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Birdsong: Contemporary Stunning Detached Home Overlooking St Ives Bay

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, nursery, games room, garden with ocean views

Parking for 2 cars. Fully-fitted kitchen, dining room, lounge and balcony with panoramic views of St Ives Bay. On the lower level there are 2 double bedrooms with ensuites, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds, 1 main bathroom, a nursery, a utility room with a washer and dryer and a games room that has a snooker and table football table. The lower level also has access to the large terraced garden that overlooks the bay.


Owner
Melanie
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful views, excellent position, this is the life to aspire to. We lived the dream for a week not long enough. Whitfords (Skipton)



Thanks! This is a lovely house with really spacious and comfortable rooms. We had an amazing week which included a wonderful sight of dolphins from the balcony. Landys ( Middlesex)



We all had a fab time with 2 young families the house was ideal-spacious, superb views, access to the beach, we'll definitely be back. Jones (Cardiff)



We really liked St Ives before we discovered Birdsong. Now we really really like St Ives. A Very hard place to leave so we will be back in September. Thomas (Good Friday, Cheshire).



We love this house, its heaven! The garden is gorgeous, the outlook outstanding, the weather wonderful I could go on but I'll spare you any more.

Bryan ( London)



We had a very special week at Birdsong which has given us everything we wanted- peaceful house, spectacular views and wonderful beaches within walking distance. Jeffrys
Mar 2012
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Friday changeover.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Ensuite 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ensuite 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Cloakroom Bathroom - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Nursery - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Birdsong: Contemporary Stunning Detached Home Overlooking St Ives Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Fabulous house and location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous holiday at Birdsong. The holiday was to celebrate my husband's birthday and we were three generations. The house is very spacious, well equipped and was clean and welcoming. It is a short walk to a lovely clean beach and the grandchildren loved it there. The pool table and football game provided lots of entertainment and competition. I would recommend a stay at Birdsong to everyone and hope to stay there again before too long. Melanie provided all the information needed before our visit and my deposit was returned very promptly. A beautiful house and I can't find fault with it.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderfully theraputic break

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property- breathtaking views, easy access to the coastal path, beach and shops. My mobility was poor on arrival but improved with every day we stayed in this amazing place. If I didn't feel good I could even gaze at the view from bed!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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5

Gorgeous home with a spectacular view of the sea

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Birdsong for three nights in March and it was perfect. It's a large house that accommodates big groups, so we never felt on top of each other. It has everything you could possibly need; multiple bathroom facilities, a big kitchen and living room and a pool/football table to keep us occupied after a long walk or while waiting for the rain to clear. We immediately felt at home. Best of all was the view of the sea which is breathtaking and totally unexpected.

The house is a short walk to the white sandy beach and blue sea. Definitely one of the UK's hidden gems. St.Ives is also a lovely little place and I especially enjoyed my trip to the Barbara Hepworth museum and sculpture gardens - not to be missed if you are a fan of her work or sculptures generally!

I hope to visit again very soon!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful family Easter week

  • 5 of 5

we had a fabulous family week at Birdsong. The pool table was in regular use and the location and wider facilities were greatly enjoyed. More than lived up to our expectations thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great family holiday home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at Birdsong. We had a very good week’s holiday in May 2015 with our son daughter, her husband and two young grandchildren.

The property was exactly as described and booking, payment, etc was straightforward. We found the house clean and well maintained.

The layout of the house is excellent for a large group with all of the facilities you need for cooking, etc and the views are superb. Everyone enjoyed the pool, table tennis and table football.

We love the location of the house with close proximity to St Ives, the restaurants, bars and the beaches.

Negatives are few but most of us all felt that the bed mattresses and pillows were in need of replacement as they did not give very good support.

Fortunately the weather was kind and we were able to go to the Porthminster beach most days. I can recommend the bacon baps from the cafe on the beach.

We decided to go out to one of the better restaurants for dinner but didn’t reserve a table as it was early in the season. All of the restaurants were fully booked so we ate at the Curry Garden where we had an excellent but not cheap meal. In future I would definitely reserve a table in advance whatever time of the year.

I would certainly recommend Birdsong.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Birdsong, St Ives

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed at Birdsong for a long weekend break. We left London looking for some rest and relaxation. Birdsong was perfect. It is a large detached house with breathtaking views. Even though it was February we lay in the Cornish sunshine drinking coffee, ate at the multitude of fantastic restaurants in St. Ives and went for long hikes over beaches and around headlands. On Sunday morning we woke up to a stunning sunrise that we could watch without even needing to get out of bed. It was the perfect mini break, I could never get bored of that view. Will bring our friends and family with us next time. Thank you for letting us share your family home.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
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Location

St Michael's Mount
Tate St Ives
Porthminster Beach Cafe
Barbara Hepworth Museum
Mount Zion Coffee
Porthgwidden Beach Cafe
Porthmeor Cafe
Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
The Cornishman
Nearest Golf
0.2 Kilometres
Tregenna Castle
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Carbis Bay/ St Ives
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
The Cornishman
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Carbis Bay Beach/ Porthminster
Car: recommended

We are a 10 minute walk from St Ives centre where you can find the Tate St Ives, Hepworth Gallery, Surf School and the beautiful beaches.

Follow us on Twitter @birdsongstives or Instagram @stivesbayholidays for more.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint Ives, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£245
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,095
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£215
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Valentine
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
Early Spring
24 Feb 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
£980
for 4 nights
From
£245
£1,150
 
 
Easter
18 Mar 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,995
for 7 nights
£1,995
 
 
Spring
22 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 7 nights
£1,895
 
 
May Day
5 May 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,995
for 7 nights
£1,995
 
 
Blossom Time
13 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,115
for 7 nights
£2,115
 
 
Whitsun
20 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,895
for 7 nights
£2,895
 
 
June
3 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,395
for 7 nights
£2,395
 
 
July
30 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,795
for 7 nights
£2,795
 
 
School's Out
15 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,395
for 7 nights
£3,395
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 7 nights
£1,895
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We ask for a third of the rental price as a deposit to secure any booking. The remaining sum is to be paid before the holiday, and then we are able to give out the key safe code for that week.

Our usual changeover day is Friday. Check-in is after 5pm and check-out is before 10am.

Please contact Melanie for any queries.

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.
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