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  • 3 bedrooms

  • 3 bathrooms

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Step into this quaint and cosy cottage, hidden away in a tangle of narrow cobbled streets in the most historic section of St Ives. Spread over three floors, and delightfully close to the coast, you'll have wonderful views from the bedrooms from the minute you wake up. In the colder months, gather everyone around the fireplace to socialise and enjoy drinks – the sash windows throughout the home can be flung open to let the sea air in when the sun is beaming. Curl up on one of the sofas with a good book from the included collection, or have a board game night after a day out on the nearby beaches or explore the fabulous coastal town. If you're here with the family, you'll be within easy driving distance of two blue flag beaches, meaning they're particularly clean with plenty of amenities for a guaranteed wonderful day out. If you're heading over to Porthmeor Beach, the most famous , you'll want to take in some of the famous art scene at the Tate St Ives right beside it. Hikers and those who love to indulge in some nature walking will be in for a treat, with no shortage of coastal paths to discover during your trip. You can expect to indulge in some fabulous local food too, whether you're whipping up something from local ingredients in the kitchen, or heading out to one of the many nearby restaurants where you're sure to discover your new favourite dish.


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What to expect


Highlights

Drive to nearby blue flag beaches of St Ives, like the spectacular Porthmeor and Carbis Bay

Drive to nearby blue flag beaches of St Ives, like the spectacular Porthmeor and Carbis Bay

Gather round the fireplace for a cosy evening in with a movie to end a busy day

Gather round the fireplace for a cosy evening in with a movie to end a busy day

Wake up to sunlight streaming through the window on the top-floor bedrooms

Wake up to sunlight streaming through the window on the top-floor bedrooms

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Home truths

    The long stay Island Car Park is just a minute's walk from your doorstep – this is a busy car park, and is subject to availability

    Not all bathrooms are pictured here, but we expect consistency in quality and style at this home

    Your host can provide a cot and high chair for free – you'll need to bring the linen for the cot

    Up to two well-behaved pets are welcome to join you at this home

    This home has two steps down into the kitchen from street level, and two flights of narrow internal stairs

    The twin beds here can be configured as a double on request

    You may hear some noise from your neighbours during your stay

    We recommend packing light here, as storage space is minimal

    Bed linens and towels are provided here

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Pets allowed

Washing machine

Dryer

TV

Dishwasher

Bedrooms & bathrooms

3 bedrooms, 4 beds

3 bathrooms

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Local guide


About St Ives

You could easily mistake St Ives for a town on the coast of Italy, France or Spain, thanks to its smart waterfront overlooking the clear, blue sea and white-sand beach. Just wandering along the charming narrow, cobbled streets is a delightful experience. But it’s not just its picturesque appearance that makes this former fishing town a popular place to stay, particularly for families. St Ives has one of the best...

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Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore Tate St Ives

Explore Tate St Ives

Discover a bright and airy modern gallery overlooking Porthmeor Beach. Enjoy a range of local and international artworks, including pieces by Mondrian, Miro, Bacon, and Picasso. Don't miss the stunning sea views from the cafeteria and gift shop upstairs.

6 min
Explore Barbara Hepworth's Art and Garden

Explore Barbara Hepworth's Art and Garden

Immerse yourself in the preserved museum and sculpture garden of Barbara Hepworth, a talented artist devoted to her craft. Discover her works, studio, and even her bedroom, while enjoying the peaceful ambiance and knowledgeable staff.

7 min
Dine at Hub St Ives

Dine at Hub St Ives

Lively waterfront restaurant and bar offering creative burgers, delicious food, draft brews, and cocktails. Friendly staff, spacious seating, and dog-friendly. A must-visit spot for exceptional food in Cornwall.

6 min
Dine at The Loft

Dine at The Loft

Haute seafood and grill dining in airy exposed-stone loft space with terrace and harbour views. Enjoy the prawn risotto and chowder while taking in the gorgeous bay scenery. A must-try for food lovers.

3 min

Get around

Airport

Land's End

48 min

Cornwall Newquay

1 hr 13 min

Saint Mary's / Isles of Scilly (ISC)

3 hr 43 min

Train station

St. Ives

13 min

Bus stop

Bullans Hill

12 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

2 min

Cafe

2 min

Pharmacy

7 min

Points of interest

Beach

Bamaluz Beach

2 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Pets welcome

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    14

    days

    Cancel at least 14 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 14 days away.

Host


This home is managed by James

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. James and his team find the most beautiful homes in the South West that will make your holiday one to remember. If you need a little inspiration, just ask – they know the local area inside and out and can recommend the cosiest pubs, the best beaches, fun day trips, and other hidden gems. You'll be in safe hands with them.

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