Tathra Beach Cottage

St Ives, Cornwall





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A beautiful character cottage sitting right opposite Barbara Hepworth's Sculpture Garden and Studio, just 100 yards from Harbour beach

3 nights from £433 Book Now

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Within 500m From The Beach

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Pets Accepted

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Children Welcome

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Near Coast Path

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Family Friendly

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Washing Machine

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Tumble Dryer

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Cot Available

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High Chair

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Stair Gates

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Hair Dryer

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Sun-drenched beaches overlooking an aquamarine bay, a cobbled fisherman’s quarter and an iconic art gallery mere steps from the sand. This is of course, St Ives – one of Cornwall’s most beautiful (and popular) seaside towns and a ‘must’ for your most-wanted holiday destinations wish list.

Tucked into Barnoon Hill, an area of St Ives well-known for its most famous resident Barbara Hepworth, Tathra Beach Cottage lies quite literally on the doorstep of the artist’s studio and Sculpture Garden. Grade II listed and gorgeous, the house flaunts a tastefully refurbished interior with chic furnishings and modern features – all designed to create a truly comfortable space for your stay in St Ives. Three beautiful bedrooms make up the homes two upper floors, with a large living room and spacious modern kitchen to be found on the ground and lower ground.

Wonderfully positioned in the heart of St Ives and within easy reach of all that the town has to offer, you’re just a hundred yards from bustling Fore Street, its shops, restaurants, cafes and galleries, and just a minute’s walk from the harbour and beach.
  • Things to know

    Check in time: 16:00
    Check out time: 10:00
    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 bedroom areas
    Number of steps: Main entrance is accessed via three steps up to the front door. An authentic St Ives cottage with tons of character means the cottage’s staircases are fairly steep and may not be suitable for some.
    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.
    Smoking: All of our properties are non-smoking and we ask that any party member who smokes, do so off the premises.
    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
    An authentic St Ives cottage with tons of character means the cottage’s staircases are fairly steep and may not be suitable for some
    This property’s main entrance is accessed via three steps up to the front door

    Living Room
    Located on the Ground Floor at entrance level
    The room features a large sofa and an armchair and a Flatscreen Smart TV with Freeview
  • Kitchen & Dining
    Situated on the Lower Ground floor this room has access to the front of the property at street level.
    Modern and spacious with a Smart TV (Freeview) and a range of cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery provided
    Appliances include a microwave, gas hob, electric oven and grill, fridge (with ice box), Lavazza coffee machine, washer/dryer, kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board and vacuum cleaner
    *Guests are asked to bring their own pods for the coffee machine

    Dining Area
    Incorporated into the kitchen, this area has a table with seating for six
  • Bedrooms
    Bedroom One
    Located on First Floor, this room is furnished with a double bed, mirror, side tables and reading lamps as well as a stand-alone wardrobe and chest of drawers
    *A hairdryer is provided

    Bedroom Two
    Located on second floor this room features a double bed, a chest of drawers, bedside table with lamp, stand-alone wardrobe and mirror
    *A hairdryer is provided

    Bedroom Three
    Located on second floor this room has a single bed, built-in wardrobe and mirror
  • Bathrooms
    Bathroom One
    Located on the Second Floor, this room has a shower (plus hand held attachment), a wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and mirror

    Bathroom Two
    Located on the First Floor this room has a shower cubicle with a rain head, (plus hand held attachment), a wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and mirror
  • Outside
    This property doesn't offer any outside space
  • Parking
    There is no allocated parking for this property however guests may drive to front door to offload before heading up Barnoon Hill to the long stay car park.
    For more information please click here
    During the peak holiday months if this car park is full, the Rugby Club is a good alternative.
    Please visit the website for more information 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.

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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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Beautifully furnished 4 storey townhouse

Great Location. Beautifully furnished. Well equipped. Very helpful host.Accommodation is on 4 storeys with narrow stairwells so not for the faint hearted or anyone who struggles with stairs

Jo, 27 Jun 2024

Hi Jo, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Tathra Beach Cottage. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes, The Luxury Coastal Team

Laura - The Luxury Coastal Team - 27 Jun 2024


We stayed at Tathra Beach Cottage for 3 nights for our son's wedding. It is a stunning cottage that couldn't get any closer to the heart of St. Ives. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay or anything more to be provided to make our stay comfortable. The stairs aren't for the faint-hearted, but in our opinion, added to the charm and character of the property. The beds and linen provided were of a high quality. My only very minor criticism would be the cleanliness of the items in the kitchen. They are reliant on the last users to clean them and we found we needed to wash everything before we used it. No great hassle and certainly won't put us off from staying here again.

Samantha, 09 Jun 2024

Hi Samantha, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Tathra Beach Cottage. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay whilst attending your sons wedding and that it was comfortable. I will pass on your feedback to the housekeeping team to ensure this is rectified. 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 - 09 Jun 2024

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