Spindrift, St Ives

St Ives, Cornwall





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This lovely cottage with its amazing location above Porthmeor Beach in St Ives, is everything you could wish for from a coastal bolthole for two

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Within 1km From Beach

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Pets Accepted

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Enclosed Garden

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Near Coast Path

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Washing Machine

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Bluetooth Speaker

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Hair Dryer

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Beautifully furnished and tastefully styled, Spindrift Cottage is not only gorgeous to look at, but being above Porthmeor as well as a mere 10 minutes’ walk from St Ives’ restaurants, shops, Tate Gallery and harbour means it offers guests a rather unique combination of away-from-it-all quiet and at-the-centre-of-it-all buzz.

Airy and elegant, Spindrift Cottage’s interior is awash with natural tones and coast-inspired décor creating a calming atmosphere that tempts feet-up relaxation. The lovely living room is small yet perfectly proportioned and open plan with the kitchen where a breakfast bar doubles as the home’s dining area. Upstairs a luxurious master bedroom with it cotton linen and deeply comfortable bed tempts afternoon naps and long morning lie-ins, and form here guests can take in stunning views of Porthmeor Beach and the blue waters of St Ives Bay beyond.

What makes Spindrift Cottage really special then is the surprisingly spacious feel of the home as well as its fabulous sun-soaked private terrace, the quality of the space and facilities provided, and of course its spectacular location which is second to none, so for couples looking to escape to Cornwall’s magnificent west coast it simply doesn’t get better.

Besides a fabulous foodie scene and plethora of wonderful blue flag beaches, there are plenty of attractions in St Ives for those fabulous days out. The Tate St Ives perches right beside Porthmeor Beach, so you can take in some of that famous art scene and then step out onto the sand, or if you fancy a walk you’ll have many great coast paths to choose from including the 1.9km route to Carbis Bay. Further afield but easily reached by car lie the villages / towns of Lelant, Hayle and Gwithian, each with their own great atmospheres and fantastic sandy beaches.

*Please note that this property does not have room for a travel cot
  • Things to know

    Check in time: 16:00
    Check out time: 10:00
    Security Deposit: We ask our guests for a £75 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: 2 pets 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, 1 internal flight of stairs
    Type of heating: Central heating
    Linen & Towels: Bed linen is provided for your stay. 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.
    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
    Living Area
    The gorgeous ground floor living area is open plan with the kitchen. The room is furnished with a pearlescent velvet two-seater sofa, an armchair, a TV cabinet with flat screen TV and occasional tables with a selection of ornaments and a driftwood lamp
  • Kitchen & Dining
    The kitchen has ample work top space and storage and comes fully equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, washing machine, toaster, kettle, cafetiere, utensils, cookware, dishes, cutlery and glasses as well as an iron and ironing board

    Dining Area
    The kitchen’s breakfast bar doubles as the dining area and is furnished with two dining stools
  • Bedrooms
    Situated on the upper floor of the cottage this bright and airy room has sea views over Porthmeor Beach and is furnished with a double bed, bedside table with reading light, chest of drawers and a hairdryer
  • Bathrooms
    Positioned on the upper floor the bathroom has a bath with shower over, drawer cabinet, hand basin and WC.
  • Outside
    The delightful paved front terrace is furnished with comfy rattan chairs and a drinks table, so is ideal for morning coffees or evening drinks. The terrace is completely private with a surrounding fence and gated access.
  • Parking
    This property does not offer allocated parking however we suggest that guests park at the nearby Rugby Club which is no more than 5 minutes’ walk away. For information about the charges or to obtain a permit for the car park please visit their website by clicking here

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Good Housekeeping Bond
We ask our guests for a £75 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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Very close to perfection

There's not much of an outlook from this property, and the lack of a parking/loading area, even when loading/unloading correctly as per instructions, causes impatience from the locals which is unwelcome when wanting a stress free break. However, despite its size, the cottage is perfect for a short break for 2, spotlessly clean and close to beautiful beaches, a harbour and shops. From a purely subjective point of view, would recommend the capital letters for the wifi code to be underlined and information available on how to adjust the heating, as this would avoid first night stay confusion.

Paula, 27 May 2024

Hello Paula, thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Spindrift in St Ives. We're delighted to hear that you had a lovely stay. We appreciate the parking/unloading, which is the result of it's excellent, central location! We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, James - The Luxury Coastal Team

James Lund - 27 May 2024


All facilities were good. Very nice welcome pack. Perfect for our dog too. Lovely area. Quiet and relaxing. St Ives is such a lovely place to stay in. Plenty to do even when weather isn't too good. We enjoyed our stay. No problems to report. Thanks to Chloe for her support when needed.

Paul Denis, 25 Mar 2024

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and all the facilities. I will pass your thanks onto Chloe and 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 - 25 Mar 2024

4 Day Stay

Super property compact but everything you need is there , parking of course an issue as you need to book space at local rugby club , uphill climb to car park not a lot of fun in the rain. Otherwise no complaints regarding property , enjoyed our stay . One small note suggest maintenance tighten up squeaking headboard. James

James, 24 Oct 2023

Hi James, Thank you for leaving a review on your recent stay at Spindrift, St Ives. We are so delighted to hear the property had everything you needed and that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your feedback to the owner. We do hope to welcome you to stay again in the future. Best wishes, The Luxury Coastal Team

Hope - The Luxury Coastal Team - 24 Oct 2023

Holiday at Spindrift St. Ives

This location in St. Ives is very nice to stay for two persons. Also our dog was welcome and this is a big plus for us. We only would recommend this location with a small dog like us. If you have a big dog the location is too small. The location is 15 minutes walking to the centre of St. Ives so it is close by. St. Ives is build on a hill so walking back to the location is pretty hard. You have to have a good condition. The two disadvantages of this location for us were: we couldn’t park our car at the location or nearby. There is a solution by parking at the Rugby Club but for us it was a bigger disadvantage than expected. And the bed was really too small. It isn’t a kingsize bed as mentioned. So we didn’t sleep as good as normal. We want to give a big compliment to Chloe who was our contact person. She was very nice and answered very fast.

Tamara, 19 Aug 2023

Hi Tamara, we are sorry you felt the house was too small, we do feel that the pictures and descriptions accurately describe the property, most one bedroom properties in central St Ives are small. We take on your feedback about the bed and we will amend how it is described in our listing. We are pleased that you received good customer service and we hope you choose to stay at any one of our Luxury Coastal properties again in the future. Best Wishes, The Luxury Coastal Team.

Fionnuala-Luxury Coastal - 19 Aug 2023

Lovely little house

Lovely little house. Much further up hill than we thought. Everything you need except an ironing board.I think the place needs a good deep clean. Very comfortable bed and you can see the sea from the bedroom window.the the upstairs carpet need changing or to have professionally cleaned as the stains are not very nice.and the fridge needs all the shelving taken out and be cleaned.

Diane, 15 Jul 2023

Hi Diane, Thank you for leaving a review on your recent stay at Spindrift, St Ives. We are very pleased to hear this property had everything you needed apart from the ironing board. We will pass on all this feedback to the owners and housekeepers so this can be rectified for future guests. 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 - 15 Jul 2023

Lovely decor

Spindrift is a lovely place to stay,decor etc very on trend,but it is looking a bit tired,carpets need a clean and a few maintenance jobs needed.This property is unsuitable for anyone with mobility issues due to locality plus there a Is no stair handrail.

Guest, 17 Jun 2023

Hi Janis, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay. We are very pleased to hear it was a lovely place to stay and will pass on your comments to the owner regarding the property looking tired so it can be rectified for future guests. 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 - 17 Jun 2023

Wonderful stay

We had a wonderful stay at Spindthrift which is a great location for a dog friendly stay in st. Ives. It’s about a 10 minute walk downhill to porthmeor or the town centre and about 12/15 minutes back depending on how well you handle the hills! The cottage itself is pretty, cosy and well equipped and we had everything we needed there. The only slight criticism we have is that the bed is perhaps past it’s best. It was very noisy every time you made a small movement which took a bit of getting used to.

Sophie, 11 Jun 2023

Hello Sophie, thank you for leaving us a Review. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay and had everything you needed within the property. We are sorry to hear about the bed and we can look into this, so thank you for passing it along. We hope to see you return to us in the future. Best Wishes, Luxury Coastal.

Emily - Luxury Coastal - 11 Jun 2023

Lovely Cottage

Great little cottage for exploring ST Ives and the SW Coast pathway. Clean and tidy and a very very comfortable bed

Brian, 29 Apr 2023

Hi Brian, thank you for your review. We hope to see you again one day. Best Wishes, The Luxury Coastal Team

Fionnuala- Luxury Coastal - 29 Apr 2023

Lovely quaint apartment

What a gem of a place, very sweet and central. Lovely and comfortable had everything we needed for a couple of days. Struggled to find it as it’s tucked away, could do with the sign being on the white fence facing the road as passed it and the lane gets very narrow. Unable to access any internet so ideal if you are escaping technology. Would return and recommend ….

Guest, 02 Apr 2023

Hi Alison, thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are really pleased to hear you had a lovely stay, it certainly is a lovely place and beautifully located. Thank you too for your feedback about the signage and the wifi, we have passed this on to the owners so that they are aware. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day. Best wishes, the Luxury Coastal team.

Mary - 02 Apr 2023

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