porthpean Beach for a tranquil walk along the soft sands or to catch a wave in the crystal clear waters, before pampering yourself at The Clearing Spa or enjoying a quick nine holes at St Austell Golf Club. Grab some fresh ingredients from the local supermarket on your way back to your holiday home for an evening of wining and dining indoors. St Austell is the ultimate setting for a fabulous coastal getaway.

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Please respect grounds of the property and clean up after your pets.
Please note: The minimum stay at this property is 7 nights.