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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Dolphin Rock is ideal for both families or for large groups of adults wishing to explore the beautiful gardens of Cornwall or the wide choice of beaches on offer. The Eden Project and Heligan are a 10 min drive from Dolphin Rock. Dolphin Rock offers a residents only beach and within a 10 min walk of Porthpean (ideal for rock-pooling and watersports). Newquay, Fowey and Padstow are all within a 25min drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Residents only Duporth beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 15 km, Nearest railway: St Austell 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
Wi-fi is available through BTFon
The West Country region
Dolphin Rock is within a short walk of the historic harbour town of Charlestown. It is also within easy access of the coastal paths. Of course, St Austell also offers some very interesting walks inland on the 'clay trails'.
There are numerous local Regattas during the summer months, namely Fowey Regatta in August which showcases the Red Arrows and Pasty eating contests and other such Cornish traditions. Charlestown also hosts a Regatta of its own, usually in July showcasing local music in the park and in the harbour. There is also plenty to do during the Autumn/Winter months with many a Cornish produce market (especially good is the Truro market). The Eden Project also holds a Victorian Christmas fair and ice-skating rink between November and February.
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15 May 2013
"Early Bithday Party"
Just got back from a long weekend at Dolphin Rock with our family for my daughters birthday party. The house has certainly got the wow factor it has everything you need for a great breakaway its moder… More
28 Oct 2012
"Large, well-appointed house"
Dolphin Rock is a very large, detached property situated on the edge of St Austell. It looks like the former showhouse for the estate, with an extremely high standard of decor throughout and very well equipped kitchen.
The only downside to the property is that there is only one shower in the whole house, which with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms is just not enough. I guess this is a hangover from its showhome days, with a little more style over substance and this could (and really should) be easily rectified.
With a good garden area, off-road parking for 2 cars and plenty of space inside, the house is very comfortable and the residents only beach (about 10 minutes walk away) is a little gem. Get a couple more showers plumbed in (even the handset on the taps type would help!), this property would easily be 5 stars.
Dolphin Rock now offers 2 showers since we aim at pleasing our guests! Hopefully this improvement will mean that guests enjoy a perfect stay at Dolphin Rock.
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