May Cottage

St Ives, Cornwall





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This charming cottage is a lovely base from which families, couples and groups of friends can explore all that St Ives and its beautiful surrounding coastline has to offer. 

2 nights from £385 Book Now

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Sea View

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Within 1km From Beach

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Pets Accepted

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Enclosed Garden

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Children Welcome

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Family Friendly

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Washing Machine

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High Chair

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Hair Dryer

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Just a short walk from Fore Street and the harbour, and within very easy reach of Porthmeor and Porthminster beaches, this beautifully refurbished cottage is set over three floors, with all its living and entertainment space at street level, and its bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs.

Recently modernised and lovingly refurbished, it’s a fantastic coastal retreat where an open-plan living/kitchen space strikes the right balance between cosy and airy, allowing you to unwind, cook, eat and spend time together in complete comfort. The cottage’s three beautiful bedrooms include a gorgeous double bedroom and en-suite on the first floor, with a roomy king and twin on the second. There’s also a lovely family bathroom which has a bath and a hand-held shower so is especially good for those travelling with younger children or toddlers.

To the back of the property you’ll discover a delightful courtyard garden with furniture and a BBQ which is perfectly suited to warm-weather relaxation, so if you fancy fresh air dining or drinks in the sunshine, this is most definitely the spot. The garden is enclosed too which means that guests travelling with their dogs have a secure place for them to stretch their legs.

Ideally placed within St Ives, the cottage though tucked out of the way is still less than 5 minutes’ amble from the beautiful harbour, shops, restaurants and art galleries. Porthminster and Porthmeor beaches lie within easy walking distance (around 10 minutes in either direction), so if for those who prefer a car-free getaway, it’s perfect. If you do fancy exploring by car, further along the coast are even more of the area’s best beaches including Carbis Bay, Upton Towans and Gwithian, while the lovely seaside towns and villages of Mounts Bay like Marazion and Mousehole are within a 30-minute drive.
  • Things to know

    Check in time: 16:00
    Check out time: 10:00
    Security Deposit: We ask our guests for a £150 good housekeeping bond, which is pre-authorised against your card. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. The money is simply reserved (held as a pending transaction) and then released afterwards if there is no damage or additional cleaning. This will be held on the card on file 7 days prior to your arrival.
    Pets: 1 pet allowed, £25 per pet per week, in line with our house rules we do ask that pets are not left alone in the property, do not use the furniture or go in the upstairs/bedroom areas
    Number of steps: 2 steps into the property, 2 flights of internal stairs
    Type of heating: Gas central heating
    Linen & Towels: Bed linen is provided for your stay, however, if you require use of the travel cot you will need to bring your own cot linen. Each guest will be supplied with one hand towel and one bath towel for their stay. (If your holiday is longer than 10 days, please contact the Luxury Coastal team to discuss a mid-stay linen change)
    Travel cot and highchair: This property does not have a cot but there is a high chair in the property
    Wi-Fi: This property offers free Wi-Fi for guests, however, we cannot guarantee the speed and connectivity. Therefore, if you are planning to work during your holiday, we recommend bringing a Wi-Fi dongle.
    Coffee Machine: Cafetiere
    Smoking: All of our properties are non-smoking and we ask that any party member who smokes, do so off the premises.

Room Information

  • Living
    A traditional cottage in the Stennack area of St Ives

    Living Room
    Located on the Ground Floor at entrance level and open plan with kitchen and dining area
    The room has two sofas, an ottoman, and a Flatscreen Smart TV with Freeview
  • Kitchen & Dining
    Modern in design with a range of cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery provided
    Appliances include a microwave, induction hob, electric oven and grill, fridge, freezer, slim dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, iron and ironing board and vacuum cleaner

    Dining Area
    Incorporated into the living area with a table with seating for six
  • Bedrooms
    Bedroom One (en-suite)
    Located on First Floor, this room is furnished with a double bed, mirror, side table and reading lamp as well as a stand-alone wardrobe
    *A hairdryer is provided

    Bedroom Two
    Located on second floor this sea view room features a king size bed (which can be separated into twins on request), a chest of drawers, bedside tables with lamps, stand-alone wardrobe and mirror

    Bedroom Three
    Located on second floor this room has a twin beds, bedside tables with lamps, a chest of drawers, mirror and stand-alone wardrobe
  • Bathrooms
    Bathroom One
    Located on the First Floor, this bathroom has a bathtub with shower over (plus hand held attachment), a wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, cabinet and mirror

    Bathroom Two
    Located on the First Floor this is the en-suite for Bedroom One and has a shower (with hand held attachment), a wash hand basin, WC, cabinet and mirror
  • Outside
    To the back of the cottage is a courtyard garden which is furnished with an outdoor dining set and large stone for placing disposable BBQ's on.
    *Guests will need to bring their own disposable BBQ’s
  • Parking
    There is no allocated parking for this property however the Cornwall Council managed Park Avenue long stay car park is a couple of minutes’ walk away

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Good Housekeeping Bond
We ask our guests for a £100 good housekeeping bond, which is pre-authorised against your card. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. The money is simply reserved and then released afterwards if there is no claim. We will contact you nearer the time of your arrival to arrange this.

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Welcome to St Ives

There’s something special about holidays in St Ives and we just can’t quite put our fingers on it. It could be the beautiful light that’s attracted artists to the resort for generations, the cobbled streets and coastal views…or that feeling of being a world away from the hustle and bustle. Whatever it is, St Ives has a charm that’s unlike any other, and we’d recommend it at any time of year.

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