Ivy Cottage

Zennor, Cornwall
Self-catering


Up a small track to a peaceful little cottage surrounded by trees – perfect for writers, artists and walkers

Bed

3 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The
Experience

Bask in the sheltered front garden; you can catch the sun all day. At the back are the sunsets and the sea. Here in Zennor (one pub, one church) you feel you’re on the edge of the world.

The exterior of this traditional cottage – one in a row of five – belies a stylish interior. From the pale pink Aga to the logs under the stair, all feels contemporary but characterful. The welcome hamper is generous with wine, scones and flowers, the bedrooms have views of the ocean or moors, and St Ives offers restaurants, shops, cafes and huge sands.

Set off early for the coastal path to St Ives, then catch the bus home. Stride across the fields for lunch at the Gurnard’s Head (2 miles) – or stroll 50 yards to the ancient Tinner’s Arms… for fresh crab sandwiches and a distant sea view.

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We think you'll love

  • Having the South West Coast Path on your doorstep
  • Being surrounded by sea air and tranquillity
  • Being able to walk to a good pub
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You should know

  • The sitting room is fairly small
  • Bedrooms are upstairs and the bathroom is down

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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

Nearby

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

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Special offer: During September, October & November 2019 we are offering a discount of 20% off a 7 night stay & 10% off a 5 night stay! Please quote SAWDAYS when booking through the website.

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. Children over 8 welcome.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Pub 2-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £175
Weekly price
from £895
1 Cottage for 4
From £1753 beds2 bedrooms

Reviews

As I arrived at this property I felt instantly calmed. The front garden was so welcoming and the house didn't disappoint with super stylish decor and modern touches while retaining a traditional feel. I would love to spend a week here walking and cosying up in front of the fire or sitting watching the sun go down over the sea with a glass of wine.

Naomi, Sawday's inspector

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Location

The neighbourhood

The hamlet of Zennor lies between St Ives (four miles) and Pendeen (seven), on the stunning B3306 coastal road. On one side, gorse scrubland stretches to the cliffs; on the other, there's moorland and ponies. You can walk for miles in all directions - or catch a bus in summer. For shops, galleries and restaurants, Penzance too is close (six miles). If you love off the beaten track, seek out Portheras Cove: it's wild, remote, and seven miles.

Local points of interest from Leila Bokai

  • Ivy Cottage is nestled in the beautiful village of Zennor, on the North West Coast of Cornwall. Zennor is steeped in history, being inhabited since the Bronze Age (around some 4000 years ago) and home to the medieval church of St Senara.
  • Built in the 1800s Ivy Cottage has an abundance of traditional charm, sea views and a luxurious cosy interior.
  • The coastal walks around Zennor and The Gurnard’s Head are some of the best on the South West Coast Path which is the longest of the country's National Trails and follows the entire coastline of Cornwall. Zennor to St Ives takes about 4hrs.
  • Zennor is home to the medieval church of St Senara famed for its legend of the Mermaid of Zennor.. Surrounded by granite buildings and cottages and is only a short stroll to the infamous 700 year old Tinner's Arms pub.
  • The South West Coast Path on its doorstep, you can enjoy a stunning coastal walk to the award winning Gurnards Head restaurant in one direction and St Ives with its glorious beaches and bustling cobbled streets in the other.
  • With some of the most beautiful and spectacular coastline in the country, Ivy Cottage is the perfect retreat for couples, honeymooners and walkers.

Introducing

Leila Bokai

Friendly housekeeper Lorna lives two doors down and knows the region inside out. She also offers homemade meals on request. The owner lives in London, but has a local connection: her sister has married into the family that produces Moomaid of Zennor ice cream.