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Spacious/Inviting House In Quiet/Convenient St Ives Town Centre Location

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

In centre of St Ives - With sunny, south facing garden and great sea views Only available July/August

Bowling Green is one of the most sought after Victorian terraces in St Ives, being quiet and relatively secluded, yet just moments from the busy town centre and beaches. Go out of the front garden gate and along the private terrace path, and you are just above the Hepworth Sculpture Garden and Fore Street. Go out of the back gate and through an alley, and you are above The Tate St Ives and Porthmeor Beach. No 7 is our comfortable family home, which we only rent out during the months of July and August. With ample space, a full range of modern appliances and stunning sea views from the front rooms, we are sure you will discover that this is more than just holiday accommodation. Recently fully renovated, this traditional house is complimented by modern décor and original artwork. Although within a short walk to all the town facilities and the beaches, you may well decide to just sit and relax in the quiet, sunny garden.

To ensure that your holiday is to the highest standard, we personally take care of the changeover, cleaning, linen supplies and your welcome pack.

More Details

Mrs L Oxenham
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Mrs L Oxenham

I have lived in St Ives since 1968, and my husband moved here in 1976 when we got married. This house has been our family home since 1984 and has gone through many changes since then. Completely refurbished over the last two years, we now have the house as we like it, and we are sure you will too. We hope you appreciate the modern art and bespoke furniture that you will find throughout the house, as we are both very involved with this.

Mrs L Oxenham purchased this house in 1984

What makes this house unique

You could not get more central to St Ives, being located in the Barnoon Area. Everything you need is just a short walk away, so if you need milk or bread in the morning, you have several shops to choose from within minutes. Porthmeor beach is about three minutes away; easy for any surfers. The harbour and town beach are about the same distance, and Porthminster or Porthgwidden beaches are only about ten minutes away. The location also means you can stroll down for an evening meal at one of the award winning restaurants, then meander about St Ives on one of those balmy summer evenings, knowing that wherever you are, your welcoming holiday home is still close by. It’s great to enjoy all that the town has to offer, without having to use a car, taxi, or even train to get you home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"I don't want to go home. Can't we stay here?"

quote from Mrs C..........That just about sums it up.
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The Family bathroom has a bath with shower over, a hand basin and heated towel rail. There is a separate WC next to bathroom. On the ground floor there is a room with shower, hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sea View
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Sea View
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The double bedroom has a king size bed and enjoys stunning sea views. There is a 3’ bed in the single bedroom. The attic bedroom has two 3’ beds and panoramic views. There is plenty of hanging and storage space in all the bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Garden
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets are allowed, and this is a no smoking house, including the outhouse. The electric heater in the dining area rapidly warms to whole room if there is a chilly evening, however there is also a wood burning stove in the lounge which you are welcome to use. Wood burner blocks, kindling and lighters are stored in the rear outhouse and will be charged on an 'as used' basis. Bookings are not finalised until fees due are cleared and you receive our written confirmation. Outside: There is a private, enclosed south facing, paved garden at the front. Surrounded by shrubs and with a decked area this is ideal for just relaxing. Utility Room: There is a washing machine located in the rear outhouse. There is also space here to securely store cycles, surfboards etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, towels and tea towels are provided, however please bring your own towels for use on the beach. We personally take care of changeovers, cleaning and the provision of a welcome pack, to ensure everything is done to the highest standard Other: The dining area has a large farmhouse table and seating for 6. A bookcase has a range of books and DVDs, and there is also a Hi-Fi unit that has a radio, CD, and Mini-disc player. There is also an electric heater which can warm the whole room.


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Spacious/Inviting House In Quiet/Convenient St Ives Town Centre Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

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This is a fabulous home. It's comfortable & spacious, there's interesting artwork in all rooms & the kitchen has everything you could need. The views from the 2 front bedrooms are to die for & the lovely outdoor space is perfect for breakfast or a glass of wine after the beach. The wifi is great, vitally important with 2 teenagers & an aspiring 11yr old!! We're already talking about staying again next summer.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Metres
Union Inn. St Ives
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Penzance (to Scillies)
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Tragenna Castle. St Ives
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
St Ives
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Black Rock. St Ives
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Porthmeor. St Ives
Car: not necessary


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
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
21 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
25% of rental cost is required to secure booking. The remainder of the rental cost and £200 returnable damage deposit are to be paid 8 weeks before the holiday start date. For bookings made within 8 weeks of the start date, the full rental fee plus damage deposit is payable.
Any breakages, damage, and excessive cleaning after occupancy will be charged and deducted from the returnable damage deposit. The damage deposit will be paid back within 2 weeks of departure

Changeover Day:
Available weekly Saturday to Saturday. Arrival, strictly from 3pm, unless by prior arrangement and the property must be vacated by 10am sharp and without exception on departure date.

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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