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Luxury Vintage Cornish Terraced Cottage



Updated: 07-Oct-2016
Cottage in St Ives, Cornwall, England - Yards From Harbour Beach And 5 Mins From Porthgwidden And Porthmeor Beaches

Southern comfort ,self catering holiday cottage is ideally located in the popular downalong area of st ives.The harbour beach is yards away and it is only a couple of minutes to Porthmeor & Porthgwiddon beaches, and convenient for the Tate and all the shops and restaurants.

This pretty holiday cottage has been fully restored still maintaining its charm and antique character. Comfortably furnished and equipped to a very high standard, with a range of antique and vintage furniture. Comfortable living room with wood burning stove, lcd tv with freeview and dvd. South facing sunny master bedroom with king size sleigh bed, white company bed linen, quilts and throws.

Light and airy twin bedroom. Wifi. Home from home with some toys, games, lots of dvd’s and plenty of books to read. Kitchen dining room, well equipped including washer drier. Ipod dock in kitchen. Sunny front patio with bench and 2 chairsfurther access from rear of property with area for wetsuits, boards and washing line.

I would love to welcome you to Southern Comfort, it is a happy cosy place with a great ambience, but please take note: The cottage is at its most recent addition Victorian and is not a modern house inside an old shell. There are many fantastic original features; the lovely window seat, gorgeously curving bannister rail, funny little larder cupboard set into the granite wall. However the reality of this authenticity is that some things are a bit old -creaky floorboards, wonky skirting. The bathroom and kitchen are kept clean to a very high standard but are not modern as this would not be in keeping. I have tried to show as much as possible.

PLEASE NOTE: I WILL NEVER ASK FOR CASH PAYMENT, I accept payment via Bank Transfer, Cheque or Paypal,

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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  • 4 of 5

Had a fantastic holiday, excellent location, spotlessly clean house. Very comfy beds. Would definitely recommend. Overall lovely cosy house and can't wait to revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We first visited St Ives in 1995 on our first romantic break away together! Since then we've got married, had 2 children and visited many times, always hoping one day we'd be lucky enough to actually have our own place in St Ives. In May 2010 our dream became reality - after trailing around many properties - with high hopes often dashed, just as we were about to head home the estate agent mentioned a new property that had just come onto their books and since the last one had been so wrong we might just be able to squeeze in a viewing. We knew as we walked through the door that this was the one. Perfectly located near everything, with a pretty little space outside and welcoming and cozy inside.

Activity and Interests


5 minutes to Porthmeor beach (walking) - fantastic surfing beach, life guarded from Whitsun to October half term. 2 minutes to harbour (walking). 5 minutes to Porthgwidden beach (walking) - small beach with restaurant behind the island. 15 minutes to Pothminster beach (walking) - stunning family beach with gentle waves and award winning restaurant.


St. Ives railway station is less than 10 minutes walk to Ocean Loft as is the bus station. Nearest airport - Newquay (approx 1 hour driving time).


100 yards to Wharf and about 200yards to town centre


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn/Winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Xmas 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2106/17
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £50

Booking Notes:
One third deposit at time of booking. Balance eight weeks prior to stay. £100 cleaning and damage deposit with final balance refundable after departure (subject to property check).
Once deposit is taken guests liable for full amount of the holiday. All guests recommended to take out holiday insurance.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover.

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From the Owner

Southern Comfort is our home from home, and that means that s not just another commercial property you'll be visiting where everything is done with an eye for the bottom line. It's important that the beds must be comfortable. The bed linen must be crisp and white. Attractive bedspreads and lambswool throws, because we all have different tolerances to the cold. Characterful furniture to compliment the cottage, which may mean things keep changing as we make a new find. Books, films and ornaments that come from our home and games for rainy days, books and toys for children. Decent knives in the kitchen, a cafetiere and a blender. A picnic bag and Tupperware for your use and a bottle of wine on your arrival. We've even added a Chromecast so you can stream content from the internet onto the TV. Location, we are in a great central location.

Property Type

  • cottage


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  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • town

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • pier fishing
  • surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Sunny family bathroom with bath with over bath shower. Handbasin, WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Sunny front facing master bedroom with antique furniture, king size sleigh bed and White Company bedlinen, quilts and throws. Light and airy bedroom with twin 3ft oak beds, quality bedlinen as before and lambswool rugs. Blackout blinds on the windows.


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  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Full Gas central heating, children catered for with stair gates and travel cot. Dogs may be allowed between 1st October and 31st May at owners discretion. Outside: Sunny front patio with bench, two chairs and small table, potted plants. Rear, private area with washing line and storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is included, fresh every week. Southern Comfort is cleaned thoroughly before your stay, and you get a partial clean midway for 2 week stays. Towels are not included.

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