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Excellent 5/5 6 reviews

Sunny Kitchen

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Ancient Lights is a stone built fisherman's cottage which has recently been carefully restored to give a lovely bright vintage feel. The cottage is independently owned and run and looked after with love. It is situated in a pedestrian only street which is quiet despite being a minute from the main beaches and town.

There is a car park just behind the cottage.

The main bedroom has super views of the St Nicholas Chapel and the sea.

Outside is an large elevated terrace with a table and chairs - lovely to enjoy sunny barbeques after a day at the beach

There is a well positioned outside tap to hose down sandy children and dogs !

One well behaved dog is very welcome

A superb housekeeper is on call 24 hours a day and there is the option for guests staying two weeks to have their linen and towels changed and the cottage cleaned half way through the stay.All linen and towels (not beach) are provided. WIFI, Digital free view, MP3 compatible, DVD player (Supply your own dvds), Washer/dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, iron, ironing board

Ancient Lights is an idyllic cottage, great for a family or group of friends, and perfectly situated in one of the best locations in St Ives..

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach .1
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: St Ives
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, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden

The West Country region

Cornwall is a beautiful place to visit both for those travelling from the UK or farther afield.

St Ives

St Ives is famed for is beautiful natural light and no day will ever be the same. The beaches have white sand and the sea is as blue as you will find in the Caribbean. There is so much to do for everyone in St Ives whatever the weather - you will not be able to do it all in one trip and we find that our guests come back year after year for more !

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Review 1-6 of 6

3 Aug 2014

3/5

"Ideal Location - Nice personal touches but shabby in places due to poor maintence"

We loved the location and some of the cottages personal touches were lovely, but the outside terrace was a let down. It was tatty over grown and un-loved. The bed settee was not suitable for our teena… More

Hi I am so sorry that you had a couple of issues that were not resolved. We endeavour to make sure that everything as you would like it to be. I am sorry that the garden was overgrown and your response from the housekeeping service was not as it should be. We will try to do better ! We always provide bedding for the number that is booked for. The bedding for the sofa bed is stored inside the antique pine box in the lounge. I am glad that you still had a lovely time in St Ives.
Emma

27 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect wee house for holidaying in St Ives"

This cottage is a hidden gem, nestled in the historic narrow streets of St Ives. Ideally situated for the beach (2 minutes walk) and extremely handy for the excellent local shops, restaurants and cafe… More

Thank you for your lovely review - we love our cottage and are pleased to have shared it with you. We will keep our eye out for any little lodgers !

13 May 2014

5/5

"Fab little cottage"

We a family of four and one dog spent Christmas at this cottage and really enjoyed our week here, the cottage was very cosy and had everything needed for a comfortable stay, the cottage was a very sho… More

30 Apr 2014

4/5

"Charming, cosy cottage in a great location for exploring St. Ives"

We really enjoyed our stay in Ancient Lights. The cottage is well maintained, very comfortable, and superbly placed for exploring the town. Parking is always an issue in St. Ives, but we managed to fi… More

20 Apr 2014

4/5

"Lovely little cottage in a great location."

We had a nice week at Ancient Lights. St Ives is lovely and this cottage is in a perfect location near Porthmeor beach. Cottage was clean and perfect size for 3 of us and 2 small dogs. We had a lovely… More

7 Apr 2013

5/5

"A chilled out beach holiday stay in a cosy cottage"

Downalong was a lovely little cottage that was just right for us. There were 2 of us and a friend came along to stay for a couple of nights and we also had our little border terrier with us. We were literally 1 minute away from the high street of St Ives with its cute boutiques and restaurants and the beach was the same distance to walk. We had a great time just walking on the beach and the view from St Nicholas Chapel was fantastic. The food was great and the atmosphere very relaxed and family oriented. I would definitely recommend the cottage as the location was great and it was cosy and welcoming.

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