La Casita at Rivavista
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
La Casita is a brand-new, immaculately furnished cottage in the delightful village of Lelant close to St Ives.
When staying at this property you can enjoy wonderful walks in the woodland and along the coastal path to St Ives. The area is also known for it's outstanding natural beauty - it has several lovely beaches and is also sought after by bird watchers. You can take the hopper train and experience one of Britain's most picturesque train rides - so no need to worry about parking. There are also several good eateries in Lelant within easy walking distance.
St Ives is well known for it's fabulous galleries such as the Tate and the Barbara Hepworth Museum. You can also enjoy the many shops, cafes and excellent restaurants there too.
La Casita has an open-plan reverse living space which has been designed and equipped to a very high standard for your comfort and relaxation.
The property has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms at ground level: The master bedroom is luxuriously furnished with beautiful, soft furnishings giving it a touch of elegance. This also has it's own private ensuite bathroom and a lovely feature of french doors that open out onto a patio area with bistro table and chairs.
The second bedroom is very versatile. It contains two foldaway cabin beds and is decorated in a fun nautical theme. When the beds are folded away it can become a perfect nursery. Next to this room there is a large bathroom with spacious walk-in Rain Shower, decorated in a beach hut theme.
Upstairs, the beautifully appointed shaker-style kitchen opens out onto a comfortable spacious lounge/dining area. The decor and colours reflect the stunning views across the Hayle Estuary.
All furnishings and linens are of the highest quality for your comfort. You will feel like it is a real home from home.
Internet access and basic Sky TV are also provided. We can also arrange a private chef and valet services.
When staying two weeks a mid-week service is available. If you require a mid-week service and towel change this also can be arranged for a small additional charge.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hayle 500 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 45 km, Nearest railway: Lelant 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The twin bedroom is very versatile. The cabin beds fold away so you can fold the bottom bed away and keep the top bunk or vice versa. The cabin beds are of excellent quality and may be used by adults and children alike.
When both beds are folded away this makes space for a cot bed and a perfect nursery as this room is just across the hallway from the master bedroom. Themed bedding for the cot can also be provided.
NB: It is also possible to put a small cot in the master bedroom if the twin bedroom is occupied.
The master bedroom has a king-size bed. However, this bed zips and locks and can be made into 2 singles if needed. Please advise if you would like the beds to be made up as two singles when booking.
There is an additional double sofa bed in the lounge area upstairs. Bedding can be requested for this if needed.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside the french doors, the patio and lawn are exclusive to La Casita and the front lawn maybe shared.
The rear gardens are for La Casa only.
If both properties are booked (La Casa and La Casita) by the same group, then all areas are open.
There is ample secure parking for several cars.
June discounts available at La Casita - please enquire for further details.
The West Country region
The West Cornwall peninsula is at the very south western tip of mainland Britain, and an ideal location for a relaxing break. Everything the area has to offer is within a 20 minute drive including Michelin star restaurants, some of Europe's cleanest beaches, world class tourist attractions and spectacular coastal views.
West Cornwall enjoys long warm summer days and great weather all year round. This is apparent when looking at the local gardens, overflowing with tropical plants and flowers.
There are miles of country side, moorland and coastline to explore, each dotted with monuments to Cornwall throughout the ages. Walking along one of the coastal paths, its will not be long before you come accross one of the many chimney stacks of engine houses remaining from Cornwall mining heritage. There are many antiquities in the area dating from 4500BC including standing stone circles, ancient villages and other megalithic monuments.
Rivavista is a stones throw from local transport links, meaning you can leave the car behind and still explore the beautiful surrounding area. Take the train along the UK's most beautiful branch line to the nearby St. Ives and spend the day on the golden sandy beaches and visit the winding shopping streets with many excellent restaurants. St. Ives is popular amongst artists and boasts many Art Gallery's, including the world famous Tate Gallery.
On the southern side of the peninsula lies Penzance, the capital of West Cornwall. Take the helicopter or boat to the Isles of Scilly for a day trip. Why not watch a performance at the Minack theatre, carved into the cliffs at Porthcurno. Penzance overlooks St. Michaels Mount, a small island just off the beach with a large castle on top, and is the National Trusts most photographed property.
The area has hundreds of activities to keep you entertained on you holiday including a variety of watersports, boat trips, sporting activities, relaxing massages, a vibrant nightlife and days on the beach to name just a few.
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