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Large Victorian Terrace House with Fabulous Sea Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Victorian House in St Ives Cornwall, England - Peaceful Terrace, Five Minutes from Town and Beaches


6 bedroom \edwardian mid terrace house in elevated position with wonderful views over St Ives. Handy for the station, town and beaches. Off road parking for three to four cars. No through terrace so very quiet and peaceful. 3 double beds, one twin room, one room with one single bed and a room with one daybed. Fully furnished and well equipped. White waves used to be a guest house and still has the vintage charm of a seaside holiday with numbers on the doors, basins in rooms, eclectic furniture and crockery and ample stainless steel tea pots and jugs! The house is comfortable and homely, full of books to read and games to play.

On the ground floor there is a good sized living room with sanded wood floors and a gas live fire, leading into the dining room with a reclaimed table and ten chairs. The kitchen is beyond this with a window looking out onto the courtyard. A corridor of storage leads to the ground floor single bedroom and ensuite, and through here to the courtyard, where the laundry room is found. The courtyard is a sun trap, with a table and chairs and a bbq.

Up on the first floor half landing there is a shower room, a bathroom and a separate wc. Up again to the first floor there is a double bedroom with fantastic sea views, and a twin room looking over the back courtyard.

The pink shower room is on the second half landing and finally two doubles and a cute single on the top floor, with stunning sea and town views.

More Details

Sarah Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Sarah Williams

About the owner. We own and manage two properties in Cornwall, this spacious Edwardian terraced house in St Ives and our own home in Falmouth ( E1987). We are also on hand to answer any queries or to provide immediate help in event of any problem. We provide a friendly and high quality service. It is genuinely important to us that you enjoy your precious holiday time and we are always happy to listen to any suggestions our guests may have, both before and after their visit.

Why Sarah Williams chose St Ives

White waves is spacious, light and full of period old fashioned charm.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room/ wetsuit shower to dayroom. Bathroom with wc: first floor. Separate wc: first floor. Shower room with wc: first floor. Shower room with wc: second floor.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One day bed : ground floor. Bedroom 1 - double bed: first floor. Bedroom 2 - twin beds: first floor. Bedroom 3 - double bed: second floor. Bedroom 4 - double bed and sea views: second floor. Bedroom 5 - single bed and sea views
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Very comfortable relaxing home. Light, airy and warm. Plenty of games and books to read. Outside: Table and chairs on a small front terrace west facing, enjoying afternoon sun and stunning views. Small enclosed courtyard garden, suntrap. Utility Room: In courtyard: washing machine and tumble drier. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen included in price. Towels not included. Property cleaned on changeover. Weekly clean can be arranged on longer lets.


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Large Victorian Terrace House with Fabulous Sea Views
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews

Family wedding

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for st Ives and space for four cars which is a must for the area (limited parking around). We had a great stay and plenty of room for the 10 of us + baby. Decor fits the period of the property (love the high ceilings etc.)

Cost for for us all in different accommodation would have been 100s more.

Walked out to the other side of st Ives this year given the location (very nice walk). Back to carbis bay next time when it will just be myself and my wife.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Lovely old well maintained property. It has everything you need, apart from WIFI which would have been good. It's only a few minutes walk away from the town centre and sea front. Sarah left us a little hamper of milk, biscuits, sweets and wine, which was great!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou very much for your review and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. I do now have wifi finally- sorry it took so long! Best wishes Sarah
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Home sweet home

  • 5 of 5

Great place very homely. Plenty of washrooms what you need for ten people. That nice even stayed in one night and used barbi. Couldn't think of better place to take parents on 60th anniversary. Although st ives has changed in 40 years. Will definitely return

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was my sons 18th birthday on the 16th and our friends put up balloons and banners for him, he loved it, the house was lovely plenty of space for us all, great location will be looking to book again in future.

thanks Sarah you have a lovey home.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely restful week in White Waves

  • 4 of 5

Lovely big house. Lots of bathrooms. Wonderful views. Clean, tidy and very comfortable. Car parking at house a big bonus. Beware the fire alarm when frying! Would definitely return. Would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful large house

  • 4 of 5

White Waves is a lovely large Victorian house that sleeps a large family, all the bedrooms are a good size and there are plenty of toilets and showers to assist when you have a large family and all the facilities are provided, its also very near to the shops and beach and railway station, there is plenty of parking at the house which is brilliant, as parking is a bonus to find with holiday accommodation in St Ives, if I need a large house for my holiday again I would definitely go back to White Waves I can recommend it

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
st ives town centre
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
king harry ferry?
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
carbis bay
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
st ives
Nearest Motorway
100 Kilometres
M5 at exeter!
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
st ives town centre
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
all of st ives wonderful beaches
Car: not necessary


Five minutes walk to nearest beach which is Porthminster. This is a lovely family beach for swimming. There is a beach cafe and excellent restaurant with balcony overlooking the beach. The harbour beach is approx ten minutes walk, as is the famous surfing beach of Porthmeor. There are also the island beaches of Porthgwidden and other small coves.


Newquay 48 miles. Two hours from Plymouth approx. The house has car parking which is unusual in St Ives. There is no need for a car however within the town as the house is only five minutes walk from the main street.


Penzance 8 miles. Truro approx 25 miles. Eden Project 44 miles. Trevarno 19 miles. Trerice 48 miles. Trebah Garden 25 miles.

Further Details:

Tate and Penwith galleries at Porthmeor beach. Other galleries in town and in Penzance. Cliff walks from house towards Zennor and Hayle. Many good restaurants in town for all budgets.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
10% non refundable deposit on booking. Balance 8 weeks before visit. Damage deposit of £300.

Changeover Day: Saturday in main season but I am flexible and it is always worth asking - if the house is available I will allow extra time both ends for no extra charge.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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