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Farm Cottages in rural St Ives. Quiet Location - high number of return bookings - Horseshoe Cottage Sleeps 4 (3 Bedrooms)



Updated: 12-Sep-2016
Trevethoe Farm Cottages in Lelant, St Ives, Cornwall, England - Ideal Base To Explore West Cornwall, Close To Beaches And Local Amenities

'Horseshoe' and 'Grooms' are two semi-detached, granite cottages, originally built for farm workers. Modernised to a high standard, yet retaining much of the original character, they provide comfortable accommodation within a rural setting. Only a 5 minute drive to the A30 and within a 1 1/2 mile radius there is access to shops, post office, pubs, train and bus stops - easily accessible by foot or by car. Only 3 miles from St Ives town with its cobbled streets, award-winning restaurants, wonderful shops, art galleries and beaches. Ideal location for birdwatchers, walkers or to use as a base to explore all the delights of West Cornwall and beyond.

Please note that we operate on a Friday changeover, although short breaks can be available during off-peak periods - please enquire direct for more information and quotes.

Details for holiday cottage Horseshoe Cottage Sleeps 4 (3 Bedrooms), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

1 Double and 2 single bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine and fridge-freezer. Separate dining area. Downstairs bathroom with shower, wc and basin. Comfortable lounge with leather sofas. All linen provided. Heating available in all rooms. Large gardens and parking adjacent to property.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I was born in St Ives, and have lived in the area for all of my life...and couldn't imagine living anywhere else! We live on the family farm where the cottages are situated - my husband, Jason, is one of many generations of Rogers' who have farmed the land here. We love living here, and enjoy our gardening and grow as much as of our own veg as we can and we take pride in our holiday cottages and clean and maintain them ourselves, giving that personal touch which I think our visitors really appreciate.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been coming to Horseshoe Cottage for over 10 years - that speaks for itself! We always have a list of things we want to see and do whilst here - we manage some and some have to wait for next year! Thank you Tanya for the flowers and the cream tea on arrival - we look forward to that at journey's end! See you next year.
Jun 2015
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful and peaceful cottage in perfect location with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 3 week stay in Horseshoe cottage. We received a lovely warm welcome on our arrival from Tanya who was always very helpful and happy to answer any questions we had. The cottage was spotlessly clean and was fully equipped with everything you could need. The cream tea and fresh flowers were such a kind, personal touch after our long journey. The cottages are beautifully maintained and have lots of lovely finishing touches. The cottage is very spacious and homely with beautiful views perfectly located in a very peaceful location but very close to local beaches & St Ives. We loved our stay here and were very sad to leave and cannot wait for our return next year. Many thanks again to Tanya and Jason for our lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in beautiful countryside

  • 4 of 5

Lovely homely cottage. We had a great week in Cornwall and the cottage provided a really homely base

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always great to welcome new guests to Trevethoe, and it's always nice to know they've enjoyed their stay in our cottages and appreciated our lovely part of Cornwall.
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From the Owner

Our cottages are situated on our farm, and are in a quiet location but at the same time you are only 5 minutes by car to the main A30, and 3 miles from the bustling town of St Ives. Personally supervised, you can trust that when you arrive, the properties will be clean and comfortable. A cream tea and fresh flowers will also be waiting for you. Short breaks can be available during off-peak periods - please enquire direct for more information/quotes.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Watermill Inn (within walking distance) at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : West Cornwall Golf Club at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Lelant Saltings (with park & ride) at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : A30 at 0.75 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Watermill Inn (withing walking distance) at 0.75 Miles Nearest Beach : Carbis Bay Beach/Porthkidney Beach at 1.5 Miles Car: recommended


We are approximately 2 miles from the beaches of Carbis Bay and Porthkidney. 3 miles away is the town of St Ives where you can find a number of beaches including Porthmeor (good for surfing) and Porthminster (located just below the St Ives train station). We are within easy reach of the coastal footpath which takes you on a picturesque route to St Ives. Also close by are the 3 miles of golden sands of Hayle which stretch around to Gwithian and Godrevy. Plenty of activities to take part in based on and around the coast and beaches, or just enjoy walking and admiring the view.


The cottages are only a 5 minute drive from the main A30, and a similar distance to St Erth train station. Newquay Airport 35 miles away.


Only approximately 1 mile from the village of Lelant. A number of eating places are within easy reach including The Watermill, Birdies Bistro, The Badger Inn, Scarletts and The Old Quay House. Only a 5 minute drive to the main A30, which gives you easy access to the many other attractions in the area, such as St Michael's Mount, The Minack Open Air Theatre, The Eden Project, Land's End as well as the cathedral city of Truro. Within walking distance of Hayle Estuary, popular with birdwatchers

Further Details:

There is a Tesco supermarket within 2 miles which also offers a cash machine facility.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
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28 Apr 2017 - 11 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
12 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
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16 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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8 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short breaks can be available during off-peak periods - please contact me for details and tariff. It should be noted that prices quoted for short breaks on this website are only estimated rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 12-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

We have a high number of return visitors - some of whom have been coming for years - and Trevethoe really does seem to be somewhere where you can feel 'at home'. A quiet place to retreat to after a busy day sightseeing - and with on-site parking and generous gardens it really does tick a lot of boxes. Also, if you should experience any problems, or need help with anything, we only live a stone's throw away so are easily accessible should you need us!

Property Type

  • cottage


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  • Iron & Board
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  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
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  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom is situated downstairs with shower, basin, toilet, mirror and shaving point with tiled flooring.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, With chest of drawers/wardrobe/bedside cupboards/chair
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed, With wardrobe/drawers/bedside cupboard/chair
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed, With wardrobe/drawers/bedside cupboard/chair
  • Each bedroom carpeted and tastefully decorated with pine furniture.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: We take children over 5 years of age. Sorry no pets. Non-smoking. Outside: Large lawned gardens with outdoor furniture

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