Cornish Cottage


White-painted beams, wonky white walls and parking (oh joy!) - an exquisite St Ives retreat near harbour and subtropical gardens


1 bed


1 bedroom


Sleeps 2


Warm, cosy, and tucked away in a corner of St Ives – a dreamy bolthole for two. At the bottom of a narrow curved cobbled (mostly pedestrian) street, made of lovely chunky granite with fresh white windows, this tiny one-up one-down is in the hub of town, strolling distance from absolutely everything. The friendly owners who live close by could not have renovated it more beautifully. You walk into a rustic-chic sitting room with a super-comfy sofa and hand-painted furniture, white walls, white beams, a rug on a limestone floor, a wood-burner in the original stone fireplace, and an immaculate kitchen to the side in Farrow & Ball whites and greys. Then it’s up narrow stairs to delicious bed: sturdy wood shelves for bedside tables, a wardrobe set into the stairwell (brilliant), a white window seat beneath a Roman blind, local art on the walls and a sumptuous bedhead. No stinting on the bathroom: it has a bath AND a waterfall shower! Cornish cream tea awaits (the owners run a restaurant), there are DVDs, books and games for romantic nights in, and your own parking space a five-minute walk.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
3pm - 6pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.


Nightly price
from £150
Weekly price
from £650
Damage deposit
£A refundable damage and cleaning deposit of £200 is required. This will be refunded within 7 days of departure
1 House for 2
From £1501 bed1 bedroom


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Ylenia Haase

  • Cornish Cottage is a beautiful 17th century town centre stone cottage tucked away in a quiet cobbled street. It has the comforts of a luxury boutique hotel with the freedom to do as you please! It is reputed to be the oldest and smallest house in St Ives.
  • There's a light and airy en suite bedroom with a super comfy double bed with luxurious 800 thread count Egyptian cotton bedding, an overstuffed feather padded window seat perfect for watching the world go by or spying on the seagulls over the rooftops.
  • The en suite bathroom has a full sized bath with rain forest shower. Heated towel rail, natural limestone tiles and a window seat. There are complimentary triple milled Savon de Marseille soaps provided.
  • Close the shutters and snuggle up in front of the aga wood burning stove on a wintery night or open the stable door onto the cobbled street to take in the summer breeze.
  • There is a small library of classic novels and Cornish tales for our guests to read during their stay. We live and work just around the corner from the cottage so we're always on hand if you need us....
  • Cosy dressing gowns and slippers are provided.