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Robin's Nest is a traditional spacious barn conversion, sleeping four. It sits near the pretty village of St Keyne, just three miles from Liskeard and close to the well-known fishing ports of Looe, Polperro and Fowey. Situated on Killigorrick Farm in a quiet valley with five other character holiday cottages, Robin’s Nest adjoins Swallow’s Roost and is accessed down a long winding farm lane off the road. Guests have shared access to 17 acres of the owner’s natural grounds and the property is perfect for exploring the charms of South Cornwall or for simply relaxing amongst glorious countryside close to the sea.
Guests are greeted with a spacious open plan living space which comprises a well-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas with a wood burning stove. a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Downstairs, the spacious double and twin bedrooms benefit from a large family bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Outside, the private patio is a delightful spot to sit and relax in at any time of day, providing the perfect place for alfresco dining in peace and tranquility.
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Two bedrooms - one double and one twin
One bathroom with bath and separate shower
Suitable for a baby (travel cot and highchair available on request)
Children are welcome
The cottage welcomes one well-behaved dog
Private garden patio with garden furniture
Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
Parking for one car
Spacious open plan living space with high pitched ceiling, comprising a sitting area with a wood burning stove, a dining area and a modern fitted kitchen area.
Lower ground floor:
Large double bedroom with 5’ bed.
Large bedroom with twin beds.
Spacious bathroom with a large corner bath with shower attachment and separate large electric shower.
Oil-fired central heating, wood burner in the sitting room
Electric cooker, 4 ring electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
Freeview TV, DVD, Radio/CD player & small DVD library
PAYG mobile for incoming and emergency calls only
WiFi internet access*
Travel cot and highchair available on request (please note: cot linen is not provided)
Parking for one car
A delightful barn renovation, built of natural Cornish stone with a grey slate roof.
Designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind with charming features and tastefully furnished.
A spacious open plan living area with a beautiful high pitched ceiling with original exposed timbers and oak floor is a great feature of the ground floor.
Private small patio sitting area, perfect for outdoor dining.
Beautiful views across the surrounding countryside.
Access to 17 acres of the owner’s natural grounds, shared with the farmhouse and cottages.
This charming barn makes an ideal base for a memorable holiday at any time of year, with a minimum stay of 2 nights.
Brilliant in all seasons and the ideal setting for Autumn and Winter breaks, a New Year gathering or Christmas morning. From country walks to Christmas markets, the outdoors can be enjoyed at the most unexpected times. The house is warm and cosy with central heating, a wood burning stove and comfortable beds.
Close to Liskeard and just a short distance from the picturesque fishing villages of Polperro and Looe.
Secluded sandy beaches along the south coast are just a short drive away.
Natural spring water supply from borehole.
Babysitting available on request.
There are many quaint country pubs and restaurants within a short drive including The Plough in Duloe, only 5 minutes’ drive away.
*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.
Items left behind - There is a charge of £10 to cover packing and our time in returning these items, plus postage costs. Unless claimed, all items will be kept for 1 month and then sent to a charity shop.
The vast majority of holidays are a complete success but things can go wrong from time to time and it is essential to discuss any problems with us at the time of the occurrence. We are committed to ensuring the success of your holiday. Regrettably, we cannot accept any complaints, which have not been brought to our attention at the time of occurrence. Any complaints not resolved locally must be confirmed in writing to Staycation Holidays within 28 days of your return.
Location of the property is "off the beaten track", quite literally, however this made the property more charming! It didn't take long to get to main roads and investigate the local area. It was lovely to come back to a quiet location after a busy day out.
We had a couple of issues during our stay which were dealt with quickly and professionally. Charles was very quick to respond to emails which tended to be the easiest way to communicate as phone signal could not be relied on.
It perhaps would be useful if in the written information it was clear about which land / fields you were allowed to access as we weren't sure, but this would have been useful to know to walk the dog.
Overall a very lovely holiday home to stay in.
On arrival we were impressed with how large the cottage is, the bedrooms both have plenty of storage space and the beds are extremely comfy. The bathroom is also very big with a corner bath and a large walk in shower.
The kitchen is very well equipped with pans and cooking dishes as well as crockery and China. There is also plenty of cupboard space in the kitchen to store your supplies.
This property is a bit off the beaten track and the satellite navigation can take you down some extremely narrow lanes to get there and back so on occasions it is best to ignore it and follow the initial instruction to get to the cottage.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and will definitely return, I would recommend this property it was exactly as described on the website.
The cottage looks small and cosy from the outside but once in it is spacious and very comfortable. The kitchen and lounge are on the ground floor and downstairs 2 excellent size bedrooms and huge bathroom....... My husband and I shared 5 lovely days there, thoroughly enjoying the space and beautiful views. We were lucky to have fabulous weather which added to the overall holiday, we sat outside in the evenings enjoying the peace and quiet and amazing surroundings. The cottage is in a perfect location to explore all of Cornwall. We will certainly be returning and look forward to staying in Robins Nest cottage again soon. Thank you also for the cream tea waiting for us on arrival, a lovely thoughtful touch.
My husband and I stayed at Robin's Nest for one week while searching for property between Devon and Cornwall. Aside from the very narrow road and our initial difficulty in locating the exact right building, upon entering we found a completely equipped kitchen, very nice sitting area and two good-sized bedrooms below the ground level entry. It was quiet, private and comfortable. There was a queen-size bed in the larger room and two singles in the other. All were decked out in lovely linens. Good hot water supply (although a bit confusing to figure out).
If we had any real complaint it is that because we were in the area searching to buy our own home, we needed internet access to check listings, receive others from Estate Agents and to reply. Internet access was non-existent. Despite multiple attempts every day, we were never able to connect. Cell phone service was also very difficult and only allowed for brief calls in the garden. The house guide book warns of this problem but not in advance of booking.
We had hoped for completely dark sleeping conditions and the security lights outside the bedrooms on the ground floor were so strong that they shone through the sides of the roller blinds severely disturbing sleep. For security reasons, windows on this level could not be left open for air during the night.
Aside from these two small problems, I would recommend this property to a family.
We had just the best time ever!!
We've slept very well in our comfy beds. The surroundings were beautiful. The beaches were wonderful. The pasties were delicious. Great layout in the house. Beautiful home from home - we will be coming back!!
Das Haus liegt sehr ländlich und ruhig inmitten der cornischen Landschaft. Sehr geräumige Zimmer und Bad. Organisation des Anbieters perfekt. Als Willkommen war ein "Cream Tea" bereitgestellt. In der Nachbarschaft sind noch weitere Ferienhäuser. Einkaufsmöglichkeit in ca. 2-3 km. Ein sehr guter Pub ist der "Plough" in ca 3 km Entfernung.
This traditional spacious barn conversion sits near the pretty village of St Keyne, just three miles from Liskeard and close to the well-known fishing ports of Looe, Polperro and Fowey.
Guests have shared access to 17 acres of the owner’s natural grounds and the property is perfect for exploring the charms of South Cornwall or for simply relaxing amongst glorious countryside close to the sea.
Lying in a stunning peaceful valley, Robin’s Nest is handily situated only three miles from the A38. The sandy beaches and the picturesque fishing villages of Polperro and Looe are only a short distance away, from where wonderful cliff-path walks can be enjoyed along the South West Coast Path.
The ancient market town of Liskeard is only three miles away and offers a selection of pubs, cafes, restaurants and individual shops, some retaining their attractive Victorian fronts and interiors, as well as major supermarkets, so all your needs will be met.
To the north west of Liskeard lies Bodmin Moor, made famous by Daphne du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn.
Just a short drive away is the Eden Project – a spectacular place with its stunning architecture and breathtaking living plant collection.
Many quaint country pubs and restaurants are within a short drive. The Plough in Duloe is a traditional Cornish pub serving good food only 2 miles away and the nearest shop is 1.5 miles.
For more information on nearby attractions and events, visit our website: http://www.staycationholidays.co.uk/holiday/robins-nest-killigorrick-cornwall/
WALKS IN SOUTH EAST CORNWALL
As well as the many opportunities for walking at the attractions nearby, the South West Coast Path provides many opportunities taking in nearby Seaton, Looe, Talland Bay, Polperro and east towards Portwrinkle, Cawsand and Kingsand. The walk from Looe to Talland is about 6 or 8 miles, of which nearly 3.5 miles are along the coast. Lantic Bay and Lansallos (9 miles), cared for by the National Trust, includes some beautiful stretches of land. Pencarrow Head is a great starting point and a network of footpaths links farmland and wooded valleys to the South West Coast Path and gets you right into a landscape rich in wildlife, conservation and farming.
Spectacular Bodmin Moor is perfect for all types of walking from the short stroll to the more serious cross country adventure (in all weathers!).
Virgin Balloon Flights (8 miles). Virgin’s hot air balloon launch site at Liskeard is a great spot from which to explore this beautiful part of the West Country.
Adrenalin Quarry (17 miles), near Liskeard. As well as the UK’s longest zip wire, there are lots of other activities to take part in and food is available on site with a picnic area, fantastic views and ample parking.
Paddle boarding, canoeing, wet & wild days, coasteering, surfing, cable water-skiing – and much more is available:
Enjoy family-friendly and adventurous water sports at Siblyback Lake Country Park (7 miles). Surrounded by the moody hills of Bodmin Moor, this impressive lakeside location offers a wide range of activities suitable for beginners to keen watersports enthusiasts, including kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and SUP. Siblyback also boasts the only clockwise wakeboarding cable in the UK.
Kayak & paddle board hire at Millendreath (7.5 miles): Explore the water at your own pace at Looe Bay (Millendreath). This sheltered spot lends the perfect conditions for kayaking and paddle boarding.
Adventure Bay are the one-stop shop for all sea lovers, providing surfing classes and coasteering packages for all ages at the beautiful Whitsand Bay (14 miles).
For coasteering in Cornwall with a twist, look no further than Adrenalin Quarry (17 miles) and sign up for their newest adventure, called The Blob.
Head over to Encounter Cornwall to sample one of their great canoe, stand up paddle board and kayaking experiences. The centre is situated in a quiet, safe and sheltered base in Golant at the heart of the Fowey Estuary, 17 miles away.
Looe Golf Club, Looe (6.6 miles).
Whitsand Bay Golf Club, Whitsand Bay (14.2 miles) also boasts an impressive pool, sauna and restaurant.
St. Mellion Golf & Country Club (15 miles).
TM International School of Horsemanship, Sunrising Riding Centre, Henwood, Liskeard (9.7 miles).
Lower Tokenbury Equestrian Centre, Upton Cross, Liskeard (9.7 miles).
Siblyback Lake Country Park, Bodmin Moor (7.3 miles). Permits for rainbow trout angling are available and boats can also be booked.
Colliford Lake, Bolventor, Bodmin Moor (8.1 miles). The lake offers traditional fly-fishing for natural brown trout and is regarded as Cornwall’s premier brown trout fishery. Permits are available from the nearby The Jamaica Inn, an ancient smugglers’ haunt made famous by Daphne du Maurier.
Temple Trout Fishery, near Bodmin (12.7 miles). For anyone looking for quality stillwater trout fishing in Cornwall, Temple Trout Fishery is an enjoyable day ticket option. It’s an old clay working site with deep, clear waters and some formidable trout in residence.
Trewandra Coarse Fishing Lake, Trewandra Farm, Landrake, Saltash (14.3 miles). You’ll find bream, tench, roach and carp here, along with reasonable day ticket prices.
Liskeard and District Angling Club – Salmon and sea trout fishing in 26 miles of Rivers including the Lynher, Fowey, Inny, Seaton and West Looe River.
ROCK AND BEACH FISHING
Conger, mackerel, wrasse and pollack can be caught from most beaches, particularly Cawsand, Whitsand Bay, Seaton, Downderry and Plaidy. Consideration should always be shown to other beach users whilst fishing.
Fishing Cornwall provide Shark, Mackerel, Reef & Conger Fishing in Looe (6 miles). Many day and half-day boat trips are available from Looe, Polperro, Polruan and Fowey. These trips tend to be advertised in the windows of the chandlery shops or along the quayside. In Looe most of the boat trips are advertised along East Looe Quay where noticeboards are put up by the skippers. Simply take your pick of the boat you want and sign on up!! Equipment is usually supplied but check first. Likely catch will be ling, cod, bream and conger.
Looe is also the home of the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain and trips can still be made to try big game fishing for blue and porbeagle sharks.
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