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Little Pippin

Carlyon Bay near St Austell, Cornwall (Ref. 986280)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Penfold

    “Delightful accommodation, with friendly owners , made our holiday really special.”

    Ted & Linda P

    - Mr Penfold, October 2020

The property

Little Pippin is a chic and contemporary coastal retreat in Carlyon Bay, St Austell.

This stylish semi-detached dwelling next to the owner’s home is set down a private driveway and boasts off-street parking.

The accommodation is set over two floors with a sleep-inducing bedroom for two guests.

On the ground floor is the entrance hallway with storage, smart cloakroom and bright open-plan living room with modern kitchen including breakfast bar and all the appliances, plus comfy seating and patio doors leading out to the attractive garden.

The paved patio and shared lawn with quality rattan garden furniture for alfresco dining is a sunshiny south-facing spot perfect for relaxation.

Little Pippin makes a delightful rendezvous bolthole, stylishly designed for couples looking to enjoy the attractions of Carlyon Bay.

The shoreline beckons for romantic rambles, swims and paddles.

Explore the cliff top path showcasing stunning seascapes.

Charlestown, famed for TV's Poldark, is home to Tall Ships, rustic inns and galleries, gift shops and eateries - a firm favourite!

The charismatic resort of Fowey is seven miles away with popular Regatta Week.

The harbour is pretty; hire a boat and discover the hidden creeks, take a pleasure boat trip or fishing excursion.

The water taxi to Polruan and Mevagissey makes a fun jaunt and the Bodinnick car ferry lands at Looe and Polperro – lunch aside the quay in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Play golf at one of the three local courses.

Visit The Eden Project with remarkable bio-domes of flora and fauna, just a 10-minute drive away.

After a day in the Cornish air, Little Pippin is a superb choice to return to - relax in the garden with a barbecue nibble and glass of fizz.


  • Over two floors
  • One bedroom; 1 x double with en-suite shower room, shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area
  • Cloakroom with WC and basin.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TV’s, WiFi
  • Selection of books, games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Paved garden and shared lawn at rear with garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Beach, shops and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Babes in arms welcome
  • Note: Please be aware that a quiet railway line runs adjacent to the property, which is used by a small number of small trains.

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About the location


Charlestown 2 miles; Carlyon Bay 3 miles; Mevagissey 6 miles; Fowey 8 miles.

The old market town of St Austell, just a mile or two from the south coast, is famous as the historic centre of the china clay mining industry. Today, its many beaches and its sub-tropical gardens provide plenty to see and do. The wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are perfect for a family day out, and a little further afield Caerhays Castle provides a stunning backdrop to Porthluny Cove. On the edge of town, St Austell Brewery offers tours of the Victorian brewing equipment and a chance to sample the local beer, and for those looking for surf and sand, St Austell Bay has several beaches to choose from - Porthpean, Carlyon Bay, Pentewan, Polkerris - the last offering a variety of water-sports. As well as a small shingle beach, Charlestown, a pretty, historic port, often has wooden sailing ships in the harbour, and is popular as a film location. A little further afield are Fowey and its beautiful estuary to the east and the fishing port of Mevagissey to the west. With lots to do and something to keep the whole family entertained, St Austell is a great year-round destination.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

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