The Ferry House
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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The Ferry House is a perfect haven for those looking to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Refurbished to a high standard. A place where you can wake up in a king size bed and look straight onto St. Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse. Watch the ebb and flow of the tide, whilst having your morning tea or coffee. There is a spacious private lawned garden with an indoor heated swimming pool and a summerhouse where you can be outside but not feel the elements whilst watching the sunset over the bay. Or, step out of the door and walk on the dunes or beach comb in St. Ives Bay. There is a private garden and patio where you can eat outside whilst watching the sunset over the bay. Alternatively, there is a TV , Blu ray DVD player and free unlimited superfast wifi. Lelant, the birthplace of Rosamunde Pilcher, is conveniently located near to St. Ives, but remains a peaceful and relaxed village even in the height of summer. The Eden Project is within easy distance to visit for the day, as are many of Cornwall's tourist destinations. A great location, especially of interest to golfers, walkers, painters, ornithologists, kayakers, windsurfers and anglers.
Modern fully equipped kitchen including cooker, hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher, toaster and kettle. Well stocked with cookware and tableware. Solid beech wood work surfaces, ceramic sink. Open plan living area with ample sofa seating. Free view TV and DVD player. Large selection of films and documentaries available. Bookshelves with large selection of books and games. Dining area with table and seating for six, with chairs positioned by patio windows with sea views
Fresh towels, bathrobes and bedlinen are provided. The property is thoroughly cleaned after each guest vacates. For stays of more than one week, all sheets and towels will be changed and the accommodation will be vacuum.
The house has a modern wood burning stove as well as modern Norwegian electric radiators.s. High chairs and travel cot are available on request. The Beach House is suitable for children.
The Beach House is a truly stunning location for painters to experience the special 'light' of St.Ives Bay. The location inspired John Miller to paint world famous seascape and images of the views.
May to Aug is a good time for Anglers to fish for bass from the Beach. Kayakers and gig rowers are seen daily on the estuary. Hayle Towans on the opposite side of the estuary is a popular surfing, kite-surfing and wind surfing beach. The Hayle estuary is the most southerly estuary in the UK and the last stopping spot on mainland UK for migrating birds. It is therefore a RSPB reserve. Walkers can step out the door and walk the Hayle to St Ives section of the South West Coastal Route.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porth Kidney|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 73 km, Nearest railway: St Erth 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The West Country region
There's so much to do, see and explore while on holiday in Cornwall. With the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain, you’ll discover tiny Cornish fishing villages, smuggler’s coves, countless spectacular beaches and sweeping bays, dramatic cliffs and coastline, plus beautiful moorland and countryside and great quality local produce to taste.
St Ives, the most famous of Cornish holiday towns, loved for generations, is easy to reach by road or by air and easy by train, too, along one of the most spectacular railway journeys in Britain to crystal blue waters, golden sands and a warm welcome. We nearly forgot the mild sub-tropical climate, warmed year round by the Gulf Stream!
Life here is cradled around the harbour where boats still land good catches of freshest fish for the local restaurants to nourish you with. Brought ashore on the ancient granite quays, the catch is of the highest quality for your dinner plate or for the tables of some of Britain's finest restaurants. A maze of tiny cobbled streets to wander through, lined by fishermen's cottages, with a breathtaking seaside vista to greet you at the end of each one.
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31 May 2014
"Self contained little paradise"
The ferry house is situated in an idyllic location, is well equipped and thoughtfully presented. The house was spotless on our arrival, and there was milk, some biscuits, teabags, scones, some local j… More
22 Nov 2013
The Ferry House is a really superb and peaceful house and location, well worth the 200m walk from where you can park your car for free. The most amazing views. Excellent facilities. The hot tub is th… More
24 Sep 2013
"Fantastic location; superb views; comfortable accommodation & excellent for families"
The Ferry House is situated in an idyllic location next to the beach with superb views across the estuary. The indoor pool and hot tub are well maintained and provided hours of entertainment for the w… More
Thank you for such wonderful feedback. I just need to correct the distance for parking. Free public parking is between 200-250 meters from the house. Looking forward to your return next May.
17 Sep 2013
"Wonderful beachside house"
The house lived up to its billing, having the beach at the bottom of the garden and the bedrooms, bathroom and shower room where all of a very high standard. The pool and hot tub were also big winner… More
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