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Robin Hill

Duporth near St Austell, Cornwall (Ref. 1075284)

4.8

(10 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "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!

    Reviewed by KathyMay 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 CliveMay 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 TaniaApr 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 WayneOct 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 AnitaSep 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 SharonAug 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 MelissaAug 2021

  • "Wonderful holiday."

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

    Reviewed by MattAug 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 KellyJul 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 GillianJul 2021

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Summary

  • 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

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

ST AUSTELL

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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Region Information

Please respect grounds of the property and clean up after your pets.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas