Robin Cottage, located in the heart of the stunning Roseland Peninsula and is nestled next to St Rumons church at the top of a tributary of the Fal estuary with stunning, uninterrupted, views down the tidal river valley. There are fewer places in the county that are so peaceful. Imagine a quiet evening glass of wine in the sun with some Al Fresco dining on the gorgeous terrace soaking up the last rays on a warm Cornish evening.
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Robin Cottage is the annex to the owner's property next door, which has its own stunning, private, garden and superb views down the estuary towards the Fal River. The sun / dining room also benefits from these views and you could while away many hours reading a book and soaking up the tranquillity of this stunning location. The cottage has been beautifully decorated and is very well equipped.
To the south are the traditional fishing villages of Portscatho and St Mawes although now they cater mainly for the tourist industry. Portscatho is an artist's retreat with plenty of little galleries and St Mawes is renowned as one the destination villages in Cornwall with a host of stunning restaurants, pubs and hotels. Robin Cottage welcomes dogs so you can make the most of the unbelievably good walks through Lamorran Woods and further afield on the coast path. The Roseland peninsula is famous for some of the finest stretches of coastline in the country with sandy beaches, secluded bays and majestic promontories.
Ground Floor only: The small entrance hall has a separate WC and then a further door leading to the main hall with doors leading to; Kitchen with fully fitted units and appliances. Second bedroom with single bed and truckle bed, storage and views across the patio to the estuary. Master bedroom with 5' bed, doors to rear garden, wardrobe and chest of drawers, flat screen TV and views down the estuary. Bathroom with bath, separate large shower, WC and basin. Living room with comfortable seating, flat screen TV and glass doors opening out into the sun room which has a dining table and a 3-seater sofa (not shown in the photographs) with views of the estuary.
Exterior: There is a well-manicured, enclosed private garden with BBQ and 2 sets of patio furniture, one to the South East which is perfect for breakfast and one to the west of the property to make the most of the evening sun. There is off street parking for 2 cars.
Facilities & Services
There is an oil fired central heating system. The kitchen has a range of cupboards & work tops. There is an electric oven and hob, a combination microwave / grill and convection oven, toaster, kettle and fridge & freezer. There is a dishwasher and a washing machine. The sitting room has a digital smart TV with iPlayer, 4OD and Netflix. There is an iron, ironing board and two hair driers. There is a cot bed and high chair available. There is unlimited WiFi.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is parking available for 2 cars on the drive. Regrettably there is no smoking. A maximum of 2 well behaved dogs may stay in the cottage at a small additional price of £30 per dog per week.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£150 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one bedroom only.
Ruan Lanihorne is a charming village with an historic church dating from the 14th Century and a superb pub - the King's Head. The area is truly beautiful countryside. Venture across Sett Bridge towards the magnificent Lamorran Woods and you will undoubtedly see an abundance of wildlife with waders and waterfowl inhabiting the tidal marshes. It is a haven for those wanting to explore and get off the beaten track, yet within easy reach of many attractions. An adventurous ride through the woods and you are awarded the delights of Tregothnan Estate, home to the Boscawen family since 1335, complete with teas and honey made on the Estate. Nearby Fentongollan Farm producing module vegetable plants and a fabulous collection of Cornish daffodil bulbs.
The Roseland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and forms one of the finest sections of Cornwall's South Coast. From Mevagissey to St Mawes and bordered by the Fal Estuary to the west, the Roseland Peninsula has been drawing visitors for years with its splendid coastline, unique gardens, historic villages and superb sailing waters.
With The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project in one direction and Falmouth and the National Maritime Museum in the other the Roseland is brimming with places to visit and things to do. St Mawes Castle, built by Henry VIII in the 16th century sits on Castle Point at the mouth of the River Fal. At the top of St Mawes, Lamorran Gardens house a wonderful collection of tropical plants. St Just-in-Roseland has arguably the most photographed church in Cornwall. The 13th century church sits quietly tucked away on the edge of the creek. The Veryan Roundhouses are a must see, on the way to Nare Head, where you will find the most spectacular views of Gerrans Bay. The little village of Portloe nestles in lovely valley and is one of Cornwall's quintessential spots. Portscatho has a number of art galleries and many artists find the light in this harbour village inspires much of their work. The Roseland Inn at Philleigh is a 16th century pub just waiting for you to visit.
The most popular thing to do though on the Roseland is simply to walk and enjoy some of Cornwall's most beautiful coastline. Events on the Roseland reach fever point in August when sailing regattas, carnivals, fayres and fun days take place all over the Roseland and the waters of the Carrick Roads. It is a memorable place for many people who return year after year to enjoy the magic of this beautiful place.
Guest from Gunnislake stayed for 4 nights.
Excellent standard of cleanliness to this lovely bungalow. Very comfortable bed and kitchen really well equipped. Beautiful gardens and so good that they take dogs. Wendy the owner is lovely.
Guest from Devon stayed for 5 nights.
We had an excellent New Year break in this beautiful, quiet and unspoilt part of Cornwall. The cottage was really lovely - just perfect; it was comfortable, warm, cosy, well appointed - a real home from home. Excellent bathroom with generous shower, extremely comfortable bed, and conservatory for meals with a great view over the estuary. Wendy was a superb hostess - very kind, thoughtful, friendly, welcoming and so generous with a present in the fridge on arrival. It is a perfect place from which to explore the beautiful Roseland Peninsula - plenty of coastal walks, pretty villages, beaches close by, plenty of bird life and the village of Ruan Lanihorne is delightful. It is also absolutely brilliant that Wendy allows and welcomes dogs at the cottage - such a big bonus. Great pub just up the road too with a good menu. We can recommend this cottage as a wonderful holiday destination and we will certainly be back. Thank you.
Guest from Cirencester stayed for 14 nights.
Robin Cottage is an excellent property & we thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay. Such a pleasure to book a personally managed cottage. Ruan Lanihorne is perfectly placed for exploring The Roseland. There are good walks from the door with hardly a car to be seen & yet less than 20 minutes to Truro.
Guest from Sheffield stayed for 10 nights.
Well i am so glad we found Robin cottage. A true home from home with everything you could possibly need. Wendy was an amazing host and while not intrusive at all, was always at the end of the phone if needed. The village is picture postcard and a great base from which to explore the rest of cornwall. I would recommend this place in a shot. Beautiful.!
Guest from Lutterworth stayed for 7 nights.
Beautiful setting, especially if you like flowers and nature, we had some wonderful walks along the river with our dog. The owner was very polite and the welcome pack (especially the homegrown tomatoes) was very welcome. Only slight critisem is that it should state it should state in the description that there is no phone signal. It is the most relaxed I have felt after returning from a holiday and we will definitely return.
Guest from Buckhurst Hill stayed for 7 nights.
We had a wonderful holiday in this beautiful part of Cornwall. The cottage was amazing with every comfort you could ask for a real home from home. Wendy was a superb hostess and welcomed us back as if we had never been away for so long. Just the sort of holiday which would suit all ages. Beaches close by, lovely walks, plenty of bird life for those who bird watch. We can recommend this cottage as a wonderful holiday destination. We will certainly be back.
Guest from Fleet stayed for 7 nights.
A lovely cottage, Wendy was so friendly and helpful, but unobtrusive. Very clean everywhere, nice comfy bed and we enjoyed watching the tide coming in and out along the river/estuary. The garden was fantastic for the dog as it was completely enclosed and safe. Would highly recommend. Cornwall is just stunning. Robin Cottage is a perfect hideaway.
Guest from Morden stayed for 7 nights.
A lovely, well presented cottage with amazing views. Fabulous location and the cottage is very clean , comfortable and well equipped. Wendy is a lovely lady and was there to give any information about the surroundings. Our visit to Cornwall has been a fantastic experience. We cant wait to come back.
Guest from Bournemouth stayed for 7 nights.
I would not hesitate to recommend Robin Cottage which was immaculate with good quality furnishings, in addition to being very well equipped and everything in as-new condition. The cottage has a beautiful garden.and lovely countryside views. It is situated in a peaceful location ideal for exploring the scenic Roseland Peninsula and visiting the Eden Project/ Lost Gardens of Heligan. The owner is both welcoming and helpful. There is a great pub for meals within a couple of minutes' walk and others within a short drive.We found Robin Cottage to be excellent in every respect.
Guest from Winchester stayed for 6 nights.
It was a delight to stay in Robin cottage Wendy looked after us extremely well, The situation was peaceful and very relaxing. and we both enjoyed it enormously.
Guest from Hythe stayed for 7 nights.
Robin Cottage provides excellent accommodation and is ideally situated within reach all of the attractive locations of the Roseland Peninsula, be they country walks on footpaths, quiet country lanes, one of many secluded coves or sandy beaches. The stay at Robin Cottage was the first time we had experienced the wonder of the peninsula and we certainly hope to return to Robin Cottage frequently. The immediate surrounding area to the Cottage is peaceful and there is an abundance of wild life.
Guest from Plymouth stayed for 7 nights.
We enjoyed this cottage so much. Everything from location to amenities. We felt at home immediately as everything we needed was there, including a welcoming bottle of wine and pint of milk. The views are amazing and can be seen from many aspects including from ones own garden. The only sounds to be heard are birds and more birds, only interrupted by the very occasional car. The location offered relatively easy access to not only the Roseland Penisula but also places such as Truro ... as long as you like country lanes! Wendy, the owner, lives on site but is very unobtrusive, very friendly and helpful. We plan to return.
Guest from Stockport stayed for 14 nights.
Outstanding and attractive cottage in beautiful part of Cornwall. Excellent base for exploring Roseland Peninsula with a variety of peaceful coastal walks and pubs. Lovely and helpful owner.
Guest from Dorchester stayed for 7 nights.
A lovely bungalow in immaculate condition which all made for a super holiday. There was everything you need to enhance your comfort. Great views from the patio in the pretty garden.The owner, Wendy Lloyd is a lovely person and most helpful. What a find!
Guest from Wallington stayed for 14 nights.
Robin Cottage was in a superb location. Extremly clean and very comfortable, with a beautiful garden. Wendy the owner was considerate and very helpful. I would definitely recommend it.
Guest from Bognor Regis stayed for 7 nights.
We booked quite late so weren't sure if we'd missed the best places so we were over the moon when we arrived to find Robin Cottage. Perfect location for exploring Cornwall, extremely quiet, a lovely garden with BBQ and a well appointed kitchen. Wendy (the owner) gave us some fresh tomatos from her greenhouse and a lovely bottle of wine - both went down very well indeed! The secure off street parking was also very much appreciated as were the fluffy white towels and a few 'essentials' to get us started. If you're looking for a quiet place with the best pub in Cornwall a 2 minute stroll away and all that St Mawes has to offer just 15 mins away in the car then look no further. Highly recommended. James, Polly and Alfie :)
Guest from Waltham Cross stayed for 7 nights.
Wendy was the perfect host, you felt that she was there if you needed but you also had your own wonderful space. it was very clean and stocked with everything you need!
Guest from Polegate stayed for 7 nights.
The cottage was lovely, very clean and a excellent location for our stay. The gardens were nice, although I wish the weather was better so we could have used them more. The pub across the road was friendly and nice food.
Guest from Bracknell stayed for 7 nights.
We had a late booking deal for this beautiful cottage, wonderful location and perfectly equipped. Comfortable and cosy. we both feel very rested.
Guest from Newton Abbot stayed for 7 nights.
Cottage (which was a good size) was easy to find from directions and a warm welcome awaited from the owner (and her little jack russell, Jenny). Local pub with good food within walking distance. Plenty of places to visit whether you want beach, country or city. So peaceful with our own "two" patios and garden which was lovely to come back to after going out exploring. Shame we weren't staying for two weeks but hope to visit again one day. Very friendly and helpful owner.
Guest from Cullompton stayed for 3 nights.
We loved our time in the cottage. The garden was sunny and colourful, filled with most beautiful flowers and looked out across the valley towards rolling hills. There was a second patio on the other side which remained in the shade should things get too hot. The fittings were comprehensive and modern and we particularly enjoyed sitting in the sunroom/dining room enjoying the vista. We were most comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Guest from Malvern stayed for 9 nights.
Comfortable cottage in a peaceful location, well equipped with pretty gardens. We enjoyed watching the creek change with the tides and listening to the bird song. We had a very nice meal at the local village pub which is well known for its food. Both the coast and inland Cornwall are within easy reach.
Guest from Doncaster stayed for 7 nights.
The cottage has been beautifully refurbished, and is very comfortable. The owner lives next door, and gave us a lovely welcome. The views are lovely, and the garden was great for us and our retriever, Alfie. We were outside at nighttime, and you could hear a pin drop, apart from the occasional owl hooting, it was silent. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay thankyou.
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