Mordros

St Ives, Cornwall

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Superbly positioned overlooking Porthminster Beach, this cottage has stunning sea views and plenty of space for all the family

2 nights from £478 Book Now

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Sea View

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Within 100m From The Beach

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Wi-Fi

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Pets Accepted

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Parking

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Patio/balcony

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Children Welcome

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Near Coast Path

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Freestanding Bath

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Family Friendly

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Washing Machine

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Tumble Dryer

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Dishwasher

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Cot Available

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High Chair

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Coffee Machine

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TV

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Hair Dryer

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Microwave

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Refrigerator

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Oven

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Iron

Overview

Aptly named Mordros (Cornish for ‘sound of the sea’), you’ll be reminded of just how close you are to one of Cornwall’s best beauty spots with the turquoise bay on constant display from several sea-facing windows, and a Juilet balcony from which to enjoy the sea air and views. Contrasting beautifully with limewashed stone walls and polished wooden floors, soft blue tones and tasteful furnishings invite you to ease into laid-back coastal living.

Quirky alcoves and an ornamental fireplace nod to the property's heritage, while three beautiful bedrooms and two bathrooms (one with a fabulous roll top tub) offer plenty of space for six guests. The cottage has been thoughtfully equipped for complete comfort too, with luxurious beds, plantation blinds so you can enjoy a lie-in, a fabulous living room with flat screen TV and Sky, and a kitchen /diner complete with electric stove.

Of course, your St Ives getaway wouldn’t be complete without spending time at the beach, and Mordros sits within a short walk of one of its best. With its prestigious Blue Flag status, award-winning café, and views that stretch from the St Ives harbour to Godrevy Lighthouse, Porthminster Beach is simply perfect for sunbathing, swimming and relaxation.

Valid from February 2024, this property offers two passes for the Harbour Hotel and Spa in St Ives (located just up the road from Mordros), which are valid until 31st December 2024. Included in these passes is access anytime, including weekends, 20% off food and drink at Harbour Kitchen, Bar & Terrace, 20% off Spa treatments (Monday to Friday) and 10% off Spa retail products.

The Spa Opening times are 7.00am – 8.00pm (Monday – Sunday)
*Please note that the Spa is closed at 8.00pm so it is recommended guests arrive before 7.30pm*

(Visitors no longer have to book for swimming sessions, however it is recommended that guests book well in advance for treatments/spa packages to avoid disappointment.)

*Please note that Mordros is set over three floors with steep internal flights of stairs so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • 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: 1 external access step, 2 flights of internal stairs
    Type of heating: 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)
    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 wifi dongle.
    Coffee Machine: Nespresso Magimix pod coffee machine, no pods provided
    Smoking: All of our properties are non-smoking and we ask that any party member who smokes, do so off the premises.
    Property surroundings: This property backs on to the main road into St Ives so is perfect for accessing all of the town's restaurants and attractions
    Additional Extras: There is a cot and a high chair available upon request, as these are not stored at the property, please add them to your booking if required.

Room Information

  • Living
    *This property backs on to the main road into St Ives so is perfect for accessing all of the town's restaurants and attractions

    Living Room
    Located on the second floor with French doors opening out to a Juliet balcony which has exceptional views over the harbour and St Ives bay
    Three contemporary sofas, ornamental fireplace, flat screen Smart TV with Freeview and Sky, and small radio
  • Kitchen & Dining
    Kitchen
    Positioned on the ground floor
    ​Amply equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge / freezer, slim dishwasher, washer / dryer and a selection of utensils, cutlery, crockery and cookware
    Small appliances include a kettle, toaster, Nespresso Magimix pod coffee machine, iron and ironing board
    *Guests will need to bring their own pods

    Dining Area
    Open plan with the kitchen and furnished with a table and seating for six guests as well as an electric stove and DAB radio
  • Bedrooms
    All three bedrooms are on the first floor

    Bedroom One

    Light filled and elegant
    Furnished with a double size bed, side tables with reading lamps, occasional chair, mirror and wardrobe (shelves only)
    *A hairdryer is provided

    Bedroom Two
    The second bedroom is bright and airy with exceptional sea views
    Furnished with a double bed, bedside tables with lamps, stand alone wardrobe, mirror and dressing table with chair

    Bedroom Three
    This elegant bedroom is furnished with twin beds, bedside tables with lamps, a stand alone wardrobe and mirror
  • Bathrooms
    Bathroom One
    This ground floor wet room has a shower, wash basin, heated towel rail, cabinet, mirror and toilet.
    Located at the entrance to the cottage it's also convenient for hanging up wetsuits after a day in the surf

    Bathroom Two
    On the second floor, the family bathroom has a roll top bath with hand-held shower attachment, wash basin, heated towel rail, cabinet, mirror and toilet
    *A hairdryer is provided
  • Outside
    This property does not provide outside space
  • Parking
    Parking for one car on the front drive. Please note that due to the steepness of the slope and angle, drivers (especially with larger vehicles) may require some careful maneuvering to park
    For guests with more than one vehicle, the long stay car park at St Ives Station is 8-10 minutes walk away and has 106 spaces. Please note that this car park can get very busy during the high season
    For more information and parking charges please click here

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Good Housekeeping Bond
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 and then released afterwards if there is no claim. We will contact you nearer the time of your arrival to arrange this.

1 small dog is accepted

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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.

More about St Ives

Reviews

A cosy cottage in great location
4.3/5

Although this cottage has a quirky layout (shower room downstairs) with steep, narrow stairs, it provided a comfortable base for our week in St Ives. The views from the cottage are spectacular. The location is great (albeit on a main road) and the spa passes were definitely a bonus. We loved the coffee machine, with capsules provided, and our son appreciated the smart tv in the living room. Although I had added a special request to our booking for a cot and high chair (and emailed a few weeks before our holiday to confirm), these were not in the property upon arrival. However, I was able to contact a representative from LuxuryCoast who delivered them within half an hour.

Rebecca, 10 Apr 2024

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for leaving a review on your stay at Mordros. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the location of the property and the views over St Ives! We do apologise the cot and high chair were not in the property on your arrival, this was missed by the housekeeping team. We do hope to welcome you to stay with us again in the future. Best wishes, The Luxury Coastal team

Hope - The Luxury Coastal Team - 10 Apr 2024

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