Located in spectacular wild moorland countryside just to the south of St Ives, Chypons Farm is a small group of 200 year old stone barns and cottages set around a courtyard and bordered by a small river and woodland. This character filled cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people.
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Chypons Farm nestles on the side of a valley on the edge of Nancledra a few miles to the south of St Ives. This is spectacular countryside with the wild moors of west Cornwall interspersed with lush woodland valleys. There is a dramatic coastline to explore with some magical beaches nearby. This part of Cornwall has everything either for those who want a holiday with lots to see and do or those who simply want to sit back and relax. Nearby, St Ives is a haven for art lovers with The Tate Gallery, the Hepworth Gallery and a range of small galleries and unique shops. There is a bus service into St Ives from Nancledra which saves parking in St Ives.
The cottage is the largest of the properties at Chypons Farm and has the most character with some beautiful old stonework, a huge inglenook fireplace with log burner and beamed ceilings throughout. The accommodation is very flexible with 1 room having 'zip & link' beds. Please be aware the second twin bedroom is accessed by passing through the first floor double room.
Ground Floor: Large hallway leading to fully fitted beamed kitchen. To the side is a shower room with WC. Lounge area with large fireplace. Separate dining room. Master double bedroom with twin beds bolted together - these can be made up as 3' single beds (still bolted together) or as a 6' double bed.
First Floor: Family bathroom, galleried double bedroom with 4'6" bed with corridor through to third bedroom with 3' twin beds.
Exterior: Small patio to the front with outside furniture and use of communal garden and summerhouse. A BBQ area is available.
Facilities & Services
Central heating throughout. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven & hob, kettle, toaster, fridge / freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. There is a communal tumble dryer. In the lounge area there is a digital TV & DVD player and CD. WiFi is available. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. There is parking available for up to 2 cars. Regrettably no dogs are permitted. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & high chair available. There are two farm shops less than a mile away. Please be aware that the maximum capacity at this property, including infants or children, is 6.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Shortbreaks are available during quieter periods.
£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
St Ives (Cornish: Porth Ia) lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing but has become renowned for its number of artists. The Tate St Ives exhibits work by modern British artists, including work of the St Ives School. The three storey building lies on the site of an old gas works, overlooking Porthmeor Beach. The Tate also manages the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. The St Ives September Festival, runs annually and is one of the longest running and widest ranging Festivals of the Arts in the UK. It last 15 days and includes a range of arts from music to poetry, film, talks and books. St Ives harbour is still a working port where you can watch the local fishermen landing their daily fresh catches of locally caught seafood. It is very sheltered and a perfect sun-trap in the heart of the town. Porthmeor beach has fine golden sand and is a wonderful beach for surfing with a surf school. During the summer trained lifeguards ensure the bathing is as safe as possible. There are restaurant and cafe facilities right on the beach with toilets and beach huts on the terrace behind.
Guest from St Leonards On Sea stayed for 7 nights.
We had a lovely stay at Chypons farm. It was spotlessly clean and well presented, furnished with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The hosts Kate and Julian were friendly and helpful, offering suggestions of places we might want to visit and ensuring we had everything we needed. We had a 16 month old toddler with us, so a cot, high chair and stair gates were all provided to help us. Chypons farm is well located half way between Penzance and St Ives, we were able to visit all of West Cornwall from the cottage. Thanks for everything!
Guest from Siggiewi stayed for 7 nights.
We travelled all the way from malta for a great week at the chypons cottage. The location was perfect as it was between st ives and penzance. We have a 2 year old boy and Julian the host was very accommodating, ensuring we had a high chair, a cot and safety gates for the stairs. The cleanliness of the cottage was immaculate so our first impression was fantastic. There are local walks around the cottage and towns close by so this location would accommodate for every type of holiday you are looking for. Thank you from Malta. Would definitely recommend this cottage for anyone looking for a trip to Cornwall.
Guest from Rugby stayed for 4 nights.
My stay at Chypons Farm was lovely. Julian & Kate were very warm & welcoming. The cottage itself was beautiful. Couldnt have asked for more. Will definitely be staying again
Guest from Derby stayed for 7 nights.
The photo's of this property do not do it justice, it is quirky, prettily decorated, warm and very well equipped. We were welcomed with everything to make tea or coffee as well as lovely home made scones with jam and clotted cream, much appreciated. The location is great between St Ives and Penzance so not far to drive to get to all the lovely places around there.
Guest from Bournemouth stayed for 7 nights.
Stayed in the farm cottage as a family of six. We had a wonderful time spent in beautiful surroundings. The location was quiet, relaxing and equidistant to Penzance and St Ives. Good restaurants and pubs all within a short distance. The cottage was sparkling clean with everything provided you could possibly need. Our youngest daughter was introduced to Swingball (down at the summer house in the gardens around the cottage) The owners have fantastic local knowledge and are able to recommend places to eat, drink or explore. The location was very good for heading to Lands End, St Just and any number of the more southern Cornish spots. We had a very relaxing week and would highly recommend staying here.
Guest from Pershore stayed for 7 nights.
We are delighted that we found Chypons Farm Cottages. We had a most enjoyable and relaxing stay. Kate and Julian made us feel very welcome, starting with the cream tea that was waiting for us when we arrived. The cottage was well equipped and very attractively presented - we had everything we needed for a very pleasant stay. Chypons Farm is very well situated for St Ives and North and West Cornwall, and we thoroughly recommend it.
Guest from Solihull stayed for 4 nights.
We were welcomed with a bottle of champagne, box of chocolates and greeting card on this Christmas Eve.. And kids were so excited about the well decorated Christmas tree.. Julian and Kate were perfect hosts enquiring about our well being throughout the stay. It's a nice place and is close to a number of beaches.. Thanks Julian and Kate for this wonderful stay.
Guest from Cheshire stayed for 14 nights.
Had an excellent 2 weeks in the lovely Chypons Barn. Spotlessly clean, and well equipped with everything you could possibly need. Such a peaceful and relaxing setting. The friendly owners, Julian & Kate, were always on hand to offer help and guidance for things to do in the area. The homemade scones on arrival were a lovely and delicious touch. We highly recommend Chypons, and will definitely be back !
Guest from Leamington Spa stayed for 7 nights.
Fantastic Cornish holiday spent in a very beautiful holiday cottage, with perfect location, for access to all South Cornwal has to offer. The accommodation offers everything you could possibly need and is perfect for young families. Julian and Kate were the perfect hosts, who couldn't do enough for us and provided traditional Cornish cream tea in the cottage on arrival.
Guest from Northampton stayed for 7 nights.
Chypons is so peaceful yet only a short distance from many local attractions. The cottage is a real home from home with everything needed for comfortable self catering. The owners are really friendly and welcoming - home made cream tea on arrival - with a wealth of local knowledge to guide you around the area. The summer house in the garden is an extra bonus.
Guest from St. Ives stayed for 7 nights.
Not too bad for the price and location we just noticed a slight condensation on the air once incside the cottage but all in all is alright. The couple(owners) is very kind and helpfull.
Guest from Mainz stayed for 14 nights.
Farm Cottage. Perfect cottage with very helpful owners, who know what you can do, if the sun is shining or it´s raining cats and dogs. Beautiful surroundings, and a nice pub with loveable people and the right music in walking distance. We (family with 3 kids) have had a holiday we´ll never forget.
Guest from York stayed for 7 nights.
We really enjoyed our week in Cypons Farm Cottage. The cottage had wonderful character and plenty of space for a family of five with 3 teenagers. The place was excellently equipped, good internet, satellite TV, DVD player, a wonderful fireplace and most importantly for a family of five, 2 bathrooms! The garden was a fantastic asset we really enjoyed having a wonderful bbq, the garden house was equipped with all the bbq tools and a place to sit and read quietly. In summary fantastic location, quiet, very nicely appointed and would strongly recommend.
Guest from Chard stayed for 7 nights.
We recently spent a week at Chypons Farm Cottage near St. Ives. We found the cottage itself to be in excellent condition, very clean and tidy with all the little details taken care of. The cottage was stocked with all necessary equipment for a self-catering holiday, with some very thoughtful touches such as a selection of books and games, CD player and a wealth of information on local days out and things to see. Kate and Julian were extremely kind and helpful - we felt very welcomed by them and they could not do enough to help us during our stay - from welcoming us with a lovely homemade cream tea, through to recommending places to eat out and helping us with travel plans on our days out. They were fantastic hosts and made our holiday that little bit more special. The cottage also benefitted from a beautiful shared garden which was very peaceful and private - suitable for relaxing and reading a book in the sunshine, enjoying a picnic at lunchtime and retreating to the summerhouse for a glass of wine and a game of scrabble in the evening! The cottage was situated a short 10 minute drive from St Ives, with easy links to park and ride services on both the bus and train into St Ives town. I would highly recommend staying at Chypons Farm, and cannot think of a single thing I would have changed! In fact, we have already re-booked for next year and will be passing on our recommendations to friends and family! Thank you for a fantastic holiday! xxx
Guest from Colwyn Bay stayed for 7 nights.
Hi, six of us plus a 7 month old baby came to stay at Chypons farm from the 24th may for a week. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. The cottage had everything you could possible need whilst on holiday even baking equipment which we made use of. We found the location to be good because we felt it was out of the way enough to be relaxing but close enough to the main roads. Lovely surroundings with a summerhouse and picnic bench to use in the garden. Thanks for a great holiday :-)
Guest from Halifax stayed for 11 nights.
really good place to stay. lovely quiet setting. made very welcome and looked after all our needs. all amenities with 5-10 minute drive. recommended..
Guest from Exeter stayed for 3 nights.
A lovely comfortable cottage in a good location. There was plenty to do in the immediate area and the garden and surrounding of the cottage were beautiful.
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