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Beach Haven, St Ives


Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

View from Beach Haven of Porthmeor beach and the Island, St Ives.

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Beach Haven is a contemporary house in St Ives that is characterised by dramatic sea views. These take in the surfing beach of Porthmeor, The Island, St Ives Bay and Clodgy Point.

A short stroll from all the temptations and bustle of the harbour, beaches and restaurants of St Ives the house is perfectly positioned to return to at the end of a busy day. Beach Haven is just a 2 minute walk from the South West Coast Path which offers stunning scenery as you meander along the coast.

There is a private sunny courtyard, perfect for alfresco eating leading into the open-plan living area with floor to ceiling windows looking out to those stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding coast.

The kitchen is perfect for creating a gastronomic masterpiece where the glass hob is positioned so even the chef has a sea view. Well thought out and equipped the appliances include a dishwasher, freezer, wine fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer it really has everything you will need during your stay.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and more stunning views to Godrevy Lighthouse to wake up to, the second bedroom has two single beds. You will love the luxurious limestone lined bathroom with a freestanding bath, double walk in shower all complimented with under floor heating – perfect for soaking away the stresses of life.

At the front there is a lawned garden and patio to enjoy the stunning sunsets over the ocean.

The living room has a flat screen wall mounted TV with freeview channels along with a DVD player, each bedroom has a TV and DVD Player and there is a Play Station in the twin bedroom. In addition to this you will find a high chair, travel cot and stair gate for the younger members of your party. A garden shed provides space for surfboards and wet suits and there is an outside tap to wash everything down at the end of a day on the beach.

Linen and towels are provided, and the local Deli will deliver a yummy box of goodies to welcome you to Beach Haven.

Un restricted on street parking is available on a first come basis.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porthmeor Beach 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 56 km, Nearest railway: St Ives 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The West Country region

St Ives is set in the beautiful county of Cornwall (Kernow in Cornish), it is a stunning county with dramatic coast line, tree lined creeks to explore by boat and over 600 miles of coastline to discover you won't be disappointed.

So relax on the white sandy beaches, enjoy fabulous fresh seafood, so come and discover why Cornwall is the most popular holiday destination in England.

St Ives

St Ives is a fantastic holiday destination and offers something for everyone with 4 main beaches, Porthmeor being the surf beach, the harbour beach is perfect for sunbathing or watching the world go by, Porthgwidden a small quite beach and Porthminster beach with its famous beach cafe restaurant.

With The Millennium Gallery, The Tate St Ives or one of the many wonderful art galleries to visit this famous town is an artists delight. Why not book some lessons at the Porthmeor Studios where regular painting classes take place.

For those who enjoy walking Beach Haven sits almost on the south west coast path, explore the dramatic and breathtaking coastline.

In May the St Ives Food and Drink festival takes place and is well worth visiting. In September the St Ives Festival takes place with music and art taking centre stage. Christmas and New Year are really special times and the town comes alive with the famous fancy dress street party on New Years Eve.

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3 Aug 2014


"Perfect in every way"

We arrived on a very sunny day in July and were all very pleased with this house in St Ives. It is only 5 Minutes walk to one of the best beaches in cornwall where my husband and son of 12 years had surfing lessons twice and loved it. The town with a good range of shops and classy restaurants is about 10-15 minutes walk, there is also a great little amusement arcade to call in on the way home. Beach Haven itself has fantastic views over the bay, it is clean and comfortable and provides every thing we could have possibly asked for during our stay. There is retricted parking, but this wasn't a problem for us at all, we always found a space.
We didn't want to leave and my son said it was one of the best holidays he has ever been on, although I think the weather helped!

Thank you for reviewing Beach Haven, we are delighted you had a great holiday at our home, we want all our guests to have a great time so it is really nice to read such a lovely review.

16 Jun 2014


"Lovely house in a great location"

We were very happy with our stay at Beach Haven. The property was very well equipped for our toddler, with stairgate, highchair and travel cot (much appreciated as we travelled by train and couldn't carry our own). We were also very happy to find the scones, jam, clotted cream, tea and milk waiting for us after our very long journey!

The house itself was very clean, comfy and modern, with everything we needed for our stay. Perfect for a small family.

The view from the living room is fantastic and the property is only a short walk from the nearest (and in our opinion, best) beach - Porthmeor.

We hope to stay here again one day!

Thank you for a lovely review, we are so pleased you had a good holiday and enjoyed staying at Beach Haven, it is always good to know that our guests have had a lovely time and hope to return as it means we are succeeding in providing high quality accommodation in a great setting.

25 Apr 2014


"Very cosy"

Very cosy. Clean, and a superb view from the sitting room. Good location, close to town- a very nice 10- 15mins walk.… More

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that Beach Haven met your expectations and that you enjoyed the view, we agree it is a lovely view and St Ives is a very special place.

5 Aug 2013


"A comfortable, clean and contemporary property with stunning views."

I stayed here at the end of June with my fiance and our little girl who is 17 months old and what a fantastic time we had. Beach Haven is beautifully presented accommodation. Clean and comfortable with a stunning view of the old chapel that sits on a hill overlooking St Ives. Walking up to the church is a must.
To be able to relax in the front room and look out at the waves lapping Porthmeor Beach was a real pleasure and the view stays with you long after you've left.
I highly recommend staying here as it's only a five minute walk from the nearest beach and in a great location. The owner, Rachel is friendly and very helpful.

There are board games and DVDs supplied and the wi-fi worked a treat too.
As it's open plan downstairs, our little girl loved the freedom of being to toddle around the place.

All in all this a perfect place to stay to soak up the beauty of St Ives. We were gutted to leave and can't wait to go back.

Thank you for reviewing Beach Haven, we do our best to provide a lovely place for our guests to stay and we are really delighted that you had a lovely holiday. It is really important to us that Beach Haven is presented to a high standard of cleanliness for each guest so it is good to hear that you found that to be the case. We hope you are able to return again one day.

21 Jul 2013


"Hidden little gem!"

We booked Beach Haven last minute this July 2013. Wow, what a little gem this turned out to be. It is located at the top of the steep hill from Porthmeor Beach, with stunning views from the lounge of … More

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Calendar last updated:27 Nov 2014

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