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One Bed Property With Stunning Coastal Views Ideally Located To Explore Cornwall

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in St Agnes, Cornwall, England - Quiet Rural Location, The Village, Beaches And Coastal Path Are All Within Walking Distance

The Little Hive is a self-contained one-bedroom annexe to the owner’s property and provides comfortable accommodation for two people. It is situated in a quiet rural setting on the outskirts of the picturesque village of St Agnes on the north Cornwall coast. The village, local beaches and the South West coastal path are all within walking distance. The property has a cosy beamed living room with a wood burning stove, a light and airy sun lounge which opens onto a small patio and a separate kitchen. The bedroom is ensuite and has stunning views along the coast and inland.

Keith Busby
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Keith Busby

We moved to Cornwall in 2002 seeking a better work-life balance and we have certainly found it. We still enjoy everything Cornwall has to offer and make sure we walk every day on the beautiful cliff paths and beaches with our dog, Ruan.

Keith Busby purchased this house in 2002

Why Keith Busby chose Saint Agnes

We moved from a stone cottage on the Pennines with great views over the Yorkshire moors, near Hebden Bridge. We felt immediately at home in St Agnes and chanced upon a house and annexe with equally stunning views along the coast. A radical rebuild created a light filled house, making the most of the panorama.

What makes this house unique

In 2012 we renovated the Little Hive to the same high standard as the main house, while retaining its cottage atmosphere. The living rooms, bedroom and kitchen all enjoy the panoramic views along the coast, as does the patio where guests can eat or relax overlooking the garden. The Little Hive is light during the day, and cosy with a log fire in the evening. The furnishings and original art works have delighted our guests so far. We hope that you will enjoy living here for a week or two as much as we do all year round.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Little Hive is the perfect holiday retreat...We have had a lovely restful holiday and we will be back! Jackie and Colin, Canterbury
Mar 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint Agnes in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with wc, sink and electric shower cubicle. Second wc on ground floor with sink and wc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double bed and stunning views along the coast
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Electric heating in all rooms included in rental. First basket of logs for wood burning stove provided, additional logs at cost. This is a no smoking property and no pets are allowed. Outside: At the front of the House there is a shared drive which is used for off-road parking. At the back there is a small patio with table and chairs, ideal for having breakfast in the sun. The patio overlooks the garden and has views along the coast. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels, except beach towels, are supplied. The property is cleaned at changeover. For longer stays extra cleaning can be arranged at additional cost. Other: Sun lounge with two bent wood armchairs and access to small patio with table and chairs.


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One Bed Property With Stunning Coastal Views Ideally Located To Explore Cornwall
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Great views, lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the Little Hive. It is spacious, comfortable, clean and well-equipped, with great views from the sun room and the bedroom. The wood-burning stove was a bonus! Keith and Louise were lovely hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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on the whole we enjoyed our stay in St. Agnes

  • 4 of 5

The property we stayed at was comfortable, clean, and well maintained. The location was good and with easy access to the places of interest in Cornwall. No hesitation in recommending the cottage we chose.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cottage with lovely views. Good walks to the village or along the beautiful coastline from the cottage. The cottage had everything you needed and was clean and tidy. Louise and Keith were helpful with advice about the area. We hope to come back to Cornwall again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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much bigger on the inside!

  • 5 of 5

The Little Hive is all you can dream of in a holiday home and much more. It is spacious and full of sunlight. Very calm place and the hosts are extremely friendly, helpful and discreet. Not only the kitchen has a stunning view over the St Agnes Coastline and is very well equipped. There is even a dishwasher and oven for Sunday roast. The wintergarden was our favorite spot to sit and read. Large windows that display seaview, comfy chairs and good reading material.

The bedroom has a huge window and you have a sea view from the bed if you sleep on the right side. The Little Hive is a place you could stretch your legs for weeks on end - but then again it is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Cornwall so you just want to venture out and discover the surroundings. Back home we keep dreaming about our next stay!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Little Hive

  • 5 of 5

The flat was really lovely, very clean, good facilities. Fantastic views.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great view! Very clean and everything you could need.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Car: recommended


Trevaunance Cove is about a 20 min walk away and the National Trust beach at Chapel Porth is a little further. Both beaches have car parks and are just a few minutes drive from the Little Hive. The north coast is rugged with spectacular cliffs and has numerous coves and beaches each with their own character, many are surfing beaches. The south coast is easily reached by car and is a popular watersports area.


The nearest rail station is at Truro (9 miles) and the nearest airport is at Newquay (12 miles). There is a bus service to the village but use of a car is recommended. Even without transport there is enough interest to keep you busy within walking distance.


Truro, shopping, bars, clubs, restaurants, Cornwall Museum, galleries, theatre, cinema, Cathedral (9 miles)

Newquay, beaches, surfing, tourist hotspot, bars and clubs (12 miles)

Falmouth, sailing centre, Maritime Museum, alternative cinema, Rick Stein, university town with an arty vibe (16 miles)

St Ives, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth museum, lots of small galleries, craft shops, beaches, beautiful train journey from St Erth (22 miles)

Eden Project (28 miles), Lost Gardens of Heligan (30 miles)

Further Details:

St Agnes has two butchers, two greengrocers, a bakery (lovely pasties!), a chemist, two small supermarkets, cash is available from the Post Office in the Nisa supermarket, four pubs, one bar, several coffee shops, craft shops and a choice of places serving food.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint Agnes, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
3 Mar 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
23 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season
8 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short stays may be available. Contact the owner for details.
In addition to credit card payments, you can pay by cheque, bank transfer or PayPal. Contact the owner for more details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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