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Cornish Cottage, St Ives

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18th Century stone built character cottage nestled between museums and art galleries
Overstuffed feather padded window seats
To dine in or not to dine in...

Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
Sleeps 2. 1 bedroom boutique 17th century stone cottage. Completely refurbished for 2013. A quintessential Cornish cottage situated in a quiet cobbled street in the heart of St Ives. A romantic one bedroom cottage with parking. Cornish Cottage blends stylish contemporary style with delightful period character. Paces from Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden and within just two minutes walk of the harbour, beaches, restaurants & shops, Cornish cottage is the perfect romantic retreat for both summer and winter breaks. Steeped in history and full of original charm and character including a wood burning stove. Parking space for one car a short distance from the cottage. Underfloor and gas central heating. UNFORTUNATELY THE COTTAGE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. WE CANNOT ACCOMMODATE PETS AT THE...Sleeps 2. 1 bedroom boutique 17th century stone cottage. Completely refurbished for 2013. A quintessential Cornish cottage situated in a quiet cobbled street in the heart of St Ives. A romantic one bedroom cottage with parking. Cornish Cottage blends stylish contemporary style with delightful period character. Paces from Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden and within just two minutes walk of the harbour, beaches, restaurants & shops, Cornish cottage is the perfect romantic retreat for both summer and winter breaks. Steeped in history and full of original charm and character including a wood burning stove. Parking space for one car a short distance from the cottage. Underfloor and gas central heating. UNFORTUNATELY THE COTTAGE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. WE CANNOT ACCOMMODATE PETS AT THE COTTAGE
House Rules
Pets not allowedNot suitable for kidsNo smoking
No parties or house guests permitted.
Bedrooms
1 Full
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Ylenia H
Hosting since January 2013
Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
Response Rate: 83%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsI live and work just around the corner so I am on hand if you need me!

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Reviews (28)
mkirkby316
mkirkby316
Nottingham, United Kingdom3 contributions
Great cottage for two
First class service. Lovely cottage, clean and comfortable. Great location. Would use again in the future without hesitation.
Visited October 2021
Written October 6, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Richard F
Richard F
Stroud, United Kingdom6 contributions
Chic and Charming
The cottage is ideally situated right near the quay, and near the Tate/Hepworth sadly of course closed. It has been thoughtfully and very tastefully furnished in whites and pale grays. Also happily devoid of all the seaside kitsch which is usual for cottages by the sea! Happily recommend it to friends.
Visited April 2021
Written April 25, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Debbie H
Debbie H
Birkenhead, United Kingdom4 contributions
Review
The cornish cottage is a lovely place to stay. Its decorated to a high standard and is very cosy. Its perfectly placed for the harbour and beaches and the ships restaurants and bars. We would highly recommend a stay here. The cottage is quite small and compact which was fine for us but i think anyone tall would struggle as the ceiling downstairs is very low.The only little niggles we had were that we were told we couldn't check in until 5pm on arrival due to covid and had to check out at 9am on departure which meant we had a whole day wasted. Also we were told to contact the owner 20 minutes before arrival which we did however we were not able to get through to her on the phone. Fortunately we had met her mum when we were parling the car so after half an hour we went to speak to her to see if she knew how we could get hold of her. This was a little annoying as we had travelled 400 miles to get there and were quite keen to start our holiday. Other than that everything was great.
Visited September 2020
Written September 7, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sightsee51269172736
Sightsee51269172736
1 contribution
A most relaxing and comfortable stay in a lovely cottage.
The Cornish Cottage was immaculent, cosy and perfectly situated for a wonderful holiday in Cornwall. We enjoyed every day here in St Ives despite the rainy days that beset us. The cottage is surrounded by places to see, restaurants to eat at and pubs for a drink. We used public transport to explore further afield. Thank you Ylena for sharing your beautiful cottage.
Visited October 2019
Written November 4, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

member792018
member792018
Herefordshire, United Kingdom3 contributions
Fantastic little cottage in great location with perfect hostess!
My partner and I stayed at the cottage for 4 days during June. We enjoyed our stay at the cottage very much and are looking forward to visiting and staying again next year! I’ve also recommended it to all our family and friends. Ylenia was easy to get hold of and made sure we knew where we were going. She helpfully sent us a photo and directions of where to park the car (no parking by the cottage, only drop off for luggage). The cottage itself has been exceptionally well furnished and was perfect for the two of us. It is situated 5 minutes walk from the harbour (almost at the bottom of the hill) and the centre of St Ives. If you’re looking for a comfy and simple base to set off from and come back to after a day spent exploring, this is ideal. The car parking space is free but it is a decent 10 minute walk from the cottage and you do need to walk all the way up the hill but the views are worth it! My suggestion would be to arrive at the cottage as early as possible on your first day, if driving, because the streets are extremely narrow and get very busy during the day with tourists and sight seers. There are plenty of independent restaurants and bars which are all well worth a visit, the best of which are situated one street behind the harbour. There is also a great coastal walk from St Ives to Zennor with a handy bus back to St Ives every quarter to the hour. The pub at the end of the walk serves a brilliant fish and chips!
Visited June 2019
Written July 2, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Pathfinder754226
Pathfinder754226
1 contribution
Beautiful Cottage
The Cornish Cottage is an ideal place to stay in St Ives. The cottage itself is lovely and spotless throughout. Close to all amenities and we would certainly recommend it to couples wanting a cosy break. Thank you Ylenia.
Visited August 2018
Written August 31, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
stives_8
stives_8
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review after your stay. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage - you were lovely guests! Thank you!
Written September 2, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Victoria C
Victoria C
Bristol, United Kingdom66 contributions
Anniversary get away
My husband booked the accommodation which I had no idea for our 2nd wedding anniversary . Rocking up we were greeted by Ylenia who was warm, friendly but non intrusive. Walking in we were instantly impressed the cottage has been furnished to a high standard with carefully thought out well placed storage and decor. The is a small but efficient kitchen with all cutlery, cookware and bits one needs including toaster and microwave. Again all good quality. Fresh flowers were placed on table and a lovely touch. Upstairs again more carefully considered storage enough for a few days or longer. The bed was comfy and had gorgeous sheets we sunk into! The only thing we would perhaps say and probably because we are tall the double was a tad small BUT really not something to put people off. The bathroom too was finely kitted out with silent shut toilet sheet and decent shower. All these touches including the blinds and co-ordinated decor demonstrate the care in the cottage . The location was incredible although not with sea view was a stones throw away from the bustling streets and beach ( 5mins). There is no parking but that’s really not uncommon or desperately Needed. So overall massively recommend, well kept, managed and comfortable.
Visited June 2018
Written June 3, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Inspiration679123
Inspiration679123
1 contribution
Beautiful Cornish Cottage
My husband and I had a delightful four nights at the Cornish Cottage in St Ives. Tiny but beautifully appointed and immaculate. Central position and nearby parking space. I would highly recommend it.
Visited May 2018
Written May 6, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Angela A
Angela A
3 contributions
Small but perfectly formed
Idyllic , compact cottage , modernised to a high standard. Lovely and warm , hot water and no musty smell as is the case with so many rentals. Ideally placed for all St .ives has to offer. Beautiful cream tea awaiting us on arrival :-)
Visited July 2017
Written August 7, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Trek452736
Trek452736
1 contribution
Cosy, homely and excellent location.
This was our second stay at the cottage. Excellent location, right in the middle of St Ives. Excellent restaurants, pubs and beach all within 5 mins walk. Cottage is well equipped and very comfortable. Home from home.
Visited May 2017
Written May 15, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
stives_8
stives_8
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the cottage. It was great to have you back!
Written June 9, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
  • DVD player
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking available
  • Stereo system
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Television
  • Wi-fi
  • Golf course (within 15 min walk)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Watersports
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area

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About the neighborhood
St. Ives is a seaside town in Cornwall, southwest England. The town is known for its beautiful beaches, picturesque harbor, and narrow, winding streets. The town has a rich artistic heritage and is home to the famous Tate St. Ives gallery, which showcases contemporary art alongside works by 20th-century artists who lived and worked in the area as well as The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Bernard Leach Pottery. The town also features a variety of cafes, restaurants, and shops, many of which specialize in locally sourced food and handmade goods. The natural beauty of the town's coastal surroundings provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as surfing, swimming, and hiking.
Getting around
1.Walking: St Ives is a small town, so walking is the best way to explore the town and its beaches. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a map or have your phone ready to navigate the town's narrow streets. 2. Public transport: If you want to travel further afield, there are good bus links from St Ives to nearby towns and attractions, such as Penzance and Land's End. You can find schedules and routes on the Cornwall Council website. 3. Taxis: You can find a list of reputable taxi companies on the Visit Cornwall website. 4. Bike hire: If you enjoy cycling, you can hire a bike to explore the surrounding countryside.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
1. By Car: - From London, take the M25 motorway and then take the M3 towards the West Country. - At Junction 8, take the A303 and follow the signs for the A30 to Cornwall. - Continue on the A30 towards Penzance or St Ives and then take the A3074 to St Ives. 2. By Train: - Take a train to St Erth station, which is the nearest train station to St Ives. - There are regular trains from London Paddington or Bristol Temple Meads to St Erth, with an average journey time of around 5 hours. - From St Erth, you can take a connecting train or a bus to St Ives. 3. By Bus: - There are regular buses from various locations in Cornwall to St Ives. - From Penzance, you can take the First Kernow bus service which operates every 10 minutes during peak times. - National Express also operates coach services to St Ives from various UK locations. Once you arrive in St Ives, you can explore the beautiful coastal town and enjoy the stunning coastline, art galleries, and delicious seafood easily on foot.
Activities nearby
Golf course (within 15 min walk)Horse riding facilitiesTennis courtWatersports

Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount


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Frequently Asked Questions about Cornish Cottage, St Ives

Cornish Cottage, St Ives is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

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