Gillyflower Cottage

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 959618)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Warford

    “The property is in a lovely tranquil setting outside of St Ives which is around 20 minutes walk.”

    A couple of days before our holiday, Abi called us and said that she would send through detailed directions on how to reach the cottage. I understand why some people may have found it slightly difficult to find but it is well worth it...…! On arrival we found the cottage to be extremely clean, very well equipped and very cosy with lots of little touches which made it feel very welcoming and homely. Abi had put up and decorated a Christmas tree and also left a cream tea and biscuits. ...

    A couple of days before our holiday, Abi called us and said that she would send through detailed directions on how to reach the cottage. I understand why some people may have found it slightly difficult to find but it is well worth it...…! On arrival we found the cottage to be extremely clean, very well equipped and very cosy with lots of little touches which made it feel very welcoming and homely. Abi had put up and decorated a Christmas tree and also left a cream tea and biscuits. This beautiful cottage is well placed for exploring St Ives and also the wider south west of Cornwall. It exceeded our expectations and we would highly recommend it.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This enchanting cottage, just over one mile from the beautiful beaches and harbour at iconic St Ives, nestles in a glorious countryside setting with a gaggle of pretty dwellings at the end of a country lane.

Gillyflower Cottage is the ideal romantic escape or a family and friends' bolthole, with a sitting room and dining space with beams, a woodburner and snug sofas for guaranteed comfort.

The kitchen is contemporary with all of the mod cons, there is a sun room at the front - a divine space for a quiet read.

The first floor host two peaceful bedrooms plus a family bathroom.

The enclosed garden at the rear is a great spot for a barbecue, and has storage for beach gear after a day’s fun in the sand and surf.

Picturesque St Ives can be reached within 10 minutes by car or a 20 minute stroll.

There are excellent eateries, traditional inns and coffee houses on the waterfront overlooking the boats in the harbour and beach.

Porthmeor Beach has golden sands, a surf school, seasonal lifeguard patrol and a café/bar.

Porthgwidden lies at the other side of the headland known as The Island.

The cobbled alleys and lanes of St Ives are home to galleries, gift shops and boutiques.

A short walk from the heart of the town is the train station with breath-taking north Cornish coast views.

Ramblers and dogs will enjoy exploring the coastal path to Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond.

Play golf, visit Legendary Land’s End, lively Penzance and mystical St Michael’s Mount - all easily reachable hot spots.

Accommodation

Over two floors. 2 bedrooms: 1 x king-size double. 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with wood burner and dining area. Kitchen. Sun room/entrance.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating and wood burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed garden with decking, patio and lawn, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Lockable storage
  • Two well behaved pets welcome at £25 each per week.Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Beach 1.5 miles.

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About the location

ST IVES

Penzance 6 miles.

One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!

Note: There are some stone steps in the garden which lead up to the lawn area, they are staggered but have a handrail and there is a slight drop so children to be supervised in this area.

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