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Dottie's Cottage & Arnie's Studio, Sleeps 5+3.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

Quiet location 130m from the high street and beach. 3 bedroom, 2 washroom, yard

Dottie's Cottage and Arnie's Studio are part of a 19th Century Grade II listed Fishermans Cottage in the heart of St Ives. Recently renovated this historical building now provides comfortable and functional accommodation for up to 8 guests. Dottie's Cottage sleeps 3-4 in 2 bedrooms, with double sofabed in living room and with seating and dining for up to 8. Arnie's Studio sleeps 2 in one ensuite room. Dottie's cottage and Arnie's studio have separate entrances which is ideal for multiple families, groups of friends or grandparent who may wish for a little extra privacy.

* Fully refurbished early 2016 and has received great feedback through summer 2016!

* Characterful cottage on quiet pedestrianised street

* 100m from Town Centre, 130m from Harbour, 200m from Porthmeor Surf Beach

* Courtyard to rear

* WiFi

* Welcome pack including beach bag and toiletries.

* Bed linen and Towels included

* One well behaved pet by prior arrangement

* Friday changeover however we are flexible outside of peak season, please contact us and we will try to accommodate your requirements

* No Smoking

* Short breaks available out of season

More about Dottie's Cottage

Dottie's Cottage is accessed via granite steps off Virgin Street. The main living area is at 1st floor level. There is a through living room/dining room/kitchen. The living room has a feature Victorian fireplace and sash windows yet has all the comforts of a modern home. there is a double sofabed for those who require extra guest accommodation. There is a plasma screen television in the living room and an I pod dock in the kitchen. The dining table seats 6-8. The kitchen is finished with solid wood worktops. It has a fridge-freezer, double oven, washing machine and dishwasher. Steps from the living room take you up to the 2nd floor.

The second floor has a double room with built in wardrobes and a view of the sea and Gwithian beach over the rooftops. The second bedroom has a single bed with a trundle. This can be made up as 2 singles or a double as required. Access to the courtyard is via the second bedroom. The bathroom has a bath and shower.

More about Arnie's Studio

Arnie's Studio is accessed at ground floor level off Virgin Street. It is an ideal romantic hideaway for a couple. It has one kingsize bed and ensuite with shower. It has seating and table for dining should you wish to eat in however many restaurants are just a stroll away. A mini fridge, kettle, toaster and LCD television are provided for your convenience. This accommodation is bijou but offers everything that you could want from a hotel room and more yet is situated in the heart of St Ives.

About the Local Area

Dottie's Cottage and Arnie's Studio are located in the heart of St Ives. Whilst the street is self is quiet and tucked away it is just a short stroll from the shops, harbour, beaches and art galleries.

Spend time at the working harbour, where you can see the seals that visit. Take a fishing trip or a boat trip to seal Island or Godrevy lighthouse and maybe see some Dolphins along the way..... or maybe you prefer to sail. There is lots to do.

There are an array of restaurants to choose from but book up fast as they are all very popular. The seafood is especially good owing to the proximity of the working harbour. We'll leave details of a few of our favourites at the cottage for those of you who are new to town.

There are four golden beaches to choose from. Porthmeor beach is good for surfing and has life guards and a surf school through peak periods. The other beaches are more sheltered. Beaches are dog friendly out of season.

The art galleries draw many to St Ives. The Tate is probably the largest gallery in town and is found just 200m away from Dottie's Cottage and Arnie's Studio above Porthmeor beach. Artists are drawn to St Ives for its said 'special light'.

Walkers would be interested in the coastal paths offering spectacular scenery along the way.

There are many other attractions within easy reach of St Ives such as the Eden project and the Seal sanctuary.

What ever you choose to do during your stay you are sure to have a magical time in St Ives.

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19 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Dottie's Cottage & Arnie's Studio, Sleeps 5+3.
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews

Early Break

  • 4 of 5

Very well located property right in the heart of St Ives with more space than it looks.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dotties Cottage is a Delight

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Dotties Cottage with our pet, What a find!!

The Cottage was clean and tidy and just right for us.

I know St Ives from when I was a very young lad and it has changed so much, but not to much if you get my meaning (Semi working harbour)

It still has a very charming character about it and that is why I chose Dotties Cottage.

We enjoyed our stay very much and will be back........

Thank you again Vicki for letting us stay.....

Gary James


  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage was cosy, clean, and comfortable. It is in a brilliant location, in the centre town.

  • 4 of 5

We found there was a lot to do in and near St Ives. All ages were catered for. The family had a wonderful time. It is a beautiful place to stay. The cottage was excellent. Our only slight gripe was that we would have found having a spare key very useful, as we were 5 adults and did not always go out together.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean cute great location everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place would come again

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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good location, but disappointed with the size. I thought it was bigger, we had 6 adults and 1 infant

  • 3 of 5

Our stay in st Ives was fab, weather could have been better but did not stop us from doing the things we came for. Cottage was nice a little dusty in places, and smelt of damp especially in the studio, however we were only in there to sleep.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great value for money.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, right in the heart of St Ives tucked away on a quiet street.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.