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Traditional Cottage In Sought After "Downalong" Location with optional parking

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in St Ives, Cornwall, England - Ideal Location Just Yards From The Harbour Beach

Traditional granite former fisherman’s cottage in superb location just a few steps from the harbour, shops and restaurants.

The accommodation consists of two bedrooms, front has double bed, rear with harbour view is equipped with a single and bunk beds. Recently refurbished bathroom with shower and bath, downstairs kitchen diner with fridge/freezer, oven with ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, etc and sitting room with TV with DVD, HD recorder, Free WiFi.

Designated parking space is available at £50/week extra.

More Details

Owner
Trevor Hayward
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2017

About Trevor Hayward

We always loved to holiday in St Ives, first visiting in 1974, and has changed little over the years. We purchased Rachel Cottage in 2009 and it was named after our first Grandchild - who is now 9 years old.

Trevor Hayward purchased this cottage in 2009

What makes this cottage unique

The location of the cottage means that it is only a few steps to the beach or the town and restaurants........

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • W.C. Pedestal wash basin , bath with mains pressure shower over
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Front bedroom with Double bed. Rear bedroom has a single bed plus bunk beds (3 feet)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Gas combi boiler for hot water and central heating throughout. Electricity and gas are included in rental price. No smoking Dogs are considered out of season (October till March) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided (not beach towels) - changed weekly

Reviews

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Traditional Cottage In Sought After "Downalong" Location with optional parking
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5

Fantastic home from home

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed here for two weeks and you can not fault this property at all, well equipped kitchen,a clean and neat property, good sized rooms and best of all a short walk to the town center. Very close the the Sloop Inn, but no noise heard from the pub.The Owner is very easy to deal with and responds quickly to your messages, would and have recommended this property to people, just need to book again for next year :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Winter break

  • 4 of 5

I just spent most of the winter in Rachel Cottage and it's been the perfect get-away-from-the-cold venue. Plenty to see and do in this part of Cornwall, St Ives itself is lovely, and quiet at this time of year. And yes, the cottage was cosy despite the occasional colder or wet day! Highly recommended for a winter break.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage in the heart of St Ives. Had everything we needed and the owners were really nice to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Ideal base for walking, coastal paths and moor hikes. Artists abound and the Tate Gallery is only 200 yards from cottage. Railway station is a half mile and ideal for day trips to Truro, Falmouth and Penzance.

Coast/Beach:

Beautiful sandy beaches within yards........Harbour beach is a mere 30 yards or so, the superb Porthmeor surfing beach and Porthgwidden beach (ideal for families) are both only 200 yards away. Porthminster beach about half a mile.

Travel:

Easy drive, mainly dual carriageway from M5 at Exeter (100 miles)

Railway station in town so arrival by train is easy (half mile)

Once here, a car is not really required as days out by train are easy and fun.

Park car outside cottage to unload then ideally park in our designated space (optional extra) or Island car park (200 yds), or Barnoon, or during busy weeks Leisure Centre then a 10 min walk back down

Distances:

Lands End 15 miles, Penzance 6 miles, Truro 20 miles, Falmouth 28 miles, Newquay 30 miles.

Further Details:

The bustling town of St Ives has a selection of designer shops and excellent restaurants abound. Local seafood is obviously popular but most pubs offer excellent fare. The world renowned Sloop Inn is just yards from the property and offers excellent value for money.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage 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
 
High Season
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
Late summer
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Half term
22 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Late Autumn
29 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £150 is required on booking, balance being due 21 days before the holiday commences.
In case of cancellation, if week can be re-booked then full refund will be returned, if not, then full cost will be charged.
Please note that we only accept 7 day bookings

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Sunday. Departure 10 am Arrival 3pm.
We have found this to be the best day as it is quieter on the roads and also for arriving and departing guests in the town.

Notes on prices:
Dogs are welcome out of the main season.
Please note that we only accept 7 day bookings

Deposit of £150 is required on booking, balance being due 21 days before the holiday commences.
In case of cancellation, if week can be re-booked then full refund will be returned, if not, then full cost will be charged.
Please note that we only accept 7 day bookings

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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