St Ives holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and walking and TV

Admiral Cottage Boutique Garden Oasis, Sea Views

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Excellent 5/5

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 189056

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Take a look at Admiral Cottage Admiral Cottage is a pretty cottage, right in the centre of St Ives but tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets. It has panoramic views of the harbour, pier and island from both the garden, lounge windows and attic studio bedroom. The cottage is light, airy and has been renovated to a high standard. The cottage is perfect for small families and couples.You enter the property through a stable door which leads to the two double bedrooms situated on the ground floor. One has a double bed, the other, bunk beds. The two rooms are separated by a fold away door (perfect if you have small children). There is also a WC on the ground floor and utility room (situated to the rear of the property). The living /dining space is on the middle floor to make the most of the harbour views. The kitchen and lounge are open plan.The final bedroom is in the attic, offering magnificent views of St Ives. The cottage is suitable for a maximum of 4 adults and 2 children.There is always something going on in St Ives, you can watch the fishing boats landing their catch or holiday makers playing on the sand. Admiral is incredibly central with award winning restaurants just a few hundred metres away. The nearest of 4 beaches is 1 minute from the door and the the many galleries in the town are a short walk away. The cottage is also great for those who just want to stop and relax. Admiral has WiFi and many extras making it home from home.The cottage is a quiet haven even in the hustle and bustle of August, and the view is featured on a postcard sold by the Tate taken by a photographer from the 1950's . Feel free to contact us at any time, as we are not an agency but a family of six. We offer discounts out of season, for early birds or smaller parties - please do ask.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach The Harbour
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 15 km, Nearest railway: St Ives 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (2), Bunk Beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Admiral Cottage has been in our family for over 25 years. We have designed the house with an open plan feel, not only to make the most of the panoramic views, but also to allow as much light into the property as possible. The cottage is a mixture of contemporary and antique pine.The stable front door leads onto a hallway with travertine stone floor tiles. The ground floor has two double bedrooms and a cloakroom.The first bedroom has a double bed, fitted wardrobe, antique pine dressing table and chest of drawers. While the other bedroom has bunk beds, wardrobe chest of drawers and freestanding easel mirror. The cloakroom has a WC.Behind the house there is a 'Cornish' courtyard and a utility room for washing and drying.On the first floor is the lounge, kitchen and bathroom. The lounge has a family table and comfy leather sofas, so you can prepare meals, dine and make the most of the beautiful views. The top floor has a large double bedroom with the great sea views. Perfect for a romantic getaway.A travel cot and high chair are available.There is WiFi throughout the house should you need to have internet access during your stay.

Further details outdoors

A public car park is a very short walk away, and secure parking is available on request.No smoking is allowed on the premises.The cottage is suitable for 4 adults and 2 children.

Further details

The rentals runs from Friday to Friday and include linen and utilities.

The Cornwall region

The area is noted for its wild moorland landscapes, its extensive and varied coastline, its many place names derived from the Cornish language, and its very mild climate.

Since the 19th century, Cornwall, with its unspoilt maritime scenery and strong light, has beautiful and a vibrant art scenario of international renown. Artistic activity within Cornwall used to be the centred on the art-colony of Newlyn, most active at the turn of the 20th century.

The climate is warm and sunny, with breathtaking coastal walks, golf links rugby and male voice choirs.

There is a love of organic fresh food and the area has some super restaurants and guest houses.

There are old Tin Mines to see, stunning gardens, surfing lessons to be had and some cookery classes care of Rick Stein.

St Ives is a particular gem, with a huge choice of Art and Crafts, wonderful food and stunning beaches. The town has something for everyone.

St Ives

St Ives is well known as a popular holiday destination, famous for its beautiful beaches, excellent surfing and many art galleries.

St Ives has a September Festival. The St Ives September Festival is one of the longest running and widest ranging Festivals of the Arts in the UK. The duration of the festival goes about 15 days and includes a range of arts from Music (including Folk, Jazz, Rock, Classical & World) to Poetry, Film, Talks and Books. It was founded in 1978 as a joint venture by a group of local entrepreneurs and the nearby International Musicians Seminar.

There is a May day celebration like no other, which culminates in dancing around the Knill Monument.

The fun stuff is the surfing, the beaches, the wonderful array of arts to buy and that unique quality of light that drew artists to the town in the first place.

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12 Oct 2015


"Excellent location"

We enjoyed our stay at Admiral Cottage very much, what a fabulous location, even if the seagulls are a little noisey! The Cottage is very well equipped, and a pleasure to stay in. Fabulous views! Would recommend.

24 Feb 2015


"Stunning. Loved every minute."

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Admiral Cottage. We have three young kids (8,6,4) who loved every minute. The cottage has been refurbished to a high standard, with lots of thoughtful details to make it a pleasant place to be on a rainy day. It also has excellent access to St. Ives and the Harbour. But I think what we loved the most was the beautiful views from the flat of the Harbour and the ocean. I never got tired of looking out the window. Highly recommended.

19 Feb 2015


"Light, bright, stupendous view"

I, and my two daughters aged 20-30, plus two dogs, had a wonderful Christmasstay in Admiral Cottage. Good bedrooms, lovely bathroom. The attic room, especially, has a panoramic view (believe the pictures on the website). The property is excellently equipped for self-catering: we cooked three meals for seven (my sister, brother-in-law and two nephews were staying nearby).

17 Feb 2015


"Wonderful place to stay to enjoy the picturesque beauty of St Ives."

We stayed in Admiral Cottage for three nights. The accommodation was just what we had hoped for. It was nicely furnished, clean and situated literally minutes from the beaches, harbour, restaurants, cafes, shops, and not too far a walk from the railway station. The views from the Cottage were picture post card. The cistern was a little noisy at times and we could have done with more towels, but otherwise Admiral Cottage was a lovely place to stay. We very much hope to stay there again.

2 Apr 2014


"A room with a view"

My family (teenage daughter) stayed at the cottage during school half term last October. It was during the period of heavy gales on the south coast. We arrived on a dark rainy evening and finding the cottage from the car park was a little tricky. However, once we were in we turned up the heating and settled in. The view of the harbour was breathtaking and access to the quaint streets was just down an alley at the end of the path. Plenty to see and do for any age group. St Ives is such a lovely little place we had a great time and would highly recommend the cottage to my family and friends.

17 Nov 2012


"lovely house, easy walking distance to town, superb views"

vey stylish house and was great because the older kids could easily walk into the town on their own, super views and we all had a lovely time

2 May 2012


"Great location had everything a family could need"

Stayed at admiral with our two young children nd two little terriers and had a great time, cottage had everything we needed , was tasteful and well equipped , would recommend to anyone

13 Jan 2012


"The perfect place to stay in St. Ives!"

The Admiral Cottage was the nicest place we stayed in our trip to Europe. Where it's located, the interior, and the view from the master bedroom are all just fantastic. We had been traveling for a month by the time we stayed there and it was so great to get a chance to relax and cook our own meals and stay in such a luxurious place with such a good view. The owner, Melanie, was super accommodating and such a nice lady. We were able to contact her on the phone and through email and she would get back to us quickly and answered all of our questions and all that. The place was clean, nice, well furnished, and beautiful!

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