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Boutique, Garden, Parking, Sea/Harbour Views. AVAILABLE June 25-28, August 23rd.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

3 bedrooms, luxury bathroom, outstanding views, 2 mins from harbour

Situated in the heart of St Ives this property comes fully equipped for any family or group of people. It has 2 double bedrooms with views of the Harbour and a bedroom with bunk beds. On the middle floor there is a large bathroom, a kitchen and a lounge/dining room. The property also has a utility room with a washer and a garden that faces out towards the bay. The property is pleasantly quiet for such a central location and is tucked away, only accessible by steps from the main roads.

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you so much for letting us use your cottage. We had a fabulous week. We found some excellent places to eat and I would love to return." Heather Bristol.

"St Ives is a wonderful place, especially out of season as it so relaxing. I don’t really want to go back to work." Adrian Bath

"Admiral cottage is an absolute gem- when we weren't out in the town itself I spent all my time gazing out of the lounge window! I absolutely love the Barbara Hepworth museum too!" Mark and Kate, London

"I have stayed in St Ives several times, but this is the best cottage with all that you would expect and more to make the holiday a real home from home, thank you." Kerry Wolverhampton.
Jan 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Friday Changeover.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Boutique, Garden, Parking, Sea/Harbour Views. AVAILABLE June 25-28, August 23rd.
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful house, amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in a quiet oasis just off the main street in St Ives. Stunning view across the ever changing harbour and up to Godrevy and the lighthouse

House is beautifully designed. Well equipped kitchen with the basics very kindly supplied - salt/pepper/teabags etc Loved having the drying room for wetsuits/beach towels etc

We would love to stay here again.

Only warning, there is basically no vehicular access anywhere near, so everything has to be carried in from the car park down/up the steep steps.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful cottage in an idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

In the centre of St Ives with truly wonderful views of the harbour, Admiral Cottage is a fabulous holiday let. Every detail has been thought of and owner Melanie provided us with a great information folder, all the utensils and equipment you would have at home and even the means to make a very welcome cuppa on arrival. I could have spent days looking at the view from the 1st and 2nd floor windows and tiny garden at the front was a little haven of tranquility. Seconds from wonderful shops and restaurants. I wish it was mine.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great holiday home with beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

Modern, comfortable home with everything you need. Great view over the bay and out to sea, which is a short walk away. Shop less than 5 mins walk, St Ives not far. Would recommend highly!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a review for Birdsong, not Admiral, my mistake ( owner). I know you did also visit into the cottage which is in the centre of St Ives and made the same comment about stunning views and a great location. We bought the cottage over 26 years ago and Birdsong followed 10 years later when our family grew in size. Melanie
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Beautiful cottage,gorgeous views,peaceful position

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week at this beautiful ,homely cottage. Peaceful position but only minutes walking to the main amenities of St Ives.

As for the view..... Absolutely stunning! We woke every morning,amazed by it.

Plenty of lovely restaurants nearby, we liked the Seafood Cafe and can recommend the coffees at the Cafe Pasta, especially enjoyed sitting on the bench outside,looking at the harbour. Beautiful beaches,great for just a swim or for bodyboarding. Minack theatre is beautiful and worth a visit.

We will definitely return to Admirel Cottage, on our own and with family ,it's ideal for both.

Missing it already 😊

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely harbour view

  • 4 of 5

We all loved Admiral Cottage. It is completely central and yet perfectly tucked away and very quiet at night. The view over rooftops to the harbour is gorgeous and means you never feel cut off from the sea. It's well and stylishly furnished. We all liked getting back there after a day on the beach and it really felt like home. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars is the access by steep steps which is fine for most people but a bit of a challenge with a buggy. We wished we'd booked two weeks instead of one.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments, and we'd love to have you back!
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Good for a short break

  • 5 of 5

I've been to St Ives a few times. This place really shines if you've got kids or you just want to be very central. It's hidden just off the Main Street so has a bit of seclusion but really easy to get everywhere.

Property was clean and well maintained. Didn't really have much contact with the owner but they seemed nice. There is a good restaurant called the seafarer just below the steps leading to this house. I would really recommend that too.

All in all would definitely recommend. One of the best places I've stayed in St Ives.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, our location and views are why we bought it 25 years ago. It is just off Fore Street but tucked away, so is very central but a little oasis from the business of the main road and harbour. I hope you return to us soon.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.2 Kilometres
St Ives
Nearest Beach
0.01 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

We are in the centre of St Ives. A town where you can find the Tate St Ives, Hepworth Gallery, Surf School and beautiful beaches.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St Ives, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Flaming June
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
School's Out
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September Festival
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
16 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

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 3pm 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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